Kirk Mc Kown


Instructor at Sierra Nevada College for two years

Coach for local youth sports in softball, soccer & baseball

for his two children


To secure employment in a professional environment



Construction Experience

Carpentry Electrical Motor & Motor Control Trouble Shooting Plumbing Welding Heavy Equipment Operator/Owner Solar Design & installation H.V.A.C.


Licensed in California  # 532497since 1988 Licensed in Nevada # 56041 since 1993 Experience with Boilers 250 Ton Air Conditioners 250,000 BTU Boilers Universal Refrigerant Certified  

Work History

Work History
Mar 2013 - Present


echelon electric

run work, order materal, handle man power , deal with general contractor, and handle all issues with the va hospital adminastration.

Jun 1988 - Present

Business Owner/Contractor

McKown Electric


Bidding, Scheduling, Planning

Contracting & Coordinating with other Contractors to Complete Residential, Commercial, and Industrial jobs

Motor & Motor Control Trouble Shooting Specialist

Residential, Commercial & Industrial Bidding

Staffing Needs; Scheduling, Planning & Hiring Personel

Jun 2011 - Mar 2013


merit electric

ran phase 2 of the va hospital for us. materal purchasing to job safety training. handle all isues on the job from client to general contractor,and all other sub. contractors.

Jan 2004 - Jun 2011


Integrated Electric /I.E.S. Commercial

Solar Installation

Design, Instruct, & Install in a $40 Million Residence in Incline Village NV.

HVAC Experience with Boilers

250 ton BTU Air Conditioners

Universal Refrigerant Certified

Interviewing Perspective Employees

Hiring & Dimissal

Job Orientation

Safety Program

Project Management

Aug 1996 - Jul 2001

Mechanical Supervisor

Department of the Military

Statewide Maintainance of all Air Conditioners, Boilers, and all other Mechanical Equipment

Conducted the Overseeing of All Contracts, including Internal and External Contractors

Electrical Training & Electrical Safety Inspections

Apr 1992 - Apr 1995

General Superintendent


Planning, Scheduling & Coordinating

Supervising All Phases of Construction, from Infastructure Implementation to Home Construction & Commercial

Site Preparation of 87 Acre Residential, Commercial, & Subdivision



Universal Refrigerant License

LIC. #56041
Jan 1988 - Present

Licensed Electrical Contractor

State of California & State of Nevada



Harold Virgil

Kirk has handled the V.A. Hospital job for us as a foreman. I have known kirk for the past six years. we have done projects together, as well for each other, while roles changed from job to job. He has always preformed above and beyond his job discription and title. HE has been a foreman for Electrotech, I.E.S. Merit, and now Echelon Electric. He will be an asset to who ever he works for. He has done commerical, industrial, and very high end desighn build homes. in incline village nv.

rob perry

Kirk has exceeded his job description and gone beyond his required job.  he and i have done from a 40mil.$ job to a 400K$ job. He is a great team player, he takes good care to pay attention to detail. He works well with clients and with other trades to accomplish tasks on time and under budget.

carl harris

As a Foreman for I E S, Kirk follows directions, has great leadership skills, and everyone enjoys Kirk's energy. He is open to new ideas and he is very resourceful. Kirk as been an asset to the company.I have worked on a 3.2mil. doller job for him and served 4years of my apprenticeship under him. worked 1 year at the va hospital in reno as a journeyman electrican for him .