mechanical craftsman resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - - -

Experienced Craftsperson with history of high-quality and on-time work. Detail oriented and organized professional. Skilled in maintaining safety standards and operating variety of machinery to complete simple and advanced projects. Welding began as something cool when I first began it in high school but grew into a passion that has led me to a fulfilling career thus far. Through being diligent to learn and teachable i was gifted opportunities to begin stepping up to supervisory roles to see if I was capable and able to complete the tasks. But because of my positive attitude along with eagerness i was able to obtain a permanent step up supervisor role.

  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent knowledge of hand and power tools i thoroughly enjoy working with my hands.
  • Team direction
  • Critical thinking when it comes to problem solving
  • Great people skills which allow me to sustain a positive attitude
  • Organizational skills
  • Proficient supervision & leadership constantly becoming better and looking at how i can become better
  • Great work ethic
  • Active and attentive listening
  • Good knowledge of microsoft Office and computer skills
  • Extremely proficient with welding, i currently carry weld certifications in the following processes (SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, and SAW)
04/2015 to Current
Mechanical Craftsman Mcdonald's Fairfield, VA,
  • Operated in compliance with company policies, safety systems and various PPE requirements.
  • Maintain clean tools, machinery keeping them in good working order and work areas.
  • Used shop equipment ie: welding machines, ironworker, plasma cutter, torch, plate/pipe pantograph, plate shears, plate rolls, press brakes and other pieces of equipment to fabricate piping spools and structure beams, brackets, supports.
  • Certified equipment operator ( forklift, extended boom, JLG and other heavy equipment) also skilled in safe rigging practices.
  • Drafted detailed drawings to plan and discuss projects with customers.
  • Analyzed and followed engineered drawing, P&IDs and design standards to produce quality products.
  • Worked hand in hand with a diverse group of coworkers to efficiently accomplish goals, by prioritizing work packages by due dates or urgency.
  • Completed various mechanical craftsman and welding jobs for routine maintenance, callout's, emergency jobs, along with planned outages.
05/2016 to Current
Turnaround Step up Supervisor ExxonMobil Refining & Supply City, STATE,
  • Complied with safety procedures and monitored team members for compliance to safety protocols expressing the significance of working safely.
  • Tracked material usage and contractor hours to align catalyst projects within the budget.
  • Prioritized and assigned tasks to successfully direct workforce in constantly changing and fast pace conditions of turnaround.
  • Organized and participated in monthly on-site safety meetings with employees and contractors.
  • Identified and corrected discrepancies from drawings. Worked with to the Engineers to come to a speedy and approved resolution of issues.
  • Achieve great moral of my team members by developing an excellent relationship between them and myself.
  • Help select and mentor a diverse working teams on various TAs and outages.
  • Collaborated with schedulers and planners to help optimize the schedule and capture efficiencies.
04/2018 to Current
Maintenance Step up Supervisor ExxonMobil Refining & Supply City, STATE,
  • Tested our safety systems and JLAs by holding conversations with employees about the tasks they are completing or about to complete. Coaching where they possibly needed and appreciating them when they successfully explained the hazards attached to their task and how they would mitigate. Solicited positive feedback and constructive criticism from my Supervisor.
  • Reviewed piping and structural drawings to determine number of workers needed to complete jobs efficiently.
  • Worked with and trained employees teaching them layouts, how to read P&IDs and their symbols, new machinery that they have not operated or are not so familiar with.
  • Created a vibrant work area by bringing positivity to the group even in the midst of negativity.
07/2011 to 04/2015
Welder Esfeller Oil Field Construction City, STATE,
  • I began here as a helper, being diligent, willing to learn, and understanding safety precautions along with correct PPE usage quickly presented me with the opportunities to advance in to fitting and welding.
  • I learned the basics of reading P&IDs, piping take offs, how to fit pipe and how to fit structural beams, angle iron, channel iron, along with other structure components.
  • Once i understood the drawings and began fitting some of the seasoned welders assisted me with learning how to tack which sparked my interest in welding and i chased it frome there.
  • Used welding skills to help repair and maintain heavy-duty machinery by weld metal build up of trackhoe arms and buckets and machining them back to the correct bore size and thickness.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2011 to to
High School Diploma:
- Irvington, AL
  • I completed the apprenticeship program for EXXONMOBIL REFINING & SUPPLY COMPANY and received a certification from the United States Department of Labor.
  • Currently still hold my weld certifications in the following processes SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, and SAW.

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  • Mechanical Craftsman
  • Turnaround Step up Supervisor
  • Maintenance Step up Supervisor
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