LOUIS CLIFTON CLAY
1141 Battle Branch Rd.
Franklin, NC 28734
Assignment sought where broad-based skills in construction, safety and industrial hygiene training, maintenance and repair, auto and farm mechanics, plus analytical environmental chemistry and emergency response will contribute to organization efficiency and mission effectiveness plus personal family life quality.
Experience gained in general and home construction, remodeling, custom carpentry, heavy equipment; inventory control, machinery overhaul, and instrumentation installation plus environmental chemistry. Particularly effective in providing quality workmanship without supervision and completing multiple scheduled tasks efficiently. Special expertise gained in personnel management, custom construction, engine overhaul, personnel training, surface mine safety, plus analytical chemistry and hazardous waste management. Adept at high-tempo production output in multi-lingual settings.
Self-Employed operating LTC (Let Them Come) Ministries, and Squire Home Improvements during 1998-2008 to provide children\'s teacher training and children\'s ministry in Spanish, French, and English speaking cultures plus home and business repair, construction, remodeling, and improvements. Temporary and part-time employment included hotel restoration and remodeling, custom carpentry, and campus facilities, plumbing, and electrical maintenance plus log home construction.
Church Mission Worker in USA, Benin W. Africa, EI Salvador, and Mexico during 1999-2004 primarily with Medic Int\'l-Ohio., The Masters Mission-NC, Mercy Ships-TX and Harvest Time Ministries-KS: interdenominational mercy mission organizations providing child education, agricultural, sanitation, medical and spiritual training. Duties encompassed motivational religious speaking, mercy missions training, warehouse operations, agriculture mechanics, pharmacy operations, building and land use construction, plumbing, electric, and water resource development, plus children\'s education ministries and biblical family counseling .
Presented multimedia religious topics to both children and families in more than nine denominations of Spanish, French, and English speaking countries
Worked as pharmacy assistant and construction worker for mercy mission out-reaches
Repaired powered fire alarm system installation in five campus training buildings
Assisted in completion of an aircraft takeoff-landing strip
Completed full overhaul of machinery used for agricultural and transportation purposes
Chemist in Mound Valley, KS with Trinity Analytical Laboratories, Inc.; a full service environmental laboratory, during 1998-2001. Duties encompassed analytical chemistry, chemical hazard determinations, instrumentation and facility plant engineering repair, plus test method improvement during 1998-1999. Assigned as employee on extended leave of absence for church mission work during 1999-2002
... Improved test method procedures and instrumentation protocols to achieve lowered detection limits that facilitated meeting more arduous regulatory requirements .
... Improved same procedures and protocols to reduce analyses costs by using much faster and less expensive equipment.
Lab Manager in Hazardous Waste Management Laboratory facilities at Systech Corp.-Fredonia, KS, Continental Cement Co.-Hannibal, MO, and McKesson-Clarksville, MO. All encompassed chemical analyses of waste waters, paint/solvent wastes, contaminated soils, used oils, plus other hazardous wastes, during 1986-1998. Duties encompassed analytical chemistry, chemical hazard determinations, and Portland cement production recycling applications, instrumentation installation and repair, plus test method development .
... Maintained mining safety, environmental and transportation training for over 80 employees
... Reduced lost-time accident and instrumentation failure rates significantly.
... Achieved EMT-Intermediate and US Dept. Labor MSHA Surface Mine Safety Instructor Certification
... Participated with countywide Hazardous Waste Emergency Response Planning.
Line Officer with U.S. Navy during 1979-1986. On-board USS Pensacola LSD-38. Responsibilities encompassed ship navigation, auxiliaries engineering, beach & surf salvage, rescue, beach assault craft operations, amphibious warfare planning, and fire-fighting .
Achievements included BS in Chemistry degree with analytical instrumentation and forensic emphasis and nuclear power electrician applications.
... Active duty Lieutenant appointment with Surface Warfare Officer qualification.
... Shipboard at-sea Officer of the Deck and in-port Command Duty Officer qualification
... Ship\'s Drug and Alcohol Substance Abuse Control Officer and Treatment Facilitator
... Inactive-Reserve Lieutenant Commander Officer appointment
2004 The Masters Mission: Pioneering long term family Missionary; Robbinsville, NC
1996 EMT-Intermediate; Independence, KS
1995 USDOL MSHA Surface Mine Safety Trainer; Topeka, KS
1994 USDOT, USEPA Transportation and Hazardous Waste Operations Trainer; Tulsa, OK
1982 University of Missouri: BS Chemistry Analytical & Forensic Emphasis; Columbia, MO