Wireless technician/Engineer
  • * Electrical Design
  • * Project Funding
  • * Report Preparation
  • * Personnel Oversight
  • * Safety Compliance
  • * Cross-functional Collaborations
  • * PLC Programming / SCADA
  • * Outsourcing / Contracted Services
  • * Process Improvements
  • * Budget Development
  • * Project Scheduling
  • * Cost Controls
  • * Quality Controls
  • * Purchasing
  • * Customer Service



    UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS, Memphis, Tennessee

    Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering


    UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX, Chicago, Illinois

    Masters of Business Administration





    onSpot WiFi, Memphis, TN

    Systems Network Engineer - Contractor

    • Develop customer relationships
    • Design, quote, install and commission wireless networks for marinas.


    Longent Communications, LLC – Raleigh, N.C.

    Senior Engineer/Project Manager (August 2013 – March 2014)

    • Develop customer relations with cellular carriers throughout the state of Florida.
    • Design, quote, implement,commission and project manage DAS (Distributed Antenna System) networks to meet customer expectations utilizing iBwave, CommScope ION-B, Mobile Access, ADRF and Solid Technologies Equipment.
    • Optimization of completed iDAS and oDAS utilizing JDSU.


    Caterpillar – Peoria, IL

    Senior Engineer/Site Communications Analyst (September 2008 – April 2013)

    • Project Manager overseeing all aspects of development and implementation of Caterpillar Semi-Autonomous Tractor System (SATS) utilizing Microsoft Project.



    • New Product Introduction (NPI) lead for Semi-Autonomous Tractor System wireless network development.
    • Developed, implemented, and support wireless video and control network for Semi-Autonomous Tractor System (SATS) utilizing Wi-Fi, WiMAX and LTE technologies.
    • Worked directly with Cisco to develop WLC IOS meeting specifics for SATS project.
    • Wrote all network implementation, best practices, and troubleshooting guides for customer deployment of SATS.
    • Travel globally to design, install, optimize and support 802.11/16 wireless networks for Cat Global Mining (CGM) customers. Responsible for cost control of network design, equipment, and labor, quality control, and customer support.
    • Manage and work directly with third party vendors and integrators for network installations at CGM customer sites worldwide and development of equipment for use on Cat large mining machines.
    • Work with Product Support and Marketing interfacing with customers worldwide providing mine site WLAN support.
    • DFMEA team led for SATS project.
    • Completed and filed all FAA and FCC documentation for WiMAX and LTE testing.


    Contractor AT&T Mobility – Dallas, TX, Albuquerque, NM, Nashville, TN, Chicago, IL, Pleasanton, CA.

    Senior RF (RAN) Engineer / Project Manager (2001-2008)

    • Managed team of 30 engineers collecting and analyzing data for AT&T Project Angel network.
    • Utilized Asset3G planning tool in deployment of UMTS network.
    • Worked on integration of Cingular and AT&T networks ensuring all KPI requirements were met.
      • RF design of equipment co-location requirements
      • Managed site development
      • Subject Matter Expert for leasing/zoning teams at public hearings
    • Tracked and documented all e911 data submissions.
    • Manage BSS, RNC and Node B parameter changes.
    • Managed all meetings with customers and AT&T during DAS deployment.
    • Utilized ATOLL to integrate drive test data and tune oDAS design for downtown Chicago.
    • Completed data collection and analysis of DAS network for UMTS/GPRS network using TEMS, Agilent, Coyote, Dragon and WindCatcher.
    • Completed measurements, MPE studies and documentation to ensure compliance of all AT&T Mobility sites with RF Safety Standards.
    • Defined scope of work for cell sites and managed all dynamic construction schedules.
    • Managed vendors and general contractors to ensure RF compliance within budget.
    • Completed and filed all FAA and FCC documentation.
    Last Resume Update November 29, 2014
    Address Okeechobee
    E-mail lock Locked
    Phone Number lock Locked
    Resume File John-Cummings-Resume.docx 24.34 kB
    Spanish Speaking? No
    Willing to Relocate? Yes
    Years Experience 18

    Contact Candidate

    Login or purchase this resume contact details.