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JC
Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary
I am a talented electrician and instrumentation technician adept at tackling complex electrical and controls issues with accuracy and in a timely manner. I specialize in electrical and instrumentation system troubleshooting, calibration, and installation. I would love the opportunity to provide your company with the knowledge and work ethic that I have provided to my previous employers.
Skills
  • National Electrical Code knowledge
  • Schematics interpretation
  • Computer-literate
  • Self-motivated
  • Team player
  • Multi-tasking
  • Arc flash knowledge
  • Mechanical concepts knowledge
Learns new skills quickly
Confined Space Trained
Knowledge of Hazardous Locations
and Materials
Trained in Proper PPE Identification and Use
Reliable and Dependable
Hard Worker
Work History
11/2011 to Current Power Plant Instrumentation and Electrical Technician San Antonio Water System | San Antonio, TX,
  • Installed electrical conduit and wiring for power, controls and lighting.
  • Installed electrical and mechanical equipment in accordance with the National Electric Code.
  • Disconnected and removed motors pumps and fans.
  • Maintained and repaired solenoids and regulators on co-generation systems.
  • Installed, repaired tested and programmed electrical and electronic systems including programmable logic controllers, human machine interface systems and SCADA systems. 
  • Interpreted blueprints, schematics, drawings and layouts to complete repairs and troubleshoot problems.
  • Determined proper methods, equipment and materials to complete cost repairs within budget.
  • Tested, troubleshot and calibrated pneumatic and electronic control equipment in the shop and in the field.
  • Documented all maintenance and repairs performed on equipment.
  • Monitored control system software and stored software in secure locations.
  • Notified supervisor immediately about equipment problems and breakdowns.
  • Completed daily inspections of electronic and mechanical equipment.
  • Interpreted electric and electronic schematics and mechanical layouts to diagnose equipment problems.
  • Updated and modified components and systems to improve operation.
  • Controlled and monitored mechanical equipment using a computer.
  • Installed and maintained databases on the company’s server.
  • Performed vibration analysis on varying pieces of equipment within a power plant. Including, generators, steam turbines, gas turbines, pumps, motors, and fans.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, install and calibrate regulators used for natural gas and pneumatics.
  • Maintain and repair of high and low voltage electrical gear. Voltages range from 13,500 Vac down to 120 Vac. 
  • Maintain, repair, and installation on direct current batteries, gear and power supplies. Voltages range from 5 Vdc to 300 Vdc.
  • Maintain, repair and installation of alternating and direct current generators and sub systems.
  • Maintained and tested protective relaying equipment related to power plant and substation operation.
  • Installed, tested and modified circuit breakers, controls, fuses, lights and motors.
  • Fabricated specific electrical component parts and assemblies.
  • Worked with various types of cableways, conduits and other electrical raceways.
  • Interpreted drawings, wiring diagrams, flow charts and written descriptions of the project requirements.
  • Recorded the respective measurements for each project.
  • Worked extended hours on weekday and weekend projects.
  • Consistently updated knowledge of safety requirements and policies.
  • Planned motor starter and control installations using codes and specs.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the use of cable reels, stripping tools, voltage detectors, crimping tools and wire and cable cutters.
  • Developed in-depth knowledge of arc flash ratings and standards.
  • Measured devices, including analyzers, amp meters and volt-ohm meters.
  • Tested equipment tools such as oscilloscopes, ammeters and test lamps.
  • Member of the production department safety committee responsible for analyzing plant safety issues and suggesting correction options to management.
06/2004 to 11/2011 Journeyman Electrician and Electrical Foreman Amco Electric Company | City, STATE,
  • Installed electrical conduit and wiring for power, controls and lighting.
  • Installed electrical and mechanical equipment in accordance with the National Electric Code.
  • Disconnected and removed motors and pumps.
  • Interpreted blueprints, schematics, drawings and layouts to complete repairs.
  • Determined proper methods, equipment and materials to complete cost repairs within budget.
  • Interpreted electric and electronic schematics and mechanical layouts to diagnose equipment problems.
  • Obtained measurements and readings using volt and ohm meters, meggers, IC testers and dial indicators.
  • Troubleshot and repaired many different types of alternating and direct current equipment of varying voltages.
  • Installed control systems for fresh water and sewage stations for multiple municipalities in the surrounding area.
  • Installed, programmed and repaired variable frequency drives for motors.
  • Installed line of sight radio communications for remote water well operations.
  • Supervised and managed commercial and industrial electrical projects of varying size.
  • Supervised up to 15 employees at one time.
  • Put together estimates based on blueprints and specifications supplied by an engineer.
03/2003 to 06/2004 Apprentice Electrician Patrick Electric Service | City, STATE,
  • Installed, tested and modified circuit breakers, controls, fuses, lights and motors.
  • Fabricated specific electrical component parts and assemblies.
  • Interpreted drawings, wiring diagrams, flow charts and written descriptions of the project requirements.
  • Worked with various types of cableways, conduits and other electrical raceways.
  • Worked extended hours on weekday and weekend projects.
  • Consulted with the supervisor electrician regarding the likely risks associated with the assigned job.
  • Planned motor starter and control installations using codes and specs.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the use of cable reels, stripping tools, voltage detectors, crimping tools and wire and cable cutters.
  • Measured devices, including analyzers, amp meters and volt-ohm meters.
  • Tested equipment tools such as oscilloscopes, ammeters and test lamps.
  • Performed service work and troubleshooting on residential and commercial electrical systems.

Education
Expected in 2013 | PLC logic and programming Level Two GE Proficy PLC Software Training, Gexpro Dallas TX, GPA:
Expected in 2002 | Electrical Technologies Level Two The National Center for Construction Education and Research, San Antonio, TX GPA:
Level Two Certification
Expected in 2000 | Electrical Technologies/OJT Branch Area Careers Center, Coldwater, MI GPA:
Expected in 2000 High School Diploma | General Studies Coldwater High School, Coldwater, MI GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • GE Proficy PLC Software Training
  • The National Center for Construction Education and Research
  • Branch Area Careers Center
  • Coldwater High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Power Plant Instrumentation and Electrical Technician
  • Journeyman Electrician and Electrical Foreman
  • Apprentice Electrician

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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