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911 Midnight Drive Phone: (210) 497-1967
San Antonio, Texas 78258  
Email: Weldon Cabaniss

Weldon B. Cabaniss III


To apply my skill and interest in computer programming, IT, networking, computer software, computer hardware, web design, graphic arts, publishing, and an acute understanding of electronic and mechanical systems, in a company that can use my knowledge and expertise.


20 years experience in electronics, mechanical systems, computers, and communications. Specialist in trouble shooting and debugging, hardware and software systems. 5 plus years experience in multiple operating systems, IT, networking, Web application design and programming. Knowledgeable in interface and support of legacy applications. Natural ability to understand and master any software application and operating system.


* UNIX, Linux shell scripting * HTML programming
* UNIX, Linux file systems * Web Site and Web Application Interface Design
* System Administration * Networks Design and Configuration
* Systems Integration * Samba Netbios Networks Implementation
* System Security * Microsoft Windows Win NT Administration
* Internet Security * Web Servers TUX, Apache, Apache SSL
* Firewall Design * Visual Basic programming
* Cobol programming * Visual C++ programming
* JavaScript programming * C, C++ familiarity

Work Experience

1997-                     BSA Turnkey Corporation                                                       San Antonio, Texas

Systems Consultant, Systems Designer, and Programmer

Programming of Credit Union applications for member data information input and retrieval using Cobol and Unix shell scripting. Integration of Credit Union data processing applications with design of a new web interface for internet banking, and a document imaging, retrieval, and management system. Required the design and interface of internet technology with legacy Cobol applications and Unix shell scripts. Set up of networks; secure servers, and hardware firewalls using Linux, Apache Server, SSL, iptables, with MS Windows client and remote shell applications.


2001-2003                       Kidz Magazine                                                                          San Antonio, Texas

Publisher and Graphic Artist

Compose and ready for printing, the layout, and ad copy for Kidz Magazine. Kidz Magazine is a newspaper designed to showcase the literary and artistic talents of school children in the Comal Independent School District, Northside Independent School District, and the North East Independent School District in San Antonio, Texas. I use the programs Corel Draw, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Page Maker, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel to do my layout and design.


1993-1997              Diamond Shamrock Corporation                                                 Denver, Colorado

Pump Technician

Maintenance and repair of gas station pump systems.  Drove the State of Colorado installing and maintaining gas station pump systems. Required my knowledge of electronic, mechanical systems and computer communication interfaces.  When pay the pump systems were first introduced, I worked with outside technicians from Digital Equipment Corporation and became one of the only techs at Diamond Shamrock to be able to seamlessly install the new systems.  After leaving Diamond Shamrock they hired me to come back and consult on several new installations.


1991-1993              Boulder Valley Poultry                                                                Boulder, Colorado

Processing Plant Manager, Assistant General Manager

Managed the processing floor of a one half million chicken egg farm.   Designed, programmed and installed conveyor belt timing systems, and video surveillance systems. Established flock feeding schedules, coordinated processing to fill and ship grocery store, and military orders.  Worked closely with USDA graders on testing and egg quality.  Worked with OSHA to establish and carry out plant work safety rules.


1981-1991               Evergreen Alarm                                                                         Evergreen, Colorado

Owner Operator, Entrepreneur

Started up and ran a successful alarm business in the mountains west of Denver, Colorado.  In ten years I built the business to serve homes and businesses throughout Colorado, selling and installing burglar, fire alarms, residential gate systems, and video surveillance systems.  I sold the business in 1991.  While with Evergreen Alarm I designed, patented, manufactured, and sold an alarm installation tool device.


1980-1981                Ranger American Alarms                                                            San Antonio, Texas

Senior Service Technician

Responsible for the oversight of new alarm installations, and the trouble shooting of existing system failures.


1976-1980                 United States Navy                                                                   Norfolk, Virginia

Interior Communications Electrician IC-3

Stationed on the Guided Missile Destroyer USS. Ernest King DDG-41.   Responsible for maintaining shipboard alarms, gyrocompasses, all ship indicators, telephones, sound powered phones, closed circuit television, shipboard intercom systems.  In the U.S. Navy for my term of four years with Honorable Discharge and two years in the navy reserve.

Certificates and Awards

A+ Certificate Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 administration.


1982-1984             Red Rocks Community College                                                       Lakewood Colorado
Two years computer electronics.


1976                      United States Navy Interior Communications Electronics School     San Diego, California
Navy Electronics A School - Navy Gyrocompass and Servo School


1975                    Winston Churchill High School                                                        San Antonio, Texas
High School Graduation.


U.S. Patent Number:288,538  Alarm installation device. 


Inventing, Music, and Graphic Arts

I have many inventions, play guitar, keyboard, write and record songs.
I do graphic art design and illustration.
Play guitar for the Harvest Fellowship Church Praise and Worship.