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Maintenance Technician Electrical

Castalian Springs, TN, 37031
October 11, 2018

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Donald E. Lyles


Electrical Maintenance Technician


August 2017 – Present ITW-CIP Gallatin, TN

Maintenance Technician

Position is more general maintenance with a focus on the electrical side being a stronger focus. Working with engineering staff on PLCs, HMIs and equipment installation. Also doing day to day troubleshooting on the stamping equipment and the heat treat equipment. Again, getting parts lists compiled for installations of new equipment.

January 2016 – August 2017 Nestle Waters Red Boiling Springs, TN

Position PLC Technician

Position requires not only plc troubleshooting, but numerous other maintenance work, including mechanical repairs to the equipment from the pumps that supply the spring water to the treatment of said water. It also includes working on the injection machines, blow molds and filling, capping and labeling machines. I also work on the facility equipment such as the high pressure air compressors, and chiller. Work with outside contractors is also involved as is working with IT personnel in keeping the internal lan system running. Left because of the distance from home and being asked to do more mechanical work and less electrical/PLC tasks. Also new job was much closer to home and not an hour away.

1980-2015 R.R. Donnelley Gallatin, TN

Journeyman status in four job classifications

Journeyman status as a Press Assistant, Press Technician I, Electrician/Electronic Technician I and Electrician/Electronic Technician III Journeyman. Present occupation is that of Electrical Coordinator

Present occupation involves training of personnel in both technical training and Safety, namely LOTO and overseeing the annual compliance and check out of the energy control procedures. I also schedule all planned work of the Electrical department. I do budgetary quotes for work that may or may not come about. I also am in touch with outside contractors who may have to be brought in for projects and some routine maintenance. I provide training as needed, either as the instructor or find outside sources to do the training. I work with the other trades' coordinators when necessary to coordinate both planned and emergency repairs.

Started working as apprentice rolltender in the pressroon in June 1980, moved to the maintenance department October 1999

Attended classes for several Rockwell products as well as Allen-Bradley that included: Programming, Maintenance, Troubleshooting, Vector Control A-C Drive, and Maintenance with RSLogix 500 and RSLogix 5000.

Completed class on Electrical Safety and Basics of Industrial Electricity, and IMPACT Training Services of Programmable Logic Controllers

Continuing training: a series of Training Systems workbooks and annually doing refresher courses via Knowledge Wire (All certificates are available upon request.)

Assisted in installing four ABB material handling Robots that are incorporated with Roskom Palletizers, and required to maintain and troubleshoot Also assisted in 3 presses overhauls of the electrical systems that included updating drives, both AC and DC.

Extensive PLC experience with Reliance Shark, Reliance Automate, Reliance Automax, Allen-Bradley SLC 500, ControlLogix, MicroLogix, Siemens and GE Fanuc. Have reprogrammed several PLCs for better performance and ease of use by the operators, have interfaced annouciator panel for Gammler trimmers.

Drive experience with AC and DC including FlexPak, Reliance V*S, Reliance GV3000, SP500, SP600, ABB, Allen Bradley and GE Fuji ranging from 1/4 hp to 300 hp

Required to perform all the normal maintenance for the building alarm system, (Honeywell) and all indoor and outdoor lighting (120vac to 480vac)

Also does routine maintenance on indoor substations (included makers: IEC, GE and SquareD)

Have many hours of working with corporate engineering and Advance Engineering out of Franklin, TN.


June, 1978 Gallatin High School Gallatin, TN

GPA: 4.32, Graduated 23 of 302 with honors two years of Electronics, two years Accounting, four years of Algebra/Trig, and one year of Physics, with some college attended at Volunteer State Community College, Gallatin TN from September 1978 to December 1979

References provided upon request.

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