Seasoned Maintenance Mechanic/Engineer with more than 24 years of experience in the fast-paced Maintenance Mechanical environment. Excellent Leadership and Mechanical skills, with a track record of achieving exceptional results in Facility and Vehicle Maintenance. Background in Facility Maintenance, HVAC, Automotive and Heavy Equipment Maintenance, Electronic troubleshooting and repair, Technical Project Management, and Computer networks and Mainframes,.
Effective team leader
Operation and maintenance expert
Industrial and residential refrigeration systems
Superior customer service
Excellent problem solver
Certified Universal HVAC Technician
Appointed by direct supervisor to serve as the main point of contact for Direct Digital Control (DDC)/Building Management System (BMS) troubleshooting and repair.
Proudly rated by management as a leading performer, through numerous performance awards.
Retired from the U.S. Army as a SFC/E-7 in 2014, after 24 years of service.
JOC & USAR Support Branch/Directorate of Public WorksSt. Louis, MOMaintenance Mechanic (WG-4749-10/05) 40Hrs/Wk10/2013 to Current
4301 Goodfellow Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63120
Supervisor: Rick King
May we contact your current Employer? Yes
As a member of a 5 man team, I have supported up to 14 Facilities and
54 buildings. My duty includes but not limited to troubleshooting,
repair and preventive maintenance of U.S. Army Reserve Centers in Illinois and
Missouri. I am the head mechanic for the shop on heating, air conditioning and
refrigeration units in the shop. I ensure my preventive maintenance (PM) documentation
is accomplished for scheduled work month requirements per our SOP. I coordinate
with the Area Facility Operations Specialist (AFOS) and Facility Operation
Specialist (FOS) on work that is required out of our scope and provide
information to help with their estimates for the repair tickets. I maintain, repair and rebuild a variety
of small appliance, domestic, commercial, and industrial heating, air conditioning, and
refrigeration units/systems including: a variety of low pressure boilers; air
conditioning systems up to 150-ton capacity; window air conditioners; kitchen
and walk-in refrigerators and freezers; ice makers; water cooler/dispensers;
etc. I also perform maintenance and
repairs on air handling equipment, variable air volume (VAV) systems, and exhaust fans, as well as troubleshooting and repairing
associated controls associated with the above systems to include Building
work on all control units consisting of manual controls, digital and
computerized with the use of schematics and manuals. I am responsible for the
recovery and storage of all refrigerants in accordance with local, military and
EPA regulations. I am certified in HVAC and carry a EPA Certified Universal
CFC. I install interior wiring
and rewire all above items and insure proper functions by use of multi-meters
and other test equipment. I perform charging and checks of proper levels of
refrigerants through the use of manifold gauges and the like. When required, I
install through blue printing and construction of sheet metal for air handling
My duties also include maintaining, repairs, and
replacement of electrical controls, equipment, fixtures, and wiring to include
switches, receptacles, relays, light fixtures, regulators, circuit breakers,
motors, etc. Installs new outlets, switches, fixtures, and circuits in systems
ranging from 110 to 600 volt single and three phases. Included are changing
lamps and performing other maintenance on parking lot lighting systems. Testing
circuits for continuity and proper connection. Maintaining, repairs,
replacement of fans, motors, appliances, and light fixtures as needed.
My duties also include maintenance, repairs, replacement, or installs of plumbing
supply and waste systems and components. This includes repairs/replacement of
flushometers, water closets/urinals, shower fixtures, traps, clean-outs, etc. I
will hang and frame doors and windows as required; Replacing worn or rotted
flooring; Replacing siding; Patching/replacing/installing walls and/or
ceilings; Repairing/replacing vinyl/quarry/ceramic/glaze tile;
Adjusting/trimming sticking doors/windows; Performing touch-up painting;
Repairing door/window screens; Repairing/replacing door/window hardware, etc.
I insure parts, proper tools are available and that local parts are
correctly obtained from vendor and military supply locations. I also insure
that the work crews are kept busy, check on progress and when finished. I help supervise employees on proper methods. Inspect equipment submitted to the shop
and ensure all parts are ordered. Other skills include computer operator,
Windows, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Microsoft Project, server data base
administrator/systems administrator, provide unit technical assistance, and
process incoming parts.
