I am seeking to obtain the utilities service specialist position and utilize the skills I possess to contribute and improve work efforts. In addition, I hope to gain new skills and knowledge to further assist work efforts.
PlumberOct 2014 to Current Silverdale Plumbing and Heating － Silverdale, Wa
Lead Trim Plumber
I possess a wide variety of problem solving skills, improvising to make material, parts, and/or tools work as need to get jobs completed.
Successfully accomplish tasks given in a timely matter, with a commitment and willingness to go above and beyond for satisfaction of the home owners and builders.
In charge of communicating with homeowners and builders about placement of fixtures as well as other plumbing.
Acquired a keen eye for detail. Ensuring fixtures, faucets, and appliances are up to the word "plumb"
Familiar with operations and layouts of water, waste, gas, and heating systems.
Experienced running varieties of water piping such as copper, PEX, PVC, CPVC, brass, galvanized, polyurethane, etc.
Accomplished countless tasks running water pipe with the actions of soldering copper and/or brass joints, expanding or crimping PEX, priming and gluing PVC and CPVC joints, etc.
Installed, removed, and replaced copious amounts of water heaters such as standard electric, propane/natural gas, on demand water heaters. Preparing them by soldering valves onto inlet/outlet, properly equipping the tanks up to code. Installing pan drains, insulation pads, earthquake straps, expansion tanks, T&P valves, etc.
Experienced with ground works/rough in/layout of waste and water systems.
Accomplished accurate layout with proficient use of tape measure and T-square to blueprint specifications, and drill through various materials to get pipe installed as needed.
Familiar with code specification for heights and distances, as well as sizing pipe adequate for drains, venting, and water supply.
Frequently called on to troubleshoot and diagnose problems with water and waste systems, fixtures not functioning properly, etc. efficient at locating clogs, removing and restoring waste pipe to proper working conditions.
Knowledgeable with installation and troubleshooting of water treatment systems, filters, water softeners, and properly taking and delivering water samples.
Successfully tie water lines into existing and old water meters.
Everyday practice of utilizing proper PPE. Wearing masks, gloves, earplugs, hardhat, reflective vests, etc.
Skilled with the use of heavy equipment such as jackhammer, snake, concrete saw, compressor, as well as but not limited to a wide variety of power tools and hand tools.
Proficient in people skills and providing world class customer service.
Successful working as part of a team or independently to complete tasks on time.
Well Pump Maintenance TechnicianSep 2013 to Oct 2014 Nicholson Drilling Inc － Port Orchard, Washington
Specialized in water well services including
well drilling, well decommissioning, pump pulling and setting, and maintenance
Completed countless hours digging trenches,
working with electrical wiring, plumbing, and using common sense to complete
all assigned tasks.
Mathematically determined well pump sizes needed according to well depth, how much water the well produced, if flow restrictors or reservoir systems were needed.
Experienced with reservoir systems, installing boosters, float switches, etc. Properly draining and using safety precautions, reservoirs were scrubbed and cleaned, filled up and restored to safe conditions.
Diagnosed and repaired water well systems, completed
countless out of water repair calls, low water pressure discrepancy fixes, and water
well maintenance repairs.
Determined proper horse power on various pumps
and the pounds per square inch (PSI) of pressure switches. Measured amperage,
voltage, ohms, and MegOhm readings verifying proper specifications. Drained and
tested pressure tanks.
Repaired worn or leaking plumbing pipes, faulty
wiring, worn or damaged components such as pressure switches, control boxes,
and well pumps.
Replaced faulty pumps, wires, and pipes by rigging
and hoisting galvanized pipes, 120 PVC drop pipe, or polyethylene with the use
of F-550 five ton power stroke diesel trucks equipped with hydraulic power booms,
mast, out-rigger configuration.
Experienced with stripping and splicing wire
such as submersible wire and underground feeder (UF) wire.
Knowledgeable in operating and driving five ton
trucks with operating controls on the hydraulic powered rigging station, complete with outriggers for support, boom with 20 ft. mast, and wench cable used to hook to pipe and hoist.
