CV: Team Lead


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 Date Submitted:29-12-2010
 Last Modified:30-12-2010 (08:01)
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 Current job:Team Lead
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Own country
 Date available:within a month
 Industry:Satellite Operators, ,
 KeywordsTerrestrial Systems Engineer, Operations Chief, Network Operations Project Engineer





            Select Staffing Team Lead Contractor for Okabashi


            Okabashi, Buford, GA October 2010 to present


·         Operation of Plastic Injection Molding Machinery.

·         Plastic mixing for specified machines and colors.

·         Troubleshooting anomalies of production runs.


            Thunder Roads West Virginia Magazine Advertising Sales


            Thunder Roads West Virginia, Masontown, WV September 2009 to September



·         Sell advertising for Thunder Roads WV statewide and nationally.

·         Wrote articles for magazine.

·         Photographer for magazine.



            Network Operations Project Engineer


            JPL, Pasadena, CA / ITT Systems, Monrovia, CA.  August 2004 to

            September 2009.


·         Wrote instructions for operation of the Deep Space Network (DSN) to support

      JPL projects: Cassini, Mars Exploration Rovers, Mars Reconnaissance

      Orbiter, Genesis, Stardust, Spitzer and Voyager 1&2. 

·         Tested compatibility of JPL project spacecraft with DSN equipment.

·         Arranged testing supports.

·         Performed link budget calculations and analysis to support various JPL missions.

·         Monitored Real-Time supports of critical events of JPL projects to provide instruction and trouble-shooting.

·         Wrote reports of tests results and critical event supports.

·         Worked with domestic and international DSN complexes.

·         Worked with multiple divisions to resolve cause of outages.

·         Worked with other international space agencies such as ESA and JAX.




           Operations Chief of NASA/JPL Deep Space Network


            JPL Pasadena, CA /Honeywell, June 2002 to August 2004.


·         Oversaw Real-Time operations of the DSN.

·         Allocated resources to restore services.

·         Responsible for transmission of predicts to DSN Complexes.

·         Oversaw crew operations and supervision and training.

·         Responsible for notification of supervisors in the event of outages, spacecraft emergencies and other priorities.

·         Kept daily logs and various reports.



Satellite Truck Operator: 


Coastal Satellite Inc. Agoura Hills, CA March 2002 to June 2002


·         Operated Satellite Uplink truck and associated Television Equipment in

       remote locations as a freelance operator.

·         Worked with reporters and producers to achieve best camera shots possible in

Field Locations.



Terrestrial Systems Engineer:


SES Americom, Princeton, NJ / GE Americom, February 2000 to March 15 2002.


·         Designed and installed Foreign and Domestic satellite ground systems from start to completion.

·         Worked with Marketing, Sales and Customers on a daily basis.

·         Worked with vendors for pricing and delivery times.

·         Wrote Cost Proposals.

·         Wrote Technical Proposals.

·         Performed satellite link analysis.

·         Drew block diagrams of system designs.

·         Field Engineer on deployed systems.




Senior Satellite Systems Technician:


GE Americom, Woodbine, MD. September 1991 to February 2000.


·         Performed accesses of video and data transmissions to GE operated satellites.

·         Performed transponder maintenance, initiated dispatches to resolve uplink problems.

·         Performed RFI troubleshooting and assisted field technicians in resolving outages.

·         Developed procedures and training for transponder maintenance of data and video transmissions.

·         Uplink technician for NBC analog video transmissions.

·         Troubleshoot data transmission lines used in Access Center.



Senior Network Controller:


Contel ASC, Atlanta Earth Station Ellenwood, GA.  November 1989 to September 1991.


·         Performed network control for a wide variety of Contel / GE satellite systems.

·         Performed Tracking, Telemetry and Commanding of RCA three-axis satellite.

·         Remote monitoring of commercial and government systems.

·         Remote testing of video-teleconferencing sites.

·         Assisted field technicians in troubleshooting.

·         Maintained databases.



Field Service Technician:


Contel ASC, Atlanta, GA.  September 1987 to November 1989.


·         Converted Atlanta Central Office from analog to a DEX CS system.

·         Installed and disconnected circuits for local, national, and international telecommunications companies.

·         Performed routine and restoral maintenance to the Central Office for copper, fiber optic, microwave and satellite transmission systems.

·         Performed routine and restoral maintenance to satellite earth stations including; Government sites, International Broadcast Systems, newspaper reproduction, video teleconferencing and data.

·         Maintained station logs, diagrams and databases.




Crew Chief USAF:


USAF, Tinker AFB, Oklahoma City, OK.  July 1984 to August 1987.


·         Performed routine and restoral maintenance to an Air Traffic Control Radar Complex, which was composed of an Airport Surveillance radar as well as a phased array Precision Approach radar

·         Trained crew members and handled administrative duties.





·         GE Six Sigma training.  Green Belt Certified.

·         Satellite System Communications Engineering.

·         Dytel Call Center Gateway Technical Training, 36hrs.

·         Career Development Course; self-study advance technical training.  Received 96 on final exam.

·         USAF Technical School; basic electronics, radar and ancillary equipment theory and hands on training, 1806hrs.  Received Honor Graduate, highest grade ever achieved at that time.

·         Non-commissioned Officers Preparatory School; management skills and USAF policies.  Received Distinguished Graduate.

·         University of Northern Colorado, Greeley CO.  1977-1979.  General education courses.

·         Xavier High School, Middletown CT.  Graduate 1977.





·         NASA Honor Group Achievement Award for LCROSS Project Team.

·         NASA Group Achievement Award for DSN Service Preparation Subsystem Team, May 2008

·         NASA Group Achievement Award for Mars Exploration Rovers, June 2004.

·         Recognition of Excellence, GE Americom, July 2001.

·         “A” Team Award, GE Americom, December 1998.

·         Recognition of Excellence,

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