James H.

Scheetz
2148 Saucon Ave Bethlehem, Pa. 18015 (610) 867-3985 E-Mail: shieki1@ptd.net

Maintenance Manager/Supervisor
___________________________________________________________________________ OBJECTIVE: To find a leadership position using my electrical and mechanical background. QUALIFICATIONS: I have 30+ years’ electrical/mechanical experience. Also, 18 years in a supervisory position combined with purchasing and hiring duties allow me to play a well-rounded role. EDUCATION : Liberty High School, Bethlehem, Pa. Vo-Tech Curriculum Building Trades (Carpentry) Bethlehem Steel Repairmen School, Bethlehem, Pa. Electrical Repairmen Course 10 Weeks Bell and Howell Schools (Devry Institute of Technology) Electronics Technology/TV Repair Course 173 Lessons International Correspondence School Electrical Wiring Course 6 Lessons New Horizons, Bethlehem, Pa. Beginning Windows 8 Hours U.S. Navy Gun Fire Control Technician School Military Service U.S.Navy Progressed to pay grade E-4 as a Gun Fire Control Technician. (Honorable Discharge) U.S.N.R. Served 6 Years in the Navy Reserves Experience 2001-Present Polymer Products Co. Stockertown, Pa 18083 Maintenance Manager in plastic extrusion company specializing in flame retardant compounds. Responsible for all aspects of maintenance and repair of the plant. Duties include purchase of all parts and services. Maintain a P.M. program, schedule repairs and P.M.’s, installation and upgrades of new and old equipment. Purchase equipment. Negotiate contracts with electrical, plumbing, machining, and fabrication contractors. Plant safety council. 1988-2000 M.A.Hanna Engineered Materials, Bethlehem, Pa. Maintenance Supervisor in charge of 8 skilled trades associates, responsible for all functions of a plastic extrusion plant. Duties included purchase and installation of all new and used equipment, purchase all parts and supplies, schedule P.M. and daily repairs, negotiate contracts with utilities suppliers, plumbing, electrical and mechanical fabrication, machine shop, oversee capital projects, plant safety council, PLC’S, ISO 9000 1986-1988 Drakes Bakeries, Wayne ,New Jersey Maintenance Supervisor in charge of 14 associates in a union shop. Responsibilities included set-up and repair s in a large baking operation. Equipment involved were gas ovens, box makers, box sealers, high speed wrapping machines, metal detectors, automated mixing room and batching equipment, building maintenance, fork trucks, conveyors, homoginizers,ect. 1979-1986 Bethlehem Steel Corp., Bethlehem, Pa. Electro-mechanical millwright responsible for installation, troubleshooting, repair and P.M. of heavy equipment, including overhead traveling cranes (up to 350 tons), electric and gas furnaces, fork trucks, horizontal and vertical boring mills, engine and tre-pan lathes, welding equipment, machine shop ,etc. 1984 Georgia Pacific Corp., Quakertown, Pa. During a lay-off period from Beth. Steel Corp., worked as maintenance electrician in a roofing materials plant. Responsible for repairs and troubleshooting all plant equipment. Serviced AC/DC motors and

controls, pump, high speed winders (PLC controlled), automated palletizing and wrapping. 1981 Anthony Construction, Freemansburg, Pa. During a lay-off period from Beth. Steel Corp. worked as a carpenter through all phases of new home construction and older home remodeling. Duties included framing, roofing, siding, cement work, dry wall installation and finishing, decks and patios. 1972-1979 Hellertown Mfg., Hellertown, Pa. Maintenance electrician responsible for all machinery used in the manufacture and packaging of Champion Spark Plugs. Equipment included hydraulic and pneumatic systems, fork trucks, jib cranes, welders, conduit and wiring work, electrical controls, motors and starters, etc. References available upon request