ABC Teleconnection, Inc.

Cover Letter

To Whom It May Concern:

From  June 2010 through present, I have been employed as a Data Specialist in Ft Wayne, IN at Verizon and now transistioned to Frontier Communications along with 14 states of ILEC territories.  Responsibilites include the layer 2 and layer 3 network element deployments, backbone provisioning, network augments, and IP services customer activation for the various operation groups. This includes FIOS Video, FIOS Data, FIOS Voice, HSI, SES, Fast Packet, and VMN services.

I worked from April 2010 through May 2010 on a project contract implementing First-Offering of Application Exposure Suite to Wireless Carrier Provider in the United States, requiring manual provisioning of partners provisioning data.

I drove from October 2009 to April 2010 as a CDL Class A long haul and regional routes, covering 48 states, and Canada. 18,000 miles with trainer and 34,000 miles solo.

I was employed from September 2008 to Septermber 2009 as a Field Integration Engineer working on Alcatel-Lucent team supporting  the AT&T wavelength add program for OC-192 and DWDM equipment.

I was employed as a Central Office Technician-II to oversee, operate, maintain, and monitor Class 5 Switches, Transports, and ancillary equipment on NuVox Communications switched network at the switch sites and in the collos in Ft Lauderdale, FL.  This was from April 2008 through September 2008.

From Nov, 2006 through February 15, 2008, I was employed with Tellabs Operations as part of the technical support group--acceptance testing of installations and systems maintenance.  I performed most of this work independently and on site at customers’ locations. 

Acceptance testing verified systems have been installed properly and function according to the customer’s specifications. Systems maintenance required the engineer to handle technical tasks, assisting customers to keep their systems operating. 

Maintenance activities comprised scheduled and unscheduled product repairs, upgrades, rework, relocation, diagnosis, and installation; emergency calls were especially stressful since they required traveling on short notice to any location at any time.

From April 10, 2006, I contracted to Goodman Networks for 180 days to Sprint LTD’s (Embarq’s) 18 state region, as an Alcatel 1603 tester, to retrofit defective known clock cards in these Fiber Mux drawers. This was in the Embarq’s Central Offices and OSP Pair Gain cabinets. This involved extensive Per Diem travel. My 180 days was completed on 09/30/06.

From August 15, 2005 through March 31, 2005, I contracted as a Central Office and Transport Technician at Verizon GNS in Ft. Wayne, IN.

I maintained TELLABS 5500 NGX , Fujitsu 4500, 7200, Fujitsu DWDM 7500 & 7600 Transport Fiber equipment, including DS1-DS3, and OC3- OC48 & OC192 multiplexers. I also worked as a Nortel Succession "soft switch" tech configured to DMS 250 or 500 tandem environment and Sonus GSX softswitch. Test Gear includes Acterna 2310 & 2510, and fiber scope. Running and terminating of fiber crossconnects and proper labeling with Brady Labeler

From March to thru August 2005, I contracted at Verizon GNS Cincinnati, OH, as a Nortel Succession "soft switch" tech configured to DMS 250 or 500 tandem environment and Sonus GSX softswitch. Maintains TELLABS 5500 NGX and Fujitsu 4500, 7200, Fujitsu DWDM 7600 Transport Fiber equipment and Lucent LambdaXtreme Transport DWDM system, including DS1-DS3, and OC3- OC48 & OC192 multiplexers.

I spent 22 months at Sprint Local Telecommunications Division as a Central Office Technician in Lima Ohio. My responsibilities include fiber, copper, T1 & T3 provisioning and maintenance, switch, HDSL, STS1, OC-3,12 and 48 SONET Carrier tasks, such as Lucent DDM-2000 OC3/ OC12 and FT-2000 OC48, Alcatel SMX 1603/1612/1648 OC3/12/48. PAIRGAINS: Marconi DISCs, AFC UMC1000 & DMAX1120 and PG Flex. HDSL: Adtran and Pairgain HLU,HDU and HRU devices. CO Office Repeaters and OSP Repeaters. CO ITT and Adtran Relay Rack channel banks. MDF cable pairs and protection modules. M13 Muxes: Telco Edge Link 100, NEC 28D, NORTEL FMT-150, Adtran MX-2800 and 2820.

My accomplishments, while at Global Crossing were numerous. I led test / acceptance with the vendor Alcatel's install / test acceptance engineers for new 600e central office equipment. I am knowledgeable in several Central Office Equipment & Carrier Transport Test Equipment, including the Sage950 for trunk, echo and call-thru testing.

