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Technician Management

Wasilla, AK
May 21, 2013

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David Rife

**** *. ****** ****** **. Wasilla, AK, 99687

907-***-**** e-mail

Summary of Qualifications:

• Seven years Alaskan oilfield experience, Start-up and

shutdown of Milne Point.

• Two years Biochemical experience as Production

Technician in Lactic acid plant.

• Ten years in experience in Supervision and Management.

• Progressed due to my ability to blend technical skills,

people skills and a strong work ethic in order to receive

desired results.

• Consistent record of forging strong relationships.

Relevant Experience:

Production Technician, Purac America, Blair, NE 11-04 to 12-


Produce Natural Lactic acid biochemically by fermentation.

Operate process from fermentation, acidulation, pannevis filter,

cations, anions, evaporators, carbon column, finisher, WFE and

VDU. Make flow rate adjustments to maintain tank levels, monitor

and control temperatures, pressures and vacuum levels. Sour off

and regen cations and anion units, Carbon column slugging and

packing. Test acid concentrations, calibrate Ph probes. Optimize

existing processes and develop new ones.

Supervisor, Metal Fabrication, Lucent/Avaya, Omaha, NE 7-98 to


Supervised a staff of 53, welders, turret and brake press

operators in a union environment. Responsible for production

schedules, tracked effectiveness through use of production

metrics. Conduct monthly safety and informational team meetings,

keep track of inventory in form of RM and WIP. Input payroll

data and set goals for the team.

Maintenance Operator, Veco/Brown @ Root, Milne Point, AK 1985

to 1987

Start-up Milne point, responsible utilities, water treatment and

injection and day today operation of C- pad. Equipment operated

three phase separators, crude oil heaters, back-up generators

with switch gear, Allen Brady programmable logic control system.

Preformed daily well tests and monitoring well head information.

Gas injection rates, tubing pressure, tempura. Completed oil

field shut down including freeze protection and pigged lines.

Restarted Milne point

Laborer, Exxon/British Petroleum/Arco, Statewide, AK 1980-1985

Preformed as roustabout, skilled labor helper, drill site

maintenance, turnarounds, operate snow blowers and loaders. Hot

taps for corrosion control probes


Associate in Supervision and Management. GPA: 3.65

Supervisory courses in communication, human performance, safety,

including accident investigation, machine safeguarding,

electrical and fire safety. Lucent Technologies. Achieved 150

hours in API petroleum Technology Program.

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