8 Nov 2017

Part-Time Job Scenic Carpenter

Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center (Job Poster)Midland, Pennsylvania, United States

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Job Description

Located 45 minutes west of Pittsburgh in Midland, PA and founded in 2006, Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center produces an 8-show subscription season in addition to hosting many other events including instrumental and vocal concerts, dance, touring acts, and community events. The center house two theaters; our 750-seat MainStage Theater (proscenium) and the 175-seat Studio Theater (black box.) With a strong focus on education, the Center also houses the Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School. This 7-12 school has close to 800 students and offers 6 different majors including dance, theater, music, media arts, literary arts, and health science and the arts.

Position Summary:
Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center seeks an experienced and motivated carpenter/welder to join its part time, year-round, scene shop staff. The Center works year-round to produce an 8 show subscription series.
Candidates must have BA in Theatre Production or comparable professional experience with excellent layout and construction skills. Candidates must exhibit excellent time-management skills and be willing and able to work collaboratively with others. Pay is hourly and commensurate with experience.

• Excellent technical skills, scenic construction techniques, scenic paint treatments, and rigging
• Ability to multi-task and work with deadlines. Must have ability to plan projects and adhere to schedules
• Ability to remain calm and productive in difficult situations demonstrating good “people skills” and a sense of humor
• Confidently operate a CNC machine
• Skilled welder
• Proficient with SketchUp or other comparable drafting software a plus
• Experience in a supervisory position and leading crew calls a plus
• Experience in safe usage of a counterweight fly system and soft goods handling
• Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills
• The successful candidate will have a thorough knowledge of standard theatrical practices, comfort with ladders and working from heights, able to lift and carry at least 80lbs, and feel comfortable operating a scissor lift and box truck
• Ability to work long hours, i.e. a 40 hour week plus weekends and evenings, as necessary during technical rehearsals when needed
• Ability to maintain a clean and safe work space
• Ability to drive a car and have clean driving record. Must have valid driver’s license
• Professional experience that demonstrates proven ability to perform the job responsibilities outlined above

Other Notes:
• Candidates MUST be able to pass a background check.
• Please email resume and cover letter to Maria Scheller, Production Manager at maria.scheller@lppacenter.org

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• Job Title: Scenic Carpenter
• Job Type: Part-Time Job
• Employer: Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center
• website: www.lincolnparkarts.org
• Location: Midland, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: carpentry, performing arts, and theatre. Location: Pennsylvania.