Bruce A. Forman
1926 Spanish Broom Drive
Palmdale, California, 93550-7336
Email: bruceforman[at] vzw.blackberry.net
Home (661) 272-6834
Cell (661) 478-5977
Objective : Industrial Electrician
Professional Experience :
March,2009 to present: Electrical Contractor. Residential and Commercial
Sept,2008 to Feb,2009: eSolar Inc. Lancaster, CA. (Sun Tower Project).
Instrumentation Control Electrician : Inspect Electrical and Instrumentation Installations May,2007 to Sept,2008: Self employed as Electrical Contractor (C-10)
July, 2006 to April ,2007: Remo Inc. Valencia, California
Electrical Specialist: Test ,Repair and Design control panels for Head Bending Presses.
Jan,2004 to June 2006: Self employed as Electrical Contractor (C-10)
Jun,2003 to Dec,2003: City of Los Angles, Hyperion Plant, Playa del Rey, California.
Waste Water Treatment Electrician: Test, Troubleshoot, Calibrate and Repair all electrical equipment at the Waste Water Treatment Facility.
Jan,2000 to Oct,2002 : Union Pacific Railroad, (UPRR) Commerce Yard, Los Angeles,
Locomotive Diesel Electrician: Troubleshoot and repair Locomotives, GE and EMD.
Oct,1998 to Oct,1999: Self Employed :Vibration Consultant and Electrician / Troubleshooter.
Nov,1986 to Oct,1998: Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO), Los Angeles Refinery, Carson
Electrician : Troubleshoot and Repair all electrical circuits; lighting, motor starters; System Controllers,TDC 3000, TMR, Allen Bradley PLC, MODICON, Level Controllers (Promags, Magnetrols ect...). Gas Monitors, Static Stepless Electromechanical Cranes
Machinery Specialist : Troubleshoot all rotating equipments (compressors, motors, pumps and turbines) using SKF s and Bently Nevadas vibration monitors and test equipment. Implemented Critical Machinery Vibration Monitoring Program
Electrical Planner : Schedule all Electrical repair for the Refinery including routine and turnarounds. Implement new Plan and Scheduling Program.
Electrical Foreman : Supervise and train electrician craftsman in various specialized tasks. Revise better testing methods and procedures for Refinery equipments.
Nov,1978 to Nov,1986 : ITT Barton Instruments, City of Industry, California
Senior Electromechanical Technician : Assemble and Calibrate all Titration Gas Monitors.
Senior Electronic Technician : Calibrate all Differential Pressure Units. Mechanical, Electromechanical and Electronic Units. Perform component level troubleshooting.
Engineering Technician : Assemble and Test all Research and Development Monitors and System Controllers ( work from blueprints and verbal instructions). Develop new test procedures for new products and write test and assembly instructions.
Aug,1977 to Nov,1978: Honeywell Marine Systems , West Covina, California
Assembler Specialist A : Assemble Navy Trainer Modules ( Firing and Control Systems).
June,1974: Saint Johns College, BelizeCity, Belize, Central America
Associate of Science in Electrical Engineering
Nov,1981: US Air Force Training Center, Chanute Air Force Base, Illinois
Certification in Avionics Instrumentation: Testing, troubleshooting and repair .
July,1997: Vibration Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Vibration Specialist I Certified: Machinery Vibration, Data Acquisition and Processing, Basic Fault and Condition Analysis, Machinery Testing.
March,1996: Charlotte Technical Associates , Charlotte, North Carolina
Vibration Analyst Levels I and II Certified : Advance Machinery Testing, Advance Data Acquisition and Techniques, Advance Fault Analysis.
Sept,1978 to June,1979: Mount San Antonio College, Walnut, California
Electronics: Microprocessors and fiber optics.
March,1996: Bently Nevada Training Center, Reno, Nevada
Advance Machinery Diagnostics : Bently Nevada 3500 Monitoring System,7200 ,3000 systems ect...,polar balancing , orbits and critical speeds . Eddy probe installations and maintenance.
SKF Conditioning Monitoring Systems, San Diego, California
Vibration and Systems Applications: M800 system Monitors and 700 Systems by Scientific Atlanta. Data acquisition and Microlog applications.
Salt Lake Community College,Salt Lake City,Utah.
Diesel Locomotive Troubleshooting: Troubleshoot ,Repair and Test,General Electric, GE30-7 and General Motors ,EMD 40-2 Locomotives.
National Technology Transfer, Inc. City of Los Angeles Hyperion Plant.
High Voltage Electrical Safety: OSHA Requirements for Electrical Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution.
Courses Taken :
Level 5 Electrician, P&H Crane Maintenance, Impulse G+ Series 2 Crane Maintenance, Principles of Compressors, Introduction to Pumps, Advance Instrumentation, Electrostatic Precipitators, Sub Station Maintenance, Low voltage circuit breaker maintenance, High voltage circuit breaker maintenance, High Voltage Maintenance, Transformer maintenance, Programmable Logic Controller (Allen Bradleys 3, 5 and 7 ), Root Cause Failure Analysis, Vibration Specialist II, Vibration Analyst III, Predictive and Preventive Maintenance, Advance Computer Applications, TMR maintenance, Advance Electrical Troubleshooting, Telephone Exchange XP1000 maintenance, Planning and Scheduling formats. Advance ADRE, Advance Microlog Diagnostics, Locomotive Troubleshooting Assistant, Locomotive Cab Signal, Supervisory Training, High Voltage Safety OSHA, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, (IBEW) certified journeyman.
Multitesters, oscilloscopes, meggers, high pot, silver soldering, transformer oil testers, circuit breaker testers, electrical conduit benders, Computers (Word6, Powerpoint4, Project, Excel, Bently Nevada ADRE, SKF Microlog).