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Security Systems Integrator

crockett, TX, 75835
November 17, 2009

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Security Systems Integrator and Lead Service Technician with 8 years of consistent and efficient solving of client equipment and software issues.

systems integration skills summary

Access Control Systems:

Softwarehouse, Casi-Rusco, Galaxy, Identicard, Northern Computers, Honeywell, DSC, Bosch, Securitron.

Installed Hardware:

Card readers, Magnetic locks, Electronic door strikes, Electric handsets, Electrified mortise locks, Automatic REX motion detectors, Exit buttons, Door contacts, Control panels, subpanels and associated wire and cable, System servers , Monitoring station computers, Badging station computers, TCP/IP switches and Lantronix serial to TCP/IP converters. CCTV equipment—cameras, mounts, power supplies, servers, DVRs, matrices and monitors. AiPhone intercom systems. Viking intercom system components.

Equipment Integrations:

Electric slide gates (Besam and Stanley), Electric roll gates, Parking gates, Detection loops, Transcore Smartpass readers, Automatic doors, ADA motorized doors, Elevator control, Electronic turnstiles. FiberSenSys fence detection, UsrGrab barriers-both the XMB and the Grab-Sp.


Install and configure software; install, configure and maintain hardware, printers, CDRW disks and hard drives, memory, network cards, modems, scanners, video displays and cameras, network hubs, printer servers; install motherboard and components. Troubleshoot and repair hardware and software problems. Assist users in operating software and hardware. Create and manipulate digital images inclusive of CAD plots. Create and maintain HTML web pages. Markup/Code text for publication using SGML and parse text using Winedit and Adept Editor. Research via private electronic databases and the internet.


Softwarehouse, Dvtel, Identicard, HAI,


Texas Private Security Board-Alarm Installers License, TWIC.

significant work experience


Tech Systems Inc, Houston, Texas – November 2008 to October 2009.

Install, Configure and Troubleshoot commercial and industrial security (intrusion and cctv) and electronic access control systems including Softwarehouse, Casi-Rusco, Intelix, Bosch, DMP, Pelco, Panasonic, AiPhone, Aegis and GE systems. Certified in Softwarehouse Ccure 800, ApC and Istar; Dvtel, Identicard.


Security Services and Technologies, Houston, Texas – August 2006 to October 2008.

Install, Configure and Troubleshoot commercial and industrial security (intrusion and cctv) and electronic access control systems including Softwarehouse, Casi-Rusco, Honeywell, Ademco, Transcore, Intelix, Bosch, Radionics, FiberSenSys, Pelco, Panasonic, AiPhone, GE and Galaxy systems. Certified in Softwarehouse Ccure 800, ApC and Istar. Built 120 door Ccure 9000 system along with an Intellix CCTV module.


National Security, El Paso, Texas - January 2004 to April 2005.

OEM Trained in Identicard, DSC, and Napco Access Control Systems. OEM Trained in DSC, Napco, Ademco, HAI Electronic Security and Home Automation Systems. Integrated Physical Security System Designer to include the integration of alarm, cctv, access control and automation systems (both wired and wireless). Performed security surveys and delivered detailed reports for the purpose of evaluating facility risk. Developed custom security solutions for airport terminals that maintains the integrity of the secure passenger area while allowing free egress. Largest single bid was $245,000 for an Identicard access control system for UT El Paso. Supervised a staff of three installers. Performed installations and service calls on all supported systems. Programmed Identicard, HAI, DSC, Ademco and Napco controllers on site and remotely. Author of ebooks Access Control Handbook, The Residential Security Handbook, Performing Professional Security Surveys.

significant work experience (continued)


Rex Dart International, El Paso, Texas - September 2001 to January 2004.

Self employed merchant, primarily selling items online via eBay. I have assisted numerous clients in selling their items via eBay for a fee. I am a registered eBay Trading Assistant and currently hold “Power Seller” status. Became a Texas licensed Auctioneer in September 2003-TXAL 15063. I own and operate the largest local auction listing website


Coast 2 Coast Surveys Inc, Chattanooga, Tennessee - September 2001 to August 2004.

Self employed contract surveyor. Performed commercial surveys primarily for the sign and lighting industry. Duties consist primarily of measuring and photographing existing related signage (both on building and remotely situated), building exterior fascia and storefront glass for the purpose of adding or changing signage, measuring and photographing apparent property area to show road approach and property presentation. Drafted drawings of building and property site, fascia measurements and existing signage. Consistently delivered detailed survey report consisting of drawings, measurements and digital photographs on time. Involved extensive nationwide travel and tight deadlines.


Border Institute of Technology, El Paso, Texas - January 2001 to September 2001.

Instructor of computer programming (Visual Basic 6, Access 2000), business law and basic computer operating systems. Also in charge of rewriting school's information management system application. Serviced outside clients custom software needs. Managed school's websites.


Office Team, Hoffman Estates, Illinois - March 2000 to December 2000.

Computer and database management at Chicago headquarters of major U.S. airline. Informal ad hoc application training. Heavy use of MS Office 97 applications. Database creation and administration. Distributed application creation using Access 97 and Excel 97 to acquire data from 13 international locations via the internet. Misc. clerical duties and software documentation.

Paige Personnel, Skokie, Illinois - October 1999 to January 2000.

Computer and database management, general office and administrative support. Heavy use of MS Office 97 applications. Database conversion and data verification. Corrected 15 years of inconsistent and erroneous data entry by developing and implementing a new data model. Created an interim application using MS Access 2.0 to facilitate data management in preparation for conversion to Raiser's Edge Software.


Westgroup, Deerfield, Illinois - September 1997 to September 1999.

Copy editing of legal manuscripts, data entry and data correction, proof reading, SGML coding. Copy writing and legal research. Factual and legal verification. Forms acquisition for publication and forms drafting as needed. Heavy use of MS Office applications as well as other Westgroup proprietary electronic systems for research and book production. Initiated and implemented numerous “best practices” which were adopted company wide. Used Quickbooks Pro to track billable time, job costing and manage personal finances. Developed extensive library of VBA macros for Word, Excel and Access.


The John Marshall Law School; Chicago, Illinois

Juris Doctor, June 1997

University of Texas at El Paso; El Paso Texas

BA, Journalism & Mass Communications, December 1992. Minor: Political Science

Radio Announcer at KTEP 88.5 FM National Public Radio Affiliate - Spring 1986

Photo Editor for student magazine, The Pass - Fall 1988

Production Assistant for student newspaper, The Prospector - Spring 1989

Layout Editor for student newspaper, The Prospector - Summer 1989

Candidate for Student Body President - Spring 1990

Universal Technical Institute; Houston, Texas

Occupational Associates, Automobile and Diesel Mechanics, July 1985.

Received four "Student of the Phase" awards.

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