Richard A Gardner Dedicated Telecom Technician who understands and respects the importance of telecom maintenance in the commercial world. Adept at utilizing equipment to determine issues, working with a team to solve larger problems and being involved in large-scale installation projects. Specializes in commercial telecom systems. Employment History Field Construction Manager O5/19/2014 – 08/08/2014 Kineticom Field Construction Manager of the West RMR ALU consisting of 5 States, managing Sub contractors throughout the 5 States. Verifying that all material are shipped to the correct XDOC’ s for pickup. Reviewing Prints for final CD’ s to be approved, and other Doc’ s. Reviewing close outs Documents and photos for approval. Visiting sites for drawings and placement of equipment, also checking on progress and safety checks of contractor on site. Managing and schedule of work for upcoming jobs, documenting all work progress for the customer and reporting to them. Construction/Maintenance Supervisor Central and North FL Markets 04/2011 – 08/2013 Jacobs Telecommunications Maintenance Supervisor of 8 crews spread out through central and northern FL. Managing maintenance tickets, and crews for T-Moble towers, consisting of over 1600 tower locations. Construction Supervisor of small builds and Sprint LTE upgrade. Going to job sites to insure quality, and assist in any trouble shooting, and training when needed. Also invoicing of jobs completed to customers, coordinating sub-contractors needed in jobs or builds. Scheduling all jobs on trackers keeping in contact with customers insuring all work is performed with schedule. Insuring that all materials are ordered and received to the crews needed. Safety instructor for climbing rescue. Field Tech 01/11/2011 – 03/07/2011 Westower communications. Lucent Alcatel AT&T up grade . Installing Telco racks, Alcatel radios, DSX’ s, wiring up dsx’ s, radios and provisioning radios. Cutting over site’ s to new Alcatel radios. Field Tech 06/2010-09/2010 Teksystems contracted for Clearwire ORL build Market Orlando, FL 32817 Installing new equipment in cabinets, RAS (Samsung), Switches (ASE s570), Site boss power sys, Valere, and Microwave Radios, programing configuring files in all systems. Programing all systems, and commissioning sites, and placing on air. Pathing, aligning, troubleshooting microwave system’ s and taking trouble calls for sites that are down. Field Tech 08/2009 – 05/2010 Teksystems contracted for Clearwire NC Upgrade Greensboro NC 27407 Installing new equipment in cabinets, BCU, Foundry’ s, Valere power sys, Microwave radio dropping, configuring files in all systems and commissioning site. Pathing, aligning and troubleshooting microwave systems. Conducting normal Tech duties PM work and troubleshooting outages. Tower Tech/Climber 04/2009 - 06/2009 Christensen and Griffith Tooele, UT UMTS upgrade on Team Mobile cell sites. Cricket raw land cell sites builds Crew Foreman Crew Foreman/Tower Crews Wasatch Electric 04/2002 - 12/2008 Salt Lake, UT Crew Foreman of tower crews, building raw land cell sites, with AT&T, Nextel, Sprint, T-Mobile. Crew Foreman of tower crews installing Microwave sys., Arcatel, Redline, Proxim, Dragon Wave. Education History Salt Lake Community Collage 2 Years at College or a Technical or Vocational School Electrical Apprenticeships United States Navy Specialized Degree Electrical Certifications Comtrain In-House Instructor Comtrain Advanced Course Certification Competent Climber Rigging and Resultants Andrew Connectors Comscope Connectors Master Line Sweep Anritsu Com Train Electrician Journey Man The State Of Utah Master Electrician State Of Utah First Aid Course American Red Cross CPR Course

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