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Chemical/Industrial environment

Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
October 20, 2016

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Derek Bletz

*** ******** ****** *.*. Box*** Belcher, LA 71004


Skill Summary

Industrial fabrication, Warehouse and Inventory Systems (SAP R3), Oilfield and Chemical Transfer, Computer Skills(Microsoft), Carpentry & Construction (12 years exp.), Metal Fabrication.


Interpersonal skills; Exceptional listener and communicator, experienced team leader and builder. Work independently or within a team environment. Familiarity with tools and various machines. Proven capability to follow work instructions and technical processes. Strong mechanical and troubleshooting skills. Utilization of skill bases and experience to suggest process and safety improvements.


CNC Operator/Warehouse Worker: Gordon Inc. Bossier City 8/2014-12/2015. Daily job planning and use of computer programs to design systems using CNC Saws, Shears, Presses and metal rollers. Daily job completion reports and review meetings with team leaders. Oversee and instruct three workers in Data Grid Center. Received employee of the month February 2015 for leadership and completion on Data Grid System for the World Trade Center.

Rig Swabbing Hand: Wolf Petroleum Services Dixon, ND 06/2013-2/2014 Basic swabbing and operation of rig, monitoring and controlling valves, continual flow process. Proper operation of wellhead to attach rig in an OSHA regulated manner. Assembly of pipes, valves and transfer of overflow of oil to tanks. Knowledge of process related chemicals. Upkeep of all tools and PPE equipment. Responsible for daily safety report.

Crew Leader/Metal Fabricator: Sabre Industries/Cellexions, Bossier City, LA 04/2012 to 05/2013 Fabrication of ATT/Verizon cell phone tower operations and logistics buildings. Daily job planning, use of Traveler to follow specific and individual schematics for each building. Assembled floors, walls and roofs of building with proper pans; bent, rolled and sheared previously to size. With use of carpentry skills customized pans with grinders, plazma torches and welder. Utilization of overhead crane to maneuver each section.

Carpenter: RC Trim Works, Bossier City, LA 1/2011- 2/2013: Advanced carpentry and installation of trim; base, crown, windows, doors, floors, stairs, porches and tile. Worked independently and on a team to complete jobs. Acted as job foreman on many jobs and ran a crew of 2-5 carpenters.

Inventory Management Specialist: New York State Assembly Albany, NY 2/2005-1/2011. Responsible for receiving, distribution, returns and inventory of all NYS Assembly purchases. Utilized inventory management system to inventory, track, and distribute requisitions. Traveled around NYS as required to audit against data base entries. Daily interaction with Assembly staff, Legislators, Senators and immediate supervisor. Assembled items received and delivered to requisitioned. Filed all paperwork, transfers, and disposals. Prioritized work based on needs, availability of customers and areas.

Foreman: Foiltec Inc. Albany, N.Y. (Corporate Office in Germany) ~ 10/2003-12/2004. Fabrication and installation of polyfoil roofing. Utilized man lift, fork truck, construction lull. Followed strict OSHA safety requirements due to heights of work. Read plans and schematics to ensure steel workers properly placed prefabricated girders and beams. Supervised team of 3, direct reports ensuring Safety, Quality and Production time tables were achieved and or exceeded. Audited timesheets for team members.


Associates Degree in Applied Sciences Presidents List, 4.0 GPA, Phi Beta Kappa

Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, New York


Fork-Truck and JLG(Man-Lift) Certified, Certified Crane Operator OSHA-12 Certified

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