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Gladstone - Queensland


  • I am a competent certified electrician with experience, training, and technical knowledge to plan, install, maintain, repair, and oversee electrical wiring projects in  residential, commercial and industrial settings. I pride myself on my leadership qualities, attention to detail, work ethic and my attitude towards maintaining a safe work environment for both me and others around me.

Work Experience

Electrician - Commissioning & Start-up

Bechtel, Curtis Island - Queensland

May 2015Current

  • Reading and understanding Single line diagrams, schematics and general control and electrical drawings
  • Completion of Inspection test records
  • Fault finding and rectification on both LV and HV control systems
  • Liaising with start-up engineers to ensure systems are completed in accordance with site requirements
  • Application for work permits and completion of work as per permit guidelines

Typical tests:

  • Insulation resistance of all power circuits including HV with the use of a megger, Hipot and VLF testers
  • Motors/Pumps - Winding resistance, RPM, Infrared, Inrush, Polarisation index and running currents
  • Battery Load Bank - Battery discharge test, Ductoring of joins, Battery temperatures, battery voltages, overall voltages and currents.
  • Testing of emergency lighting systems
  • Busduct - Insulation resistance using HV Megger, ductor test of all joins / connections
  • Resistance readings for earthing systems
  • Interface testing

Point to Point testing and energisation of:

  • Motors / Pumps and control systems
  • Distribution boards and associated control gear
  • Control panels
  • Light and small power systems
  • 400V MCC's including Incomers, Bus Ties, Inter ties, Ring Loops, Profibus network
  • 6.6KV switch gear
  • 11KV switchgear
  • 11KV fault current limiter
  • UPS systems
  • 110V battery chargers
  • Battery load banks
  • PMS systems
  • HVAC Systems
  • Writing and checking of switching sheets as well as the issuing of access and test permits
  • Completion of forward and reverse switching procedures
  • Performing switching procedures both locally from the switch gear and remotely via a PMS system
  • Working in conjunction with the Client to perform operational switching
  • Isolation of circuits and actuation of earth switches to allow work to be carried out of bus or outgoing circuits
  • Energisation of Transformers - 11KV - 6.6KV

                                                                   11kV - 400V

                                                                   6.6kV - 400V

Leading Hand Electrician - Construction

Bechtel, Curtis Island - Queensland

Apr 2014May 2015

  • General Electrical construction work including cable tray installations, cable installations
  • Installation and testing of earthing systems including grid earthing and equipotential bonding
  • Installation and testing of light and small power systems
  • Installing equipment fit for hazardous areas including exe and exd enclosures
  • Hazardous Area Glanding
  • Terminating of small and large power cables, Instrument cables, feeders from MCC's, Instrument junction boxes including large multicore cables, Electrical distribution panels, Motors
  • Hazardous area inspections and rectification of defects
  • Participating in site walk downs to compile and rectify punch list items
  • Conducting pre-start meeting including tool box talks
  • Completion of time sheets for crew and claiming unscheduled quantities
  • Liaising with engineers to ensure unscheduled work is done to site specifications
  • Completion of weekly site safety inspections
  • Aiding in the training of apprentices
  • Compiling isolation lists and working in conjunction with Lock out Tag out to ensure any live equipment is de-energised while my crew is conducting work
  • Installation of Cathodic protection systems

Overseas Travel

May 2013Feb 2014

Leading Hand Electrician - Construction

Downer edi Engineering, Port Hedland - Western Australia

Jul 2010May 2013

  • Direct supervision of employees as a leading hand
  • General electrical construction on the RGP5 and Inner Harbour projects
  • Lighting and power installations
  • Control cable and fibre optic installations
  • Major and minor shut downs
  • QA / QC
  • De-Construction of fixed plant
  • Installation of devices for conveyors and transfer stations
  • Installing and terminating cable within substations
  • Terminating switchboards and control panels
  • Installation of cables and devices for car dumper and positioner
  • Installation of cables and devices for yard equipment including stackers and reclaimers
  • Installation of cables and devices for shipping berths
  • Cable ladder installations
  • Designing cable runs and controlling cable pulls


Scott Kelly Electrical, Newcastle - New South Wales

Mar 2010Jul 2010

  • Electrical services and repairs on domestic and commercial dwellings
  • Power and lighting installations on new homes and apartments
  • Electrical installations in commercial building and offices
  • Liaising with clients and providing professional advice
  • Direct supervision of apprentices
  • Planning works, organising materials / equipment and completion of works from start to finish


Quick knowledge, Central Coast / Hunter - New South Wales

Aug 2009Mar 2010

  • Installation of connected classrooms.
  • Site surveys and scoping of works
  • Installation of Interactive Whiteboards in classrooms.
  • Installation of power points
  • Installation of LAN extensions
  • Installation of computer software
  • Connecting Audio Visual equipment
  • Liaising with clients and offering professional advice


Claude's Electrical Services, Central Coast - New South Wales

Oct 2003Jul 2009

  • Completion of Electrical Apprenticeship
  • Electrical Service and repairs on both domestic and commercial dwellings
  • New electrical installations
  • Power and lighting systems
  • Outdoor lighting
  • Safety switches
  • Installation and servicing of smoke detectors
  • Switchboards
  • Telephone and data
  • Home Security systems
  • Home theatres
  • T.V aerials
  • Maintenance work for real estates
  • Fault finding


Additional Information

I have had many years now in a leadership role and believe I have what it takes to take on more responsibility in a supervision role. I have completed leadership and safety leadership workshops to further my knowledge on how to manage and monitor different types of people. I have worked in extreme working conditions and have seen first hand the effects these elements can have on people and the obvious signs to look for when it comes to fatigue management and heat related illnesses.


  • Electrical Licences - NSW, WA, NT, QLD
  • Elevated Work Platform - High Risk
  • Working at Height
  • CPR / LVR
  • EEHA Installation and Maintenance ( 2.5 day course )
  • HV Switching
  • OH&S Induction Card


Andrew Nelson -  Bechtel

  • Construction Superintendent  
  • 0400 100 058

Tim King - Bechtel

  • Commissioning Superintendent
  • 0431 468 743

Chris Holden - Bechtel

  • Electrical Supervisor
  • 0497 674 090

Stewart Limbach - Bechtel

  • Electrical Supervisor
  • 0447 747 442

Joel Conway - Downer

  • Electrical Supervisor
  • . 0408 200 398
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