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  1. 1. James Sutherland 99 Curtis Farm Road Lincoln, ME 04457 207-290-3661 Electrician/Instrument Technician Profile State licensed Master Electrician with more than 25 years of experience, seeking an opportunity to relocate to an area with strong employment opportunities. Long time professional with strong skills. Electrical/instrumentation expertise in installation, repair and troubleshooting. Expert knowledge of National Electric Code, NFPA 70E, motor controls and construction. Summary of Accomplishments • Primary electrician responsible for day to day electrical issues in boilerhouse,water treatment plant and wastewater treatment plant in large industrial setting. • Assured annual calibration compliance on all instrumentation associated with high pressure boilers and a waste treatment facility. • Routinely troubleshot electrical instrumentation issues in a 400 ton per day pulp and papermill including flows,pressures,temperatures, levels and other related instrumentation. • Transferred all instrumentation from stand-alone status to a PLC system for a 225k/hr high pressure boiler. • Serviced electrical equipment ranging from 4160vac to 24vdc. Experience Lincoln Paper and Tissue LTD., Lincoln, Me. Electrical. Instrumentation Technician, 2/1990 - Present • Performed installation and repair of electrical and instrumentation in an industrial setting. Working 40 plus hours a week including weekends and nights when necessary to accomplish the task at hand. • Installed and maintained transformers, power panels and executed electrical maintenance in buildings and offices throughout the complex. Previous to my career as an E/I tech I operated oil fired power boilers at 600 psi and 225,000 pph. Education A.S., Trade and Technical Occupations, 5/2004 Eastern Maine Community College, Bangor, Maine Diploma, Electrician Technology, 5/1993 Eastern Maine Technical College, Bangor Maine Certification, Electrician, 1/1994 Maine State Apprenticeship and Training Council, Augusta, Maine Apprenticeship program to become an electrician in affiliation with employer and the State of Maine. Technical Expertise
  2. 2. • Performed many construction projects. Ran conduit and cable tray and installed many different electrical apparatus. • Installed and programed AC/DC drives and motor control circuits. • Aware of the importance of MSDS sheets in the workplace and following the information provided • Fully understand the importance of safe work practices both to me personally and the financial ramifications of it to a business also. • Installed and repaired transformers and lighting panels. Licenses Master Electrician, 5/1994 State of Maine Electricians Examination Board Objective An electrician/instrument technician seeking to utilize skills in calibration, troubleshooting and installation of a variety of process instruments and industrial electrical skills learned over 25 years in my future career. Affiliations Level 2 Certified Control System Technician, 1/2006 International Society of Automation Northeast Regional Director, 1/2007 - 1/2014 Pulp and Paperworker's Resource Council A blue-collar organization that works to preserve jobs and is supported by companies in the paper industry. I worked on environmentally sound issues and regulations, chosen by me to help strike a balance between industry and the environmental community. First Aid and CPR, 1/2014 American Heart Association