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Carmichael, CA –.Maximo “Max” Fuentes is the founder of Fuentes Consulting, offering professional transmission and distribution utility consulting services, including litigation support services and expert witness testimony.
Fuentes is a retired grid assets line supervisor specializing in asset management and corrective maintenance of the transmission and distribution grid. In 1984, Fuentes was hired by the Sacramento Municipal Utility District as a pre apprentice. Over the next four years, Fuentes accumulated 8,000 hours of on-the-job training and 3 years of night school. After being promoted to journeyman lineman he spent two years, as a lead lineman and six years as line foreman running a four-man crew handling overhead and underground transmission, distribution, installations, maintenance, emergency outage restoration.
Eventually, Fuentes was promoted to be the supervisor of safety and training for the entire grid assets group.
Fuentes wrote a comprehensive and detailed book on de-energizing and grounding transmission and distribution lines for worker protection. As an expert witness, Fuentes can provide reliable testimony and reports in cases relating to high voltage electrical contacts, FED-OSHA regulations for the transmission and distribution electrical industry, CAL-OSHA regulations, insurance claims and product liability.
One of the key skills Fuentes brings to the table is his experience as a teacher. He can teach complex electrical theories for the jury and the judge in a way they can understand.
For more information, visit www.fuentesconsultingllc.com.