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 Name:  Gordon A. Sherret
 Address: 149 Arbour Wood Mews NW, Calgary, Alberta T3G 4B5
 Telephone:  (403) 717-3554 (daytime telephone)
 E-mail:  sherretg@telusplanet.net

Miscellaneous:
Hold valid Alberta Driver's licence, willing to work evenings; bondable

Employment Objective:
To secure a challenging position as an Electronics Technologist that provides opportunities
to use my experience to date, and also to broaden that experience and continue learning
new skills and technologies.

Certification:
National Association of Communication Systems Engineers
Associate Network Specialist Certification

Education:

2000
Awarded NANS Certificate from the National Association of Computer Systems Engineers

1999-2000
Attended Mount Royal College, Continuing Education Department, Calgary, AB
Awarded NetPrep Network Specialist Certificate

1983-1987
Attended Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), Calgary, AB
Awarded Diploma of Technology in Industrial Electronics

1982-1983
Attended College of the Rockies
(formerly called East Kootenay Community College), Cranbrook, BC
Awarded Electronics Technician Program Certificate

Employment History:
 Period:  1994 - present
 Employer:  Continental Laboratories (1985) Ltd., Calgary, AB
 Position:   Computer Technician
Duties:
Includes manufacturing and servicing of computer-based total gas detectors;
manufacturing instrument cables and accessories; installed MS-DOS operating systems
and gas detector programs; performed software upgrades and hardware optimization.

 Period:  1991 - 1993
 Employer:  Interalia Inc., Calgary, AB
 Position:  Electronics Technician
Duties:
Testing and repairing circuit boards; assembling tested boards into metal instrument cases;
fabricated wire and cable harnesses, updated testing procedures and corrective action
report logs in compliance with ISO-9002.

 Period:  1989 - 1991
 Employer:  Q-Tron Industrial Electronics, Calgary, AB
 Position:  Electronics Technician
Duties:
Tested and assembled electronic locomotive speedometers; performed heat stress tests
on completed instruments; prepared documentation for the manufacture and testing of
locomotive speedometers; responsible for quality control of new and repaired instruments;
composed QA reports to Canadian National and Canadian Pacific Railways to summarize
repairs performed on Q-Tron products.

Period: 1987 - 1989
Involved in short term assignments with McCurdy Radio, Airwave Electronics, NovaTel,
and Q-Tron Industrial Electronics

Skills:

Technical:
Maintain and service a wide range of computer and instrumentation hardware; capable of
assessing performance requirements and translating those into organized set(s) of logical
criteria; can assemble and evaluate prototype circuits and compose descriptive data tables;
able to modify prototypes as required; have experience in consolidating bills of materials
and operational diagrams into appropriate documentation.

Internet:
Have designed own website; currently maintaining the Home Page and complete catalogue
site for the Mail Order Service of the Canadian Society for Traditional Music (formerly the
Canadian Folk Music Society)
(see http://sherretg.tripod.com/cstmhome.htm)

Personal:
Work well with minimal instruction; comfortable working either independently or within a
group; accustomed to maintaining a neat and orderly work space; eager to learn new
technology and approaches to performing assigned tasks; punctual and accustomed to
working with deadlines.

Computer:
Have assembled and configured 3 complete computer systems; previous experience with
Windows 98, Office 97, Adobe Acrobat, Pagemill, Pagemaker and PhotoShop; able to
install and configure most software packages with minimal supervision

Volunteer Activities:
Currently helping to operate the Mail Order Service for the Canadian Society for Traditional Music

Hobbies and Interests:
Building and refurbishing computer systems for family and friends
Webpage design, bowling, badminton, floor hockey, music, model railroading

References:
References will be provided during the interview