Have been playing guitar for 10 years. I am a visual learner, making it easier to see and conceptualize the new task or issue, in my mind. I am punctual and reliable. Always try to stay positive and helpful in stressful situations.
May 2014-CurrentGuitar Technician | Austin's Musical Exchange | Austin, TX
Graduated from Musician's Institute, in Hollywood, CA, in the Guitar Craft program, learning guitar repair on many different models and styles of guitars and their respective hardware.
Also have built one Gibson Explorer style guitar that is a bolt-on neck with a silver burst finish.
Work experience in a local repair shop in Austin for over two and a half years since completing my formal education.
Have personally worked on hundreds of guitars, basses, mandolins, banjos, and other misc.
fretted instruments doing setups, structural and cosmetic repair, as well as, helping and dealing with customer questions and concerns.
Moved from apprenticeship to lead tech at current job Gained more knowledge than ever before for fretted instruments and how to work on them Fast learning of new and different techniques and repair procedures in a new shop Have personally setup and repaired hundreds of fretted instruments thru store.
September 2012-May 2013Cashier | Valero | Austin, TX
Supervised a new co-worker during my shift by helping train them and adjust to the job demands.
Improved "up-selling" of products for the store by using sales techniques and promotions.
Organized the store daily and restocked items that were low or out completely.
Greeted customers as they came and went.
February 2012-June 2012Car Finisher/Detailer Genie Car Wash | Austin, TX
Encouraged and motivated co-worker for the day to work fast but also do a quality job in order to finish more cars.
Reconciled issues that customers had with the work done or the quality of the work.
March, 2014Certificate in Guitar Craft: Musicians Institute Guitar Craft Academy, Hollywood Bozeman, CA MTMontana State University From: August 2009 -January 2011 Environmental Biology (not completed
May, 2009High School Diploma: Saint Mary's Hall, San Antonio, TX
Skills: Have been playing guitar for 10 years. I am a visual learner, making it easier to see and conceptualize the new task or issue, in my mind. I am punctual and reliable. Always try to stay positive and helpful in stressful situations.