I had access to 29 Megahub 600es, 14 DMS 500S, and over 35 ATM switches & 65 Frame Relay switches. I have provided direct support on various signaling protocols to include but not limited to, SS7, ISDN BRI, ISDN-PRI, OC-x, DS-x. Provide guidance and training to switch, repair and installation technicians.

I had access to 21 Tellabs Titian 5500 3x1, one Alcatel 1631 3x1, one Alcatel 1630 1x0, 21 Tellabs 532L 1x0 Digital Cross Connect Systems, 29 TTC's CENTEST 650 Remote Centralized Testing Systems for STS, DS3, DS1,DDS & VF Testing, and 25 Cisco Routers for async port management.

Regarding VOIP, I had access to 65 Sonus GSX-9000 switches, 28 Cisco Routers 60 Cisco Catalyst switch hubs, 120 Unix boxes for VOIP SS7, Translations & Network File Systems, NFS. I have assisted in test and acceptance of the GSX-9000 switches.

I have worked with SS7 Protocol Analyzers, test equipment for monitoring and drop & insert testing of DS0, DS1 and DS3 testing. SAGE 930A and 950 Communication test equipment for accessing Inband Trunks via Switch Maintenance port and dialing up 100 silent termination or 102 1004 HZ Milliwatt Test numbers for measuring Echo Return Loss (ERL), Tone Levels & Noise Levels. I have used test sets for looping station packs & testing levels & noise for analog data circuits. I used test sets for SS7 & PRI D Channel Message Tracing. Installed & setup Dynatel 1094 Intelligent ROTL for automatic trunk testing to 105 numbers to distant-end call processing switching equipment

David W. Axe

ph: 419-268-0262

david.axe@abcteleconnection.com

  

What We Do

Telecommunication Installation, Maintenance and Repair of high speed, high bandwidth coaxial, fiber, twisted pair cables and equipment for the transmission of voice, data, video and other telecommunications applications  services throughout North America.

Consultant and Employee Login

 

David Axe

 

Mobile Phone: 419-790-0036

Secondary Phone: 419-268-2062

E-mail: daxe4@woh.rr.com


OBJECTIVE

To use my vast experiences in the telephony profession.


WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Network Specialist with Data Network Provisioning group

 

Operations Control Center in Ft Wayne, IN for Verizon and now transistioned to Frontier Communications along with 14 states of ILEC territories.

June 2010 - Present

 

Responsibilites include the layer 2 and layer 3 network element deployments, backbone provisioning, network augments, and IP services customer activation for the various operation groups. This includes FIOS Video, FIOS Data, FIOS Voice, HSI, SES, Fast Packet, and VMN services.  

 

Application Exposure Suite

April 2010 - May 2010


Alcatel-Lucent Telecom Ltd | Columbus, OH

Telecommunications Services

 

Contractor implementing First-Offering of Application Exposure Suite to Wireless Carrier Provider in the United States, requiring manual provisioning of partners provisioning data.

 

 

CDL Class A Over The Road (OTR) Driver

October 2009 - April 2010


Werner Enterprises, Inc | Omaha, NE

Transport and Storage - Materials

 

Long Haul and Regional Van: trucks (solos) running long haul and regional routes, covering 48 states, and Canada. 18,000 miles with trainer and 34,000 miles solo.

 

 

Field Integration Engineer

September 2008 - September 2009


Goodman Networks | Plano, TX

Telecommunications Services

 

 

Employed as a Field Integration Engineer working on Alcatel-Lucent team supporting the AT&T wavelength add program for OC-192 and DWDM equipment.

 

Central Office Technician II

April 2008 - September 2008


NuVox Communications | State:FL

Telecommunications Services

 

 

Employed as Central Office Technician-II to oversee, operate, maintain, and monitor Class 5 Switches, Transports, and ancillary equipment on NuVox's switched network at the switch site and in the collos. The secondary focus of the Central Office Technician-II is to support the tasks and duties of the field both indirectly through Central Office activity and directly by field activity and to be a mentor to and provide training to the Central Office Technician I.

 

Field Service Engineer II

November 2006 - February 2008


Tellabs Operations Inc. | Naperville, IL

Telecommunications Services

 

 

Was part of the technical support group--acceptance testing of installations and systems maintenance. Performs most of this work independently and on site at customers’ locations. Acceptance testing verifies systems have been installed properly and function according to the customer’s specifications. Systems maintenance requires the engineer to handle technical tasks, assisting customers to keep their systems operating. Maintenance activities comprise scheduled and unscheduled product repairs, upgrades, rework, relocation, diagnosis, and installation; emergency calls are especially stressful since they require traveling on short notice to any location at any time.

