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Mesa, Arizona, 85208, United States
March 06, 2011

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Aaron Golamb

***** * ****** ***. ****, AZ *****

(480) ***-****

To whom it may concern,

I am forwarding you my r sum for your consideration, and am enthusiastic

about the opportunity to discuss the future of your organization and the

ways in which I could contribute.

My background includes 3 years of automotive experience and a few months of

electronic testing. I also have extensive computer experience including

operating systems and software. I am knowledgeable in Macintosh as well as

Windows software. Although most of my background is as an auto tech, I am

looking for a career change in the field of Information Technology as I am

currently working toward my degree at Rio Salado College. I am also

studying to become a Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician.

Whether I have acted as a part of a team or working independently, I enjoy

each new challenge and opportunity for creative problem solving.

My r sum briefly outlines my experience and skills. I would welcome the

opportunity to meet with you in person to discuss the position and the ways

I could contribute. Please feel free to contact me at the above number to

request more information or to schedule a meeting. In the interim, please

accept my thanks for your consideration.

Sincerely yours,

Aaron Golamb

Aaron Golamb

10920 E Clovis Ave. Mesa 85208



Santan Import Service Center 2010-2011

Lube and tire technician

I function as the mechanic responsible for all oil changes, tire rotations

and repairs, and battery replacements, for all makes and models but

specializing in Honda vehicles coming in for service where appointments are

scheduled for regular maintenance. I perform safety inspections and make

recommendations to the customer for other repair items found during my


SPX Service Solutions, Tempe, Arizona 2009-2009

Automotive technician, Diagnostic Analysis

I analyzed and debugged the performance and functionality of five different

electronic automotive scanning tools. Each of these units are used to

diagnose problems and failures on American and foreign made automotive

computer systems. I worked independently to compare the manufacturer's

specific scanning tools against the Owatonna Tool Corporation (OTC)

developed tools. This involved establishing relationships with numerous

automotive dealerships and auction yards in the Phoenix metro area to

employ specific makes and models of vehicles for test and validation of the

scan tool's performance.

These tools include the OTC Pegisys Wireless Scan Tool, the OTC Genisys

Scan Tool, the Nissan Consult III Scan Tool, the General Motors (GM) Tech

II, and the GM Vehicle Data Recorder (VDR). Using the scan tool, I checked

specific codes and other data provided by the car, against the expected

result. In some cases, using my background knowledge in automotive

mechanics, it was essential to trigger certain vehicle failures for

evidence of compliant response. Where discrepancies were found, I

documented them in reports, using ClearQuest, for submission to the

software team for evaluation and resolution. I also provided complimentary

catalogs and software updates to those dealers who volunteered their


I regularly installed software updates into the scan tools as provided by

the software team. In performing this position, I gained a fundamental

knowledge of Linux and expanded my overall auto mechanic knowledge base.

Vista Pointe Architectural Systems, Gilbert, Arizona

Custom door system assembler 2007-2009

Inspected door panels and frame metal for imperfections, which include

scratches, dents, and painting blemishes. Created custom door system tracks

and support jambs. Installed custom hinges in diverse sizes of door panels.

Performed inventory on a weekly basis of locks, handles, and assorted

parts, and organized them into corresponding containers and packages. Used

selected routers, saws, and planers to perform distinct types of cuts into

door panels. Created shipping crates from raw stock to contain high priced

door panels, to ensure safe delivery at job site.

Berge Mazda, Gilbert, Arizona

Automotive technician 2005 - 2007

Initially introduced to Berge Mazda as a lot attendant, driving cars to

service, and then for customers to pickup. Within three months, was

advanced to shop technician. I principally performed oil changes and tire

rotations. As I gained experience and management confidence, I added

diagnosis of electrical, engine, rattle, and selected brake service duties

to my craft. Following this I incorporated new vehicle inspections and used

vehicle reconditioning as a part of my daily duties. I have also completed

warranty documentation and inspections, and have assembled and disassembled

engines and transmissions. My technician experience has included assuming

work on many different makes and models of vehicles as necessity dictated.

Paul Pastore Inc., ReMax Achievers, Chandler, Arizona

Office assistant 2003 - 2005

Executed all manner of business errands for this Realty office, which

included traveling to client's homes, installing lockboxes onto doors, and

posting signs on real estate. I received clients at open houses, and

provided potential buyers information about the listed property. On

request, I escorted potential buyers to interested properties. I engaged in

office organization for faster processing of client forms and procedures.


Gilbert High School, Gilbert, AZ -- Graduated 2003

Collins College -- Graphic Design

State of Arizona Life Insurance License

Rio Salado College - Computer Information Technology - still attending


Understand vehicle systems and the use of electronic diagnosis tools to

investigate, troubleshoot, and analyze automotive and general mechanical


Strong interest in multimedia and emerging technologies. Competent in the

use of Macintosh and PC computers. Practiced in Microsoft Office (Word,

Excel, PowerPoint), Microsoft Visio, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator,

Norton Anti-Virus Utilities, Quicken, Microsoft Windows, ClearQuest and

ClearCase, as well as common security and Internet applications. Familiar

with Linux, InDesign, Flash, Quark Express, and some 2D & 3D graphing

software packages.


Martial Arts - I have a strong interest in martial arts as a way to keep my

mind focused, stay in shape, and for personal protection. I have practiced

martial arts since the age of four, and am knowledgeable in several forms.

I am also acquainted with various martial arts weaponry.

Physical Fitness - I enjoy racquetball and weight lifting for both

recreation and health conditioning.

Classic Automobiles - I enjoy working on cars and hope to one day rebuild a

classic vehicle of my own.


"Aaron is a hard working, intelligent and capable worker. During his time

at SPX he consistently demonstrated a willingness to learn and strong

levels of ability and knowledge as an automotive technician."-Michael


"I highly recommend Aaron. He is a quick learner and a hard worker. He was

hired at SPX as a tester for automotive diagnostic equipment. He rapidly

got up to speed on our products and software development process. He took

the initiative to create and nurture relationships with several automotive

dealers in the Phoenix area. These relationships proved to be invaluable in

our testing efforts, enabling our engineering department to substantially

improve our products. He is very dedicated and highly focused on doing a

good (great) job."-George

"I had the pleasure of working with Aaron at SPX. He is very deligent,

dedicated and learn new things very quickly. I was impressed with his

ability to identify and resolve issues. He has very good interpersonal and

communication skills"-Kaleem

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