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Tommy Northcott

Senior Power Engineer

Northcott earned a BS Degree in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis in Power Systems from Tennessee Technological University. He is a Professional Engineer licensed in the State of Tennessee, a Certified Reliability Leader, and a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional and is a current principle member on the NFPA 70B committee (Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment Maintenance). Tommy has broad experience working with large electric utility systems as a Systems Engineer, Arc Flash Program Manager, Operations and Maintenance Manager, and Reliability Engineering Manager. Tommy has extensive experience in operations and maintenance of electrical equipment, performing arc flash analysis calculations, developing and conducting electrical safety training and developing company electrical safety standards to ensure OSHA and NFPA 70E compliance. Currently, Tommy is a Senior Power Engineer with Jacobs Technology Inc.

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EC&M Asks Video — Estimating the Blast Radius for Debris During an Arc Flash Event

May 11, 2023
In Episode 15, Tommy Northcott covers arc flash safety.
A second person in appropriate PPE and a fire extinguisher are good options to consider when developing an electrical task safety plan.

Arc Flash Hazards: Prevention vs. Protection

May 10, 2023
Why electrical professionals must consider potential hazards before the work starts to ensure safety
Tommy Northcott EC&M Asks

EC&M Asks Video — What If the Arc Flash Study/Sticker Is Out of Date?

Jan. 24, 2023
In Episode 8, Tommy Northcott covers more arc flash-related topics.