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Name : James J. Johnson III
Industry Type : PV Installer
City & State : Sun Valley, CA
Job Title none
Relocation Preferences : Specialty Contractors
Objective : none
Resume :  
James J. Johnson III
10725 Cantlay St., Sun Valley, Ca. 91352
818-287-1763 Cell 818-759-0388 Home
E-mail jamesjjohnsoniii[at]


Highly motivated and results-driven professional, seeking Entry-Level Position as a PV Systems Installer. While continuing to educate and grow with your Company, I look to accelerate production and promote a positive work environment, while increasing sells and revenue.

Summary of Qualifications
Professional, confident demeanor; excellent public speaking skills; willing to work extended
Familiar with PV systems terminology, array orientation and able to convey complex concepts in
simple form
General constuction skills extending over 20 years
Strong Customer Service skills
PV Systems Installer - Entry Level Position

Goal Attainment - Needs Assessment - Time Management

Work History
California Solar Engineering, Los Angeles, Ca.
L.A. Solar Energy, Los Angeles, Ca. April 2010 Present (independent contractor)
Observe roof lay-out and plans, take measurements and make markings for array sysytem
Can locate rafters and set anchors, fastjacks, flashings and tilt mount
Can install rails, attach modules, ground, wiring and labeling of system
Can varify array location according to blueprints and make adjustments as needed
Can wire system from array to utility panel ie: grounding, negetive and positive runs, inverters, disconnects, both A/C and D/C, production meter and all BoS
Can perform testing prior to system start up and commisioning
NABCEP Solar PV Installer Certification
Entry - Level knowledge of the NEC Code and electrical contracting
Windows XP, Microsoft Office
Disciplined, self-motivated work style
Strong work ethic, self motivation, organization and a can-do attitude
Team player who listens, and actively communicates
Visual thinker good at problem solving and implementing ideas
Valid driver's license

General Laborer, Labor Ready, Sun Valley, Ca. 2009 2010

Drive vehicles from insurance auctions lot onto an auction block
Assist customers with all questions associated with vehicle status and history
Responsible for moving the sold vehicle to a secure location for inspection and activity
Oversee that unsold vehicles are returned to their proper locations

California Solar Engineering, Los Angeles, Ca. Aug. Dec. 2009 (Internship)

Worked closely with Design Engineers and Project Managers
Conducted residential and commercial solar site assessments
Designed residential and commercial solar systems using Auto CAD and PV WATTS
Created professional CAD drawings including one-line diagrams and PV array layouts
Worked with engineers, architects, general contractors, owners, electrical inspectors and utility
engineers effectively and in a professional manner

Textile Production, American Apparel Los Angeles, Ca. 2008 - 2009

Selected thread, according to specifications or color of parts
Aligned parts, fasteners, or trimmings, following seams, edges, or markings on parts
Sewed parts with various types of stitches such as felling tacking, stitch and basting
Set-up various machines to meet order specifications

General Laborer, Labor Finder, Montclair, Ca. 1997 - 2008

Shoveled, brushed, spreaded paints, cleaning solutions or other compounds over surfaces to clean them or to provide protection
Operated vehicles on site as to perform various duties
Placed, consolidated, and assisted in repairs of existing site structures
Positioned, joined, aligned, and sealed structural components, such as wires and pipes
Shoveled asphalt and other materials into position
Signaled equipment operators to facilitate alignments, movements, and adjustments of machinery
Controlled traffic passing near, in, and around work zones
Dug ditches or trenches, backfilled excavations, and compacted and leveled earth to grade specifications, using picks, shovels, pneumatic tampers, and rakes
Erected and disassembled shoring, braces, traffic barricades, ramps, and other temporary structures
Loaded, unloaded, and identified building materials, machinery, and tools, and distributed them
Mixed ingredients to create compounds for covering or cleaning surfaces
Provided assistance to craft workers as needed
Identified, packed, and transported miscellaneous construction materia

Basic Education, Banning High, Carson, Ca. Graduated 06/1979
Computer Science, United College of Business, Hollywood, Ca. Attended 02/1988
Photovoltaic Installation, National Technical Training Institute, Los Angeles, Ca Attended 08/2009
Solar Energy Practitioner Certificate Graduated 11/2009
NEBCEP PV Entry Level Certificate of Knowledge Obtained 12/2009
20 Hours Internship OTJCalifornia Solar Engineering 11/2009

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