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IT Specialist

Charleston, SC
October 06, 2018

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Dakota R. Brattain

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

Harmony, Indiana 47853 E-mail:

Education and Certifications

Associate of Applied Science, Community College of the Air Force June 2016

Electronic Systems Technology

FEMA ICS-100, Introduction to Incident Command System August 2014

FEMA ICS-200, ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incident August 2014

FEMA ICS-700, National Incident Management System (NIMS) November 2015

IDHS, HAZMAT 1st Responder Awareness September 2015

JSC, Spectrum XXI Course November 2017

Military Experience

Indiana Air National Guard June 2015 – March 2017

Information Technology Specialist, 3D153, 181st Communications Flight

Staff Sergeant/ E-5, Enlisted August 2010

Additional Duties: PWCS Program Officer, Vehicle Control Officer, Tool Control Program Monitor, PMEL Coordinator, and JISCC Team Member

Achieved the Air Force Achievement Medal

Position Duties:

Substantial involvement with methods, techniques, and processes for the integration and optimization of LAN/WAN components, infrastructure requirements, and test and evaluation methods sufficient to install and operate base wide programs and provide technical guidance to others in development, modification, testing, operating, supporting, and maintaining network programs.

Coordinates with commercial service providers and depots to conduct tests of system components and assemblies to isolate faults. Removes, repairs, replaces and restores systems or subsystems.

Skillful in applying system design techniques and hardware capabilities to analyze requests for new and modified applications and systems.

Understanding of IT security principles and products; DOD and agency policies, procedures, regulations, directives, and requirements related to physical, personnel, emanations, and information security, methods for evaluating risk or vulnerability, and INFOSEC security requirements for certification and accreditation.

Provides immediate technical assistance to communication system users during real-time combat missions.

Understanding of storage management practices, assignment of resources, and file management techniques.

Expertise with system diagnostic tools and techniques for the recovery of failed systems and data.

Proficient in project management techniques and tools sufficient to provide guidance and reports on the implementation of equipment and processes between organizations.

Broad aptitude for analyzing functional IT network system requirements, developing innovative recommendations for enhancement to meet changing requirements, and applying a wide range of methodologies and tools utilizing emerging software technology and computer equipment.

Experience maintaining a variety of operating systems on desktops and servers and various levels of security within the Air Force Network.

Knowledge of the principles and methods used for planning and managing the implementation, update, and integration of information system components.

Performs pre-deployment operations and mobilization of JISCC deployable communications systems for transport by air, land, or sea.

Executes JISCC sustainment duties during deployments, to include: site safety checks, maintains and inspects communications equipment, provides mission support to the site commander, reports daily system communications status to supported units, and requisitions fuel, water, and food necessary for operations.

Indiana Air National Guard August 2010 – December 2017

Radio Frequency Transmissions Specialist 3D153, 181st Communications Flight

Traditional Guardsman (Part-time)

Position Duties:

Extensive knowledge of Maintenance and programing Radio equipment

Maintains innovatory on 2 million dollars of radio equipment

Extensive knowledge on Microsoft programs

Provides customer assistance by completing remedy tickets

Follows and administers standard operating procedures

Inspects wireless radio/satellite communications activities

Makes sure electrostatic mats are used and grounding bands are worn at the appropriate times

Checks installed and repaired components for compliance with technical publications

Resolves installation, repair, overhaul, and modification problems associated with communications equipment

Identifies safety hazards and formulates ways to fix the problem

SPECTRUM OPERATIONS Specialist 3D134, 181st Communications Flight December 2017 – Present

Traditional Guardsman (Part-time)

Position Duties:

Substantial knowledge of Spectrum XXI program

Preformed 5 year review on SFAFs

Monitors frequency use on instillation

Trouble shoots frequency disturbances

Works with base hazmat team to make sure all safety procedures are being adhered by

Provides customer assistance by completing remedy tickets

Professional Experience

Brattain Family Business, House Renovator May 2008- Present


Position Duties:

Performed HVAC repairs and preventative maintenance, to include replacing faulty or expired parts, changing filters, and determining the need for upgrades or replacement of systems.

Performed general carpentry and plumbing installation duties for over 30 houses.

Responsible for the installation and troubleshooting of various residential electrical systems and equipment.

Coordinated after-hours requests and emergencies for all 30 houses, to include lockout services, plumbing issues, and electrical disruptions.

Krambo’s, Motorcycle Part Maintainer August 2008 – May 2009

Full-time (40+ hours/week)

Position Duties:

Performed sanding, cleaning, and preparing all motorcycle parts before and after painting.

Provided extensive knowledge and customer support.

Preformed basic painting one motorcycle parts.

Inspected work area for safety issues

Insured safety rules were fallowed to include the wearing of masks and gloves were worn when using chemicals and harmful paints

Professional Organizations

NGAI - Member

EANGUS – Member

Vice-President of Collegiate FFA- 2014

Junior Enlisted Council- 2015-2017

Top Secret Clearance


James Moore: Air National Guard, DSN: 873-5459, Comm: 812-***-****

Chris Krampe: Kranbos: 765-***-****

Jon Collins: Air National Guard: 912-***-****

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