Cart operator (travelling) - Salary and Career
Scenography Technicians

Cart operator (travelling) - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They build sets, props and furniture, based on analysis of the scenographic project and research of objects and materials, perform related techniques, such as carpentry, locksmithing, sewing, painting, modeling and sculpture, assemble and adapt pieces of scenery and special effects, operate machinery such as electric and scenographic poles, curtains, cranes, trolleys on rails and special effects mechanisms, supervise activities related to planning, budgeting and contracting of services and guide work teams.

How much does an Cart operator (travelling) earn

A Cart operator (travelling) earns between $1.350 and $6.320 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.567 and a median salary of $2.000 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 354 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Cart operator (travelling)

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.567 30.802 642 12
1º Quartile 1.350 16.201 338 7
Median Salary 2.000 24.000 500 10
3º Quartile 4.820 57.841 1.205 23
Higher Salary 6.320 75.843 1.580 31

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium-level technicians in cultural, communications and sports services
      • technicians in sound, scenography and projection equipment operation
        • scenography technicians

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Main workplaces

Scenography Technicians they work in artistic and cultural activities, on their own. They work as a team, with occasional supervision by the contractor, indoors and at irregular hours. In some activities, they can work at great heights, confined, subject to intense noise, remain in uncomfortable positions for long periods, as well as being exposed to the risk of accidents and toxic materials.

What does it take to work in the field of Scenography Technicians

For the professional exercise of film and video and theater and shows machinists, a complete elementary education is required, followed by a qualification course of two hundred class hours and one year of experience for the full exercise of the activities. From the cenotécnico, a high-level vocational technical course is required. The full performance of the activities occurs after five years of experience.

Functions and activities of Cart operator (travelling)

Scenography Technicians must:

  • operating machinery;
  • build scenarios and props;
  • building scenery and props;
  • set scenarios;
  • mount scenery;
  • supervise work activities;
  • build scenarios;
  • construir scenarios and props;
  • perform related techniques;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • assembling backdrops;
  • assembling sceneries;
  • build backdrops and props;
  • mount scenarios;
  • build scenery and props;
  • operate machinery;
  • mount scenes;

  • Activities

    • build set tricks;
    • perform modeling work;
    • check physical conditions of stages and sets;
    • search scenic objects;
    • hire third-party services;
    • perform carpentry work;
    • guide construction team;
    • demonstrate hand skill;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • fit props and scenery according to standard material measurements;
    • adapt project measures with scenic spaces;
    • fix mobile scenery on machinery;
    • decorate scenarios;
    • operate curtains;
    • manage time;
    • perform paint jobs;
    • perform mechanical work;
    • perform glazing work;
    • operate electric poles (hoists);
    • tuning stage dresses;
    • orient stage technicians;
    • operate cranes;
    • adjust stage costumes;
    • delegate tasks;
    • finish scenery and props;
    • perform texture work;
    • manage time;
    • identify scenarios in relation to rods;
    • work under pressure;
    • fix mobile backdrops to machinery;
    • demonstrate improvisational skills;
    • perform sewing work;
    • move scenarios on wheels;
    • adapt scenario to the size of the scenic space;
    • place props and objects in the scene;
    • operate special effects;
    • check warping and machinery;
    • structure props;
    • structure scenery;
    • guide stage assembly team;
    • operate scenographic rods;
    • matching backdrops and props to light;
    • create special effects mechanisms;
    • perform sculpture work;
    • perform rigging work;
    • budget services;
    • discriminate volumes in space;
    • arm cranes;
    • make decisions;
    • organize aisle transit;
    • operating trolleys on rails;
    • perform fiber works;
    • position scenario in scenic space;
    • mount special effects;
    • support cinema electricians;
    • script input and output of scenarios;
    • choose materials;
    • work as a team;
    • make technical drawings;
    • perform locksmith work;
    • manifest hearing acuity;
    • analyze scenographic project;
    • work as a team;
    • plan work activities;
    • supervise packaging and transport of scenarios;
    • manifest symmetrical acuity;
    • making special effects mechanisms;
    • supervise studio staff;
    • build furniture;
    • retouch scenarios;
    • manifest aesthetic sense;
    • assembling scenery pieces;
    • repair damage to scenarios and props;
    • arm trolleys on rails;
    • buy materials;
    • discriminate colors;
    • balance scenarios;
    • fix maneuvers in scenarios;
    • arm diffuser screens;

    Sectors that hire Cart operator (travelling) the most in the job market

    • open television activities
    • temporary labor lease
    • building construction
    • movie, video and television program production activities
    • photo production activities
    • production of films for advertising
    • radio activities
    • performing arts, shows and complementary activities
    • incorporation of real estate enterprises
    • fairs, congresses, exhibitions and parties organization services

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