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Lombard, Illinois, United States
January 27, 2018

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To advance with a company that can utilize my 23 years of fiber optic technical and engineering design experience. My diverse range of talent allows me to serve in almost any facet of service, installation, fabrication and design. I would like to be in a position that I can use my exceptional troubleshooting skills and problem solving abilities. I have worked in Class 1 enterprise data centers as well as live broadcast studios. I have also installed active routers, switches, DA’s, SAN and servers. I am skilled at component level troubleshooting and have worked with a large variety of test equipment. I am a certified Six Sigma / Lean Manufacturing Engineer. I have aided in the interconnect design of various stadiums, campuses and studios. Fiber, CAT3, CAT5, CAT6 and various coax termination and testing. EDUCATION:

6-91 AS Technical Engineering (Brevard Community College) 4-92 CET certification (Brevard Community College) 7-01 TMA Certified Lean© Trainer

3-10 BICSI certified RCDD in Fiber Optic Infrastructure CAREER EXPERIENCE:

7-16 to present PDS Communications as the owner and sole proprietor of PDS communications. I have been providing commercial network installation and repair for major commercial accounts like Holiday Inn, Marriott, BHN, Charter, Disney (ABC), NBC, CBS, FOX and several others. These services include distributed networks utilizing WAN based coax, UTP

(Telecom and PBX networks) and fiber optic infrastructure that carried HSD SAN, LAN and HD video data as well as voice hosted networks utilized in VoIP applications. 7-13 to 6-5-2016 Abbott Laboratories (Johnson Services Group) as a Fiber Optic Technical Engineer. Reviewed design drawings and implemented fiber optic installs in a class 1, 2 and 3 data center environment. Extensive experience with 1Gb/s, 4Gb/s, 8Gb/s, 10Gb/s as well as 40/100Gb/s fiber data/video networks. Both singlemode and multimode fiber types are used. Utilized test equipment like optical power meters, OTDR, OSA, ONA and LAN diagnostic gear. Mechanical splice terminations as well as fusion splice applications using Corning, Furukawa and AFL type fusion splicers.

5-10 to 7-13 GEPCO Intl (General Cable) as a Fiber Optic Application Engineer. Worked with Sales and manufacturing in a support capacity where I reviewed customer requirements and made recommendations as to best fit fiber products for a given application. I also designed custom panels using ACAD for large stadiums, college campuses and television studio applications. Developed automated test application to test and log fiber optic cable assemblies in manufacturing using Labview© software. Developed fiber optic fiber products. See links below. 7-05 to 4-09 Emerson Connectivity Solutions as ME Manager. Lead a team of various manufacturing disciplines that included mechanical, optical, software and electrical engineering talents. I developed a training and certification program that was in compliance to ISO9000 standards. Level 2-3 document control systems. I worked with the manufacturing team to develop automated software that produced over 5000 optical transceivers per day. Lead LEAN efforts in manufacturing to reduce manufacturing costs by 25% and improve efficiencies by using automation, JIT, 5S and KANBAN techniques. I also worked with team to develop secure SQL databases by using XML and Java® user front ends for data entry and security. Worked with supply chain and QA to develop an AVL system to manage component/vendor quality by creating mechanical/electrical/optical automated & manual testing on incoming material. 7-97 to 7-05 Stratos Lightwave as ME Engineering Technician. I calibrated optical transceiver devices used in early optical networks. My common duties included test logging datasheets, servicing and programming x-y dispensing robots, 6 axis soldering robots and servicing pick and place SMT machines.


Brian Herzing Owner Elf Ent l 630-***-****

Frank Jachetta President, MultiDyne Video 516-***-**** Brian Lamar VP of Marketing (General Cable) 847-***-****

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