Myron Dawson

Myron Montrece Dawson
4211 Heatherbrooke Road • Birmingham, AL 35242 • 205-541-9523 •

Success driven and experienced individual adept at handling short term and long term electrical system troubleshooting. Skills to handle multiple projects simultaneously with professionalism and accuracy. High proficiency in reading schematics, ladder logic, and vast knowledge in computer software applications.


ITT Technical Institute – Bessemer, AL
Bachelor of Science – Electronics and CommunicationsEngineering Technology
Grade Point Average: 3.13/4.0
Graduation Date: June 2010
Associate of Applied Science – Computer and Electronics Engineering Technology
Graduation Date: May 2008
Member of Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society


Eissmann Group Automotive – Pell City, AL 03/2015 – 07/2015
MES Automation Engineer

Managed and monitored the manufacturing process of all safety relevant parts through barcode scanning of each part on the production floor.
Successfully oversaw the commissioning of the Manufacturing Execution System resulting in increased productivity and reduced scrap rates from 15% to 3% under my direction.
Took real time data from robots, machines and production employees to identify and eliminate weak points in production and present action plans to supervisors and managing director.
Worked with maintenance to troubleshoot, repair and solve issues with PLC programing of machines and robots with MES integration.
Wrote, created documentation and executed training courses for users of MES, mostly production employees and supervisors.
Testing and debugging SQL software for MES and extensive MS Office use for reports and creation of training materials.

Vulcan Engineering (Contract Snelling Staffing) – Birmingham, AL 11/2014 – 03/2015
Industrial Electrician
Build large scale industrial electrical systems and panels using blueprints and schematics.
Experienced wiring small single door to large multi-door control enclosures containing VFD’s, PLC’s, HMI’s, air conditioners, DC and AC components, pilot devices, terminal blocks, disconnects, and fuses.
Used test equipment for diagnostic and troubleshooting purposes and adhered to safety practices.
Performed equipment rebuilds that involved identification and removal of damaged and obsolete components testing and installation of new components.
Able to spot inconsistencies in drawings and discrepancies in paperwork to ask or answer questions during assembly process. Work closely with electrical engineering team to resolve any issues.
Maintained excellent record of completing projects before deadlines to ensure customer demands and extensive verification of product.

COMMAND ALKON – Birmingham, AL 11/2011 – 11/2014
Field Service Engineer/ Control Automation Technician
Responsible for designing, programming, simulating and testing automated machinery and processes in the ready mix concrete industry with travel around 50% domestic and international.
Allen Bradley PLC Control automation hardware responsible for terminating & tracing electrical wiring connections, as well as installing, testing and troubleshooting electronic controls.
Writing and modifying ladder logic programs to sequence the batch controls to customer specifications based on certain conditions such as batch recipe or other material handling variables.
Oversaw the commissioning of hardware and software automation equipment from start to finish including end user training; this included supervising of others i.e. electrical contractors, maintenance technicians, scale technicians and team members to ensure proper start up time.
Configured and resolved issues with ControlNet and TCP/IP network protocols.
Software testing and debugging of MSSQL server database and QNX.
Installed, queried upgraded and uninstalled older versions of SQL; applied patches and scripts in SQL for performance issues and troubleshooting.
Trained engineers and technicians for equipment maintenance and operations.
Improve machine uptime by developing statistical studies and maintenance action plans.

COALMONT ELECTRICAL DEVELOPMENT (Contract Aerotek Staffing) – McCalla, AL 06/2011 – 11/2011
Industrial Electrician
Built large scale electrical systems and panels, working in the mining, metals and paper industries
Performed equipment rebuilds that involved identification and removal of damage and obsolete components. Extensive use of schematics, blueprints and test equipment.
Responsible for the ongoing effectiveness of all control systems, including hardware, software, and instrumentation while monitoring performance and identifying improvement needs.
Troubleshoot system problems not resolved by routine maintenance or surveillance activities.
Worked with and took the lead on time sensitive and emergency projects with little to no down time for clients.

COMUNICATIONS TEST DESIGN INC (Contract Lyons HR) – Bessemer, AL 08/2007 – 03/2011
Electronic Technician
Tested, troubleshoot and repaired telecommunications equipment in a production driven environment.
Used various hand tools for troubleshooting including multi-meters and oscilloscopes.
Solder various through hole and surface mount components to circuit boards.
Trained new employees and gave client demonstrations on testing and repair practices.
Experience with Microsoft Office Software Applications (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows 7, XP, 2000/2003/2008/, Mac
Allen Bradley RSLogix 5000, RSLogix 500
Computer Applications: Allen Bradley PLC, MSSQL 2008 , Setting up networks and proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite

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