Outage Maintenance Support
Mar 2015 - Jun 2015
ASAP, Inc./Duke Energy (contractor)
Work Package Center team member responsible for work order printing, compilation and tracking functions related to RO29 at Robinson Nuclear Plant in Hartsville, SC (pre-outage through post-outage)
Oct 2014 - Oct 2014
In-processing and remediation(Nantel and CBT), document control, timekeeping and all other administrative duties as needed at Callaway Nuclear Plant(Refuel 20) in Fulton, Missouri.
Aug 2014 - Sep 2014
Olsten Staffing/Sonoco (temp)
Point of contact for planning daily freight(all areas of Canada, Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio) on behalf of numerous contract companies. Attain and confirm varied modes of transportation per clients request or urgent need. Ensure these loads are picked up and delivered per request or locate other means as necessary to guarantee this demand. Excellent customer service. Negotiate rates and pricing in order to obtain best price and quality available. Utilize dedicated truck fleet when available in order to keep costs down. Provide shipping rates for customers in a timely manner as requested. Attend daily meetings with team members to ensure goals are being met and to discuss way to improve carrier and customer relations.
Fatigue Management Coordinator
Sep 2011 - Mar 2012
BWB/Progress Energy (contractor)
Manage work time for employees under‘ covered worker' status(working on safety-related equipment) at HB Robinson Nuclear Plant in Hartsville, SC. Ensure adherence to Progress Energy's Fitness for Duty policies and procedures. Run daily reports to help predict future deviations/violations. Create NCR in the event of a confirmed employee violation/Passport/Portal J. Communicate with developer of EMP Center frequently to stay current with any software or policy change. Support other departments/plants as needed to guarantee transferring employees obey all rules accordingly. Assist Facilities with work tickets and other daily functions. Help with any employee concern issues when requested by employee.
Feb 2010 - Apr 2011
DZ Atlantic/Progress Energy (contractor)
Responsible for DZA time keeping practices. Ensure timesheets have been turned in, approved/signed correctly for each group, entered into shared time file, and turned in by deadline. Employee Concerns: correct any issues with Direct Deposit, W-4 changes, Per Diem Eligibility Information, etc. Serve as point of contact for new employees; ensure they are prepared and trained before beginning any assigned work. Issue hard hats, gloves, or any other pertinent PPE. Experienced in Passport and Portal J functions/Updating Engineering changes. Ensure Master Roster kept up-to-date/SSIS experienced. Keying Observations for selected Safety Monitors daily and ensuring their input c ontains value-added information and contact individuals if more details are required. Proctor/set up individuals to keep qualifications current. Update Training Matrix for employees and send to vault. Assist with In-Processing functions.
Nov 2009 - Feb 2010
DZ Atlantic/Progress Energy (contractor)
Area Fire Watch for installation of hand rails at 160 building during cutting, grinding, and welding activities. Helper and Area Fire Watch supporting Crane Modification on Turbine Building Project. Preparation of welding leads, equipment, extinguishers, and other tools. Support welders by modifying amps on each welding machine as required per task. Initiate/Close Hot Work Permits. Daily installation and removal of barricade tape as indicated during pre-job brief.
Sep 2008 - Oct 2008
DZ Atlantic/Progress Energy (contractor)
Responsible for Foreign Material Exclusion 1&2 in the‘ B' EDG room. Ensure all items not excluded in control plan are properly logged in and out. Confirm all personal items allowed are secured properly to the person. Certify any personal items not in accordance with control plan do not cross FME boundary at any time. Assurance of good housekeeping practices at all times. Minimize personnel entry to area. Find and retrieve tools, parts, etc. as needed. Clean parts thoroughly prior to reassembly to diesel engine B. Ensure fire watch practices are upheld and signed off hourly as required.
