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Corey Altmeyer

Quick learner, motivated individual with good social skills; committed to safety. Also, work well independently or as a vital team contributor with a strong desire to learn the electrical trade.

  • Ability to work under pressure & meet deadlines
  • Good mechanical and electrical aptitude
  • Outstanding communication and inter-personal skills with the ability to work in a team environment
  • Good systematic planning and organization skills
  • U.S. Armed Service veteran
  • Attention to detail
  • Safety-conscious
  • Basic knowledge of blueprints and schematics
  • Take pride in my craftsmanship
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
Correctional Officer, 02/2017 to Current Department of Corrections Plainfield, IN
  • Physically patrolled and visually inspected the units, yards, buildings, prisoners, prisoner property and clothing, etc. to ensure the welfare, safety and security of staff and prisoners
  • Provided backup in emergency situations for the protection of the public, staff and prisoners in situations such as aggressive behavior, fights, fire, accidents and medical emergencies
  • Enforced institutional rules and Standard Operational Procedures by applying the appropriate level of force in accordance with policies
Forklift Driver, 07/2014 to 01/2017 Thiesing Veneer Mooresville, IN
  • Load and offload semi-trailers, keeping production going as efficiently and safely as possible
13b Howitzer Gunner, 07/2010 to 12/2013 US Army Fort Campbell, KY
  • Responsible for the maintenance of our equipment valued at over $2M
  • Assist the Chief in the training, health, welfare, and discipline of other soldiers in our squad
Head Cashier, 02/2007 to 11/2009 Meijer Camby, IN
  • Assisted cashiers with any issues they may have with the registers or regarding the customer in order to continue and expedite the checkout process
  • Trained new cashiers to become familiar with the registers. Help explain and teach customer etiquette for best consumer experience possible
Education and Training
General Studies Ivy Tech Community Indianapolis, IN, USA

Completion of US Army Air Assault School - Quick Response Team (QRT) Trained

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Nicholas Hundley
Career Focus

A detail-oriented professional with strong technical skills and the ability to learn new concepts quickly.

Summary of Skills
  • Effective team leader
  • Extremely organized
  • Strong verbal communication
  • High level of integrity
  • Observant
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Computer proficient

Awarded the Cadet Honors in 2016. Awarded the Platinum Medal Athlete in 2016. Awarded the Most Improved Physical Fitness Medal in 2016. Ranked in the top 5 percentile in ROTC cadets in fall semester, 2016. Made honor roll fall semester 2015, 2016. Army Basic Combat Training graduate 2014. High-school 4 year state runner/jumper in track and field. High-school record holder in 4x100m relay, 4x200m relay.

Professional Experience
Warehouse Employee 10/2018 to Current Nucor Steel Bourbonnais, IL

Accurately recorded inventory levels to support completion of order requests. Tracked internal inventory with hand-held equipment, conducted daily/weekly cycle counts, performed full audits and resolved discrepancies to maintain accurate records. Received deliveries and processed all incoming shipments by scanning packages and updating orders in Oasis system. Operated forklifts and other transportation vehicles to move merchandise to and from target destinations. Monitored warehouse aisle areas for cleanliness and obstacles and moved cartons and boxes to keep all areas free of clutter for ease of movement. Provided subject matter expertise on inventory levels and processes to internal and external customers to meet diverse requirements and smooth processes. Stepped in to assist warehouse lead with special projects, including shipping and receiving, promoting desire to learn new tasks while gaining additional responsibilities.

Correctional Officer 08/2017 to 10/2018 Kankakee County Sheriff's Office Kankakee, IL

Maintained daily logs of shift activity while also conducting internal security checks. Established a high-level of awareness in order to detect potential threats from and to residents and diffuse potential conflicts. Enforced rules while also keeping order within the jail housing units. Supervised the activities of inmates constantly and reported any mishaps to the shift supervisor. Inspected facilities to ensure that they met security and safety standards. Searched inmates' cells, bunks and property daily for contraband items. Supervised the meal distribution and observed inmates during meals. Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and used physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates. Also implemented defensive tactics to maintain the safety and security of personnel and the general public.

