Robert C. Cantrell
SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER / PROJECT MANAGEMENT / TEAM LEADER
Pro-active and outcome oriented professional with significant experience in all aspects of telecommunication systems; telecommunications engineering, systems integration and architecture. Well organized with proven ability to manage multiple assignments concurrently while meeting expected due dates. Strong team builder and facilitator; promotes open two-way communication. Applies technology when appropriate, to improve productivity, and reduce cost-per-unit of output.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE / ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Carter Brothers, LLC October 2006- June 2011
Directed the installation of commercial fire and intrusion systems for ADT Security. Duties include but not limited to monthly forecasting, change orders and preparation of multiple sub-contract proposals . Was able to increase productivity by 42% by streamlining some procedures and eliminating double dispatching of subcontractor.
Goodman Networks Inc. July 2005 – August 2006
Splicing & Conversion Manager
Supervision of 17outside wiring technicians and the daily fiber splicing and conversion operations related to ‘Fiber to the Premises’(FTTP) and MDU project in Richardson, Texas for SBC; Responsibility for verification and accurate invoicing all contract work. Increased production by 23% by terminating nonproductive workers and centeralizing material management.
Goodman Networks Inc.
Installer4A July 2004-July 2005
Responsible for installation, provisioning and software upgrades on Alcatel DSL&Litespan2000 equipment in the Verizon & SBC region. Installation of video on demand equipment for SBC.
Goodman Networks Inc.
Drive Tester May 2004-July 2004
DTP testing of cellular sites for Andrews Inc. and Centennial Wireless. Working knowledge of CDMA and UMTS
Government Telecommunications Inc. October 2003 - May 2004
Responsible for overseeing a large work crew placing manholes, conduit, placing of cable, and cable splicing operations; Billing of contractor time and expenses; Scheduling of all work and coordination of all work-related departments. By subcontracting out certain parts of the job that the general contractor was not equipped to do, we were able to bring project in on budget.
Alcatel USA, Inc. November 1998 - June 2002
Field Service Engineer III
A member of the Alcatel USA 9/11 Recovery Team – September 11, 2001 – December 2001 in New York City.
Responsibilities included testing, troubleshooting, programming and software upgrades for Alcatel Litespan 2000 and Alcatel ASAM1000 ADSL (Broadband). Collaborated with R&D in California and North Carolina on new software releases. Working knowledge of LAN/WAN,OC-12 and OC -96. Acquired knowledge of and working experience on DEXES system.
Bell Atlantic October 1968-October 1998
Cable Splicing Technician LEC September 1988 - October 1998
Designed and implemented cost-saving installation methods, turn-up and maintenance of Electronic Equipment on Customer Premises, Test and turn-up of DS-3, DS-1, T-3, T-1 circuits, test and turn-up of Fujitsu MUX, DDM-2000 MUX,AT&T SLC96,AT&T Series5 SLC, Fiber loop converter, Alcatel Litespan 2000, Fujitsu 150 ADM MUX, ADC SONIPLEX, Nortel Power Plant , AT&T PowerPlant, CAT5,CAT5e,CAT6, Sonet and splicing and testing of fiber optic cables.
Inspector OSP September 1985 - September 1988
Responsible for 30+ contractors. Work included buried cable, buried drops, manhole rebuilds, work performance, billing and scheduling of projects as required by BSP.
Cable Splicer OSP September 1970 to September 1985
All activities associated with cable transfers, I & M POTS, splicing of copper and Fiber Optic cables.
Lineman October 1968 to September 1970
Responsibilities included placement and removal of OSP.
EDUCATION / SOFTWARE SKILLS/COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS
College – Virginia Wesleyan University, Virginia Beach, Virginia
High School- John Yeates H.S. Suffolk, Virginia
Excel, Outlook, MS Word, MS Publisher, Citrix, PowerPoint,Windows7 Professional, Windo
Department Of Criminal Justice Services
License valid March 2011 – March 2013
Fujitsu ADM150 Multiplexer
Nortel Power Plant
AT&T power Plant
Mass Fusion Fiber Splicing
Focus200 Security Panel
Focus Cadet Security Panel
Kantech Access Control
Tournament Director for Sleepy Hole Golf Association
Junior Achievement Counselor
Azalea Parade Volunteer
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