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My Resume

William Lazure

owner (at) lazure (dot) net




    Retirement   Sep '21 - Present

          Designing and Building a Rugged, Portable Field MultiBand HF Transceiver

                -Design Schematic for maximum features and minimum weight/current consumption (for battery operation)

                -Lay out Printed Circuit Boards for minimum size and ergonomic placement of controls and connectors

                -Design mechanical layout for maximum efficiency of displays, connectors and controls

                -Choose components to minimize weight, current consumption, size and expense

                -Assemble, test and align for proper operation


    Thermo Fisher Scientific, Cameras & Imagers  (Scientific Instrumentation Manufacturer)

                                                        101 Commerce Blvd Liverpool, NY 13088   Jun ’07 – Sep '21

          Title: Quality Manager; Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) Manager

          -Manage ISO9001 program

          -Implement and Administer Corrective & Preventive Action and Training Programs

          -Established and Managed site Continuous Improvement Program, PPI

          -Established and Managed site Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) Program

          -Perform Failure Analysis on all products, systems and devices

          -Develop and Document manufacturing processes

          -Design and build manufacturing test systems

          -Design & Prototype video & power systems


     Syracuse Post-Standard (Newspaper) 1 Clinton Square Syracuse, NY 13201 Sep’01 – Jun ‘07

          Title: Technical Services Technician

          -Maintain, Repair, and Modify all Electronic and Electrical equipment (Press, Plate-making, etc)

          -Design new systems and modifications to existing Imaging Equipment, Robotics, and Press

          -Write software for new systems and equipment

          -Manage daily pre-press operations


     Sycon Instruments (Electronic Manufacturer) Kinne St. East Syracuse, NY 13057 Mar ’01 – Sep ’01

          Title: Production Coordinator

          -Manage phases of production:

          -Track all pending customer orders

          -Schedule all phases of production by using actual orders and projections

          -Track minimum parts levels to meet production needs

          -Perform final Quality Control Inspections

          -Debug production anomalies


     WSTM TV (Television & Radio Station) 1030 James St. Syracuse, NY 13203 Sep '95 – Mar ‘01

          Title: Broadcast Engineer

          -Maintain, repair, and modify all electronic equipment including VHF transmitter

          -Supervise evening shift production personnel

          -Design new equipment and modifications to existing Video Production Equipment

          -Operate station Satellite Uplink system

          -Train all station personnel on Proper Equipment Operation

          -Operate all equipment as necessary



     Bachelor of Science - Science, Mathematics and Technology, May 2006

         SUNY, Empire State College

          Emphasis: Electronic Engineering Technology

     Associates in Applied Science, Electronic Systems Technology, December 1985

          Community College of the Air Force

          Emphasis: Electronic Systems Technology



     United States Air Force, Mar 1983 - Dec 1992

          Microwave Radio and Base & Installation Security Systems Maintenance Technician

          Rank upon discharge: E-5 (Staff-Sergeant)

          Awarded US Air Force Commendation Medal

          Honorable Discharge



     Education: Graduated Focus Greater Syracuse Citizen's Academy, Nov 2023

     Training: OSHA511 - OSHA Standards for General Industry, Aug 2018

     Certification: IPC Certified Specialist (Soldering J-STD-001), Oct 2016

     Training: ISO9001:2000 Lead Auditor, Nov 2007

     Training & Certification: Practical Process Improvement (PPI) Continuous Improvement Program Manager, Aug 2007

     License: Federal Communications Commission General Radiotelephone License #PG-15-17913

     Certification: Electronic Technician's Association, International # CMNNM23 with Endorsement in Two-Way Radio

     License: Extra Class Amateur Radio Operator. Callsign: W2EB

     Regularly use: Solidworks 3D Cad, Altium CircuitMaker2000 ECAD, Omnify Product Lifecycle Management, Microsoft Visual Studio 2012, Microchip MPLab, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint & Visio)