Jun 2014 - Present Lead Rigger
Day & Zimmerman
working with Oconee Major Projects, inpect and select proper rigging. install rigging properly, calculate
weights, set up crane, give signals to the crane operator.
Aug 2013 - Jun 2014 Reactor Building Coordinator/QC Inspection
Day & Zimmerman (Nuclear)
Day to Day scheduling of reactor hatch, coordination of all equipment, tools, machinery, etc.. entering in
or coming out of the reactor while at Catawba Nuclear Station. Supplied personel to various areas on site
to deliver material. Give pre job briefings on daily assignments, make sure all critical path assigments are
carried out in a timely manner. Contact security and radiation protection when support is needed to open
specific barriers, and doors, or to get smears for contamination to release material from the building. This
position answers directly to the senior reactor building coordinator on site.
Inspect procedural QC holds when procedure calls for inspection. Prepare and implement quality control
plan relative to work area and material.
Aug 2006 - Aug 2013 Rigger/Pipefitter/Maintenance/QC Inspection
DZ Atlantic (Nuclear)
Ample knowledge of inspecting, selecting, cables,blocks, shackles, hoists, etc... Able to configure
according to weight, and size of loads to be moved. provide signaling to crane operator and rigging crew.
Lead over rigging crews for three different nuclear sites. My crew was in charge of equipment being rigged
andflown in and out of the reactors. Signalperson for crane operators. Mobile crane inspection, forklifts,
extended boom forklifts. Experience in maintenance and preventative maintenance during
shutdowns/outages. write lift plans, read bueprints. measure, cut, bevel, and fit different types/ sizes of
pipe. PM and maintain all moving machinery in and around plant. QC procedural hold inspection, and
procedure signoff. Prepare and implement quality control plan relative to work area and material.
Apr 2008 - Jun 2008 Valve asst./Maintenance/Lead Rigger
Ames inc. (Nuclear)
Performed maintenance/rebuilds on leaking valves or replaced damaged valves, gaskets, nuts, seals
and bolts on AOV's and MOV's etc.. Used rigging chokers, slings, shackles, softners, etc.. to remove and
replace damaged valves with new or rebuilt valves.
Apr 2002 - Aug 2006 Plant Operator/rigger/Maintenance
Oversaw day to day operations, supplied steam to a sizeable corporation. I oversaw one wood fired boiler,
and two oil fired boilers. Keeping a constant eye on all instrumentation, and mechanical equipment. In
charge of coordinating two outages a year, where all equipment and machinery were maintained, rebuilt,
etc. The plant was shut down and preventative maintainence was performed and any other
schedueled modifications performed. Answered directly to site manager.
Nov 1998 - Nov 2002 Steelworker/Mechanic
Many types of steelworking on Naval machinery as well as mechanical preventative maintainence.
Everything from stick welding, to some light rigging, unloading flatbed trucks etc. Alot of travel. one of my
favorite parts of my stint in the Navy. I deployed to Guam, Spain, and South America.Deployment called for
alot more extensive heavy rigging. doing structural work using 50 ton grove cranes tobring the beams and
columns. This also required being up in a man basket using spud wrenches to connect it all together.
Another part of the job i like.
Nov 2006 - Dec 2006 Rigging Certification/Signalman certification
Duke Energy Rigging school
May 2004 - Jul 2004 valve and pump maintainence and repair certificate
maintainence and rebuild of different types of valves, including MOV'S and AOV's, and Pumps.
Aug 2003 - Jun 2004 Computer Programming
Isothermal comm. college
Sep 1991 - Jun 1995 diploma
Chase High school
Have taken and passed the Mass test.
I worked at my home town water plant, and making sure the chemistry was right was one
of the more important jobs thats was made sure was taken care of, because without the
right chemistry the whole towns drinking water could be impacted in a negative way. So
the employees were trained very well in this area.
heavy equipment operator
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