Joseph Butler

Freelance Article Writer & Technical Writer

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Location:Greenwood, South Carolina, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/josephbutler
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Joseph Butler

EDUCATION:

Piedmont Technical College
P.O. Drawer 1467
Greenwood, SC 29648
Attended for two and a half years at night
Major in Electronic Engineering Technology
(Dropped out to purchase HVAC business)

Lander University
302 Stanley Avenue
Greenwood, SC 29649
2004 – 2008
Bachelor of Arts in English

EXPERIENCE:

1/08 – Present
Self-employed
- Consulting and contract work in the construction/HVAC industry
- Freelance journalist / writer
- Feature articles for print newspaper
- Study guide for the South Carolina unlimited building contractor exam

1/07 – 2/07
Hopewood Academy
229 Grace Street
Greenwood, SC 29649
Duties: Responsible for teaching an introductory journalism class to high school students.

9/06 – 12/06
The Index Journal
610 Phoenix Street
Greenwood, SC 29646
Position – News Reporter

2/04 – 4/04
Chinese Elementary School
Juxian, China
Duties: Teaching conversational English to Chinese elementary students.

5/97 – 4/04
Butler Heating and Air, LLC
3028 Highway 246 North
Hodges, SC 29653
(Purchased business from Father)
Position – Owner
Duties: Responsible for all aspects of owning and operating a business.

1/03 – 1/04
Missions of Hope, Inc.
3028 Highway 246 North
Hodges, SC 29653
Position – President
Duties: Responsible for all aspects of operating a non-profit organization.

4/95 – 5/97
Butler Heating and Cooling
4704 Highway 246 North
Hodges, SC 29653
Duties: Responsible for installing and maintaining HVAC and electrical systems in residential and commercial buildings.

1/95 – 4/95
Schlumberger
1310 Emerald Road
Greenwood, SC 29646
Duties: Responsible for assembling gear trains.

9/94 – 12/94
Grimes Aerospace
102 Bucklevel Road
Greenwood, SC 29646
Duties: Responsible for assembling and testing strobe lights and various processes in the machine shop area.

2/90 – 9/94
Butler Heating and Cooling
(Same as above)



COMPLETED TRAINING:

11/08/03
“NC Mechanical & Energy Code Based Residential Load Estimating And HVAC system Design B Parts I, II & III”
The Technical Training Institute

1/8/03
“Mold Infestation Claims”
American Society of Professional Education

8/28/02
“Heatwave 80 Furnace”
Carrier

4/20/02
“Highlights of the International Building Code”
NCHACCA

1/27/01
“Preventing Indoor Air Quality Problems in Hot/ Humid Climates”
American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc.

2/10/00 & 2/11/00
“Certified Residential and Light Commercial Air Balancing Diagnostic Technician”
National Balancing Institute

6/01/98
“Application & Service Training for the Environmentally Sound Refrigerant, Puron”
Carrier

10/31/96
“Pre-Season Warm Up”
Indoor Comfort Institute

9/19/94
“Health and Environmental Issues, ISO 9000, Continuous Process Improvement, Blue Print Reading and Basic Soldering”
Grimes Aerospace

6/18/94
“Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certification”
Ferris State University & Air Conditioning Contractors of America

3/28/90
“Residential Load Calculation and System Design of Heating and Air Conditioning Systems”
Air Conditioning Contractors of America

LICENSES:

State Licensed in South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia and Georgia in all classifications of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. State licensed in South Carolina as Unlimited Building Contractor. Licensed by NBI as HVAC test and balance contractor.

SPECIAL SKILLS
& INTEREST:

I am proficient with computers and have excellent writing and communication skills. I have experience traveling abroad and conducting business in a foreign country.

PERSONAL
INFORMATION:

My friends call me Joey. I enjoy reading, painting, writing, camping, learning self-defense, traveling and meeting new people. I am 38 and in very good health. I am adventurous, confident, creative, and highly flexible. I completely immerse myself in whatever project or endeavor I pursue and I always give 110%. I enjoy working and require minimal supervision.

AWARDS &
HONORS:

I received an award for outstanding academic achievement in Philosophy and was inducted into the International English Honor Society, Sigma Tau Delta, while at Lander.