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2nd Stage Carpenter - Arts Club Theatre Company

This is a Permanent, Part-time position.

Category: Production
Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: 2nd Stage Carpenter
Deadline: April 10, 2020
Posted: March 10, 2020

Job Description / Duties

Reporting to the Pre-Production Manager during pre-productions and the Technical Directors during venue installations, the successful candidate will have a broad knowledge theatrical procedures, tools and productions as it relates to the work.

This Part-Time Regular position falls within the IATSE, Local 118 bargaining unit.

Duties & Responsibilities
Set construction in scene shop
Assist with set fit up and tear down in the production shop
Supervise and assist with fit up and strike in different Arts Club venues and attend to notes
Supervise and assist with truck loading/ unloading
Advise and assist with on-going stage & scenery maintenance
Work as part of a running crew as required

Qualifications / Required Skills

Minimum of two (2) years’ experience working as a Stage Technician
Valid BC Drivers License with experience driving and packing a 5-ton truck
Thorough knowledge of all aspects of scenic construction
Working knowledge of counter weighted fly systems, set up, rigging and strike of scenery
Knowledge of theatrical stage lighting including hang, focus, and maintenance is considered an asset.
Candidates with valid Supervisor Safety, WHIMIS, First Aid, LPEC, Pyrotechnic and/or Firearms certificate(s) are desired.
Ability to read and understand designer blue prints (e.g. floor plans, elevations, lighting plots)
Ability to establish priorities, report on projects and meet required deadlines
Ability to take direction and working und under set-time constraints
Ability to work effectively and efficiently while unsupervised or with minimal supervision
Ability to remain calm in a stressful and deadline driven environment
Ability to work at heights and climb ladders
Ability to accept constructive criticism
Strong organization and problem solving skills
Strong work ethic, positive attitude and self-confident
Proven ability to operate and maintain motorized stage equipment and scenery
Proven ability to supervise, train and support assigned unionized staff

Candidates must be able to safely and repeatedly lift, push or maneuver heavy loads, either alone or with the assistance from others.

Salary: Salary: $27.00 per hour

Contact Information

To Apply: Email your cover letter and resume to

Employer Profile

The Arts Club Theatre Company is Canada’s largest not-for-profit urban theatre company. Now in its 56th season, the Arts Club offers professional live theatre at three venues, as well as on tour throughout the province.