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Bert Broeckx Resume
Updated December 2009

Objective:

To obtain a position that will offer a variety of challenges and responsibilities where my abilities and willingness to learn can be utilized for the benefit of the company and team

    Experience Summary
  • Worked in a variety of industries - construction, bridge and road building, transportation, aviation, logging, farming and mining, seismic line cutting and clean-up, retail sales, small business owner

  • Constructed bridges, roads, rail roads, oil leases, trenches, lagoons, dams, seismic lines and building sites - understand grades and slopes

  • Accomplished maintenance operator of equipment; crawler cranes and tractors, mobile cranes, manlifts, telehanders, forklifts, graders, excavators, forklifts, backhoes, motor scrapers and more

  • Successful provider of hands on repair, maintenance and rebuilding for types of equipment listed above

  • Provided my own mechanics tools and welder for contract work
  • Instructed and trained equipment maintenance/repair personal, heavy equipment operators and truck drivers
  • Skilled at streamlining operations, increasing efficiency, improving quality
  • Assisted co-workers and supervisors to identify and resolve potential problems; maintained exceptional levels of service
Recent Work Experience
Bilfinger Berger (Canada) Inc - Hourly January 29 2007 to December 8 2009
    Senior heavy duty mechanic Golden Ears Bridge project
      Perform field mechanical services on
    • Heavy construction and bridge building equipment


    • Work includes
    • Dismantle and reassemble several large cranes and other pieces of equipment

    • Accurate inspections, diagnostics and situation assessment

    • Removal, repair & installation of components

    • Electrical repairs and wiring

    • Preventative maintenance, tune-ups and lubrication

    • Supplied own mechanics tools


    Shoprite Marine Logging - Hourly Contract 2006/07
      Removed rebuilt and reinstalled forklift engine
    • Made other repairs as required to drive train, hydraulics and electrical systems


    Lemare Lake Logging Ltd. - Employee 2006
      Performed shop and field mechanical services on
    • Heavy Logging Equipment


    • Work included
    • Accurate inspections, diagnostics and situation assessment

    • Removal, repair & installation of components

    • Electrical repairs and wiring

    • Preventative maintenance, tune-ups and lubrication

    • Supplied own mechanics tools


    Southview Forest Services Ltd. - Contract Worker 2005/06
    • Monitored camp
    • Inspected and opened logging road after snow storm

    • Maintained and repaired facilities and equipment as needed


    Working on family project 2006
    • Converting a large fish boat into a live aboard/cruiser
      For details go to Stories at the top of this page

    Mega Cranes Ltd. - Contract Worker 2005 - Contract Expired
      Performed shop and field mechanical services on
    • Cranes, trucks, trailers, pick-ups and shop equipment


    • Work included
    • Accurate inspections, diagnostics and situation assessment
    • Hoist and swing equipment
    • Installing components such as engines, clutches, hydraulic pumps, hoses & cylinders, alternators, brakes, seats etc.
    • All types of electrical repairs and wiring
    • Preventative maintenance, tune-ups and lubrication
    • Major overhauls on conventional cranes
    • Other services as required; welding, truck operation, supervision of apprentices
    • Supplied own mechanics tools
    Double V Construction - Contract Worker Surrey BC, 2004 - 2005
    • Responsible for general construction duties on site

    • Operated equipment as needed

    • Monitored site for clean up, tool recovery, safety issues

    • Supplied other services when required, welding, on site security after hours

    Broeckx Coaching for Success - Life Focus Foundation - Owner - B C and AB, 1992 - 2004
    • Guided the development and implementation of business plan geared to improve services

    • Identified areas for improvement relating to operations

    • Coordinated the development of restructuring and expansion plans
    • Contracted to HRDC to produce and publish an innovative HR manual
    • Co-coordinated the contract work, volunteers and participants involved
    • Developed youth oriented programs for Life/Work success
    Licenses/Certificates
    • British Columbia - Class One with Air and 6 - Clean driving record

    • Gas and arc welding - Vocational ticket

    • WHIMS

    • Private Pilot - land

    • Day Skipper/Competent Crew
    Computer Skills

    Internet - E-mail - Widows - MS Word - Works - Excel - Access - Publisher - Power Point - Money - Adobe Acrobat - Web site development - other work sheets and forms

    References and Drug Testing by request
    Go to Employer Certificate and Letter

    Bondable

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