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Summary

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.

Highlights
  • 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
Experience
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
Accomplishments

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

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Professional Summary
I have worked with machinery that made brass, and stain-less steel parts. I have operated a scale-weighted cheese packaging machine and have operated two different types of forklifts, from battery to diesel operated. I have also hand polished granite stone and have also crated these stone in wooden boxes. I have also sold cancer, heart, and stroke supplementary insurance door to door in southern Minnesota. I hold a licence to sell health insurance in the state of South Dakota and non-residence Minnesota.
Core Qualifications
  • Results-oriented
  • Excel in customer satisfaction and quality of product
  • Quick learner
  • Self-motivated to achieve a good standing with fellow co-workers
  • Willing to learn job and continue to improve skills
  • Goal oriented to achieve a high level of job knowledge
  • Willing to do any requirements of job that leadership has set forth for the betterment of company
Experience
11/2016 to Current
Privately Contracted Field Agent Platinum Supplementary Insurance Dubuque, Iowa I have been selling supplementary insurance door to door in various counties in southern Minnesota. I make appointments to meet with the heads of certain households and then present our product to them. When they wish to partake in our product I ask them medical questions to see if they qualify and then proceed to send their information to the underwriter to start the app-drafting process.
11/2011 to 10/2016
Hand Polisher, Wood Crater, and Forklift Driver Dakota Granite Milbank, South Dakota Hand polished the edges of granite stone and checked for cracks, chips, and measurements of each stone before processing the piece to be shipped. I also measured each piece to be crated into wooden boxes and made these boxes from scratch to be hauled out to the shipping department. And finally I worked as a forklift driver in the shipping department moving pallets of pieces onto truck flatbeds and semi trailers, while also moving unfinished slabs from saws to layout to be processed for work.
05/2003 to 10/2011
Machine Operator, Forklift Driver Saputo Cheese Inc. Big Stone City, South Dakota Operated a weigh-scaled cheese packaging machine that would seal bags of ground up blue cheese. These bags would then be packaged into boxes of a desired amount and then taped up for shipping. I also ran a forklift to where I would unload incoming trucks with raw cheese pallets to the lines and then refill these same trucks with fished product out of the other end. I also had to wrap, weigh, and assign paper work to each individual out going and incoming pallet
05/2001 to 04/2003
Machine Operator Dakota Machine Works Corona, South Dakota Work with bar-loaded machinery that cut specific size and shaped pieces of steel and brass assigned to a customers spec-sheets. I would then have to use a micrometer to measure various pieces to keep within a tolerance and clean the batch in a solvent to prepare to be shipped.
Education
Secondary Education Mathematics Northern State University Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA Studied at the University of Northern State for 3 years to become a Secondary Education teacher in the field of Mathematics. Due to a financial problem I was forced to for go my 4th and final year, so I do not have a degree in this field.
2002
High School Diploma Wilmot High School Wilmot, South Dakota, USA Attended Wilmot High School from 1 with a 3.3 GPA. I also was the class treasurer for my junior and senior years as well as a member of the honor roll for my graduating class.
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Summary
Commercial Facilities Technician with 3 years of maintenance experience in a Manufacturing Environment and additional industrial mechanical and electrical experience, including programming of PLCs. Results-oriented MIG Welder with a track record of producing quality products while working safely.
Skills
  • Managing large crews
  • Quality control
  • Excellent plan comprehension
  • Troubleshooting
  • Customer service skills
  • English/Spanish fluency
  • Solid independent worker
  • Computer literate
  • Solid communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
Accomplishments
Documentation
  • Reported and documented unsafe conditions, equipment and/or injury.
Equipment Maintenance
  • Performed routine maintenance on equipment on as-needed basis.
Machine Repair
  • Detected machine malfunctions and problem-solved accordingly.
  • Repaired, maintained and replaced parts on dies.
Experience
June 2010
C.W. Creative Air, Heating, and Refrigeration Killeen, TX operator Unloaded incoming inventory and placed products onto shelves. Troubleshooted electrical and mechanical defects for residential, commercial and industrial sites. Cleaned, wrapped, and labeled outgoing orders. Exceeded customer product expectations by maintaining equipment to product quality products.
January 2009
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June 2010
Ceaser Palace Killeen, TX Maintenance Successfully managed team of 15 English- and Spanish-speaking work crews for three residential kitchen and bathroom constructions, completing projects two weeks in advance of projection date. Planned work and determined appropriate tools and equipment. Reduced downtime during production by maintaining equipment and reducing unnecessary maintenance. Took care of facility equipment, grounds, roads and fences.
June 2007
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January 2009
KBR Mechanic TMP Maintenance Forklift Driver and mechanic Kept supervisor informed of job progress and material requirements Notified supervisors of faulty operations and defective materials. Oiled and cleaned machines and added coolant to machine reservoirs.  Used measuring instruments to inspect parts. Used processes including gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc, shielded metal arc, resistance welding, and submerged arc welding. Worked overtime, including evenings and weekends, to respond to emergencies and fix unsafe conditions. Managed work with little supervision.
Education and Training
Killeen High School Killeen, TX, USA High School Diploma
Central Texas College Killeen, TX, USA HVAC and Welding Certificate: Mechanics
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Summary
Responsible and hardworking warehouse forklift driver who can collaborate with a team and produce quality work on tight deadlines. Hardworking, strong and physically agile warehouse professional who excels at all task givin.
Highlights
  • Certified Forklift Operator
  • Initiative to work independently
  • Quality assurance authority
  • Mathematical reasoning aptitude
  • Safety-oriented
  • Operation records maintenance
  • Able to lift up to 50 pds
  • Efficient
  • Results-oriented
  • OSHA regulatory compliance
  • Managing large crews
  • Customer service skills
  • Good at following instructions
  • Utilizing scanner systems
  • Computer literate
  • Consistent work history
  • Customer service experience
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Solid communication skills
  • Valid CA driver license
  • Team player
  • Flexible work schedule
Accomplishments
Supervision
  • Trained contract workers to perform general warehouse duties to company standards.
Experience
06/2010 to 03/2017
Owner/Operator Old Blue Moving Modesto, CA I am the owner/operator of a family owned moving business. I manage scheduling, payroll, customer service and maintain all records. I have over 10 years of managing experience.
04/2009 to 03/2017
Forklift Driver Ryder Modesto, CA I receive merchandise, load/unload trucks, pallet pick, shop steward for the union, customer service, train new associates and knowledge of computer system.
Education
1986
High School Diploma: General Brett Harte Hayward, CA, USA
Affiliations
Teamster Union