Mobile Equipment Maintenance Manager offering over 23 years in the gold mining industry, including
experience in managing people and equipment.
Journeyman Mechanic. Excellent troubleshooting skills and ability to repair all types of heavy equipment.
Equipment problem resolution
Strong mechanical skills
Strong team player
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Troubleshoot/repair of compression equipment
Proficiency at reading blueprints
Complex problem solving
Engine components, pumps, and fuel systems knowledge
Component functions and testing requirements
Mobile Equipment Maintenance Manager, 04/2013
to 02/2014 Veris Gold – Elko,
Responsible for repair and maintenance of all equipment both surface and underground.
Managing all maintenance employees and ensuring all work was getting done in a safe and timely manner.
No maintenance systems were in place for tracking costs and availability of equipment.
I built an efficient team with the limited manpower available when hired.
In a short period of time the moral of the employee's greatly improved, leading to a working environment that was more productive increasing availability of the equipment and with less down time.
Head Field Service Mechanic, 04/2007
to 01/2013 United Rentals – Elko,
Provided outstanding customer service.
Accurately read, understood, and carried out written instructions.
Attended monthly safety meetings to ensure machine operation safety.
Employed wide variety of hand and power tools including hoists, drills, precision measuring instruments and electronic testing devices.
Followed company procedures to maintain work environment in a neat and orderly condition.
Inspected machine parts for conformance to product specifications.
Prepared and administered preventative maintenance work orders.
Promoted shop safety by working in a safe manner.
Read work orders to prepare for machine setup.
Repaired wiring, plumbing, equipment, and machinery.
Maintenance General Foreman, 09/1990
to 11/2006 Placer Dome – Crescent Valley,
Worked at Cortez Gold Mine for 14 years starting in mill maintenance.
Moved up to welder/ repairman.
Transferred to truck shop as a mechanic and then lead man for 7 years.
Took the position as.
Maintenance Foreman at Bald Mountain Mine.
High School Diploma: 1981 Orofino High School - Orofino,