RESUME Education 1st Associates Degree: Electronics - American River College - 1982 2nd Associates Degree: Electronics and Instrumentation Technology - Yavapai College - 2010 Honors
CERTIFICATIONS HVAC EPA 608 Universal Certification Exp: Current AZ Grade I Water Treatment Plant Operator #18643 Exp: 31-Aug-2010 AZ Grade I Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator #18644 Exp: 31-Aug-2010 FCC Amateur Radio License KC7TUV Exp: 31-Dec 2012
Technician Experience 19 Years: Product Service representative and Test Technician Tested and installed electronic instrumentation in various industrial settings including power plants, water treatment facilities, refineries, mills, and maritime applications with Bently Nevada (GE) and ABB systems. Installations included calibration, field wiring, and power. Experience programming various machine parameters into DCS and PLC. Able to work from schematics, drawings, and verbal instructions. Experienced with bed-of-nails automated test equipment, breadboards, and engineering prototypes, responsible for the testing, troubleshooting and repair/replacement of defective parts. Prepared and submitted data that included: component tolerances and specifications, test setups, equipment used, test point data (phase relationships, current, voltage, etc.). Test results were documented in a format that was based on empirical observations. Provided engineering with the data necessary to assess a design, prior to a prototype release or going into production.
2 Years: Electrical Intern - Installation and maintenance of: 480/240Vac 3* motors, contactors, disconnects up to 7200Vac substations.
Test Equipment and Tools used: Oscilloscope Function Generator Conduit Bending Forklift Multimeters: Signal Tracer Welding (stick&wire feed) Digital Power Supplies Hydrometer Analog Torque Wrenches 60' Bucket Truck Various pneumatic and electric power tools (saws, drills, hammers, sanders, grinders, etc)
Computer skills Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, digital photography,
Technical Training Specialist Using Microsoft Office based computer programs, developed presentations, training guides, testing materials, and administered training seminars to sales staff, engineers, and various customers. These groups ranged in size with the largest group being approximately 85 individuals. Courses ranged in duration from day to one week and the lectures included the use of PowerPoint presentations, handouts, class exercises, and proctoring tests. Lab sessions were preceded with instructor led guided practice sessions in a formal classroom environment.
Project Estimator Developed and presented technical specifications and budgetary proposals to management and customers using PowerPoint presentations, visual aids, handouts, and equipment demonstrations.
Test Supervisor Responsible for the scheduling and coordination of inter-department workflow and cross-training Prepared and monitored budget and daily/weekly/monthly and annual reports Prepared and administered performance evaluations and disciplinary action as necessary
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY: -Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold August 2008 - present -PureWafer - February 2008 - August 2008 -Arizona State Parks - May 2007 - Nov 2007 -Nevada State Parks - Jan 2003 - May 2007 -Self Employed - Home Remodeling - 2001 - 2003 -ABB - Cleveland, OH 2000 - 2001 -GE -Bently Nevada; Minden, NV 1982 - 2000
MILITARY -United States Navy; Radioman 1st Class; Honorable Discharge Secret Clearance
DRIVING RECORD - NO Violations - Drivers License Exp: 09/04/2014
Additional Skills and Accomplishments:
Homeowner * Full kitchen remodel with first time dishwasher; refinish cabinets, removed linoleum and replaced floor with ceramic tile. * Septic to sewer conversion * Two Bathroom additions, and one remodel including cabinets, bath & shower, tile, toilet * Plumbing to accommodate electric to gas water heater conversion, shop addition including site excavation, concrete calculations, asphalt shingle, and felt roofing, framing and siding, electrical installation including GFI circuits. * Sheetrock installation, taping, texturing, priming, and painting. * Painting and staining of interior and exterior walls, ceilings, doors, trip and molding including surface preparation using scrapers, wire brushes and selecting appropriate primers and paints. Methods of application include brush and compressor spray.
Volunteer organizations and projects * Bureau of Land Management Archeologists and the Nevada Heritage Site Stewards. Monitoring Native American Rock Art and archeological sites * Lincoln County Trails Coalition Building hiking and equestrian trails * State Park Solar and Habitability Upgrade