Resume of

GORDON C. FISHER


Email: GordyFisher AT mindspring.com

 

OBJECTIVE: I am not in the market for another job right now ... I am enjoying and making the most of my retirement. However, I might be tempted if a paid position providing learning opportunities and continued skills growth were to drop in my lap.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Flexible in planning and organizing work per required schedules.
  • Experienced in workforce supervision and training.
  • Competent in performing and documenting quality control testing and equipment adjustments to ensure proper specifications of various product requirements.
  • Committed to continually looking for ways to improve procedures and cut costs.
  • Experienced team player, bringing enthusiasm into group efforts.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

 

9/2008 to 2/2011 (retired), Prairie Park Property Maintenance, Yelm WA

Maintenance Assistant (20 hours per week)

  • Maintenance, repair and upkeep of properties, including hotel, cinema and other buildings, parking lots, and easements
  • Maintenance, repair and upkeep of equipment including backhoe, grounds tools, and small hand tools
  • Activities include: janitorial, yard work (operation of mowers, weedeaters, etc.), painting, power washing, and repairs as needed

 

10/2004 to 4/2008, City of Roy, Roy WA

Public Works/Maintenance Worker II

  • Maintenance, repair and upkeep of all city property, including buildings, streets, easements, sidewalks, storm drains, wells, and parks
  • Maintenance, repair and upkeep of all city equipment including truck, tractor, generators, grounds tools, and small hand tools
  • Activities include: janitorial, yard work (operation of mowers, weedeaters, etc.), reading water meters, monitoring well pumping stations, animal control, and other special projects as required
  • For many months, was only Public Works staff member and did the job of the Public Works Director as well as maintenance worker
  • Maintain Washington State Water System Operator's Certification (WDM-1)

 

10/1994 to 4/2002, Tredegar Film Products, Tacoma WA

Production Associate

  • Operation of blown and cast extrusion lines.
  • Set up and monitored adjustments to machines with quality control testing to ensure proper product specifications per client requirements.
  • Served on Policies/Procedures team five years.
  • Served on Process team for cast lines for three years.
  • Was instrumental in designing and implementing recipe matrix to reduce resin waste during product changes.

 

2/1983 to 5/1994, Mutual Materials Co., Clay City, WA

Lead Burner/Maintenance

  • Operation of kilns and dryers in production of brick product.
  • Scheduled maintenance and repairs to equipment to meet production schedules.
  • Performed cost analysis on fuel oil usage and modified burner nozzles to improve performance resulting in reduction of firing time and fuel usage.
  • Trained department employees on proper procedures and safe use of equipment & quality production methods.

 

4/1975 to 7/1980, City of Eatonville, Eatonville, WA

Supervisor Maintenance Crew

  • Scheduled work and ordered necessary supplies for all processes in water, sewer, street and garbage departments of city in both maintenance and new installation.
  • Training and supervision of staff performing city projects.
  • Chief, Eatonville Fire Department.
  • Operation of heavy equipment including backhoes, tractors, and dozers.
  • Maintenance of city grounds including cemetery and parks.

 

EDUCATION:

  • Diploma from Mt. Tahoma High School, Tacoma WA
  • Job Training from Tredegar Film Products, Tacoma, WA in quality control, product testing, laboratory procedures

 

HOBBIES:

  • Landscape design & grounds maintenance
  • Construction of outdoor playground structures
  • Wood carving & chainsaw art

 

More information, including professional references and letter of recommendation, available upon request


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