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					                                               Travis Baits
                                      2821 Persimmons Ct, Plano, TX 75074
                                 Home 469-454-1822,

                                            CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
   RF and Satcom Training Specialist for operations and field technicians. In-sourced training thereby saved $1.2M in
    training costs.
   RF, Satcom and microwave specialist in training, manufacturing, operations and R&D environments.
   Developed GSM system overview course for Iraqi training initiative. GSM was preferred mobile system for Iraqi
    rebuild that MCI/Verizon obtained contract for. This included microwave backhaul via Nortel systems.
   Developed and compiled extensive training curriculum for satellite/microwave and mobile systems to be delivered to
    Iraqi engineers. Utilized various Training Data Products to accomplish the needs based on Gap Analysis.
   Corporate training, manufacturing, fast-paced troubleshooting of complex systems under extreme time- critical
   Project managed the development of the training to include photography, video, rollout of Articulate software, and
    implemented ADDIE model into technical training. I was able to develop and re-use various elements of training to fit
    the needs of diverse Product Life-Cycle Management Programs.

                                     PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2000 - 2009                 Training Specialist, Verizon Business Richardson, Texas. RF and Satellite training project
management for in-house training of field technicians (2500). Developed, delivered and analyzed results of training using
various instructional design models. Training included access methods overview ( GSM , CDMA , TDMA and FDMA).
Landline systems were gone over in-depth as part of FAA LINCS training. this included DS-0, DS-1, DS-3 TDM-based
systems. Fiber optic transport training included Fiber basics as well as leading edge PON systems to include FIOS to
Desktop for Enterprise system.

1996 - 1999               Sr. Engineering Technician, SpectraPoint Wireless, Richardson, Texas. Designed, built and
tested microwave systems test bed for operations verification and test. Developed the procedure for operation of Network
Operations Center for advance LMDS system in field use. Performed systems and integration testing to verify overall
system met design and FCC test limits.

1995 - 1996                 Sr. Engineering Technician, Motorola, Fort Worth, Texas. FCC testing of paging
transmitters. Accelerated Life Testing in climate chambers to identify probable failures in temperature extremes and cycles.

1990 - 1995                 Product Technician, Nokia, Fort Worth, Texas. Ensured production yield. Trained new-hire
technicians. Provided statistical data for daily production. Implemented methods to troubleshoot the production defects to
identify problems in manufacturing. Utilized Statistica software. AMPS, DAMPs, GSM and CDMA technologies were part
of training , development. and production.
                                                 Relevant Skills
Audio recording and editing software - Adobe Audition and Cakewalk Sonar plus have personal recording space for voice-
over recording.

Presentation - Articulate Engage / Quizmaker / Presenter, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Captivate

HTML / Web layout - Adobe Dreamweaver

Photo / Graphics editing - Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator


                         Advanced Aviation Electronics, US Navy. US Navy -1983 - certificate

                                        Panola Junior College, Carthage, Texas

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