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Electrical Power

Beaumont, TX
32 dollars an hour
March 31, 2021

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William Jacob Foster’s Resume

Electrical Technician/Electronics Technician

Dear Sir:

I am very interested in obtaining an industrial journeyman electrical technician position with your company. In this formal letter you will find my resume indicating my work experience and companies I have worked for in the past and till present time. I am a very calm, clear thinker and trouble-shooter; excellent listener and have good communication skills. Among my strengths is having the ability to function well under deadline restraints and/or downtime situations; coping under stressful conditions; being a self-starter with excellent motivation skills and self-discipline; and also willing to work in any environment I am put into in order to get the job done. I take pride in my work and have the will to learn more as technology progresses in the oil and gas, LNG expansion in America, and Cleaner Energy industries. I am a team player with effective and efficient organizational management skills using MAXIMO and JD Edwards (Pride International) and PEOPLESOFT Matrix (ENSCO) to maintain parts and order them in a timely fashion and to make sure stocks are on hand. I’m familiar with numerous electrical and electronic functions and have certificates to back my learning and hands on skills which I will include in this resume. I thank you for reviewing my resume and considering me as a candidate for your company which I know I could be a great asset to your company. You may reach me at 409-***-**** at any time during the day. Please leave a message on my voicemail if no answer and I will return your call promptly as possible.


William Jacob Foster



Education: High School – Nederland, TX – Graduate of 1996 Academic Honors Student while in high school

Trade School: Associated Building Contractors from 1997 – 1998 For electrical and some painting skills

Union Apprenticeship IBEW 479 1999

Certificates: Basic Trouble-shooting and knowledge of Siemens PLC’s LA Machinery/Caterpillar CAT Electronic Technician System on CAT Engines 3500 Series

HVAC Certification thru Nance

HPHT – High Pressure High Temperature Well Training Marine Survival in Helicopter Underwater Egress Training BOSIET/HUET (OPITO APPROVED)



PASSPORT Book # 488******-** PAGES

Frequent Flyer KLM/Air France # 177*******

Frequent Flyer Qatar Airways # 217249692

July 12, 2010

Marine Survival in Proficiency in Survival Craft (UNIVLA – 372) July 15, 2010

40 – Hour Combined Basic and Advanced Fire Fighting Training At the Louisiana Marine and Petroleum Institute in Houma, LA Liebherr Cranes Control and Functions Basic CAD Development Course for training on handling, maintenance, and running of crane S.T.O.P Training (Dupont Safety Training)

National Oilwell Varco – PRS – 8i and TDS – 4S and H, 5, 8, and 10 Training

Knowledge of National Oilwell Drawworks, LEWCO and National Oil- Well Mud Pumps

Varco Knuckle Boom Cranes

Basic Knowledge of ABB Drives (Variable Frequency Drives) Basic Knowledge of Ross Hill Controls and Components Training and Knowledge of Data Sheets for MSDS

Supervisor’s STOP Training Program

Texas TDLR License # 296046

T.W.I.C Card Expiration date September 7, 2019

Industrial Safety Training Council Badge #85-3005 Expires Feb. 2017 NCCER Industrial Journeyman electrician certification Work History:

06/19/2017 to 07/23/2017

ProEnergy Crafts, Inc. as an journeyman electrician building 2- 1 million kilowatt Heat Regenerated Steam Turbine Generators for Chamon Energy in Crosby, Tx for power to be generated and used for the additional power consumption needed and/or can be used at times of power distribution issues within the area for the general Energy client or corporation to buy and use accordingly to better assess power failures and power surges for the surrounding area and communities. Ran rigid galvanized conduit ranging from ” to 2”, installed Husky raceway aluminum cable tray (6”,12”, 18”, 24”, and 36”) for instrumentation(signal), control/relay and ac power, DC power for UPS and buss duct tray for main primary feeders 750 kcmil to incoming connection to each primary medium voltage transformer in switchyard. Pulled cable for each piece of equipment, devices, and intergrated systems used to run the turbine generator sets and have remote capability for the client Chamon Energy to monitor and use at their discrepancy. Termination of motors, fans, heat exchanged cooling systems for fuel and lube oil for each turbine engine and main generator set, transformers, instruments, safety/control devices, lighting, UPS backup system, MCC’s, generator synchronization and control system and 480V power distribution and 208/120 lighting and distribution panels (emergency/normal) inside the PDC (Power Distribution Control) building. 02/10/17 to 02/24/17

Gulf Copper at the Port of Port Arthur working on a Main Engine burn-out on a Cargo Supply Vessel for Maersk Marine 11/21/16 to 12/23/16

MMR Constructors, Inc. out of the Beaumont office as an Industrial Certified Electrician at Invista installing 2 new air Compressors for their ADN Unit. Job included running conduit 3”, ”, and 1”. Also installed some new tray and supports for The new installation. When finished with that job got Transferred to G&E Plant off of Hwy. 90 then missed one day And they fired me.

