Scenic Carpenter Resume Samples

In simple terms, the person who builds the sets for shows is a Scenic Carpenter. Several duties are carried out based on the work and setting requirements, however, an elaborate picture of duties executed on daily basis is listed on the Scenic Carpenter Resume – working with the master carpenter, technical director, and other scene shop personnel to support the director and setting a designer vision for each show, reading and interpreting shop drawings; fabricating and installing high-quality scenic elements, and other related duties as assigned. Other duties include the following – shaping and carving different sized items and assembling pieces, and assisting with handling ropes, wires, and another rigging; and assisting with carpentry-related theatre building repairs or renovations and new construction.

Some of the skills that are needed to excel in this role include – high level of creativity, problem-solving skills, attention to detail, numeracy skills, patience, the ability to understand technical parts, and technical abilities. Most theaters prefer hiring Scenic Carpenters with prior props tech and stagehand expertise, and a degree in theatrical design or show production.

 

Scenic Carpenter Resume example

Scenic Carpenter Resume

Headline : To use my diverse skills and abilities in an entry-level position to gain valuable experience in various areas. Working with the Scenic & Props Supervisor, Technical Director, and the Master Carpenter to modify/design/innovate furniture piece solutions to increase stability and longevity in response to performance needs.

Skills : Carpentry, Hand Drafting, Autocad, Woodworking, Light Board Operating, Rigging, MIG And Stick Welding, Management, Microsoft Office, Vcarve, CNC Routing, BoM, SketchUp, Purchasing, Foamwork, Production, Corporate Events.

Description :

    1. Built sets and props from construction plans.
    2. Used AutoCAD to create set designs.
    3. Assisted in tracking inventory for each production.
    4. Coordinated and work with other apprentices and staff to render productions.
    5. Controlled stage automation: stagehand and/or mechanical.
    6. Rigged, hang, and focus stage electrics and practical application pieces, such as chandeliers, flying objects, and drops.
    7. Circuited/wired and programmed stage electrics.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA In Theatre


Scenic Carpenter Resume

Summary : Hard working communication studies undergraduate with proven leadership and communication skills seeking to apply my abilities to a perspective career in the communications field. Constructing and finishing scenic elements to meet ATOMIC and client standards. Preparing finished pieces for next step of process (paint, labelling, packaging, etc.).

Skills : Microsoft Office, Child Care, Animal Care, Team Player, Customer Service, Bilingual, Bilingual.

Description :

    1. Inspected loading and unloading of scenic elements as required.
    2. Coordinated with scene shop supervisor to maintain scenic inventory.
    3. Installed scenic elements to show site as per production requirement.
    4. Developed documents and ensured accuracy of all details.
    5. Maintained various shop equipment's as per safety regulations.
    6. Ensured compliance to all quality control standards, experience in performing carpentry work for scenic construction Sound knowledge of woodworking tools and methods Profound knowledge of theatrical automation Good understanding of carpentry, fabrication, and prop making, Exceptional ability to analyze parameters on everyday basis.
    7. Received and interpreted product specifications
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED


Scenic Carpenter Resume

Headline : Skilled Carpenter with experience in the Scenic industry. Familiar with Set Construction and Finish Carpentry. Self motivated with a focus on budget and deadlines. Maintaining a clean and organized wood shop. Keeping accurate records of inventory usage. Interacting with others on the shop floor, providing support as needed.

Skills : Welding, Wood Working, Drafting And CAD.

Description :

    1. Worked with 5 other carpenter, building from ground plans and drafting's to full fill a designers and directors vision of what their show should be.
    2. Worked with metal, wood, plastics, foam, and well pretty much anything that we thought might get the job done.
    3. Used just about every tool there is for wood working from the small shop to a large carpentry shop I can play with minimal instructions.
    4. Worked my way up at most company's I've worked for and have a good report with most.
    5. Offered my job back at all but one.
    6. Collaborated and communicated with employees to work as an efficient team.
    7. Utilized scene shop tools and equipment including electric and pneumatic tools.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Technical Theater

Scenic Carpenter Resume

Headline : Seeking to join an organization where my educational background, construction experience, and computer skills may be utilized with the ultimate goal of positively contributing to the organization and the clients it serves. Providing skilled contributions in any ATOMIC Profit Center and position as needed. Contributing to the development of a safety culture.

Skills : Carpentry, Set Construction, Tutoring.

