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Richard William Root, BS

Mechanical Technician

Seeking employment in Mechanical Technology


Helfer (Laborer)  
Adia Interim GmbH, January 1996 to June 1996, Stuttgart Germany
(Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning)
-Coal-Fired Power Plant Maintenance -Operated Production Equipment in HVAC Component Manufacturing

Dreher (Machinist)  
Hutzel DrehTech GmbH, September 1995 to November 1995, Steinenbronn Germany
(Manufacturing & Processing)
Operated Traub and other Screw Machines, and Star CNC Lathe

Gewerbliche Hilfskraft (Trades Assistant)  
Adia Interim GmbH, June 1995 to August 1995, Stuttgart Germany
(Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning)
Operated Production Equipment in HVAC Component Manufacturing

Technical Assistant  
Tandem Personnel, Inc., February 1994 to April 1994, Lawrenceville, New Jersey United States
Lockheed Martin Corp., Hightstown, NJ Engineering Change Notice Routing. Attempted to Switch to Journeyman Machinist Career by Securing Education Through an Apprenticeship. Unsuccesful, in my Attempt, I moved to the Federal Rep. of Germany to seek a Machinist Apprenticeship there.

Press Operator B  
Pelmor Laboratories, Inc., September 1993 to December 1993, Newtown, Pennsylvania United States
(Rubber Compound Products Manufacturing)
Operated Rubber Compound Injection Molding Equipment. Temp. to Hire Position Self-Terminated for Full-Time Search in Mechanical Technology Manufacturing.

Mechanical Research Technician  
John Crane, Inc., March 1991 to June 1993, Morton Grove, Illinois United States
(Mechanical Design/ Applied Research)
Planned, Purchased, Constructed, and Operated Test-Rigs in the Development of Mechanical Shaft Seal Systems; Data Analysis; Data Presentation; Collaborated with Design Engineering. Self-Terminated to return to New Jersey where family was.

Dimensional Inspector A  
John Crane, Inc., October 1988 to February 1991, Morton Grove, Illinois United States
(Mechanical Design/ Applied Research)
Inspected Setup, In-Process, and Components and Assemblies in accordance with Quality Engineering Standards

Manufacturing Engineering Technician  
Dwyer Instruments, Mercoid Div., August 1987 to September 1988, Chicago, Illinois United States
(Manufacturing & Processing)
-Documented Manufacturing Processes of Pressure, Temperature, and Liquid-Level Controls; Drafted Combined Layout Drawings, Expedited Orders -Declined Offer to Transfer to Michigan

Associate Engineer  
Navistar International Corp., July 1986 to March 1987, Melrose Park, Illinois United States
(Mechanical Design/ Applied Research)
-Planned Tests and Procedures, Installed Sensors and Performed Tests, and Analyzed Test Results in collaboration with Design Engineering in the Development of Diesel Engines -Self-Termination because I felt Engineering Dept. was unsatisfactorily organized (but out of dedication to the company and their starting me in Engineering, I felt I should terminate before seeking employment elsewhere) (in retrospect, idealistic) for Full-Time Engineering Employment Search

Automotive Technologist  
American Standards Testing Bureau, Inc., April 1986 to June 1986, New York, New York United States
(Automotive Accident Forensics)
Started out in Automotive Accident Forensics, but opted out for a late offer in IC Engine Manufacturing

Engine Technician  
Melton Sales & Service, September 1985 to December 1985, Bordentown, New Jersey United States
(Engine Testing)
-Performed Final-Testing of Rebuilt Gas and Diesel Engines -Self-Termination for Full-Time Manufacturing Employment Search

Senior Staff Technologist  
Bell Communications Research (Bellcore), May 1985 to September 1985, Whippany, New Jersey United States
Summer Graduate Student Program: -Assisted in the Research of the HVAC of a Remote Equipment Enclosure -Received Favorable Recommendation Letter

Quality Control Inspector  
Microcircuit Engineering Corp., May 1983 to September 1983, Mount Holly, New Jersey United States
(Manufacturing & Processing)
Summer Employment (Student): -Final Inspection in the Manufacture of Thick-Film Stencil Screens used in Electronics Manufacturing -Initial Training was working from ground up, including sandblasting, screen assembly, emulsion application, and emulsion hardening

Auto Mechanic (Mercedes Benz)  
Cherry Hill Motors, July 1979 to September 1980, Cherry Hill, New Jersey United States
-Mercedes Benz Auto Mechanics in an AMC Jeep/Mercedes Benz Dealership -Self-Terminated in order to Start Engineering Education


Burlington County Institute of Technology  
Machining, Apr, 1997 to Jun, 1997
Took MET 104, Machine Shop 1 Course

Rutgers University, College of Engineering  
Bachelor Of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Sep, 1983 to May, 1985

Rowan College at Burlington County (former Burlington County College)  
Engineering, Sep, 1982 to Dec, 1982

Rutgers University, College of Arts Sciences  
Mechanical Engineering, Sep, 1982 to May, 1983

The College of New Jersey (former Trenton State College)  
Mechanical Engineering Technology, Jan, 1982 to May, 1982
Opted out of Technology for Engineering

Rowan College at Burlington County (former Burlington County College)  
Engineering, Sep, 1980 to Dec, 1981

Pennco Tech  
Other, Automotive Gas & Diesel Technology, Apr, 1978 to Jul, 1979


  • Dr. W. Edwards Deming Video Tape Instruction Program
  • Advanced Validator Computer Technology (Coordinate Measuring Machine)