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Machine Operator Electrical Engineer

Ballwin, MO
March 18, 2023

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Vitaly Gipkhin ***** Country Ridge Drive Chesterfield, MO 63017

(H) (636) 519-916 (C) 314-***-****


A versatile and technically strong professional with an extensive background in electrical systems, networking, telecommunication and engineering technology seeks a position that demands excellence in performance. Recognized for excellent customer service skills, teamwork, creative problem solving and increasing profitability. Highly proficient with computer applications, website development, engineering specifications and effectively utilizing new technologies and innovation. Demonstrates high energy and serves as a valuable resource to colleagues. Fluent in both Russian and English languages.


Level 3 Communications - Lumen Technology, St. Louis, MO 2015 - 2023 IP Technician III

Assigned and managed IP addresses globally on the Level 3 network.

Responsible for provisioning customers for VPN, INTERNET, Prime and Layer 2 circuit.

Managed all customer configurations with upgrades or transport changes.

Build circuit configuration utilizing EFM, CPO, INCIGNITO, OMC, 3scape, ASRI, RSI, SAO and SAS.

Collaborated with multiple support teams to resolve design or order problems .

TELEPACIFIC (FORMERLY MPOWER COMMUNICATIONS), St. Louis, MO 2005 - 2015 Network Administrator/IP Provisioning and Test/Tune Up Representative

Responsible for provisioning customers for multiple transports including wireless configurations.

Assigned and managed IP addresses globally on the Telepacific network.

Managed all customer configurations with upgrades or transport changes.

Performed trouble shooting on 2 nd and 3 rd level issues with customers and vendors.

Collaborated with multiple support groups in diagnosing service problems to satisfy customers.

Monitored Quality Control on T1 circuit layout records utilizing TBS/Metsolv, Tracker, CMS and Microsoft Office software.

MCI, St. Louis, MO 1999 - 2004 International Frame Relay/ATM Technician II

Responsible for configuring frame relays and ATM circuits.

Migrated private circuits from MGX switches to ESR.

Configured and operated Alcatel, Lucent, Assent frame relay DACS, Cascade switches, Cisco MGX/BPX ATM switches, frame relays and new bridge switches from remote access.

Configured, installed and performed troubleshooting on DS-0, DS-1, E-1, DS-3 frame relay circuits, DS-3, OC-3, OC-12, E-1 and E-3 ATM circuits.

Collaborated with vendors and customers worldwide to activate circuits in a professional manner and achieve deadlines.

Tri-Tek Info. Systems, St. Louis, MO 1998 - 1999 Branch Office Controller Technician (Temporary)

Responsible for installing cable and wired services for computer systems.

Upgraded and installed motherboards, processors, hard drives and cards.

Rebuilt servers to functionally support the new backup system in support of the IT process improvement initiative.

Bohn & Dawson, Inc., St. Louis, MO 1992 - 1998

Machine Operator

Responsible for operating mig-benders, punch presses and cutting saws in a company that produced specialized pipe components for customers.

Extremely knowledgeable of machines operations and their service requirements.

Machine Building Company, Minsk, Belarus 1985 - 1989

Electrical Engineer

Directed the maintenance of electrical and electronic equipment for CNC machinery.

Performed troubleshooting on programmable logic controllers and repaired or replaced the components as required.

Installed and set-up new CNC machinery and AC/DC electrical drives in order to make the equipment production ready.

Recommended and implemented design modifications to improve machinery operations which resulted in improved productivity, less product waste and reduced cost.

Machine Tools Plant, Gorky, Russia 1983 - 1985

Electrical Design Engineer

Designed and drafted electrical and elementary electronic diagrams for milling machines to meet client specifications and industry standards.

Prepared construction documents including control panel diagrams and specifications for new machine designs.


Certificate Course Completion: Cisco Networking Academy CCNA. St. Louis Community College

Certificate of Completion in Computer Networking Technology: Rankin Technical College

MS, Electrical Engineering, Belarusian Polytechnic Institute, School of Electrical Engineering, Minsk, Belarus


Professional and personal references available upon request

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