Laser operator - ( 6/2013 - current) Alco Metal Fabricators, Kings Mountain , NC Operate 4000 watt and 2000 watt Mitsubishi lasers, perform first article inspection to assure part quality. Use METACAM software to program and layout parts to be cut on lasers. Maintained facilities and equipment as needed. Loaded and unloaded trucks. Performed maintenance and mechanical activities.
Laser operator - ( 10/2010 - 3/2013) WH Rogers sheet metal, Charlotte, NC Set up and operated 4000 watt Hankwang laser as well as Mazak 2000 watt laser, perform first article inspection to assure part quality. Cleaned and deburred cut parts, unloaded metal trucks as well as did daily inventory of metal supplies to maintain stock.
Carpenter - ( 2009 - 2010) Amsler homebuilders, Kingston, NY Did various construction and home remodeling such as, roofing, decks, painting, and whole home remodels.
Laser operator - ( 2006 - 2008) Industrial Fabricators , Gastonia, NC Performed set up and operation of Trumpff 5000 watt lasers, also did QA of parts and did some program editing, was a backup team lead for one year. Also used a forklift to load and unload materials. Did preventive maintenance and some repairs of lasers.
Setup Operator - ( 1999 - 2006) cookson rolling doors, Gastonia, NC Performed set up and operation of various metalworking machines such as, roll former, ironworker, punch press, drill press, leaf brake, band saws, and pipe saw. Also operated overhead crane and forklifts to load and unload trucks and to move materials from stores to the machines. Used calipers and micrometers to gauge metal and finish parts. Was also responsible for quality checks and logging dimensions of cut parts on roll former with tape measure and micrometers. Also used various pneumatic and hand tools such as riveters, alligator guns, circular saws, drills, and staplers. Operated welders and plasma cutters, and worked in the powder coat dept. doing prep work on parts to be coated, and painted finish parts.
Education and Training
North Gaston High - 1994 Dallas, NC High school, Diploma .
Gaston college - 2001 Dallas, NC Blueprint reading, certificate .