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Jeff Klinger NCE SMIEEE


Served as communications chief for a transportation/logistics company, under the 36th Engineer Group based out of Ft. Benning Georgia, responsible for all secure wire line and wireless communications for the unit, and while attached to 82nd Airborne during operation desert storm and desert shield. Participated in numerous deployments, served two combat tours, operation desert shield/storm, and earned several commendations, including the Army Commendation medal (ARCOM) for service.

 Began career in Electromagnetic Compatibility and regulatory compliance in 1994,

Experience

  • Director of EMC Engineering

Compatible Electronics, Inc.

In brief, guide, and lead lab management to achieve overall objectives with respect to client satisfaction, quality of service, efficient lab operations, profitability and overall competency of personnel.

  • Member Subcommittee 1, 3, 4, 6

Accredited Standards Committee C63® - EMC

Development of definitions and methods of measurement of electromagnetic noise and signal strengths (radiated and conducted), determination of levels of signal strength, levels of unwanted sources, limiting ratio of noise (and/or unwanted sources) to signals and development of methods of control of, and guidelines for influence, coupling and immunity.(www.C63.org)

  • Treasurer

IEEE EMC Society - Orange County

Jan 2012 – Dec 2013 (2 yrs)

As the Chapter Treasurer, overall responsibilities include: • Working with the Chapter Leadership in developing a budget and monitoring adherence to it • Keeping Treasurer records and financial data up-to-date • Complying with all applicable local laws and IEEE Guidelines • Advising on the proper procedures for requesting Section funds • Tracking the accuracy of the amounts of all income and expenses • Submitting the annual financial report (L50) • Reporting to the Executive Committee on the financial status of the chapter.

  • Chapter Chair

IEEE

2006 – Jan 2012 (6 yrs)

The EMC Society encompasses the design, integration, testing and analysis of electrotechnology products and systems to control electromagnetic interference. It strives for EMC enhancement through the generation of engineering standards, measurement techniques, instrumentation and procedures, the study of equipment and systems characteristics, improved techniques and devices for EMI control, education in EMC and studies of the origins of interference.

  • Lab Manager

Compatible Electronics, Inc.

1996 – 2000 (4 yrs)

Manage an accredited commercial EMC qualification test Lab.

  • Sr. Test Engineer

Compatible Electronics, Inc.

1994 – 1996 (2 yrs)

FAA DO-160 qualification test and measurement duties. Also performed tests to MIL-STD 461/462.

  • Communication Chief 533rd trans, 36th Eng. Grp.

US Army

Jun 1989 – Jun 1992 (3 yrs 1 mo)

Served as Communications Chief for 533rd transportation, 36th Engineer group during operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.