 

Alcatel 1603/1612/1648 Field Tester

April 2006 - October 2006


Alcatel | Dallas, TX

Telecommunications Services

 

 

180 day contract to Embarq's 18 state region, as an Alcatel 1603 tester, to retrofit defective known clock cards in these Fiber Mux drawers. This was in the Embarq Central Offices and OSP Pair Gain cabinets. This involved extensive Per Diem travel.

 

Central Office & Transport Technician

March 2005 - April 2006


Verizon GNS |

Telecommunications Services

 

 

EXPERIENCE

09/2005 - 4/2006 Verizon GNI Contractor, Ft. Wayne, IN

Central Office and Transport Technician Maintains TELLABS 5500 NGX and Fujitsu 4500, 7200, Fujitsu DWDM 7500 & 7600 Transport Fiber equipment and Lucent LambdaXtreme Transport DWDM system, including DS1-DS3, and OC3- OC48 & OC192 multiplexers. Test Gear includes Acterna 2310 & 2510, fiber scope. Running and terminating of fiber crossconnects and proper labeling with Brady Labeler.

03/2005 - 8/2006 Verizon GNI Contractor, Cincinnati, OH

Central Office and Transport Technician maintaining Nortel Succession "soft switch" configured to DMS 250 or 500 tandem environment and Sonus GSX softswitch. Maintains TELLABS 5500 NGX and Fujitsu 4500, 7200, Fujitsu DWDM 7600 Transport Fiber equipment and Lucent LambdaXtreme Transport DWDM system, including DS1-DS3, and OC3- OC48 & OC192 multiplexers. Test Gear includes Acterna 2310 & 2510, fiber scope. Running and terminating of fiber crossconnects and proper labeling with Brady Labeler.

 

Central Office & Transport Technician

April 2003 - February 2005


Sprint Local Telecommunications Division | Lima, OH

Telecommunications Services

 

 

Installation and maintenance on cutting edge technology on central office switches, Lucent Stinger and Adtran TA 3000 DSLAMS. Skilled in fiber, copper, T1 & T3 provisioning and maintenance, switch, HDSL, STS1, OC-3,12 and 48 SONET Carrier experience. Lucent DDM-2000 OC3/ OC12 and FT-2000 OC48, Alcatel SMX 1603/1612/1648 OC3/12/48. PAIRGAINS: Marconi DISCs, AFC UMC1000 & DMAX1120 and PG Flex. HDSL: Adtran and Pairgain HLU,HDU and HRU devices. CO Office Repeaters and OSP Repeaters. CO ITT and Adtran Relay Rack channel banks. MDF cable pairs and protection modules. M13 Muxes: Telco Edge Link 100, NEC 28D, NORTEL FMT-150, Adtran MX-2800 and 2820.

 

Facility Locator

September 2002 - December 2002


Central Locating Services | Columbus, OH

Telecommunications Services

 

 

Cable Locating Technician http://www.asplundh.com/uul.htm

 

Network Switch Engineer

January 1999 - March 2002


Global Crossing | Southfield, MI

Telecommunications Services

 

 

Was employed with Global Crossing as Switch Engineer with Network Engineering Group. Tasks include: self-motivated and have ability to analyze reports and data relating to network activities in order to respond to emergency situations in order to ensure ongoing operation of Company network. Travel to various field offices to provide on-site assistance in identifying and resolving complex problems requiring extensive troubleshooting and fault isolation relating to digital switching systems such Dex 600E, DMS 500, VOIP Sonus GSX-9000 Softswitch, and Infusion SCP. Job descripton: Collect, trend, chart and archive processor and service circuit usage information on DEX and DMS switches. Assist with the testing and deployment of network switch software. Coordinate and administer patch to switch software. Provide advanced technical support for Company's switching problem situations. Provide installation support by assisting third party vendors with installation efforts. Serves as a point of escalation for Field Technicians during switch problem situations requiring higher level technical expertise. Identifies and resolves chronic or systemic problems such as interrupted call completions related to various special products, feature, platforms and strategic services. Assist with installation of switch software loads, patches, and associated hardware to ensure expedient and efficient operation of switching network. Install, test and turnup Dex Digital Trunk Frames and Matrix Bays. Assists contractor installation of switch components. This position has included extensive travel to telecommunication sites.

