Very knowledgeable, quick learning Substation Technician with 4 years of experience in maintenance and operation of a transmission/distribution power system, and personnel management.
Knowledge of NEC and approved wiring methods.
Familiar with NESC .
Extensive knowledge in selection of wire/cable and proper termination.
Conduit routing, bending, threading and installation.
General electrical equipment installation.
AC and DC systems.
Installation and maintenance of substation equipment including breakers, circuit switchers, transformers, tapchangers, etc.
Heavy equipment operation.
Protective relaying installation, maintenance, testing, and operation.
Given own service truck and employee to train after less than one year in position.
Helped move entire department from reactive maintenance program to proactive maintenance program.
Helped department comply with NERC regulations.
Executed procedures to return all pertinent information gathered by the protective relaying back to dispatch using SCADA.
Substation Maintenance Technician, 11/2012 to CurrentCDE Lightband － Clarksville, TNResponsible for installation and maintenance of all substation equipment. Started with a crew leader, then made crew leader after approximately 6 months on the job. Learned all technical aspects of substation maintenance very quickly. Is the go to person when someone needs a job done.
Meter Reader, 11/2011 to 11/2012CDE Lightband － Clarksville, TNFrequently picked up other routes when other meter readers called out of work. Worked with meter technicians to identify faulty meters and replace.
Substation Maintenance,2016TVPPA － Chattanooga, TN, USACurrently on second book of program. Have attended both A and B Lab
Protective Relaying,2015SEL Southern Palms Conference － Orlando, FL, USAAttended seminars on Communication Troubleshooting, Protection Troubleshooting, and Fault Analysis.
SEL 351 Relay,2015SEL APP 351 － Corpus Christi, TX, USAAttended hands on course for SEL 351 relay.
GeneralAustin Peay State University － Clarksville, TN, USAAttended APSU, but did not earn a degree. Took several classes in Physics and Mathematics.
Center Store Associate, 10/2011 to 02/2013Food Lion － Clarksville , TN
Lab Assistant, 09/2010 to 04/2011APSU Geology Lab － Clarksville, TN