4405 81 St.
Urbandale, IA 50322

(515) 954-7276

Nick Graber

  • Extensive troubleshooting experience.
  • Broad knowledge of computer systems.
  • Schematic, Blue Print, PID, and Ladder Logic analysis.
  • Experienced at applying new technologies in IT and Manufacturing applications.


Sr. Automation Project Manager
2005 – 2010 Applied Electronics Corp.
St. Charles, IA

  • Coordinated industrial automation projects from start to finish internationally; including application assistance, quotation, installation, and start-up.
  • Assisted in the electrical design of Industrial control panels.
  • Authored custom PLC and HMI programs primarily for Allen Bradly equipment.
  • Provided technical support, troubleshooting, and modification of existing automation systems.
  • Configured DC motor controllers, VFDs, and soft starters.
  • Designed electronic circuits through proto-typing and into production.

District Computer Technician
1998 – 2005 Urbandale Community School District
Urbandale, IA

  • Provided a wide variety of technical support for users of both Macs and PCs integrated throughout the district.
  • Successful upper level troubleshooting for both Mac and PC software and hardware inside and outside a server environment with integrated inkjet and laser printers.
  • Trained new technicians for both Mac and PC hardware and software troubleshooting.
  • Led a team of technicians to complete a given task on innumerable occasions.

Computer Experience

Other Computer Related Skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, 7, and office applications.
  • Proficient with MacOS 7 – OS X.
  • FreeBSD, Linux, and other UNIX-based operating systems.
  • Server environments for small and moderate user bases with cross-platform networking.
  • Member of the Centeral Iowa Linux User Group

2005 Des Moines Area Community College Graduate

  • AAS in High Tech Automation, Electronics, & Robotics


Electronic circuit design and application, embedded programming, BSD Unix & Linux, beekeeping and woodworking.