1/1999 - 3/2000 Central Office & Transport Technician

Was employed with Global Crossing in Southfield, Michigan as Switch Maintenance & Transmission Technician III for the Alcatel DEX-600E Megahub Class 4 Switch & Transmission Equipment

 

Central Office & Transport Technician

January 1997 - December 1998


Cincinnati Bell Long Distance | Dayton, OH

Telecommunications Services

 

 

Was employed with Cincinnati Bell Long Distance in Dayton, Ohio as Switch Maintenance & Transmission Technician for the DEX-600 Class 4 Switch & Transmission Equipment. On-site technician maintaining Hughes Network Systems IX-500 & 200 Frame Relay Switches for: Wide Area Networks, Voice-Over-Frame & Video Conferenicing, plus PRI install & maintenance customers for DEX-600 PRI frame

 

NOC Technician

November 1996 - January 1997


Intermedia Communications | Tampa, FL

 

 

Contracted with the Switch Group in the Network Operational Control (NOC) center at Intermedia Communications' corporate headquarters located in Tampa Florida. Performed switch maintenance type tasks remotely on five Northern Telecom DMS 500 SuperNode Class 4 & 5 switches, plus on a DSC DEX-400 Class 4 switch

 

Central Office & Transport Technician

May 1996 - November 1996


Sprint Long Distance | Detroit, MI

Telecommunications Services

 

 

Was Switch Technician on Northern Telecom DMS 250 SuperNode Class 4 switch & Transmission Technician in Detroit, Michigan for Sprint Communications

 

Central Office & Transport Technician

January 1996 - May 1996


Frontier Communications | Chicago, IL

Telecommunications Services

 

 

Was sole Switch Technician on Digital Switch Corporation DEX-400 & DEX-600 Class 4 switch in Chicago, Illinois at one of three switch sites there for Frontier Communications

 

NOC Technician

August 1995 - December 1995


Sprint Video | Atlanta, GA

Telecommunications Services

 

 

As Lead Technician of Sprint Video Group's LEC Service Center in Atlanta Ga.: Ordered all BRI ISDN circuits coast to coast for Sprint's Computer Desktop and Full Room Video Conferencing customers. Trouble-shot problems when customer had difficulties completeing video calls. Furthermore, tested all T1 56 kps and 64 kps 24 channel spans that are in the install ready status, and activate the circuits when test clean; these T1s run between Sprint Switch Network and Local Exchange Carriers' tandems

 

Owner & Operator

November 1985 - February 1993


ABC Consulting | St Marys, OH

 

 

As Owner & Operator of ABC Consulting from 1985 -1993 provided Hardware & Software Sales of Personal Computers.

 

Central Office Technician

June 1977 - July 1979


Prüm Air Station |

Telecommunications Services

 

 

Performed operational and maintenance on Automatic Electric AUTOVON 490L Tandem Central Office Switch and on Traffic Data Collection System (TDCS) for AUTOVON 490L Tandem Central Office Switch. TDCS performed Traffic Metering and Measurements & Call Detail Records

 


EDUCATION

Certification,

0 0 - I have not graduated


Teletutor |

CBT's: Understanding The Public Telephone Network; Telecomm Technologies; T1 Basics; T1 Testing; Synchronous Optical Network (SONET); Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM); Frame Relay;Introduction To xDSL Technology; DS3 Fundamentals; E1/2M Transmission Fundamentals

Certification,

0 0 - I have not graduated


Acterna | Germantown, MD

Certificate of Completion for Operation/Measurement with TTC's CENTEST 650

Certification,

3 1999 - 2 2008


Tellabs Inc | Naperville, IL

Certificate of Completion for Tellabs Web-based Courses: Tellabs 5500 System Overview, FP 9.0, Tellabs 5500 System Architecture, FP9.0, Tellabs 5500 System Access, Tellabs 5500 New Features Overview, FP 10.0, Tellabs 5500 System Architecture - Network Complex, FP 10.1, Tellabs 5500 System Architecture - Port Complex, FP 10.1, Tellabs 5500 System Architecture - Administrative Complex, FP10.1, Tellabs 5500 System Architecture - HD-96 Port Complex, FP10.1, Tellabs 5500 New Feature Introduction, FP 11.0, Tellabs 5500 System Architecture - Consolidated Core Switch, FP11.0, Tellabs 5500 System Architecture - Administrative Complex, FP11.0 , Tellabs 5500 System Architecture High-Density (HD-96) Port Shelf, FP11.0, Tellabs 7100 DWDM ROADM System Introduction, FP 3.3

