James Pugh

Work History

Work History
Apr 2007 - Jan 2012

Machine Tool Technician

Smith Services/Schlumberger

  • Detect and troubleshoot irregularities and malfunctions, Repair or replace defective machinery parts, Perform routine maintenance work on machinery
  • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications
  • Maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of all mechanical, hydraulic and power based equipment.
  • Move, assemble and install machinery and equipment such as shafting, precision bearings, gear boxes, motors, mechanical clutches, conveyors, and tram rails, using hoists, pulleys, dollies, rollers, and trucks. In addition, a millwright may also perform all duties of general laborer, pipefitter, carpenter, and electrician. A millwright may also perform some of the duties of a welder, such as arc welding, mig welding and oxyacetylene cutting.
  • Routine tasks, such as lubrication of machinery, bearing replacement, seal replacement, cleaning of parts during an overhaul and preventative maintenance.
  • Good understanding of fluid mechanics (hydraulics and pneumatics), and all of the components involved in these processes, such as valves, cylinders, pumps and compressors. working within precise limits or standards of accuracy, at heights without fear; the use of logical step-by-step procedures in work; planning, solving problems and decision-making based on quantifiable information
  • Trained to work with a wide array of precision tools, such as vernier calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, levels, gauge blocks, and optical and laser alignment tooling
Sep 2006 - Apr 2007

Engine and Reciprocating compressor technician

  • Kept a clean and orderly work deck
  • Controlled overhead crane safely
  • Inspected and used rigging when necessary
  • Used full body harness when needed.
  • Assisted crane operators.
  • Operated Hytorc and other specialized tools.
May 2006 - Sep 2006


Total Rental Service
  • Load and unload equipment.
  • Maintained and repaired equipment and tools.
  • Maintained shop area in a clean and orderly fashion.
Jan 2006 - May 2006


Americorp Fleet Services
  • Provided 24 hour mobile service for tractor trailer rigs.
  • Performed preventative maintenance on assigned fleet vehicles.
  • Maintained shop area in a clean and orderly fashion.
  • Diagnosed and repaired assigned tractor trailer rigs.
Nov 2005 - Jan 2006


Sears Automotive

  • Diagnosed and repaired assigned customer vehicles.
  • Maintained shop area in a clean and orderly fashion.
  • Ensured that work quality met customer satisfaction.
  • Performed opening and closing duties of the shop.




West central tech
Jul 2004 - Aug 2006

Diploma in Industrial Technology, Automotive/Diesel

Universal Technical Institute




MIG and Stick welding and Machine tool technology


highly adaptable problem solver. able to learn new things. gets along and works well with others.




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