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Plant Manager Maintenance

Salem, OR
September 13, 2019

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Keith E. Weddle Jr.

Salem, Oregon

Cell: 503-***-****



10+ years’ experience as Maintenance Mechanic and Millwright

10+ years’ Stick/MIG fabrication and welding

Diesel truck/trailer maintenance and repair

Exceptional mechanical ability

Excel at maintenance, troubleshooting and repair

Operate forklifts, cranes and lifts

Training in operation of NEXTECH CNC Machinery

Physically fit - ability to work long shifts

4+ year’s safety committee member

Work independently to identify and prioritize tasks

Follow verbal instructions quickly and accurately

Well organized with ability to work independently

Reliable and on time employee


West Salem Machinery/Gerlinger Carrier Co.,/RAM Steelco:

Promoted from fabricator to Plant Maintenance Mechanic within first year of employment

Verbally praised by previous Plant Manager as outstanding Plant Maintenance Mechanic

Improved work environment and corrected safety issues by fabricating parts used to mount various equipment

Consistently met budget constraints during economic recession

Repaired factory faulty hydraulics on plate roller purchased from Space X


Created maintenance and repair list, prioritizing tasks based on safety and plant requirements

Up to 460 VAC: installed and repaired motors, panels, drives for mills, lathes and other plant equipment

Forklifts - 4,000# to 40,000#: Operated, maintained and repaired

Cranes up to 10 ton: maintained and repaired; operated cranes to install 2 ton to 4 ton freestanding structures

Machine Shop Equipment (mills, lathes, presses, shears, etc.): maintained and repaired

Maintained and repaired diesel truck/trailers

Fabricated parts/pieces to mount equipment and perform a variety of repairs for large plant

Trained crew in scissor lift operation

Fabricated and wired operators cabs for carriers

Identified and completed specialty projects as required

Fabricated cell phone towers and associated parts, rated to M.P. & U.T. standards

Maintained and repaired Maraschino Cherry processing equipment including pasteurizers, conveyors, shakers

Modified components as required for installation

Installed new tanks including fabrication of tank stands, plumbing


Production (Temp) People Ready, Salem OR 07/2018-Present

General Labor (Temp) Gliss, Salem OR 01/2017-Present

Maintenance Mechanic Taylor Metals, Salem OR 11/2017-01/2018

General Labor (Temp) Personnel Source, Salem OR 03/2016-12/2016

Maintenance Mechanic West Salem Machinery, Salem OR 11/2007-02/2016

Fabricator/Welder Steelhead Inc., Salem OR 03/2006-07/2007

Maintenance Mechanic Bell Farms, Salem OR 11/2003-05/2005

Maintenance Mechanic Funtastic Carnivals, Salem OR 07/2000-09/2002

Maintenance Mechanic Oregon Cherry Growers, Salem OR 07/1998-10/1998


Meet M.P. & U.T. Testing Standards

Current or Past Certification to Operate Cranes, Fork Lift, Aerial Boomlift, Scissor Lift

High School Diploma, Santa Ynez Valley Union High School, Santa Ynez, CA

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