3546 Banyan Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Phone (707)576-7574
Cellular (707)495-1337
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Eric Penn  

Objective   To obtain a challenging career position that allows me to continue learning, have fun, and contribute to a team effort.

Apr 2000-present Winzler and Kelly Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Electrical Engineer

  • Design electrical power, lighting and signal systems for construction within the bounds of prevailing building codes, customer specifications, and industry standards.
  • Perform job-walk, insepction, and equipment startup support for industrial construction projects.
  • Check construction blueprints for peer review.
  • Create job specifications as needed.

Feb 2000-Apr 2000 Rantec Microwave and Electronics, Inc. Los Osos, CA 93402
Sr. Engineering Technician

  • Test electric power supply products for compliance with operational standards.
  • Design, implement, and test improvements to existing electronic designs.
  • Create test reports for review.

1992-1999 Young Electric, Inc. San Francisco, CA 94110
Inside Wireman/Foreman Electrician

  • Personally responsible for projects worth up to several hundred thousand dollars.
  • Managed up to four employees.
  • Handled material requisition, labor management and project management.
  • Design and implementation of on-the-job changes to accommodate prevailing building codes, unforeseen design problems and scheduling conflicts.

1996 - 1997 3W Concepts, Inc. San Mateo, CA 94402
Web Site Developer

  • Lead design of professional quality web pages for multi-million dollar clients.
  • Liaison with customer representatives.
  • Integration of in-house graphics, text and multimedia into a cohesive and attractive product.

1985 - 1992 Various Contractors San Mateo County, CA
Inside Wireman/Construction Electrician

  • Entered Local Union #617 apprenticeship in spring 1985.
  • Initiated on November 3, 1985.
  • Received many positive evaluations and turned out as a Journeyman on December 26, 1989.
  • Never received a "not eligible for rehire" layoff.

Professional Engineer, Electrical. California License No. E16929 (exp 6/30/03)

Certified Journeyman Electrician/Inside Wireman, IBEW L.U. #617 and NECA


1998 Ė 2000 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, with concentration in Power and Power Systems.
  • Graduation date: March 17, 2000
  • 3.487 grade point average.
  • Recognized on Dean's List for Spring 1999 and Winter 2000 quarter.

1996 - 1997 San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

  • Some upper division Electrical Engineering courses taken.
  • Recognized on Deanís List for two consecutive semester terms.

1986 - 1996 College of San Mateo, San Mateo, CA

  • Completed all general education and lower division engineering requirements.
  • Recognized on Deanís List for four consecutive semester terms.

Installed and set up a computer network for the College of San Mateoís GRaphics Imaging Processing (GRIP) Lab. Assisted in the initial development of a Web presence for the ACTES program.


Learning about and teaching others how to apply engineering systems to physical projects by utilizing knowledge and real world work experience as an Electrician.

Member of the Inter-Club Council board, representing the College of San Mateo Science Club.

Treasurer of the Cal Poly Power Engineering Society for one year.

Online communication of various types, especially internet-based, used to build and expand understanding and acceptance of differing cultures and beliefs.

Assembly and integration of state-of-the-art personal computer technologies for home and business use.

Able to make a damn fine vodka Martini.

A variety of physical fitness activities, including snow skiing, inline skating, bicycling, running, swimming and fencing. Past member of both the Cal Poly Fencing Club and Cal Poly Alpine Ski and Snowboard Racing Team. Participated in the SF Chronicle Tour de Peninsula, Seagate Triathlon at Pacific Grove, and Jamba Juice Wildflower Triathalon.


Upon Request