William Fox

William Fox

Work History

Work History
Apr 1993 - Present

Squad Leader / Section Sergeant / Soldier

United States Army

Squad Leader:

The military squad leader is the first-line supervisor in an enlisted individual's chain of command. This individual is responsible for the daily activities that an individual performs, to include any career-mandated training. Ultimately, this individual becomes a mentor, trainer, role model, and supervisor all in one

Maintenance Supervisor / Section Sergeant:

Directs and coordinates jobs within five different maintenance shops and supervises the proper keeping of shop records and inventory.  Day to day tasks also include the following.

1. Train assigned Soldiers in their areas of work including vehicle and equipment maintenanceand repair methods, procedures and techniques.

2. Test and evaluate new technologies related to vehicles and equipment including compressednatural gas powered equipment..

3. Supervise the use, care and operation of shop equipment including hand tools, power tools,diagnostic equipment and welders.

4. Maintain records and files of periodic preventive maintenance checks, repair orders, service parts,labor and cost, parts inventory and other related matters.

Soldier:

A Soldier is a person who selflessly devotes their life to ensure that all citizens of their country can sleep with peace of mind and live out day to day without fear. A Soldier protects this country freedom, and asks nothing in return. A Soldier is the highest type of citizen.

Mar 1992 - Oct 1992

Public Pool Lifeguard

The City of Buena Park

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency.

  2. Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.

  3. Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintains a high standard of customer service.

  4. Performs various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility.

  5. Prepares and maintains appropriate activity reports.

Education

Education

Utilities Equipment Repairer

U.S. Army Ordnance Center and School

Course Scope:

Phase I: (USASMA BNCOC Common Core) Common Leader Training.  Students are graded on Physical Fitness Training, Individual Skills Training, Drill and Ceremony, Land Navigation, Leadership in garrison and the field, and a written examination.  The course ends with a Situational Training Exercise (STX) in the field with hands-on training

Phase II: 662-52C30 (91C) Subjects are completed during this training phase. 91J and 91C dicriptions here.  This is a mixture of Interactive Multimedia Instruction (IMI), printed text, and web-based instruction.

Phase III: consists of Army Values training, common logistics lessons, and technical subjects. Training includes; Operation of the Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below (FBCB2), NCOES Transitional Training (lessons learned), Situational Training Exercise (STX), Supply, Unit Maintenance, SAMS, and GPS, maintenance and repair of Air Conditioning/Refrigeration equipment, Personnel Space Heaters, and Fire Suppression Systems.  The end state of personnel with this training also includes the following:

1) Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.

2) Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.

3) Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.

4) Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.

5) Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.

Utilities Equipment Repairer-an essential member of the Army maintenance team-to make sure all the heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment remains in excellent working order. Utilities Equipment Repairers maintain and repair air conditioners, heaters and associated equipment. The Utilities Equipment Repairer is responsible for supervising and performing maintenance on utilities equipment and special purpose support systems.

Wightman NCO Academy

To produce battle competent junior noncommissioned officers capable of leading a team, section or squad in common leader warfighting skills.The Primary Leadership Development Course (PLDC) is an intensive, 30 day, live-in, branch-immaterial course which trains basic leadership skills, knowledge, and behaviors.  Tasks trained in PLDC are relevant to team/section leader level duties and responsibilities.  Training instills self discipline, professional ethics, and establishes the foundation for further training and leader development.

The objectives of the Primary Leadership Development Course, are graduates who:

  • are technically and tactically proficient
  • make sound decisions

  • plan correctly

  • practice professional Army ethics

  • communicate effectively

  • supervise subordinates

  • teach and counsel

  • apply soldier-team development

  • Advanced Individual Training

    U.S. Army Ordnance Center and School

    Maintenance tasks trained-on include Repair of Pump Assemblies; Correct Malfunction of Gages (Non Electrical); Correct Malfunction of Reverse Osmosis Pump on a 600 GPH units; Correct Malfunction of High Pressure Pumps on a 3000 GPH units. Training also includes other 91J Skill Level One tasks such as a block of instruction on proper Preventative Maintenance Checks and Services.

    The following civilian occupations are similar to Military Occupational Specialty 91J.

    Skills

    Skills

    Welding

      I have been fully cross-trained in welding (Stick & MIG) and have managed the welding Section for over a year.  I am versed in various styles of welding and can maintain a shop stock of welding materials.       

    Power Generation

      For the past twenty years and across three continents I have calculated and balanced the loads for two and three phase generators, ranging in size from 2 KW to 1 MW.  After placing a unit and/or units into operation, I supervise all maintenance and service operations.  It is my responsibility to train and verify the abilities of all personnel in a power generation section.   

    Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

      For the past twenty years, I have supervised in and participated in the installation, repair and the servicing of over one thousand Air conditioning units.  My experience includes Automotive, Residential and Commercial. I am very skilled in installing, maintaining, adjusting, overhauling, and repairing refrigeration, air conditioning and heating equipment and systems.  

    Interest

    - Volunteering in the 4H.

    - Equestrian and Landscape Photography.

    - Hiking and Camping.

    - Cooking.

    Objective

    My objective is to leverage my experience while continuing to be challenged. I have 20 years of experience serving in the United States Army, installing and maintaining HVAC systems, electrical power distribution, welding shop operations and  power generation for Soldiers and foreign nationals. My background in Management, Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Technical Process Management represent a unique combination of disciplines. Personally, I have the drive and determination to consistently achieve success as a leader in all of the organizations that I have worked with in the past.

    Awards and Recognition

    - Five, Army Achievement Medals - Six, Army Commendation Medals - Two, Meritorious Service Medals - Inducted into the Order of Samuel Sharpe by the U. S. Ordnance Corps Association.

    Certifications

    Certifications
    Jun 2006 - Present

    A/C Universal Technician

    The Department of Defence and The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    Jun 2006 - Present

    Refrigerant Recovery / Recycling

    The Department of Defence and The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    Dec 2011 - Present

    Equal Opportunity Leader

    Department of The Army

    Secret

    Department of Defense