This position coordinates with the Technical Director/Production Manager to ensure all scenic elements are constructed safely and efficiently. Maintain a clean and safe working environment. Monitor the working condition of tools and equipment, making repairs and ordering new parts as needed. Handle all metal working and welding responsibilities. This position is 40 hours a week, 9 months a year (August-April).
Construct scenery and supervise the student engagement with the construction of scenery, ensuring the safety standards are practiced, and scenery is constructed in a timely manner.
Maintain Scene Shop tools and equipment. Ensure all tools are in proper working condition, servicing tools as necessary.
Responsible for supervising theater laboratory students and student workers.
Bachelor’s degree required; 5 years’ experience may substitute for educational requirement
3 years’ related work experience; minimum of 1-year management experience
Understands the collaborative theatrical process of design and production
Has thorough knowledge and expertise utilizing all stationery and hand tools. Knowledge of tool construction, CAD and hand drafting practices, and comprehensive understanding of USITT drafting standards.
Physical demands of the job include heavy lifting, carrying, excessive standing/walking; over head work on ladders and scaffolding.