• H.S. renovation of condemned restaurants- charged approx. $5000 labor to clean-up and repair everything in the restaurant: upholstery, cooking equip. scrub, refrigerate replenish, bldg. maint.: finish plumbing, fuse box replace, HWH repair, window cleaning, fumigating,...insurance regs. Hampton Beach, NH- cert. junior lifeguard
Buffalo, N.Y. ’75-‘79
Brightwood Enterprises, partnership with CPA contractor: Cnstr./Stationary/Industrial Eng.- millwright, truck dock repair, site engineer i.e. industrial remodeling, plumbing-electrical renovations, e.g. adding bathrooms to a Safeway grocery store; setting lightning troughs... contract and corporate law (Holiday Candy Co.-Porter, production worker)
v Speedway Conveyors (Boilermaker union)- machine operator: brake press and boring machine set-up & production operation; packing blueprint reading, shipping... (union strike and I went to a Titanium processing plant: gauge reader-monitor w/ log book, servo-control maintenance... Labor union operations; Dunlop tire warehouse clerk and loader
v Community Playthings, Rifton, N.Y.- (OJT) preventive shop maintenance, shop safety watch, tool crib monitoring, woodshop equipment set-up and production operation, jig making and design, packing blueprint reading, shipping...; superv. Carol King (community breakfast cook)
v Plough Publ. Hse.- journeyman bookbinder : stitcher, collators and folders, roller backers – set-up and production work; glue mfg., embossing, mailroom; supervisor Georg Barth; logistics, transport carrier law, supervising full bindery operations and shipping...
v U.of KY, Lexington – Landscape Architect: supervised Col. of Agri. student crews renovating college campus (after CPA partner past away). (see above) (TAS-T-O Donuts –Baker, deep fry, cashier, delivery)
v United Brethren camp, Athens, OH – FHA renovations (by contract); 3-story passive solar house design and const., incl. 3-story glass wall; alt. energy design and mfg., e.g. used oil drip furnace; truck gardening, septic sys. Gvm’t Con-tract law, OSHA, ICBO regs Guest services, community cook.
v Mendel family farm, Alliance, OH – demolition/salvage of hospital, shopping center, bowling alley or skating rink bldg., water towers, barns, etc. Building a sawmill, milling exotic woods. $250,000 annual gross truck garden & orchards; dreg, bldg. eater operations, backhoe, dozer, grader, crane...; bldg. maint., plumb-elec-HVAC; roofing: standing seam, slate; ...
v Tri-City Electric, Alliance, OH – Elec. apprentice: industrial wiring / Bruce Mendel journeyman
v Camp Dominion, Bemidji, M.N. – Cass Lake summer camp : log lodge cnstr., blueprint proofreading; trailer basement cnstr.; backhoe/dozer use, personal liability, reservations and guest services, sous chef
Clovis, N.M. ’79-’83 +
v W.R. Bauske & Co. – ROTC bldg. struc. steel riveting and welding (United Steel Workers union), hanging granite slab veneer; Portales Inn historic renovation; cabinet mfg. & installation, plumb.-elec.-HVAC maint.; ’79-’83 +cattle ranching, tractor op., millo harvest...water and mineral rights, border dispute litigations
v Construction lead worker: demolition blasting, Ruidoso, NM, slope side house cnstr.; A-frame cnstr., HUD remodeling; roofing: standing seam, corrugated, slate, T.C., “hot tar”, composition; furnace, HWH,, W/Ds repair; CONC form, pour, finish; “Ditch witch” & Hilti use; running underground cable; sheetrock, tex, paint, cabinetry, grading & transit work, form setting, CONC w/ plumb-elec. stub-up, footers, foundations; installing furnaces, HWHs, appliances, cabinets, fur downs, fin. carp.; plumb-elec. top-out, service entrance and fuse box upgrade... Contract and Business law; plumbing and electrical warehouse work
Roswell, NM ’83-‘97
v Dept. of Energy- Weatherization crew chief, reported back to the controller...
v RAMAH Corp. – power transmission lines into mines, security wiring e.g. Zales Jewelry; commercial electrician (owners Grover & Edith Dobbins) (Mr. Treat Donuts- Baker, deep fry, cashier, delivery)
v KBIM-TV (John & Betty King) – studio carpenter
v American Business Associates, owner - Cnstr.Eng./ Purchase Agent/ Inspections: Project mgr., Busi. & Office mgmt., heat pump setting & wiring (Aug.’84 – Aug.’97), swim pool const.; cert. CPR, lifeguard, water aerobics; 1st Nat’l Bank tower: CONC form set (e.g. Sonotube), pump, finish. Piecework: installing Ark. marble driveway, sidewalks, fountains, and interior restroom wainscot; ductwork mfg. and installation, elec. & telecom wiring help on 2-way radio; Roswell mall ceramic tile fountains, CONC slab & sidewalk form, pour, finish; metal truss erection and metal roof, pre-stressing concrete; Cattleman’s Steakhouse cnstr. (ground to roof); Berrendo Sq. Apt. carpet change out; stock car building; industrial pipe fitter (down in the trenches); culvert repair; Security Self Storage (Sunset & Union Blvd.) – project supervisor to install metal store fronts into bld-blk wall. Installation of Chief’s Barber Shop, Wilmar Paper Co., Automatic Busi. Systems: walls, drop ceilings, warehouse platforms... Piecework for Laser Elec. (Stan Cunningham), Fulkerson Plumbing (Danny Fulkerson), and a telecom contractor; knocking out concrete, installing drain and potable water piping, sweat solder, pressure testing, top out; elec. and telecom-bell wiring, Coordinating inspections, contractors, business owners, and landlord mgmt.; installing furnaces and HWHs, ductwork, etc. Tender Care Daycare (Milton & Shirley McDonald) – converting a residence into a code legal Daycare facility. Excel Meat Processing plant, Bovina, TX – corporate OSHA inspector, Safety tech., cooling tower maint.; noise level monitoring
v ICBO Inspector – passed exams ’90 Amarillo, TX, ‘97 Summit Co., CO
v USGS – Deming, NM, Hela Wilderness – surveying 100 sf blocks and tree counting
v Hyatt Resort & Spa, Beaver Creek, CO – plumber : designed and installed sanitation piping; Cu solder and pressure testing; driveway and parking lot boiler tube hookup...
v Pendleton CONC, Aspen, CO (Margo Pendleton) – CONC tech., esp. pumping upper floor patios...
v Coates, Reed & Waldron RE, Aspen, CO – Maint. Tech. condos and residences; ice removal, reservation compliance.
v Denver: A.B. Hershfield Press, American Web, National Press – folder/collator setup-op., power stand-on floor jack and forklift use.../// Denver Post, Rocky Mt. News - dispatch docks, mailroom, collating