• 145 Drennon Drive Jesup, Ga 31545  (912)294-5731

James NeSmith

Work History

Work History

Program Director

1985 - 1995
Jesup Broadcasting Corp.

Managed all on-air content, talent, and technical data per FCC regulations.

Regional Service Manager

1995 - 1997
Bellcrest Homes

Oversaw the daily input of work orders for mobile home repairs and services for the southeastern region.  Managed and scheduled contractors for same. Fielded phone calls from customers, logged complaints and worked as an advocate between the customer and dealer when needed.  Issued P.O. numbers for dealer repairs and maintenance as needed.  Scheduled parts shipments for dealer repairs.

Quality Control Manager

1997 - 2000
Bellcrest Homes

Inspected the final mobile home product for structural and cosmetic discrepancies.  Issued work orders for those repairs to be made on site to ensure the final product met the standards of the company and the state fire marshals codes.

Services Technician

May 2000 - Jul 2010
AT&T

Installed and maintained landline telephone facilities as well as perform set up and installation of broadband networks for both residential and business customers. Many duties included working aloft and underground to repair/install plain old telephone service(POTS) lines and make needed repairs to POTS line in order to maintain a broadband signal.  Repair/install residential/ business wiring for POTS/DSL services. Installing or replacing broadband modems as needed.  Configuring Fiber in the Loop (FITL) for new POTS/DSL services.

IT Support

Sep 2014 - Aug 2015
McDaniel Supply Company

Provide IT support for correctional facilities throughout Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina.  Install and maintain computers for in house staff and for correctional facilities using our software.  Responsibilities include rebuilding PC's and kiosks and imaging both for field use. Performing  installation and maintenance on any machines we put into the field which requires pulling and terminating network cables for a server/client network as well as configuring PC's, printers, and other peripherals for network communication.  Other duties include helping family members of inmates with deposits through the use of our website as well as resolve any issues regarding inmate accounts and commissary needs, aiding jail staff with the use of our software and their jail management systems regarding inmate accounts, commissary needs, and security.

Education

Education

Diploma

Jun 1984 - Jun 1987
Wayne County High School

College prep curriculum.

Core Curriculum

Jun 2011 - Jun 2013
College of Coastal Georgia

Studied core curriculum before transferring to Altamaha Technical College.

Technical Certification of Credit - Microsoft Office Application Specialist

May 2013 - Apr 2014
Altamaha Technical College

With a TCC in MOAS I possess the knowledge and skills to perform word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software in an office environment.  The TCC has prepared me for Microsoft Office Application Specialist certification.

Technical Certification of Credit - COMPTIA A+ Certified Preparation

May 2013 - Apr 2014
Altamaha Technical College

With a TCC in COMPTIA A+ I have been provided with the skills and knowledge necessary to take the COMPTIA A+ certification exam.

A.A.S Computer Support Specialist

May 2013 - May 2015
Coastal Pines Technical College

As a Computer Support Specialist I understand the concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing with competencies in humanities, fine arts, social/behavioral sciences, natural sciences, mathematics, as well as computer terminology, concepts, program design and development, and computer networking.

A.A.S. Network Specialist

May 2013 - Dec 2015
Coastal Pines Technical College
I have an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing as well as in the technical areas of computer terminology and concepts, program design and development, and computer networking.

Interest

Community Social Activities
Vice President of the Wayne County Exchange Club (April 2016 - Present)


Member of the Wayne County Exchange Club (2015- Present)

Member of Calvary Baptist Church (CBC)

Actively involved in the CBC adult choir

Volunteer with the the Wayne County BOE IT Department (2014)

College Organizations and Associations

State finalist for Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) - Technical College System of Georgia (4/2014)

Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) recipient - Altamaha Technical College (1/2014)

Member of the National Technical Honor Society - Coastal Pines Technical College (2015)

Member of Phi Beta Lambda - Altamaha Technical College (11/2013 - 9/2014)

Ambassador  - Altamaha Technical College (2014)