Melquiades M Montalvo

Marines 3529 E-7, Active Duty

Oceanside, CA

Years of Service: 20 years, September 2000 - Present

ETS September 2020


Assistant Manager Transportation Department, U. S. Marines,
July 2007 - Present

Human Resource Recruiter, U. S. Marines,
April 2004 - July 2007

Maintenance Specialist, U. S. Marines,
September 2000 - April 2004


Work Experience

Assistant Manager Transportation Department July 2007 - Present

Marines | 3529 | E-7 | Camp Pendleton South, CA, USA

  • Managed the transportation facility/terminal schedule, profit and loss statements, and an operating budget of $3.7M.
  • Assisted the manager in leading a transportation department staff of 36 and led operations related to dispatching, routing, and tracking transportation vehicles.
  • Collaborated with managers and staff members to formulate and implement policies, procedures, goals, and objectives.
  • Monitored and maintained staff records on licensing, driving, testing, and training.
  • Maintained department records, which included keeping updated records concerning routine maintenance and gas and oil expenditures.
  • Oversaw the daily logistics relating to transportation of cargo, while working closely with customers and suppliers.
  • Led and influenced subordinate transportation managers and team leaders to accomplish critical tasks and achieve organization objectives.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.
  • Ensured that the organization was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.

Human Resource Recruiter April 2004 - July 2007

Marines | 8411 | E-5 | Texarkana, TX, USA

  • Effectively administered job interviewing schedules for all job vacancies and kept promises to job applicants.
  • Managed the posting of job vacancies at the best performing recruitment channels.
  • Conducted the process of captivating, screening, and selecting potential and qualified candidates based on objective criteria for a job.
  • Prepared the comprehensive yearly recruitment plan and budget.
  • Recruited, screened, and on-boarded 72 personnel for multiple occupations in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Maintenance Specialist September 2000 - April 2004

Marines | 3521 | E-2 | Camp Lejeune, NC, USA

  • Served as a maintenance specialist responsible for conducting maintenance operations in accordance with company policies, OSHA regulations, and applicable laws.
  • Implemented new maintenance methods and procedures designed to improve operations, minimize operating costs, and improve productivity.
  • Conferred with the team lead to resolve maintenance problems and to improve operations and conditions of machines and equipment.
  • Performed necessary preventative maintenance on a timely basis with corresponding record keeping.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve business results.
  • Engaged in 'ethical reasoning', when determining the right thing to do, even when no one was watching.

Top Skills

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Good Conduct Medal

September 2018

Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal

August 2012

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

December 2009

Training and Certifications

Sexual Assult Prevention and Response Victim Advocate

June 2019

Equal Opportunity Representative Course

July 2018

Motor Transport Maintenance Chief's Course

September 2015

Recruiter School

April 2004

Achieve Global Professional Selling Skills

April 2004

Communication Skills

April 2004