Summary

Highly creative and independent thinker.  Meticulous and driven team member skilled at juggling multiple tasks, meeting deadlines and working under pressure.  At home in fabrication and production driven manufacturing environments.

Work History

Work History

Independent

2009 - 2015

Restorations Home Repair

Independent home repair/remodel outside of regular work hours.  Since returning to Colorado, I have expanded my skill sets working on furniture restoration projects and custom builds.  Longmont, CO.

Assembly/Finish

Carbon composite and fiberglass laminate set-up, assembly, finish and inspection in a highly regulated aerospace industry.  Tukwila, WA.

Vestas

2011 - 2014

Quality Role

Quality Control, inspection, repairs and documentation on 55 meter wind-turbine blades primarily constructed out of carbon panels and fiberglass. I was a member of the original start up crew building the first prototype blade produced and ramped up to full production.  Brighton, CO.

Peter David Studio

2008 - 2011

Art-glass Technician

Custom architectural fused art-glass fabrication from artist drawings, client requirements, and architectural blueprints. Kiln programming, maintenance, sanding, drilling, sawing, laminating, assembly and installation to meet critical design specifications and deadlines.  Seattle, WA.

US Army

2004 - 2008

Sergeant

Attained rank of Sergeant, Team-Leader, Gunner and Section Chief. 16-month
deployment in 2006/07 insupport of O.I.F.  Ft Lewis, WA.

RJR Circuits INC

Jan 2001 - Jan 2004

Machine Operator

Set up and prepared circuit board copper and prepreg layers. Programmed and operated CNC drill and router machines. Produced prototype boards for aerospace and military applications.  Denver, CO.

Skills

Skills

Leadership

Ability to teach, Manpower delagation

Production Applications

Citrix, Microsoft, Adobe

Lamination/Repair

Lay up, Vacuum mold, De-lam repair

Quality Inspection

NDT, Finish, Tracking, Reporting

Lean Manufacturing

5S, Practical problem-solving

Heavy Equipment

Hand truck, Forklift, Crane

Construction

Carpentry, Framing, Drywall, Paint

Machine Operation

Set-up, Maintenance, Programming

Education

North Eastern Junior College

General Course Work

Sterling, CO

Wray High School -

Certified Diploma

Wray, CO

Certifications

  • 2014 - Forklift and Crane Certification (Vestas)
  • 2012 - Lean Manufacturing Course (Vestas)
  • 2011 - Quality Inspection Finish Department (Vestas)
  • 2007 - Army Warrior Leadership Course (Ft Lewis)

Portfolio

Awards

  • Army Commendation Medal
  • Army Achievement Medal
  • Army Good Conduct Medal
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Medal
  • Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon
  • Army Service Ribbon
  • Overseas Service Ribbon
  • Combat Action Badge
  • 1st Cav Combat Spurs
  • Driver and Mechanic Badge
  • Iraq Campaign Medal with Bronze Service Star
  • 2 Overseas Service Bars.

Veteran Causes

Member of the 2012 Wounded Warrior March hiking across 8 states over 4 months of the Appalachian Trail and raising over $7,000.00 for the Wounded Warriors Project.

References

References

Available Upon Request.