Want to join the SBI team?

We are always looking for talented individuals to join our freelance teams of Scenic Carpenters, Painters and Finishers, and Truck Drivers.

Please send your resume with references, cover letter and salary requirements to info@WeAreSBI.com


Freelance Welder 

Description:

Possesses expert level metal working ability. Works with Shop Supervisor and Project Managers to execute metal scenery construction. Must be available immediately.

  • Expert knowledge of metal materials, construction, and welding techniques
  • Ability to read technical drawings
  • Maintains a clean work area
  • Must be able to lift, pull, push and carry 50 lbs. or more. Physically capable of climbing ladders, scaffolds, using boom lifts, man lifts, and able to balance, crawl, crouch and kneel
  • Able to work as a team player; Must be able to build and maintain good working relationships with a diverse group of individuals and personalities
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule that includes weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Must be able and willing to walk and stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to multitask while maintaining a positive attitude.

Send resume and salary requrements

Freelance Carpenter

Are you energetic, out going and a scenic carpenter looking for freelance work? Then you are in the right spot!

Primary Purpose:

Responsible for fabrication, installation and maintenance of scenic elements and properties; standard and custom on site

Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of professional experience as a Scenic Carpenter.
  • Knowledge of theatrical set design and construction.
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Ability to read and comprehend plans or blue prints and fabricate a set, set element or prop from said approved rendering or blueprint without supervision. [Huge Plus]
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Intermediate knowledge of power tools, building materials, and hardware used in a professional carpentry setting (i.e. Table saw, sliding compound miter saw, screw gun/drill, router, pneumatic staplers/nailers, sanders, drill press, jigsaw and skill saw).
  • Fabric stretching experience
  • Physically capable of climbing ladders, scaffolds, using boom lifts, man lifts, and able to balance, crawl, crouch and kneel
  • Must be able to lift, pull, push and carry 50 lbs. or more.
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule that includes weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Must be able and willing to walk and stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to multitask while maintaining a positive attitude.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Installation of scenic elements and properties for all related events while meeting strict deadlines.
  • Consistently demonstrates courteous and professional behavior in all work aspects with all team members.
  • Works as part of a team to increase productivity.

This is a part-time / freelance position in NYC and the surrounding area

Shop Carpenter

SBI, Siegfried’s Basement LLC is currently seeking a a well rounded Shop Carpenter for our Secaucus NJ Scenic Production facility.

Responsible for building, laminating, fabricating, and maintaining of scenic elements and properties; standard and custom.

Qualifications:

  • Professional experience as a Scenic Carpenter or Cabinet Maker. Minimum 3 years.
  • Knowledge of theatrical set design and construction.
  • Knowledge of laminates is a MUST. Chemetal, Colorcore, Decometal, and the proper way to work these brands
  • Ability to read and comprehend shop drawings and fabricate a set, set element or prop from said approved rendering or drawing without supervision.
  • Fabric stretching and experience is a plus.

This is a Temp To Hire position with a performance and attendance review after 3 months

CNC Operator/Programmer - wood

Scenic Design and Set Fabrication Company is seeking a full time CNC Operator/Programmer.
The ideal candidate will have wood CNC experience in the field of set production for the luxury brand/ industrial/ special event/ theatrical industry.
Strong interest in the CNC Router and strong multi-tasking skills are an absolute must.

MUST HAVE WOOD CNC EXPERIENCE
Please do not apply if you live out of the country - SBI Does not have relocation assistance or sponsor visas

Qualifications:

  • Ability to run CNC Router to cut MDF, plywood, plexi, chem metal, formica. 
  • Experience with a SCM Pratix N15 CNC router preferred
  • Program/Toolpath using CAM software (Alphcam and Xilog plus preferred), understanding of different materials and tool types. 
  • Ability to draft in CAD/Vectorworks is a plus but not a requirement
  • Knowledge of Construction/Carpentry is a plus but not a requirement. 
  • Must be able to lift, pull, push and carry 50 lbs. or more.
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule that includes weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays

Would work from our shop in Secaucus, NJ.

