3235 Windsor Green Drive, Murfreesboro, TN 37129 (615) 896-1353 Home
Summary: Over 30 years experience in troubleshooting and maintaining computer controlled automated equipment. 2-Way Radio, Remote Base Station, Cellular Communications Base Stations, Switch, Performance measuring , Interference issues and maintenance of Cellular Communications Systems. Strong Mechanical, Electrical, Management and Training skills.
3-2019 ~ Present - Field Engineer TLWallace Radio Interference and PIM Mitigation.
3-2014 ~ 2018 - Sr. Specialist RAN Engineer+ / RFME
Radio Interference Hunting.
o Research interference relating to high RSSI values.
o Use software tools to assist in tracking interference causes.
o Use drive test equipment and spectrum anaylizers to track both wide and narrow band signals.
o Attend all training programs provided by AT&T for interference signal hunting.
o Assist in training and communication with other team members on causes related to interference.
o Proficient in using test equipment such as R&S PR100, FSH8 and DDF.
6-2001 ~ 3-2014 . Sr. RAN Engineer+
o Perform Drive Test to verify handoffs and coverage of Cell Sectors.
o Perform inspections of new cell sites for construction and design quality.
o Worked with Construction and Tower Crews during building of Cell Sites.
o Monitor stats to assist in trouble shooting cell activity and performance.
o Assist with special projects, such as Bonnaroo and LP Field, COW and Cart setup and installation.
o Maintain training on TDMA, GSM, UMTS (HSDPA, HSUPA+) and LTE technologies.
o Proficient in using test equipment such as: X-Tell, TEMS, Spectrum Analyzers and PIM test gear.
7-1999 ~ 6-2001 . Switch Engineer Tritel Communications, Inc.
o Trouble shoot and repair of Ericsson Switch and Remote Base Station equipment.
o Install Software and Hardware upgrades. Complete weekly and monthly backup of systems software.
o Diagnose T-1 and T-3 circuits. Make cross connect of DS0-DS1-DS3 circuits in the DACS. Monitor and test using T-Byrd and Sunset equipment.
o Work closely with Bell South and other phone companies in ordering and restoring service to our Cell Sites.
o Monitor and assist with Voice Mail, STP and HLR problems and alarms.
o Write RBS DT and Script software to aid in time saving repair, troubleshooting and help eliminate over all system downtime.
o Maintain spread sheets for tracking circuits and repair work.
o Assist RF Engineers with Handoffs and system re-tuning.
o Designed and built Cell Tech equipment to operate field computers, T-1 and Multiplexer testing with minimum effort.
Part owner of one of the state.s first Internet and Bulletin Board Services
1982 . Present Heart Of Tennessee Network Internet / Bulletin Board Service www.heartoftn.net
o Designed hardware connections, telecommunications and programs for internetworking services
o Created customer support programs for internet program installations and connections
o Designed web pages and on-line information assistance
o Maintained internet equipment to include name, radius, mail, ftp, virtual web servers and routers
o Integrated Linux, DOS, OS/2, Windows 2000 Pro, workstation and server. Windows NT, Windows 98 and Windows 3.11 for workgroup, operating systems with Lantastic and Windows TCP/IP Networking programs.
o Created customer support programs for Internet program installations and assist customer in setup and modem connections.
o Install and maintain Satellite Dish and Modem for data connections.
