The Sound Guy

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021


Current Resume
Work Experience
Special Skills

Awards & Accomplishments
Equipment Experience

 General Skills

  • Extensive knowledge and experience with the use of entertainment technical equipment.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with the upkeep and maintenance of entertainment technical equipment.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with repairing cables and soldering.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with installations, setups, strikes, load-ins, load-outs, and trouble shooting problems in the areas of Audio, Video, Lighting, Carpentry, and Staging.

 Touring Skills

  • Fully willing and capable of touring in the US or Internationally abroad. I possess a valid US Passport.
  • Experience with touring load-ins and load-outs.
  • Experience with chain motors, hoist motors, pickles, pendants, motor control boxes and distros.
  • Experience with basic rigging for speaker clusters, arrays, steel truss, and set pieces.
  • Experience with portable power generators for small to large scale events, concerts, and productions.
  • Experience with US and International power distribution and transformers.

  • 100 - 240V, including 208V up to 400A
  • 50/60 Hz
  • Single - Three Phase

 Computer Skills

  • Extensive computer background.

  • Experience with Digital Audio recording and editing.

  • Capable of recording and editing Voice-over tracks.
  • Capable of splicing and lengthening songs/musical tracks.
  • Capable of editing and organizing sound cues and musical tracks for productions.
  • Capable of song mix's for dance/cheerleading competitions and shows.
  • Experience with mono (single track), stereo (2 track), and multi-track (4,8,16,24) editing software and equipment.

  • Experience with Digital Video recording and editing.

  • Capable of creating promotional videos.
  • Capable of creating music videos.
  • Capable of creating resume/portfolio videos.
  • Capable of mastering final video project to DVD, VCD, or standard computer video file (.AVI, .MPEG, etc.).

  • Experience with the creation of complete, organized, and detailed Technical Riders for touring and non-touring shows.

  • Sound Tech Riders
  • Lighting & Gel Cuts Tech Riders
  • Stage Tech Riders
  • Lighting Plots
  • Sound Plots

  • Experience with the creation of complete, organized, and detailed Sound Plots in CAD format for stages and/or shows.

  • Sound Console - Patching and Board Assignment
  • Wireless Microphone System - Frequency Assignment, Antenna Distribution, and Cast Member Assignment
  • Complete Sound System Diagram - EQs, Processors, Amps, and Speakers Signal Flow Schematics
  • Speakers Ground Plan
  • Microphone Ground Plan
  • Orchestra Pit Ground Plan
  • Text Circuiting

  • Software Experience and Knowledge :

  • Audio .WAV Editing Software : Sony Sound Forge, Sony ACID Pro, Steinberg Wavelab, Audiograbber 1.80, and DX Plug-ins.
  • Audio Multi-Tracking Editing Software : Sony Vegas, Sony ACID Pro, Adobe Premiere.
  • Video Editing Software : Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere, Sonic Foundry DVD Architect.
  • Graphic Editing Software : Adobe Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro, Adobe Illustrator.
  • Lighting Software : MiniCAD 7, Obsession Offline, Expression Offline, Lightwright.
  • Animation : Macromedia Flash MX.
  • Internet : Access since 1995, Created 8 web pages.
  • Misc : Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Powerpoint), Corel Wordperfect, and Much MORE.
  • Other Info : Experience with and Worked on PC's since 1982, Owned my own PC since 1988, I upgrade and install my own PC's, Experience with Troubleshotting and Fixing Problems, and I have LAN and wireless LAN Experience.

 Personnel Skills

  • Knowledge and experience with the supervision / crew leader role over Audio, Lighting, and Carpentry Personnel.
  • Worked with and under members, while following and understanding the rules of the Actors Equity Association (AEA), Equity Stage Managers (AEA), Union Stage Hands (IATSE), American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA), and TEAMSTERS.
  • Experience and knowledge of the budgetary, financial, and purchasing aspects for the area of sound in productions, plus involvement with daily and weekly production meetings.

 Staging/Carpentry Skills

  • Experience with MiniCAD drafting and hand drafting.
  • Experience with the creation and maintenance of fiber-optic curtains and set pieces.
  • Experience with the operation and maintenance of hydraulics.
  • Experience with ladders and lifts.

  • Vertical Lifts, Scissor Lifts, Knuckle High Reach Lifts, Extension Ladder, A-Frame Ladder, Standard Step Ladder, Scaffolding.
  • Experience with power and hand tools.

  • Power Tools : Table Saw, Radial Arm Saw, Band Saw, Panel Saw, Miter Saw, Planer, Lathe, Drill Press, Jointer, Metal Cutting Band Saw, Metal Miter Saw, and more.
  • Hand Tools : Screw Gun, Electric Hand Drill, Belt Sander, Pneumatic Nailers, Pneumatic Staplers, Pneumatic Wrench, Pneumatic Drill, Sawzall, Porta-Band, Saber Saw, Circular Saw, Router, and more.

 Other / Misc. Skills

  • Experience with analog (reel-to-reel) recording and editing.

  • Capable of splicing songs/musical tracks.
  • Experience with stereo (2 track), and multi-track (4,8,24) equipment.

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