Carman Journeyman Mechanical Dept resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Possesses a high degree of integrity and an outstanding work ethic, as well as strong leadership qualities. A leader driven to motivate employees to exceed business goals and performance while under pressure. Offers comprehensive and constructive feedback to employees to promote productivity and company goals. Applies strong analytical and critical thinking skills to solve complex operational problems.

  • FLS Certification
  • English/Spanish fluency
  • BNSF policies
  • Supervisory experience
  • AAR and FRA regulations
  • Microsoft Excel and Office
  • Comprehensive knowledge of freight car maintenance
  • Managing large crews
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Dedicated/Strong work ethic
  • Quality control
  • Sound judgment
  • Process improvement strategies
  • Capable in a fast paced environment
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Establishing goals and setting priorities
Education and Training
BNSF Technical Training Center Overland Park, KS Expected in : Railroad - GPA :
Victor Valley College Victorville, CA Expected in : Drafting/CAD - GPA :
Pasadena City College Pasadena, CA Expected in : Art - GPA :
Ssp Group - Carman/Journeyman-Mechanical Dept.
Salt Lake City, UT, 01/2005 - Current

Inspect, build, and repair cars for compliance with AAR, FRA, and company standards. Inspect car frames and car bodies for holes, cracks, and other defects. Inspect all safety appliances including hand holds, sill steps, grab iron, brake platforms, running boards, etc. Inspects wheels to insure rim treads, plate, hub axle, and bearings are in good repair. Maintain, replace and/or repair air brake pipes, valves, gaskets, air hoses and other equipment as required. Inspects outlet gates on hopper cars and air dumps for defects and ensures they are properly secured. Adhered to all applicable regulations, policies and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance. Operate electrical and gas welding equipment to join a variety of metals and alloys. Operate acetylene torches for cutting and/or shaping metal parts, such as aluminum, cast iron, steel, and bronze. Operate specialized off-highway vehicles including, forklift trucks and mobile cranes..

BNSF Railway - FLS - Mechanical Relief Foreman
City, STATE, Current - Current

Experience in all areas of supervising Mechanical Department, which include: High Tower, Train Yard, and One Spot. Head a safety briefing before start of work shift and reiterate compliance with BNSF policies and safety rules. Delegate tasks to employees on the level of train and/or car priority. Challenge and motivate employees to meet daily goals. Monitor department performance to identify and avoid potential risks. Authorize repairs on rail cars and oversee derailments. Evaluate operational records and make scheduling adjustments to maximize efficiency and approve employee schedules to compensate for vacations and schooling. Review on daily reports, at the end of shift, on manpower, goals, and earnings, including daily goals and progress reported to General Foreman.

Los Angeles Paper Box And Board Mills - Third Hand
City, STATE, 05/1997 - 01/2005

Set up and operated production equipment in accordance with current good manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures which included: Calculating gross tonnage and linear feet per order, operating and setting re-winder and sheet cutter, manage caliper readings, maintain paper-stock debris and consistency, sizing and squaring sheets, forklift operations, unloading and stocking freight, daily setting of machine operations and functions, minor maintenance with plumbing and machinery, changing and resetting shafts, working cranes, heavy lifting consisting of paper sheets and board in excess of 50 lbs. All aspects of warehouse operations. Adhered to all applicable regulations, policies and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance. Shift safety captain, which promoted safety in daily work functions, including teaching crew members the importance of job safety to prevent injuries.

American Tourister - Assistant Manager
City, STATE, 1997 - 05/1997

Directed, trained, and supervised employees engaging in sales, inventory-taking and reconciling cash receipts. Delivered excellent customer service by greeting and assisting each customer. Addressed customer inquiries and resolved complaints. Stocked and restocked inventory when shipments were received. Effectively communicated and coordinated execution of the stock placement with store management. Reorganized the sales floor to meet company demands. Completed weekly schedules according to payroll policies. Maintained daily record of all transactions, with opening and closing procedures. Organized and located inventory and updated store spreadsheets.

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School Attended

  • BNSF Technical Training Center
  • Victor Valley College
  • Pasadena City College

Job Titles Held:

  • Carman/Journeyman-Mechanical Dept.
  • FLS - Mechanical Relief Foreman
  • Third Hand
  • Assistant Manager


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