Talented Machinist with 20 years experience setting up and operating a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments, including fabricating, modifying and repairing mechanical instruments. Enthusiastic Machinist who successfully applies vast knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout and machining procedures. CNC Machinist who thrives in a dynamically changing environment while working as a team member and meeting all production deadlines.
CNC machine operation
Sawing and sanding
Mechanical drawing interpretation
Quality control analysis
Keen manual dexterity
Able to read blueprints
CNC MachinistAug 2003 - Current Weatherford InternationalScott, LA
Laid out and set up work area quickly for my CNC machine
Worked directly from blueprints, patterns, sketches and specifications.
Operated heavy duty lathes, mills, and grinders.
Operated forklifts, hoists and other material handling equipment.
Adhered to all safety protocols and safe work practices to reduce likelihood of injury.
Developed an effective preventative maintenance schedule for all shop equipment.
Studied blueprints, work instruction, sketches, drawings and manuals to determine dimensions and tolerances.
Selected, aligned and secured holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials on CNC machine.
Detected and reported malfunctions and out-of-tolerance machining.
Used CNC and manual equipment to perform rough and finishing machining.
Assembled and set various boring, slotting and turning heads.
Removed burrs on all machined parts.
Lubricated parts and performed minor maintenance to improve machine function.
Routinely monitored the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
Manual MachinistOct 1996 - Aug 2003 Simon ManufactoringBreaux Bridge, LA
Manual lathe and mill machinist
De burred parts
Cut and machined raw material to tolerance
Machine setup/operatorOct 1991 - Oct 1997 Capitol ManufactoringCrowley, LA
Automatic thread machine setup/operator
Manual threader operator
Laid out and set up work area quickly
Industrial Machine Shop Diploma: Machine Shop1993 Acadiana Technical InstituteCrowley, LA