Ricky/Eric Bunker's Curriculum Vitae

Ricky Bunker /DBA Tech Services
3738 Willow Springs Road
Conway
29527
Phone: (843)  397-5505
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Career History
2006-Current~Tech Services
-Inspection Service for Flooring Products Consisting of Carpet, Laminate, Hardwood Flooring, Cork, Bamboo, Ceramic Tile, Resilient Flooring, Vinyl Tile.

2001-2006~Orders Distributing, Greenville SC
-Territory Manager for Eastern South Carolina. Job consisting of the Sales of Various Flooring Products to Retail Dealers Along With Educating and Performing Product Knowledge Meetings with Salespeople.

1995-2001~Floor Systems Inc., Conway SC
-Owner of Retail Business Servicing Residential, Commercial and the Builder Segment of the Flooring Business. Sold Business in 2001.

1981-1995~Agent for the States of North and South Carolina
-Independent Manufacturers Representative for Various Flooring Manufacturers in the Dalton GA Area Servicing Retail Dealers as Well as Distributors in the Carolinas.

1980-1982~Retail Sales-The Design Center, Conway SC

1979-1981~Wachovia Carpets, Winston Salem NC
-Territory Manager for a Carpet Distributor in Eastern South Carolina and Georgia.





Certifications
Additional Certifications
CARPET

FCITS, Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services

FITS, Flooring Inspector Training Service

ITS, Inspectior Training Services

VON SCHRADER COMPANY

CERAMIC TILE

FCITS, Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services

HARDWOOD

FCITS, Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services

THE WOOD FLOORING BASICS SCHOOL CONDUCTED BY THE NOFMA/NWFA/MFMA ASSOCIATIONS

FITS, Flooring Inspector Training Service

LAMINATE / SPECIALTY

FCITS, Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services

INSTALLATION

FCITS, Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services

THE WOOD FLOORING BASICS SCHOOL CONDUCTED BY THE NOFMA/NWFA/MFMA ASSOCIATIONS

RESILIENT

FCITS, Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services

TARKETT

Additional Certifications

HARDWOOD CERTIFICATIONS:
~National Wood Flooring Association Certified Professionals, NWFACP
~Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services, FCITS
~Flooring Inspector Training Service, FITS

CARPET CERTIFICATIONS:
~Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services, FCITS
~Flooring Inspector Training Service, FITS
~Certified Senior Carpet Inspector

CERAMIC TILE AND STONE CERTIFICATIONS:
~Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services, FCITS

INSTALLATION CERTIFICATIONS:
~THE WOOD FLOORING BASICS SCHOOL CONDUCTED BY THE NOFMA/NWFA/MFMA ASSOCIATIONS

LAMINATE FLOORING CERTIFICATIONS:
~Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services, FCITS

COMMERCIAL AND RESILIENT FLOORING INSPECTION CERTIFICATIONS:
~Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services, FCITS

COMMERCIAL CARPET INSPECTION CERTIFICATION:
~Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services, FCITS

CONCRETE TRAINING AND CONCRETE VAPOR EMISSIONS CERTIFICATIONS:
~Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services, FCITS
~Flooring Inspector Training Service, FITS

REPAIR TRAINING:
~Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services, FCITS
~Flooring Inspector Training Service, FITS
~Tarkett
~Ardex
~Witex
~NWFAcp
~THE WOOD FLOORING BASICS SCHOOL CONDUCTED BY THE NOFMA/NWFA/MFMA ASSOCIATIONS

Trained in installation and Laminate Warranty by:
Tarkett and Witex Laminate

Manufacturer Specific Traning by:
Tarkett Resilient Flooring, Armstrong Hardwood Flooring, Shaw Commercial Flooring, Tarkett Vinyl Tile, Beaulieu Carpets, Milliken Carpets, Hartco Hardwood, The W.W. Henry Company, Ardex, Custom Building Products, Von Schrader Company, Edge Manufacturing, Host, Kraus Carpets, Shaw Carpets, Mohawk Carpets.





Formal Education
1977-1979~Lakeland Technical College, Lakeland Fla.
1976~Aynor High School, Aynor SC
Industry Training Seminars
2010:
~FCITS, Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services. Certification for the inspection of Cork and Bamboo Flooring Products.

2009:
~Inspector Training Services (ITS), Carpet certification process throught ITS.

