• Full Time
  • England, England
  • £32000 - £37000 per annum GBP / Year

Website Brookwood Recruitment

Scenic Carpenter 

LOCATION:  Near Manchester airport 

Travel to event site locations across the UK as required.

SALARY:  Competitive salary based on candidate + benefits

JOB TYPE:  Permanent, full time

PRIMARY ROLE

As part of our continuing expansion, we have the opportunity for an enthusiastic Scenic Carpenter to join our team as we look to expand our Staging and Set department. The successful applicant will have varied experience in scenic construction and have a good understanding of live event production technologies. They will be at home in a fast paced, hands-on environment and thrive under pressure. Teamwork is a key part of the culture, all parts of the business support and collaborate to achieve together and our people are the reason our clients’ have been returning year on year for over more than two decades.

 

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Onsite scenic construction for events around the UK and beyond
  • Construction/preparation of stock and bespoke scenic items in our workshop and warehouse facility
  • Assistance with covering & preparation of set panels
  • Painting and finishing of scenic elements
  • Application of vinyl graphics
  • Carpeting / finishing of stages
  • Organisation of the workshop equipment and consumable items
  • Checking in of equipment returned from hire
  • Keep work areas clean and tidy
  • Assistance with stock asset management
  • Loading/unloading of vans and trucks as required
  • Assistance of other departments and other duties to meet the needs of the business
  • Comply with company health & safety procedures

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND KEY ATTRIBUTES OF THE CANDIDATE

  • Highly developed carpentry and finishing skills
  • Working knowledge of a full range of current scenic and exhibition construction methods, equipment, and practices would be an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills with a strong focus on customer service.
  • Be highly organised and proactive, with the ability to deal with multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work as part of a team or unaccompanied under own initiative
  • Excellent time keeping
  • Ability to problem solve and to work to deadlines
  • High self-motivation and ability to lead by example.
  • Flexibility and a can do, customer focused attitude.
  • Keen eye for detail and high standards of presentation
  • Full UK Driving Licence and own transport

 

TRAINING & PROGRESSION

On-going training will be provided as the job role requires. We value our team and want to see them progress and develop their skills and career within the organisation. Career progression within our expanding company would be available for proactive individuals.

 

WORKING HOURS

If you have the experience we are looking for then you will already know that this is not a 9 ‘til 5 job. Due to the nature of our industry, we require our employees to have a flexible approach to their working hours. Weekend work will be required.  We try hard to manage a work life balance for our team.

 

HOLIDAYS

  • 28 days per year
  • After 3 years continuous service you will receive your birthday off (day off can be taken within 7 days of your birthday)
  • After 5 years continuous service you will receive a further day’s holiday

 

PENSION SCHEME

A company pension scheme which the company contributes to on a monthly basis will be available.

 

BENEFITS

Following successful completion of probation period, we are delighted to offer the following benefits:

  • Award winning, comprehensive healthcare package including fast access to private medical treatment, digital access to a GP, mental health support, in-patient and day-patient treatment, advanced cancer cover and out-patient surgical procedures
  • Optical, dental, and audiological cover
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Sick pay scheme
  • Long service rewards
  • Employee of the month award
  • Company social events
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Electric vehicle scheme

START DATE

This position is for immediate start

To apply for this job email your details to apply.a4lmrwngz8d@aptrack.co