Benjamen W. Wam
Facilities Maintenance Technician
Facilities Maintenance Technician with over 25 years of supporting manufacturing operations in the tools and parts manufacturing sector. Well versed in all aspects of the manufacturing value chain and maintain the automated machinery used in 24/7 production environment. A record of accomplishment in driving safety and reliability, diagnosing and repairing electrical, pneumatic, hydraulics and PLC systems. US Army Veteran.
Manufacturing Operations Maintenance and Repair
Maintained state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment including CNC turning center, lathes, casting machines, cut off saws, pneumatic systems, milling machines, gauges, gear hobbers, shapers, and OD & ID grinders. Diagnosed and repaired PLC’s, plumbed hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
Performed preventative maintenance on and overhead cranes, maintained safety and machine reliability. Worked on electrical systems up to 480/3 phase and HVAC systems.
Fabricated tools and performed cutting in shaping with various torch systems.
oPerformed fabrication work for new and old machines including mounting hardware, stands, safety interlocks and other parts as needed.
Inventory Control and Assembly-line Operations
Managed inventory for a production environment, started and supported three manufacturing lines.
oOrdered and tracked inventory, followed up with back orders and expedited emergency orders.
Machine Repair Mechanic -- Snap -on, Milwaukie WI 01/2012 to 04/2016 Relocated to FL
Snap-on is an American designer, manufacturer and marketer of high-end tools and equipment to professional tool users. I would help with any PMs, TPMs, minor repairs. Gearboxes, chains, belts, pullys. I all so work on HVAC units, install or take out units, repair pumps, motors, coils, cooling towers. I can all so help with 480/3phase electrical, I can all so run conduit and wire. I can read blue prints and diagrams. I can all so weld, ark, wire and some gas welding.
Maintenance Tech-Class A -- Milwaukee Gear Company, Milwaukie WI 06/2008 to 01/2012
Relocated to Milwaukee
Custom, high precision gear manufacturing company that specializes in small to large batch quantities. I helped maintain any and all equipment, repair, rebuild, maintait, fabricate what ever is needed for the job.
I would rebuild gearboxes, hydraulic pump and cylinders, replace worn lines. Help with PLC repairs, run ladders program.
Help run wire and conduit needed for any projects. Help with HVAC repairs as in pump coils condensers, hoses and lines.
Maintenance Tech-Class A – Spuncast Inc., Watertown, WI 11/2006 to 06/2008
Centrifugal foundry producing high-quality stainless steel, low alloy steel, nickel and cobalt base tubular castings for use in wide variety of international markets including--mining, glass and steel making, oil & gas, nuclear energy, and other industrial markets.I worked on pumps, gearboxes, pneumatic systems, over head cranes, repair any worn out parts rebuid. I all so helped on any electical needs from 480/3 phase to 220 and even 110. I all so can do some mold or die repairs.
Production Line Associate (contract) – General Motors Corp. 03/2006 to 11/2006
Contracted as Assembly line associate responsible for inventory on three new manufacturing lines.
Millwright/Carpenter –Local #60, Indianapolis, IN 01/1990 to 12/2006
Relocated back to WI
Fulfilled requested daily staffing needs of manufacturing and machining companies. I was a Millwright for 15+ years. I have helped set up new and helped move existing machines. I have helped run wire, conduit, pheumatic systems, repair or replace pumps, any duct work for HVAC or any air inlet needed. I all so help with over head crane, hydraulic pump, lines. I can weld ark, wire, gas and stick.
E5 --U.S. Army –Honorable Discharge
Education & Professional Development
Associate Degree in Business Management, Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis
Welding 2000 Fall Protections and Safety Man Lifts and Scissor Lifts
Class ABCD-CDL with NT endorsemes
Moved to FL 05/2016
06/2016 to 10/2016 Strategic Materials 6420 19th St. Ea. Sarasota FL 34243 Temp worker
I helped with maintaining the machine, repair, rebuild, fabrication, welding, cutting making what we needed.I worked on 480/3 phase, running wire and conduit. I can help put in runs for plumbing for water, air or hydraulics.
11/2016 to 02/2017 Supply One Inc. 13200 40th St. N. Clearwater, FL 33762 Temp worker
I heped with the day to day up keep of all machines and building and grounds. I repair pump motor, repairing water lines, repair any eletrical probles that arose, 480, 277, 220 and 110. Replace any worn parts. Pneumatic systems, maintain air compressor, lines, equipment.
02/2017 to 08/2017 Johnson Control 8575 Largo Lake Dr. Largo, FL 33773 Layed off
I helped with the removal of all equipment, conveyor lines, tanks and any thing Johnson Controls needed. I help run new conduit pipe for mchines, light curtains, setting up new lines and pods or cells. I ran new plumbing for coolant, electrical, hydraulics and gearboxes. I all so helped with different hard ware. Helped set up air neededs for the machines.
09/2017 to 12/2017 GE/ITI 1907 Calumet St. Clearwater, FL 33765 layed off
I help maintain, rebuild, fabricated any parts needed for installing new equipment. I help with the repair and or rebuild pump, any pneumatic systems, over head cranes, PLC rebuild or replace. I did so cooling tower repairs, soldering, running new lines, help set up flow metters.