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Expert in Telecommunications Outside Engineering and Construction

Expert ID: 725717 Kentucky, USA

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Expert has over 32 years of experience in engineering and building telecommunications facilities in the outside plant environment.

Evaluation of the Kabel X cable core extraction processing leading to it being franchised in North America.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1973 Degree: BS Subject: Civil Engineering Institution: University of Kentucky

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2008 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Field Director Department:
Responsibilities:
He is responsible for providing contract engineering personnel and quality control to various telecommunications providers in Kentucky and surrounding states.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2007 to 2008 Employer: Kabel X USA Title: Chief Engineer Department:
Responsibilities:
He is responsible for the engineering of all phases of the Kabel - X cable core removal process as delivered to the US markets.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2006 to 2007 Employer: Telics Title: Area Manager Department:
Responsibilities:
He is responsible for contract field engineering for Telco design, CATV design, utility coordination, right of way and permitting, and traffic signal cabling for Telics in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
He is responsible for managing the field personnel and work quality.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1998 to 2006 Employer: BellSouth Title: Operations Director Department:
Responsibilities:
He managed invoice payment center processing approximately $200 million a year with 4 direct reports and 20 service representatives.
Expert witness in national bankruptcy case, New York City.
Witness in BellSouth vs. North Carolina CLEC resulting in $175 million settlement in favor of BellSouth.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1994 to 1998 Employer: BellSouth Title: Manager Engineering and Construction Department:
Responsibilities:
He trained BellSouth engineering and construction personnel in use of CAD and mechanized engineering and construction programs to design and manage BellSouth construction work.
He worked on the consolidation and sizing of the Work Management Centers deployed in the nine BellSouth states.
He worked on the establishment of the guidelines for the Proactive Analysis and Repair Centers for the nine BellSouth states.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1993 to 1994 Employer: BellSouth Title: Manager Installation and Maintenance Department:
Responsibilities:
He was responsible for the maintenance and repair of all outside plant in a 6 county/ 12 exchange area in West Kentucky.
He supervised 4 direct reporting supervisors with 45 craft installers and repairmen.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1988 to 1993 Employer: BellSouth Title: Department: Manager Engineering and Construction
Responsibilities:
He was responsible for the design and construction of all outside plant facilities in a 4 county/ 6 exchange area in West Kentucky. This included fiber and copper installations of local and toll facilities, fiber and copper fed carrier, and all supporting structural facilities.
He supervised 6 engineers with 5 engineering clerical and 4 construction supervisors with 17 reporting craft technicians.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1973 to 1988 Employer: BellSouth/AT&T/South Central Bell Title: Staff Manager/Engineer Department:
Responsibilities:
He yearly reviewed all Long Range Outside Plant Plans for the state of Kentucky.
He trained all Kentucky BellSouth Engineers in use of Loop Plant Improvement Evaluator Program and Rehabilitation Guidelines.
He reviewed estimates submitted on state level.
He participated in all Kentucky program reviews.
He gathered and compiled data for state and headquarters engineering reports.
He was staff Manager on loan to AT&T for the Maintenance Task Force.
He provided testing for the Loop Plant Improvement Evaluator Program and ran field trials to determine its usability.
He engineered all outside plant major facilities additions and rearrangements in a four county, six exchange area.
He negotiated with all internal/external customers involved with these projects.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2007 to 2007 Country / Region: Wadhofen Austria Summary: Evaluated Kabel X process developed in Austria for deployment in USA

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
National Society of Professional Engineers
Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers
Chi Epsilon
Licenses / Certifications
Kentucky Licensed Professional Engineer
Kentucky Licensed Professional Land Surveyor

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert witness in national bankruptcy case, New York City.
Witness in BellSouth vs. North Carolina CLEC resulting in $175 million settlement in favor of BellSouth.
Testified before Tennessee Regulatory Commission.
Training / Seminars
Trained BellSouth Kentucky Engineers on the Construction Management Plan.
Vendor Selection
Provide contract engineering forces for telecommunications work.
Other Relevant Experience
Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) and Land Surveyor

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