OBJECTIVE Looking for a company with upward mobility, where my 33 years in the fields of wheeled vehicle maintenance, welding with heavy equipment operation & maintenance can be utilized. My hands on experience in most aspects of Government Logistical/Maintenance vocation can be an asset, and I am interested in a position in vehicle maintenance worldwide. Within my background, I can be instrumental with my maintenance capabilities, armor and welding abilities and supervisory skills.
06/2010-Present ManTech International Corporation 14120 Park-Long Court #206 Chantilly, VA 20151 Position Title: Mechanical Engineer Associate.
Work Location’s; Bagram, Edinburgh, Sarkari Karez (Ramrod), Azzizullah & Pasab, Afghanistan. Route Clearance Vehicles (RCV) MRAP Mechanic of combat vehicles. Performing DS/GS & 10-20 level preventative maintenance on the following vehicles: RG-31 MK5E, DO-7, DO-3, DO-4, Jerrv, Buffalo, Cougar and Husky vehicles. Changing of power packs, leaf springs Trouble shooting of AFESS system, Replacement of differentials, Transfer cases, Transmissions, Transmission oil coolers and reservoirs. Exhaust systems, radiators, A/C systems, Winch’sâÂ€¦etc. Working closely with the customer, locating problems with the vehicles, Trouble shooting of electrical and mechanical issues reported on the equipment, making diagnosis and repair. Performed maintenance on battle damaged vehicles, bringing them to FMC level and available for re-issue. Worked on conversions of RGâÂ€Â˜s to upgrade RCV vehicleâÂ€Â˜s. Making sure the A/C is operational in all vehicles & training new mechanics on the MRAP vehicles. Doing what needs to be done to make the MRAP vehicles safe. Coordinated the tool room for issue of specialty tools, taking inventory, for issuing and recovering specialty tools issuing compressor oil’s, ordering tools, keeping up with the disposal of damaged tools and vehicle parts, disposal of drained oil’s, antifreezes & contaminated fuel drums. Having torque wrench’s calibrated. Keeping track of time worked, taking Mantech testing & keeping track of all aspects of Mantech employment was done via the internet. I hold a secret security clearance and am 30% service connected disabled veteran.
ITT Systems Division P.O. Box 15012, Colorado Springs, CO 80935-5012 Position: A mechanic/welder for the GMASS Task Order #2 AOA contract. Add on Armor (Rusty Nail) Camp Speicher Tikrit, Iraq. Duties included: Inspecting vehicles on behalf of induction for armor upgrades. Armor made for M1114, M1151 & armor kits for the cab on vehicles of the HEMTT & PLS family, consisting of Frag 5 armor kits. Arc welding electrodes: 7018, 6010, 6013, 6011 & Mig .35 & .45 wire. Plasma arc and Oxy acetylene cutting & electric grinding were used to make ideal fittings for Upgrades. Equipping armor for HMMWV’s PLS, HEMTT’s and heavy engineer equipment (earth moving) vehicles were being inducted for up-grades, (armored cabs installed) such as Bulldozer, road grader, compactor, back-hoeâÂ€¦etc. Installation and adjustment of door handle linkage, combat locks, door frames & glass, door hinges, windshield frames & glass, and last but not least, the installation & adjustment of fire suppression kits. I constructed and installed Gunner Protection kit and mounted them on turrets. Operation of a telescoping forklift & wheeled floor crane were a major component of vehicles used for the installation of equipment. Installed electrical components for GPK’s and made final adjustments for proper Army (SOP) operation. Exercised sustainment of the upgrades and/or enhancements applied to the equipment, making sure the vehicles that were turned in for upgrades, were ready for installation of the Frag 5 up-grade armor kits. To make sure that protection from IED’s and other weapons would be given the highest precautions recognized. Computer w/internet operation for ordering part and equipment were also utilized. Programs used were windows word and excel.
