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John K. Bristol 23062 Poplar.
Mission Viejo, CA. 92692
(801) 694-5746 Cell
Objective: To have a direct positive impact on a rapidly growing organization where my
technical and leadership abilities will contribute to organizational growth and
Experience: Technical and Project Manager - Independent Contractor
Nov 2002-Present Independent Contractor California
Feb06-Present, Project Implementation Manager Cingular ERGU/UMTS
project. 1200 site’s in Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, LA Counties.
April05-Oct 05, Executive Director Trussnet USA Telecom Project, Phoenix
AZ. Cingular site build project A&E Support.
Sep04-April05, T-Mobile Outdoor Kiosk Project as Network Communications
Project Manager and Expediter.
Oct03-Jul04, Managed Baran Telecom’s Bechtel AWS upgrade and E911
projects in California. Evaluated Baran Telecom’s L.A. and San Fran regional
offices, then Increased revenues in two months by establishing a more
economical operating plan. Baran specializes in telecommunication services
Nov02-Dec02, Directed 120 Site E911 upgrade project requiring project
management of construction teams and antenna teams. Completed
aggressive 35 day project in 34 days. T-Mobile, Denver Co.
Capable of working with BTS, Omc-r, SMC, Networks, and all areas of
Technical Maintenance and Project Management.
Small Business Owner - Partner
July 2000-Present Muay Thai Institute Salt Lake City, UT.
Designed and implemented business plan for expansion
Designed and installed 10-station phone network and 8 client computer
Designed and installed complex sound system for special events and
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Experience: Regional General Manager – Operations
July 1999-Jan 2000 VoiceStream Wireless Corp. Salt Lake City, UT.
Responsible for three operating markets, consisting of 4 Nortel PCS switches
and approximately 500 PCS cell sites covering Hawaii, Oregon and Utah.
Initiated a standards program for the network operations departments
Directed growth forecasting and implementation of upgrade projects and
growth projects within my area.
Director Development and Operations
Nov 1994–July 1999 VoiceStream Wireless Corp. Salt Lake City, UT.
Developed the PCS program for the Western Wireless business Plan, as a
senior contributor, by researching and recommending PCS vendors and
assisted in contract negotiations.
Created the staffing organization for the Western Wireless PCS Markets.
Designed and developed the Salt Lake PCS MTA. 86 sites, 1 switch in 9
Directed 100+ people in the SLC PCS Project.
Developed the Boise Idaho market, completed this in 5 months. 28 sites 1
Attained profitability after one year of operational service in the Salt Lake
MTA. This was the 1st PCS system in the Nation to do this.
Maintained an annual market capital budget of $60 million.
Oversaw project development for the Cellular markets of Western Wireless, in
the States of Nevada, Utah, Idaho, and California beginning in April 1997.
Collaborated in the successful RFP to the State of Utah for a major wireless
contract, bringing in a minimum of $120,000 Per month.
Regional Engineering Manager
Apr 1990–Nov 1994 Western Wireless Corp. Bellevue, Washington.
Directed operations and maintenance of the Western United States Rural
Service Areas owned by WWC, 12 RSA's and 1 Msa total. Managed 6 Field
Engineers. Engineered and constructed all the RSA's under my responsibility.
Developed database for all switching interfaces to local telephone companies.
Yearly budgetary management of 3 million.
RSA's included were Nevada 1,2,4,5; California 1,9,6; Chico MSA; Pocatello
Idaho; Wyoming 3,4; Montana 4,7; Totaling 62 cellsites and 13 switches.
Achieved success in assuring that these markets were completed before FCC
license expiration dates. Administered budgetary guidelines while keeping
reliability and quality priority one, leading to high returns in the later years.
Performed live conversions of Novatel switching equipment to Northern
Telecom switching equipment with no complications.
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Experience: Cellular Systems Engineer
Nov 1983-Apr 1990 Air Touch Cellular. Sacramento, California.
Engineered and tested the Los Angeles Cellular Mobile Phone System and
the Sacramento Cellular Mobile Phone System. Installed and maintained the
Sacramento-Stockton Microwave network and fiber optics network.
Developed and conducted acceptance procedures for the Kuwait cellular
system in Kuwait. Acted as PacTel liaison between NEC and Kuwait
management to produce efficient operational standards for turnover of the
Trained new engineers and field techs as they were hired on. Coordinated the
NEC to Motorola system conversion. Developed data base information for
efficient use of local and toll calling patterns of cellular customers. Experience
in maintenance and testing of Radio Equipment within Base Sites.
Education: Work related
CAREER TRACK, Inc. - Management Skill Building Workshop
GENERAL CELLULAR - In-house Management Training
NOVATEL Cellular Training - Switching, Cell site
MOTOROLA Digital Switching - Advanced Hardware
MOTOROLA Digital Switching - Advanced Software
FARINON Microwave - Advanced all frequencies
NEAX61A Hardware - Basic and Advanced
NEAX61A Software - Basic and Advanced
NEAX61A Office Data - Basic and Advanced
NEC CMTS CELL SITES - Basic and Advanced in Tokyo
Education: Bell System Training
Cellular switching maintenance and radio maintenance.
Hands on maintenance ESS, processor and peripheral
Introduction to light guides
ESS Processor - Basic and Advanced Programming
ESS Peripheral - Basic and Advanced
Schematic Drawing and Reading
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Education: License’s and certification’s held.
1984 FCC General License Radio
1984-90 NABER Certified Technician
Rochville University, Malden, MA.
B.S. Business Administration, Business Management.
A.A. Aviation Technology.
Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA.
Major: Aircraft and Powerplant Maintenance.
La Quinta High School, Westminster, CA
Skill Sets Work related
Proficient in use of various types of computers, peripherals, data
communications, programming and software management. (All windows
Office programs, Adobe graphics and web authoring programs, pro-com plus
and other remote access software)
Management of remote field personnel as well as major project
Excellent in resolving problem challenges.
Knowledge in setting up emergency power systems for AC or DC
Proficient in use of oscilloscope and associated test equipment.
Qualified in troubleshooting.
Trained in winter survival techniques and Sno-Cat operation.
Engineering experience from Northern California/Reno implementation and
growth including microwave network.
References Available Upon Request