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audio visual technician resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

I have worked professionally in live event production for 8 years, 7 of those have been primarily with IATSE Local 140 out of Chattanooga.

I bring a wide set of skills to the table including experience in:

Audio, backline, video, carpentry, lighting, props and team leading.

I am a team player and know when to fall in line and take orders or how to effectively lead a team to accomplish an objective with clear, concise communication & leadership. Working smarter not harder is always the goal.

I am very detail oriented and always work hard to make sure every part of the job is done safely, effectively and efficiently as possible.

I am also experienced at critical thinking and problem solving for whatever issues may come up during a show.

Skills
  • Skilled in Maintenance and Organization
  • Audio Technologies
  • Lighting Systems
  • System Installation and Repair
  • Excellent Work Ethic
  • Project Coordination
  • Attentive to Detail
  • Reliable and Consistent
  • Critical Thinking
  • Computer Skills
  • Supervision & Leadership
  • People Skills
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Team Management
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
Education and Training
Chattanooga High School Center For Creative Arts Chattanooga, TN, Expected in 2009 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • This is where so first started learning about stage production and where I began honing the basic skills and knowledge I would carry into my future career as a stage technician.
The University of Tennessee - Knoxville Knoxville, TN Expected in : Music - GPA :
Chattanooga State Community College Chattanooga, TN Expected in : Music History, Literature, And Theory - GPA :
Experience
Boyne Resorts - Audio Visual Technician
Petoskey, MI, 01/2015 - Current

I have worked as an A/V tech setting up and flying audio line array systems and subs of many different varieties for small events, stadium tours, festivals, and nationally touring Broadway productions.

Typical duties have also included the following:

  • Setting up backline equipment including but not limited to drums, guitars, bass, keys, horns, etc. For rock bands, djs, and orchestras.
  • Setting up mics for all above instruments and run appropriate sound checks to confirm all equipment is working properly.
  • I have 18 years experience as a drummer and drum tech and can set up, tune, Mic and pack drums effectively and efficiently.
  • Transported and installed equipment for weddings, concerts and other live events.
  • worked as an A-2 tech checking and preparing lav mics for actors and assisting in their placement.
  • Run sound boards from older analog models to X - 32s and other models for large and small events.
  • Run audio cable lines and snakes, as well as removing all equipment quickly, safely and properly.
  • Employed best practices and safety protocols during equipment installations.
  • Ran trouble shooting for projectors and computers for multiple slide shows during corporate events.
  • Run spot light
  • Operate cameras including static, shoulder and robotic remote controlled cams.
  • Worked as head carpenter crew lead and job steward on multiple jobs
  • Operated fork lift and telescopic handler (a.k.a. lull) (certified for both)
  • Set up and run video cable, cameras and video walls of various types.
  • Focusing lights
  • Building stages and large set pieces.
  • Running show calls for numerous large Broadway productions in various departments including audio, carpentry, props, & spot light.
  • Loading and unloading semi trucks and trailers.
  • Building truss structures
  • Building various types of projection screens.
Solid Rock Systems - A/V Tech and Stage Hand
City, STATE, 10/2014 - Current
  • Typical duties have also included the following:
  • Setting up backline equipment including but not limited to drums, guitars, bass, keys, horns, etc. For rock bands, djs, and orchestras.
  • Setting up mics for all above instruments and run appropriate sound checks to confirm all equipment is working properly.
  • Transported and installed equipment for weddings, concerts and other live events.
  • Setting up projectors and screens.
  • Run audio cable lines and snakes, as well as removing all equipment quickly, safely and properly.
  • Set up and run video cable, cameras and video walls of various types.
  • Operated fork lift and telescopic handler (a.k.a. lull) (certified for both)
  • Focusing lights
  • Building stages.
  • Loading and unloading semi trucks and trailers.
  • Building truss structures
  • Driving box trucks and delivering/picking up equipment
Helm Projects - Lighting Assistant
City, STATE, 08/2018 - Current
  • Setting up site lighting at large music festivals such as Bonnaroo, Forecastle, Railbirds, Riverbend, Moon River etc.
  • Setting up lights for corporate events, weddings, graduations etc.
  • Sorting, organizing, labeling, cleaning, fixing, packing, delivering and dropping off equipment in the shop.
  • Designing, focusing and lighting various locations to provide ambience per the clients specifications.
  • Working with a team to accomplish these goals efficiently, safely and effectively.
American Stage Company - Stage Crew Member
City, STATE, 06/2016 - 08/2020
  • Building and setting up stages of various types
  • Building truss structures and truss towers for stages
  • Loading and unloading semis and box trucks
  • Operating fork lift
  • Operating motors and assisting with basic rigging for motors & truss (creating baskets with GAC flex and span sets)

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Chattanooga High School Center For Creative Arts
  • The University of Tennessee - Knoxville
  • Chattanooga State Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Audio Visual Technician
  • A/V Tech and Stage Hand
  • Lighting Assistant
  • Stage Crew Member

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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