Brandon Rhea

Network Technician / Human Services

Summary

For the past 2 years I have been attending college full-time to finish up my Associates degree in Human Services (Received Dec. 2015).  My previous background is rooted in Computer repair, Networking and maintenance of computer related systems. I have also successfully managed and maintained a "part-time" company for the past 15 years that has had an average  of $50K a year in taxable sales.  

Work History

Work History
Sep 2015 - Present

Volunteer  (Child Youth Care Provider) 

The Childrens Home - Catonsville Maryland
  • Assessing the needs of young people, and planning and delivering programs related to areas such as health, fitness, smoking, drugs, gangs, violence, relationships and bullying;
  • regularly monitoring and reviewing the quality of the local youth work provision.
  • running arts-based activities, community/environmental projects, residential activities, outdoor education and sporting activities;
  • befriending and supporting individuals in various settings, including outreach work;
  • mentoring, coaching and supporting individuals to facilitate personal, social and educational growth in young people as well as encouraging greater social inclusion;
  • Filing, record keeping of daily log and records for various children.
  • Answering phone calls at Main switchboard directing callers to appropriate departments and providing answers to questions related to the program.
Aug 2000 - Present

Ebay Sales - (Self Employed)

Can be Provided if Requested
  • Data entry of all listings, sales records, and shipping tracking numbers
  • Delivery and shipping of all items within a timely manner
  • Record keeping, accounting for tax purposes and procurement of all required working materials
  • Maintaining a database of all inventory and sales
  • Working knowledge of all shipping methods, prices, and requirements
  • Purchasing inventory in bulk lots, wholesale and other sources.
Jan 2011 - Jul 2012

HOT MILL Slab Hauler / Railroad Radio Dispatcher

RG Steel / BETH Steel
  • Daily duties included scheduling all mill related and plant Slab Hauler and Railroad car movements.
  • Directing all outside and incoming railroad and vehicles into the plant and throughout the company.
  • Maintaining direct radio contact with all railroad engines in the areas throughout the plant at all times.
  • Database updates and employee work schedules, vacation times, and shift work schedules.
  • Maintaining a current inventory of all incoming steel slabs and rolls and inventory to be shipped.
  • Directed all movement of inventory to ship out through railroad and shipping trucks within the assigned mill through use of handheld radios and desktop software.
  • Issuing paychecks and safety gear to all employees as required.
  • Maintaining a daily checklist of safety procedures and safety checks for all equipment related to mill work.
Nov 1996 - Jun 2012

PC Repair / Network Hardware TECH III

RG-Steel / Severstal NA / Bethlehem Steel

HARDWARE / NETWORK / PC TECH

  • All hardware related PC / Network problems. Various Network cabling runs and installations.
  • PC configuration and repair, set-up and installs. Procuring and ordering of entire plant PC and network related materials.
  • Ordering and maintaining spare inventory for emergency outages. Inventory control of all plant Network and PC related equipment through use of online database programs.
  • Maintaining databases for warranty repairs throughout plant. Works along side vendors for orders, repairs and Quotes for work orders.
  • Manage and schedule of (5) co-workers (Area Coordinator) work jobs through use of computer based systems.
  • Submitting job quotes and bill-of-sale to Accounting Department for payments to outside contractors and vendors.


Education

Education
Dec 2012 - Dec 2015

Associates Degree in Human Services Applied Science

CCBC - Catonsville, Hunt Valley

Human Services program is to provide the knowledge and skills necessary for students to pursue a rewarding career in a wide variety of helping professions.* Students are taught to develop their talents, assess clients’ needs, identify community resources, and problem solve and advocate for their client—all with the goal of making a difference in the lives of those unable to help themselves.

Apr 2003 - Present

40 CFR Part 273 & COMAR 26.13.10.17

Environmental Protection Agency - Universal Waste Training

Proper Disposal of all PC, Network related materials according to the EPA and Federal mandates.

Dec 2007 - Dec 2007

Animation 101

Animation Academy

Short class on how to animate using computer software.

Dec 2012 - Present

Human Services / Diversity / Child Care

CCBC - Community College of Baltimore County

Concepts of treatment plans and processes, child and adolescent maltreatment symptoms and interventions, learning styles, abilities, and disabilities, educational partnerships with schools, basic communication techniques, group dynamics and team-based systems and mufti-cultural awareness. 

Jan 2011 - Sep 2011

Human Services Psychology / Business Application R04V

Ashworth College

A continuation of Introduction to Psychology I, this course explores thinking and feeling, the developing person, and health and disorders. Also covers emotion, motivation, theories of personality, development over the life span, and approaches to treatment and therapy.

Mar 2003 - Mar 2003

Firearms Certificate

Maryland State Police Training Commision

Safety training with MD State Police about safety of handling of firearms.

Certifications

Certifications

COMP TIA - Network+ Information Technology

CompTia.org

Essential knowledge and skills needed to confidently design, configure, manage and troubleshoot any wired and wireless devices.

COMP TIA - A+ Information Technology

Comp Tia.org

Installing, maintaining, customizing, and operating personal computers. The A+ certification is sponsored by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA).

Network Technologies & Principles

Expert Rating Online Courses

A computer network or data network is a telecommunications network which allows computers to exchange data. In computer networks, networked computing devices exchange data with each other along network links (data connections). The connections between nodes are established using either cable media or wireless media. The best-known computer network is the Internet.

Computer Hardware & Maintenance

Expert Rating Online Courses

Standardized PC Configuration 2

SkillDrill PRO Online Courses

Core Fundamentals for the A+

SkillDrill PRO Online Courses

Standardized PC Configuration

SkillDrill PRO Online Courses

Windows 2000 Basics CLIENT

DELL Online Courses

Windows XP Upgrade Professional

DELL Online Courses

Computer Basics Using Your PC

DELL Online Courses

CISCO Related Series CCNA081 Reference Module 1

DELL Online Course

Intro to Desktop Publishing (MAC)

CCBC - Essex Community College

Windows 2000 Installation, Configuration & Admin 2

Michigan WORKS!

Windows 2000 Installation, Configuration & Admin

Michigan WORKS!

CISCO Internetwork Troubleshooting

Michigan WORKS!

A+ Certification Course

Towson State University

Advanced Computer Repair & Maintenance

CCBC of Baltimore County

MS Windows 2000 Professional

CCBC of Baltimore County