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Satellite Communications Operator

Tulsa, OK
January 30, 2019

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David Hockey

Odenton, MD ***** 301-***-****

Professional Profile

7+ years’ experience in satellite communications and personnel management

Served in Iraq (2014-2015) as Communications Team Leader; supervisor to multiple personnel

Held multiple leadership roles, managed security, and provided help desk support for a joint task force

Secret clearance; demonstrated trustworthiness handling classified, confidential, or sensitive information

Efficient problem solver with the ability to quickly process information and adapt to change

Able to work independently with minimum supervision and as part of a dynamic, fast-paced team

Able to juggle multiple priorities and to meet tight deadlines without compromising quality

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Competencies

Problem analysis/resolution Highly organized Detail oriented

Solutions oriented Flexible and adaptable Deadline driven Professional Experience

Satellite Communications Operator/Maintainer 10/2011—present United States Army/Department of Defense

Provides strategic level satellite communications services to a variety of military and other governmental agencies

Holds multiple leadership roles and provides training/mentoring to staff

Plans, coordinates, directs, implements, and integrates satellite communications projects through all lifecycle stages

Writes and develops processes, procedures, and standard operating procedures

Conducts risk analysis and identifies mitigation strategies

Frequently demonstrates ability to overcome/resolve challenges and incidents through critical thinking and information synthesis

Conducts test and evaluation programs to determine technical performance of equipment

Assembles and installs communications equipment, such as computer systems, data and telephone communication lines, wiring, switching equipment, wiring frames, power apparatus, and networks

Installs telephone station equipment, such as intercommunication systems, transmitters, receivers, relays, ringers, and related apparatus

Tests circuits and components of malfunctioning telecommunications equipment to isolate sources of malfunctions, using test meters, circuit diagrams, polarity probes, and other hand tools

Inspects equipment on a regular basis to ensure proper functioning, to ensure compliance, and to minimize risk

Adjusts or modifies equipment to enhance equipment performance and/or to respond to customer requests

Repairs and/or replaces faulty equipment (such as defective and damaged telephones, wires, switching system components, and associated equipment)

Monitors and authorizes entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against information/property loss and ensure security of premises

Serves as responder when answering alarms and investigating disturbances

Escalates situations to fire or police in the event of an emergency

Writes reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences

Warns individuals of rule infractions or violations; apprehends and/or evicts violators from premises, using force when necessary

David Hockey

Odenton, MD 21113 301-***-****

Patrols premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates

Monitors and adjusts controls that regulate buildings systems, such as air conditioning, furnace, or boiler


Fort Gordon Army Signal School of Excellence 2012

University of Maryland University College 2018

Associate of Arts

University of Maryland University College 2020 (Anticipated) Candidate for Bachelor of Science – Information Systems Management Department of Defense Training:

Completed training related to leadership and technology skills

Obtained certifications for hazardous materials handling and maintaining weapons References

Available upon request

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