05/18/16 to 8/08/2016

Bechtel OG&C Construction Services, Inc. working

as a non-certified Industrial Journeyman Electrician at the Sabine Pass Liquefaction Project for Chenier in Louisiana. On The termination crew for Train 3 worked on F & G for that unit Completing piping and flex and proper seals and fittings before terminating devices such as the IR flame Detectors, Spot-gas Combustible gas detector, Methane or Toxic Gas Ch4 gas detectors, pull stations, fire water station’s main valve solenoid and pressure switch for control of fire water station’s and helped the pre-commissioning of the system with 3rd party service Kenner that was licensed and insured/bonded to over look and walk down system, start up and run test the fire and gas system, termination of power and control for fin/fans and the remote and local hand stations and terminated remote panels for control of fin/fans on the ground level, and to the remote hand stations on fin/fan deck and for control from the substation to the remote panel. Re-run conduit and/or complete as needed then finish running cable to vibration switches, hand stations, and power cables to fan motors on each fin/fan.

03/2016 to 04/2016

Journeyman Electrician for Fluor Corp working on USGC Ethylene Unit Project at Chevron/Phillips Chemical Plant in Baytown, Tx. Temporary power and installing conduit for Permanent lighting and power distribution in ISBL part of unit. Pay: 34 dollars an hour and 70 dollars a day pier diem 01/2016 to 02/2016

Industrial Non-licensed journeyman electrician for Saulsbury Industries working on new unit for Enterprise Products Company in Baytown, Tx. I ran conduit and cable tray in Pipe Rack. Pay: 29 dollars an hour- no pier diem

04/2015 to 06/2015

Instrumentation Fitter TR(VI) for ISC Industrial Specialist Company out of the Beaumont office working on F8 Ethylene Oxide Unit for Huntsman in Groves, Tx Chemical Plant. Duties were assisting instrument fitters running air piping, installing instruments, and making brackets. Also assisted in helping the electrical side by installing cable tray, conduit, and cabling to RIE Building and Switchgear Building. Pay: 24 dollars an hour 02/2013 to 02/2015

Texas TDLR License # 296046 on residential and commercial applications.

6/2011 to 1/2013 ENSCO PLC International – Chief Electrician in the Asian Pacific Region working on the ENSCO 53. Also working hand in hand Assisted and performed mechanical and hydraulic work as well on an Semi-conventional Independent Leg Jack-Up (Friede Goldman Build)

Pay: 9,200 base salary with a 30% FRP additional for expatriate rotation

10/05 to 5/2011 Pride International – Senior electrician/Electronics Technician I worked on a few rigs mainly as an electrical technician Maintenance on the BP Mad Dog Spar in the Gulf of Mexico, Then after a little over 4 years of being on that rig package Transferred to the International side where I started on the Pride Venezuela in Angola (semi-submersible, moored rig) Then worked on a SPS Project in Elyfsis Shipyard in Greece on the Pride North America (formerly the MARINE 700).

(semi-submersible, moored rig) and then assigned to that rig where I worked in Egypt offshore in the Mediterranean Sea and enjoyed my stay until I was once again transferred due to work visa issues with other expats of French, British, Scottish, and Irish and other origins…

For the exception of Americans and Chinese in the country of Equatorial Guinea. I was put on the Pride South Pacific (semi- submersible, moored rig) which was the last semisubmersible rig I worked on mainly as Senior Electrician until ENSCO acquired Pride International and offered me a Supervisor position in the APR Region to work in Malaysia in shallow water for their Jack-Up Fleet.

11/04 – 10/05 Prime Electrical Services LLC. – I was an electrical technician Building and some trouble-shooting of numerous voltages on MCC’s (600, 480, and 4160) Switchboards and controls. Test and commissioning. Also I was supervisor over 3 jack-ups being refurbished by SONGA Drilling.