AMSA 159/GSt. Louis, MOHeavy Equipment Repairer (WG-5803-08/08) 40Hrs/Wk10/1998 to 10/2013
4301 Goodfellow Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63120
Supervisor: Rick King
May we contact your former Employer? Yes
My duty assignments require me to perform
organization and direct support maintenance on all types of automotive, heavy
mobile, power support and material handling equipment. Perform duties of a team leader or
supervisor in the absence of my immediate supervisor. My duties also include removal and replacement of major
components such as, engines, transmissions, differentials, transfer cases,
clutches, steering, and braking system.
Component repairs and rebuilds include alternators, starters,
transmissions, transfer cases, engines, radiators, and the like. As required, replace filters and fluids;
repair tires and add lubricants. When
needed, perform minor bodywork, such as repair of dents, rust areas, sanding
and spot painting. On occasion will
paint entire vehicle, fabricate and modify body parts, supports, through the
means of acetylene torch cutting, plasma cutting, wire and stick welding. Other
duties also include inspection and troubleshooting of equipment malfunctions,
such as electrical, hydraulics, suspension, steering and refrigeration. In addition to, provide technical assistance
to unit personnel on performance of operator and organizational maintenance;
perform onsite repairs and evacuate items to support installation, to include
recovery of disabled or inoperable equipment.
Administrative duties include, maintaining respiratory safety program,
safety officer, and member of hazardous material team, operators license
facilitator, computer operator and technician.
Supply parts ordering and processing, technical manual library
maintenance and updates.
BJC HospitalSt. Louis, MOClinical Engineering: Computer network and hardware technician 40Hr/Wk01/1997 to 09/1998
Clinical Engineering Department
510 S. Kingshighway Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110
Hospital: (314) 362-5000
Supervisor: Mike Mense
May we contact your former Employer? Yes
Worked as a member of a 9 man Patient Care Information Systems (PCIS) project team. Received a daily project scope of work, and additional information from the Project manager, or his designee. Assisted in project planning, of locations of equipment to be installed. Informed the Project manager of any work related issues, that affected project budget, timeline, scope of work, or manpower, to insure our project was a success. Installed, tested and configured networks, desktops, laptops and printers during the PCIS Project. Resolved technical issues for clients and help desks, in person, on the phone, and through e-mail. Trained 8 employees in effective diagnostic and repair procedures of the PCIS network. Diagnosed, installed, configured and repaired computer systems, monitors, keyboards, mice, printers, time clocks, and software. Repaired hospital mainframe hardware malfunctions. Used manuals, schematics, multimeters, oscilloscopes, punch down tools, toners, and scanners in the repairs of computer systems, peripheral equipment/devices, and networks. Assisted hospital patients, visitors, vendors, and hospital staff, with information or assistance, as needed.
ArmyDetachment NCOIC/ Maintenance Supervisor11/2012 to 12/2014
USAR, 733rd Maintenance Company Detachment 1 (SFC/E-7)
Granite City, IL
MOS: 91X40 Maintenance Supervisor
Security Clearance Level: Secret
As a Senior NCO, lead a detachment with 32 soldiers.
Performed maintenance supervision and administrative duties, including supervision of preventative maintenance checks and services on equipment and vehicles, drivers and weapons training, conducted inventories, recommendations for
awards and promotions, counseling sessions, initiating retirement packets and administrative actions.
Enforced Army standards to include the Physical Fitness, Height and Weight, Substance Abuse, EEO, Sharp, Physical Security, and Safety programs.
Assisted the Detachment OIC in making our detachment the best in the Company for all unit ratings.
ArmyMotor Sergeant / Detachment First Sergeant04/2011 to 10/2012
Promoted to Sergeant First Class, and lead the unit of 30 soldiers, as the Detachment First Sergeant.
Performed maintenance supervision and administrative duties,
including supervision of preventative maintenance checks and services on
equipment and vehicles, drivers and weapons training, conducted
inventories, recommendations for
awards and promotions, counseling sessions, initiating retirement
packets and administrative actions.
Enforced Army standards to
include the Physical Fitness, Height and Weight, Substance Abuse, EEO,
Sharp, Physical Security, and Safety programs.
As the Motor Sergeant, developed a drivers training program and a service schedule for vehicle and equipment maintenance.
Planned and executed annual training for over 30 personnel with equipment. Zero incidents.
Attended and briefed the command group at the yearly training brief. Detailing unit and soldier readiness, explaining all deficiencies and plans to improve. Exceeded their expectations.
