Experienced cemetery caretaker with the knowledge in landscaping, grounds keeping, grave section layout procedures, grave preparation, structural set-up for internments/inurnments. A hard worker with a passion for ensuring an honorable and dignified memorial services to our nations veterans. Upholding and maintaining the cemetery in a national shrine manner.
Knowledge in cemetery field operations
Skilled with power tools and hand tools
First aide skilled
Shop safety leader
Certified on radial drill
Trained new employees
Equipment maintenance proformed
Trained and supervised 15 employees
In charge of safety on equipment
Certified in computerize numeric control (CNC)
Inspected and maintained all machinery
Programmed machines using various controls
Communicated with engineers for specific drawings
Cemetery Caretaker January 2014 to CurrentFORT JACKSON NATIONAL CEMETERY-VA Affairs － Columbia, SC
Perform jobs requiring manual skills and physical strength.
Variety of tasks using all personal protection equipment needed for the job at hand, such as safety glasses; steel toe boots; gloves, etc.
Operating small tractors and riding lawn mowers; transplanting shrubs; digging graves to the proper level; cutting and removing sod, tamping and leveling suitable fill using shovels and power tamper; digging and squaring graves using pneumatic equipment, picks and shovels; assisting in lifting and placing caskets on lowering devices; loading and unloading materials; setting headstones, markers, and niche covers, aligning headstones; cleaning and clearing cemetery grounds of debris using power trimmers, chainsaws, axes, shovels, rakes, blowers, vacuums etc.; weeding, mulching, and applying fertilizer; pruning shrubs and low level dead branches; removing snow and ice; cleaning headstones using sprayer and hand brush; and cleaning service and administrative areas.
Machine Operator January 2014 to June 2014Technetics － Columbia, SC
Operated varies band saws and radial drills
Used engine lathe to rough turn parts for flow volume orders
Always used personal protection equipment when needed
Auto Mechanic December 2013 to June 2014CARMAXX － Columbia, SC
Researched car make and model for services to be done on vehicle
Detailed vehicles and prepared them for re-sale
Maintained records on vehicles needing oil change
Cemetery Caretaker May 2013 to August 2013FORT JACKSON NATIONAL CEMETERY － SC
CNC Laser Operator June 2012 to November 2012WINBRO GROUP Andrew J. Earl Resume pg. 2 － Rock Hill, SC
CNC Machinists/Programmer March 2011 to June 2012BOSCH REX-ROTH － Charlotte, NC
CNC Machinist/ Programmer July 2007 to March 2011CATOES MACHINE － Rock Hill, SC
Field Machinist May 2006 to February 2007
CNC Machine Trainer May 2005 to May 2006
March 2002 to May 2005
May 2001 to February 2007SIEMENS － Penn Hall Charlotte, PA NC
May 2001 to March 2002Exciter / Collector Department
Assisted with digging graves to the proper level using picks and shovels, cutting and removing sod, tamping and leveling dirt using hand and power tools Assisted with lifting and placing caskets on lowering devices Loaded and unloaded materials Cleaned cemetery grounds of debris using power trimmers, chainsaws, axes, shovels, rakes, blowers, vacuums performing tasks such as weeding, mulching, and applying fertilizer; pruning shrubs and low level dead branches Cleaned headstones using sprayer and hand brush Cleaned vehicles as needed.
Basic Lathe - CPCC Charlotte, NC APT - CNC Programming - CPCC Charlotte, NC Esprit - CNC Programming Charlotte, NC Automotive Service Technician Dunwoody Institute - Minneapolis, MN AMMO Technician Redstone Arsenal, Alabama Advance Automotive Course Camp Lejeune, North Carolina MIMMS - Maintenance Management Camp Lejeune, North Carolina Basic Automotive Course Camp Lejeune, North Carolina Okuma Programming - York Technical College － Rock Hill Atlanta, SC GA
CNC Machinist/Programmer Extensive CNC operating and set-up experience using a broad range of machine types Programmed machines according to engineering drawings using various controls Coordinated with manufacturing engineer to maintain manufacturing process Continually inspected product to maintain optimum quality throughout the manufacturing/machining process Training Trained new employees to operate and understand CNC Machine fundamentals Created setup manuals for Okuma LR-35 and Mazak M5N machines Manual Machinist Used engine lathe to rough turn parts for low volume orders Used Bridgeport mill to complete various milling operations Operated various band saws and radial drills to complete orders Caretaker Operated small tractors and riding lawn mowers