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Fred J. Allen

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Phone 705-795-2622
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    Objective:                 Seasoned Professional seeking position as Electrician

  Career Profile:           

Licensed Interprovincial Construction and Maintenance Electrician electronics technician, master electrician, team player, high level of initiative, excellent interpersonal skills, and high level computer skills


Work Experience:

C. George’s Electrical Inc, Barrie, Ontario (2003 to present)  

·         New construction electrical and control installations up to 600VAC Echo Springs water bottling plant Barrie, Canadian Forces Base Borden Data Centre computer upgrading project, Canadian Forces Base Borden water system Chlorine Injection controls upgrade, commercial installations and upgrades Bayfield Mall Barrie.

Self-Employed, Barrie, Ontario (2002)  

·         Six month contract with Simcoe County Training Board as skilled trades resources manager attempting to increase Skilled Trades apprenticeship registrations in Simcoe County         

Self-Employed,  Barrie, Ontario (2000 to 2002)

  ·         Computer hardware and software consultant for industrial machinery distributor. Built and installed computer systems, networks and software. Provided fundamental computer training to client’s sales and accounting staff for order entry system.

Molson Breweries, Barrie, Ontario (1990 – 2000) 450-600 employees

  Electronics Technologist/Electrician

·         Troubleshooting, maintenance and program modifications on a wide range of Allen Bradley PLC controlled high speed packaging equipment: bottle fillers, palletizing machines, packers, conveyors, bottle inspectors, fill level monitors, hot melt glue applicators, and carton forming machines.  

Special Technical Skills Knowledge

·         High level of computer skills and knowledge

·         Established a personal computer maintenance log book system for the recording of equipment information on a shift by shift basis

·         Co-chaired the Molson Skilled Trades Committee with management representatives which involved researching, developing and implementing courses for skilled trades training of electricians and millwrights

·         Worked with engineering to develop and implement a design and manufacturing electrical standard and received an award from the company for work on this project

·         Selected by the company to work on a computer back up file system for all processors in the Barrie facility

·         Selected by the company to work on the processor back-up Y2K project to safeguard process programs

·         Build and service latest Pentium III computers


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General Tire,  Barrie, Ontario  (1987 – 1990) 500 employees

  Electrical Technician/Electrician, Tire Industry

·         Maintained/repaired a wide range of high speed tire building equipment: tire presses, extruders, automated tire testing equipment, building services, compressors, pumps, air handlers, and conveyors

·         Trouble shooting, program modifications and installing Allen Bradley and Modicon PLC control systems

·         Worked with millwrights and instrumentation technologists to trouble shoot problems, and consulted with engineering staff  

Commercial Electric Ltd,  Fort McMurray, Alberta  (1984 – 1987) 40 employees

  Electrical Construction & Maintenance Manager

·         Managed and helped supervise a workforce of 30 unionized electricians involved in the installation, commissioning and maintenance of electrical distribution systems up to 72KV for various clients which included Alberta Power, the City of Fort McMurray, Syncrude Canada Ltd. Suncor Energy, the government of Alberta and other clients in the oil and gas industry. These were diverse projects including the construction of a major high school facility and the Syncrude Canada Ltd capacity addition project valued in the millions of dollars. This work involved estimating project costs and working closely with oil field engineers, utility engineers and architects.


George Brown College Honours Graduate Electronics Technician

            Journeyman Construction and Maintenance Certification Course

Graduate Manitoba Institute of Technology/Keewatin Community College

High School Graduate


Special Courses/Certificates/Licenses :  

Basic First Aid Certificate St. Johns Ambulance April 2003

George Brown College Honours Certificate Electronics Technician 1999

                                    Festo-Didactic Toronto 1997

                                    Pneumatics & Hydraulic Controls Certificates 1997

                                    Georgian College, Barrie, PLC Certificate 1990

Electronics for Electricians Certificate 1990

Master Electrician License Province of Alberta 1987

Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Certified Fire Alarm Controls Certificate 1987                

Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Allen Bradley PLC Certificate 1986

Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Fire Alarms Inspector Certificate 1986

Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Canadian Electrical Code Certificate 1987

Licensed Construction and Maintenance Electrician Province of Ontario 309A

Licensed Industrial Electrician Province of Ontario 309D

Licensed Industrial Electrician Province of British Columbia

Licensed Electrical Contractor Province of British Columbia

References Available Upon Request

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