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San Antonio, New Mexico, 87832, United States
70,000 annually
August 17, 2018

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Duane Soult

*** * ******, ****** ** *****909-***-**** –

Career Summary

Skilled mechanic. Having 35 years’ experience in automotive, heavy equipment repairs, and oil industry equipment. From building to troubleshooting problems in new products. Dealt directly with in-house engineers and end customers. Uses my years of experience to serve customer needs with regards to performance of all vehicles and equipment for maximum profitability for all parties. Utilizing all available resources with my knowledge and experience while benefiting from future learning opportunities. Making sure the customer knows he comes first.


Mechanic Assembler

National Oil Well of Varco, Orange, CA

1/2008 – 9/2009

3-month layoff

Called back 1/2010 – 8/2016

Laid off due to price of oil and moving production to Texas and Mexicali facilities.

Assembly and instillation of drill ship top drives, pipe racking systems and pipe handlers and automated rough necks.

Gained skills in reading electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical prints, and the successful completion of complex assembly of new products. Performing (FAT) Factory Acceptance Tests. with witnessing agency and end customers before shipping of customers’ orders.

Maintaining all traceability document for all critical load path parts as required by customer configuration order.

Maintenance Mechanic

4-Con Engineering, Riverside, CA

May 2006 – November 2007

Diagnosed and repaired all mechanical, electrical, & Hydraulic systems on company and employee vehicles, including backhoes, skip loaders/front end loaders, compressors, generators, concrete and quick saws.

Welded and fabricated parts and equipment required for all jobs.

Ordered necessary parts and materials while also maintaining stockroom supplies

Drill Rig Operator and Drill Rig Mechanic

2R Drilling Co., Chino, CA

September 1998 - August 2005

Responsible for all aspects of drill rig operation and drill rig team.

Maintained and repaired drill rigs, mud pumps, and all other company vehicles.

Maintained and repaired electrical & hydraulic systems, drill power plant systems, gear boxes and truck drive trains.

Auto Mechanic

Bill's Auto Repair, Ontario, CA

January 1990 - September 1998

General mechanic duties; diagnostics, brakes, clutches, engine overhaul & repair, hydraulic systems repair and A/C installation & repair.

Ordered all necessary parts, wrote estimates and invoices for clients.


Amazing Steel Welding & Fabrication, Ontario, CA

July 1987 - January 1990

Change-out of Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) delivery trucks including all mechanical work required for change-out.

Installed PTO boxes and cables.

Rebuilt LPG pumps and hydro-tested LPG tanks.

Installed all lights and necessary electrical equipment.


Lutheran High School, La Verne, CA

High School June 1986


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