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RssCATV or TELCO Field Technician

Want the joy in seeing a large system that I built, optioned and activated come alive with few or no flaws. I take pride in being able to say I'm responsible for this system operation and functionality.

Field Technician

Petaluma, CA

About Me




Field Technician

Ideal Companies:

Calix Networks Inc., at&t, Network Equipment Technologies

Education level:

Trade School

Will Relocate:



Petaluma, CA

Work Experiences

12/2002 - 5/2009

Cablecom LLC

Individual Contributor

  • Cold spliced coaxial cable plant, including amplifiers, taps, splitters, directional couplers, equa;izers, and power supplies from design prints in aerial and underground applications. Setup amplifiers and nodes with appropiate internal pads, equalizer, and power settings

4/2001 - 10/2002

Calix Networks, Inc.

Individual Contributor

  • Provided lab support to software and hardware engineers. Purchased test equipment, setup and implimented calibration schedules. Maintained Excel spreadsheet with instrument description, location/assignment, asset and serial numbers, calibration due dates, last repair/upgrade notes. Coordinated lab changes in MSN VISIO 2000 cad program. Designed and built small fixtures for Test engineering. Assembled portable test racks for sofeware engineers, comprised of 48VDC PS, distribution panel, test chassis, tray for a FB310/FB224, Smartbits, etc. Assisted engineers in stress testing new hardware in environmental chambers.Stocked lab with SMD resistors and capacitors, RS232 and RJ21 adapters, RF and all other adapters, SM/SX fiber optic patch cables, CAT3 25 pair RJ21 DS3 coaxial and LAN cables. Arranged test gear to be shipped to away team at client sites. Repaired test stations, researched parts sources for best price per quantity.

3/2000 - 3/2001

Northpoint Communications

Individual Contributor

  • Tested POTS lines from DSLAM to dmark. Dispatched and worked with local Bell repair persons to resolve line issues. Assisted installers with modem configurations at subscriber site.

9/1991 - 2/2000

Network Equipment Technologies

Individual Contributor

  • Provided lab support to Voice R&D Team. Assisted in development testing, using FAX, Modem, and POTS equipment for G11, G728, & G729 transmission environments, assuring timely release of two generations of successful voice products. Resolved voice call configuration problems for software engineers by analyzing misconfiguration to resolution, allowing more efficient usage of time by development engineers. Redesigned and rewired voice lab to enable reconfiguration of network in seconds. Developed voice lab to facilitate new software technologies. Designed and built analog fixtures for marketing to be used in demonstrations of voice compression products in trade shows. Maintained network topologies in Framemaker allowing quick reference of network overviews. Updated network cross connects data on Excel spreadsheets for efficient access. Managed firmware images to/from secured server for various hardware development projects. Prepared firmware and related documents for release into manufacturing environment. Transitioned voice lab access from SUN spif ports to Cisco 2511 terminal server port access resulting in quicker access to equipment from anywhere on the LAN. Maintained IP matrix between servers and IP enabled communication equipment. Tested voice and data calls over new and legacy code releases. Configured automated test equipment programmed via SAGE 930A or 9301 on voice or data products to gauge functionality of latest software and summarized test results.