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Mason Williams
XXX XXX XXX, Colona, IL 61241
Ph: XXXXXXXXXX
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Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic mechanic with a solid history of achievement in locomotive repair. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include mechanical,electrical,and construction.knowledge in different fields such as electrical,framing,masonry,construction,welding/fabricating,and mechanical abilities

Skills
  • Mechanical
  • Repairing
  • Troubleshooting
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Operation and Control
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Speaking
  • English Language
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Equipment Selection
  • Monitoring
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Mathematics
  • Coordination
  • Time Management
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Active Learning
  • Physics
  • Writing
  • Systems Analysis
  • Systems Evaluation
  • Installation
  • Building and Construction
  • Active Listening
  • Coordination
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Learning Strategies
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Physics
  • Troubleshooting
  • Equipment Selection
Experience
locomotive mechanic Jun 2012Present national railway equipment co. silvis, il
  • 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, engine,electrical,air, 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 and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists.
  • Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery.
  • Operate locomotive to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they are working properly.
  • Attach test instruments to equipment, and read dials and gauges to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices.
  • 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 diesel engines, pumps, generators,auxiliary generators,over speed trips and governors
  • Repair and adjust seats, doors, and windows, and install and repair accessories.
  • Specialize in repairing and maintaining parts of the engine, such as fuel injection systems.
  • Rebuild gas or diesel engines.
  • Signal engineers to begin train runs, stop trains, or change speed, using telecommunications equipment or hand signals.
  • Operate and drive locomotives, diesel switch engines, dinkey engines, flatcars, and railcars in train yards and at industrial sites.
  • Pull or push track switches to reroute cars.
  • Observe signals from other crewmembers so that work activities can be coordinated.
  • Inspect couplings, air hoses, journal boxes, and handbrakes to ensure that they are securely fastened and functioning properly.
  • Raise levers to couple and uncouple cars for makeup and breakup of trains.
  • Climb ladders to tops of cars to set brakes.
  • Receive oral or written instructions from yardmasters or yard conductors indicating track assignments and cars to be switched.
  • Refuel and lubricate engines.
  • Set flares, flags, lanterns, or torpedoes in front and at rear of trains during emergency stops in order to warn oncoming trains.
  • Monitor oil, air, and steam pressure gauges, and make sure water levels are adequate.
  • Inspect tracks, cars, and engines for defects and to determine service needs, sending engines and cars for repairs as necessary.
  • Make minor repairs to couplings, air hoses, and journal boxes, using hand tools.
  • Connect air hoses to cars, using wrenches.
  • Monitor gauges or meters that measure speed, amperage, battery charge, or air pressure in brakelines or in main reservoirs.
  • Monitor gauges or meters that measure speed, amperage, battery charge, or air pressure in brakelines or in main reservoirs.
switchmen Jun 2012Present national railway equipment co. silvis, il
  • Monitor gauges or meters that measure speed, amperage, battery charge, or air pressure in brakelines or in main reservoirs.
  • Interpret train orders, signals, or railroad rules and regulations that govern the operation of locomotives.
  • Observe tracks to detect obstructions.
  • Receive starting signals from conductors and use controls such as throttles or air brakes to drive electric, diesel-electric, steam, or gas turbine-electric locomotives.
  • Confer with conductors or traffic control center personnel via radiophones to issue or receive information concerning stops, delays, or oncoming trains.
  • Operate locomotives to transport freight or passengers between stations or to assemble or disassemble trains within rail yards.
  • Respond to emergency conditions or breakdowns, following applicable safety procedures and rules.
  • Call out train signals to assistants to verify meanings.
  • Inspect locomotives to verify adequate fuel, sand, water, or other supplies before each run or to check for mechanical problems.
  • Inspect locomotives after runs to detect damaged or defective equipment.
  • Observe train signals along routes and verify their meanings for engineers.
  • Monitor trains as they go around curves to detect dragging equipment and smoking journal boxes.
  • Receive signals from workers in rear of train and relay that information to engineers.
  • Observe tracks from left sides of locomotives to detect obstructions on tracks.
  • Operate locomotives in emergency situations.
  • Inspect locomotives to detect damaged or worn parts.
  • Signal other workers to set brakes and to throw track switches when switching cars from trains to way stations.
  • Check to see that trains are equipped with supplies such as fuel, water, and sand.
  • Monitor oil, temperature, and pressure gauges on dashboards to determine if engines are operating safely and efficiently.
  • Start diesel engines to warm engines before runs.
loader/unloader/sorter Aug 2011Aug 2013 UPS MILIAN, IL
  • loaded and unloaded semis and package cars.
  • sorted packages according to zip code manually
  • Load materials and products into package processing equipment.
  • Obtain, move, and sort products, materials, containers, and orders, using hand tools.
