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  1. Hi Guys,

    New Member Introductions
    I never thought I would be an electrician but through the years in maintenance I gravitated to being a maintenance electrician. I worked as a welder technician at Tulsa Welding school a few years ago as well as an electrician in other companies, and now I work for Wild Waves Theme and Water Park...
  2. Troubleshooting MCC Voltage

    General Electrical Discussion
    Hello all, Had a question with a problem I am having in our Mill. Currently in all my buckets I am reading a line to line voltage of 595 VAC. The issue I have is with my Line to Ground voltage. L1 - G -> 409VAC L2 - G -> 235VAC L3 - G -> 409VAC Anyone have an idea on what I should be...
  3. New technician on the block

    General Electrical Discussion
    Basically, I am wondering what anyone/everyone did to overcome challenges as the new, inexperienced technician when they first started in the industry. My background is that I started in a factory at the bottom, busted my butt to move up to an operator because I was bored of the mind-numbing...
  4. Maintenance Electrician Interview & Hands on Test

    General Electrical Discussion
    Hello, I'm going to be interviewing for a Maintenance Electrician position at Citgo on Monday, and I'm trying to get an idea of what to expect. I haven't had a lot of experience since I graduated from college, so I was wondering if anyone could help me with ideas about what kind of questions I...
  5. National Avg Labor Costs for lamp & ballast change outs?

    Lighting Design
    I'm based in Tucson and focus on Commercial & Institutional lighting consulting. Studying LED vs. Conventional Lighting for national client now. So far LEDs are calculating out well for lower lighting level tasks like corridors, restrooms, parking garages, with 2x2's, downlights, garage...
  6. ibew 477, weres the work?

    Union Topics
    anyone with ibew 477? just curious to find out were all the work is at, and if there is work what kind? im debating if i should go to my apprenticeship interview comming up soon. my main concern is quiting my steady job for not so steady electrician work. i really wana get into maintenance...
  7. Hello from SC

    New Member Introductions
    I am glad to be here and hope I will have a chance to learn from you folks. I am a Master Electrician and a Master Trainer. I work for my wife at JuMar Training & Consulting. We provide all types of Mechatronics and Industrial Maintenance training. Also we teach Business Management...