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Millwright

Location:
Vernon, BC, Canada
Posted:
March 09, 2020

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Michael Cowan

*** ********* **., *****, ******* Columbia V0E2G7

Cell: 250-***-****, Home: 250-***-****

adb7vs@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSION As a Millwright I have aligned machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, and plumb bobs. Replaced defective parts of machine and adjusted clearances and alignment of moving parts. Assembled machines, bolted, welded, riveted, and otherwise fastened them to foundations and other structures, using hand tools and power tools. Assembled and installed equipment, using hand tools and power tools. EMPLOYMENT

10/2019 - Present Millwright - Gisborne Group. Sparwood,B.C.

• Assembled and installed equipment, using hand tools and power tools

• Moved machinery and equipment, using hoists, dollies, rollers, and trucks

• Temporary contract job

9/2000 - 10/2019 Millwright/ Planerman/Forklift operator - Tolko Industries. Kelowna, B.C

• Assembled and installed equipment, using hand tools and power tools

• Shrink-fitted bushings, sleeves, rings, liners, gears, and wheels to specified items

• Aligned machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, and plumb bobs

• Inserted shims, adjusted tension on nuts and bolts, and positioned parts, using hand tools and measuring instruments, to set specified clearances between moving and stationary parts

• Replaced defective parts of machine and adjusted clearances and alignment of moving parts

• Supplying unfinished lumber to planer to be planed

• Setting planer to optimize cutting of lumber

• Inspecting lumber for size and quality

• Reason for leaving, mill closure

3/1998 - 9/2000 Labourer - Riverside Forest Products. Lumby, B.C

• Operated stacker which stacked 2x4's into loads to go into kilns

• Operated block sorter, sort logs into different sizes and then feed into sawmill

• Bought out by Tolko, remained employee

6/1991 - 3/1998 Truss builder - Acutruss Industries. Vernon, B.C.

• Read design prints

• Lay out and set up to build trusses then build trusses

• Cut lumber to build trusses

• Delivered trusses

• Some forklift driving and maintenance done

• In charge of own set-up table and crew

4/1990 - 4/1991 Quality Inspector - Angelica Uniforms. Lindsay, Ont.

• Receiving returned goods and inspection of returned goods

• Replacing products

6/1988 - 4/1990 Shipper/Receiver - C&D Chartered Power Systems. Concord, Ont.

• Driving forklift

• Receiving new industrial batteries and preparing them for end user

• Arranging pick-up and delivery of batteries

• Became technician for un-interupted power supply batteries 12/1986 - 6/1988 Security Guard - Canadian Protection Services . Toronto, Ont.

• Did patrols

• Kept records of activities

8/1985 - 12/1986 Air Freight Handler - 5 Air Movements Unit. Lahr, West Germany

• Loading and unloading freight and passenger airplanes

• Sorting cargo and luggage for proper shipment to end user and passengers

• Forklift operator

• In charge of own crew of 3 people

VOCATIONAL

TRAINING

• Red Seal Millwright - British Columbia Institute of Technology. Burnaby, B.C., 11/2014 - 6/2017

SKILLS • Tools and Equipment

• Oxy-acetylene cutting, 4 years

• Some welding experience

• Use of measuring equipment,

• Safety committee, 7 years

• Preventative maintenance inspections

• Repair and replace broken components

• Forklift operator, 10+ years

LICENSES • Principals of fall protection - Canadian Safety Equipment Ltd.. Kelowna, 5/2019 - 5/2022. Basics of fall protection

• Confined space entry Training Program - Canadian Safety Equipment Ltd.. Kelowna, 1/2019

- 1/2022. Basics of confined space and monitoring

• Common Safety Orientation - Energy Safety Canada. On line, 9/2019 - 9/2030. Basic safety required for oilfield work

PROFESSIONAL

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