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					                       CRAIG A. DEFENDORF
                          865 Holiday Dr.
                         Wasilla, AK 99654
                           907-232-7643
                          cdefen@gci.net


Objective:
 To obtain a job teaching students about Automotive Technology, using my past
experience and training as a basis.

Academics:
   1080 Hour course (6 Credits) in Automotive Technology, Fairfax County
     Public Schools, A Grade average
   Electronics 1, 1 credit, Fairfax County Public Schools
   Nine month course in Automotive Technology, Lincoln Technical Institute,
     Capitol Heights, MD, A Grade average
   Emissions Inspection Course, Northern Virginia Community College
   Safety Inspection Courses - Virginia
   Numerous Continuing Education Credits (See attachment)
   Finished courses required for Associates Degree in Automotive
     Technology, June18, 2009, UAA
   Associate Degree, Automotive Technology May 2,2010
   Continuing towards BST, UAA


Awards:
   Represented James W. Robinson Secondary School in the 1979
     Plymouth Troubleshooting Contest
   Awarded Full Scholarship to Lincoln Technical Institute for Automotive
     Technology, 1979
   Nominated for NAPA/ASE Technician of the Year, 2007, placed second
     out of 20 Master ASE Technicians
   Won NAPA/ASE Technician of the Year, 2008
   Won NAPA/ASE Technician of the Year, 2009




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Work Experience:
   January 2010 to Present: Co Owner, Pro Auto Service, 2915 Brockton
     Ave, Wasilla, AK, 99654. Phone: 907-376-8898, Partner: Bob Erdman
      Serves as Mechanic and helps with day to day operations
      Diagnose and repair all makes and models of vehicles
      Assists partner in the shop with diagnosing systems
      Operates shop during absences of the owner, including equipment
        and finances
        Performs Med/Heavy truck PM inspections
      Works with alternate fueled (propane) Medium Trucks
      Talks with customers
      Orders parts

      March 2009 to December 2009: Pro Auto Service, 2915 Brockton Ave,
       Wasilla, AK, 99654. Phone: 907-746-4810, Supervisor: Bob Erdman
        Serves as Head Mechanic and helped with day to day operations
        Diagnose and repair all makes and models of vehicles
        Assists other technicians in the shop with diagnosing systems
        Operates shop during absences of the owner, including personnel,
         equipment and finances
          Performs Med/Heavy truck PM inspections
        Works with alternate fueled (propane) Medium Trucks
        Talks with customers
        Orders parts

      July, 2005 to March 2009: AK Automotive, 320 Danna Ave, Wasilla, AK
       99654. Phone: 907-357-4265, Supervisor: Henry LaBoucane,
           Serve as Head Mechanic and help in day to day operations
           Diagnose and repair all vehicle systems
           Assisted other technicians in the shop with diagnosing systems
           Ordering parts
           Talking with customers
           Working with vendors.

      July, 1998 to July 2005: Pro Auto Service, 2915 Brockton Ave, Wasilla,
       AK, 99654. Phone: 907-376-8898, Supervisor: Bob Erdman
           Served as Head Mechanic and helped with day to day operations
           Diagnose and repair all makes and models of vehicles
           Assisted other technicians in the shop with diagnosing systems
           Operated shop during absences of the owner, including personnel,
              equipment and finances
              Performed Med/Heavy truck PM inspections
           Worked with alternate fueled (propane) Medium Trucks
           Talking with customers



                          Craig A. Defendorf                                 2
            Ordering parts

     December, 1993 to July, 1998: New York State Department of
      Environmental Conservation, Saranac Inn Maintenance Center, Route 86,
      Lake Clear, NY 12983. Phone: 518-891-2055, Supervisor: Eugene
      Loughran, Job title and duties: Motor Equipment Mechanic
          Worked on all motorized equipment ranging from weed trimmers to
            Tractor-Trailers and construction equipment
          Sometimes had to work off premises on stationary generators and
            construction equipment that was inoperative or in need of
            maintenance
          Ran shop in absence of supervisor
          Talked with customers
          Ran inventory control program
          Ordered from State Contracts for three shops

     December, 1986 to November, 1993: Keene Valley Garage, Route 73,
      Keene Valley NY 12943. Phone: 518-576-9981 Supervisor: Carl Bigelow
         Head Mechanic
         Diagnose and repair all makes and models of vehicles ranging
           from Ford Model A to the latest computer controlled vehicles
         Kept garage open and running in absence of owner/manager.
         Talked with customers
         Ordered parts

     October, 1982 to December, 1986: Briar-Oaks Exxon, 12306 Lee Jackson
      Memorial Hwy, Fairfax, VA 22033. Supervisor: Vance Wortman.
          General automotive repairs
          Install ARA air conditioning units
          Front end technician
          Brakes technician
          Exhaust pipe bending
          Virginia Safety and Emissions Mechanic.

