Thomas Austin Hefty
Conroe, TX (Houston Metro) • 832-***-****
Innovative and diversified professional with expertise in engineering, programming and testing electrical hardware, computer prototypes, and robotic systems while utilizing knowledge of electrical, electromechanical, and mechanical design. Versed in both digital and analog electronics with specific emphasis on computer hardware and software. Excellent system analysis and research skills on computer products to ensure hardware, software, and mechanical design integrity. Strong decision making and judgment to investigate and solve complex problems. RELEVANT TECHNICAL SKILLS
Software, Applications, & Programming: MS office Suite, Windows OS (95-10), Linux, Unix, OS X, IOS, HTML, C++, Java, Multisim, Quartus, LabVIEW, Matlab, AutoCAD, Robotic simulations, Human Machine Interfaces, Computer software tools such as assemblers, compilers and IDEs used for program design
Electrical & Computer Hardware: Microprocessors, microcontrollers, resistors, transistors, capacitors, operational amplifiers, generators, solar power, converters and other various AC and DC components.
Technical & Testing Skills: Performed extensive hardware evaluation on prototype computers using testing equipment such as digital oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, and multi-meters. Professional soldering skills to perform quality repairs on electrical components and systems. Analyzed complete power and load of computer systems and subsystems to verify power and load estimators. TECHNICAL PROJECTS
Soldered several components such as resistors, transistors, Capacitors, potentiometer and other small devices.
Developed a self-sufficient power system with the use of solar power and converters to engineer a generator to power both alternating current and direct current devices
Engineered an automated robot, using an HCS12 microcontroller, to drive itself on any path given by the user. Using a high level language C++ code allows the robot to communicate to its surroundings with the implementation of optical sensors and positioning sensors. EDUCATION & AWARDS
DeVry University Houston, TX October 2015
Bachelor of Science Degree; Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology
Innovation and Impact on Society Award 2015; Nominated by faculty & staff
Alumni Association of DeVry University and Keller Graduate School
Deans Award 2010, 2012, 2015; GPA of 3.5+
Tommy Bahamas The Woodlands, TX June 2012-2015
Customer Service Specialist/Lead Trainer
Provides proactive customer services to all patrons and troubleshoots any errors or complications.
Improved training and development for new and current employees by designing an updated method.
Works great under stress, able to handle multiple projects at a time with accuracy. Caribe Cable Contractor Iola, TX May 2014-Present
Test, repair, and calibrate a variety of high speed lines and signals
Troubleshoot problems with existing systems in which customers have experienced issues with
Inspecting and installing lines at sites for best placement and cost
Installed entertainment centers, networking systems, security systems, and cable systems.