John R. Bowman
To obtain a Process Control Operator position where I can contribute the best of my skills and efforts for the growth and success of your organization.
ASSOCIATES IN BUSINESS MOUNT HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Gresham, Oregon 3.0 GPA
CERTIFICATE IN WELDING MOUNT HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Gresham, Oregon 3.5 GPA
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE GRESHMAN HIGH SCHOOL, GRESHMAN OREGON
Skills & Abilities
I am a qualified, responsible, and very experienced operator with comprehensive skills and knowledge of the equipment, machinery, and DCS control systems used in the day to day operating process. I have undertaken a wide range of relevant health and safety training for the job and always adheres to safe operating policies and procedures, including safe systems of work and risk assessments. I work with maximum efficiency and always pay particular attention to detail. I am well versed at spotting any faults the equipment or machinery might develop, taking corrective action, and reporting these issues. I have excellent problem solving skills and can communicate effectively where internal and external customers might be involved in the operations process. I can take and execute instructions well while working as a team, individually, and as a natural work group across many disciplines of craftspeople, managers, and engineers. I am certain to be a valuable contributing member of any team utilizing my 30 years plus experience. I am proficient in the keeping of records and logs relating to the maintenance and operational process requirements for any equipment, machinery, or duties and responsibilities under my own control.
SENIOR PROCESS CONTROLL OPERATOR ALCOA POINT COMFORT APRIL 20, 2003 TO JULY 28, 2016
Operate the DCS (Distributed Control System) for plants startup and shutdown operations in order to meet Company’s objectives and production targets.
Monitor and control all process parameter conditions such as flow rates, pressures, temperatures, levels, etc, through displays, graphics and trend logs.
Communicate with field operators for parameter adjustments in field.
Report to Shift Supervisors in case of parameter abnormalities and process deviations immediately.
Makes minor plant adjustments when necessary and reports any serious faults to the Supervisor with appropriate remedial actions, implements immediately the approved actions, procedures and standard emergency responses.
Takes immediate corrective actions to limit risk to personnel, plant equipment and production during emergency situations.
Monitor & Control the usage of raw materials, chemicals and other plant utilities effectively to an optimum level in safe manner.
Prepare & Assist in preparation of necessary plant - operational reports as requested by Production Supervisor or Team Leader.
Ensure the safe shutdown, isolation and blow down of relevant Section / plant during emergency situations.
Assist in studying the problem and issues arising in the operation and process to identify suitable remedial measures.
Identify and investigate the faults and inform the concerned departments, for remedial action.
Adhere to Company’s HSE policy, standards and approved operating procedures while performing the duties / tasks.
Perform other related duties as assigned by Supervisor such as taking part in training / developing new recruits / implementing orientation programs, preparing necessary reports, plant shutdown and startup procedures, etc.
Crew leader of 5 employees, monitoring the progress and assisting as needed to maintain all quadrants while keeping production flowing.
PROCESS CONTROL OPERATOR REYNOLDS METALS, TROUTDALE OREGON MARCH 09, 1978 TO DECEMBER 31, 2002
Coordinate daily in house production requirements to fulfill customer orders in a timely and accurate manner.
Actively participate in production and customer forecasted requirements.
Coordinated administrative and operational activities: Overhead crane, mobile equipment, and assembly line needs.
Completed 24 years injury free by strictly adhering to company safety protocols and procedures.
Language Skills and Endorsements
Proficient in English: Written, Spoken, and Read
Holder of Valid Class C Driver’s License
Control Room Board Operator Training Completed
Train the Trainer (Victoria College)
References available upon request