Shop Foreman- Entertainment Production

Oakland, CA
May 08, 2017
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

Shop Foreman

John Murray Productions, Inc. is looking for an experienced Shop Foreman, with an eye for design and safety, to join our team of talented producers and designers, to oversee day-to-day operations in our Oakland studio.

This is a full-time position with regular work hours, that may requires occasional nights, weekends, and some travel.

  • Previous experience managing a scenic studio and/or cabinet shop
  • Strong background in scenic/theatrical and industrial fabrication
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, and work adeptly under the pressure of varying deadlines
  • Ability to read, interpret, and modify construction documents
  • Working knowledge of building materials and methods
  • Ability to hire, train and manage a regular crew of four, and up to ten, carpenters in the safe operation and maintenance of standard shop equipment
  • TIG/MIG welding and CNC experience
  • Effective communication skills
  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Computer literacy (MS Office/Outlook, FlieMaker [database], Vectorworks/Sketchup)

We offer:
  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Medical
  • 401k
  • Creative working outlet
  • Room for professional growth and development

Apply today to learn more about this exciting opportunity!

Company Description
John Murray Productions, Inc. is much more than a high-end, scenic design and production company. We specialize in creating entertaining environments on an industrial level, that push the envelope of immersive branding experiences for our Fortune 500 clients. We bring fabulous artistic concepts into reality. Our scope of services includes: corporate show sets and props, industrial exhibits and displays, interactive museum exhibits, and theatrical scenery.

Oakland, CA


Sun, 7 May 2017 11:17:11 PDT