Fabrication Shop Supervisor

The New York office of Frost Productions is seeking a highly motivated and qualified Fabrication Shop Supervisor who is based in the Tri-State area (New York, New Jersey and Connecticut) to supervise our Fabrication Shop, located in New Jersey.  This position involves supervision of all phases of construction and finishing for custom, high-end scenic elements, exhibits, cabinetry and props. This person reports directly to the Fabrication Manager.

This is a full-time salaried position with benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all construction and finishing in the Fabrication Shop and in the field as necessary
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and healthy work environment, including following OSHA guidelines
  • Organize work flow and schedule staff as needed to maximize productivity
  • Generate material and hardware orders based on construction drawings
  • Work in Fabrication Shop producing/assembling materials and/or in the field installing/striking materials as needed
  • Ability to complete construction projects with a variety of materials including but not limited to wood, metal, acrylic and plastic laminates
  • Painting, finishing, and graphics handling and application
  • Drafting in Vectorworks as needed
  • Problem solving through creative interpretation of drawings, renderings, or thumbnails is essential
  • Proper handling and packaging/crating of finished materials for travel
  • Availability and willingness to work extended hours, including nights and weekends as needed

Position Requirements:

  • Extensive knowledge of Cabinetry, Exhibit Fabrication, and Scenic Arts
  • Ability to read and interpret plans
  • Ability to take a project from start to finish with minimal direction, often on tight deadlines
  • Experience in the application of practical and theatrical finishes
  • Comfortable and experienced using heavy machinery
  • Able to lift up to 75 pounds
  • Punctuality, professionalism, and a positive, collaborative attitude when working with clients and co-workers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 15 years + experience
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record
  • Comfortable driving large vehicles (16’ to 24’ box trucks – CDL not required)

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.