Hiring Agent Name
I am currently seeking a challenging opportunity as a Heavy Equipment/Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic and am submitting my resume for your review. In advance, thank you for your time and consideration.
As indicated in the accompanying resume, I bring to you seasoned experience as a mechanic with considerable time spent working in Kuwait and Iraq. To complement these qualifications, I offer strong technical skills, a team player work ethic, and proficiency in safely and appropriately using numerous types of tools, software, and equipment.
As a proactive contributor to your organization, you will find me to be a self-motivated, assiduous and solutions-driven professional committed to supporting you in achieving your objectives through superior resourcefulness, flexibility and initiative. I am confident that I could be a valuable asset to <insert name of company>, and look forward to interviewing with you in the near future.
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Dedicated Heavy Equipment/Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic eager to secure an opportunity overseas where exceptional troubleshooting, communication, and leadership expertise will provide immediate and positive results for the employer.
Offer almost a decade of experience as a heavy equipment mechanic with military vehicles, exhibiting significant strengths in analyzing and repairing wheeled vehicles and material handling equipment systems, subsystems and components.
Solid technical/computer skills include Microsoft Office Suite and specialized military software such as AWRDS and FEDLOG.
Outstanding critical thinking, multi-tasking, interpersonal and communication skills; fluency in English and Spanish.
Excel in swiftly determining nature and extent of repairs required, and performing major and minor overhaul and repair on engines, power transmissions, suspension, steering and braking systems, and related electrical, fuel, hydraulic, wheel and engine assemblies.
Versatile, resourceful, and capable of working in strenuous working conditions and climates.
ITT, Kuwait and Iraq, 2006 to Present
Heavy Wheel Mechanic
Inspect, diagnose and repair military equipment at 30-level maintenance for HET, HEMMIT, PLS, HMMVs, and material handling equipment such as cranes and forklifts.
Apply sharp troubleshooting talents toward repairing hydraulic, electrical and A/C systems using state-of-the-art diagnostic and testing equipment inclusive of compression testers, motor analyzers and test benches.
Install armor on HET, HEMMIT, PLS, HMMVs, and Stryker, exchange cabs on FMTVs, HEMMITs, HET, and HMMVs, and perform in-depth operational checks and adjustments.
Adeptly troubleshoot, overhaul and repair chassis group units of vehicles powered by internal combustion engines, diesel or multi-fuel.
Exhibit proficiency in servicing commercial, industrial, or tactical vehicles such as passenger cars, trucks, forklifts, warehouse tractors, jeeps, multi-wheel drive vehicles with automatic transmissions and auxiliary equipment.
Demonstrated exemplary leadership attributes in mentoring, supervising and directing junior and helper mechanics.
Complied with strict rules and regulations in properly handling and disposing of hazardous materials and waste.
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Professional Experience continued
AECOM, Kuwait, 2006 (contract)
Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic
Displayed outstanding versatility in refurbishing military HMMVs, often replacing drive train, fuel systems, brake systems, A/C systems, and performing body work.
Meticulously inspected vehicles for faults, implemented corrective action, and earned reputation for top-quality work and reliability.
Maintained comprehensive documentation for parts ordered, man hours, and work performed on vehicles.
Radian Inc., Balad, Iraq, 2005 (contract)
Prepared military vehicles for major restoration efforts and installed ballistic armor on vehicles such as M915, 5-Ton, HET, HEMMT, and FMTV trucks.
Installed and tested A/C systems on Radian and LSAC kits and HET trucks.
Safely operated forklifts and cranes to replace damaged cabs and armor on military armored trucks.
United States Army, 2000 to 2004
63W (Diesel Mechanic)
Successfully performed 20 and 30 level maintenance on 1-¼ to 10-ton wheeled and track vehicles by manufacturers such as Detroit Diesel, Oshkosh, Mack, Cummins, and General Motors.
Examined, diagnosed and repaired track vehicles encompassing M1 Abrams, Bradley, M88, and 113 in shop and field environment.
Salvaged wheeled and track vehicles from the field using HEMMIT recovery vehicle and M88.
Expertly repaired engines, drive trains, transfer components, and hydraulics; consistently adhered to stringent safety policies and procedures.
Associate s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Penn Foster College, anticipated completion 2011
ASE Certification, Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling, 2007
Computer Software Certificate, Central Texas Community College, 2004
Bus Driver Course, U.S. Army, Fort Hood, TX, 2004
Leadership Training, Central Texas Community College, 2002
Wheeled Vehicle Repair Course (63w), U.S. Army, Aberdeen, MD, 2001
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