Moreland -  - Hanover Park, IL, USA

Mike Moreland

Hanover Park, IL, USA

Work History

Building Maintenance Mechanic

Dart Container Corporation

From December 2012

General building maintenance 24/7
Operated and maintained 4/700 horsepower Cleaver Brooks fire tube boilers and associated equipment
including feed water pumps, coding tower pumps and fans
Operated 5/150 horsepower and 3/300 horsepower joy reciprocating air compressors
Operated 2/250 horsepower Kaeser screw type compressors

Waste Water Treatment Operator

Kroeschell Operations, Inc

April 1999 - May 2012

• Waste water treatment operator
• Operated waste water treatment facility at Caterpillar, Inc. for 13 years without any lost time work accidents or injuries
• Operated, maintained, and rebuilt lift station pumps, centrifugal pumps, positive and non positive displacement pumps, multistage centrifugal blower screw type pumps, vacuum pumps, air operated diaphragm pumps, chemical metering pumps, motors - 240 volt and 480 volts
• Recycled over 6,700 barrels of used paint solvent via distillation process using 100 psi steam Allen Bradley PLC controls, air operated electromagnetic solenoid valves
• Conducted annual shutdown repairs plant wide to include pipe replacement, valve replacement, steam trap replacement
• Conducted preventive maintenance
• Performed trouble shooting on various motors (amp draws)

Boiler Operator

Kroeschell Operations, Inc

December 1997 - April 1999

• Caterpillar Boiler House
• Operated (5) 150PSI boilers (natural gas, fuel oil, coal fired) and associated equipment
• Tested boiler water/feed water, condensate, made necessary adjustments
• Performed maintenance on anthracite filters, hot lime water softeners and zeolite ion exchange water softeners
• Conducted annual shutdown repairs to enhance plant efficiency
• Operated air compressors and air dryers

Machinist Mate Boiler Technician

US Navy

October 1980 - October 1997

• Machinist Mate Boiler Technician
• Main steam propulsion plant supervisor, maintenance supervisor, plant instructor
• Quality assurance control inspector
• Maintenance and material management supervisor (3M)
• Operated and maintained 400/600/1200 PSI main propulsion boilers and associated equipment
• US Navy certified instructor teaching over 1000 students annually in the proper operation and maintenance of boilers and steam turbines

Qualifications & Certifications

Anderson High School


Lubricating Oil Testing School

Boiler Repair School

Automatic Combustion Control Repair School

Fuel OilLubricating Oil Testing School

Boiler Technician Advanced Operator School

Automatic Combustion Control Repair School Boiler Repair School

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