Operations Training Specialist resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Enthusiastic [Job Title] eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of [Task] and [Task] and training in [Skill]. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in [Industry]. Multi-talented [Job Title] consistently rewarded for success in planning and operational improvements. Experience in policy development and staff management procedures positively impacting overall morale and productivity.

  • Training material development
  • Online training experience
  • Employee training
  • Project implementation
  • MS Office
  • Operational improvement
  • Training program development
Royal High School Pattison, TX Expected in 05/1979 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Texas Water Commission Austin, TX, Expected in 01/1992 Class C Wastewater Operators Cerificate : - GPA :
Contractors Safety Council of Texas City Texas City, TX, Expected in 03/1992 Supervisors Safety Seminar : - GPA :
Amoco Oil Co Texas City, TX, Expected in 05/1992 Hazwoper / RCRA Training : - GPA :
BP Products Texas City, TX, Expected in 03/2012 Instructional Tools & Techniques Train-The-Trainer : - GPA :
KBC Texas City, TX, Expected in 01/2014 Equipment Care And Condition Monitoring : - GPA :
Training & Development Systems, Inc. Webster, TX, Expected in : - GPA :
Bob Pike's Train -the-Trainer Boot Camp Houston, TX, Expected in 05/2011 : - GPA :
College of The Mainland Texas City, TX Expected in 07/2015 Microsoft Word, Introduction : - GPA :
College of The Mainland Texas City, TX Expected in 07/2015 Microsoft Word Intermediate : - GPA :
College of The Mainland Texas City, TX Expected in 07/2018 Hazardous Material Technician 24Hr : - GPA :
Work History
Fedex - Operations Training Specialist
Cadillac, MI, 02/2009 - 10/2020
  • Developed lesson plans, instructional materials and written practice tests for project commissioning.
  • Developed curricula, instructions, documentation and written tests for Operator field and console qualifications.
  • Trained and mentored 12 new personnel hired to fulfill field and console roles.
  • Wrote training manuals for refinery Operators for field and console positions according to strict company guidelines.
Airgas Inc - Operator Technician
Woodland, CA, 10/1989 - 01/2009
  • Tended equipment during operation and monitored readouts to determine areas of concern and quickly correct problems.
  • Prevented personnel injuries during plant maintenance by practicing diligent lockout-tagout processes.
  • Tested samples of oil and water every shift to assess conformance with strict operating tolerances.
  • Extended life of equipment and maintained consistent performance with regular cleaning, lubrication and basic maintenance.
  • Supported management decision-making by compiling operational and production data into daily logs.
  • Monitored quality of incoming materials and completed in-process quality inspections.
  • Prepared non-compliance reports to document anomalies in production process.
  • Assisted technicians in machine handling and set up.
  • Monitored daily operations and made adjustments to production line where necessary.
  • Verified documentation and work order requirements.
  • Performed maintenance tasks and adjustments to preserve production efficiency.
  • Identified areas for improvement in efficiency and cost savings and made recommendations to shift lead.
  • Diagnosed problem areas and implemented repairs to production equipment.
Viant Medical - Maintenance Technician
Westfield, MA, 08/1984 - 10/1989
  • Reviewed technical documentation to complete equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Inspected and tested machinery and equipment to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Conducted repairs on turbines, pumps and compressor equipment, typically returning machines and tools to functionality within planned outage time frame.
  • Partnered with Mechanical Engineers Project Coordinators and Operators on installation and commissioning to successfully complete projects within anticipated deadlines.
  • Performed mechanical repairs of production equipment, minimizing downtime.
  • Removed dirt and lubricated machinery shafts, bearings and gears as part of regular maintenance.
  • Followed all work orders and specifications to determine which machines and equipment required replacement, repair or maintenance.
  • Completed partial or full dismantling of equipment to quickly repair or replace defective components and restore functionality.
  • Used problem-solving skills to alleviate issues efficiently with minimal supervision and contacted Mechanical Engineers of problems requiring resolution.
  • Interpreted drawings, blueprints and schematics of building and systems layout as well as machinery construction.
  • Trained junior maintenance professionals on correct repair and cleaning procedures.
  • Inspected fire extinguisher equipment to maintain safe environment for workers or residents.
  • Cleaned and lubricated parts to keep production equipment operating at peak performance.
US Navy - Machinist's Mate
City, STATE, 06/1980 - 06/1984
  • Safely operated heavy machinery such as pumps, fans and gear reducers without incident.
  • Lubricated parts and performed minor and preventative maintenance to improve machine function and increase lifespan.
  • Closely monitored equipment to detect and report malfunctions and prevent accidents.
  • Kept work area neat and tidy to safeguard workspace and efficiently locate tools and other items.
  • Operated specialized tools, instruments and equipment for tests and maintenance.
  • Evaluated procedures and results for accuracy and to determine appropriate next steps.
  • Adjusted and maintained plant equipment for safety and performance.
  • Collected water samples to test alkalinity, hardness and residual levels.
  • Retained tank levels and flow rates to meet water demand.
  • Implemented process changes.
  • Performed minor mechanical work and routine equipment maintenance.
  • Made appropriate repair recommendations for malfunctioning equipment.
  • Knowledgeable of machine maintenance in order to troubleshoot effectively.
  • Monitored flows, pressures, chemical feeds levels and water quality indicators.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Royal High School
  • Texas Water Commission
  • Contractors Safety Council of Texas City
  • Amoco Oil Co
  • BP Products
  • KBC
  • Training & Development Systems, Inc.
  • Bob Pike's Train -the-Trainer Boot Camp
  • College of The Mainland
  • College of The Mainland
  • College of The Mainland

Job Titles Held:

  • Operations Training Specialist
  • Operator Technician
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Machinist's Mate


  • High School Diploma
  • Class C Wastewater Operators Cerificate
  • Supervisors Safety Seminar
  • Hazwoper / RCRA Training
  • Instructional Tools & Techniques Train-The-Trainer
  • Equipment Care And Condition Monitoring
  • Microsoft Word, Introduction
  • Microsoft Word Intermediate
  • Hazardous Material Technician 24Hr

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