To apply my technical skills and good work ethic toward a technical position in the wireless market. I am a highly-motivated, goal and results-oriented professional with strong communication skills. I possess the ability to adjust to multiple demands and shifting priorities to meet customer requirements.
09/2016 to 03/2017 Druco Microwave – Santee, CA
RF/Microwave Engineer (Consultant), 09/2016 to 03/2017
Druco Microwave designs, and manufactures RF/Microwave Synthesizer.
Design low phase noise Phase Lock Loop Module.
Prototype and test new designs.
Z- Communications Inc.
07/1996 to 09/2016 San Diego, CA
Senior Engineering Manager, 05/2000 to 08/2016
Z- Communications Inc., designs and manufactures Voltage Controlled Oscillators and Phase Locked Loop Modules for the commercial wireless and military markets.
All design and manufacturing is conducted in San Diego, California.
The signal sources range in frequency from 40MHz to 15GHz.
I was responsible for leading a team of Engineers, Technicians, and a Documentation specialist to perform the following:.
Customer product specifications reviews and approvals.
Development and documentation of the current product line with over 1200 part numbers.
Characterization of current product line.
Improve existing products with new technologies.
Approval of new components and printed circuit board manufacturers.
Evaluation of customer returns and corrective action reports.
Defined the requirements and supervised the implementation of all the module test systems and programs using Agilent VEE and Lab View.
Defined the requirements for a laser trim station to active trim modules to a desired frequency.
Supervised the implementation of the laser trim station to achieve high volume through-put.
Designed stencils and all other tooling for production.
Test fixture design and characterization for the VCO and PLL modules.
Support the VCO and PLL production line.
RF Engineer, 07/1996 to 04/2000
Reported to the VP of Engineering (CO-Founder), I developed new products and re-design existing products to incorporate new technologies and solutions.
Developed high volume low cost wideband VCO series.
Developed the Phase Lock Loop product line.
Developed a 0.200" x 0.200" VCO product series operation in the frequency range of 150MHz to 3 GHz, at the time one of the smallest on the market.
03/1987 to 06/1996 Ranger Communication Inc – San Diego, Ca
Production Manager, 03/1993 to 06/1996
Ranger Communications is a major designer and manufacturer of Land Mobile Radios (LMR) for
commercial business, government as well as Maritime Mobile Radios, and Amateur Radio.
I was responsible for leading a team of Technicians and Assemblers to perform the following:.
Configure and build high power HF, VHF, and UHF radiotelephone systems, repeater systems and paging transmitters.
Customize and test products received from our factories in Malaysia, Taiwan and China.
Refurbish returned radios for re-sale as refurbished products.
Repair customer returns.
Project Engineer, 02/1992 to 02/1993
I developed Ranger Communications first product using surface mount technology.
The VHF synthesized full duplex data link.
The data links replaced the hard wired system at the NATO.
training facility in Germany.
Re-configured existing circuits to meet the new requirements using surface mount components.
Designed the printed circuit board, chassis and cabling system.
Identified and approved contract manufacturer for assembly.
Conducted testing with the customer for first article approval.
Senior Technician, 03/1987 to 01/1992
Responsible for re-configuring circuit for new application and in field customer support and.
Field service and training in USA, Indonesia and Mexico.
Characterize and optimize new circuits over the specified frequency and temperature range.
Built automatic test stations for testing multiple radios over temperature.
Specify new components required for new circuits.
Technician, 07/1986 to 02/1987 Advanced Communication – San Diego, CA
Component level repair of a variety of manufactures hand held and mobile Land Mobile Radios.
Field service Technician, 06/1985 to 06/1986 Gifford Engineering Inc – San Diego, CA
Field service repair and installation of LMR base stations and repeater systems.
Associate of Science: Electronics Engineering Technology, I.T.T. Technical Institute - San Diego, Ca Electronics Engineering Technology 4.0 Graduated with honors FCC General Radio Telephone Operator