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Power Plant Technician

Saint Paul, MN
April 25, 2020

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Licensed Canadian Industrial Electrician with over 13 years’ experience in the electrical field

Installing and troubleshooting mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electronic components

Maintaining emergency power and standby systems and automatic mains failure control panels using the Allen Bradley PLC control system; HVAC, U.P.S., and inverters; and peripheral equipment

Installing, commissioning, rectifying, troubleshooting, operating, and maintaining industrial automation systems telecommunication power systems, such as diesel generators, rectifiers, and batteries

Operating and maintaining AC & DC power plants and power distribution systems

Installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and operating commercial building electrical and fire systems

Reading, interpreting, and analyzing various equipment manuals and circuit diagrams/drawings

Knowledge of Auto Cad, PLC software, Windows, MS Word, Excel, and SAP


Effective communicator with proven success in working seamlessly with a team

Efficient independent worker who is highly organized and able to work under pressure to meet deadlines

Critical thinker with sound mathematical skills and excellent command of the English language, both oral and written

Physically fit, manually dexterous, and comfortable working in small spaces or at heights


Electro-mechanic Technician January 2008 – December 2009


Provide predictive and electro mechanical maintenance on automated systems

Conduct necessary modifications and installations for systems upgrading

Repair and maintain power equipment

Minimized plant shutdowns by 99.9%

Awarded for excellence in safety practice

Nominated for Top Troubleshooter

Technician I – Power Plant Telecommunication January 1996 – October 2001

Emirates Telecommunication Corporation, Abu-Dhabi, UAE

Specialized in power generating and distribution systems, communication and data systems, and microprocessor based systems

Supervised 10 electricians and millwrights journeymen and created work schedules for all staff

Supervised and handled 95 base load stations, 145 standby stations, 890 mains (Hydro) stations, 120 large solar plants, and 50 small, medium, and large mobile emergency power systems on a daily basis

Demonstrated keenness in enhancing skills and increasing knowledge of new technologies and systems relevant to area of specialization

Upgraded large D.C. plant without shutting down (LIVE) on load

Promoted from Electrician Journeyman to Assistance Supervisor. Assigned the role of Acting Supervisor during vacations


Industrial Electrician Gerdau Ameristeel Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA 11/2019-Present

Apprentice Signal Technician-Toronto Transit Commission July 2017-10/2020

(Train Engineering Control – Signals Subway Infrastructure Department)

Industrial Electrician (Building Equipment Technician)

December 2003 - 2017

Progistix Solutions, North York

Electric Contractor – Owner May 2010 - Present

Hoori Electrical Service, Toronto

Service Technician May 2012- August 2013

Capital Disposal Equipment, Etobicoke ON

Industrial Electrician June 2011- August 2011

Temperature Corporation, Markham ON

Junior Building Operator (Summer Job Full Time) May 2010-August 2010

Lisgar Development, Oakville

Plant Maintenance Worker May 2006- August 2007

Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, Etobicoke, ON


Bachelor of Technology (Engineering and Applied Technology Option)

Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland September 2016-Present

License, Canadian Industrial Mechanic Millwright (433A) February 2016

License, Canadian Construction and Maintenance Electrician (309A) August 2014

Diploma, Electrical Engineering Technology-(power option) September 2010-April 2013

Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, Etobicoke ON

Diploma, Electrical Engineering Technician-control systems September 2010- April 2012

Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, Etobicoke ON

Diploma, Mechanical Technician Industrial Maintenance September 2005 – August 2006

(Millwright DIPLOMA)

Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, Etobicoke ON

License, Canadian Industrial Electrician (442A) January 2004

Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

Certificate, English For Academic Purpose December 2004

Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, Etobicoke ON

WHMIS Certified and hold a valid Class G Driver's License


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