Kenneth L. Simon **** Fairland Street,
Pittsburgh. PA 15210 412-***-****,
Trade Source Inc.
Monroeville Pa. 15146 412-***-****
Resource Manager Elias Brito
Electrician/Maintenance Technician 03/23/2011-Present
City of Pittsburgh Public Safety Department 01/03/1994-01/03/2011
Complete Electrical Installations on new residential and commercial properties. Complete electrical upgrades and renovations to existing electrical devices in residential and commercial properties. Diagnostic trouble shooting and repairs of malfunctioning electronic devices in both residential and commercial properties. Utilize heavy equipment including front end loader, dump truck, fork lift, and standard equipment electric welders, torches, table saws, radial arm saws, hammer drills, jack hammers, routers, grinders, hand saws to maintain and update existing distribution company.
Retired from the City of Pittsburgh Police Department, Zone 6 Station 1501 Main St. Pgh. Pa. 15221. Position: Master Patrolman, Supervisor Sgt. Rick Howe 412-***-****
Duties: attend to Mayor Complaints, focus on Community Concerns, answer 911 calls, and target high drug and violent crime areas, including intelligence gathering on gang activity.
MPOETC Certified Instructor and have taught: legal updates, use of force, collapsible baton, firearms, ethics, officer survival, weapons of mass destruction and numerous other required City of Pittsburgh Police courses.
Undercover Detective in The Pittsburgh Narcotics and Vice Unit: utilizing informants, conducting surveillance, making narcotics purchases, generating and executing search warrants.
Field Training Officer: qualified in training, evaluating, and reporting the progress of new recruits. Conduct remedial training for recruits as necessary.
SWAT Team Operator. Duties: high risk warrant service, hostage situations, barricaded subjects and fugitive task force round ups.
Hampton Jr. Sr. High School, Allison Park, Pennsylvania Graduated 06/1979: Diploma.
University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland Overseas Division Associates in Arts Degree: General Studies 06/1988.
University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland. Bachelor of Science Degree: Criminal Justice Criminology and Secondary in Education 06/1991.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania Master of Science Degree: Criminal Justice 06/1999.
FEMA Center for Domestic Preparedness Managing Civil Actions in Threat Incidents
MPOETC Certified General Instructor MPI 1234
MPOETC Firearms Instructor/ Swat and Hostage Rescue Certifications
Field Training and Satellite Training Officer
MEDALS, AWARDS, CITATIONS
City of Pittsburgh:
3 Meritorious Service Awards including G-20 Summit Award.
5 Officer of the Month awards from Zone 1, and 1 Bureau wide Officer of the Month Award.
8 Letters of Recognition for exemplary duty.
2 Safe Driver Awards, 2 Good Conduct Award, Field Training Officer Award.
U.S. Military Awards
Navy: Battle “E” Award, 2 Good Conduct Medals, Expert M-14 Marksman Medal, 2 Overseas Service Ribbon.
Army: 2 Reserve Component Achievement Medals, 2 National Defense Medals, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon, Service Ribbon, Expert Marksmanship Ribbon, German Army Marksmanship Badge.
MILITARY BACKGROUND/PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
04/26/1994-06/26/2003 U.S. Army National Guard
Duties: Squad Leader, Tow Missile Dragon (Anti Tank Missile) calibration and repair. Qualified as a field combat medic for the 9/11 overseas deployment. Have received numerous awards and accommodations from both the Battalion, and the Brigade.
04/26/1992-12/20/1993 Mobile Video Services Annapolis Maryland
Electronic Engineer contracted by the U.S. Naval Academy at Mobile Video Services. Duties: Repair and distribution of electronic learning aids utilized by the Naval Officer Instructors. Maintain the automated video system, which provided instructional classroom video throughout the campus.
04/26/1982-04/26/92 United States Navy
Electronic Technician and Aviation Electronic Technician. Provide electronic aviation support for communications, navigation and weather surveillance equipment.
Well versed in the use of JNET and NCIC, with the clearances required to access the programs. Both sites have nation wide capabilities to assist in conducting investigations. Microsoft Word, Outlook Express and the PENNDOT Crash reporting system.