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Maintenance Equipment

Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
October 31, 2016

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Keith Wood

**** ******* ****. **********, ** ****3

*** – 353 - 0902



Perform cost-cutting modifications that improve safety and boost machine productivity. Troubleshoot systems accurately and repair breakdowns quickly to maintain operating efficiency.

Implement stand alone inventory/ tracking system.

Proven abilities in a wide range of technical skills, including: Blueprint reading


Sheet metal layout,


Air compressors

Boiler/ heating systems

Siemens / GE PLC Controllers

Mig, Arc, Gas Welding

3-phase electric motors

480V AC-24V DC

AC & DC drives

Bench/ portable testing equipment

Pump repair/rebuild


Perdue Agribusiness Chesapeake, Va 11/2013 to 9/27/2016 Responsible for maintenance and repair of all aspects of shipping equipment for international grain shipping enterprise. Senior mechanic and shop lead man. Equipment maintained includes: drag and belted conveyors, direct drive and falk drive systems, hydraulic and pneumatic control systems, winching systems and mobile load/unloading conveyors.

Proficient in laser alignment and precision tools

Conversant in Microsoft and Linux

Repair Tech LLC, Franklin, Va 07/2013 to


Responsible for all aspects of maintenance and repair of various industrial contracts. Metal fabrication, welding, and general pm maintenance. SPSA, Wheelabrator Techno. Inc, Portsmouth, Va 10/2007-6/2013 Maintenance Mechanic

Responsible for all aspects of troubleshooting and repair of a wide range of machines, including 4 800lbs steam boilers and associated pumps and cooling towers, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, rolling stock (ottowah yard dogs), fork lifts and various heavy equipment, conveyors and process equipment. Vertical and overhead cranes. Perform preventative maintenance and repairs to all plant machinery and some motorized equipment.

Perform patch work and fabrication welding on all equipment. Clerical duties as required.

Planned and implemented alterations to ensure safety, and to increase machine productivity.

Mid-Atlantic Autec, Freedom Carwash Inc. Virginia Beach, Va 1996-2008 Maintenance Mechanic

Performed maintenance and repair of semi-automated equipment, PLC-controlled rollover equipment, and handled all duties similar to those listed above under Freedom Carwash. U.S. Navy 12/1978-



Conducted a wide range of ship repairs in accord with OSHA and NAVOSH regulations. Performed welding, cutting, and grinding on materials such as carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and copper-nickel.

Repair, maintain and service hydraulic systems, gas and diesel engines (Lister, Detroit, Cummins), waste heat evaporators and boilers, diesels powered generators and associated pumps, valves and sub systems.

Handled the fabrication of equipment modifications to upgrade systems. EDUCATION

Alcorn County High School, Glen, MS

Successfully completed classes in schematic interpretation and basic electricity. Military Schools

Completed schooling includes: Air conditioning and refrigeration, hydraulic technician, quality assurance, aux. boiler repair, propulsion fuels and water distilling plants.

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