George Tourney
Advanced Manufacturing Pro
Topeka, KS 66612

I have experience operating a variety of machines and equipment used to cut, bend and form the metal pieces into the shapes needed to fit together perfectly. I also have the ability to use welding... show more


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Work experience
Toshiba America
Sheet Metal Worker

Fabricated and altered parts on the construction site using shears, side cutters, sheet metal hammers, punches and drills. Secured paneled edges and machine-made molding to structures, nailing and welding pieces into place. Placed completed units into position to be installed and attached to the units. Trimmed, filed, grinded, buffed and smoothed surfaces, seams and joints of assembled parts to ensure a secure, smooth, leak free fit using hand tools and portable power tools. Shaped metal material over blocks and other forms, using hand tools.

Vista Manufacturing Company
Sheet Metal Assembly

Utilized power tools used to grind, sand, hone, polish, and machine manufacturing products such as metal, plastic, and wood. Performed technical processes to manufacture corrosion resistant metals, including passivating and galvanizing steel, iron, and aluminum. Prepared metals for industrial processes by cleaning, degreasing, and removing impurities from raw materials. Operated heavy duty manufacturing equipment to prepare metal products according to customer specifications; machines used include Pemserter to install self-clinging fasteners, and Silkscreen to etch part and engineering data.

Burgess Manufacturing

Performed functional and operational tests on printed circuit boards with calibrated test equipment. Conducted failure analysis and communicate findings through Non Conformance reports. Repaired, modified, and maintained electronic circuits and systems to ensure effective operation. Assisted R&D Engineering with testing and screening of new product lines.

Wichita Area Technical College
Associates, Sheet Metal Mechanic