Freelance Carpenter

Pink Sparrow Brooklyn, New York


Description

Reporting to the Foreman and Leads, carpenters are responsible for the fabrication, installation, and handling of custom builds. They must have knowledge of fabrication specific to special events, staging, theater and retail displays. The carpenters will need to meet the established quality standards and
timelines of all builds set by the Director of Fabrication, Foreman, Leads and Project Managers.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Operating in the fabrication department under the direction of the Foreman and Lead Carpenters
  • Working on projects as outlined by the Foreman and adhering to the department's production schedule
  • Working from drawings to verify dimensions and build with attention to detail and quality
  • Maintaining best practices and sound fabrication techniques
  • Working with a team to consistently achieve the same standard of quality
  • Effectively communicating, both orally and in writing, and remaining professional at all times
  • Ensuring proper safety practices are followed, personal protective equipment is worn at all times, and that a safe and efficient work space is maintained
The ideal candidate will have:
  • 1+ years’ experience in finish carpentry - additional 1+ years’ experience in scenic (or related) carpentry preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of stationary and hand-held power tools including table saw, routers and typical rotary blade/bit tools
  • Possession of basic hand tools and reliable transportation to job sites
  • Willingness to work overtime, nights, and weekends when necessary to deliver the project on time
  • Willingness to travel on projects for out of town installs
  • Ability to use ladders and carry at least 80 pounds
  • Knowledge of building materials pertinent to industry standards, focused on sheet goods made of wood, laminate and plastics