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Houston, Texas, United States
October 03, 2016

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Joseph Rowland

**** ********* **. ● Houston, TX *7083 ● 832-***-****


I am a driven team player who is willing to learn and has an ambition to succeed in any given environment. I am a confident and experienced Assembly Technician. I easily work with and get along well with others, while also working efficiently on my own.


2015 - Current Texas Stress, Inc. Houston, Texas

Shop Assistant/Field Tech

Work directly with Shop Manager to assist in any daily needs.

Repair heating consoles and pads.

Use of forklift to load/unload deliveries. Maintain inventory records.

Work in the field running pipe heating treatments.

Run errands and make deliveries as needed.

2014 - 2015 Childers, Inc. Houston, Texas

Structural Builder

Work directly with Lead on all projects. Assist in any daily needs.

Assist in constructing carports, walkway covers, canopies, and other special structures to the construction industry.

Assemble sheet metal components and equipment structural components.

Operate seated/standing forklift, scissor-lift, machine saw and other equipment necessary for construction work.

Dig holes for structural posts, mix cement and fill the holes. Clean up spills and level cement.

Position and seal structural components as directed.

Minimal soldering responsibility as needed.

Load and unload project materials. Frequently lift, carry and handle items up to 100 lbs.

Maintain a clean and safe work area.

2012 – 2014 Personal Entrepreneur Houston, Texas

1998 - 2011 GE Oil & Gas (formerly: Dresser Inc.) Houston, Texas

Senior Meter Assembly Technician

Assemble TQM Rotary Meters on the 8c, 11c and 15c line according to design drawing/blueprint.

Assemble TQM Rotary Meters on the 2m, 3m and 5m line according to design drawing/blueprint.

Assemble TQM Rotary Meters on the 7m, 8.8m, 11m, 16m and 23m line according to design drawing/blueprint.

Assemble the odometer units to the meters before prover test.

In charge of prover testing all sizes of meters after assembly. Also duplicate testing of meter with a Roots Model 5 prover when requested.

Responsible for ensuring that all meter assembly times are met between multiple work order cards.

Annually counted on to stay proficient and knowledgeable of National Measurement Institute for certification.

Leak tested all sizes of meter after assembly.

Available to work desired hours necessary for job intentions.

Daily use with mechanical tools and other assembly tools


1997 Hastings High School Graduate Houston, Texas

2002 TQI – Total Quality Improvement Houston, Texas

2009 Kaizan LEAN Manufacturing Houston, Texas


13+ years experience in the manufacturing industry. An understanding of the entire assembly process; from building to testing. Attentive to details of production and safe HSE manufacturing. Mechanically inclined with ability to read and interpret related instructions, blueprints, drawings, and sketches and lift desired weight in equipment. Knowledge of forklift operations.

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