Cobol Programmer Analyst

Mervin Faulkner

  • COBOL Experience: (Beginner, Intermediate, Expert)-Expert
  • Location: (City, State, Country)-Retired and currently a Full Time RV’er Willing to go where needed or work online.
  • Availability: (Part-time, Full-time)-Both
  • Availability Type: (Volunteer, Available to Hire)-Available to Hire
  • Link to LinkedIn profile (or other relevant job experience information):

03/16 to present
Retired and full time RV’er. Still enjoying programming.

Christian Horizons- We provide shelter and care for people with exceptional needs.
Care Giver - 24 hour per week contract.
Duties, Responsibilities
Duties include maintaining a safe and pleasing environment for our residents.
Responsible for the administration of medications according to schedule, helping with meals
and interfacing with the residents in any manner that will improve their quality of life.

Tax Recovery Group
Contract-Accounts Manager
Duties; Contact prospects based on management direction and close sales.
Responsible for mantaining all Sales Activity records and weekly reports.
Was Top Salesman!

09/03- 09/04
Master Movers
General Manager
Responsible for Customer Service, Crew Management, Booking Moves and looking for
opportunities to increase market share.
Increased sales each year.
Introduced Incentive plan to increase sales and reward refferals.

Nov. 1, 2002 to June 23, 2003
Superintendent at Holgate Court, Barrie Ont.
Collected Rent, Showed Apartments for Renting, Did Leases, Kept records of Rent etc.
Painted in Apartments, cleaned Apartments for Renting. Loved on the tenants.

April 21 2002 to Nov.1 2002
Superintendent at Heritage Place, Sault Ste. Marie,. Ont.
Showed Apartments, Got Leases Signed, Worked Part Time in the Office, cleaned
apartments for renting. Loved on the tenants.

06/77 - Present
Responsible for marketing, selling and designing Utility Billing and Financial software.
Duties also include managing projects, employee training, trouble shooting,
supporting clients and insuring products were current to the needs of the clients.
Also responsible for all budgeting.
Developed a Points Reward Program called REAL POINTS™ that is used for customer
and employee loyalty and incentive programs. REAL POINTS have REAL VALUE!

Brechin Hydro, Blenheim Hydro, Brock Hydro, Collingwood PUC, Cornwall Electric,
Deseronto PUC, Elmvale Hydro, Lakefield Hydro, Clarington Hydro, Newmarket Hydro,
Orillia Water, Light & Power, Red Rock Hydro, Stayner PUC, Sundridge Hydro,
West Lincoln Hydro, Whitby Hydro, Latchford Hydro, Creemore Hydro,
Millbrook Hydro,Barrie PUC, Cambridge PUC, Stratford PUC, Thornton Hydro,
Mount Forest PUC.

Village of Hastings, City of Orillia, Town of Aurora
Shaw-Almex Industries, Fait Products Inc., Weber Tool & Mold, Rubberset, Imperial Eastman
Distribution & Supply:
Oser Electric, Barrie Plumbing & Electrical Supply, Franoz Metals, Waltec Sinkware,
Holland Marine, Hapamp
Ainley and Associated Ltd.

08/76 - 06/77
Denison Mines - Elliott Lake
Project Leader
Duties, Responsibilities
Responsible for supervising and managing 20 contract software programmers for a multi-million
dollar Financial System. Duties included training programmers in programming standards,
helping programmers with logic problems, resolving questions re. design specs,
sheduling test time etc.

05/70 - 08/76
Data Processing Supervisor
Duties, Responsibilities
Responsible for department planning and budgeting. Duties also included managing employees,
projects and guiding the department into the future.

05/67 - 05/70
Computer Operator to Senior Programmer
Duties, Responsibilities
Responsible for operating a IBM/360 on 3 shifts (05/67 - 03/68).
(Taught myself Cobol and RPG programming during this period.)
Responsible for maintainance of large Assembler system. Duties also
included helping other programmers with logic problems in their Cobol programs. (04/68 - 05/70).

IBM self study courses in Cobol, RPG, PL/1 and Assembler.

Also taught myself Basic, C++, HTML, Perl, PHP, Java Script and video production.

Canadian Bankers Association course in Practical Banking
(Basic Accounting through Queen’s Univerisity).

DeVry Technical Institute- course in Electonics.

Ryerson Institute of Technology - Radio & Television Announcing.

SKILLS: Motivator, problem solver, can take control and make decisions when required.
HONORS: Guest speaker at CANADIAN COMPUTER SHOW, DPMA meetings throughout Canada and USA,
Independent Computer Consultants Association and Municipal Electric Association meetings.
I have had many articles published about me including, IBM publications and COMPUTER WORLD.

Create and maintain web sites for Victory Faith Christian Fellowship, MGFA,

ORGANIZATIONS: Past President of Northern Ontario Chapter of DPMA.