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Electrical High School

Location:
Princeton, WV, 24740
Salary:
50,000
Posted:
August 30, 2012

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RUSSELL EVERETT COMBS JR.

*** **. ***** **** • Princeton, WV 2739

jpo2qz@r.postjobfree.com • 304-***-**** (h) • 304-961-6932c)

Summary of Qualifications

20+ years technical experience in Aerospace and Defense Industry; extremely well skilled performing hands-on maintenance and repair of electrical and mechanical equipment; experienced working in explosive environments; able to quickly process input/requests from technical staff or business management and work independently until completion; excellent attention to detail; able to apply creative techniques to solve assembly/repair issues; quick learner; perform well in both group and individual situations; strong interpersonal skills.

Professional Experience

BAE Systems, Advanced Technologies, Alexandria, Virginia Charleston SC

Electronic / Mechanical Technician, 1998 – Present

• Participated in the development testing of special purpose energetic fuses, combustible cartridges, explosive projectiles, conventional and light gas gun systems, and underwater pulse power defense systems

• Technical team member for both in-house and field test campaigns

• Facilitated test operations by anticipating program needs and ordering and maintaining all necessary program support equipment

• Fabricated electrical and mechanical test articles and test support apparatus – machining, assembly and wiring to technical drawings

• Assembled capacitor banks to form high voltage power supplies

• Designed and built customized electrical circuits and high voltage pulse forming networks, electronic equipment racks and chassis, and electric gun systems

• Assisted certified blaster with assembly of explosive projectiles

• Performed field assembly, inspection, diagnoses and repair of complicated experimental electrical gun systems, control circuits and power supplies

• Responsible for packing and transporting all test equipment and support hardware for field test campaigns, including high value prototype systems

• Constructed and installed high-band and low-band antenna arrays for the HAARP program in Gakona, Alaska

• Mentored several junior technicians

• Accountable for maintaining the Government property inventory for entire facility

• Responsible for collection and disposal of all hazardous waste

• Maintained a site specific MSDS catalog of approved chemicals

• Building computer racks and cables.

Raytheon, Falls Church, Virginia

Laboratory Technician, 1991 – 1998

• Built electrical equipment racks and chassis for multiple programs, particularly for antenna triangulation of cell-phones

• Performed building maintenance and antenna installation at multiple facilities

• Accountable for maintaining Government property inventory

• Certified in Military-Spec packaging while working in shipping/receiving

Electronic Instrumentation Technology, Sterling, VA

Asst. Supervisor Mechanical Assembly, 1984 – 1991

• Conducted inspection testing on UV curing machines

• Performed potting and encapsulation of circuit boards

• Silk screened electronic chassis

• Operated wave flow machine to solder PC boards

• Built cable assemblies for electronic equipment

Additional Training & Education

Current certification for operation of forklift and Bobcat

Logistics Management College (822-F13 Defense basic Preservation and Packing), 1985

Electronics and Computer Certificate from TESST Technology, 18-month course, 1998

Vocational School with a degree in Bodywork, 1981

High School Diploma Princeton High School - Princeton, W.Va., 1981



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