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Network Engineer Assistant

Montego Bay, Saint James Parish, Jamaica
March 28, 2019

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Lawrence R O’Meally

**** ****** *****,

Bogue Village,

Montego Bay,

St. James,

Jamaica W.I.



Strategically-minded and innovation-oriented network engineer with 7+ years of experience with in-depth knowledge of network design, implementation and maintenance.


Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA - Graduated May 2007

Cisco CCNA

Heart Institute of Jamaica - 2014

Diploma in Electronic Engineering Technician

Excelsior Community College, Kingston, Jamaica - May 2001

PC skills:

Basic operating skills with popular applications in Windows OS Home and Server

Installation, assembly, and repair of PC's and operating systems,

Excellent computer networking skills

Software Skills:

Email Servers

Solarwinds Orion administration – Network monitoring and management

Web Help Desk by Solarwinds – work management ticketing system

Microsoft Office

Hardware Skills:

Trained optical fiber technician (installation, termination, splicing and repair)

Networking infrastructure procurement, installation and commission

Certification and Training:

Cisco CCNA

Aviat Microwave Networks Certified

Microwave Networks Incorporated

Project Management

Seimens/Ruggedcom ROX operating system

RFL eXmux3500

Noja Pole Mounted Recloser

Jing Kwang Distribution Automation Switch

Work Experience:

Network Engineer

Jamaica Public Service Co. (JPS)

April 2008 to present

Ensure a fully operational and low latency network cloud, to provide SCADA and teleprotection communication for the control of all substations island wide

Provide network services to Generation department for HMI and DCS communication

Design and maintenance of island wide gigabit optical fiber network

Procurement, installation, configuration and maintenance of island wide microwave radio network

Install, maintain and troubleshoot networking equipment

Configuration and commissioning of new network equipment – switches, routers, serial device servers, cellular modems, data radios, microwave radios, environment monitoring devices

Upgrade, modify and add nodes to network management software (SolarWinds NPM)

Create reports and gather statistics on network devices with Solarwinds

Optical fiber termination, splicing and repair

Ensure 99.99% availability for both commercial offices and sub-stations

Design and engineering of all facets of substation communication

WAN network design

LAN network design

Custom Installer

Horner Networks –

Custom Installer

December 2006 to November 2007

Lead programmer for Control4 home automation equipment – Tech 1 and 2 trained

Setup residential computer networks (LAN and Wireless)

Install and troubleshoot audio/video, security, CCTV equipment

Program, install and maintain home automation (smart home) systems which include – audio and video equipment automation, lighting control, security, CCTV, Home theater, audio and high definition video (720p and 1080p), and whole house distribution)

Providing a solution to the customer that creates convenient control for devices in the home, using a remote, wireless touchscreen and internet to control: televisions, audio equipment, HVAC, blinds/curtains, distributed audio, create lighting scenes (with associated background music), video wall, timing of lights, wake up events, security system control, etc.

Computer Lab Monitor

Cleveland State University

October 2002 to August 2006

Awarded Most Outstanding Student Assistant for the year 2006

Promoted to Head Lab Monitor in January 2004

Maintain optimum PC operation

Install various software for student use and maintenance purposes

Supervise students using the PCs, ensuring that all lab rules are followed

Assemble and repair PCs to fully functional status

Upgrade various software and hardware components

Assistant in Instrumentation Department

July 2001 and 2002 (Summer job for both years)

West Indies Alumina Company

Maintained and installed various industrial instruments, such as sediment level detectors and flow meters

Troubleshot malfunctioning instruments

Repaired nonworking instruments

Computer Help Desk Assistant

April 2001 (Internship)

West Indies Alumina Company

Assist PC users with software and hardware problems

Repair and maintain PCs


Highly competent live sound audio engineer

Self-proclaimed audiophile


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