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Engineer Manager/Network Engineer

Justice, Illinois, United States
May 24, 2018

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Justice IL *****



Twenty years experience in the telecommunications industry with emphasis in supervising general contractors and

training staff in the operations and engineering departments. Team player on the conversion network infrastructure

from GSM, 3G, 4G to LTE (Long Term Evolution) via dark fiber for the Midwest Region.


Bachelor of Science Degree in Telecommunications Management

DeVry Institute of Technology, Addison Illinois

Diploma received: February 26, 2000

National Able Institute – Cisco Academy / Lab Sept 2016 – February 2017

Chicago Illinois

Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician-CCENT Expected August 2018

Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching-CCNA Expected August 2018

Networking: TCP/IP, ISO/OSI, UDP, NAT, PAT, 802.11 RIP, OSPF, EIGRP, STP, RSTP, VLAN, VoIP, MPLS, Cisco IOS, Packet Tracer Version 6.2.0. Wireshark, I worked on the Cisco routers and Switches via lab work and at previous position with Verizon. EXPERIENCE

Datafield Inc. March 2017 to June 2017

Columbus OH – Network Engineer Temp Position

Contractor - Level 3 Communications

I performed on-site equipment and circuit audit on their transport infrastructure for the Central Region and South


Fuji FLM 600, 2400, 4500 and 9500 equipment for all types of bandwidths.

Provided real time updates to managers, directors and Level 3 Technicians.

Verizon Wireless July 2011 to Sept 2015

Schaumburg – Facilities Engineer/Manager

Project managed existing and future cell sites with fiber and or dark fiber to my cell sites.

Provision all modules on the Tellabs 5500 Standard legacy bays and HD bays and the Fujitsu Flashwave 4500 and 9500 via the GUI from electrical to optical bandwidths DS1, T3, OC3, OC12 and OC48.

Test and turn up all ports on the modules before migrating traffic onto the modules via the JDSU T-Bird 2310 test set.

Held weekly meeting with Fiber provider and ALU for and permanent Microwave Installations for EBH.

Fiber providers provided test results of fiber splicing, OTDR reading, and power meter reading on all facility fibers prior to fiber acceptance. Experience on MPLS for Data and Network to support VoIP.

Worked on and connected the Avaya VoIP phone systems throughout multiple floors with the company.

Assign number and extension, type, station IP address on the Non-DHCP on the Avaya 1600/9600 series IP Avaya PBX phones.

Proficient in multi routing and switching protocols in EIGRP, RIP and OSPF

Introduced and implemented fiber provider Wisconsin Independent Network (WIN) for the Rockford Market and ICN (Inter Carrier Network) for Springfield based on new and future new builds for LIT and Dark Fiber.

Perform site walks for new sites with AT&T, CenturyLink, WIN, ICN and WOW to discuss ROW (Right Of Way) / Easements with land owners and Verizon Real Estate Engineers and construction engineers and managers.

Verizon Wireless October 2010 to July 2011

Bridgeville P.A. – Contractor

Responsibilities include building and updating equipment in XNG. Creating and modifying parent paths and port

mapping of all bandwidth of the facilities terminating into the Fuji 4500 and 9500.

Fuji 4500

Fuji 9500

Cisco 10K Routers

AT&T Mobility, December 2009 to February 2010

Chicago – Contractor Engineer

Provision nodes on the UMTS Network on the Alcatel 7670, the Alcatel 5620 and the Tellabs 8860 Platform.

Create and execute IuCS links.

Create and execute IuR links.

Create and execute IuPS links.

AT&T Mobility, August 2009 to November 2009

Atlanta – Contractor Engineer

My responsibilities were to perform equipment audits for all regions nationwide. My goal was to recover 3-4 million

In capital of assets that were not in Granite for all regions nationwide.

T-Mobile Inc, November 2005 to Sept 2008

Sr. Transmission Engineer/Manager

Project managed vendors the installation and decommissioning of all Alcatel DCS for the Central Region Markets.

Worked as a temp project manager on all equipment installation and turn including my daily work activities.

Lead engineer in the creation and built out for the new MSO in Elgin.

Advance testing and troubleshooting UMTS circuits with other markets including VOIP and MPLS.

Worked on the Lucent 5E to support out circuits, trunks and echo cancellors.

US Cellular Corporation August 2003 to May 2005

Systems Transmission Engineer

My responsibilities were the installation and decommissioning all Tellabs and NMS equipment. In addition,

responsibilities included creating and updating all circuits coming to the Lombard and Schaumburg MTSO’s.

Installed the new ADF (Advance Distribution Frame) for the OIU and Tellabs High Density OC3 bay.

Decommissioning the Alcatel DACS.

Worked hand in hand with outside vendors on equipment purchases and installation.

Tellabs Inc. Naperville, IL November 2000 to April 2003

Implementation/Circuit Design Engineer

MSC/LEC office audit and record reconciliation; implementation of 1st optical migration; 2nd tier technical support.

Verified specifications of the installation of the Tellabs 5500 and 532L.

Worked and monitored special circuits with customer regarding SS7 circuits, STP Links and E911

Turned up OC3, OC12 and OC48 for proper routing of incoming facilities to the Titan 5500 and 532L.


Senior project consisted of transferring live traffic from one switch to another switch via a DS3 from one MSC to another MSC. Active participant in the Telecommunication Club, DeVry Institute of Technology

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