Description :

    1. Implemented various building techniques during scene construction.
    2. Utilized skills and time management to fabricate products Problem-solve issues that arise.
    3. Responsible for maintaining all scenic elements for the production as it traveled.
    4. Supervised ten union stagehands daily.
    5. Assisted with the development and construction of the theatre.
    6. Maintained all scenic elements for the production.
    7. Worked with Production Manager in planning for the implementation of the designs at each venue.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            5-7 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Executive
            Education
            Education
            BA In English Language

            Scenic Carpenter Resume

            Headline : Scenic Carpenter is Experienced with laminate, veneer, joinery, applying spray adhesives, assembling casework and spackling/filling voids. Experienced with woodworking tools including but not limited to slide table saw, joiner, planer, edge bander, line boring machine, etc. Knowledged of theater terms and procedures.

            Skills : Machine Management, Carpenter.

            Description :

              1. Oversaw scenic load-in and edits during tech for both productions.
              2. Reviewed tour venue layouts and equipment, prepare for load-in at each.
              3. Collaborated with Production Manager in planning the truck pack for the tour – coordinating needs for scenic, costume, lighting, sound, prop, and stage management needs fitting in the truck and organized to optimize load ins and strike on tour.
              4. Oversaw load in and strike at each venue – ensuring safety, efficiency, and maintaining the quality of the design execution within each venue’s idiosyncrasies.
              5. Led local team in putting up the set.
              6. Experienced with theatrical touring or travel is preferred.
              7. Assisted Head Carpenter in working and managing all load-ins, load outs, rehearsals, performances, and work calls.
                                  Years of Experience
                                  Experience
                                  5-7 Years
                                  Experience Level
                                  Level
                                  Executive
                                  Education
                                  Education
                                  High School Diploma

                                  Scenic Carpenter Resume

                                  Objective : Scenic Carpenter with 5 years of experience in Constructing scenery elements from working drawings. Load-ing scenery elements into performance venues. Assisting with scenery rigging. Assisting with seating platform reconfiguration. Performing routing maintenance on tools and equipment. Accepting of the job may require physical labor including very high climbing and heavy lifting. Using of machine tools, loud noise, high voltage electricity, and very hot equipment.

                                  Skills : Carpenter, Heavy Lifting.

                                  Description :

                                    1. Performed and supervising carpentry rigging maintenance in the Harvey space as a working member of the crew, including operation and maintenance of Harvey automated fly system and motors.
                                    2. Collaborated with all stagehands, departments, and production management to work with artists and companies to present cutting-edge, internationally renowned performances and art.
                                    3. Worked with Head Carpenter to identify crewing needs for productions and events in conjunction with BAM Production Staff, and the Crew Chief.
                                    4. Worked with Crew Chief and BAM Production Staff to ensure crew consists of a diverse workforce.
                                    5. Enforced standards of operation in carpentry and rigging that are safe for both personnel and equipment.
                                    6. Represented the Carpentry Department in production meetings.
                                    7. Experienced working in related theatre/stage work in carpentry and rigging departments.
                                                  Years of Experience
                                                  Experience
                                                  0-2 Years
                                                  Experience Level
                                                  Level
                                                  Executive
                                                  Education
                                                  Education
                                                  MA

                                                  Scenic Carpenter Resume

                                                  Objective : Scenic Carpenter is responsible for Expositing to various weather conditions during load-in/load-out for indoor/outdoor facilities. Exposing to dust and noise. Working within a diverse learning community involving students, volunteers, and professionals. Participating in the daily clean-up of all shop areas at the end of each workday and keep a clean and efficient workspace and tool cart.

                                                  Skills : Project Stakeholders, Cleaning.

                                                  Description :

                                                    1. Experienced and knowledge of theatrical and arena rigging.
                                                    2. Experienced interpreting ground plans, scenic drawings and rigging plots.
                                                    3. Experienced with automated fly system and/or automation a plus.
                                                    4. Maintained scene shop tools and hardware.
                                                    5. Maintained a safe working environment.
                                                    6. Recommended materials and supplies purchases.
                                                    7. Assisted in executing scenic designs for the college's theatrical season.
                                                                      Years of Experience
                                                                      Experience
                                                                      2-5 Years
                                                                      Experience Level
                                                                      Level
                                                                      Executive
                                                                      Education
                                                                      Education
                                                                      G.E.D

                                                                      Scenic Carpenter Resume

                                                                      Objective : Scenic Carpenter is Supporting or Leading the Execution/Build Phase for assigned projects: follow specifications of project to build it from start-to-finish, collaborate with Shop Foreman to determine appropriate tools (to include power tools) and materials to safely execute the build project, communicate with internal teams and external partners while keeping information about the project on track, provide status updates to build project stakeholders.

