Electrician

Name : JK
Industry Type : Electrical Contractors
City & State : Eatonville,WA
Job Title Electrician
Relocation Preferences : NO
Objective :
Resume :  
Joseph M Kilburn


Work Experience 20+ years, Commercial & Industrial environment, Boeing plant facilities material handling systems, Lagrande, Alder, Cushman Hydroelectric dams, Weyerhaeuser, Simpson paper & pulp plant, hospitals, blood centers, schools, office & business spaces, stores, T&I, delis, design build projects, HVAC roof top units, exhaust fans, coolers, boilers, evaporators, heat pumps. PLCs, VFDs, motor controls, motors, transformers, lighting, devices, panels, etc.

Precision Electric, (5/7/09 6/19/09)
Position: Electrician
Contact: Tony Kizziar 206- 948-9808
Hours per week: 40

Duties: Working at Puget Sound Blood Center, Renton. , make up of panel feeders and branch circuits, roof top work of condensers and evaporators and exhaust fans to include pipe and wire to 480 and 208 panels and make up. Transferred to 9800, Seattle, to work on warehouse/office space, wiring panels, installing exit signs and rough in. Reduction in Force layoff, no more work.


Sequoyah Electric, (10/14/08 12/31/08)
Position: Electrician
Contact: Mike Meehan 425-766-3234
Hours per week: 40

Duties: Started working at Sequoyahs new shop, doing T&I improvements, conduit, lighting, power, panels. Then transferred to the Boeing Renton Facility to work at the 21-20 bld. Removing old high bay lighting and installing new fluorescent lighting to improve lighting for crane operators and people working below on assembly and fabrication. This project required extreme safety as we had to work out of a queen amongst the bridge cranes during plant production. Reduction in Force layoff, no more work.


VECA, ( 9/19/08 10/3/08 )
Position: Electrician
Contact: Jim Hooper 206-436-5200
Hours per week: 40
Duties: Hired for various locations, worked at Renton office space installing conduit and wire for office furniture, unfortunate work stoppage because of the credit issues affecting VECA at the time, so told by Jim Hooper.


Johnson Electric, (4/8/08 9/11/08)
Position: Electrician, Foreman
Hours per week: 40

Duties: Worked on the Triton Towers, Renton and the new Kent station, with various commercial installations, T&I improvements, conduit, wire, panels, lighting, receptacles, fire alarm. Reduction in Force layoff, no more work.


McKinstry Co., ( 5/2006 3/2008 )
Position: Electrician, Foreman, General Foreman
Contacts: Project Manager Lou Bailey 206 396-9764
Hours per week: 40

Duties: Worked as a Journeyman helping on small projects for about a month. Then asked to be a Foreman to manage the new shop build out, approx. Value of 500,000 electrical. Job basically consisted of new service, encilium controlled lighting, new roof top units and controls, office space power for cubicles and office related machinery, video& tel conference rooms, new gym and workout center, commons area and new elevator. This project was mainly a design and build as you go; I also had between 4 and 7 electricians working under me and did all proper as builds, paperwork, material ordering for this project. After completing this job, I was asked if I would be the General Foreman for the new King County Election Facility, approx value of 1.3 million. This was a 6 month job and consisted of a new backup generator and transfer switch, new service conductors and conduit. All new circuitry with some old and new distribution panels, 2 electrical rooms completely moved to new locations, new transformers, new elevator, new roof top units, new and old heat pumps, new office space, and cubicles, new lighting and power poles, new voting machines and equipment, roll up doors, automated gates and security rough-in ( conduit only ) . I had a crew from 7 to 25 with 2 foremen working for me on this project. I was responsible for all planning, material ordering, safety, paperwork and keeping good relations with King County for this project. I then went to work at Weyerhaeusers main office in Federal Way, were we pulled out 3 sets and installed 2 sets of underground medium voltage cables in existing vaults in 4 locations that were Live. All work was performed safely and as efficiently as possible using proper PPE and safety equipment, sniffers, fans, IR scanners, etc. Reduction in Force layoff, no more work.


Eagle Electric, short call ( 5/1/ 2006 5/12/ 2006 )
Position: Electrician
Contact: Tony Kizziar- 206-948-9808
Hours per week: 40

Duties: Worked as a Journeyman, installing conduit, wire, lighting, panels at a new Lowes home center in the Sea Tac area. 2 week only job. Reduction in Force layoff, no more work.


Foy Industrial ( Aug 2005 Dec. 30 2005 )
Position: Foreman Electrician
Hours per week: 40

Duties: Worked at Boeing Fredrickson installing new VFDs on existing Lowerator cranes in 24-50 bld, which I installed years prior with Champion & assoc. Also added new laser alignment devices, modems and microwave encoded rail and all associated conduit and wiring. Worked at commercial sites at Kent space center and Alaska Airlines installing branch circuits and lighting in and around office spaces. Reduction in Force layoff, no more work.



