Career Summary

With nearly two decades of experience in the technical, engineering and project management fields, Mark Schollmeyer knows his strengths and what he is looking for in a career.But more importantly, Mark understands his personality, values and what drives him.

Employed by Sprint-Nextel from 1996 to 2008, Mark held various engineering roles in departments such as Power Engineering and Standards as well as Switch Engineering.Besides providing power requirements for such features as Sprint-Nextel’s 3G and 4G Network, Mark also coordinated all material and labor projects with various outside suppliers and vendors.Because of his attention to detail and understanding quality processes, Mark was among a division that provided Sprint-Nextel a Return on Investment savings of $74.5 million in 2007.

Prior to joining Sprint-Nextel, Mark worked as a Field Applications Engineer with Harmon Industries where he directed equipment installations, coordinated equipment training and provided field support for customers both domestic and international.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronics Technology from the University of Central Missouri and a Master’s Certification in Project Management from George Washington University/Washington, D.C.

Career Objective and Core Competencies

To secure a position where my existing knowledge, skills and abilities in project management, field service and engineering can be utilized by a progressive and innovative company.

Project Management • Risk Assessment & Management • Presentation Skills •Subcontractor, Supplier & Vendor Management • Change Order Management •Contract Management • Client Relations • Budget Accountability • Quality Field Service •Procurement and Logistics • Negotiating Skills • Process Management • Scheduling • Manufacturing 

Work History

Work History
Feb 2009 - Present

Tax Examiner

U.S Department of Treasury - Internal Revenue Service


Receive and analyze taxpayer inquiries, requests for adjustment action, and other input documents to determine the nature of the problem.Perform the full range of corrections to taxpayer accounts, input credit transfers and initiate manual refunds.


  • Assisted in editing a large amount of Schedule 1040 Returns to provide response to taxpayers within a short period of time.
Jul 1996 - Mar 2008

Engineer II /Project Manager



Directed the installation of low voltage DC and AC power systems in Sprint-Nextel wireless facilities for features such as WiMAX, wireless CDMA technology and 3G/4G Networks with a 100% launch-rate success and project completion within a +/- 5% budget tolerance rating.Coordinated and directed material and labor contracts with various outside vendors and suppliers that provided substantial cost savings through careful selection and quality auditing processes.


  • Awarded the Sprint Excellence Award for developing the new power engineering training manual. 
  • Awarded the 2007 ROI Award for being among an elite group of engineers and project managers who provided Sprint-Nextel a Return on Investment savings of $74.5 million. 
  • Redesigned a standard equipment rack layout for major call-center projects that reduced time engineering all 250 sites individually and saved $10,000.00 per site on large projects. 
  • Completed Facilities Engineering Management Training Program. 
  • Recognized for completing all 2003, 2004 and 2005 projects within +/- 5% forecasted vs. actual. 
  • Awarded the Sprint Excellence Award - “We Work and Win as a Team” for completing all projects for senior co-worker out on disability. 
  • Developed strong relationships with call centers as well as outside vendors for creating simple but effective installation and test procedures on Cisco 7507, 3662 and 2621 Routers in Missouri, Kansas, Texas, Minnesota, Washington and Nevada. 
Dec 1995 - Mar 1996

Hardware Application Specialist


Implemented applications per customer specifications by working with the sales and manufacturing departments on pressure relief equipment that prevented the risk of explosion at customer locations.


  • Provided quality rupture discs and rupture disc accessories to various customers in the Eastern United States that exceeded industry standards for explosion-proof equipment.
Aug 1989 - Dec 1995

Field Application Engineer / Project Manager

G.E. Transportation (Harmon Industries)


Directed equipment installations with customers and managed medium to large scale projects in the United States, Canada, Australia, Venezuela and Africa.I served as the main point of contact for conducting on-site assistance with equipment installation, system troubleshooting and equipment training with a “hands-on approach” to railroad and transportation personnel at all levels.Directed all testing on signaling and crossing systems per customer specifications in a manufacturing facility with ISO 9000-9001 and Total Quality Management experience.

I Consistently used technical writing skills on a daily basis to create and edit technical equipment user's manuals for highway grade crossing and train inspection systems.  All manuals included detailed installation procedures as well as system trouble-shooting, wiring diagrams, parts identification, equipment purchasing information and detailed site layout for individual customer specifications. 


  • Received corporate recognition for spear-heading the re-design of the Train Inspection Systems Manual by inviting our customers to take part in the Total Quality Management processes, thus increasing our total sales of this product line by 40%. 
  • Received corporate recognition for successfully spear-heading the installation of the first train inspection system in Caracas, Venezuela. 
  • Completed the ISO 9000-9001 Certified Training Program
  • Successfully spear-heading the installation of the first train inspection system in Sydney, Australia.


May 1999 - May 2000

Master's Certification

Aug 1984 - May 1989

Bachelor of Science

Central Missouri State University



Adobe Acrobat

Microsoft Visio

Microsoft Publisher

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Word