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Matthew Kidd

Matthew Kidd

Electronics Technician
Staunton
Summary

Highly qualified Electronics Engineering Technician with training and experience in electrical and mechanical systems. Demonstrated ability to read schematic diagrams and use appropriate test equipment to troubleshoot equipment and manufactured products. Excellent at contributing to team and project success by sharing acquired knowledge and using strong interpersonal communication skills to encourage high-level performance. Proficient in installing, maintaining, calibrating, configuring and troubleshooting. Offering eight years of related experience.

Overview
28
28

Years of professional work experience

8
8

Electronics Experience

4
4

Years of post-secondary education

5
5
years of post-secondary education
Work History

Human Resources Manager

United States Navy
2020-07 - Current
  • Streamlined HR efficiencies, coordinated new hire orientations and provided onboarding and training for 200 new employees.
  • Facilitated onboarding sessions and on-the-job training for new hires, bolstering employee job position knowledge and skillset.

Human Resources Manager

United States Navy
2017-07 - 2020-07
  • Promoted employee buy-in of organizational objectives by conducting orientations of new team members and regular town hall meetings for established employees.

Marketing Coordinator

United States Navy
2013-11 - 2018-07
  • Coordinated creation and deployment of videos, social media posts and other marketing collateral.

Firefighter

City Of Jonesborough
2013-03 - 2015-06
  • Notified fire dispatchers to detail any difficulties encountered, request additional firefighters and obtain emergency supplies.
  • Inspected all equipment following each fire call to ascertain effective functionality of hoses, breathing masks and fire tools.
  • Calmly and effectively directed evacuations during fires and emergencies to avoid fatalities, injuries and panic.

Cook Shift Leader

Rocky Top Waffles
2012-10 - 2013-11
  • Inspected kitchens to observe food preparation quality and service, food appearance and cleanliness of production and service areas.

Medic

Navy Reserve
2012-10 - 2013-11
  • Monitored all company inventory to ensure stock levels and databases were updated.
  • Completed minor preventative maintenance and mechanical repairs on equipment.
  • Evaluated patient vital signs and status to determine care needs using pulse oximeters and electronic vital sign machines.

Reserve Firefighter

Washington County Tennessee
2012-11 - 2013-03
  • Interviewed, trained and deployed fire safety personnel to maximize protection of life and property.

Prison Guard

Elizabethton City Of
2012-11 - 2013-01
  • Made rounds at specified intervals and conducted head counts and roll calls.
  • Established positive working relationships and maintained boundaries with resident offenders.
  • Led intake and processing of inmates by handling paperwork, searches, interviews and fingerprinting.

Life Insurance Sales Agent

Globe Life And Accident Insurance Company
2012-09 - 2012-10
  • Recommended type and amount of coverage based on analysis of customers' circumstances using persuasive sales techniques.

General Laborer

Labor Finders International Inc.
2012-08 - 2012-10
  • Helped with construction of hospitals, schools, and commercial office buildings.
  • Accurately read blueprints and job specifications to plan completion of each job.

Marketing Coordinator

United States Navy
2008-10 - 2012-10
  • Coordinated resources to craft marketing plans for various projects including product launches and events.
  • Leveraged different market research strategies to investigate new products and enhance campaign planning.
  • Worked closely with all product development departments to create and maintain marketing materials for sales presentations and client meetings.

