Burton C. Lesser
To continue to expand my career as an Electronic Technician, with 35 years of experience in Engineering, Prototyping, Manufacturing, Quality Control, and Field Installation, Maintenance, Refurbish, and Repair.
Most Recent Experience:
July 2019 – Jan. 2020 Olympus America Image Stream Allstem Connections Houston, TX.
Memorial Herman Medical Center
Field Installation Technician of Medical Audio/Video Devices, Contracted through Allstem
Installation of Networking Medical-Grade Audio/Video Devices in Operating Rooms, Trauma Bays, and Examination Rooms. Cable Pulling and Termination of CAT5, Video BNC, Low Voltage Power and Control Cables. Electronic Medical Device Installation, Configuration, and Testing.
Dec. 2015 – May 2019 3B2 Solutions Inc. 358 Concourse Way, Greer SC 29650
Field Installation and Repair Technician for Restaurant Computer Systems in Houston and SE Texas.
Responsible for performing standard POS (Point of Sale) technical work which included arriving on site within the assigned Service Level Agreement (SLAs), troubleshooting the issue, and replacing the damaged hardware, or assisting the Call Center with basic software troubleshooting. This also included Managing an Inventory of Replacement Parts, Managing a Company Vehicle and a Company Phone.
Mar. 2012 – Dec. 2015 Houston-Sigma Technologies 1333 Industrial Blvd. Houston/Sugarland TX.
Assembly, Inspection, and Test Machine Programmer – Oil and Gas, Down-Hole Tools
Responsible for programming Assembly and Test Machines using test development software. This included reading and interpret BOMs, Schematics, and Assembly Drawings. The Machines included: Solder Paste Stencil Printer, Solder Paste Inspector, Vapor Surface Mount Solder Reflow Oven, Automatic Optical Inspection, and a Fixtureless Flying Probe Tester.
Certified IPC Specialist. IPC-A-610 Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies
Sep. 2010 – Mar. 2012 Hewlett Packard Houston, TX.
Refurbish Technician for Rack Mount Servers and Switch Hubs
Responsible for Troubleshooting, Repair, Rebuild, Refurbish, and Testing of HP Rack-Mounted Severs and Switch Hubs for the Refurbish Department, to provide for a reduced resale of HP Server Products.
Jan. 2008 – Mar 2010 Wincor Nixdorf Inc. Houston and Austin TX.
Field Service Engineer of Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) in the Houston and Austin areas of Texas.
Responsible for Maintenance and Repair of ATMs in the Austin and Houston areas which included arriving on site with the assigned Service Level Agreement (SLAs), troubleshooting the issue using company diagnostic software, and replacing the damaged hardware. This also included Managing an Inventory of Replacement Parts, and Managing a Company Vehicle.
Jun. 2005 – Jan. 2008 Wincor Nixdorf Inc. Austin TX
Repair Center Technician for ATMs and POS devices.
Responsible for troubleshooting and repair of Field Service Returned Parts to the component level. This included the complete de-assembling, cleaning or replacing of individual parts, and then re-assembling, to pass all Tests and Quality Assurance demands.
Feb.2003 – Mar. 2005 Goodman Manufacturing Houston TX
Line Assembly and Test Technician
Responsible for the line assembly of Air Conditioners, then promoted to Test Technician, where I Tested and Troubleshot to Component-Level the products as they came off the assembly line.
Mar. 1994 – Jun. 2001 Compaq Computer Corporation Houston TX.
Electronic Engineering Technician for Personal Computers and Laptops
Responsible for assisting the Electronic and Mechanical Engineers in the prototype and development of personal computers, laptops, and printed circuit boards. This included constructing prototypes from Engineering Schematics and Mechanical Drawings, and authoring Assembly Instructions, Bill-of-Materials, and other such Documentation.
Jun. 1987 – Apr. 1992 Annapolis Micro Systems Annapolis MD.
Electronic Engineering Technician for Computer and High-Tech Peripherals
Responsible for constructing prototypes from Engineering Diagrams and Mechanical Drawings. Also: programming, setup, and operation of assembly machines, including Solder Paste Screening, Surface Mount Pick-n-Place, and Reflow Ovens. I was a Lead Technician, Supervising Assembly Teams, and Controlling Inventory.
May 1985 – Jun. 1987 Allied Bendix Aerospace Baltimore MD.
Electronic Circuit Tester and Troubleshooting Technician for High-tech Weaponry, Missile Fuses
Responsible for Testing and Troubleshooting to the component level, Government Contracted Military Devices on Automated Test Fixtures (ATFs). Worked in a Union Environment, with a Govt. Security Clearance.
Oct. 1982 – Oct. 1984 Associate’s Degree in Electronic Engineering
RETS, Radio Electronic Television School, Baltimore MD.
Sep. 1979 – Jun. 1982 High School Diploma
Annapolis Senior High School, Annapolis MD.
Work References from Olympus:
Franz Bantin – Team Lead / Supervisor – m 281-***-****
Wayne Hardcastle – Project Manager – m 281-***-****
Jason Abraham – Fellow Technician – m 972-***-****
Work References from 3B2 Solutions:
Steve Lovely – Inventory and Logistics Manager – 864-***-**** (work, mobile)
Wally Whitman – Austin Area Supervisor – 864-***-**** (work, mobile)
Ron Mayo – Houston Area Technician – 864-***-**** (work, mobile)
Other Things of note:
I’m willing to relocate. I’ve no strong ties to where I currently live. I’m Single, with no children or pets, which enables me to relocate easily.
I’m willing to use my personal vehicle for Field Work. I have a 2018 Pickup Truck, with a back cover, to keep any product dry from stormy weather, and hidden and locked from potential thieves, and I currently park this truck in an enclosed garage. I also have my own Tools.
I have an attached Garage has plenty of extra space capable for storage of Parts and Tools.
I’m willing to Commute up to 50 miles for a Permanent or Contract Position.
I LOVE to Travel. I love to fly. I’m also willing to drive to nearby cities in order to save on airfare.
Although I currently don’t have a Passport, I’m certainly able to obtain one quickly enough.