Champion & Associates, Inc. (12/01/1998 - 02/17/2005)
Auburn, Washington United States
Position: Foreman Electrician
Contact: Electrical engineer - Alistair Nicole - 253-735-2588
Hours per week: 40


Duties: Worked on many Industrial projects for this company. Supervised and installed new Motoveyor system at Boeing Fredrickson facility, rebuilt existing tank line cranes with new conduit, wire, motors, and new PLC control cabinets. Worked in company shop building control panels for Boeing and related projects, ( Champion & Ass. is a U.L. listed company which allows them to build there own control panels.) Also worked at Boeing Auburn facility on there tank line system for automation and PLC panels associated with them. Also have many years of extensive print reading and as building of engineered prints. From 2001 to 2003 I supervised up to a 6 man crew on 2 separate job sites on new automated hoist carriers for the Boeing Renton facility, contract value of $15 million. Installation of conduit, wire, controls, motors, etc. and as building of all prints was done in an economically and efficient manner. From 2003 to 2004 I worked at Newcor Steel for this company installing a new cab and controls for there outside magnetic crane. During that time I also made many service calls to the Boeing facilities for Industrial and commercial type projects. From 2004 to 2005 I was responsible for a 5 man crew for the jobsites of Alder, LaGrande, and Cushman Hydroelectric dams. The projects consisted of demolition and rebuilding all there old cranes with new conduit, wire, controls, motors, and frequency drives. I was responsible for the crew, tools and material, and installation. I also was responsible for as building prints and responsible for all paper work and kept good relations with Tacoma City Power. All work was performed in an economically and efficient manner. Reduction in Force layoff, no more work.



E.H.S. Electrical Contractors (06/30/1998 - 11/30/1998)
Seattle, Washington United States
Position: Electrician
Contact: 206-527-4422
Hours per week: 40


Duties: Worked at the new Pacific Place on 400th and Pine St. in downtown Seattle, installing conduit and wire for transformers and lighting and distribution panels. Also worked on 3 new Fred Meyer food chain stores for new deli installation and Isle lighting and related branch circuits. Reduction in Force layoff, no more work.

Madsen Electric (08/01/1997 - 02/10/1998)
Tacoma, Washington United States
Position: Foreman Electrician
Contact: Carl T Madsen - 253-564-2267
Hours per week: 40


Duties: I was responsible for installing new portables for the Sumner High School, which includes a new power service and all associated conduit work for said portables and fire alarm systems. While responsible for up to a 4 man crew and all paper work and tool and material coordination. I also worked at the new Matsushita plant in South Hill, Puyallup during new construction, and worked at the Simpson Pulp mill during scheduled shut downs for high voltage wire replacement and connections and new motor control systems and distribution centers. Reduction in Force layoff, no more work.

Champion & Associates, Inc. (07/30/1993 - 07/30/1997)
Auburn, Washington United States
Position: Foreman Electrician
Contact: Alistair Nicole - 253-735-2588
Hours per week: 40


Duties: From 1993 to 1995 worked as a Journeyman on the Boeing Fredrickson Material Handling Systems, Boeing Fredrickson Autoclave Controls, the Fredrickson Tank-Line, and the Ergonomic Tables, all were complex systems with PLCs and VFDs, conduit, wire, control devices. Work was also performed at the Boeing flight simulators in Renton, installing a VESDA fire alarm system. Also worked at the Boeing Auburn facility on building upgrades, such as lighting, power, controls, vaults, and high and low voltage systems. From 1995 to 1997 I was an Electrical Foreman for this company at the Boeing Renton facility at the 10-50 bld. This was a crane upgrade with a contract value of $7 million. Responsible for electrical construction of 26 bridge cranes and 14 hoist carriers. Supervised a crew of up to 10 electricians on swing and graveyard shifts along with tool and material coordination. Initiated all paper work and ensured that the job was completed in an economically and efficient manner, and kept good working relations with our Boeing customer. Reduction in Force layoff, no more work.

Southwest Washington Electrical J.A.T.C. (07/10/1989 - 07/10/1993)
Tacoma, Washington United States
Position: Apprentice electrician
Contact: Dick Elder - 253-475-2922
Hours per week: 40


Duties: Attended a four year, 8000 hours of apprenticeship training in accordance with standards of the Construction Electrician trade, as approved by the Washington State Apprenticeship and Training Council. Worked for many different electrical contractors during this time as required in such fields as residential, commercial and industrial type work.

EDUCATION
Vocational School
Southwest Washington Electrical J.A.T.C. (07/10/1989 - 07/10/1993)
Tacoma, Washington
United States
Degree: Electrician - Major: none; Minor: none;
GPA: 3.8

Description: 8000 hours of apprenticeship training as approved by the Washington State Apprenticeship and Training Council and the required hours of related school instruction.

Vocational School
Bates Vocational- Technical Institute (01/10/1989 - 05/22/1989)
Tacoma, Washington
United States
Degree: Electrician - Major: none; Minor: none;
GPA: 3.7
Description: Diploma from Bates for Electrician

United States Marine Corps
From: 12/1984 to 11/1988
Honorable discharge
copy of DD 214 upon request

High School
Sitka High School (08/01/1981 - 06/01/1984)
Sitka, Alaska
United States
Degree: 12 th - Major: none; Minor: none;
GPA: 3.5

Description: Graduated from Sitka High School

Additional Information
License - Electrician, Journeyman (07/10/1993)
8000

Washington State Electrical License, issued by Department of Labor and Industries. Cert# KILBUJM077MS

Training - First Aid/ CPR (12/09/2004)
10

L&I approved course, Industrial Medical Consultants. Completed 10 hour course at Journeyman level.

Certification - OSHA - 10, Construction safety & health (12/15/2004)
10

Southwest Washington Electrical J.A.T.C., completion of 10 hour course at the Journeyman level.

Certification - Transformers (05/27/1999)
16

Southwest Washington Electrical J.A.T.C., completion of 16 hour course at the Journeyman level.

Certification - Variable Speed Drives (05/31/1997)
8
Puget Sound Electrical apprenticeships and Training Trust, completion of 8 hour course at the Journeyman level.

Certification - Foreman Training (02/22/1997)
10

Puget Sound Electrical Apprenticeship and Training Trust, completion of 10 hour course at the Journeyman level.

Certification - motor and motor controls (12/14/1995)
24

Southwest Washington Electrical J.A.T.C. , completion of 24 hour course at the Journeyman level.


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