DV cleared Technical Engineer, with over 24 years’ concurrent employment in high security communications, both overseas and in the United Kingdom.
Dedicated, trustworthy, and vastly experienced in fault repair and diagnostics. Practical and well-motivated, with the ability to work unsupervised and manage teams including Health and Safety managerial responsibilities.
Technical Engineering Experience
June 2013 – August 2013: Paradigm (Contractor)
June 2013: VSL (Contractor)
March 2013: Microcomms (Contractor)
November 2012 – March 2013: Thales (Contractor)
April 2011 – November 2012: Paradigm (Contractor)
2008 – July 2011:Royal School of Signals, Dorset (on leave from April 2011)
2006 – 2008: 7th Signal Regiment, Germany.
2003 – 2006: Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE), Belgium.
2001 – 2003: 15th Signal Regiment, Northern Ireland.
2000 – 2001: 11th Signal Regiment, Dorset.
1998 – 1999: Joint Service Signals Unit (AN), Cyprus.
1993 – 1998: Joint Service Signal Unit, Lincolnshire.
Qualifications and Training
Satellite & Aerial installation Confederation of Aerial Industries NVQ L2
Structured Cabling CAT 5e and CAT 6 City & Guilds Level 2
VSAT 506 Headquarters & Portable Satellite Engineer
Satellite Communications Manager Military Satellite Manager
Fibre Optics (Multimode) Fibre installation and testing
Category 5 Cabling Design and Installation
Hands on Ethernet (LAN) Design and Installation
Hands on Troubleshooting (PC) Maintenance and repair
Matra Marconi (VSAT) Operations and Maintenance
Rohde & Schwarz (CMT) Operations Training
Siemens Plessey (VSAT) 2.4m Mini Crest Installation
Global Knowledge (TCIP) Internetworking
IVSN Telephone Switch NATO
PABX Hicom Telephone Switch NATO
Crypto Custodian NATO
TASO (PC Security) NATO
Cisco Routers Cisco Systems
ECDL Complete Microsoft Office Competency
Avaya Telephone Switching
Promina Bandwidth management
Health & Safety at Work Level 2 Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
Health & Safety Supervisor Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
COSHH Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
Manual Handling Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
Radiation Supervisor Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
Food & Hygiene Level 2 Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
Asbestos Awareness Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
Health: Physically fit, non-smoker.
Licences: A, B, C+E (Drawbar Only) & D1E with no convictions.
Hobbies and Interests
Cycling, computing, electronics, keep fit.
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