Alvin Pardo-Monell, MS, ME

Alvin Pardo-Monell, MS, ME

Alvin Pardo-Monell, Electrical Engineer, Expert Witness, Safety Resource Associates

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Alvin Pardo-Monell, MS, ME


  • 34 years of experience in the Electrical Construction & Maintenance Industry
  • Teaching professionally since 1996
  • Former Electrical Engineering Professor- Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico
  • Instructor for ABC- VA, ABC-Metro-Washington, MD, ABC-Baltimore, MD & IEC, MD
  • Founder of a bilingual Vocational Institute in Northern Virginia- June 2000
  • OSHA Outreach Construction Instructor (since 2002) +VDOT Instructor (since 2005)
  • Conducted seminars and made presentations for audiences of up to 300 people
  • Fully Bilingual – English/Spanish
  • ­Associated Builders and Contractors Instructor of the Year Finalist (2006 and 2017)­ ­


Vocational Training School Management:

  • Provided advice and led instructors of vocational programs for the successful professional development of electrical apprentices in the Washington Metropolitan Area, Florida and the Caribbean.
  • Reduced costs by conducting extensive analysis of training costs, facilities costs and effective marketing.
  • Developed technical and audiovisual learning tools to complement live classes in English and Spanish.
  • Founded APM Vocational Institute, LLC, accredited by NCCER as a training unit under ABC Virginia since 2003.

Electrical Safety Management and Construction:

  • Planned, Supervised and coordinated electrical distribution construction systems.
  • Provided NFPA, NFPA 70E Arc Flash and Electrical Wiring Methods following OSHA Standards (Sub-Parts K and S).
  • Conducted field visits and inspections of underground and aerial medium voltage electrical distribution constructions for residential, commercial projects including traffic control operations following VDOT, SHA and DDOT.
  • Responsible for safety inspections, audit reports, Safety Manuals Development, JSA’s.
  • Provided and development of Competent Person Training in electrical, fall protection, excavation and scaffolding.
  • Document control, Onsite Testing Procedures, Codes and Standards (OSHA, ANSI, ASTM and others).
  • Conducted hundreds of electrical topics and safety classes and seminars annually.
  • Represented organizations by developing strong liaison network with contractors, vendors, and suppliers
  • Served as consultant to licensed electrical engineers, professional electricians, and consumers.  Advised on electrical construction requirements according to the National Electrical Code and related electrical and safety standards


  • Developed a technical “Electricians Manual”, in Spanish for Hispanics to be distributed by Delmar Learning Publishers in 2018 and a “Safety Pocket Manual” for Hispanic construction workers
  • Wrote comprehensive educational materials (e.g., Manuals, Training Aids) for effective learning process.
  • Prepared presentations to companies in the area to recruit students trained by APM and ABC- Chapters.


Alvin provides legal expert witness services in the capacity of electrical engineering safety and construction.


  • Professional Trainer for Electrical Apprentices since 2000 (Spanish/English), accredited by NCCER in 2003
  • APM Vocational Institute Founder/ Principal
  • OSHA 500-Outreach Construction Industry Safety Trainer (Since 2002)
  • OSHA 501 (Jan. 2018)
  • NSC-CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor
  • Fall Protection
  • Excavation & Trenching, Scaffold, Confine Space Instructor
  • Advanced, Intermediate and Basic Traffic Control Instructor (since 2005)
  • ATSSA Flagger Instructor
  • MAOTIEC Construction Specialist
  • NSC Advanced Safety Certificate
  • OSHA Public Sector Safety and Health Fundamentals (Construction and Gen. Industry)
  • CHST Certification (early 2018)
  • NCCER Electrical Safety Technology Certification (Since 2005)


  • 05/98 – Pres:    Principal Engineer, APM Electrical Technologies, Alexandria, VA
  • 06/00 – Pres:    Principal – APM Vocational Institute, Alexandria, VA
  • 07/97 – 05/98   Program Manager, National Electrical Manufacturers Association, Rosslyn, VA
  • 10/95 – 05/97:  Principal Engineer, APM Engineering & Associates, Inc. – San Juan, PR
  • 11/96 – 04/97:  Professor, Electrical Eng. Dept., POLYTECHNIC UNIV. OF PR – San Juan, PR (part time)
  • 04/90 – 09/95   Electrical Engineer, US ARDEC-ARMY – Picatinny Arsenal, Dover, NJ
  • 09/89 – 04/90:  Electrical Engineer Supervisor II, PR POWER AUTHORITY – San Juan, PR
  • 12/87 – 11/89:  Engineer Assistant III, PR ELECTRIC POWER AUTHORITY – San Juan, PR
  • 11/84 – 12/87:  Distribution Systems General Inspector, PR ELECTRIC POWER AUTHORITY – Fajardo, PR
  • 07/83 – 07/89:  Construction Electrician 3rd Class -Supervisor. US NAVY NAVAL RESERVE – Ceiba, PR


  • 08/98 M.S. – Systems Management, FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY – Melbourne, FL
  • 05/93 M.E. – Mechanical Engineering, STEVENS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY – Hoboken, NJ
  • 05/89 B.S. – Electrical Engineering, POLYTECHNIC UNIV. OF PUERTO RICO – San Juan, PR


  • Assn of Professional Engineers & Surveyors of Puerto Rico –
    Engineer Certificate No. 10601: VA, DC, KY, WV, AL & MD
  • Master Electrician License
  • Association of Professional Masters Electricians – PR License No. 5895 (09/1986)
  • National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)
  • Master Trainer/Master Craft Electrical/ Adv. Electrical Topics (Since 2003)