Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

17 years of experience at an open pit/surface mining operation.

Safe and reliable worker with a strong track record of success in operating heavy equipment, preventative maintenance, mechanic work, troubleshooting , welding, fabrication and structural repair. Multitasks and works effectively in fast-paced, high-volume environments. Flexible work and shift schedule with expertise operating basic hand and power tools. Excellent work performance in individual and team roles combined with superior attendance record.

  • Preventive Maintenance and Repair
  • Troubleshooting Skills
  • Assembly/Disassembly of Components and Parts
  • Follows safety protocols and procedures
  • Heavy Equipment Operation
  • Pre shift and Post shift equipment inspections
  • Trained in Safe Work Practices
  • Safe and Productive Worker
  • Completed a 4 year Apprenticeship Training Program
  • Expertise in Wire Feed and Stick welding applications
  • Proficient and confident with Structural Welding, Fabrication and Repair
  • Construction Background
  • Efficient Communication Skills
  • Eager and Driven to learn something new and to challenge myself
Work History
Maintenance Welder/Mechanic, 03/2018 to Current
Scotts Miracle-Gro CompanyNashua, NH,
  • Clamped, held, tack-welded, heat-bent, ground and bolted component parts to achieve required configurations and positions.
  • Used arc, gas-shielded arc, submerged arc and gas welding equipment to weld structural parts safely and efficiently.
  • Welded in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions.
  • Operated hoists, cranes and power tools to dismantle equipment to find and remove defective parts.
  • Performed evaluations, repairs and general maintenance on mine support vehicles, pickups and equipment.
  • Maintained mine pickups and heavy equipment by troubleshooting breakdowns and performing preventive maintenance.
  • Diagnosed malfunctions and troubleshot issues.
  • Inspected structures, machinery, and equipment to determine failure and solutions for repair.
  • Responded immediately to mechanical breakdowns in all areas of the mine and developed a timely repair plan to minimize downtime.
Primary Crusher Maintenance , 02/2009 to 03/2018
Montana ResourcesCity, STATE,
  • Completed partial or full dismantling of equipment to quickly repair or replace defective components and restore functionality.
  • Monitored conveyor belts and splices,bearings,pulleys and roller frame assemblies for repair needs and completed scheduled preventative maintenance.
  • Performed safe mechanical repairs of production equipment,cone crusher and all conveyor belt systems using lock out/tag out procedures minimizing downtime.
  • Followed safety precautions to avoid personal injury and provide safe work environment.
  • Used Overhead cranes and safely and correctly signaled mobile crane operators to swap out worn crusher mantles and to install heavy liners and fabricated parts inside the grizzley feeders and ore bins.
  • Operated large forklifts and other construction equipment
  • Used arc, gas-shielded arc, submerged arc and gas welding equipment to weld wear bar and specialized parts safely and efficiently.
Heavy Equipment Operator, 11/2003 to 02/2009
Montana ResourcesCity, STATE,
  • Operated 240 ton 793 C Caterpillar Haul Trucks, 170 ton Unit RIgs and Wabco Haul Trucks and Front End Loaders on regular basis with advanced skill.
  • Maximized equipment and personnel protection by identifying and avoiding hazards such as utility lines.
  • Communicated with ground team members and fellow operators to prevent safety hazards and keep materials moving.
  • Completed diligent equipment inspections, repairs and maintenance actions to prolong life of each piece of machinery.
  • Performed thorough pre-shift and post-shift inspections and accurately completed all equipment logs and reports.
  • Kept haul trucks and heavy machinery in proper working order by repairing and replacing malfunctioning parts.
  • Observed all safety protocols and procedures to avoid injuries and accidents during each shift.
Union Ironworker, 11/1996 to 11/2003
Ironworkers Local 841City, STATE,
  • Used appropriate safety measures and encouraged other team members to do same in effort to avoid job site injuries.
  • Reviewed work plans and blueprints to ascertain all requirements for project.
  • Maneuvered and positioned support structures before and after pouring concrete, often manipulating iron by cutting, welding or bending.
  • Complied with OSHA and company safety guidelines for height safety, lock out tag out, confined space and hazardous material handling.
  • Positioned rebar and other iron reinforcement following pouring of concrete.
  • Prioritized safety across job site with specific attention to load suspension, welding and cutting.
  • Followed blueprints and instructions from supervisors to erect columns, beams and girders.
  • Aligned structural steel members to rivet, bolt and weld permanently into place.
  • Coordinated with crane or signaled equipment operators to lift and position structural steel members and hoist beams, girders and columns to correct positions.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1996
Butte High-School - Butte, MT,
: , Expected in
Ironworker Apprenticeship Training Program - Helena, MT,

Completed a 4 year Apprenticeship Program

  • Completed Coursework and received Certifications in Rigging, Welding, Knot Tying, Rope Splicing, Cable Splicing, Crane Signaling,Crane Safety, Rebar Installation, Lock Out/Tag Out Procedures and Confined Space Training and Safe Work Practices Training.

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