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Steve Garcia
Electrical Systems Technology Professor

 

"It is stretching our minds and utilizing the skills of our hands that lifts us from the stagnation of mediocrity" — Gordon B. Hinckley

 

 

Contact Information

Office Location: EIT 142, Elko Campus
Phone:775.753.2292
Email:steve.garcia(a)gbcnv.edu
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Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Northern Arizona University, 1990
  • Master of Education, Northern Arizona University, 1994
  • Master Trainer, National Center for Construction Education and Research, 2008

 



 



Classes

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ELM 102
Title:Electrical Workforce Training II
Catalog Description: The second of eight courses offered in the Electrical Workforce Training Program. Offers the student a planned educational experience in the electrical field by providing online electrical craft training, related laboratory experiences, and supervised performance task completion assessment. May be repeated for up to seven credits.
ELM 103
Title:Electrical Workforce Training III
Catalog Description: The third of eight courses offered in the Electrical Workforce Training Program. Offers the student a planned educational experience in the electrical field by providing online electrical craft training, related laboratory experiences, and supervised performance task completion assessment.
ELM 104
Title:Electrical Workforce Training IV
Catalog Description: The fourth of eight courses offered in the Electrical Workforce Training Program. Offers the student a planned educational experience in the electrical field by providing online electrical craft training, related laboratory experiences, and supervised performance task completion assessment.
ELM 106
Title:Electrical Workforce Training VI
Catalog Description: Sixth of eight courses offered in the Electrical Workforce Training Program. Offers the student a planned educational experience in the electrical field by providing the student with online electrical craft training, related laboratory experiences, and supervised performance task completion assessment.
ELM 120
Title:Low Voltage Systems
Catalog Description: An introduction to low voltage systems used to distribute, carry, capture, and display voice, video, audio, and data signals. Topics include entertainment (video and audio media systems), communications (telephone, fax, modem, networks, and publication address systems), life safety (access control, alarm systems, and video surveillance), environmental control (HVAC and energy management), and automation controls (residential and commercial buildings).
ELM 121B
Title:Circuit Design
ELM 121
Title:Circuit Design
Catalog Description: Developing and drawing electrical diagrams and graphs using standard electrical and JIC symbols.
ELM 127B
Title:Introduction to AC Controls
ELM 127
Title:Introduction to AC Controls
Catalog Description: Introduction to pilot devices, wiring diagrams, ladder diagrams, and basic motor circuits. Areas of emphasis include two- and three-wire controls, parallel stop-start, and hand-off automatic controls.
ELM 128B
Title:Transformers and Industrial Lighting
ELM 128
Title:Transformers and Industrial Lighting
Catalog Description: Comprehensive study of the theory and operation of transformers and industrial lighting. The functions of various types of transformers and the maintenance and repair of industrial lighting systems will be emphasized. Perform the actual hookup and testing of basic single-phase and three-phase transformer connections. Observe and demonstrate proper safety and maintenance techniques and develop service wiring techniques.
ELM 131B
Title:National Electric Code
ELM 131
Title:National Electric Code
Catalog Description: Survey of the National Electric Code and its application to the safe installation of electrical conductors and equipment.
ELM 133B
Title:Advanced AC Controls
ELM 133
Title:Advanced AC Controls
Catalog Description: Applications and testing of a variety of AC controls, including limit switches, control relays, timing circuits, control transformers, and variable frequency drives.
ELM 135B
Title:National Electric Code 430
ELM 135
Title:National Electric Code 430
Catalog Description: In-depth study of Article 430 of the National Electric Code and its application to motors, motor circuits, and controllers.
ELM 141B
Title:Blueprint Reading
ELM 141
Title:Blueprint Reading
Catalog Description: Focus on electrical prints, drawings, symbols, and specifications for construction and electrical plans.
ELM 142B
Title:Raceways
ELM 142
Title:Raceways
Catalog Description: Introduction to the types and applications of raceways, wireways, and ducts. Students will learn how to cut, ream, thread, connect, and bend conduit using hand, mechanical, hydraulic, and electric benders.
ELM 143B
Title:Wiring Techniques
ELM 143
Title:Wiring Techniques
Catalog Description: Practical application in a variety of building types and remodeling of existing buildings. Course will include job building, material estimation, tool and material use, and installation techniques.
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