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Electrical Mechanical

Georgia, United States
January 31, 2018

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Christopher Challender

*** **** **** ** ********* Georgia, 30828

Phone: 706-***-****



Looking for opportunities to grow into a leadership roll over technical trades, utilizing the skills in which I have attained over the years through education and experience in: electrical, motor controls, automation, mechanical, wielding, and supervisor skills, including project management, and safety. Also, looking to learn new aspects of trades and keep up with modern advances.


Electrical Diploma from IEC of Atlanta (06/2015(IEC of Atlanta

OSHA 30 Card (11/2014)(IEC of Atlanta)

BA in Business Administration (12/2017) (South University-Savannah)

BS Electrical Engineering (2022)(Arizona State University)

OSHA Training

MSHA Training

Water and Wastewater Training

CDL-Class A

Allen Bradly Control Logix Modules 1-4 Certificate


Maintenance Manager

(10/2017-Current) U.S. Battery-Maintenance Manager. To lead a maintenance team of 10 maintenance techs from electricians, mechanics, milwrites, and multi-craft techs. To order materials, and see projects are carried out, and create new work orders. Handle sick leave, vacation time, evaluations, PM, special projects, and write-ups, and termination and hiring and interviewing personal.


(04/2016-10/2017) Westlake Chemical-Electromechanic. To handle maintenance, in maintaining an extrusion plant, producing various forms of pipe. This includes but not limited to, electrical, mechanical, pneumatics, hydraulics, plc. Electrical includes, AC/DC circuits, 0-10volts, 4-20 ma, 12 volt controls, 24 volt, and 120 volt controls. These controls are to include Allen Bradly SLC 500, hydraulic valves, pneumatic valves. PLC experience in download and uploading programs, clearing faults, changing cards, creating path for driver, and troubleshooting. Some experience with changing the programing. Motors include 480, 240, and 120 from: AC brushless, DC brushed, etc. Lighting circuits, building control cabinets, panels, and etc. Mechanical includes pump rebuilds, rebuild of extruder, vacuum tanks, bellers, heaters, cooling tanks, impact testers, and grinding equipment. Leadership by example in craftsmanship, safety, personal relations, project management, and quality control.


Midsouth-OldCastle –Plant Electrician. Preventive electrical and mechanical maintenance in an aggregate plant. This includes but not limited to, new electrical install, currently adding more automation to the plant, changing out motors, ground testing, troubleshooting. Installation of drives including: ABB, Allen Bradly, Toshiba, Eaton, and etc. Mechanical includes, piping for water, air, preforms a routine greasing and lubing on plant equipment. Changing out screens, filters, belts on conveyers, rollers.


Shaw Industries-Plant Electrician/Technician Level III: Troubleshooting electrical and mechanical equipment, install new electrical services as needed. Preventive electrical maintenance. Instrumentation, calibration, and mechanical and pneumatic maintenance .

Forman Electrician (05/2011-03/2015)

Phillips Electrical Technologies (5255 Brook Hollow Pkwy, Norcross, Georgia 30071

Handled electrical and mechanical system installs, electrical systems including 4160, 2400, 600, 480, 240, 120 volts. Reading prints, keeping up with time sheets, billing, receipts, ordering material, budgeting material and time. Managed as many as 6 men at any given time. Other job task were but not limited to: Sizing disconnects, motors, fuses, breakers, wire size, conduit size, starters, transformers. Installing electrical systems from conduit, duct banks, pouring concrete, pulling wire, running conduit, installing MCC, PLC, Electrical Rooms. Installing motors, motor controls, also pipe for water, air, gas, hydraulic systems. Using 500 threader, pony threader working knowledge of electrical and hydraulic benders. Wielding . Experience includes but not limited to industrial manufacturing and commercial work. Some of the companies include: Hanson, Martin Marietta, APAC Mid-South Old Castle Materials, Lafarge, USA Aggregates, Vulcan Materials, Bluegrass Materials, Hormel Food, Kellogg’s, Kimberly Clark, Georgia Pacific, International Paper, Hitachi Automotive, Kia Automotive, Plastic Omni, ALSCO, and many more.


Columbia County Water Utility

Evans Georgia 30809

Preventive maintenance on water and waste water systems. Including but not limited to booster stations, lift stations, water plants, waste water treatment plants. Bearing replacement, greasing and lubing, installing of motors and calibrating air systems. Rebuilding pumps, gear boxes. Soldering copper pipe. Electrical maintenance. Keeping up with logs for EPA. Use of SCADA system.

Lead Carpenter (01/2003-01/2007)

D & S Trim (company no longer exist)

Dearing Georgia

Framing on houses, room additions, commercial buildings. Trim carpentry from baseboard, crown molding, chair rail, finish molding, window and door trim. Installed doors and windows. Cornish and overhang. Also did Masonite siding, vinyl siding, sheet metal work. Painting, sheetrock install and finishing. Installed Cabinets in kitchens, bathrooms, foyers in commercial buildings. Installed countertops, sinks, VCT flooring, hard wood flooring. Roofing, metal and shingles. Laying out footers, and foundations. Pouring concrete, finishing concrete.

Military-Air National Guard Security Forces, Heavy Equipment Operator

Current rank is E-3, Airman 1st Class. Preformed as a Squad leader and Element leader during Basic and Tech School Training. Also, preformed duties as a “Teal Rope.” In this position I acted as a councilor, liaison between the student body and MTL ( Military Training Leader).


Office Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point

Internet Literacy, good with Microsoft and Mac software.

Customer Relations


Management of people, time, money, material

Carpenter Skills: Framing, Trim, Cabinet Building .

Electrical Skills: New services, Motors, Motor Controls, PLCs (SLC 500, 150, 5000), HMI, Etc .

Plumbing Skills: Sewer, Supply, PVC, CPVC, C-900,Copper, etc.

Mechanical Skills: HVAC, Cooling Towers, Dryers, Chillers, Boilers, Hydraulic systems, and Pneumatic Systems

Painting Skills: Sheet metal, Steel, Wood, Block, Prep.

Mechanic Skills: Oil changes, rebuild motors and transmissions, tire repair.

Operator Skills: Backhoe, track hoe, Ariel lifts, Lull, Forklifts, Bobcat, and Skid-steer

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