Thomas Brennan

Thomas Brennan

Work History

Work History
Jan 2014 - Feb 2014

Journeyman Electrician

WJ Barnes Electric

I worked on several projects with this company. Completing the stub ups from concrete slab to boxes in walls. McDonough HS in New Orleans LA. Harahan pump station needed the grounding grid completed, using cadweld joints to tie the system together, to allow concrete to be poured for exterior walls. Elaine St fuel depot for onshore fuel tank support, this was basically a up and running facility that required some power and control upgrades. Marerro was an underground tie to feed a Substation, a generator was planned for back up power for this industrial complex. NOLA Water Dept. was upgrading their switchgear and distribution system.

Oct 2013 - Jan 2014

Journeyman Electrician

Fisk Electric

The first project was the Meadow Brook Pump Station, this was a complete and total retrofit of an existing facility that had been unable to pump the sewage and effluent at the needed rate of flow. To accomplish this task required new service increase, to minimize over current outages. New switch gear and motor control centers. New back up generating capability. This modernization will ensure the residents of this community in Gretna, LA. will have a reliable pump station to serve them. I also was asked to help complete the construction of the new Hughes Detention Center in New Orleans. I was part of the crew responsible for completing the electrical piping system. Mounting panels, building raceways and completing the electrical distribution system.

May 2013 - Jul 2013

Journeyman Electrician

Climatech

Was hired to complete the rough in for conduits related to the HVAC system. This was part of the new San Andreas Courthouse, CA. This system was designed to have several zones, control panels and Ethernet to allow for cooling and heating of all the rooms in the building.

Feb 2013 - Mar 2013

Journeyman Electrician

Newtron

This generating station was improving their capacity to produce electrical energy. A complete and total retrofit was being completed to an existing facility. I was involved with pulling power and control cables to designated locations. In addition I worked directly with the electrician welders to support the new cable tray raceways.

Sep 2012 - Oct 2012

Journeyman Electrician

TDN Electric

Lockheed/Martin Space Center, in Sunnyvale, CA. was building a manufacturing facility for solar array panels. I was hired to complete the overhead power and control conduit work needed to energize the motors and control panels associated with this system.

Jun 2012 - Jul 2012

Journeyman Electrician

Redwood City Electric

Kaiser was building a brand new hospital in San Leandro, CA. I was hired to complete the rough in conduit work in the patient rooms and associated offices.

Nov 2011 - Feb 2012

Journeyman Electrician

The Shaw Group
This work is at St Lucie Nuke Plant. This plant is operated by FPL, the work being performed is of significant importance to the plant electrical generating output. By improving the efficiency of many different systems the actual megawatt output will increase. This will be acheived by improving the turbine on unit one, also replacing two reactor cooling pumps,  new heaters on the pressurizer, feedwater pump motors, and many other improvements.
Feb 2011 - Feb 2011

Journeyman Electrician

Bechtel

St Lucie Nuclear,unit 2,Fl. a scheduled 70 day refueling outage was ongoing.The owner operator FPL,awarded Bechtel the contract to install Turbine vibration monitors,(new conceptual design mod.).This would give indication to control room any readings outside of normal vibration limits.Our job was to remove cable tray covers, and install six new cables for power and control requirements.The work was completed in a timely and professional manner.

Nov 2010 - Dec 2010

Journeyman Electrician

Scott Electric

Scott Electric,paid for job related training to prepare us to work at Flint Hills Refinery,Corpus Christi,TX.There are many hazards workers are made aware of before working in a refinery.This is important to educate and give the workers needed understanding so as to prevent injuries and damage to the plant.The work was well planned and executed.We pulled in two separate 3 phase,15 kv feeders,along side existing energized cables,through existing network of underground conduits,passing through several vaults,from the sub-station to distribution equipment.These were 300 mcm single conductor cables rated for intended purpose.The completion of this project enabled the refinery to meet its demand for current and future expansion and upgrade, to alleviate any overload of existing feeders.

Aug 2010 - Oct 2010

Journeyman Electrician

Day & Zimmermann, NPS

Watts Bar Nuclear,Spring City,TN unit 1,modsThis site is owned and operated by TVA,I received requal status on Rad Worker Training,In addition the company provided much emphasis on work related skills,such as the use of torque wrenches,Raychem splicing procedures,cable termination,arc flash protection,asbestos awareness,fall protection.When the badging process was completed,the workers were able to work the packages and follow proper procedures,with increased level of productivity.Some of the work packages were,UPS battery upgrades,Chiller Plant heater repair,and Boric Acid conveyor system.

Apr 2009 - May 2009

Journeyman Electrician

Day & Zimmermann, NPS

Worked the outage at St Lucie Nuke Plant along with 30 other electricians. With HP direction, installed cables for 24 camera locations, antenna cables, and power feeds for supply. Power and lighting support for other trades.A couple of critical path jobs involved removal and replacement of 12- 480 volt breakers, and some work on the inverters. A feedwater pump motor was removed and replaced with a new conditioned motor.

Sep 2008 - Dec 2008

Journeyman Electrician

Rosendin Electric
Part of a 4 man wire pulling crew, concentrating on large parallel 480 volt, 3 phase feeders between 5000 and 500 amp ratings. This building owned by T Mobile, is the Polaris/ Data Center in E Wenatchee,Wa. Along with two other 4 man crews we pulled over 500,000 feet of wire between 750 mcm and 300mcm copper. This building had two 15 kv service laterals, from two separate hydro-electric dams ,115 kv distribution lines overhead to sub-station. In addition 14 diesel generators 2500kw @ 13.2 kv. for standby power.
Jun 2008 - Aug 2008

Journeyman Electrician

Cupertino Electric

Worked with a crew of five electricians at Juniper Networks in Sunnyvale, Ca. They were expanding their power demand. Adding several new 400 amp/48 volt DC feeders allowed them to expand their computing capacity. Using parallel sets of 4- 1/0 copper cables for both positive and negative conductors for a total of 8 cables for each circuit.Working in several different buildings on campus, the upgrades had a broad effect of improving the

computing power requirements.

Education

Education
1970 - 1973

Diploma

Charlestown HS

Certifications

Certifications
Dec 2009 - Present

Master Electrician

WA DOLI Electrical
Oct 1978 - Present

Journeyman Wireman

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

None

Watts Bar Nuclear,St Lucie Nuclear,Turkey Point,Columbia Generating Station