This position will require knowledge of building construction and other structures during SFT set-up and ensure all operations are completed in compliance with SFT standards and regulations; provide construction set up for rides, shows, and SFT sponsored entertainment; assist in maintaining and repairing construction projects including private SFT buildings and grounds.
Varies depending on events
Coordinate with other departments in an effort to operationally provide the support necessary for production and construction. Assisting in construction needs both before and during State Fair, including replacement, repair, and deconstruction of the SFT grounds. Able to work outside in various weather conditions.
Have basic knowledge of principles, practices, methods and techniques of building construction and SFT general practices. SFT building standards, basic understanding of building requirements, and other applicable systems. Basic mathematics as applied to electrical/ construction/inspection work. The ability to read and interpret blueprints, plans, and specifications. Interpret and communicate city codes and ordinances to construction staff in order to properly and safely operate SFT apparatus. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Maintain effective working relationships. Deal tactfully and cost-effectively with contractors. Also must have possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid Texas driver’s license.