After working and learning various electrical and mechanical electrical components in the oil field and industrial sectors, I have my focus on remaining in tune to be in the High Energy Substation Transformer/Breaker operations that will allow me to broaden my knowledge through out the rest of my career path. I now have prepared myself ready to travel to all four corners of the North American Continent to further my experience and remain a dependable employee as I have always been viewed upon. With my current employer I have amassed an approximate total of 8 months with a crew that tested breakers, assist in filling and recovery of sf6 gas in various breakers up to 345 kv, dismantling of insulators, removal of interrupters not excluding inspection and cleaning and reinstalling back into the vessels. Involved with a crew in dismantling and reinstalling the components of ABB transformers and assisting in mobile transferring to other locations where warranted. Given the enlightenment that I have experience throughout my work history my focus will be in the Transformer/Breaker operations through out the remaining years in my career.
Dismantle and putting back together certain parts of breakers and transformers.
Removal of Breaker poles, clean, inspect and replace.
Removal of Interrupter, clean, replace.
Removal of sf6 gas and replenish.
Grounding not excluding outdoor grids, boxes and terminations.
Extensive wire pulls from Profibus, Fiber Optics to 5 kv through various techniques that render successful landings.
535 Threading rigid and plastic bond threading machines not limited to power polys up to 2".
Cable and Wireway installations including bonding, resizing in surroundings above 40' structures.
Proficient English/Spanish translations
555 rigid conduit bending machinery from 1/2" to 2 1/2" not limited to manual hand benders up to 1".
Fluke testers, hand testers and limited fiber optic fusion ovens.
Most JLG machinery up to 120', various man lifts up to 6 man occupants. Ditch witch, and fork lifts.
Powder actuated HILTI tools
Read some prints and determine location of lights, boxes and other devices.
Fixture installation including cameras and various wall mounted monitors.
installed various devices on different spurs of conveyors and sorters. Pulled wire through conduit runs and terminated where they land. Install and terminate Variable Frequency Drives, Electronic/Photo eyes and reflectors, Disconnects, various size electrical boxes, grounding, conduit bending from 1/2" to 2". Wire lights according to specifications on project prints and Amazon standards. Install pull cord stations and steel cords for emergency stoppage according to Amazon standards. Profibus terminating.
This company provided modules to earn Journeyman status and towards NCCER Certification in which I was active. My tasks included Cable tray structure mounting, cable and wire movement and relocating. Measure, cutting, reaming, and threading rigid as well as plastic bond pipe for conduit runs through means of couplings, fasteners, and fittings. Bending of rigid conduit using 15, 30 and 45-degree off-sets, 90 degree bends. Grounding grids for ready make in new build ups for refineries as well as internal building and device bonding. Ascending heights up to 120' to install lights, electrical boxes and assist in conduit runs. Wiring various lights and install according to prints. Participate in vigorous safety protocol meetings and ensure each co-worker receives the same safety passage home each completed day as I do.
Low voltage tele- data communications apprentice for 3 years. My responsibilities included running wire through a 30 story building which consisted of voice and data drops. Wire pulls through multi tenant offices and hospitals. Fiber Optic splicing, prepping, fusing and terminating. Installing data mount boxes and covers. Diagnosing voice/data wire and terminating. Monitoring supplies/hardware for applicated assignment. Three-year apprenticeship schooling with the IBEW 716 was a requirement.
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