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Dana Beals

Electronic Technician / Engineer - EW Defense Systems

Falcon, CO

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Work Experience

Electronic Technician / Engineer

EW Defense Systems
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Falcon, CO
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January 2006 to Present

Performed Program Depot Maintenance on line-replaceable-units within the AN/MSR-T4 modification contract; troubleshot, overhauled, and repaired down to component level. Experienced technician emphasizes work quality, organization, utilizes proper maintenance and troubleshooting techniques.

Electronic Technician / Engineer

EW Defense Systems
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Peyton, CO
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January 2006 to March 2012

Lead technician on equipment overhaul and repair of an Air Force system.  
Completed 6 contracted system upgrades 6 months ahead of schedule for each system.  
Wrote the technical data and system schematics (Microsoft Visio).  
Performed cable fabrication (data and RF), component level circuit card repair and depot level repair on a receiver systems signal conditioner/amplifier unit.

MSGT / Workcenter Supervisor

Kansas Air National Guard, Smoky Hill Bombing Range
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Salina, KS
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July 1999 to January 2006

managed the operation and maintenance of three separate DoD aircrew training systems; Televised Ordinance Scoring System (TOSS), AN/MST-T1A Multiple Threat Emitter System (MUTES), and the AN/MSR-T4 Threat Reaction Analysis Indicator System (TRAINS).

Ground Radar Technician

United States Air Force
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August 1983 to July 1999

Quality Assurance Inspector, responsible for evaluating maintenance practices, personnel training, and ensuring compliance to safety standards. 
Operations Electronic Warfare Coordinator monitored the complex interface between the AN/MST-T1A and the AN/MSR-T4. 
Equipment Supervisor on the AN/MSR-T4 and AN/TPQ-43, maintained and operated, state-of-the-art, ground radar systems. Utilized schematic diagrams for determining repair plan. I am knowledgeable on radar fundamentals like tubes, high voltage, tracking, and receivers. Utilized test equipment to include o-scopes, spectrum analyzers and signal generators.

Skills

Component Level Circuit Board Repair, High Value Soldering, Cable Fabrication, Use of Test equipment - Oscilloscope, Spectrum Analyzer, Signal Generators

Additional Information

Over 20 years of project management and maintenance experience. I managed maintenance responsibilities on several radar systems that provided electronic warfare and countermeasures data analysis. During the past 6 years emphasis has been on Program Depot Maintenance, repairs and writing technical data for a military receiver system. Security Clearance; Secret - Active