Leesville, LA *****
JAMES B. JINKS JR
To obtain a position in the Management Field that will enable the use of vast work experience for the betterment of an organization.
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Over forty years of maintenance/construction work for both the military and civilian sector
Caring leader who enforces highest standard of personal and professional conduct
Fourteen years’ experience in working with the contractor verification system to provide contractors with common access cards
Active government secret clearance
RANGE MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR, US ARMY FT POLK, LA 2007 TO 2018
Served as Range Maintenance Supervisor directing 60 personnel in day to day operations concerning the Maintenance and up keep of the Ft Polk Range Complex.
CONTRACTING OFFICER TECHNICAL REPRESENTATIVE 2003-2007
Worked as Contracting officer Representative to provide contract administration and oversight of the installation Range Operations, Range Maintenance, and Reserve Components. Reviewed contractors quality assurance plans. Was responsible for the development, implementation, and execution of internal plans, policies, and procedures to accomplish Government Quality surveillance plan. Planned and established priorities for attainment of goals, objectives, and work accomplished. Reviewed and established oversight to monitor contractor performance. Certified contractor priorities for payment. Determined the acceptability /non acceptability of performance depending on the type of service contract... Provided advice to the KO involving the proper sampling techniques i.e. The American Society For Quality Control Standards and Procedures. Provided guidance in all aspects and phases of quality assurance involving various typed of contracts. Independently managed the work load of 56 contract personnel. Assisted the Chief Training Division in performance of duties to ensure a safe and effective operation. Exercised a comprehensive knowledge of Ranges, Training Areas and Reserve Component safety, risk management, scheduling, and maintenance requirement to coordinate and de-conflict various training and live fire events on a daily basis. Planned and directed Range Maintenance/operations to include the following: Interprets regulations and directives, formulates, directs, and implements command policy; plans, organizes, directs, coordinates and controls the branch operations to accomplish functions and objectives of the Garrison training support mission. Worked directly with requesters to analyze needs and consultation concerning planning and developing support products.
GENERAL MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR-RANGE DIVISION 1996-2003 G3/DPTMS FT POLK, LA
Served as Technical and administrative supervisor over assigned shift within the section exercising full supervisory responsibility over the shift work operations. Planned weekly/monthly work schedules and sequence of operations for subordinates. Established deadlines/priorities, selected workers, assigned tasks. Explained work requirements, methods, and procedures, instructed subordinates in new procedures, and provided advice/solutions. Reviewed work in progress or on completion. Investigated work related problems. Determined the type of equipment, supplies and maintenance required. Developed performance standards, counseled employees on performance, made formal/informal performance appraisals. Interviewed candidates for vacancies, and selected the most qualified candidate. Counseled employees on problems and adjusted informal complaints. Initiated proposals
TARGET SYSTEM MECHANIC 1986-1996
Trouble shot gas powered moving target carriers to determine the malfunction of engine, electrical, system and drive train. Repaired defective parts or system. Disassembled and rebuilt engines, carburetors, starters, alternators, clutches, drive shafts, universal joints, chain and drive sprockets. Aligned, meshed and connected, repaired units to related mechanisms. Installed fuel, oil filters, installed electrical systems to repaired units, and made adjustments to drive train and clutches. Performed automotive repair work to include repair, rebuild moving target carrier frames by welding and manufacturing new parts, installed and tested moving target carrier electronic control systems. Performed welding using electric, Acetylene and Argon welding equipment. Performed cutting, brazing, bead and tack welding procedures. Loaded moving target carriers on trailer transported unloaded and installed on track. Performed pre run inspection and test ran moving target carriers, installed and checked target mechanisms, miles fire back devices, batteries, hostile fire simulators, and other simulator devices on vehicles.
MAINTENANCE WORKER 1975-1986
G3/DPTMS Range Division, Ft Polk, LA
Fabricated and installed various range targets IAW drawings and specifications. Constructed items from wood IAW specifications. Constructed realistic three dimensional vehicle targets. Repaired targets and other structures by removing damaged sections and installing patches. Set up power saws, aligned cutting tables, drill presses, etc. for various cutting, shaping and drilling. Measured and cut materials according to blue prints and other specifications. Fit nailed or glued pieces IAW blueprints. Repaired wooden frames and metal buildings and painted the items repaired. Replaced broken or damaged hardware. Planed, laid out and measured materials IAW with requirements. Fabricated framing templates for the plywood targets in order to expiate the fabrication of the targets. Operated computerized ranges. Set climatic controls, activated computer, wrote and programmed training scenarios in the computer IAW the training requirements for individual ranges. Performed preventative maintenance on target devices. Painted targets, markers, and structures by brushing, rolling and spraying. Cut brush, tree limbs, trees and grass to clear line of sight utilizing mowing machines, tractors with bush hogs, and other tools and equipment.
J.B. Jinks and Sons General Contractors : 1972-1975
Constructed building foundations by setting forms, installing steel reinforcement bars and wire for the concrete foundation. Constructed the buildings by framing the walls with 2x4 studs on 16 inch centers. Installed the ceiling joist and rafters on 24 inch centers. Installed the plywood decking and shingles. Installed various types of plumbing and fixtures. Installed the electrical wiring and fixtures. Painted or stained the wood work. All work was performed to building codes, blueprint, or to customer requirement.
ANACOCO HIGH SCHOOL-HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
SUPERVISOR ALCOHOL/DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION-Department of the Army
IRETS PORTABLE TARGET SYSTEM MAINTENANCE-Sperry Corp.
ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE OF ATTS TARGET SYSTEM-Detroit Bullet Trap Corp.
FEDERAL EMPLOYEES COMPENSATION ACT COURSE-Department of the Army
RETS IDS/IGS MAINTENANCE COURSE-Unisys Corp.
TARGET SIMULATOR DEVICE SYSTEM TRAINING AND MAINTENANCE-ATA Defense Industries, INC
DIRECT SUPPORT/GENERAL SUPPORT MAINT.AMTC SYSTEM-Unisys Corp.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Quality Control Certified.