Orange Coast College
I am a versatile mechanic and fabricator with 25 years of experience in varied settings. My assets include the knowledge of owning my own business along with a set of skills which include R&D, MIG and TIG welding (steel, aluminum, and stainless), operating manual or CNC mill and lathe, and some CAD design. Strong trouble shooting skills, mechanical and electrical. Have all necessary tools to perform any service needed.
career advanced program 975 hrs.
Ron Covell 2 day training covering power hammer, english wheel and oxy welding and more.
Kent White 3 day training covering power hammer, english wheel and oxy welding and more.
Solid Works Essentials training 32 hrs.
R&D department, CNC Laser Operator, CNC Press brake operator, welder. Responsible for converting all of the hand welding fixtures to work in the new robotic welding cells as well as designing new fixtures.
Lead Technician: Specialize in custom sheet metal fabrication, chassis design and fabrication, engine re-building, service and repair as well as custom bike building. Several features in Cyclesource, American Bagger, Hot Bike, as well as multiple bike show awards.
Fabricator: I built two custom pro-street bikes, one of which won 3rd place at the Dallas Easyrider show. I also was responsible for installing all sheet metal after paint.
Service Manager: Performed engine and transmission overhauls, scheduled service, installed accessories, wrote service orders and crash estimates, built one custom and one kit bike.
Service Technician: Specialized in custom sheet metal fabrication, engine re-building, service and repair.
Service Technician: Specialized in engine and transmission re-building, service and repair, as well as custom bike building.
Field Technician: My responsibilities included logging all equipment and vehicle maintenance as well as equipment calibrations. I also operated the Continuous Emissions Monitoring System(CEMS) and helped with technical support for our two field teams.
Performed top-end overhauls, scheduled service, performance upgrades, installing accessories and writing crash estimates.
CNC Operator: Operated three Hass CNC milling machines. I taught myself by reading the factory manual and with minimal instruction on set up. Assisted with motor assembly.
Lead technician: Set up production schedule to build short runs of custom motorcycles. Created complete parts inventory list, supervised and participated in the building process. Oversaw inventory mix and made recommendations, as appropriate, to ensure most efficient work flow. Worked under Alex Mardekian of Von Dutch Kustom Cycles.
Started new company selling and installing seamless rain gutters. Installations included residential and commercial.
Lead Technician, Bob Specialized in engine and transmission re-building, performance upgradesservice and repair as well as custom bike building.
Started as entry level technician and advanced to service manager. Service and repair as well as custom bike building. Featured in Hot Bike magazine November 1997 issue.