11/03 – 11/04 JELEC Fire & Gas, CCTV Company where I built CCTV cabinets In their shop in Lafayette and would go out in install and Commission them. Also installed numerous fire and gas systems and commissioned them as well. I was electrical tech contracted out to Pride for extra work and commissioning on the BP Mad Dog until I received a call when working for Prime to come out as an electronics technician.

4/02 – 10/03 Prime Electrical Services LLC contracted out to help on the Pride Tour De Viking and the 2 TODCO Rigs 205 and 206 in Sabine Pass on Signal International’s Dry Dock and South Yard. 9/02 – 4/02 Davis International – Journeyman Electrician on Sabina C-4 Project for BASF, Fina, and Shell. Skills: Temporary power over whole project, later on in the project doing system commissioning and turnovers of DCS Panels and instruments. 4/02 – 8/02 BECON – Cottonwood Power Project – Journeyman Electrician. Skills: Temporary Power for all UPS and back-up systems until One power plant at a time was complete. Commissioning DCS cabinets for all analog and digital instrumentation. 9/01 – 3/02 H.B. Zachry – Journeyman Electrician on COGEN power project for PPG (RS Cogen). Skills: Bending and running conduit ranging in size from 3” to ”, pulling cable 3C#12 to 750 MCM Fabricated isophase buss for outcoming feeds of generators. Termination of 4160 incoming feeds to switchgear and also Terminating in MCC’s 600 VAC and 480 VAC.

4/01 – 5/22/01 Kellogg Brown & Root – 1st Class Electrical Apprentice on Project Future for BP Amoco in Texas City, TX. I ran coduit to numerous instruments such as flow meters, thermocouples pressure transmitters, and pulling in tails to each and doing all field terminations on instruments and j-boxes. 6/01 – 7/6/01 Triple “S” Industrial Contractors at BASF in Beaumont, TX As an E-2 electrician building a conveyor system for their Flaker Manufacturing Unit. Demo work, grounding, and ran conduit to new motors for conveyors and to main control cabinets. 11/00 – 12/00 GE Automation on the BASF/Fina Chemical Plant Project in Groves, TX as a 1st class electrical apprentice terminating field instruments and three phase motors. Mostly worked out in the determining the correct location and proper termination was done and doing loop checks on each. Also terminating j-boxes for the instruments checked and ready. 10/00 – 11/00 Gonzales Electrical Systems in Sabine Pass, TX on the ENSCO 7500 Semi-Submersible Drilling Rig. I worked on their ESD System, trouble-shooting and making any corrections as Needed.

7/00 – 10/00 IMI in Pascagoula, MS – Industrial & Marine International. Building the Bingo 9000 Semi’s for Ocean Rig Bingo 1 and Bingo 2. I worked on layouts for the quarters for the LAN System, PABX, speakers, and entertainment system. I used proper tools to make terminations.

3/00 – 6/00 MEITEC Inc. (On the Diamond Ocean Confidence) I performed many numerous tasks such as: pulling cable, lighting installation, watertight door system, ventilation system in columns, installing power and lighting panels and performing terminations in them.

12/99 – 2/00 QCI Offshore – contracted out to work on the Noble Homer Ferrington for Noble Drilling. Mainly worked on lighting and and installation around the rig. 1st Class electrical apprentice 10/99 – 12/99 SECO on the Diamond Ocean for Diamond Drilling. I was a Helper demoing cable and pulling new cable and running new cable tray also.

8/99 – 10/99 HB Zachry on New Steam Cracker Unit (BASF/Fina) Expansion. I ran rigid ” to 2” conduit for lighting and instruments throughout the in the pipe racks.

6/99 – 8/99 Foster Wheeler Constructors at DuPont in Beaumont, TX

(Beaumont Works Plant) in Terra Unit Expansion. I ran 3/4” to 2” conduit for lighting, instrument & power to panels. I also helped pull wire at times when needed.

1/99 – 5/99 ATI – (Automation Technology International) at DuPont, Orange, TX (Sabine Works in the AND/ Promoter Unit) and at Praxair in Groves, TX. I ran ” to 6” rigid conduit, aluminum tray ranging from 18” to 36”, pulling cable and terminating Lights and receptacles.

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