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ROBERT GRAVER ROBERT GRAVER 1115 OAK HILL AVE HAGERSTOWN, MD 21742 301-797-7966 / rg13a84b0@westpost.

net _CURRENT/__RECENT PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT_ SUBSTITUTE TEACHER - MAY 2009 TO PRESENT a" WASH. CO. PUBLIC SCHOOLS, 820 COMMONWEALTH AVE, HAGERSTOWN, MD 21741 * Substitute teacher for grades K-12 and for all subjects in the Washington County (MD) School System. ENUMERATOR - APRIL 2010 TO JULY 2010 a" US CENSUS BUREAU, BOWMANaS FARM ROAD, FREDERICK, MD 21701 * Went door-to door to housing units, interviewing residents to obtain information critical to the 2010 US Census. VERIZON CONTRACTOR a" OCTOBER 2007 TO DECEMBER 2007 a" ALDEN SYSTEMS, 2 PERIMETER PARK, BIRMINGHAM, AL 35243 * Supported Outside Plant by inventorying electronics in equipment cabinets and underground equipment vaults. VERIZON CONTRACTOR a"MARCH 2007 TO APRIL 2007 a" D-TEL, 901 RUSSELL DRIVE, SALEM, VA 21743 * Supported Project Management in same capacity as March 2001 to June 2006 assignment. _PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE__ - VERIZON & BELL ATLANTIC_ PROJECT MANAGER - MARCH 2001 TO JUNE 2006 - VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS, 1 E PRATT STREET, BALTIMORE, MD 21202 * Provided overall project management and coordination for Verizonas Virginia fiber optic network for over five years. This included project managing all fiber optic rings and links as well as program manager for special projects. * Responsible for ensuring the timely completion of equipment installations and meeting deadlines for the turn-up of these rings and special projects.

* Providing weekly status reports to teammates, supervisors and upper management. * Acted as single point of contact between engineering groups and operations to resolve problems and remove roadblocks. In managing multiple complex projects, held others and self accountable for ensuring that projects were completed within the triple constraints a" on time, within budget and in a quality manner. PLANNER, VOICE MESSAGING a" AUGUST 1995 TO FEBRUARY 2001 - VERIZON COMM., 1 E PRATT STREET, BALTIMORE, MD 21202 * Performed current planning and implementation of voice messaging service (VMS) equipment. * Performed traffic engineering, timing and sizing of equipment and facilities additions, and budget planning for this platform. * Participated in the VMS Platform Team - worked with Product Line Management, New Technology Group, Network Planning and Operations to identify and resolve issues related to the Home Voice Mail product. * Wrote detailed specifications for the installation of the next generation VMS equipment. * Assembled an engineering guideline manual for use by VMS capacity planners. SPECIALIST, TRANSMISSION a" MARCH 1990 TO JULY 1995 - BELL ATLANTIC, 2055 L STREET, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20012 * As a specialist in the Transmission Engineering Center, supported marketing, network engineering and operations for several tariffed circuit services and special assembly offerings, including digital microwave radio. * This line engineering position required keeping up to date on technological developments, using the latest technology, and being current with FCC and other regulatory concerns within the telecommunications industry in order to engineer complex and varying services for our customers. * Designed and implemented 18 GHz, 11-mile terrestrial microwave path for NOAA between Silver Spring and Suitland, MD. ENGINEER, CENTRAL OFFICE EQUIPMENT a" JUNE 1987 TO FEB 1990 - BELL

