Assistant House Foreman

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant House Foreman. This position is a non-exempt benefited position. General responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with the House Foreman, Technical Director, Production Manager and Production team to create scenery as designed, load-in and rig scenery in a safe, secure, and appropriate manner

Required Skills:

  • Proficient rigging skills
    • Rope work, chain motors, spot lines, etc.
  • Proficient carpentry skills
  • Reading and understanding design plates, shop drawings, and other design elements in order to build and prepare all requested pieces for production
  • Knowledge of VectorWorks or similar related software
  • Must demonstrate supervisory skills to work as a team and individually
  • Knowledge in motion controlled scenery
  • Proficient working overhead and in aerial lifts at high heights
  • Strong ability to multitask
  • Proficient in making high quality decisions

Additional requirements

  • Implementing appropriate technical requirements to maintain artistic design and vision
  • Maintaining of rigging supplies, supplies work area, and stock to ensure fluid implementation of installation
  • Conduct inspections of all infrastructure based on facilities requirements
  • Conduct inspections of all installed rigging on a regular basis
  • Must be self-directed and assume responsibility for completing tasks and projects within deadlines
  • Proficient understanding of safety equipment: i.e., eye, ear, hand, foot, etc.
  • Working long days, evenings, and holidays may be required
  • Ability to climb ladders, stairs, and use aerial lifts
  • Ability to lift and move 70 pounds occasional and 30 pounds regularly

Education Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree with 2 years of professional entertainment rigging experience or 4 years of professional entertainment rigging experience in related field

Applicants and inquiries can be sent to: 

Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities
6901 Wadsworth Blvd.
Arvada, CO. 80003
Adam Stolte
Production Manager

To apply, please complete and return the Arvada Center Application for Employment