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High School Maintenance

Location:
Elma, Washington, 98541, United States
Salary:
60,000 a year
Posted:
March 02, 2011

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NICHOLAS SMITH

** **** ***** ** ****,WA ***** 760-***-****

smithn58@yahoo. com

OBJECTIVE: An interesting position as an Automotive Body and Related Repairer in

collision repair /refinishing and chassis fabrication. To be able to expand

my creative skills in the autobody industry and establish a successful long

term career.

EXPERIENCE:

United Stated Marine Corps Okinawa, JP/Twentynine Palms, Ca

Marine Jan. 2006 to Jan. 2010

Trained to perform military duties as a maintenance supervisor and in team leadership.

Hazmat representative which had contributed to the unit by checking and inspecting all

flammable and dangerous materials also maintained eye wash stations and kept up a

Hazmat logbook.

Performed Marine Corps maintenance and management systems, technical publications,

maintenance related forms and records, tools, automotive test equipment, principles of

automotive mechanics, specific vehicle maintenance responsibilities related to engines,

engine accessory systems, transmission systems, brake systems, suspension systems,

steering systems, removal and installation of major automotive assemblies and scheduled

preventive maintenance checks and services.

Repaired and overhauled automobiles, buses, trucks and other automotive vehicles.

Planned work procedure, using charts, technical manuals and experience.

Raised vehicle on hydraulic jack or hoist to gain access to mechanical units bolted to

underside of vehicle.

Removed unit, such as engine, transmission, and differential, using wrenches and hoist.

Disassembled unit and inspected parts for wear, using micrometers, calipers and thickness

gauges.

Rewired ignition system, lights and instrument panel.

Re-lined and adjusted brakes and aligned front end.

Repaired or replaced shock absorbers and soldered leaks in radiator.

Replaced and adjusted headlights and installed and repaired accessories, such as radios,

heaters, mirrors and windshield wipers.

Accomplished the rank of E-4/Corporal before being honorably discharged.

Weyerhaeuser Aberdeen,WA

Mill Laborer Sept. 2005 to Dec. 2005

Set up, operated, and tended saws and machines that wrap the quality grade stacked

lumber to be ready to ship.

Executed daily operations of maintaining the basement of saw dust before my shift and after

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my shift.

Unloaded and rolled lumber off green chain carriages.

Very instrumental in learning onmachines quickly.

Positioned and clamped stock on tables, conveyors, and carriages, using hoists, guides,

stops, dogs, wedges, and wrenches..

Adjusted saw blades, using wrenches and rulers, and by turning handwheels and pressing

pedals, levers, or panel buttons.

Monitored sawing machines, adjusting speed and tension and clearing jams to ensure

proper operation.

Successfully handled all different grades of lumber.

Structured and maintained a clean work area.

Cleared machine jams, such as broken wood and log jams using hand tools to maintain

productivity.

Inspected stock for imperfections and to estimate grades or qualities of lumber.

Contributed to company success by for Lumber being stacked properly for the fork lift

operators to pick up.

EDUCATION:

Wyotech Technical Institute Laramie,WY

Collision/Refinishing Technology 2010

Diploma in Collision/Refinishing Technology consisting of 1,500 hours in lab and theory.

Maintained a 95% grade point average.

Earned 500 hours while inMotorsports Chassis Fabrication concentration.

Special recognition as a shop leader inMotorsports Chassis Fabrication shop.

I-CAR welding certification

EPA 609 certification

Elma High School Elma,WA

High School Diploma 2005

Special recognition in Agriculture and ForestryOperations

Maintained a 3.0 grade point average or better

Enrolled in advanced courses in Aquaculture

REFERENCES: Excellent professional references available upon request.



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