fitter welder resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Skilled fitter/welder at valmant inc. with over 13 years working with metal and welding. Trained in multiple use with commitment to safety, efficiency and accuracy. Proven history of reliability, focus and [Skill].

Hardworking Welder skilled in MIG, flux and stick welding. Talented at operating drill press and crane. Strong background in welding and metal fabrication.

Talented professional experienced in welding, metal cutting and soldering. Brings strong attention to safety and quality. Team player with skills to read, understand and implement complex instructions.

  • Sub-Arc Welding
  • Brake Press Operation
  • Stick Welding
  • Design Interpretation
  • Flux Core (FCAW) Welding
  • Power Tools Operation
  • Welding Techniques
  • Gas Flow Adjustments
  • Torch Installation
  • Specification Conformance
  • Critical Thinking
  • Flat Welding Position
  • Filler Rod Selection
  • Vertical Welding
  • Mathematical Calculations
  • Straightedge Measurements
  • Overhead Welding Position
  • Workpiece Measurements
  • Hand and Power Tool Operation
12/2011 to Current Fitter Welder L3harris | Pueblo, CO,
  • Safely ignited torches and monitored surroundings to proactively identify hazards.
  • Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment in vertical, horizontal and overhead positions.
  • Prepared workpiece edges by grinding, cutting, buffing or bending to verify snug fit.
  • Prepared material surfaces for welding by removing scale, rust or other foreign matter.
  • Heated and dissolved metal parts to obtain molten substance used in welding or extrusion.
  • Determined equipment and welding methods, applying knowledge of metallurgy, geometry and welding techniques.
  • Monitored fitting, burning and welding processes to avoid overheating parts, warping, shrinking, distortion and expansion of materials.
  • Adjusted gas flow and pressure to create and maintain desired flames.
  • Connected and turned regulator valves to activate and adjust gas flow and pressure and obtain desired flames.
  • Read blueprints and drawings and took measurements to plan layout and procedures.
  • Welded components in flat, vertical or overhead positions.
  • Repaired structures by dismantling, reshaping and reassembling metal components with cutting torches and hand tools.
  • Adjusted weld machines to correct settings for precision and waste reduction.
  • Cut, contoured and beveled metal and structural shapes to achieve accurate dimensions.
  • Produced work using appropriate welding techniques, metallurgy knowledge and engineering requirements.
  • Aligned and clamped workpieces using rules, squares or hand tools.
  • Laid out, positioned, aligned and secured parts and assemblies with straightedges, squares and calipers.
  • Scraped off excess spatter using portable grinders and arc-cutting equipment.
  • Prepared broken parts for welding by properly grooving and scarfing surfaces.
  • Selected and installed torches, filler rods and flux according to welding chart specifications.
  • Recognized, set up and operated shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment.
  • Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type.
  • Followed safety guidelines through proper machine guarding and lockout and tagout procedures.
05/2005 to 11/2010 Metal Worker 44b Monster Beverage 1990 Corporation | New City, NY,
  • Met company standard times and individual productivity goals consistently.
  • Computed labor and materials expenses to correctly estimate work costs for customers.
  • Skillfully marked, engraved and embossed designs into unique and mass-production items.
  • Shaped and straightened twisted metal items to correct damage and restore ideal appearances.
  • Examined materials during processing to verify cut accuracy and worker skill.
  • Maintained and repaired equipment and facilities.
  • Operated drill presses, milling machines, rivet and hardware presses safely and correctly.
  • Unloaded and stored raw material deliveries.
  • Cut, shaped and bent metal plates, sheets, tubes and structures.
  • Repaired, modified and maintained equipment.
  • Troubleshot, repaired and serviced hand tools, power tools and other machining equipment.
  • Maintained strict quality requirements using scales, calipers and micrometers.
07/2007 to 08/2009 Forklift Driver Graniterock | San Jose, CA,
  • Communicated with supervisor and other warehouse staff to coordinate work.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Performed cycle counts to investigate and resolve inventory discrepancies.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Loaded items to maximize work efficiency.
  • Moved freight, stock and other materials to and from storage and production areas and loading docks.
  • Used [Type] forklift to load trailers at warehouse.
  • Used loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Released materials in to hoppers to minimize waste.
  • Operated power material handling equipment to accurately select and palletize loads.
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
06/2006 to 02/2007 Carpenter Trust Frames | City, STATE,
  • Applied design-specific wood and composite trim according to architectural plans and neighborhood regulations.
  • Conducted inspections, diagnosed problems, took measurements and made necessary adjustments to complete projects according to specifications.
  • Performed various carpentry duties, including both rough and finish carpentry.
  • Shaped or cut materials to proper measurements using hand tools, machines or power saws.
  • Reviewed jobsite needs with foreman and coordinated construction.
  • Examined buildings and project specifications to determine measurements.
  • Prioritized work, keeping carpentry jobs on task and within budget.
  • Studied blueprints, sketches or building plans to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and materials required.
  • Cut timber, panels and other wooden materials according to measured dimensions.
  • Used various carpenter's hand tools, portable power tools and standard measuring instruments.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2005 High School Diploma | Barstow Middle School , Barstow, CA, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Barstow Middle School

Job Titles Held:

  • Fitter Welder
  • Metal Worker 44b
  • Forklift Driver
  • Carpenter


  • High School Diploma

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