1984 – 1986 Pima Community College – AZ General Studies, Applied Sciences, Digital Electronics
1971 – 1975 Canyon Del Oro High School – AZ Majors: Mathematics, History, Science, Graduated 1975 Activities: Varsity Letterman – Tennis
02/02 – Current C.A.T. ELECTRIC AZ Founder / Owner / Operator Business owner and prime employee for company dedicated to all aspects of residential & commercial electrical work. Services include the emergency electrical diagnosis & resolution of immediate problems, residential & commercial new construction, remodeling, lighting enhancements, service upgrades, technology & consultation.
10/98 – 02/02 HASKINS ELECTRIC AZ Service Dept. Manager / Commercial Project Manager Troubleshooter for all residential & commercial client electrical requests. Oversaw and controlled the installation of electrical service entrance devices / panels. Supervised, scheduled, and directed up to 12 technicians at any one time. Developed cost estimates for commercial & residential projects. Directed the critical-path material procurement & delivery to job sites. Responsible for overall customer relations & satisfaction process.
06/96 – 05/98 MR. ELECTRIC AZ Electrical Service Technician Duties included all full aspects of residential & commercial electrical troubleshooting & service work. Responsibilities entailed new circuitry for A/C units, spas, dryers, ranges, recessed lighting, receptacles, ceiling fans, new fixtures, etc. Also included installation of new services, service upgrades, sub-panels, and added circuits. Required knowledge of one-line diagrams, amperage calculations, load configurations, wire sizes, conduit requirements, breaker sizes, etc. Additional experience & knowledge was required to utilize all types of testing and diagnostic equipment including DVM, amp probes, etc.
04/93 – 06/96 SELF-EMPLOYED AZ Professional Remodeling Contractor Participated in the planning, design, and execution of a variety of residential and commercial remodeling projects. The scope of the projects included demolition, framing & re-construction, drywall (tape & texture), HVAC, plumbing, concrete work, stucco, tile, trim, painting, and with a primary emphasis on major electrical installation & trim work.
09/91 – 04/93 ** Prolonged, But Temporary Work Interruption Due To Severe Leg Fracture
03/91 – 09/91 GOLDSTAR CONSULTING AZ Electrician Performed all aspects of custom home residential electrical work, including material cost estimating, scheduling, material procurement, rough-in, service establishment, & trim.
05/90 – 01/91 DYNAMIC MECHANICAL (Div. of Calico Const.) AZ HVAC Control Technician Performed installations for a wide range of HVAC control systems in the commercial environment. Included copper / PVC pipe installation, welding, start-up, testing, & Q.C.
11/87 – 05/90 SELF-EMPLOYED AZ Professional Remodeling Contractor Participated in the planning, design, and execution of a variety of residential and commercial remodeling projects. The scope of the projects included demolition, framing & re-construction, drywall (tape & texture), HVAC, plumbing, concrete work, stucco, tile, trim, painting, and with a primary emphasis on major electrical installation & trim work.
08/86 – 11/87 CONTROL ENGINEERING Phoenix, AZ HVAC Control Technician Performed the installation & set-up of various types of HVAC / EMS systems. Responsibilities included interconnections between controls and air-handling equip., air sensors, temp. sensors, boiler / chiller controls, fire / smoke interlocks, motor control centers, & related rough-in & electrical work. Supervised 6 employees.
01/82 – 07/86 KRUEGER MANUFACTURING AZ Electronic Laboratory Technician Responsible for the correct wiring & sequencing of control applications. In-house and site trouble-shooting, including interstate field services. Supervised several employees and assisted with research and design projects.
01/80 – 11/81 COUNTRY CLUB EXXON AZ Tow Truck Driver Knowledge of various towing equipment, and undertook public relations duties.
07/78 – 01/80 SUPER CITY LIQUORS Manager Conducted inventory control, performed daily record keeping, customer relations, and supervised 5 – 12 employees.
* Digital Computerized Electronic HVAC Controls * Electric HVAC Controls * Analog Electronic HVAC Controls * Energy Management Systems * Pneumatic HVAC controls & Hook-ups Held at Krueger Manufacturing. Brands included: Staefa, Robert Shaw, Barber Coleman, Hoffman, Energy Line
I’m skilled & proficient in a wide variety of areas. I’m able to use various electrical / electronic measuring devices & read & interpret blueprints / schematic designs. I have complete understanding of control sequences including digital, analog, and pneumatic controls. I am proficient and have many years of experience with various electrical and plumbing installations. I’ve also acquired skills in multiple areas of construction & remodeling.
Jim Matthews Owner / Operator Penske Truck Leasing (520)297-7287 Tim Helm Owner / Operator Connect Electric (520)977-4356 Steve Almgren Project Manager, LEED AP SCA Consulting Services (520)631-9621 Ernie Hernandez President A D E Industries (520)730-0619