Boom Operator Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

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

Summary of qualifications

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

Work experience

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