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Romero Ronaldo (Ronaldo)

Electronics and Communication Engineer Email: ronaldo_romero@yahoo.com.sg


Specializations: Design and Engineering (Electrical and Instrumentation,Electronic Security Systems, IP and TDM Telephony, LAN/WAN Networking), Project Management, Customer Technical Support Services, Change and Defect Management, Network Integration and testing, team lead. Nationality: Pilipino Languages: Filipino, English

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS 1981 - 1986 University of the East, Manila Philippines. Diploma Electronics & Communications Engineering

PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTIONS & REGISTRATIONS Registered Professional Electronics and Communication Engineer Member of Building Industry Consulting Service International BICSI

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RELATED PROJECT ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE

August 2011 Present Qatargas, Qatar Ras Laffan Industrial City Senior Telecom Specialist Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Carry out installation, preventive maintenance, removal, re-installation, repair and testing of telecommunication and IT equipment. 2. Conduct maintenance work which includes overhaul of complete piece of equipment involving changing of units, modules and components. 3. Install, connect, test and lineup IT equipment in predominantly land based locations. 4. Check whether test and results measurement are within specifications. Take corrective action such as re-tuning, re-wiring; repair damaged cables and replacing faulty components. 5. Remove IT equipment from one location and reinstall in other locations in accordance with users requirement . 6. Investigate causes of defective operation in systems and equipment, recommend modifications to equipment or operational conditions and discuss recommendations with direct supervisor. 7. Undertake other similar related duties such as preparing mission orders, work orders, maintenance reports, monthly time sheets and work permits and ensure that all work is fully documented. 8. Ensure practical implementation of HSE safety rules and ensures that work places are left clean and tidy after work completion. 9. Ensures that work is carried out at all times in accordance with technical requirements and standards.

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June 2010 May 2011 Transtel Engineering, Singapore.

Lead Design Engineer


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Review the awarded contract in terms of scope of work, obligations to the client, schedules, and provided design and engineering solution. 2. Attend both technical and commercial meetings with clients, vendors & sub-contractors prepare the agenda in order to discuss action plans, proposals ad to negotiate viable engineering and commercial issues and solutions. 3. Prepare the list of deliverables such as detailed design drawings, computation, procedures, BOM, implementation and testing schedule, etc... according to contract, which is then submitted to the client for their review and approval. 4. Co-ordinate with the other Engineering team who will handle the assigned system and discuss with them the required action plans and committed schedules. 5. Organize weekly review meetings with the engineering and project management team to discuss progress achieved to date as well as a forecast for the following week in addition to any other issues which need to be resolved. 6. Review and approved the deliverables prepared by the engineering team and to make sure it will comply with the client's requirement, specifications and standards. 7. Co-ordinate with the procurement team for delivery of equipment and materials in order to monitor the status of equipment delivery by the supplier and organize weekly review meetings to verify the status and take corrective action as required. 8. Conduct the System start up and initial verification 9. Pre-FAT and vendor coordination. 10.Interface with site to resolve site queries which are sent by the Field Engineers such as design and other engineering technical issues and to provide them immediate assistance and solutions. 11.Handover of all technical documents, revised drawings, software to client.

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12. Design and Engineering of the following systems: Electronics and Security Systems (Fire Alarm, Access Control System, CCTV, Perimeter Intrusion Detection Systems , PAGA). IP Network (LAN and WAN) Telephony (VOIP and PBX) Transmission System (SDH/PDH) Structured Cabling System (Copper and Fiber) VHF Radio / Tetra

October 1997 April 2000 Western Electric Saudi Arabia Company Riyadh KSA

Systems Design Engineer

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Provide technical assistance to Pre-sales team in determining customer;s

requirements and providing effective and cost wise technical solution. 2. Responsible in interpreting customers need into a system specification at the outset of the project. 3. Document technical requirements and obtain customer's written approval. 4. Attend customers meeting and provide technical assistance to customer query. 5. Conduct a site survey, collect information on site. 6. Prepare the bill of materials, baseline drawings and scope of work. 7. Materials and manpower estimation and researching. 8. Project inspection and prepare the project progress report. 9. System commissioning and provisioning. 10. Design and Engineering of the following system:
Perimeter Distribution System (PDS). Outside plant and inside plant . LAN and WAN Network Power distribution and protection. DSL prequalification and verification testing. Digital Microwave Transmission system.

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January 1992 March 1997 National Engineering and Services Marketing Company NESMA and National Telecommunication Company Riyadh KSA Electronics Engineer / Project Engineering and Management DUTIES AND RESPNSIBILITIES To provide technical support to corporate customers. 2. To plan, schedule and update progress projects 3. To coordinate with other parties to ensure timely and high quality deliverables 4. To assess and manage the possible risks of the projects in different phases 5. To conduct pre-implementation testing and post-implementation review 6. To prepare and present management reports on the projects regularly 7. To support operational handover, skill transfer and training 8. Project inspection and preparing the project progress report. 9. System commissioning and provisioning. 10. Design and Engineering of the following system:
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Electronic security system IDS/SACS/CCTV.

Building Automation and Controls Digital Instrumentation for Oil Refinery. LAN and WAN Network Power distribution and protection. Digital Microwave and Fiber Optic Transmission system.

August 1991 January 1992 Electro-Systems Manila Philippines Low Voltage system Design Engineer DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Responsible in interpreting of customers need into system specification at the outset of the project. Document technical requirements and obtain customer written approval. 2. Attend customers meeting and provide technical assistance to customers query. 3. Conduct a site survey, collect information on site. 4. Prepare the bill of materials, baseline drawings and scope of work. 5. Project inspection and prepare the project progress report. 6. System commissioning and provisioning.
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7. Design and Engineering of the following system: Electronic security and fire alarm system. Building Automation Systems Paging and CATV system. PDS.

