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Thomas W. Johnson III

Multi-Talented Handyman

Tom is a self-sufficient technician with an intuitive grasp of systems and an ability to learn quickly. He can handle a variety of handyman services and residential carpentry, and requests that he had to put these skills to use led to the creation of Paint and Patches in 2015.

In addition to construction, Tom also has more than 20 years of hands-on experience with network technologies and operating systems.  He is a proficient programmer familiar with code analysis and debugging.  Whatever your project, Tom can get it done.

Cooperative Experience
Since 2015

Handyman Site Lead
Paint and Patches
  • Drywall repair, sanding, painting, and other residential carpentry work and general handyman services.

Technical Consultant

XENSHA Consulting

  • On-site configuration of network and security devices, including VoIP telephones, Web servers, network-attached storage (NAS), and virtual private networks (VPNs).
  • Professional home audio and video system installations.

Other Professional Experience

Lead Technician, T3 Technologies, 2003-2015
  • Developed a captive-portal system for a Wi-Fi hotspot provider with coding in C and PHP, custom remotely upgradeable Linux-based firmware and MySQL clustering; 100 active hotspots in several cities and over 12,000 registered users at project conclusion
  • Crafted custom Perl programming to run in microperl along with related modifications to Meraki GPL firmware to facilitate communications via Low Level Serial Port (LLSP).
  • Completed various Android projects with streaming video, native webRTC, nanomsg, SQL and secure client/server communications.
  • Delivered HP Instant-Print Photo support, server-refresh, and VPN management services.

Network Specialist, Applied Computer Systems, 2000-2003
  • Provided installation, maintenance and support of LAN and WAN systems including cabling, network appliances, servers, workstations, and database programming (Delphi and Access).

Network Support Technician, Milford School District, 1997-2000
  • Performed WAN/LAN engineering, backup management (ARCserve), and automation scripting (VBscript and DOS batch), plus documentation and end-user training.
  • Increased department productivity through procedure documentation, programming of automation routines, and improved security policies.

Engineering Support Team, Maintenance Services, 1993-1996

  • Managed AutoCAD drafting/design work flow and junior draftsman, tech support and training; deployed a Netware network via WRQ Reflections software. 
  • Saved hundreds of man-hours by developing AutoCAD automation routines in AutoLISP, and implementing a drawing/numbering system with an accompanying database.

Facilities Design Specialist, Allstates Design and Development, 1992-1993

  • Managed Computer Aided Drafting and Design work for several DuPont sites.
 

Training Courses

56 Credits in CADD/CIS
HP Maintenance Technician
CADD Apprenticeship, Clark Design

Skill Areas

 

Windows

Linux/AIX

Android OS

WiFi and VPN

RF Analysis

 

C/C++

Java

PHP

Python

XML/CSS