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Engineer Technician

Location:
Smithville, MO
Posted:
October 04, 2018

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DANIEL G. BOLING

*** ********* **.

SMITHVILLE, MO 64089

816-***-****

ac6954@r.postjobfree.com

EXPERIENCE:

SENIOR TECHNICAL ENGINEER \ PROFESSIONAL NETWORK SUPPORT Tier 2

AT&T/SBC Mission, KS

February 2006 – September 2010 - September 2010 – January 2018

Primary responsibilities are the efficient management and execution of strategy necessary to keep AT&T U-verse Super Hub Office (SHO) high quality video and audio content available to end users. Position encompasses day-to-day management, operation, analysis, planning, documentation, implementation, optimization, routine/scheduled maintenance, demand maintenance, (Break Fix) troubleshooting and diagnosis of both hardware and application issues on a variety of equipment and systems that support content reception signal processing and encoding within the SHO, NOC or Video Hub Office (VHO) and (DCM) Remote Sites. Provide when needed leadership and management bridges with (NOC) Network Operation Center, Tier 1 Engineer, during outages, and provide management oversight, information, during network events/outages, and closing, of open Remedy IQM and CM ( Change Management ) Tickets.

RF SWEEP TECHNICIAN CONTRACTOR

R.S. SERVICE SYSTEMS, INC. Romeoville, Illinois

October 2002 – February 2006

System upgrades & plant extensions for telecommunication company Comcast. The Chicago suburbs were upgraded for new digital channels, internet & telephone services. Contractor job included activation, sweep and test for certification for General Instrument & C-Cor equipment, which includes nodes and amplifiers. INGRESS and BER test for internet & telephone were required in some areas for certification.

RF SWEEP TECHNICIAN CONTRACTOR

MATRIX, INC. Chicago, Illinois

July 2002 - October 2002

System upgrade for telecommunication company WideOpenWest. Chicago area 5 was upgraded for new digital channels and future internet capabilities. Contractor job included activation, sweep and test Scientific Atlanta equipment for test certification.

SENIOR RF ENGINEER

COMPATH, INC. Seoul, South Korea

November 2001- March 2002

Senior RF Engineer consultant for joint venture contract in South Korea with Northrop Grumman - Logicon. Extensive project consists of the upgrade of telecommunications systems on all United States Army Military Bases located in South Korea. Oversee the upgrade and rewiring of head-ends, outside plant rewiring, Voice over IP. Redesign of head-end combining network for RF video and fiber optics transport and redundancy. Operate and interpret all necessary test equipment to perform job responsibilities.

STAFF ENGINEER/SYSTEMS INTEGRATION MANAGER

RCN CORPORATION Chicago, Illinois

August 2000- July 2001

Systems integration responsibilities include investigation and, if appropriate, deployment of innovative solutions enabling RCN to reduce capital and/or expense dollars or increase of revenue. Responsible for developing a detailed scope of each project while given only a high-level overview as a starting point. Documentation of current information flow and work operations; preparation of rationale for any assumptions; developing a process that depicts the Present Method of Operations (PMO). Present and new technology of both telephone and video were the main projects in which engineering was involved, enabling RCN an increase of revenue. Experience with design and build out of fiber optic and RF hubsite of video, internet, status monitoring (Cheetah and Pathtrak products) and telephone network. Redesign of head-end combining network for RF video and fiber optics transport and redundancy.

HEAD END TECHNICIAN

RCN CORPORATION Chicago, Illinois

March 1998- August 2000

Responsible for the maintenance and repair of complex RF and optical signal processing equipment at various head-end locations to include processors, modulators, demodulators, commercial insertion, switching devices, earth stations and related fiber optic infrastructure and electronics. Operate and interpret all necessary test equipment to perform job responsibilities (i.e. test generators, power meters, signal meters, spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, frequency counters, sweep generators and waveform monitors.) Performance of all semi-annual and annual testing (system proofs, frequency offsets and FCC proofs.)

LEAD TECHNICIAN/TRAINER

OPTEL, INC. Addison, Illinois

September 1997- March 1998

Responsible for the plant maintenance of 33 S-MATV plants and 25 head-end transmitting sites and quality control supervision of 5 technicians. In January 1997, also assumed the role of trainer of 14 technicians, in the technical training of plant service, installation and head-end equipment and setup. Received guidance in training techniques by attending a one-week seminar in Dallas Texas for training as a Systems Trainer. In September 1997, attended another seminar in Dallas to learn interdiction setup and procedures. Selected to participate in a 4-month 8-person committee in Dallas to develop a new purchasing process for the company. Ideas of the group were formally presented to the CEO in January 1998.

