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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Diligent Fabricator with welding background and proven maintenance and repair expertise. Demonstrated high-level heavy equipment operation and safety process knowledge in large-scale construction environment. Excellent technical, operations and communications skills leading to desired outcomes and the willingness to expand and grow my skillsets.

Skills
  • Basic experience with lathe and end mill
  • Hand and power tools
  • Welding and fabrication
  • Repair work
  • Problem solving
  • Responsible
  • Critical thinking
  • Adaptability
  • Manual dexterity
  • Shaping and cutting
  • Precision measuring tools
  • Computer skills
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Safe equipment operation
  • Quality assurance
  • Heavy machinery operation (Backhoe,Trackhoe, Loader,Skidsteer, Bolter,Jumbo,Haul Truck, Tractor.)
  • Basic AutoCAD
  • Schematics
  • Repair
  • Preventive and Reparative Maintenance
  • Hydraulic Pumps
  • Troubleshooting Skills
  • Electrical System Rewiring
  • Equipment Inspection and Testing
  • Defective Parts Disassembly
  • Systems troubleshooting
  • Diagnostics
  • Equipment adjustment
  • Equipment diagnostics
Work History
Drift Mechanic, 07/2022 to Current
Walser Automotive GroupWichita, KS,
  • Inspected and tested equipment to locate worn and damaged parts.
  • Performed diagnostic and troubleshooting procedures to find and identify root causes of mechanical issues.
  • Replaced damaged, missing, or defective parts with new and refurbished components.
  • Kept equipment in good working order by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, and maintaining supplies.
  • Completed full vehicle inspections to check for leaks, damage, or other issues of concern.
  • Inspected and tested vehicles and completed preventive maintenance such as engine tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotations, wheel balancing, and filter replacement.
  • Analyzed and located malfunctions in brakes, motors, switches, and control systems.
  • Disassembled defective parts to make proper repairs.
  • Read and followed technical documentation to complete accurate repairs.
  • Repaired and replaced worn and damaged components.
Mechanic 1, 06/2021 to 07/2022
Walser Automotive GroupMinneapolis, MN,
  • Performed diagnostic and troubleshooting procedures to find and identify root causes of mechanical issues on CAT, EPIROC, SANDVIK, KUBOTA and NORMET gear.
  • Completed full vehicle inspections to check for leaks, damage or other issues of concern.
  • Analyzed and located malfunctions in hydraulics, motors, switches and control systems.
  • Performed calibrations and alignment procedures.
  • Fabricate/weld wear iron on machines as needed.
  • Basic schematic understanding,
  • Lube truck experience.
  • Consulted manuals, technical documentation and repair tree charts for further information prior to conducting fixes.
  • Performed basic electric repairs such as resetting circuit breakers and fitting lighting fixtures and identifying damaged wiring.
  • Tested newly installed equipment to determine proper functionality.
  • Inspected and tested vehicles and completed preventive maintenance such as engine tune-ups, oil changes, tire swaps and filter replacement.
Hot Rod Builder/Metal Fabricator, 02/2020 to 07/2021
Service King CollisionCity, STATE,
  • Utilized welding equipment and sheet metal tools to safely complete predetermined operations .
  • Worked with twisted and damaged metal items to restore appearance by correcting damages.
  • Cut, bent and shaped metal sheets and components to meet specific project requirements.
  • Smoothed burred surfaces of joints and seams to minimize damage to other metal components.
  • Painted and applied protective coatings to various parts.
  • Fabricated and altered parts at construction sites using shears, hammers, punches and drills.
  • Tended multiple fabricating machines, including cutoff saws, shears, rolls, brakes, presses and forming and spinning machines.
  • Operated hand and power tools and heavy machinery safely.
  • Removed burrs, sharp edges, rust and scale from work pieces to prevent malfunction.
  • Cut, ground and deburred frames and profiles.
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination for manual dexterity.
  • Performed diagnostic and troubleshooting procedures to find and identify root causes of mechanical issues.
  • Analyzed and located malfunctions in brakes, motors, switches, and control systems.
Autobody Technician, 11/2017 to 02/2020
Cycle HouseCity, STATE,
  • Replaced and repaired vehicle parts according to work order instructions.
  • Monitored autobody supplies inventory and reported need for replenishment.
