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A highly talented Machinist with huge background in setting up and operating a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments; including fabricating, modifying, or repairing mechanical instruments by applying the knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.
Summary of Qualifications
More than eight years experience.
Thorough knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Excellent knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in the production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
Sound knowledge of practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
Sound knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
Remarkable knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
Profound ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.
Great ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
Uncommon ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
In-depth ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Excellent ability to quickly move hand, hand together with arm, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
Exceptional ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
Strong ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.
Considerable ability to keep hand and arm steady while moving arm or while holding arm and hand in one position.
ASTEC Textile Mill, Tarrytown, NY 2003 - Present
Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines.
Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and vernier calipers.
Check workpieces to ensure that they are properly lubricated and cooled.
Dismantle machines or equipment, using hand tools and power tools, in order to examine parts for defects and replace defective parts where needed.
Fit and assemble parts to make or repair machine tools.
Lay out, measure, and mark metal stock in order to display placement of cuts.
Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders.
Maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.
Measure, examine, and test completed units in order to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as micrometers.
Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
ASTEC Textile Mill, Tarrytown, NY 1997 - 2003
Apprentice Machinist (under supervision)
Used mechanic's hand tools such as files, scrapers, mallets, wrenches, screwdrivers, and riveters to fit and assemble parts and assemblies.
Operated machines and other mechanisms to observe operation and diagnose malfunctions or to test repaired equipment.
Kept inventory of stock and orders new materials as needed.
Kept records and reported use of equipment.
Developed specifications from general description of parts or assemblies to be fabricated and drew or sketched device to be made.
Operated bench grinder to sharpen cutting tools.
Operated gas or electric welders to install finished assemblies or to join or build upmetal surfaces of parts to be machined or repaired.
Performed routine or preventive maintenance and repairs, lubrication and cleaning of machine tools, equipment and mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems such as laundry, bakery, kitchen, automotive, farm and power plant equipment.
Designed and constructed jigs and special tools to facilitate the machining, assembly, or disassembly of parts and assemblies.
Made estimates of time and materials required to complete an assignment.