Electronic Assembler/Test Technician

Ronald Ware

229 Chilton Street

Elizabeth, New Jersey 07208

Home Phone: (908) 977-6149

dwilly2071@yahoo.com

QUALIFICATIONS
10+ years of experience in trouble shooting & repairing down to the component level in a wide range digital & analog electronic circuits, with a high degree in repair/maintenance & assembly in electronic/electrical, mechanical components & equipment. I'm also proficient in the use of High Definition Media & Automation Equipment. Some experience in PLC [Omron & Allen Bradley], Pneumatic & Hydraulic Equipment. Can trouble shoot equipment with the use of Multimeters, Oscilloscopes, Signal Generators, Ammeters, Calipers & other various types of test equipment. Can read & understand Schematics/Diagrams. Perform Professional Grade Soldering (Through Hole & SMT). Advance knowledge in Computer Hardware & Software (Windows 2000, XP, 7, MS Excel, MS Power Point & MS Word) & Networking. Able to fabricate and perform machine shop work via hand and/or power tools on most types of materials. Pays strong attention to detail and always interested in learning new equipment/products & skill techniques. April 2012 - April 2013Maintenance/Service TechnicianCrestron Electronics Inc.Rockleigh, New JerseyResponsibilities: Troubleshooting & repairing electronic/electrical components on Industrial/Home Audio/Video,Control Automation, Lighting, Media Server, Network Systems & Conference Equipment. This also included updating firmware & calibration of A/V equipment. Setting up & terminating cables (HDMI, RCA, BNC, DVI & VGA connections) & related TCP/IP ports via Category 5/RJ45 connections within a rack mounted system to system configuration. Accomplishments: Within the first 3 weeks of my employment, I solved one of the known issues as to why a particular input card kept failing by locating a group of capacitors that became resistive or shorted due to hysteresis currents that were causing the dielectric in the caps to break down & fail.

WORK HISTORY:

2007 - 2010 Maintenance/Service TechnicianMike's Amusements/Global Tech SolutionsLansing, Illinois Responsibilities: Eliminating or reducing downtime to an minimum by troubleshooting & repairing electrical,electronic and mechanical components on video games, video game simulators, interactive games, Billchangers, audio/video show & POS equipment. Assisted guests/customers on issues with games/equipment & gave them guidance towards their interests. Assembled new & modified present equipment. Ordering parts/components for our service tech department inventory. Performed minor facilities work such as replacing ceiling/floor tiles, light bulb/fixtures, electrical switches, AC outlets & compressor filters & vacuum cleaner maintenance. Performed basic repair on plumbing by repair/replacing faulty pipe/elbows and unclogging drains), Performed surface preparation, painting, minor drywall and woodwork cosmetic items and making building climate control changes was also an important factor.

Accomplishments: By this time; through the exposure and experience from the following types of equipment: Programmable Logic Controllers, Pneumatics, Computer (hardware & software) and Hydraulic systems, I excelled in these areas developing additional skills needed to also diagnose and repair this type of equipment. To that end; the supervisory personnel charged me in training perspective and fellow technicians due to the many years of experience that I had in this field.

1999 - 2007 Maintenance/Service TechnicianAmerican Vending Service/Maintenance Resource Inc. Elk Grove Village, IllinoisResponsibilities: Eliminating or reducing downtime to an minimum by troubleshooting & repairing electrical,electronic and mechanical components on video games, video game simulators, interactive games, Billchangers, audio/video show & POS equipment. Assisted guests/customers on issues with games/equipment & gave them guidance towards their interests. Assembled new & modified present equipment. Ordering parts/components for our service tech department inventory. Performed minor facilities work such as replacing ceiling/floor tiles, light bulb/fixtures, electrical switches, AC outlets & compressor filters & vacuum cleaner maintenance. Performed basic repair on plumbing by repair/replacing faulty pipe/elbows and unclogging drains), Performed surface preparation, painting, minor drywall and woodwork cosmetic items and making building climate control changes was also an important factor.

Accomplishments: In these later years my troubleshooting experience in electrical/electronic and mechanical components or parts had improved and downtime on the equipment had been reduced as a result. There were also instances where I had to repaired or self-manufactured a damaged simple or sometimes complex mechanical part that couldn't be obtained or ordered right away and performing a temporary repair until the new part can be obtained. I also had became an advisor towards fellow technicians and shared this type of information on how improvise by carefully following these steps in the same scenario.

1987 - 1994 Senior Technician & AdvisorEdison Brothers Mall Entertainment/Station BreakSt. Louis, Missouri. Responsibilities: Eliminating or reducing downtime to an minimum by troubleshooting & repairing electrical, electronic and mechanical components on video games, video game simulators, interactive games and Bill changers. Also restoring the cosmetic exterior  on all equipment, POS equipment. Ordering parts/components for our service tech department inventory. Assisted guests/customers on issues with games/equipment & gave them guidance towards their interests. Assembled new & modified present equipment. Performed minor facilities work such as replacing ceiling/floor tiles, light bulb/fixtures, electrical switches and outlets, A/C & compressor filters electrical components & vacuum cleaner maintenance. Performed basic facility repairs on plumbing by repair/replacing faulty pipe/elbows and unclogging drains), performed surface preparation, painting, minor drywall and woodwork cosmetic items was an important factor.

Accomplishments: After a few months passed, I had greatly improved on my skills and was promoted to Senior Management Tech creating service bulletins and advising technicians in other locations (local & nationwide) on solving typical & unique problems that occur with company equipment.

EDUCATION:

1983  TCI College of Technology Electronic Service & Systems Associate of Occupational Manhattan, New York

  • ID#: 86381
  • Location: Elizabeth, NJ , 07208

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