Freelance Lighting Technician Resume Example

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Max Herberstein

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Professional Profile

Reliable, qualified, and experienced Lighting Technician working mainly in production industries particularly warehouses and stage props production. Excels in installing and controlling production lighting equipment. Offering industrial exposure, providing lighting design solutions for a broad range of international markets. Works well in a close collaboration with lighting designers, sound technicians, the director, and the stage manager to combine skills and to help create the best lighting solutions. Currently looking for supervisory job opportunity wherein I get to handle a team of technicians.


08/2010 - 08/2019, Freelance Lighting Technician, Atkins, Warsaw, Poland

Main Responsibilities & Contributions:

  • Was responsible for stage-handing, rigging, lighting board operations and programming, special effects, and location setups.
  • Assessed, advised, and assisted with a proper stage, scenic and lighting set-ups. 
  • Assisted in the preventive maintenance and testing of bespoke lanterns. 
  • Supported the Lighting Engineers and other team members with the development of technical solutions, reports, and management of projects. 
  • Took reasonable care of own and others safety.
  • Co-operated with managers and supervisors in complying with statutory health and safety duties. 
  • Immediately reported incidents, accidents, and faults.
03/2007 - 07/2010, Lighting Technician, Domar Warehouse, London, United Kingdom

Main Responsibilities & Contributions:

  • Maintained great working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders which has a 20% increase in sales. 
  • Supported the Lighting Engineers and other teams with the development of technical solutions reports and management of projects.
  • Responsible for completion of specifically assigned tasks to time and cost.
  • Always adhered to the company's Quality, Safety, and Environmental procedures.
  • Supported the development of others by constantly sharing of knowledge.
  • Ensured that all equipment was within the test period and relevant test certificates were applied.
  • Ensured systems and documentation were accurately maintained.
07/2005 - 03/2007, Lighting Technician Trainee, The Peel Entertainment Group, Krakow, Poland

Main Responsibilities & Contributions:

  • Developed a thorough knowledge of all lighting department equipment specific to production in order to operate equipment safely.
  • Participated in required safety and emergency rescue classes.
  • Maintained a safe working environment at all times by conforming to all established safety policies and procedures.
  • Participated in all required safety classes and emergency rescue procedure training.
  • Inspected and maintained lighting equipment, updated maintenance and inspection records as directed.


09/2001 - 05/2005, Lighting and Electricity, Electrician Trainee High School, Warsaw, Poland

Top 5% of the Program

Lighting Diploma

Core Qualifications

Microsoft Office
Excel, Spreadsheet
AC/DC Electricity
ETC Lighting Consoles
Color Commands


Excellent Customer Service Skills
Interpersonal Skills
Professional Appearance and Demeanor
Great Organization and Prioritization
Excellent Decision Making


Exploring distant lands
Getting lost in a good book
Capturing moments

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