Flavio Spedalieri

Flavio
Photo: Linda Fury

Introduction

Flavio Spedalieri is qualified in Telecommunications Engineering and currently holds a position as a service manager and engineer with an international ophthalmic instrument company.

Flavio's portfolio of knowledge and experience crosses several fields and disciplines, including photography, science, engineering, electronics, photonics, Information Technology, retail sales and the coffee industry.

Flavio is also an award-winning Australian photographer and an Accredited Professional Photographer with the Australian Institute of Professional Phototography (AIPP).

In the latter half of 2016, Flavio commenced developing a series of bespoke lamps.

Flavio has a love for unique scientific apparatus, electrical devices, Lasers, Optics and High-voltage studies. The works of Tesla, Edison, Geissler, Crooks, Da Vinci and many others would influence his creative projects.

Professional Career

  • August 2012 to current: - Heidelberg Engineering Australia, Service Manager, ophthalmic imaging instruments.
  • July 2010 to July 2012: - Cutera (Australia), Field Service Engineer, Cosmetic Laser Systems.
  • April 2009 to July 2010: - Espresso Company Australia, Coffee machine service technician.
  • November 2008 to March 2009: - Contracted Services, York Optical (Astronomy store).
  • July 2000 to November 2008: - EDS (Australia), Desktop Field Support. Supported Australian Customs Account including management of Sydney International Airport, Australian Taxation Office and Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
  • July 1997 to December 1999: - Madge Networks, Systems Administrator and IT Manager.
  • February 1996 to July 1997: - Gateway 2000, helpdesk technical support technician, 1st, 2nd and 3rd level technical phone support.
  • 1995 to 1997: Private consulting support to a small family company, People and Quality Solutions, supporting the Novell Netware server, and local area network.
  • August 1995 to February 1996: - Harvey Norman Computer Superstore, retail sales, support and service.
  • April 1993 to July 1995: - Dick Smith Electronics, retail sales (stores) and buyer's assistant (Headoffice).

Experience

  • Service Manager - ophthalmic Imaging Instruments
  • Service Engineer - Cosmetic Laser systems
  • Coffee Machine Service Technician
  • Field Support Engineer / Business Analyst.
  • Helpdesk Technical support including phone technical support.
  • Retail sales - Consumer Electronics, Electronics, Computers.
  • Laser servicing to a small laser display business including building and maintaining of laser projection systems, cleaning of laser optics and alignment of Argon laser systems.

Project Management / Technical Design, Implementation, Management
  • Management and co-ordination of relocations and moves (IT Infrastructure).
  • Designed and build a full laser projector and designed / created laser display for Forest Care's Forest Youth Expo in March 2002. Presented with a Certificate of Appreciation of the support and contribution to community project.
  • Asset and Inventory management.
  • Backup systems process and procedures including ArcServe, Backup Exec.

Additional Experience
  • Web Development; Domain Name Management, PHP, MySQL, Apache
  • Award-winning photographer; Awarded both at the state and national level, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2016, 2019. Full Accredited Member of Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP).
  • Adobe Photoshop, colour management, Digital Asset Management.

Education And Training

FORMAL EDUCATION

WESTMEAD HOSPITAL MEDICAL PHYSICS DEPT
Laser Safety Officer, AS4173:2004, 19th October 2010

MILCOM COMMUNICATIONS PTY LTD
Restricted Electrical (Disconnect / Reconnect),
NREL01, NREL02, UEENEEP001B, 2010

TRAINWELL PTY LTD
Certificate IV, Training and Assessment (TAA04), 2009

MILCOM COMMUNICATIONS PTY LTD
Certificate III Telecommunications Engineering, 2009

NORTH SYDNEY COLLEGE OF TAFE
Diploma Telecommunications Engineering, 2006
Certificate IV Telecommunications Engineering, 2005
Statement of Attainment - Manufacturing and Engineering, 2005

HUNTER INSTITUTE OF TAFE
Statement of Attainment - Hospitality Operative Skills, 2006
THHBFB12B - Prepare and Serve Espresso Coffee

MARIST COLLEGE NORTH SHORE
Higher School Certificate, 1993

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Engineering Mathematics, Statistics.
  • Digital Electronics, Amplifiers, Microprocessor Fundamentals, Microwave Systems, Antenna Systems.
  • Field Testing Radio / Wireless networks.
  • Diagnostic Techniques, Remote Repair of network faults.
  • Transmission Lines - Fibre Optics (including termination and fusion splicing).
  • Testing cable bearers.
  • Related Information Technology development; - MS Server 2003, Cisco, TCP/IP, Ethernet.
  • Photonic Wavelength Division Multiplexing systems.
  • Photonics Transmission Systems.

MILCOM COMMUNICATIONS PTY LTD
ACA Open Registration (Base Cabling License) - ICTTC136B, ICTTC137B, 2009.
Structured cabling CPR endorsement - ICTTC009C, 2009.
Coaxial cable CPR endorsement - ICTTC011C, 2009.
Optical fibre CPR endorsement - ICTTC010C, 2009.
Perform accurate cable system test - ICTTC013C, 2009.

EDS (AUSTRALIA)
Information Technology Information Library (ITIL), 2008.
Network Security and Firewall Fundamentals, 2001.
Relational Database Design / Data Modelling, 2001.

VMARK EDUCATION
Novell Certified Engineer (CNE), 1996.


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