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Electrical Construction

Location:
Hickory, North Carolina, United States
Posted:
September 23, 2019

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DAVID E. FARNHAM, JR.

**** *** ****** ** · Hickory, North Carolina 28602

607-***-**** · adafb1@r.postjobfree.com

Electrical / Mechanical

Knowledgeable Electrical and Construction professional with extensive experience supervising electrical, mechanical, and plumbing installation within complex multi-million-dollar construction projects.

Hands-on expertise in heavy industrial, manufacturing, and commercial applications, with leadership experience in automotive, aviation, chemical, and oil / gas environments.

Demonstrated skill in managing large-scale construction projects including safety compliance, quality assurance, and effective scheduling.

Proven history of success coordinating diverse cross-functional subcontractor teams and assuring compliance with all required building codes, contract expectations, and best practices.

Construction Project Management · Material Procurement · Logistics · Progress Monitoring

Project Controls · Contractor Selection & Management · Worksite Safety Compliance

Contract Management · Client Relations · Budget Management · Resource Allocation

Project Estimation & Scheduling · Quality Control · Worksite Inspections & Audits · Team Leadership

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SHIMIZU NA Atlanta Ga. 2016/2018 (GITI Tire, Richburg SC.) (Contract Position)

Electrical Superintendent: Supervised and coordinated installation of all power distribution systems throughout a new 1.6 million sq. ft. Tire manufacturing facility. Other responsibilities consisted of Daily progress reporting to upper management, Site safety compliance, Contract adherence, and aided with the overall development of the project schedule.

PCL CONSTRUCTION SERVICES Inc. Orlando Florida. 2015 / 2016 (Contract Position) (Dow Chemical)

Superintendent / MEP Coordinator: Supervised and coordinated with sub-contractors all Mechanical, Electrical, and Piping installations for two large scale buildings located OSBL of adjoin processing units.

Aided in and assured: safety compliance, quality assurance, material procurement, document review, daily reporting, and played a key role as a liaison between sub-contractor and client. Other responsibility’s included supervising steel erection, concrete placement and precast erection.

DUKE ENERGY, Charlotte North Carolina. 2014 (Temp. Position)

Transmission Line Scheduler / Coordinator: Responsible for scheduling line crews and service technicians for pole and tower installations / replacements on existing overhead transmission lines also responsible for coordinating with Duke Energy’s control center to map out the switching requirements needed for uninterrupted power to customers while work is being performed.

PAGE ONE CONSULTANTS, Orlando, Florida · 2014

Electrical Inspector: Supervised work of electrical contractors on construction, building inspection, geotechnical engineering, and aviation construction sites and projects. Assured compliance with NEC standards, local code requirements, and project specifications. Developed and submitted daily progress reports to clients and construction management team.

Established reputation as go-to expert for complex and specialized electrical installation and quality control challenges.

GAYLOR INC. OF NORTH CAROLINA, Mooresville, North Carolina · 2013

Project Manager: Oversaw all aspects of management for residential, commercial, and industrial electrical installations. Monitored and reported on project progress; managed and allocated budgets. Played key role in cost estimation. Performed financial reporting and forecasting. Coordinated project setup and closeout. Directed project logistics, tracking, and personnel allocation.

Directed $440,000 electrical installation project for Michelin Tire material warehouse and $156,000 installation initiative for municipal park and heliport lighting systems.

AIR PRODUCT INC., Allentown, Pennsylvania · 2012-2013 (Contract Position)

E&I Superintendent / MEP Coordinator: Coordinated large-scale contractor teams for industrial supplier of hydrogen and helium. Played key role in pre-bid review and selection process; managed payment applications. Trained contractors and conducted weekly meetings to enforce project safety standards. Developed RFI’s and daily progress reports. Coordinated with design teams to resolve construction challenges. Oversaw on-site quality control; conducted inspections of finished systems and projects to assure compliance with contract expectations and building codes.

Scheduled and managed required plant and system outages to assure 0 interruptions in service.

Directed construction of $176 million cryogenics system, including steel erection, process piping, logistics, installation, power distribution, and instrumentation.

PCL CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, Orlando, Florida & Atlanta, Georgia · 2006-2012

Superintendent: Oversaw safety, contractor compliance, and documentation for large-scale oil refinery, airport, and manufacturing construction projects wroth up to $331 million. Reviewed pay applications and managed turnover documentation. Assured 0 interruptions in service while scheduling plant and system outages. Contributed to pre-bid and review meetings. Managed subcontractors; inspected finished systems to assure compliance with contract specifications and building codes. Conducted safety audits.

DAVID E. FARNHAM, JR. · Page 2 · 607-***-**** · adafb1@r.postjobfree.com

PCL CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, Superintendent, Continued…

Played key role in expanding Port Arthur Refinery; led construction of new raw water treatment facility, diesel blending system, fuel gas recovery, DCS, and 24-mile fiber optic backbone.

Served as E&I Superintendent, Startup Coordinator, and QA/QC Inspector for $17.5 million gasoline benzene reduction unit utilizing CD Tech catalyst distillation technology.

Acted as E&I Superintendent / Startup Coordinator for $123 million Lafarge 2nd board line within 18 months while ensuring 0 interruptions in over 120 trucks per day in shipping traffic.

Led startup initiatives and E&I supervision for construction of Lafarge Silver Grove joint compound plant worth over $27 million.

Served as MEP Coordinator for $23.7 million Lafarge Buchanan FGD conversion project including installation of new imp mill calciner and expansion of existing process control system.

Acted as superintendent for $85.2 million construction of in-line baggage handling and screening system at Orlando National Airport, including installation of explosive detection systems and trace devices.

INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS 139, Elmira, New York · 1996-2006

Class A Journeyman Wireman / Foreman / General Foreman: Achieved fast promotion to oversee electrical installation teams and personnel on complex electrical projects. Led staff allocation and scheduling; tracked material cost and usage. Interfaced with clients during progress meetings. Ensured worksite safety. Led systems and equipment troubleshooting and repair as needed.

EDUCATION

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

SCT Vocational School: 3.5-Year Electrical Installation & Theory Program

AVO Training Institute: Substation Training

CERTIFICATIONS

HSE Certificate

OSHA 10 / OSHA 30 Certification

National Fire Protection Agency: NFPA 70E Certification

Construction Quality Management (CQM) Certified

Frontline Supervisors Certificate

Code of Conduct / Ethics Certification

First Aid & CPR Certified

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel



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