Thompson, Bradley J
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Electromechanical / Robotics Assistant Professor 9/97-presentSUNY College of Technology at Alfred, School of Vocational Technologies. Responsibilities include teaching Basic Electricity, Basic Electrical Lab, Fabrication Lab, Instrumentation Process Control Theory, Instrumentation and Process Control Lab, Process Control Project Lab, Robotics, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft XP Professional, Microsoft Office XP Professional, PLC programming, DeltaCad, and Electronic Workbench, Robot Studio, Micro-processors Severed on SEFA Committee, EXPO 2001 Committee, College and Life Skills (FYE) Committee, and Wellsville Promotion Committee, Sigma Tau Scholarship Committee. Advisor for Instrument Society of America student section. Severed as Curriculum coordinator for Robotics and Computerized Control Technician Course. Student Recruiting throughout Western New York.
Duties include troubleshooting, repairing and performing preventive maintenance for automated test equipment, board testing, first and final test, and burn-in for testing custom power supplies; filling in for floor managers when necessary; facilities operator for the environmental system which controls heating, ventilation and air conditioning; controlling the security system (card readers), fire alarm system, and lighting for the building; working with data generated from the automated test systems and compiling this information in Microsoft office software, Access for data bases, Excel for spreadsheets, and Word for word processing. Major projects: Project manager for the design, building, and implementation of a PC controlled, 440 station, regulated elevated temperature, automated burn-in room with monitoring capabilities; design and build loads for testing of power supplies; member of both design and production teams for new product; worked extensively with PC's, linear and non linear power supplies, Metasys system software, Oracle business systems, and Demand Flow Technology production philosophy.EXPERIENCE Satellite Installer/General Contractors 4/88 - 3/93 Super Sound Superstore, Wellsville, New York
Duties included installing kitchens and bathrooms; install and repair of dry wall; electrical and plumbing duties; and installing and repairing satellite dishesMaintenance Engineer 6/86 - 3/88Radison Plaza Hotel, Orlando, Florida
Duties included repairing electronic door locks, kitchen appliances, drywall, air conditioning units; and various phases of heating, plumbing and electrical repairs.
PUBLICATIONS Author of Practical Circuit Applications in DC/AC Electronics textbook.
Published by Prentice Hall Publishing Inc.
Wellsville Republican Committeeman 11/98 – 10/04Wellsville Republican Committee Chairman 1/00 – 10/04 Allegany County Executive Committee 1/04 – 11-04