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June 2015
June 2016
Sheck Mechanical Chesterton, IN Boilermaker Superintendent While still working as a union boilermaker. I took on a superintendent role with Scheck. I Supervised various boiler projects within the Dynegy Power Stations through out Illinois, including schedule and emergency outages.
January 2010
Boilermakers Local 374 Hammond, IN Boilermaker Journeyman General Foreman/ Foreman
  • Serving in multiple supervisory roles, to include Superintendent, general foreman, and foreman.
  • New construction, repair, and maintenance of industrial boilers, pressure vessels, and connecting steel.
  • Outage management, Welding, Grinding, Mechanical, Fabrication, Rigging, Job set-up, Safety. Experience in Refineries, Steel mills, Chemical plants, and Power generating stations.
November 2004
March 2009
US ARMY Infantry / Signal Sargent
  • Responsible for assisting and advising the Commander in digital and voice communication operations.
  • Troubleshoot Communication Issues within the company communications equipment.
  • Responsible for the accountability of the companies sensitive items and maintain equipment for serviceability.
  • Company classified document custodian.
  • Assisted with supervising, leadership, and mentoring the lower enlisted soldiers within the Headquarters Platoon.
Boilermakers National Apprenticeship Program Hammond, IN, United States Graduated Apprentice/Journeyman
  • Graduated with 8000 Field hours, MOST certified rigger, MOST certified 6g GTAW and three position SMAW welder.
  • 160 hour rigging training at the Boilermakers rigging yard Dale, IN. Trained in Subpart R structural steel erection, rigging, tugger operations, snatch blocks, crane rigging, crane signaling, crane erection, load calculations.
Army OSUT Basic Training Ft. Benning , GA Certificate: Infantry
Portage High School Portage, Indiana High School Diploma
High school Affiliations Boilermaker Local 374 Union, Member
  • US Army Infantry School Graduate 03/2005
  • Combat Deployment 03/2007 - 06/2008
  • Honorable Discharge 03/2009
  • Graduated Boilermakers Apprenticeship program 03/2014
Boilermakers Union Local 374 
  • Supervisor and Leadership
  • Task organization, and completion
  • Job site safety, and set up
  • Welding, and Fabricating
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Professional Summary

Quality-focused Safety Specialist with over 15 years of experience looking to leverage extensive background in producing and repairing mechanical equipment to an Industrial Mechanic position. Specialties include an in-depth knowledge of installation and repair processes, operation and maintenance of heavy machinery and mechanical equipment, and repairing industrial equipment and systems accurately. 

  • Sound knowledge of federal, state and local safety regulations, protocol and procedures
  • Superb skills in performing safety inspections and ensuring compliance with OSHA safety standards
  • Excellent organizational skills with multitasking ability
  • Certifications: ISTC, Forklift, Man-Lift, and P&H Bridge Crane
  • Comprehensive understanding of machines and tools including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance
  • Ability to control operations of equipment and systems
  • Awarded two consecutive months as Savage Safety Specialist by Motiva Coast Observation program for the most "at risk findings"
  • Managed and successfully led a team of 6 employees in operation of heavy equipment
  • Led safety audits to monitor employee behavior and ensure safe compliance with company policies and safety regulation
Work History
SAVAGE SERVICES LLC Operator /Lead Safety Specialist | Port Arthur, TX | October 2012 - Current
  • Operate conveyor systems to transport Petroleum Coke in accordance with applicable safety practices
  • Perform general cleanup of entire DCU and keep grounds clear of spilled coke and washing down equipment
  • Responsible for operating material handling excavator and front end loader to move Petroleum Coke
  • Ensure all health and safety guidelines are followed
  • Transport petroleum coke from DCU unit to rail cars for shipping and cut coke from coke drums
  • Utilize Honeywell Flex System to monitor the de-coking and cutting process, drum level skin temperatures and water pressure
Richard Construction Inc Boilermaker | Beaumont, TX | September 2011 - August 2012
  • Maintained protection of the environment and the health and safety of employees and customers
  • Assisted Motiva Operators with installation of new pipe detail
  • Responsible for installation and pulling of valves and PRV's
  • Conducted tower tray inspections and extracted exchanger bundles
  • Procured materials and supplies to complete daily tasks
  • Tested products or sub-assemblies for functionality or quality
JV Industrial Inc Pipe Fitter Helper | Beaumont, TX | August 2010 - February 2011
  • Assisted Vista operators during a planned turnaround of one the units
  • Disassembled old pipe detail and conducted new pipe replacement
  • Secured pipes to structures with clamps, brackets and hangers
  • Changed out flanges valves and performed hydro test on new pipe detail
  • Eliminated risks by correctly identifying potential safety hazards

