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Power Plant Quality Control

United States
August 06, 2012

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Paul W. Gould

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Fairmont, MN 56031

734-***-**** •


Looking for a career change. Safety oriented with a good work ethic. Willing to travel and/or relocate. I have a U.S. Passport and a valid Driver’s License.


Climb and Rescue Certified

TorcUP® Hydraulic Multiplier

SlingMax® Lifting and Rigging

OSHA 10 Hour Industry Safety

Basic First Aid/CPR


Power Generation Technician Curriculum

Michigan Institute of Aviation & Technology (MIAT) March 2009 – February 2010

Wind Turbine Operation and Design

Electrical System Protection and Distribution

Hydraulic Fundamentals and Operation

Lubrication Systems and Cooling

Composite Identification and Inspection

Gear Systems Operation and Design

Power Plant Monitoring and Instrumentation

Power Plant Troubleshooting

Power Plant Equipment

Boiler Operation

Water Treatment Fundamentals

Turbine Engine Operation

Turbine Engine Overview

Turbine Engine Maintenance, Overhaul and Troubleshooting

Turbine Designs and Instrumentations


Non- Destructive Testing/Inspection

AC/DC Operation

Power Technology History & Familiarization

Materials and Processes


Precision Measuring Devices

Tools and Safety

Welding (TIG & MIG)


System One/Mitsubishi Power Systems, Alpha, MN September 2010 – Present

As a wind technician, performed O&M (500hr. and annual electrical, mechanical, and greasing maintenance). Assisted in pre-commissioning and commissioning of Mitsubishi 2.4 MW turbines. Experience with climbing, climb and rescue, lifting and rigging, winching, and LO/TO.

A123 Systems, Livonia, MI June 2010 – August 2010

Production Operator that developed and manufactured advanced lithium ion batteries, battery systems for the transportation and electronic grid systems. Operated, monitor and maintained manufacturing and assembly equipment and processes. Maintained equipment, performing preventative maintenance operations.

Lear Corporation, Romulus, Michigan September 1993 – June 2008

Experience with manufacturing operations including: Building, Inspection, Quality Control, Process Improvement, and Control Methodologies of advanced fast page production company. Monitored charts and work orders to determine production requirements and evaluate product output. Trained and Mentored new employees (including management at times) on Operating Procedures and Safety. Received recommendation letter from upper management, due to outstanding work ethic, input, and attitude. Also selected to help with start up and operations of 2003 assembly line. Lear was awarded the “Gold” and “Gold Pedastar” awards for top automotive supplier to Chrysler.

United States Navy, USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2)

Machinist Mate Fireman (MMFN), Norfolk, Virginia March 1991 - March 1993

Knowledge of steam propulsion and auxiliary systems. Operated and maintained various pumps, machinery, and components of engine and fire rooms. Performed preventative maintenance checks. Took and analyzed Lube Oil samples. Earned advanced level watch station and damage control qualifications. Awarded “Letter of Appreciation” from commanding officer for dedication to duty and job performance.

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