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Expert in All High Voltage /UG. OH Transmission 7 Alt Energy

Expert ID: 735057 Canada

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Specializing in correcting damaged or disorganized projects. International project management training and expertise.

Capable, trusted and hardworking Project Manager with diverse high voltage electrical experience, leveraged when completing cement foundations/finishing/compacting, form work, grouting and Mandrill underground duct installation. Also well-versed in pressure testing including slump and shear testing. Adept in areas such as well replacement on existing foundation work, walls, floors and ceilings. In search of an International Consultant role that will allow for leverage of talents in a power industry setting.

HIGHLIGHTS
 Experience includes establishing and running an energy reduction company
 Managed alternative energy systems for an electrical consulting firm, including wind, solar, water turbine and hybrid systems, e.g. enterprise high-voltage electrical, as well as project financing functions
 With Enterprise, spearheaded various electrical installation and repair processes including high-voltage troubleshooting (overhead and underground fault location) TDR
 Proficient in blueprint and line drawing, with computer savvy in the use of Microsoft Office
 In Churchill Falls Labrador, worked on the Bay D’Espoirs for the Employer Newfoundland/Labrador Generation Station from May to November 2015; completed assignment both on time and under budget
 Have experienced zero incidents or issues to date, having just celebrated 1M hours with no accidents
 Worked for the Toronto District School Board as a night shift Facilities Manager simultaneously while running the Enterprise High Voltage electrical contracting company during the day, focusing on client services in the latter capacity

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1975 Degree: O.S.G.D. Subject: Electrical Institution: Cedarbrea Collegiate
Year: 1986 Degree: Inter-Provincial Red Seal Certificate Subject: Power Lineman Institution: Government of Ontario Canada
Year: 1986 Degree: A.M.E.U./M.E.A Utility Certification Subject: Utility Power Lineman Institution: A.M.E.U./M.E.A.
Year: 1987 Degree: Bare Hand Certification Subject: High Voltage Bare Hand Technique Institution: E.U.S.A.

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2018 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Owner Department:
Responsibilities:
Serve as Site Manager, leading an equipment upgrade at a 735kv switch yard
Prepare documents, uphold safety compliance and adhere to contractual obligations when replacing insulators and various switchyard equipment, e.g. breakers, disconnects, CVTs, CT, rotary ground systems and electrical control systems
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2017 to 2018 Employer: Qassim Saudi Arabia Title: Management Consultant Specialist Department:
Responsibilities:
Trained and guided Managers in a manner conducive to increased proficiency
Worked on assignment in Qassim/Ha’il and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2016 to 2016 Employer: AECOM Title: Civil Site Manager Department:
Responsibilities:
Served as a Construction Manager, Site Manager and Superintendent
Gained licensure as a Journeyman Power Lineman-Red Seal
Achieved MEA Certification, previously known as AMEU, as a Utility Power Lineman
Managed facilities using BAS systems; included leading warehouse management, inventory control and procurement
Operated in high-tech and global markets to lead sales and marketing processes
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2014 to 2014 Employer: Enterprise High Voltage Electric Title: Construction Manager/Owner Department:
Responsibilities:
Acted in an Electrical Superintendent role with Borea Construction, working on wind turbines
Offered consulting expertise across various areas of electrical energy construction
Handled line and pole/tower installation, sub-station construction and maintenance; worked on sub-station build grid assembly transformer, breaker, tower cap bank and regulator work, along with completion of internal control area work CT /PT connections
Completed isolations and switch configuration work, plant electrical installation 120/208 600/347 600v, line clearing, U/G fault location and repair and cable location
Fielded insurance damage claims and alternative energy consultations, focused on water/wind turbines and solar power grids
Delivered sub-station consultation while working in Margareta Island, Venezuela
Engaged in power restoration with Black & Macdonald in the aftermath of an ice storm in Quebec
Headed LED Division efforts using LED and induction lighting measures, along with power factor reduction technologies
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2012 to 2014 Employer: SNC-LAVALIN ALBERTA Title: Construction Manager Department:
Responsibilities:
Completed the SNC- Athabasca Telecom upgrade, the largest telecom upgrade Alta-Link had ever done; covered 12 different site locations, multiple crews and various trades
- Tended to major safety concerns in live sub-stations with inexperienced crews; erected 300-foot telecom towers
- Fulfilled project with no injuries or damages; achieved system success using time management and multitasking savvy
Worked on a WATL Project for a 500kv transmission line
Also led a Hartland Project for GIS Installation; involved managing construction, access, land and environmental issues and developing solutions
- Led subcontractor progress meetings to keep all stakeholders well-informed
- Trained staff using innovative measures to keep the team operating at peak performance
- Consulted with other Managers to discuss isolations and switching procedures
- Engaged with Project Managers and Directors to coordinate and finalize schedules and budgets; collaboratively succeeded in putting the project on target
- Determinedly worked on all aspects of this effort to ensure timeliness, doing whatever it took to guarantee success; included assisting with warehousing, procurement and facilities management
- Functioned as an Interim Office Manager to listen to and resolve staff concerns
- Partnered with contractors to collectively develop new agreements
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2006 to 2010 Employer: HYDRO ONE POWER WORKERS UNION Title: Journeyman Lineman Department:
Responsibilities:
Served in numerous locations across provinces to fulfill obligations for various assignments
Locales included Parry Sound, Huntsville, Orangeville, Bowmanville, Newmarket, Arnprior and Perth
Headed line construction, Smart Meter program operations including follow-up repair, along with cable location/detection, collections, metering and storm damage response
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2002 to 2006 Employer: I.B.E.W. 353 Title: Journeyman Lineman Department:
Responsibilities:
Fulfilled numerous assignments throughout the United States
Worked in Chicago’s Local 9 and in Long Island/New York for the Local 1049
Also completed projects in Middletown and Hartford, CT and in sites across Pennsylvania, Detroit and Watertown

Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
Class G License/ Clean Abstract, Ryerson University Poly-Tech/Occupational H&S, E.U.S.A. Bare Hand, Hydro One, Cable Location & Smart Meter, Province of Alberta Level 3 (Unrestricted) Alta-Link Clearance for Lines & Sub-Stations, GOI (Guarantee of Isolation) Grounding and Bonding Alta-Link, Basics of Supervision, Hydraulic Systems, Heavy Equipment & Small Crane (USA), S.A.P. R-3 Project Phoenix Material Management, W.H.M.I.S. (Hydro One), Critical Risk Protocol; SNC-Lavalin (Environmental/Safety), Safe Handling Heavy Loads (Hydro One), Underground Splicing Lead to Poly (3-M), Lead Splicing (Standard Underground), Land Access & Environment Management (SNC-Lavalin), Sub-Contractor Evaluations & Management (SNC-Lavalin), Basics of Supervision Certificate (Borea Construction), OSHA, Risk Protocol, Civil Management/Cement Work, Foundations and Steel Work (Site Grading & Clearing), Civil Survey Work Management & Installations, W.H.I.M.S. Training, ATV/Snowmobile Certified

Additional Experience

Other Relevant Experience
ADDITIONAL ROLES
Project Manager, PBW High Voltage, 2016-2017
Journeyman Lineman (Contract), Milton Hydro Distribution Line Construction, 2011
Warehouse Manager, Toronto Hydro/Entera Utility Contractors 2011
Journeyman Lineman, Ainsworth Power-Toronto Hydro, 2010-2011
A-Level Lineman, Toronto Hydro,1990-1991
Line Foreman-New Services Division UG/OH, Scarborough Public Utilities Commission, 1976-1989
Also worked as a Contractor for various entities including Black & MacDonald from 1989-1990

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