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High School Graduation; Technical College: Welding & Machine Trades, Hydraulics, Hydrostatics & Megatronics, Hydraulics & Electrical Controls, Machine Operation & Repair, Blueprint Reading.
Red Seal Heavy Equipment Technician Certified Journeyman Welder, Section IX, SME B. Pressure Vessel Code & 6G Pipe
Work Experience – 30 Years Welding & Heavy Equipment Repair Mining cert. Red Dog mine Alaska winter of 2018-2019
Heavy Duty Crane Mechanic, 2015-2018 All West Crane & Rigging repaired and maintained Link Belt, off road, and crawler hydraulic boom cranes experience with lattice boom and jib, all terrain and truck cranes
Heavy Duty Mine Mechanic, 2011-2014, Norweld, Wajax, Great West Equipment repaired and maintained shovels & heavy equipment for open pit coal mine extensive experience with Hitachi, 793 Haul Trucks, O+K, Terex, Kamatsu
Heavy Equipment Field Technician, 2007-2010, Edge Equipment repaired and maintained heavy equipment for oil fields and gas pipelines
Heavy Duty Service Mechanic, 2006, HRI Inc. supervised heavy equipment repair for new highway construction project maintained and repaired 30 machines including Komatsu 750, Cat 773 & 777
Owner/Manager, 1997- 2004, Ironhand Mechanical Services provided mobile welding, fabrication, construction, and heavy equipment repair oversaw accounting, budgeting, billing, and project cost estimates supervised teams of 3-4 staff; ordered and scheduled parts for onsite deliveries performed mechanical engineering, excavation, and crane operation duties
Service Mechanic, 1995-1998, Crossroads Asphalt Recycling repaired backhoes, excavators, track hoe, road graders & other excavation equipment
Underground Miner, 1993-1995, Akzo Nobel Salt Mine (Cargil) provided maintenance of production equipment (e.g., alpine miner, under cutters, grizzlies, stamler loaders, crushers, etc.)
Service Road Mechanic, 1991-1993, Southeastern Equipment repaired and maintained dozers, excavators, and road paving equipment.
Service Mechanic, 1989-1991, Stein Inc, Steel Mill repaired and maintained Euclid and Terex off road haulers
Service Mechanic, 1987-1989, Great Lakes Construction refurbished and maintained highway bridge equipment such as cranes, pavers, bid wells and concrete pumpers; scheduled equipment repairs with minimal down time
Service Manager/Mechanic, 1984-1987, Vermeer Sales and Service provided repairs and maintenance for trenchers, concrete road cutters, chippers, shredders, stump grinders, etc.
Marine Mechanic, 1976-1984, G & W Industries Shipyard repaired and maintained cargo freighters, pumps, engines, deck winches, etc.
Driving & Machine Operation Machines: Manitowoc Vermeer John Deere Case Bomag Komatsu Caterpillar Cummins Sullair Ford Detroit Kobelco New Holland Terex Kohering Trojan Fiat Alpine Miner Dynopac Ingersoll Tynaco Clark HITACHI VOLVO Tractors: Freightliners International Kenworth Ford Mack
Equipment Repair & Maintenance Excavators Dozers Backhoes Cranes Compressors Rollers Rock Saws Loaders Belt Loaders Tractors Tankers Sweepers Tandem Dumps Vac Units Semi Dumps Haul Trucks Trailers Graders Screening Plants Trenchers
Firefighter, Engineer & Captain, 1995-Present, Volunteer Fire and Rescue in charge of incident command, search and rescue, and extrication of victims drove ambulance squad, emergency medical technician first responder
Bear Hunting Guide, 2004-2005, Black Creek Outfitters Lodge and Cabins cleared ATV trails, baited traps, cut firewood, provided general facility maintenance supervised small group wilderness hunting expeditions; snowmobile search & rescue
Ranch Caretaker, 2008, Rising Wolf Ranch general guest ranch maintenance, cabin construction and renovation, cooking.