A highly adaptable engineering technician, who has ••••• years experience in commercial television design and ••••• years application of statistical process control. Able to find creative solutions using innovative and, practical problem solving techniques. A qualified and experienced professional in design and development of electronic components, with experience in circuit board prototyping, and use of thermocouples, DVMs meters, analog and digital storage oscilloscopes (such as Tek •••••D). A logical troubleshooter, observant of key details, who keeps accurate records of lab tests, and competitor analysiss. Hardworking having recognition awards for critical overtime, loyal and, friendly with excellent communication skills. A team player that consistently goes the extra mile to accomplish goals.
ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Optical and resistive pyrometery
Colorimetery/luminosity using Minolta CA•••••
Technical photography film, X-ray film, Polaroid, Cambo portrait & Sony studio cameras, CCD
Optical microscopy - micro and nanometer measurements
Technical signal formats NTSC, PAL, SECAM, HDTV•••••P: •••••I: •••••P AS Composite, S-Video,
Computer/ Programming skills
Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Power point; Microsoft works; Lotus Notes; mathcad.
Operation of sitdown and walk behind forklifts both propane and electric.
METRO CIRCUITS (Rochester NY)••••••••••
Final inspection of bare printed circuit boards
Circuit City (BRISTOL PA SERVICE CENTER)
TV REPAIR TECHNICIAN ••••••••••
In home repair of televisions to resolve warranty claim •••••IPS Displays (Formerly PHILIPS Display Components, GTE Sylvania)
Technical Associate ••••••••••
Applications, Competitor Analysis and, Design Department.
Customized electronics to operate with new components to impress customers with combined new product performance. Designed, set up and, maintained internal showroom and traveling shows
(i.e. CES •••••, SID ••••• and Hannibal) to persuade customers to buy products. Measured ••••• competitor products per year for defined characteristics. Reported comparative performance of, competitors to current, products and evaluated reasons for superiorities/deficits. Maintained laboratory. Set up equipment and trained personnel for new
Applications, Competitor Analysis and, Design Department in Gomez, Durango, Mexico.
5 Highly successful Expositions Securing ••••• new contracts from customers for each.
Customized ••••• competitor televisions sets for display by sales & marketing.
New Applications Department trained, set up and running in one month.
Systems Design and Applications Department
Measured ••••• competitor products per year for defined characteristics. Evaluated prototype products for defined characteristics as part of new product cycle. Analyzed production units returned from field to determine reason for electro/mechanical electron gun failure. Develop new applications for Spot Vision system (i.e. mask filters, raster geometry, composite imaging) Developed new test methods/equipment as required. Created and maintained operator instructions and wiring diagrams for testing above. Served as member of department quality team. Maintained laboratory.
Participated in reducing gun scrap by developing jig maintenance schedules for Cpk•••••
Developed CCD camera measurement of image geometry and screen structures
Developed loss less injection methods for •••••us, •••••V pulse source.
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Systems Design and Applications Department
Measured ••••• competitor products per year for defined gun characteristics. Evaluated prototype
Products for defined gun characteristics as part of new product cycle. Analyzed production units returned from field to determine reason for electro/mechanical electron gun failure. Used CCD matrix Spot Vision system for resolution measurements. Assisted in development of new test methods/equipment as required. Calibrated laboratory equipment.
Adapted Spot Vision system to applications and competitor measurements.
Electron Gun Design Dept
Evaluated prototype products for defined gun characteristics as part of new product cycle. Analyzed production units returned from field to determine reason for electro/mechanical electron gun failure. Developed CCD array method to record spot profile/MTF. Assisted in development of new test equipment as required. Calibrated laboratory equipment.
Provided program for MTF calculation from spot profile data
Developed new test pattern for focus testing by spot photography.
Funnel Preparation Department
Maintained control charts and performed corrective actions. Mixed frit and internal conductive coatings. Maintained coating robot.
Maintained lowest scrap percentages of the 3 shifts.
Cathode Design Lab
Measured cathode temperatures using optical pyrometer. Determined new methods for measurement of cathode temperatures. Measured cathode stack and heater emissivity.
X-Rayed electron gun to determine heater position within the cathode. Tested heater-coating quality by abrasion time. Developed films taken within the department.
Determined new method of measuring cathode temperatures by using thermal cutoff voltage.
EDUCATION (no degrees earned)
Rochester Institute of Technology, Physics••••••••••
Rochester, New York
Brigham ••••• University, •••••Physics••••••••••
Downhill skiing, Scuba, Archery