George Mays

George Mays
Mt Zion, IL 62549
Phone (217) 201-0274
Job FunctionConstruction & Extraction, Manufacturing & Production
Professional Information
Job TitleInstrumentaion/Electrical Tech Experience 10 – 15 Years Education Some College Employment Type Any Position Type Salary $70-100k Citizenship U.S. Citizen Member No.32311015Last Activity06/02/2013


To obtain a position as Instrumentation/Electrical Tech

Experienced in troubleshooting, repairing, calibrating, temperature and pressure transmitters. (Rosemount, Honeywell, Foxboro, Viatran) Using Hart 275, 375, 475 Communicators, Honeywell Communicator. Fisher Controls and Hytork actuators. PMV positioner. Computer experience with Windows XP, and MSWord. Familiar with schematic symbols and diagrams used in the instrumentation and electrical field. 480 Volts up to 4160 Volts 3 phase motor controls. Some knowledge up to 34 KV. RSlinx, RSLogix 5500, PLC 5, RSLogix 500, SLC500. Offshore experience with major oil company. Familiar with Foxboro DCS and Fisher ProVox control systems.


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ITI Technical College Graduate April 2002
Baton Rouge, LA
Industrial Instrumentation

ICS Correspondence School Diploma August 1994
Scranton, PA
Desktop Publishing and Design

Tazewell High School Diploma June 1990
Tazewell, VA
General Studies, Drafting and Mechanical Drawing

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