4405 81 St.

Urbandale, IA 50322

(515) 954-7276

nick@graber.me

Nick Graber

Qualifications
  • Extensive troubleshooting experience.
  • Broad knowledge of computer systems.
  • Schematic, Blue Print, PID, and Ladder Logic analysis.
  • Experienced at applying new technologies in IT and Manufacturing applications.

Employment

2005.Present Applied Electronics Corp.

St. Charles, IA


Sr. Automation Project Manager

  • Coordinated industrial automation projects from start to finish internationally; including application assistance, quotation, installation, and start-up.

  • Assisted in the electrical design of Industrial control panels.

  • Authored custom PLC and HMI programs primarily for Allen Bradly equipment.

  • Provided technical support, troubleshooting, and modification of existing automation systems.
  • Configured DC motor controllers, VFDs, and soft starters.
  • Designed electronic circuits through proto-typing and into production.

1998.2005 Urbandale Community School District

Urbandale, IA


District Computer Technician

  • Provided a wide variety of technical support for users of both Macs and PCs integrated throughout the district.

  • Successful upper level troubleshooting for both Mac and PC software and hardware inside and outside a server environment with integrated inkjet and laser printers.

  • Trained new technicians for both Mac and PC hardware and software troubleshooting.

  • Led a team of technicians to complete a given task on innumerable occasions.

Computer Experience

Other Computer Related Skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft Windows NT, 2000, XP, Vista, and office applications.

  • Proficient with MacOS 7 - OS X.

  • FreeBSD, Linux, and other UNIX-based operating systems.

  • Server environments for small and moderate user bases with cross-platform networking.

  • Member of the Centeral Iowa Linux User Group

Education

2005 Des Moines Area Community College Graduate

  • AAS in High Tech Automation, Electronics, & Robotics

Interests

Electronic circuit design and application, embedded programming, BSD Unix & Linux, beekeeping and woodworking .