Armando Carvajal

Work History

Work History
Nov 2008 - Present

Journeyman Electrician

Loudon Electric Llc
Nov 2008 - Aug 2009

Journeyman Electrician

Loudon Electric

·Worked on industrial construction projects Gas Unit. Tasks included print reading, job layout, High voltage termination stress cone, heat-shrink cone splicing, switchgear installation and terminating, buss bar, conduit bending, cable tray, wire pulling, industrial power distribution.

·I worked as a member of an electrician team responsible for installation switch gear and control panel in Sub-Station control room.

·Installation of transformer, work with overhead (cable tray) and underground wiring up to 13,800 Volts.

·Run conduit from ½;" EMT to 4" rigid.

·Electrical installation of fire alarms and telephone systems.

·Reading blue prints, and delegating tasks out to each person. I was required to run electrical conduit for PLC's, VFD's, electrical panels, security systems, fire alarm systems and communications, then pull wire and terminate. Motor hookups, start-stop stations, and control wiring to include 24, 120, 208, 277, and 480-volt systems.

·Pulling cable, tie-wrapping, Cable organizing.

·Read single-line and PNID prints and red-line them as needed for changes made in the field, and communicate changes to Document Control.Committed to working in a team-based environment while following the Occupational Health and Safety Act and corporate policies.

Feb 2006 - Oct 2008

Journeyman Electrician

Delta Power

·Worked on industrial construction projects mining area. Tasks included print reading, job layout, conduit bending, cable tray, wire pulling, heavy machine and switchgear moving and installation, industrial power distribution and motor control center installation. Trained and supervised apprentices.

·Carry out and complete assigned work orders and respond to breakdown calls and other electrical related issue for mining and town.

·Perform periodic maintenance inspections on all electrical, electronic, instrumentation and combustion equipment.

·Install, operate and repair various PLC and instrument based controllers and systems.

·Involved in the design, installation and commissioning of numerous projects for new installations and equipment upgrades.

·Maintain AC drives and switch gear to 4160 volts and all associated motors and motor control centers.

·Calibrate and repair all electrical, electronic, and pneumatic and instrument type devices, sensors and switches in accordance to manual.

·Committed to all health and safety procedures and initiatives.

·Have installed, and commissioned numerous projects for new installations and equipment upgrades.

·Run conduit, installed panel boards, pulled wire, installed lights, switches, and receptacles.

·Troubleshot and repaired equipment, designed jobs, ordered materials, prepared work or equipment for bids, maintained 12500 volt and 4160 volt service to the mine

·Maintain and repair lighting systems, both operational and emergency.

·Read single-line and PNID prints and red-line them as needed for changes made in the field, and communicate changes to Document Control.

·Preparation of inspection reports, testing & implementation, work accomplishment reports, issuance of procedures.

·Involvement in the preparation of project quality plan, inspection test plans, special work procedures, check list and reports etc., in coordination with the QA/QC team.

·Reading prints and delegating tasks.

·Reporting to management and meetings with foreman's.

·Troubleshooting devices and working with other trades to complete projects.

Jan 2005 - Jan 2006

Journeyman Electrician

Aker Kvaerner

·Worked on industrial construction projects SX area. Tasks included print reading, job layout, install and terminating Rectifier, buss bar, conduit bending, cable tray, wire pulling, switchgear installation and terminating, industrial power distribution.

·Trouble-shoot, work on motors, switchgear, breakers, controls, PLC, VFD, UPS, valve levels and flows.

·Also work in substations, transformers, work with voltages from 13 KVA, 5 KVA, 480V motors and switchgear.

·Maintain and repair lighting systems, both operational and emergency.

·Run conduit from ½;" EMT to 4" rigid RMC, EMT, and IMC.

·Install AC/DC drives and switch gear to 11,000 volts and all associated motors and motor control centers.

·Calibrate all electrical, electronic, and pneumatic and instrument types of devices, sensors and switches.

·Committed to working in a team-based environment while following the Occupational Health and Safety Act and corporate policies.

·Responsible for installing and operating various PLC and instrument based controllers and systems.

·Install electrical conduit in industrial settings. Pull wire and terminate them in electrical panels with voltages ranging from 120VAC to 480VAC.

·Wire lights, motors, plc's, fire alarm systems, communications, and motor control centers.

·Read blue prints, do as- builts, and run jobs. 

·Terminating MCC transfer switches and panel.

Mar 1999 - Dec 2005

Technician Skales

Smithfield Food Inc

·Used laptop and desktop workstations to troubleshoot problem sources on PLC and CNC program controlled equipment in the machining, production areas of the plant. Filed reports and looked up part.

·Assisted other trades in pinpointing mechanicals, hydraulic and pneumatic problem.

·Corrected/Repaired equipment. Duties included trouble-shooting, installation, and repair of electrical equipment and motor control circuits.

·Perform on-call duties troubleshooting and maintaining all electrical, electronic, instrumentation, combustion and hydraulic equipment.

·Troubleshooting of new and installed electrical systems to locate and correct malfunctions, read and interpret blueprints and circuit diagrams.

·Troubleshoot, install, examine, replace, repair and maintain VFD's, PLC's (Allen Bradley), electrical / electronic control systems and mechanical related devices for industrial food processing and packaging equipment using testing and measuring instruments.

·Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics to determine layout of industrial electrical and mechanical equipment / machine installations.

·Responsible for electrical operations and maintenance activities.

·Test, diagnose, repair and observe electrical, electronic and mechanical components and systems.

·Supervised electrical assembly team member night shift. Trained new employees and observed safe practices at all times in the performance of work duties. Performed maintenance activities.

·Read, interpret and revise schematic drawings and documentation.

·Final assembly, quality control, start-up, test, calibration, troubleshooting and maintenance of fully automated water disinfection systems.

Education

Education
Mar 1989 - Jun 1995

Planning and Production

Universidad Santiago

Skills

Skills

significant equipment

SIGNIFICANT EQUIPMENT Multimeters, Power Meter, Amp Meter, Megger, Computers, Electrical and Mechanical Hand Tools. Computer literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and various other programs.