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Summerville - Power Plant Opertator - Michigan - Martin, Detroit, MI 48210, USA

Lynn Summerville

Michigan - Martin, Detroit, MI 48210, USA


Power Plant Opertator


July 25, 2013
Dear Hiring Manager:
It is with great enthusiasm that I offer my credentials for your consideration. With expertise and
comprehensive knowledge in gas turnbines, diesel generators, preventive maintenance and troubleshooting, I
have successfully implemented these skills in record time and under the kind of pressure that can only come
from working in various conflict zones. I’ve put my expertise to work developing new opportunities for my
employer, and helped create processes dedicated to providing excellent services to internal and external
My background also includes all phases of project management utilizing mentoring skills, exemplary written
and oral communication skills and resource allocation expertise. I have supported a vast array of U.S.
Government-funded projects in Iraq, Afghanistan, Nigeria and the United States. I am also a proud veteran of
the United States Navy.
Enclosed is a more detailed resume of my accomplishments. Please review it and contact me to discuss how
best I can help your organization achieve its goals.

Work History

Owner and Operator


From February 2006

Performs installation, commissioning and maintenance of the main Camp Generators and associated equipment to include repairs as needed. Overhauls Diesel engines from 5KW to 2,500KW. Provides life support for 15 different companies in the International Zones of Iraq, Afghanistan and Nigeria. Oversees day- to-day work in the field and in the work shop.

General Generator Foreman


December 2005 - February 2006

Served as General Generator Forman for D-2, D-12, D-4, D-15, D-16, D-17, G-4, G-8 and Site 1. Supervised 14 Locations in 9 Different Areas of Iraq to include over 100 personnel, while responsible for 305
generators. Ensured all preventive maintenance programs were in place to ensure compliance in accordance with the
Standard Operating Procedures. Conducted inspections and field troubleshooting. Ensured parts were ordered and delivered within deadlines. Ensured 100% Operation Readiness at all times. Conducted surveys and assessments for new
generator installation and for combining of power grids. Set up new camps as needed and ensured all equipment was set up properly and shop is fully functional to carry out the mission at hand. Set up charts and Graphs for managers to track the
progress of generator Operation Readiness rate. Responsible for the proper training of all personnel.
12202 Patton, Detroit, Michigan 48228 * (313) 498-7000

Generator Mechanic Foreman


May 2004 - December 2005

Oversaw daily maintenance and operation of over 85 Diesel engine generators of many different manufacturers and design within 9 different locations in the International Zone.. Developed Preventive Maintenance Programs. Conducted troubleshooting and repairs. Ensured parts and supplies were ordered and delivered within deadlines and maintained 100% operational status. . Trained a team of 13 skilled mechanics to maintain and operate all
models of generators to including Host National personnel. Conducted the installation, overhaul and replacement of generators as needed.

Carpenter (Rough Framer)

Rough framing of Homes

April 1997 - March 2004

for major construction companies. Served as the Lead Framer for a
team of over 5 personnel on site. Conducted take-off list of materials needed to perform and maintain the projects. Maintained an inventory of materials to be utilized.



July 1995 - March 2004

Installation of new services, troubleshooting and making repairs on existing services. Conducted take-off list of materials needed to perform and maintain the projects. Maintained an inventory of materials to be utilized.

Gas Turbine Mechanic/Power Plant Operator


June 1990 - June 1995

Supervised and oversaw daily power plant operations. Supervised a team of 8 personnel. Conducted preventive maintenance on equipment such as Gas Turbine Engines, Fuel Pumps, Water Pumps, Waste
Heat Boilers, High Pressure & Low Pressure and all other support equipment. Ordered supplies necessary to maintain equipment.

Qualifications & Certifications

Electrical Engineering and Business Administration



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