Backstage Employment Network This live entertainment industry job board is brought to you by Timeless communications, publisher of Projection, Lights and Staging News, FRONT of HOUSE and Stage Directions Magazines. en_US Lighting Designer <p><strong>Lighting Designer Wanted:</strong>&nbsp; Looking for a qualified technician/programmer/board op to install, program, run and strike corporate meetings, industrial shows and special events.&nbsp; Other duties include the maintenance and inventory of equipment, creating CAD drawings for rigging plots and utilizing visualization programs such as wysiwyg, Vectorworks, etc.&nbsp; Applicants must be familiar with computer based lighting control consoles, intelligent fixtures, conventional fixtures, color mixing with conventional, LED and intelligent fixtures and dmx controlled dimmers.&nbsp; Also, a plus would be to have experience with DL2 and DL3 Light Engines, Versa Tubes or the like and Media Servers for Lighting/Projection scenarios.&nbsp; Applicants must be friendly, reliable, detail oriented, creative minded, run production crews and provide great customer service.&nbsp;&nbsp; Please send resumes to Rob Hill, 7232 E First Street, Scottsdale, 85251.&nbsp; <a href=""></a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Merestone is a Drug/Alcohol free workplace</p> <p>Equal Opportunity Employer</p> 11 Nov 2014 17:43 +0000 CARPENTER FOREMAN <table style="width: 95%;" border="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p>To plan, organize, supervise and perform journeyman-level rough and finish carpentry in the alteration and construction of scenic buildings, cabinets, and specialty wood items; perform related work.</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>GENERAL INFORMATION</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>Positions in this classification supervise a crew of carpenters, welders and scenic painters involved in detailed aspects of scenic fabrication for theatrical staging, special events and trade shows.</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>1.&nbsp;<span style="text-decoration: underline;">Supervision</span>. Typical responsibilities: reviews project plans and blueprints and designs jobs with individuals requesting work; estimates time, material, equipment and supplies needed; develops work schedules and crew assignments; inspects work areas to insure job is being completed as agreed; evaluates staff performance; completes time sheets, accident reports, and work orders; trains staff in related work assignments; maintains records of operation; monitors inventories and requests supplies and equipment; insures work areas are properly maintained.</p> <p>2.&nbsp;<span style="text-decoration: underline;">Carpentry</span>. Typical responsibilities: performs rough and finish carpentry including building additions and remodels cabinets, tables, chairs, therapeutic appliances, and special products; builds and patches roofs; installs floors and wall coverings, ceiling material, paneling, plastic laminates, and hardware; repairs broken windows, doors, walls, ceilings, and furniture; installs door jambs and hangs metal and wood doors; constructs and letters signs; finishes walls with wood, structural metal, lath, and plaster; repairs/replaces railings, hand rails, stair treads, nosings and gratings; builds platforms, podiums, partitions, ramps, and fences; installs insulation and weather stripping; maintains and repairs machinery, tools, and equipment used in the carpentry trade; installs towel racks, dispensers, pictures, and curtains; may paint, stain, and restore antiques.</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>Considerable knowledge of: rough and finish carpentry; tools, equipment, materials and safety practices of carpentry work; building techniques of new and remodel construction; welding, scenic painting, and wood construction.</p> <p>Knowledge of: supervisory practices.</p> <p>Experience: using and maintaining tools and equipment associated with carpentry; estimating time and materials needed for carpentry jobs; visualizing, sketching, and designing carpentry projects; reading and interpreting blueprints.</p> <p>Physical ability to: lift and carry items weighing approximately 50 pounds, climb and work from ladders, bend, stoop, and work around wood dust and fumes.</p> <p>Qualified candidates please submit resume to <a href=""></a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Merestone is a Drug/Alcohol free workplace</p> <p>Equal Opportunity Employer</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> 11 Nov 2014 17:40 +0000 Crew Leads / Set-Up Crew <p>We have immediate opportunities for reliable, friendly individuals to fill our CREW LEADS and SET-UP CREW positions.&nbsp; Our set-up positions are very important positions within our company&mdash;these positions interact with our clients&mdash;initiative and courteousness are of utmost importance.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Responsibilities</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Set-up and installation of all equipment and products required for special events.</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Loading and unloading event equipment.</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Meet customer expectations through communication, problem resolution and appropriate follow-up.</p> <p>Desired Skills and Experience</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Ability to work flexible schedules, including nights and weekends.</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Construction experience is a plus.</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Clean and Valid Driver&rsquo;s License is required</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Qualified candidates please submit resume to</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Merestone is a Drug/Alcohol free workplace</p> <p>Equal Opportunity Employer</p> 11 Nov 2014 17:35 +0000