Principal Engineer for Opptex
- Dallas/Fort Worth Area
Rick Racinskas's Overview
- CLO - Chief Life Officer at Opptex
Rick Racinskas' Summary
Currently on permanent vacation
Highly Experienced Engineer / Analyst
Executive Film Producer - The Name of God
Avionics Design for Cruise Missile Defense
Specialties: Fiber Optics Analyst
Rick Racinskas' Experience
CLO - Chief Life Officer
November 2000 – Present (13 years 11 months) Dallas
Currently on permanent vacation.
I did fiber optic consulting for companies such as Lockheed. I currently produce custom jet engine controls used for small manned jets for US cruise missile testing. One from the Bonds' movie "Octopussy" See www.smart-1.us for great photos.
Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Telecommunications industry
May 2009 – November 2012 (3 years 7 months) Flower Mound, TX
I design and support very large scale testers for Verizon FIOS equipment and other telecom providers. I work very closely with our Quality group, our senior Executives as well as the Verizon executives to ship thousands of quality products daily.
Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; TLAB; Telecommunications industry
1990 – 2008 (18 years) Dallas
Senior global field support. Combined fields of Analog, RF, video, fiber optic, and digital to produce test sets for communications systems for SONET, DLC, FITL, video and ATM telecom products. I developed microprocessor based ONT RF testers, laser sources, CATV
transmitters, power meters, transmitter/receivers.
Rick Racinskas' Publications
Rick Racinskas' Honors and Awards
Startech Foundation Business CompetitionStartech Foundation
- March 2002
Startech, a high tech venture capitalist based firm has provided $800 million to Texas start ups. I won the first the first prize as Opptex, the winner of the professional track, and received a prize worth about $80,000.
5 US patentsUS patent office
I have 5 patents in fiber optic switches and connectors.
DART accoladeDallas rapid transit (DART)
- July 2012
After completing a consulting project regarding DART's propulsion system, I received an accolade from the VP stating it was one of the best investments DART has made in a long while.
Rick Racinskas' Skills & Expertise
- Fiber Optics
Rick Racinskas' Education
Rick Racinskas' Additional Information
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