Communications Technician Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Quality-driven Administrative IT-tech with 6+ years experience in procurement, processing and tracking with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS). Dedicated to reliable work ethics, possessing excellent organizing, listening, decision-making, communication, and documentation skills.

  • Keen attention to detail
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Strong strategic planning skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Dedicated and loyal team player
  • Adaptable and flexible to changes
  • Microsoft Office and PC proficient
  • Excellent interpersonal people skills
  • Stellar spreadsheet calculation skills
  • Proficient team work delegation skills
  • Security+ certs, PMP, BA/BS in progress
  • Junior project management experience
  • Previous office management experience
  • The one to count on for after-hour requests
  • Exuberant aptitude for learning and teaching
  • Professional computer networking experience
Education and Training
ITT Technical Institute Austin, TX, Expected in 09/2007 Associate of Applied Science : Information Technology, 4.0 GPA - GPA :
ITT Technical Institute Austin, TX, Expected in 09/2000 Associate of Applied Science : Electronics Technology, 4.0 GPA - GPA :
Frontier Communications - Communications Technician
Imlay City, MI, 10/2000 - 08/2020
  • Answered normal and after-hour service calls diligently.
  • Demonstrated network management abilities for others to emulate.
  • Laid out cabling plans and ran through buildings to desired locations.
  • Installed and tested copper/fiber circuits with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Repaired and maintained Nortel DMS, Lucent 5ESS, and Ericsson switches.
  • Performed system backups and maintenance upgrades on network equipment.
  • Applied improvement methodologies that improved work processes by 33%.
  • Interpreted technical documentation in order to accurately configure equipment.
  • Performed hardware configuration and turn-up of network equipment per method of procedure (MOP) documentation to meet productivity and new FTTx sale goals.
  • Maintained inventory of printed circuit boards (PCB's) and returned excess spares to the regional hub to increase availability to other locations, thereby reducing the dollar amount by thousands on audits.
  • Escalated priority-one spares for out-of-service (OOS) equipment by following after-hour hot-shot request procedures to reduce down-time, negating FCC, and MTTR flag reports for the team.
  • Coordinated T1, T3, DS0, OC, CWDM/DWDM, ROADM, SONET, Ethernet testing with customers and NOC to clear the central office of trouble, which helped outside field techs to locate the root cause.
  • Used a proactive approach to meet circuit due dates and quality check list completions from telephone equipment orders (TEO's), thus helping the team to increase utilization performance metrics.
  • Procured shipping materials, wiring, and fiber supplies in advance by checking stock inventory at key central office locations weekly, thereby increasing the overall performance metrics of the team.
  • Led the team by initiating central office reviews and audits with positive action by thinking ahead with onsite pre-inspections, which made them require less time to complete before actual due dates.
Airgas Inc - Help Desk Support Specialist
Winston Salem, NC, 10/2005 - 12/2008
  • Prioritized and solved problems in a timely manner.
  • Resolved level 1/2 software and hardware technical issues.
  • Supported customers with password resets and account profiles.
  • Created, maintained and deleted active directory user accounts.
  • Resolved over 90% of first-time support tickets within 10 minutes.
  • Configured hardware and software of work stations for new employees.
  • Assisted customers with instructional support and product troubleshooting.
  • Managed open tickets diligently by gathering more information until resolved.
  • Documented issues in bug tracking system for reporting to tier 3 tech support.
  • Initiated shipments to send equipment to clients and tracked return shipments.
Cfd Research Corp. - Electronics Lab Assistant
Dayton, OH, 10/1998 - 09/2000
  • Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials and supplies.
  • Mentored students to share learning scenarios with others.
  • Ensured each student understood lab assignment objectives.
  • Tutored and coached students on algebraic formula equations.
  • Placed emphasis on safety for the use of ac/dc power supplies.
  • Performed setup, calibration, and maintenance of test equipment.
  • Served as assistant proctor during final laboratory tests and exams.
  • Supervised a class size of approximately 15 students during lab experiments.
  • Demonstrated component circuit testing and troubleshooting procedures.
  • Prepared the class for final lab projects-exams relating to electronic components, circuits, and measuring equipment.

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  • Communications Technician
  • Help Desk Support Specialist
  • Electronics Lab Assistant
  • Associate of Applied Science
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