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education completed: masters

Shane A. Sprouls shanesprouls@gmail
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To obtain a technically challenging manufacturing or field service position which enables me to utilize my natural problem solving / trouble shooting abilities, while also being able to use my outgoing personality and people skills for my, (and my employers ) highest advantages.

Work History / Experience:

Friesens Inc. Detroit Lakes MN. Dec 2016 - Sept 2018
Automated Industrial Controls Electrician - installed and tested all wiring and electrical systems,
Including complete control Panel layout and assembly, PLC systems , DC conveyor motors, servo drives, VFD’s, Photo eye’s, and various sensors on custom Food Processing Equipment.

Douglas Machine Alexandria, MN. April 2015 - Jan 2016
Automated Industrial Controls Electrician - installed and tested all wiring and electrical systems on large automated food packaging / box folding machines. including panel wiring, main power systems, photo eye sensors, PLC & VFD programming, and machine power up.

Various Electrical Temp Work. June 2014 - March 2015
(such as) New Amazon Supply building, USPS barcode scanner to camera System replacement project.

Foresight Technologies Tempe, AZ April 2013 - May 2014
Industrial / controls electrician , electro-mechanical assembly , robotic test tech
full assembly and test of prototype robotic machine (150 ft long), for Intel. ran all wiring, installed and troubleshoot Electric Panels (3 phase 480volt, ac/dc, controls, closed circuit, ect...) and final install / test @ customers class 3 cleanroom .

Premier Semiconductor   tempe , Arizona          March 2012 - January 2013
robotic programming equipment service technician / operator
To set up and operate automated and manual programming, marking, testing, and specialized packaging machines and equipment.
Also maintained, diagnosed, and repaired various types of electro-mechanical robotic equipment using advanced knowledge of wiring schematics, voltmeters, soldering ability and previous PCB manufacturing experiences.
Often times I was able to TRIPLE the previously accepted UPH (units per hour) by utilizing more efficient techniques and abilities.

Viridian Green Laser   Minnetonka , Minnesota          April 2010 - August 2011
Customer Returns and Repair Manager. + Optics and RND Technician
Started as laser assembly technician. Then promoted to repair technician and then to customer returns/ repair manager by utilizing my great natural problem solving and technical trouble shooting abilities. Which also led me to playing a major role in RND and assembly process /procedure development and employee cross-training.

Argotec - Advanced Sonar Equipment (also listed below) April 2009 - November 2009
Rehired to solve prototype issues in which i was previously involved.
design, assembly, and testing.

LoadRite / Ascorel Weigh Systems   Orlando , Florida          January 2008 - March 2009
12 Volt System Field Installation and Service Technician
Installed Digital Scales Systems on Construction Vehicles.
Ran wiring harnesses
Installed sensors and control modules
Calibrated equipment and set up cpu and GPS software.
Trained operators.
Tested system software Trained site Administrators in Networking / Communications / GPS software and System capabilities

Argotec - Advanced Sonar Equipment Longwood , Florida April 2005 - November 2007
Advanced Sonar Technician
manufactured underwater communications equipment for US NAVY and Dept. of Defence, soldering, potting of connectors, tested pinouts. milled rubber for heated pressure molded connectors, used various military epoxies and sealants.
tested Hydrophones and Transducers using oscilloscopes, accelerometers, plotting machine, and hydro-pressure vessel
also refurbished sonar equipment from Navy, and played major role in RND and prototyping. worked w/ complicated military prints/schematics. also desk work: contacting and scheduling w/ 3rd party machine shops and specialized underwater test facilities. used Instron tensile strength measuring machines, and processed underwater acoustic harmonization test reports

Varion Semiconductor   Gloucester , Massachusetts          January 2003 - January 2005
Field Installations / Final Assembly Mechanic
Installed large $7,000,000 machines called Ion-Implanters at customer's facilities. Almost entirely in Asia, 2 man install crew took 5-7 days per install. Very complex wiring harnesses, high vacuum chamber using cryogenic turbo pumps.
Gas and liquid cooling systems.
Class 4 laser maintenance
High pressure fittings
Leak detection
Overseas travel and expense reports.
Became lead installer after just 2 trips. * Normally a minimum of 6 installs were required to become a lead.

Programmable Devices Inc.   N. Reading , Massachusetts          January 1996 - January 2003
Programming Tech. (Assistant Lab Manager)
programmed eproms,
ran device marking machines
shipping & receiving
component testing
ESD control
new employee training.
machine/equipment setup
Became Assistant Lab Manager at age 21.

Lexington High School (LHS)   Lexington, Massachusetts         
GED, GPA [GPA needed]


Electro-mechanical test and assembly, Setup & Calibration, Multi-level troubleshooting, Installations, and customer relations.
Great social skills and very a positive attitude.
Work great under pressure.
Advanced soldering skills, up to military specifications
component level testing
Reading military level prints & schematics.
Precision electro-mechanical test and assembly according to procedures and P.B.O
electrical safety- high voltage, AC/DC systems
Robotic teaching, programming & calibration
Precision leveling and laser alignment of large scale robotic modules
Operating a variety of Automated IC related Production Equipment & Machines.
Electric coil testing/ repair
All cleanroom and ESD controlled environments
Wafer handling
International shipping and receiving & Specialized packaging and handling of sensitive electronic components
Underwater sealants, epoxies, glues, and resins ?Gas and liquid cooling systems
Neoprene and synthetic rubber molding
High pressure/high vacuum systems
Underwater acoustic testing
Waterproof electrical connectors, pins, and wiring
Refurbishing metals, rubbers, plastics, and electronics
General PC knowledge with advanced software experience
Overseas travel and expense reports

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