03/2006-09/2006 Lear Siegler Services, Inc. 105 Bradford Square. Suit A Fayetteville, GA 30215 DS/GS Wheel Vehicle Mechanic, Camp Speicher, Iraq Position: Direct Support General Support mechanic. Duties: Removal & installation of engine, transmission, transfer case, exhaust system, axle, On HMMWV’s: M998, M1123, M1124, M1114, and M1025âÂ€¦etc. 5 Ton M900 Series, HETT M1070, LMTV M1083, Palletize Loading System (PLS): M1075. Installing and welding of AOA (Added on Armor) kits on M1114’s, M998, M1123, and M1124. Then attached to allied trades section as a welder/fabricator. Duties included: fitting, squaring, leveling and welding of vehicle armor, sun shade frames, material racks, ware house doors, and wind blocks. Operation Iraq Freedom (OIF)
09/2005-12/2005 AGS/AECOM 1200 Summit Avenue, Suite 320 Fort Worth, Texas 76102 Mechanic/Instructor Employment performed in Kuwait: Performing full range of work on chassis group units of one or more types of vehicles powered by internal combustion gasoline and diesel or multi-fuel engines. Assisted in supervising and training TCN wheeled vehicle mechanics. Perform major & minor repair on engine, transmissions and suspensions, steering and braking on vehicles in an operational systems. Trouble shooting electrical, fuel & hydraulic systems on wheeled vehicles and other engine problems. I was responsible for ensuring that all work is acceptably performed IAW & all 2407-1’s and status sheets are filled out correctly & completely. Performing DS/GS & 10/20 level maintenance in the Refurbishment of âÂ€ÂœHMMWVâÂ€Â equipment: M1123, M1124, M1114, and M1025 are for the US Military.
Readiness Management Support (RMS- LC) Camp Cooke. Taji, Iraq APO 03789 I filled the position of an Engineer equipment mechanic upon arrival. I Submitted interest and obtained Lead Welding position performing MIG & ARC welding for various welds of mild steel for RMS-LC & the military. Welded on steel warehouse doors, guard towers, Iraqi prison doors and door hinges and fabrication. I performed maintenance/operation on earth moving equipment for the roads & grounds Dept. Machinery operated: D7G Dozer, Compactor & road grader. Inspected equipment for damage, and welding on equipment as needed with structural damage & maintenance repairs/up-grades with lubrication of the machinery as needed. Fabrication of grates and cover’s for liquid holding tanks & reservoirs were also built as needed.
01/2004 – 03/2005 Kellogg Brown & Root Government Services, 4100 Clinton Drive 03/449a Houston, TX 77020 Maintenance Coordinator (FOB) Salerno Air Force Base, Afghanistan) Oversee and coordinate management operations of motor vehicle maintenance of a large-scale vehicle and equipment fleet. I gave supervision, advice and instruction to maintenance mechanics to perform technical maintenance/inspection. I was granted the responsibilities of a lead with foreman duties needed for operation of a motor pool and pertinent equipment. I was given the charge of the start-up of the maintenance section at Salerno, Iraq. Order vehicle parts, administrative items and dispatch procedure (maintenance SRO database) of motor vehicles. Ensure operational readiness of the entire fleet of equipment. Execute vehicle for routing, scheduling & maintenance management of computer-based applications. I’ve performed maintenance of Electrical, DS/GS & Organizational on force protection equipment. Waste water evacuation tank/trailers. Chevrolet Tahoe, Ford Rangers & other contracted vehicles used by the military and KBR. I am able to perform proficiently, the use of the Internet and MS Office for applications to perform job costing and resource scheduling, the welding and repairing of equipment, inspecting and diagnosing other elements for deficiencies. Ordering of tools, lubricants and parts needed for the support of motor pool equipment in the maintenance section.
09/2003- 12/2003 DynCorp Technical Services, 6500 West Freeway, Suite 600, Fort Worth, Texas 76116-2187 Chief Mechanic (AL-UDDID) U.S. Air Force, Qatar, Southwest Asia Supervised mechanics, trained, evaluated, and disciplined employees. Keeping supervisor informed of the workload and performance of assigned employees. Diagnosed mechanical problems and perform complex mechanical repairs on gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles and other automotive equipment. Inspected the mechanical equipment and carried out a preventive maintenance program. Made all types of repairs on gasoline and diesel equipment, such as major and minor engine overhauls; maintain records of repairs and maintenance work. Keeping accurate records of part’s inventoried. Examined reports for accuracy on each vehicle and piece of equipment repaired; writes reports on vehicles and equipment repaired. Checked all repair work performed in Shop for completeness, including physical inspections and road tests before vehicle is turned back to user departments. Responsible for updating vehicle equipment information in the fleet services computer program database, training new mechanics in safety practices and procedures.