Kinder Morgan Inc Operator/Foreman | Port Arthur, TX | April 2000 - April 2010
  • Led a crew of six to operate heavy equipment to loading petroleum coke onto ship and vessels
  • Performed routine and non-routine maintenance tasks to keep conveyor and equipment in operation
  • Completed and maintained required daily inspection/PM paperwork
  • Assisted Valero Operators on DCU unit UN Heading and de-coking petroleum coke drums
  • Loaded coke into barges by operating barge haul system, loading chute and associated conveyors
High School Diploma Central High School Beaumont, TX Emphasis in Auto Mechanics
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I've spent the last six plus years in paper mills, pulps mills, refineries, and power plants ( nuclear, and coal fire) as a union boilermaker. I have nine years prior military experience. Four years of which were served as an non commissioned officer, or NCO. I began welding and fabricating in 1997, and have explored, expanded, and seeked to grow myself, and my skill set every since. 
  • Welding in MIG, Tig, and Stick processes. Experience with different grades of carbon steel, stainless steel, and varied alloys.  Knowledge of blueprint reading, and lay outs.
  • Maintenance. I have varied experience in exchanging parts, flanges, tubes, pipes, sheet metal, hand/ guard rails, safety guards, grating, tubular supports,blueprint reading, lay outs,  structural beams, gaskets, and varied prefabricated/ refabricated parts for industrial use.
 Lead soldiers through training, daily tasks, while organizing, planning, delegating duties, and supervising. Leading soldiers in combat theaters while assuming the responsibilities of my rank to plan, organize, uphold the highest standard of conduct in an extreme stress, high tempo, and dangerous environment. Received higher union starting pay grade based on previous trade knowledge and experience. 
05/2016 to Current
Boilermaker CB&I Services Plainfield, IL reading blueprints, prepping, fitting, welding of various carbon and stainless steel parts and materials.Fabricating, cutting, grinding,arc gouging,lay outs, and general labor
03/2016 to 04/2016
Boilermaker Madison Industrial west Monroe, LA Welding, fitting, blueprint reading, arc gouging, operation of automatic overlay welding machines, alloy cladding, and general labor 
01/2016 to 03/2016
Boilermaker Day and Zimmerman Atlanta, GA following blueprints while welding, fitting, changing parts, replacing connection flanges, and gaskets for maintenance of nuclear facilities.
10/2015 to 12/2015
Boilermaker Madison Industrial West Monroe, LA Welding, cutting, fitting, replaced carbon,  and stainless flanges, pipes, and parts in a paper mill. Confined space work in the digester vessels running MIG, and automatic overlay welding machines. 
05/2013 to 10/2015
Boilermaker CB&I Power Plainfield, IL Welding in MIG, ARC, and TIG processes on various carbon, and stainless steel parts for construction of nuclear power units. Grinding, cutting, fabricating, lay outs, and general labor
GED: GED SwainsboroTech Swainsboro, GA, United States
Associate of Applied Science: Boilermaker South Eastern Joint Apprenticeship Program Pooler , GA, United States I would be finishing my apprenticeship this year, but I've chosen to leave the union.
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Dependable and hard-working Boilermaker with more than 6 years in the Construction Industry. Thrives in a fast paced environment and works to complete projects quickly and efficiently.  Also a conscientious Truck Driver knowledgeable about safety regulations and efficient route planning. Accident-free safe driver with clean MVR with no violations and extensive farming history.
Professional Development
  • Open MC Truck Licence - 2017
  • Adult Apprenticeship Boilermaker/ Welder - 2011-2013
  • Associate Diploma Animal Production 
  • Intermediate Riggers and Doggers ticket - 2012                         
  • Elevated Work Platform (EWP) - 2010             
  • Forklift Ticket                           
  • Chainsaw Ticket 
Training and Tickets
  • Gladstone Ports MSIC Card - 2016
  • Medipass - 2014 
  • Working At Heights/ Confined Space - 2013
  • SGS Standard 11 Mine Induction - 2012
  • Construction Blue Card                                                              
  • Wormald Fire Extinguisher Training
Casual Boilermaker Current GNL Welding Services Qld
  • Combined welding techniques, knowledge of metallurgy and engineering requirements to produce quality work.
  • Inspected grooves, angles and gap allowances.
  • Repaired and maintained machinery.
  • Followed all safety guidelines, including proper machine guarding and lockout and tagout procedures.
Labourer Current Farm Pest Control Management Qld
  • Feral pest control.
  • Working in conjunction with farmers regarding land use.
Station Hand / Boilermaker 06/2016 to 07/2017 Brooks Rural Cattle Station WA
  • General boil making fabrication and maintenance. 
  • Truck driving.
  • Bobcat / front end loader operation.
  • Mustering on a 2 wheel motorbike or vehicle in conjunction with helicopters.
  • Cattle handling and processing in yards.
  • Temporary yard building. 
  • General maintenance. 
Fishing Charter Boat Annual Refurbishment 03/2016 to 04/2016 Qld
  • Clean down and prep engines for re-painting.
  • Sanding, filling, replacing parts as required of boat hull and floors for annual overhaul ready for repainting. 
Boilermaker - Gladstone Port Authority Shut Down 01/2016 to 02/2016 Tagline Constructions Gladstone, Qld
  • Ship loader #1 shutdown.
  • Removal of old components, prepare and install new parts.
Boilermaker/Rigger 12/2014 to 12/2015 Waltz Contruction Gladstone, Qld
  • Various major and minor projects including tank, pipe, conveyor, and structural fabrication, modifications and installation.
  • Dogging both franna and mobile crane operations.
  • Various rigging activities
Boilermaker 10/2014 to 11/2014 UGL Gladstone, Qld
  • Fabrication and welding new bauxite hopper in workshop.
  • Site removal of redundant hopper and installation of new hopper.
  • Associated modifications to structural components to suit new installation.
Boilermaker - Curtis Island Project 10/2013 to 09/2014 APLNG Gladstone, Qld
  • Fit and set verts on carbon steel tank shell.
  • Weld repairs to tank.
  • Fit, modify and weld structural steel components including walk ways, platforms and support structures.
  • Install, fit and set 9% nickel annular wall plates inside and outside tank.
  • Use gulco auto welder to weld verts on 9% nickel shell plates.
  • Weld repairs to 9% nickel tank wall. 
Adult Apprentice Boilermaker - Curtis Island Project 11/2012 to 10/2013 CBI APLNG Gladstone, Qld
Adult Apprentice Boilermaker/Welder 07/2011 to 11/2012 Monadelphous Gladstone, Q
Previous Experience
  • Structural Steel T/A and Forklift/Telehandler Operator – Bechtel Constructions Yarwun 2 project - 12 Jan 10 – 8 Jul 11 
  • Boilermaker T/A  and Forklift/Telehandler Operator – CBI Constructions Yarwun 2 Project - 30 Sep 08 – 8 Jan 10   
  • Truck Driver, T/A, Forklift Operator, Yardman – Global manufacturing Group - 26 Mar 07 – 26 Sep 08   

