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Robert Thurston

Maintenance Mechanic
Powhatan
Summary

Maintenance team member bringing 18+ years of experience performing diverse maintenance and repair duties. Dedicated to maintaining optimal equipment functionality by managing routine and complex equipment and facility matters. Strong knowledge of hand and power tool operation and safety measures.

Overview
1
1
year of post-secondary education
18
18
years of professional experience
Work History

Building Maintenance Mechanic

Virginia Museum Of History And Culture
2002-10 - 2021-01
  • Maintained electrical, HVAC and mechanical systems to enable consistent functionality and operation as designed.
  • Disposed of hazardous waste in compliance with OSHA requirements to minimize workplace hazards.
  • Utilized power and hand tools to repair or replace defective parts and equipment to facilitate improved reliability.
  • Interpreted work orders to complete equipment service and maintenance work and documented all tasks to maintain consistent service history.
  • Monitored maintenance supplies and spare parts inventories and replenished items to maintain sufficient quantities for routine operations.
  • Completed preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and repair work on manufacturing machinery to improve equipment functionality.
  • Adhered to OSHA policies and procedures to minimize hazards and promote safe work environment.
  • Reviewed technical documentation to complete equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Continuously adhered to strict regulations as well as detailed instructions, guidelines and specifications.
  • Executed tasks within time and budget constraints.
  • Completed daily, weekly and monthly checklists on building equipment to maintain records of scheduled maintenance procedures.
  • Tested electrical continuity and electrical wiring by using multimeter and electrical tracing equipment.
  • Finalized work on building systems by completing basic carpentry and other finish work.
  • Used measuring tools such as gauges and tape measure to identify conforming parts during production.
  • Checked for storm damage around property and contacted building maintenance supervisor with findings.
  • Completed partial or full dismantling of equipment to quickly repair or replace defective components and restore functionality.
  • Maintained and repaired facilities, equipment and tools to achieve operational readiness, safety and cleanliness.
  • Provided facility inspection and maintenance to achieve superior levels of cleanliness and upkeep.
  • Assessed operating conditions and adjusted settings to maximize performance and equipment longevity.
  • Checked inventory to restock Mechanical and electrical supplies before leaving for job sites.
  • Examined alarm systems and monitors to meet carbon monoxide and fire standards and safeguard personnel.
  • Followed instructions, both orally and written from building maintenance supervisor regarding daily job tasks and duties.
  • Investigated and corrected mechanical problems with machinery such as Air handler units, humidifiers, pumps, boilers and chillers .
  • Maintained restroom functionality by repairing leaking faucets, clogged toilets and other equipment.
  • Reported issues to building maintenance supervisor so that effective resolutions could be immediately put into place.
  • Loaded, unloaded and moved material to and from storage and production areas.
  • Reduced opportunities for theft and trespassers by securing all entrances and exits.
  • Monitored machines during operation to detect sounds of malfunctioning or excessive vibration and adjusted machines or replaced tools to eliminate problems.
Education

High School Diploma

Armstrong High School
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No Degree Electrical Engineering

University Of Akron
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Associate of Applied Science Horticultural Science

J Sargeant Reynolds Community College
2000-08 - 2001-05
Work Availability
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Skills

Painting

Plumbing

Safety Procedures

HVAC systems

Lighting fixture maintenance

Excellent work ethic

Microsoft Office

Responsible

Verbal and written communication

Critical thinking

Multitasking abilities

Collaboration

Flexible & Adaptable

Detail-oriented

Timeline

Building Maintenance Mechanic

Virginia Museum Of History And Culture
2002-10 - 2021-01

Associate of Applied Science Horticultural Science

J Sargeant Reynolds Community College
2000-08 - 2001-05

No Degree Electrical Engineering

University Of Akron
-

High School Diploma

Armstrong High School
-