I have 19 years of combined mechanical and electrical troubleshooting and repair experience with 14 years of that in the drilling, fracking, offshore, oil and gas production, marine, gas compression, and transportation industries. I posses a high degree of natural mechanical aptitude. Safety, quality, and customer satisfaction are my top priorities. I am always learning to keep up with the constant change in the industry to be a leader in my field. All certifications I have for offshore travel are up to date.
Proficient Electrical and Electronic Troubleshooting
Disassembly and Precision Assembly of Complex Mechanical Systems
Precision Measurement to (.0001")
Natural Gas and Diesel Engine Overhaul/Repair
Engine Systems and Controls Testing
Safety Shutdown Testing
Hydraulic and Pneumatic Diagnosis and Repair
Software Uploading and Parameter Configuration
Emissions Testing and Tuning
Preventive Maintenance and Inspection
Commissioning and Startups
Generator Load Banking
Contamination and Quality Control of Repairs
OSHA, EPA, USCG, DOT, and BSEE Compliance
I was lead technician on overhauls for some of Louisiana Cat's largest customers such as Edison Chouest Offshore, Anadarko Petroleum, Dolet Hills Lignite Company, JW Power, Trinidad Drilling, Weatherford, FTS International, Terral River Services, Hornbeck Offshore and others.
Took crucial role in the first installation by Louisiana Cat of a Caterpillar Dynamic Gas Blending Kit on a Trinidad Drilling Rig while on rig move.
As a Tier IV Interim and Final certified technician, I was the first at Louisiana Cat to properly dyno test a Tier IV engine at full load to spec.
Oil and Gas Field Service Technician03/2012 to 05/2016Louisiana Cat Bossier City, LAProvided troubleshooting, repair, adjustments, inspections, and overhauls in the field and shop, offshore and land, for customers in the oil and gas industries. Swing old engines out and new engines in. Perform startups on new engine installations. Configure alarms, switches, and shutdowns. Troubleshoot and repair TH55-E70 petroleum transmissions found in fracking applications. I have extensive experience with 3500A/B/C diesels, G3500 and G3500B (ULB) engines, G3606, G3608, and G3612 natural gas engines. In the small bore category I overhauled numerous C32, C27, 3412B/C, C15, C13, C9, and C7, C7.1, C6.6 diesel engines and G3400NA and TA and G3300TA natural gas engines. Dyno tested all shop built engines after overhaul. Load banked generators, set on oil well sites, and connected to VFD to power ESP's. Used emissions analyzers to tune engines for proper emissions rating. Performed laser alignments of engines, generators, and other driven equipment.
Shop Manager/Mechanic/Driver10/2003 to 03/2012Lonestar Distribution, Inc. Houston, TXPerformed maintenance and repair on a fleet on oil field fluids delivery equipment which included semi trucks, winch trucks, pneumatic tanks, drop decks, flatbeds, all terrain forklifts, warehouse forklifts, and company pickups. Scheduled time for routine maintenance, DOT inspections, and major repairs. Obtained quotes and outsourced overflow work as necessary to keep maximum amount of available equipment. As a driver I delivered bulk barite and bulk bentonite in pneumatic tanks and delivered sack material via drop deck or flatbed. Used winch truck to set and lay down bulks tanks. Set up and rigged down equipment for every rig move.
Education and Training
Certificate of Completion: Caterpillar Instructor Led Classes2015Caterpillar UniversityNew Iberia, LA, United States
Electronic Sensors and Control Logic
D3500 Master Mechanic
G3600 Master Mechanic
C280 Master Mechanic
Natural Gas Engines 1
Advanced Electronics Troubleshooting
Level 2 Engine Repair Certified Technician
Fuel Systems Troubleshooting
Applied Failure Analysis 1,2,and3
Tier IV Interim Engines and Aftertreatment
Tier IV Final Engines and Aftertreatment
Global Petroleum Customer Service Technician
Global Petroleum Product Support Manager
Marine Customer Service Technician
Marine Application and Installation Engineer
Marine Product Support Manager
Flexgen Power Systems Service Training
Technical Degree: HVAC/R 2000Universal Technical InstituteHouston, TX, United StatesStudied Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration for residential, commercial, and industrial applications. I gained excellent electrical and electronic skills. Obtained EPA 608 Universal Certification. Graduated in the top 5% of my class with a 3.98 GPA
High School Diploma: College Prep and Vocational1999Raleigh High School Raleigh, MS, United StatesTook Automotive Technology vocational course. Participated in the DOC work program by working at NAPA auto parts store. Graduated with Honors. Took test, received high score, and obtained scholarship to Universal Technical Institute.