Michael Gaskill

Work History

Work History
Jun 2013 - Present

painters helper


   Cover surfaces with drop cloths or masking tape and paper to protect surfaces during painting. - Selects and mixes coating additives to thin or promote drying and adhesion. - Fill cracks, holes, and joints with caulk, putty, plaster, or other fillers, using caulking guns or putty knives. - Apply primers or sealers to prepare surfaces, such as bare wood, metal, piping, fixtures, structures and equipment for finish coats. - Selects paint according to company color scheme and specifications. - Receive instructions from supervisors or homeowners in order to determine work requirements. - Disassembles paint and sandblasting equipment and cleans equipment, using solvent, wire brushes, and dry cloth. - Erect scaffolding and swing gates, or set up ladders, to work above ground level. - Remove fixtures such as pictures, door knobs, lamps, and electric switch covers prior to painting. 

2011 - 2013


  • Collect and inspect random samples during print runs to identify any necessary adjustments.
  • Examine job orders to determine quantities to be printed, stock specifications, colors, or special printing instructions.
  • Verify that paper and ink meet the specifications for a given job.
  • Start presses and pull proofs to check for ink coverage and density, alignment, and registration.
  • Change press plates, blankets, or cylinders, as required.
  • Obtain or mix inks and fill ink fountains.
  • Feed paper through press cylinders and adjust feed and tension controls.
  • Load presses with paper and make necessary adjustments, according to paper size.
  • Secure printing plates to printing units and adjust tolerances.
  • Clean ink fountains, plates, or printing unit cylinders when press runs are completed.
2010 - 2011



• Helped in fitting pipes, valves and couplings• Disassembled and removed spoiled pipes• Dug and mark ditches• Laid and joined pipe for water and sewer service• Measured, cut, thread and assembled new pipes• Cleaned work area and machines by means of solvent and rags• Immersed pipes in chemical solution to remove dirt, oil, and scale• Mounted brackets and hangers on walls and ceilings to hold pipes


1981 - 1985



deployment to irac 3-yr-fieldservice

Jan 1978 - Jan 1981