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Engineer Equipment Operator

Lakeport, California, 95453, United States
October 25, 2016

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Patrick Ritchie

Cell: 707-***-****



Seeking to obtain a Heavy Equipment Operator position where my skills, experience and knowledge can be effectively and fully utilized in the industry. I am goal driven, motivated, consistent, and hard working with a strong safety value.


National Certification on Backhoes, Bulldozer, Excavator, and Wheel Loader

Operational techniques, including preventative maintenance and safety procedures of heavy equipment

Grade reading, setting, and checking including transfer form hubs and cut/fill calculations

Hand, engineer’s and laser levels

Site layout and differential leveling. Utility and power source procedures

Blueprint reading, including grading plan, site plan, and plan/profile sheets

Knowledge of soils and relative compaction requirements. Excavation/construction math


Southwest Contractors 10/2014 – 04/2016

Welder’s Helper Fitter

Help welders with pipe fittings and perform general labor duties as needed.

Northshore Fire Protection District 05/2005 – 08/2014

Firefighter/EMT/First Responder

Assessed conditions and responded quickly to contain fires, assist victims, and ensure community safety. Inspected firefighting equipment and hydrants. Performing minor maintenance repairs. Assisted paramedics in providing first emergency response.

Cal Fire Fresno 05/2005 – 10/2010

Seasonal Wildland Firefighter

Fought fires, repaired equipment, assisted with general station housekeeping, and responded to emergency situations.


Heavy Equipment College of California 09/2016

NAHETS- North America Heavy Equipment Training Services

ADEPT- Adaptable Equipment Proficiency Testing: Backhoe, Wheel Loader, Excavator, & Bulldozer

NCCCO- National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (in progress)

Mendo College Associate of Science in Fire Science 2013

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