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Lessons offered by Juan Carlos
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at their home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Spanish
  • Oral expression - Spanish
  • Oral comprehension - Spanish
  • Writing comprehension - Spanish
  • Writing expression - Spanish
  • Accent reduction-Spanish
Levels
  • All Levels

Published authored of Ingles Para Todos and Si Spanish, translator and interpreter

Methodology

My teaching methods are mostly applied communicative approach techniques. I also use comparative analysis to illustrate similarities and differences between the target and native languages. I rely on practical and communication methods tailored to the audience language level, needs and demographics.

Background

Applied Linguistics, Translation and Interpretation, Localization and Terminology Specialist. Graduated from 3 countries in applied linguistics and language teaching; Cuba, USA and Canada.
Authored "Ingles Para Todos" and published in the USA. Authored and taught Spanish language programs for both, corporate and non-corporate students.

Rates

Transportation Fee : $10
Rate for online lessons : $ 10/h
Lessons offered by Juan Carlos
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at their home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Spanish
  • Oral expression - Spanish
  • Oral comprehension - Spanish
  • Writing comprehension - Spanish
  • Writing expression - Spanish
  • Accent reduction-Spanish
Levels
  • All Levels

Juan Carlos's Resume

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

 Experience technology professional that specializes in Life Safety, Electronic Security and Mission-Critical Communications Systems.
 Versatile, detail and customer-oriented with in-depth working knowledge of Fire Alarm Detection Systems, Electronic Security and Voice/Data Networking and Communications Systems.
 Verifiable International working experience leading the design and implementation of mission-critical communications systems for subterranean, extreme hazardous industrial environments and geographically isolated locations.

PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 Authored Electronic Security for Field Technicians course – pending approval from the Ministry of Colleges.
 Co-designed and implemented the first MSHA-approved RF and Optical subterranean networks for the ActiveMine 2-way voice and tracking system – February 2009
 Developed and implemented the first Central Remote Dispatching System to meet the MINER Act compliance for underground coal mines in the USA – June 2010
 First Canadian to become a Black Hat/MSHA-certified Underground Systems Engineer authorized to perform work in surface/underground, coal/non-coal US mines – 2008
 Authored of Ingles Para Todos, the 5th most-commercially successful English program for Spanish-speaking people in 2001.

TECHNICAL SPECIALTIES

Expert dexterity with hand tools and test equipment to perform equipment installations, site surveys, fault restoration and testing, including but not limited to:
 Life Safety, Fire Detection and Notification Systems – Installation, verification, inspection and monitoring
 Electronic Security— Intrusion Systems, Card Access, Telephone Entry/Intercom, Duress Systems, CCTV and ADOs
 In-building Cellular/WiFi DAS (Distributed Antenna Systems), Copper and Fiber Optics Network Systems
 Programming Platforms – MS-SQL, Asterisk Telephony and MS-Visual Basic.


EDUCATION, INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS AND INTERNATIONAL TRAINING

1. BA in English Linguistics – York University, Canada 2003
2. PC/LAN Support Specialist – Institute of Technology, Canada 2002
3. BA in Modern Languages/English ESL – University of Houston, USA 2000
4. Bachelor of Education in Applied English Linguistics – Cuba 1996
5. Certified CFAA Fire Alarm Technician – Canada 2018
6. Certified ICT Protégé GX Administrator (Level 3)– Canada 2018
7. Certified Dietec/Entermatic Installer – Canada 2016
8. Certified Tyco/Kantech (Entrapass Corporate Edition) – Canada 2014
9. Certified Mircom TX3 Voice Communications and Access Control Integrator – Canada 2012
10. FOA Certified Fiber Optics Technician – USA 2010
11. MSHA/Black Hat Surface and Underground Systems Engineer – USA 2009
12. Certified Microsoft MCP, Cisco CCNA, CompTIA A+, Novell Netware, CWNA – Canada 2002
13. Certified Terminologist and Localization Specialist – The Netherlands 2000
RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

MIRCOM GROUP OF COMPANIES 2012 - Present
COMMUNICATIONS AND SECURITY CONSULTANT – MANAGER SECURITY DIVISION

 Manage all business aspects and personnel of the Security Division: sales, service, projects implementation, technical support and training.
 Develop business in vertical markets and strategic partnerships with systems integrators, infrastructure developers, trades (electrical, hardware, automation, parking control and emergency response)
 Ensure timely implementation and delivery of projects for occupancy
 Design and spec building control networks/systems (communications, security and emergency systems) in compliance with the Ontario Building, Fire Code and Disability Act.
 Train Security Integrators, Property Managers, Security Technicians and Sales Personnel.

ACTIVE CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES 2008 - 2012
DIRECTOR OF FIELD OPERATIONS – SUBTERRANEAN NETWORKS USA

 Directed the implementation of ActiveMine products/networks for underground and above ground coal mines
in compliance with MSHA and the MINER Act in the following states: Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Colorado, Illinoi and Ohio.
 Developed the business network of the Appalachian region for the introduction (beta stages) and implementation of ActiveMine products.
 Co-designed and develop the ActiveMine products and network infrastructure: IP Telephony, RFID Tracking System and Centralized Remote Dispatch.
 Lead the testing and installation of beta products and future MSHA-approved implementations.


HYDROGENICS CORPORATION 2002 - 2008
COMMUNICATIONS AND SECURITY TECHNOLOGIST – HYDROGEN POWER DIVISION

 Designed and executed the international delivery of electronic security systems in North America, Asia and Europe for the GEN-II power generation facilities and hydrogen fueling stations.
 Assembled, installed and commission process control equipment and ancillaries: HMIs, PLCs (AB and Siemens), gas monitoring systems, safety control systems, perimeter detection systems and other security related equipment: CCTV cameras, RFID tagging, PA/notification and evacuation systems.
 Acted as Bilingual Technical Writer and Product Specialist for the introduction of the FCPM hydrogen backup power units for the South American telecommunications market (Telefonica in Mexico).
 Trained technical personnel and end-users.

INTERLINGUAL OF AMERICA 1999 - 2000
PROGRAM DIRECTOR AND AUTHOR

 Authored “Ingles Para Todos” second edition. A twelve-volume English program for Spanish-speaking people.
 Designed all aspects of the language program, including: the program materials, the Linguistic and Methodological approach, the audio-visual components and the selection of the program instructors and actors.
 Implemented the in-house support educational system for the “Ingles Para Todos” program.
 Coordinated and implemented the program expansion (sales offices) throughout the states of California, Florida, Texas, New Mexico and Arizona.
 Contributed as a language consultant during the 3rd edition of “Ingles Para Todos” in 2006.

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