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Work experience

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Aug 2010Present

Vacuum Truck Operator

Aqua Power

Commercial driver's liscense, DOT certified, Cargill background checked, vac truck driver/operator. 

Nov 2011Present

Production truck driver

Hoover construction

I drive 769 and 773 production dump trucks.

Aug 2007Aug 2010

Veterinary Technician

Randall Road Animal Hospital

I am the surgery tech Monday through Friday.  I plan and prepare the surgery list, inject the pre-anesthetic, prepare the animal for sx, assist in sx as needed, provide post-op care through discharge.  I also interview potential employees, am in charge of inventory/purchasing, and assist the receptionists as needed.  Drawing blood, taking radiographs, glucose curves, running blood and urine tests and monitoring IV pumps are everyday tasks.

Sep 2009Aug 2010

Animal Control Officer

Mchenry County Department of Health

I was responsible for patroling, issuing citations,cruelty investigations,intake of strays,transport to hospitals,working with sherrifs dept and local pd for voilations and/or raid assistance, wildlife injury or wildlife in residence calls, public appearance and adoption events and also public safety regarding animals.

Jan 2007Jun 2007

Veterinary Technician

Silver Lakes Veterinary center

I was the only tech.  One Dr., one receptionist and myself.  We worked together and made it happen!  I did intake, assist in exam room, assist in sx, did all blood and urine testing, cleaned and autoclaved all sx instruments, cleaned entire hospital daily, post-op care, x-ray, rx, everything involving a running hospital.

Aug 2003Dec 2006

Mobile Supervisor 350/450

Vetco Animal Hospitals

I supervised, trained,hired, fired, and worked with up to 22 employees running vaccine clinics throughout southern CA, from San Louis Obispo all the way down towards San Diego covering evey Petco store.  I made the schedule, checked paperwork, handled deposits which averaged 15-20,000$ a night, corrected errors, and worked very hard to attain permission for an employee of the month program to boost morale.  I managed 2 branches, Huntington Beach(350) and Montebello(450).  I started at the bottom and moved up to supervisor within four months due to two reasons, position opening and my ability to listen and follow instructions.



Vacuum Max

Worked in all the mines in northern MN and Potlatch, Cook and Cloquet, Certianteed, msp, and BNSF in a few locations in Wisconsin.  Set up and operated industrial vacuum trucks while supervising the safety of workers on site. I really liked the job but the company went under.  I am the person in the Minntac safety video demonstrating the proper use and safe operation techniques involved with industrial vacuuming.


certified nursing assistant

Health Career Institute


Virginia High School


bls in cpr/aed

american red cross
Oct 2009Present

Certified Euthanasia Technician

Humane Society
Aug 2011Aug 2012


Eveleth Community College
Sep 2010Sep 2011


Eveleth Community College
Sep 2000Sep 2001


Hibbing Community College