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Patrol Leader Resume

Baton Rouge, LA

SUMMARY:

  • Develop a Business Accounting and Payments Engine for customers in the Extended Enterprise.
  • Develop dependent Business Management Solutions such as Accounting, Point of Sale, Help Desk, Inventory, Production, Packaging, and Handheld applications in the Management Areas of Inventory, Operations, Information, Transportation, and Location.
  • Provide tracking of accounted items such as products, equipment, contracts, tenders, vehicles, RMAs, Service and Support Calls, Sales Orders, Purchase Orders, and Work Orders in the business environment.
  • Provide for the automation, information conservation, reporting, and business needs of customers in the Extended Enterprises of the Convenience, Hotel, Restaurant, and Grocery segments of the retail industry.
  • Provide products that are customizable, extensible, supportable, maintainable, usable, and very profitable for both internal and external customers.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Baton Rouge, LA

Patrol Leader

Responsibilities:

  • Life Scout
  • First Aid, Life Saving, Orienteering
  • Order of the Arrow
  • Community Service
  • Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief (Hurricanes, Sandbagging, etc…)

Confidential, Baton Rouge, LA

Engineering Apprentice/Helper

Responsibilities:

  • Employed by Father.
  • Home Construction (I helped build 3 homes before I was 17)
  • Optical Alignment and Vibration Analysis of industrial equipment.
  • Isometric Drawings with AutoCAD of robotic signage.
  • Robotic Signs, Stepper Motors, and Linear Actuators
  • Electronic Circuits and Microprocessors (components, circuit boards, CPUs, etc)
  • I was trained to setup sensors and monitors for the Optical Alignment and Vibration Analysis of motors, rollers, and rotors. To generate reports, and work with the millwrights to align and balance equipment.

Confidential, Gonzales, LA

Construction Squad Supervisor

Responsibilities:

  • Expert Rifleman (perfect score 7 out of 15 yrs)
  • Combat Medic
  • Combat Engineer Training (construction and demolition)
  • Platoon Leadership Development Course
  • Carpenter, Electrician, Manson, and Plumber/Pipefitter
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Humanitarian Service Award(2)
  • Bronze Star(1) for Excellence
  • Army Achievement Medal from SF LTC
  • 1 Tour of Duty: 10 months in Afghanistan
  • I built school houses for Disaster Relief in Honduras after Hurricane Mitch
  • I received my Sergeant stripes when I was 19, 2 weeks before my 20th birthday because of my dedication, energy, job expertise, and ability to train troops on equipment and tasks to standard.
  • Because of my expertise, equipment, and job knowledge, I was given the responsibility to manage millions of dollars of equipment and vehicle inventory and improve the readiness of my squad. I performed this task so well that I was given first the responsibility to train all section troops to standard and finally the other platoons as well. While holding this responsibility for my platoon sergeant, our unit received the 5th Army Readiness award 5 years in a row which is extremely unusual for a National Guard unit.
  • I received the Bronze Star for Excellence in Afghanistan while attached to the 82nd Airborne for exceptionally meritorious service. While in Afghanistan, I was the go to guy… and the go anywhere. For anything, anytime, and under the most austere and extreme conditions.

Confidential, Baton Rouge, LA

Assistant Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Customer Service
  • Interviewing and Hiring
  • Inventory and Cost Management
  • Scheduling and Labor Management
  • Local Area Marketing
  • I was part of one of the teams that first used digital maps in the Baton Rouge Area to dispatch drivers for least time delivery back in the days of 30 minutes or $3.00 off.
  • I was selected to be Assistant Manager on the Store Opening Team for the Greenwell Springs location because of my dedication, enthusiasm, my ability to implement the administrative and managerial requirements of my superiors, and my ability to train subordinates to standard.
  • At this time I became aware that I wanted to write management software to automate my accounting and management processes.

Confidential, St. Gabriel, LA

Chemical Process Technician

Responsibilities:

  • Chemical Analysis and Lab Technician
  • Assistant Commissioning Manager
  • Equipment Startup and Operating Procedures
  • Equipment Shutdown and Maintenance Operations
  • Industrial Fire Fighting
  • HAZMAT and HAZWOPER emergency Response
  • Distributed Control Systems
  • Deming Philosophy - Team Work Training
  • Responsible for assisting in ISO 9002 certifications and documentations
  • Cross Trained in all areas of responsibility, received 2 early pay jumps for certifying and qualifying in all areas as well as received senior tech (bonus pay grade) for the ability to operate as well as train team members in all areas of responsibility.
  • I was responsible for documentation of the operating procedures in the Effluent Area.
  • I was responsible for implementing the documentation and procedures of the St. Gabriel plant’s periodic safety checks on all Fire and Safety Equipment in the plant. I am certified and qualified on Fire Pumps, Mitigation Systems, and Distribution Systems.
  • While at ICI, I was selected on numerous occasions to commission new equipment such as Water Softening Systems, Refrigeration Packages, Clarifiers, Slakers, Fired Heaters and Boilers. This responsibility involved coordinating with the engineers, operations, maintenance, construction, and administration to ensure the successful startup, the safe operation, and continued operation of equipment values in the millions of dollars.
  • While at ICI, I was often called on to troubleshoot processes others found difficult to understand. I was commended for finding a fault in the water softening package that the engineers and maintenance crew had difficulty with. I was given overall responsibility of the water systems because of my attention to detail, my job expertise, and willingness to learn anything.

