Scenic Metalworkers x2

Fixed Term Contract (12 months)

Full time: 42.5 hours per week

Salary: £37,812 per annum

Based in: Purfleet, Essex

The Royal Opera House (ROH) is home to three of the world’s great performing art companies: The Royal Ballet, The Royal Opera, and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House. We aspire to produce great art, telling stories that can speak to universal themes that move us.

We currently have some exciting opportunities to join the Royal Opera House Scenic Carpentry team at the Bob and Tamar Manoukian Production Workshop, our purpose built state-of-the-art 3750sq metre building in Purfleet, Essex. The site contains a scenic construction carpentry workshop, metal workshop, paint studio and fit up area, enabling us to make scenery for the Royal Opera and Royal Ballet companies and the Birmingham Royal Ballet.

We are seeking to appoint two experienced Scenic Metalworkers to support operational demands ensuring that all scenic construction metalwork activities are carried out to the highest possible standard of safety, efficiency, and quality.

This role will suit a candidate who can demonstrate strong creative crafting skills within a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have:

• A recognised metalwork/welding qualification

• Knowledge and experience of metalwork manufacture using modern and traditional techniques and an understanding of period styles and history in scenic construction is desirable.

• Metalwork skills including sheet metalwork, welding steel/aluminium structures.

• Knowledge of Mig/Tig/Arc/Spot welding, brazing and soldering.

• An ability to work from scale drawings, models, plans, sketches and verbal references.

To apply for this opportunity please use the link provided, which will redirect you to the Royal Opera House website, where you can submit an application.

Applications close 8am, Monday 8th of April


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