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DAVID NIPPARD


01730 267319


Profile

I am a loyal and confident individual who enjoys technical work. I have the ability to learn new skills as well as capitalising on existing skills.

Education

Chichester College of Further Education

  • City and Guilds of London Institute Telecom Principles C Passed with Credit.

  • Telecommunication technicians course Telephony B passed with Credit 3

  • Telecoms Principles B passed with Credit 3

  • Mathematics passed 6

  • Telecommunication Technicians principles passed with Distinction Grade 2

  • Mathematics passed Grade 5

  • Telephony and Telegraphy passed grade 6

  • Telecoms Principles B passed with Credit 3

  • Mathematics passed 6

  • Engineering Science Pass grade 5

  • Practical Mathematics Pass grade 6


Midhurst Grammar School

  • GCE 5 O levels and CSE passes including Maths and English


Employment History



Self employed Telephone Engineer

www.petersfieldman.com

Feb 2011 - Present



Rake Joinery

Estimator/general assistant.

April 2010 - Jan 2011 (Also working in spare time as a self employed Telephone Engineer)


  • Assisting in joinery workshop using woodworking machines to build joinery products, replacing machine cutters, repairing small electrical tools.

  • On site measuring & preparation of estimates, ordering ironmongery, measuring for glass, delivering joinery products to site.

  • Assisting on site carpenters, etc.



Self employed Telephone Engineer

Self employed

Dec 2009 - April 2010

  • Customer premises Telephone socket fitting & wiring repair

British Telecom

May 2009 - Dec 2009   Yard Marshall - providing expert Cable Management, Improved stores management at Cosham TEC.



Jan 1982 - Dec 2009

Technical officer (BT Exchange switching systems Engineer)

  • Fully trained on maintenance, diagnostics and repair of public telephone exchange switching systems.

  • Strowger, System X and AXE 10.

  • Skilled in provision and repair of customer premises telephone wiring including ADSL testing/installation/repair.


British Telecom

Technician 2A

Sep 1976 - Jan 1982


  • Strowger Exchange Maintenance.

Post Office Telephones

Trainee Technician Apprentice

Sep 1973 - Sep 1976


  • Three year apprenticeship.

  • Job Shadowing for 1st 2 years. Last year of apprenticeship working in Petersfield Exchange.

  • Attended Chichester College on day release.

Software

  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft windows PC operating systems.

  • Various software applications such as word, excel etc.

  • Also able to diagnose and repair faulty PCs.

  • Also able to build and configure new PCs to own spec.

References


Available on request


Hobbies and interests

Ballroom & Latin dancing

Sequence dancing

Cars

DIY

Playing around with wifi


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