automotive technician resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Resourceful Mechanic with 16 years of experience skilled in variety of repairs including plumbing, electrical and HVAC. Comfortable troubleshooting and performing diagnostics and working with sense of urgency. Committed to providing excellent customer service through warm and welcome environment and caring attitude.

  • Technical troubleshooting
  • Cleaning and sanitizing
  • Process Optimization
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Written and verbal communication
  • Scheduling
  • Reading written instructions
  • Various types of equipment operation
  • Combat support
  • Equipment maintenance and repair
  • Daily cleaning and sanitation
  • Heavy lifting
  • Painting
  • HVAC systems
  • Plumbing
  • Safety Procedures
  • Drywalling
  • Trash removal
  • Lighting fixture maintenance
  • Inventory maintenance
Work History
10/2006 to 04/2015 Automotive Technician The Hertz Corporation | Englewood, CO,
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed faults with vehicle systems and components using OEM-specific code readers, diagnostic trees and online knowledge bases.
  • Performed diagnostic and troubleshooting procedures to find and identify root causes of mechanical issues.
  • Kept equipment in good working order by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns and maintaining supplies.
  • Completed full vehicle inspections to check for leaks, damage or other issues of concern.
  • Examined new and replacement parts to uncover defects.
  • Inspected and tested vehicles and completed preventive maintenance such as engine tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotations, wheel balancing and filter replacement.
  • Replaced damaged, missing or defective parts with new and refurbished components.
  • Maintained functionality and reliability of engines, machines and systems through regular diagnostic checks.
  • Used specialized tools to detect leaks in gas and refrigerant systems.
  • Serviced vehicles according to OEM recommended maintenance schedules for oil changes, engine tune-ups and fluid changes.
  • Maintained accurate records of time and materials required to perform repairs and service.
  • Analyzed and located malfunctions in brakes, motors, switches and control systems.
  • Tested newly installed equipment to determine proper functionality and compliance with regulations.
03/2019 to 09/2021 Maintenance Engineer Dow Chemical Company | Elk, IL,
  • Installed electrical systems ranging from lighting to wet location.
  • Performed general building upkeep, painting, and normal machine maintenance.
  • Visually inspected and tested machinery and equipment, performing routine preventive maintenance.
  • Finalized work on building systems by completing basic carpentry and other finish work.
  • Dismantled defective machines and equipment and installed new or repaired parts.
  • Improved processes, helping to save department over $50,000 annually.
  • Worked frequently with mechanical and plumbing systems to complete knowledgeable inspections and skilled repairs.
  • Developed process improvements to increase reliability and equipment performance.
  • Reviewed technical documentation to complete equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Conducted cost estimates and performed preventive maintenance Electrical items.
  • Completed partial or full dismantling of equipment to quickly repair or replace defective components and restore functionality.
  • Diagnosed and resolved machine operation variations and equipment problems.
  • Cleaned and lubricated parts to keep equipment operating at peak performance.
  • Assessed operating conditions and adjusted settings to maximize performance and equipment longevity.
  • Investigated and corrected mechanical problems with machinery such as dishwasher and decorative fire torches.
  • Performed troubleshooting and repair for complex electrical equipment.
  • Organized and directed maintenance shutdowns and startups.
  • Actualized strategic plans and managed equipment, lifecycles and processes.
  • Worked with colleagues on special projects such as tile and painting
10/1996 to 12/2005 Commercial Fisherman Summer Land Seafood | City, STATE,
  • Operated and maintained traps to comply with hunting code standards.
  • Checked fish for size to meet state and federal regulations and tossed underweight or injured fish back in ocean.
  • Operated shipboard equipment and devices to plan and optimize navigational routes for 58ft #1 vessel.
  • Stocked vessel with equipment for fishing, boating operations and effective emergency response.
  • Applied knowledge of areas and navigational skills to keep vessel on-target and bring in maximum returns.
  • Conducted daily inspections, completed basic maintenance and performed minor repairs to keep gear and equipment in optimal condition.
  • Checked and emptied lobster and stone crab fish traps, checked catches for quality and stored according to size and type.
  • Worked with local markets and businesses to sell catches quickly and maximize profits.
  • Cleaned equipment and facilities, paying close attention to operability and safety.
  • Collected lobster and stone crab fish and sold 600+ pounds per day to local restaurants and fish markets.
  • Measured, sorted and stored catches, returning illegal or undesirable creatures back to water.
  • Used manual methods or hoisting equipment to move supplies, nets, traps and catches to and from vessel.
  • Worked with buyers for to assess needs and provide desired stock at favorable prices.
  • Packaged and loaded products for shipment.
  • Maintained and repaired trapping equipment.
  • Tracked fuel usage and supply levels to prevent overuse and maintain profit levels.
  • Kept nets, cables, ropes and other deck equipment properly stored to control wear and maintain crew safety.
  • Performed basic repairs and common maintenance tasks during trips to keep equipment functional.
  • Monitored weather, crew and vessel conditions to make sound operational choices.
  • Participated in wildlife and natural area protection efforts.
  • Kept up with detailed ship and gear maintenance schedule to maintain optimal fishing levels and revenue returns.
  • Collected fish and marine delicacies using nets, traps and other methods.
  • Safely and accurately setup lobster and stone crab traps and fish equipment to catch various fish.
  • Harvested as many as 1300 pounds per trip to sell at markets and local restaurants.
  • Patrolled lines and nets to inspect settings and move or reset traps.
  • Sorted, packed and stored catch with salt or ice.
  • Stayed up to date on best fishing locations in area to maximize trip profits.
  • Operated navigational instruments to correctly steer vessel.
  • Operated fish-finding equipment to locate desirable catches and minimize wasted time.
  • Inspected weather forecasts to effectively plan trips around storms and other hazardous conditions.
  • Closely followed protocols for emergency situations, maintaining calmness and efficiency.
  • Checked and emptied 300+ fish traps, checked catches for quality and stored according to size and type.
  • Checked fish for size to meet state and federal regulations and tossed underweight or injured fish back in ocean.
  • Hauled in multiple loads, sorted catch and packed hold with desirable fish.
01/1989 to 03/1994 8404 Fleet Medical Corpsman Fmf US Navy-USMC | City, STATE,

Combat medical support USMC during Desert shield and Desert storm(quality care under most extreme conditions)

  • Rendered emergency medical treatment and administered immunization programs.
  • Coordinated and executed transport of sick and injured patients as needed.
  • Stabilized serious and critical patients for transport to medical facilities with advanced care teams.
  • Prioritized medical procedures based on severity of concern and available resources.
  • Evaluated injured or ill persons to determine nature and extent of concerns.
  • Kept up with continuing education requirements to maintain certification.
  • Implemented emergency airway management and heart monitoring at scenes and during transport.
  • Followed decontamination and mandatory reporting procedures when dealing with infectious individuals.
  • Conveyed information about conditions and field treatments given to medical facility staff.
  • Learned new techniques to better serve patients' needs.
  • Provided leadership, delegation and exceptional medical service in high-pressure situations.
  • Provided emergency medical care and conducted physical exams and interviews to gain medical history and relevant health data.
Expected in 06/1988 to to General Diploma | Highschool Key West High School, Key West, FL GPA:

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  • Key West High School

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  • Automotive Technician
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Commercial Fisherman
  • 8404 Fleet Medical Corpsman Fmf


  • General Diploma

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