To find a position with a company involved in manufacturing, service or renewable energy that will both utilize the skills I have acquired and provide professional growth.
Professional Summary: Recently developed skills in Solar Site Assessment and PV/Thermal System Design. As a student in the Solar Energy program at Century College I applied classroom studies to create formal written site assessments and built functioning, demonstration scale PV and Thermal systems. Experienced manufacturing supervisor with electronic firms supporting their production departments and test equipment departments.
Education: Solar Site Assessor Certificate, Century College 2012 Current student in Energy Technical Specialist college degree program for renewable energy. Have completed 45 credits towards 60 credit AS degree.
Awards: Outstanding Student Award Recipient of 2011-2012 - Solar program at Century College.
Internships: Solar Thermal and Solar PV Internships in 2011 and 2012 working on projects under Instructors guidance.
Installed Thermal System on Habitat for Humanity home with roof mounted collectors and closed loop system. Reconfigured Thermal system on State Park building requiring plumbing changes to improve flow characteristics. Installed functional PV system on State Fair display house including off grid controller, storage, sample loads, energy meters and graphics to explain system.
Designed and developed a small solar lamp system for assembly in developing countries per MRES request. Designed a proprietary charge/load controller, sourced all components , built prototypes and created prints and assembly instructions. This project is ready for implementation and waiting funding.
Manufacturing Unit Manager Seagate Technology November 1980 - March 2009 Led and supervised a manufacturing team of 20 prototype production operators in a clean room environment. Responsible for meeting production schedules, allocating manpower, coordinating production activities with other managers, Production Control department and manufacturing director. Also responsible for mentoring lead personnel, administering reviews, budgeting wage increases, coordinating maintenance activities, interacting with engineers to solve manufacturing issues and leading process improvement projects. Wireman, Electronics Assembler Electronics Manufacturing December 1972 - October 1980 Variety of positions involving electrical wiring and electromechanical assembly of electronic equipment requiring basic electrical knowledge, component familiarity, soldering skills and familiarity with hardware. Sargent US Army October 1969 - 1972 My military occupational specialty was Communications Center Chief serving with a tactical missile unit overseas. I worked in the base communications center and on field assignments providing secure electronic communications for my unit.