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I am 50 years old.

I worked on the Space Shuttle "Columbia" as a TPS QC Inspector on 1st flight.
Kennedy Space Center, FL
Oct. 1979 to June 1981

I have worked in the Telecommunications industry since 1986.

I am married. I have lived in Alabama since 1995. I was born and raised in Central Florida on the Space Coast. We have 4 dogs, 2 cats, and 1 chicken. We live in the country on 7 1/2 acres. I have 2 children - son 20 years old and daughter 22 years old,

Profile Summary:
Telecom Voice/Data Network Technician Montgomery, AL
Computer Tech Montgomery, AL
Construction and Mechanical Aptitude Montgomery, AL
Home Entertainment Technician Montgomery, AL
More About Me
UFOs, space exploration, video games, home theater, swimming in natural springs, growing plants, family, internet, fishing, surfing, travel
Work Experience:
Telecommunications Subcontractor - Self Employed Feb 2003 - Jul 2008
Telecom Technician
Primary responsibilities include the install, maintenance, and repair of all brands of telecom systems (Nortel, Lucent, Avaya, Mitel, NEC, Comdail, Toshiba, etc.), related hardware, voicemail, and associated service. Additional tasks included the install of CAT-5 cable, network hardware, and IP phones.

Capital Paging and Communications, Montgomery, AL Oct 2001 – Feb 2003
Communications Technician
Primary responsibilities included installing, maintaining, and repairing telecom systems, voicemail, and related hardware/services.

ST&T/UniversalCom, Montgomery, AL Jan 1996 – Aug 2000
Communications Technician.
Primary responsibilities included installing, maintaining, and repairing telecom systems, voicemail, and related hardware/services.

Harris Corp., Palm Bay, FL Dec 1986 - Jun 1992
Technician Specialist.
Primary responsibilities included installing, maintaining, and repairing telecommunication systems in Central Office Operations. Successfully built and maintained central office power system and infrastructure as well as built and maintained remote satellite hubs supporting data/voice network.
Education:
Courses in Electricity & Electronics
John Patterson Technical College
Montgomery, Alabama
Organizations / Affilations:
David Cross is located in Montgomery, AL and has the following skills: Telecom Voice/Data Network Technician, Computer Tech, Construction and Mechanical Aptitude, Home Entertainment Technician
Computers / IT, Communications, Technology, Skilled Trade / Crafts
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My Skills

Telecom Voice/Data Network Technician

Category: Communications
Description
A dedicated Telecommunications Professional with extensive experience in maintaining, installing and repairing a variety of Telecommunication systems, related hardware and associated technologies. Superior problem solving skills with acknowledged success in rapidly identifying problem issues and implementing innovative and cost effective solutions. Communicates effectively with both technical and non-technical employees. Additional areas of expertise include:

* Cat-5, CAT-5e, CAT-6, 25-900 twisted pair, coaxial cabling
* Voice & Data network hardware, IP Phones
* Tip & Ring Technology
* Certified Norstar MICS w/NAM voicemail
* Nortel Options, Lucent/Avaya Systems

TECHNICAL SKILLS

* Nortel systems- Option 81, 61, 51, 21, 11; MICS; CICS; 8x24, 6x16, 3x8 Meridian Mail, Call Pilot, Startalk Flash & Mini VoiceMail.
* Lucent/Avaya/AT&T systems- Definity, Partner, Magix, Legend, Spirit, Merlin
* Toshiba, Comdail, Iwatsu, NEC, Mitel systems.
* 1A2 Key, DCAS, DDM-1000 multiplexor, SLC 96 & SLC series 5, D-4 channel banks, Central Office power systems.
* Optical fiber termination, splicing, repairing.
* CAT-5, coax, 200-900 pair feeder cable installation, splicing, locating, and testing.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Certified Nortel 0x32 MICS with NAM. ----------------- Courses in Electricity and Electronics. ----------------- John Patterson Technical College
Years Experience: 24

Computer Tech

Category: Computers / IT
Description
The ability to setup, test, and troubleshoot computer/network hardware, software, and peripherals.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 20

Construction and Mechanical Aptitude

Category: Skilled Trade / Crafts
Description
Can build framework for buildings, communication/electrical rooms. Do all my own car repairs that don't require specialized tools. Perform home repairs like replacing doors, facets, carpet, flooring, hotwater heater, waterpipe, electrical outlets. Install outdoor/indoor lighting, shelving, tile, ceiling fans.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 15

Home Entertainment Technician

Category: Technology
Description
Able/experienced in installation, setup and operation of home theater systems (TV, DVD, DVR, VCR, surround sound, video games, amplifier, satellite systems).
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 10