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Systems Engineer

Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, 15666, United States
April 11, 2018

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C. Poorbaugh Resume, Cont. Page *

My initial duties were as product specialist for one manufacturer. I developed not only that market, but also the newly developed audio video integration department for this company owner that resulted in billings in excess of

$1 million annually for a department of myself and one technician. After the successful audio visual department was fully developed, it was re-assigned

to four new employees from another local company and I was re-assigned to develop the security and audio paging/intercom department. This included training of existing technicians for security installations and service. Additional Experience at other companies/Integrators, etc.

• I was a health care department manager, manager of security, professional audio, and CATV systems installations. I was also responsible for developing architect and engineer specifications, and to train technicians upon proper installation methods as well as act as installation technician as needed.

• I have occupied the position of Director of Operationsand Manager for a Virginia based AV company that had an exclusive contract with a Pittsburgh chain hotel for on site customer services using hotel facilities.

• I occupied the position of special engineering operator performing 16 and 35 mm film to video transfer masters, satellite uplink transmissions, master tape composition to be used for general duplication to commercial broadcast TV stations, Operations Crew Chief.

• I have experience in radio and television broadcasting including all phases of radio station on-air operations and news gathering and reporting, and all phases of television on air operations as well as television commercial production and film and video pre-broadcast preparation.

• The position I held immediately before Dagostino’s was as the technical support person for a multipoint video conference network to be headquartered in Cranberry Twp., PA. For this position I traveled to various states for demonstrations using a 3.5 meter satellite uplink dish, with high power burst modems and receivers via satellites in orbit.

• I had a full time temporary assignment at PNC Bank as a central video teleconference coordinator. In this position I was to coordinate daily use and support all six sites within the network as to proper function, service, and any required upgrades. I was also to support the locally installed multipoint bridge used for more than 3 simultaneous connections.

Certifications and Training

• Federal Communications Commission First Class Radio Telephone Operators License

• Certification for EXTRON Configuring for Control products, Internet Training

• Certification for Rauland Heath Care Systems, Factory training

• Certification for Safari Media Delivery Systems, Factory training

• Certification for DSX, Inc. Security Systems, Factory Training

• Certification for British Telecom Video Teleconference Systems (Now Tandberg), Factory Training

• Certified for Panasonic I-Pro Digital video systems, Seminar Training

• Certified Pelco Video Security Institute, Overview and Design, Factory training

• Certified Keri Access systems, NXT Hardware and Software, Internet Training

• Certified On Net Security Systems (ONSSI) Channel Partner, Factory Training

• Certified American Dynamics Intellex Systems, Boca Raton, Fl, Factory Training

• Cleared for Pennsylvania Child Abuse Act 34 and Act 151

• Bosch 2012 New Product training for Intrusion Detection.

• 2013 training on Paxton Access Control systems.

• I also have in depth knowledge of Hirsch, Lenel, Continental, UTC Facility Commander, S2 Netbox, IEI Emerge, and Keyscan access control systems.

References – Professional and Personal -Provided Upon Request- C. Poorbaugh Resume, Cont. Page 3

I am responsible for MEI Systems in becoming the Western Pennsylvania dealer/installed for a primary education program/clock intercom system known as CAREHAWK. This was to become one of MEI’s premier product lines.

I have worked on projects for: Frostburg State University, Allegheny Energy (Substation security), Johnson Controls, Cambria County Transit Authority, Reliant Energy (Conemaugh and Seward Power Generation Stations), North Allegheny School District, Ambridge Area School District, Manheim Township School District, etc.

I am also to perform field installations of certain specialized products for which I am certified and/or trained. I am also tasked with doing estimate take offs for bidding purposes for public bid projects. Other Duties:

At a demonstration facility in another city, I was responsible to design and implement multiple security system showrooms. This included a General Electric Product room including an intrusion system and video system. I also layed-out an Access control security room including two premium manufacturers, Software House and Keri. I also layed-out a general CCTV Video room including 3 DVR’s and ten video cameras. I also designed a Panasonic video room including a DVR, NVR, multiple IP cameras, a 37 inch, and 42 inch flat screen. I also wired the bulk of these rooms.

This includes design and installation of video cameras to protect the property owner’s facility in which our demo facility was housed.

I was also responsible to train new sales personnel on the basics of intrusion systems, access security systems, and video surveillance systems.

I also was responsible to train technicians on the proper method of testing and balancing a RF delivery system, to complete a job in a primary educational facility.

Dec. 1999 Dagostino Electronic Services Inc.

