Resume Templates: Flyman Rigger


1234 Green Street, Los Angeles, CA 99999 Home: 012-345-6789 – Cell: 012-345-6789 –

Detail-oriented journeyman professional with 17 years of experience in theatrical rigging, electrical systems set up, carpentry, and mechanical troubleshooting and repair. Maintain optimal on-site safety by adhering to OSHA, ANSI, Fall Protection, and various standards for safe equipment operation. Familiar with hydraulic and pneumatic automation systems and interpreting construction plans in AutoCAD.

Core Qualifications
Mechanical Systems Expertise Carpentry/Metal Fabrication Audio Visual Technician Certified in Safety Standards and Procedures Risk Management Rigging Specialist Theatrical Electrician Hydraulic/Pneumatic Automation Systems Licensed Equipment Operator Fork Lift/Scissor Lift Certifications

Achieved status as journeyman stagehand after completing a three-year apprenticeship program comprising of academic and on-the-job training. Played a major role in improving the American Conservatory Theatre’s rigging grid functionality by updating the system’s idler pulleys, which resulted in reducing sound disturbances during performances. Created and implemented a new fall arrest safety system to lower the risk of injury and ensure optimal site safety. Enhanced shop inventory organization to decrease supply costs. Skilled in the repair and maintenance of motors, rigging safety equipment, and tools. Supervised 30 stagehands as head carpenter on “Vans Warp Tour” event, managing construction of sound stages and skateboarding ramps using a variety of electrical, carpentry, and audio visual skills. Familiar with OSHA, ANSI, Safe Lifting, Fall Arrest Systems, and MSDS standards and procedures.

Flyman Rigger January 2010 to Current American Conservatory Theatre San Francisco, CA Spearhead mechanical tasks as a stage technician supporting successful production of various theatrical events, including use of electric, pneumatic, and hydraulic computercontrolled automation systems. Reference plans from AutoCAD to construct theatre sets according to established specifications. Maintain and inspect a theatrical manual counterbalance fly system. Adhere to safety standards in operating half-ton and one-ton chain hoist motors and laying out power and control distribution to fly heavy equipment. Assist the purchasing agent in maintaining inventory in the shop area, ordering supplies as necessary.