August 1989 July 1991 AAI Establishment Saudi ARAMCO contractor Dhahran KSA Electronics Foreman DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Responsible in day to day team activities, such as maintaining the following facilities inside the ARAMCO community in Dhahran Saudi Arabia; Fire and Gas Alarm system Building security systems. Uninterrupted Power Supply Unit , Commercial Power Electrical and Instrumentation. 2. Response immediately to work orders requested by ARAMCO Community Departments. 3. Engineering review and preparation 4. Preparing the BILL of Materials and requisition. 5. Project supervision, Project coordination and reporting. October 2008 May 2010 Alcatel-Lucent, Singapore Change and Defect Manager / Project Manager DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible in managing the Alcatel-Lucents Customer Network change process, to ensure that all changes are thoroughly assessed, in order to detect any potential impact before being introduced into an environment (Production Network). Ensure that all changes are documented properly and equipment and platform documents are audited and updated regularly. Managing the defects (software and hardware) discovered during the project execution such as in integration and Factory Acceptance testing. To ensure that the defects are recorded in the ticketing system, properly managed (troubleshooting, root cause analysis and resolution) and meeting the committed customers Service Level Agreement to avoid any possible delays and customer dissatisfaction.
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Project Management Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities. Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope. Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to client. Effectively applies our methodology and enforces project standards. Prepares for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures. Minimizes our exposure and risk on project. Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately. Tracks on project budget and accounting. Facilitates team and client meetings effectively. Holds regular status meetings with project team. Manages the process of innovative change effectively. Remains on the forefront of emerging industry practices. Communicates effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions. Continually seeks opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships. Builds a knowledge base of each client's business, organization and objectives.

January 2008 October 2008 AT&T Singapore Voice Engineer Incident Manager DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Design, implement and support all technologies related to Voice, VoIP, and Video Over IP Technologies.
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Process improvement strategist for convergence technologies. Provide incident support Tier III for VoIP and Video over IP and pre-sales support for all convergence technologies. Liaison to AT&T labs. and responsible for the following: Audio Conferencing, PBX, IP Telephony, Voice Mail, and IP Hosting. Responsible for the operations of Customer's VOip infrastructure. which includes : Managing SLAs, Vendors, Provide level 2/3 problem determination, Capacity monitoring and planning, Cost optimization, Maintain voice security, Ensure Customer's voice policies are followed Implementing/setup Cisco Call manager, Unity ,Cisco Gateways, Providing ongoing support of Cisco Callmanager infrastructure and handling other Data networking projects. Cisco Voice over IP protocols and setting up Data LAN/WAN networking Cisco Switching/Routing operations and other Voice over IP protocols (H323 / SIP )

June 2007 January 2008 Telecom New Zealand Voice Specialists DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: International Traffic Routing Implement Routing changes for Customers, proactively as well as reactively Manage Route Profitability (New Lows, Future Increases) Manage real time Route Quality Route Testing Customer Trouble Answer Customer Calls and Log Faults Resolve Customer Faults Manage trouble referrals (Higher level etc) Update Customers re Fault/Trouble Ticket progress & closure International Voice Traffic Management Monitor and respond to real time traffic route degradation Resolve traffic degradation issues Vendor Management Log and follow up Supplier Trouble Tickets through to resolution; thereby enabling Suppliers to be put back in Routing (for margin maximization)
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Update records with supplier performance information

Planned & Unplanned Network Event Notification Customer / Supplier / Vendor notification of Planned & Unplanned events / outages. Update Customers / Suppliers / Vendors of event/s progress to fix state

June 2000 June 2007 Lucent Technologist Singapore Integration and Deployment Engineer Customer Technical Support Engineer DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide technical supports and assistance (Pre-sales / Post-Sales) to Lucents sales team, Perform the following tasks: Assists Solutions Architect in proposal preparation. Conducting a presentation to customers of such proposal. Conduct presentation on new technology to customers and help market new services or features roll-out. Reviewing RFP. Attending customers kick off meeting for issue clarification and design review. Deliver detailed switch planning, produce network diagrams, routing plans, digit analysis, signalling plans, numbering plans and charging plans to customers for their review and approval. Provides immediate system support and problem isolation to customers reported issues and concerns. Work with higher tier support and development to duplicate issues and problems in the lab to help provide a solution to customers issues. Responsible for the documentation and record keeping of the integration plan of the completed VOIP, NGN, DATA and switching networks. Plan, develop and load dialing plans, routing, trunking and call processing translations for TDM and VoIP customers based on the provided network input, debugging of translation field problems. Generate the appropriate tests that prove proper function of the various network elements, perform interoperability testing, feature testing, and performance testing if required. Conduct a customer OAM training.
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Technical Support Engineer TIER 2 ASEAN Region (Switching/VOIP/Data)

Remote Support

Providing technical supports and assistance to Lucents ASEAN In-country team in resolving reported issues, through Lucent CARES (Assistance Request) tickets for the following Lucent Products: Provide an ON-line technical support in resolving customers Urgent and top priority issues ( Outages and service failure). Provide an on-site support to ASEAN in-country team during the deployment of New Lucent Products. Such as the following: a. Post installation. b. System provisioning c. Initial service provisioning. d. Network Integration and testing e. providing answer to all customers query. Lab setup and verification conducting lab bring up to reproduce customers issue and to provide immediate resolution or work around. Pre-sales support by conducting Product trial and verification on customers site. Providing technical assistance to sales team.

January 1988 August 1989 Pioneer Electronics Electronic Engineer DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Repairing of various Audio and Video Electronics Products. 1987 1988 Sony Electronics Electronic Technician 1. Repairing of various Audio and Video Electronics Products.

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