Security Guard 01/2016 to 08/2016 SDG Company/CSL Behring Kankakee, IL Patrolled the facility and served as a general security presence and visible deterrent to crime and rule infractions. Reported all incidents, accidents and medical emergencies to law enforcement. Responded quickly to medical emergencies, bomb threats and fire alarms. Answered alarms and investigated disturbances. Patrolled industrial and commercial premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows and gates. Issued security badges and visitor passes to all guests. Checked passes and credentials of persons seeking to enter the property.
Cashier/Cook 01/2012 to 08/2013 A&W Bradley, IL Consistently kept a clean and safe environment by adhering to all federal, state and local sanitation and safety requirements. Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of all food products. Enforced appropriate work-flow and quality controls for food quality and temperature. Assessed customer needs and responded to questions. Cleaned and straightened work area. Provided professional and courteous service at all times. Worked overtime shifts during busy periods.
Cashier/Cook 01/2011 to 08/2011 Sbarro Bradley, IL Assessed customer needs and responded to questions. Cleaned and straightened work area. Diligently enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent the spoiling or contamination of foods.
High School Diploma 2013 Momence High School Momence, IL, United States
Some College (No Degree): Criminal Justice Olivet Nazarene University Bourbonnais, IL
Some College (No Degree): Law Enforcement Administration Western Illinois University Macomb, IL
Professional Affiliations

United States Army Reserves 09R/12N (2013-2019)

United States Army National Guard 13F (2019-Present)

Kankakee Community College TRIO/Upward Bound tutor and mentor (2014-Present)

Sun River Terrace summer reading program volunteer (Summer 2015, 2016)

Sun River Terrace summer food program volunteer (Summers of 2012, 2013, 2014)

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church puppet ministry (2009-2013)

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David Martin Jr
Professional Summary
Focused, detail-oriented individual with strong customer service skills. Excellent with computers and learning software applications.
  • Highly dependable
  • Fast learner
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 
  • Superior customer service
  • Methodical and organized
  • Detail oriented
  • Work History
    Correctional Officer, 02/2018 to Current
    Corrections Center of NW OhioStryker, OH
    • Prepared, processed and maintained forms, reports, logs, records and activity journals.
    • Tracked inmates through head counts, visitor logs and scheduled activities.
    • Verified facility security by inspecting plumbing, outside areas, locks and cells for potential hazards.
    • Established healthy relationships and maintained professional boundaries with resident offenders in the institution.
    • Made rounds at specified intervals and conducted head counts and roll calls.
    • Observed behavior of residents individually and in groups.
    • Maintained custody and control of 64 inmates housed in minimum/medium security unit.
    • Addressed inquiries from general public, other staff, inmates and visitors to resolve concerns.
    Security Guard, 08/2016 to 02/2018
    U.S. Security Associates Inc.Archbold, OH
    • Inspected equipment, structures and materials to identify the cause of errors and defects.
    • Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of vehicles, cargo trucks and visitors.
    • Entered inbound/outbound load and trailer information to computer.
    • Audited paperwork for errors.
    Quality Inspector, 05/2012 to 03/2017
    Kamco Industries IncWest Unity, OH
    • Determined adjustment and certification methods, formulas, and measuring instruments required based on blueprints.
    • Recorded inspection and test data such as weights, temperatures, grades and quantities inspected and graded.
    • Presented clear, organized data in graphs, charts, tables and written reports.
    • Inspected outbound shipments and conducted random sampling to ensure product quality.
    • Identified and helped resolve production problems such as visual defects and dimensional discrepancies.
    • Maintained a high standard of workmanship by using only approved data, materials, tools and test equipment.
    • Monitored production operations for compliance with specifications and promptly reported defects.
    • Identified and helped resolve non-conforming product issues.
    Associate of Science: Medical Coding and Billing, 2018
    Herzing University - Toledo - Toledo, OH
    • Coursework in Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology, and Clinical Workflow.
    • AHA Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED
    • Notary Public state of Ohio through 09/20/2020
    • State of Ohio Correctional Officer Certification