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Electrical Technical Support

Anchorage, Alaska, United States
January 26, 2017

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Michael John Matte

**** **** ***** **, **** Charles LA 70601


Professional Summary:

Resourceful and focused Rig Electrician with thorough knowledge of energy facility electrical systems and equipment. Flexible scheduling availability to include weekends and emergencies. Adept at functioning well independently or as part of a team.

Core Qualifications:

•Excellent expertise in SCR Drives

•Strong familiarity with AC Variable Frequency Drives

•Thorough familiarity with local electrical standards and codes

•Superior ability to maintain good, professional relationships with other crew members

•Outstanding written and oral communication skills

•Solid basic computer skill, with experience in PLC, Top Drive Controls

Work Experience:

Aviation Electrician, United States Navy

US Government 1999-2004 (Honorable Discharge)

• reading electrical system diagrams;

• maintaining aircraft compass systems;

• performing electrical troubleshooting operations;

• using a variety of electrical measuring equipment;

• performing micro-mini module repair; maintaining automatic flight control systems;

• maintaining inertial navigation systems;

testing, installing and maintaining a wide range of aircraft instruments and electrical equipment including generators, motors and lighting systems;

Rig Watch Technician, Floorhand also within the company

Nabors Drilling 2005-2008

• Responsible for the complete installation of RIGWATCH real-time data acquisition systems on drilling rigs.

• Responsible for the installation and aiming of Hughes™ Satellite systems and VOIP services.

• Responsible for performing surveys of drilling rigs to determine the required hardware configurations.

• Responsible for wiring and testing systems prior to installation.

• Responsible for Testing and troubleshooting data acquisition hardware and software after installation.

• Responsible for providing 24 hour on-call technical support of field installations.

• Responsible for customer relations and field sales of Canrig products and services.

• Responsible for inventory control of field equipment

Derricks, Motors, Floorhand

Helmerich & Payne, Inc. Drilling 2008-2009

Maintained drilling operations day to day.

Foorhand (work over rig)

Key energy 2009-2010

Maintained drilling operations day to day

Casing Hand, Shop Hand (fixed, maintained casing tools)

Rocky Mountain Casing Crew 2009-2010

safety meeting to start the day, unload tools to rig floor, dope the casing threads run the power tongs and elevators, pull hydraulic units to the floor, get the pipe tally and decide where the centralizers will go.

Maintained casing tools within shop


Hawaii Energy (Egauge) 2010-2012

Installed maintained all Egauge equipment

Tested all equipment prior to install

Lead electrician

Rig Electrician

Saxon Drilling 2012-2015

•Maintained and repaired drilling rig electrical systems.

•Diagnosed and performed troubleshooting on various rig circuitry systems.

•Performed miscellaneous rig maintenance requests as requested by supervisor.

•Adhered to all company safety rules and regulations

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