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Water Treatment Maintenance

Tampa, FL
October 13, 2018

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Richard D. Woodward

**** ****** ***

Zephyrhills, Florida 33542

c. 727-***-****


Driven and experienced supervisor with extensive electronics experience in multiple industries both in the civilian and military sectors.


Associates of Applied Science Degree, Computer and Electronics Engineering Technology, ITT Technical Institute, Omaha, Nebraska

Certificate, United States Air Force F-16 Avionics Systems School, Sheppard AFB, Texas Certificate, United States Air Force Basic Electronics School, Lackland AFB, Texas Related Experience:

Ride and Show Controls Technician, Universal Orlando Resort, Orlando, Florida January 2018 – Present

Performs daily, weekly, monthly, semi-annual and annual inspections and preventative maintenance on Ride and Show control systems. Inspections include testing, verification and/or calibration of applicable control systems.

- Identifies system deficiencies and recommending immediate and long-term corrective action to decrease maintenance costs and decrease down times of ride vehicles. This involves researching defective mechanically-controlled items/parts, instructional information to complete the repair process when needed, referring to technical manuals, technical library, and the CMMS system while utilizing a systematic approach.

- Reads and interprets electrical and mechanical schematics, blueprints and technical documentation.

- Maintains PLC controllers and/or variable speed motors.

- Troubleshoots Electrical Control Systems and understands sensor technology. Possessing the knowledge of testing equipment and having the ability to operate digital/analog circuitry, volt/amp meter, and chart recorder up to 480v.

Traffic Instrumentation and Control Technician, Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners, Tampa, Florida

August 2016 – January 2018

Troubleshoots, installs, maintains, modifies, calibrates, inspects, and repairs instrumentation process control systems, motor starters, controls and variable frequency drives

- Designs, constructs, assembles and rearranges circuits and performs other modifications to operation and test equipment, exhibits and other devices

- Operates electronic controlling, measuring, recording, transmitting, testing and diagnostic equipment in a industrial operations setting

- Performs complex installation, modification, fabrication, repair and maintenance of electronic and/or electrical equipment used in industrial / plant / operations setting in accordance with ISA and/or the National Electric Code (NEC)

- Performs advanced analysis and interpretation of test data and may edit PLC programs using specified software

- Controls industrial processes using electronic software and applications such as scientific and analytic computer software, calculators, voltage and current meters, electronic probes, process multi-meters and specialized calibration equipment

- Interprets and ensures compliance with established codes, calculates data necessary for wiring systems, and requisitions supplies and materials needed to complete projects and assignments

- Occasionaly direct and/or oversee the work of lower level technicians and fellow technical maintenance employees and train lower level technicians and staff in all phases of a variety of electronic instrumentation, equipment, and control systems.

- Occasionaly serve as the lead employee as directed on project teams assigned to a given assignment.

- Prepares work schedules and coordinates maintenance schedule with operations as well as prepare technical reports of electronic operational issues.

- Provides written documentation and reports for compliance inspections.

- Performs other duties as designated.

Systems Maintenance, Operations Lead, Hillsborough County Aviation Authority, Tampa, Florida

June 2015 – August 2016

Supervised the activities of skilled and unskilled trades and maintenance personnel engaged in the construction, repair and maintenance of buildings, grounds, or roadways, and related systems and equipment by planning, scheduling, assigning and reviewing work, providing training and counseling, and evaluating performance.

- Monitored, prioritized, participated in inspects and work activities to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, codes, standards, regulations, operating instructions and safety standards and to ensure operational efficiency and a safe working environment.

- Planned job layouts, estimatedmaterials, determined equipment and tools, and made drawings or sketches as necessary for maintenance personnel to properly perform work assignments.

- Determined schedules and oversaw preventive maintenance activities to increase operational effectiveness and extend the life cycle of assets.

