Saturday , February 24 2024

Production Carpenter – UCSD Career

Website University of California San Diego

Job Description:

Consistently ranked among the top graduate theatre training programs in the country, UC San Diego’s Department of Theatre & Dance offers undergraduate degrees, MFA degrees in Acting, Dance, Directing, Design (Costume, Lighting, Scenic, Sound), Stage Management, and Playwriting, and a PhD in Theatre and Drama. The Theatre & Dance department also shares a close relationship with the Tony Award-winning La Jolla Playhouse, where MFA candidates are provided professional residencies.
Under supervision, serve as Production Carpenter, as that term is commonly understood in the theatre industry, for the Department of Theatre and Dance. Construct scenic and prop elements; assist with supervision of student construction crews; assist with strikes; assist with maintenance of tools, supplies, shops, and performance spaces; participate in facilities maintenance and upgrade projects. Act as the production carpenter for production assigned and lead the student crews in these productions. Participate in other special projects as needed, and all other duties as assigned.
Must be amenable to a fluctuating work schedule. Some weekend and evening work required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • wood, metal, plastics, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to read and work from scenic drafting and drawings.
  • Knowledge and skill in the use of scene shop equipment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of technical theatre
  • scenery, properties, paints, and electrics.
  • Experience and skill in various types of scenic construction

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of stage rigging and movement of scenery.
  • Strong ability to meet established deadlines and schedules.
  • hand and power tools and major wood, metal, and welding equipment.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Must have a valid CA driver’s license with a clean drivers record.
  • A background check is required.

Job Details:

Company:  University of California San Diego

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: San Diego, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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