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Electronics Tester/Tech

National City, CA, 91950
October 17, 2018

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Walt Rorie-Baety

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National City, CA, 91950-7059


Home: 619-***-****

Cell: 619-***-****


Extensive (20 years) experience electronics testing, rework and repair. Field-Expedient (System Operational) to Depot(Calibrate/replace circuit board component)-Level Repair and Maintenance. Trained to aviation-accepted standards.

Circuit Troubleshooting: Certified 2M/ATE Jan 1998.

Professional soldering skills.

Computer User Applications: MS Office,, Emacs, Eclipse, MS Visual Studio

Computer Operating Systems: VAX VMS, Unix, BSD, MS-DOS, Windows/Windows NT, Fedora/Mandriva/Ubuntu Linux

Over ten (10+) years experience with various ERP systems.

California DL, REAL ID compliant

Work Experience

NEX (Navy Exchange), San Diego, CA

(Seasonal) Store Worker


Load and unload merchandise; examining for damage or shortages.

Verify type and quantity of merchandise received, for agreement with documentation provided; bring to attention of supervisor, discrepancies and/or deficiencies found.

Assist in assembly and loading of merchandise in connection with requests received.

Unpacks, segregates and stocks counters and/or shelves with merchandise in accordance with established instructions.

Assist in the conduct of periodic inventories by counting stock items remaining on shelves, and in keeping storage and sales area clean and orderly.

Move specifically-designated merchandise identified as "layaway" from retail store to other designated warehouse area. Stack such merchandise according to prescribed procedure. Return merchandise to store as required. Ensure that proper documentation is made and copies are forwarded to appropriate departments.

Work under the general supervision of a designated supervisor, carrying out assignments with little review during progress of work. Specific instructions provided on new and unfamiliar situations. Completed work checked to see that instructions were followed.

Cobham Microelectronic Solutions, San Diego CA

(RF) Electronics Technician II, Production

(via Volt Workforce Solutions)


Test functionality of MW-frequency electronic assemblies and components; diagnose, troubleshoot, and rework non-functioning ones.

Test and tune bandpass filters, from initial construction, to final production test certification. When needed, rework assembly components to specifications.

Assist material handlers in stockroom to produce work kits for filters and other components, using SAP for time logging and inventory control.

Tune moderately complex electronic components, assemblies and sub-assemblies to established frequencies; set up and calibrate test stations.

Perform in-process and final electronic verification tests according to written test procedures using test equipment such as a frequency counter, network and scalar analyzers, oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer and function generator; maintain test documentation.

Execute corrective actions as necessary to improve product yield.

Troubleshoot to the component level; maintain records and logs as required; identify potential problems in product and make recommendations as appropriate.

Record and review electronic test data using manual or computer-generated techniques.

Inspect all work prior to releasing the work order for further processing.

Participate in safety training and actively comply with safety policies and practices; maintain a clean and safe workstation.

Improve and maintain 5S in your area, make suggestions for improvements.

Participate in Lean/Six Sigma activities in own work area as well as events for other areas to enhance cross-functional problem solving.

Collaborate in team meetings and activities, including Safety/Environmental Team (SET) support as appropriate.

Test equipment used: Vector network analyzers, power meters, (digital) multi-meters.

Aethercomm, Carlsbad CA

RF Technician, Production

(via StaffWorks,LLC)


Test functionality of electronic assemblies and components; diagnose, troubleshoot, and rework non-functioning units.

Tested modules according to Test Data Record (TDR) directions, recorded results and filled out paperwork accordingly. Occasional circuit tuning with soldered tabs as required.

Troubleshot non-functional modules by functional analysis to defective components (resistor/inductor/capacitor/diode/transistor/transformer); ordered replacement parts and occasionally installed parts, testing to ensure proper rework conditions were met.

Complete work records and test/repair reports for system modules, sub-modules and CCA components, both production and RMA.

Test equipment used: Vector network analyzers, digital multi-meters (both handheld and bench-mounted), power meters; occasional soldering as needed.

Teledyne RDI, Poway, CA

Electronics Technician II, Repair Department


Test functionality of electronic circuit boards and components; diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair non-functioning units.

Complete work records and repair reports for systems and sub-systems returned on RMA.

Collaborate with engineers to develop test procedures for Underwater Imaging System (UIS), Next-Generation Signal Processing (NGSP), and later, Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) and Ocean Observer/Ocean Surveyor (OO/OS) components.

Collaborate with engineers to develop working test specifications and test suites for NGSP, CTD and OO/OS systems and sub-assemblies.

Test equipment used: Spectrum analyzers, digital multi-meters (both handheld and bench-mounted), power meters; occasional soldering as needed.

Various Construction Firms, San Diego, CA

Electrician Support


Install wiring and support fixtures for industrial/commercial electrical devices.

Install and test fire alarms, smoke alarms, and utility lights.

USMC, San Diego, CA

2831:Multi-Channel Equipment Repairer


Repaired and supervised repair of SHF/EHF high-capacity multi-channel radio links, and accessory devices (e.g. 8-channel phone connector).

Completed work records and supervised proper completion of work records by others.

Trained and supervised training of personnel to properly complete, read, and understand reports generated from work records.

(USMC) Section Head/MIMMS Supervisor


Supervised work assignments for over 10 personnel, in a variety of hazardous environments, and under varied time pressure.

Supervised proper documenting of completed work assignments.

Made liaison with outside workshops to co-ordinate receipt/distribution of supply parts, and exchange of faulty modules with working ones.

AAFES, Davis-Monthan AFB; Tucson, AZ

Shoppette Stocker


Performs a variety of manual tasks involving moderately heavy physical effort.

Takes merchandise from the stockroom to the sales floor. Displays and replenishes merchandise in a neat and presentable fashion in accordance with instructions. Advises supervisor when damaged/defective merchandise is found. May price-mark merchandise, as required.

Moves merchandise to sales floor using hand, roller jack, pallet jack, dolly, or hand truck.

Cleans fixtures and removes boxes, trash, and excess merchandise from the sales floor.

May participate in taking inventory at required intervals.

(Quit this job to join the Marines)

Security Clearance

Secret (NAC) - October 1996 (Expired in December 2005, after two years’ inactivity).


University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Bachelor of Science - Computer Engineering/Math


Studied Computer Engineering and Mathematics (Computer Science emphasis) for BS degrees at UA. Continuing degree program at another institution.

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