Lead Electrical Instrumentation Technician Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Driven Lead Electrical & Instrumentation Technician offering experience and extensive knowledge in Electrical and PLC's systems analysis, operations, protection and controls. Strong technical and systematic aptitude with first-class talents for analyzing, coordinating and synthesizing data. Focus on accuracy and self-monitoring to prevent or correct issues swiftly for ideal project outcomes. Communicative and team-oriented with proficiency in Allen Bradley RS logix. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.


Develops job plans, defines parts and materials, defines skills and engages proper resources, coordinate and serve technicians in work related to the design, fabrication, installation, maintenance, operation, inspection, and testing of a variety of control systems equipment, but not limited to, electrical, mechanical, electronic, pneumatic, computer, micro-processor and variable frequency drive, electro mechanical, digital, and analog components used in the Manufacturing Operation to minimize downtime, improve operating efficiency and maintain the Site/Facility, executes work orders and other duties to provide a safe, efficient and cost effective operation.


· Approach all aspects of the work with safety as a value, identify specific safety hazards and mitigation measures in the execution of the proposed work.

· Design, implement, maintain, and improve electrical instruments, equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems.

· Establish preventive maintenance protocols.

· Supervise, coach technicians, and occasionally perform preventative maintenance

· Direct technicians to ensure machines are maintained in accordance with company specifications and production needs to maximize quality and productivity.

· Ensure that PPE, replacement parts and supplies are maintained in adequate quantities.

· Analyze work orders and blueprints to determine materials needed, type of operation, and sequence of operation, develop a bill of materials securing all parts required to complete job.

· Installation of equipment and fixtures. Inspect for compliance with safety.

· Operate computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks.

· Supervise and perform troubleshooting, machine repairs, and component replacement. Determine cause of malfunction and repair.

· Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.

· Recommend and participate in continuous improvement activities in operating procedure, safety, quality control, performance management and potential engineering projects.

· Problem analysis and resolution.

· Inspect completed installations and observe operations to ensure compliance with OSHA and company safety rules and regulations.

· Keep maintenance logs.

· Adhere to company policy and procedure.

· Other duties as assigned.


Required Competencies

1. Mechanical/electrical background is required having adequate craft knowledge and skill to accurately estimate labor hours and materials needed to complete a job.

2. Ability to perform work sitting or standing, stooping, bending, reaching, climbing, able to lift to 35 lbs., manual dexterity to enter data into computer system.

3. Visual acuity and verbal communications skills.

4. Must display good leadership, communication, problem-solving and organizational skills.

5. Self-motivated and good work ethics.

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Power Distribution
  • Budgeting
  • Transformers
  • Scheduling
  • Wiring
  • Electrical Systems
  • Engineering Design and Installation
  • Circuit Breakers
  • Switchgear
  • Technical Support
  • System Design
  • AutoCAD
  • Effective Communications
  • Performance Improvement
  • Instrument Calibration
  • Systems Engineering
  • Wiring Diagrams
  • Power Supplies
  • Circuit Board
08/2010 to Current
Lead Electrical & Instrumentation Technician Koch Industries, Inc. Zachary, LA,
  • Managed electrical team for extended periods of time in absence and during changing of electrical managers (Four times in particular)
  • Helped implement our company work order system.
  • Provided technical supervision and support to Instrumentation and Electrical (I&E) supervisors, Instrument and contract personnel.
  • Documented key information regarding operation, issue resolution and monitoring of PLC and HMI systems for compilation in technical manuals.
  • Meticulously tested installations to check continuity of circuits, and compatibility and safety of components using test equipment such as ohmmeter, amp meter, and voltmeter.
  • Examined on-site electrical systems and equipment to identify faults and devise design corrections.
  • Determined appropriate cables, fuses and electrical elements to use during installation phase of new equipment.
  • Responded to requests for information for general and specific power line design requirements.
  • Collaborated with mechanical engineers to resolve product development and maintenance issues.
  • Utilized Allen Bradley software to develop electrical schematics needed for projects.
  • Promptly answered information requests for general and specific energy use and water flow.
  • Checked motor loads to evaluate consumer load forms.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
04/2005 to 01/2010
Electrical & Instrumentation Technician Cemex Usa Fairfield, CA,
  • Worked in maintenance for a year until there was an opening in the electrical department
06/1985 to 01/2002
Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Renfro/ Fruit Of The Loom City, STATE,
  • Started job as a production worker where speed and efficiency controlled the rate of pay
  • Transferred to maintenance
  • Conducted preventive maintenance and repairs on production machinery.
  • Monitored machine operation and verified performance met production requirements.
  • Installed and repaired basic mechanical systems, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems and process control systems.
  • Disassembled malfunctioning equipment to identify issues and complete repairs using specialized tools.

  • Engaged in troubleshooting of machinery malfunctions through use of testing instruments and observation of defective equipment, listening and visually analyzing for sources of problems.
  • Disassembled machinery to remove parts and make repairs.
  • Performed regular preventative maintenance on all machinery and mechanical equipment to maintained continued operation and operator safety.
Education and Training
Expected in
Associate in Electronics Engineering Technology: Electrical, Electronics Engineering Technologies
Montgomery Community College - Troy, NC
  • 3.9 GPA
  • Dean's List Honoree
  • Minor in math but never completed
Expected in
: Business Management
Richmond Community College - Hamlet, NC
  • Completed coursework in management, communication and conflict management,leadership,lean concepts,cpr and first aid
  • Created highly effective new tag system that significantly impacted safety, efficiency and improved operations.
  • Recognized for Employee recognition on several occasions for outstanding performance and team contributions.
  • Major contributer to new work order system
Additional Information

During my two year tenure at MCC I tutored math every semester

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School Attended
  • Montgomery Community College
  • Richmond Community College
Job Titles Held:
  • Lead Electrical & Instrumentation Technician
  • Electrical & Instrumentation Technician
  • Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
  • Associate in Electronics Engineering Technology
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