Automotive Master Mechanics home colona, il
  • Repair and replace damaged or worn parts.
  • Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and hand tools.
  • Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers' specifications.
  • Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles.
  • Read and understand operating manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings.
  • Overhaul and test machines or equipment to ensure operating efficiency.
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs, using engine diagnostic equipment such as computerized test equipment and calibration devices.
  • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges.
  • Repair, rewire, and troubleshoot electrical systems.
  • Research, order, and maintain parts inventory for services and repairs.
  • Adjust, maintain, and repair or replace subassemblies, such as transmissions and crawler heads, using hand tools, jacks, and cranes.
  • Clean parts by spraying them with grease solvent or immersing them in tanks of solvent.
  • Weld or solder broken parts and structural members, using electric or gas welders and soldering tools.
  • Fabricate needed parts or items from sheet metal.
  • Use computers for various applications, such as database management or word processing.
  • Schedule and confirm appointments for clients, customers, or supervisors.
  • Operate electronic mail systems and coordinate the flow of information, internally or with other organizations.
  • Review work done by others to check for correct spelling and grammar, ensure that company format policies are followed, and recommend revisions.
  • Establish work procedures or schedules and keep track of the daily work of clerical staff.
  • Identify and inflate tires correctly for the size and ply.
  • Place wheels on balancing machines to determine counterweights required to balance wheels.
  • Raise vehicles, using hydraulic jacks.
  • Remount wheels onto vehicles.
  • Locate punctures in tubeless tires by visual inspection or by immersing inflated tires in water baths and observing air bubbles.
  • Unbolt wheels from vehicles and remove them, using lug wrenches and other hand and power tools.
  • Test drive vehicles, and test components and systems, using equipment such as infrared engine analyzers, compression gauges, and computerized diagnostic devices.
  • Examine vehicles to determine extent of damage or malfunctions.
  • Repair, reline, replace, and adjust brakes.
  • Follow checklists to ensure all important parts are examined, including belts, hoses, steering systems, spark plugs, brake and fuel systems, wheel bearings, and other potentially troublesome areas.
Automotive Body and Related Repairers home colona, il
  • Perform routine and scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrications, and tune-ups.
  • Test and adjust repaired systems to meet manufacturers' performance specifications.
  • Repair and service air conditioning, heating, engine-cooling, and electrical systems.
  • Review work orders and discuss work with supervisors.
  • Tear down, repair, and rebuild faulty assemblies such as power systems, steering systems, and linkages.
  • Disassemble units and inspect parts for wear, using micrometers, calipers, and gauges.
  • Repair or replace parts such as pistons, rods, gears, valves, and bearings.
  • Rewire ignition systems, lights, and instrument panels.
  • Install and repair accessories such as radios, heaters, mirrors, and windshield wipers.
  • Maintain cleanliness of work area.
  • Repair or replace shock absorbers.
  • Replace and adjust headlights.
  • Overhaul or replace carburetors, blowers, generators, distributors, starters, and pumps.
  • Repair radiator leaks.
  • Rebuild parts such as crankshafts and cylinder blocks.
  • Repair damaged automobile bodies.
  • Follow supervisors' instructions as to which parts to restore or replace and how much time the job should take.
  • Review damage reports, prepare or review repair cost estimates, and plan work to be performed.
  • Inspect repaired vehicles for proper functioning, completion of work, dimensional accuracy, and overall appearance of paint job, and test drive vehicles to ensure proper alignment and handling.
  • Sand body areas to be painted and cover bumpers, windows, and trim with masking tape or paper to protect them from the paint.
  • Fit and weld replacement parts into place, using wrenches and welding equipment, and grind down welds to smooth them, using power grinders and other tools.
  • Prime and paint repaired surfaces, using paint sprayguns and motorized sanders.
  • Remove damaged sections of vehicles using metal-cutting guns, air grinders and wrenches, and install replacement parts using wrenches or welding equipment.
  • Chain or clamp frames and sections to alignment machines that use hydraulic pressure to align damaged components.
  • Fill small dents that cannot be worked out with plastic or solder.
  • File, grind, sand and smooth filled or repaired surfaces, using power tools and hand tools.
  • Remove upholstery, accessories, electrical window-and-seat-operating equipment, and trim to gain access to vehicle bodies and fenders.
  • Mix polyester resins and hardeners to be used in restoring damaged areas.
  • Position dolly blocks against surfaces of dented areas and beat opposite surfaces to remove dents, using hammers.
  • Adjust or align headlights, wheels, and brake systems.
  • Cut and tape plastic separating film to outside repair areas to avoid damaging surrounding surfaces during repair procedure, and remove tape and wash surfaces after repairs are complete.
Education
High School Diploma : genral education Jun 2011 united township high scool east moline, il
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Previous Companies:

  • national railway equipment co
  • UPS
  • home

Previous Job Positions:

  • locomotive mechanic
  • switchmen
  • loader
  • unloader
  • sorter

Schools:

  • united township high scool

Level of Education:

  • High School Diploma

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