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Tom Barrett

Journeyman Electrician

Objective

As a current member of both the Ontario College of Trades and IBEW local 353, I am interested in exploring the position of Journeyperson Electrician for the Facilities and Services Department at the University of Toronto - St. George Campus.

I  have the ambition, motivation and work ethic necessary to succeed in a fast-paced environment. 

A positive work environment encourages me to strive for excellence through skill-development and goal achievement. Having a variety of work experiences in this diverse industry keeps me motivated and working hard to meet challenges head on. 

Skills

  • Wide range of work experience in electrical wiring and installations.
  • Proficient in Ontario Electrical Code. 
  • Ability to read, interpret and follow electrical & architectural schematics.
  • Ability to operate electrical test equipment and power tools.
  • Excellent communication and coordination skills.
  • Strong problem solving and customer service skills.
  • Skill sets in, but not limited to electronics, instrumentation, motors and PLC.
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office. 
  • Valid class G driver’s license and personal vehicle owner.
  • Troubleshooting and service work experience.
  • Ability to perform minor construction and renovation projects.
  • Working at heights certified.
  • Comfortable working in public spaces, confined spaces and in all temperatures.

Summary

A highly disciplined, trusted, and self-motivated individual who is both detail and team oriented. Committed to working hard and learning my trade and beyond (i.e. union).

  • Electrician Construction and Maintenance 309A Certificate of Qualification.
  • Successful completion of the Electrical Apprenticeship Program. 
  • Eight years experience in the profession. 
  • Excellent teacher and mentor to apprentices.

Work History

2016Present

Journeyperson Class 309A-Construction & Maintenance

Delmarc Electric
  • Working Foreman of worksites of 30 or more homes.
  • Lays out, assembles and installs electrical wiring and related equipment according to the Ontario Electrical and Building Code.
  • Repairs, maintains and installs electrical wiring and equipment, such as motors, lighting fixtures and switching  and control equipment according to Ontario Electrical Code.
  • Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles and installs conduit using a hacksaw, pipe cutters as well as hand and power threaders.
  • Completes time sheets, material request forms, estimates and other related documents.
  • Conducts preventative maintenance inspections and repairs on outdoor and indoor lighting. 
  • Positions and installs distribution boards, panels, transformers, switches, lights and junction boxes.
  • Pulls wire through conduit and duct banks.
  • Connects wiring to circuit breakers, transformer or other components to form complete circuits.
  • Tests continuity of circuits to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of all components using standard testing equipment.
  • Fault finding, locates and determines reason for electrical failure  of equipment malfunctions.
20102015

Journeyperson Class, 309A-Construction & Maintenance

J.C.E. Electrical Contracting Ltd
  • Responsible for the installation of electrical wiring systems in new home residential construction including: rough-in, lighting installations, 100A and 200A underground and overhead services, panel installations, heating systems, blueprint reading, repairs and upgrades.
  • Install and repair incandescent/fluorescent lighting, photo cells, timers, field devices and equipment.
  • Work with EMT, PVC, and rigid conduit, pipe bending, wire pulling, termination of wires, grounding and bonding.
  • Diligently follow guidelines and practices set out by WHIMIS, Health & Safety and the Ontario Electrical Code.
20082010

Maintenance Worker

Ashwells Landscaping and Snow Removal
20062008

Event Staff

Professional Motor Sports Productions (PMP)
20052006

Operations Assistant

Grand Prix Toronto

Certifications

2018

Shop Steward Certification 

IBEW 
2015

Certificate of Qualification

Ontario College of Trades

OCOT Membership # 13268746

2015

Certificate of Apprenticeship

Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
2010

Certificate of Complettion

Pre-Apprenticeship Institute

Education

20012005

Bachelor of Sports Management

Brock University
1999

Toronto District School Board

Central Technical School

Ontario  Secondary School Diploma

Documentation

References

Joe Davis

416-627-6891

Frank Carnevale

416-706-5609

Mark Basile

416-560-8436