Kim Tate


I&E Technician

Decatur, IL

Kim Tate
Decatur, IL 62521
Phone (618) 428-5764
Job FunctionMerchandising, Purchasing & Retail
Career Summary
Professional Information
Job TitleInstrument Tech Experience 15 – 20 Years Education Some College Employment Type Any Position Type Salary $40-60k Member No.71241089Last Activity02/14/2016



Seeking a position in the field of industrial automation with emphasis on process control instrumentation and programmable logic control.


2007 Present TCR Systems, LLC Decatur, IL

Instrument Technician

Installation, maintenance and calibration of process control instrumentation.

PLC troubleshooting and programming, primarily with RSLogix 5000

2004 2007 Carl Dean Co. Decatur, IL

Instrument Technician

Same as above.

2000 2004 Purina Mills, Inc. Milford, IN

Project Manager/Maintenance Supervisor

Supervise and train maintenance technicians and prospective maintenance supervisors.

Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical industrial process systems.

Work with corporate engineering and equipment vendors regarding manufacturing equipment and automation integration.

Manage capital expenditure projects.

Plant safety director.

1992 2000 Purina Mills, Inc. Vandalia, IL

Maintenance Supervisor

Maintenance crew supervisor.

Capital project manager.

Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical industrial process systems.

1990 1992 Purina Mills, Inc. Vandalia, IL

Utility Operator

Feed mill machinery operator.

1989 1990 Himes Electric Service St. Elmo, IL


Overhead power line construction and maintenance

Residential and commercial electric service.

1983 1989 United States Army Ft. Meade, MD

Military Police Investigator/Assistant Criminal Intelligence Coordinator

Operation, administration and supervision of covert drug team.

Plan, organize and execute undercover drug operations.

Interview, interrogation of drug suspects, subjects and witnesses.

Prepare reports of investigation for use in judicial proceedings.

Technical assistance to commanders in matters of crime prevention and drug abuse.

Collection, evaluation and dissemination of criminal intelligence information.

Liaison between local, state and federal law enforcement agencies.


College Courses

Anne Arundle Community College (9 semester hours)

Thomas Edison State College (Evaluation of military experience, 28 semester hours)

Defense Activity for Educational Support Criminal Justice (3 semester hours)

Defense Activity for Educational Support Intro to Law Enforcement (3 semester hours)

Other Schools/Training Courses

United States Army Military Police School

ICS Industrial Management

Army Institute of Professional Development Police primary/basic technical subjects

Army Institute of Professional Development Leadership and general military subjects

Primary Leadership Development Course Leadership and personnel management

Military Police Investigators School Advanced police investigative techniques

Purina Mills Supervisory Skills Training Supervisory and personnel management

Rockwell Automation/Allen Bradley Maintaining and troubleshooting PLC systems


Letter of Commendation 293rd Military Police Company Soldier of the Month

Letter of Commendation 519th Military Police Battalion Soldier of the Month

Department of the Army Certificate of Commendation Ft. Meade Installation Soldier of the Month

Noncommissioned Officers Association Military Excellence Award Joint Task Force Bravo Noncommissioned Officer of the Month (Republic of Honduras)

Army Commendation Medal Ft. Meade Noncommissioned Officer of the Year

Department of the Army Certificate of Achievement Outstanding performance of duty while stationed in the Republic of Panama

Army Achievement Medal Assistance in investigation leading to the location and arrest of a murder suspect at Ft. Meade, Maryland

Meritorious Service Medal Outstanding performance of duty as Noncommissioned Officer in Charge of the Joint Military Police/Criminal Investigation Division Intelligence Center and the Ft. Meade Drug Suppression Team

  • Updated 8 years ago

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