shop mechanic resume example with 12+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Well-trained heavy equipment worker troubleshoots malfunctions, removes broken components and installs new parts with speed and accuracy. Team-minded, reliable and dedicated to supporting company and customer needs. Competent in using all applicable tools, instruments and equipment necessary to perform repair and maintenance services.

Hardworking and reliable worker with strong ability in simple and complicated tasks. Offering many different skills. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

  • Repair work
  • Pistons and parts cleaning
  • Machinery testing
  • Proper parts storage
  • Parts replacement
  • Diagnostic procedures
  • Issue assessments
  • Project planning
  • Work ethic
  • Customer service
  • Communication
  • Working collaboratively
  • Leadership
  • Data management
  • Time management
  • Safety processes
  • Equipment commissioning
  • Scheduled maintenance
  • Reporting and documentation
Education and Training
Raton High School Raton, NM Expected in 05/2011 High School Diploma : - GPA :
H&E Equipment Services - Shop Mechanic
Austin, TX, 02/2019 - Current
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed issues with small engines, mini excavator,back hoes, and Skid Stir.
  • Kept accurate records of all machine and equipment repair work that had been performed.
  • Utilized various methods to perform routine and preventative maintenance tasks on heavy equipment, including excavators.
  • Focused on repairing Records Ace Hardware equipment and worked on other brands, maintaining strong knowledge of issues and appropriate fixes.
  • Removed defective wiring systems, hydraulics and braking systems and replaced with new parts, enabling machines to return to service.
  • Worked in shop and at customer locations to handle heavy equipment repair, maintenance and commissioning needs.
  • Assessed equipment to determine cause of issue or malfunction and identified appropriate repairs.
  • Disassembled equipment using hand tools and hoists to begin repair work.
  • Located and removed outdated, malfunctioning and worn components to repair, refurbish or replace with new parts.
  • Performed site evaluations, customer surveys and team audits.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Kept team on track by assigning and supervising their activities and giving constructive feedback.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Defined strategies and created a plan to achieve ambitious operational objectives.
  • Motivated and encouraged team members to communicate more openly and constructively with each other.
Indian Health Service - Plumber's Assistant
Dulce, NM, 01/2013 - 02/2019
  • Tested and checked systems to locate and correct leaks.
  • Carried and maneuvered heavy objects such as tubs, dishwashers and toilets at customer locations.
  • Helped plumber work efficiently by carrying and organizing supplies, tools and equipment.
  • Assisted plumber with work such as kitchen and bath remodels and appliance installations.
  • Performed basic work such as snaking drains with little oversight.
  • Learned how to complete semi-skilled work like laying new pipe and connecting fittings.
  • Performed pipe fabrication, installation and fitting according to proper specifications.
  • Installed and inspected new and existing plumbing lines up to 4 inches in diameter.
  • Assisted Ely De Jesus by inspecting pipes and piping systems to assess quality and condition.
  • Cut and beveled piping using cutting torches, saws and threading machines.
  • Operated equipment such as back hoe, Skid Stir and mini excavator and remained focused on safety at all times.
  • Worked on all aspects of plumbing systems from start to finish and handled task with efficiency.
  • Assisted craft workers from other trades and shops on variety of projects, including carpentry and wiring.
  • Identified and located required tools prior to starting each project.
  • Coordinated schedules with various construction departments in plumbing works for new and existing buildings.
  • Filled pipes with sand or resin to prevent distortion for proper installation.
  • Resolved interpersonal conflicts by listening, finding common ground and building relationships.
  • Exceeded customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Improved profit margins by streamlining operations and workflow.
Western Woods Saw Mill - DeBarker
City, STATE, 01/2012 - 01/2013
  • Removed undesirable or diseased trees with hand and power saws.
  • Counted, sorted and stacked finished pieces for easy access.
  • Reviewed production specifications to properly set up and calibrate machinery.
  • Kept work areas clean, neat and free of safety hazards to maximize efficiency.
  • Tended machines during operation to monitor progress and adjust controls, maintaining optimal speeds and tension.
  • Inspected stock to identify imperfections, assign grades and determine issues with production.
  • Conducted inspections of equipment before, during and after shifts to immediately resolve issues that could cause project delays.
  • Operated hand and power tools to clear jams, adjust positions and trim rough edges.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
West Meadow Mobile Home Park - Maintenance Worker
City, STATE, 01/2009 - 01/2012
  • Sprayed insecticides and fumigants to prevent insect and rodent infestation.
  • Used electrical drawings to troubleshoot and repair electro-mechanical and other systems.
  • Maintained clear and safe workspace area to meet OSHA standards.
  • Identified problems during daily work inspections and addressed concerns.
  • Assessed cleaning product availability and ordered stock to maintain inventory.
  • Coordinated product, tool and equipment inventories and maintained tracking records.
  • Contacted vendors to procure equipment and tools to meet organizational demand.
  • Removed snow from sidewalks, driveways, and parking areas, applying ice melt chemicals to streamline process.
  • Ran machinery diagnostics rounds to meet performance thresholds.
  • Diagnosed equipment malfunctions and completed repairs to restore equipment and maintain uptime.
  • Requisitioned supplies and equipment for cleaning and maintenance functions.
  • Replaced wall sockets, ran lines and completed basic carpentry to finish installations.
  • Followed correct procedures for handling, transporting and disposing of new and recycled materials.
  • Inspected and maintained facilities to maximize cleanliness and support upkeep targets.
  • Followed instructions regarding duties and assignments for facility and machinery maintenance.
  • Responded to personnel queries and troubleshooting requests to provide repair services to improve operations.
  • Notified management about necessary repairs or professional service needs for building operating systems.

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School Attended

  • Raton High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Shop Mechanic
  • Plumber's Assistant
  • DeBarker
  • Maintenance Worker


  • High School Diploma

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