Lawrence E. Carlquist
4 Harbor Watch dr #510
Chesapeake, Va. 23320 cell# 443-605-5583
AA: Electronic Computer programming Institute ECPI.
NCR: Intro and Advanced telecommunications, 24 weeks.
American Institute: Advanced T-1 troubleshooting, Advanced X.25 troubleshooting.
American Institute: Intro to Cisco Router configuration.
Nortel DPN-100 operations and maintenance.
Marconi/FORE Systems, Core Products certified.
CCNA: Cisco certified network associate.
Infonet : Cisco Voice services certified.
Ciena: K2,CI-CoreDirector and Multiwave Metro System: Installation Turn-up and test cert.
30 years experience supporting the network and customers in a wide range of Wan/Lan and Cisco voice
technologies. Hardware skills include Juniper MX960, M320, Marconi/FORE ATM switch to include TNX1100, TNX210 and the ASX4000. Ciena’s K2, Coredirector and Metro switch. Nortel Passport 160/50 (frame-relay, x25),Cisco 25xx through 12000 GSR, a wide variety of csu’s, dsu’s, channel banks, circuit speeds of oc1 through oc192, test equipment, (bert to oc192), sniffers, data scopes, fiber handling and termination, attenuation. Certified installer/test and turn-up for Ciena Metro, K2 and CI optical switch.
Alcatel-Lucent, British Telecomm. Infonet (since July 1989) Positions held:
Sr. Technical Services Engineer: 1989 – 1991 Support of Infonet’s Washington, D.C. node site
Communications network Analyst: 1991 – 1993 Senior support for 12 service engineers.
Network Area Supervisor: 1993 - 1997 Supervise 12 technical service engineers in the southwest U.S.
Which included all administrative tasks, employee reviews, status reports to management.
Telecommunications specialist: 1997 – present
Current responsibilities include the installation, configuration, and maintenance of all equipment used
In the BT network. Travel extensively to foreign node sites to conduct node site moves plus install
Sonet (Ciena), ATM (Marconi), Frame-relay (Nortel-Passport160/50), JuniperM320, all Cisco hardware
Train affiliate technicians in several areas, the latest being Cisco voice over Frame-relay/IP
Provide 2nd level support for all South and Central American service engineers on issues such as:
Customer trouble ticket resolution, hardware issues, node site maintenance issues.
Current responsibilities: Install circuits within BT’s global MPLS network within North, South
America. Includes Channelized ds3 through OC12, OC1 through OC192 sonet/sdh. Configure and test
Juniper and Cisco core router interface’s and work with the PTT’s to successfully test and turn ckts up.
Maintaining good customer relations were critical to successful performance in all the above positions.
Side job/hobby: worked construction since childhood: family owned business.
*** Built 2 new houses and rehabbed 5 in the past 10 years: included all Framing, sheetrock, tape,
Plumbing, Flooring, all cabinets and painting entire house inside