Chris Rupp

  • Harrisburg, US PA

Electronics and Telecommunications Professional


Pursue a career in a dynamic, professional, innovative environment with a reputed organization which can provide potential for growth and security for my family. I'm a meticulous and detail oriented telecom field technician. Excellent at juggling multiple tasks and working under pressure, meeting deadlines with strong leadership and customer service skills.

Work experience

Work experience
2005 - 2015

Field Technician

  • Served as residential and business service technician handling the installation, maintenance, repair and modification of POTS (analog), Fiber Optic, Coaxial, CAT5, and CAT6 systems.
  • Worked with engineers to troubleshoot complex customer issues involving VOIP and other converged technologies.
  • Delivered unparalleled customer service experience with awards and accolades from the company.
  • Lead teams of up to six other employees when building out Verizon's Fiber Optic Network.
  • Repaired and optimized customer equipment pertaining to personal computers, surround sound, routers, telephone systems, and television equipment.
  • Ten years of excellent safety practices and no personal injury with assistance from the companies extensive safety training programs.
  • Completed jobs under stress in fast paced environment while meeting and exceeding deadlines and customer expectations.
  • Extensive experience in building large scale fiber optic networks and the use of equipment pertaining to this construction.
  • Working aloft and in cramped conditions during all weather conditions.
2004 - 2005

TSA Agent

Transportation Security Administration
  • Scanning of passengers and their luggage prior to boarding airplane flights.
  • Extensive use of scanning technologies including particle sensing and various types of X-ray devices designed to reveal various contents prohibited during plane travel.
  • Very effective at easing customer tension and adjusting for specific needs of the passenger in a respectful way.
2000 - 2004


Spirent Communications Inc.
  • Test, Repair, and Adapt equipment, circuit boards, and software to meet company need.
  • Applying principles and theories of electronics, electrical circuitry, engineering mathematics, electronic and electrical testing.
  • The use and understanding of schematics and diagrams on hardware builds in addition to electronics schematics and diagrams.
  • Rigid testing of equipment to comply with standards of the industry with regards to extreme temperatures, sustained flame, shock, and longevity.
  • Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems with no lifeline or support.
Apr 2000 - Nov 2000


Sight & Sound Inc.
  • Installed and maintained customers for Comcast as a contractor through Sight & Sound in addition to home automation and security installation and maintenance provided directly from the company.
Dec 1999 - Apr 2000


Residential Technology Systems
  • Install, Repair, and Maintenance for home automation system comprising of microprocessors, wire infrastructure, video and hi-fi audio systems, telephone control systems, temperature sensors, energy management systems, lighting and power systems control, and security systems.
Jun 1999 - Dec 1999


Otis Elevator Co.
  • Assemble, install, repair, and maintain elevators, escalators, moving sidewalks, and dumbwaiters, using hand and power tools, and testing devices such as test lamps, ammeters, and voltmeters.
  • Connect electrical wiring to control panels and electric motors.
  • Inspect wiring connections, control panel hookups, door installations, and alignments and clearances of cars and hoist-ways to ensure that equipment will operate properly.
  • Bolt or weld steel rails to the walls of shafts to guide elevators, working from scaffolding or platforms.
  • Assemble elevator cars, installing each car's platform, walls, and doors.
  • Experience with all hand and power tools required of the job.
  • Experience with crane direction through voice and hand gestures.


1997 - 1999

Associate in Specialized Technology Degree (Electronics and Computer Technology)

Electronics Institute

Degree focusing on Electronics including analog, digital, industrial, communications, microprocessors, and programming.