Full-Time Non-Union Properties Carpenter | Playbill

Full-Time Non-Union Properties Carpenter

CATEGORY: Technical

Propstar LLC
New York, NY

Job Details


PROPSTAR LLC, a leading Broadway properties design, procurement, and production company in NYC, is seeking an immediate Full-Time, Non-Union Carpenter for a busy production calendar. Ideal candidates will be highly experienced, skilled in wood and metal working, familiar with commercial theatre, and capable of meeting tight deadlines with pride and good humor. We are seeking a carpenter who has previous history with the following: rehearsal scenery construction, detailed furniture work, welding and metalwork, as well as more delicate multi-material crafting. Candidates should be highly organized, detail-oriented, and creative problem solvers with a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and high level of comfort with the construction of theatrical properties and lightweight scenery.

Duties may include:
Unit pricing/estimation
Construction of all units assigned, both metal and wood
Material sourcing and pickup
Shop organization and cleaning
Occasional on site installation

Qualifications & Skills:
5+ years of experience
Ability to accurately review and assess a project’s estimated materials and labor cost
Excellent organizational, planning, and communication skills
Computer proficiency for budgeting, communication, and Google Drive
Fluent use of woodworking tools (i.e. table saw, band saw, miter saw, circular saw, lathe, etc)
Proven metalworking skills

Desirable Pluses:
Bachelor’s degree
An established knowledge of the main theatrical vendors and stores in the NY Metro area
Comfort with upholstery
Basic scenic painting experience
Knowledge of theatrical rigging
Knowledge of basic structural design
Functional use of AutoCAD (2D) or other drafting program
Working knowledge of computer design programs (Photoshop, Illustrator)
Possession of a driver’s license + comfort driving a commercial van

Starting rate with Propstar is $28/hr.

To apply: Send resume & cover letter in PDF form to [email protected]
In subject line of the email, please write: Carpenter Applicant *Last Name*


May 16, 2022 - May 15, 2023





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