Would like stay in the Maritime Radio Communication field where my knowledge, skills, and abilities can be utilized.
Imtech Marine USA Inc., formally Radio Holland USA - Springfield, N.J. 07/2012 –Present
Maritime Field Service Engineer
Installed, troubleshoot, diagnose, align, and repair maritime radios, radars, communication, safety, and guidance electronic communications equipment for vessels in an “At-Sea”, dry-dock, shipyard, or port environment for warranty and non-warranty installations & repairs in the Northeast region of North America. To including: MF/HF Transceiver radios & VHF radios, ECDIS guidance systems, Satellite Telephones & Transceivers, GPS Receivers, and other communication equipment through on-site customer field service visits. Repaired & Commissioned new integrated equipment like Fleet Broadband, “ARPA” Radars, A.I.S. transponder beacon systems, and other critical safety & guidance equipment. Perform preventive maintenance on navigation/communication equipment on ferry passenger vessels to keep passengers & crew on vessel safe and in properly working condition. Write field reports and service work order reports on software written reports as directed. Very proficient with numerous kinds of test equipment to include: Watt Meters, Freq. Counter, Multi-meter, Signal Generators, O-scopes and Transmission Test Sets. Often travel & work overtime hours or weekend/holiday & on-call work hours.
Mack Truck Inc. Macungie, PA 08/2011 - Present
Assemble, Inspect, Troubleshoot, and Repair many different kinds of Heavy-duty commercial Trucks with numerous intricate parts and kits on an assemble-line with various tools. Read from build-sheets and blueprints to understand & functionally perform my job. Often, make immediate repairs on the assembly-line of trucks with specialized tools to not disrupt the critically rapid cycle-time of the next truck in the alignment increment. Troubleshoot and diagnose Electronic Control Units using multiple On-Board Diagnostic modules used for Air Pressure, Electrical, Transmission, Braking Systems, and Engine Systems. Qualified and operate ½,10, & 20-Ton crane. Drive many different kinds of Trucks to verify each vehicle’s performance and to deliver to the next testing station. Often work overtime hours.
Olympus America Inc. - Center Valley, PA 12/2005—05/2011
Audio/Video Integration Technician
Traveled extensively to conduct integrated installations, troubleshoot and repaired Medical Video & Audio Integration Equipment and wiring in the surgical and clinical environment within the Endoscopy field. Installed in a solo manner or work with a team environment in a field service mode. Organized, set-up, and test Integrated Medical video equipment for tradeshows and for corporate R & D use. Specializing in the “HD” High Definition video structure signals like: HD-SDI, DVI, HDMI, VGA, RGBHV, RGBS, CAT5e and the like. Maintained Audio/Video Integration laboratory for current and future requirements. Completed numerous site-surveys & field reports through in-house computerized system to assist employer and customer conceptions a like. Work many overtime hours.
Mackay Marine a Div. of Mackay Communication - Edison, N.J. 05/2004—12/2005
Marine Radio Engineer
Installed, troubleshoot, diagnosed, and repaired Maritime Radio, safety, and guidance electronic equipment for vessels in an “At-Sea” environment for warranty and non-warranty repairs in the Northeast region of North America. Conducted inspections and Surveys on (G.M.D.S.S.) Global Maritime Distress & Safety System Equipment to include: GHz Radars & Transponders, VHF Radios, HF/MF Transceivers, E.P.I.R.B. Radio Beacons, ECDIS, Satellite Telephones/Transceivers, GPS receivers, and other communication equipment though on-site customer field service. Repaired & Commissioned new equipment like Voyage Data Recorders, Ship Security Alert Systems, Satellite Chart Receivers, Radars, A.I.S. systems, NAVTEX, Weather Faxes, and other critical safety equipment. Wrote field reports and work order reports as directed. Programmed many different manufacture’s E.P.I.R.B. to match vessel’s M.M.S.I. call-signs. Traveled significantly and work many hours overtime hours.
U.S. Army -- Air Traffic Control Systems Equipment Repairer 06/1986—06/1990
PA. Army National Guard -- A.T.C. Systems Equipment Repairer 07/1990—05/1993
PA. Air Force National Guard -- A.T.C. Systems Equipment Repairer Journeyman 05/1993—10/2003
N.J. Air Force Reserves -- Ground Radio Maintenance Technician Craftsman 10/2003—01/2009 Honorable Discharged/Retired as of 01/01/2011
Air University/Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell AFB, AL – Graduated April 2009 64 of 64 credit hours.
