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Job Listing

Long Beach City College — Part-Time Electrical Instructor
The college is looking for instructors to teach Electrical Math, pre-algebra and trigonometry; residential, commercial and industrial code classes; cost estimating, high voltage electrical, dc or ac motors and transformers – lecture and lab classes. Electrical inspectors and installers are encouraged to apply. Apply today

Upcoming Meetings for 2017

Meetings are from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. 

July 19:

Education Presentation: Energy Storage Systems
Learn about the new Lithium-Ion Energy Storage Systems and their integration with photovoltaic (PV) systems. How are these products tested? What standards apply? What are the current related code development activities, and how to participate? How are these energy storage systems different from “old school” lead acid battery banks? Information will be provided on the latest research, codes, and standards development.

 John Taecker – UL & Mike Stone – NEMA 
John Taecker has worked for UL for over 30 years. He has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and is a California Registered Professional Engineer in Safety Engineering. He serves on various building, mechanical, plumbing and electrical model code development committees, and actively participates in all levels of the code development process for ICC and IAPMO. He is a nationally recognized speaker on electrical, building, mechanical, and plumbing products and installations. He serves on the IAEI Southwestern Section Board of Directors, and is an Inspector Member of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI), and a Professional Member of the International Code Council (ICC) and the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO).

Mike Stone is the NEMA West Coast Field Representative since August 2012. He is the alternate member representing NEMA on Code Making Panel 1 for the 2017 National Electrical Code. He also serves as Vice Chair of the Plumbing, Electrical, Mechanical and Energy Code Advisory Committee for the CA Building Standards Commission. Prior to his tenure with NEMA, he worked for over 25 years in California building departments at the County of Monterey and the Cities of Monterey, Salinas and, most recently, as Building Official for the City of Watsonville. He holds seven ICC Certifications and is a Certified Access Specialist (CASp). He has taught code classes at several CA Community Colleges and has been an IBEW electrical apprenticeship instructor. Mike is a member of ICC, IAEI, IBEW and NFPA, and is a Certified General Electrician in the State of California.

Meeting Location:  Los Amigos Country Club (Golf Club)
7295 Quill Drive
Downey, CA 90242

September 20:
Education Presentation:  Life Safety Emergency Systems
Meeting Location:  Rancho Cucamonga City Hall
10500 Civic Center Drive
Rancho Cucamonga, CA  91730

Education:  Fire Life Safety

  • Changes in the 2016 California Building Codes, California Fire Code and Electrical Code including National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code NFPA 72.
  • Specific topics will include Emergency Responders Radio Communications System, Area of Refuge and Fire Life Safety System.

Presenter:  David MacLean
David MacLean is currently the Acting Chief Electrical Inspector for City of Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety.  His electrical career started in 1977 working for electrical contractors that specialized in designing and building Commercial, Industrial, Data Commutation systems, Computer room and emergency   power systems before starting Robertson Electric.  In August 1987, he started his career with City of Los Angeles Building and Safety as a district electrical inspector. He was promoted to Senior Electrical Inspector in 1989 and then to Principal Electrical Inspector in 2001.  He has been an electrical instructor for North Orange County R.O.P in their Electrical Occupations program and for the Electrical Training Institute Apprenticeship program.  Committee member for the Nation Fire Protection Association Enforcement Strategies Committee, UL Standard Panel 8903 Concentrated Solar Panels, 489B Molded Case Circuit Breaker for Solar Systems, UL 1699B Photovoltaic (PV) DC Arc-Fault Circuit Protection and UL 1699 Standard for Arc-Fault Circuit-Interrupters. Member of Los Angeles Electrical Technical Advisory Council, International Association of Electrical Inspectors, National Fire Protection Association and International Code Council.

November 8:
Education Presentation: PV Updates (please check back for more information)
Presenter: Marc Chambers, City of San Diego
Meeting Location:  City of Glendale
141 N Glendale Avenue #118
Glendale, CA  91206

Job Listing Opportunities

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Chapter and Division Badges (Members only)

If you are an IAEI Southern California member in good standing, and have not already done so, please pick your badge up at the next meeting. Download the attached MS Word document to create your own custom badge insert with your name and company.  Reminder: Please keep track of your badge. The first one is free. Replacements are available (while supplies last) at a cost of $5 each.

Download file to customize yours (click here)


Contact Information

Leisher, Charles         
c/o Square D Co.   
3030 Saturn St Suite 100
Brea, CA 92821-6271
(909) 612-5406 
fax (859) 817-4705

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