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Name: John Chaney
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Date Posted: 03/30/2005

Dear Sirs,

My solid experience as a Manager and small business proprietor has allowed me to gain strong business management and interpersonal skills that can be effectively utilized by your company. After years of service in both the United States Navy and private sector, I have gained a wealth of knowledge in business operations and sales. In addition to the experience gained from working in several key positions, I am seeking Sales or Manager position.

John Chaney


Detailed, seasoned individual with a diverse business background. Strong leadership and analytical skills, coupled with a wealth of technical knowledge. Superior communication and management skills, with work performed in several areas of customer service in the public and private sector. Strong ability to work in a dynamic environment with changing priorities, with a focused, detailed approach.


Automotive Retail and Service

·Provided and managed the complete mechanical repair and installations of automotive systems, including electrical, mechanical, interior, bodywork, and performance upgrades.
·Engineered innovative, customized fabrication applications for the discerning automotive customer and collector.
·Created showcase vehicles displayed at automotive trade shows and in major national news print media and television shows.


·Worked in engineering capacity in the preventive, corrective, and overhaul maintenance of mechanical refrigeration, emergency diesel engine, and auxiliary mechanical systems of ships and submarines used in the United States Navy.
·Extensive experience in high-pressure compressors, hydraulic systems, and hydrogen burners.
·Managed the repair operations of a United States Navy vessel alterations department, consisting of work planning, scoping, and part supply chain management.
·Trained United States Navy personnel in the overhaul and maintenance of relief, reducer, and isolation valves.
·Awarded SSN Top Secret Security clearance.

Business Management

·Knowledge of all features of business operations, from sales, marketing and vendor relations to profit and loss margins and accounting.
·Appraised, bought, and sold classic automotives on a routine basis, resulting in increased visibility of the company in the classic automotive market.
·Managed a service staff of approximately 20 technicians.
·Monitored automotive markets to evaluate value sales and appraisal values.
·Manage construction processes, consisting of managing personnel, as well as the safety and security of job sites.
·Monitor vendors for competitive pricing and service.
·Increased productivity and efficiency of service departments by improving storage, retrieval, and inventory or part systems.



Communication Skills

·Interacted with a diverse customer base in several different business applications, serving as a customer service liaison.
·Authored classic automotive advertisements used in national print media.
·Delivered daily reports to superior management, detailing operation and service issues.
·Received formal recognitions for effective management of service performed.
·Managed customer service and personnel issues.


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Site Manager

CLASSICIRONMAN COMPANY, Minneapolis, Minnesota2001-2004

ULTIMATE RIDE CAR COMPANY, El Paso, Texas2000-2001
Operations Manager

Fleet Detail Supervisor

ULTIMATE RIDE CAR COMPANY, El Paso, Texas1996-1998
Operations Manager

NORTHEAST CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, Alamogordo, New Mexico1993-1996

TWIN B AUTOPARTS INC, Sales Manager, Norfolk, Virginia, USA1992-1993
Sales Manager

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