Maintenance Area Manager
1991 - 1999 Nissan Motor Manufacturing Smyrna, TN
o Managed a maintenance troubleshooting crew of 10-20
o Managed weekend preventive maintenance and vital process crew of 10
o Conducted shift start meetings and turnover discussions
o Handled employee disputes and performed performance appraisals
o Reduced downtime with frame spreader by eliminating opposing cylinders
o Changed design of a two handed operation leak tester clamp to a one handed pull bar that reduced ergonomic stress and increased cycle time
1984 - 1991 Nissan Motor Manufacturing Smyrna, TN
o Developed technical training classes and designed training aids
o Taught classes on Hitachi controllers to over 300 maintenance employees
o Taught classes on Nissan hydraulic and servo controlled robotics
o Taught classes on Fanuc RC & RG controlled robotics to maintenance employees and engineers
o Taught robotic overview and safety classes to over 200 production technicians and supervisors
o Developed and taught classes on personal computers in the work place
o Developed and trained maintenance employees and engineers in the new absolute body assembly system in preparation of the Altima plant expansion
o Developed and taught Programmable Line Controllers for the Maintenance Apprentice classes
1982 - 1984 Nissan Motor Manufacturing Smyrna, TN
o Installed raw body assembly equipment
o Programmed robotics and line controllers
o Provided leadership to maintenance crew of 6 during daily troubleshooting and repair of production equipment
o Conducted safety meetings
o Assisted in production equipment training and debugging
1977 - 1982 Allied Maintenance (Firestone) LaVergne, TN
o Supervised maintenance troubleshooting crew of 9
o Maintenance planner and PM supervisor
Education: Devry Radio Electronics, FCC: General Radio-Telephone License # PG-6-22789
o Attended classes on AT&T RF Engineering LTE Bronze Certification.
o Attended classes on AT&T RF Engineering LTE Silver Certification.
o Attended classes on AT&T RF Engineering UMTS Bronze Certification.
o Attended classes on AT&T RF Engineering UMTS Silver Certification.
o Attended classes on HSDPA & HSUPA Protocols and Signaling.
o Attended classes on UMTS (WCDMA) RF Optimization.
o Attended classes on Mastering UMTS (W-CDMA) Radio Networks.
o Attended classes Ericsson RAN P6 Functionality.
o Attended classes on Powerwave MCPA Theory and Product Training.
o Attended classes on Planet EV for GSM (Design tool).
o Attended classes on ATOLL 2006-2007 v2.5 (Design tool).
o Attended classes on Siemens PLMW Performance and Measurement.
o Attended classes on Ericsson CMS 8800 MSC Operation and Maintenance. LV 108 4652
o Attended classes on Ericsson CMS 8800 RBS 884 1900 Data Translations. LZU 108 4635
o Attended classes on Ericsson Switch software for TDMA/136 MSC Technical Version 6.0.
o Attended classes on Tandem Compaq HLR S-Series Fundamentals.
o Attended classes on the following: Electrical / Electronics, Resistance Welding and Oscilloscope
o Attended Classes on the following Programmable Controllers: Allen Bradley Mini PLC-2, Allen Bradley PLC 5, Omron C-120, GE Fanuc 9070, GE Fanuc 9030, Modicon 484, Modicon Micro-84, Hitachi NESP, Hitachi S10, Hitachi S20 and Hitachi S25
o Attended classes on the following electronic drives: Fuji AC Drives, Allen Bradley 1334 AC Drives, Reliance DDS Drives and GE Digital Drives
o Attended classes on the following robotics: Cincinnati-Milicron Robotics, Kawasaki Unamate Robotics, NISSAN Robotics,
Fanuc RC Controlled Robotics, Fanuc RG Controlled Robotics, Fanuc RJ-Spot Tool Programming and Maintenance, Fanuc RJ Arc Tool Programming and Maintenance and Fanuc RJ Electrical Maintenance,
o Attended classes on the following maintenance items: Snorkel lift, Forklift, Servo Valves, Welding, Machine Shop, Activation Hydraulics, Tool & Machine Maintenance, Robot Maintenance,
o Attended classes on the following training tools: Japanese Language, Train-the-Trainer, Effective Presentations
o Attended managerial classes on the following: Listening Skills, Critical Leadership Skills, Interpersonal Skills Workshop, EEO / Sexual Harassment, Employee Relations, Critical Policies, Ergonomics, Try-Z Experience, Interviewing Skills, Corrective Action, Positive Employee Management, Substance Abuse, Safety for Managers, Fire Safety, Confined Space Entry, Violence in the Workplace, Favoritism Prevention, Hazardous Communications, ISO 9000
Activities/Interests: Bowling, golf, canoeing, fishing, computers, amateur radio and motorcycles.
References: Available upon request
Salary: Available upon request
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