HEAD OF CARPENTRY & PROPS - Official Site of Blue Man Group

Las Vegas

HEAD OF CARPENTRY & PROPS

Blue Man Group is an award-winning, global entertainment company that has performed in 15 countries and seen by more than 35 million people worldwide since 1991.  A dynamic combination of music, comedy and technology, the show appeals to a broad range of age groups and cultural backgrounds.  It is continually refreshed with new music, new stories, new instruments and new technology.  Blue Man Group has permanent theatrical productions in Las Vegas, Orlando, Boston, Chicago, New York and Berlin, and a World Tour.

 

Our Las Vegas production is on a search to find someone to join our dynamic, creative, high-energy workplace as Head of Carpentry & Props. This position requires extensive knowledge of theatrical carpentry and properties, including outstanding troubleshooting skills with a mind for research and development. This position is responsible for leading the safe and consistent operation of all scenic and prop elements within the theater.

 

The Head of Carpentry & Props manages the Las Vegas Carpentry and Props Departments and their daily operations.  S/he will hire and train Carpentry & Props personnel, manage the department schedules, oversee department maintenance projects and inventory, conduct employee evaluations, and create and manage the Carpentry & Props budget and other administrative needs in conjunction with the Production Manager. The successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding leadership skills, possess superb verbal and written communication ability, and forge positive and collaborative relationships with internal and external partners. S/he will be professional, fun, and a pro-active problem solver who is able to inspire staff, foster employee development, and build successful teams, all while multi-tasking within a busy work environment.

 

Ideal candidates will have at least 4 years of experience in live production within the entertainment industry. This experience should include leading a team to create a positive, energetic, professional work environment; knowledge in plastics, fiberglass, foams, adhesives, painting techniques, coatings, basic electric skills, rigging, pneumatic systems, traditional woodworking skills, metal working/welding skills for steel and aluminum, and experience managing prop consumables for a live theatrical production. Experience with theatrical automation systems and computer drafting, particularly AutoCAD, is highly preferred. Ability to qualify for forklift certification and operate machinery is required.

 

This is a full-time, salaried position with a full benefits package, typically scheduled as a five-day work week although scheduling may require flexibility.  This position works varying days and hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays.  This role reports to the Production Manager, Blue Man Vegas.

 

Please send your resume and cover letter by June 1, 2018.

 

humanresourceslv@blueman.com

Fax: (702) 697-1660

Attention: Production Manager

 

We are committed to building a creative and dynamic workplace that celebrates individual differences and diversity, and treats everyone with fairness and respect.  BMG does not discriminate in practices or employment opportunities on the basis of an individual's race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local regulations.