Motivated and seasoned leader with a reputation of hard work and honorable actions throughout Entergy's organization. Ability to work professionally, and courteously with a broad range of personalities. Devoted to using strong communication and problem solving skills, to continue building a safety minded culture with Entergy, and face future challenges positively.
Outstanding leadership and communication strengths.
Competent utilization of all safety training; knowledgeable, adherence to Entergy's company policies and procedures.
Successful, accomplished negotiator.
Excel under pressure; quickly adapt to changing workloads and situations.
Superior troubleshooting skills
Ability to stay on track, use exemplary prioritization skills, to complete tasks, timely safely, and efficiently.
Positive attitude; highly motivated.
Work well with diverse groups, from the classroom as a trainer to the field as the Senior Lineman.
Entergy EAI Bootcamp Guest Instructor - 2017
Entergy Safety Strategy Team - 2016 to Current
Entergy Arkansas "Lineman of the Game" - 2012
Entergy Cover-up for Flash Mitigation Team - 2010 to Current
Entergy Arkansas SAB member - 2008 to 2013
Entergy Arkansas RSAB member SW region - 2008 to 2013
Entergy Arkansas Safety Chairperson - 2002 to 2013
Entergy Arkansas VPP Team - 2001
Entergy ArkansasMarch 1999 to CurrentLineman El Dorado, AR
Senior Lineman - June 2016 to Present
Supervise and lead crew; Journeyman and Apprentices, as well as seasoned employees.
Safely work with craft to insure all policies and procedures are followed, and jobs completed to specifications without injury or damage.
Communicate with supervisor's, EA's, Safety, Vegetation, contractors, and customers about any issues, work to be completed, and resolve problems.
Serviceman - August 2003 to June 2016
Work many hours alone, often times during inclement weather, performing troubleshooting and restoring power to customers.
Communicate with dispatchers, contractors, supervisors, OC's, Safety Specialists, customers, and first responders.
Make full use of available resources, concentrate on very important critical areas to customers when resources weren't available.
Journeyman Lineman - June 2002 to August 2003
Support Senior Lineman.
Complete all objectives and tasks, using all skills, experiences and training that were acquired up to this level.
Help train apprentices.
Apprentice Lineman - March 1999 to May 2002
Train and prepare to become a Journeyman Lineman; learn more details of Entergy's Safe Work Rules.
IBEW Local Union 1703April 2011 to CurrentBusiness Manager El Dorado, AR
Oversee day to day operations of small Labor Union; checking and savings accounts, collecting dues and completing monthly reports.
Organize new members.
Communicate with members, and their supervisors in specific work group.
Attend quarterly Labor Management meetings.
Work through labor issues
Attend Arkansas State Electrical Workers Association conferences.
Attend IBEW Manager training for DOL files.
IBEW Local 1703May 2001 to May 2011President El Dorado, AR
Assist Business Manager
Oversee Monthly Meetings
Explain contract language
Lawrence Electric Co IncJune 1995 to March 1999Apprentice Lineman El Dorado, AR
Begin Lineman training as an Apprentice.
Assist Senior and Journeyman Lineman, other Apprentice members of the crew.
Over Twenty years of distribution line experience from UG installation and repair, URD switching to re-conductors, service work and troubleshooting, complicated switching and back-feeding substations.
Worked on many major storm restorations from record setting Ice Storms, to Katrina and Rita Hurricanes.
Entergy Arkansas Interview Committees
Safety Leader for all employees and public.
Louisiana Tech Engineering Ruston, LA, USA
Attended one semester - 1995
South Arkansas Community CollegeBasic StudiesEl Dorado, AR , USA
Attended 1993 to 1995
El Dorado High School1993High School DiplomaEl Dorado, AR, USA