Careers

At Production Canada, we’re a team of elite professionals, but we’re also exquisitely human. We’re frank and to-the-point when it comes to getting the job done. We get real – and always with a touch of humour.

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Our Values

Our Culture

Our company is built around a policy of hard work, fun and respect shared with both staff and clients. Empowering our team to achieve the greatest outcome – for the show, for the company, and for each other. If that sounds right up your alley, please submit your resume to [email protected]. We’re always on the lookout for our next team member!

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Vancouver, BC

Live Event Construction Project Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Director of Construction, this employee shall coordinate and supervise the construction of scenery according to Production Canada specifications. This employee is responsible for quoting and planning scenery construction and managing client expectations. During project executions, the Construction Project Manager will direct crews in the building of scenery on site. The Construction Project Manager works in conjunction with the Director of Construction to maintain project budgets.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Five years of professional experience in the corporate event or theatre industry with at least two years in a management position
  • Extensive knowledge of woodworking tools and scenery construction methods
  • Ability to read and produce construction drawings
  • Generate accurate estimates
  • Working knowledge of CAD and drafting in both 2D and 3D, Vectorworks essential
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft & Google Suites
  • Ability to manage both carpentry staff and clients
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and own a vehicle
  • Personable disposition a must

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage event budgets
  • Cost and analyze drawings and projects
  • Direct site crews
  • Supervise shop staff
  • Draft construction drawings for other shop carpenters
  • Lead and direct local crew at event setups
  • Load and drive trucks (standard 24’ @ 5-ton)
  • Maintain client communication and expectations
  • Interact in a friendly and responsible manner with clients and other staff

HOURS AND SALARY

Regular shop hours range from 8 am – 6 pm, but we operate a flexible production schedule to accommodate the needs of our staff. Our shows are set up at all hours of the day and night, and a flexible schedule is required and appreciated.

Remuneration based on skills and experience per hour based on a 40 – 44 hour workweek. Salary Range = $65k – $80k annually paid bi-weekly.

CONTACT INFORMATION

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Contract - Work from Home

Construction Draftsperson – Contract

JOB DESCRIPTION 

This position will report to and assist the Production Canada Construction Project Managers to help our clients bring their event visions to life.  Using knowledge of scenic construction, the employee shall create CAD drawings/renders.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create client facing CAD drawings (Vectorworks preferred)
  • Create construction drawings for carpenters (Vectorworks preferred)
  • Facilitating the design & build process with a keen understanding of scenic construction techniques
  • Collaborate with project managers to obtain knowledge of the clients’ requirements
  • Use PC approved templates
  • Ability to work well in a team and on your own
  • Ability to respond well to constructive criticism and maintain a positive attitude

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Exceptional working knowledge of CAD, Sketchup, Vectorworks, etc 
  • Understanding of Live Event Construction build methodology 

HOURS AND SALARY

This contract position will be based per project.  Average project hours can range from 4 to 32.

Remuneration based on skills and experience per hour.  Hourly Rate = $30 – $45

CONTACT INFORMATION

Please send your resume, samples of your CAD work, and hourly rate via email to [email protected] with the term “Draftsperson”.  No calls please.



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