Resume for Robert Wegley

 

Robert Wegley

Fresno, CA 93704

 

E-Mail: rwegley@rawinfo.net

 

Resume Cover Page and Introduction

Career Goals:

Network / Communications / Management / MIS

 

Summary of Qualifications:

I am an energetic and forward looking person who is dedicated to the advancement of myself and the company I work for, by my accomplishments and achievements I attain for the benefit of the company and the level of experience I gain. I am a dedicated and hard worker and believe I would be an asset in any capacity I could serve. 

I have experience across a broad base of work areas, and I have gained the knowledge, discipline, and experience needed to be a team player and leader in a varied and diverse work environment. 

 

Work Experience:

 

Simplex Time Recorder / Simplex-Grinnell Fire Protection

 

Chief Estimator / Project Manager / Project Coordinator / Inventory Control Manager

February 1999 to October 2001

 

Main duties included providing complete bid packages to internal sales force for individual system and complete turnkey solutions in Fire Alarm, Nurse Call, Public Address, Security, CCTV, MATV, CATV, Voice and Data. Estimates included amounts in excess of $250.000.00. Used bid specifications and blueprints to develop a competitive bid in both the public and private sector. This also includes Government and Educational contracts. Assisted with and independently developed contract verbiage for the installation department to address installation requirements and obligations.

 

Assisted regional and branch management when the Installation Manager left the company by acting as temporary Installation Manager with regard to administration and project coordination. Performed all duties required of the Installation Manager within the Simplex structure. This included project tracking, revenue recognition, profit and loss reconciliation, sales and profit forecasting, manpower loading, invoicing, AP, and AR.  This was for a 3-month period from January 2000 to March 2000.

 

Design Built and Valued Engineered Voice and Data projects for small to large projects. Large projects consisted of drops in excess of 500 drops and up to 500 users nodes both voice and data. Estimate figures per project exceeded $100,000.00. This included private sector as well as government and educational projects.

 

Tracked, staged, and delivered Simplex equipment in warehouse and to various jobsites. Used Company On-Line system to track, order, cost and reconcile Simplex equipment orders for each project. Maintained shipping and receiving databases to reflect incoming shipment and delivered or staged product.

 

Managed upcoming and ongoing installation projects. Used custom designed software and spreadsheets in Excel to track and forecast materials, labor, costs, and profit. Administered and maintained tracking information including manpower loading, installation costs, equipment and material markup and profit, department profit and loss, and employee scheduling. Assisted in using project tracking to maintain and regulate revenue recognition and billing variance. Maintained cost variances by monitoring and scheduling ship dates of equipment and materials to ship within installation timeframes to insure timely and correct billing and invoicing to customers. Maintained company required overhead and profit margin by streamlining material and labor issues. Scheduled deliveries and manpower to meet contractor and project timelines and deadlines.

Developed, implemented and maintained a purchase order database system for project and cost center purchases of materials. P.O. database was developed in Filemaker Pro and is designed to insure that no duplicate P.O.s are issued. P.O.s are directly traceable to each project and fully integrates into Microsoft Office Products.

 

Placed orders using the P.O. system to various vendors and suppliers for project material fulfillment. Insured that material costs did not exceed estimated cost by use of project tracking and accountability. Interacted with vendors to negotiate best pricing and availability of materials. Maintained Estimate Tool databases to reflect current labor and material pricing. 

 

Project Managed installation projects by producing daily status reports including but not limited to construction schedules and timelines, project issues and delays, sub-contractor and owner deficiencies and delays, and any other issues or problems that may occur. Created RFI’s, RFQ’s, Addenda, Response Letters and any and all correspondence to and from sub-contractors and upper tier contractors in regards to the project. Designed, Created, and Implemented multi-layered and linked shared Excel spreadsheets for project tracking and cost analysis. Spreadsheets were interlinked and networked to other spreadsheets and documents for complete information rollover for analysis and updates. Implemented network access for multi-user input for real-time information and progress.

 

Attended and represented the installation department at job walks and contractors meetings. Conducted site surveys and developed reports based on information gathered, to be used by the installation and engineering department to develop bid packages, shop and site drawings, design builds and documentation. Assisted sales and engineering departments by creating design built data and voice systems for shop and contract drawings. Adhered to and implemented cost saving strategies while maintaining telecommunication and data standards within the industry. Used methods and standards presented by EIA/TIA and BICSI for models. Provided value added design and engineering for voice and data systems for sales teams.  

 

Managed and implemented Simplex Installation Department’s Safety Program. Responsible for training and guidance to field installers for OSHA safety compliance. Conducted on-site inspections for OSHA compliance and project documentation.

