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Richard
Rick_hawk01@hotmail.com
239-677-8227
950 Moody Rd #125
Fort Myers, FL 33903
Telecom technician
38 years experience W2
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I am a telecommunications professional with extensive experience on many modern communications media and computer systems. My experience includes:

  • 30 years of experience of planning, configuring and installing enterprise-grade voice networking hardware.
  • RF testing and troubleshooting of Macom MasterIII 800 mhz repeaters
  • Operation and maintenance of Nortel DMS 100/250 digital switchs
  • Testing and acceptance of digital transmission systems from T1 to OC192
  • Tellabs and Alcatel 1/1 to 3/3 DXC
  • DMC, Hughs, Northern Telecom digital microwave radio systems
  • Experience with voice gateways
  • Various data protocols ATM, VoIP, PRI ISDN, SS7, GR303
  • I also have a high level of proficiency with a variety of business software like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. I have performed system administrator duties in IBM, Novel, and Cisco servers, routers, hubs and lans.

In addition to my technical skills, I also have management and project management experience.

Experience
State System Technician
Telecommunications
Dec 2006 - Apr 2019

I was responsible for the routine maintenance and demand repair for all of the southwest. I maintained 21 sites from Bradenton south to Marco Island and east to Moore haven.

My experience also includes project management, operations management, interfacing with contractors, inventory control and budget requirements.

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Operations Manager
Telecommunications
May 1998 - Mar 2002

I managed the construction of a CLEC (competitive local exchange carrier) from the ground up. Beginning with the selections and renovation of the central office, supervision of all equipment installation and provisioning, recruitment and training of staff, and the construction of 104 remote radio sites in rooftop locations in the Kansas City area. Once complete I assumed the duties of operations manager for the following 4 years.

  • Cisco Router 2400/2500 series
  • Samsung ATM switch
  • DMC 24 gh DS3 radio
  • Lucent SA 100/600 ATM terminal
  • Northern
  • HDT (High Density Terminal)
  • Passport ATM switch
ATM Cisco
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Switch Supervisor
Telecommunications
Feb 1983 - May 1998

Was responsible for all switching equipment installation and maintenance, software upgrades and daily operation on 3 DMS 250 switching systems.

  • DMS 250 Maint and Operation
  • Northern Telecom and Fujitsu Sonet (OC3-192)
  • Digital Transmissions (T1-DS3)
  • Communications Protocols (NX25, V.35, CCS7, GR303)
  • Nortel DS3 Microwave Radio
  • Alcatel 3/1 and 3/3 DXC Tellabs 1/0 DXC
Alcatel Fujitsu Microwave Nortel Sonet
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Education
Associate's in Computer Science
MapleWoods Community College
Skills
Alcatel
1998
15
Fujitsu
1998
15
Microwave
1998
15
Nortel
1998
15
Sonet
1998
15
ATM
2002
3
Cisco
2002
3