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     Date Submitted:18-07-2011
     Last Modified:18-07-2011 (06:44)
    Job information
     Current job:Electronics Technician
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:US only
     Date available:immediately

    Objective:    Position commensurate with education and training



      Associate of Applied Science, Drafting Technology; Associate of Applied Science, Electronics Technology; Certificate, Drafting; Certificate, Electrical/Electronics Maintenance, Bainbridge College, Bainbridge, GA, June 1996, 3.88 GPA



    Electronic Technician, United Space Alliance, Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, FL, January 2001 – current

          Responsible for maintenance, repair and calibration of oxygen deficiency monitoring systems (ODMS), uninterruptible power supply systems (UPS), automatic transfer switches, interruptible power supply systems (IPS), battery bank systems, automated inventory storage and retrieval systems (Siemens Dematic AKL 300Z Mini-Loader and Siemens Dematic Automatic Guided Vehicle DC60),  responsible for software systems for Siemens Dematic Equipment, chemical and high pressure cleaning systems for critical orbiter parts, activation and repair of airfield lighting systems; Knowledge in the use of self contained breathing apparatus, OSHA compliance, maintenance and trouble shooting of PLC’s (Allen Bradley, GE, Modicon, Siemens), preventative maintenance and repair of substations and breaker assemblies, use of almost all hand tools pertaining to trade, use in electronic testing equipment (Oscope, DVM, etc.), safety practices pertaining to electronics; Member of the annual PM team and the transatlantic abort landing sites (TAL) which includes setup and calibration of orbiter visual landing aides; Certified in working at heights, confined spaces, grounding practices, Altec bucket truck; Numerous awards for team work, safety, and orbiter support. 


    Service Technician, TEM Systems, Inc., Miami, FL, July 1999 – January 2001


         Responsible for the installation and maintenance of gate access systems, CCTV, security systems, and time clock management systems; Maintained and repaired loop detection system for automatic gates; Repaired related systems to board level; Troubleshoot systems for proper operation; Maintained parts control and inventory; Performed shipping and receiving duties; Responsible for writing customer orders and seeing that customer orders are received in a timely manner; Answered customer questions related to parts, repair, cost, etc; Assisted installation department in setup and landing of new equipment installation.


    Grade 3 Electrician, Amoco Fabrics & Fibers Company, Bainbridge, GA, April 1997 – July 1999


           Responsible for maintenance of extrusion, beaming, weaving, fiber locked weaving, melt spin, shipping, carding, open and spinning and grounds equipment; Responsible for installing and maintenance AC & DC drives, control circuitry, starters, GE 300, Eurotherm, SSD, Electroflyte, SECO LTU 12 & 16 drives, etc; Troubleshoot drives down to board level (components); Completed conduit and wiring; Troubleshoot all plant equipment to maintain production and electrical problems as related to control wiring; Experienced in installing and troubleshooting limit switches, prox. switches, photo eyes, safety banners, etc; Experienced in installing & troubleshooting PLC’s (GE & Allen Bradley); Responsible for installing and maintaining plant lighting system (120V fluorescent, 277V fluorescent, 277V HPS and MH lighting systems); Responsible for troubleshooting, installing, and maintaining, supply breakers including bus duct breakers; Proficient in the use of most electrical test equipment (DMM, Oscilloscope, Megohm meter, etc.); Ability to read and interpret schematics, engineering drawings, blueprints, and printed readouts of various testing and monitoring equipment; Responsible for performing mechanical duties as needed.


    Electronics Service Technician, Gold Coast Cash Register, Tallahassee, FL, February 1997 – April 1997


      Responsible for maintenance and repairing of cash registers, scanning equipment, and computer systems; Performed board level repair of related systems; Responsible for shipping and receiving of systems; Responsible for inventory control, installing and maintaining POS systems (Squirrel & Sassey).


    Plant Apprentice Electrician, Amoco Fabrics & Fibers, Bainbridge, GA, November 1996 – February 1997


           Responsible for troubleshooting and repairing AC & DC motors and the control circuits and maintenance of production lines; Performed general wiring of motors from source to motor; Participated as a member of the plant p.m. team.


    Full-Time Student, Bainbridge College, Bainbridge, GA, April 1993 – June 1996


    Class B Operator, Vigoro Industries, Bainbridge, GA, March 1989 – February 1994


         Responsible for blending chemical and nitrogen solutions and performing analysis of said products; Responsible for loading and unloading of high pressure and low pressure solutions;Recorded and analyzed hourly instrumentation readings for daily operation of nitrogen and acid solution plants; Certified in operation of high pressure boiler systems; Certified in operations of cooling tower and chiller systems; Performed mechanical duties as needed during annual plan shutdown.



       Have experience in reading blueprints and engineering blueprints; Knowledge and skills in electronics and drafting; experienced in the repair of hydraulic and pneumatic systems and controls.

     Well-organized and self motivated



      Received recognition of outstanding contributions during the recovery and investigation of the STS-107 Space Shuttle Columbia accident, United Space Alliance


    Received Safety Awareness Award, May 2005; Received Team Award, October 2003, United Space Alliance


    Remained on Dean’s List and Honor’s List while attending Bainbridge College


    Received work ethic award May 1996, Bainbridge College


    Nominated to the National Dean’s List for two-year colleges in 1996


    Nominated to the 1996/1997 Who’s Who among American Junior Colleges



    Personal References:

    Phillip Hatton

    2554 Lake Douglas Road, Lot 6

    Bainbridge, GA 39819


    Roy and Gail Heinl

    5310 Carrick Road

    Cocoa, FL  32927


    Leonard Parent

    Titusville, Florida

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