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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

I am a hard worker and take pride in everything I do. I am a quick study and not afraid to learn new task. I do what is needed to get the job done efficiently and safely. I have experience welding and fabricating with hand plasma cutter and torches. I have been in law enforcement for the past eleven years but am wanting to go back to a manufacturing environment.

  • Flux core (FCAW) welding
  • Reading drawings, models and blueprints
  • Available to work nights and weekends
  • Available to work extended hours
  • Metal working ability
  • Initiative to work independently
  • Strategic thinker
  • Welding safety precautions
07/2018 to Current Deputy Sheriff Central Lakes College | Belle Plaine, MN,
  • Drafted over [Number] incident reports detailing criminal activity, civil proceedings and varied incidents.
  • Conducted debriefings for arrested subjects to obtain information pertinent to investigations.
  • Prepared detailed documentation of felony-level property and violent crimes investigations.
  • Analyzed and evaluated information to determine appropriate course of criminal prosecution.
  • Maintained safety for over [Number] events by closely monitoring over [Number] attendees.
  • Drove patrol vehicle to monitor [Number]-square-mile area for dangers and hazards safely for [Timeframe].
  • Gathered and recorded data including evidence and witness statements for over [Number] cases.
  • Accurately analyzed and evaluated criminal prosecution information while processing crime scenes.
10/2013 to 07/2018 Police Officer Yavapai College | Prescott, AZ,
  • Informed shift officers of special areas of emphasis, including properties to watch and noted criminals understood to be in patrol areas.
  • Conducted debriefings for arrested subjects to obtain information pertinent to investigations.
  • Gathered preliminary investigation information, including [Type] and [Type] as first responder to crime scenes.
  • Oversaw [Shift] [Division] [Group] with [Number]+ personnel and [Number] direct reports.
  • Responded quickly to dispatch and took appropriate action at crime and disaster scenes.
  • Wrote reports on arrests made, activities performed and unusual incidents observed.
  • Communicated with subjects and witnesses to acquire and verify information relevant to roadway accident investigations.
  • Checked with local pawnshops to locate stolen property.
  • Directed and controlled crowds at parades, funeral processions and sporting events.
  • Performed comprehensive searches of people and property to identify controlled substances or contraband.
  • Analyzed and evaluated information to determine appropriate course of criminal prosecution.
  • Adhered to all safety protocols and ensured proper handling of equipment, weapons and materials.
03/2009 to 10/2013 Corrections Officer Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community | Scottsdale, AZ,
  • Conducted pre-trip and post-trip equipment inspections of transport vehicles and equipment.
  • Monitored behavior of [Number] inmates to prevent escape attempts, crime and other dangerous activities.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and wrote incident reports for infractions.
  • Led grid searches to locate and confiscate potential harmful items and contraband.
  • Patrolled and visually inspected units, yards, buildings and prisoner property and clothing to ensure welfare, security and safety.
  • Conducted routine and emergency head counts.
  • Recognized signs of problems, such as despondency, depression and anger in order to prevent riots or suicides.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Operated communication systems, including telephones, switchboards, intercoms and two-way radios to effectively communicate with other personnel.
  • Performed [Type] and [Type] administrative duties to maintain appropriate records of accounted inmates.
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Conducted internal security checks and distributed meals.
  • Supervised inmates during meals, visits, recreation, telephone calls and shower time.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Maintained records and logs of man hours, materials and equipment used.
  • Maintained custody and control of [Number] inmates housed in maximum security unit.
  • Used chemical agents, hand restraints and verbal commands to restrain unruly inmates.
  • Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with all facility areas to support efficient and safe operations.
  • Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
  • Conducted cell and illegal substance checks.
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
  • Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain safety and security of [Type] facility.
  • Supervised meal distributions and observed inmates during meals.
  • Conducted thorough cell searches to uncover contraband and other materials not allowed at facility.
08/2006 to 01/2009 Welder Fabricator Crestwood Midstream | Houston, TX,
  • Improved project completion time by multitasking on heavy equipment such as forklifts.
  • Checked part compliance against specifications using measuring tools.
  • Used correct tools, materials and attachments for the specific job.
  • Produced smooth and even welds by maintaining consistent approach.
  • Examined welds to check bead size and other specifications.
  • Completed welds in flat, horizontal, vertical or overhead positions.
  • Combined welding techniques, knowledge of metallurgy and engineering requirements to produce quality work.
  • Inspected and repaired components to implement corrective action.
  • Created safety guards, angle iron and square tubing.
  • Adjusted gas flow and pressure to create and maintain desired flames.
  • Applied knowledge of metallurgy, geometry and welding techniques to determine optimal welding strategies.
  • Maximized shop organization and equipment lifespan by maintaning equipment.
  • Set up and operated welding equipment to complete all welding projects on-time.
  • Safely ignited torches and [Tool] while closely monitoring surroundings to effectively complete [Type] projects.
  • Prevented distortion of parts by monitoring fitting, burning and welding processes.
  • Scraped off excess spatter and other materials using portable grinders and arc-cutting equipment.
  • Maximized shop organization and equipment length by efficiently cleaning floor and machinery.
  • Improved project completion time by multi-tasking on heavy equipment such as forklifts.
  • Obtained desired configurations by clamping and tack-welding components.
  • Studied equipment and [Type] tools to determine project specifications based on metallurgy, [Type] and [Type] welding techniques.
  • Strengthened workflow by accurately welding [Type], [Type] and [Type] connections.
  • Positioned and clamped workpieces together and properly assembled in jigs and fixtures.
  • Welded [Type] materials using [Tool], continuously checking for safety and quality.
  • Sustained safety protocols and ensured proper, cost-effective and accurate handling of equipment and materials.
  • Used [Tool] to cut, contour and bevel metal and structural shapes to accurate dimensions.
  • Removed loose materials and thick scale, slag or rust to prepare material surfaces for welding.
  • Examined [Type] equipment for defects and compared findings to blueprints, deciding on courses of best action for safety and cost.
  • Laid out, fitted and fabricated metal components.
  • Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments together.
  • Cleaned and degreased weld joints and workpieces efficiently.
  • Heated, formed and dressed metal parts with hand tools, torch and arc welding equipment.
  • Completed minor torch ups with MIG welders.
  • Adjusted functional parts of equipment and control instruments.
  • Followed all safety guidelines, including proper machine guarding and lockout and tagout procedures.
  • Laid out, positioned, aligned and secured parts and assemblies with straightedges and combination square sand calipers.
  • Prepared broken parts for welding by properly grooving and scarfing surfaces.
  • Monitored fitting, burning and welding processes to avoid overheating parts, warping, shrinking, distortion and expansion of materials.
  • Adjusted weld machines to correct settings prior to weld applications for precision and waste reduction.
  • Inspected chains, hammers and other tools for damage or wear to prevent injuries and accidents.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2004 to to High School Diploma | Wade Hampton High School, Hampton, SC GPA:
Expected in 06/2014 to to Class 1 Law Enforcement Officer | Law Enforcement South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy, Collumbia , SC GPA:

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School Attended

  • Wade Hampton High School
  • South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Deputy Sheriff
  • Police Officer
  • Corrections Officer
  • Welder Fabricator


  • High School Diploma
  • Class 1 Law Enforcement Officer

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