Skilled with the use of a variety of tools such
as pipe wrenches from 18'' to 48'' in size, pump pliers, wire crimpers, wire
cutters, strippers, and pipe thread machines.
followed proper safety guidelines by wearing proper PPE such as hard hats,
gloves, goggles, ear plugs, respirators, steal toed boots and rain gear.
Knowledgeable with fittings for PVC, conduit,
polyethylene, and galvanized materials.
Effectively flush systems by providing chlorinated shock treatments, testing water thoroughly, ensuring it is met up to standards.
Experienced with the installation, troubleshoot, and maintenance on water treatment systems, filters, and water softeners. Professionally trained on how to properly take and store water samples.
Currently possess my electrical and plumbing
Waxmaker/HandymanOct 2011 to Nov 2012 Oneballjay － Belfair, Washington
Specialized in making snowboard wax.
Responsible for making, packaging, and shipping
wax and other products to other retail companies.
Crucially maintained a safe and clean work
environment because of the high temperatures used to make waxes.
Controlled portions to create certain types of
waxes such as china, 129, etc. and a troupes used to help harden the waxes.
Melted waxes using scolding hot cauldrons and or
torches, then poured into containers and loaded them onto a conveyor belt.
Proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) was
used when working with hazardous materials.
Received freight from other companies using a
Experienced with installing toilets, hanging
sheet rock with joint compound, joint
knives, and drywall screws.
Completed some roofing work using shingle
strippers to remove old roofing connected to old parts of the building.
Completed siding work with caulking finish on various buildings.
Retail AssociateFeb 2013 to Jul 2013 The Home Depot － Silverdale, Washington
Assisted customers by providing world class
Provided loading assistance as a lot associate,
helped customers load heavy items such as lumber, construction supplies,
plumbing supplies, pellets, toilets, and water heaters.
Excessive walking, standing, bending, and
lifting at all times.
Efficient with the use of tape measures, skill
saws, and table saws to provide cuts and measurements for customers when
Spotted and supervised store associates with the
use of bright orange flags when operating the forklifts to ensure safety of
customers and employees by blocking aisles off with orange gates and navigating
Ensured the parking lot is clear of trash and
carts. Arranged all lumber carts to the front of the store for easy access for
Worked with a variety of building materials such
as ply woods, pressure treated lumber, fencing, concretes, and insulation.
Helper ClerkApr 2009 to Aug 2011 Safeway － Port Orchard, Washington
Backbone of Safeway.
Provided world class customer service by
approaching every customer with professionalism.
Maintained a clean and organized work space in
Safeway's back store rooms.
Experienced with the use of electric pallet
jacks including "Big Joe" fork lifts.
Constantly lifting and moving boxes and
items around the store weighing up to 50 lbs or more.
Prioritized tasks throughout the store
according to sense of urgency.
Stocked shelves with updated product, properly
disposed of expired products, and kept all shelves neatly organized.
Teamed up with employees to accomplish difficult
tasks to make sure the departments were on schedule and not behind.
Maintained a clean and safe store to
TrimmerMay 2008 to Nov 2008 Danner Corporation － Auburn, Washington
Maintained a clean and safe working warehouse
Trimmed aerospace composite materials such as
Core and Kevlar with the use of air tools.
Provided precision composite materials for
company purchases such as Boeing.
Teamed up with other employees to meet deadlines.
Prepared parts for painting by sanding, masking
off, and cleansing parts with the use of MEK also known as Methyl-Ethyl Ketone.
Respirator qualified, painted parts with 8W5
filler, primed, and top coated different parts with high gloss paints depending
on part design and specification.
Controlled portions when mixing paints and
Carefully marked parts with stamps indicating a
serial number with company information and date.
High School Diploma2006Central Kitsap High School － Silverdale, Washington
Skilled with the use of a variety of heavy equipment, as well as but not limited to power tools and hand tools.
Able to professionally document and file in an organized matter.
Confident with the operation of hydraulic
powered rigging equipment.
Able to read blueprints
Detail oriented, excellent communication skills
and ability to work well with others.
Ability to learn new skills with ease and
Consistent on completing tasks by following
proper procedures to meet deadlines.
Experienced with the use of Microsoft programs.
Experienced with the use of electric pallet
jacks including "Big Joe" forklifts as well as sit down propane
Frame work, sanding,
stripping, pressure washing, and painting