Supervisor / Manager / Trainer

Sioux Falls, SD

Aaron Buchholz                                                                                                               5110 South Baneberry Ave                                                                                                            Sioux Falls, SD 57106



CORE KNOWLEDGE               

•   Leadership, management, and program development experience, including hiring and training staff

•   Skilled in building key relationships with individuals across the professional and trade industries

•   Experience working on several projects independently and in a teamwork setting

•   Proficient with Microsoft Windows, Office 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Apple OS X applications




I.B.E.W. Electrical Contractors                                                                                                    2007 to present   Journeyman Electrician

Sioux Falls, SD                                                                                                      

Completed a variety of electrical construction projects across diverse commercial, residential, and large industrial environments. Efficient at adapting to new environments, multitasking, and completing projects in a timely and accurate manner. Collaborated with foremen and project managers, demonstrating excellent communication and organizational skills.        

•   Assembled, installed, and performed troubleshooting of electrical wiring and equipment

•   Managed the distribution of electrical material for 120+ workers in collaboration with one colleague

•   Reviewed blueprints, interpreted manuals, and applied sketches

•   Planned, assigned, and inspected installations and work completed by apprentices and laborers

•   Ensured that state, city, NEC building codes, OSHA regulations, and safe work practices were followed


South Dakota Achieve – Coordinator of Support Services                                                                         2007

Sioux Falls, SD                                                  

Prairie Correctional Facility – Education Coordinator/Counselor                                                     2002-2007

Appleton, MN

Supervised and coordinated education and social services programs for adult learners from diverse economic, criminal, social, and financial backgrounds. Received training on how to administer official GED exams and proctored college exams for students.

•   Taught Adult Basic Education and work-based Vocational classes as needed

•   Supervised and coordinated 200 adult learners in distance learning college courses

•   Raised the bar on the quality of personnel hired to lower turnover rates and ensure proper staffing

•   Conducted monthly staff and supervisory meetings for 20 full and part-time employees

•   Developed performance evaluations and provided ongoing feedback to staff


•    OSHA 10 Construction Safety and Health Certified

•   OSHA 30 Outreach Training for the Construction Industry Certified

•   Journeyman Electrician License (2016), State of South Dakota

•   Project Management Essentials Seminar (2015), Sioux Falls, SD

•   Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business member (2014)


Master of Business Administration (2015)                                 University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ                                            

Bachelor of Science, Psychology

South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 




Master of Business Administration at University of Phoenix

Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business Member


Bachelor of Science - Psychology at South Dakota State University



Journeyman Electrician at IBEW Electrical Workers


Coordinator of Support Services / Supervisor at South Dakota Achieve


Education Coordinator / Counselor at Prairie Correctional Facility - Education Department

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