Heavy Structural Welder/Heavy Equipment Operator/ Laborer
Utah Constrtuction Personel, Salt Lake City, UT
May 2012 – Jul 2012
Subcontractor for Kennetcott Copper Mine. Perform heavy plate and structural fabrication. 3G & 6G certified. MIG, TIG, Dual shield. Read and interpret blueprints. MSHA Safety trained.
Heavy Equpment Operator (front loader, track hoe, dozer) for Westroc Sand & Gravel
Mobilight, West Jordan, UT
Nov 2011 – May 2012
Read and interpret blueprints. Cut, prep, and build light towers according to blueprints. MIG, dual shield welding. Air arc. Plasma and torch cutting. Operate hydraulic shear, press, punch and bender.
Lead Mechanic / Welder
Freightliner of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Jul 2011 – Nov 2011
Salt Lake City, Utah
Perform general repairs. Perform engine diagnostics and repairs. Disassemble parts and examine parts for defects and excessive wear. Extend frames, convert and build customer trucks into dump trucks, flatbeds, etc.
Heavy Equipment Lead Mechanic/Welder
Waste Management, West Jordan, UT
May 2010 – Jul 2011
Perform preventative maintenance inspections and repairs. Diagnose trouble, identified problems, disassemble engines and examine parts for defects and excessive wear. Identified problems, diagnose causes and determine corrective actions. Perform major and minor repairs and apply all welding processes to all heavy iron machinery and inside of the plant. Work under minor or no supervision and from written instructions, established procedures to accomplish assigned tasks.
Lead Mechanic/Lead Welder
Flying J Transportation, Salt Lake, UT
Mar 2009 – May 2010
Manage a crew of 15 mechanics. Repair and maintain all fleet tank and trailers using hand tools, precision measuring instruments and pneumatics tools. Perform annual inspections and perform repairs as needed. Perform tank tests and all other repairs. Perform aluminum welding on tanks and plumbing.
Commercial Trucks Sales & Services, West Valley City, UT
Sep 2007 – Mar 2009
Perform preventative maintenance inspections and repairs on all equipment. Fabricate heavy structural equipment and build body mounts. From building heavy structural beams to building flat beds and dump trucks from just cab and chassis.
Heavy Equipment Mechanic/Welder
Reynolds Brothers Excavating, Kearns, UT
Jun 2005 – Aug 2006
Repair and maintain all heavy equipment and excavating machinery. Including loaders, backhoes, trucks, generators and all construction machinery. Perform all heavy welding repairs in shop and on the field. Fabricate heavy, structural steel from verbal directions to blueprints for specific jobs at different job sights.
Laidlaw Education Services, San Bernardino, CA
Apr 2002 – May 2005
Manage and supervise a crew of 20 mechanics. Perform all state and annual inspections with DOT. Keep all Inspection and repairs up to date in system.
Peck Road Ford Truck Center, Whittier, CA
Sep 1996 – Apr 2002
Perform all Tank & Trailer repairs and tank tests. I have welding and repairing experience on all types of trucks and trailers. Troubleshoot all pinpoint test problems. Perform repairs of gasoline and diesel vehicles and equipment. Including engines, transmissions, drive trains, suspensions, cooling systems, fuel systems, electrical, and several hydraulic systems. Repair air and hydraulic brake systems. Repair steering and exhaust systems. Understand and use schematics, flow charts.