mechanic resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Besides the skills and jobs I performed I'm also versed in other fields such concrete, forming and finishing. I've also installed machinery

  • Inventory Management
  • Diagnostics Systems
  • Journeyman guidance
  • Deadline-driven
Education and Training
Elizabeth High School Elizabeth, NJ , Expected in 03/1984 GED : - GPA :
Horizon Services - Mechanic,
Newark, DE, 02/2022 - 07/2022
  • Executed preventive and corrective maintenance on work trucks and other vehicles.
  • Monitored shop equipment to maintain safe working condition.
  • Kept detailed records of repairs, labor involved and parts used.
  • Maintained garage safety protocols to meet regulatory and company expectations.
  • Conveyed troubleshooting diagnosis to customer and outlined proposed repair plan and associated costs.
  • Connected electrical wiring to control panels and electric motors.
  • Engaged with customers to determine automotive requirements and communicate vehicular defects or problems.
  • Assessed vehicles or machinery to accurately diagnose and repair issues.
  • Examined loose bolts and specified safety devices on vehicles and made adjustments.
  • Leveraged diagnostic tools and equipment to identify vehicle issues.
  • Completed required paperwork and delivered to customer.
  • Performed maintenance inspections, tune-ups, oil changes and other key services.
  • Performed troubleshooting and diagnostic procedures to locate source of malfunctions.
  • Used diagnostics and troubleshooting tools to identify failures and equipment issues.
  • Checked vehicle mileage and determined necessary belts, fluids flushing or gasket replacements.
  • Conducted test drives before and after repair services.
  • Reviewed brakes and assessed whether pads needed replacement, discs should be turned or other service requirements.
  • Completed standard inspections to assess wear and damage to vehicles.
  • Removed old oil, replace filters and added correct amount of new [Type] oil.
  • Trained and guided employees on correct methods for performing different repairs and maintenance services.
  • Completed simple and advanced repairs according to specifications for brakes, exhaust and electrical systems.
  • Improved function of engines by replacing spark plugs, fuel filters and defective sensors.
Tingley Electric - Plumbing Apprentice
Milford, MA, 07/2015 - 03/2021
  • Operated tools and equipment such as hand saws, pipe cutters and drills on daily basis.
  • Maintained neat and well-organized worksites by removing debris and sharp objects and cleaning up after shift.
  • Arranged and transported supplies needed for individual plumbing jobs and unloaded truck upon arrival.
  • Identified and located required tools prior to starting each project.
  • Completed basic and semi-skilled plumbing work by following instruction from [Job Title].
  • Assisted with installation of systems, components and construction materials into new and remodeled buildings.
  • Adhered to established safety practices for work behaviors and equipment operation to prevent mishaps and accidents.
  • Moved and held materials for senior professionals to complete work.
  • Shadowed craft experts and supervisors to learn wide range of simple and complex techniques.
  • Worked closely with skilled plumber to repair pipes and fixtures to provide safe water supply.
  • Installed water and drainage systems for buildings and homes under plumber supervision.
  • Set up tools and equipment on job sites and kept work areas neat.
  • Performed pipe fabrication, installation and fitting according to proper specifications.
  • Maintained tools and equipment to keep supplies in excellent working condition.
  • Cut openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings.
  • Cut and beveled piping using cutting torches, saws and threading machines.
  • Installed and extended underground storm, sanitation and water piping systems to connect fixtures and plumbing.
  • Completed walk-throughs of completed systems to verify code adherence.
  • Created and submitted daily reports on progress of plumbing projects.
  • Installed valves, hangers and flanges inside piping systems.
  • Repaired dishwashers and kitchen equipment that incorporated gas and water consumption.
  • Determined right tools and equipment needed to successfully complete jobs.
  • Tested and identified pipe leaks with air and water pressure gauges under plumber supervision.
  • Read blueprints and drawings to determine exact installation specifications.
Mears Group - Electrical Apprentice
Houston, TX, 09/2005 - 05/2015
  • Worked in team-based environment to accomplish projects.
  • Installed new electrical components, fixtures and motors.
  • Operated hand and power tools and diagnostic equipment to complete various aspects of jobs.
  • Followed relevant electrical and building codes for each job.
  • Kept work areas clean, neat and free of hazards.
  • Maintained organization, cleanliness and safety in work areas.
  • Measured and prepared supplies for electrical tasks.
  • Listened to directives of senior electrical professionals to complete efficient tasks.
  • Reviewed blueprints and electrical schematics to perform tasks to specifications.
  • Adhered to company standards and OSHA regulations for work site safety.
  • Dug trenches and created holes to pull conduit and install supports.
  • Completed semi-skilled and skilled work under supervision of fully qualified professionals.
  • Assisted with electrical installation tasks, added new wiring and adjusted breaker boxes.
  • Examined and tested electrical systems to locate loose connections or other faults and make proactive repairs.
  • Inspected existing wiring to identify short circuits.
  • Kept work areas clean, neat and organized for efficient operations.
  • Verified measurements and made accurate cuts to avoid wasting materials on job sites.
  • Utilized knowledge and equipment to test wiring and other system parts for electrical flow and function.
  • Resolved issues with existing systems and replaced malfunctioning parts.
  • Set up equipment and configured settings for optimal performance.
Meineke Discount Mufflers And Brakes - Welder
City, STATE, 01/1992 - 10/2001
  • Followed safety guidelines through proper machine guarding and lockout and tagout procedures.
  • Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type.
  • Scraped off excess spatter using portable grinders and arc-cutting equipment.
  • Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments together.
  • Laid out, positioned, aligned and secured parts and assemblies with straightedges, squares and calipers.
  • Completed minor torch ups with MIG welders.
  • Prepared broken parts for welding by properly grooving and scarfing surfaces.
  • Adjusted gas flow and pressure to create and maintain desired flames.
  • Maximized shop organization and equipment lifespan by maintaining equipment.
  • Determined welding strategies using metallurgy knowledge, geometry and welding techniques.
  • Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment in vertical, horizontal and overhead positions.
  • Repaired structures by dismantling, reshaping and reassembling metal components with cutting torches and hand tools.
  • Adjusted weld machines to correct settings for precision and waste reduction.
  • Positioned and clamped workpieces together and properly assembled in jigs and fixtures.
  • Cut, contoured and beveled metal and structural shapes to achieve accurate dimensions.
  • Welded fabrication materials, continuously checking for safety and quality.
  • Safely ignited torches and monitored surroundings to proactively identify hazards.
  • Prepared workpiece edges by grinding, cutting, buffing or bending to verify snug fit.

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School Attended

  • Elizabeth High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Mechanic,
  • Plumbing Apprentice
  • Electrical Apprentice
  • Welder


  • GED

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