Self-Motivated manufacturing and mechanical professional bringing 12 years experience in production, fabrication, maintenance and military experience. Strong problem solving skills, a good communicating team player and excellent interpersonal skills. Willing to go the extra mile to achieve success.
Shielded metal arc welding
Strong verbal communicator
Blueprint reading and interpretation
Proficiency with mechanical and electric tools
Performed effective troubleshooting of various types of machinery, tools and parts to ensure job tasks were able to be completed on-time.
Used operational knowledge of systems, parts and components to solve problems that arose during assembly.
05/2011 to Current
Ship FitterHuntington Ingalls Industires － Newport News, VALays out and fabricates metal structural machinery parts, such as plates, bulkheads, and frames, and braces them in position within hull of ship for riveting or welding: Lays out position of parts on metal, working from blueprints or templates and using scribe and hand tools. Troubleshoots manufactured machinery to align machinery in relation to each other, using jacks, turnbuckles, clips, wedges, and mauls. Marks location of holes to be drilled and installs temporary fasteners to hold machinery in place for welding or riveting.
Installs packing, gaskets, liners, and structural accessories and members, such as doors, hatches, brackets, and clips. Prepares molds and templates for fabrication of nonstandard machinery and parts. May roll, bend, flange, cut, and shape plates, beams, and other heavy metal parts, using shop machinery, such as plate rolls, presses, bending brakes, and joggle machines. Performs mechanical maintenance checks to ensure all equipment is working properly. Active member of the Safety Task team, ensures all work practices in work area are safe and in regulation with OSHA standards.
12/2010 to Current
Cargo SpecialistUS Army Reserves － Baltimore, MDInspects, counts and documents cargo utilizing both manual and automated data processing systems. Loads and unloads supplies and equipment from ships, docks, beaches, railheads, boxcars, warehouses, motor vehicles and aircraft. Operates and maintains all types and sizes of winches, cranes and forklifts. Creates load plans for air shipment and ocean liner vessels. Operates ocean liner vessel equipment. Maintains and performs preventive maintenance on all equipment to ensure safe operations.
03/2004 to 11/2010
Carpentry/Masonry SpecialistUS Army － Ft. Polk, LAConstructed and maintained rigging devices, trusses and other structural assemblies. Assisted in building layout, framing, sheathing, fabrication and roofing structures. Performed basic carpentry and masonry skillsAssist in the performance of combat engineer missions. Constructed concrete form work for slabs, walls and columns. Performed preventive maintenance checks on various equipment and machinery to ensure proper functioning.