Extended Skills

As stated before I am a Jack of All Trades and I have many skills from different areas. Below is a full list of ALL my skills, this makes for a long list! My experience in these fields range from beginner to professional. I learn quickly and am always looking to expand my skills and knowledge. If you have any questions about my skills and experience please contact me for more information.

Management
  • Over 12 years working with the public in sales, marketing, and customer service
  • Operated 2 small businesses (DJ and Event Services)
  • Managed a seasonal retail store for 3 years
  • Supervised lifeguards in two different indoor water-parks including America's Largest
  • Directly managed up to 20 employees (hiring, development, termination, and retention)
  • Understanding of schedules, plan-o-grams, and displays in a retail environment.
  • Understanding of accounting techniques around a small business.
  • Understanding of marketing techniques around a small business.
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft software and office programs.
  • Extensive knowledge of computer systems troubleshooting, both hardware and software.
Audio
  • Analog and Digital mixers used for live and special events
  • QSYS Level 2 Certified
  • Media Matrix, Dante, and Cobra net experience
  • Pre-planning and budget for audio system installation
  • Audio Rigging and Installation hardware
  • 70 Volt systems design and installation
  • Basic audio manipulation for effects and room
  • Building racks for distribution and portability
  • Audio over Ethernet/IP system design and implementation
  • EQ and processing for DJ and distributed systems
  • Real Time Analyzer use
  • Solder and Build out of different cables for audio distribution
  • Computer and IP based audio distribution and processing (QSYS and MediaMatrix)
Lighting
  • Hang and focus of lights and equipment for live, architectural, and special events
  • DMX and Analog programming and use (ETC based systems)
  • Landscape lighting design and implementation (low and high voltage)
  • Electrical and data wiring and termination (CAT5, COAX, Fiber, high and low voltage)
  • Generator and Feeder tie in and operation
  • Pre-planning and budget for architecture lighting system installation
  • Pharos Architectural controller programming
  • Basic ETC ION and EOS operation experience
  • Knowledge of LED operation and planning
  • Light-O-Rama - build, solder, programming, repair, and installation
Carpentry
  • Interlocking wall construction
  • Ability to read diagrams and drawings for construction
  • Basic and Intermediate carpentry skills
  • Operate different power tools including Driver, Circular Saw, Table Saw, Chop Saw, Angle Grinder, ect.
  • Installation and removal of temporary staging
Props / Scenery
  • Pneumatic plumbing and operation
  • Foam carving techniques
  • Basic carpentry for prop use
  • Fiberglass repair
  • UV Painting techniques – Invisible and Neon
Backstage
  • Backstage techniques and procedures
  • Load in techniques and procedures – Box Pusher, Audio and Electrics load in
  • Ice Cut techniques and procedures
  • Use of motorized fly control during shows
  • Rig curtains and scenery on traveler and stationary tracks
Video
  • CCTV system design and implementation
  • Digital Signage design and installation
  • IP and Coax based systems
  • Green Screen lighting and use
  • Basic Keying techniques (using After Effects and Primate Keyer)
  • Basic After Effects use
  • Projection Mapping
  • Projector Installation, Repair, and Removal
  • Studio Camera Setup and Use
Show Control
  • QLab use and programming
  • SFX use and programming
  • Alcorn McBride WinScript Advance Scripting Certified
  • Micro controller based systems installation and programming (Arduino, PLC, Raspberry Pi and Basic STAMP)
Computers and Networking
  • Computer and network installation and systems troubleshooting
  • CAT5 cable termination and installation
  • Fiber Optic cable termination and installation
  • FIS Fiber Optic Fusion Splice on Connector Installation Certification
  • Windows 9x though 10 use and troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Office programs use
  • Programming languages (HTML, XML, CSS, Flash, Basic)
Electronics
  • PLC repair and use
  • Arduino build and programming
  • Raspberry PI build and programming
  • Electrical schematic reading and use
  • Soldering and de-soldering of components including SMD component
Makeup and Effects
  • Special makeup effects
  • Application of prosthetic on face and body
  • Airbrush knowledge and use
  • Knowledge on the use and difference of cake, powder, liquid, and cream makeups
  • Contact lens use and purchase. Personal wearer of contact lenses
  • Hair coloring with temporary spray and airbrushes
Miscellaneous Skills
  • Operation and training of different man lift machines (including mast, scissor, and boom)
  • Operation and training of several types of fork machines (including truck, boom, pallet jacks (power))
  • Comfortable driving large box style trucks, including through major cities
  • Working at heights with Personal Protective Equipment
  • Valid Florida Driver's License
  • Valid US Passport
  • Lifeguard and CPR Certified (NASCO, Ellis, and Red Cross)
Certifications and Awards
  • Ben Franklin Career and Technical Education Center
    • Computer Operations and Support - 2002
  • Haunted Hydro Dark Attraction Park
    • Sound and Lighting Design Award - 2013
  • Ellis Fall Safety Solutions
    • Competent Person in Fall Protection - 2016
  • Fiber Instrument Sales
    • Fiber Optic Training Course - 2016
    • Advanced Fiber Optic Training Course - 2016
    • Cheetah Splice-on Connector Installation - 2016
  • QSC Audio
    • QSYS Level 1 Training - 2014
    • QSYS Level 2 Training - 2016