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About Me

Hello, I’m Gareth and I work as a Lighting Engineer.

This involves fitting, operating and maintaining lights and lighting equipment for Live Events.

As well as this I have developed skills skills in Live Sound, Sound Design, Lighting Rigging, Lighting Design, AV, Stage Management as well as general Stage Crew for Productions and Live Events.

I strive to better myself and develop my skills in order to keep upto date in this fast changing industry.I work efficiently to meet deadlines and my enthusiasm for my work pushes me to better myself for future tasks.

I also take a keen interest in understanding different aspects of and event or production, especially with regards to learning new roles or equipment.

Professional Experience

CSP AV  –  Sep 2018 – Current Employment
Lighting Engineer.

VME  –  Feb 2015 – Aug 2018
Lighting Engineer.

RPM LTD  –  Sept 2014 – 2016
Events Crew Member.

Showforce  –  May 2014 -2016
Events Crew Member.

John Prescott Theatre  –  Sept 2012 – June 2014
Student Technician for live venue.

Mat-Crewing  –  Oct 2013 – Dec 2013
Working as General Crew member.

Gallowglass  –  Sept 2014 – Nov 2014
Events Crew Member.

Other Experience

ScareTech  –  2013
Working along site as a Crew member as an Assistant Stage Manager and Lighting Operations.

TheSpaceUK  –  2014
Working as part of the technical team at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

MJD Event & Production Services  –  Sept 2014 – Present
Working as a Freelance Technician as and when requested.

VisionEvents Manchester  –  Nov 2014
Working as a Freelance Technician.

Sterling Event Group  –  Nov 2014
Working as a Freelance Technician as and when requested.

The Everyman & Playhouse  –  Oct 2014
Working as a Freelance Theatre Technician

The Compass / Central Station  –  Dec 2013
Training Day.

Education

West Cheshire College  –  2012 – 2014
Level 3 Technical Theatre BTEC Extended Diploma

West Cheshire College  –  2004 – 2005
Level 2 Training For Technicians (City And Guilds)
Web Design (BTEC)

Helsby High School  –  1999 – 2006
GCSE Qualifications

Additional Skills

I have a clean UK driving licence and am able and willing to travel.
I have skills in following theatre maintenance procedures.
IPAF – Mobile Vertical (3a) & Mobile Boom (3b)
S.P.A Safety Passport for Live Events Technical Production
First Aid Training
BS 7909 – Temporary Electrical Installs
Avolites Basic Training
Novastar Mars – Basic Training
Robe – Technical Support Training (Level 1)
In addition I have experience in Adobe Photoshop, Web Design, WYSIWYG and more.

Equipment

I Can Operate:
ETC Ion
Avolites Titan
Martin M-Series
Audacity
QLab
Novastar Mars

Other

Valid Live Events Safety Pass Allience Passport.

References

References available upon request.

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