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Manager Service

Albion, New York, 14411, United States
October 29, 2016

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Charles Gauvreau

Middleport, NY




Wilson Boat Works – Sales and Service

Complete marine service and repair

Supervisor – Managed service and repair contracts and all administrative requirements

Sales – Dealership with Venture Trailers and Sytex Electronics – Parts and accessory dealer with Sierra, Morgan, Jasper, Interlux and Pettit paint products

Service Manager – Mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, fiberglass, paint and wood restoration

Insurance Estimator – Estimated and wrote quotes to complete required services

Training Manager – Implemented training on safety, OSHA requirements and equipment operation

Coordinator – Wrote proposals for required work permits with the Army Corp of Engineers and NY State Environmental agencies – Involved with Lake Ontario small harbor dredging


Furniture Repair Center

Established a business with furniture manufacturers to conduct warranty services for their products

Developed accounts with Action Lane, Bassett, Flexsteel, Rowe, Berkline, Stratolounger, Catnapper, Jackson and Lazyboy

Business to Business – Dealer and retailer contracts to take care of service needs

Manager – In charge of all scheduling and dispersion of required work loads and employees

US Army full time Military Technician

Duty to perform engine rebuilds on both diesel and gas, transmission rebuilds on automatic and manual – small component rebuild and testing –

Rebuild and test – Injection pumps, injectors, carburetors and electrical components, to include starters, alternators, generators and regulators

Hydraulic components – pumps, rams and controls

Gear boxes – rear ends, transfer boxes and reduction boxes

Maintenance on heavy brakes, suspensions and steering

Recovery – operated 10 ton and 5 ton wrecker for vehicle recovery

Supply and Logistics – responsible for parts ordering, stock management and shipping and receiving

US Army Nation Guard

Rank E-6 Staff Sgt

Motor Sgt – responsible for all maintenance of 250 pieces of equipment – Ensured all operators had required equipment and training to perform preventive maintenance and safety checks

Supervisor – team of 15 mechanics and support to perform required repairs and yearly service inspections

Administrative and Logistics – ensure all monthly reports and scheduling are completed – Ensure readiness of all equipment

Develop and Implement equipment readiness plan to convoy and ship all equipment to target zones

Wasiks Equipment

Duties performed - Equipment building and repair – built stone/cone crusher and shaker with conveyor – Rebuilt final drive on a Cat dozer – Built 80’ x 80’ steel building for storage and a couple of hydraulic cranes


Diesel Technology Adult Education

GM Training Center – automatic transmissions, computer command control systems, system rebuild carburetors and throttle body, diesel systems and technology

Heavy Equipment Operator School – dozer, backhoe, loader, pan, grader and crane – cable and hydraulic –

Vehicle recovery using 5 to 10 ton wreckers

Non-Commission Officer School to include required college sub courses

CDL Training – Class 1 with hazmat, doubles and equipment loads (drop neck)

Merchant Marine Captain course – 100 ton

HVAC systems theory

Sales Training theory and practice of closing

Electrical – theory and testing AC and DC component testing and schematic reading


Strong communication skills and ability to develop relations between parties

Trainer – ability to present new ideas and present to groups of people –

Sales – both retail and service

Knowledge of construction and materials – can decipher blue prints and call

outs, etc…

Welding and fabrication, sheet metal and use of brakes, shear and rollers

Mechanical, hydraulic and electrical theory and repair

Fiberglass, epoxies, gel coat, paints and finishes


3 years Commodore of Island Yacht Club – Doubled membership and increased profit by 100%


Army Achievement Metal and 3 Commendations Awards


Past Commodore of Island Yacht Club

Vice Admiral of Blue Gavel Organization

Member of LaSalle Yacht Club

Cub Scout Leader for 5 years

I have been involved in fundraising and sat of planning boards

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