Retired from U.S.Navy with ** years service, most of it in the administrative field as a Yeoman. Also, with 18+ years of installing structured cabling (ISP & OSP), I can provide additional experience and expertise to your talent pool. This experience includes copper (STP, UTP, RG6, RG11), fiber optics (single and multimode), and the termination and testing of systems once installed.
40-month National Radio Institute master course of instruction in micro-processing and microcomputers.
Certificate of completion in CAT 5 and Fiber Optic Termination training given by Leviton.
Certified PANDUIT Installer – Certification of completion of Structured Cabling – PSC103 covering PANDUIT PAN-NET Network Cabling System
Excavation Safety and Confined Space Certifications.
Have terminated CAT 3, CAT 5, CAT5e, CAT6, CAT6+ utilizing several USOC pinouts, 66 Blocks 110 Blocks, RJ11 and RJ45 jacks. Tested completed copper cabling projects (UTP & STP) utilizing Wirescope 100, Wirescope 350, Wirescope Pro and Fluke testers with associated Channel adapters. Have terminated single and multimode fiber using Hot Melt, Crimp, Anaerobic, epoxy and unicam termination methods, utilizing different types of connectors as required by the customer/job (SC, ST, LC, MTRJ, etc.). Have tested completed fiber projects utilizing Wirescope 350, Wirescope Pro and Fluke testers with associated MM and SM adapters. Have also used various models of OTDRs with bare fiber, SM and MM adapters.
22AUG11-14OCT11 Federated Service Solutions
30955 Northwestern Highway
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Worked directing a crew of sub-contractors doing Access Point and Technology upgrades for Lowe’s warehouse stores. This included adding or replacing access points, installation of power and fiber cables to access points, replacing or adding media conversion devices in closets and end-user devices and conducting ping-sweeps to test and validate completed installs.
Worked for various companies on a project/contract basis. Some projects were 2 days long and some were
Several weeks in duration. All projects entailed installing copper and/or fiber cabling, termination of all cable
Runs, labeling and testing of completed installs. Companies for which work was performed are GDH
Consulting, Contingent, and Nationwide Communications, Wachter, and Contingent.
6SEP10 – 30NOV10 Nationwide Communications
P.O. Box 618133
Orlando, FL 32861
Senior Cable Technician
Hired as part of a 4-man team to install CAT5e cables and SM and MM fiber in a renovated warehouse for a 500-seat call
Center for Clearwire in Milton, Florida. Project consisted of installing all cable supports (flex-tray and j-hooks), build-out of
IDF (5 comm equipment racks, 28 48-port patch panels, two 1U fiber trays, ladder racks and bonding and grounding). Terminated 1,336 CAT5e cables and 24-strand MM and 24-strand SM fiber (in IDF and MDF). Helped install projectors
And TVs. Terminated 50 pair CAT3 riser in IDF and MDF onto 110 blocks. Helped terminate field ends of CAT5e
Cables. Helped label and test finished installation. Project complete.
JUN10 – 3SEP10 Century Care Center
Hired on project basis to help install site-wide property drainage and irrigation system. This included digging trenches,
Laying pipe, installing drainage hand holes, concrete work. Also helped install associated electrical lines for sprinkler
System. Under direction, helped with various grounds keeping tasks and landscaping. Project complete.
MAR10 – APR10 Intranet Communications Group
Boca Raton, Florida
Hired as part of a 5-man team to install CAT 5e and Coax into new construction of Blackwater Correctional Facility, Milton, Florida. Project complete.
JAN10 – MAR 10 Mission Critical Solutions
Hired on a project basis as site superintendant for outside plant installation of fiber optic and copper cable.
OCT09 – JAN10 Homeland Solutions, Inc
Performed Moves, Adds, and Changes for the Navy Marine Corps Initiative (NMCI) at Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida;
Whiting Field, Milton Florida; Corry Station, Pensacola, Florida and NMCB, Gulfport, Mississippi.
August09 OutSource Telecom
Part of a 3-man team installing additional CAT 6 data lines into the NASA Remote Site at Eglin Air Force Base, Walton
5FEB07- 14JUL09 Ferguson Cabling Corporation, Inc.
Hired as lead technician for crew of ISP/OSP installers. Jobs located at Eglin Air Force Base, Fort Walton, FL and
Naval Air Station, Pensacola, FL running concurrently. More recently, installation of copper and fiber networks in new construction at Hurlburt Field, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, and new construction of Crestview Elementary School,
Crestview, Florida. Also accomplished service calls to major department stores throughout the southeastern
23OCT06 – 3JAN07 TECHNISOURCE
3011 Internet Blvd Suite 300
Frisco, TX 75034
Brought on in a contract position (Consultant) for Technisource. Assigned as an on-site Construction Manager for
Innerwireless. Responsible for the day-to-day operations for wireless installation in a new-construction Medical University
of South Carolina Center for Advanced Medicine. Ensure installation scheduling is adhered to in a dynamic environment,
interfacing with other trades and Q/A and testing of installation, along with daily reporting.