Responsible for repair and maintenance of Branch computers and software. Repaired, replaced, and upgraded users as needed. Installed software including custom and “off the shelf” software for users as needed. Maintained code and databases on “in-house” software including Access Database, Delphi, Visual Basic, and others. Instructed users on MS Office skills and developed spreadsheets and documents for company use. Assisted users on usage and configuring E-Mail clients and scheduling software including Outlook 97 and Outlook 2000. 

 

 

RAW Information Systems

Owner / Chief Consultant / MIS / Systems Analyst / Software Design Engineer / Web Design

January 1997 to Present

 

Currently, I own and operate a Computer Consulting firm based in Fresno, CA. Our service area extends from the Central San Joaquin Valley of California to the Central Coast of California. I am the owner and sole proprietor of this company and have been successful in the development and implementation of this company. I currently have 10 clients that I service on a regular basis and I also provide complete turnkey solutions for data and voice communications. My clients include private sector as well as government and education entities. My business includes all phases of network data and voice communication as well as design and engineering of these systems and custom software solutions.

 

I also custom build and implement complete computer solutions. I have experience in and am able to provide the following services. Network Administration, Network Design, Custom Computer Solutions, Custom Software, LAN/WAN Design & Engineering, Data & Communication Consulting, Web Page & Site Design, Telecommunication Design and Engineering, Complete Installation of all the above systems. I also provide support, repair, and testing of customers existing systems.

 

My Web Site is at http://www.rawinfo.net

 

 

 

Accelerated Technologies Inc.

 

Senior Cable Technician / Computer Support / Administration / MIS

October 1996 to December 1998

 

Managed and administered the company's Internet Servers and ISP client base as well as the company Intranet using Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server and Microsoft Exchange Server for Internet and Intranet Mail. The Internet servers were running FreeBSD and UNIX as server administration software. Maintained and serviced multiple dedicated clients remotely, via ISDN and wireless link through the Internet. Monitored and maintained the company's web site as Webmaster. Wrote small backup script in UNIX for Internet servers to back up data on a daily basis.

 

Managed all phases of the Cabling Division of the Fresno branch office for the Bakersfield based corporate office. Created and maintained job tracking including costing, manpower, and correspondence. Handled all phases of the business including sales, billing, client calls, quality assurance, customer relations, advertising, cold calls, and research. Generated reports for the corporate office. Scheduled manpower and resources for projects and maintained costs to meet company profit margin guidelines.

 

Project managed and assisted in all phases of network cabling including cable pulling and termination, testing and troubleshooting, with emphasis on final setup and configuration of the LAN and WAN. This included Category 5, Fiber Optic, ISDN, T1, Wireless, and related systems. Project managed multiple cabling projects involving high drop counts in excess of 1000 drops and crews of 6 or more.

 

Provided computer and network support for a large government entity consisting of over 600 workstations. Installed and configured all software needed for all users to use the network. Used DOS, Windows 3.X, Windows 95, UNIX, and Novel NetWare as tools. Provided support for the WAN and LAN related to troubleshooting and repair. Installed in excess of 200 new workstations provided by the client and installed

and configured each user on the network. Rebuilt or upgraded 200 more users and installed and configured users to access the network. Configured workstations to run across multiple platforms and protocols including an AS400 server and Novell NetWare using Windows 95.

 

Developed complete bid packages using blueprints and bid specifications to estimate and submit competitive bids to various government and private sector clients for all phases of network cabling and telephone systems. Responsible for estimating bids and quotes and writing contract verbiage and bid specifications involving bids and contracts up to 1 million dollars. Specialized in schools and educational contracts involving copper with fiber optic backbone and connectivity to a wireless WAN. Serviced and maintained services on both the LAN and WAN for the client. Installed and maintained multiple protocols including AppleTalk over Ethernet, TCP/IP, Ethernet, and IPX/SPX. Worked in conjunction with a major fire alarm and detection device company to develop complete bid packages for various alarm and paging systems including fire alarm, nurse call, paging, intrusion and panic alarms, clock and bell systems, video, and smoke and heat detection systems.

 

Designed and developed MATV/CATV systems for various clients both commercial and private. Designed, Engineered, and Implemented complete LAN, Voice, Video, and Alarm systems as a turnkey solution. This included conduit, both underground and overhead, PVC, EMT, and Rigid for multiple school districts. Used Visio as engineering and design tool to create CAD drawings and site plans.

Used Visio for project "As-Builts" and documentation.

 

Trained and certified from Amp Inc.

Trained and certified from Panduit Inc.


