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     Date Submitted:07-03-2016
     Last Modified:27-02-2017 (02:00)
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     Current job:GNSS Technical Support Specialist
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:,
     KeywordsFCC Licensed, Associates of Applied Technology, 5 years of electronic troubleshooting in both Aerospace and Maritime applications.
    CV

    OBJECTIVE:

    A challenging Aerospace Technician or related position where my professional experience and proven technical skills can be effectively utilized.

     

    SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:

    More than 6 years’ experience as an electronic repair specialist in both military aerospace and civilian maritime applications. 2 years of field service experience and technical training for complex electronic/electrical systems, equipment, and components for high precision GNSS positioning systems.

    Performed technical maintenance of complex and sophisticated electronic systems/equipment to component level

    Performed quality assurance inspections on over 1,500 pieces of electronic gear with no defects

    Remote troubleshooting with excellent customer service

    Administration, personnel training and supervision

    Troubleshot advanced aircraft systems and high precision GPS positioning systems

    Documented work performed in a highly professional manner with in depth attention to detail

    Used technical manuals, publications, blueprints, schematics, and diagrams to assist in troubleshooting

    Repair and remanufacture of aircraft electronics and offshore vessel positioning systems and antennas

    Held Secret security clearance and was accountable for over 200 pieces of aviation cryptographic electronics

     

    AREAS OF EXPERTICE

     

    Radio Frequency Communications

    3D CAD (Autodesk Inventor)

    Lean Six Sigma – Yellow Belt

    Navigation System

    Liaison with Engineering

    Update Designs/Documents

    Project Development/Oversight

    Graphic Design (Publisher)

    Creating Engineering Documentation

    Field Service

    Remote Communication

    FCC (G.R.O.L. w/ Radar) Licensed

     

     

    EXPERIENCE:

    VERIPOS LTD- GNSS Technical Support Specialist, August 2014 to Present. 

     

    Performs complex precision GPS system installations and field service maintenance on a variety of dynamic positioning vessels working in the Oil and Gas industry without supervision and limited communication, as well as conducting in depth system testing in support of research and development of new software and hardware for use in high precision GPS positioning. Provides technical training to new offshore client’s personnel in the use, operation, and maintenance of various Veripos positioning systems as well as distant technical support for company clientele.

    Provide direct support to over 250 regional vessels.

    Self-motivated with strong multi-tasking, organizational, communication, and documentation skills.

    Solve complex problems with little to no supervision in remote locations.

    Maintains readiness of Veripos’ global reference stations and communication networks.

    Liaison with engineering for prototype and concept improvements for receiver and software designs.

    Provide timely and accurate reports and technical drawings and schematics of vessel installations and modifications.

    Prioritize and prepare equipment preparation, shipping and receiving.

    Work remotely without supervision to get client’s vessels operational in a timely manner.

    Assists in product/software development and testing.

    Maintains and manages shipping/receiving and equipment testing/validation for Veripos’ Houston Workshop.

     

    UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS- Aviation Electronics Technician, [E5 – MOS 6414/6483/6018] December 2009 to September 2014. 

     

    Electronics/Avionics Technician, Quality Assurance/Collateral Duty Inspector. Experienced Production Manager, Work Center and Shift Supervisor with strong background in scheduling of production assignments and direct supervision of technicians. Calibrated, installed and repaired equipment to prescribed specifications and signed overhaul documents for equipment replaced or repaired.

    Extensive responsibilities in troubleshooting, diagnosis, fault isolation, testing, operation alignment, adjustments, installation/removal, assembly and preventive/corrective maintenance of a wide variety of electronic systems/components.

    Troubleshot and repaired analog and digital systems.

    Extensive repairs on circuit boards, though the board patches and run repairs.

    Performs maintenance inspections on all communication, navigation, life support, and cryptographic avionics systems.

    Performs time compliance system modification.

     

    MANAGEMENT/SUPERVISION

    Skilled in Quality Control inspection and use of Lean Six Sigma (Air Speed) practices.

    Train and manage team members as a project lead.

    Supervised and trained personnel in troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing aircraft communication, navigation and RADAR systems for all aircraft aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point at the intermediate level while meeting a demanding production schedule.

     

    EDUCATION:

    Central Texas College - Associate of Applied Science in Applied Technology, August 2016

    Currently furthering education with American Military University for Bachelors of Space Studies.

    Marine Corps Aircraft Communications/Navigation Systems Electronics Technician School, 2011

    Marine Corps Aviation Electronics Technician Level 1, Class A1, 2010

    Marine Corps Avionics Apprentice Technical Training, 2010

    Graduated from Cy-Fair High School: Cypress, Texas, 2009

     

    LICENSES:

    FCC General Radiotelephone Operators License with Radar Endorsement

     

    Certifications:

    Offshore Water Survival HUET

    IADC Rigpass (SafeGulf and SafeLand)

    Lean Six Sigma (Airspeed) – Yellow Belt

     

     

    SPECIALIZED MILITARY SCHOOLS/TRAINING: Completed numerous hours of formal U.S. Marine Corps instruction, to include Avionics and Related Systems Technical Maintenance; Communications, Management/Supervision; Aviation/Aircraft Avionics Technical Support; Electronic Maintenance Safety; Electro Magnetic Interference Control; Tool Control; Foreign Object Damage Control; Corrosion Control; and Electro Static Discharge Control.


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