Operator experienced in operating boilers, refrigeration machinery, pumps, piping, cooling towers and water treatment program and electrical equipment. Highly efficient and results-oriented. Driven to maintain all operational and environmental parameters and safely perform routine plant maintenance.
Operational process tools
Work with operational process tools
Materials handling training
Used operational knowledge of systems, parts and components to solve problems that arose during assembly.
Earned forklift operator training certificate. Developed layout and plan sequences to improve operational efficiency. Successfully completed the company's rigorous employee development program.
OPERATOR04/1999Air LiquidePasadena, TX Monitored process units and quality control testing performance for plant processes and water quality sampling. Made sound and logical judgments regarding process changes. Closely inspected equipment for safety problems, leaks and wear and tear. Reviewed the daily computer log and reported any inaccuracies in the process board. Responded to and initiated proper corrections to process alarms. Started up, shut down Air Separation Units(ASU) processes. Maintained correct temperature, levels and pressures on process systems and equipment. Recorded all operating data Interpreted results of process control analysis and made adjustments to optimize plant performance.
Pipefitter/Welder. General Forman09/1992 to 04/1999Austin IndustiralHouston, TX Observed safety practices and procedures to maintain a safe and clean work environment. Maintained and repaired equipment and facilities. Troubleshot, repaired and serviced hand tools, power tools and other machining equipment. Met company standard times and individual productivity goals consistently. . Analyzed all required blueprints, drawings, work orders and sketches to correctly fabricate and install products and parts. Laid out, fitted and fabricated metal components. Combined welding techniques, knowledge of metallurgy and engineering requirements to produce quality work. Inspected grooves, angles and gap allowances with micrometer, caliper and precision measuring instruments. Heated, formed and dressed metal parts with hand tools, torch and arc welding equipment. Precision cutting with power saws, hand shears and chipping knives. Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments together. Monitored the fitting, burning and welding processes to avoid overheating parts, warping, shrinking, distortion and expansion of materials. Adjusted functional parts of equipment and control instruments. Installed fabricated metal components in the processing plant. Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type. Responded to service calls quickly and professionally. Followed all safety guidelines, including proper machine guarding and lockout and tagout procedures. Adjusted the weld machines to the correct settings prior to weld applications. Cleaned and degreased weld joints and workpieces efficiently. Positioned and clamped workpieces together and properly assembled them in jigs and fixtures. Inspected chains, hammers and other tools for damage or wear to prevent injuries and accidents. Monitored costs, timescales and resources used to achieve goals. Monitored team progress and enforced deadlines. Served as the single point of contact for project scheduling and changes. Interpreted prints, drawings and sketches. Performed and submitted first piece for inspection. Assessed work for errors or compliance issues and made corrections and modifications when necessary. Assembled components with hand and power tools. Expertly measured, cut, bent and fitted small tubing to machines. Inserted and positioned materials and clamped, spliced and fitted parts using hand and power tools. Proposed process improvements to increase quality and efficiency. Improved knowledge and productivity through continuous education and learning from foreman and senior assemblers. Operated welding, press brake, plate rolls, angle and channel rolls and shear. Retrieved correct materials from product inventory to perform various fabrication duties. Determine materials, tools and equipment needed for product orders.
Pipefitter01/1992 to 08/1992John Brown ConstructionBaytown, txFitted pipes on new construction of a plastic plant. Interpreted prints, drawings and sketches. Assembled components with hand and power tools. Assessed work for errors or compliance issues and made corrections and modifications when necessary. Certified and skilled forklift operator. Expertly measured, cut, bent and fitted small tubing to machines. Inserted and positioned materials and clamped, spliced and fitted parts using hand and power tools. Improved knowledge and productivity through continuous education and learning from foreman and senior assemblers. Operated welding, press brake, plate rolls, angle and channel rolls and shear.
Pipefitter/ helper06/1989 to 02/1992BelmontDeer Park, TXHelped pipefitters and welders. Assembled components with hand and power tools. Assessed work for errors or compliance issues and made corrections and modifications when necessary. Cleaned and finished sub-assemblies or assemblies using hand or power tools. Expertly measured, cut, bent and fitted small tubing to machines. Installed heat trace tape to tubing and controls and bent large tubing with power bender. Connected motor leads and connectors to required power sources.
High School Diploma: High school study's1987Channelview High schoolChannelview, TX
Maintenance Technician1989Rice AviationSouth Houston, TXGot certificate to get to take Airframe and Powerplant tests. Maintenance on air planes.