Global Scenic Services
Bridgeport, CT
Production House

Expires: 08/11/19

Job Dates

Immediate Full Time Hourly Permanent Position


$34.00 per hour

This position requires an energetic and motivated individual that will work well in a fast-paced professional scene shop, building multiple shows per year. Must have good theatrical carpentry, laminate, and framing. Knowledge of electrics and rigging a plus.

The Carpentry Foreman is a key global scenic services (GSS) team member whose duty is to lead the Carpentry Department to ensure that they are organized and efficient in meeting quality standards and project deadlines. This position is a working manager position that takes an active and hands-on role in building projects on the floor to set pace of work for and evaluate the capabilities of carpentry shop members.

Hands-on leader who thrives in a fast paced environment

Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate scenic carpenters in large-scale shop environment

Experience in theatrical rigging, OSHA safety, laminate work, finish carpentry, and framing.

Minimum ten years of experience as a scenic carpenter with minimum of three years of supervisory experience looking to take the next career step forward

Bachelors degree in Technical Theatre and/or equivalent experience

Global will rely on Carpentry Foreman to:
Read and interpret construction and designer drawings to effectively plan and direct (and hold accountable) members of the carpentry crew in order to meet project deadlines and budgeted man days

Use expert knowledge of materials, construction techniques and strategies for quick assembly and disassembly of units common in a commercial scene shop in order to actively contribute to a projects development on the shop floor.

Work closely with the carpentry crew being sure to motivate, teach, and encourage where necessary in order to ensure staff development and performance.

Coordinate staffing needs to ensure that the appropriate amount of man power with the necessary skills is available when needed to complete projects.

Ensure carpentry shop equipment properly used and maintained
Ensure that the Carpentry Department personnel adhere to all shop safety guidelines.


Jim Malski




(203) 334-2130

Business Address

46 Brookfield Ave

Bridgeport, CT 06610

Posted: 02/11/2019 13:29:33 EST

Last Updated: 02/11/2019 16:00 EST

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