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Floor Manager

United States
September 09, 2008

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davenport, fl *****


Dedicated Floor manager with 10 years experience working with live stage productions. Offering a dedicated work ethic and attention to detail. Superb guest relations. Dependable attendance. A team player with a can do attitude. Flexible and responsive to change. Resourceful and analytical nature results in improved operational efficiency. Adept at problem solving, making decisions and multi-tasking during fast-paced and stressful situations.


Feld Entertainment/ Ringling Bros. Circus, Vienna, Va

Floor Manager, 2000 - 20008

Manage up to 16 employees during performances and load in-load out procedures. Supervised the floor/stage and trussing set up to company standards. Inspected audio/ lighting and mechanics used for proper placement. Responsible for planning load ins / load outs and daily departmental duties. Interview and train all new department employees 11 years experience in acrobatic rigging using manual as well as motorized rigging systems. Worked directly with performers to ensure proper rigging and placement of their mechanics and apparatus. Communicated with lighting, props and backstage departments during performances to ensure a smooth running show. Interact with patrons to ensure high level of customer satisfaction. Help resolve audience complaints and grievances. Designed and implemented mechanics/ flyaways used for show purposes. Inspection of mechanics, rigging and truss to insure quality and safety standards. Responsible for distributing all floor cues. Moved props on and off the stage. Directed movements of props on and off the stage.

Company driver for five years. Responsible for driving riggers and electricians from city to city and meeting deadline arrival times. Ten years experience as a ceiling/ground rigger. Responsible for the accurate layout and inspection of all rigging points in each venue as per company standards. Unload stage, truss, props, audio and video equipment from trucks and wagons using forklift. Inventory control and concerns. Responsible for ordering products used for department. Shipping/ receiving for department. Kept accurate records of inventory, man hours worked, and city information using Microsoft Word and Excel. Certified forklift, boom lift, scissor lift. Trained in forklift safety, fall protection and rigging safety.

Mosey Manufacturing, Richmond, In

Machinist, 1999 - 2000

Worked on computerized cnc lathe machines creating parts for General Motors. Responsible for the accuracy of each part. Maintained correct dimensions and adjustments using digital and analog micrometers. Kept written, computerized inventory of all parts made. Used forklift for bringing product to station and dumping all extruded shavings. Certified forklift.

Feld Entertainment/ Ringling Bros. Circus, Vienna, Va

Stagehand/Issue Clerk, 1996 - 1999

Supervised a team of 3. Issued stock for 14 novelty stands. Kept accurate inventory on spreadsheets for each stand. Responsible for ordering inventory and determining quantity of stock needed on a weekly basis. Kept accurate count of inventory. Certified Truss set up. Rigged mechanics. Worked on stage moving/setting props. Assisting acrobats during acts. Lead ceiling rigger. Float mechanic. Responsible for fixing and replacing cable systems inside all floats. Certified forklift, boom lift, scissor lift.

Self Employed, St. Petersburg, Fl

Sub-Contractor, 1993 - 1996

Designed and built outdoor sun decks, walks, gazebos and fences. Used all industry standard power tools. Managed a crew of 6.

Responsible for determining and ordering supplies needed.

Bama Seafood Products, St. Petersburg, Fl

Warehouse/Forklift/Inventory control, 1991 - 1993

Responsible for the shipping and receiving of products. Insured products were fresh and met company

standards upon shipping/ receiving. Quality control. Did manual inventory twice weekly. Input average weekly inventory into computer database. Certified forklift, scissorlift.

US Coast Guard, St. Petersburg, Fl

Seaman, 1987 - 1990

Search and rescue, drug enforcement, civilian boat safety training. Fire rescue training. Seaman of the deck.

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