Sep 2001 - Oct 2008
Mary Kay Ash, Inc. (part-time)
Market and sell Mary Kay cosmetics and other MK products. Build on knowledge of products by attending training classes and Director lead meeting. Relate this information to customer base by performing make-overs and hosting small parties. Circulate info to others about our products by phone, email, and website. Leave MK magazines and other informative pamphlets at businesses(as allowed) in order to obtain new loyal clients and recruit potential team members. Keep inventory stocked and website maintained.~ Once I started working more frequently in the nuclear industry I decided to close this business and devote more time to my new career and my family.~
Medical Office Assistant
Jul 2007 - Dec 2007
Olsten Staffing/-Spine and Orthopedic Specialists of SC
Personal Assistant to Dr. Alexander at satellite office in Hartsville, SC. Responsible for all aspects of daily operating procedures at this site. Ensure all rooms are prepared and supplies are stocked accordingly. Retrieve charts for scheduled appointments and ascertain pertinent info is available or supplied by patient upon arrival. Collect co-pay and past due amounts. Confirm charts are kept up-to-date with most recent insurance information, contact information, symptoms, etc. Schedule follow up appointments; call patient to remind/confirm those appointments 24-48 hours prior to arrival time. Set up MRI sessions and epidural blocks with Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center. Certify patient is aware of precautions prior to and after injections. Contact insurance companies for pre-certifications when needed. Call in doctor approved prescriptions.
Oct 2003 - May 2006
The Body Shop Gym & Fitness/The Hartsville Boxing Club
Chief responsibility is the overall management of daily operations. First gym in area open 24/7-on call for new member signups. Obligations include but not limited to: recruit, employ, train, and terminate help as needed. Supervise and rectify any personnel, client, or member issues. Resolve any vendor issues or potential safety hazards quickly and efficiently. Manage and maintain bank draft accounts/late payments. Accounts payable/receivable. Member records kept current in database. Invoice management. Research area gym prices and promotions to stay competitive. Strive to incorporate member concepts/proposals. Help members create and implement work out routines when requested. Marketing/advertising to acquire and maintain loyal members. Inventory control for gym/boxing club(ex. Cleaning supplies, drink machines, necessary equipment/materials). Ensure equipment is maintained. Assist boxing coach-create and distribute special advertisements and promotions for upcoming competitions; support any other functions necessary to help ensure record attendance. Help acquire and maintain donations for the operation of The Hartville Boxing Club (a non-profit organization). Owner relocated and closed business in May.
Feb 2004 - May 2004
3rd Key Holder/Manager of 3-5 employees. Organization and filing of daily paperwork, new shipments, etc. Cold calling. Work on lease line in order to gain new credit card customers. Merchandise control and inventory. Establish sales goals daily for all employees(including myself) by means of store procedures. Accomplish these goals and support personnel to keep store goals on target. Suggestive selling— remain conscious of new ads, sale prices, upcoming events and other promotions to ensure customers receive best available deals. Offer exceptional customer service by repairing and cleaning jewelry. Perform opening/closing inventory counts daily; certify these counts are correct and send to DM at closing. Keep store neat and clean and ensure cases are secure at all times. Remove, replace, and store all advertisements, banners, and signage. Responsible for all end of day functions including system shut down, placing all jewelry in safe, lock down all security gates, set alarm, and bank deposits.(I resigned
Claims Associate II
Mar 1998 - Oct 2003
Audit military insurance claims to process for payment or denial. Experienced as Claims associate I and II. Trained and experienced with HCFA 1500, UB92, and Beneficiary claim forms. Knowledgeable in Medical Terminology, ICD-9, and CPT4 codes. Verify accuracy of pertinent information through DEERS (Defense Enrollment Eligibility System). Determine all required information is present and accurate; send appropriate letter to provider or beneficiary accordingly. Also proficient in Medicare, Medicaid, Skill Nursing, and Resource Sharing(specialized in this area). I was fortunate enough to be the first employee designated/trained in Resource Sharing. I worked as a Cottage employee(from home) for last few years of employment before company lost government contract.