El Paso, TX 79915
ALBERT TERRAZAS(915) 633-3918
OBJECTIVE:To find an opportunity that will allow me to demonstrate that I am a hard working individual who is anxious to increase my knowledge, thereby becoming an asset to the company.
7924 Hermosillo Drive
PROFILE:Experience in diversified environmental issues including environmental protection. Expertise in permit compliance and enforcement, site inspection and investigation, sampling and analysis, data management and report preparation. Computer literate.
November 21, 2009 April 19, 2010
Verify dimensions, and check the quality and fit of pieces in order to ensure adherence to specifications. Set up and operate machines, including power saws, jointers, mortise, tenoners, molders, and shapers, to cut, mold, and shape Woodstock and wood substitutes. Measure and mark dimensions of parts on paper or lumber stock prior to cutting, following blueprints, to ensure a tight fit and quality product, to include metal studs and track. Reinforce joints with nails or other fasteners to prepare articles for finishing. Attach part and subassemblies together to form complete units, using glue, dowels, nails screws, and or clamps. Establish the specifications of articles to be constructed or repaired, and plan the methods and operations for shaping and assembling parts, based on blueprints, drawings, diagrams or oral or written instructions. Cut timber to the right size and shape and trim parts of joints to ensure a snug fit, using hand tools such as planes, chisel, or wood files. Match materials for color, grain, and texture, giving attention to knots and other features of the wood. Trim, sand, and scrape surfaces and joints to prepare articles for finishing. I also operate Bob Cat, scissor lifts, and commercial fork lift and front end loader.
February 2001 to present
Intricate Construction, 915/633-3918
Positive Rappor with clients
Generate Positive Cash Flow
Labor and Man Power
Maintain records, reports, and functional filing system in various programs
General Contractor for home improvements, which include landscaping, lighting, water conservation design and development. I read, draft, and interpret engineering construction plans for the implementation of proposed projects which include remodeling as well as additions or repairs to existing structures. As Project Manager, I hire and supervise construction workers. I prepare estimates for projects which account for manpower, materials, permits, and other expenses associated with the completion of the job. Obtain contracts from public or commercial companies. Ascertain amount of labor force required to insure objective of projected completion date and budgets are met. Assure all work is completed to Q.C. requirements. Maintain highest work ethics for client approval.
June 1997 to January 2001
Cantutillo Pawn 915/886-4447
Licensed Pawn Broker
As the assistant manager, I opened and closed the store. Balanced the daily budget. Secured loans for various items of value. I negotiated the purchase of items that would create a profit for the store.
February 1989 to May 1996
Animal Control Officer
El Paso Animal Control and Regulation 915/842-1001
Established a positive rapport with the public while maintaining the integrity of the cities regulations and disease control ordinances
Achieved 15% reduction of stray animals
Patrolled assigned areas to locate animals in violation of animal regulation laws/ordinances. Involved: captures biting, vicious, diseased, loose or stray animals with nets, ropes or other devices. Transported captured animals to impoundment facility. Removed animals from truck and placed them in designated cages and completed impoundment reports. Investigated complaints and animal bite cases. Verified animal licenses and rabies vaccinations. Examined captured animals for obvious injuries and transported injured animals. Aided in delivering animal brains for rabies examination. Conducted animal cruelty and nuisance investigations. Explained and enforced animal regulation laws, ordinances, policies, procedures, rules and regulations. Issued warnings or citations for violations and presented cases in court. Prepared and submitted records and reports.
February 1987 to May 1988
El Paso Police Officer
City of El Paso Police Department 915/565-1441
Technical report writing and submission
Maintain knowledge of Penal Code
Work well under pressure
Patrol designated areas, enforced state and city laws. Respond to traffic incidents and domestic disputes.
Investigated felony or misdemeanor law violations and other misconduct, regulate traffic and respond to calls for police assistance. Seek out and question victims, witnesses and suspects to develop leads and tips. Independently decide course of action ordinarily expected in conformance with Federal, State, County, and City laws and ordinances to immediately deal with difficult and emergency situations without assistance as qualified. Detain or arrest, restrain, search and advise suspects of their rights, and transport, register and book prisoners. Rescue and render first aid to the injured, and summon ambulances and other law enforcement.
March 1983 to July 1989
Technical Sergeant/Security Supervisor
Texas Air National Guard
Head of Security for the Amigo Airshow ( Two Years)
Instructor in self-defense, securing a prisoner and weapons search
Instructor in maintaining weapons and equipment
Maintained manning schedules
Conducted personnel inspections
Supervised thirteen personnel in protection of nuclear resources for the U.S. Air Force. I was stationed at Biggs Army Air Field on Fort Bliss, Texas.
November 1979 to March 1983
Unites States Air force
Patrolman designated to random nuclear missile sites. Responded to alarm breach and maintained security and controlled access to missile silos Enforced a two man policy at all access to silos . I also provided security for the A.W.C.S. 747 Recon Airplanes. Received Honorable Discharge after four years of active duty in various stations. (I.e. Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, Keflavik Naval Air Station, Iceland; Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. I joined the Texas Air National Guard after I was honorably discharged from the Air Force.
Air Force Police Academy, 1979
Air Force Community College, 1980
El Paso Police Academy, 1987
Certified Animal Control Supervisor Course, 1993
Licensed Pawn Broker, 2000
El Paso Community College, 1988 1989