James N. Rhodes, Jr.
Husser, La. 70442
Objective: To obtain a challenging position, utilizing abilities developed through my experience and education, with the opportunity for professional growth based upon performance.
Miox Mixed Oxidants training, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Airport Navaid Systems Course, Shreveport, La.
Motor Control circuitry troubleshooting seminar
Louisiana Technical College, Process Technician Course
Associated Builders and Contractors, Instrumentation Course
Hobart Factory Training, Electronic and Electro/Mechanical troubleshooting and repair
Institute of Electronic Technology, Electronics
Proficient in Windows 3.X, - Windows 7, DOS, Outlook, Internet Explorer, Word
Coca Cola United
Maintenance Technician 11/14-7/15
Maintain, troubleshoot and repair automated filling equipment, automated conveyor systems, vision and inkjet systems.
Maintenance Technician 11/12-11/14
Maintain, troubleshoot and repair of fully automated conveyor systems, label vision systems, leak detectors, row formers, robotic stackers, strapping and wrapping systems, from low voltage to 480 volt 3 phase systems.
City of Hammond
Lift Station Technician/Electrician 8/06-8/12
Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair over 50 lift stations and wastewater treatment plant.
Maintain and repair aircraft navigation lighting systems on airfield. Maintain street lighting
throughout city, including traffic signals. Maintain all municipal building lighting and electrical systems. Designed, installed, and maintained single phase generators to run 3 phase lift stations. Troubleshoot and repair single and three phase pump control systems. Troubleshoot and rebuild pumps, bearings, and seals from 2 horsepower to 250 horsepower pumps.
Veolia Water Operating Services
Maintenance Mechanic/Electrician/Safety Coordinator 12/04-8/06
Maintenance and repair of equipment, including pumps and motor controls, conduct monthly safety meetings and inspections, for two City of Kenner Wastewater Plants as well as 36 lift stations.
Process Operator 8/99-11/04
Make daily rounds, operate control board, record batch and lot numbers, review batch recipes, take equipment readings, troubleshoot process equipment and instrumentation, catch, titrate and analyze in-process samples, make product transfers from and to railcars, trucks, and other units, preparation of equipment for maintenance, lockout and tag out of process equipment. Working without any impact to environment.
M.S. Benbow and Associates
Senior Instrumentation Designer 6/97-8/99
Verification and updating loop packages and P&ID’s for Chalmette Refinery.
Field Service Rep. 4/93-5/97
Troubleshoot, maintain, and repair of electromechanical and fully automated weighing systems.
Maintenance Tech. 2/92-4/93
Troubleshoot, maintain, and repair of automated food packaging/weighing equipment
Temporary Contractor Positions
S&W Technical Services Instrumentation Technician Phibro Refinery
H.T.E. Instrumentation Tech. American Cyanamid
Colt Contractors Instrumentation Technician Waterford III, Phibro Refinery
I.T.I Instrumentation Technician B.P. Refinery
AMP Electric Instrumentation Technician Shell Chemica l
Triad Electric Instrumentation Technician Shell Oil
Colt Contractors Instrumentation Technician Waterford I&2
Details and references furnished upon request.