An ambitious, flexible team member who loves to learn with excellent attention to detail. Superb at observing, documenting, and reporting damaged equipment and hazardous conditions on a daily basis. Experience operating various machinery and performing preventive as well as corrective maintenance at an industrial plant. Proficient and extensive record keeping capability. Exemplary problem-solving skills; able to identify problems and implement corrective processes. Ability to safely complete tasks while using required personal protective equipment in all weather conditions.
Safety oriented approach to all aspects of work
Work well individually and in a team environment
Flexible, trustworthy, and positive attitude
Excellent attention to detail
Quick learner who is eager to learn new skills
Courteous and respectful of others
Proficient and extensive record keeping capability
12/2004 to Current
Crushing Plant Operator / Plant Mechanic / LaborerWashington Rock Quarries Inc. – Graham, Washington Crushing Plant Operator - (September 2005-Present)
Observe operation of crushing and screening equipment to ensure continuity of flow, safety, and efficient operation, and to detect malfunctions.
Record data from production, material testing, and operations on specified forms including ammeter readings and screen configurations.
Conduct and log daily safety inspections on crushing plant and mobile equipment while following safety rules and procedures.
Assuring required tests for quality and integrity of products are being completed and making adjustments to machines to ensure that a quality material is being produced.
Make appropriate repair recommendations for malfunctioning equipment.
Monitor and document daily water usage and pressures to meet demand for dust suppression and washing of certain products.
Plant Mechanic - (September 2005-Present)
Perform routine and corrective maintenance to maintain proper equipment safety and functionality, such as inspecting drives, electric motors and drive belts, checking fluid levels in crushing/screening and mobile equipment, performing oil changes and replacing filters, or doing other preventive maintenance actions.
Inspect, operate, and test machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.
Dismantle machines, equipment, and devices to access and remove defective parts, using hoists, telescopic handlers, hand tools, and power/pneumatic tools.
Use cutting torches and welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.
Log detailed and thorough records of maintenance performed.
Operating a man lift with safety harness to access high reaching areas.
Laborer - (December 2004-September 2005)
Cleaned up around plant and under conveyor belts with use of basic hand tools and also by operating a diesel powered skid-steer loader.
Checked fluid levels in crushing/screening machines before start up and added when needed.
Provided assistance to Plant Mechanics when needed and performed minor mechanical work and routine equipment maintenance.
06/2001 to 11/2004
Natural Resource Worker 2Washington State Department of Natural Resources – Castle Rock, Washington
Maintained assigned equipment and vehicle for fire readiness.
Safely responded to wildland fires to suppress and prevent them from spreading.
Performed wildland fire duties such as constructing hand-line, water handling, general suppression and prevention activities and training.
When not engaged in wildland fire preparedness and suppression, completed assigned work projects such as thinning and pruning trees for watersheds and protection of wildlife, and maintained recreation sites, buildings, grounds, roads and equipment.
Represented the Department of Natural Resources at local parades and festivals in a professional manner.
04/2004 to 06/2004
LaborerHostetler Construction – Morton, Washington
Prepared areas where concrete was to be poured.
Tied rebar for concrete footings of structures.
Applied stain to siding for houses and garages.
Painted trim wood for residential structures.
Made runs to different hardware stores for various building materials and supplies.
05/1998 to 06/2002
Courtesy Clerk / CheckerBailey\'s IGA – Morton, Washington
Bagged groceries and provided carry out service for customers.
Maintained store shelves by stocking, cleaning, and facing products.
Swept and mopped floors.
Cleaned up spills and performed other common housekeeping duties.
Conducted price checks.
Gathered shopping carts from store parking lot.
High School Diploma: Morton High School - Morton, Washington
American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED certified