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Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center
Midland, PA
Production House | Concert / Event

Expires: 02/10/19

Job Dates

Part Time

Pay

$12-$14.00/hour biweekly

Located 45 minutes west of Pittsburgh in Midland, PA and founded in 2006, Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center produces an 8-show subscription season in addition to hosting many other events including instrumental and vocal concerts, dance, touring acts, and community events. The center houses two theaters; our 750-seat MainStage Theater (proscenium) and the 175-seat Studio Theater (black box.) With a strong focus on education, the Center also houses the Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School. This 7-12 school has close to 800 students and offers 6 different majors including dance, theater, music, media arts, literary arts, and health science and the arts.

Position Summary:
Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center seeks an experienced and motivated carpenter/welder to join its part time, year-round, scene shop staff. The Center works year-round to produce an 8 show subscription series. Candidates must have BA in Theatre Production or comparable professional experience with excellent layout and construction skills. Candidates must exhibit excellent time-management skills and be willing and able to work collaboratively with others. Pay is hourly and commensurate with experience.


Qualifications:
Follow the direction of the technical director so that all projects completed are built to drawing specs and that all rules, regulations, and protocols are being followed throughout the build
Experience with scenic construction techniques, scenic paint treatments, and rigging
Ability to multi-task and work with deadlines. Must have ability to plan projects and adhere to schedules
Ability to remain calm and productive in difficult situations demonstrating good people skills and a sense of humor
Operate a CNC machine
Skilled welder
Ability to read and interpret draftings/plans and execute those plans as specified by the Technical Director
Experience in safe usage of a counterweight fly system and soft goods handling
Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills
Proficient with Vectorworks, SketchUp or other comparable drafting software a plus
Experience in a supervisory position and leading crew calls a plus
The successful candidate will have a thorough knowledge of standard theatrical practices, comfort with ladders and working from heights, able to lift and carry at least 80lbs, and feel comfortable operating a scissor lift and box truck
Ability to work long hours, i.e. a 30 hour week plus weekends and evenings, as necessary and during technical rehearsals when needed
Ability to maintain a clean and safe work space
Ability to drive a car and have clean driving record. Must have valid drivers license
Professional experience that demonstrates proven ability to perform the job responsibilities outlined above

Other Notes:
Candidates MUST be able to pass a background check.
Shop Located at 120 Bet-Tech Drive Aliquippa, PA 15001

Contact

Maria Scheller

Production Manager

maria(dot)scheller(at)lppacenter(dot)org

http://www.lincolnparkarts.org

(724) 259-6443

Business Address

One Lincoln Park

Midland, PA 15059

Posted: 08/10/2018 15:13:03 EST

Last Updated: 08/10/2018 19:00 EST

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