  • Inspected new parts and areas of repair to verify correctness and quality.
  • Welded and finished body pieces on 1000's of repairs with great skill and accuracy.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Worked closely with estimators to maintain optimum levels of communication to effectively and efficiently complete projects.
  • Identified issues, analyzed information and provided solutions to problems.
  • Replaced damaged, missing or defective parts with new and refurbished components.
  • Performed diagnostic and troubleshooting procedures to find and identify root causes of mechanical issues.
  • Examined new and replacement parts to uncover defects.
  • Expertly used wide range of equipment, including frame racks and vehicle lifts in a safe, efficient fashion.
  • Completed full vehicle inspections to check for leaks, damage or other issues of concern.
  • Followed established safety procedures and techniques when working under lifted vehicles.
  • Inspected vehicles and evaluated condition of systems, equipment, lights and accessories.
  • Performed routine maintenance and repairs using hand and power tools to maximize reliability.
  • Disassembled/removed defective vehicle parts to make proper repairs.
Autobody Technician, 04/2011 to 11/2017
Company NameCity, State,
  • Evaluated OEM manufacturer schematics and service documentation to identify parts to order.
  • Replaced and repaired vehicle parts according to work order instructions.
  • Inspected new parts and areas of repair to verify correctness and quality.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Worked closely with estimators to maintain optimum levels of communication to effectively and efficiently complete projects.
  • Bolted, clamped and tack-welded parts to secure components prior to welding.
  • Examined structure and texture of parts to detect imperfections.
  • Repaired manufactured products by dismantling, straitening, reshaping and reassembling parts.
  • Inspected welds and checked whether critical measurements met specifications upon completion.
  • Clamped, held, tack-welded, heat-bent, ground and bolted component parts to achieve required configurations and positions.
  • Worked with twisted and damaged metal items to restore appearance by correcting damages.
  • Painted and applied protective coatings to various parts.
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination for manual dexterity.
Motorcycle Mechanic, 07/2009 to 04/2011
Company NameCity, State,
  • Dismantled and rebuilt engines to diagnose and repair problems.
  • Specialized in servicing foreign manufacturers' makes and used tools specific to brand.
  • Performed maintenance on different categories and brands of motorcycles, including racing, motocross, cruisers and choppers.
  • Fabricated parts and components for repairs to motorcycle frame adding support and durability.
  • Inspected and replaced tires and suggested best type of tires based on customer needs and riding history.
  • Performed brake repairs and servicing for effective and safe braking.
  • Cleaned, sanded, repaired and replaced engine parts before reassembly.
  • Performed test drives before maintenance to diagnose issues and after maintenance to confirm resolution of issues.
  • Diagnosed and repaired electrical assemblies such as headlights, tail lights, starters and signal lights in accordance with DOT laws.
  • Listened to engines, examined vehicle frames or conferred with customers to determine nature and extent of malfunction or damage.
  • Replaced defective parts using hand or powers tools, arbor presses and flexible power presses.
  • Diagnosed problems by listening to running vehicles, conducting visual inspections and dismantling systems to inspect internal components.
  • Mounted, balanced or checked tire condition or pressure.
  • Replaced and maintained accessory parts, including headlights, handlebar controls and mufflers for functional or aesthetic reasons.
  • Located and fixed tire flats with compounds or physical patches.
  • Evaluated fluid levels, battery functioning and vehicle leaks.
  • Helped mechanics with general maintenance work such as battery and oil changes.
  • Used shop machinery to mount and balance tires optimal performance.
  • Repaired punctures by locating leaks, removing embedded objects and patching holes.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
Education
GED: , Expected in to Salt Lake Community College - Salt Lake City, UT
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School Attended

  • Salt Lake Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Drift Mechanic
  • Mechanic 1
  • Hot Rod Builder/Metal Fabricator
  • Autobody Technician
  • Autobody Technician
  • Motorcycle Mechanic

Degrees

  • GED

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