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Ifyou are looking for a job as a maintenance electrician, master electrical specialist job, maintenance mechanic/electrician employment, industrial electrician work, factory electrician employment, apprentice electrician job or any other job as an electrician, we hope that this electrician resume page will help you in your search. All the best to you.
Key to writing a great resume when looking for work as an electrician:
Many electrical trades recruiters can scan an electrician resume in under 30 seconds and make a determination on whether you are a good "fit" or not. That's why it's important to know what to put on your resume: Start off with a summary paragraph, quickly showcasing your strengths, electrician experience and electrical trades background and show that you are a good fit for the job they are trying to fill. Use different words in your electrician resume..not the common words that many job-seekers add to their resumes: Try these: advised, mastered, contracted, eliminated, established, executed, oversaw, proposed, first-class, unmatched, presided over, initiated, upgraded, veteran...get the idea?
When applying for electrician jobs, or any electrical trades employment you have found online or in the classifieds, always tuck descriptive words from the ad into your resume....Recruiters will scan your resume (either electronically or personally) to see if you fall into their idea of a prime candidate for their electrician opening.
Here are some ideas you can use in your own electriciain resume...simply pick and choose and include on your resume those paragraphs and sentences that fit you. Good luck with your job search!
High school degree (or equivalent) and the completion of a four year apprenticeship training program
Experienced in using computer based Preventative Maintenance and Spare Parts stores systems.
Able to perform mathematics to determine proper components and installation requirements.
Installed, adjusted, modified, verified, calibrated and tested operation of power systems, specialized electrical systems and panels, circuitry, electrical chassis, appliances, portable electrical equipment in accordance with all State and Federal Electrical Codes and Ordinances.
Able to work from verbal instructions, blueprints, wiring diagrams, schematics, technical publications and instructions bulletins.
Performed preventative maintenance on electrical panels and distribution systems.
Performed corrective repairs on commercial and residential buildings. Factory electrical maintenance and repair and installation.
Electrical problem troubleshooting
Analyzed equipment failures
Made necessary adjustments to correct equipment failures while working safely at all times
Troubleshooted electrical circuits
VFD and DC drive experience
Understanding of facility systems, e.g.HVAC, chillers, boilers, purified water, compressed gases, etc.
Proficient in reading an OHM meter and electrical diagram
Can direct work of and instruct other electricians, helpers, mechanics and apprentices.
Tested and adjusted equipment to obtain proper operating characteristics
Rewired and installed panel boards and switches
Repaired AC/DC circuits, 3-phase circuits (480 and 240 volt)
Knowledge of various hydraulic and pneumatic systems
Able to read and interpret documents
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence as well as good verbal communications skills
Ability To Run Trenchers, Backhoes, Bucket Trucks, ETC.
Strong troubleshooting ability to resolve electrical & mechanical defects.
Experienced w/ voltage up to 480 three phase
Able to work with minimal supervision.
Experienced in industrial equipment repair including motor controls (AC & DC), electrical print reading and interpretations, trouble shooting of control systems, and electric devices for high speed packaging/processing equipment.
Performed installation of conduit
Observed mechanical devices in operation to diagnose problems in the systems.
Knowledge of Industrial wiring and controls
Experience in repairing factory equipment
Basic understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic systems
Basic experience in troubleshooting PLC's
Solid mechanical abilities/aptitude
Willing to work overtime and am flexible
Able to keep a clean and orderly work area
Responsible for electrical and mechanical support for issues arising throughout the plant.
Ability to diagnose equipment failures to determine cause
Job duties included, but were not limited to, electrical trouble shooting, control wiring, welding, fabrication, power distribution and other miscellaneous electrical and mechanical work.
Troubleshooted, diagnosed and corrected electrical problems in the power distribution, electrical equipment and lighting systems.
Installed, removed, repaired, overhauled and tested electrical equipment, both alternating and direct current.
Worked to meet current electrical codes and company policies and practices.
Prepared, reviewed and maintained documentation associated with facility electrical systems.
Performed specific electrical maintenance and engineering functions assigned by Engineering/Facility Manager.
Supported and coordinated external service personnel.
Perform work of lower skilled classifications.
Apprenticeship training along with 5+ years experience in a maintenance environment.
Have complete set of quality tools.
In this sample electrician's resume, job objective is supported by the facts and accomplishments stated in resume. Professional affiliations illustrate candidate's dedication to a long-term career.
A licensed electrician with more than fifteen years experience in installing, maintaining, and repairing electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, ensuring that work is in accordance with relevant codes; installing and servicing street lights, intercom systems, and electrical control systems.
Summary of Qualifications
More than fifteen years experience.
Able to isolate defects in wiring, switches, motors, and other electrical equipment.
Strong ability to install and maintain motors, lighting fixtures, generators, circuit breakers, and transformers.
Thorough knowledge of electrical systems including planning additions and modifications on secondary circuits.
Can safely use hand and power tools applicable to trade.
Exceptional ability to install grounding leads.
Able to read commercial electrical blueprints and apply NEC through the full range of commercial and industrial maintenance and construction work.
Experienced in installing and maintaining motors, welding equipment, lighting fixtures, generators, circuit breakers, and transformers.
Can use appropriate tools and diagnostic equipment to repair, install, replace, and test electrical circuits, equipment and appliances.
Excellent ability to diagnose and repair electrical controls, industrial motor control centers, and programmable logic controllers.
Strong desire to study and comprehend new technology.
In-depth ability to make mathematical computations.
Able to work safely from ladders, scaffolds, hydraulic towers, or in tunnels and crawl spaces.
Considerable ability to explain instructions and guidelines to others effectively.
Able to assign work to employees, prioritize the work of others and organize and coordinate the work of the unit.
Renovate Inc., Tarrytown, NY 1995 - Present
Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.
Construct and fabricate parts, using hand tools and specifications.
Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
Fasten small metal or plastic boxes to walls to house electrical switches or outlets.
Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
Install ground leads and connect power cables to equipment, such as motors.
Place conduit (pipes or tubing) inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes.
Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes.
Repair or replace wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment and to ensure conformance to building and safety codes.
Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.
Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.
Direct and train workers to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.
Perform business management duties such as maintaining records and files, preparing reports and ordering supplies and equipment.
Perform physically demanding tasks, such as digging trenches to lay conduit and moving and lifting heavy objects.
Provide assistance during emergencies by operating floodlights and generators, placing flares, and driving needed vehicles.
Provide preliminary sketches and cost estimates for materials and services.
Use a variety of tools and equipment such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools, and testing equipment including oscilloscopes, ammeters, and test lamps.
Work from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.
Renovate Inc., Tarrytown, NY 1990 - 2003
Utility Electrician Apprentice
Traced out short circuits in wiring, using test meter.
Measured, cut, and bent wire and conduit, using measuring instruments and hand tools.
Maintained tools, vehicles, and equipment and kept parts and supplies in order.
Drilled holes and pulled or pushed wiring through openings, using hand and power tools.
Performed semi-skilled and unskilled laboring duties related to the installation, maintenance and repair of a wide variety of electrical systems and equipment.
Disassembled defective electrical equipment, replaced defective or worn parts, and reassembled equipment, using hand tools.
Transported tools, materials, equipment, and supplies to work site by hand, hand truck, or heavy, motorized truck.
Examined electrical units for loose connections and broken insulation and tightened connections, using hand tools.
Stripped insulation from wire ends, using wire stripping pliers, and attached wires to terminals for subsequent soldering.
Thread conduit ends, connected couplings, and fabricated and secured conduit support brackets, using hand tools.
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