Claytin Bennett

  • Electrician Foreman
  • Oakland, CA, 94605, US
  • Jan 27, 2021
Full time Engineer Mechanic and Maintenance

Personal Summary

• Reads and interprets blueprints, schematics, and wiring diagrams
• Deep knowledge of electrical systems including modifications on secondary circuits
• Ability to set and balance priorities in order to complete projects on time
• Ability to isolate defects in wiring, switches, motors, and electrical equipment
• Install and maintain motors, lighting fixtures, generators, circuit breakers, transformers, plumbing, and computer cable
• Ability to install and maintain motors, lighting fixtures, generators, circuit breakers, and transformers
• Ability to repair, install, replace, and test circuits, equipment and appliances, diagnose and repair electrical controls, industrial motor control centers, and programmable logic controllers
• Ability to work from ladders, scaffolds, hydraulic towers, or in tunnels and crawl spaces

Work Experience

Electrician Foreman
Jan 2013 - Cupertino Electric

• Began as an apprentice and was elevated to a Foreman.
• Stationed at Facebook for the past 3 years. As the Foreman my duties included:
◦ Run crews from 2 to 12 electricians
◦ Ran multiple jobs from inception to completion from tenant improvement, installing panels/subpanels, lighting, control panel, lo-voltage & hi-voltage serving the clients hand in hand
◦ Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes
◦ Responsible for fire, city and final inspections
◦ Installation for fire alarm systems throughout building
◦ Follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment and to ensure conformance to building and safety codes.

Electrician Apprentice
Jan 2012 - Jan 2013 Sprig Electric, San Francisco & MDE Electric

• Install underground feeder pipes
• Install Electric bussing for laboratories
• Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure code compliance
• Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes
• Install all power for residential condominiums
• Quality Assurance Control
• Diagnose issues and fix problems as needed

Jan 2010 - Jan 2012 Copello Electric

• Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components
• Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problems
• Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, and fixtures
• Place conduit inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuit
• Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system

Contract Utility Technician
Jan 2007 - Jan 2010 MarkLogic Corporation

• Perform a wide variety of general building maintenance repairs and services.
• Schedule and complete the "Preventative Maintenance Program".
• Coordinate special projects as directed by the Facilities Director.
• Set-up and install computer cables as needed; install and repair computer outlets; repair and relocate light fixtures.
• Responsible for 24-hour emergency maintenance service as scheduled.
• Assure safety standards are used which comply with all company, local, City, State and Federal guidelines.
• Maintain monthly inspection and maintenance of building and HVAC roof motors and fans and replace as needed; clean, grease and paint all equipment used in heating and ventilation
• Perform welding as needed


Ca state electrical certification
Aug 2013 - Jun 2018 IBEW local 617 apprenticeship
High school diploma
Sep 2004 - Jun 2008 San Leandro high school