mechanical shop operator instructor resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Detailed Machine Shop Operator with [18] years of hands-on experience setting up, operating and maintaining manufacturing equipment. Punctual and motivated individual with strong understanding of production and plant processes paired with outstanding analytical and numerical skills. Fit and agile collaborator comfortable lifting heavy equipment and bending and standing for long periods of time. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. To seek and maintain a full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills. Friendly student available for weekend, evening and holiday shifts. Considered hardworking, punctual and driven. Experienced Craftsman with over 20 years of experience in Chemical and refinery plants. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction. Hardworking and passionate job seeker with strong organizational skills eager to secure entry-level jobs position in Oil and gas environment. Ready to help team achieve company goals. Dedicated Industry professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand. Enthusiastic and eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of Work and training in Production. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in Safety. Reliable employee seeking Supervisor position. Offering excellent communication and good judgment.

  • Material loading and unloading
  • OSHA guidelines
  • Work order review
  • Forklift Operation
  • Worksite safety
  • Machinery operation
  • [Equipment] operation
  • Training and Development
  • Attention to Detail
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Self-Motivated
Work History
10/2003 to 01/2022
Mechanical Shop Operator/ Instructor Orgill Sikeston, MO,

Locomotive mover. Switched out locomotives. Trained all new hires in the safety of moving locomotives. Operated forklift and other duties. Safety leadman and assisted management on efficiency and quality of work load. Helped with problem solving to prevent incidents and accidents.

03/1985 to 09/2003
Boilermaker Journeyman, Bolt up Pipefitter, Rigger Different Employers City, STATE,
  • Secured safety equipment and always used gear according to requirements.
  • Followed safe work practices, which included fall protection and personal protective equipment.
  • Rigged cables and pipes in configurations to support loads and maintain crew safety.
  • Communicated with equipment operators to accomplish smooth and efficient transports.
  • Rigged for heavy lifts according to blueprint requirements.
  • Determined correct rigging requirements for equipment based on job specifications and environmental conditions.
  • Threaded pipes using piping machines.
  • Performed tests to check quality of pipe and piping systems and make adjustments as necessary.
  • Identified equipment and production non-compliance issues and notified foreman to facilitate resolution.
  • Coordinated movement of materials and equipment to job sites.
  • Supervised [Number] apprentices and offered specific recommendations to improve work quality.
  • Consistently assumed additional responsibilities and worked extended hours to meet project deadlines.
01/1990 to 08/2003
Supervisor Different Employers City, STATE,
  • Applied strong leadership talents and problem-solving skills to maintain team efficiency and organize workflows.
  • Created successful work schedules for each team member to maintain deadlines and fully staff shifts.
  • Set overall vision and provided team leadership.
  • Repaired equipment to keep jobs moving smoothly, informing maintenance department of major machinery failures.
  • Worked with management team to implement proper division of responsibilities.
  • Monitored workshop work flow for over 50 employees.
  • Oversaw and optimized work of craftsmen performing high-quality, precision work.
  • Identified individual employee's unique work styles and adapted management methods.
  • Interviewed, hired and trained new employees for production positions.
  • Supported safety officer to enforce regulations, laws and established policies throughout operational stages.
  • Provided supportive link between external customers and internal operations.
  • Utilized standard operating procedures, effective crew resource management, communication and procedures specified in company operation manual.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized production areas to avoid violations or unnecessary work delays due to hazards or inefficient layouts.
  • Evaluated employee performance and coached and trained to improve weak areas.
  • Adjusted job assignments and schedules to keep pace with dynamic business needs, factoring in processes, employee knowledge and customer demands.
  • Introduced team contests and goals to enhance productivity and improve employee morale.
  • Developed training, task and process guidelines and communicated clear and concise directions to employees.
  • Mentored newly hired employees on operating equipment and safety and developed training manual to use for reference.
Expected in to to
: Industrial Technology of Supervision
Lamar University - Beaumont, TX
Expected in 05/1981 to to
High School Diploma:
Lincoln High School - Port Arthur, TX,

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School Attended

  • Lamar University
  • Lincoln High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Mechanical Shop Operator/ Instructor
  • Boilermaker Journeyman, Bolt up Pipefitter, Rigger
  • Supervisor


  • High School Diploma

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