ArmyMaintenance Support Team Chief/Recovery Supervisor (SSG/E-6)03/1997 to 04/2011
USAR, 245th Maintenance Company
St. Louis,MO / Log Base Seitz, Iraq (Feb 2004-Feb 2005)
Served as a Maintenance Support Team Chief and Recovery Supervisor in a Maintenance Support Company; provided technical skills and techniques to
recover and repair assets on the battlefield and in peacetime operations; used practical methods of
recovering, repairing disabled and immobilized vehicles due to
terrain, mechanical failures, or hostile actions in combat, peacetime, and garrison environments.
Performed battle damage assessment and repair/recovery
(BDAR/R); provided principles of rigging techniques, and expedient
repairs; responsible for training and supervising all lower maintenance personnel and H8 (ASI)
Soldiers on all proper towing, lifting, winching, rigging procedures.
Developed and implemented training on Vehicle Operations for the 620th Support Battalion and supporting units, focusing on self recovery, peer to peer recovery and dedicated recovery vehicle operations, based off past experiences.
Led a Maintenance Support Team of 10 members in combat operations.
Maintained complete accountability during deployment and redeployment of all sensitive items and communication equipment.
Rewarded with several awards during the tour of duty.
Army (Active Duty)M1 Tank Systems Mechanic/ Recovery Specialist01/1990 to 01/1994
Fort Knox, KY, Garlstedt, Germany, Fort Carson, CO
MOS: 63E10/63E20H8 M1 Tank Mechanic/Recovery Specialist
Security Clearance Level: Secret
Promoted to SGT/E-5..
Supervised and performed unit maintenance and select on-board direct
support tasks i.e., major assembly replacement on M1 tanks to include
the turret and fire control.
Diagnosed and troubleshot malfunctions, performed organizational
maintenance, and on-board direct support tasks on the suspension
systems, steering systems, hydraulic systems, auxiliary power units,
fire extinguisher/suppression systems, gas particulate systems,
vehicular mounted armament, gun turret drive system, and the fire
control system on the M1/M1A1 tank.
Performed duties in preceding skill level, supervised lower grade
soldiers, and provided technical guidance to the soldiers in the
accomplishment of their duties.
Diagnosed and corrected malfunctions of
various subsystems, and performs on-board direct support tasks (i.e.,
major assembly replacement).
Assisted soldiers with
troubleshooting and maintenance tasks on the M1/M1A1 tank and vehicles under the weight class, to include the M88A1 Recovery Vehicle, M2 Bradley, M113 Class vehicles, Heavy and Light wheeled vehicles.
Assigned as the Assistant Recovery Shop foreman over 2 other NCOs.
Served in Desert Shield/ Desert Storm War.
Earned numerous awards, medals and commendations, including ARCOMs, AAMs, and the Distinguished Honor Grad from AIT.
Education and Training
Universal HVAC Technician:EPA 608 Certification2016TPC TRAINCO, Englewood, CO, USACoursework in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Bachelor of Science:Technical Project ManagementDeVry University, St. Louis, MO, USA
Continuing Education in Technical Project Management
BNCOC Diploma:Track Vehicle Repairer Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Course2002Ordnance Training Battalion, Camp Dodge, IA, USAContinuing Education in Military Leadership and Automotive Maintenance
DOD Universal HVAC Technician:EPA 608 Certification1999DOD EPA Certification Program, St. Louis, MO, USACoursework in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Associate of Applied Science:: Electronics Engineering1996ITT Technical Institute, Earth City, MO, USAGraduated with Honors
Class A Drivers License, downgraded to Class C.
Military drivers license for all local military
I pride my self on doing the best job possible and
will not hold back when it comes to thejob being done right the first time.
Data Area -- USA
Citizen of the United States: US Citizen
Are you a current permanent Federal civil service
Are you a current permanent civil service employee
of the Department of the Army? Yes
Highest Federal civilian grade held on a permanent
appointment (Used primarily for determining time-in-grade): Pay
plan: WG and grade: 10
Number of months held this grade: 12+
Dates highest grade held From: 10/2013
If you are currently a Federal civilian employee,
please give the date of your last appraisal
appraisal fully satisfactory or better? Yes
Period of Military Service From: 01/1990 To: 12/2014
Retired Military? YES
Retirement: E-7/ SFC
Claiming veterans preference? Yes
Preference Type: 10- point Compensable/30%
Date of Birth: 03/17/1971
Male/Female (Optional-Statistical Information): Male
RNO: White, not of Hispanic origin
Work schedule(s) willing to accept: Full-Time
Type of employment willing to accept: Permanent
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