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Maintenance Assistant

Gary, IN, 46409
August 26, 2012

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Darnell Porter

**** *********** ****** 812-***-****

Gary, Indiana 46409

Summary of Qualifications

Demonstrated achiever and CDL driver with a targeted focus on managing and exceeding expectations. Strong background interfacing with customers and providing exceptional service. Skilled at learning new and existing procedures quickly, operating appropriate machinery; working well under strict time constraints, and collaborating with team members to achieve common goals.

Career History

March 2009 – Present Dry End Attendant, Pactiv Corporation, Griffith, IN

Responsibilities include manufacturing and producing paper products such as paper cups, plates, egg cartons, etc. Operate forklift adhering to company safety guidelines. Maintain supplies and materials. Verify all products produced meet quality standards. Load and package paper products for dispatch.

September 2009 – November 2011 Guest Services/Concierge, Top General Security, Chicago, IL

Duties included facilitating the fulfillment of client requests ensuring satisfaction. Accompanied clients to various special events. Arranged transportation of clients while ensuring safety. Provided a positive customer experience through consistent customer acknowledgement and assistance. Collaborated with various businesses, hotels, etc., to meet specific preferences of all clients.

October 2008 – October 2011 Driver, Classic Taxi, Schererville, IN

Duties included providing transportation to guests from one destination to another of their choosing.

Provided assistance with baggage or various other types of cargo. Completed daily required driver paperwork and trip logs. Tested vehicle equipment such as lights, brakes, horns, or windshield wipers, to ensure proper operation. Followed regulations governing taxi operation and ensured that passengers followed safety regulations. Communicated with dispatchers to exchange information and receive requests for passenger service. Collected fares from passengers and made change or issued receipts as necessary.

May 2007 – August 2008 Driller’s Assistant, Boart Longyear, Salt Lake City, UT

Responsibilities included operating various types of equipment. Hauled supplies to and from drill site. Worked on core drilling rigs 244,70,90,244e. Mixed drilling fluids and handled manual material.

Assisted the driller in the drilling process. Performed vehicle up-keep and maintenance.

June 2005 – May 2007 Utility/Machine Assistant, International Paper, Terre Haute, IN

Responsibilities included setting up and operating a variety of machine tools to produce paper products. Performed minor preventative maintenance of systems as designated. Performed maintenance duties within and around facilities. Operated forklift, bobcat, loader and track mobile ensuring safe operating procedures. Performed routine cleaning and maintenance of vehicles.


Bachelors of Science in both Spanish and French

Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN Expected Graduation Date August 2013

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