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Industrial Maintenance Technician with broad familiarity in industrial production equipment repair and preventative maintenance. 15 years experience in metal fabrication and mechanical repair processes.
  • Welding (SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, OAW, OAC, FCAW)
  • Qualified machinist
  • Experienced Industrial Maintenance Technician
  • Electrical Experienced
  • Current forklift operator certificate
  • Reading drawings, models and blueprints
  • HAZMAT training
  • Plumbing, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems installation and repair
  • Machinery assembly, installation, disassembly, and repair
  • First aid and CPR qualified
Equipment Maintenance
  • Performed preventive, predictive, and emergency maintenance on equipment and machinery to keep production at peak levels.
  • Machine Repair
    • Detected machine malfunctions and problem-solved accordingly.
    • Repaired, maintained and replaced parts on variety of industrial  equipment.
    • Fabricated new parts and modified existing equipment to keep machinery operating at peak levels.
  • Deep knowledge of machine tool and welding techniques, fabrication, and repair processes
  • Advanced military certifications in TIG, MIG, Arc, and Oxy-acetylene welding.
  • Installed new equipment and systems efficiently to meet production demands.
  • Certified in First aid and CPR
  • Well versed in industrial safety standards and practices.
  • Certified instructor for maintenance, welding, and safety.
06/2006 to Current
Industrial Maintenance Mechanic / Bottling Equipment Mechanic Jim Beam Brands Clermont, KY
  • Repaired and maintained various bottling, distillery, and facility support equipment.
  • Installed and repaired single and three-phase power machinery.
  • Troubleshot equipment problems using tools such as multi-meters and general hand-tools.
  • Serviced equipment and systems in on-property and satellite facilities.
  • Regularly updated the maintenance database using computer workstations.
  • Inspected facility-related manufacturing support systems on a daily basis.
  • Installed equipment and systems on time and on schedule.
  • Maintained systems involving hazardous chemicals, gases and liquids.
  • Repaired and maintained sprinkler systems, domestic water systems and fire pumps.
  • Performed facility tool and system PMs according to manufacturing and internal specifications.
  • Completed an average of 5 basic electrical installations and repairs each day.
  • Changed lamps and ballasts and tested electrical circuitry.
  • Installed and repaired plumbing, hydraulic, and pneumatic machinery and circuits.
  • Fabricated and repaired gates, platforms, stairs, and various support items utilizing multiple welding, cutting, and machine tool processes.

11/2005 to 06/2006
Welding Instructor Blackrock Trailers Shepherdsville, KY
  • Combined welding techniques and knowledge of metallurgy to instruct newly hired personnel in welding processes.
  • Performed minor maintenance on welding machines and support equipment.
  • Fabricated large scale custom trailers for special orders.
  • Scheduled and implemented training classes and procedures.
  • Implemented and supervised safety program for welding trainees.

01/1998 to 11/2005
Aircraft Metals Technology Craftsman United States Air Force Global
  • Welded, heat treated and repaired worn and damaged aircraft parts and related support equipment.
  • Fabricated tools, jigs and fixtures to meet manufacturing and engineering needs.
  • Operated hand tools, drill presses, milling machines, lathes, grinders, and welders.
  • Laid out, fitted and fabricated metal components.
  • Heated, formed and dressed metal parts with hand tools, torch and arc welding equipment.
  • Supervised and implemented shop safety program.
  • Coordinated distribution and restock of supplies and tooling.
  • Supervised up to 5 personnel across various shifts.
02/1997 to 01/1998
Tractor Trailer Mechanic Keyboard Carriage Elizabethtown, KY
  • Inspected and repaired defective parts and equipment on fleet vehicles and support equipment.
  • Changed tires, oil, brakes and coolant  as part of preventive maintenance program.
  • Serviced engine, transmission, and power train systems.
  • Refurbished trailer flooring, walls and roofs utilizing various hand, power and pneumatic tool systems.
Education and Training
Cerificate: Aircraft Metals Technology United States Air Force Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
  • SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, FCAW, and OAW welding processes in all positions on a variety of metals.
  • Oxy-acetylene and plasma cutting processes.
  • Vertical and horizontal milling, lathe cutting, surface grinding and pedestal grinding to meet close tolerances.
  • Hand tools, power tools, pneumatic tools, and precision measurement tools.
  • Safety, Lock-out/Tag-out, First Aid, CPR.
  • Blueprint reading and drawing, parts design, and lay-out procedures.
Associate of Science: Industrial Maintenance Kentucky Technical and Community College Elizabethtown, KY
  • Rotating Motor Controls and Circuits.
  • PLC (programmable logic control)
  • Welding
  • Machining
  • Fluid Power Systems
  • Mathematics
  • Basic Electricity
  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Basic Pumbing
  • Blueprint

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Career Overview

Honorably discharged United States Army veteran. Certified electrician apprentice with over 600 hours of residential, commercial and industrial training. Knowledge of circuits, cables, and relevant tools. Familiar with regulations and codes.

Skill Highlights
  • Electrical testing knowledge
  • Safety training
  • Troubleshooting expert
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Repairing
  • Quality work
  • Protocols
  • National Electric Codes (NEC)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior troubleshooting skills
  • Efficient
  • Wiring
  • Able to perform physically demanding tasks.
Professional Experience
Distribution 01/2013 Lowes Westfield, MA
  • Banded supplies to pallets from trains as part of distribution center operations
  • Assisted forklift operators staging supplies for movement
  • Cleaned the yard of any debris
  • Assisted wood auditors in determining wood quality
  • Followed applicable state and federal safety protocols
  • Evaluated operational records and made scheduling adjustments to maximize efficiency.
  • Stacked and transported all overstock to storage areas.
  • Installed protective bracing, padding and strapping to prevent shifting and damage to items during transport.
  • Actively suggested operational improvements to enhance quality, improve production times and reduce costs.
Tractor Trailer Mechanic 01/2012 to 01/2013 Triple R Trailer Westfield, MA
  • Performed routine and scheduled maintenance including lubrications, tire changes, brake systems, repairing any issues
  • Examined vehicles to determine the extent of damage or malfunctions.
  • Dismantled and reassembled heavy equipment using hand tools
  • Responded to roadside assistance requests
  • Replaced lights and wiring for faulty electrical systems.
Diesel Mechanic 01/2008 to 01/2011 United States Army Westfield, MA
  • Deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom
  • Completed routine maintenance and inspections on range of wheeled and track vehicles
  • Inspected malfunctioning vehicles to determine issues and necessary repairs
  • Disassembled, repaired and reassembled engines
  • Road tested vehicles before and after service to test functionality
  • Followed applicable safety procedures.
Electrical Program 2015 Porter & Chester Institute Chicopee, MA
  • Trained in residential and commercial applications as well as motor controls
  • Ability to use appropriate tools and diagnostic equipment to repair, install, replace and test electrical circuits ensuring that work is in accordance with relevant codes
  • Excellent ability to work from ladders, scaffolds, attics, or in tunnels and crawl spaces.
  • Bent and ran conduit ranging from half inch to two inch.
  • Worked with multiple types of conduit such as PVC, FMC, EMT, and ENT
  • Trained in the use of multiple types of wire such as Armored Cable, Metal-Clad Cable, Service Entrance Cable, and Underground Feeder Cable.
  • Dealt with box fill, voltage drop, breaker sizing to the wire used, calculations, GFCI protection, branch circuits, and working space
  • Wired services from the line to the meter,to inside the panel, and completed branch circuits inside a replica house including multiple room branch circuits