Industrial Electrician

Name : wcouchman
Industry Type : Electrical Contractors
City & State : tallahassee,fl
Job Title Industrial Electrician
Relocation Preferences : anywhere
Objective :
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Walter Couchman
2525 Arthurs Court Lane
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Telephone: (850) 316-1281
Email: wcouchman[at]


I am motivated to continue a career that will take me as far as I can go in a field where I can use my unique skills and assets to the best of my abilities. I am a quick learner with the desire to go far and to accomplish many successes along the way. My experience in several fields has allowed me to diversify my skills as well as adapt to any challenges that may arise.

February 2010
March 2010
SUN Constructors / Excel USA
EIV Project
Hovensa Plant, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
Duties included pulling cable, running conduit, terminating panels and equipment, packing and pouring seals

April 2009
November 2009
MMR Group Inc.
Mechanical Completions
I&E QA/QC Technician
Statoil-Hydro Project
Ingleside, Texas
Performed walk downs of Instrument and Electrical systems to ensure build is to Job Specification. Worked closely with the Client representatives and Engineers for Quality Assurance. Responsible for reporting Punch-List items and clearing items when work is complete and finished to Specification. Ensure deadlines are met to complete System Walk-Downs on time.

March 2008
December 2008
Deepwater Specialist Inc
Electrical Technician
Shell Perdido Project
Ingleside, Texas I&E Commissioning , Offshore Oil Platform
Hook-up and commissioning of offshore oil platform. Complete Punchlist reports and Inspection reports along with sponsoring vendors for testing and inspection of vendor equipment. Test all I&E equipment and document results for turnover to client. Maintained the Job Safety Analysis (JSA) for all operations to ensure Zero Recordable Accidents.

March 2005
January 2008
Blackmon Electrical LLC
QA/QC Electrical Technician
New Orleans, LA
Performed on Industrial, Commercial and Residential projects in the installation, maintenance, and repair of wiring systems, electrical fixtures and electrical equipment. Test equipment and document the results.

May 2003
December 2004
Shield Electrical LLC
Pensacola, FL
Test equipment and document the results. Also performed on Industrial projects in the installing, maintaining, and repairing of wiring systems, electrical fixtures and electrical equipment.

March 2002
April 2003
Epic Group
Ingleside, Texas
: Pulling cable and Terminating
: Running tray
: Installing equipment
: Glanding
: Reading drawings

Licensed Electrician in the State of Texas # 206477
Current US Passport
Current TWIC Card Exp. September 30, 2014
Current Safety Council Training
Network Plus Certified

Safety Council Basic Plus
Asbestos Awareness
Marsec Training
Scaffold User Training
Benzene Training
H2S Refinery Trained
Job Safety Analysis (JSA)
Safety awareness and application training
Man Lift training
Confined Space training
Incident and injury free training
Industrial Leadership training
Lock out / Tag out training

Bachelor of Science Degree in Health, Leisure, and Exercise/Exercise Science from University of West Florida

Associates Degree in Computer Networking from Tallahassee Community College

Work Experience:
Performed the Hand-Over from construction to the Client for commissioning.
Performed quality inspections and made sure that all installations followed client specifications.
Co-ordinate work with vendors and subcontractors.
Conduct progress, planning and safety meetings with contractor and client.
Installation of relays and transducers in MCC cubicles and marshalling panels and the P.L.C.
Test cables and instruments before turning the equipment over to the client.
Review drawings for errors and made red-lines to make the proper corrections.
Review drawings and develop scope of work and materials lists.
Sign off systems completed for the included systems: Fire & Gas, E.S.D., Talkback, Telephone, Lighting and small power, 480 volt power, 4160 volts power, Emergency and UPS power systems.
Inspected the installation of the electrical and instrumentation equipment on the drill floor, the derrick and inside the drillers control room.
Verify that all of the drawings were up-to-date with current revisions in the field and office.
Inspect installation of cables, trays, transformers, motors, equipment, conduit, and instrumentation.
Start-up of transformers and MCCs.
Verify all terminations at the motors, instruments and control stations and at the MCCs.
Commissioning of the Fire & Gas, GAI Tronics and the E.S.D. systems.
Performed high voltage terminations and terminated several field instruments.
Conducted safety meetings, safety audits, field inspections, for Quality Control.
Performed function checks of motors and starters.
Terminated transmitters, control stations, motors, P.L.C.s and marshaling cabinets

Professional References upon request.

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