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Chris Mender 100 Broadway Lane New Parkland, CA, 91010 Cell: (555) 987-1234


Rig Electrician with extensive experience installing and maintaining electrical systems in diverse environments. Adept at performing duties in sometimes harsh conditions. Stringently adhering to industry safety standards while performing required testing and installation functions primarily in outdoor settings.


  • Use of drilling equipment
  • Monitoring and inspection skills
  • Mathematical abilities
  • Understanding of wiring system
  • Updated on electrical codes
  • Evaluation and observation abilities
  • Effective team player
  • Physically fit

    Work Experience

    February 2014 to Present Acme Offshore Drilling–New Cityland, CA Rig Electrician
  • Evaluate and maintain electrical systems on rigs.
  • Perform diagnostic evaluations on key systems to pinpoint the specific issue.
  • Identify specific requirements for extensive repairs, installations or replacements.
  • Comply with OSHA standards while working on offshore rigs, especially when taking apprentice workers or newer employees along in order to complete the work within the specified time period. July 2008 to November 2013 Oceanside Drilling Company–New Cityland, CA Rig Electrician
  • Evaluated and installed electrical equipment and related switchgear.
  • Tested “explosion proof” equipment for use during drilling operations.
  • Maintained control systems, auxiliary rig electrical equipment and specific rig system components.
  • Performed equipment fault finding and repair tasks.
  • Completed minor repairs.
  • Assisted with preventative maintenance efforts.
  • Participated in rig electrician training updates to remain current on industry practices. May 2005 to June 2008 Pacific Energy–New Cityland, CA Rig Electrician
  • Kept required preventative maintenance records up-to-date with repair summaries, work logs and related electrical diagrams and drawings.
  • Inspected and calibrated equipment.
  • Cleaned, replaced and tested defective parts.
  • Repaired and dismantled drive systems, generators, switches, starters and alternators.
  • Completed daily maintenance checklists that included testing, monitoring and restarting equipment to confirm efficiency and identify any performance issues.


    2005 University of California, New Cityland, CA Bachelor of Science, Electronic Technology
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