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Voice,Data, and Security

Dyer, IN, 46311
November 11, 2009

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David Farrer

**** ***** ***** *****, ****, IN *6311

Tel: 219-***-**** cell: 219-***-**** email :


Experience managing large multi million dollar job sites with large crews and various systems, interacting

with customers and General Contractors from the start of a job to the finish.


“C” card Local #134 I.B.E.W. General Foreman,

Continental Electrical Construction Company, Skokie IL. 1994-2009

• Two years as foreman on installations of telephone, cable T.V., security systems and intercom in upscale

South Loop housing development Central Station.

• Moved back to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange for card access, video camera surveillance, and voice

and data additions.

• Built the Chicago Mercantile Exchanges first data center with copper and fiber optic backbone in over 160

data cabinets.

• General Foreman for three Foreman and anywhere from 10 to 40 Journeyman and Apprentices on

installation of nine more state of the art data centers at three different locations with over 1600 data

cabinets for disaster recovery and electronic trading, with general office spaces included.

• Worked with over six different solutions used for copper and fiber optics over the years and helped spec

the best solution from an installation perspective with design assistance for design consultants on layout of

cable tray and fiber runway.

• Belden/CDT, Panduit, Systimax/Commscope Certifications for Copper and Fiber Optic installations and

Belden/CDT Data Center Design.

• Over my 13 years at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange I also acted in a project management roll estimating

jobs, scheduling manpower, submitting quotes and invoices, overseeing all work being performed at the

various data centers, downloading electronic test results from the Fluke brand testers and software to the

customers storage drive all in extremely critical, fast turnover situations with trillions of dollars of volume

at stake everyday with an impeccable track record.

Installation Foreman, A.I.C. Security Systems, Chicago, IL. 1983-1994

• 4 years as an Apprentice, moved to Foreman for next seven years.

• Installation of card access, video camera surveillance, security systems, intercoms, and fire alarms

on mostly larger new construction buildings in the Chicagoland and surrounding suburban areas.

• Design, Installation, Service and Training of customers on new and existing accounts.

• High profile locations such as Motorola World Headquarters, Chicago Federal Reserve Bank, Chicago Board

of Trade, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Chicago Title and Trust, The Merchandise Mart, Olympia Center,

Ontario Place, One Mag Mile,The Loop Transportation Center, Presidential Towers,Amalgamated Bank,

and Lakeside Banks.

• Illinois Permanent Employee Card Holder (PERC card)


Coyne American Institute, Chicago, IL. 1982-1983

Basic Electric and Electronics Course Certificate


Dave Kiolbassa, Project Manager

Continental Electrical Construction Company

5900 Howard Street, Skokie, IL. 60077


Business reference known for 12 years

Doug Dickerson, Project Manager

Kelso-Burnett Co., 5200 Newport Drive,

Rolling Meadows, IL. 60008


Business reference known for 14 years

Don Hroma, Battalion Chief

Chicago Fire Department

9841 S, Levant St.

Chicago, IL. 60643


Personal reference known for 30 years

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