Lead Event Carpenter

Job Detail

  • Job ID 26811
  • Career Level Mid Career
  • Experience 8 Years +
  • Gender No preference
  • Industry Construction & Building
  • Nationality No preference
  • Qualifications Certificate

Job Description

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assigning and explaining tasks to your team.
  • Communicating with various client groups to determine the time frames within which projects should be completed.
  • Calculating the amount of labour, time, and materials needed for each project.
  • Creating and adjusting project schedules accordingly.
  • Ordering all materials required for projects.
  • Supervising the carpenters, unskilled and semi-skilled workers, and subcontractors.
  • Managing all carpentry duties required, including both rough and finished carpentry.
  • Maintaining accurate records of all work done by your team.
  • Create plans, drawings, and sketches as required.
  • Assist in design phase to improve proposals where required.
  • Coordinate space and set-up requirements with various departments as needed.
  • Execute tasks and collaborate where required to complete on deadline.
  • Oversee the management and repair of tools and other equipment.
  • Ensure that a safe work environment is maintained.


  • Minimum 10 years’ experience as carpenter in Major Event settings in Europe or North America.
  • Fluent in English
  • Relevant experience in working with full range of carpentry materials.
  • Excellent understanding of carpentry techniques and methods of installation and construction.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Proficient in using electrical and manual equipment and measurement tools.
  • Ability to read, produce and amend technical documents and drawings.
  • Willingness to adhere to safety guidelines.
  • Excellent understanding of mathematics.
  • Sound knowledge of safety standards and procedures.
  • The ability to oversee and instruct in the use of all tools and equipment.
  • In good physical condition

Education & Professional Qualifications:

  • Degree or equivalent higher education required. (UK Level 6 or equivalent)
  • Working at height qualification required (RoSPA accredited course or equivalent)
  • Rope access qualification an advantage (IRATA Lvl 2 or 3 or equivalent)
  • Driving License required.

Required skills