• Howard H
  • Last/current workplace: Smarthomeuk Ltd
  • 36 years old from Mackay, QLD

Introduction

At present i'm in Mackay for 2-3 months. I’m in Australia on a working holiday and have just completed my regional work in cardwell QLD.I’m a fully qualified electrician from the UK and have 10 Years experience. After my 2 years working visa is completed I plan to migrate to Australia. I have processed my qualifications and work experience to TRA to obtain my mechanical electrical certificate to which I’ll do the relevant exams for my A licence. Personal Statement: I am a hardworking, outgoing, team player and enjoy meeting and exceeding targets that have been set. I am a reliable, enthusiastic worker who enjoys all aspects of my work; I can work efficiently on my own or as part of a larger team. My first Company employed 10 people, which taught me the value of team building, in relation to the smooth running of the company and its projects. I like a challenge within my work, and the opportunity to adapt and improve my existing skills and develop new ones. I'm a fully qualified and time served Electrician to UK standards with 10 years’ experience and have extensive experience in the audio visual & home automation industry. I have my own transport and am willing to travel to any destination for the right type of work. I have obtained a white card and will not disappoint if you decide to take me on. I am also willing to obtain any kind of training or certification that is required for the job role. My main experience and skills have been developed in the Electrical Installation and Home Automation fields, this has provided me with extensive knowledge in the following specialities: ? Lighting design and control of domestic and commercial installations. ? Building management systems. ? Home automation and entertainment systems including Home Cinema and multi-room audio. ? Electrical installation. ? Electrical planned and reactive maintenance. ? Energy efficiency advice and installations. ? Solar PV installations. Using these skills, I designed, developed and managed a show home that implemented home automation, using Control4 and Lutron homeworks to demonstrate Home automation, discreet and bespoke home cinema, multi room audio and lighting control. The showroom is an on-going success and never fails to win Clients who visit for demonstrations. While my main experience, is, as listed above, I believe that the skills and experience that I have developed would allow me to work effectively in other industries and I would welcome the opportunity of any challenging position. At present I’m looking for a trade assistant job in the electrical field. I have my white card I hope you’ll consider me for any suitable role that will fit my criteria.

Employment History

  • Smarthomeuk Ltd

    • Oct 2011 - Nov 2012
    SmarthomeUK Ltd is a Custom Installation Company that specialises in Home Cinema, Multi-room audio systems, Home Automation and Advanced Lighting, Domestic and Commercial Electrical, Solar PV and Solar Thermal Installations. SmarthomeUk is accredited with MCS for solar PV and Elecsa for Electrical Installations. As an MCS and Elecsa certified company, attention to detail is paramount. Achievements: ? Formation and start-up of the Company. ? Gaining MCS accreditation for Solar PV. ? Gaining Elecsa accreditation. ? Winning and maintaining Audio/Visual contracts of £200,000+. My role in this Company included: ? Electrical design, planning and installation. ? Audio/Visual design, planning and installation. ? Solar PV planning and installation. ? Project management. ? Programming and commissioning of Audio/Visual and Lighting installations using Control4, Lutron and Rako systems. ? Producing Quotations and Invoicing. ? Team Building. ? Client Relations. ? Demonstration of Products within the High End showroom. ? Website management:
  • Integrating Technology Ltd

    • Aug 2006 - Feb 2012
    An Electrical Installation Company that specialised in Home Cinema, Multi-room audio and domestic and commercial electrical installations. Achievements: ? Negotiating, winning and maintaining the contract for planned and reactive electrical maintenance of 200+ co-operative food Supermarkets, fuel and retail stores over a 3 year period. ? Gaining MCS accreditation for solar PV installations. ? Gaining NICEIC, ECA and Elecsa accreditations. ? Winning contracts for AV installations of £150,000+. ? Formation and growth of the company. My role within the Company included: ? Managing Planned and reactive electrical maintenance of Co-op food contract (24hr, 7day call outs). ? Electrical installation design, planning and installation. ? Audio/Visual design, planning and installation. ? Solar PV planning and installation. ? Project management. ? Programming and commissioning of Audio/Visual systems using Phillips Pronto, Rako and Lutron Homeworks. ? Producing quotations and invoices. ? Client relations. ? Team building. ? Interviewing candidates and negotiating employment contracts.

Skills

  • Labour
  • Electrician
  • Wiring and Control Systems
  • Using Hand Tools and Jackhammers
  • Driver
  • Installation and Handyman Skills
  • Remove Rubbish and Rubble From Site

Certificates

  • Trade Ticket / Certificate
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Certificate
  • White Card / OHS

Education History

  • All Education current

    • From Jun 2006 - Current
    December 2012: Construction safety training (Australia) work safety in the construction industry (white card QLD). October 2012: Electrotechnical Certification (UK) Health and Safety. January 2006 to Present:Crestron stage 1 programming. RTI stage 1 programming. Lutron Homeworks full design, installation and programming training. Control4 full design, installation and programming training. Solar PV installation training. September 2003: Completed apprenticeship in Electrotechnical services installation (buildings and structures). Key skills Certificate. 16th Edition IEE Regulations. September 1999 – June 2000 South Cheshire College, GNVQ intermediate information technology.