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THE: Carpenter (S9720B)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

The Carpenter performs a variety of tasks for the Theater Department. He or she installs scenery and masking, works with electricians on rigging lighting equipment, and works with a range of wood working tools. The Carpenter is also responsible for keeping the shop clean. 

Please Note: Some night and weekend commitment is required.


The Basics


Department: Theater
Supervisor: Michael Reidy
Office Location: 130 Schaeffer
Email: mreidy
Pay Grade: B
Hours: 12
Workers: 2

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities

Requirements


The carpenter must be a Bates student and it is required that he or she must have taken Theater 132 and 232 and must be able to read and interpret design drawings. It is also desired that the carpenter has had other theater experience.

Reporting


Reports to Technical Director, Assistant Technical Director, and Master Carpenter and works closely with theater faculty and guest artists.

Responsibilities


The carpenter works in the Schaeffer Theater, Gannett Theater, Black Box, and Scenic Shop and frequently uses the saws, drills, staples, paint equipment, and stage counterweight system. He or she must be able to lift 50 lbs. and climb a ladder in excess of twelve feet.

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