Carpenter Artisan Sought by Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

PIP_logoCincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an equal opportunity employer and encourages inquiries about this position from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve.

Job Title: Carpenter Artisan

Responsibilities: This position is assigned to the Scene Shop and is primarily responsible for building scenery, load-in and strike of shows. Other duties may be assigned as needed.


  • Self-motivated team player that handles pressure well while working in a deadline oriented industry and embracing a safety orientated work environment..
  • Able to self-critique and correct their work while maintaining sensitivity to the overall artistic vision is paramount.
  • A BFA in Technical Production or equivalent experience, with 3 years additional professional experience.
  • A documented ability to produce high quality finished scenery from theatrical construction prints using a variety of materials including wood, steel, aluminum, foam, plastics, and fabric.
  • Proficient in steel MIG welding.
  • Experience with CNC and vacuform machinery, and construction techniques.
  • Experience with stage rigging, both counterweight and chain motor.
  • Familiarity with installation, operation and maintenance of stage and scenery equipment such as winches, pneumatics and hydraulic actuators, and motion control systems.
  • Familiarity with basic electrical principals and safety, including basic troubleshooting and reading of schematics.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Physical Demands:

  • Able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Able to climb and perform work on ladders.

This is a full-time, seasonal position and is represented by IATSE Local 5. Current IATSE membership is not a prerequisite. Benefits include health insurance and paid vacation. Position begins immediately.

To Apply:
Submit your cover letter and resume to:
Phil Rundle, Production Manager
No phone calls, please.
Deadline to apply: December 21, 2018


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