Electrician

Name : Brad
Industry Type : Electrical Contractors
City & State : Culpeper,VA
Job Title Electrician
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : To find full-time employment with an established company.
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EMPLOYMENT

Electrical Sub-Contractor
EXCEL ELECTRICAL CONSTRUCTION 10/2000 3/2010Burleson, Texas

Electrical sub-contractor with a contract with 7-11 convenience stores. Duties include retro-fitting exterior light fixtures from florescent tubes and ballasts to LED light panels to save energy and maintenance. Also installing Redbox DVD rental stations (roughing-in for power and connecting units) as well as Blueboxes, Blockbuster Videos version. This was a temporary contract for the mid-Atlantic region and was recently completed in February 2010.

Electrician
A DYNAMIC ELECTRICAL SERVICE 6/2009 11/2009
Virginia Beach, VA

Electrical service and repair work consisting of residential and commercial. Duties include service upgrades, troubleshooting and repair of existing wiring, and installation of new fixtures, outlets, and switches in existing homes and buildings, as well as installing generators and transfer switches.

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR 3/2008 Present
Maryland, DC & VA

Residential and Retail service, repair, and remodel work.

Electrical Foreman 10/2005 3/2008
Tommy Wallace Electrical
Fredericksburg, VA

Hired as an Electrical Job Foreman, duties consisted of retail/office tenant space build-outs, managing and directing crews, handling of material orders, working with general contractor to coordinate work with other sub-contractors, working within budget guidelines, meeting inspection deadlines, and working with engineers for change orders and work print discrepancies.








Electrical Foreman 08/2005 10/2005
CLC of Chantilly
Chantilly, VA

Electrical Job Foreman working for CLC of Chantilly but subcontracted by Elite Development, Inc. at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. I have supervised a three-man crew for two separate projects from beginning to completion. Responsibilities included managing electricians, ordering materials, working with engineers (for change orders and work print discrepancies), coordinating work with other tradesmen, and meeting inspection deadlines. Projects included office suite renovation and cargo/warehouse renovation.

Owner/President 05/2003 02/2006
Innovative Real Estate Solutions, LLC
Fredericksburg, VA

Started a residential real estate acquisition company. I bought residential real estate and then resold it for profit. During this time I purchased 15 properties, 4 of which were bought and then immediately re-sold for a small profit, 10 were bought and renovated and re-sold for large profits, and 1 was held as a rental for one year and then sold for profit. The renovation projects required hiring and managing of contractors and sub-contractors, scheduling, enforcing deadlines, marketing the completed projects, and working with buyers during the sale process. Customer/Client service skills were required, as well as sales skill. Also, as a result of being an electrician, I was responsible for all the electrical remodeling of every renovation project. This includes safety inspections or demolition of existing wiring, fishing walls to provide new circuits in existing buildings, and replacing service panels to meet newer code requirements. Rental property required property management and tenant screening.


Head Electrician 05/2004 08/2005
K & C Construction
Spotsylvania, va

Head electrician for a residential general contracting company. Duties include: Electrical demolition work, installation of new wiring for all aspects of residential construction with an emphasis on remodel/renovation work.


Quick Response Technician (Home Installation) 02/2005 ‑ 05/2005
Tweeter
Fredericksburg, VA

Installed Audio and video wiring & equipment for home theater systems which included hanging plasma & LCD flat panel TVs, projectors, speakers, Infrared repeater systems, and programming of universal type remote controllers. Also installed direct TV dishes and home computer networks.


Cable Splicing Technician / PPM 03/2000 - 05/2003
Verizon Communications
Warrenton, VA

Cable Splicing Technician with the title of Proactive Preventative Maintenance (PPM) Tech. Repaired and maintained outside telephone plant including copper-fed digital carrier systems (SLC 96 & Series 5), fiber optic-fed carrier systems (Lightspans, DDM 2000's (multiplexers)), digital end-user loops (ISDN, T-1, & DSL) and pressurized cable (air dryers & compressors, pipe panels, transducers, manifolds, alarm and monitoring systems), worked on bulk defective pair recovery, predictor packages (pre-service effecting trouble repair), section cuts and cable replacement, and also repaired buried cable plant (digs), as well as some limited experience with fiber optic fusion splicing.


