owner operator specialist resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Product and Fabrication Technical Specialist who presents with 25 +-years of expertise within mainstream and premium segments specifically automotive-collision, marine-collision/fabrication and associated ancillary services; working with multiple products and departments. I enjoy this niche where I am passionate about consultative selling/support and understanding issues and challenges that impact our customers and support teams. I'm recognized as a leader who believes that the best working atmosphere can be achieved through high performance standards, great attitudes, collaboration across all teams and delivering a solution that meet and exceed the needs or our customers. I believe that great customer engagement drives great business outcomes.

  • Identifying hazards
  • Develop & Training of Safety guidelines
  • Operational improvement
  • Supervision
  • Warranty expertise and work
  • Inventory Management and P&L
  • Technical support and training
  • Problem resolution
  • Equipment installation and maintenance
  • Hand and power tools
  • Marine Fiberglass repair - light and structural expertise
  • Demolition and Overall Comprehensive Body work expertise
  • Building, demolition and renovation
  • Painted substrates/application & polishes
  • Project organization
  • Mechanical expertise
  • Problem/Troubleshooting solving ability
  • Renovation & Body fillers
  • Interior and exterior renovation
  • Material selection - resins, epoxy, gel coats, and top coat(s) expertise
  • Painting (texture and non) - 2 & 3 stage paint expertise
Work History
Owner/Operator Specialist, 03/2013 - Current
Universal Orlando Orlando, FL,

Bid on projects, marketing, prepped sites and completed projects in line with customer specifications and requirements.

  • Used cellophane, wax paper and masking tape to mask off mold areas not laminated.
  • Sprayed chopped fiberglass, resins and catalysts onto prepared molds or dies, using pneumatic spray guns with chopper attachments.
  • Checked completed products for conformance to specifications and defects by measuring with rulers or micrometers and tapping to detect bubbles or dead spots.
  • Utilized various paint mixtures, fillers, tinting, applications customized to client specs and expectations.
  • Bonded wood reinforcing strips to deck cabin structures, using resin-saturated fiberglass.
  • Applied lacquers and waxes to mold surfaces to facilitate assembly and removal of laminated parts.
  • Completed partial or full dismantling of equipment to quickly repair or replace defective components and restore functionality.
  • Implemented preventive maintenance measures to decrease emergent issues.
  • Assessed operating conditions and adjusted settings to maximize performance and equipment longevity.
  • Dismantled machines and equipment to remove defective parts using tools such as sanders and grinders.
  • Measured dimensions of finished workpieces for conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments, templates and fixtures.
  • Executed tasks within time and budget constraints.
  • Performed general product ordering, tracking of parts and materials married to budget(s).
  • Checking inventory to restock and supplies
  • Monitored machines during operation to detect sounds of malfunctioning or excessive vibration and adjusted machines or replaced tools to eliminate problems.
  • Completed daily, weekly and monthly checklists on building equipment to maintain records of scheduled maintenance procedures.
  • Positively engaged with customers and maintained professionalism
  • Prepared surfaces and surrounding areas for painting using sandpaper, tape and other materials.
  • Applied primer, paints, varnishes and lacquers to walls and surfaces using traditional and sprayer methods.
  • Mixed and matched paints according to customer specifications.
  • Committed to providing quality work at competitive prices.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding client/business relationships
Fiberglass Technician, 01/2008 - 04/2013
Marine Max City, STATE,
  • Collaborate with internal teams and worked 1on1 with Mastercraft technicians and factory support to ensure customer satisfaction and retention
  • Responsible for warranty work in gel coating processes and all boat repairs
  • Developed new repair processes that recognized efficiencies and 12% increases ROI
  • Maneuver fabrication machines, such as grinders, drill presses, brakes, rolls, shears and flame cutters to cut, bend, grind and adjust materials.
  • Evaluated systems to identify and locate system malfunctions using visual, manual and computer-assisted diagnostic approaches.
  • Accessed needed areas by carefully removing door or dash panels, seats and carpeting.
  • Built special wood, fiberglass and carpet enclosures to hold equipment and minimize shifting.
  • Applied primer, various paint substrates, top coats, polyester/epoxy resins, varnishes and lacquers to walls and surfaces using traditional and sprayer methods such as
  • Expertise in dry and wet sand paper products
  • Expertise in polishing producting
  • Review blueprints, drawing and other specification papers before starting work on a fabrication process and during the steps to ensure accurate completion
  • Training and inventory responsibilities
Paintshop Forman, 07/2005 - 11/2008
Rockwall Chevrolet City, STATE,
  • Responsible for supervising staff painters, communicating daily tasks, monitoring painting techniques, adherence to specifications, general safety and clean up
  • Preparing for painting projects and associated staff training
  • Inspecting finished work to ensure that it meets standards, such as quality and adherence to color specifications
  • Coordinating with the client and staff regarding details and specs
  • Monitoring the performance of workers to ensure that job requirements are being met
  • Inventory and re-order of products ensuring budget guidelines are recognized
  • Training and ensuring proper materials/products are used to complete the job and to customer satisfaction
  • Ensuring all safety protocols are followed and inspected
  • Worked closely and collaborated across all departments - warranty, collision, and associated support teams
Diploma : General Education, Expected in
Skyline High School - Dallas,
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CERTIFICATIONS : DuPont Certifications / ASE / PPG / 3M

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School Attended

  • Skyline High School
  • Trade

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  • Owner/Operator Specialist
  • Fiberglass Technician
  • Paintshop Forman


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