Donnie Farris

  • Electrical Superintendent
  • Caneyville, KY 42721
  • Jun 23, 2017
Full time Engineering Other

Personal Summary

Diligent, highly skilled, and detail-oriented professional with comprehensive experience in construction operations, including electrical system installation and repair, blueprint analysis, site inspection, and staff supervision.
Highly effective leader, capable of overseeing the entire project life cycle to ensure on-time completion and delivery. Armed with problem-solving, troubleshooting, and communication skills in dealing with complex tasks.

Work Experience

Electrical Foreman
Jan 2014 - Jan 2014 James H Drew Corporation

Oversee overall phases of two out of six sections of the project, encompassing Lincoln Bridge (section 2) and Lewis and Clark Bridge (section 4)
Serve as master electrician for sections 1 and 3
Provide expert leadership and guidance to a team of 30 men and women to ensure project completion in alignment with set budget and timeframe
Work closely with electrical and Underwriters Laboratories (UL) inspectors to guarantee compliance with safety standards of all electrical devices and components
Made a major role in designing on lightning protection for Lincoln’s Bridge

Chief Estimator | Project Manager – Self-Employed
Jan 1999 - Jan 2014 EJE Electric

Led and handled electrical, interior carpentry, concrete, and demolition work within Fort Benning, Georgia; Fort Knox, Kentucky; and Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in North Carolina
Fulfilled various leadership roles such as chief estimator and project manager, responsible for administering projects for the state of Kentucky and local school boards
Assumed full supervision with overall renovation for 32 dental clinics at Fort Knox, and 42 chair dental clinic remodeling, as well as Custer Elementary School, Flaherty Elementary School, and Lincoln Museum the cultural center in Glasgow, Kentucky


Independent Contractors Apprenticeship Program
Jefferson State Community College