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Looking to begin an electrical apprenticeship in Hamilton, ON, Canada. Preference is in the ICI sector but I'm fairly open. Experience is 2+ years in general residential construction, with details outlined below. See my "about me" section for my path to electrical if you're interested. More info available via PM. Hope to hear from you!

OBJECTIVE
To acquire a position as a first-term apprentice with an electrical contractor in Hamilton.

EDUCATION
• Certif. Constr. Trades Techniques, George Brown College, Toronto — Jan-Dec 2015
o Electrical (OESC, schematics/diagrams/prints), carpentry/OBC, plumbing, HVAC, welding, millwright
• B.A., Western University, London, ON — 2008-12

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS
Ontario driver’s license (G), Ontario Working at Heights, WHSA, WHMIS, AODA

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
Contractor’s Assistant/Labourer — Lifestyle Custom Homes, Toronto — since Sep 2015
• Wood & steel framing, scaffolding, safety installations, cladding, insulation, drywall/taping/ mudding/sanding, trim & doors, flooring, landscaping & interlock, fences, decks, basic electrical & wiring, paint/stain, materials takeoffs & acquisition

General Labourer — Mike Dunford Construction Inc. — since Jun 2016
• Demolition, sistering of plaster/lath & drywall installs, removal of old utilities (incl. gas lines and knob & tube), structural and non-structural renovation

PAST EXPERIENCE
Labourer — Apex Construction, Golan Hts. Landscaping, King's Interlock, and others (GTA) — Feb-Dec 2015
• Directing subcontractors, cost estimating, payment acquisition, landscaping, cleaning, site prep

Peer Coach & English Tutor — George Brown College — Jun-Dec 2015
• Balanced these two roles with classes on school days, working in construction all other days.

Consultant & Administrative Research Assistant (Awards) — Western University, London — 2011-14
• Provided office support, birthed the role’s portfolio, streamlined processes, increased performance to record levels. Communicated with researchers, administrators, and institutions.

Machines Operator — Packaging Division, Labatt Breweries of Canada, London — 2011-12
• Ran 3 machines, supervised quality control, performed cleaning overhauls w. controlled chemicals

VOLUNTEER WORK
Crew Leader, Salvage Crew Member, Builder — Habitat for Humanity (Toronto & New Orleans) — 2009-15
• Supervised/instructed build-teams in construction methods, safety, tool use, etc. Salvaged kitchens, bathrooms, doors, windows, etc. for resale. Led 40-person humanitarian program in New Orleans

Ambassador for the Centre for Construction & Engineering Technologies — Industry Liaison Office, George Brown College — May-Dec 2015
• Helped run promotional/informational events for the Centre and acted as its representative

Senior Mechanic and Management Consultant — Purple Bikes Bicycle Co-op, London — 2011-14
• Educated volunteers & clients in bike repair/maintenance and performed it. Advised management on best practices, marketing strategy, volunteer retention, technology, etc.
 
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