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Technical SATCOM Skills

Resume keywords summary: MILSTAR Operations and Maintenance Course, MIDAS AN/USC-63 Operator and Maintenance Training, Compact Digital Switch / Switch Multiplexer Unit (CDS\SMU) Operators Course

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Work Experience

Experience level: 2-5 years
Profile/Cover Letter: SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Active Department of Defense SECRET security clearance rating since 1985 last reviewed May 2002.
Operator and maintainer of military satellite equipment for over five years.
Experienced in the proficient use of the test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment used in telecommunication activity.
Experienced in troubleshooting and repair of consumer electronics.
Experienced in managing teams in both the military and civilian sectors.

EXPERIENCE

Ft. Belvoir Earth Terminal Complex
Ft. Belvoir, VA Feb 2004 Jun 2008
Operated, maintained, and repaired 3 X-Band satellite terminals and 2 EHF satellite terminals. Performed the setup and troubleshooting of individual satellite links in support of NAOC, WHCA, and U.S. Military elements for both training exercises and real world missions. Provided users with many voice and data services to include but not limited to telephone, internet, and video teleconference. Works daily with Fault Management, Command & Control, and Remedy consoles.

229th Signal Company (TACSAT)
Camp Carroll, Korea Jan 2003 Jan 2004
Operated, maintained, repaired, and was Team Chief on an AN / TSC-93C Tactical Satellite Terminal in support of U.S. and Republic of Korea Military elements involved in South Korea. As Team Chief, I was responsible and accountable for all of the equipment that was used with and assigned to the Tactical Satellite Terminal. Assisted in the deployment and redeployment of unit assets. Helped with Operations in the planning, deployment, and coordination with both U.S. and Republic of Korea forces.

HQ A Co. 551 Signal Battalion
Ft Gordon, GA Jun 2002 Dec 2002
Trained on the basic principles and theory of satellite communications, associated modems, multiplexers, patch panels, and Switch Multiplexer Unit. Graduated with the Military Occupational Specialty Satellite Operator/Maintainer.

C Btry 3-320th FAR
Ft Campbell, KY Nov 1999 Jun 2002
Computed artillery firing data using both manual and automated methods. Established communications with Forward observers and Battalion units. Trained new personnel in manual chart operations and advance party duties. Graduated from Air Assault School Feb 2000. Was deployed to Kosovo from Feb 2000 to Sep 2000.



New York Army National Guard C Company 1-127th Armor, Olean, NY Aug 1994 to Nov 1999
Tank gunner / commander Trained in the maintenance, set up, and operation of an Abrams M-1 tank. Learned how to prep the driver, loader, gunner, and tank commanders stations as well as maintenance of each station and the tank as a whole. Assume Tank Commander Duties on the Platoon Leaders tank as well as helped in the training of new personnel.

Texas Army National Guard Fire Direction Specialist Aug 1984 to Jul 1994
Trained as a field artillery Fire Direction Specialist. Learned how to compute firing data using both manual and automated methods. When promoted to rank of Sergeant helped with the training of new personnel and even filled in as a Fire Direction Officer performing such duties as ensuring the firing data was safe and that all protocols were followed according to unit standard operating procedures. Volunteered for temporary duty (TDY) working with U.S. Customs working with them along the Texas Mexico border inspecting vehicles for contraband that came from Mexico. During this time I was a Team Leader of 6 Army Guard personnel as well as the Non-Commission Officer in charge of assigning the Government Own vehicles to the other Teams.

EQUIPMENT EXPERIENCE

Transmission Terminals SATCOM (AN/GSC-52) MILSTAR (AN/FRC-181), SCTIS (AN/FSC-97), TACSAT (AN/TSC-85C, AN/TSC-93C)
Multiplexing Equipment Midas, Timeplex, Promina, ETSSP, CDS/SMU.
Modems BEM-3650, OM-73, SLM 3650 & 8650, MD-1340, and AN/USC-28
Proficient in the use of many communications diagnostic tools Spectrum Analyzer, Fireberd, Power Meter, Digital Multi-Meter, Frequency Generator & Counter, Oscilloscope, Scalar Network Analyzer
Familiar with the following encryption devices KG-194, KG-84, KIV-7, KIV-19, KY-57
Familiar with the SINGARS field radio
Familiar and proficient with the following devices AN/CZY-10, KIK-13

RECOGNITIONS

Honorably Discharged Army Veteran Jun 2008, Army Achievement Medal (2), Army Superior Unit Award (1), Army Good Conduct Medal (2), Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal (3), National Defense Service Medal (2), Kosovo Campaign Medal (1), Armed Forces Service Medal (1), Army Service Ribbon (1), Overseas Service Ribbon (1), NATO Medal (Kosovo) (1), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal (1), Air Assault Badge (1), and Drivers Badge (1).

EDUCATION

University of North Texas Information Technology Major Denton, TX - AUG 2009 - Present
MILSTAR Operations and Maintenance Course Fort Belvoir, VA - SEP 2006
CDSSMU Operators Course Fort Belvoir, VA - JUL 2005
MIDAS AN/USC-63 Operator and Maintenance Training Fort Belvoir, VA - OCT 2005 - NOV 2005
Satellite Communications Fort Gordon, GA. - JUN 2002 - DEC 2002
Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) Operators Course
Fort Campbell, KY - OCT 2001
Fire Direction Specialist course Fort Sill, OK - MAR 1985 - JUN 1985

 
Employer: U.S. Army
Job Title: SATCOM O&M Tech
Start Month/Year: 02/2004
End Month/Year: 06/2008
City: Ft. Belvoir
Country: USA
Description: Operated, maintained, and repaired 3 X-Band satellite terminals and 2 EHF satellite terminals. Performed the setup and troubleshooting of individual satellite links in support of NAOC, WHCA, and U.S. Military elements for both training exercises and real world missions. Provided users with many voice and data services to include but not limited to; telephone, internet, and video teleconference. Works daily with Fault Management, Command & Control, and Remedy consoles.
 
Employer: U.S. Army
Job Title: SATCOM O&M Tech
Start Month/Year: 01/2003
End Month/Year: 01/2004
City: Camp Carroll
Country: South Korea
Description: Operated, maintained, repaired, and was Team Chief on an AN / TSC-93C Tactical Satellite Terminal in support of U.S. and Republic of Korea Military elements involved in South Korea. As Team Chief, I was responsible and accountable for all of the equipment that was used with and assigned to the Tactical Satellite Terminal. Assisted in the deployment and redeployment of unit assets. Helped with Operations in the planning, deployment, and coordination with both U.S. and Republic of Korea forces.
 
Employer: U.S. Army
Job Title: SATCOM O&M Trainee
Start Month/Year: 06/2002
End Month/Year: 12/2002
City: Ft. Gordon
Country: USA
Description: Trained on the basic principles and theory of satellite communications, associated modems, multiplexers, patch panels, and Switch Multiplexer Unit. Graduated with the Military Occupational Specialty Satellite Operator/Maintainer.
 
Employer: U.S. Army
Job Title: Fire Direction Specialist
Start Month/Year: 11/1999
End Month/Year: 06/2002
City: Ft. Campbell
Country: USA
Description: Computed artillery firing data using both manual and automated methods. Established communications with Forward observers and Battalion units. Trained new personnel in manual chart operations and advance party duties. Graduated from Air Assault School Feb 2000. Was deployed to Kosovo from Feb 2000 to Sep 2000.

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Job Preferences

Job Category: Satellite Communication/Military Jobs
Job Type: Full-Time Employment
Job Status: Flexible
Desired Salary: $0 per year
Desired Location: CONUS
Willing to Relocate: Yes


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