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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Seasoned welder with 15 years of experience fabricating steel items to specification. Complied with government regulations and company policies to create safe environment for team. Cleaned equipment and maintained tidy workstation. Talented Fabrication Welder skilled in reading and applying technical drawings and consistently delivered high quality welded products. Excellent attention to detail while fabricating items and comply with government guidelines.

Skills
  • Production
  • Flux Core Arc Welding
  • Welding procedure verification
  • Defect repair
  • Shop drawings
  • Blueprints
  • Post-welding treatment
  • Jig fabrication
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding
  • Stick welding
  • Precision measurement
  • Weld inspections
  • Fabrication
  • Grinders
  • TIG Welding
  • MIG welding
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • Assembly
Experience
Jan2019 to Current
Fabrication Welder Chromalox La Vergne, TN,
  • Used jigs, fixtures and tools for assembly of parts and components.
  • Checked cut length frequently for deviation in cut length specs.
  • Read and followed blueprints and weld diagrams.
  • Made steel form parts using various cutting equipment and welded part together per specifications.
  • Deposited intermittent tack welds for fit-up and alignment of work assemblies.
  • Stacked finished product on pallets according to packaging standard.
  • Adjusted weld machines to correct settings for precision and waste reduction.
  • Produced work using appropriate welding techniques, metallurgy knowledge and engineering requirements.
  • Cleaned and inspected parts and assemblies at each production stage and documented production defects.
  • Positioned and clamped workpieces together and properly assembled in jigs and fixtures.
  • Improved project completion time by managing multiple tasks using forklifts and other heavy equipment.
  • Welded fabrication materials, continuously checking for safety and quality.
  • Studied technical documentation to determine project specifications and determine correct welding techniques.
  • Safely ignited torches and monitored surroundings to proactively identify hazards.
  • Cut components to fit circuit boards and repaired improperly assembled circuit boards.
  • Cut, contoured and beveled metal and structural shapes to achieve accurate dimensions.
  • Prepared workpiece edges by grinding, cutting, buffing or bending to verify snug fit.
  • Created safety guards, angle iron and square tubing.
  • Assembled boiler parts and pressure vessels for structural use.
01/2015 to 01/2019
Driver Lutheran Social Services Of Wisconsin And Upper Michigan Inc Black River Falls, WI,
  • Delivered goods and services to customers on time and in excellent condition.
  • Utilized GPS to optimize routes and continuously meet estimated delivery times.
  • Monitored traffic conditions and applied defensive strategies to avoid accidents.
  • Documented daily mileage, gas and other data.
  • Drove trucks to and from job sites to deliver workers and supplies.
  • Verified contents of inventory loads against shipping papers to determine discrepancies.
  • Consulted with customers to gain feedback and address product or service concerns.
  • Positioned lifting devices under or around loaded pallets and boxes to secure materials for transport.
  • Collected [Description of loads] and correctly secured load in order to uphold safety standards and reduce damage.
  • Inspected vehicle before and after every trip to assess performance and maintenance requirements.
  • Checked vehicle after shift for damage.
  • Performed activities on time while maintaining regular attendance and punctuality to support scheduling and work coverage.
  • Loaded and unloaded merchandise efficiently to meet demanding route targets.
01/2013 to 01/2015
Welder Donaldson Companies Baldwin, NY,
  • Handled equipment and materials following protocols for safe and cost-effective production.
  • Completed welds in flat, horizontal, vertical or overhead positions.
  • Produced smooth and even welds by maintaining consistent approach.
  • Used correct tools, materials and attachments for the specific job.
  • Examined welds to check bead size and other specifications.
  • Checked part compliance against specifications using measuring tools.
  • Adjusted weld machines to correct settings for precision and waste reduction.
  • Produced work using appropriate welding techniques, metallurgy knowledge and engineering requirements.
  • Cleaned and inspected parts and assemblies at each production stage and documented production defects.
  • Positioned and clamped workpieces together and properly assembled in jigs and fixtures.
  • Examined [Type] equipment for defects and compared findings to blueprints, deciding on courses of best action for safety and cost.
  • Safely ignited torches and monitored surroundings to proactively identify hazards.
  • Welded fabrication materials, continuously checking for safety and quality.
  • Cut, contoured and beveled metal and structural shapes to achieve accurate dimensions.
  • Improved project completion time by managing multiple tasks using forklifts and other heavy equipment.
  • Prepared workpiece edges by grinding, cutting, buffing or bending to verify snug fit.
  • Created safety guards, angle iron and square tubing.
  • Adjusted functional parts of equipment and control instruments.
  • Strengthened workflow by accurately welding various connection types.
01/2010 to 01/2014
Pipefitter Mears Group Sioux Falls, SD,
  • Read and interpreted specifications, diagrams and blueprints for job.
  • Observed safe work rules and utilized fall protection and PPE.
  • Handled all responsibilities for piping systems, including fabricating, assembling, installing and maintaining.
  • Threaded and installed pipe using pipe wrench and dies.
  • Fabricated and positioned screw pipe, socket weld pipe and stainless steel tubing.
  • Threaded pipes using specified machinery.
  • Managed movement of materials and equipment to different job sites.
  • Performed hydrostatic pressure testing of boilers and pressure vessels.
  • Drilled and tapped holes for installation of studs.
  • Assembled and disassembled boilers, tanks, vats, pressure vessels, exchangers and heaters according to blueprint specifications.
  • Used welding and soldering equipment to join sheet metal components following blueprints and job specifications.
  • Installed piping systems for plumbing for both domestic and HVAC lines.
  • Filled piping systems with water and air to test for leaks.
  • Cut openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings.
  • Installed pipe assemblies, fittings and valves to complete plumbing systems for [Type] and [Type] customers.
  • Performed rigging and forklift operations to maneuver parts and machinery.
  • Cut and hammered pipes to meet design specifications for individual system installations.
  • Identified, removed and replaced worn components to maximize system functionality.
  • Performed emergency on-call work hours during evening, weekends and some holidays.
  • Installed and inspected new and existing plumbing lines up to [Number] inches in diameter.
  • Cut diverse pipe sizes and lengths to prepare for installation.
  • Inspected installations to repair leaks and make adjustments to pipes.
  • Modified piping systems with task-specific tools to complete preventive maintenance.
  • Operated motorized pumps to remove water from flooded manholes, basements and other facility floors.
Education and Training
Expected in 07/2007 to to
: Welding
Spartanburg Technical College - Spartanburg, SC
GPA:
Expected in 05/1999 to to
GED:
Wil-lou-Gray Military School - Columbia Sc,
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Spartanburg Technical College
  • Wil-lou-Gray Military School

Job Titles Held:

  • Fabrication Welder
  • Driver
  • Welder
  • Pipefitter

Degrees

  • GED

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