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Paisley Bryant
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Professional Summary:

Accomplished and energetic Mechanic and Leader with a solid history of achievement in Diesel Mechanics and Class A CDL Instructing. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Very goal oriented. Areas of expertise include Heavy Equipment Operator, Class A CDL License with Tanker Endorsement, and a Class A CDL Instructor. 

  • Mechanical
  • Proven Leader 
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Repairing
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Troubleshooting
  • Critical Thinking
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Active Listening
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Learning Strategies
  • Instructing
  • Negotiation
  • Reliable 
  • Hard Working 
CDL Instructor/Mechanic Mar 2014Present Hawkeye Community College Waterloo , IA
  • Oversee activities directly related to making products or providing services.
  • Teach and instruct students how to learn and operate a semi. 
  • Students are taught how to learn basic techniques in the classroom and then move to the simulators where basic lessons are taught. 
  • Teach skills and over-the-road lessons to students while students drive the semi. 
  • Use handtools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, and precision instruments, as well as power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, lathes, welding equipment, and jacks and hoists.
  • Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition.
  • Adjust and reline brakes, align wheels, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment.
  • Raise trucks, buses, and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists.
  • Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery.
  • Test drive trucks and buses to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they are working properly.
  • Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices.
  • Attach test instruments to equipment, and read dials and gauges to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, and pressure gauges.
  • Inspect, repair, and maintain automotive and mechanical equipment and machinery such as pumps and compressors.
  • Rewire ignition systems, lights, and instrument panels.
  • Diagnose and repair vehicle heating and cooling systems.
  • Recondition and replace parts, pistons, bearings, gears, and valves.
  • Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications.
  • Disassemble and overhaul internal combustion engines, pumps, generators, transmissions, clutches, and differential units.
  • Specialize in repairing and maintaining parts of the engine, such as fuel injection systems.
  • Repair and adjust seats, doors, and windows, and install and repair accessories.
  • Rebuild gas or diesel engines.
  • Align front ends and suspension systems.
  • Operate valve-grinding machines to grind and reset valves.
Lead Diesel Mechanic Oct 2012Mar 2014 Gray Transportation Waterloo , IA
  • Transfer tools, parts, equipment, and supplies to and from work stations and other areas.
  • Direct and help any employee when a question is asked about a part, truck, etc. 
  • Assign jobs in the beginning of the day to all workers. 
  • Disassemble broken or defective equipment to facilitate repair and reassemble equipment when repairs are complete.
  • Order new parts to maintain inventory.
  • Install or replace machinery, equipment, and new or replacement parts and instruments, using hand or power tools.
  • Examine and test machinery, equipment, components, and parts for defects to ensure proper functioning.
  • Hold or supply tools, parts, equipment, and supplies for other workers.
  • Diagnose electrical problems and install and rewire electrical components.
  • Adjust, maintain, and repair tools, equipment, and machines, and assist more skilled workers with similar tasks.
  • Position vehicles, machinery, equipment, physical structures, and other objects for assembly or installation, using hand tools, power tools, and moving equipment.
  • Adjust, connect, or disconnect wiring, piping, tubing, and other parts, using hand or power tools.
  • Clean or lubricate vehicles, machinery, equipment, instruments, tools, work areas, and other objects, using hand tools, power tools, and cleaning equipment.
  • Tend and observe equipment and machinery to verify efficient and safe operation.
  • Repair and replace damaged or worn parts.
  • Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and hand tools.
Diesel Mechanic May 2012Oct 2012 Hostess Brands Inc. Waterloo , IA
  • Replace parts, such as gears, magneto points, piston rings, or spark plugs, and reassemble engines.
  • Idle motors and observe thermometers to determine the effectiveness of cooling systems.
  • Set starter locks and align and repair steering or throttle controls, using gauges, screwdrivers, or wrenches.
  • Adjust carburetor mixtures, electrical point settings, or timing while motors are running in water-filled test tanks.
  • Repair engine mechanical equipment, such as power tilts, bilge pumps, or power take-offs.
  • Repair or rework parts, using machine tools such as lathes, mills, drills, or grinders.
  • Adjust generators and replace faulty wiring, using hand tools and soldering irons.
  • Disassemble and inspect motors to locate defective parts, using mechanic's hand tools and gauges.
  • Start motors and monitor performance for signs of malfunctioning, such as smoke, excessive vibration, or misfiring.
  • Document inspection and test results and work performed or to be performed.
Truck Driving Degree : Truck Driving Sep 2011 Hawkeye Community College Waterloo , IA
High School Diploma May 2011 Tripoli High School Tripoli, IA

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CDL Instructor FROM Tripoli , Iowa RESUME

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Hawkeye Community College