Carpenter/Welder

position opportunity

job title: 

Carpenter / Welder

CLASSIFICATION: 

Full-Time, Non-Exempt


General description:

The Santa Fe Opera seeks an experienced and motivated carpenter/welder to join its full time, year round, Scene Shop staff. The Santa Fe Opera Scene Shop works year-round to produce 5 operas for the summer festival season and other projects to support the mission of Santa Fe Opera. 


Skills & Training

Candidates must have excellent layout and scenic construction skills in both wood and steel. Candidates must exhibit excellent project management skills and be willing and able to work collaboratively with others. Repertory scenic construction experience is preferred. 


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Candidates must be able to use a respirator in accordance with OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Standard.  Candidates must be able to carry 85 pounds and be able to climb and work from ladders.


Payment & Start Date

Pay is hourly with overtime after 40 hours. Pay range is starting at $16.50 / HR. Benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, and retirement are available. Position start date is 3/1.


Final Notes:

The Santa Fe Opera has an industry-wide reputation as an excellent employer, providing rewarding opportunities amid a setting of great natural beauty. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, The Santa Fe Opera celebrates diversity and inclusion. We do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, creed, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, political affiliation or philosophy. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. 


APPLICATION PROCESS

Accepting applications through 01/15/2021. Applications will be reviewed in the order they are received. 

Send completed employment application, along with resume and cover letter, to Human Resources or by mail to:

The Santa Fe Opera
Attention: Human Resources
Post Office Box 2408
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2408
There are approximately 70 staff members working around the year in a variety of areas—from production, marketing, and fundraising to technical, administrative, and maintenance of the Opera's beautiful grounds.


Application (PDF)

"ARRIVING TO WORK, LOOKING OUT ACROSS THE TESUQUE VALLEY SURROUNDED BY THE JEMEZ AND SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS IS A SIGHT TO BEHOLD... THIS IS AN AMAZING WORK SETTING."