LANEVILLE, TEXAS *****
KENNETH M. KEEN
To secure a position with a stable company in the electrical or mechanical field, in summary have over 20 years experience. Adept in performing electrical installations maintenance and repair in industrial facilities; knowledgeable in all areas of NEC; excel in analyzing and solving problems with various electrical controls and systems. Arc Flash, CPR and First responder trained.
March 2012- June 2020 Meridian Bricks Inc. MAINTENANCE MANAGER / PRODUCTION MANAGER
Instructed personnel on job duties, Electrical installation, Maintenance Repair on plant equipment and facilities. Performed all PLC upgrades and repairs, proficient with AB components. Repair of motors, brought several electrical panels up to code. Created a relationship with vendors and contractors. Ordered the majority of plant parts and supplies. Incorporated the plant CMMS system to create track and log PM’s Write all Capital requests for corporate purchases for the plant ranging from 10k to 3m. Emergency response team member, Certified first Aid, Six Sigma and LEAN manufacturing. Work as the acting Plant Manager covering when Plant Manager is out Managing 5 departments and 80 permanent and temporary employees.
Feb 2011- February 2012 RAILSERVE INC. LONGVIEW, TEXAS
Installation, maintenance, repair of switching locomotives. Remove antiquated electrical controls, replaced with solid state and logic controllers. Troubleshoot controls circuitry from schematics. Install programs and debug units
July 2008 – Dec 2010 TRINITY INDUSTRIES LONGVIEW, TEXAS
Performed electrical installation maintenance, repair work in a railcar manufacturing facility to achieve production goals.
April 2006 – June2008 CLARY E & I SERVICES ARP, TEXAS
ELECTRICAL / INSTRUMENTATION TECH.
Electrical and instrumentation installation; conduit, wiring, control panels and plc programming.
July2005 – Feb 2006 MICRO METL LONGVIEW, TEXAS
Move and install production and manufacturing equipment from off-site facility. Bring electrical and mechanical infrastructure up to national and local codes. Established working relationship with local vendors. Trained maintenance and production employees. Managed 14 full time employees.
May 2003 – April 2004 AIR ROVER TYLER, TEXAS
ELECTRICAL ENG. – LINE SUPERVISOR
Design, manufacture, install components in military environmental control units, testing at various sites nation wide. Instructed personnel on job duties. Supervised 10 Employees.
June 2000 – August 2002 H. K. SYSTEMS HEBRON, KENTUCKY
Instructed personnel on job duties, performed run- out on high-speed packaging equipment, performed take-offs on various jobs. Calculated conduit and wire/ starter size. Interacted with engineers and project managers. Managed 30 employees.
March 1995 – Feb 2000 S. I. D. CORP. JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI
ELECTRICAL/ INSTRUMENTATION SUPERINTENDENT
Instructed personnel on job duties in an industrial environment. Performed electrical layout and take- offs, purchasing, interaction with engineers and customers to complete projects on time and under budget. Programmed plc’s, ac, and dc drives. Managed 30 plus employees and contractors.
August 79 – May 83 New London, Texas
WEST RUSK HIGH SCHOOL
Maintained 3.5 grade avg. Graduated
UNITED STATES NAVAL TRAINING SCHOOLS
October 1983 – October 1991 U.S. NAVY WORLDWIDE
HULL MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN A & C SCHOOL
U. S. NAVY DIVE SCHOOL CORONADO CALIFORNIA
Skills Electrical Systems & Controls Electrical Code Safety & QA
Installations & Maintenance Wiring Diagrams Troubleshooting
Electromechanical Repairs Testing Instruments Motor Control
Blueprints & Schematics Welding Plumbing
Generators & Transformers Pipefitting Hydraulics
Switches & Breakers Instrumentation Conduit
Plc Programming Computer Skills LEAN training
CPR /First Aid training