Technical Fabricator

Posting Number 2023-11472
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/18/2023 9:27 AM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Hybrid Remote Work Classification
60% to 80% Onsite
Undergraduate Drama (Technical)
Tisch School of the Arts (TS1035)
Compensation Grade
Local 3882 - 43
Local 3882 - Union of Clerical, Administrative and Technical Staff (UCATS)
Marketing/Advertising/Public Relations/Media/Video/Audio

Position Summary

"The Department of Drama Produces 4 Main-stage productions a year and provides support to approximately 150 studio productions.  The Technical Fabricator will act as the properties manager for those four (4) main-stage productions and will oversee and manage the prop shop. As well as, perform a variety of technical fabrications for stage scenery and infrastructure resources such as scaffolds and curtains, conventional stage and TV building and rigging systems; utilize wood, steel, plastics, fabrics, adhesives and other materials, for productions in Department of Drama


Required Education:
High School diploma

Preferred Education:
Additional education and/or training in aspects of theatrical production/design

Required Experience:
3 years' experience with technical fabrication for theater.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Demonstrated knowledge of scenic carpentry, rigging, basic steel arc and/or MIG welding, and basic sewing. Ability to read mechanical drawings and assess materials' specification. Proficiency in the use of operating saws, power tools, welding equipment, and other pneumatic and/ or hydraulic equipment. Ability to meet deadlines and follow schedules and instructions. Knowledge of job- related health and safety issues to identify potential hazards

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Ability to interact with diverse audience including sutdents

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the hourly rate for this position is USD $33.72 This rate is based on bargaining unit contracts.

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