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Maintenance Mechanic

Garden Grove, CA, 92840
November 05, 2009

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Ralph W. Buckner

***** ***** **.

Garden Grove, Ca 92840

Cell 714-***-****


• 20+ years as Maintenance Mechanic

• 10+ years as Machinist

• Assist in boiler operation

• Knowledgeable usage of, mills, lathes, honing, presses, surface grinders, sheet metal equipment, tooling, micrometers, dial and digital calipers, dial indicators, electronic measuring instruments etc.

• Capability to analyze and troubleshoot any situation.

• Familiar with Allen Bradly equipment and PLCs,

• Running conduit voltages from low 25 to 480.

• Pneumatics, hydraulics conveyors, gearboxes vac systems servos, pumps and fabrication as needed.

• ACDC motor controls install and remove equip.

• GMPs and VFDs write JSAs safety procedures, instruct in safety Procedures.

• Welding Arc and Mig

• Initiate Kaizen 5S procedures for Lean housekeeping.


Mar. 2009 to Present

Angelica Textiles Los Angeles, CA

Maintenance Mechanic

• Assisted certified Boiler Operator

• Maintenance and pm on machinery at the plant

• Maintenance on washers, dryers, ironers and folders

• Light Arc welding and fabrication on damaged machines

Sept. 2008 to Jan 2009

Advanced Chemistry and Technology Garden Grove, CA

Maintenance Mechanic

• Large empty ware house and turned it into production room

• 110v, 220v, 480v

• Troubleshoot Plc’s

Oct. 2007 to Aug. 2008

Honeywell Anaheim, CA

Maintenance Mechanic and Machinist

• PM and instrumentation reading

• Digital readouts on compressors

• Gages

June 2006 to Oct. 2007

Golden West Bakery, Anaheim, CA

Machinist and Maintenance Mechanic

Oct 2005 – Sept 2006

Reynolds Food Processing, Visalia, CA

Machinist/Maintenance Mechanic

• Perform daily walk thru

• Design and modify machinery components for upgrades

• Create blue prints for design changes

• Train employees on proper operation and safety protocols

• Maintain machine shop inventory and ordering

• Make parts and assemblies for down machinery as needed

Sept 2002 –Aug 2004

Wade Rain, Fresno, Ca

Machinist/Maintenance Tech

• Plastic extrusion repair

• Monitor Production machinery

• Repair down machinery and make new part

• Generate Work orders

• Perform preventative maintenance

• Fabricate as needed

Aug 1988 – April 2001

Pirelli Tire, Hanford, CA

Machinist/Maintenance Mechanic

• Perform preventative maintenance

• Fabricate for machinery repair

• Work in weld and machine shop

• Perform change overs for machine modifications

• Rebuild machines and modify for current needs

• Repair pumps gearboxes etc.

• Machine worn and broken parts for production

• Repair autoclaves, pumps gearboxex

• Maintain compressors, ammonia chillers

EDUCATION: New Horizons Computer Learning Center, Fresno, CA

2003 Certification 2 year certification program

Coalinga Union High School, Coalinga, CA

June 1970 Diploma

MILITARY : United States Navy San Francisco, CA

Maintenance Technician

1973 Honorable Discharge


Journeyman Maintenance Mechanic (USWA)

Journeyman Machinist (Conventional)

MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional)

MCSA (Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator)

A + Certification in hardware and software

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