Special to the Tribune-Star
TERRE HAUTE —
Jesse Allen of Dieterich, Ill., has been hired as the new telecommunications instructor at Lincoln Trail College in Robinson, Ill.
Prior to his position at LTC, Allen was a combination tech for Montrose Mutual Telco in Dieterich. In that capacity, he was in charge of tower installation and repair of the wireless Internet network, key phone systems installation and troubleshooting, and switching network maintenance and troubleshooting, among other things. His telecom experience also includes a stint as the local manager and state construction manager for Citizens/Frontier in Altamont, Ill., which included overseeing construction projects for the southern half of the state.
Allen has an associate’s degree in air conditioning and refrigeration from LTC and outside plant interconnect and fiber optic splicing certificates from Wabash Valley College.
This fall, Allen is teaching Intro to Switching Tech, Electronics in Telecom, IP Convergence, Digital Transmissions Networks, Emerging Technologies, and Developments in Telecom IV.