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Mechanical Engineer Maintenance

Lucedale, MS
November 30, 2020

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Able to communicate and interact effectively with individuals of all levels. Able to direct and lead others to produce desired results. Able to create a workable schedule to meet deadlines deficiently. Able to be flexible and react to unexpected circumstances and conflicting priorities. Can easily break a large project down into smaller pieces and prioritize goals while achieving budgeted maintenance and production targets in a safe cost effective manner.

Excels at directing a cohesive staff to optimize the crews' contributions to achieving equipment availability at a minimum cost.

Major strengths in planning, problem solving, and communication in the areas of maintenance and production.

Works well in a high-pressure environment.


We engineer, construct, and maintain rail way for a number of clients in and out of state. My responsibilities are to direct a workforce of approx. 30 employees, both hourly and salary. After being contacted by a customer, I examine the proposal and submit a bid to include materials needed, cost of materials, man hours, and equipment costs. This procedure has many moving parts and must be accurate. The next phase is to execute the job to meet the bid cost and to properly maintain the new installation. I also direct all maintenance for over 40 pieces of equipment including scheduled service and repair work. All activity is recorded and kept for future reference. All foremen are instructed to hold pre shift safety meetings. In addition, I hold monthly safety meetings where all employees attend. I also arrange for annual retraining from MSHA and OSHA.


Willcox and Allen is a material handeling equipment supplier. Designed, engineered, and installed maintained conveyance systems for a very diverse line of clients including Michelin, Coca-Cola, Golden Flake, Mercedes, Whirlpool, General Electric, Sara Lee, Tabasco, BF Goodrich, John Deere. I left this position to accept a more preferred offer. MAINTENANCE SUPERINTENDENT, TUBE CITY IMS


Was successful in developing unity and understanding between Maintenance Department and Operations Department. This unity proved to be very effective in equipment productivity and cost per hour of machinery. Maintenance Department consisted of: 1 Maintenance Supervisor, 1 Maintenance Clerk, 2 Lead Mechanics, 33 hourly employees, consisting of mechanics, welders, lube technicians, and pressure washers. We were responsible for servicing and preventive maintenance on all equipment, as well as repairs, Page 2

both planned and unplanned. We also monitored all costs involved in maintaining equipment to meet Operations budget. Purchased all fuel, lubes, recovery of used lubes and coolants. We also kept parts inventory on hand for use. I was also successful in communicating with Operations for scheduling, in a timely manner, equipment due servicing and purchasing of emergency items. I was responsible for 45 pieces of heavy and medium equipment. These included CAT loaders & 773 trucks, Sennebogen & Liebherr cranes, sweeper trucks, water trucks and a screening plant. WAREHOUSE MANGER, HOSEPOWER USA


Ensured inventory availability for specified stock items for the day to day needs to fill customer orders. This included the assembly of hydraulic hoses of varying pressures from 100 to 10,000 psi. Dewatering, chemical, fuel, and general purpose hoses, ranging in size from to 12 inches in diameters, were included in the assembly process. Also responsible for all shipping and receiving of inventory and orders. MINE SUPERVISOR, DRUMMOND CO. INC


Mine Supervisor responsible for phases of mining activity including maintenance and production departments. I supervised employees from both production and maintenance to become more cost effective in all areas of the operation to reduce cost by hour and cost by ton. I realized that both departments become more integrated to obtain the goal of increased production and lowering cost. I also determined the appropriate timelines for scheduled preventative maintenance procedures as to not jeopardize mine production. I assisted in the keeping of all preventative maintenance records on each piece of equipment. I supervised in major downtime of all equipment both planned and unscheduled mechanical breakdowns. I also supervised the drilling and blasting and scheduled maintenance and operations plans to be conducive for the mine plan. MINE SUPERINTENDANT, DRUMMOND CO. INC


Mine Superintendent – In this capacity I was responsible for all phases of mining activity from reading and understanding maps of both recent dates and going back 100 years. This allowed me to test drill and form a mine plan. As a result of the plan, I brought in management departments of production and maintenance personnel to utilize heavy earth moving equipment for drilling and blasting and the removal of overburden. I was responsible for the proper care of equipment and coordinated between production and maintenance departments for timely repairs, servicing and proper record keeping to monitor all work performed on over 30 pieces of heavy equipment, which included loader, dozers, drills, heavy trucks, fuel and water trucks, and large evacuators up to 15 million pounds. Page 3


In this position, I brought together both departments to achieve purpose of each department, working together to further the goal of top efficiency. I was responsible for all maintenance and record keeping on 40 pieces of equipment. This included P.M.’s to capture oil sampling and analysis on all components of equipment and to schedule changes or repairs to correct any problem. I headed up the preventative maintenance program to ensure all servicing and repairs were monitored, scheduled, and performed with minimal downtime. As production supervisor, I determined priorities of services needed as to not adversely affect production. I also performed 100 hours to 250 hours, 500 hours, and 1000 hours inspection on all equipment. I held weekly safety meetings with salary and hourly employees to promote safe work habits to comply with all MSHA regulations. I operated a one month plan for all servicing and repairs, ordered all parts and supplies needed, and put onto a work order for each piece of equipment. I planned all major downtime projects and adjusted mine plan to accommodate changes as to not have a negative impact on cost. I also trained hourly employees in proper and safe operation of equipment used. I reviewed all plans with Mine Superintendent for approval or changes, and maintained inventory control for all components, working with vendors and suppliers. EDUCATION Cold Springs High School 12 years

Walker College Associate Degree

University of Alabama, Huntsville BS

Preventative Maintenance with TVA and Marion Power Shovel Division Hydraulics– Caterpillar Tractor Co.

Lubrication – IMSCO

Wire Rope – Bethlehem, Leschen Wire Rope

Electrical School – General Electric

National Crane Institute

Certified in Safety and First Aid – MSHA

Interaction Management

Fundamentals of Management

COMMUNICATION Delivered weekly safety briefings to all employees. Page 4


Drummond Company, Retired



MSHA Instructor, Bevil State



Drummond Company, Retired


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