This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: Technical
We are seeking an enthusiastic, innovative and inclusive team player to fill the full-time position of Head Stage Carpenter.
Reporting to the Director of Production, the Head Stage Carpenter provides support to both staff and management teams. General duties include (but are not limited to):
• Liaison between the artist, artist’s management or promoter and backstage staff.
• Complete and distribute show reports
• Supervises Riggers/Flymen, Truck loaders, Carpentry crew, and Maintenance crew. Supervise casual crew during show and Alternate Stage Carpenter in maintenance and administrative duties
• Planning, allocation and prioritization of stage carpentry budget
• Rigging of all flow equipment and scenery
• Assist lighting and sound in pre show checks as needed
• Installation and preventative maintenance of safety equipment and other stage equipment
• Liaison with resident companies on capitol and CRF budgets and priorities
• Attend production and scheduling meetings as required
The successful candidate will be experienced with all aspects of rigging including maintenance and operation of chain hoists and winches and all aspects of stage carpentry including maintenance of stage machinery. You must be able to read technical, mechanical and theatrical drawings, and know the set up and maintenance for various musical instruments. Proven experience running and organizing large crews is a must.
Applicants should have a minimum of 4 years in stage carpentry and stage management involving classical music, rock & roll, dance and theatre production. Basic computer skills and a familiarity with MS Word, Excel, AutoCAD, and VectorWorks are required.
This position has a 40-hour irregular work week and overtime as assigned. There is a negotiable start date of January 12th. A competitive compensation package, including extended health benefits, is offered.
Internal candidates will receive first consideration. Please state the position you are applying for. No phone calls please. We thank all interested applicants in advance, but will only be contacting those selected for an interview.
To apply, please forward your resume in confidence to:
Shelley Zagajewski, Human Resources Manager
EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts
205 - 8th Ave SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 0K9
The EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts is a not for profit charitable organization that welcomes over 400,000 Calgarians annually into our facility. The mission of the EPCOR CENTRE is to ignite imagination, provide the public with cultural experiences that exceed expectations, assist artists in realizing their visions and to enable the artistic expression of all citizens. We are interested in like-minded individuals who will help us achieve our goals.