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Telecom Technician

Location:
Wasilla, Alaska, United States
Posted:
November 13, 2018

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MATTHEW PAUL SMITH _

P.O. Box ****** Wasilla, AK 99687 ac7or9@r.postjobfree.com 907-***-**** Throughout my 20+ years as a technician, I have earned a B.S. in Electronics Engineering Technology, achieved several certifications & licenses, and learned a variety of installation, troubleshooting & fabrication skills. My goal is to advance my understanding of communications technology while providing excellent service to the telecommunications industry.

- Work Experience -

Network Facility Technician – Arctic Slope Telephone Association Cooperative April 2018 – July 2018

Installation, Repair, Maintenance of facilities including tower work, heavy equipment operation and remote village travel Implementations Technician – Yoh Services (Harris) – FAA Public Trust clearance August 2017 – February 2018

Installation and Testing of Alaska Satellite Telecommunications Infrastructure for the Federal Aviation Administration

Experienced travelling to remote Alaskan sites, performing & developing test procedures, and commission equipment Network Technician – GCI December 2015 – August 2017

troubleshoot DS0, DS1, DS-3, SONET, IP, ethernet based circuits via copper, fiber, microwave, & satellite networks

familiar with configuration of various Tellabs DACS, Adtran MUX, satellite modems, Cisco routers, Calix GPON, Force 10 (Turin) SONET, ALU/Nokia packet IP transport router/switches, Frame Relay and phone switch equipment

familiar with Remedy, MetaSolv, Terminal Servers, TDM test sets and other circuit testing applications

experienced working in a 24/7 Technical Assistance Center (NOCC) environment managing circuits across Alaska Telecom Technician - North Slope Telecom, Inc. July 2001 - August 2002 & April 2004 – November 2015

installed, fabricated & maintained communications equipment including: VHF/UHF land mobile, marine, air-to-ground; C-Band/Ku-Band/ VSAT satellite systems; satellite TV systems; Point-to-Point / Point-to-Multi-Point Wireless Ethernet Radio; T1 terrestrial & T1 microwave radios; Scada; Audio Paging; Fiber-Optic; Cellular voice, data & booster systems

designed, configured and installed ether-switches, routers & wireless access points for providing VOIP/analog phone, wired internet; WiFi, and local and cloud-based network support;

tested DS-1/DS-3, serial data, Ethernet, Fiber-Optic using T1/T3 BERt tester, network cable analyzers/testers, fiber OTDR, power meters, RF watt meters & service monitors, Anritsu transmission line analyzers, Fiber Fusion Splicer

experienced with tower erection, tower climbing, tower rescue; antenna installation/aiming, & man-lift experience

familiar with logistical planning & travelling to remote Alaska locations; materials handling, tracking and purchasing; Aircraft Technician - PDS Tech Services (Boeing) - DOD Secret clearance Sept. 2002 – June 2003

performed modifications and electronic upgrades to U.S. Air Force F-15 C/D aircraft for the aircraft’s radar, video recording, ECS, navigation & JHMCS (helmet mounted cueing system) Instrumentation Technician - Aviant (Boeing) - DOD Secret clearence Sept. 1997 – April 2001

installed and troubleshoot flight test instrumentation including accelerometers, pressure transducers, strain gages, thermocouple & multiplexers for U.S. Navy F/A-18 C/D/E/F & T-45 flight test aircraft

performed preflight checks & maintenance to aircraft data, recording, telemetry and camera systems

experienced with quality inspection, installation and soldering to a mil-spec standard Service Technician - On-Site Instruments, Inc. May 1996 – June 1997

calibrated, repaired and serviced environmental instruments & equipment for customers nationwide

troubleshoot equipment problems over the phone and maintained documentation for customers in the field

- Education & Certifications -

Learn to Return Tower Climbing and Rescue Certification – May 2018 Mining Safety & Health Administration (MSHA certification) – June 2013 Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) - Feb. 2012 FCC General Radiotelephone Operators License / RADAR Endorsement - March 2004 ETA Certified Fiber-Optic Installer - April 2002

North Slope Training Co-Operative certification (NSTC) - Oct. 2001 B.S. Electronic Engineering Technology DeVry Institute of Technology, Columbus OH - June 1997 FAA Private Pilot License (Single Engine Land) - Feb. 1996 Diploma from James Buchanan High School, Mercersburg PA - June 1994



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