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Dependable individual with experience in troubleshooting and repairing commercial floor care equipment. Skills learned in the mechanical trades have provided the foundation to succeed

Certifications and Skills
  • EPA Certified Universal-2014
  • ESCO Electric-2014
  • Lockout/Tagout-2014
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Power and hand tool use
  • Equipment repair
HVAC/R Diploma : HVAC/R, 2015 Institute for Business & Technology (IBT) Santa Clara, CA

Coursework in Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration

Engineer Certification : Locomotive Engineer CSX REDI Center Cumberland, MD

Emphasis on Safety, Signal and Operating Rules. Coursework in Air Brake Systems. In depth study of Federal Railroad Administration rules and regulations.

Freight Conductor : Conductor Training CSX Conductor School Peachtree City, GA

Immersed in Railroad culture, learned Safety, Operating, Signal Rules and procedures. Studied Federal Railroad Administration rules and regulations.

Technical Certificate : Automotive Technologies IVY Tech Evansville, IN

Coursework in Automotive/Diesel Technology. Studied Automotive HVAC Systems. Preventative Maintenance Inspection training. Fuel and Ignition Systems coursework. Coursework in Engine Repair. Emphasis on Braking System.

Mobile Service Technician
November 2017 to Current
The SurTec System Tracy, CA

Used personal expertise and established troubleshooting and diagnostic procedures to identify issues and develop repair plans for various commercial floor care equipment

Managed parts inventory, and repair documentation by keeping detailed and accurate records

Performed preventive service maintenance on various commercial floor care equipment

Ride Mechanic/Facilities Maintenance
December 2016 to November 2017
Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park Gilroy, CA

Inspected amusement park rides for proper and safe operations

Performed preventive maintenance and unscheduled service needs

Repaired leaking faucets, clogged toilets and other equipment to keep bathrooms fully functional

Associated Territory Service Specialist
October 2015 to December 2016
Ecolab Saint Paul, MN

Routinely inspected commercial kitchen equipment for preventive and emergency maintenance needs

Dismantled equipment to access, remove and replace defective parts to maintain operable status

Maintained available parts, tools and materials inventory to stay able to respond promptly to issues

Support Technician
April 2015 to October 2015
NSTAR Global Services Inc. Clayton, NC

Provided support by monitoring and restocking of chemicals used in the manufacturing of semiconductor wafers

Observed Clean Room Procedures

Observed S.C.B.A. Procedures

AAA Battery Service Technician
October 2013 to April 2015
Pro Star Towing Fremont, CA

Responded to AAA Members and provided Emergency Roadside Services, such as Tire Changes, Lock-Outs, Fuel Delivery and Battery Services including diagnostics of battery/charging system. sales, installations and jump-starts

Cable Installer
April 2013 to July 2013
F.T.S. USA Hendersonville, TN

Installed cable and cable boxes in customers home. 

Performed new installations where cable had to be run from the pole/to the house.
Installed Internet and cable phone services
Diagnosed and repaired issues that the customer encountered 
Commercial Sales Associate
May 2012 to April 2013
Pep Boys Auto Parts & Service Madison, TN Successfully interacted with commercial customers to expedite orders and to arrange timely deliveries of orders. Supervise and dispatch delivery drivers. coordinate with the Service Department on scheduled and unscheduled maintenance/repairs on delivery vehicles,  
Locomotive Engineer
May 2005 to November 2011
CSX Transportation Nashville, TN Transported freight in a safe and timely manner. Conducted daily F.R.A. Pre-Trip Inspections of locomotive(s). Maintained radio contact with Dispatchers and other Railroad Officials to receive instructions and to report unusual conditions or hazards that would impact safety.
Freight Train Conductor
September 2000 to May 2005
CSX Transportation Nashville, TN Assisted the Engineer in the transportation of freight in a safe and timely manner. Maintained the paperwork and work orders associated with the movement of rail freight. Inspected and maintained the documents required for compliance with federal regulations regarding hazardous materials being transported by rail.
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Professional Summary
Skilled locomotive engineer with 11+ years experience in railroading. Experience with leading teams to help achieve company goals. Works well with others including helping with the training of new employees.
  • Certified Class 1 Locomotive Engineer
  • Certified Railroad Conductor
  • Over 11 years overall railroading experience
  • Experience dealing with hazardous material shipments
  • 100% work safety record
  • Customer-oriented
  • Advanced planning
  • Fast Learner
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Highly dependable
  • Verbal/written communication
Work History
06/1998 to 10/2001
Deli Customer Service Shop N Save Cranberry, PA