7SEP2004-10AUG2006 All Pro Sound
806 Beverly Parkway
Pensacola, FL 32505
Hired as lead technician for newly formed Industrial Division. Responsible for installation of copper-plant and fiber
optic network installations in following new construction at Hurlburt Field AFB, Fort Walton, FL.
Air Force Special Operations Command – New south wing, NIPR-net (unclassified f/o network, SIPR-net (classified
f/o network, CAT 6 data & communications network, CATV).
Squadron Operations – SIPR-net and CAT 6 data & communications network, CATV.
505th Warrior School and Systems Facility – SIPR-net and CAT6 data & communications network. Also involves
outside plant splicing of new telephone and fiber optic backbone running from Central Office to Warrior School,
Systems Facility and associated outlying buildings. Completed June 1, 2006.
Youth Center – Retro-fit – CAT 6 data and communications network, CCTV & CATV.
AGS Hangar – Retro-fit – SIPR-net and CAT 6 data and communications network.
Air Force Special Operations Command – Phase IV – west wing – CAT 6, f/o network
Juvenile Justice Center, Pensacola, FL – CAT5e data and telephone, f/o network, demo/retrofit (on-going).
Tyndall AFB, Panama City, FL – Air Ops – new construction.
JUL2003-AUG2004 MCS of Tampa
3926 West South Avenue
Tampa, FL 33614
Helped install, terminate and test fiber and copper network installations (ISP and OSP) at various military installations throughout Escambia County, Florida and Jacksonville, Florida.
MAY2003-JUL2003 Wiring Technologies Inc.
871 Sunshine Lane, Suite 105
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
Contracted to WTI to install fiber-optic back-bone from Central Office to new guard shack location and new communications hub located at construction village at Crist Power Plant, Pensacola, FL. This entailed the placement of new communications bldg at village site, installation of equipment racks and installation of equipment, three fiber-splicing points and termination and testing of fiber. Also ran outside plant CAT5e from comm.. building to 25 trailers resulting in voice and data connectivity services for construction of new evaporation tower.
NOV1999-MAY2003 Emerald Coast Communications
Responsible for supervision of a four-man team in all phases of copper plant and fiber optic network installations from site surveys and walk-throughs to customer sign-off of completed projects. Position included tracking team man-hours, recording daily work completions and materials used, and testing of completed network installations. Helped install fiber-optic back-bone and CAT5 and 5e LANs at NAS Whiting Field, FL, NAS Pensacola, FL, NAS Corpus Christi, TX, Naval Station Ingleside, TX, RTC and SSC Great Lakes, IL, Tinker AFB OK, NAVSTA Saufley Field, FL, Eglin AFB, FL, Hurlburt AFB, FL, NTTC Corry Station, Pensacola, FL and Naval Nuclear Facility, Saratoga Springs, NY.
1994-1996 Emerald Coast Communications Group, Inc.
Marketing/Sales and Cable Installer
Initially started in sales and purchasing, responsible for receiving and processing orders for computer hardware, software and peripherals, primary customer being U.S. Military. Also responsible for marketing; interfacing with County and State Agencies, private sector businesses, and maintaining close liaison with Milton and Pensacola Chambers of Commerce.
Moved into the field as a Cable Installer, being part of a team that installed fiber optic back-bone and CAT 5 LANs at NAS Whiting Field, FL, NAS Meridian, MS and NAS Corpus Christi, TX.
1990-1991 Management Systems Applications at Virginia Beach, VA. On-site supervisor of 8 computer clerks providing administrative support to PERA, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, VA.
1989-1990 Norfolk Steel. Operations/monitoring of all mills utilizing industrial computers and panel boards (pulpit operator).
1969-1989 U.S. Navy – Retired at NAVSTA Norfolk, VA. Served as acting Administrative Officer onboard USS CANISTEO, responsible for three departments and 32 personnel. Duties included updating of command publications and notices, operational procedures, maintenance of 300+ enlisted and 32 officer personnel records, maintaining a daily, weekly & monthly tickler for reports.
1980-1986 Naval Station Meridian, MS Curriculum Writer and Course Supervisor for the YN “A” School. Procured computers and implemented a computer lab within the school, eventually encompassing all administrative schools and staff support at Meridian. Point of contact for command PC maintenance and repair and diagnosing of problems. Performed hardware and software troubleshooting (i.e., drive and board replacements, recovery of corrupt data/files, installing operating systems and drivers, resolving resource conflicts, etc.) Utilized various programs such as Wordperfect, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, and spreadsheets. Proficient in use of internet/E-mail.
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