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Events Scenic Carpenter

Job reference: SCE/CARP/APB
Published: 28 August 2019

Position Type: Permanent

Sector: Live Events
Role: Events Set Builder
Location: London


About the job

Role: Events Scenic Carpenter

Location: London

Salary: £25,000 + overtime

Prospero Integrated are currently working with an exciting live events production company who are growing their Scenic department and looking for a Scenic Carpenter to join their team. You will be based out of their head office in London and this role is on a permanent basis. Ideal candidates for the position must come from a Carpentry background and have a strong interest in the events industry, whilst holding a UK drivers license.

The Role:

The construction of scenery/props for various events in keeping with the brief for the particular event, the installation & de-rig of sets/props in accordance to Health & Safety guidelines. To co-ordinate the set/prop construction needs of an event with the Project Manager within budget limitations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • On occasions, attend site visits for reconnaissance missions aiding the Project Manager when required – sorting set list in accordance to this.  Otherwise working to a verbal/written brief as per the Project Manager’s instructions
  • Source materials, cut to a cut list, assembling by a variety of fastening methods including screws, nails, staples and glue.  Sanding, drilling & shaping with hand and power tools, priming and base painting and finishing in paint or fabric covering according to the brief & budget
  • Delivering & installing sets as per the brief for the job.  Collection & de-rig of these, cleaning set pieces and organising storage for these whilst keeping inline with Health and Safety guidelines
  • Maintain a record of expenditures and raise Purchase Orders etc as to keep inline with Company procedures. Maintain set/props storage area at all times.  May be called to assist with other production areas when your own work is limited

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