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Nic Bleeker | Elance
 
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Nic Bleeker

R&D, Developer, Contract Electronics Engineer
   South Africa
  |   Bethlehem, FS
  |  4:43 pm Local Time

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Overview

I have worked in both heavy current and electronics fields for utilities, telecommunications, hospital & private companies. I have gained experience working in these areas:

Electrical protection, Calibration labs, Instrument maintenance
Nuclear power plant, Fire protection systems
Technical support on a telephone exchange, Quality assurance testing
Designing & building test equipment, Subscriber line system
E1 MUX design, Debugging telecom ICs, Upgrading distribution boards
ABC cables & armoured cables, Research in alternative energy

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Sep 18, 2012|Other IT & Programming|Private|Completed

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Skills (10)

Tested
Embedded Systems
C
System Analysis
Electronic Design
Digital Electronics
QA Testing
Assembla
System Programming
Technical Writing
Amplifiers and Filters

Service Description

My strengths are in the field of Research, Analysis, Design & Development.

Available for work on new products, improvements on existing product or plant.

Embedded Real-Time Control Systems. FPGA design. Software and Hardware design. Analogue & Digital electronics. Communications systems.

LV Cable Installation (overhead, underground), Distribution Boards (installation & upgrading), Metering, Monitoring & Management.

Past Experience & Services provided:

1. Univ. of Stellenbosch (Thesis in conjunction with Tygerberg Hospital in development of instrument to measure depth of anaethesia)

2. ESKOM (Protection HV/LV, Investigation & Analysis of Plant Instrumentation & Control Systems, Instrument Calibration, SMPS technology) (Substations & Nuclear Power Station)

3. Altech Group (Teltech, STC, APN, Alcatel Altech Telecoms)
(Exchanges - hardware support, self-test software support, subscriber line interfaces investigation, SPICE simulations, solving problems produced by transmission line effects, sub-system testing involving environmental tests; PABX - R2 signalling board test system design & construction; DPGS - embedded software development; E1 Mux - developed Technical Specification from Marketing Specification, determined system requirements, wrote specifications for FPGA designer, did hardware & software development, including PCB layout specification)

4. South African Micro Electronic Systems (SAMES) (Telecom IC Design & Debug - debugging E1 Frame Aligner chip ACFA,...

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Education

University of the Witwatersrand
Real Time Computer Control
- 1993
University of the Witwatersrand
Acoustics and Electroacoutics
- 1993
University of Stellenbosch (South Africa)
Bachelor of Engineering Electronics
- 1985
Oude Molen Technical High School
Matric with N3 Electrical and Computer Science
- 1979

Keywords

embedded systems research design development debug programming assembler C Fortran Pascal CHILL Texas MSP430 Intel 8051 Atmel Siemens Motorola SPICE simulation filters telecommunications DSP FPGA software hardware amplifiers digital analogue analysis test environmental QA E1 MUX multiplexers frame aligner PLL instrumentation low noise calibration standards measurement energy QoS investigation transmission lines effects clock distribution acoustics
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