CHIEF TECHNICIAN

OPTEL, INC. Addison, Illinois

September 1996- September 1997

Responsible for 78 S-MATV plants and 50 head-end transmitting sites, plant maintenance, service of 18,000 subscribers and supervision of 13 technicians.

SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN

TRIAX COMMUNICATIONS Addison, Illinois

May 1993- September 1996

Responsible for 40 head-end transmitting sites (S-MATV) operations, plant maintenance, and service of 10,000 subscribers.

HEAD TECHNICIAN

TCI OF ILLINOIS Skokie, Illinois

April 1988- May 1993

Responsible for head-end, plant maintenance, construction repair and system proofs for 145 plant miles and 8,000 TV cable subscribers in and around the Skokie area.

LINE TECHNICIAN II

TCI CHICAGO CABLE Chicago, Illinois

February 1988- April 1988

Plant maintenance, test proofs and construction repair for 600 miles of plant and 35,000 subscribers in the Chicago Area 5.

TECHNICAL SUPERVISOR

TCI CHICAGO CABLE Chicago, Illinois

October 1987- February 1988

In charge of plant maintenance, test proofs and construction repair for 630 miles of plant and 45,000 subscribers in the Chicago Area 4. Supervise daily coordination for plant, service, and installation. Head-end monthly reporting and system test proofs. Responsible for 24 employees.

LINE TECHNICIAN

TCI CHICAGO CABLE Chicago, Illinois

November 1985- October 1987

SERVICE TECHNICIAN

TCI CHICAGO CABLE Chicago, Illinois

February 1985- November 1985

SERVICE TECHNICIAN/INSTALLER

CONTINENTAL CABLEVISION Dolton, Illinois

March 1982- February 1985

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS

U.S. Military Clearance

South Korean Driver’s License

Certification: AT&T Scientific Atlanta Certificate:

AT&T Encoder Operations AT&T Evertz Terminal Gear

AT&T SHO Headend Systems Operations AT&T ROSA Advanced Administration

Introduction to Video Compression AT&T ROSA Monitoring

AT&T SHO Headend Systems Maintenance AT&T Intro to ROSA Administration

AT&T ROSA Overview AT&T ROSA EM Operations

AT&T ROSA EM Administration

Certification: CATV

SBC - Installation Quality Ops. Overview ALCATEL – 7750SR Introduction

SCTE - Installer Trainer

NCTI - Installer Technician

NCTI - Service Technician

NCTI - System Technician

Relevant Training and Hardware for ( IPTV ) AT&T

VHO NMS Skyline Data Miner

Grass Valley Trinix Router

Encore Prelude PMB Panel

Wohler-AMP2-E8 Series & Digital Audio Monitor

Evertz VUE Monitor View - SDI

Techtronic’s WFM 8300

Techtronic’s WVR7100 Rasterizer

VHO- STB (Set Top Box) and Modem, Back Room Monitor

IQ- Ineo Quest Digital Video Analyzer

Remedy IQM- Ticking

MTM4000 RF-ASI

MTS4000 Techtronic’s MPEG Analyzer

Satellite L-band Everts 7800FR-QT Multi Frame VPM Cards

Resent Media Stream Analyzer

Micro Flex Hamlet Monitor

Receiver Training, for (IPTV as of 2018) AT&T

Motorola DSR-6000 Receivers

SA D9850 Receivers

Motorola DSR-4550 Receivers

SA D9844 Receivers

Motorola DSR-4410x Receivers

Tandberg TT1260 Receivers

Tandberg TT1290 Receivers

Motorola DSR-6100 Receiver

Motorola DSR-6401 Receivers

ARRIS SE-6601 HD Transcoders

ARRIS SE-6501 SD Transcoders

Encore MRD3187 Decoders

Cisco D9824 Receivers

Relevant Training, (CATV)

SCTE Train the Trainer

Wavetek Sweep / Balance & Performance Testing

Scientific Atlanta SM-20 (System Manager) Training

Iris Router Training

Harmonic Light Waves Transmitter, Receiver, and Fiber Node Training

C-Cor Transmitter, Receiver, and Fiber Node Training

Acterna Path Trak and Cheetah Return and Status Monitoring Training

Nortel CMTS 1000 Server (Cable Modems) Training

Scientific Atlanta IPPV Processor (Cable Boxes Return) Training

Tektronix FCC Training

Hardware:

Acterna SDA 5000

Wavetek 3ST’s Sweep

Wavetek 3SR Meter

Wavetek 4040 Meter

Wavetek CLI 1750 /1700 Meter and Transmitter

Tektronix 2714 Spectrum Analyzer

Tektronix Band Pass Filter

Hukk Digital Signal Analyzer

Fiber Meter

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