Metal Worker with a talent for solving complex problems using innovative thinking. Dedicated team player who excels inMelting Caste Aluminum. Manufacturing professional adept at maintaining equipment and repairing and modifying parts in a fast-paced warehouse setting.
Leadership in Manufacturing
Heavy Equipment Operator
Prior foreman training
03/2011 to 11/2016
Lead Tower MelterAkebono Brake Corporation – 201 Metropolitan Dr, West Columbia, SC 29170 §
Supervised associates responsible for performing:
loading/unloading tower conveyors to Maintain
full towers, daily cleaning of towers, Doser skimming/cleaning as scheduled per
shift, and daily housekeeping of entire melt area.
Ensured all paperwork and charts were completed
accurately and performed maintenance where applicable.
06/2007 to 02/2010
Truck DriverWhitaker Container Service – 7429 Fairfield Rd, Columbia, SC 29203 Performed daily pre-shift inspection, to ensure safe operating conditions, maintained daily designated records, followed and created routes through residential streets, alleys, business, and industrial areas. Supervised coworkers, practiced team building with excellent analytical, andproblem solving skills.
11/2006 to 05/2007
Heavy Equipment OperatorTurner Murphy Company – 2500 Southway Dr, Rock Hill, SC 29730
Aligned machines, cutter heads, or depth gauge markers with reference stakes, guidelines, and ground or position equipment.Loaded and moved dirt ,rocks equipment, or other materials, using trucks, crawler tractors, power cranes, shovels, graders, or related equipment. Drove and maneuvered equipment equipped with blades in successive passes over working areas to remove topsoil, vegetation, or rocks to distribute and level earth or terrain.
Planned and laid out work from sketches, drawings, specifications and work orders.
09/2001 to 02/2006
Utility TechnicianGKN – Research Park, Columbia, SC 29223
Set up and operated production equipment in accordance with standard operating procedures
Calibrated or adjusted equipment to ensure quality production using various tools
Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications
Troubleshoot equipment, devices, and products
General Maintenance: Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Manassas, VA
York Technical CollegeHeavy Equipment Operator Certificate