automated lighting system designer resume example with 16+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

System Designer/Technician with over 15 years of successful experience in design and installation of temporary automated lighting systems in various venues across the globe. Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success in the Automated Lighting industry. Strengths in efficient design, communication, and leadership backed by training in automated lighting design.

  • Blueprints and schematics
  • Equipment calibration
  • Safety and compliance
  • Ariel Work Platform/Material Handling equipment
  • Communications
  • Project organization
  • Complex technical information
  • Blueprint fluency
  • Electrical Installations and Schematics
  • Customer service
  • Supervision
  • Team management
  • Lighting Systems
  • Temporary lighting system (Field Install)
  • Lighting design
University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT Expected in 12/2003 Bachelor of Fine Arts : Technical Design For Live Events/Lighting - GPA :
  • Graduated with 3.85 GPA
  • Majored in Lighting System Design
  • Vectorworks 2020; Draftsman
  • OSHA 10 Construction Industry Outreach Training Program; Certified
  • OSHA 30 Construction Industry Outreach Training Program; Certified
Work History
Bridges System Integration - Automated Lighting System Designer
Herndon, VA, 01/2005 - Current
  • Maintained Automated Lighting System design knowledge by attending various workshops, professional society gatherings, and meetings.
  • Planned project concepts by researching and studying information.
  • Obtained approval of concepts by submitting rough drafts and technical drawings to management or to client.
  • Consulted with Production and Project Managers, as well as end clients to identify design requirements for each project.
  • Gathered and bought all materials needed to successfully complete projects, including design approvals, legal permitting and project specific equipment.
  • Developed design deliverables that elevated, differentiated and functioned on-brand and on-strategy.
  • Handled numerous calls per day to address customer inquiries and concerns.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Monitored social media and online sources for industry trends.
Mastec - Automated Lighting System Technician
Denver, CO, 01/2005 - Current
  • Performed tests of functionality and performance of different devices associated with t automated lighting systems.
  • Identified and solved technical issues using variety of diagnostic tools and tactics.
  • Installed, modified and repaired software and hardware to resolve technical issues.
  • Conducted in-depth product and issue resolution research to address customer concerns.
  • Installed, configured and patched user hardware and software.
  • Maintained fueled and fully operational equipment to jump on any project requirement and keep teams on tight schedules.
  • Completed diligent equipment inspections, repairs and maintenance actions to prolong life of each piece of machinery.
  • Communicated with ground team members and fellow operators to prevent safety hazards and keep materials moving.
  • Operated Large Boom Lifts, Scissor Lifts and Forklifts on regular basis with advanced skill.
  • Trained in diverse pieces of equipment and useful attachments to handle any team need.
  • Resolved field technical problems, improved operations and provided exceptional client support.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
Self Employed - Master Electrician
City, STATE, 01/2005 - Current
  • Demonstrated expertise in use of cable reels, stripping tools, voltage detectors, crimping tools and wire and cable cutters to complete fast-paced work.
  • Spliced, joined and connected wire to fixtures and other electrical components.
  • Applied knowledge of trade tools and ability to read and follow blueprints and wiring plans to projects.
  • Studied building schematics to determine location of wiring and equipment.
  • Read and interpreted electrical, mechanical and architectural drawings and electrical code specifications for wiring layouts.

  • Interpreted drawings, wiring diagrams, flow charts and written descriptions of project requirements.
  • Connected appropriate parts to deliver power to audio and visual equipment, signaling devices and heating or air conditioning systems.
  • Installed 120/208 volt systems
  • Consistently updated knowledge of safety requirements and policies.
  • Installed safety and distribution components for electrical systems, such as switches, resistors and circuit-breaker panels.
Self Employed - Project Manager
City, STATE, 05/2017 - Current
  • Developed and initiated projects, including managing costs, schedule and performance.
  • Developed implementation methodologies to rein in project costs while meeting key milestones.
  • Identified plans and resources required to meet project goals and objectives by setting realistic timelines and checkpoints.
  • Provided management for 20+ internal personnel, contractors and vendors.
  • Oversaw projects for temporary install automated lighting by planning, designing, and scheduling.
  • Drove team success through shared vision and recognition of quality performance.
  • Orchestrated projects within strict time frames and budget constraints by solving complex problems and working closely with senior leaders.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Utah

Job Titles Held:

  • Automated Lighting System Designer
  • Automated Lighting System Technician
  • Master Electrician
  • Project Manager


  • Bachelor of Fine Arts

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