Sample Boom Operator Resume

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Mark Dowling
162 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd
Roxbury, CT 06783

Job Objective To obtain a Boom Operator position in a company that provides an open environment with many opportunities for continuous growth.


Exceptional knowledge and understanding of the safety practices of boom operation
Outstanding knowledge of operation adjustment, limitations, and maintenance of boom construction equipment with auxiliary attachments
Amazing ability to life and carry the equipments up to 50 lbs
Ability to perform the minor repairs
Remarkable ability to stand for a long time during rehearsals
Ability to work outdoors in varying weather conditions


Boom Operator, May 2004 – Present
TriCounty Building Supplies, Roxbury, CT

Ensured all planned camera movements and changes of lighting during rehearsals.
Ensured best sound quality when recording dialogue and sound effects.
Anticipated when to move the boom and moved with the camera operator to follow the action, holding the boom steady and high.
Maintained and repaired the sound equipment.

Boom Operator, March 2002– April 2004
Media Match, Inc, Roxbury, CT

Placed the microphone to avoid shadow on the set or actors
Assisted the production mixer in all microphone placements
Ensured audio cables are kept away from electrical cables so they will not pick up AC hum
Picked up and delivered sound equipment and supplies
Assembled and set up stage properties to achieve desired effects.
Ensured proper positioning of microphone to record the quality sound.


Bachelor’s Degree in Communication (Electronic Media), Howard Payne University, Texas, TX

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