machinist resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Reliable Machinist skilled at reading and following machine schematics and standard operating procedures. Meticulous and systematic with excellent critical thinking and problem-solving abilities. Accomplished in manufacturing and repairing precision parts and instruments. Self-motivated and determined Machinist produces and repairs mechanical equipment with keen attention to detail. Accomplished in manufacturing and troubleshooting precision parts and instruments. Specializes in disassembly and rebuilding industrial machinery and extensively trained in safe manufacturing practices.

  • Tapping and milling
  • CNC and manual equipment
  • Tooling and fixtures
  • De-burring
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Rotating equipment repair
  • Centrifugal pumps and compressors
  • Vertical boring machine operation
  • Drilling
  • Thread and plug gauges
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Supervision
  • Customer service
  • Business operations
  • Problem resolution
  • Inventory management
  • Administrative support
  • Invoice generation
  • Project organization
  • Planning and coordination
Machinist, 07/2015 to 09/2020
Pro Mach IncCharlotte, NC,
  • Supported inventory longevity by building and maintaining equipment to promote effective mechanical and safety usage.
  • Calibrated machinery to optimize performance according to prescribed standards and specific project needs.
  • Fabricated tools, jigs and fixtures to meet manufacturing and engineering needs.
  • Operated hand tools, drill presses, riveting machines and tap burners to safely produce projects.
  • Measured and marked dimensions and reference points to meet precise specifications.
  • Troubleshot and repaired machines to increase productivity and decrease spending.
  • Produced quality work by leveraging welding techniques, engineering requirements and metallurgy knowledge.
  • Sharpened, replaced and tracked cutting tools to adhere to strict quality control and usage schedules.
  • Trained, directed and instructed apprentices and helpers to increase production levels and meet established goals.
  • Selected appropriate speeds and feeds according to metal type and finish specifications.
  • Gauged and maintained tolerances on grinding diameters, depths, squareness and parallelism.
  • Monitored and adjusted processes or equipment to improve quality and productivity.
  • Sustained safety protocol, including lock out and tag out, by properly and cost-effectively using equipment and materials.
  • Developed solutions to wide range of complex technical problems to meet organizational objectives and deadlines.
  • Kept parts within close tolerances of design standards to maintain optimal quality.
  • Observed company's strict safety rules during each shift to avoid job-related injuries.
  • Set-up and operated lathes, mills and grinders to cut raw materials.
  • Loaded and unloaded machines to prevent expensive equipment issues.
  • Performed routine maintenance on machines and monitored usage to reduce parts breakdown.
  • Changed out aging tools, fixtures and offsets.
  • Fabricated various parts using multiple machines at once.
  • Provided expert coaching and training for new team members.
  • Worked from layout and work order, created programs and set up machines to produce required parts.
Yard Maintenance Worker, 06/2001 to Current
Waste ConnectionsConrad, IA,
  • Cleared pathways of overgrowth, debris and snow to reduce hazards.
  • Checked machinery and performed routine maintenance to prevent malfunction.
  • Deployed sprinkler systems to provide grass, flowers and other landscaping adequate water to grow.
  • Applied weed and pest control chemicals to protect customer lawns.
  • Read and followed landscaping plans to install plants and fixtures for residences and businesses.
  • Maintained garden areas and landscaping greenery to enhance property appearance and plant health.
  • Planned and cultivated designer lawns and gardens to enhance backyard lawns.
  • Swapped out plant containers and flowerbeds each spring, summer and fall.
  • Assisted in scheduling weekly landscaping projects and tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Leveraged hand-held tools to maintain green spaces.
  • Hung lights, wreaths and garlands to prepare for winter holidays.
  • Trimmed shrubbery and trees to help plants produce more flowers and fruit to benefit wildlife.
  • Diagnosed plant-related problems and diseases and identified treatment to prevent further infestation.
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Planted bulbs, bushes, trees and flowers to enhance environment.
  • Responded quickly to customer inquiries and concerns to drive customer satisfaction and maximize retention.
  • Scheduled regular landscaping services to promote optimal growth and maintain attractive appearance of lawns and facility grounds.
  • Determined causes of lawn and garden issues and recommended effective solutions.
  • Prepared soil and gardens to plant with mulch and sod.
  • Removed poison ivy and other harmful plants while wearing protective gear.
  • Dug irrigation trenches for play-area enclosures, gazebos and other small construction projects.
Sales Representative, 02/2015 to 06/2015
KirbyCity, STATE,
  • Recommended accessories and delivered details regarding latest promotions to increase sales.
  • Followed up after sales to assess satisfaction and identify ongoing requirements.
  • Assisted customers during selection process and helped choose perfect products to meet individual needs.
  • Stayed current on industry trends and changes and participated in professional development opportunities to strengthen product and service knowledge.
  • Cultivated strong relationship with customers while fostering positive business image.
  • Collaborated with retailers to strengthen product exposure with optimal locations, shelf positions and signage.
Lifeguard/Swim Instructor/Maintenance Worker, 06/2011 to 05/2012
Willamalane Parks And RecreationCity, STATE,
  • Maintained neat and clean pool area and clean water at all times.
  • Kept equipment in good working order with frequent inspections and minor repairs.
  • Contacted emergency personnel and provided aid while waiting for further assistance.
  • Monitored behaviors for safety violations and took steps to prevent further violations.
  • Completed routine safety training and instructed all patrons to follow safety rules.
  • Cleaned, brushed and vacuumed pool 3 times per day.
  • Patrolled 6-12 areas to identify anyone in need of assistance and provide immediate care.
  • Led swimmer instructional lessons with participants of varying ages to share optimal swim techniques and build strength.
  • Consistently complied with pool regulations and policies while encouraging staff to adhere to guidelines.
  • Performed basic life support, including CPR to stabilize individuals prior to ambulance arrival.
  • Maintenance of pool deck and locker rooms areas and notified changing rooms, department of issues requiring immediate resolution.
  • Optimized customer service by resolving issues quickly and with courteous demeanor.
  • Reminded patrons to walk carefully and avoid running around or near pool edges to prevent falls.
  • Taught students lifesaving measures, including breathing, different strokes, cautions and to never swim alone.
  • Documented each student's progress and gave constructive feedback for areas that could be improved.
  • Encouraged students to practice swimming strokes to improve technique and skills.
  • Completed seasonal shutdown of pools, including chemical work, draining, covering and equipment storage.
  • Performed custodial work, including cleaning halls and entranceways to maintain exceptional guest environment.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: Engineering Mechanics, Expected in 09/2007 to Lane Community College - Eugene, OR
Associate of Arts: Sports Medicine, Expected in 09/2007 to Lane Community College - Eugene, OR
High School Diploma: , Expected in 09/2007 to Sheldon High School - Eugene, OR

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School Attended

  • Lane Community College
  • Lane Community College
  • Sheldon High School

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  • Lifeguard/Swim Instructor/Maintenance Worker


  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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