FCPS Vetted Volunteer, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology: Drama Boosters, Latin Club and IBET Field Trips (2016-2018). Lake Braddock Secondary School: Science Olympiad Event Advisor and Assistant Coach (2015-2016). Lorton Station Elementary School: Model Rocketry (2013-2016).
Senior Instructor, Alchemy Inc., Springfield, VA (July 1997 to June 2015). Conducted training on LAN/WAN system design, implementation and operation. Taught various computer networking courses. Specialized in IP routing protocols, focusing on Cisco routers and switches. Served as Subject Matter Expert (SME), Course Director and/or Curriculum Designer for introductory, intermediate and advanced routing and switching courses.
Education Center Manager, Orange Technologies, Springfield, VA (September 1995 to July 1997). Designed and managed multi-classroom computer networking education and testing center. Scheduled classes, supervised instructors and administrative personnel. Installed, managed and conducted staff and customer training on desktop and network operating systems, LAN/WAN design and installation, hardware configuration and troubleshooting.
Technical Instructor, Orange Systems, Gaithersburg, MD (March 1995 to September 1995). Installed, administered and conducted staff and client training on desktop and network operating systems, LAN/WAN connectivity, hardware configuration and troubleshooting.
Radiometrics Manager, SCIENTECH, Gaithersburg, MD (December 1992 to January 1995). Supervised technicians, administered Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS). Calibrated, operated and maintained radiation measurement equipment. Wrote and revised numerous radiochemistry procedures and software systems, including custom gamma spectroscopy software (ALCAL). Performed extensive trend analysis and implemented hundreds of process improvements. Provided health physics support for laboratory operations. Conducted staff and client training on equipment, software, procedures and theory.
Nuclear Chemistry Technician, Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station, Fort Calhoun, NE (October 1988 to August 1991). Managed Chemistry Department computers and LAN. Designed and implemented various software systems, including radioactive effluent monitoring, instrument QA and chemical inventory control. Operated, calibrated and maintained radiation measurement systems and process monitors. Wrote and revised radiometric and radiochemistry procedures.
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Senior Audio Technician, Music Department, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN (September 1986 to February 1988). Provided live sound reinforcement and recording for musical events, both local and touring. Operated, calibrated and maintained equipment, including microphones, mixing consoles, tape recorders, effects modules, cabling, amplifiers and speakers.
Teaching Assistant, English Department, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN (November 1984 to May 1985). Provided students with training on word processing software and PC hardware. Maintained computer equipment, managed hardware and software inventories.
Leading Petty Officer, Reactor Laboratory Division, U.S.S. South Carolina, CGN-37 (October 1980 to September 1982). Supervised chemistry, radiological controls and maintenance for shipboard nuclear plants. Scheduled plant operations and conducted training for a twenty-person Reactor Laboratory division. Performed chemical analyses and radiation surveys, monitored personnel dosimetry. Operated, maintained and calibrated reactor plant equipment. Compiled reports and wrote procedures.
Staff Instructor, S1C Nuclear Power Training Unit, U.S. Navy, Windsor, CT (November 1978 to September 1980). Supervised and conducted training in the chemical, radiological, mechanical and integrated operation of nuclear power plants. Scheduled and performed maintenance, wrote procedures, provided radiochemistry and health physics support. Operated, maintained and calibrated reactor plant equipment.
Virginia Postgraduate Professional Teaching License: Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science and Technical Education (License Number PGP-0679021, expires June 2022)
Minnesota Secondary School Teaching License: Physical Sciences – Physics and Chemistry (License Number 315564, inactive)
A+ Computer Service Technician
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA), Design
Professional (CCDP), Networking Associate (CCNA), Networking Professional
(CCNP) and Systems Instructor (CCSI)
CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+)
ISCET Certified Electronics Technician (CET)
Nuclear Chemistry Technician (ANSI 3.1)
Nuclear Meteorological Technician
Praxis Recognition of Excellence (ROE) – Chemistry
Master of Science (Computer Science), University of Nebraska
Bachelor of Applied Science (Teaching Physical
Science), University of Minnesota (May 1988)
Chemistry Technician (ANSI 3.1), National
Academy for Nuclear Training (July 1989)
Engineering Laboratory Technician (ELT), U.S. Navy Nuclear Power School (November 1978)
Active Duty: September 1976 to September 1982 (Honorably Discharged)
Rank Achieved: Machinist's Mate First Class (MM1-E6)
NEC: 3386 (Nuclear Propulsion Plant Operator - Engineering Laboratory Technician)
Special Awards: Good Conduct (1980), RTC Company 300 Honorman (1976)
American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians (ISCET)
REFERENCES - Available upon request.