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Electrical Mechanical

United States
24 hourly
May 30, 2017

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William E. Howard

**** ********** ***.

Chicago, IL 60619

CELL# 773-***-**** Home 708-***-****

Objective Seeking a position with significant responsibilities and challenging opportunities utilizing valuable training and experience.


2011 to 2012 DeVry University, Chicago, IL, Electronic Engineering Technology

03/2013 BIR Training Center, Chicago, IL. Computerized Manufacturing

2006 to 2007 Coyne American Institute, Chicago, IL. AAS, Electrical Maintenance and Construction

Professional Experience

08/2013 to present Property Services, Chicago, IL.

Independent (Self-Employed) Electrician/Handyman

Performing contract services to industrial, commercial and residential customers. Gaining business through prospecting clients, customer referrals, and networking, Providing professional Electrical, Plumbing, and Carpentry services.

Perform Troubleshooting, Maintenance and Repairs on machines and electrical equipment

Electrical adding service runs, bend and thread Ridged/EMT conduit, thread pipes, install cable trays, and resolve minor plumbing problems.

Registered through Angie’s List and Thumbtack for professional Handyman services.

Performed contract services with Sterling Engineering, Aerotek, Trillium Construction, Voss Electrical, and IMI Material Handling Solutions.

09/2012 to 08/2013 Express Professionals, Chicago, IL.

Maintenance Technician – Assignment; Stockyards Meat Packing Company

Maintenance and repair of Meat cutting Machines, Packaging, Mechanical, Electrical, and Facilities. Utilizing skills in electrical; heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC); carpentry; plumbing, etc.; and performs other tasks as assigned. Daily monitoring and inspection of Ammonia Refrigeration System for leaks and failures within the Thermal expansion valve (TXV) system.

01/2011 to 12/2011 Titus Energy Solutions, LLC. Chicago, IL.

Lighting Technician

Under the direction of Tres Energy Solutions a Subcontractor for (Candela lighting systems). The work I performed was retrofitting, upgrading, and installing and assemble of Fluorescent and various light fixtures that included electronic/electrical components (LED fixtures, switches, motion sensors) and wiring for advanced light systems. Experienced working at heights operating a Scissors or Boom lift.

11/2009 to 12/2010 Granite Services, Inc. (A General Electric Company) DeKalb, IL.

Wind Turbine Technician

Trained for Installations, Assembly, Maintenance, Electrical and Mechanical repairs on General Electric 1.5MW Wind Turbines. Following GE EHS and OHSA safety requirements when climbing towers, repairing, and rigging equipment in the facilities and work areas. Completed GE specializes training, reading and analyze electrical schematics, wiring/line diagrams.

Troubleshooting, repair and installation/assemble all mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment utilizing technical manuals, drawings, and blueprints. (Allen Bradley PLC) Correcting PLC programing and repair PLC’s for maintaining 100% availability on Wind Turbines. Certified and experienced with power tools and electrical testing equipment for repair, installations and assemble on Wind Towers. Maintaining and utilizing proper PPE to adhere to strict safety requirements, recognizing hazards when working with high and low AC/DC voltages in electrical and converter cabinets. Maintaining and updating records and reports.

10/2002 to 11/2009 Community Decorating and Services, Chicago, IL

Electrician/ Handyman

Electrical and Mechanical education and work experience includes analyzing wiring diagrams, schematics, mechanical drawings, and blueprints. Perform construction, installations and repair of residential and commercial applications, wiring/rewire and troubleshooting circuits, bending and installing conduit and electrical components.

Performed Handyman jobs with installations, repairs, construction of HVAC, Plumbing, Carpentry, and Masonry and demolition skills to remodel Kitchen, Bath, and Room additions, construction labor and repairs, customer servicing, and problem solving.

Additional Skills

Proficient and safety certified utilizing all hand and power tools, OSHA several safety certifications. Microsoft certification training with Microsoft Office software, Microsoft A+, and Microsoft networking with troubleshooting and repairs of personal computer hardware and computer networks.

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