About The Instructor

(Alex Bergsma)




Mount Vernon High School
Bellingham Technical College
Associate in Applied Science Degree in Electrical Science

Work History

Residential: New Construction, Remodels, Maintenance, Service/Panel Upgrades (Overhead and Underground), Add/Alter Circuits, Back-up Power Generators, Landscape Lighting, Whole House Audio Systems (Standard and Russ Sound), Surge Protection, Floor Warming, Landscape Lighting, and Troubleshooting. System Voltages: 120V/240V Single Phase

Commercial: New Construction, Remodels, Maintenance, Add/Alter Circuits (MC Cable and EMT), and Troubleshooting. System Voltages: 120V/208V Three Phase

Industrial: Hazardous Locations, New Construction, Maintenance, Add/Alter Circuits (Rigid Metal and Aluminum Conduit), Digitrace 920 Heat Tracing Controller Install, Program, Repair, Thermon 1818 Controller Programing, Repair, Thermon 202 Programming, Repair. Electrical Heat Tracing (Heat Tape) Self Regulating Cable, Power Limiting Cable, HTEK Series Cable Install, Troubleshoot, Repair. M.I. Cable New Install and Repair (Splice Kits for Cold Lead or Inline Failure). Lock Out Tag Out (Single Point and Group Lock Box). Troubleshooting Using the Megger (Insulation tester), Electrical Meter, or Scope (For HTEK Series Heater to Determine Ground Fault or Open Heater and at What Length). System Voltages: 120V/ 208V, 277V/480V Three Phase.

Certificates, Licenses, Memberships or Cards

  • Member of the NFPA Current
  • Residential (02) Superseded
  • Nonresidential Maintenance (07) Superseded
  • General Journeyman (01) Current
  • General Administrator (AD01) Current
  • General Electrical Contractor Current
  • Transportation Worker Identification Credential Current
  • Whatcom County Library Card Current