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Engineer Plant

Fort Myers, FL
May 10, 2020

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Ft Myers FL *3907



Over 20 years project leadership experience in the telecommunications industry, leading technicians, managing contractors and negotiating with stakeholders for large-scale installations and upgrades. Recognized for outstanding negotiation and customer management skills for high profile projects with solid skills in resource allocation planning and tracking.


Fibertech Networks 6/2008-present

SR Fiber Construction Engineer 8/2014-present

I was in charge of working with new markets to help get Franchises to build fiber by meeting with Town Officials and going to Town/City Meetings

Worked with Vendors and Contractors to get the work completed on time

Worked with internal people to be sure everything was being done per contract

Over saw our local workers

Fiber Management/Design 6/2008-8/2014

• Design the fiber networks on the outside plant

• Work with LODE (AUTOCAD)

Integrated Cable& Communication Systems (IC2S) 8/2007-6/2008

Placing internet, phone, security, and FAB wires. Terminate and tested.

Oversee co-worker to see that the work is preformed properly. Terry Hills Golf Course 5/2007-8/2007

Lawn Maintenance, cut greens, fairways, roughs. Minor repair to mowers.

Part Time since 5/2000

G. Mortellaro & Sons, Elba, NY 6/2006-5/2007

Over the road driving. Class A

CRST, Cedar Rapids, IA 10/2005-6/2006

Over the road driving. Class A

Frontier Communications Telephone, Mount Morris, NY 11/2000-10/2005 Outside Plant(OSP) Engineer

Defined requirements for telephone cable routing projects in collaboration (e.g. highway department and property owners).

Created budgets for multiple concurrent projects and tracked progress toward goals, as well as revised timelines and budgets as necessary.

Supervised construction personnel, guiding and monitoring quality of work performed, and adherence to contract specifications and deadlines.

Created documentation, utilizing AUTOCAD, to track and maintain maps of telephone cable locations.

Time Warner Communications, Rochester, NY 1984-11/2000 Project Manager 1996-11/2000

Oversaw all activities for installation cable television for town and village cable franchises, providing services to over 122,901 customers and spanning over 3,439 miles.

Managed three technicians, who assisted in the supervision of 16 contract firms employing over 150 linemen, performing underground and aerial cable and fiber placement, and splicing functions.

Led projects for two major upgrades to cable television equipment. Evaluated plans for reuse of existing infrastructure, and performed field checks to determine feasibility of design enhancements.

Reviewed vendor performance, and terminated contracts when necessary.

To provide consistent and up-to-date training on safety issues, environmental hazards and use of equipment, developed and/or hired vendors to deliver programs to project personnel, including Traffic Control, OSHA regulations, and installation and operation of new equipment.

Field Engineer, Construction 1992-1996

Mapped geographic location and collected pertinent information for design of new builds to extend cable service to expanded numbers of customers.

Developed cost analyses, selected most cost-effective contractor, and oversaw project completion, including mediation of problems and/or cost overruns.

Evaluated and determined feasibility and cost for installation of cable TV businesses. Supervised installation contractors’ adherence to strict specifications. Project completed on time and within budget.

Broadband and Fiber Optics Technician 1984-1992

Performed maintenance and installation of broadband and fiber optic plant equipment from headend to subscriber.

Utilized various meters and test equipment to ensure optimal plant performance was being met.

Liles Brothers Cable Construction, Rochester, NY 1979-1984 Construction Foreman

Supervised installation, repair, splicing and activation of aerial coaxial cables and broadband equipment used to conduct signals in cable systems as well as construction of strand, pole transfers and make ready.


Outside Plant Engineering, Telecordia Technologies, 2001 CDL Class A all endorsements, Professional Driver Institute, 2003 Certificate, Technician I, Cleveland Institute of Electronics, 1992

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