The Carpenter constructs, load-ins, maintains and loads-out scenery for scenic elements produced or presented by La Jolla Playhouse. This position functions both independently and as part of a team, working with other carpenters, as well as collaborating with other production departments to successfully implement all LJP Productions. The ideal candidate will be familiar with a variety of materials and fabrication techniques and will be an effective communicator ensuring that projects are completed in a safe and efficient manner.
Essential Job Duties:
Read and interpret theatrical construction and load in drawings.
Using a wide variety of hand and power tools as well as typical woodshop equipment including cutting, sanding, and fastening tools to construct wood structures.
Producing high-quality finished scenery through a combination of woodworking, metalworking, and non-traditional construction techniques.
Installation/strike of all scenic elements including but not limited to: constructed scenery, drapery, rigging, and automation.
Maintain an organized and clean work area.
Participate in shop clean up, special projects, and scene shop maintenance as assigned.
Attend morning meetings, scenery or safety related training and seminars, and company-wide meetings.
Be an active participant in LJP’s work towards being a more equitable, diverse, and inclusive workplace.
Perform other duties as assigned in collaboration with theatre personnel, professional creative teams, staff, management and other visiting artists.
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