J.C. Owens is an electrical safety consultant and trainer with more than 40 years of industry experience. He was electrical technical advisor and supervisor at Alcoa for 28 years. During his Alcoa tenure, he led the team which wrote and implemented the Alcoa worldwide standard for low voltage electrical safety, and participated in re-writing and implementing the company’s worldwide high voltage standard. He also served on Alcoa’s electrical safety audit team for high/low voltage safety. In his most recent position with Alcoa he was responsible for the safe operation of all electrical systems, managed the maintenance apprenticeship program, conducted electrical safety training and developed job safety procedures.