CV: Satcom/Vsat Field Installation Technician


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 Date Submitted:14-11-2013
 Last Modified:04-12-2013 (02:11)
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 Current job:Satcom/Vsat Field Installation Technician
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:US only
 Date available:immediately

Job Title:      SatCom/Vsat Technician / ISP/OSP / Computer Hardware


Objective:  To be the best at any job assigned using my experience and knowledge to complete the Task challenge even

      With projects assigned with little experience to be able to full fill in a timely manner.


Skills          32 years of experience in operation and maintenance of tactical

                   And commercial telecommunications equipment.8+ Years experience inside

And outside cable plant Infrastructure, Engineering, Installation and Testing

Comprehensive and extensive background in Satellite Communications with

Emphasis on VSAT Installation / Trouble Shooting / Commission.

Computer Hardware, Working with Windows XP, Windows 8

MS Word. Good Communications Skills.

iDirect Certification Thru Telesat Canada.

Proper usage of a variety of hand tools

Certifications: Tachyon, Starband, Tandberg, A+

                   Active Secret Clearance

                   Soldering Skills

                   Louisiana Gaming License


ExperienceL’Auberge Casino                              July 2013 – August 2013

                   Slot Technician     


                   Troubleshooting Slot machines and applying corrective Actions

                   From Video Displays, iView Touchscreen Boards, NT boards,

Power supplies, cabling issue’s from Printer Problems, Bill Validator,

Door Switch problems.


DRS Technologies                            December 2012 – April 2013

                   Telecommunications Field Technician


                   Spent Time in Kabul Afghanistan Installing OSP/ISP

                   Installing Cat6 Cabling, Data Plates, Wire Trays, Equipment

                   Racks for Niper, Sipr, Centrixs, Installation Fiber and Copper Cables


                   Global Data Systems                           July 2012 – December 2012

                   Field Installation Technician


Installation of Temporary VSAT Electronic Packages for Energy Company’s.

Using iDirect Receivers with iSite software providing Phone, Fax, and Internet.

                   Running Cat5 Cables, Coax, Computer Hardware Setup and troubleshooting.

Assembly of Seatel stabilized antennas and radomes, assembly of

Fixed antenna systems. Installation, Servicing, Troubleshooting of Seatel

USAT 30 Antenna’s for supply vessels and Lift boats.


Globe Wireless Communications        Feb 2011 – April 2012

Field Engineering Technician


Installation, Configuring, setup of HF Icom M710 Radio’s, I-Fusion I-250 Iridium Open

Port satellite systems Thrane & Thrane interfacing into existing ship’s network and switches.

Upgrading Communications software and troubleshooting on main computer PC. Terrorist alert

System Installations, Programming and Maintenance. Install, configure, and maintain desktop

And laptop computers, peripheral equipment, and software experience troubleshooting hardware,

Software and network issues and installing software, updates on desktops, laptops. Programming

Of marine phone systems for data transfer and voice communications using company designed

Equipment and software. Computer networking systems and components.


McNair Satellite Systems & Communication         June 1997-December 2010

Electronics Field Service Representative                


Tested, repaired, updated, or installed new equipment to ensure that it functioned properly and conformed to

Specifications using test equipment and observation. Sales, service and installation of satellite systems C and Ku Band

Fixed antennas and RF Units, home theater, surround sound, and various other electronics for residential and   

Contractor for various companies servicing Data Transmission Network (DTN), Dial-A-Truck (DAT), VSAT high speed

Data systems thru Telesat Canada, setting 1.2, 1.8M Dish’s for Verizon, Home Depot, Allstate Insurance, Ford, GM and

Other companies using IDirect receivers. Site Surveys and Installed for Antenna Location. Acquiring Satellite Signal and

Commissioning, maintenance of fixed and stabilized satellite systems. CCTV systems for residential and commercial applications

Re-Alignment and Re-Configuration of 1.2M VSAT Dish’s and re-programming the parameters in the Satellite receiver on TXU natural gas pipeline in West Texas

Megellan Oil Installed, Aligned, Co/Cross Po 1.8m dishes on Pipelines in and around East TX area. Using a portable spectrum analyzer, laptop for alignment, elevation, LNB offset, Co Pol and Cross Pol adjustments.

Sales, service, and design of commercial systems for various companies including PA, A/V and Radio.

Copper Based Cabling, RG-6, RG-11 Coax, EIA 568 Ethernet Cables, Cisco 2950, 1800, Netgear, D-Link Routers, Switches

Terminating & Testing CAT6, Coax, Heliax, and Power type Cables

Computer Networking, Router Setup, TCP/IP Troubleshooting, Wireless Networking and Servicing in the Field for LOS Internet.


E-Systems/Raytheon                                              June 1981 – June 1997

Electronics Technician


Electronics Test Shop - Troubleshooting Black Boxes to component level using Oscilloscopes, signal generators and VOM meters.

Flight Line - Systems testing on E4B Aircraft Satcom systems working with engineers. German aircraft, VHF/UHF antenna systems,

Troubleshooting from radios thru switches and multi-couplers to antennas and Flight Testing.

Special top-secret project assisting engineers on systems troubleshooting and testing.

Volunteer assignment to Saudi Arabia installing and servicing antenna systems and communications centers throughout

Country. Harness and Console Shop fabricated wiring harnesses.

Special Project – Top Secret Clearance. Completed 1986


Education:  No Degree      Eastfield College         Mesquite, Texas


               GED - 1972

               Military Service Veteran

               Valid US Passport

               Valid Texas Driver’s license

               Texas and Oklahoma Background Checks Completed 

               Inactive T.S. Clearance Clearable

               Secret Security Clearance

               Active TWIC Card


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