Upon his return to The Bahamas in 1977, Mr. Campbell
continued at BEC as a Construction Technical Assistant, Operational
and Maintenance Technical Assistant, Engineer and Manager of Distribution
Planning. During this time, he was responsible for supervising the erection
of electrical switchgears, transformers, distribution systems and the
laying of underground cables up to 33,000 volts. He also supervised crews
in cable fault locations, researched low voltage problems and wrote, approved
and executed switching programmes. He also gained experience in preparing
planning designs and cost estimates and supervised Planning Engineers
and reviewing planning schemes and cost estimates for approval by the
Executive Management and the Chairman of the Board.
For the past seventeen years, Mr. Campbell was
a Project Engineer, Transmission at BEC. His responsibilities in
this post included:
Transmission Line and Substation Construction
Coordinating, supervising and reviewing the construction of a 33kV substation,
132kV transmission lines and the installation and commissioning of 33kV circuit
breakers and 132/33kV power transformers.
Assisting in factory inspection and system acceptance testing at manufacturer's
works in Argentina.
Electrification Programme Phase 11
Coordinating, supervising and reviewing the construction of 34.5kV
transmission lines and the upgrading of 13.2kV distribution systems in Abaco,
Long Island, Eleuthera and Bimini.
Power Expansion Programme Phase 11
Coordinating, supervising and reviewing the construction of 33kV
and 7.2kV substations, 33kV overhead lines and underground cables, 132kV transmission
lines and the installation of 80MVA 132/33kV power transformers. Assisting
in route selection, preparation of specifications and tender documents, assessment
of tenders, assessment of contractor's designs for various types of lines
from 11-132kV. Monitoring contracts, including assessment of monthly and special
claims for contractors.
has been involved in several special assignments including:
*A six month secondment with the Ontario Hydro Co. Toronto, Canada and
Sangamo Meter Factory.
Manager (BEC) of a Long Term Power Requirement Study conducted by
the consulting firm of R.W. Beck and Associates of Orlando, Florida.
*Engineer on Duty dedicated to the 1985 Commonwealth Heads of Government Conference.
*Current Government Franchise Officer, responsible for approving Custom Duties
rebates, rate increases and other safety aspects of Government electrical
franchises in The Bahamas.
Mr. Campbell is a member of the Bahamas Society of Engineers, Past
President of the Bahamas Managerial Engineering Union, Distinguished President
of the Kiwanis Club of Fort Montagu, Member of the BEC choir, Past President
of the Unity Church of The Bahamas, Treasurer of the Universal Truth Ministries,
Chairman of Facilities at Universal Truth Ministriesand a member of the Nassau
He is married to Virginia Hall Campbell and is the father of five daughters.
P.O. Box N-4101 | Nassau | The Bahamas | Tel: (242) 356-7893 | Fax: (242) 356-7895 | Contact
received his education and training at the University of Miami,
Florida International University, South East London Technical College, George
University and the Caribbean Development Bank. His
experience in the field of engineering spans a vast range of projects and
completed his apprenticeship in Nassau, Bahamas, Mr. Campbell worked
as a Meter Technician and Meter Test Foreman at the Bahamas Electricity
Corporation (BEC) before going to the United Kingdom for an extensive
course in Academic and Supervised Industrial Training, after which he engaged
in Graduate Training , attached to the Accounting Department, Gas Turbine
and Diesel Engine Sections.