Confidential, Baton Rouge, LA

IT Professional in Point of Sale

Responsibilities:

  • Installation, Support, Service, and Configuration of Casio, NCR, IBM, and Retalix POS Systems.
  • Demolition and Installation of Grocery, Fuel, and Convenience POS Systems.
  • Network Administration, Installation, Support, and Configuration (Novel and Microsoft)
  • Database Installation and Configuration (Apache Derby, Microsoft Access and SQL, Retalix QuickDex)
  • Data migration from different POS systems in numerous file formats.
  • Custom Utilities and User Hooks for NCR and Retalix ISS45 Products
  • Custom Win32 Drivers for Legacy Serial and ISA equipment.
  • Training the Customers (Cashier, Manager, and Clerks)
  • Wireless and FM handheld service, support, and installation.
  • Payment systems
  • POS Equipment (PinPads, Printers, MICR, MSR, etc…)

Confidential, Baton Rouge, LA

IS Professional and Lead Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Convert any data stream from any hardware or software to any other.
  • Specializing in hardware drivers and interface.
  • Custom Enhancements and User Hooks for the Retalix ISS45 v7 and v8 POS Systems.
  • Design of Vendor Specific Grammars for the automated parsing of formatted data during Electronic Information Exchange with warehouses such as Affiliated Foods and Associated Grocers.
  • Design and Implementation of the Offline or Smartcard eWIC benefits system for Retalix ISS45 v7. I was the first to offer a prototype to Texas and New Mexico of an integrated eWIC solution.
  • Design and Implementation of Customizations for the Hypercom and Verifone Payment Terminals.
  • Import and Export of automation data from HelpDesk systems such as Clientele and Tigerpaw.
  • Commissioning of the new eAutomate Accounting Package from DigitalGateway. Customization of workflows as well as the importing of data from the old system to the new.
  • Design and Implementation of Service and Support utilities for the automated deployment and servicing of third party software for larger companies with multiple sites for the purpose of lowering the service ratio techs/calls.
  • Implemented and Deployed iEquip utility to gather serial numbers and software information from customers computer equipment for the purpose of locating equipment maintained but not under contract. It discovered $35,000/yr of maintenance fees uncollected from Pin Pads alone. It also revealed the location of many missing items of production inventory as well as customer inventory.
  • Designed and Implemented a Client/Server application for Windows Ce to provide a platform for the rapid update and deployment of automation workflow utilities such as Shelf Audit, Meat Tracker, Location Label, Inventory, Ordering (with available stock levels), Receiving, Product History, Remote Supervisor Approval.
  • Design and Implementation of OLEDB Clients and Providers to provide uniform data access to third party data systems such as proprietary databases and applications used by Retalix, IBM, Innovax, RORC, etc. Also, to provide Microsoft Office applications the data the customer needs for their own internal products and utilities.
  • Design and Implementation of Device Drivers and Clients to interface utilities and applications to third party devices such as ATM and Cash Counting Machines. For the purpose of automating the amounts reported during loans and pickups in the retail environment.
  • Designed and implemented a method for Brookshire Brothers to allow the Retalix ISS45 POS System to have Checkout Banks or different product pricing depending on where the lane was. This stopgap measure allowed us to get the sale of 64 stores until the $250,000 enhancement request was finished by Retalix a year later. This enhancement and the others that I wrote for Brookshire Brothers allowed our sales representative Mike Willard to seal the deal for just under $3,5000,000
  • Designed and implemented a method for Brookshire brothers to automate the transfer of data from their warehouse operation’s mainframe to their retail operations distributed SQL Servers.
  • The value I added to the Retalix system contributed to the fantastic growth that CRS enjoyed. We went from 1.4 million/yr in sales to just under 24 million/yr during the 10 years I was a team member.

Confidential, Belton, MO

Operations Manager and System Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Design, Implementation, and Enhancement of the MarketMaster POS System.
  • Design and Implementation of Software Changes and Enhancements program.
  • Design and Implementation of Payments Applications interfacing to TGate, Microtrax, Datawire, and FirstData payment providers.
  • Design and Implementation of the IVU Lotto interface in Puerto Rico.
  • Design and Implementation of eWIC Online WIC EBT for the state of Kentucky.
  • Generation of Code using the Microsoft Text Template Engine, the T4 Toolbox, and xsd.exe
  • Generation of Code using Eclipse, eCore, Acelleo, ATL,
  • Generation of Code in most languages (Java, C#, c++, VB6, VBNET, HTML, SQL, XML, etc…)
  • Generation of Parsers using YACC, COCOR, and ANTLR.
  • Generation of Code from UML and XML diagrams.
  • Generation of Unit Testing from Specification.
  • Converting SQL DMO and SMO projects to the Microsoft Data Entity Framework and MSBuild.
  • Responsible for all phases of the Software Development Lifecycle.
  • Reverse Engineering legacy VB6 code to C#, VBNET, XMI, UML, and XML
  • Responsible for Design, Enhancement, and Implementation of the Data Layer (SQL Server), the Business Logic Layer, and the Presentation Layer.

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