Wirtie N.Brickhouse, Jr
Ellicott City, Maryland 21043
Skills & Knowledge of Trade: I Can read & interpret Marine, Commercial, Industrial, Residential Blueprints & Schematics. I have training & field knowledge with Motor Controllers, PLC's, Power Distribution, Transformers, Power Panels, Electrical Motors, Shore Power, & Troubleshooting (motors and circuits). I can bend & install 1/2", 3/4", 1", 4”, Rigid or EMT. Most of my formal training was as an apprentice, attending (IBEW Local 80 Union), in 2003-05 under the direction of Mike Icabelis.
Education: TCC, VA Beach & Portsmouth Campus in 2003 completed Auto Cad2002, In 2008 completed course (ELE145) Transformer Connections and Circuits, (ELE146) Electric Motor Controls, & (ELE150) Fundamentals of AC/DC Circuits. NEC Code 1 & Code 2. I also have schooling in installing Fiber Optics.
Credentials: I have Electrical Journeyman's License, Class B Commercial Drivers License, Fork Lift Certification, & CPR certification.
Electrical Background & Experience
9/11/201*-**-**-****: Tradesource 804-***-**** (Subcontractor) 8639 Maryland Dr Suite 103, Hendrico, VA 23294 Working for Power Planned Solutions Inc, 202-***-**** Supervised by Daniel & Vinnie Biagas Master Electricians/Owners. The jobsite was in Washington D.C. with JPMC Dupont and E-trade, also in Olney, MD, Falls Church, VA remodeling Banks, installing new power and lighting. Bending 3/4" & 1" emt. Installing light switches, receptacle devices, LED lighting, motion sensors, controllers for low voltage lighting LED. Daily responsibilities planning then roughing in layout of power and lighting for wall and, ceiling inspections.
12/201*-*-**-****: VDOT/USF 757-***-**** (Subcontractor) 204 National Avenue Hampton, VA 23663 Working under Jim Hollis (Supervisor) 973-***-**** or 757-***-**** HRBT Tunnels/ Jamaal Strayhorn (Supervisor) Monitor Merrimac Bridge Tunnel 757-***-**** or 757-***-**** in the Maintenance department responsible for Preventative Maintenance, Visual Inspections, & Correctives. Testing & observing backup Generators & Emergency Systems inside, around, and under the tunnel for routine PMs, weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annually & Annual-inspections for routine maintenance. Supervising Outside contractors to do routine maintenance and repairs on Fans, Pumps, Motors, Heaters, Roofing, Flooring, Inspecting Fire Hose Valves, Air Handler Units. Inspecting Fire Extinguishers, First Aid kits, CPR trained, & all emergency or safety awareness trained. I also installed ”EMT, 3/4” Rigid and EMT,120/277 volt lighting, Emergency lighting & inspections, receptacle (GFCI) installations & Building Inspections. Meg ohm readings on wire insulation resistance test, Sump Pump testing, & Fire Pump Testing, monitoring 13kv Power distribution systems operated by (SCADA/PLC Ventilation/Electrical System) HBRT Tunnel Fans, Pump systems & Emergency Power Systems!
01/27/2014-12/2015: Aerotek 757-***-**** (Subcontractor) 501 Independence Pkwy. Suite 310 Chesapeake, VA 23320. Working at MHI Glenn Phillips (Superintendent) 757-***-****. 453 East Indian River Rd, Norfolk, VA 23523. Working aboard U.S.S. Gonzalez reconnecting lugs on Switchboard, working temporary services, installing ABT, lighting, & building Cam Plugs for 440 volt Shore power connections.
08/04/2013-01/15/2014: Tradeteam 757-***-**** (Subcontractor) In Plains Marketing, Yorktown terminals 2201 Godwin Neck Rd Yorktown, VA 23692. Working under Steve Seals installing 4", 3", 2", 1", 3/4" rigid, and PVC in Duct Bank for Load Center at Oil Refinery Industrial Installations. I also terminated PLC's in Patch panels
04/24/2012-07/03/2013: Its Electric 3811 Cook Blvd. Chesapeake, VA 23323 Office 757-***-**** Tony Midget (Owner) TCC Academic Building off Cedar Rd Chesapeake, VA. Commercial Job-site in which I was assigned to run Lighting, Power & Receptacle Circuits. Installing 1/2", 3/4" EMT Conduit. Fabricate & Install hallway, room, & stairwell lighting. I have terminated most of the step-down transformers, Power, Lighting Panels, & Floor Data Boxes/Receptacles.
01/28/09-02/13/2012: Quality Marine Inc. 2505 Horse Pasture Rd. Virginia Beach, VA 23453 757-***-**** Owned by Jalaldin Mansourzadeh. I worked on the U.S.S Freedom, running and installing Fiber Optics for Node & Video Systems at Colonna's Shipyard. We currently did installations on the Caisson for Norfolk Naval Shipyard for Dry-dock door #8. On the Caisson I ran the Lighting Circuits, wired up the lights.
12/30/07-01/10/2009: ANA (Associated Naval Architects) Shipyard, 3819 Adams St. Portsmouth, VA 23703 757-***-**** Working under Don Moore as Master Electrician. At ANA Shipyard I helped install Electrical Mechanical Containers, with Lighting, Work Desk, & Receptacle Power in all units. We also worked on LCU boats, installing new Controllers for Exhaust Fans & reinstalled Navigation Panel.
10/10/05-12/20/07: MHI (Marine Hydraulics Inc.) 543 East Indian River Rd. Norfolk, VA 23523 757-***-**** Glenn Phillips (Supervisor), at MHI I refurbished Lube Oil Controllers, repairing Bearings on 440 volt Motors, restoring broken Contactors & components inside of controllers, Actuators, Valves, Etc. I did a lot of Temporary Power for A frames. I also bent Conduit, installed Light Switches, & installed Lighting inside of Office/Administration Building for new addition.
01/12/03-09/08/05: Austin Electric 1704 Lamberts Ct. Chesapeake, VA 23320 757-***-**** (Apprentice) As an Apprentice my Journeyman was Jeff Miller at Austin Electric, I was I school and I had on the job training. I was scheduled 8hrs on the job & 4 hours of class time. I was instructed on how to properly bend install or fabricate conduit & EMT. Learning line diagrams, circuitry blueprints, & methods of electrical for installation by NEC Code.
01/21/02-01/10/03: Trade-source 610 Thimble Shoals Blvd. Newport News, VA 23707 757-***-**** I was a helper and taught to use the Stud Gun, Multi-Meter, Packing Transits, banding cable, Cableway inspections, working on Shore Power & basic Marine Electrical Applications.