Name : Fred Schuster
Industry Type : Electrical Contractors
City & State : Joliet,Il.
Job Title electrician
Relocation Preferences : no
Objective : Obtain a position where my 33 years of electrical supervisory experience can be utilized to promote a healthy work environment to any company.
Resume :  
Fred M. Schuster
335 National Dr.
Shorewood, Il 60404

Brother Rice HS 1969 Graduate, St. Procopius College-2yrs-no degree, IBEW Local 134 Apprenticeship Training Program-
1979 Graduate w/ First Year Brotherhood Award and Four Year Contractors Award, Bell Labs 2 week DC power Engineering course, Local 134 Fiber Optic Cable Splicing Class

11/75 6/77 A & J Electric Apprentice Electrician

6/77 7/84 Grand Kahn Electric Apprentice/Journeyman/Foreman
Ran various new and remodeling electrical installations with crew sizes from 2 to 17 men. Primary
customers being Illinois Bell and AT&T. Left due to AT&Ts request to join their team.

7/84 10/88 AT&T Electrical Engineer
Engineered and implemented construction of DC power plants for the entire state of Indiana
(97 buildings) and other special projects. Retired due to job being relocated to Atlanta, Ga.

10/88 11/89 Sterling Electric Inc Foreman
Ran two downtown office remodel projects before being laid off due to force reduction

6/90 10/91 John Burns Construction Journeyman/Foreman/General Foreman
Responsible for all facets of construction for the initial installation of conduit, coax and fiber optic cable
In the Chicago Freight Tunnel and lower Wacker Dr. for Chicago Cable TV. Also built three hub sites in
major downtown buildings for distribution to surrounding area. Left due to contractor participating in
non-union labor activities in associated areas.

10/91 1/97 High Tech Electric / High Tech Sharp Electric Foreman/General Foreman/Supervising Electrician
Ran a multitude of work including Fox Knoll Retirement Center ($1.5M), True Value Headquarters re-
Location, Odyssey Country Club and Fun World, Heritage Square Shopping Center, Circuit City, Eagle
Foods, Republic Bank and other projects. Left due to company going out of business.

1/97 7/97 Arc Electric Inc Foreman
Ran new Eagle Food store in Morris, Ill. Left to create Cobra Electric.

7/97 2/04 Cobra Electric Inc. Co-founder/General Foreman/Project Manager/Estimator/Supervising Electrician
Managed all facets of a new business venture including installations at Primeco, AT&T and Sprint cell
Sites, Odyssey Fun World, Republic Banks(3), two townhome projects of over 120 units each, Old Navy,
18 store strip mall, and various office, commercial and residential projects. Shop size ranged from
2 to 16 men. Left due to difference of opinion between financial backer and self.

4/04 6/04 JWP/Hyre of Indiana Foreman
Supervised 10 man crew at Ford Motor Torrence plant during major retooling shutdown. Left
due to force reduction

11/05 9/06 Hartmann Electric Inc. Journeyman
Worked in secure areas of baggage handling and on tarmac at Ohare. Left due to force reduction

10/06 3/08 Jolen Electric Inc. Journeyman/Foreman
Worked primarily in residential and commercial power and fire alarm applications. Left due
to force reduction.

7/08 4/09 Linear Electric Inc. Journeyman/Foreman
Worked at INX, Atlas and U. S. Celluar Field during tenure at Linear.

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