Lorna Panton lab technician


Lorna D. Panton

Address: 6 Grenada Road, Kingston 11, Contact number (876) 790-2544                                           Email: [email protected]



Career Objective:                  Certified lab technician with strong experience managing department with administrative duties and functions. Effectively plan, organize meetings and functions within the department responding to customers queries to achieve high availability and performance. Also possess impeccable written and verbal communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.

Ability to create and deliver solutions tied to business growth, organizational development, analytical and customer service delivery. Comfortable managing operations and teams in range of administrative functions, liaise with industries in facilitating staff development.


Core Competencies:              Customer service, workflow planning, operations management, safety management, security solutions. Coordinating workshops, Training and Development.

Proficient in the use of Microsoft Suite, Internet, research, digital and manual multimetres, drills and machines,

Experience using digital and manual multimetres, Computer hardware repairs.


Work experience:

1992–1993: Warehouse Clerk/ Car Park Attendant (Security Services)

§ Inventory control of goods and services

§ Loading and unloading of vehicles from ships

§ Logging of containers entering and leaving confined areas.

§  Liaise with operations for coverage of specific areas.


1993–1997:  Contractor (Security Services)

§ Inventory control of goods and services.

§ Monitoring of vehicular traffic via north gate.

§  Monitoring of internal telephone and cable systems.


2000: Tours Auto

§  Body work and duco vehicles and prepare for spraying.

Vauxhall High School

January, 2001–July, 2001: Laboratory Technician/Demonstrator

§ Computer applications and troubleshooting

§ Teaching  Microsoft office suite to grades 7 through 11

§  Implemented home work programme to incoming students.


2007- 2006: Geriatric Nurse

(Saturdays Only)

§  Assisting with the general care of the elderly.

§  Participating in senior citizens home activities




Office of the Prime Minister (OPM)/ Office of the Cabinet Jamaica


Human Resource Development and Management Division (HRDM)


Worked in recruitment- conduct assessment on selected candidates, prepared documentation for selected candidates interviews and orientations.  Prepared packages and collate documents for shortlisted candidates for various positions.

Volunteer Experience:

6 months St. Patrick’s Foundation Teaching Reading & English Language

Currently teaching individuals Reading and English Language where applicable.

Assist children and adults where applicable with literacy and numeracy skills.

30 hours Community Service at Tours Auto as Body work and Duco assistant.


Other Professional Experience


Research Presentation-Excelsior Community College, Research Day 2017, 2018.


Education:                 2018 VTDI Assessor Trainer

2016 -2018 Excelsior Community College – Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Studies-Major in Human Resource Management

2014 Browns Town Community College- Technician Course

2013 Stony Hill HEART Academy- Early Childhood Education Level 3

2012 Stony Hill HEART Academy- Early Childhood Education                    Levels 1 & 2

2010   VTDI Train the Trainer Diploma

2009-2010 Excelsior Community College/Government of

India/HEART/NTA –ICT certificates in Networking and Computer


2009 –2011 Hugh Lawson Shearer Trade Union Education Institute (HLSTUEI) UWI, Mona


§  Certificate in Labour Studies

§  Understanding industrial relations

§  Understanding  Human Resources

§  Understanding Decent Work Agenda and Globalization


2007 -2006 Portmore Community College

§ NCTVET Certificate in Advanced Geriatric Nursing.


2006 – Excelsior Community College

§  Certificate in  Basic Geriatric Nursing

2006 – Hugh Lawson Shearer Trade Union Education Institute (HLSTUEI) UWI, Mona


§  Introduction to Labour Studies

2003–2005 Excelsior Community College

§       Associate Degree, Electronic Engineering & Applied Science

§       High School Diploma- CXC- passes



2003 Mico Teachers College

§       Certificate-Comprehensive Reading

§        Reading Readiness from infants and continuing


2001   National Tools and Engineering Institute

§     Certificate – Computer Hardware Repairs

§     Understanding computer hardware and its peripherals


1997-2000 Excelsior Community College

·         Certificate, Automotive Technology

·         Certificate, Preliminary Technical Course

·         GCE- English Language




1991-1992 College of Arts Science and Technology presently (UTech)


Business Administration (Incomplete).


1986-1991 Charlie Smith Comprehensive High (Certificate)



Available upon request