Electrician 06/1999 - 03/2000
Steeplechase Electric
Warrenton, VA

Installed electrical wiring for new commercial and industrial buildings. Consisted of electrical service, branch circuits, fire alarm, burglary/security alarm systems, motor controls, conduit raceways, communication cable (CAT 5 & Fiber). Projects included a medical facility, a remodeling and addition of an elementary school, and office suites in a high rise building.


Electrician 01/1999 - 06/1999
MC Dean
Fairfax, VA

Worked at the SAIC Building expansion project in Tyson's Corner, VA that joined Tower 1 and Tower 2. This was a 13 story building that had to be completely wired, as well as being tied into the existing two buildings. I had a 3 person crew and was responsible for the "punch out" (finish work & repair/modifications) of each floor as it neared completion. I also worked on the new construction of a federal penitentiary expansion project in Hopewell, VA.


Electrician 06/1998 - 01/1999
Fischback & Moore
Washington, DC

Worked at the Upper Occoquan Sewage Treatment Plant on the expansion project. I was responsible for pulling Interduct, CAT 5 Communications cable, and control cable between manholes (duct bank) and into the buildings to interconnect the entire operation. This was an International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) job under the Local 26.







Electricians Apprentice 12/1997 - 06/1998
Electrical, Controls, and Maintenance
Richmond, VA

Worked on a Chemical Manufacturing Plant in Manassas, VA (Moses Lake
Industries) for the construction of their new facility. Worked on high voltage
switchgear, ground grid design and installation, Class 1 Division 1 Explosion
Proof wiring, conduit raceways, and devices.

Electricians Apprentice 06/1997 - 12/1997
Logan Electrical Service
Fredericksburg, VA

Electrical service position. Was required to inspect, troubleshoot, and repair faulted electrical wiring and equipment in both residential and commercial/industrial applications. Worked on a powder production facility (MAPEI Industries) in Stafford, VA. Job required an extensive amount of conduit and raceway building, motor control wiring, PLC's (Programmable Logic Controllers) wiring and programming, and high voltage switchgear.


Electrician's Apprentice 02/1997 - 06/1997
Stokes Electric
Richmond, VA

First commercial electrical job. Worked on converting the old Mary Washington Hospital (2300 Fall Hill Ave, Fredericksburg, VA) into office suites in Fredericksburg, VA. Gained experience with conduit bending, 277/480-volt circuitry, 3-phase systems and equipment, Fire Alarm systems (Simplex), and demolition.


Electrician's Apprentice 06/1994 - 02/1997
Ohm Electric
Fredericksburg, VA

Started as a helper, this was my first job in this trade. This was strictly a residential wiring company that wired new homes in the Stafford, Fredericksburg, and Spotsylvania VA areas. After my first year, I went into the VA Electrical Apprenticeship Program to work towards my Journeyman's certification.




EDUCATION

Northern Virginia Community College 12/2002
General Studies w/major in Electrical Engineering
Woodbridge, VA GPA: 3.5

Spotsylvania Vocational Center 06/1997
Electrical Apprenticeship Program
Spotsylvania, VA Certificate of Completion

Verizon Communications and Telephony School 03/2000
Analog and Digital Voice/Data Transmission, Pneumatic Principals and Theory, Voice/Data Troubleshooting, Maintenance, and Repair
Richmond, VA Certificate of Completion

SKILLS

Project Management
Metallic Cable Splicing (telephone, coaxial, and electrical cable)
Electrical Wiring & Conformance Testing
Outdoor Sign and Area Lighting Maintenance and Repair
Pressurized Cable Monitoring and Maintenance
Telecommunications Installation
Cable Maintenance & Fault Locating (telephone & electrical plant)
Audio/Video Installation
Fire Alarm Installation
Conduit bending
Cable Rigging
Motor Controls and Switching
Utility Pole Climbing & Working Aloft
Confined Space Entry Testing & Working Underground

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