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Power Plant Customer Service

Almont, Michigan, United States
December 12, 2018

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EDWARD SPICUZZA 810-***-**** 7100 Webster Rd., Almont, MI 48003

Summary Mechanical maintenance technician with more than 40 years experience of "spinning a wrench," acclimating within a variety of shop environments, build and on location. Demonstrating the ability to complete tasks accurately despite interruptions and competing demands. Self-motivated and dependable while achieving high performance with minimal supervision. Skills Proficiency in mechanical understanding

Quick learner

Excellent communication

Reports generation and analysis

Time management skills

Training and development

Positive learning process



Experience Owner - Producer 04/2016 - Current

Video Marketing Solutions LLC Almont, MI

I own and run Video Marketing Solutions LLC. Specializing in small business internet commercials, I own and run all my production equipment, personally working with all clients, from the beginnings of creating their storyboard to: Filming, staging, drone shooting, lighting, audio recording and musical underscore, photography, graphic design, right up to the final product, an approved edit within a completed production.

Successfully led key projects which resulted in very satisfied clients. Provided onsite filming and directing.

Organized crew, actors, and extras on location.

Delivered an exceptional level of service to each customer by listening to concerns and answering questions.

Field Service Technician - Large diesel engines 11/2015 - 11/2017 Peaker Services Inc. Brighton, MI

Responsible for annual inspections, routine maintenance, troubleshooting, diagnosis, recommendations, repairs, rebuilding, and overhauling... Specializing in EMD 2-stroke diesel engines, turbos, cooling various pumps; Fuel, cooling, oil, various sizes and styles... A/C motor drives and couplers, belt drive systems

Hand tools, multi-meter, special machines, welding, arc and mig, cutting, torches, as needed or required

Performed service visits on an annual basis and completed preventative maintenance on all systems.

Educated customers on the proper methods for operating the equipment after it had been installed.

Provided outstanding customer service on each field visit according to DTE's power plant generators, various ships, and locomotive engine (CBX) guidelines. Communicated with all partners including vendors, upper management and co-workers. Trained and mentored newly hired employees so that they better understood the mechanics of EMD engines and safety procedures.

Ensured that work reports were completed for each field visit. E


Operated hand tools and power equipment with extreme care according to corporate safety procedures.

Explained and recommended service options to customers and explained the costs involved. Worked closely with clients for the duration of projects. Provided customers with advice on proper procedures and preventative maintenance. Managed onsite testing for customers as required by the project's specifications. Analyzed project requirements to find bugs and eliminate issues within a timely manner. Recommended key updates to engine room based on inspections and application of technical knowledge.

Prepared and presented technical proposals for clients. Conveyorman, Utility Maintenance, QMED - Coast Guard 06/1994 - 11/2015 United Steel Workers Of America Local 5000 Middleburg Heights Cuyahoga, OH Union, Local 5000, represented all unlicensed maritime personnel sailing on the Great Lakes. Companies I sailed for, Oglebay Norton, Lower Lakes, U.S. Steel, and Central Marine. Engine room power plants, diesel and steam; Responsible for the entire plant maintenance, repairs, logging information, and ballasting system, often times working with an engineer, duties outside the engine room - repair and maintenance to include but not limited to; Housing, winches, galley, fueling, potable water, plumbing, painting...

Welding, arc and mig, cutting, torches, as needed or required Conveyor system; Maintained while in operation and underway (Shut down) belts, greased rollers, lubed bearings of all kinds, slack pulley system on loop belts, hydraulic and pneumatic rams and cylinders, gearboxes, oil & filter changes, self-unloading boom system... Responsible for the safe operation of the complete discharge and unloading of ship's cargo; Making recorded written rounds on running equipment, temperatures and pressures. Inspected fire and safety shutdown systems for unloading system, boom, loop, and tunnel area Tested and serviced safety shutdown systems, ensuring that they functioned correctly. Provided engine room training to new engineers and cadets. Education and


High School Diploma 1982

Our Lady of the Lakes Waterford, MI

MST - Motorcycle Service Technology

Washtenaw Community College Ann Arbor, MI

MST - Motorcycle Service Technology, the complete study of motorcycle; Engine repair, troubleshooting, diagnosis-mechanical & electrical, engine and transmission rebuilding, wheels & tires, dyno testing, fuel injection and carburetor tuning, powder coating Major in MST

3.9 GPA

Marine Engineering

Great Lakes Maritime Acadmey Traverse City, MI

Proper engine room procedures, diesel and steam plant operations, valves, pumps, welding, fire & rescue, safety procedures, various maritime courses Welding

Oakland Communtiy College Auburn Hills, MI

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