Chris Newman's Resume


Tel: 604 720-3087
cnewman@coastworks.com

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A few of the projects that I have worked on in the past 5 years 

Infrared Laser Data Link with 2.4 GHz Radio Backup - Surrey, BC

Installed telephone and data cabling, wireless link and hot-spots at this landmark Vancouver hotel

Stringing antenna cables on a microwave tower.uides - Kamloops, BC

Radio Room below microwave tower, showing radios linking remote Government offices. -Kamloops, BC

Sight Lines From Repeater Tower - Kamloops, BC 

2nd Narrows Tide & Current Meter Link to Harbour Square

Coming down from the 2nd Narrows Rail Bridge Tower

I am seeking a challenging, full-time position leading to a formal apprenticeship as an Electrician and Electronic Communications Technician.

Summary of Qualifications

  • Three years experience as an electrical labourer.
  • Five years experience installing telephone and data network systems.
  • Six years experience working in Internet and computer network businesses.
  • Experience as a first line customer service worker and manager.
  • Experience working in teams to meet commitments and deadlines.
  • Highly inquisitive, creative and resourceful.
  • Enthusiastic, conscientious and reliable.

Education


May

2003

AMP Premise Cabling Systems Certification


Sept.

2001

Panduit Installation Certification


June

2000

Lightpointe, Laser Installation Certification


April

2000

Joint Health & Safety Committee Certificate


April

2000

AMP Multimode Fiber Termination Certification


Oct.

1997

Food Safe Certificate


Sept.

1996

WHIMIS


1995

1998

Justice Institute of BC, 11 Fire Department Courses


Nov.

1995

SD 63 Adult Education, Level 1 Rock Climbing


Sep.

1995

Camosun College, university prep courses


Mar.

1995

WCB, Occupational First Aid Certification


June

1993

Graduation from Parkland Secondary School

Employment Experience


Sept. 2002

Present

Complete Communications, Burnaby, BC
• Communications Technician, Specializing in Microwave, Laser, Fiber & Twisted Pair networks.
• Sub-contractor to Fariview Broadband Wireless Inc., Fibernet and GRC Electric


Nov. 1996

Present

Sub-contractor for CoastWorks Internet, Sidney, BC
Communications Technician, Specializing in Microwave, Laser, Fiber & Twisted Pair networks.


May 2001

Aug. 2002

ExcelTech, Burnaby, BC
• Communications Technician, specializing in Telephone & Data
Network Cabling Installations


Nov. 2000

Mar. 2000

Slater Electrical Systems, Sidney, BC
• Residential and Commercial Wiring


May 2000

Dec. 2000

Connectivity Works Inc., Sidney, BC
• Operations Manager


May 1993

June 2000

Thrifty Foods, Various Locations
• Full Time Produce Clerk


Sept 1990

May 1993

Tommy Tuckers Restaurant - Sidney, BC
• Cook, Bus Boy, Waiter

Acquired Skills,
Technical
:

  • Basic electrical and communication wiring, finishing and knowledge of codes
  • Extensive knowledge of broadband wireless equipment and installation
  • Installer knowledge of Cat 3, Cat 5, Cat 6, Coax (including LMR 400, 600), multi & single mode fiber & connectors
  • Circuit testing using Fluke, HP and Microtest equipment
  • Basic programming of Nortel, NEC and Panasonic phone systems

Acquired Skills,
Office Management
:

  • Excellent internal and external customer service
  • Marketing, telemarketing, market evaluation
  • Business management, merchandising, trade show presentations
  • Inventory, estimations, quotes, ordering, shipping and receiving
  • Training, scheduling, team supervision
  • Working knowledge of Mac and Windows Operating Systems
  • Experience as a Safety coordinator and Safety Committee committee participant

Volunteer Experience


Aug. 1994

May 1998

Firefighter, Sidney Volunteer Fire Department

 

References

Shane Burnstun
Fairview Broadband Wireless
Vancouver, BC
Work: 604 638-7328

Gary Clark, Owner
GRC Electric
Richmond, BC
Work: 604 839-7726

Al Mawji, Partner
Fibernet Communications
Burnaby, BC
Work: 604 294-9780

Mike McAuley, Owner
ExcelTech Communications
Burnaby, BC
Work: 604 420-7400

John Martin, Journeyman Electrician
Slater Electrical Systems
Sooke, BC
Work: 250 883 3154

Mike Newman
Coastal Networks Inc.
Sidney, BC
Work: 250 885-5944

Len Harmon, Deputy Fire Chief
Sidney Fire Department
Sidney, BC
Home: (250) 656-2030

More References available on request

E-mail me at: cnewman@coastworks.com

 

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