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Welder, Skilled Pipe Layer, Concrete Finisher, Carpenter

Location:
Washington, DC
Posted:
November 09, 2022

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**** ******** **. *.*. Apt. *** • WASHINGTON, DC • 20009

202-***-**** • adtffa@r.postjobfree.com

PRESTON L. SMITH III

SUMMARY OF SKILLS

Build manholes. Cut and Bevel pipe. Laid ductile, PVC, and copper pipe. Read a print. Shoot grade and inverts. Mechanical work. Rebar metal working. Poured and finished concrete. Fusion of Gas pipe. Welding (MIG, Stick, Oxygen and Acetylene, spot and stitch), and wired lights and minor electrical repair. Demolition work. Carpenter work. HVAC and Refrigerator repair. Auto Body Collision Repair and Refinishing. Minor auto mechanic work and A/C repair.

EMPLOYMENT

Washington Veteran Hospital, Washington, DC 08/2021- Current Heat and Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic

Worked as an HVAC assistant to main mechanics. Removed and Installed residential units, heat pump and furnace. Diagnosis on heating and A/C units function. Replaced compressors and fan motors. Replaced dust filters and bag filters. Recover and replace refrigerant. Preventive maintenance on air handler, motors and refrigerator.

Flippo Construction Company, Forestville, MD 10/2018-08/2020 Pipelayer/Carpenter/Concrete Finisher

Worked as a Pipelayer on the Pepco Pipelaying Crew. Build manholes from scratch i.e. floors, walls and roofs. Repaired and replaced roofs and manholes covers. Repaired roads. Demolition work, removed manholes and replaced with new build manhole. Poured concrete for floors, walls and roofs for manholes and finished concrete. Carpenter work, build wooden forms for concrete pouring. Build structural welled for cover. Ran 4” inch PVC pipe and 6” inch fiberglass pipe. Also, repaired and replaced. Repaired and replaced sewage and water pipe. Metal work, tied rebar for structural build of manholes. Use all different types of air and hand tools. Archer-Western Construction, Baltimore, MD 5/2015-03/2018 Pipelayer/Carpenter Assistant/Skilled Laborer

Worked on the Pipelayer team. Cut and bevel ductile pipe from 8 inch to 60 inch. Mechanical work, megalugs and flanges restraint. Laid copper pipe for portable and unportable water. Repaired schedule 80 PVC pipe for chlorine lines. Inventory and inspected pipes for damages. Able to read print. Able to shoot grade and inverts using rotary laser and using a regular site instrument. Certified in Pipe fusion. Confined space trained. Worked on the Duct Bank crew, installing 6 inch, 4 inch, and 2 inch PVC pipe for electrical and communication cables. Rebar metal working and cutting for concrete structural. Concrete pouring and finishing. Concrete core drilling. Welding and cutting applications using oxygen and acetylene. Cald-welded trained for copper cables and rods for grounds. Used all different types of tools i.e. choke saw, grinders, Skil saw, Sawzall and all basic tools. Performed rigging procedures. Trained other coworkers on proficiency to perform job task. Attended DeVry University from 2014

BDM Truck Collision Shop, Manassas, VA 10/2011-1/2013 Assistant Collision Technician

Disassemble semi-trucks, box trucks, tractor trailer, transit buses, waste management trucks and school buses

Repaired and replaced vehicle parts

Repair box trucks and tractor trailers

Reassemble of vehicles

Wired lights on vehicles

Spot welding and stitch welding

Prep vehicles for painting

Paint vehicles

Place decals

Wet, sand, and buff

Regency Place Apartments, Manassas, VA 7/2007-12/2008 Groundskeeper/Maintenance Tech

Responsibilities include turn outs, move-in/move-out checklists Handle vendor responsibilities and managed inventory Performed minor plumbing repairs such as replacement of toilets, sinks and faucets

Installation and repair of kitchen and bathroom fixtures Complete installation of exterior and interior doors and frames Performed minor electrical repairs and replacement such as wires, switches, and other electrical components

Conducted preventative maintenance on heating and cooling units Taped and blocked walls in dry walling

Handled various types of compounds

Darcars Chrysler and Jeep Collision Shop, Fairfax, VA 9/2006-3/2007 Assistant Collision Tech

Performed disassemble of vehicles

Access exterior and structural damage

Replace and/or repair damage parts

Minor mechanic work

Welding and cutting structural damage parts

Performed structural alignment on vehicle frames

Perform reassemble of vehicle

Pohanka Lexus and Acura Collision Shop, Chantilly, VA 7/2005- 5/2006 Assistant Collision Tech

Worked on GEICO Xpress Team

Performed disassemble of vehicle

Access exterior and structural damage

Replaced and repaired damaged parts

Minor mechanic work

Performed reassemble of vehicle

Quality Control (QC) Measures (ensuring parts are properly assembled and functioning properly)

Customer service, returned vehicles to customers

United States Army, Ft. Hood, TX/Vilseck, Germany, 3/1996-12/2003 Soldier/Welder/Body Repair Specialist

Supervised and trained soldiers in the proper installation of various body components

Performed fabrication of parts and tools for vehicles using MIG welder (Steel and Aluminum)

and acetylene torch and electrodes

Developed and trained soldiers on the construction of blueprints for fabrication jobs

Performed general body work and repairs, which included installation of windshields and glass, etc.

Performed preventive maintenance on military vehicle and tanks. Performed inspection of all work done

Maintained logs of all service jobs

EDUCATION

Devry University

Technical Management

October 2014-March 2015

Pinnacle Career Institute

Health and Certified Personal Trainer Degree

March 2011

Universal Technical Institute (UTI)

Diploma in Collision Repair and Refinishing

May 2004-June 2005

Central Texas College

One Year General Studies

1997

Theodore Roosevelt Senior High, Washington DC

Graduated June 1995

REFERENCES

Mr. Nii Amahtay Sampah 410-***-****

Mr. Dexter Suttle 202-***-****

Mr. Derrick Conyers 202-***-****



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