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History - back in the day

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Multiple roles with multiple companies


Workshop Manager/Third line Technical Support Specialist (London)

  • Set up new engineering workshops facility for 10 engineers support and field service engineers
  • Established multi-microprocessor board repair facility - later leased to other companies
  • Specialised in Repair of multi-microprocessor based system boards to component level
  • Workshop engineer and technical support specialist.

  

Workshop Repair Engineer (Nottingham)

  • Installed/repaired pre-IBM-PC and pre-LAN based Superbrain multi-machine file share systems
  • Co-planned and implemented set up of microprocessor, terminal/printer repair workshop
  • Repaired Terminals, Printers and peripherals for Micro and Mini-mainframe systems
  • Designed and built Data Test pattern generators for testing printers/peripherals

 

Workshop Repair Engineer (Derby)

  • Installed/repaired pre-IBM-PC and pre-LAN based Superbrain multi-machine file share systems
  • Repaired to component level DEC LSI blades, peripherals and 3rd party products for PDP-11 series
  • Repaired to component level disk-pack drives and floppy devices for DEC and Micro systems

 

Commodore Dealership Service Engineer

  • Repair and commissioning of Commodore PET business systems for small business
  • Co-engineered building automated test rig to diagnose Commodore PET machine from another
  • The demonstration rig was sold to Commodore UK and used for their in-house repair system

 

Technical College Electronics technician

  • Designed and built demonstration experiments to show electronic circuit principles & techniques
  • Build first microprocessor single board microcomputers and wrote demonstration software modules
  • Supported Lecturers for demonstrations in lectures
  • Carried out Administration and set-up of Experiments for Student Courses