Name : shanecolston
Industry Type : Electrical Contractors
City & State : Pasadena,TX
Job Title Manager/Designer
Relocation Preferences : USA
Objective : To find a reputable company that can benefit from my skills as a Master Electrician that has an electrical background of 21 years.
Resume :  
+This is a scannable resume for SHANE COLSTON
+ 4907 Pin Oak Dr.
+ Pasadena, Texas 77505
+ 832-788-9983 cell
+ 281-991-9156 home
+ shane.colston[at]
+ Profile:
+ A Licensed Master Electrician with more than 21 years of experience in Residential, Commercial, Industrial, including petro chemical plants, refineries, and marine operations. Excellent managerial and labor relations. Ability to design and successfully implement cost-savings and service-improving procedures. Skilled in system planning, preventive maintenance, budget-management and designing standardized procedures and training programs. I do not have a degree in any discipline, but with my qualifications and experiences, Im positive that with my 21 years of in the electrical industries, that I am able to complete any task and excel with the project or task that is given to me.
+ Work Experience:
+ 2008-2009 Electrical Manager, Goodcrane Corporation, Houston, TX
+ Handled system planning, designing, facilities maintenance and provide technical consultation.
* Electrical manager for eleven employees and assisted in direct management of over one hundred employees.
* Directed day-to-day, annual and long-term engineering and planning.
* Coordinated program that reduced maintenance overtime, enhanced system reliability during major system disruptions and reduced outage times for our manufacturing facility.
* Redesigned, developed, constructed and installed VFD, Variable Frequency Drives and Soft Starters for sixteen overhead bridge cranes and our production cranes.
* Produced work plans for ABS, API and DnVs approval.
* Applied both NEC and IEC codes.
* Designer of both electrical and hydraulic layout for 25 to 850 Ton pedestal cranes using AutoCAD 2008 and some usage of Solidworks. Designs for both lattice and knuckle types.
* Generated for the first time in the companys history, a complete bill of materials for the electrical equipment to build our production cranes. Used Excel and formatted the bill and materials list to be use as a take-off which would have the current up to date prices to generate an accurate and timely bill of material.
* Experienced procurement professional skilled in managing material and equipment.
+ 2007-2008 Service Manager, Pearwood Electric/Casper Electric, Pearland, TX
+ Electrical manager of both a manufacturing division and the service division.
* As manager of Casper Electric, I overseen the day to day manufacturing and design of power systems such as, MCCs, Motor Control Centers, SCRs, Silicon Controlled Rectifier and drive systems that is used in the oilfield drilling industry.
* As a manager of Pearwood Electric, I help to start from ground up a service company that served the oilfield industry along with servicing residential, commercial and industrial businesses. Duties would include supervision of shut-downs inside industrial chemical plants along the ship channel, to either repair or upgrade equipment during this short time period. I would also go to the bid meetings, to gather all the information from the customer.
+ 2004-2007 Owner/Manager, Colston Electric, Pasadena, TX
+ Completed projects, including submitting bids, supervising operations, hiring and training labor, purchasing materials and handling payroll and customer relations.
* Successfully bid for and completed various projects from residential real-estate, educational institutions and maintenance contracts.
* Completed a variety of general construction projects involving lease space build-out to city projects installing roof top units.
* Largest project was for the mutable buildings of roll-off offices for Class1 Div 2 locations, which were to be installing inside of refineries.
* Upgrades of fueling stations for the electrical and tank monitor systems such as Veeder Root.
+ 2002-2004 Service Manager, L.L. Electric, Houston, TX
+ Performed take-offs for various bids which included city parks to industrial roll-offs.
* Supervised two fueling stations inside refineries.
* Supervised and manage all types of projects such as residential remodels to larger projects that included DeVry University, Merek Elementary in Alvin and a couple of Houston parks.
* Trouble-shooting, repairing, designing and estimating electrical apparatus for residential, commercial and industrial projects.
* Performed the routine repairs on switch gear and other pieces of equipment for manufacturing plants during shut downs.
+ 1998-2002 Service Technician, McBride Electric, Houston, TX
+ Performed tasks such as estimating, trouble-shooting and customer relations.
* Trouble-shooting, repairing, designing and estimating electrical apparatus for residential, commercial and industrial projects.
* Mentor to others.
+ Education:
+ 2008 San Jacinto Community College, Houston, TX
* Continuing education, AutoCAD 2008, computer aided drafting, computer assisted drafting.
+ 1986-1990 Brazosport High School, Freeport, TX
* General studies in the Electrical trades.
* President of Electrical Vocational Industrial Clubs of America, VICA.
+ 1990-1991 TSTI, Waco, TX
* Technical training in the Instrumentation and Electronics, I&E.
+ 2001 IEC, Houston, TX
* 6 months of Master Electrical classes.
* 3 months of motor control class.
+ Licenses:
+ 2001Master Electrical License, Texas Department of License and Regulations.
* Master licensed to perform all duties needed to complete an electrical job, including pulling all permits, current.
* Continuing education every year to maintain this license.
* other key words: Electrician: Electric motor/switch assembler and repairer, electronic equipment installer/repairer, electrical power-line installer/repairer, electrician's helper, electrician assistant, commercial electrician, maintenance electrician, certified electrician, journeyman electrician, electric meter installer/repairer, electrical engineer, avionics technician, electrical technician, schematic diagram interpretation, blueprint reading and interpretation, control circuit troubleshooting, 120V, 480/277V, Vfd, individual sensors, level probes, thermocouples, 3-phase AC motors, drive systems, electrical testing equipment, logic schematics, mechanical aptitude, welding equipment, air compressors, HVAC systems, vacuum pumps, programmable logic controller (PLC) systems, Allen Bradley PLC Systems, motor controls, pneumatics, hydraulics, mechanical systems, welding systems, project management (PM), voltage troubleshooting, standard wiring practices, National Electrical Codes (NEC), International Electrical Codes (ICE), AC/DC control circuit troubleshooting, procurement, estimator, production supervisor, plant manager, operations manager.

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