MICHAEL L. WOODRUFF
Tucson, AZ 85741
S U M M A R Y
I have practical experience in customer service, mechanics, driving, machine operation, component rebuild, road calls, towing and recovery, shipping and receiving, warehousing, clerical work, PC's and sharpening.
W O R K H I S T O R Y 3-05 - 6-16
Sun Tran, Tucson, AZ
Maintained, diagnosed and repaired mass transit coaches. Also made road calls, and addressed driver complaints when the buses returned to the yard. Retired June of 2016.
Pima County, AZ 5-03 - 3-05
Worked as a wastewater treatment plant operator, monitoring plant processes and equipment, making pertinent adjustments and recording relevant data. Triple A Fertilizer 2-03 - 5-03
Drove six wheeled cab-over dump truck locally in Tucson area delivering sand, rock, custom soil mixes and composted manure. Also picked up raw product for composting. I also worked as a mechanic on various equipment.
Worked at various temporary positions while 9-02 - 2-03 looking for permanent employment.
Tucson Cooperative Warehouse 4-97 - 9-02
Pulled a 48 foot controlled temperature trailer to deliver refrigerated, frozen and dry natural food orders to buying clubs, mostly in residential neighborhoods. Also picked up product at numerous warehouses in southern California and the San Francisco bay area. Pro Drivers, Tucson, AZ 2-97 – 4-97
Filled temporary positions as a driver in LTL freight, transfer and ten wheeled dump, and flatbed semi trucks.
Trism Transport Services, Inc., Phoenix, AZ 8-96 – 2-97 Pulled 45 and 48 foot semi flatbed, drop deck, and double drop trailers hauling dry wall, sacked product, lumber, steel, supersax and other flatbed freight. Werner Enterprises, Omaha, NE 3-95 – 7-96
Pulled 53 and 57 foot dry box truckload freight in 48 states and Canada. Arizona Lithographers, Tucson, AZ 5-94 – 3-95
Worked in the bindery of a printing company that specialized in art prints. Operated programmable cutters, folders, scorers, paper drills, collators, and staplers. Naumann-Hobbs Material Handling 12-93 – 5-94
Worked as a fork lift mechanic. Did hydraulic rebuild, battery service and cell replacement, general mechanics, and assembled pallet racks at customer locations. Self-employed, Tucson, AZ 6-92 – 12-93
Moved to Tucson to help a friend establish a business. Also filled temporary positions with Adia and Norrell temporary agencies.
The Grindstone, Pine and Conifer, CO 12-89 – 6-92
Owned and operated a small engine and sharpening business. Repaired all types of small engines. Sharpened anything except ice skates. Also rebuilt automatic transmissions and restored a 65 mustang.
Regional Transportation District, Denver, CO 11-79 – 11-89 Worked as a general bus mechanic, brake mechanic, in radiator repair and rebuild, and differential rebuilding. Also did road calls, machined brake parts, worked in the machine shop, did drive shaft and radius rod reconditioning, worked and trained others in towing and recovery, and did hydraulic cylinder repair and rebuild. O T H E R P E R T I N E N T E M P L O Y M E N T
Tynan's Volkswagen – general line mechanic
Aurora Public Schools – tool and manuals control and parts inventory control. Eggleston Office Equipment – shipping and receiving, delivery and inventory control. U.S. Army – company clerk supervising up to 5 other clerks, also driver for various functions. E D U C A T I O N
Maine Township High School East, Park Ridge, IL. College prep, graduated June, 1967 State University of New York, College at Fredonia, Fredonia, NY, physics major, left February, 1969 Bryant and Stratton Business College, Buffalo, NY, 1969. Keypunch and RPG programming. Anthony Driving School, Buffalo, NY 1970, semi-truck driving. U.S. Army, Fort Ord, CA, light and heavy vehicle driver's courses, Defensive Driving Course, 1972; and clerk/typist course, 1973
Volkswagen of America Training Center, Denver, CO, 1978 & 1979. Pre-apprentice training, Electronic Fuel Injection, Water Cooled Engine Repair and Rebuild, and Electrical classes Regional Transportation District, Denver, CO, Brake and Air systems, 1980; Coach Electrical, 1981. Western Truck School, Tucson, AZ, 1995, semi-truck driving. Also NIASE (now known as ASE) certified in automobile service areas of Engine Repair, Manual Transmission and Rear Axle, Front End, Brakes, and Engine Tune-Up; 1980 – 1985 Pima County, AZ Wastewater Management
Voltage Resistance and Current; Electronic Components and Magnetism; Industrial Bearings: Application and Technology, Maintenance and Installation, and Troubleshooting; Primary Calibration Standards; Pneumatic Test Equipment; Electronic Test Equipment; Centrifugal Pumps: Design and Function, Characteristics and Selection, Operation and Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Disassembly, and Reassembly and Installation References available on request.