About Us

Meet Our Founder

We are owned and operated by Eric Rivers. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alabama in Birmingham in December 2013 and brought several years of bonafide experience in the industry.

Rivers Electrical Services LLC

Relevant Job Experience

Eric has worked as a senior engineer for multiple organizations with expertise in project design, management, and implementation.

Drafter & Designer, Whitaker and Rawson Consulting, Inc., Homewood, Alabama

  • Worked self-sufficiently on projects by coordinating all aspects of design
  • Performed site inspections and created sketches in the field for design verification
  • Sized and selected equipment based on load calculations for commercial use
  • Utilized AutoCAD daily for design

Co-op Engineer, Valspar Coatings Corporation, Birmingham, Alabama

  • Worked independently on a range of projects covering multiple Engineering disciplines
  • Created corporate appropriation requests for capital projects based on plant needs

Senior Field Service Engineer, Eaton Corp, USA

  • LV and MV control design, installation, and troubleshooting
  • LV, MV equipment maintenance, installation, and troubleshooting
  • Power quality analysis, breaker coordination, Arc Flash evaluation, and Mitigation
  • Project leader, technical resource for employees, customer training, and product sales teams

Principal Engineer, South East Switchgear, Birmingham, Alabama

  • Act as a technical leader for Southland Group
  • Manage local Engineering/ Field Service Division – 6 Team Members
  • LV, MV equipment installation, retrofit, and design for custom switchgear
  • Acquisition of new accounts, Sales Support role as needed
  • Responsible for development of all safety policies, technical procedures, and administrative practices for Engineering/ Field Service Division since inception in 2018

Senior Engineer, Plant Power, and Control Systems, Alabaster, Alabama

  • Design LV and MV Switchgear Protection and Control Schemes
  • Design, build and commission MV Motor Control Packages: Synchronous and Induction
  • Complete onsite installations and commissioning for custom-designed switchgear
  • Complete Arc Flash, Coordination, and Power System Studies