  • Fulfilled customer orders from start to finish in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Retrieved orders from warehouse to stock and inventory show cases.
  • Acted as team leader during late shifts when supervisor was not available.
  • Cleaned and maintained all equipment used.
  • Maintained a safe and organized work environment.
05/2001 to 02/2005
Irrigation Contractor Rain Control Ambridge PA
  • Installed and repaired lawn sprinkler systems in commercial and residential properties.
  • Responsible for wide variety of duties including, pipe fitting, machine operator, electrical repair, installation, customer service, and driving.
  • worked many different team members on a daily basis to complete jobs
  • would be crew leader on new installs to help meet customer demands
02/2005 to 10/2016
Locomotive Engineer / Conductor Norfolk Southern Corp. Conway, PA
  • Currently a FRA certified class 1 locomotive engineer, finished engineer schooling in 11/2014 with a 98% overall score.
  • Currently a FRA certified Conductor, currently up to date on all federal testing requirements for both engineer and conductor positions always scoring with high marks.
  • Accurately read, understood, and carried out written instructions, this included train orders and safety concerns. This is mandatory for both positions worked.
  • As an engineer I was responsible for the safe movement and daily inspections of locomotives assigned to me.
  • As a conductor I was in charge of all crew members and all paperwork associated with daily operations, such as shipping paperwork for all materials be hauled.
  • Operated locomotives and trains from Pittsburgh, PA to Harrisburg, PA on a daily basis.
  • Communicated operational issues and changes to supervisor on regular basis.
  • Made quick on the spot decisions to ensure safe movement of trains.
  • Handled the training of many new coworkers.
Associate of Applied Science: Human Resource Management
Community College of Beaver County - Monaca, PA
Coursework included Team Leadership, Team Building, and Business Management.
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Honorably discharged United States Marine highly accomplished in planning, coordinating, and executing security operations.  Driven to apply comprehensive experience in team management, administrative accountability and supply management in the public sector. 

  • MS Office proficient
  • Strong communication skills
  • Exceptional problem solver
  • Superb management skills
  • Friendly and hardworking
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Trained in emergency response
  • Calm under pressure
Military Awards
Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
Iraq Campaign Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
National Defense Medal