 

 

 

D.L.S. Computer Consultants

 

Programmer / Accountant

May 1993 to October 1996

 

Used basic to advanced programming skills in Dbase, Fox BASE, Basic, and Visual Basic to assist in a team project for a medical insurance provider. Developed the GUI for data entry and set relationships to the SQL server for user input. Project consisted of RDBMS for input and tracking of patient information.

 

Taught office staff user skills in Word for Windows, Excel, FoxBASE, and various Windows programs. Maintenance and execution of a farm labor contractor payroll system including custom FoxBASE program use and maintenance, and accounting procedures.

 

Designed and built complete computer systems according to customers specifications. Troubleshot and repaired all types of computer problems ranging from complete system replacement to minor upgrades. Responsible for all in house and off site client computer repairs and maintenance including networked and

stand-alone PC systems. Troubleshot and repaired customer and in-house software problems and customized user applications. Assisted as a network administrator for in-house and off site clients as required.

 

Designed and developed a Payroll Accounting program for Windows for an in-house team project, using Visual Basic. Designed program in Visual Basic using existing databases in FoxPro and Access. Used VBAssist, VBDataWidgets, and VBDesignWidgets as tools for development. Set relationship between databases (4GL's) and Visual basic with SQL.

 

Accounting Assistant to the company's controller. Assisted in all areas of corporate accounting including

GL / AP / AR / and Payroll. Used various accounting software packages including The American Contractor, Excel, and an in-house custom payroll package developed for use with a farm labor contractor.

Developed formulas in Excel for profit and loss statements and tracking. Responsible for a weekly payroll for a Farm Labor contractor as a full charge accountant with payroll for up to 500 employees per week. Responsible for data input and printout of payroll checks and distribution of payroll to the contractor. Responsible for filing of all related payroll taxes and bank deposits. Handled all related banking and accounting for the contractor.

 

Helped to start a cabling company for the parent company DLS Computer Consultants. The new company was called New Image Cabling. Responsibilities included installation of new network cable (Category 5 and Fiber Optic) and termination of the cable. As Inventory Control Manager was responsible for all parts and company equipment. Developed, implemented and maintained an inventory control program using custom and "off the shelf" software to track and order parts and supplies for the cabling company. Used a PO system for ordering and receiving parts and supplies. Maintained a database of all parts for job costing and tracking. Worked closely with the accounting department for job tracking, profit and loss and general accounting. Developed and implemented an equipment check-out system to control all company assets and maintain company equipment for loss prevention and maintenance.

 

 


 

 

Microcomputer Training Institute (MTI)

 

Computer Technician / Trainer

January 1991 to May 1993

 

Maintained and repaired company and client computers and file servers. Responsible for the LAN and students interface with the file servers. Trained students in DOS and various Windows applications and usage and principles of client / server applications. Trained students in basic to advanced troubleshooting and repair of PC's

 

 

 

KSXY / KFIG Broadcasting

 

On-Air Radio Personality / Producer

March 1990 to January 1991

 

Responsible for producing and airing a 6 Hour live radio show nightly on 101.1 KSXY-FM in Fresno, Ca. Duties included maintaining a broadcast log and playlist sheet, custom music mixing for the listening audience, producing and voicing live 30 - 60 second advertiser spots and promo's, and custom advertising

production. Fill-in personality on KFIG-AM 1340 oldies, the sister AM station of KSXY. Experience in various electronic and computerized mixing boards and production equipment used to produce commercials and the nightly show. Participated in live on-site remote broadcast promos with listener participation and remote engineering. Assisted in parent company television advertising production and voice over. Wrote radio and television advertising copy for use in production of live and taped spots. Copy was self generated and adhered to time and product liability constraints.

 

Provided technical support for the stations computers and printers. Assisted in development of the stations computerized playlist program and database, which allowed user customization of music formats and commercials. Serviced and maintained all computer systems for the station on an as need basis.

 

Technical Experience

 

Software:

 

Visual Basic        FoxBASE        FoxPro        UNIX        Novell        HTML        DOS 5.0 - 7.0       

 

Windows 3.x       Windows95     Windows98      Java     Delphi       GroupWise      SQL Server    

 

WindowsNT Server 3.5 / 4.0 / 2000 Server             WindowsNT Workstation 3.5 / 4.0

                                         

MS Office 95/97/2000 Professional      

 

FreeBSD            Access Database 2.0-2000     Filemaker Pro 5.0     Visio Pro Tech 5.0    

 

Quicken 4.0-2001 – Quick Books 5.0                Winfax 6.0-8.0           AutoCAD R14         

       

References available on request