Dave Ragains

4056 Barnsley Dr. Orlando, FL 32812 (407) 865-4984 dragains@gmail.com

 

Qualifications/ Certifications

  • Dante Level 3 - June 2017
  • Shure Axient Certified
  • Yamaha CL5 Operator Training
  • D&B Factory Trained
  • Meyer Factory Trained
  • JBL Vertec and VTX Factory Trained
  • Klippel QC and R&D Products

 

Professional Experience

VER Orlando, FL - Audio Engineer

February 2002 - Present

 

  • QC Development - Developing and documenting procedures for testing all audio equipment using SMAART and Klippel software and hardware
  • Audio System Design - Meyer, D&B, JBL, L’Acoustic. All sizes and formats
  • System Engineer - Deployment and tuning of PA systems, SMAART
  • Systems Integration - Interfacing inhouse and hired equipment in both audio and video
  • Intercom Specialist - Riedel, Adam, Clearcom, 2-wire and 4-wire, Wireless, global interconnection
  • Design Consulting - Network, Fiber optic, Video, LED installations
  • FCC Part 74 License Holder

 

VER Orlando, FL - Engineering Manager

March 2013 - September 2016

  • Nine employee spanning video, audio, LED, Projection, Lighting, and computer departments
  • Acted as engineering hiring manager
  • Responsible for scheduling based on ever changing workload and needs
  • Responsible for all supplies and repair parts

 

Buck Algonquin Smyrna, DE - Machinist

May 1999 - August 2001

  • Responsible for delivering parts on-time and to customer spec, -/+.002”

 

Education

Full Sail - Assoc. Show Production and Touring

August 2001 - September 2002

 

Career Highlights

 

  • DoD Warrior Games, 2018 - Communications designer/ Engineer - Riedel

  • SiriusXM Super Bowl LII, 2018 - Broadcast/ Communications designer/ Engineer - Yamaha, Dante, Riedel, Bolero

  • Olympic Games Rio, 2016 - Audio Engineer/ Communications Engineer - Calrec, Riedel

  • NFL Draft, 2013 - 2018 - Communications designer/ Engineer - Riedel

  • Universal Studios Volcano Bay Opening, 2017 - Transport/ System Designer/ AIC - Digico

  • Universal Studios King Kong Opening, 2015 - System Designer/ System Engineer - 22.1 Surround system

  • Universal Studios Diagon Alley, 2014 - System Designer/ System Engineer - D&B V, CL5

  • Apple Itunes Festival, 2010 - 2016 - Communications Designer/ Engineer

 

 

Additional Skills

 

  • Audio Consoles - well versed in support and repair of Yamaha, Digico, Avid, and Studer

  • Fiber Optic - Strong understanding of transport and distribution

  • Networking - Well versed in wired and wireless networking focusing on A/V systems including LAN and WAN

  • Video - Experience with HD and Ultra HD video systems

  • RF - Advanced knowledge of RF systems, both audio and video

  • Troubleshooting - Very strong troubleshooting skills honed from many years of client support

  • Database - Experience with Neo4j and MySQL

  • Data Analytics - Knowledgeable with PowerBi and Google Analytics

  • Programming  - Arduino, Linux, machine vision

  • CAD/ CAM - Autodesk Fusion 360, Sketchup, TurboCAD

  • CNC Machining - Prototyping on home machines

 

 

Dave Ragains

4056 Barnsley Dr. Orlando, FL 32812 (407) 865-4984 dragains@gmail.com

 

Qualifications/ Certifications

  • Dante Level 3 - June 2017
  • Shure Axient Certified
  • Yamaha CL5 Operator Training
  • D&B Factory Trained
  • Meyer Factory Trained
  • JBL Vertec and VTX Factory Trained
  • Klippel QC and R&D Products

 

Professional Experience

VER Orlando, FL - Audio Engineer

February 2002 - Present

 

  • QC Development - Developing and documenting procedures for testing all audio equipment using SMAART and Klippel software and hardware
  • Audio System Design - Meyer, D&B, JBL, L’Acoustic. All sizes and formats
  • System Engineer - Deployment and tuning of PA systems, SMAART
  • Systems Integration - Interfacing inhouse and hired equipment in both audio and video
  • Intercom Specialist - Riedel, Adam, Clearcom, 2-wire and 4-wire, Wireless, global interconnection
  • Design Consulting - Network, Fiber optic, Video, LED installations
  • FCC Part 74 License Holder

 

VER Orlando, FL - Engineering Manager

March 2013 - September 2016

  • Nine employee spanning video, audio, LED, Projection, Lighting, and computer departments
  • Acted as engineering hiring manager
  • Responsible for scheduling based on ever changing workload and needs
  • Responsible for all supplies and repair parts

 

Buck Algonquin Smyrna, DE - Machinist

May 1999 - August 2001

  • Responsible for delivering parts on-time and to customer spec, -/+.002”

 

Education

Full Sail - Assoc. Show Production and Touring

August 2001 - September 2002

 

Career Highlights

 

  • DoD Warrior Games, 2018 - Communications designer/ Engineer - Riedel

  • SiriusXM Super Bowl LII, 2018 - Broadcast/ Communications designer/ Engineer - Yamaha, Dante, Riedel, Bolero

  • Olympic Games Rio, 2016 - Audio Engineer/ Communications Engineer - Calrec, Riedel

  • NFL Draft, 2013 - 2018 - Communications designer/ Engineer - Riedel

  • Universal Studios Volcano Bay Opening, 2017 - Transport/ System Designer/ AIC - Digico

  • Universal Studios King Kong Opening, 2015 - System Designer/ System Engineer - 22.1 Surround system

  • Universal Studios Diagon Alley, 2014 - System Designer/ System Engineer - D&B V, CL5

  • Apple Itunes Festival, 2010 - 2016 - Communications Designer/ Engineer

 

 

Additional Skills

 

  • Audio Consoles - well versed in support and repair of Yamaha, Digico, Avid, and Studer

  • Fiber Optic - Strong understanding of transport and distribution

  • Networking - Well versed in wired and wireless networking focusing on A/V systems including LAN and WAN

  • Video - Experience with HD and Ultra HD video systems

  • RF - Advanced knowledge of RF systems, both audio and video

  • Troubleshooting - Very strong troubleshooting skills honed from many years of client support

  • Database - Experience with Neo4j and MySQL

  • Data Analytics - Knowledgeable with PowerBi and Google Analytics

  • Programming  - Arduino, Linux, machine vision

  • CAD/ CAM - Autodesk Fusion 360, Sketchup, TurboCAD

  • CNC Machining - Prototyping on home machines