Carpenter/Craftsman

The New York office of Frost Productions is seeking highly motivated and experienced Carpenters/Craftsmen who are based in the tri-state area (New York, New Jersey and Connecticut) to work on a freelance basis.

Salary Range: $25.00 – $30.00+ per hour; commensurate with experience

This position involves all phases of construction and finishing for custom, high-quality scenic elements, exhibits, cabinetry, and props.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Work in the Fabrication Shop located in Moonachie, NJ, producing and assembling materials
  • Work at venues throughout the city installing and striking materials as needed
  • Complete construction in a variety of materials including, but not limited to: wood, metal, acrylic, and plastic laminates, in the shop and field as needed
  • Painting, finishing, and graphics handling and application
  • Problem solving through creative interpretation of drawings, renderings, and thumbnails
  • Ensure proper handling and packaging/crating of finished materials in the shop and field at all times
  • Availability and willingness to work extended hours, including nights, weekends, holidays as needed

Position Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in construction and fabrication
  • General knowledge of Scenic Arts, stagecraft, and carpentry
  • Must adhere to all shop safety, PPE, and MSDS protocols
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings/plans and execute those plans accordingly in the shop and field
  • Ability to take a project from start to finish with minimal direction, and meet tight deadlines
  • Experience in the application of wood and scenic finishes
  • Comfortable and experienced using heavy machinery (i.e. boom lifts, forklifts), power tools, and shop machinery
  • Punctuality, professionalism, and a positive, collaborative attitude when working with clients and co-workers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.
  • Comfortable driving large vehicles (16’ to 24’ box trucks – CDL not required)
  • Comfortable working at heights
  • Welding experience

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to careers@frostproductions.biz with the title of the job you are applying for in the subject line.

Frost Productions provides high-end, full-service production solutions to the special events market. Our clientele ranges from prominent cultural institutions and corporations to private individuals and organizations. With over 40 years of providing dynamic solutions to our clients, Frost continues to innovate and explore new mediums in the special events market. We pride ourselves in the ability to push the boundaries of proven technology and to provide our clients with new and innovative solutions and experiences. Our solutions often create whole environments, through the use of lighting, video, audio, décor and custom-fabricated scenic elements.