To 600 Mifflin Road

March 2007 Pittsburgh, PA 15207


My position is as business development for all low voltage systems other than tele-data systems. Includes audio- video distribution, professional performance audio, video projection, central control of various AV system components, audio public address and paging, educational media distribution and control systems, educational digital content storage servers, CATV RF distribution, video surveillance, and access control system. Also responsible to maintain customer contact to determine needs and develop system to meet those needs. Responsible for system layout meeting customer’s budgetary restrictions. Maintain contact with architects and engineers to have in-house products written into specifications. Assist A and E‘s in development of multiple specification sections. Responsible to maintain current knowledge of all relative systems both for which I am a dealer and for non-dealer manufacturers. I am also responsible to develop estimates and proposals, design-layout and complete CADD drawings, as well as presentation to customer. I have also performed as an onsite service and installation technician.

C. Poorbaugh Resume, Cont. Page 2

May 2010 ACCENT ESI (Electronic System Integrators) To 98 Vanadium Road

February 2014 Bridgeville, PA 15017


My original duties were to provide installation estimates for all security systems as assigned (Access control, intrusion detection, and video surveillance.) plus small audio performance systems when required. These systems were in the Western Pennsylvania market.

I was then assigned to search for new projects, both in the bidding market for primary education, and the industrial market for security systems, and other systems as needed. As an applications designer, I was responsible to develop floor plan and riser drawings of all systems for which I estimate and propose install.

I was responsible for ACCENT in being designated as a KANTECH access control system (TYCO Product) installing dealer with three certified technicians, in addition to ACCENT being designated as a BOSCH ESCORT Emergency call system dealer for assisted living and/or incarceration facilities. I was then provided with an expanded market of Eastern OHIO which was to include all the systems I previously estimated. It was at this time that the title of applications engineer was assigned to me regarding all the security and audio system with which I worked.

As required I was tasked with performing on site evaluations of all jobs requiring installation and/or expansion needs beyond the scope of installation technicians. As my responsibilities increased, the necessity to multi-task became a requirement.

I have developed and engineered systems for installtion for: The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, various Primary and Secondary educational institutions, Assisted Living Senior Care facilities, The Pittsburgh Zoo, many private industrial facilities, public governmental facilities, The Pennsylvania State Police, and many more. April 2007 M E I Systems

To 201 South Pleasant Avenue

Dec. 2009 Somerset, PA 15501


My position was as security system designer. I currently review and establish the installation of 90% of all security (surveillance, intrusion, and access) systems sold. I work with the smallest consumer projects to the largest industrial job. This entails insuring that all residential and commercial system sales of projects under

$50,000.00 are properly equipped and laid out on drawings. This also includes selection of product, customer contact to insure operation of the system as desired by the customer, initial system design and layout, a description of the intended operation of the system(s) included in the project, often times project management to insure a smooth installation and eventually a productive training session for the end customer. All system designs over $50,000.00 are to be checked by other individuals in the office, including the company owner. Craig Poorbaugh

4041 Slope Hill Rd.

Mount Pleasant,, PA 15666


724-***-**** Messg Svc


EXPERIENCE: I have experience as an estimator for low voltage systems. I have been a technician installer, system designer, and application engineer. I have developed system layout, floor plans/riser drawings, cable plans, etc. I have generated RFP response documents, end of project O & M Manuals, and conducted training. Systems I am familiar with include access control, intrusion detection, video surveillance, nurse call systems, CATV RF Distribution, wireless intercom, video intercom, video wall design and installation, professional audio performance systems, video presentation and control systems, and a wide array of building paging and background music systems and white noise sound masking. I have experience in both inside and outside sales. I am also familiar with data bases, Word Perf, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe softwares, and other software. My most recent position required me to be proficient with both MAC and Windows environments. SEEKING POSITION: I am looking for an Engineeriing and administrative in low voltage systems of all sorts. I am an outcomes based person always working for customer acceptance and thrive in an environment where successful projects are met with commission rewards. OBJECTIVE: To make use of my extensive excperience in low voltage systems for an organization that will benefit by channeling my efforts to their customers. My satisfied customers reflect my success and reputation.


May 2014 American Eagle Outfitters (Contractor through Robert Half ) To 540 Keystone Dr.

Present Warrendale, PA 15086


My primary responsibilities are to provide operational and maintenance support for all video teleconference systems at all Western Pennsylvania AEO locations. This includes 150 Thorn Hill, 540 Keystone Drive, 77 Hot Metal Street, and 19 Hot Metal Street. This amounts to over 30 Video teleconference locations (Cisco and Polycom), and half again as many AV support conference rooms. My immediate counter part is located in Times Square in New York City, and my supervisor is stationed in Warrendale. My duties include maintenance of existing equipment, operation instruction for other employees, upgrade of components as required, installation of new replacement components as required, documentation of existing components and systems, and inventory of stand by components. I am also responsible to provide local support for live multi-location events using any applicable technology. Technologies of which I must maintain a complete understanding include: IP Video Teleconferencing, Principals of Digital Video and/or Audio presentation, Principals of Analog Video and/or Audio presentation, conversion of Analog to Digital and reverse, operation of segmented video walls, proper professional component installation methodology, internal customer support, professional vendor relationships, and other duties as assigned.

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