Painter / Finisher

Scenic Design and Set Fabrication Company is seeking a painter/ finisher/carpenter with at least 3 years experience. 

Applicants must be accomplished in the areas of:
•    Sanding and prep work
•    Primer, stain, clear and pigmented lacquers
•    Water based and chemical based finishes
•    Stain and paint color matching
•    HVLP and air assisted airless guns
•    Maintenance of spray booth equipment

Jobs can range from rolled on finishes to high end cabinet finishes. 

Additional Qualifications:
•    Must speak fluent English
•    Ability to work as a team player; Must be able to build and maintain good working relationships with a diverse group of individuals and personalities
•    Knowledge of power tools, building materials, and hardware used in a professional carpentry setting (i.e.  Table saw, sliding compound miter saw, screw gun/drill, router, pneumatic staplers/nailers, sanders, drill press, jigsaw and skill saw).
•    Fabric stretching experience is a plus
•    Physically capable of climbing ladders, scaffolds, using boom lifts, man lifts, and able to balance, crawl, crouch and kneel
•    Must be able to lift, pull, push and carry 50 lbs. or more.
•    Must be willing to work a flexible schedule that includes weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays. 
•    Must be able and willing to walk and stand for long periods of time.
•    Must be able to multitask while maintaining a positive attitude.

This is a part-time position that could lead to full-time

Truck Driver

Production Company in NY & Secaucus, NJ is seeking a qualified part time truck driver for in-town and out-of-town deliveries and pickups. Vehicles range from small van to 24’ trucks. In order to be considered for this outstanding opportunity you must have truck driving experience, excellent communications skills and be willing to work shifts that may include evenings, weekends, and holidays. Licensed drivers will be subject to background check and license verification.
Qualifications:
•    Must be 21 years of age or older
•    High school diploma or equivalent preferred
•    Must have 2 years of prior relevant work experience
•    Physical ability to move yourself and objects in and out of vehicles; must be able to lift 50 pounds
•    Knowledge of NYC street addresses a must
•    Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
•    Effective verbal communication skills to communicate with customers, co-workers and management
•    Truck driving experience with a valid Driver’s License (as mandated by state and location) and a good driving history
•    Must be willing to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions
•    Ability to work various shifts including weekends, evenings, and holidays on a part time basis
•    Must possess integrity, professionalism, and respect for others.

Assistant Project Manager / Technical Director

Company info:
SBI is a full service production company at the forefront of the luxury brand, corporate and private event industries. With expertise in event production, event planning, design and custom fabrication, SBI integrates creative thinking, talented people and hard work to achieve exceptional results for our clients.
Description:
Assistant Project manager will work closely with Project and Production Managers. Assistant will work to insure timely completion of technical drawings from which the shop will build scenic elements. Additional responsibilities may include communicating with the Shop Manager and Shop Foreman to insure proper building techniques are used;  ordering of supplies needed to complete the job, and possible assistance with installing scenery.
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate needs to meet the following criteria:
•    A highly developed knowledge of AutoCAD and/or VectorWorks and Adobe Illustrator
•    Knowledge of Microsoft Office a must, Photoshop,  CNC router,  SketchUp & Rhino3d a plus
•    Applicant must be a creative problem solver with great attitude, communication skills, and excellent eye for design
•    Have strong presentation, multitasking and interpersonal skills and an ability to handle a heavy workload and fast-paced environment and to meet deadlines
•    Experience with Industrial Scenery, Exhibits and Corporate Events
•    Must be experienced in building and installing scenic elements; including Hollywood flats, platforms, fabric stretching, leading a crew and utilizing a variety of specialized power tools
•    Knowledge of metalwork and / or finish carpentry a plus
Additional info:
•    This position is a limited contract position with the possibility of becoming more in the long term.
•    Office is located in Secaucus NJ
•    Compensation is commensurate with experience