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Portland, OR
October 10, 2018

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Lawrence Thompson

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Saint Helens, OR, 97051


Laneco Inc., Portland, OR

Vehicle and Equipment Mechanic – Feb 2018 – Present Work in shop and in the field performing preventive maintenance, repairs, installations and modifications to a variety of equipment. The work is performed on automotive, light duty, heavy duty, tools and equipment used in Targeted Demolition, Saw Cutting, Civil Construction and Abatement. Performed D.O.T. inspections and kept units in compliance. Assisted with and made recommendations in the procurement and disposal of equipment and attended auctions for this purpose Observed and adhered to all safety regulations. Coast Pavement Services Inc., Tigard, OR

Equipment shop manager/mechanic, Aug 2012 – Feb 2018 Manage daily operations of equipment shop as well as working as the primary mechanic maintaining and repairing equipment used in paving, sweeping, sealcoating, striping and concrete work. Worked with vendors procuring parts as well as vending out some repairs. ensured compliance with D.O.T. and safety regulations . Inspected equipment at auctions and for sale and made recommendations regarding the procurement of “new” equipment. Assisted with disposal of retired equipment.


Automotive and Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Apr 1997 – Jun 2012

Communicate with customers in person, by phone and e-mail

Scheduled and performed maintenance and repairs on a wide range of automotive and heavy equipment such as police cars, light trucks, heavy trucks, snowplows, construction equipment, generator sets, agricultural and turf equipment and marine equipment.

Operate and inspect automotive and heavy equipment to diagnose defects.

Read and understand operating manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings.

Diagnosed and repaired various subsystems such as hydraulics, electrical, pneumatics and HVAC.

Operated cranes and lifts to assist with heavy repair work

Researched, ordered and maintained parts inventory.

Performed emissions testing

Welded, fabricated and modified parts as needed

Kept records and prepared thorough notes for each job

Maintained a clean and safe work environment

Often performed service calls and repairs in the field in all types of weather TOYOTA LOGISTICS SERVICES, Portland, OR

Body and paint shop helper/accessory installer, Oct 1988 – Apr 1997 NATIONAL CAR RENTAL SYSTEMS Inc., Portland OR Station Manager, Nov 1979 – Sep 1988 Lawrence Thompson


West Coast Training, Milwaukie, OR

Diploma in Heavy Equipment Operation

Mt Hood Community College, Gresham, OR

Completed coursework towards Welding

Portland Community College, Portland, OR

Solar Hot Water and Electric Installer

Portland Community College, Portland, OR

Completed coursework towards Diesel Service Technology Current Licenses & Certifications

Forklift License

Overhead Crane Certification

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