Electric Substation/Metropolitan Underground Field Supervisor with extensive experience in Electric Transmission and Distribution Substations. Skilled in Employee Development, Switching Order Approval, and working with Major industrial Customer regarding power needs. Excellent background in emergency restoration, scheduling, construction, Metro design, material assignment, budgeting, and large capital projects. Experienced in outage planning, preventive maintenance scheduling, and large transformer assembly and testing. Certified in Switching Authority, Electric Substation Maintenance testing, and Journeyman Substation Operator.
Substation/Metropolitan Consumers EnergyMay 2014 to CurrentSenior Field Leader MI
Field Supervise Operating, Maintenance and Construction employees.
This includes development, weekly safety visits, monthly safety meetings, annual reviews, credit card reconciliation, vacations, FMLA, training needs, time sheet review/approval, testing and report reviews on all equipment, Tools of Trade needs, and discipline.
Act as a substitute for ESOM Maintenance Manager when needed Supervised Exempt employees which includes development and coaching Serve as lead investigator to incidents occurring in the department Site Contact for Hazardous Spill Response for Local Headquarters Currently working on Plan of Action to close gaps in Metropolitan Training Pre job planning which consist of equipment needs, clearance reviews, cost estimates, material alignment, and work order generation Coordinated and Schedule all programmed Maintenance within service area.
Interpreting test result for effective plan of action, Outage Control Forms, pre-job brief documentation, and work plan Interface with System Control, Substation Operations, System Owners, Lab personnel, Technical Support, Transmission and Distribution Lines, and local Union to create positive interaction to facilitate an aggressive work schedule Work with large industrial customers and small retail metro business to coordinate outages, service equipment, negotiate contracts, provide up-to-date equipment needs, and serve as direct site contact.
Safely and efficiently direct personnel during emergency restoration including mobile substation sets and emergency load transfers.
On-call rotation which includes Battle Creek, Jackson, Lansing, and Flint areas.
Assisting other Supervisors during time of need or absence.
Conduct and document quarterly reviews to ensure that our facilities and equipment are aligned with OSHA and Company Standards.
Review initial Engineering prints of new Substation Construction and supervise and implement final drawings to meet safety and company standards Substation/Metropolitan.
Consumers EnergyDecember 2006 to May 2014Maintenance Supervisor Substation Operator Battle Creek, MI
Many of the duties listed above.
Active member of Local headquarter Safety Committee to promote strong alliance with union and management in regards to safety Served as Treasure/Special Events Coordinator on the Minority Advisory Panel within Consumers Energy Served as an alternate for Accident Investigation Teams Served as Chair of Substation Maintenance Apprentice Committee.
Developing Lead Maintenance Personnel Module Instruction, Scheduling Apprentice testing, Provided training and task sheet updates to Apprentices in the program.
Assisted in testing Journeyman, Step II, and Step I Apprentices, Electric.
Consumers EnergyOctober 2002 to December 2003Battle Creek, MI
Operated electric substations, transmission/sub transmission lines and distribution lines and equipment Prepared switching orders, carried out switching orders, placed and removed protective tags, gave and took clearance, and applied grounds.
Preformed switching operations necessary to restore service following interruptions such as replaced fuses, operated switches and circuit interrupting equipment and patrolled lines by vehicle during outages.
Preformed tests on energized lines and equipment such as phase testing, testing for grounds, and tong testing Preformed routine test of equipment such as circuit breakers, circuit switches, voltage regulators, relay equipment and alarm circuits Made minor repairs and assisted in inspections and repair work as directed Wrote and carried out switching orders for 6 emergency mobile sets Participated in an on call rotation.
Consumers EnergyFebruary 1999 to October 2002Electric Substation Maintenance Worker Battle Creek, MI.
Installed, removed, inspected, maintained and repaired substation and metro type underground equipment such as cables, cable joints, potheads, wire, buses, fuses, switches, circuit breakers, regulators, junction box, lightning arrestors, transformers, motors, temporary equipment and support insulators.
Patrolled, inspected, indentified, located faults, and operated switches on both primary and secondary cable, transmission and sub transmission lines.
Performed and interpreted tests such as travel recording, power factor test, high voltage test, and other computerized equipment tests and responsible for reporting and analyzing test results as required.
Kellogg Community College
Regional Training CenterpresentConsumers Energy Training Courses
Provide list as needed: Electricity/ElectronicsElectricity/Electronics
Battle Creek Central High School1999Diploma: General StudiesGeneral Studies