Radar Technician

United States Navy
2001-01 - 2008-10
  • Configured Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) radar systems and Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) systems.
  • Repaired multiple types of electronics including AC/DC circuits, digital and fiber optic circuits, power supplies, and servo systems.
  • Operated Combat Systems Operational Sequencing System (CSOSS) throughout casualty responses/operations and normal operations.
  • Recommended evasive actions, course and speed changes, and silent running actions.
  • Figured range predictions for targets and real-time propagation changes.
  • Took active role in search and rescue missions, including dealing with stressful and challenging conditions.
  • Figured range predictions for targets and real time propagation changes.
  • Presented regular briefings to superior officers, delivering details on missions and classified tactical information.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed problems with mechanical and electrical systems and equipment.
  • Completed daily, weekly and monthly checklists on building equipment to maintain records of scheduled maintenance procedures.
  • Used problem-solving skills to alleviate issues efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • Trained junior maintenance professionals on correct repair and cleaning procedures.
  • Followed all work orders and specifications to determine which machines and equipment required replacement, repair or maintenance.
  • Tested electrical continuity electrical wiring, and proper signal strength and phases of power by using multimeters, frequency counters, power meters, and oscilloscopes.
  • Calibrated temperature and heat exchanger equipment settings to optimize performance.
  • Assessed operating conditions and adjusted settings to maximize performance and equipment longevity.
  • Worked with building managers to assess ongoing needs and plan preventive maintenance and cleaning schedules.
  • Completed partial or full dismantling of equipment to quickly repair or replace defective components and restore functionality.
  • Inspected fire extinguisher equipment to maintain safe environment for workers or residents.
  • Performed electrical and mechanical repairs of production equipment, minimizing downtime.
  • Reviewed technical documentation to complete equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Maintained 2 radar systems and subsystems by troubleshooting breakdowns and performing preventive maintenance, including replacement of a traveling wave tube amplifier and a magnetron amplifier, replacement of cooling hoses successfully identifying a fault in the ships gyro sub system from inputs into radar subsystem.

Shift Supervisor

Waffle House
2000-03 - 2001-01
  • Built performance-oriented culture with satisfied, hardworking employees by clearly highlighting employee success and developing leaders from within.

Kitchen Manager

Burger King
1998-07 - 2000-07
  • Delivered in-depth training to workers in food preparation and customer-facing roles to promote strong team performance.
  • Created and deployed successful strategies to boost restaurant performance, streamline food prep processes and increase efficiency in different areas.
  • Maintained high food quality standards by checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.
  • Resolved challenging customer complaints to full satisfaction, promoting brand loyalty and maximizing repeat business.
  • Trained staff on proper cooking procedures as well as safety regulations and productivity strategies.

Cashier

McDonald's
1998-03 - 1998-07
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs to promote loyalty, satisfaction and sales numbers.
Education

High School Diploma

Pulaski County Senior High School
1996-09 - 2000-01

No Degree Business

Ashford University
2012-07 - 2012-10

No Degree Fire Science

American Public University System
2012-08 - 2013-08

Associate of Applied Science Electronics Equipment Installation And Repair

Coastline Community College
2021-02 - 2021-05
Skills

Combat Systems Operational Sequencing System (CSOSS)

Troubleshooting

Testing

Blueprints and schematics

System integration

Talent management

Team Building

Training programs

Accomplishments
  • Currently Supervises team of 4 staff members who train 45 personnel a year.
running

I won a 50 mile race in San Antonio Texas in 2012.

Timeline

Associate of Applied Science Electronics Equipment Installation And Repair

Coastline Community College
2021-02 - 2021-05

Human Resources Manager

United States Navy
2020-07 - Current

Human Resources Manager

United States Navy
2017-07 - 2020-07

Marketing Coordinator

United States Navy
2013-11 - 2018-07

Firefighter

City Of Jonesborough
2013-03 - 2015-06

Reserve Firefighter

Washington County Tennessee
2012-11 - 2013-03

Prison Guard

Elizabethton City Of
2012-11 - 2013-01

Cook Shift Leader

Rocky Top Waffles
2012-10 - 2013-11

Medic

Navy Reserve
2012-10 - 2013-11

Life Insurance Sales Agent

Globe Life And Accident Insurance Company
2012-09 - 2012-10

General Laborer

Labor Finders International Inc.
2012-08 - 2012-10

No Degree Fire Science

American Public University System
2012-08 - 2013-08

No Degree Business

Ashford University
2012-07 - 2012-10

Marketing Coordinator

United States Navy
2008-10 - 2012-10

Radar Technician

United States Navy
2001-01 - 2008-10

Shift Supervisor

Waffle House
2000-03 - 2001-01

Kitchen Manager

Burger King
1998-07 - 2000-07

Cashier

McDonald's
1998-03 - 1998-07

High School Diploma

Pulaski County Senior High School
1996-09 - 2000-01