Electrical Foreman

Name : Tom Adams
Industry Type : Electrical Contractors
City & State : Independence,MO
Job Title Electrical Foreman
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Tom Adams
2904 Vista Court
Independence, Missouri 64057
816-795-5686 (Home)
816-699-0320 (Cell)
79Tadams[at]gmail.com
Objective
To obtain a challenging career utilizing more than 28 years of progressive, professional electrical and general repair experience.
Work Experience

Electrical Foreman

April, 1995 to January, 2009
Wachter Electric
Supervision of 15+ people at Sprint Campus.
Main contact for emergency services at Sprint.
Assembling, installing, testing, and maintaining electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.
Construct and fabricate parts, using hand tools and specifications.
Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
Fasten small metal or plastic boxes to walls to house electrical switches or outlets.
Inspection of electrical systems for 480 volt systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
Install ground leads and connect power cables to equipment, such as motors.
Place conduit (pipes or tubing) inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes.
Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes.
Repair or replace wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.
Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.
Supervising and training workers to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.
Perform physically demanding tasks, such as digging trenches to lay conduit and moving and lifting heavy objects.
Provide assistance during emergencies by operating floodlights and generators, placing flares, and driving needed vehicles.
Provide preliminary sketches and cost estimates for materials and services.
Use a variety of tools and equipment such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools, and testing equipment including oscilloscopes, ammeters, and test lamps.
Work from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures
Formal Education
NORTHWEST UNIVERSITY
Maryville, MO (1984)
Journeymen Electricians License, 2008
Skills
Worked on projects including Pembroke Middle School, Blue Springs South High School and Sprint World Headquarters.
Self-motivated; able to work independently and as team member to meet operational deadlines.
Function well in high-pressure atmosphere.
Adapt easily to new concepts and responsibilities.
Developed interpersonal skills, having dealt with a diversity of professionals and clients.
More than 28 years experience.
Profound ability to isolate defects in wiring, switches, motors, and other electrical equipment.
Strong ability to install and maintain motors, lighting fixtures, generators, circuit breakers, and transformers.
Deep knowledge of electrical systems including planning additions and modifications on secondary circuits.
Remarkable ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.
Strong ability to read commercial electrical blueprints and apply NEC through the full range of commercial and industrial maintenance and construction work.
Uncommon ability to install and maintain motors, welding equipment, lighting fixtures, generators, circuit breakers, and transformers.
Profound ability to use appropriate tools and diagnostic equipment to repair, install, replace, and test electrical circuits, equipment and appliances.
In-depth ability to make mathematical computations.
Immense ability to work from ladders, scaffolds, hydraulic towers, or in tunnels and crawl spaces.
Considerable ability to explain instructions and guidelines to others effectively.
Great ability to assign work to employees, prioritize the work of others and organize and coordinate the work of the unit.
Community Service
Active member in my church, serving on various charitable committees.
Wire Habitat for Humanity Houses.
Volunteer at Truman High School.
References
Available upon request.


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