This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: Production
We are seeking an enthusiastic, innovative and inclusive team player to fill the position of Head Stage Carpenter.
Reporting to the Production Manager, the Head Stage Carpenter provides support to the Venue and Event Management department. Working directly with the Production team, the Head Stage Carpenter’s duties include:
• Liaison between the artists, artists’ management or promoter, back stage staff and FOH.
• Ensure that the stage related contractual commitments are effectively satisfied
• Ensure all house working and union agreements are respected
• Running and organizing large crews
• Manage the production schedule during set ups, rehearsals, shows and strikes
• In consultation with the Production Manager, determine crew sizes and times
• Maintain positive working environment for artists, stage crew and staff
• Attend production and scheduling meetings as required
• Supervise Alternate Stage Carpenter in maintenance and administrative duties
• Planning, allocating and prioritization of stage carpentry budget
• Ensure a safe environment for audience, performers and crew
• Set up of orchestras and touring productions
• All aspects of entertainments rigging including maintenance and operation of chain hoists and winches rigging of all flown equipment and scenery
• Set up and installation of all scenic elements
• Rigging of all flown equipment and scenery
• Ability to read technical and theatrical drawings
• Basic computer skills and a familiarity with MS Visio, Vector Works would be preferred
The Head Stage Carpenter will have extensive knowledge of stage management and carpentry, rigging and a good working knowledge of lighting and sound as well as being sensitive to the cultural and ethnic diversity that make up the clientele of the Jack Singer Concert Hall.
Applicants should have minimum six years of experience that includes rigging, stage carpentry, managing large crews and the stage management of Classical Music, Rock & Roll, Dance and Theatre productions.
This position has a 40-hour irregular work week with overtime as assigned. A competitive compensation package, including extended health benefits, is offered.
To apply, please forward your resume in confidence to:
EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts
205 - 8th Ave SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 0K9
EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts is a not-for-profit charitable organization that welcomes over 600,000 Calgarians annually into our facility. The mission of EPCOR CENTRE is to ignite imagination, co-create meaningful experiences of excellence with our internal and external communities, support artists and celebrate the artistic expression of everybody. We are interested in like-minded individuals who will help us achieve our goals.