Name: Duane A. Covington

2451 N. Chester Avenue 19-C  Bakersfield, California  93308

Phone: (661) 399-5747    Phone (Evening): same as above
E-Mail: shaqeveli@hotmail.com

Vision:

To secure a Communications or Top Security position with an organization in either the United States or overseas that allows me to utilize past educational and work experiences to fulfill the duties, responsibilities and obligations of the job requirements.

Keys of success:

  • Integrity & Ethics
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Training
  • Recognition
  • Communication
  • Continuous Improvement

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge

Charismatic leader who has over 12+ years of continuous experience in systems communications, computer operations and technical installations for a variety of organizations.  Supervised projects, established communication locations from Alaska to Los Angeles to Kuwait to Iraq using FM, Am, UHF, HF, and Satellite radio capabilities.  An experienced IT professional who successfully implemented satellite equipment.  Also have keen understanding of antenna assembly, Motorola telecommunications and Nokia equipment.

Skills

A skilled technical support handler, hardware upgrader, and system construction operator who also has Land surveying and area reconnaissance abilities.  Proven leader with over 10+ years of excellent Customer Service, outstanding Technical Support, top-notch Help Desk informative and expert Support Fields Analyst. Quick learner who is also involved with community involvement events, handling customer service resolutions, processing data, and working in a fast-paced environment under extreme conditions.

Abilities

Over 6 years of experience in graphics designing and visual arts.  I am a skilled creative artist who can paint wall murals and implement ideas for special projects by using various arts and graphics software.  In addition, job candidate is also a Class ‘A’ Licensed truck driver for Schlumberger Oil well Services in Bakersfield, California.  Company specializes in cement operations for new well systems operating special equipment for well cementing functions.  Candidate worked with company for over 2 years and has been driving commercial vehicles for more than 12 years.


SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS


  •  Communications Specialist Computer repair Graphics design
  • Construction Copper and Fiber Optics Installation Fashion design
  • Public Relations Inventory Clerk Coaching Basketball
  • Electronics Guru IT/installations
  • Customer service, technical, help desk, and support analyst Data entry proficiency
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills Visual arts designer
  • Positive attitude, fast learner, excellent listener Problem solving skills
  • Willing to travel Strong math skills
  • Class ‘A’ licensed truck driver Cement operations


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Security Operations/IT Communications 2008-Present

SOC-SMG, Camp Buccca, Bassura, Iraq 

  • Supervised projects and established communication locations from Alaska to Los Angeles
  • Established lines of communications from Los Angeles to Kuwait to Iraq using FM, Am, UHF, HF, and Satellite radio capabilities

Truck Driver/Cement Operator 2006-2008

Schlumberger Oil well Services, Bakersfield, California 

  • Specialized in cement operations for new well systems operating special equipment for well cementing functions
  • Class ‘A’ licensed truck driver with over 12 years of commercial vehicles experience


Systems Signal Communications Specialist/Military Police Officer 1996-Present

U.S. Army/Reserves, United States 

  • Knowledge of satellite setup
  • Understanding of Motorola telecommunications equipment as well as Nokia
  • Skilled in technical support, hardware upgrades, and system construction, and Land surveying/area reconnaissance.

 

Aircraft Assembly 2004

Cessna Aircraft, Columbus, Georgia


Floor Construction Building Ordinance 2004 & 2006

Columbus Civic Center, Columbus, Georgia


Security Officer 2003-2004

Bad Boy Security Co., Columbus, Georgia


Selector & Packager 2003-2004

Ranger Joes Warehouse, Columbus, Georgia


Sound Board Installation, Sound Writing 2003

Carmike Cinema, Columbus, Georgia


Vice President, IT Visual Arts Director 2002-Present

The Impact Group, Columbus, Georgia


Grocery Selector 1996

Winn-Dixie Warehouse South Eastern Division,

Montgomery, Alabama

 

Grocery Selector/Produce Manager 1995-1996

The Merchant Company, Montgomery, Alabama


Bike and Power-Wheel Assembler 1995

Toys-R-Us, Montgomery, Alabama


Land Surveyor 1994-1995

Larry E. Speaks/Independently owned Land Survey Co., 

Montgomery, Alabama


Baker/Merchandise/Bagger 1991-1993

Food World Grocery Store, Montgomery, Alabama

 

 

EDUCATION


 

HD-SOC Aug. 6-2008

Hawthorne, Nevada

Major:  Basic Security Training

United States ARMY Military Police School Mar. 8-2007

US-MO-Fort Leonard Wood

Major:  Military Police Officer

 

Phoenix University Online Feb. 19-2007

US-AR-Phoenix

Major:  Business of Information Systems

 

 TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Class A Drivers License
  • Windows 3.0, Millennia, 2000, ME, XP, XP Professional, XP Media Center
  • Oil Well Cement truck Operator
  • Macintosh Windows platform
  • Military Police Officer
  • Mobile Phone Applications
  • Telecommunications Installations/VoIP Installations
  • Microsoft Office platforms, 2000, XP, XP Student Addition, XP Professional
  • Telecommunications technical support & maintenance
  • Microsoft FrontPage
  • Computer hardware and network repair/upgrade automations
  • Microsoft Publisher
  • Technical advisor
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Networking
  • Cisco Systems
  • LAN
  • RingCentral Professional for computer call center
  • Wireless LAN
  • Jet FormsFlow/PureEdge
  • WAN
  • Norton Suite SystemWorks, Internet Security, Ghost
  • Systems Network Installation
  • McAfee Software

REFERENCES


Available upon request.