Name : Joseph Stopar
Industry Type : Engineers
City & State : Summerville,SC
Job Title unemployed
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : To bring enthusiasm, dedication, responsibility, and good work ethic, combined
with a desire to utilize my Electrical Engineering skills to obtain an electrical apprentice position.
Resume :  
Joseph A. Stopar

To bring enthusiasm, dedication, responsibility, and good work ethic, combined
with a desire to utilize my skills obtained through experience in the following areas:
Experienced Electrical Control engineer with 17 years of success in designing customer focused solutions that increased the performance and productivity of industrial equipment.
Knowledgeable in the use of the National Electric Code (NEC), Underwriters Laboratory and Canadian Standards codes as well as designing and solving problems with electrical drives, controls and various systems.
Responsible for building positive relationships with customers, students, peers, and the community using effective oral and written communications.
Key Skills & Knowledge Areas
Electrical Systems and Controls
Wiring diagrams, blueprints, schematics
Programmable Logic Controllers
AC & DC Drives
Problem Solving & Decision Making
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)Motor Control Centers
Mechanical & Electrical Drafting
Cost Reduction
Project Management
Positive RelationshipsElectrical Code Standards
SmartBoard Notebook Software
Oral & Written Communications
Alston Middle School August 2008 to June 2009.
Macedonia Middle School August 2006 to June 2008.
Mathematics Teacher
Taught 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Mathematics Standards consisting of Numbers & Operations, Algebra, Geometry, Measurement, and Data Analysis & Probability.
Conducted state standardized testing administration.
Maintained communication and cultured positive relationships with students, faculty, parents and community.
Conducted after-school Math tutoring program.
Used the latest technology (Smart Boards, Laptop computer, Scanner) to deliver instruction.

Rockwell Automation/Reliance Electric, Cleveland Drive Center October 1988 to June 2006.

Electrical Control Engineer
Responsible for providing electrical control design of variable speed drive systems for a variety of applications.
Served and worked with customers to develop detailed electrical wiring, flow, and layout diagrams.
Interpreted National Electric Code, Underwriter Laboratory and Canadian Codes on designated sales orders.
Specified and ordered electrical equipment such as transformers, circuit breakers, and programmed Allen Bradley AC & DC Drives (Powerflex, 1397) and Reliance Electric Drives (GV3000, Flexpak).
Managed drafting personnel in completing design, and worked effectively with Manufacturing throughout all phases of production.
Managed design input directly from customers and Application/Marketing Engineers.

Proficient at using AutoCAD to complete the engineering and drafting functions.
Maintained quality by controlling shop re-work to be less than 5% on average for all sales orders.
Reduced Design and Manufacturing costs by at least $6K per year.
Experienced using Allen Bradley Controllogix and Programmable Logic Controllers (Micrologix, SLC 500).


College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina.

Obtained Middle School Mathematics Teaching Certificate in June 2009.

Completed 3 graduate and 6 undergraduate semester hours in Education and Mathematics with a 4.0 GPA.

Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio.

Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering in 1989.

Internship: Worked with Engineers designing and testing industrial control equipment during a 14 Month co-op assignment for Reliance Electric Company.

References and additional information will be furnished upon request.

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