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Maintenance Training

Alexandria, LA, 71302
March 09, 2010

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Chad E. Williams

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Alexandria, LA *1302


Objective: To obtain a career with Suddenlink Communications

Summary of Qualifications

Experienced leader with excellent verbal and written communication skills


Initiative team member willing to take on added responsibilities


Skilled in problem solving and adaptation in stressful situations while working with people of


different cultural and social backgrounds

9 Received numerous awards and letters of appreciation for exceptional job performance

10 Had numerous deployments including Kuwait, Macedonia, Bosnia, and Iraq

11 Knowledgeable of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Employment History

U.S. Army

Staff Sergeant/ Tank Commander September 1996 - December 2006

Ft. Riley, KS/Kuwait

Directed deployment of personnel and battle equipment in combat operations and training exercises.

Interpreted maps and evaluated terrain, selecting routes, areas, and firing positions. Identified and

selected targets. Directed fire of tank weapons and issued fire commands. Requested, observed, and

adjusted supporting fire. Responded to direction from platoon leader. Coordinated action of tank with

platoon and supporting elements. Planned movement routes. Conducted battle drills and supervised

training of tank crew. Supervised crew operator maintenance. Coordinated requirements for unit

maintenance. Supervised camouflage of equipment. Evaluated work performance of subordinate crew

members. Ensured collection and proper reporting of intelligence data to unit and responsible staff

sections. Assisted in planning, organization, direction, training, supervision, coordination, and

reporting activities of tank platoon or staff section. Collected, evaluated, and assisted in interpretation

and dissemination of combat information. Supervised the employment of Operations Security


• Successfully managed the operational readiness and maintenance of over $ 4,000,000


• Tracked, accounted for, and routed classified information with 100% accuracy

• Trained Radio Telephone Operators to provide timely and accurate reports, maintain the

operations situations map, and ensure operations area was a functional work place

• Cross-trained the soldiers to be able to work any position in the G-3 battle desk

• As a Tank Commander/Senior Instructor, trained numerous soldiers on basic and advanced

driving and gunnery skills

• Successfully managed all incoming and outgoing messages for unit during deployment.

Tank Driver/ G3 Operations Sergeant August 1991 – August 1996

Ft. Lewis, WA

Operated tracked and wheeled vehicles over varied terrain and roadways in combat formation and

armor marches. Positioned vehicle in firing position and secured battle position. Prepared tank for

operations under various weather conditions and for night vision operations. Secured, prepared and

stowed ammunition aboard tank. Loaded, unloaded, cleared, and performed misfire procedures on

main gun. Exercised safety precautions in ammunition handling. Assisted in target detection and

identification. Placed turret in operation. Determined range to target. Assisted in bore sight, screen and

zeroed main gun. Loaded, fired, cleared, and applied immediate action on machine guns. Assisted in

preparation of range and sketch cards. Used and responded to oral commands and visual signals.

Prepared radio equipment for operation. Performed operator maintenance on turret, weapons, controls,

and communications equipment. Assisted in performance of unit maintenance of turret components.

Assisted tank commander in training tank crew. Assisted in the performance of unit maintenance of

automotive components. Trained subordinates in all tactical phases.

• Successfully managed and maintained a weapon systems on a $2.5 million battle tank

• Performed all the duties and given tasks with dedication and enthusiasm.

Training and Education

Industrial Electronics Louisiana Technical College, Alexandria, LA

December 2009

Associate’s Degree, General Studies, 1996 Barton County Community College,

Great Bend, KS

Diploma, 1991 Bunkie High School, Bunkie, LA

US Army

The Primary Leadership Development Course, 40 hours

Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course for Combat Arms, 80 hours

Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, 80 hours

Instructor Training Course, 40 hours

Intro to Defense Reutilization/Marketing System Certificate, 40 hours

The Senior Noncommissioned Officer Orientation Course, 40 hours

Tank Crew Evaluator Training, 40 hours

Leadership, Battle Skills, Administrative Plans, techniques of Military Instruction, Weapons,

Operations, Personnel Administration, Leadership, and Military Justice through the United

States Marine Corps, 40 hours


• 4 Army Good Conduct Medals

• 9 Army Commendation Medals

• NATO Medal

• UN Medal

• 14 Certificate of Achievement Awards

• Noncommissioned Officer Initiative Award

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