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Sound Technicians handle a company's music and sound effect needs. These experts play a vital role in all entertainment forms, like radio, TV, theaters, concerts, film recording, and sporting events. Usual responsibilities emphasized on a Sound Technician resume include handling sound equipment, getting involved in event organization, consulting with clients, and troubleshooting technical problems. The most successful resume samples mention qualifications such as sound engineering expertise, decision making abilities, creativity, problem solving orientation, and teamwork. A Bachelor's Degree in broadcasting or electronics is often seen on Sound Technician example resumes.

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Sound Technician

Operated multiple pieces of equipment, including, video cameras, soundboards, and microphones.

  • Utilized multiple software applications, including, Song Show Plus, GarageBand for Mac, and Avery Design Pro, in order to edit past recordings. Presented lyric presentations, and designed CD and DVD covers.
  • Assisted supervisors with general office duties, including organizing equipment, filing old recordings. Created tables to archive old files.
  • Applied customer service skills in order to handle money and give out goods and services to customers upon request.
  • Applied leadership skills to supervise other employees.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Computer Information Systems
2

Sound Technician / Audio Engineer / DJ / Entertainer

Responsible for mixing sound, A/V system maintenance, A/V system configuration, disc jockeying, karaoke jockeying, and entertainment for bars, bands, festivals, and private parties.

  • Maintained technological knowledge in order to stay on the "cutting edge" of audio and video presentation.
  • Increased business of public clients dramatically through networking, internet advertising, and repeat business.
  • Earned a "following" of repeat business from musicians, singers, performers, and audience members through consistent work ethic, sound quality, show presentation, and interpersonal skills.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
Psychology
3

Sound Technician and Consultant

Manages presets and busses to run live sound for the worship experience

  • Helped oversee and advise on acoustics and set-up for the launch at two separate locations
  • Consulted for expertise and knowledge regarding the purchase of primary live rig equipment
  • Trained and educated audio staff on equipment capabilities and mixing techniques for live sound
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Music Production
4

Sound Technician

  • Personally responsible for the setup, maintenance, and operation of sound systems in venues around the world ranging in size from <100 - >150,000
  • This position included Monitor engineer, House audio engineer, Crew Chief, mic jockey, and equipment technician.
  • Detailed assembly of electronic and electro-mechanical devices. Fabricated light chassis from engineer's shop drawings. Using design drawings assembled and wired electronic components using soldered and crimped connections.
  • Produced printed circuit boards from copper clad stock. Mounted components and wiring onto printed circuit boards using approved soldering techniques.
  • Fabricated shielded ribbon, shielded multi-conductor, speaker and ac cables. Connections included crimped, soldered and screw terminals. Cables were tested using automated test equipment.
  • Working from design drawings assisted in installing a 400 speaker sound system in a large regional shopping mall. Pulled wire thru conduits, attached all speakers to their respective circuits. Installed amplifier racks and associated components. Made final connections and tested the completed system to insure that adequate sound levels were maintained throughout the mall.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Information Technology
5

Sound Technician and Stagehand

Conferred with producers, performers, and others to determine and achieve the desired sound for musical performances or other special events (e.g. production shows, live comedy, meetings, weddings, and sporting events).

  • Set up, tested, adjusted, and mixed sound equipment for live performances.
  • Regulated sound quality during the live performances.
  • Synchronized and equalized prerecorded dialogue, music, and sound effects with visual action of live productions, using control consoles.
  • Prepared for events by performing activities such as selecting and setting up microphones, truss, stage lights, spotlight, risers, props, and backline.
  • Directed and coordinated construction and tear-down of stage in order to ensure that sets meet design, budget, and schedule requirements.
  • Conducted training sessions for staff members and clients on selection, use, and design of audiovisual materials and on operation of presentation equipment.
  • Requisitioned and maintained inventories of equipment or supplies necessary to meet production demands.
  • Reported equipment problems and ensure that required repairs are made.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
19
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
6

DJ, Sound Technician and Public Relations

Bought sound equipment and arranged set-ups for live shows and clubs.

  • Administered recording for bands, Dj and live performer for various music projects.
  • Controlled DMX for lighting equipment.
  • Managed the technical set-ups and planning of different events hosted by the company.
  • Produced shows consisting of a variety of parts for an audience up to 1000 people.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Event Planning And Management
BS
Physics
7

Sound Technician

Built and maintained sound systems

  • Designed and managed wireless monitoring systems
  • Installed external effects processors
  • Configured software to connect to Internet application servers
  • Set up equipment for employee use, performing or ensuring proper installation of cable, operating systems, and appropriate software
  • Read technical manuals, conferred with users, and conducted computer diagnostics to investigate and resolve problems and to provide technical assistance and support
  • Conferred with staff, users, and management to establish requirements for new systems or modifications
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
C
Certificate
BA
Bachelor of Arts
8

Audio Sound Technician

Worked with various audio equipment

  • Ensured sound quality was at an appropriate level for all events
  • Recorded weekly sermon in order for Church members to purchase audio cassette tapes
  • Performed various maintenance duties such as sweeping, moving equipment and re-arranging audio wires
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
9

Media Director/sound Technician

Supervised and coordinated all activities for the media, sound, and video department

  • Ordered, maintained, and repaired all sound, video, and media equipment in order to enhance the overall effectiveness of the church
  • Recorded, edited, and mixed down CDs and DVDs for mass production, distribution, radio and broadcast television
  • Produced and mailed CDs and DVDs from online, phone, in house and mail orders
  • Managed relationship with outsourced vendors and third parties
  • Developed an inventory log of all sound, video and media equipment
  • Developed and implemented marketing and resource strategies
  • Maintained product inventory logs
  • Assigned and managed volunteer staff
  • Created different budgeting plans for various events during the year
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Computer Information Systems
Engineering And Production
10

Sound Technician

Upgraded lighting controls and show lighting to LED lighting fixtures on the west side attractions.

  • Installed, aligned and programmed the new audio-animatronic Jack Sparrow figures in the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction.
  • Upgraded the Programmable Logic Control (Allen-Bradley, Omron, Beckhoff PLC) for the ride control and show control systems.
  • Installed new optical sensors for extra ride control coverage and security cameras
  • Programmed the data masking for the intrusion system.
Candidate Info
32
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
AS
Avionic Engineering

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