Skills Scenic Constructor - Motion Pictures, Broadcasting And Performing Arts in the Camrose–Drumheller Region

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a scenic constructor - motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and the performing arts (NOC 53111).


  • Set up and operate mobile camera platforms, microphone booms and lighting equipment
  • Load film reels onto movie theatre projectors
  • Adjust focus, sounds levels and other projector and theatre settings and maintain equipment
  • Assemble, repair, place, build and oversee props
  • Keep detailed notes of all actions, positions and camera angles, and photograph and date scenes
  • Rig, place, move and dismantle sets, backdrops, scenery and other stage equipment
  • Clean, maintain, transport and store costumes
  • Assist performers to dress in costumes
  • Arrange schedules
  • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations
  • Change and install an electronic control panel using automated equipment
  • Detect and repair mechanical and electrical problems
  • Set up equipment
  • Set up, assemble, adjust, maintain and replace reels and projector equipment

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Handling Goods and Materials Help - Handling Goods and Materials
  • Loading and Unloading
Building Help - Building
  • Constructing
Working with Technological Equipment and Machinery Help - Working with Technological Equipment and Machinery
  • Using Specialized Instrumentation and Equipment
Creative Expression Help - Creative Expression
  • Designing
Information Handling Help - Information Handling
  • Processing Information
Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Analyzing Information


Communications and Transportation Help - Communications and Transportation
  • Communications and Media
Social Sciences and Arts Help - Social Sciences and Arts
  • Fine and Applied Arts
Engineering and Technology Help - Engineering and Technology
  • Design
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