Associates of Science in Electronic Systems Technology
U.S. - Air Force Kessler Air Force Base, MS.
Basic Electronics Principles: 01/1995 - 05/1995
2E173 - Ground Radio Maintenance: 05/1995 - 07/1995
Entire course length: 946.5 hours
U.S. Army -- Ft. Gordon, GA.
93D10 Coarse: Air Traffic Control/Navaids Repairer: 01/1987 - 07/1987
Basic Electronic Theory: 08/1986 - 01/1987
Entire course length: 27 Weeks
Maine Maritime Academy - Castine, Maine
RAYTHOEON//ANSCHUTZ Gyrocompass SND-20 Maintenance Course
JRC North American Headquarters Seattle, Washington
JRC 9900 High-Seas Radar Maintenance Course
F.C.C. General Radiotelephone Operator’s License with Ship Radar Endorsement.
Global Maritime Distress & Safety System Radio Maintainer License w/ Ship Radar.
Inter-National Association of Radio Telecommunication Engineer iNARTE Expires: 07/31/14
Certification #: T3-09719 Certified Telecommunication Technician Certified Since: 07/17/2013
National Marine Electrs. Assoc. NMEA “Marine Electronics Installer” Certificate Expires: 4/31/2015
Maine Maritime Academy - Castine, Maine - Manufacture’s training course:
RAYTHOEON//ANSCHUTZ Gyro-compass SND-20 Op. & Maintenance Course: 11-15 April 2005
JRC U.S.A. Headquarters - Seattle, WA & Houston, TX Manufacture’s training courses:
JRC 9900 High-Seas Radar Maintenance Course: 20-24 September 2004
JYC-1800/1850 Voyage Data Recorder & SVDR 17 May, 2013
JCX-151/152 Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS) 17 May, 2013
JHS-183 Automated Identification System (AIS) 17 May, 2013
JMA-9100 & JMA-5300MK2 Radar & Display System 17 May, 2013
JMA-9172 S.S. (S-Band) Radar 17 May, 2013
JAN-701B/901B E.C.D.I.S. 24 May, 2013
JHS-770S VHF Radio System 24 May, 2013
JHS-2150/225/2500 MF-HF Radio System 24 May, 2013
JUE-251/501 Fleet Broadband 24 May, 2013
JUE-87 Inmarsat-C (Satellite System) 24 May, 2013
FURUNO U.S.A. INC. Denton, MD Manufacture’s GMDSS training course March 8 – 9, 2005
FAR2XX7 series Radar, FA-100 & FA-150 AIS, Felcom-15 SAT C, FS1570/FS2570 SSAS, C50/SC110
VHF, UHF, HF and SSB radio systems.
InMarsat-A & B, and InMarsat-C systems with SSAS capabilities.
GPS and Chart plotting systems.
S-Band and X-Band Radar systems as well as integrated Radar systems.
EPIRBs and SARTs testing, inspecting, and programming.
Cabling and cross connection junctions for many type of ship and their respective antenna arrays.
Evaluate and integrated customer's communication & video systems to be interfaced with existing vessel systems to exhibit the desired characteristics of the customer.
Worked on many bulk/container ships, oil tankers, car-carrier, cruise ships, gasoline ships, & carrier-class tugs in many security ports & launches.
Worked with a majority of all integrated bridge communication and safety equipment manufactured by MOTOROLA, Kelvin Hughes, SPERRY, Atlas, JRC, Sailor, Racal Decca, Furuno, Anschütz, Raytheon, and the such.
Worked with many equipment like SatComs, Radars & Radar transponders, VHF & MF/HF long-range Radios, E.P.I.R.B. Beacons, GPSs, Weather Faxes, ECDIS, NAVAIDS, NAVTEX, Chart Displays, SSASs, Antenna Arrays, VDRs, and many Integrated Bridge Systems.
Inspected many ships for G.M.D.S.S. certification for various flagged-ships for surveys for Lloyds, GL, DNV, NKK, ABS, FCC, etc.
D.O.T. (TWIC) Transportation Worker Identification Credential
Valid Dept. of Defense Security Clearance: AFCAF SECRET
Valid US Passport