A telecoms engineer with significant expertise defining and implementing high quality solutions to support Operations, Communications, Maintenance and Service support. Results orientated and quality focused, with excellent relationship management skills. Demonstrated strong analytical, solution design and full project life-cycle experience. I am a motivated, energetic and dynamic person, having a varied career starting with the British Army, followed by several leading telecoms installation companies in the U.K and overseas. I am a decisive, organised and tenacious and with natural leadership qualities, I excel in demanding roles. I am fully experienced in motivation and guidance to achieve rapid results.
■ All Cerificates for Climbing in UK.
■ 17th Edition Electrician. Not time served.
■ Asbestos Awareness. Manual Handling
■ Various Networking & Communications Courses
■ Assorted Microwave installation experience including Ceragon, Siae, Ericsson NEC Ipasolink. LAN, Installation Testing, CAT 5 + 6 Cabling.
■ SDH, PDH, DWDM Installation, Commissioning & Testing
■ RG8, RG223, LDF450, 550, 750, type 43 to BNC, ANDREWS and RFS Wave-guide 3.5ghz to 50ghz
■ Portable satellite communications: BGAN, Mil Tactical, VSAT & INMARSAT
■ VHF Motorola, ICOM install, programme, HF, CODAN, Install (vehicle, operations room)
■ Fully competent working within multicultural environments coping with extreme and diverse weather conditions and hostile environments
■ Transformed inoperable satellite/microwave sites, optimising cells with successful handover into full service status.
■ Provided leadership and direction for teams with 90 personnel
■ Risk Assessments and implementation of safe systems of work
■ Health and Safety Regulations
■ Engineering and managed strategic communications systems
■ Troubleshooting and problem-solving capabilities
■ Multiple and Concurrent Project management
■ Leadership, motivation and team development
■ Solution definition and implementing change
■ Competent strategic planning with the ability to visualise the full picture
Oct 2017 – Present Principle Telecom ( McGee Networks )
■Field Engineer installing Ceragon IP20 Radio equipment for the Arqiva Network.
■Installing Cisco equipment for the Arqiva DAB Network.
■Pre site Surveys for Install and de-install of old and new Transmission equipment
■Bench testing of all new Ceragon IP20 equipment installed. Including soak testing
■Quality audits on all links installed by ourselves and other companies on contract
■Tasked with telemetry testing all links installed to ensure Arqiva have full control of the equipment on site
■ Installing new equipment including cutting equipment over to new installs and carrying out Line of Sights on the Airwave Network.
Dec 2016 – Oct 2017 Siae Microelettronica
■Install/Commission and Hot Cut, Ethernet upgrades, Firmware Upgrades
■PIV, LOS and TSS Surveys, Assess and train new staff. Audit Installations.
■SIAE ALC plus 2. ALC
■Decommission SIAE G, Ericsson ML E, P-Com
■Complete Hand over Documents and BER Test.
Oct 2014 – Dec 2016 McGEE Networks
■ Team Leader of a 2-man crew installing CERAGON IP10, IP20 for the DAB Network upgrade for ARQIVA. Also NEC IPASOLINK in the southern region for MBNL.
■ Tasked with full installation of all links and de-installs.
■ Dealing with Log on and site lock down.
■ Site risk assessments
■ Site surveys for future installations.
Apr 2012 – Sep 2014 SKN Electrical Services,
■ Electrical charge hand for a 4-man team doing Rope Access EX inspections for various clients including Maersk Oil Qatar, Enquest, Talisman. Liaising with onshore personnel dealing with issues found during the inspections. Filling out of permits and Risk assessments and daily toolbox talks.
■ Electrical rope access technician on hook up of Talisman Arbroath and Rowan Stavanger.
■ Team member on 12-man team installing new power plant for mud pump room on BP Clair. Installing new cabinets, cabling and assorted equipment for the upgrade.
■ Team member on Rope access crew installing new cabling for the BOP and the Drilling Derick on the BP Magnus. Assorted steel work installed around the platform. Fibre optical cables ran around platform.
2009 – Date: Apr 2012 Global Integrated Security –
■ Maintenance and communications Manager
2008 – 2009: Sabre International Security
■ Maintenance and communications Manager.
2004 – 2008: Global Strategies – Communications Manager
2002 – 2004: RT Masts - Installation and Commissioning Team Leader
2002: Norstead Communications – Team leader ( Jan to Aug )
1998 – 2001: Team Leader Team Telecom
1993 – 1998: HM British Army – Royal Corps of Signals
Hobbies & Interests:
I am an avid sportsman including Football and Golf. I also enjoy spending time with my family and close friends.
|Last Resume Update||May 5, 2020|