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Mechanic Manager

Saskatoon, SK, Canada
January 07, 2020

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Career Highlights

Skilled journeyman millwright and heavy-duty mechanic with over 30 years of experience, mostly in the mining industry, both above- and underground. Recent experience also includes four years as a millwright for a large facility, maintaining heating and cooling equipment and hydraulic repair. Work Experience

Millwright 2013 to Present

Nutrien Potash Mine (formerly Agrium), Vanscoy, Saskatchewan Responsibilities:

• Repair of mechanical equipment on service, including large pumps, drags, screws and fans.

• Balancing fans is a particular specialty.

• Vibration analysis and oil analysis samples and repair.

• Aligning shafts with the Opta-smart alignment tool. Millwright 2009 to 2013

University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK


• Maintained and repaired large and small heating and cooling equipment, including fans, pumps, and gearboxes, as well as hydraulic troubleshooting and repair.

• Worked regularly with the public, including students, staff and professors, responding to issues with the facility.

• Solved service issues from start to finish: responding to calls, diagnosing issues, ordering parts and completing work.

• Worked on four to five projects at a time and responsible for the majority of the University of Saskatchewan’s on-campus buildings.

Mechanic/Supervisor/Planner 1997-2009

Agrium Potash Mine, Vanscoy, Saskatchewan


• Repaired large mining equipment, belt systems and mobile machinery

• Supervised a crew of 15 in a Union environment (in a support role)

• Lead hand portion of the role involved planning jobs from start to finish and directing staff, including: running the morning meeting, introducing work for the day, ensuring that staff had direction and the parts needed to complete their tasks.

Mechanic/Engine Rebuilder/Supervisor 1993-1997

Western Automotive Rebuilders, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Responsibilities:


706 Paton Way, Saskatoon, SK • Cell: 306-***-**** •

• Rebuilt automotive engines.

• Ran the Head Department for a year and a half.

Mechanic 1991-1993

A R Williams, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan


• Repaired Clarke Electric Equipment, including forklifts and pallet jacks.

• Completed service calls and shop repairs.

Mechanic 1986-1991

Redhead Equipment, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan


• Repaired John Deere Industrial Equipment, Champion Graders, Mack Trucks and other heavy-duty equipment.

• Completed off-site repairs and shop overhauls.


2000 – Journeyman Industrial Millwright, SIAST Kelsey Campus, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan -Challenged exam and received ticket.

1991 – Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic, SIAST Kelsey Campus, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 1984 – Fourth-year Plumber, SIAST Kelsey Campus, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 1981 – High School Diploma, Bruno Central High School Other Qualifications

2018 – International Council for Machinery Lubrication – Level 1 2011 – Category 1 Vibration Analysis Training, Mobius Institute 2000 to 2005 – Member of the Agrium Vanscoy Underground Rescue team 2000 – Underground Supervisor Certificate and Occupational Health Training 1998 – Crane Operator Certificate – up to 5 tonnes, Saskalta Safety Corp. Class 5 Saskatchewan Driver’s License

Proficient with Windows, SAP and Autocad


2004 to present – Captain and Team Manager of local Gemini hockey team 1993 to 1999 – Coached and managed Redwing Zone Hockey teams Enjoy rebuilding antique and classic cars and golfing. References

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