     1981 to October, 1982: Ox Road Exxon and Holly Road Exxon.Duties:
      Evening light mechanic, Safety and Emissions Mechanic, pump gas.

     1980 to 1981: Woolco, Owned by Ameron. Duties: Light Mechanic work,
      Suspension, alignment, brakes, tune-up.

Teaching:

     Hunter Safety Instructor, New York State, 1989 to 1997, Volunteer

     Shop help for Ed Peace, UAA, Volunteer, Introduction Class, Fall 2005


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     ADT 160, Manual Trans & Drivetrain, Spring 2006, UAA Adjunct position

     ADT 160, Manual Trans & Drivetrain, Spring 2007, UAA Adjunct position

     Mentoring Marcia Fischer Practicum

     ADT 131, Electrical 2, Fall 2007, UAA Adjunct position

     ADT 160, Manual Trans & Drivetrain, Spring 2008, UAA Adjunct position

     Summer 2008, Summer Review, HVAC course

     ADT 121, Electrical 1, Fall 2008, UAA Adjunct position

     ADT 131, Electrical 2, Fall 2008, UAA Adjunct position

     ADT 160, Manual Trans & Drivetrain, Spring 2009, UAA Adjunct position

   ADT 152 Heavy Duty Steering/Suspension, Fall 2009, UAA Adjunct
  position

     ADT 227 Electrical 3, Fall 2009, UAA Adjunct position

     ADT 160, Manual Trans & Drivetrain, Spring 2010, UAA Adjunct position

   ADT 152 Heavy Duty Steering/Suspension, Fall 2010, UAA Adjunct
  position

     ADT 160, Manual Trans & Drivetrain, Spring 2011, UAA Adjunct position



Certifications:
    ASE Master Automobile Technician, HS7GT7R04DEFEN
           o ASE A1 Engine Repair
           o ASE A2 Automatic Transmission/Transaxle
           o ASE A3 Manual Drive Train and Axles
           o ASE A4 Suspension and Steering
           o ASE A5 Brakes
           o ASE A6 Electrical/Electronic Systems
           o ASE A7 Heating and Air Conditioning
           o ASE A8 Engine Performance
    ASE Master Truck Technician, HS7GT7R04DEFEN
           o ASE T1 Gasoline Engines
           o ASE T2 Diesel Engines

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         o ASE T3 Drive Train
         o ASE T4 Brakes
         o ASE T5 Suspension and Steering
         o ASE T6 Electrical/Electronic Systems
         o ASE T7 Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning
         o ASE T8 Preventive Maintenance and Inspection
      ASE Advanced Level Specialist L1, HS7GTR04DEFEN

Other Certifications:

      Volunteer Firefighter/Ambulance member, Keene Valley Fire Department
          o Hazardous Materials Training
          o Incident Command Systems
          o Firefighting Essentials
          o Emergency Medical Technician Training
          o Emergency Medical Technician Defibrillation Technician
          o Elected to First Assistant Chief
          o Member of Back Country Rescue Team
          o New York State Dept. Environmental Conservation Fire Warden

Volunteer Activities:

      Ford / AAA Student Auto Skills Judge, May 13, 2006
      Ford / AAA Student Auto Skills Judge, May 12, 2007
      NATEF / ASE Evaluation Team Member, May 9 & 10, 2007
      Ford / AAA Student Auto Skills Judge, May 10, 2008
      Partnered with Marcia Fischer to plan, organize and carry out Ed Peace
       Scholarship Fundraiser Auction, August 2008
      Alaska Skills USA, Station Judge, March 28, 2009
      Ford / AAA Student Auto Skills Judge, May 9, 2009
      Ford / AAA Student Auto Skills Judge, May 1, 2010




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