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For the past eight years I have been a proud member of the Pacific Northwest Ironworkers Local 86.  During which time I became experienced in safety regulations and rules as the Safety Coordinater for union contractors for four years.  I have enjoyed the comrodery as well as the opportunity to work with such a unique group of individuals.  Prior to  this, most of my work experience was in the professional arena.  It is in this atmosphere that I am most comfortable and successful both professionally and personally. Looking to transition back into the professional field. Ambitiously  asking for the opportunity to show you how I can make a difference in your company as well as the lives of those you touch.  Using my nine years of customer service experience , skills and GOD given abilities I am sure to be a perfect match for whom it is you are looking for. 

Work experience

Nov 2001Present

Journeyman Ironworker

Pacific NW Ironworkers Local 86
  • Weld and fabricate steel, stainless steel, and aluminum
  • Proficient in interpreting blue prints
  • Supervised and coached co-workers on safety laws and regulations as Safety Coordinator for union contractors
  • Maintained an attendance log as well as accident report for the union as Job Steward
  • Provided "on the job training" to Apprentices dispatched to my worksite
Mar 1992Aug 2001

Inside Sales Representative

Genie Industries, Inc
  • Nine years of customer service experience
  • Effective working with outside and inside customers to resolve problems
  • Order and maintained parts log 
  • Ability to remain productive in a fast pace environment
  • Strong phone skills, superior listening and probing abilities
  • Data entry and processing
Sep 1988Jun 1992

Gang Prevention / Intervention Coordinator

Opportunities Indusrtrailization Center
  • Nurtured the relationship between the community and it's youth through community outreach programs
  • Initiated and coordinated community events for the youth
  • Supervised and directed staff  in providing families with the education and training needed for employment opportunities
  • Provided services that enabled individuals to attain self-sufficiency
  • Coordinated and encouraged intervention counseling sessions between parents and their children 
Sep 1989Feb 1992

Assistant Basketball Coach

Yakima Valley Community College
  • Assisted with practice and game preparations
  • Knowledgeable in collegiate and conference polices and regulations at the community college level 
  • Visited, interviewed and recruited  student-athletes
  • Facilitated Summer youth camps, basketball camps and tournaments
  • Coached and supervised athletes in the fundamentals of basketball and conditioning
  • Responsible for the growth of the basketball program and it's athletes at YVCC



Sep 1982Jun 1984

Associate of Arts



Transportation Security Administration (TWIC)