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Sales Sheet Metal

St. Louis, MO
$20.00 + an hour
September 10, 2018

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James Alexander

*** ********* **. ***** ******* Mo. 63051 314-***-****

Value Offered - Hands-on individual who can quickly contribute to a project. Takes initiative and adapts to change in order to provide solutions. Has the ability to establish relationships, work on a team and achieve goals, resulting in a useable, cost-effective, reliable product or service meeting or exceeding customers’ expectations.

Desire to work in managerial position, Or Machinest, Or Fork lift operator

Specialty Machining & Welding, Inc., Kirkwood, Missouri 6/93 - 2015

Owner/Operator – Operated machine shop capable of supporting a variety of industries (commercial, industrial, etc.). Often requested to handle problems other shops could not manage. Offered custom solutions at substantially lower than new part prices. Also involved in design, development, and fabrication of numerous pieces of custom equipment (see attached powerpoint) for local manufacturing companies.

Designed, machined, assembled and tested system components.

Prepared quotes and pricing (recently transitioned to QuickBooks).

Self-taught in G-Code, FeatureCam, FeatureMill

Capable of operating the following machinery and equipment:

Manual mill & lathe

CNC mill & lathe

Hem-type saw


Welding abilities:





Forklift trained and Owner Of a Nissan Propane 3 tier

Tension Envelope, St. Louis, Missouri 1/89-5/93

Machininst – Responsible for machining and repair of envelope related machinery. Left due to company closure of the St. Louis branch.

Received numerous awards for implementing innovative solutions to recurring issues.

Designed and machined in parts to aid in production capabilities.

Responsible for secure shipment of equipment company to other divisions after closing of local divisions.

Snap-On Tools, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri 2/83-4/86

Independent Dealer – Responsible for conducting sales to industrial and commercial customers.

Established new customers while increasing sales.

Handled all business operations (payables, receivables, taxes, etc.).

EDUCATION Aviation Electronics Technician, U.S. Navy (E-5)

Knowledge of Excel & Word

Self-taught in G-Code, FeatureCam, FeatureMill

Requirements include:

Proficiency in operating CNC mill, lathe, manual vertical milling machine, and general shop equipment.

Experience in generating G-code from IGES files using CAD/CAM software.

Able to read and interpret machine shop & assembly drawings.

HAS an excellent overall mechanical aptitude and ability to assemble complex assemblies.

Possess an exceptional knowledge of shop procedures including feed rates, spindle speeds, application of lubricant/coolant, general hand and pneumatic tools.

Must be able to perform a variety of detailed operations in a safe, efficient manner with minimal supervision.

Electrical wiring experience, TIG welding, and sheet metal fabrication experience a plus.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:

-Operate a lathe, milling machine, drill press, surface grinder, band saw, and friction saw in the performance of repair and maintenance duties in the plant areas.

-Repair various equipment, such as pumps, gear reducers, centrifuges, and compressors.

-Inspect and repair mobile equipment, such as forklifts, aerial lifts, and small industrial cranes.

-Read and interpret blueprints as required for certain jobs.

-Utilize data from computer databases, such as the Computer Maintenance Management System, to assist in accomplishing job duties.

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