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Systems Maintenance Technician

Phoenix, Arizona, United States
May 31, 2017

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Arthur W. Smith

**** * *****

Laveen AZ. *****

Hm: 602-***-****

Mob: 602-***-****



More than twenty years of experience, Military and civilian as a general and specialized electronics and communications repair and maintenance technician and shop chief. With the following qualifications.

Multichannel Microwave communications systems repair, radio and multiplex, analog and digital.

Telephone systems repair and installation, inside and outside plant.

LAN systems installation and troubleshooting.

Radar repair, detection, ground controlled approach, and fire control systems.

Single channel radio repair, AM, FM, SSB, Trunking systems, repeaters and phase modulated,HF through microwave.

Installation of vehicular communications equipment 12, 24 and 36 volt.

Intrusion detection systems and surveillance systems video and audio.

Computer and data transmission systems repair.

Repair parts inventory and control.

Publications inventory and control.

Control systems diagnostics and repair.

Electrical power distribution layout and installation, both single and multiphase.

Mechanical repair and machine shop abilities needed for physical repairs of all types of equipment.

Test, measurement and diagnostic equipment repair, both electronic and automotive.

Power supply repair of all types down to the component level’

PLC installation, programming and repair

PC controlled automated production and testing systems maintenance.

I was trained in soldering both military and at Microsemi Corp and have extensive experience soldering at all of my jobs.

I can read and comprehend schematics

I have training and experience with all types of test equipment to include oscilloscopes and spectrum analyzers.

Work Experience:

Communications Test Design Inc. (CTDI)

Mar 23 2017 to Apr 21 2017

8602 W. Buckeye

Suite 101

Tolleson, AZ 85353

Repair technician

Repair Supervisor Henry O’Neal.

Maricopa County Facilities maintenance division, Operations and Maintenance, (FMD. O&M)

Senior Electronics Technician.

June 2007 to Dec 2016

401 West Jefferson

PHX, AZ. 85003

Maintenance and repair of closed circuit TV systems,(Video surveillance)video recording systems, analog and digital IP(Internet Protocol systems). Access control, card readers, keypad access, Magnetic locks and electric strike locks detention facilities(Maricopa County jails)as well as intercom systems including IP intercoms. automatic doors and gates to include large crash resistant gates and barriers (jails and courts) Chain, gear and Hydraulically operated, and general electronics repair. I also tested, repaired and terminated wire, coax and fiber optics.

Gila River Casinos.

Communications tech II

November 1998 to June 2007

5550 W. Wild Horse Pass

Chandler, Arizona 85246

Phone: 800-***-****

I was responsible for communications systems repair, maintenance installation and accounting for radios consisting of 800 plus trunking and conventional radios and repeaters at all three casino sites, Gila River, Veequiva and Lone Butte Casinos. I also performed non gaming electronic repairs of all types to include professional audio and video systems and automatic doors and vehicular gates.

VAW. of America Aluminum(then Hydro Aluminum and now SAPA)


January 1998 to November 1998.

249 South 51st Avenue

Phoenix, Arizona 85005

Phone: 602-***-****

Maintenance department, electrician and mechanic. Preventive maintenance and repair, Repairing and maintaining aluminum extrusion presses and all associated equipment, conveyor belts, semi automated material handling systems, gear drives, chain drives, hydraulics and hydraulic drives, furnaces for continuous preheating of aluminum billets for extrusion, and melting of aluminum for casting billets. I also repaired and maintained control systems of all types including PLCs mostly Allen Bradley and Fujitsu PLCs and sensors of all types. I also performed light welding. I Left for better offer at Gila River Casinos.

Signal Technology Corporation, Space Group Arizona operation.(STC Microwave Systems, Arizona.

Test Technician.

November 1996 to November 1997

340 North Roosevelt Ave.

Chandler, Arizona 85226

Phone: 480-***-****

Hired temporary to permanent as a test technician testing satellite power supplies at the pre and post assembly level. Left due to company wide layoff.

Microsemi Corporation, Scottsdale Arizona.

Electronic maintenance technician

July 96-Nov 96

8700 East Thomas Road

Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Phone: 480-***-****.

Electronic maintenance technician, responsible for the repair and maintenance of all types of production equipment used in the manufacture and testing of semiconductor devices both manual and computer controlled. All involving repair down to the component level on the production equipment and test equipment as well as fabrication and repair of test fixtures to include clean room operations.

Combined Support Maintenance Shop, Arizona Army National Guard.

Electronic Mechanic WG 2604, wage grade 11 step 5

1984 to July 1996

Repair of all types of electronic systems and equipment, Large multichannel communications systems down to handheld personal radios, military and civilian. computer systems, specialized and off the shelf, PCs, printers, scanners etc. Radar repair, power supplies, battery chargers, copiers, voice and data encryption devices. It was also one of my jobs to lend technical assistance to automotive mechanics with automobile electrical systems, power generation equipment, Environmental control systems and automotive diagnostics systems. I also researched hard to find parts, found and adapted substitutes for parts that were no longer available. Designed and built mounts of all types for equipment fixed and vehicular systems, and fabricated adapters and repair parts using hand, power, and machine tools to work with all types of materials, metal and plastics. I have a great deal of experience with power supplies in most of the aforementioned equipment, from simple linear and small switching power supplies, to large variable high current 500 amp plus, dc to dc converters used often in communications equipment designed to be powered by vehicular systems. And ac to ac, dc to ac solid state converters both syntho sinusoidal and "stair step" used to power ac equipment from dc sources and to power ac equipment from alternate sources i.e. 400 cycle equipment from 60 cycle sources. With a great deal of experience with high voltage dc to dc converters used to power rf power amplifier tubes.

Arizona Army National Guard.

1984-1996 356th Signal Company (Tropo)

SGT. Shop Chief

Tactical Microwave Systems Repair,(weekend training only)

Manage signal company electronics repair shop assets and repair signal equipment assigned to signal company and train personnel in repair and maintenance of the equipment.

Prior to these positions I was in the Air National Guard where I also repaired electronic equipment for three years. And I worked full time as a satellite systems installer and repairman in my civilian capacity. From 1974 to 1981 I was active Army, as a 26L now 31M, Multichannel microwave systems repair again where I worked in various shops stateside and overseas as an electronics repair technician.


Raytheon Communications Electronics Logistics Representative course. 1991

given by the Raytheon corporation for the Army.

Communications Security Equipment Repair. 1995

given by the US Army Ft Huachuca AZ.

Tactical Microwave Systems repair .1976

Given by the US Army Signal School.

Graduated from Kaiserslautern American HS in 1977

And I have some college at Glendale and Phoenix community college.

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