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Mechanical Insulator

Deptford, New Jersey, United States
March 29, 2011

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OCTAVIO SERNA ____________________________

**** ******** ****** • Paulsboro, NJ 08066 • 646-***-**** •

Objective: I am a hardworking conscientious individual with ten years of combined experience in management and labor positions including: residential construction, and plant experience.

I am flexible and have the willingness and ability to learn any new skills required of me.

My reputation in the division is as a self-directed worker with excellent problem solving skills. I am successful in managing time, prioritizing tasks, and organizing projects to ensure a high quality as well as quantity of work out put. I feel that my skills are transferable and my eagerness to learn and demonstrate my multiple abilities in a team would make me an asset to your company.


10/07-present Eagles Industrial Services, Mantua, NJ

Supervisor / Insulator Mechanic

• Responsible for overseeing jobs for commercial and industrial performance so all work is done correctly and safely on scheduled shut downs or on emergency jobs.

• Installing insulation according to job orders and blue prints to boilers, furnaces, tanks, turbines, pipes, commercial ductwork

• Determining what type of insulation is used based on what type of chemicals run through the pipes or tanks to maintain temperature making sure there are no potential heat loses.

• Organizing material, equipment and man power to complete the assigned job by a specific deadline.

02/03-10/07 Zampell Refractories, Huntingdon Valley, PA

Foreman / Welder/ Insulator Mechanic

• Industrial welding / stick and mig, cut metal and read blue prints.

• Laid firebrick and refractory tile ramming plastic, pouring castable and hand application to build, rebuild, reline or patch high temperature or heating equipment, such as boiler, ovens, furnaces, lime kiln, converters, cupolas, ladles and soaking pits, according to the job orders and blue prints.

• Quality installation removing damaged lining and reinstalled by sandblasting and painting new refractory lining of flares at landfills.

• Trained to erect scaffolding from one to one hundred plus person.

• Spread or sprayed refractories over exposed tubes to protect against deterioration by heat, sandblasting in order to give the best refractory installation, using gunite machine and trowel.

• Industrial siding work performed multiple aspects from vinyl, fiber glass siding, and aluminum.


01/02-6/02 Apex Technical School, New York, NY

• Welding technology-600 hours certificate program

09/95-01/97 Fort Tilden High School, Queens, NY

• Academic Diploma


• Certified welder.

• Certified fire guard.

• Certified in operating lift trucks.

• Trained to erect scaffolding.

• Fluent in Spanish.

References upon request

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