Fabrication Shop Supervisor


Moonachie, New Jersey

Live Event Staging, Crewing, & Production

Full Time

65,000.00 — 75,000.00 per year

Frost Productions

Fabrication Shop Supervisor

Frost Productions New York Office is seeking a Fabrication Shop Supervisor who is based in the Tri-State area (New York, New Jersey and Connecticut) to supervise our Fabrication Shop, located in Moonachie, 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 Range: $65,000 - $75,000 per year; 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 with Fabrication and Supervising shop staff
 Valid driver’s license, ideally comfortable with driving 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.

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.