2008:
~National Oak Flooring Manufacturers Association Inspector Certification. Hardwood Inspection Certification Program. (NOFMA)
~NICFI-National Institute of Certified Flooring Inspectors Convention and Update. Concrete and Moisture Problems, Sidematch issues, Hardwood and Carpet Problems, Causes and Solutions, Repairs.
~FCITS, Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services. Shaw Commercial and Patterned Carpet Training, Beaulieu Residential and Commercial Carpet Training, Mohawk Carpet Training, Host Training

2007:
~NWFA, National Wood Flooring Association Ceritification Training.
~National Oak Flooring Manufacturers Association (NOFMA)/ National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA)/ Maple Flooring Manufacturers Association (MFMA) Associations Wood Flooring Basics School

2006:
~Kraus Carpets, Canada Mill Tour and Training Program.

2005:
~FCITS, Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services. Continuing Education and Traning Program

2004:
~Tarkett, Canada Mill Tour. Resilient Repairs, Product Knowledge and Training on Fiber Floor Products.
~Edge Manufacturing, Dalton Mill Tour and Inspector Technical Training.
~FITS, Flooring Inspector Training Service. Inspector Training and Certification for Wood Flooring Inspections and Concrete Moisture Testing.

2003:
~Armstrong Industries, Onieda Tennesee Mill Tour. Product Knowledge and Training on Armstrong and Hartco Wood Products. Training on Kiln Drying Process, Manufacturing and Finishing of Solid Hardwood Flooring, Manufacturing and Finishing of Engineered Wood Flooring.

2002:
~Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services, FCITS.Continuing Education and Traning Program for Maintaining Certification.

2001:
~Ardex. Training on self levelers and Concrete Patching Materials.
~The W.W. Henry Company. Training and Product Knowledge on Adhesive Products and Sealers.

2000:
~Custom Building Products. Training on Custom Products and Their Applications, Ceramic Setting Materials, Grout Material and Liquid Membranes as well as Crack Membranes.

1999:
~Anderson Hardwoods. Training and Product Knowledge.
~Witex Laminate. Training and Product Knowledge, Installation and Repairs.

1998:
~Von Schrader Company. Training on Carpet Dyes, Dye Systems, Completed the Methodology of Carpet Dyes, Side Match and Re dyeing.

1997:
~FCITS, Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services. Continuing Education and Traning Program. Installaton and Repairs.

1996:
~Shaw Industries. Mill Tour in Dalton, Ga. Training and Product Knowledge, Understanding the Manufacturing Process of Carpet.

1995:
~Beaulieu Carpets. Mill Tour in Dalton, GA. Product Knowledge and Training. Educating on the Manufacturing of Commercial and Residential Carpets.

1994:
~Floorcovering Institute of Technical Services, FCITS. School of Resilient Claims, Received Certification for FCITS Resilient Claims Inspector.
~Marglen Industries. Mill Tour in Rome, GA. Extensive Training on Carpet Manufacturing and Fiber Extrusion of PET Fibers.

1993:
~FCITS, Floorcovering Institute of Technical Services. Certification process and Acheivement of FCITS Senior Carpet Inspector.




Industry Association Memberships
~National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA)
~Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services (FCITS)
~National Wood Flooring Certified Professional (NWFAcp)
~World Floor Covering Association (WFCA)
~National Institute of Certified FloorCovering Inspectors (NICFI)
~National Oak Flooring Manufacturers Association (NOFMA)
~FloorReports.com
Commercial Sites Inspected
Tommy Bahama
First Baptist Church
SunCom Wireless
Paragon Building
Sand Bucket Motel
Darlington Raceway
Tilghman Shores
Beaulah Baptist Church
Trident Technical College
Ebtron Inc.
T-Mobile
South Strand Assembly
Litchfield by the Sea
Liberty Inn
Stacks Restaurant
North Myrtle Beach Plantation
Carribbean Towers
George Sync Law Office
Monterey Bay Resort
Basils Pizza
Cathedral Church
Centex Homes
Centrex Homes
Walgreen
Walmart
Walmart
Walmart
Walmart
Lowe's
Lowe's
Lowe's
Home Depot
Home Depot
Polo
More References by Request
Cities Inspected
Myrtle Beach, SC