01/2000-05/2003 CSA, PO Box 6240, Orange, CA 92868 Logistics Support Services, Doha, Kuwait Welder (DS/GS Allied Trades Support Branch) performed the fabrication with up-keep of assorted components of track and wheeled vehicles. Performed the fabrication and/or the alteration of U.S. Army training tools and equipment for training, re-soldered vehicle radiators, performed the art in welding with different types of metallurgy and hardware for vehicles in the theater of employment. Types Welding Performed: Arc, Mig & Oxy-Acetylene, Plasma arc & Torch Cutting and Grinding, 10K Forklift operation/organizational maintenance.
Wheel/Track Vehicle Mechanic (Logistics Support Services, Camp Doha, Kuwait) Perform 1/3 rd inspection on all wheeled vehicles. Perform DS and Organizational Maintenance level repairs for High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles and Associated Ground Support Equipment. Troubleshooting for problems with vehicle engines, electrical systems, steering, brakes and suspensionsâÂ€¦etc. Replaced and repaired damaged body parts. Established and follow schedules for maintaining vehicles. Provided Technical Inspections and Test-drives for the vehicles.
10/1999 – 12/1999
BUTLER Technical Group, 860 Hill view Court, Suite 100, Milpitas, CA 95035 Maintenance Coordinator(Strategic Support Services Corporation, Germany) Direct all in-shop maintenance actions and projects. Supervise and schedule maintenance crews for Direct Support/Organizational Support level repairs. Provide initial, in process, and final inspections to insure repairs are timely, correct, and meet the Army regulations and corporate policies for safety and environmental standards. Implemented preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) such as the M998, M1074, M1075 series, the M715 1 1/4-ton utility vehicle, the M35A1, 2 Â½-ton, the HETT 911, 916, 920 25-ton, the HEMMT family M977, the M929 5-ton dump, M939 5-ton vehicles, the M915 14-ton line haul tractor and track vehicles such as M981 and M577A2.
10/1996 – 09/1999 ITT Federal Services Inc, P.O. Box 15012, Colorado Springs, CO 80935-5012 Wheel Vehicle Mechanic (Logistics Support Services,Fort Irwin, CA) Organizational Level Maintenance repairs on High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles and Associated Ground Support Equipment. Troubleshooting of problems on vehicle engines, electrical systems, steering, brakes and suspensions. Repaired and tuned engines. Replaced and repaired hydraulic systems. Established and follow schedules for maintaining vehicles. Provided Technical Inspections and Test-drives for the vehicles, in support of 24-25 rotations per year.
03/1996 – 10/1996 Lockheed Martin Support system, Inc. 1600 E. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington, TX 76010 Combat Vehicle Mechanic (Logistics Support Services, Germany) Performed DS and Organizational Maintenance level repairs on High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles, Oshkosh Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck (HEMMT), M1070 Heavy Equipment Transporter (Super HET and 8-wheel HET), and Light Armored Vehicles. Troubleshot, inspected and test-drove the equipment. Provided Technical Inspections and Test-drives for the vehicles, in support of Bosnia operation.
03/1995 -03/1996 Fort McCoy, 101 West Headquarters Road, Fort McCoy, Wisconsin 54656 Heavy Equipment Mechanic/OperatorEquipment Maintenance: Repaired, operated, and performed preventive organizational maintenance of heavy-duty trucks and tractors. Inspected the vehicles and carried-out Certificate of Fitness checks (Technical Inspections). Performed final test-drive the vehicles. The equipment included: HETT M911, M916, M920 25-ton, M916A2 6×6 Military Truck Tractor, M917A1 6×6 Military Dump Truck Tractor, Wrecker 6×6 Military Truck, PLS M1074 and M1075 6×6 Military Truck, 120C to 180C series Volvo front-end loaders, JCB-3CX Super-backhoe, D6RX2 and D7G CAT bulldozer, D41P Karats bulldozer, D4 to D8 series bulldozer, and 120 to 140 series grader.
