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Manager Project

New Braunfels, TX
April 27, 2016

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Kyle W. Johnson

*** ********* ******, *** *********, Texas 78130 Cell 830-***-**** (US)


Results oriented, hands on professional with over 25 years of expertise in all facets of the industry. Verifiable track record for the successful completion of projects on time and on budget through coordinating trades, building a positive rapport with engineers, local officials, vendors and clients while maintaining costs. Fully versed in project estimating, inventory management, impending design problems, documentation preparation, and site management until successful completion. Areas of Expertise lie in:

Computers and Networking

Structured Cabling Design and Installation

Planning & Scheduling

Organization and Time Management

Estimating & Job Costing

Team Building & Leadership

MS Office Suite

Safety and Compliance Management

Employment History

VT-Group 12/2012 to 6/2014

Country Manager, Afghanistan

Country Manager and Lead Engineer / SME for 27M dollar Engineering and Installation communication contract to support the US Military across Afghanistan. This contract covers all aspects of communications from TCF, ADN, JDN, MDU, LANs, WANs and global connectivity. Daily duties include SOW, LOM, EDP and MS Project writing with verified cost and time estimates for projects. Provide daily reporting and costing of up to 10 separate projects a day and serve as the conduit to the military and US Government. Managed 95+ personnel daily ranging from engineers, CAD operators to the technicians. Projects cover all fiber, copper, VTC, SATCOM . Secret Security Clearance

USIDC Inc. 5/2009 to 12/2012

Program Manager, Afghanistan / Project Manager - Iraq

Oversaw all operations in the Afghanistan Theater. Projects range from ISP/OSP, Microwave, SAT and radar installation and testing. This includes all project bidding, materials, and required personnel to accomplish missions. Served as conduit to US Government, partner companies and subcontractors for all reporting and project scheduling. Project Manager in Iraq on major microwave project upgrade and on a country wide network project for the US Air Force and Iraqi Air Force. Managed 100+ personnel daily. Secret Security Clearance

Key Projects and Accomplishments

NKIA NATO Headquarters - Completed nearly 8 million feet of wiring and delivery of project in 65 days. Team was awarded and recognized by the US Government for outstanding project of the year.

Established a concrete division in Afghanistan specializing in Manhole / Handhold production across Afghanistan to provide the government with a quality product at a substantial savings for all military bases.

ITT Systems Division 6/2008 to 5/2009

OSP Engineer, U.S. Army Baghdad, Iraq

Installation of new Nortel SL100 switch and all required distribution copper and fiber cabling. This project is a full upgrade of all voice systems for the U.S. Military in Baghdad, Iraq. Specializing in fiber installation, termination and testing. Assisting in all OSP copper termination, half-tapping and testing for cutover to new phone switch. Short term contract project with ITT. Secret Security Clearance

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CNR Communications, L.L.C. Seguin, Texas 3/2006 – 6/2008

Operations Manager

Oversaw daily operations, from hiring and training of personnel to overseeing all company projects. Responsible for all blueprint takeoffs, bidding, parts, and keeping all projects on time and budget. These projects covered the installation of all types of structured and OSP cabling. Installation also requires setting all cabinets, racks, patch panels, fiber panels, and testing. Managed computers, network, corp website and email operations for company.

Key Projects and Accomplishments

C5 Aircraft Training Facility, Kelly AFB, Texas - This new building was an 18 month project, for over 1.4 Million

dollars worth of structured and OSP cabling. Brought in on time and under budget.

New Braunfels ISD – Installed over 800K in structured and OSP cabling for the new administration building and three

Elementary schools. MDU type distribution system. All brought in on time and on budget.

Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas – Installed all structured cabling for secure, private and public

networks in new office tower. Time sensitive project, brought in on schedule on budget.

Belden Network Engineer and Wireless Integrator Certified, Certified for Panduit, Belden, ADC/Krone, Ortronoics,

Seimon, Draka Molex, Hubbell, Uniprise and AMP Netconnect, Fully trained and certified in fiber termination, fusion

and mechanical splice.

The Computer Link, L.L.C. - Seguin, Texas Owner / Founder / Senior Technician 1995-2006

Full service, sales, computer, networking, internet and PC training company. Provided South Texas companies, and individuals with new custom computers, networking, and internet for the over 10 years. Company had contracts with state and large corporations to maintain all their computer and networking needs on a daily basis. Deployed and managed networks ranging from Novell to Microsoft Server 2003. Trained employees in A+, MCP, and MCDST. Sold the Company Jan 2006, company is still thriving and growing.

Key Projects and Accomplishments

Formed company in 1995 with minimal budget, topped 1 million in sales by 1999 and had 10 full time employees.

Sold company on Jan. 1st 2006 after a successful 10 year run.

A multi-year contract with Seguin and Nixon ISD’s for all structured cabling, networking, and new computer systems.

Worked with vendors to create two models of TCL Computers that where Microsoft Gold certified.

GTE Government Systems – FSA Germany and Security Hill Kelly AFB, Texas 1994-1995

Senior Technician (TS/SCI) Computer Network Support Operations. Job duties include the repair, service and upgrade of mainframe and PC computers. This includes all peripheral equipment, such as monitors, printers and all network interface equipment. Equipment ranges from DEC VAX to all X86 based PC’s and servers. Responsible for troubleshooting and repair to the chip or component level as necessary. Built and installed all cable, (10 Base T, RG58 and fiber) for Banyon, NT, and Novell networks. Job also includes the research and development of new products for military use.

U.S. Army, Augsburg/Berlin, Germany 12 Years Active Duty

Security Clearance 1995 Top Secret, w/SCI – Honorable discharge

SGT, 33Y (33W), Shop NCOIC, Assignments included Field Station Augsburg and Berlin. Duties included the testing, troubleshooting, repair and calibration of complex RF/DF systems, satellite telecommunications and a wide range of electronic and computer systems. Served as shop supervisor, responsible for the training of all personnel, coordination with GTE and Mantech Corp., and quality assurance of all work performed. Worked closely with Government contractor in the research, development and troubleshooting of present and proposed systems.

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Key Projects and Accomplishments

NCO of the Year, Field Station Berlin Germany, Cold War Service Medal, 2 – Army Achievement Medals, Army

Commendation Medal, Commandants’ List for PLDC and BNCOC, Attestation De Stage Commando

Member of Task Force Berlin for the removal and relocation of systems in Field Station Berlin

French Commando School – Lead 10 man team through 3 week commando school to graduate with honors.

Deployed across the globe for intelligence gathering mission electronic and technical support.


A+, MCDST, MCP, BICSI, and Microsoft Training Courses on all OS’s, Server Based platforms and networking

Tandberg Certified Engineer Level 1

Licensed Insurance Adjuster – Texas and Florida

Central Texas College - Electronic Communications

University Of Maryland - PC, LAN, WAN and Comms Security

Community College of the Air Force - Computer System Architectures

Self Study Courses: National Security Administration, Army

Electronic/Telecommunications (114 hrs.), Computer Technology & Operating Systems (120 hrs.), Satellite Communications (70 Hrs.)

GTE Government Systems DSSO MANTECH Corp.

Tempest Certified Fiber Optic, Hot Melt

Desktop Printer Certified High Reliability Soldering

PC & DOS Certified Fixed Site Electronic Protection

Data Communications Certified SUN/UNIX Certified

Computer Networks Certified

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