Seeking challenging employment with a dynamic company in the maritime industry.
13 Oct. 2008 – Present Jason Electronics Pte. Ltd., Singapore
MVSAT Systems Engineer
Provide 24/7 systems support for shipboard installations.
Install / service / repair MVSAT systems for shipboard or fixed platform installations.
Coordinate job assignments, tools, spares, visas and travel arrangements for field engineers.
In depth study of product systems assigned.
Handle & communicate with all parties about technical and commercial issues and service sales of the systems.
Support & manage system installation / service / repair with documentation and drawings.
Use AutoCad software to create drawings for best installation of system and antenna blockage.
Site survey, technical discussions with customers about the systems.
Testing new applications and find technical and commercial solution for the systems.
Update knowledge base and database of the systems.
Ensure sufficient required spares in stock and tools / instruments required for the systems.
Assist in lesson plan and training arrangement to train engineers for the systems.
Create installation and configuration manual for new engineers.
Assist in presentation preparation for sales for the systems.
07 Nov. 2001 – 14 Aug 2007 Military Sealift Command, Virginia Beach, VA, USA
Chief Radio Electronics Technician
Watch Supervisor, responsible for turnover and CMS inventory.
Set up UHF/VHF/HF voice and data circuits.
Patch circuits to various shipboard secure telephones.
Draft outgoing messages and disseminate incoming traffic.
Write standard operating procedures and train new personnel.
Maintain publications with updated corrections and page checks.
Download electronic keymat into fill devices and load into equipment.
Assist Ships Communication Officer as alternate EKMS Manager with receipt and destruction of classified material.
Troubleshoot & repair transceivers, demodulators, antennas and PC’s.
Manage ships satellite systems for SIPRNET/NIPRNET, CENTRIXS and telephone connection.
Serve as ships LAN Administrator.
Responsible for shipboard preventive maintenance.
Maintain & repair Xerox copiers.
Install fiber optic wiring and TV cabling.
Install new PC systems and set up networks.
Maintained a Top Secret Security Clearance with US Federal Government
15 May 1999 – 20 Aug 2001 Tegal Corp., Petaluma, CA, USA
Purchased raw and fabricated materials for semiconductor manufacturer.
Collaborated with Engineering Dept. in development of prototypes.
Utilized MRP program for purchase planning based on sales forecast.
Met deadlines on short notice requisitions.
Conducted weekly briefs with dept. head on status of orders.
01 June 1997 - 15 May 1999 Apogee Sound, Petaluma, CA, USA
Purchased electronic components to be sent to offsite fabrication.
Performed Q&A inspection on fabricated PCB’s.
Worked as shipping and receiving manager and tracked shipments.
15 July 1995 – 01 June 1997 Panamax Corp., San Rafael, CA, USA
Buyer / Planner
Purchased electronic components, hardware and packaging.
Sourced vendors, conducted site surveys and negotiated pricing and terms.
Developed automatic replenishment programs with suppliers.
Worked with marketing dept. for development of new packaging designs.
Drafted annual contracts with vendors.
Saved company approximately $250,000.
15 May 1995 – 01 July 1995 Kalleen’s Computer Products, San Rafael, CA, USA
Purchased wholesale computer products from distributors.
Met with vendors to review product lines.
Processed requisitions from sales dept.
07 July 1987 - 20 January 1995 U.S. Navy
Operations Specialist / LCAC Navigator
Responsible for safe navigation of Navy hovercraft.
Operated radar, GPS, and HF/UHF/VHF radios.
Tracked position on nautical charts.
Maintained inventory and all correction and changes to charts.
Assisted crew with maintenance and repairs.
Loaded cryptographic material for secure voice circuits.
Provide armed security.
Trained Navy Midshipmen as part of their underway education.
Received Navy Achievement Medal for supervision of over 100 personnel in Firewatch Division onboard USS Carl Vinson while ship was in drydock.
Graduated Cambridge University via TMC Academy with Higher Diploma in IT, June 2008
Graduated Armijo High School, Fairfield, CA 1987
Completed EKMS Manager Course with MSC, May 2002
Completed CYZ-10 / Taclane Course with MSC, May 2002
Completed GMDSS Course with Pacific Northwest Maritime School, May 2002. Received operators license from FCC.
Completed BT BEST School with ISS Corp., June 2002
Completed Antenna Maintenance Course with FTSCLANT, Feb. 2003
Completed LAN Administrator Course with ISS Corp., May 2003