Instructor Led: Certificates of Completion for Tellabs Courses: for Tellabs Course on 532L DCS 1.0 3/1999, 5500 DCS 3 X 1 3/2000; 11/06 thru 12/06: Tellabs 5320L Fundamentals, FP6.1 32h; Tellabs 5500 Provisioning Lab, FP9.2 24h; Tellabs 5500 Maintenance and Operations, FP9.2 8h; Tellabs 5500 New Features Lab- VQE/DS0 Grooming, FP10.0 8h; Tellabs 5500 Advanced Maintenance and Operations, FP8.0 40h

Company required Web-Based Courses: 11/06-Present Recognizing and Preventing Workplace Harassment: Essentials, Tellabs Safety Program & Hazard Communications Awareness, Tellabs Electro-Static Discharge (ESD) WBT, Tellabs Worksite Safety

Company required Instructor Led Courses: New Hire Orientation 8h

Certification,

6 2006 - 8 2006


Nortel Networks | Raleigh, NC

Web-based Course No. 2911W Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM / GPRS)
Web-based Course No. 2911W Universal Mobile Telecommunication System (UMTS)

Certification,

6 2005 - 6 2005


LambdaXtreme™ Transport for Service Providers 10Gbps/40Gbps core DWDM system | Westford, MA

Certification,

0 0 - 11 2003


Sprint's University of Excellence | Kansas City, MO

New Employee Orientation: The Power of Possibilities;Access7;NNet Installation and Router Support;ASX 4000 Equipment Overview;Alcatel 1603 SMX Equipment Overview;Alcatel 1680 OGM Equipment Overview;Alcatel OC-48 Equipment Overview;Alcatel IMTN Broadband DCS Overview;Circuit-to-Packet Network Architecture;CSO Assessment-Special Services Testing; CSO Assessment-T1 Span Line; Wireless Number Portability; Nortel Passport 6400/7400 Equipment Overview; Tellabs 532L Equipment Overview; Tellabs 5500 Equipment Overview; DS1/DS3 Basic Theory; DMS-250 Overview; Analog Networks; Cisco 2500, 3600 & 4700 Series Router Equipment Overview; Special Services Testing for CSO; Circuit Layout Records (CLR) for CSO; I&R Overview for Customer Service Operation CSO; Sprint Testing Standards; Special Service Integrated Technician Cross Training; Nortel Passport 15000 Equipment Overview; SONET Technical Overview; ATM Technical Overview; Packet Switching Technical Overview; DSO/Pre-DS1 for CSO

Certification,

0 0 - 8 2001


Envavis | Clearwater, FL

Certificate of Completion for Tadiran Course on T-101 T::DAX Basic Operations & Maintenance

Certification,

0 0 - 11 2000


Sonus | Westford, MA

Certificate of Completion for Sonus Networks' Introduction to Sonus Components for Carrier-Class Packet Telephony (VOIP)
Certificate of Completion for Sonus Networks' Monitoring & Troubleshooting Sonus Components for Carrier-Class Packet Telephony (VOIP)

Certification,

0 0 - 3 2000


Hammer Technologies | Boston, MA

Certificate of Completion for Hammer 2.4 Computer Telephony (CT) testing system for Call-Thru Testing

Certification,

0 0 - 7 1999


Alcatel Corporation | Plano, TX

Certificate of Completion for Operations Course on DSC DEXCS DACS 1.0
Certificate of Completion for Maintenance Course on DSC DEXCS DACS 1.0
Certificate of Completion for Hardware Maintenance Course on DEX 600E Megahub
Certificate of Completion for Hardware Maintenance Course on DEX 600
Certificate of Completion for Hardware Maintenance Course on DEX 400
Certificate of Completion for Database Translation Course on DEX 400

Bachelor's Degree,

0 0 - 5 1983


Holy Apostles College | Cromwell, CT

Bachelor of Arts from Holy Apostles College in Cromwell, Connecticut.
Major: Philosophy & Minor in Computer Programming Graduation:1983

Vocational,

3 1977 - 6 1978


Sheppard Aerospace School of Applied Sciences, Sheppard AFB | Wichita Falls, TX

19-week Operational and Maintenance Certificate of Completion on Traffic Data Collection System (TDCS) for AUTOVON 490L Tandem Central Office Switch. TDCS performed Traffic Metering and Measurements & Call Detail Records

10/1976 - 6/1977

35.2 week Operational and Maintenance Certificate of Completion on Automatic Electric AUTOVON 490L Tandem Central Office Switch


CERTIFICATION

CDL Class A

10 2009

 

Apollo Truck Driving Academy Lima, OH

40 hours of class room instruction, and 120 hours of driving


SKILLS

Network Switch Engineer; Unix System Administrator; SQL Database

Expert


LANGUAGES

German

Beginner


REFERENCES

 

Upon Request