Extensive experience in industrial electronics and repair. After six years training and serving in the US Navy, my career moved to bench technician. Advancing from Technician, to Supervisor and later Manager. Responsibilities include Electronic, Electrical and Mechanical preventative and repair of all machines necessary for extensive metals fabrication and design. Reliable Electronic Technician with 25+ years experience in the industrial repair field and manufacturing field. Comprehensive knowledge of trade practices and techniques. Offers exceptional communication skills and a commitment to high quality service.
03/2013 to Current
Electronic & Maintainenance SupervisorCraft Machine Works － Hampton, VA.
Supervisor - Industrial Electronic/Electrical/Mechanical Repair - Hired to maintain and repair all machines necessary for extensive metals fabrication and design services. Standard machine work to specialized manufacturing, with sizes ranging from small to very large. Responsible for maintaining and repairing of CNC, lathe, milling machines, boring machines and Cranes needed for operation in five machine shops. Industrial Electronic/Electrical/Mechanical Repair - Hired to maintain and repair all machines necessary for extensive metals fabrication and design.
Standard machine work to specialized manufacturing, with sizes ranging from small to very large.
Responsible for maintaining and repairing of CNC, lathe, milling machines, boring machines and Cranes needed for operation of Burn, Fit, Weld/Stress Relieve, Machining, Finish, Assemble & Test
calibration, troubleshooting, wiring diagrams, reading and drawing schematics, research and order parts, electrical repair, mechanical repair, preventative maintenance, safety per OSHA guidelines.
Tested and repaired electric motors, variable frequency drives, alarms and control systems.
03/2003 to 10/2011
Teamsesco － Greensboro, NC
Recruited to manage start-up operation of new electronics repair division of Teamsesco Industrial Technology Services providing electronic repair services for companies with industrial equipment including manufacturing plants and food processing plants.
Start-up activities included the building design, plans for operation, obtaining the necessary equipment and materials for operation, and hiring qualified management, administrative, and technical support.
Evaluate incoming jobs to determine pricing and technical expertise required.
Reverse engineer certain equipment for troubleshooting by the technicians.
Mentor technicians and assist in improving their problem solving abilities.
Purchase electronic parts for jobs in repair status.
Determine return on investment prior to investing in new equipment necessary to incorporate new technologies and capabilities.
Provide customer interaction through facility tours and by visiting customers' facilities.
08/2001 to 03/2003
R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company － Winston-Salem, NC
Trained full time for six months on electronic cigarette-manufacturing equipment as part of orientation for the second largest tobacco company in the United States.
Maintained different types of machines in manufacturing at the largest plant-- the Tobaccoville Plant, a two million-square-foot facility.
Machines included cigarette makers, packers, cartoners, and palletizers.
Read blueprints, wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, and engineering instructions for assembling electronics units, applying knowledge of electronic theory and components.
Tested electronics units, using standard test equipment, and analyzed results to evaluate performance and determine need for adjustment.
Performed preventative maintenance and calibration of equipment and systems.
Assembled, tested, and maintained circuitry or electronic components according to engineering instructions, technical manuals, and knowledge of electronics, using hand and power tools.
Adjusted and replaced defective or improperly functioning circuitry and electronics components, using hand tools and soldering iron.
Wrote reports and recorded data on testing techniques, laboratory equipment, and specifications to assist engineers.
Identified and resolved equipment malfunctions, working with manufacturers and field representatives as necessary to procure replacement parts.
Maintained system logs and manuals to document testing and operation of equipment.
01/1998 to 01/1999
Established and managed purchasing department for shop production.
Automated the inventory and the generation of purchase orders.
Reduced department of 14 to 4 in 2 months by incorporating automation into processes.
Once purchasing department was functioning, returned to Assistant Supervisor.
Supervised technicians, assisted with repairs, handled scheduling, drew schematics and resolved problems.
01/1995 to 01/1998
Third Shift Supervisor
Supervised activities of 30 production operators.
01/1992 to 01/1995
Coordinating work of 8 electronics technicians.
Assisted with repairs, provided input, supported production, and worked as technician in repair shop when necessary.
09/1990 to 05/2001
Achieved Materials ManagerElectrical South LLC － Greensboro, NC
position with leader in industrial electronic repair industry.
Promoted three times from Electronics Repair Technician to Assistant Supervisor, Third Shift Supervisor, and Materials Manager.
01/1990 to 01/1992
Repaired industrial electronics to the component level.
Identified component parts and repair issues.
Tested functionality following repair.
Handled troubleshooting to component level, read schematics, soldered/desoldered components and testing.
08/1984 to 08/1990
Electronics TechnicianUnited States Navy
Repaired and calibrated RADIACs--electronic instruments used for detection and measurement of type, intensity, and exposure dose of nuclear radiation.
Maintained electronic equipment in Radiological Controls in nuclear power plants as well as reactor primary piping systems.
Various technical and business management courses
Basic Electricity and Electronics
Electronics Technician A School
RADIAC Maintenance School
Received Navy Achievement Medal for accomplishments as nuclear electronics technician.
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