Scenery Fabricator (Carpenter/Welder)

Job #1636

Job Type Full Time
Location Iowa City, Iowa
Field Technical Production
Post Date Mar 10, 2021
Salary $40,000 to Commensurate

The University of Iowa, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS) and Division of Performing Arts, has a Scenery Fabricator (Carpenter/Welder) position available in the Production Unit serving Dance/Opera.

Primary responsibility is to execute construction, finishing and rigging of scenery and props for dance, opera, and/or theatre for the Performing Arts Production Unit.

For additional job details and to apply please visit and access requisition #21001537.

The Department and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer


BA/BFA degree in theatrical production for theatre, dance and/or opera or equivalent educational and professional experience.

Demonstrated ability to work independently from blueprints and technical drawings with only verbal instructions from the shop supervisor, as demonstrated at a working proficiency level.

Working experience and demonstrable skill in scenery construction, wood structural layout and construction techniques, metal structure layout and construction techniques. Knowledge of jigs and layout procedures.

Further requirements and desired experience can be found at the application link.