AT., 2730 UNIVERSITY BLVD. WEST, WHEATON, MD 20902 * Analyzed requests, established budgets, procured equipment, monitored vendor installations and authorized payment of $20 million worth of central office equipment annually. * Gained detailed knowledge of telecommunications principles, concepts and equipment including voice and data communications systems, facilities and services. * Sought out minority owned small businesses to perform equipment engineering & installation when possible. ENGINEER, RADIO ENGINEERING CENTER a" APRIL 1984 TO MAY 1987 - BELL AT., 13100 COLUMBIA PIKE, SILVER SPRING, MD 20904 * Performed over 1,000 frequency interference studies for proposed microwave and satellite earth station radio systems to protect Bell Atlantic radio systems. * Negotiated solutions where potential interference existed. * Supervised two special clerks. _OTHER __PROFESSIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS EXPERIENCE_ SALES ENGINEER - JULY 1982 TO MARCH 1984 - NEC AMERICA, 2740 PROSPERITY AVE, FAIRFAX, VA 22031 * Performed systems engineering, proposal preparation and pricing of terrestrial microwave systems for the local BOC. * Supported marketing with systems engineering, proposal preparation and technical presentations for a new digital microwave radio product - Local Distribution Radio. TECHNICAL STAFF - MAY 1981 TO JUNE 1982 - AMERICAN SATELLITE COMPANY, 1801 RESEARCH BOULEVARD, ROCKVILLE, MD 20850 * Performed systems design, installation supervision and testing of satellite earth stations. * Reviewed and approved acceptance test plans for satellite earth stations. Witnessed and approved field tests prior to procurement of radio equipment. Participated in field measurement test of Andrews microwave antennas.

ENGINEER - JULY 1978 TO APRIL 1981 - PAGE COMM. ENGINEERS, 801 FOLLIN LANE, VIENNA, VA 22180 * Worked with staff engineers on the systems design of terrestrial line-of-sight and troposcatter microwave radio systems. * Used USGS maps of various scales to plot path profiles for terrestrial radio routes. Performed detailed calculations and engineering of communications systems used internationally. This included line-of-sight analysis path, path profile analysis, antenna type, size, height and position, EIRP and receive levels, fading, waveguide, etc. INSTALLER REPAIRMAN -- FEB 1969 TO JULY 1976 - C&P TELEPHONE COMPANY OF MD, 4905 BUCHANAN ST., HYATTSVILLE, MD 20702 * Responsible for the installation and repair of single-line telephones in residences and small businesses. * Granted a military leave of absence during this period to serve in the US Army. Returned to C&P after military obligation. _FORMAL EDUCATION_ * Master's Certificate in Project Management, May 2003, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052 * BS, Electrical Engineering Technology, June 1978, VPI&SU (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA 24061 * AA with Honors, Electronics Technology, June 1976, Prince Georgeas Community College, Largo, MD 20774 * Academic Diploma, June 1968, Laurel High School, Laurel, MD 20707 * While at Verizon, Bell Atlantic and The C&P Telephone Co. of MD, completed many classes, seminars and workshops for telecommunications equipment, software applications and inter-personal growth. _ON-GOING__ EDUCATION_ * Currently enrolled in Hagerstown Community College in IT Systems curriculum, working toward Certificate in Networking. *

Fall 2010 classes: Introduction to Information Technology & Microsoft Operating Systems. * Spring 2011 classes: PC Tech a" Repair and Troubleshooting & PC Tech a" Operating Systems _COMPUTER LITERACY_ * Windows 7, Windows XP and Windows 2000 experience. * Microsoft Office 2003 & 2007a" Very proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, familiar with Access. * Proficient at PeopleSoft. * Proficient at TIRKS database used by most Bell (or former Bell) Regional Operating Companies. _MILITARY EXPERIENCE_ * Active Duty: US Army, July 1969 to January 1972, Honorable Discharge * US Army Intelligence School, Image (Aerial Photo) Interpretation I & II, October 1969 to May 1970 * Served in Viet Nam, June 1970 to January 1972. Used USGS maps to plot findings from aerial photos. _FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WORK EXPERIENCE_ ENUMERATOR - APRIL 2010 TO JULY 2010 a" US CENSUS BUREAU, BOWMANaS FARM ROAD, FREDERICK, MD 21701 * Went door-to-door to housing units, interviewing residents to obtain information critical to the 2010 Census. BIOLOGICAL AID a" SEPTEMBER 1968 TO FEBRUARY 1969 a" PATUXENT WILDLIFE RESEARCH CENTER, LAUREL, MD 20707 * Supported research biologists performing a variety of tasks, including trapping and feeding animals. PAGE 3 OF 3