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Appelboom - Telecommunications Specialist - Winter Haven, FL, USA

Letty Appelboom

Winter Haven, FL, USA


Telecommunications Specialist

Work History

Telecommunications Specialist II Florida Department of Health

From February 2003

Coordinate, instigate, and finalize all acquisitions of any phone or data
communications equipment.
Worked on the establishment of several new clinic sites or clinic moves,
including all data and phone equipment related research, ordering, installation, and implementation, and transferring of data circuits and phone lines from old
sites and overseeing the shutting down of those sites
Reconstruction of wire closets for four major clinic sites in Polk County to provide better accessibility, maximize space, and provide better functionality of phone and data equipment.
Complete rewiring of three sites in Polk County and partial rewiring of another
Assisted in design and installation of a new fiber backbone in the Bartow
Administration Complex.
Coordinate CSA and CSR work orders for new data and phone circuits, lines, and equipment including pricing, placement, research, justification,
considerations of other possible solutions, working with vendors on installations, and assuring that all equipment meets the needs of the site and
maintains the standards and specifications set by the Florida Department of

Request telecommunications traffic studies at sites as needed to analyze and correct traffic volume issues on circuits and phone lines.
Research, implement, and oversee all upgrades to phone system and data
communication equipment as needed or requested by individual sites,
including upgrading of data circuits at four major clinics to accommodate
video equipment and upgrading all phone system servers to comply with
Health Department standards.
Directly responsible for switching major clinics from single copper lines to PRI
circuits including doing all research, cost analysis, order forms, pricing, and coordinate vendor meets to minimize down time for sites.
Worked on evaluating, testing, and submitting to ITSW committee new
equipment for consideration.
Researched and coordinated installation of new phone systems at several
sites when old systems proved...

Telecommunications Specialist Polk State College

March 2001 - February 2003

Worked on installing, testing, and maintaining infrastructure on dual
Completed phone and data wiring for new campus buildings, including
installation of wire cabinets, racks, wire racks in ceilings, and all end
terminations for copper and fiber.
Maintained supplies, organized work orders, attended meetings for campus
projects such as new construction, renovation projects, and upgrading of existing equipment.
Assisted in all workstation upgrades and installations.
Assisted in repair and maintenance of computer systems including

workstations, servers, switches, and routers.

Computer Service Technician Qualexserv

October 2000 - August 2001

Worked as field service technician to maintain, repair, upgrade, and install the

computer systems and software for contract customers.

Qualifications & Certifications

Computer Science

Polk State College

Psychology/Clinical Counseling

Nova Southeastern University


Polk State College

General Studies

Winter Haven High School

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