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Electrical Electrician

Kingston, Illinois, 60145, United States
March 13, 2012

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Highly skilled Journeyman Electrician with 15 years of significantly diverse experience in industrial, commercial construction, and maintenance, including working within the highly contingent LOGCAP high-operational tempo environment. Self-motivated professional with excellent ability to troubleshoot and repair all types of industrial, commercial and residential electrical systems, equipment, appliances and fixtures. Extensive knowledge in troubleshooting, motors, grounding, gear terminations, maintenance, theory, motors, starters, transformers, residual current devices, and over-current protective devices. Full understanding of safe operation and application of instruments provided for circuit analysis and testing, along with good knowledge of the National Electric Code and British Electrical Standard 7671, 15th and 17th editions. Possess the training, experience, and technical knowledge to install, plan, repair, maintain, and oversee electrical wiring projects in commercial, residential and industrial settings ensuring that work is in accordance with relevant codes. Strong multitasking abilities.


• Comprehensive experience in installation, repair, and maintenance of motors, control panels, control circuits, and major mechanical and electrical systems.

• Skilled in planning, layouts, and installing electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures based on job specifications while conforming to all local and national electrical codes.

• Profound ability to use appropriate tools and diagnostic equipment to install, repair, replace, and test electrical equipment, circuits, and appliances.

• Strong ability to read blueprints, wiring diagrams, and schematics to install, maintain, and repair motors, transformers, control panels, motor controllers, fixtures, and appliances.

• Skilled at diagnosing malfunctioning systems, components, equipment and appliances.

• Uncommon strength in ability to study and comprehend new technology.

• Experienced in maintaining compliance with safety policies and procedures.

• Experienced in reviewing, monitoring cost and developing staff, facilities, equipment, and tool requirement plan.

• Experienced in ensuring compliance with applicable local, state and national regulations.

• Experienced and successful in running multiple projects at various stages simultaneously.

• Key strengths include:

• Strategic Planning contributes to the overall success of projects by seeing the bigger picture and knowing how to break deliverables down into manageable tasks.

• Project Management skilled in setting priorities, establishing timelines, and finding solutions to issues before becoming problematic.

• Strong Communication Skills combines an approachable leadership style and in-depth knowledge of methods that instills confidence in others to get the job done on schedule and safely.

• Effective Team Leadership employs patience and perseverance, adapting to cultural differences and maximizing team contributions.


• Motor Control Centers

• Diesel Generator Sets

• Transfer Switches

• Transformers

• Lighting Contactors

• Dimmer Panels

• Motors and Drives

• Installing EMT


• Rigid Conduit

• Branch Circuits

• Feeders



Lytle Electric – Robinson, IL

Jun 2011 – Aug 2011

IBEW Local #117 Union Journeyman Electrician

• Responsible for installation of rigid explosion proof conduit runs of 120V 20A wiring, in a volatile and explosive environment.

• Responsible for terminating electrical wiring and low voltage CAT5 signal and monitoring cables.

• Exterior mounting of WAP wireless Cisco units on uni-strut constructed frames located on elevated platforms for monitoring of personnel and the atmosphere for proper safety levels of H2S and other harmful gases, for the new plant wide “Safety monitoring of Personnel and Atmosphere” system.

KBR – Iraq

Oct 2009 – Oct 2010

Journeyman Electrician

• Executed proper installation techniques and the highest level of workmanship.

• Responsible for supervising crews made up of diverse nationalities in affecting proper installation, standards and workmanship.

• Classified electrical distribution systems; troubleshot and identified circuit faults across a broad range of applications.

• Utilized knowledge of AC theory, motors, starters, transformers, residual current devices and over current protective devices.

• Read and interpreted blueprints, schematics, instructions and other technical documentation.

• Utilized thorough understanding of NFPA 70-National Electrical Code; worked with the British Standard 7671 Electrical Code to maintain, repair, replace or install a broad range of electrical equipment.

• Knowledgeable of test equipment; completed records and test sheets for electrical systems in accordance with the requirements of the United States Military and the United States Government.

• Worked throughout Iraq maintaining safety of electrical systems, repairing, replacing electrical components or installing new electrical systems. Used security clearance issued by the DOD.

Huen Electric – Broadview, IL

Mar 2009 – Jun 2009

IBEW Local #117 Union Journeyman Electrician

• Responsible for new electrical installations on the new Sherman Hospital located at 934 Center Street in Elgin Illinois. Installed new electrical wiring; installed EMT up to 4 inch in size with the use of a Chicago bender. Performed final termination of electrical devices and lighting components.

Magun Electric – Streamwood, IL

Jan 2004 – Nov 2008

IBEW Local #117 Union Journeyman Electrician

• Journeyman Electrician Foreman / Lead Electrician for the projects of two restaurants, two muffler and automotive repair buildings and one bank.

• Coordinated ordering/receiving of electrical supplies and materials. Assessed daily work requirements; assigned/designated work for electricians ensuring the job remained on schedule and within budget.

• Second electrician on other projects; provided support for Lead Electrician on the project. Helped Lead Electrician assess needs each day and assigned duties when necessary to other electricians.

• Ensured proper material was on the job site so work could be completed.

Kadlec Electric – Elgin, IL

Jul 2000 – Nov 2003

IBEW Local #117 Union Journeyman Electrician

• Lead Electrician on remodel/upgrade project of the Finance Department for Elgin Community College.

• Lead Electrician for one of our clients on the shutdown and startup of hydraulic machines designed to produce fuel injection parts for Caterpillar, Ford and GMC service repair work.



Associated Electric – Woodstock, IL

Jan 2000 – Jun 2000

IBEW Local #117 Union Journeyman Electrician

Bernidoni Electric – Elgin, IL

Aug 1999 – Dec 1999

IBEW Local #117 Union Journeyman Electrician

Carey Electric – Woodstock, IL

Aug 1998 – Aug 1999

IBEW Local #117 Union Journeyman Electrician

Ron Jones Electric – Elgin, IL

Jul 1996 – Aug 1998

IBEW Local #117 Union Journeyman Electrician


. IBEW Local #117

Sep 1996 – May 2001

Electrical Apprenticeship Training School – Crystal Lake, IL

Inside Wireman (Apprenticeship Training)

• Coyne American Institute – Chicago, Illinois

Sep 1995 – Jul 1996

Electrical Trade School

• OSHA 30

• NFPA 70E

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