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

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.

National Association of Communication Systems Engineers
Associate Network Specialist Certification


Awarded NANS Certificate from the National Association of Computer Systems Engineers

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

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

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
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
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
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


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.

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)

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.

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 will be provided during the interview