About PSET

Tom Baker, Instructor:

  • 40 years experience as electrician, certified as Master Electrician
  • 30 years experience as instructor, Bachelor of Science in Workforce Education
  • 21 years in business offering electrical continuing education, over 500 classes to over 5,000 electricians

Previous Customers Include:

  • Joint Base Lewis McChord
  • Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
  • International Municipal Signal Association
  • Whidbey Island Naval Air Station
  • City of Seattle
  • City of Tacoma
  • State of Washington Capital Facilities
  • Tesoro Refinery
  • Satsop Development Corporation
  • Pierce County
  • Weyerhaeuser

Member of:

  • International Association of Electrical Inspectors
  • International Society of Automation
  • International Municipal Signal Association
  • Illumination Engineering Society
  • IMSA representative to Illumination Engineering Society

Certified as:

  • Master Electrician
  • Water Distribution Manager IV
  • Control System Technician III
  • Street Lighting Technician I
  • Traffic Signal Technician II


  • Residential
  • Industrial – commercial
  • Street Lighting
  • Traffic Signals
  • Industrial Automation (PLCs, DeviceNet, Industrial Ethernet, radios)
  • Water/Wastewater Automation and Control (SCADA, telemetry, radio)
  • Serves on Washington State Labor and Industries Technical Advisory Committee for WAC changes
  • First Chief Moderator for Mike Holts Code Forum

Tom’s background and experience allows him to relate to many various trades.

Tom has been the author of the Code Corner for the IMSA Journal, on NEC issues related to traffic signal and roadway lighting. He was awarded three Journalistic Excellence awards by the IMSA for his articles.

He was personally selected by Mike Holt to be the first Chief Moderator of the Mike Holt Code Forum (the Mike Holt web site is the #1 rated electrical web site in the world).

“Tom, much of the advances in our products (PowerPoint, graphics, including text) originates in your actions. You are the No. 1 person that has pushed and pushed me to continually improve what we do and how soon we get it done. Thanking you is not enough for your desire to help me produce better products so that the industry continues to improve. You are making a difference and for that I thank you.” –Mike Holt