Carpenter wanted at South African State Theatre


SAST South African State TheatreThe South African State Theatre has an opening for a carpenter to construct, erect, install and repair theatrical structures for shows.

Job Title: Carpenter
Reporting to: Senior Maintenance Manager
Salary: Market-related
Period: Five years fixed term Contract

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Key performance Areas:

  • Constructing, erecting, installing, and repairing theatrical structures for assigned shows using a variety of carpentry hand and power tools.
  • Cutting, shaping or carving different sized forms and erecting or assembling pieces, such as flats, platforms and stairs.
  • Studying blueprints, sketches, or building plans to determine materials required and dimensions of structures to be fabricated.
  • Building, erecting and installing all scenic components using a variety of carpentry hand and power tools. Using hand tools and wood screws, nails, dowel pins, or glue to make framework or props.
  • Doing carpentry-related theatre building repairs or renovations and new construction.

Preferred Minimum Education:

  • Certificate in relevant apprenticed trade with two years of theatrical carpentry experience.

Experience required:

  • 2 years relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and critical competencies:

  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and tools involved in the theatrical carpentry trade.
  • Ability to determine the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, blueprints and/or schematics.
  • Ability to work in safe and efficient manner.
  • Ability to operate stationary power equipment, hand-held electric tools and hand tools and welding equipment.

Interested candidates should indicate the position they are applying for.

Hand deliver or e-mail certified copies of qualifications and a CV with 3 contactable references to Matevhutevhu Sikidi Human Resources. Closing Date: 16 July 2019.

Hand Deliver: Human Resource Office
The South African State Theatre
320 Pretorius Street Pretoria

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Please note that the company will only consider applications which meet the criteria and preference will be given to people with disabilities or persons from a disadvantaged group. Should you not hear from us within 30 days after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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