My Experience

Troubleshooting & Repairs / System & Equipment Maintenance / Project Planning & Execution.

Why Me

Marine Corps Veteran with over 9 years radio, network, transmission and satellite systems experience, three years quality assurance experience and one year of operational test and evaluation experience. Loyal, disciplined professional with proven success improving the performance and reliability of technical and communications systems in high-stakes environments.

Excellent technician with solid maintenance, installation and troubleshooting background. Skilled written and verbal communicator with natural ability to build trusting and effective relationships, within and external to, any organization. Decisive leader with excellent judgment, time management, and organizational skills. Possesses valid driver’s license. Proficient in Microsoft Office software.

Work Experience

Pacific Wireless Communications LLC

Kaua`i island manager

Two-way radio technician, responsible for the installation, maintenance, service and repair of analog/digital radio frequency (RF) communications, CCTV, network and various electronic equipment. Providing first line maintenance to customers. Key skills and abilities include basic knowledge of audio, RF, digital, and microprocessor electronic circuits found in communications equipment; problem solving skills to troubleshoot equipment critical to a large system where downtime is very costly; ability to deal with customer technical and manufacturer field personnel. Conduct preventive maintenance inspections on microwave systems supporting Federal, State & County customers’ conventional/trunking systems; such as Quantar, P25, Capacity Plus and Tsunami IP Site Connect Systems; Motorola CPS and Tuners: APX, Capacity Plus, Astro 25, MotoTrbo , Vertex, Commercial Series, Radio Service Software, Configuration Service Software.

2014 – 2018

Total Network Solutions

Field Cable Technician

Installed Category 5, Enhanced Category 5, Category 6 Structured Cable Distribution Systems. Proficient at pulling cable, fire stopping and pre-termination including organizing, forming, dressing and labeling cables to industry standards. Terminated, assembled and installed 8-pin modular connectors and coaxial connectors. Accurately tested copper and fiber (multimode and single mode) cables to required certification parameters utilizing appropriate test equipment as required. Diagnosed and corrected copper and optical fiber problems. Removed and appropriately disposed of abandoned cables. Maintained and referenced industry standards in accordance with ANSI, EIA/TIA, and local and Low Voltage Codes. Determined closet and equipment layouts to ensure proper installation of closet hardware including backboards, connecting blocks, racks, patch panels and fiber enclosures. Installed entrance facility grounding infrastructure and perform grounding tests. Successfully performed multiple fiber optic cable splices. Perform and supervise work in retrofit and new construction environments and implement cut-overs. Attended training and safety meetings. Worked safely at all times utilizing the necessary Personal Protection Equipment while also demonstrating safe working practices to other technicians. Serve as a liaison between office and field, communicating all information that is not classified as confidential. Perform administrative tasks including, but not limited to, documenting test results. Ordered and inventoried materials. Properly instructed other technicians on techniques, and work, to keep project work flowing

2013 – 2014

Tyco – Simplex Grinnell

Intern

Install fire alarm systems. Test systems using digital multimeters, battery load testers and other test equipment. Troubleshoot fire alarm systems. Maintained compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration safety standards. Followed blueprints and building plans to successfully test fire alarm systems. Reviewed programming to ensure fire alarm systems were functioning properly.

2013 – 2013

Honolulu Copy LLC

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Production Specialist

Verified completed projects, met quality standards. Monitored all printing systems to insure appropriate and safe procedures are followed as required by operation manuals. Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat professional and Adobe In-Design. Consistently met strict production timelines. Prepared job cost estimates for various clients. Successful in troubleshooting various Xerox copiers, printers and other related production equipment. Operated office equipment including computers, scanners and cutting machines. Maintained cooperative working relationships with staff and clients.

2011 – 2013

United States Marine Corps

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Information Security Technician

Managed one of the U.S. Marine Corps largest Electronic Key Management Systems (EKMS) accounts. Maintained and Distributed over 2,600 pieces of Controlled Cryptographic Items (CCI) / Communication Security (COMSEC) material totaling over $36 Million Dollars to 7 different Active Commands. Revised, implemented and ensured compliance to the Commands Standard Operating Procedures. Developed the policy and procedures to protect the integrity and confidentiality of classified systems. Consulted with customers to refine functional requirements and translated those requirements into technical specifications. Acquired vital application software to upgrade various encrypted devices to communicate globally. Installed and configured KG-175 and KG-250 encryption devices for Joint Operations. Developed, administered and verified all database information loaded on the Local Management Device / Key-Processor (LMD/KP). Provided services that permit the publication and transmission of information about agency programs to internal and external audiences using the internet and sharepoint. Provided technical support to customers who needed advice, assistance and training in applying hardware and software to systems. Researched clearances utilizing the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS). Maintained accountability of over 100 classified hard drives and documents with 0 losses or compromise. Initiated Security Investigations utilizing both JPAS and E-QIP Direct Systems. Passed Security Inspection with a grade of “Outstanding”. Well versed in public speaking, instructed multiple classes for groups of over 300 attendees regarding suicide prevention utilizing Microsoft Powerpoint. Conducted annual security training for over 500 team members. Coordinated with Naval COMSEC Material System (NCMS) to reconcile EKMS account from 349 errors down to 0..

2009 – 2011

United States Marine Corps

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Communications Supervisor

Established and maintained communication nets, to include UHF multi-channel,VHF and HF voice and digital nets, as required. Monitored communication nets dedicated to tactical and operational reporting. Supervised over 65 team members providing a professional and efficient work environment. Created an Electronic Data List (EDL) utilizing Microsoft Excel to keep track of unit’s assets. This resulted in greatly reducing lost gear and reduced spending of unit’s limited budget. Supervised all team members to ensure proper communication procedures were utilized. Assisted Team Chief in monitoring the status of combat essential equipment and supplies. Employed personnel to send and receive radio messages. Constructed radio networks to include antennas and power sources to comply with technical publications and unit standard operating procedures. Established contact with distant radio communication sites. Processed and logged messages for immediate action determined by higher authority. Programmed frequencies and inputted the correct cryptographic information into the radios. Established work shifts to reduce section impact resulting in increased company efficiency. Completed training in the installation and set-up of the Global Broadcast System (GBS)satellite. Maintained and operated the Radio over Internet Protocol Routed Network (RIPRNet) while deployed to Iraq. Set-up and operated the AN/FCC-100 multiplexer.

2002 – 2009

Education & Awards

Heald College

AAS

Electronics Technology

2013