- Wiring and fabricating standards for Cat 5, RJ - 45, dB-25 Real-time monitoring of environmental and communication systems with HP Open View Monitor communication and circuit outages with FaCIT and Remedy Creating and implementing amphenol, BNC, and other data cables Installation of rack-mounted and grounding kits Performs preventive maintenance inspections
- Microsoft 2000/XP/Vista/7 Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Acrobat, and Visio Capable with advanced PC repairs
- Multiplexing equipment: Confidential 200/400/800, A/N FCC-100, ATM and SONET Encryption equipment: TACLANE, KIV-7, KIV-19, and KG-95 Encryption storage: KYK-13, KYK-15, and CYZ-10 Converters: CV-8448 and fiber modems Routers: Cisco Catalyst 2800 and 2900 series
- Civilian contractor stationed at Confidential, Afghanistan. Maintaining and monitoring all C & I systems for the Confidential /government operations in the northern half of Afghanistan; currently 7 links.
- Oversaw comm. sites’ Trend Analysis and Facility Layout Records programs Assisted in the planning and implementing for 4 new data-only links between base command and Confidential HQ (Kabul). Stepped in as Shift Lead/Supervisor for Day Shift on several occasions when leadership went on leave.
- For the last 18 months was placed on a lone shift rotation due to cutbacks in manning.
Network Integration Craftsman
- Volunteered to be on the squadron's first 10-man Confidential Team, responsible for establishing initial communication and providing site security.
- Trained personnel in building and maintaining circuit history folders, performing preventive maintenance inspections, and post-deployment inspections.
- During the squadron's Operational Readiness Inspection, oversaw site construction and the prepositioning f equipment (approx. 1.5 tons) for rapid access.
- Established initial satellite link & SIPR link (secured e-mail) for Confidential and telecomm lines within 36-hours.
- This initial set-up supported 50 users.
- Also maintained site security with a 4-man team operating on 10-hour rotations.
- Quickly learned new skills (career field merger) so that I could assist in training.
Computer Systems Control Craftsman
- Provided communications systems support for combat forces in wartime and peacetime contingencies, peacetime emergencies missions, and military training exercises as directed by the Confidential .
- Established and maintained critical voice and data circuits, created and implemented operational network and circuit layout plans.
- Volunteered to be deployed for Operation Iraqi Freedom.
- During this time, was assigned to the Confidential
- Command, Special Operations Command as an instructor/advisor. Taught and trained numerous
- Also supervised the set-ups for various communication relay sites that were used by command and control.
- Participated in 10 Combat Rescue operations and 70+ Mission Support operations.
- Assisted in prepping approximately 45 tons of equipment for a 36 hour no-notice convoy for Confidential .
- Led a 3-man prep crew that worked around the clock to ensured 20 personnel and 15 tons of equipment was ready for mobilization to the Houston area during Hurricane Ike.
Comm-Computer System Apprentice
- Monitored and troubleshot various communication systems (worth $50 million) that serviced
- Used testing equipment to monitor and troubleshoot communication circuits.
- Hand-picked by base police and intelligence to assist with an international joint task force peration in South Korea.
- Monitored all communications for the task force. Intel gathered led to the stop of the drug ring operating in the south Confidential .
- Deployed with a 4-man team to a remote unmanned communications site in Japan to remove 3 ld communication suites and fully installed 5 new ones.
- Completed everything in 4 days of the allotted 7.
- This allowed base personnel and their customers additional time to fully test out the new equipment for any faults and, to avoid the possibility of having to dispatch out another team; therefore saving the Confidential money and manpower.
- Worked on a two-man team troubleshooting a 20-gig pipeline that connected Japan to Hawaii and, was able to bring services back after 30-hours of downtime.
- Coordinated efforts with multiple bases to ensure pipeline was up and nothing else was affected.
- Assisted in restoring Sasebo Naval Air Station, Japan, after severe inclement weather isolated the base.
- Worked with DISA- Confidential (DoD) in rerouting critical voice and data circuits. Essential services were restored within 2 hours