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John Brennan

Queensbury, NY

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Major strengths in planning, problem solving and communication. 
Knowledgeable and experienced in all phases of electrical and mechanical facilities.

Work Experience

electrical contractor, commercial and residential

self employed
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Queensbury, NY
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2007 to Present

Board Member Crock-A-Gator Day Care Centers

Melissa Brennan Inc.
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Queensbury, NY
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2003 to 2006

Remodeled 4 buildings in complience with NYS Daycare regulation and Licensed same .

Technical Trainer

National Grid
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Queensbury, NY
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2001 to 2002

Supervisor Power Delivery Hydro & Subs

National Grid
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Glens Falls, NY
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2000 to 2001

Supervisor Power Delivery-Substations

Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation
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Glens Falls, NY
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1994 to 2000

Supervisor Power Delivery-Substations

Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation
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Gloversville, NY
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1985 to 1994

Supervisor Power Delivery Hydroelectric

Niagara Mohawk power Corporation
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Gloversville, NY
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1980 to 1985

Assistant Supervisor Operations, Construction

Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation
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Fulton, NY
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1978 to 1980

Auxiliary super Development Program

Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation
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Syracuse, NY
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1977 to 1978

duties of Supervisor hydro's and substations: 
Coordinated construction, operation and maintenance of electric power generating, receiving and distribution stations, transmission lines and distribution systems and equipment.  
 
Coordinated operation and maintenance activities to ensure optimum utilization of power system facilities. 
 
Estimated labor, material, construction and equipment costs. 
 
Inspected completed installations for conformance to design and equipment specifications and safety standards. 
 
Managed 30 union employees to achieve installation and maintenance of substations and hydro electric generating plants in the northeastern section of New York. 
 
Provided technical field support, emergency restoration, troubleshoot, and engineering Support. 
 
Maintained compliance with company standards and procedures with respect to hazardous materials, safety, employee qualifications, and procedures. 
 
Review contractors bids for award of contracts, as well as supervised contractors completion of work and compliance to standards. 
 
Performed normal supervisory functions and maintain mutual respect between union and management while keeping the vision established in the business plan. 
 
Guarded safety of employees as well as departments. 
 
Trained both new and current employee to maintain both in-house as well as state and federal standards. 
 
Communicated company objectives, goals and visions to employees. 
projected future needs such as manpower, equipment upgrades and/or replacements. 
 
Communicated upward the future needs of the electrical system reliability, safety, environmental laws, future load growth, security, and economics 

Maintained open communication within the corporation between departments such as engineering, planning, commercial, transpiration, power control, as well as outside regulatory agencies 
 
Maintain spare part inventory at a level necessary to keep the equipment operational 
updated electrical-mechanical controls, to the latest digital controls. 
 
Stayed current with engineering design and construction standards, as well as changing equipment, operation, and maintenance.

Education

AAS Business Management

SUNY of New York

Certification Electronics Technician

Syracuse School of Technology -
Syracuse, NY

Various Graduate Courses in Electrical Engtineering Relay Protection, Transformer Theroy, Fuse Coordination in Power generation and distribution

Clarkson University -
Potsdam, NY

Additional Information

Electrican Mate 2nd Class United States Coast Guard AC/DC motor and controls , Communication Equipment ,motor rewinds,Radar installation and repair 
Second in a class of 50 at Electricians Mate School Great Lakes Naval Training Center.  
 
Oil Spill supervisor, tanker inspector , officer in charge Drydock Asbestos removal , Communication officer USCG Mackahaw (Ice Breaker)