Michael D. Swan
205 Ennerdale Rd
1 647 235 0264
Profile: Broadly experienced and versatile problem solver with excellent mechanical skills as well as management, training and administrative skills.
Multimatic Technical Centre, Markham, Ontario, 2015 – 2017 — Composites Fabricator
Preparation, hand layup, bonding and trimming/finishing of CFRP structural and body panels for prototype and limited production prestige automotive projects.
Application of core materials, specialized adhesives and epoxies
Working with power, air, precision measurement and hand tools: drill, drill press, sandblasting cabinet, rivet setter, die grinder, torque wrench, vernier/dial/digital caliper, micrometer
Creating, editing, illustrating and updating work instructions, assembly and quality inspection documents in MS Word, Powerpoint and Excel.
Creating templates, patterns and jigs
Reading and editing CAD files in Catia V5 and KeyCreator, reading and editing technical drawings
Product quality inspection, process monitoring and improvement
Driving delivery vehicles
RESCO Energy, Mississauga, Ontario, 2013 – 2015 — Mechanical Installer
Installing commercial rooftop photovoltaic(pv) arrays and electrical systems including mechanical substructures by referring to engineering drawings
Assisting electricians with installation of wire trough/cable tray, PVC, EMT and rigid conduit, teck cables, bonding wires, connecting panel strings, terminating pv wire, troubleshooting, pre-commissioning
Mobilizing job sites and demobilization, conducting rigging and lifting operations with mobile cranes
Warehouse organization, order picking and packing,
power and hand tool/equipment operation/maintenance: tuff jack, pallet handler,snow blower, generator, portable bandsaws, chop saws, drills, impact drivers, lug crimpers
received training for work at heights: flat and pitched roofs, elevated platforms, fall arrest
driving service vehicles
Cervelo Cycles, Toronto, Ontario, 2010 – 2013 — Assembly Operator/Lead Hand
assembly, repair, troubleshooting and maintenance of CFRP road and time trial bicycles and related systems including precision bearing installation, paint and coatings repair, electronic and hydraulic control systems.
use of hand, power, air and precision measurement tools: chop saw, drill press, die and belt grinder, polisher, drill, driver, torque wrench, taps and dies, calipers, micrometers, height gauge,
applying Lean Manufacturing methods: Kaizen and 5S to design/build special tools, jigs, fixtures and workstations for improved workflow
work with engineering prototypes and special projects (wind tunnel testing, event and trade show marketing)
picking and verifying parts to Bill of Materials, finished goods picking/packing, assisting shipping/receiving
warehouse inventory assistance: cycle counts, stock placement, loading/unloading shipments, operating walkie/stacker
staff training and supervision
FoodShare Toronto 2020 – 2023 Delivery Driver
Liberty Messenger 2018 – 2020 — Courier Driver
C & C Courier, Toronto 1992-1994 — Dispatcher, Bicycle Courier
Education and Training
Mechanical Maintenance Certificate
George Brown College Toronto Sept 2011
areas of training received included: industrial safety, WHMIS, rigging and lifting, technical drawing, trade science, fasteners, gear, chain and belt drives, bearings, shafts and couplings, pumps, fluid power systems, alignment, manual machine tool operation (lathe, vertical milling machine) welding (SMAW), electrical construction and maintenance.
Standard First Aid/CPR Aug 2018
Raymond walkie/stacker operator Certificate. Nov 2011
Work at heights, Fall Arrest/Prevention Oct 2013
WHMIS Feb 2023
Worker Health and Safety Awareness Feb 2023
Violence and Sexual Harassment in Workplace Feb 2023
ADOA Feb 2023
Ontario driver’s license G class
NS High School Completion Certificate Cobequid Educational Centre, Truro, NS
industrial safety, WHMIS, rigging and lifting, technical drawing, trade science, fasteners, gear, chain and belt drives, bearings, shafts and couplings, pumps, fluid power systems, alignment, manual machine tool operation (lathe, vertical milling machine) welding (SMAW), electrical construction and maintenance.