Gerard Burns

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Gerard Burns

HGV Driver Class 2
Thornliebank, Glasgow, UK
TRANSPORT MANAGER available for your Operator's Licence. HGV and PSV. Anywhere in the UK. FREE assistance with your O-licence (if you hire a TM). See our rates. Call 07833 684449 or contact us here.
INSURANCE: HGV and PSV vehicles, machinery and equipment, residential and commercial property, business and trade, life insurance. Call 07833 684449 or contact us here.

Gerard Burns
Thornliebank
gerryburns100@gmail.com
07847642692

“Confident, calm, reliable, honest, determined.”
I am a dependable, physically fit, and hardworking individual who is out to acquire a solid career opportunity within a reputable company who I can prove myself to and develop my skills to progress to the highest possible level.Throughout my working life I have been in situations where deadlines, pressure, difficult customers, unplanned circumstances and bad luck have all turned up at some stage and as such I have developed a great ability to handle and overcome all of these situations calmly and effectively.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Event Technician
April 2013 to Present
An extremely varied job involving all aspects of technical event set up including rigging, audio installation and operation, set and stage construction, following spec sheets and drawings to ensure builds are exactly positioned. Being able to turn your hand to just about anything is essential. Vigorous health and safety guideline must be adhered to at all time as there is often situations involving pyrotechnics and inexperienced personnel on site during set up and members of the public throughout show runs. I can be left on my own or be part of a huge team depending on the size of event.
2011-2013
Left full time employment to complete an intensive degree course of Audio production.

HGV Driver
Saint Gobain Transport
2006 to 2011
Delivering and loading/ unloading of building materials to trade and public. My responsibilities included customer service and care, safely transporting heavy materials, cash handling, working to tight deadlines and the safe and responsible operating of a hydraulic crane.

HGV Driver class 2
Park Packaging and Print Ltd
2004 to 2007
Multi-drop deliveries nationwide of packaging materials. Responsibilities included customer service and care, cash handling, route planning and working to deadlines

Driver/Event Labourer
Free Media Ltd
2001 to 2004
Distribution of cultural and artistic media throughout Scotland, onsite event signage.

door steward
1997 to 2001

EDUCATION

BSc in Engineering and Production
Middlesex University
2011 to 2013

HND in Audio Engineering and Production
St Ninian’s High School – Glasgow
1992 to 1998

SKILLS

MAC, PROBLEM SOLVING, PROJECT MANAGEMENT

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Skills

● Heavy goods driving
● Money handling
● People Management
● High pressure problem solving
● Audio engineering
● Project management
● Listening
● Set/stage construction
● Power tool experience
● Communication
● Mac and windows computer literate
● Extensive H&S knowledge
● Good geographical knowledge of UK road networks
● Fire warden

Other Qualifications

HGV CAT C Driving license
IPAF mobile elevated platform
Safety Passport
First Aid
Manual handling

The following are qualifications which have expired.
Counterbalance forklift
Bendi forklift
HIAB

References are available on request.


INSURANCE: HGV and PSV vehicles, machinery and equipment, residential and commercial property, business and trade, life insurance. Call 07833 684449 or contact us here.
TRANSPORT MANAGER available for your Operator's Licence. HGV and PSV. Anywhere in the UK. FREE assistance with your O-licence (if you hire a TM). See our rates. Call 07833 684449 or contact us here.
  • Updated 6 months ago

To contact this candidate email Gerard.Burns@hirett.com or call 07847642692