Carpentry Department Head

Chicago Scenic, a leading entertainment and branded environments firm specializing in custom design, fabrication and project management, is looking for a Carpentry Department Head.

Primary responsibilities will include helping with project traffic flow and meeting high quality standards. Applicant will ensure shop floor is supplied in an efficient manner, maintain inventory of materials, and manage or perform tool maintenance. The department head participates in the shop apprentice program by training and mentoring and is the key backup to the Director of Shop Operations in managing staffing shortages and overages.

Applicants note: This is a hands-on position. In addition to fulfilling above responsibilities, individual will spend significant time on shop floor performing carpentry duties.

Successful candidate will:

Possess 10+ years’ experience in similar shop environment

Be well skilled in cabinetry, millwork, tooling processes and material selection choices

Display strong staff management skills

Be adept at schedule development and facility oversight

Organize and conduct employee orientations, training, staff development.

Proficiency in MS Office required; CNC & AutoCad experience a plus.

Please send your resume and salary requirements to