Sean M. Kelly

495 Jamestown Rd
Cookeville, Tennessee 38501


931-525-6056 home, 931-261-5229 cell




Innovative Electronic Solutions


Design and consultation

Engineer, Owner

Open contract –  Redesign of power distribution panel to minimize the manufacturing costs.  I was asked to take over manufacturing.  Currently producing the panels for the telecommunication industry.

Open contract – Occasional design of various test jigs using Cypress PSoC3 for an automotive filtration company.

Contract – Performed a schematic and PCB analysis for a major manufacturer’s outsourced design.  Helped their internal quality management team to verify that the manufacturer’s product was meeting their criteria.

Contract – Developed power circuit and PCB for a new patent, created technical documentation for the patent submittal and manufactured 55 prototypes.

Contract – Write a whitepaper on IEEE 802.11 standards, 802.15.4 standards and the corresponding co-existence problems between them.

Contract – Design, schematic entry, PCB layout of single-gang outlet controller and switching controller based on the power line communication module of Cypress PSoC3.

Contract – Consultation of antenna needs for an in-hospital RFID system.




Design and manufacturing electronic counter surveillance equipment

Engineering Supervisor

Circuit Design including analog circuits (audio, power), digital circuits (Microcontroller circuits with coding in C++), and RF circuits (various transmission lines structures and transitions, various filter topologies, Dielectric Resonator Oscillator).  Led design process of research, schematic entry, circuit board layout, Gerber generation and review, PCB ordering, part stuffing, testing, revising designs and creating technical manuals for technicians.  Spent the last 2 years with 3D electromagnetic simulation software (Ansoft’s H.F.S.S.) to design planer antennas and microwave structures.  Supervised engineering group with coordination of product development from design process through production.  Implemented a technical documentation program for products going into production including product quality control test procedures.

LAKELAND ELECTRIC, Cookeville, Tennessee


Design and installation of industrial/commercial power systems


Worked under Professional Engineer’s supervision to design industrial/commercial power distribution systems, created blueprints of the design, and created material take-offs for bids.  Provided preventative maintenance and network administration of computer hardware and software.


MARTIN SIGNS, Cookeville, Tennessee


Design and installation of commercial signs


Troubleshooting, repairing, manufacturing, refurbishing and installation of signs.

Provided preventative maintenance, both software and hardware, of the company’s computers.


GROUND ELECTRONICS, Quantico, Virginia


Marine Corps Air Facility

Air Traffic Control Radar Maintenance Supervisor

Supervised a work section of five personnel, provided preventive maintenance and corrective maintenance to component level on a ground controlled approach radar system.  Trained new personnel, conducted continuous job training, scheduled the preventive maintenance, and provided guidance and counseling to junior enlisted personnel.




Navel Air Station, Memphis

Air Traffic Control Radar Maintenance Instructor

Certified instructor teaching operation and troubleshooting to component level of both analog and digital radar systems, machine language programming, alignment procedures, test equipment, maintenance documentation, supply and deployment procedures.   Maintained operability of radar systems, developed lesson guides for new radar system, and corrected technical manuals.


Tenn. Army National Guard, Signal Officer – Secret Clearance


Organized and maintained classified material used for battalion level communication.  Planned and implemented communication systems for helicopter squadron.  Served as squadron commander’s subject matter expert for all communication needs.  Retired as Captain.




TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY, Cookeville, Tennessee – 1993-1997

Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering