Certified Tower Climber

Fall Protection
OSHA Trained
Hand Signals (ANSI Standard Crane)
CPR/First Aid Certificate
Intro to Hoist Operator
Basic and Intermediate Rigging
Radio Frequency & Microwave Emission Awareness

Tower and Wireless Program
Aiken Technical College, Aiken SC
Fundamental elements of wireless technology to tower installation, wireless networks, application, service and a basic technical overview of spectrum principles.
Principles of electricity, safety standards and line worker tools.
Safe work habits, protective equipment use and correct tower climbing techniques.
Fundamentals of fall protection, rescue theory and tower safety practices for a competent worker.
Recognition of fall hazards; regulation and use of full body harnesses, energy absorbing lanyards, self-retracting lifelines, vertical lifelines, fall arrest systems, ladder climbing systems, work positioning lanyards and anchorage selection.
Utilization of cable accessories and carrier installation standards for a broad cross section of wireless construction, including communication cables, weatherproofing, handling, support and grounding the components of cell systems, and installation quality guidelines of areas of construction that have the highest frequency of defects.

Employment History

November 2017 to November 2017
PC Tech
Collabera /AAA, Evans, GA
Responsible for Installation and removal of thin clients.
Network and setup thin clients.
Work with customer insure thin clients connected and configured correctly.

April 2015 to January 2017
Quality Assurance Manager
22nd Century, Saint Louis, MO
Responsible for interviewing and hiring of 9 QA testers for team. Lead team of 13 testers and 2 Technical writers. Also interviewed and hired tech writers and developers.
Mentor, Instruct and train junior testers
Reviewed, edited and submitted documentation artifacts to government for approval.
Work with Development team for installing code using Java EE eclipse.
Oversaw multiple project simultaneously.
Schedule and hosted team and project meetings.

October 2011 to March 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
BBVA Compass, Birmingham, AL
Ensure Quality Assurance methods, practices and procedures are strictly followed on BBVA’s Moody Risk Application. Utilize Toad SQL Server and Toad for Oracle and Oracle and SQL Server.
Incorporate native database allowing clients the ability to write queries and perform back-end testing.
Maximize the use of HP’s Application Lifecycle Management 11 for test cases and requirement management.
Perform defect management using JIRA in collaboration with Business Analyst, ensuring top quality service
Utilized Microsoft Office software suite for all documentation.
Design, wrote and executed test cases for system and UAT testing
Worked in HR domain.

May 2010 to May 2011
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Sun Nuclear Corporation, Melbourne, FL
Developed and managed quality assurance metrics for performance improvement of all teams.
Implemented ongoing quality improvement processes working with interdepartmental teams.
Provided effective communication regarding issues, objectives, initiatives and performance to plan.
Worked with Project Managers to develop project schedules and resource allocation models for QA related projects and other activities such as software deployment, customer integration, and professional services validation.
Wrote automated and manual test for client servers and stand-alone systems
Utilized Microsoft SQL server, Test Complete, UNIX, VMware and Symantec Ghost. Utilized Linear accelerator.

January 2009 to May 2010
Independent Consulting
Arlington Contracting, Atlanta, GA
Worked with clients to define the scope of a project
Clarified client’s system specifications, and understood their work practices and the nature of their business to ensure an on time quality product
Travelled to customer sites; to provide up close and personal service
Liaison with staff at all levels of a client organization; ensuring open communication at all levels
Analyzed IT requirements within clients and provided independent and objective advice on the use of IT
Designed, tested, installed and monitored new systems

February 2008 to December 2008
Quality Assurance Engineer
AT&T, Atlanta, GA
Worked on AT&T’s Accounting Software, SIT test lead where I simultaneous lead several project.
Responsible for reporting testing metrics to upper management regarding testing progress.
Managed 5 to 8 member team. Responsible for assisting in Migration of testing data from Test Director to Quality Center. Utilized requirement documentation and technical design documents to developed and executed test cases.
Tools used Toad, SQL developer, Quality center, FTP tools, Rational Clear Quest, Oracle and SSL client for UNIX access.
Served as Quality Center Administrator.
Instructed team members on use of all tools including how to write test cases and execution. Checked server logs and files using Putty. Access corporate network via VPN client.

Skills Summary
Expert level computer proficiency, MS Office Suite, Tool usage, Powered hand tools usage, Tower installation specifications, Oral and written communication skills, Pascal programming/ Visual Basic Programming/ FORTRAN Programming/ SQL Server/Oracle/ PC Repair, Networking/Silk Performer V 6, Silk Test (QA Partner) 6.0/Rational Robot, Mainframe/Java UNIX /VB Script, WinRunner Manual Testing, Quality Assurance/LINAC – Linear accelerator/Test Complete Firebird Database, Flame Robin /VMware /SQL/ SDLC/ Test Cases, Test Plans/Test Director, Web Based Testing /Mercury Test Suite, Windows 2000/ C++ / Team Lead / AMDOC/ Oracle Financials (GL)

Additional Certifications
Quick Test Pro Certified

Last Resume Update April 30, 2018
Address New Ellenton
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Spanish Speaking? No
Willing to Relocate? Yes

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