09/93-03/95 Dyn Corp International Fort Worth, TX office 13500 Heritage Parkway Fort Worth, TX 76177 (817) 224-8200 (Movement Team) Camp Doha, Kuwait I was a member of the movement team. Transporting vehicles and equipment for maintenance points with-in the camp. I achieved the position of Master Operatorfor the section. I performed as team lead for our third country nationals who also were a part of the movement team. I was licensed for all vehicles on our foot print. I performed basic 10/20 level maintenance of vehicles before and after operation. Safety is our main concern and priority.
01/92-08/93 Canadian Pacific Railways Gulf Canada Square 401-9th Ave. SW Calgary, Alberta Canada The team I worked with installation of new track. I performed maintenance and replacement of old rails and ties of the Canadian Pacific Rail systems. Following and enforcing safety regulations for myself and other colleagues of CP Railways. I operated rail installation equipment. We installed rail, ties, and spiking of the rail. I held the position of a thermite welding of the track. Involved with the welding was the radio communication to the dispatch office. Setup of the molds used for the weld, cutting of the rail for a good fit of the rail to be joined. Performed time keeping of rail for operation of on-coming locomotive activity. The following practices were use with all maintenance:
âÂ€¢ Track inspection.
âÂ€¢ Ability to write read and speak clear and concise reports. âÂ€¢ Ability to compile and analyses the job to be performed. âÂ€¢ Communicate effectively with a wide range of people âÂ€¢ Building Work Relationships with colleagues. âÂ€¢ Building safety awareness with others. âÂ€¢ Making operational decisions with superiors for my team
I worked for the hotel chain âÂ€ÂœRamada InnâÂ€Â in Lacrosse, WI.
Changing light bulbs, dry wall, cleaning and servicing, heating & air conditioning (Wall units) in rooms, patching holes in walls/ceilings, plumbing operation of pick-up truck with snow plow attachment, snow blower and of course a shovel for snow removal, cleaning and adding chlorine to swimming pool, cutting grass with ride and push lawn clippers, applying wall paper, room service.
Working with my father, he was my mentor with home improvements, landscaping, irrigation, up-keep of the lawn, fertilizing, weeding, watering, hanging doors, adding additional rooms, wood working, framing, maintenance and cement work among other things for 18 years. During those years I believe I have become proficient in the skill just by learning through my father. I am safe at all aspects of my craft and have sustained "0 injuries" from my assigned or unassigned duties. I am well skilled at what I do and I can perform the best results at whatever task I am assigned or set my mind on doing. I am mechanically incline to repair or make quick fixes to what is not operating well enough until the prescribed fix can be obtained.
This was done after my first enlistment in the military. In the early 80’s.
Baghdad International Airport, Baghdad, Iraq. (BIAP) Military Training as combat correspondent/life saving. 2009
Staples Technical College, Staples, MN 56479 Certification in Heavy Engineer Equipment Operation and Maintenance02/88-12/89: Types of equipment operated were: D3-D7 Dozer, Scraper, Excavator, Backhoe, Road grader, Compactor, Front-end loader,
Western Wisconsin Technical College, La Crosse, WI 54601 Welding Application and Theory 02/88: Types of welding processes covered: Arc, Buried arc, Mig & Tig.
Military Training School, Fort Leonardwood, Missouri Diploma in Wheeled Vehicles Organizational Mechanics 01/76
Military Training School, Vilseck, Germany Diploma in Advanced Wheeled Vehicles Organizational Mechanics 12/76 MILITARY EXPERIENCE
09/75 – 09/79 Active Duty: U.S. Army (Germany and Fort Lewis, WA 93433); Honorable Discharge; MOS performed: 63B Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic, 62E Equip. Operator, 62J Heavy Engr. Equip. Operator, 44B Welder/ Metal Fabricator. Operated 5 & 10 ton dump truck for recovery and to haul engineer equipment. I obtained an Honorable Discharge upon discharge.
05/80 – 12/91 U.S. Army National Guard:Wisconsin National Guard Armory, 32nd Engineer Co., 910 Oak Forest Drive, Onalaska, WI 54650 1991 Activated for Desert Storm/Shield; Heavy (Engineer) Equipment Operator. 555 Engineers BN. Obtained an Honorable Discharge upon release.