Extensive industrial maintenance background with 8 years of experience, including preventative maintenance, installations, trouble shooting, detailed reporting, repairing of line equipment, and the supporting structures.
Welding (Mig, Tig, & Stick)
Plumbing (Water & Chemical)
02/2014 - 01/2018
Tyson Foods － Van Buren, ARFabricator Welder
Routinely inspected machinery and equipment to diagnose malfunctions.
Tested machinery, equipment and parts to identify any defects.
Read manufacturer manuals, diagrams and specifications prior to repairing equipment.
Disassembled broken and defective equipment to facilitate repair.
Assembled and installed wiring, electrical and electronic components.
Soldered and brazed damaged equipment.
Cleaned and lubricated vehicles, machinery and equipment.
Replaced worn and damaged hoses, wiring and belts.
Maintained up-to-date and accurate repair logs.
Fabricated safety guards and rails.
07/2012 - 02/2017
Simmons Cook Plant － Van Buren, ARMaintenance Technician
Serviced equipment and systems in owned and leased facilities.
Regularly updated the maintenance database using computer workstations. Inspected facility-related manufacturing support systems on a daily basis.
Installed equipment and systems on time and on schedule.
Maintained systems involving hazardous chemicals, gases and liquids.
Performed facility tool and system PMs according to manufacturing and internal specifications.
Changed lamps and ballasts and tested electrical circuitry.
06/1998 - 06/2014
Army National Guard － Barling, ARCommunications Specialist
Identified areas of operation that need upgraded software, voicemail, and telephone equipment.
Handled multiple simultaneous deployment projects against strict deadlines.
Documented all aspects of client networks in preparation for implementing communication systems and associated applications.
Ordered equipment and services for voice, data and cabling.
Anticipated and analyzed common connectivity workflow problems.
Maintained generators and UPS batteries for reserve power in the event of power failures.
Oversaw internal telecommunications system for organization with 900 employees.
02/2011 - 02/2012
DIRECTV Services － Van Buren, ARInstallation Technician
Explained company offerings to promote products and services to clients.
Installed and removed Direct Tv systems, including pulling wire, device termination and mounting back boxes.
Installed satellite TV systems in residences and businesses.
Documented and reported each installation in company log book.
Carefully explained all aspects of running the cable system to customers.
Maintained spare equipment and parts and managed inventory. Supplied technical and customer service support by phone and in person.
Education and Training
Charleston High School － Charleston, AR, United StatesHigh School Diploma
Westark Community College － Fort Smith, AR, United States General Studies
Basic Non-Commissioned Officer School － Ashland, NE, United StatesCommunicationsCommunications & Small Group Management