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Engineer Mechanical

Hackettstown, New Jersey, 07840, United States
February 12, 2018

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Ronald Schumacher

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Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Cell: (908) ***-****



To pursue a career as a Systems, Electrical, Electronic, or Mechanical Test Engineer.

Engineering Software Experience:

Test/Embedded Software:

Lab View ATE

Scan Works Boundary Scan (JTAG)

Wind River Workbench

Wind River IDE








Schematic Capture/Design Software:

Mentor Graphics Design Suite

Pro-Engineer Wildfire


Office Software:

Microsoft Professional Office Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Adobe PDF

Professional Work Experience

Principal Test Engineer: 3/2016 -1/2017, 4/2017-12/2017

Kearfott Corporation, Guidance and Navigation Division

1150 McBride Avenue, Little Falls, NJ 07424, (973) ***-****

Main Duties:

System tested and data analysis of military grade, electro-mechanical laser Inertial Navigation Systems (INS)

Tested software upgrades in INS

Tested and troubleshooted down to component level Computer Display Units (CDU).

Wrote test procedures for automatic test equipment (ATE).

Wrote test logs per each test performed.

Designed, built and tested custom wiring harnesses.

Systems Hardware and Software Integration lab maintenance per 5S guidelines.

These navigation systems were used on the Northrop Grumman Fire Scout MQ-8B, the Northrop Grumman Broad Area Maritime Surveillance Unmanned Aircraft System (BAMS UAS) drones, and also for the M109A 5+ Mobile Howitzer.

Senior Technical Associate / Engineer: 7/1998 - 7/2015 .

Alcatel-Lucent, Inc., 600-700 Mountain Avenue, Murray Hill, NJ 07974, (908) ***-****

Main Duties:

Tested, troubleshooted, and repaired down to component level RF filter printed wiring boards (PWB’s) and high speed digital Radio Controller PWB’s used in CDMA, LTE 3G, and 4G telecommunication cell phone base stations.

Documented and performed system level product verification test procedures and reports.

Documented and performed board level functionality.

Validated ATE test systems and platforms.

Validated embedded software as per device.

Wrote test procedures to be followed for testing of system level and board level equipment.

Completed record keeping of model Digital and RF printed wiring circuit boards.

Designed and documented system cable assemblies.

Performed and documented alternate part testing.

Wrote part replacement and re-work instructions of printed wiring circuit boards and RF cable assemblies.

Built, tested and repaired down to component-level printed wiring circuit boards utilizing a Fuji automatic insertion assembly line, a Hewlett-Packard 3070 In Circuit Automatic Test machine, and an Agilent ATE test system.

Assembled, tested, troubleshooted, and repaired CDMA base stations.

Senior Electro-Mechanical Repair Depot Engineer: 9/1994 -7/1998

Cubic Automatic Revenue Collection Group – Systems Service Division

111 8th Avenue, Suite 723, New York, NY 10011, (212) ***-****

Main Duties:

Troubleshooted, tested and repaired down to component and system level, electro-mechanical Motorola MC68332 and MC8051 microprocessor-based fare revenue collection equipment.

Repaired Semtech and Intronics switching and linear power supplies down to component level.

Trained personnel on basic electronic testing, troubleshooting, calibration and repair of an Integrated Fare box Unit.

Senior Electro-Mechanical Lab Technician: 1/1989-5/1994

Gilian Instruments, Inc., 35 Fairfield Place, West Caldwell, NJ 07006, (201) ***-****

Electronics Lab Duties:

Built, tested, calibrated, troubleshooted, and repaired down to component level Motorola MC8051 and Hitachi HC6871 microprocessor based digital and analog printed wiring circuit boards and mechanical assemblies; used in the Industrial Hygiene field.

Alternate part testing and qualification of light emitting diodes and transistors.

Tested, calibrated, troubleshooted, and repaired down to component level: chemical-optical badge readers, battery chargers, flow calibrators, and air-sampling pumps.

Mechanical Lab Duties:

Built and tested prototype air-sampling pumps.

Verified performance curve tests.

Verified thermal property response with temperature chamber testing.

Designed and built prototype test fixtures for Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), air-sampling pumps.

Senior Electronics Technician: 7/1986 - 10/1988

Therasonics Medical Systems, Inc., 500 Airport Executive Park, Spring Valley, NY 10977, (914) ***-****

Main Duties:

Built, tested, calibrated and repaired Ultra Sound Fiber Optic Therapeutic Medical equipment. This equipment was used for the acceleration of fresh bone fractures.

Built prototype and research units.

Inspected incoming parts and final assemblies.

Electronics Technician: 9/1985-3/1986

Matrix Instruments, Inc., 1 Ramland Road, Orangeburg, NY 10962 (914) ***-****

Main Duties:

Calibrated, tested, troubleshooted and repaired down to board and component

level; Medical Diagnostic Imaging Equipment.

Followed all applicable test software for functionality and quality control of main operating unit for compliance.


Bachelor of Science Degree: Electrical & Computer Engineering Technology – Graduated January 2004

New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ

Two-Year Technical School Degree: Electronics Technology – Graduated August 1985

Metropolitan Technical Institute, Saddle Brook, NJ

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree: Communication Arts – Graduated June 1982

New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY

Dean’s Honor List

New York Institute of Technology: 1/1979 and 5/1982

ISO Certifications

9001: Quality Management Systems

10605: Electro Static Discharge (ESD)

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