Certified Locomotive Engineer

Professional Experience
Construction Specialist, 11/2016 to Current GA Siding, Windows, and Roofing Oxford, MA
  • Completed indoor and outdoor residential and commercial construction projects.  
  • Built and disassembled scaffolds, bracing and barricades.
  • Assisted with construction projects in all phases of rough and finish carpentry.
  • Installed and repaired roofs, flashings, and surfaces.
  • Mentored junior team members, providing guidance on proper techniques and safety.   
  • Continually cleaned work areas and equipment.
Certified Locomotive Engineer, 10/2014 to 03/2017 Keolis Commuter Services Boston, MA
  • Maintained operator logs, forms and records in accordance with company policies and DOT regulations.
  • Operated equipment safely and efficiently at all times.
  • Maintained communication with customer service and dispatch regarding deliveries.
  • Loaded proper materials while abiding by all safety and legal standards.
Certified Locomotive Engineer , 10/2011 to 09/2014 PanAm Railways Ayer, MA
  • Monitored train loading procedures to ensure that freight or rolling stock are loaded or unloaded without damage.
  • Checked to ensure that documentation, such as procedure manuals or logbooks, are in the driver's cab and available for staff use.
  • Inspected locomotives after runs to detect damaged or defective equipment.
  • Interpreted train orders, signals, or railroaded rules and regulations that governed the operation of locomotives.
Conductor and Locomotive Engineer, 08/2006 to 04/2011 East Brookfield and Spencer Railroad East Brookfield, MA
  • Prepared reports regarding any problems encountered, such as accidents, signaling problems, unscheduled stops, or delays.
  • Monitored gauges or meters that measured speed, amperage, battery charged, or aired pressure in brakelines or in main reservoirs.
  • Performed skilled repaired or maintenance operations, using equipment such as handed or powered tools, hydraulic presses or shears, or welding equipment.
  • Compiled operational or personnel records, such as timed and production records, inventoryed data, repaired or maintenance statistics, or tested results.
Corporal, Mortarman, 04/2002 to 04/2006 United States Marine Corps Fallujah, Iraq, Twenty-Nine Palms, CA
  • Maintained accountability and serviceability of thousands of dollars worth of military weapons and sensitive equipment with no losses.
  • Directed operation, maintained, and repaired complex weapon systems.    
  • Collected, analyzed, and organized military intelligence and submitted verbal and written reports.   
  • Followed and enforced stringent safety regulations.    
  • Assisted in organizing and operating complex training activities.  
  • Mastered advanced soldiering skills such as teamwork, discipline, training, communication, and first aid.    
  • Coordinated with team members to operate complex weapons system according to strict safety and quality control regulations.    
Education and Training
Advanced Infantry Training Battalion , 2002 United States Marine Corps School of Infantry East Camp Geiger, NC
High School Diploma: 2000 Auburn High School Auburn, MA
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Over 20 years of railroad operating experience in both freight and passenger services. Successful manager of large scale on-corridor operation.  Conscientious, principled leader using hands-on management style to get results and achieve high levels of operational efficiency.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Business Management Eastern Washington University Cheney, Washington, USA 3.6 EWU GPA
  • Designated Supervisor of Locomotive Engineers over eight years
  • Road Foreman of Engines MARC
  • Experienced hands on leader/decision maker
  • Responsible for MARC on corridor operations
  • Train Service Engineer
New Diesel Locomotive Roll-out
  • Responsible for coordinating with Maryland State, internal Amtrak interest (including mechanical) as well as training on the new F59 locomotives purchased by the State for use in MARC service.
Locomotive Engineer 07/2007 to Current Amtrak Seattle, WA
Serve as locomotive engineer, responsible for safely and efficiently operating passenger trains in Seattle, Jacksonville and Spokane.  This includes qualifications on GCOR, CSX, NORAC and Canadian operating rules.  Past territorial qualifications include all three routes out of Spokane and Seattle/Wenatchee.  Maintain good working relationship with conductors and on-board service personnel as well as mechanical, BNSF crews and yardmasters, dispatchers, road foreman and trainmasters.  Provide training as requested by Amtrak on routes and attendant territorial questions.
Road Foreman of Engines-MARC 07/2008 to 09/2010 Amtrak Baltimore, MD Manage MARC operations, DC to Perryville on NE corridor. This includes 47 trains and over 20,000 people daily. As RFE, perform operational testing in keeping with Amtrak guidelines. Coordinate with Asst. Superintendent of Mechanical, repairs and maintenance on MARC equipment. Create and manage daily operating plan for crews and equipment. Participate in regular corridor conference calls representing MARC interests. Responsible for making regular operating decisions on crew and equipment turns. Coordinate with state operations, senior managers to ensure best possible level of service to our state customers. Conduct daily in-person crew briefings on rules and on any operational or related issues. Review employee payroll to ensure accuracy and approve or deny in keeping with operational standards and practices. Provide budgetary inputs and adhere guide lines provided by/to superintendent. Manage service disruptions ensuring best operational performance coordinating with all levels of State and Amtrak interests. Responsible for roll-out of new state-owned diesel locomotives and familiarizing engineers and mechanical personnel with their operation and maintenance needs. Perform review audits on revenue provided by conductors. Ensure accuracy and proper handling of revenue during my tenure. Maintained flawless safety record for MARC service. Fostered an environment of teamwork across all levels of the organization and especially with MARC and Amtrak operating stakeholders.