Work History - December 1998 - March 2007

  • Labourer Scrap Recycling
  • Meat Works Labourer
  • Furniture Removalist
  • Warehouse/Store Person
  • Courier Driver
  • Fruit Picking
  • General Labouring
  • Jackaroo/Farm Hand
  • Wood Chipper and Bobcat Operator.
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     Proficient, skilled welder with over 14,000 hours in the field.  Experienced at numerous SMAW/GMAW/GTAW applications.           
     4 years experience in the Electronics Technician field working with electronic circuits and devices, install/Term. CAT5/6, RG6 Coaxial and Fiber Optic lines.   
  •  Metal Fabrication
  • Tube Replacement & Repair
  • Frame and Duct Work Repair
  • Material Rigging & Staging
  • Blueprint Interpretation
  •  Electronic Circuitry/Schematics
  • Install/Term. Comm. Lines
  • Install/Repair Field Related Electronic Equipment
02/2008 to Current
Journeyman Boilermaker I.B.B. – Local 667 Winfield, WV

  •      Consistently achieve and exceed company production goals, meeting all OSHA safety standards.
  •      Accurately rig and stage materials while signaling to crane and fork lift operators. 
  •      Lay out and fabricate precision welds using blueprints and engineering concepts.

04/2007 to 12/2007
Deckhand Amherst Madison, Inc. Charleston, WV
  • Built tow of barges.
  • Maintained cosmetic up-keep of boat.
11/2006 to 03/2007
Field Service Technician Netranom Hurricane, WV
  •   Worked directly with clients using blueprints and schematics to install/terminate RG6 Coaxial, CAT 5/6 and fiber optic applications.
  •   Assigned company van and responsible for inventory of supplies.
06/2006 to 11/2006
Field Service Technician Skylink Communications Hurricane, WV

  •       Efficiently using blueprints and schematics to install RG6 Coaxial cable for satellite dishes and receivers. 
  •      Tracked and monitored inventory of supplies in company truck.
  •      Interaction with customer's clients upon each installation or repair.  

07/2004 to 02/2006
In-House/Field Technician Preiser Scientific St. Albans, WV

  •      Built, monitored and tested coal laboratory testing equipment in-house and in the field, ensuring consistent customer satisfaction.  
  •      Hands-on experience with operating milling lathe, sheet metal punch and drill press, soldering, running and terminating power and signal wires.

Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Electronic/Computer Engineering Technology Nat. Inst. of Tech Charleston, WV, USA
Journeyman Boilermaker: Boilermaker Apprentice I.B.B. Apprenticeship Program Winfield, WV, USA
     Welding Applications: SMAW/GMAW/GTAW carb./stainless, heavy/light tube/plate applications
     Certified w/ Common Arc, in relation to M.O.S.T and I.B.B.