                                                                      Skills : Project Assistant, Project Stakeholders.

                                                                      Description :

                                                                        1. Supervised co-op, work study and technical theater students.
                                                                        2. Assisted with changeovers and strikes.
                                                                        3. Worked Box Office, run a sound (QLab) and/or light board (Strand Palette VL 16) for performances.
                                                                        4. Worked cooperatively with faculty, directors, and technical production team.
                                                                        5. Attended production meetings.
                                                                        6. Worked collaboratively with all service teams within metro Connections.
                                                                        7. Participated in all aspects of metro Connections where appropriate/when assigned.
                                                                                            Years of Experience
                                                                                            Experience
                                                                                            2-5 Years
                                                                                            Experience Level
                                                                                            Level
                                                                                            Management
                                                                                            Education
                                                                                            Education
                                                                                            MA

                                                                                            Scenic Carpenter Resume

                                                                                            Objective : Scenic Carpenter is Building scenery safely, efficiently and accurately in accordance with the designs. Rigging scenery safely and efficiently. Attending all strike and load in calls. Experienced working with a variety of materials (wood, metal, foam) to create scenic elements. Building scenic elements and rehearsal scenery for OSF projects including, for example: platform and flat construction using wood and metal, trim detail fabrication, automation projects, sewing, painting, and carving.

                                                                                            Skills : Carpenter, Detail-Oriented.

                                                                                            Description :

                                                                                              1. Served as support or lead shop fabricator for assigned projects.
                                                                                              2. Supported the Shop Foreman during the concepting phase of projects: research potential options (materials, techniques), participate in creative brainstorming sessions with metro Connections team members.
                                                                                              3. Supported or Lead the Project Hand-Off Phase from the Sales Team: participate in internal team meetings to understand project scope, budgets, and timelines prior to executing new builds/projects.
                                                                                              4. Supported efforts to maintain a clean and safe shop: maintain equipment and inventory, communicate learning experiences to internal teams, learn and teach new techniques to other shop employees.
                                                                                              5. Supported or Led the On-Site Installation and Dismantle Phase of assigned projects, when the fabricator’s expertise is required. On-site responsibilities are held primarily within the metro area; however, occasional travel within/outside of Minnesota is possible.
                                                                                              6. Led and Assist in the Manufacture of wooden and alternate material for custom build projects.
                                                                                              7. Read and interpreted working drawings.
                                                                                                          Years of Experience
                                                                                                          Experience
                                                                                                          2-5 Years
                                                                                                          Experience Level
                                                                                                          Level
                                                                                                          Executive
                                                                                                          Education
                                                                                                          Education
                                                                                                          GED

                                                                                                          Scenic Carpenter Resume

                                                                                                          Objective : Scenic Carpenter is Maintaining stock of materials and consumables. Overseeing outsourcing projects as necessary. Assisting with warehouse operations (show prep and deprep, equipment repair and maintenance, etc.). Meeting scheduling availability requirements including some nights, weekends, and possible holidays to meet the varied business needs of the event industry.

                                                                                                          Skills : Business Assistant, Maintenance Assistant.

                                                                                                          Description :

                                                                                                            1. Understood measurements and interpret 2d and 3d build plans and cut sheets.
                                                                                                            2. Learned and taught new techniques in a collaborative environment.
                                                                                                            3. Managed stress successfully: adapt to change, trouble-shoot, and make decisions while maintaining a calm demeanor.
                                                                                                            4. Maintained a cheerful and positive attitude.
                                                                                                            5. Participated in the design and fabrication of various products.
                                                                                                            6. Used and maintained standard wood and metalworking equipment.
                                                                                                            7. Operated a ShopBot PRS CNC Router.
                                                                                                                            Years of Experience
                                                                                                                            Experience
                                                                                                                            2-5 Years
                                                                                                                            Experience Level
                                                                                                                            Level
                                                                                                                            Executive
                                                                                                                            Education
                                                                                                                            Education
                                                                                                                            GED