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Scenic Carpenter DC

Job Summary:
ABSOLUTELY NO CONSIDERATION GIVEN TO NON-EXPERIENCED CANDIDATES.
Scenic Carpenters – Event Scenic Carpenters
About the Job: Scenic Carpenters
Job location: College Park, MD/Washington DC
Job type: Freelance / Part Time, with the opportunity for Full Time
Experience: 3+ year’s Event and/or Stage or Scenic Carpenter experience a must
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Benefits for Full Time Employees: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Holidays, Personal, Sick, Vacation Days

About:
Drape Kings is a nationwide event services company seeking experienced Scenic and Event Carpenters.
Having expanded our core business, Drape Kings is recruiting Scenic Carpenters experienced in the scenic aspects of Live Events within the DC Metro. YOU MUST HAVE PRIOR EXPERIENCE TO APPLY.

Key Qualifications:

  • Scenic or Set building experience is required along with fabric stretching experience.
  • The ability to work from and interpret scale drawings, CAD and elevation plans is required.
  • Experience working within a Corporate Client environment.
  • Strong ability to effectively communicate with other staff members / departments as well as clients.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor a must.
  • Knowledge of the Audio / Visual aspects of the Event or Theater Industry required.
  • The ability to manage teams and small groups, including the ability to adapt to changing time lines or requirements.

Employment Qualifications:

  • Must be able to lift 62 lbs.
  • Work varied shifts including weekends, holidays and overnights.
  • Ability to adhere to tight deadlines is required.
  • Maintain a safe working environment by conforming to all established safety policies and procedures, as well as participate in all required safety training programs.
  • Load equipment in / out of truck.
  • Setup and strike equipment at a variety of show sites and environments.
  • Experience in a relevant industry is preferred: Scenic Shop, Theatrical, Event Décor, Lighting and/or Sound, Rental and Staging, Special Events, Weddings, Film and TV productions, Party or Equipment Rental or Trade Shows.
  • Must have above average proficiencies with both power and hand tools.
  • Some Travel is expected within this position.
  • Physically capable of climbing ladders and working on elevated scaffolding.

Drape Kings is a nationwide event services company specializing in the manufacturing and rental of pipe and drape equipment primary for live events industry. Along with full service installations, other theatrical services include Kabuki Reveals, traveler tracks, Step and Repeats and related elements including event carpet and stanchions.

With the core business in the event pipe and drape arena, Drape Kings projects can range from basic drape masking to revealing exterior building facades and beyond.
If you are looking for an “outside of the box” company that is committed to providing a top-quality product and a high level of customer service within the special event environment, look no further. That’s what we do. From a new product announcement to large entertainment events, drape is more than likely part of the package.

As we like to say, “if it’s happening, we’re there.”

Equal Opportunity:

It is the policy of Drape Kings to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Drape Kings will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

If you’re a person who strives to set the standard, join a world class leader in the event services industry.

Job Type: Full-time

Please email kd@drapekings.com