Work History

Work History
May 2015 - Present

Master Mechanic/Mobile Equipment Mechanic

RESCO Products
May 2005 - Present

Mobile Equipment Mechanic/welder

RESCO Products, Inc. Hammond IN
  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical/electrical/hydraulic problems on mobile equipment.
  • Implemented a preventive maintenance service program and equipment repair records.
  • Eliminated starting and brake system problems while improving safety on all mobile equipment.
  • Extended hydraulic component life through proper preventive maintenance.
Jan 2007 - May 2007

SI Supervisor

Purdue University Calumet. Hammond IN
  • Supervised multiple SI Leaders in my group.
Aug 2006 - Dec 2006

SI Leader

Purdue University Calumet
  • Assisted students during SI sessions, 10 hrs. per week, as a Supplemental Instructor(SI) for CGT 116-Autodesk Inventor, 3-D modeling software.
Jan 1989 - May 2005

Equipment Mechanic/welder

STARCON International, Inc. Manhattan, IL
  • Maintained and repaired all STARCON equipment with a yearly maintenance budget.
  • Completed several Research and Development Projects for the STARCON CEO.
  • Working supervisor on complete overhaul of 2 aerial bundle extractors for Exxon Mobil, Joliet, Illinois.
  • Awards:  Mechanic of the Year 1995, Gold Star Award 1998.

Education

Education
Aug 2014 - Present

Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering Technology

Purdue University Calumet
  • Expected date of graduation, May, 2018.  Current GPA 3.64
  • Tau Alpha Pi National Honor Society member. 
May 2014

Associate of Science Mechanical Engineering Technology

Purdue University Calumet
  • Diploma with distinction  GPA 3.70
Aug 2005 - May 2007

CADD Certificate

Purdue University Calumet
  • AutoCAD
  • Autodesk Inventor
  • Pro Engineer
  • Autodesk VIZ
Jan 1975 - May 1978

Machinist Apprenticeship Program

Prairie State University. Chicago Heights, IL
  • Machine shop courses:  Lathes, Drill Presses, Milling Machine, Saw
  • Blueprint reading

Skills

Skills

Related Engineering Coursework

  • Fluid Power
  • Strength of Materials
  • Statics
  • Dynamics
  • Materials
  • Machine Elements
  • Statistics
  • Physics
  • Production Planning and Control
  • Electricity Fundamentals
  • Calculus
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry

Certifications

  • 2G/3G Plate Welder.  FCAW/SMAW
  • OSHA 10 Hr.
  • Three Rivers Manufacturing Safety Training, Joliet, IL
  • Certified Instructor:  National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)
  • ASE HD Truck Technician

Technical Skills

  • Microsoft Word
  • Power Point

Interests/Hobbies/Community Service

  • Archery
  • Hunting
  • Fishing
  • Camping
  • Drag Racing
  • Ballroom Dancing
  • Travelling
  • Volunteer for High School Algebra Tutoring
  • High School and College Football Spectator

Mechanical, Welding and CADD Portfolio