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James Beers

Mechanical Technician at Nova Bus

Ellenburg Depot, NY

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Work Experience

Mechanical Technician

Nova Bus
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June 2010 to Present (6 years, 1 month)

Plattsburgh, NY 
518-566-6682 
This is a division of Volvo Bus responsible for the assembly and distribution of Low Floor System transit buses. 
• Write and update required production documentation 
• Support production with assembly issues 
• Implement and ensure follow-up of problems 
• Participate and carry out various projects and perform work as requested by the supervisor 
• Review and update drawings using Autodesk Inventor & SmarTeam programs

Group Leader

Nova Bus
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Plattsburgh, NY
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May 2009 to June 2010 (1 year, 1 month)

• Responsible for recovery assembly of buses to prepare for customer inspection and delivery 
• Oversee and train personnel in quality and effective assembly procedures 
• Troubleshoot mechanical and assembly issues as they arise

Field Engineer

Noble Environmental Power
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Churubusco, NY
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June 2007 to January 2009 (1 year, 7 months)

518-497-3414 
This national developer, builder and operator of windparks based in Essex, CT was founded in 2004 in response to the demand for clean, renewable sources of energy. 
• Follow & document progress of wind turbine construction 
• Onsite quality control of wind park progression 
• Involved with the inspection of turbines for turnover 
• Train personnel in TracTel High Angle Rescue & Climbing Safety

Asst. Dir. of Operations

Home Bistro Foods
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October 2006 to June 2007 (8 months)

Plattsburgh, NY 
518-825-2000 
With headquarters based in Plattsburgh, NY this company offers chef prepared gourmet food for delivery throughout the United States. 
• Oversaw picking, packing & shipping of orders to ensure prompt delivery 
• Supervised & directed employees 
• Utilized computer systems to generate orders, control inventories & ship packages via UPS 
• Assisted in other departments as needed (Receiving & machine maintenance)

Terminal Operator

Duke Energy Field Services
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Auburn, ME
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October 2003 to October 2006 (3 years)

207-782-7676 
Duke Energy is an internationally involved company that is headquartered in Charlotte, NC and is one of the largest providers of gas and electric services in the United States. 
• Oversaw propane transfer from railcars to holding tanks & switching cars 
• Was responsible for loading wholesale transports for distribution 
• Operated computer systems for paperwork 
• Provided routine maintenance of equipment

Maintenance Leadman

RTS Packaging, LLC
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Scarborough, ME
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October 1996 to October 2003 (7 years)

207-883-8921 
RTS Packaging, LLC, headquartered in Norcross, GA, specializes in the design and manufacture of fiber partitions and paperboard components. 
• Scheduled repairs & rebuilds on paperboard converting equipment 
• Problem solved & repaired both electrical & mechanical issues 
• Ensured machinery was in optimal condition for production 
• Repaired parts through machining, fabrication & ordering replacements 
• Operated computers for purchasing & communicating with PLC driven machinery 
• Supervised production of the paperboard converting process 
 
OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

Supervisor/Emissions

International Chimney Corp
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Kittanning, PA
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1994 to 1996 (2 years)

Communications Installer 
412- 543-3043 Electrician

Electrician

ZURN/NEPCO
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Redmond, WA
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1992 to 1994 (2 years)

Crew Leadman

Education

Certificate of Completion in Volvo Leadership

Volvo Corporation -
Plattsburgh, NY

January 2010 to January 2011

Trainer's Cerification in Work at Heights Safety Instruction

Altezza Contracting, Inc. -
Sweetwater, TX

January 2007 to January 2007

Certificate of Completion in Tig Welding

New England Sch. of Metalwork -
Auburn, ME

January 2003

Technician Certificate in Autoomotive Repair

International Correspondence Sch -
Lincoln, IN

January 1997 to January 1999

Mechanical Engineering

University of Maine -
Orono, ME

1985 to 1986

Diploma in High School

South Aroostook Comm. Sch -
Island Falls, ME

1985

CPR & First Aid Certification in Heartsaver First Aid

NENY EMS Educational Corporation -
Clinton County, NY

January 2008

Skills

Autodesk operations. Inventor Design