Paul S. Bland
OBJECTIVE: To obtain a job in which I can utilize my past experiences and knowledge.
** ***** *****ience in supermarket refrigeration, maintenance, bailers and commercial HVAC. EPA certified; Type 1 and Type 2 certification. Very experienced with chillers, walk-in coolers, and freezers, installations, piping and familiar with all types of refrigerants. Have 20 years of supervisory experience. Motivated self-starter, able to work alone or with a team.
Diploma received, Central Alabama Academy (aka, St. James) Montgomery,AL Diploma received, Refrigeration & Air, John Patterson Technical College, Montgomery, AL
Helper, Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc
Assisted refrigeration men in setting cases, piping cases, running drains, etc.
Traveled all over the southeast region. Advanced to Construction Forman
Construction Foreman, Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc
Supervised 5 men in the installation of refrigeration cases, ventilation, heating
fit air conditioning, piping and lay out of stores at various locations at one
time. Traveled all over southeast region. Advanced to Construction
Construction Supervisor, Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc
Supervised 15 to 20 men in the installation of refrigeration cases, ventilation, heating & air conditioning, piping and lay out of stores at various locations at one time. In charge of all subcontractors and work performed. Traveled all over southeast region. Advanced to retail maintenance as a Retail Maintenance Technician which did include overnight travel.
Retail Maintenance Technician, Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc Responsible for all maintenance and preventive maintenance on all refrigeration equipment, bailers, cooking equipment, walk-in coolers, walk-in freezers, lighting, grinders, meat saws, etc. for 8 Winn-Dixie Stores in the Lee/Russell County area. Reason for leaving, retired with 27 years service with winn-Dixie stores.
Field Service Representative, RayTech Corporation
Service and install misting systems on produce cases & seafood cases in Winn-Dixie Stores, Wal-Mart Stores. Some produce cases have reverse osmoses systems. Repair and install electrical components, timers, water lines, air pumps, water pumps and solenoids all over the state of Alabama. Extensive travel involved, minimum over night travel.
2005 –2008 Service Supervisor, Hussmann Corporation (Inger-Sol Rand) Supervisor for Central Florida. Supervise a team consisting of 8 technicians making sure all work is done, all work orders completed and don’t exceed amounts covered, etc. Hired and train new technicians, quoted jobs for service work. Keep technicians aware of safety and job related issues. Attended Manager meetings, interviewed and hired new employees, performed employee performance evaluations, etc.
2008 –2009 Service Tech, DEEM Mechanical Installed and serviced a group of new grocery stores in Central Florida. Hired and trained new technicians in supermarket refrigeration, lighting, a/c, safety and energy management.
6/2009 -1/2010 Service Manager, Dr. COOL Services (US Virgin Islands) Installation and remodel of supermarket refrigeration. Quote job proposals, train and supervise crew. Oversee sub-contractors to ensure timely job competition
4/2010-4/2010 Roadmasters Truck Driving School Tampa, Fl.
Obtained my CDL/A license, top in class #4
5/2010-7/2010 CTL Transportation Tampa, Fl.
Delivered sulfur and fertilizer locally around Florida
8/2010-3/2011 SSI Mechanical LLC Tampa, Fl.
Worked on refrigeration and A/C for Hess convenicence stores and gas
5/2011-10/2011 Conserv Building Services Mathews,N.C.
Worked on refrigeration and A/C for Kangroo and big box retail stores
Refrences available upon request