Public Works


 

The Public Works Team (APW) oversees all infrastructure needs before and during the event.
 
APW works with all other teams as well as the Event Lead Team to identify and procure needed
materials. Additionally, they are responsible for building or organizing the building of all
structures (except the Effigy and Temple) and setting up other infrastructure items on­site, as well
as overseeing the physical inventory and maintenance of all Flash Point Artist Initiative's owned items.
 
 
APW needs strong, dedicated Volunteers (Timmies) to accomplish a great number
of general and skilled labor tasks before and during the Burn.
 
 
We are a working Team. Your time with us involves work. If work is not your thing, then we suggest that you go be a Ranger.
 
 
Before the Burn.
 
Build Weekend: (Saturday (9/27 & Sunday 9/28)
 
APW needs 3 teams for a solid days work. 8 hour shift.
 
Build Team of 4 Timmies to construct and Raise Center Camp
 
Build Team of 4 Timmies to construct shade structures, place road blocks, set up Gate and
Parking.
 
­Inventory Team of 4 Timmies responsible for removing and tracking all items in/out from the
container.
 
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Contact us to apply : APW@alchemyburn.com
 
 
Build Week: (Monday 9/29, Tuesday 9/30)
 
­APW needs 5 Timmies on each day to finish event set up and final preparations pre­Burn.
 
 
Team Load Out.: (Wednesday 10/1)
 
­APW needs 5 Timmies to assist all Teams in moving and setting up their equipment.
 
Introduce yourself and provide any applicable skill sets/experience at : APW@alchemyburn.com
 
During the Burn.
 
­APW has grown to 24 hour coverage for Shift Lead and Dispatch positions. We need capable,
responsible and venerated Timmies to manage the day to night and night to day operations of the
Team.
 
 
Shift LeadsAPPLICATION ONLY
 
Introduce yourself and provide any applicable skill sets/experience at : APW@alchemyburn.com
 
Head fetcher and Timmy wrangler. Handles Shift change for Timmies and Dispatch. 
Responsible for keeping radios, Carts, keys, storage trailer and all other APW equipment secure.
Overnight Leads are responsible for maintaining the burn barrels and generators on site.
 
6 hour shift.
 
Dispatch: APPLICATION ONLY
 
Introduce yourself and provide any applicable skill sets/experience at : APW@alchemyburn.com
 
Point person for Team. Remains at the kitchen at all times. Signs in/out radios, carts,
keys and equipment. Responsible for keeping radios, Carts, keys, storage trailer and all other
APW equipment secure.
 
6 hour shift.
 
* Please do not sign up for a Shift Lead or Dispatch Shift without first contacting APW.*
Introduce yourself and provide any applicable skill sets/experience at : APW@alchemyburn.com
 
 
 
TIMMY Shifts: Timmies are the backbone of the Burn. It is an open volunteer shift for anyone
interested in finding out what Public Works does and how the Burn operates. It is a general labor
position and no experience is necessary. Timmies should be prepared to work outside, in any
weather condition, wear closed toe shoes, work appropriate clothing and bring anything else you
may need to make your time with us comfortable.
 
Responsibilities include:
 
Servicing golf carts. Fueling, checking oil, changing tires.
 
Fueling Generators. Using a fuel pump to fill tanks to distribute fuel to the running generators
accros the event.
 
­Heavy lifting. Moving equipment, firewood and other bits of infrastructure around.
 
­Each Timmy is responsible for their equipment. Any radio, cart, tools and keys are yours to keep
track of and care for.
 
­Do not attempt a task you are not comfortable with and/or do not feel trained enough for. That
said, ask and we will show you.
 
­Foul language and drinking is expected.
 
­All Timmies must be referred to by their "Timmy Tag"
 
 
EFFIGY and TEMPLE BURN DOWN CREW: What do you think these Timmies do? They Burn shit down... kinda
 
APW needs 8 Timmies to help EMS/Effigy prepare the structures for Burn Down. This is a heavy
labor shift. There is a lot to do and little time to do it in.
 
Effigy Burn Down Crew begins at 4pm on Burn Day.
Temple Burn Down Crew begins at 6am Sunday.
 
 
 
Monday Inventory
APW plans on performing a complete inventory before we leave property.  We need help with this.  It is not hard work.  It is an easy day.  We need 8 individuals to assist us in making it even easier.