Seasoned professional with innovative, technical based project management experience. Distinguished from peers by outstanding eye for detail, creative problem solving, and determination to maximize quality in fast-paced environments. Acknowledged for executing balanced judgment in critical projects, delivering on-time, high-quality work, and willingness to share expert technical knowledge with team members. Direction and management are an important part of this experience as I lead by example and encourage those around myself to do the same.
Outside Plant TechnicianOctober 2013 to Current BellSouth Corporation AT&T South - Columbus, MS
Completed AT&T classroom courses and field training relevant to the position including: Project Lightspeed F2 Conditioning, PLS TI & ATI Crossbox testing, Pole Climbing, Electrical Bonding and Grounding, Commercial Driver Safety, OSHA and Environmental Safety compliance
Completed online training programs across multiple disciplines onn the AT&T LSO internal training site.
Trained and skilled in the use of many electrical and Telecom testing tools including: Copper Pro copper loop tester, Sidekick Plus, JDSU, Voltmeter, Ammeter, Toughbook
Completed tear-down of existing cabling and prepared for new construction.
Demonstrated expertise in the use of cable reels, stripping tools, voltage detectors, crimping tools and wire and cable cutters.
Updated service record files on equipment drawings and history.
Interpreted drawings, wiring diagrams, flow charts and written descriptions of the project requirements.
Maintained a working area that was clean, safe and stocked with appropriate equipment and supplies.
Inspected equipment for proper performance and correct communication.
Documented all maintenance and repairs performed on equipment.
Document Control Coordinator/Graphic Design LeadJanuary 2005 to August 2013 Severstal North America - Columbus, MS
Successfully created and managed Construction Engineering Documentation department that collected, interpreted and distributed all design and engineering information across both local and global information chains.
Documented the planning and construction of an industry leading $1.25B Steel Mill, the largest greenfield project in the US for over 2 decades. Including the largest continuous concrete pour in Mississippi history.
Built a web-based documentation distribution database containing more than 250,000 drawings and documents from hundreds of international companies.
Bought, implemented and administrated Adobe Creative Suite, multi-seat AutoCAD design suite that includes 3-D design capabilities and several other specialized software packages.
Geo-located potential and current customer bases using a variety of GIS software to create compelling data visualization including maps, presentation graphics and tools to improve the performance of the Commercial Sales Department.
Completed training and participated in splicing fiber optics for sensors and PLCs thought the mill.
Worked with battery backups
Helped plan and build a site-wide antenna system for communications.
Volunteered to work as part of IT to help improve their visibility, response time and efficiency.
Installed ,maintained and trained users in both commercial office software and proprietary systems.
Completed the Six Sigma Black Belt certification.
Created a Six Sigma project to reduce waste at the entry end of the Pickling lines that saved over $2.5m+ yearly in scrap costs.
Provided high level and in depth technical support by resolving inquiries by phone, e-mail and web, in a manner and time frame consistent with department and team service levels and goals.
Commercial Vinyl and Wallpaper DesignerMarch 2002 to October 2004 Omnova Solutions - Columbus, MS
A member of the 9 person design team specializing in commercial interior wallpaper and automotive grade all-weather coverings.
Created designs for a variety of high profile clients including Harley Davidson, Chrysler, Mossy Oak and the Republican National Convention.
Created artwork, color-ways and embossing per client requests with an average 2 day turnaround.
Worked with print engineers and lead press operators to produce viable large volume runs of vinyl wallpaper and outdoor fabrics.
Managed Water-based Ink department producing and color-matching 100k plus pounds of ink per shift.
Mississippi University for Women Michigan State Columbus, MS B.F.A: Fine Arts - Design
Smarter Solutions2012Dearborn, MI Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt: