Scott Community High School, Scott City, Ks.
Southern Colorado State College: Associate of Applied Science Degree, First
Class F.C.C. Radiophone license with Radar endorsement. Majored in
communications electronics and became an active licensed amateur radio
MILITARY EXPERIENCE 1957-1960
U. S. Army Guided Missile Maintenanceman. Was
responsible for maintenance of Nike Ajax and Hercules missiles at White
Sands Proving Grounds, New Mexico.
PURDUE UNIVERSITY, INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS
Skills Instructor. Participated in the Poly Tech Development Program which
was staffed by Purdue under a contract with the Ministry of Education,
Malaysia. This project aimed at increasing the technical skills of
instructors in Malaysia's Poly Tech Institute at Batu Pahat, Johor,
Malaysia. My role was to oversee the establishment of a medical electronics
laboratory suitable for studies and experiments on the subject of biomedical
engineering. This included the drafting of lesson plans and exercises for
students using approximately one million dollars worth of brand new, state
of the art medical instrumentation. My involvement was for 15 months, from
July 1996 to October 1997, and entailed the instruction and lecturing on
technical aspects of a wide range of clinical instruments as well as
conducting and overseeing the laboratory studies and experiments for diploma
and undergraduate students specializing in medical electronics.
ST. CATHERINE HOSPITAL 1976-1996
Biomedical Engineer. Established and operated the Biomedical Engineering
Department of this 117 bed acute care hospital. Required the ability to
service complex equipment with little or no documentation or assistance from
vendors. Good circuit analysis skills allowed rapid return of critical
equipment to service. Developed and operated the equipment safety program to
meet the requirements of the Joint Commission on Accreditation.
HONEYWELL MEDICAL SYSTEMS CENTER 1972-1978
Customer Service Department Facility Supervisor. Oversaw the activities of
this department in scheduling national service for Honeywell's medical
instrument customers. Assisted field service engineers with technical
problems, conducted formal service training classes and made frequent field
trips to resolve difficult problems and to evaluate techniques and
procedures. Wrote corrective action bulletins and test and alignment
procedures. The job required established management procedures including
planning, scheduling, wage and salary administration, and demanded good
verbal and written communication skills with customers and factory/field
TECHNICON CORPORATION 1967-1972.
Regional Technical Representative. Responsible for service of medical
laboratory instrumentation throughout much of the Western United States.
Provided factory liaison and field engineer training on new product service,
modifications, and procedures.
THE UNIVERSITY OF DENVER 1961-1967.
Field Engineer with the Denver Research Institute. Supervised the
installation, operation, and maintenance of complex research equipment at
various locations around the world. The equipment consisted of spectrum
analyzers, film and punched tape recorders, and digital time circuitry. The
mission required extended periods of operation in the Far East, the Middle
East, the Aleutian Chain, South America, and New Zealand.
HATHAWAY INSTRUMENT COMPANY 1960-1961.
Calibration Technician. Maintained the calibration of this company's
electronic test equipment used in Titan missile contract work.
HUGHES AIRCRAFT COMPANY, Research
and Development Labs. Culver City, California.
Electronic Technician. Built, tested, and modified high voltage/high power
traveling wave tube modulators and associated radar and power supply
circuitry. The research in this lab has resulted in what we know of today as
the 'storage oscilloscope'.
MARCY RADIO SERVICE 1952-1954.
Radio technician employed after hours during high school years installing
auto and truck radios and performing other entry level tasks.
Personal computer programming, amateur
(member of the ARRL A-1 Operator Club),
sailing (Aquarius 23), bicycling, SCUBA diving, and photography.
Personal references on request.