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Seth William Hampton 509 Charlie Hicks Rd. Cell: (423) 512-2601 Jonesborough , Tn.

37659 SUMMARY: Ten years with the United States Army as a heavy construction equipment repairer . Fifteen total years work experience troubleshooting, repair, and replacement of mechanical, electrical, Hydraulic, pneumatic, diesel engines, clutches, transmis sions, differentials, steering assemblies, transfer cases, hydraulic cylinders a nd hydraulic manifolds. Exceptional in hydraulic schematics and troubleshooting procedures. I am able to make internal repairs of components by replacing valves , shafts, gears, bearings, rings, and seals. Self-Motivated and confident in mak ing independent decisions to properly diagnose and repair equipment AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Maintenance onent Repair Technical Inspections Component Replacement Preventive Maintenance Cause failure analysis Troubleshooting Heavy Equipment TEST EQUIPMENT PROFICIENCY: Flow testing Equipment illar software Infrared thermometers Electrical Schematics Digital Pressure gauges Hydraulic schematics Load Testing,Comp Hydraulic Manifolds Hydraulic cylinders Hydraulic Pumps

Hydraulic Gauges,Caterp Pressure gauges Digital Multi-Meters Photocell tachometer Pressure Test Kits

WORK EXPERIENCE: 1992 April June-2000 June: US Army, Bamberg, Germany, Ft. Hood Texas, and Greene ville, TN Heavy construction equipment Mechanic 62B10 cross trained with 63B10, Tamms/PLL Clerk. Worked on 4,000 to 10,000 lb Fo rklifts, Rowpuas, M-9 Aces (Military Combat Dozer), D7 Dozers, Graders, Scrapers , 2 tons 5 ton Bobtails, 5 ton Wrecker, 1 ton Hummvs, 10 ton tankers, and vari ous types of trailers. Worked as a Tamms/PLL Clerk for two years while in Germa ny. . 2001 Dec- 2004 Nov: TPI - Gray, Tennessee Maintenance Mechanic Worked on CNC Machine, Slab Lasers, Hydraulic Brake Presses, various types Of forklifts. Work also includes plumbing, electrical and HVAC.

Contract Job: 2005 January-June 2005: The Ginn Group Maintenance supervisor Supervise 15 Mechanics, 15 Trades helpers to rebuild cargo laden Equipment, 10/20/30 Level Maintenance, on all types of military trailers Night Shift Lead of refurbishing Forklifts 4k, to 10k Contract Completed Contract Job: 2005 June-Nov 2005: Premier Professional South Korea Quality Assurance, Quality Control Inspector. Inspects a wide variety of wheel vehicles, construction equipment, generators, 1 0k Forklift, 6k Atlas Forklift, Diagnose Electrical, Hydraulic, and Mechanical Deficiencies, Orders correct part s for each repair. Knowledgeable in using Technical Manuals. Contract Completed 2006 August-2007 August: Sodexho Maintenance Manager. Overseas other maintenance personnelas job performances. Worked on various types of mechanical machinery Replenishes bench stock items for machinery Contract Job: 2007 Sept.-April 2008: Rangerland Systems Field Service Representative in various locations through out Iraq. Mine Resistant Ambush Protection vehicle (MRAP) Training from Bae at Red River Army Depot aSteve Bishop" Trained soldiers how to maintain and operate the MRAP Vehicle Supervise efforts while working with the military mechanics and operators on tro ubleshooting / repair of the MRAP Vehicle. Uses the new version of caterpillaras software to diagnose engine problems. Inspected Jobs, diagnosed problems, ordered proper repair parts and or repaired problems on the spot. Proficient in the electrical, mechanical, and driveline of the MRAP vehicle. Contract Complete 2007August-Present: Geokinetics Vibe Technician/ Vibe Dept.Manager Overseas 7 or more Seismic Vibrators and the operators. Maintained two types of diesel engines such as the 60 series and 90 series Detro it engines Worked on various types of hydraulic systems ranging from 200 psi to 4000 psi Scheduled services on all the equipment ranging from 7 to 10 pieces every 250 an d 500 hours Maintains , replenishes over $200,000.00 of bench stock. Education: 1999 Wurzburg,Germany-U.S. ArmyCertificate for Tamms/PLL Clerk 1998 Primary Leadership Development Course U.S. Army Germany 1997 Warren MichiganUS Army Tank Automotive Command Certificate for reading hydraulic schematics, and troubleshooting procedures 1996 Central Texas College Courses in Computer Programming 1993 Leanardwood Missouri Heavy construction equipment Repair