CompTIA A+ Certification
CompTIA iNet+ Certification
CompTIA Linux+ Certification
JACK ALAN NICHOLS
ADDRESS and PHONE provided upon email request
E-mail:
jackn01234@yahoo.com   URL: www.psychobabyl.com

NETWORK & COMPUTER PROFESSIONAL /
VISUAL FX & GRAPHIC ARTIST / WEB DEVELOPER /
SHIPPING & RECEIVING / INVENTORY /
MATERIAL HANDLING
     Over 30 years of computer related experience as a Computer Technician, Help Desk Technician, Systems Technician, Software Admin, Server Admin, and Network Admin in various heterogeneous platform environments such as early Macintosh, Amiga, IBM PC, Windows, Windows NT, DEC Alpha, Novell, Unix, and Linux and other network environments.
     Over 25 years of graphics related experience as a 3D Game Artist, Visual Effects Artist (TV and Film), Web graphics and animation. Over 15 years experience in HTML web page design and development. Over 5 years as an Instructor for IT, MS Office, and Web and Graphic design applications at a Post Secondary, Vocational School.
     Over 20 years of electronics related experience as an Electronics Technician, Electronics Assembler, Mechanical Assembler. Excellent soldering ability, and knowledge of color coding, schematics, component level troubleshooting and repair, electronics test equipment, and basic analog and TTL digital (Boolean) design principles.
     Over 3 years of Forklift experience including Sit-down Counterbalance Electric and Propane, as well as Stand-up Narrow-Aisle Reach, Scissor Lift, Walkie-Stacker, and Bobcat Skid Steer Loader.
     Can work independently with little or no supervision, or as a member of a team. A balance of logical troubleshooting and resource management as well as artistic creativity. The desire to continually learn and meet new challenges.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2007 - 2011


2007

2006 - 2007

2006

2006

2005 - 2006

2005

2000 - 2005

1999 - 2000

1991 - 1999




1990 - 1991

1989 - 1990

1988 - 1989

1988 -1988

1986 - 1988

1984 - 1985
-- Material Handler (Lift Operator) / Shipping & Receiving /
-- Inventory / Auditor / Production Associate
MJF Media, Inc., Algood, TN
-- Injection Molding Machine Operator - Parts Puller
HMMI, Inc., Sparta, TN via Staffing Solutions
-- CS Email Rep
SunTrust, Inc., Cookeville, TN via Manpower
-- CNC Machinist
Big Bend Tech. (Rhythm NA), Sparta, TN via DP Personell
-- Assembly Tech I / Fabrication Tech I
Kingston Timers, Smithville, TN via Staffing Solutions
-- Assembler
Wal*Mart, Sparta, TN
-- Painter / Maintenance
Narrow Gauge Inn, Fishcamp, CA
-- Instructor / Web Master
MCed Career College, Fresno, CA
-- Visual FX (effects) Artist
Foundation Imaging, Valencia, CA
-- 3D Game Artist (1.5 years)
-- Systems Support Technician (4 years)
-- Technical Support Rep (2 years)
Yosemite Entertainment, Oakhurst, CA
(formerly Sierra On-Line, Inc.)
-- Service Manager
MacSource Computers, Fresno, CA
-- Computer Technician
Computer Mart, Fresno, CA
-- Assembler / Test Technicican
Russco Electronics, Fresno, CA
-- Computer / Electronics Technician
Clovis Unified School District, Clovis, CA
-- Assembler / Test Technicican
Russco Electronics, Fresno, CA
-- 2-Way Radio & Electronics Technician Communications Trading Post, Fresno, CA
EDUCATION
2007
2005
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2002
2002
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2001

2000
1997

1996

1996
1995
1995

1982

1982

1981
CAT Sit-down & Stand-up forklift License
Wal*Mart Forklift and Scissor Lift License
California State Bureau of Post Secondary and Vocational Schools -
Authorization as Instructor for:
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician,
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications,
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications,
Web Page/Digital Multimedia/Information Resources Design.
CompTIA A+ &  Linux + Certification
Typing Score 70 WPM - Microcomputer Education Center
California State Bureau of Post Secondary and Vocational Schools -
Authorization as Instructor for:
Web Design , Microcomputer Applications,
and Network Administration.
Web Master Developer Certificate - 720 class hours -
Microcomputer Education Center
CompTIA iNet+ Certification
Microsoft Education Certificate -
Internet TCP/IP with Windows NT Srv/Wrkstn 4.0
Microsoft Education Certificate -
Supporting Windows NT Server 3.51 / 4.0
Novell Education Certificate - NetWare 4.1x administration
Novell Education Certificate - NetWare 3.1x Administration
Silicon Graphics Education Certificate -
Introduction to IRIX (SGI Unix)
Graduate Missile Systems Analyst Specialist Certificate -
U.S.A.F. Community College - 760 class hours
A. S. Electronics Technology - 37 units applied -
U.S.A.F. Community College
McLane High School, Fresno, CA - Passed CHSPE
Operating Systems:

DOS / Windows
2000 / XP
3.51 / 4.0
ME / 98 / 95 / 3.11 / 3.1

Linux
Red Hat Linux - 6.1 - 8.2
Mandrake Linux - 6.5 - 10.1
Ubuntu Linux - 6.06 / 10.1

SGI IRIX 6.x / 5.x

Novell 4.x / 3.x

Applications:

MS Office Apps
Word / Excel
Power Point
Access / Outlook
Publisher / Visio


Adobe Apps
Photo Shop / Illustrator
Page Maker / Acrobat
Premiere / After Effects
Dream Weaver
Fireworks / Flash


Lightwave 3D
Messiah Studio Pro 5
DPS Perception VR

Web Coding & Server:

Code Genie / Text / WYSIWYG

HTML / DHTML / CSS
Forms / Tables / Frames
JavaScript / JScript

PHP / MySQL / Cold Fusion
Microsoft IIS
Apache / ProFTP

Mechanical Operation -
Vehicle & Equipement:

Crown Lift Trucks
WP 2300 Series Pallet
SC 4500 Series Sit-Down
RR 5700 Series Stand-Up


Genie
GSTM-2632 Scissor Lift

Nissan
Nomad Propane Sit-Down
Barret Electric Straddle Walkie/Stacker


BobCat
S100 Skid-Steer Loader

CNC Lathes
Mazak QTN 6G
Mazak QTN 300-II M
Mori Seiki CL-150
Comet Threading Machine


Injection Molding Machines
F2R Series High Precision
SSF720-M High Precision


Jeep 4x4
93 Wrangler

Electronic & Mechanical -
Assembly & Testing:

Component Level - Troubleshooting
Basic Analog and TTL Digital Design
Oscilloscope / VOM / DVM / Logic
Continuity & Cabling
Color Coding
Schematics
Soldering
.