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L. John Lackner
334 W. 17th Street, San Pedro, CA
Mobile 310-851-9428 FAX 310-833-9945
E-mail jlackner88@gmail.com https://peaksunhour.wordpress.com

Career Goals:
To apply my education, training, and hands-on practical solar, electrical, and electronic experience to a position as a Solar Power Service Technician, Operations & Maintenance, or similar occupation.

Certifications:
• NABCEP™ Photovoltaic Entry Level exam, June 5, 2012. OSHA 30-hour cardholder. NFPA 70E training
• California Electrical Trainee (apprenticeship) cardholder (#T32943).
Education and Training:
• Electrical Field Service Training Program – Cerritos College, Jan-May 2015
• Los Angeles Trade Tech College – Solar Power 105 and 205, NEC Codebook, Electrical Fundamentals
• ONTILITY Solar Electric Training AS-300 – completed August 2012
• Cleveland Institute of Electronics – Electronics Technology and Advanced Troubleshooting

Practical Solar Experience:

February – August 2016

RESIDENTIAL GRID-TIED SOLAR SITE SURVEYOR, Sunpower Corporation, Anaheim, CA
September-November 2014
SOLAR SITE SURVEYOR, INSPECTION ASSISTANT, INSTALLER, Solar City, Hawthorne, CA.
November 2012-November 2013
SOLAR SITE SURVEYOR, Verengo Solar, Torrance, CA.
• Produced site surveys for residential solar projects.
• Measured roof area and conditions, structural specifics, and assessed locations for Balance-of-System components
• Assessed building electrical wiring, main service panel specifics.
• Performed and documented solar shading analysis with the Solmetric Suneye.
• Interacted with customers concerning PV array locations, design, permitting, installation and commissioning timelines.

A sample site survey is available for viewing at:

 https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B51Hs_C-B5XGM3Ryb25rNDVWSzg/view?usp=sharing

• Assisted AHJ inspections of completed solar installations and submitted inspection results.
Feb 2012- present – ROOFTOP SOLAR INSTALLER
• Various freelance residential and commercial rooftop installs – temporary assignments – with companies such as Greenway Solar, Impact Solutions, and Skybridge Renewables, including 2.5 megawatt ground mount solar install, LA and Orange counties.
SOLAR INSTALLER – VOLUNTEER
Grid Alternatives, Carson, CA August 2010 – October 2015, (part-time) LA and Orange Counties
• Ground crew member – installed inverters, disconnects, wiring, conduit, etc.
• Rooftop crew member – installed flashings, combiner boxes, standoffs, rails, micro-inverters, modules and wiring.

Practical Electronic and Electrical Experience:
February 1981 – October 1991
INSTRUMENT TECHNICIAN SENIOR, Hughes Aircraft Company, El Segundo, CA
• Performed calibration, maintenance, repair, and performance tests of manual and automated test equipment such as oscilloscopes, signal generators, digital multi-meters, and integrated test stations. Reviewed, analyzed, and corrected prototype test procedures. Trained production technicians and assisted test engineering personnel on test equipment operation.
January 1992 – January 2014
CONCERT SOUND TECHNICIAN, SOUND COMPANY MANAGER, Live Sound Concepts, Carson, CA.
• Provided event sound systems and services for various entertainment, production and corporate clients.
• Designed, built, and provided solar-powered sound systems for outdoor events.
• Organized and managed sound equipment and system sales, sound system design, and consulting. Installed public address, commercial sound and home theater systems for clients. Repair, testing, rack system wiring of sound systems and equipment.
• Portable stage electric power distribution panel design, construction and setup.

Military Duty – Veteran Status: Practical Electronic Experience:
TEST EQUIPMENT WORK CENTER SUPERVISOR, U.S. Naval Station, San Diego, CA
Managed shipboard Test Equipment lab. Performed calibration, repair, and routine maintenance of shipboard electronic test equipment. Maintained shipboard test equipment metrology records. Assisted and supervised technicians in test equipment operation
• Honorable Discharge.

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