SAMUEL R. HOUGH
Charlotte, North Carolina 28278
OBJECTIVE I am interested in pursuing a career where I can advance within the company and continue to develop new skills. I am a hard worker who pays strict attention to details and am capable of handling multiple tasks while working under pressure to meet deadlines. I am a fast learner and work well with others, or individually, if needed. With my skills and experience, I would be an asset to any employer.
EXPERIENCE 02/2014 – Present Web-Don Inc. Charlotte, NC
I drive a Class A combination tractor trailer as well as a Class B flatbed truck and box truck throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee, delivering countertops, cabinets and slabs of granite to our customers. When in the warehouse, I operate a forklift to load trucks with merchandise for the next day’s deliveries, assist in unloading trucks with new inventory, and also handle walk-in customers with their orders.
12/2012 – 02/2014 City Graphics Charlotte, NC
Driver / Machine Operator
I was responsible for delivering all packages to the various companies we do business with. I also worked on the printing machines helping to produce customer orders.
02/2012 – 11/2012 Bennett Hall Company Charlotte, NC
Material Handler at SATO America
I was responsible for bringing the raw materials to machine operators, as well as assisting operators with packing, stacking, palletizing and shipping.
Material Handler at Source Technology
I worked for a printer distributing company. I would wire touch screen monitors used in kiosks, load security programs onto chips and install them in printers. I also assisted with building and/or tearing down and salvaging kiosks used in banks and other facilities, as well as packing and palletizing finished product.
05/2011 – 01/2012 MidState Spring Syracuse, NY
Shipping & Receiving Clerk
I was responsible for handling all aspects related to shipping and receiving. My duties included shipping all UPS and FedEx shipments, scheduling freight pick-ups, data entry, creating mailing labels, stock room inventory, and packing and pulling orders. I was also a certified forklift driver.
06/2008 – 02/2010 Beacon Medaes Rock Hill, SC
I worked for the second largest manufacturer of vacuum pumps used in hospitals worldwide. From reading engineer travelers, spec sheets, drawings and blue prints, I would assemble base high-pressure compressor tanks, mount and wire motors. I also wired and tested electrical panels as well as installed intake and exhaust piping. I tested VSD systems, performed troubleshooting, and inspected and prepared the units for shipment using various hand and air tools such as grinders, impact wrenches, torque wrenches, drills, tape measures, hydraulic pipe binders, multimeters, hydraulic pumps, overhead cranes, saws and forklifts to assemble and move the units.
08/2006 – 06/2008 Pelton & Crane Charlotte, NC
I worked as a cabinet assembler in a manufacturing setting, building, wiring, testing and inspecting dentist’s office cabinetry, working on five different production lines using engineer spec sheets, a variety of power hand tools, forklifts and pallet jacks to assemble the cabinets.
06/2004 – 08/2007 Self-Employed Charlotte, NC
I contracted with various companies to provide all cleaning services for their respective buildings. I supervised several employees to oversee that the contract requirements were completed.
06/2003 – 06/2004 Metrolina Dodge Charlotte, NC
I was responsible for delivering auto parts to various car dealerships and body shops throughout North and South Carolina. I also solicited new business for my employer as part of a sales position. I later worked inside the dealership handling counter sales for customers.
EDUCATION 1986 -1990 Parkwood High School Monroe, NC
Diploma in Math & Science
2010 – 2011 National Tractor Trailer School Liverpool, NY
Certification of Completion
2013 Charlotte Truck Driver Training School Charlotte, NC
Certification of Completion
MACHINERY Full knowledge and experience in operating standing and sitting forklifts, squeeze, reach and electric power jacks, together with miscellaneous shop tools such as drills, presses, saws and calipers, among others. I am also a certified forklift driver.
Class A North Carolina driver’s license.