Senior Scenic Carpenter

Your reason for being here… 

Everyone at DRPG has a purpose, and yours is to lead an incredible team, constructing standard and bespoke sets that wow. 

The way you roll…

You lead your team on the bench in the workshop and through installation, and you even get stuck in on site. You have a flexible and calm attitude, even when meeting deadlines under pressure. Plus, you have an eye for detail and always deliver good customer service. You have experience that you can share with team members, use to problem solve and push projects forward. You’re keen to share your skills and buddy up with people coming into the industry, helping new recruits learn their trade. 

How you make it all possible…

  • Constructing custom and stock sets from detailed plans on your own and as part of a team
  • Installing and de-rigging stages and sets on- and off-site in a timely manner
  • Maintaining and preparing all stock and bespoke items being stored
  • Supporting the workshop supervisor, making sure the workshop is kept clean and tidy
  • Employing a good understanding of Health and Safety to operate machines and tools safely
  • Being part of the conversation on recycling materials and looking for sustainable raw materials
  • Helping to cover and paint sets when required
  • Helping load and unload sets and staging in a safe manner when required on- and off-site

What’s in your toolbox…

  • Apprenticeship/ City and Guilds/ NVQ or equivalent in carpentry
  • Knowledge of the scenic/ exhibition production process and resource /timescales needed to realise production requirements
  • Knowledge of how to use Auto CAD 2D and Sketch up
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety
  • Self-motivated and able to work under your own initiative, with an enthusiastic and flexible approach to your work
  • Ability to work onsite and on the bench in the workshop
  • Full, clean driving licence and ideally a forklift truck licence

Get to know us…

We’re one of the most unexpectedly all-round capable communications agencies that’s been on the go for years – ever since our head honcho set up shop in a shed back in 1980, in fact. Since then, we’ve made it our mission to make anything possible for our many and varied clients, putting our creative flair into delivering strategic communication campaigns, digital solutions, film and videos, events, exhibitions, and a whole lot more in between. We’ve grown a lot, but we’ve kept everything that made us great, back from the very day we first started out. Our global HQ and largest studios are smack bang in the middle of the UK and well worth a visit to see for yourself! 

Hang on, there’s more…

The role will be based primarily in Hartlebury, but there will be times when you’ll need to work from our other places and undertake other related commercial duties both in the UK and overseas. Flexibility is key! We’re a friendly team. We really, really welcome anyone who wants to become part of a brilliant company. If you’re passionate with a cracking drive to deliver on our ‘anything’s possible’ mindset, we’d love to hear from you! 

DRPG is an equal opportunities employer. We're committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace where everyone can be their best, so if you're excited about this role, we would love to hear from you and look forward to receiving your application.

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