- Answered questions and provided information related to work assignments including resolving problems, handling complaints and providing technical expertise in area of assignment. Prepared and maintained manual and computerized reports, records and logs related to the work performed and materials, equipment and supplies used to provide an audit trail of activities. Automated Devices Mechanic, Hillsborough County Aviation Authority, Tampa, Florida, April 2015 – June 2015

- Inspected and maintained automated devices such as: baggage conveyers, airplane passenger loading bridges (jet ways), compactors, doors, emergency alarm systems, fire extinguishers, security gates, electric vehicles, emergency lights, and other devices and equipment.

- Troubleshot, repaired, and replaced device parts such as: saginaw screw assemblies, hydraulic power packs, electric motors and controls, relays, contact points, electronic components, photocells, motion detectors, automatic leveling devices, emergency generator batteries, and other related equipment.

- Modified automated devices to improve operations.

- Maintained maintenance records, including dates of inspections, repairs, and parts replacement. Industrial Instrumentation and Control Systems Technician, Hillsborough County Public Utilities,

Tampa, Florida, November 2014 – April 2014

– Performed corrective and preventative maintenance tasks at 3 waste water treatments plants, 2 water treatment plants, and approximately 500 pump station and lift station sites throughout the Northwest Hillsborough County area.

– Utilized technical manuals and schematic prints and drawings to perform corrective and modification/upgrade work to plant electronics and control systems. Plant Electronics Supervisor, Hillsborough County Public Utilities, Tampa, Florida November 2012 – November 2014

– Managed a team of 8 independent instrumentation and control technicians that support 3 waste water treatment plants, 2 water treatment plants, and approximately 500 lift and pump station sites throughout the South and Central operations area.

– Wrote reviews and actively handled all performance management and discipline administration duties.

– Handled all inventory management for 8 technician vehicles and associated support areas in support of ongoing maintenance activities.

– Received, assigned, and monitored all preventative and corrective maintenance activities using a centralized asset management system.

– Recommended to executive management items that need to be either added or replaced in inventory to periodic budgetary reviews for approaching budget cycles.

– Assigned as an Inventory custodian and manager for an inventory consisting of several hundred of thousands of dollars in specialty equipment, tools, and vehicles. Electronics Technician I, Pasco County Public Utilities, New Port Richey, Florida January 2012 to November 2012

– Performed corrective and preventative maintenance tasks at 5 waste water treatments plants, 2 water treatment plants, and approximately 300 pump station and lift station sites throughout the entire Pasco County area.

– While still in my probationary period, I was tapped to lead a project to upgrade all of our major facilities surge protection equipment to help prevent future damage to sensitive and critical electronics equipment.

– Tapped to lead a project that would upgrade the surveillance and access control system at all of Pasco Counties major treatment facilities to a single standard and ensure compliance with Homeland Security regulations and directives.

Electronics Technician, City of Council Bluffs, Iowa Public Works, Council Bluffs, Iowa July 2006 to November 2011

– Was responsible for corrective and preventative maintenance for approximately 100 signalized intersections, automated school crosswalks, and other items as assigned by the Traffic Superintendent.

– Single handedly led a project to outfit all of the City's major intersections with GPS preemption equipment to allow for safe transit of the City's fire and rescue equipment thus improving fire equipment response at critical times and allowing for rescue unit response times to to be reduced and allowing for rescue units to get patients to care centers at a faster rate to help better improve city safety care delivery.

– Tapped to lead a project that led to 65 of the City's intersections being outfitted with fiber optic equipment via a Iowa Department of Transportation project for a state wide network. Either assisted in or directly performed equipment programming and setup to allow for a smooth and effective project outcome.

– Was the “go to” technician for any vehicle camera detection issues. Adept at troubleshooting and programming camera units to allow for effective and efficient intersection operation throughout the City.

Related Skills:

Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office software. Also experience using audio and lighting control consoles. I have current Department of Homeland Security ICS-100, ICS-200, and ICS-700 certifications for Emergency Management. Current FCC Technician class HAM radio license KM4BBG, expires 05/08/2024. Current IMSA Traffic Signal Field Technician Level II, Certification number BE_86984, expires 03/15/2020.


Scott Carlson – Intelight Corporation – 1-510-***-**** – Mark Franz – City of Council Bluffs – 1-712-***-**** - Doug Ripley – Traffic Control Corporation – 1-515-***-**** -

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