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Maintenance Mechanical

San Diego, California, United States
$20-35 per hour
August 10, 2018

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Leo Elderkin

San Diego, CA


Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Maintenance Electrician

Argo Products Company - St. Louis, MO

July 2004 to June 2018

14 years experience with the same employer advancing from mid-level Maintenance Electrician to senior-level maintenance Electrician. I performed all maintenance jobs in the electrical, electronic, electromechanical, mechanical and robotics categories as a multi-skill technician. Maintenance Electrician

Midwest Nonwovens - Cahokia, IL

December 2003 to June 2004

Multi-craft maintenance duties maintaining and repairing a fiber carding process assembly line in the manufacture of mattress batting for brand name customers such as Sealy Posturepedic. Heavy emphasis of rapid diagnosis and avoidance of line pause by locating and localizing faulty sub-process machinery to make assessments to pause and idle then affect rapid solution repairs or cut the batch at the fault and abort batching until more complex repairs were done. Good knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, VFDs, PLCs, gearboxes, metering pumps and sensors was essential.

Maintenance Electrician

Kennedy Valve Company - Elmira, NY

September 1997 to September 2003

Maintenance and repair of foundry and machine shop processes and CNCs in a heavy industrial setting. Performed as a multi-craft maintenance man due to the close integration of electromechanical, electropneumatic and electrohydraulic manufacturing systems. Knowledge of robotics, PLCs and VFDs were essential to mitigate maintenance downtime to less than 10% overall.

Railcar SystemsTester

Adtranz (a Daimler-Chrysler Company) - Elmira Heights, NY July 1995 to September 1997

Quality assurance validation of municipal passenger railcar and light-railcar control and comfort systems for DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit), SEPTA (South East Pennsylvania Transit Authority), MBTA

(Boston's Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority).

Static and dynamic testing of each individual system in front of a third-party customer witness contractor and then a dynamic track test of the married pair consists on a test track. Knowledge of digital control systems, wayside communications systems, catenary and third rail systems, inverter systems, propulsion motor systems and automatic door systems was essential for timely completion of test procedures and minor software and hardware adjustments. Education

Associates in Electromechanical Systems Service

State University Of New York at Alfred College of Technology - Alfred, NY August 1993 to May 1995


PLC programming and diagnostics, Hydraulics, Industrial Maintenance, Troubleshooting, CNC repair, Electronics, Robotics, Mechanical repair, Test equipment, Pneumatics, Electrical Maintenance, PLC, Pneumatic, CNC

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