PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT with TRANS AFRICA INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS (Pty) Ltd, trading as EMCOM WIRELESS

 

Duration / Position

I was employed as Chief Technology Officer at Emcom Wireless from the 1st of July 2014 until the 31st of July 2017.

 

 

My Work and Responsibilities:

         Assessment of customer's requirements;

         Research and recommend suitable technology solution;

         Regulatory compliances (type approvals, licence applications, etc);

         All engineering tasks in the wireless communication environment, including

o   radio coverage (access) planning;

o   radio link (transmission) planning;

         Radio / wireless (access) coverage verification and reporting;

         Technical support during presentations, demonstrations, trials and pilot projects;

         Render technical support and mentoring to Trevor, Tim, Raj (sales) and the technicians in the workshop.

 

 

Achievements:

Assisting Emcom in introducing Tier 3 Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) in the African marketplace (4 networks)

 

Demonstrated a digital migration strategy to a customer by linking together two mobile radio networks using different protocols, with multi-mode radio terminals

 

Key member of Emcom team delivering an underground radio coverage solution to Eskom Ingula PSS

 

 

Product Exposure:

Tait Communications radio terminals and infrastructure

MiMoMAX PtP links

Aviat Microwave

Cobham repeaters

Zetron consoles

 

 

Reason for Resignation:

Career break