Vincent Norment

Vincent E. Norment

Work experience
August 2013-Present -National Railway Equipment Co. Dixmoor, IL
Field Service Technician
As a field Service Technician I preform 92 day and 360 day inspection, Repair, diagnose, maintained, and qualify locomotive and components. Installations of NFORCE, Idle Limiting Systems, Major Component Change Outs, Locomotive Upgrades, and Maintenance Consultation. I also maintain our companies N-ViroMotive Gen Sets.
March 2013-September 2013 -Power Rail Training & Consulting (EMDiesel) Vancouver, BC
EMD Trainer
Trainer for EMD Diesel Engine theory and and practical “Hands-on” shop maintenance practices such as, power assemblies change out, turbo removal and replacement, bearing inspections, Re-qualifying of components.
May 2011-May-2013- Edison Chouest Offshore Galliano, Louisiana QMED
Performed tasks such as standing engine room watch, diagnose, repair, maintain, and inspect the ships engineering equipment such as diesel engine, potable water maker, oil water separator, HVAC, gen sets, etc… Worked on the U.S. Antarctic Program vessel M/V Nathaniel B. Palmer in Chile, and the M/V USNS Vadm K. R. Wheeler which was a pumping station for Military Sealift Command.We sailed in the West Pacific to place such as Guam, Korea, Saipain,Philippines and Japan .
September 2010-May 2011- TransAlantic Lines LLC. Greenwich,Connecticut
Performed tasks such as standing engine room watch, diagnose, repair, maintain, and inspect the ships engineering equipment such as diesel engine, potable water maker, oil water separator, HVAC, gen sets, etc…The ship is the M/V Geyser, we sail to the Azores The Tugboat Spence and her barge Guantanamo Bay Express, we sailed to Gitmo, Cuba.
November 2009- May 2010- Fairfield Nodal Sugarland, Texas
Back Deck Mechanic
Responsible for maintenance on the “Back Deck of the Carolyn Chouest ROV Seismic Ship. Performed tasks to diagnose, repair, maintain, and inspect the hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical equipment associated with the deployment and retrieval of the Nodes. Worker in the GOM

April 2008 – Present- Granite Services International Tampa, Florida Materials/Inventory Controls and Installation Technicians
Responsible for installation and maintenance on GE Wind Towers. Construction of wind turbines including building of rotors, directing of cranes, cable drops and routing. All aspects of turbine construction from foundation to final mechanical completion including final inspections. Inspection and Inventory of incoming and outgoing parts. Integration of part’s serial numbers to the Database (Dataflow). Provide parts to the proper areas assigned in the Warehouse Verify Serial numbers on parts assembled in the Wind turbines

March 2007 – January 2008- Ghana Manganese Company Limited Takoradi, Ghana West Africa
Railway Engineer (Limited Assignment)
As the primary liaison between GMC and the Ghana Railways, I divided my duties at Ghana Manganese Company between four Ghana Railway shops – running repair, back shop (locomotive), back shop (wagons), and rail car running repair shop (wagon). In addition, I ordered spare parts for the locomotive and rail cars; I also provided technical advice and support to Ghana Railway’s management and repair shop personnel. Assisted and provided technical advice in Traction motor change out, derailment repair, planed and unplanned maintenance, inspection and qualifying of locomotive part and componance Alternater and compressor alinement and change out. Trained and assistesed on all aspects of light and heavy running repair. The Ghana Railway1670 ABB Henschel l,1651/1661 Henschel, GT18LC-2 EMD, and the type AD26C Alsthom Locomotive. The Henschel and the EMD locomotive used EMD’s 645’s and the Alstom uses Caterpiller’s engines. I also participated in Ghana Manganese Company’s and Ghana Railway’s decision-making process with the goal to coordinate efforts to make both companies more efficient and productive.
2004 –2007 National Passenger Rail (Amtrak) New York City, New York
Lineman / Third Rail (Electric traction)
Third Rail/ Lineman

Performed tasks to diagnose, repair, maintain, inspect the third rail, and overhead catenary system. Work on associated equipment such as diesel gen sets. Provided protection for other workers on and around the third rail.
2001-2004- Laborer Local 66 Melville, New York
Laborer (Construction)
Perform tasks involving physical labor for heavy construction projects and demolition sites. Operated hand and power
tools of all types.

1992-2001- CSX Railroad (Consolidated Rail) Selkirk, New York
Diagnosed, repaired, maintained, and inspected diesel electric locomotives, diesel engines, and locomotive components. Worked wheel true, performed daily inspections, wheel and traction motor change outs (Drop Pit) modifications and upgrades, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, air brake test, repairs, and inspections, Performed Daily, 90 day,180 day, and 360 day Inspections.
Trained and taught new machinist. Repaired, installed, and maintained shop equipment, including overhead cranes, lifting devices, pumps motors, and air equipment and systems. Worked all aspects of locomotive running repair.
I was also the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (Local Union) Union Shop Steward and Safety Officer for 8 years. I represented 150 Machinist.

1990-1992- DPS Incorporated Albany, New York
Diagnosed, repaired, maintained, and inspected diesel, automobile and small engines and components. Then
machine to manufacturers or custom specification using Machine tools such as: Mills, boring bars, and grinders.

1993-1998- Hudson Valley Community College Troy, New York
Machining Technology / Business Administration
Deans list for 8 consecutive semesters

1984-1987 United States Navy
Aviation Machinist Mate (jet engine mechanic)
Honorable Discharge

1992-1994 International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers
Apprenticeship Training
Railroad Machinist (EMD, GE, and Diesel Electrical Locomotives)

Summary of Qualifications

IAM “Journeyman” EMD, and GE Diesel Electric
Merchant Marine Credential
QMED-Oiler-Fireman/Water Tender
Federal Locomotive Inspector
EMD- Diesel Running Maintenance School
GE –Diesel Running Maintenance School
EMD AC Locomotive School
Federal Locomotive Inspector
EMD- Diesel Running Maintenance School
GE –Diesel Running Maintenance School
20 + years of mechanical experience
2 years machine shop experience
Federal Air Brake Inspector
Chemical, Biological & Radiological Defense Training
Haz-Mat Training
Rail Safety Training
GE Wind Energy School

References Available Upon Request

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