Experienced lighting technician with strong abilities to diagnose and repair technical issues. Offers an adaptable creative approach to each new situation with a professional and ambitious attitude.
Experienced lighting installation technician
Vari-Lite certified service and repair technician
Adept understanding of console software and programming across multiple platforms
Clean, light handed solder technique
Great cable management from dimmers to truss
Professional stage and time management during load-ins and outs
Excellent communication skills weather it be production managers or stage hands
Network connectivity knowledge (including router installation and management, IP addressing, DHCP, DNS, WEP, WPA)
In depth knowledge of windows based computer systems (A+ training)
Willingness to travel
Fast learner with a desire and willingness to expand my boundaries
Lighting Technician10/2010 to 02/2013 Creative Stage Lighting Co., LLC – North Creek, NY
General In-Shop Service and Repair Hardware and Software Updates, Lens Cleaning, Fixture Information Logging, Diagnostics, PCB Restoration (where applicable), Module Replacement and Repair. Experienced with the fallowing equipment: Console's: Avolites, ETC, Flying Pig Systems, Grand-Ma, Leprechaun, Vector Fixtures: Clay Paky, Conventionals, Color Kinetics, Coemar, High End, JB Lighting, Martin, Vari-Lite Accessories: Clear-Com, W-DMX, Monitors etc..
One-Off and Tour Lighting Technician Gained experience as a professional installation tech on gig's such as Bruno Mars, Celtic Thunder, DDT, Phish, Musikfest, Strangefolk (with whom I was credited as Lighting Technician in PLSN for their 2012 show in Burlington, VT).
In-Shop Leg Work Pull and prep of rental and production equipment. - Cable labeling, home-run and loom prep. - Dimmer patching and labeling. - Keep Inventory upon outgoing and incoming equipment. Forklift operation.
Cook/Bartender05/2008 to 03/2011 Luara's Tavern – North Creek, NY
Kitchen Work: Stock, prep and cook anything from naco's, wing's, burger's and fries to steak, chicken, pork and pasta dishes.
Behind the bar: From beer to mix drinks I've served it all.
Assistant Kayak Instructor and Raft Guide03/2003 to 08/2006 Wild Waters Outdoor Center – Warrensburg, NY
White Water Kayak Instruction River safety Equipment usage and safety Boating techniques
White Water Raft Guide River safety Equipment usage and safety Boating techniques Creating a safe and entertaining environment for thecrew
Associate of Applied Science: Computer Science Administration and NetworkingSUNY ACC-
High School Diploma: Advanced Regents Diploma Social Science2007NWSC-
Phillips Vari-lite Certified Technician Series VLX/500/800/1000/2500/3000 Luminaires
Creative Stage Lighting Co., LLC Contact: George Studnicky IV firstname.lastname@example.org