metal worker resume example with 14+ years of experience

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

Metal Worker experienced in operating hand and power tools and shearing machinery. Adaptable multi-tasker able to solve complex problems with ease.

Metal Worker bringing exceptional ability to process information, adjust controls and concentrate for long periods of time.

Talented [Type] production worker with proven expertise in handling, shaping and enhancing [Type] metals. Excellent technical and design knowledge with proven time and project management abilities. Skilled at reading and understanding technical documentation to accurately fabricate each piece.

[Job Title] knowledgeable about machines, tools and equipment used in all sheet metal processes.

Hardworking and reliable [Job Title] with strong ability in [Task] and [Task]. Offering [Skill], [Skill] and [Skill]. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

Ambitious student pursuing [Area of study] degree eager to contribute developed knowledge in [Job Title] role. Skilled in [Skill] and [Skill] in [Type] settings. Adaptable and driven with strong work ethic and ability to thrive in team-based or individually motivated settings.

[Area of study] student with background in [Area of expertise]. Strong technical proficiency with work history in [Area of expertise]. In-depth knowledge of [Software] coupled with [Task] and [Task] abilities. Proven history of [Skill] and [Skill].

[Job Title] with demonstrated command of [Area of expertise]. [Type] expert with developed aptitude for [Skill] and [Skill]. Multilingual and fluent in [Language] and [Language], offering solid comprehension of cultural diversity.

  • Shielded metal arc welding
  • Gas metal arc welding
  • Blowpipe systems
  • Architectural sheet metal knowledge
  • Sheet metal drafting
  • Mechanical drawing
  • Sign fabrication
  • Plastic welding expertise
  • Exhaust hoods installation
  • Blueprint reading
  • Pattern development
  • AWS-certified welding
  • Computer skills
01/2012 to 01/2020 Metal Worker Continental | Fresno, CA,
  • Examined materials during processing to verify cut accuracy and worker skill.
  • Cut, punched and threaded sheet metal using power saws, drill presses, hand and power shears, pan and box brakes and cleat benders and rollers.
  • Shaped and straightened twisted metal items to correct damage and restore ideal appearances.
  • Trimmed, filed, ground, buffed and smoothed surfaces, seams and joints of assembled parts.
  • Soldered and bolted connections, applied insulation and inspected assemblies and installation.
  • Maintained and repaired equipment and facilities.
  • Met company standard times and individual productivity goals consistently.
  • Repaired, modified and maintained equipment.
  • Lifted and moved items weighing over [number] pounds.
  • Unloaded and stored raw material deliveries.
01/2016 to 03/2016 Press Operator Spirit Aerosystems Holdings Inc. | Kinston, NC,
  • Took measurements with calipers and gauge readers to assess line performance.
  • Operated cranes, hi-los and other equipment safely to move materials around work areas.
  • Examined completed pieces to check for defects and sorted items according to identified flaws.
  • Cut off excess materials for reuse or recycling.
  • Attached and detached [Type] and [Type] components in time with production requirements.
  • Followed work orders to select proper materials, make accurate cuts and complete precise finished products.
05/2008 to 11/2012 Canoe Livery Driver Gotts Landing | City, STATE,
  • Responded to specific locations at designated times to handle customer reservations.
  • Applied knowledge of GPS mapping and local traffic conditions to plan efficient, disruption-free routes.
  • Relayed location information to dispatch service and checked on next appointments.
  • Drove town cars, buses, party vehicles and other vehicles to meet customer needs.
  • Avoided passenger displeasure and damage to items by stowing belongings with care.
  • Consistently provided friendly and fast service, resulting in high number of repeat clients and referrals.
  • Completed individual and business documentation on-time and with minimal errors.
  • Maximized passenger satisfaction by maintaining vehicles in safe and clean operating condition.
  • Offered riders information about local attractions and restaurants.
  • Received belongings from passengers and safely and securely stowed items and luggage.
  • Followed safety rules to keep clean driving record with no accidents or incidents.
  • Kept vehicle serviced according to schedule, reducing mechanically-related downtime by [Number]%.
  • Offered assistance to disabled passengers and stowed wheelchairs and other equipment correctly.
  • Cleaned vehicle regularly to maintain professional appearance.
  • Presented clean and sanitized vehicle to customers for utmost satisfaction.
  • Managed records by tracking mileage, maintenance and expenses with [Software].
  • Upheld high standards of professionalism and discretion when working with high-value clients.
  • Achieved consistently high customer scores due to exceptional service.
  • Maintained vehicle in clean and safe manner to maximize passenger satisfaction.
  • Handled as many as [Number] assignments per hour by planning efficient routes.
  • Monitored profitable locations, including nightlife, tourist and business spots, to take advantage of business opportunities.
03/2005 to 09/2011 Machine Operator K And M Auto Recycling | City, STATE,
  • Used bolts, shackles and clamps to connect pulleys and blocks to fixed overhead structures.
  • Established and adjusted feed rates and cutting parameters to keep operations in line with production demands.
  • Executed bench, machine and hand tool work by shaping, fitting and assembling machine parts from metal stock.
  • Lubricated parts and performed minor maintenance to improve machine function.
  • Set up machines for various jobs to maintain compliance with manufacturing thresholds and waste reduction initiatives.
  • Documented daily production data and submitted accurate time logs to keep management up-to-date, using [Software].
  • Removed and replaced worn machine accessories to keep products within desired tolerances.
  • Operated various [Type] gauges to inspect pieces after production completion.
  • Maintained assigned equipment and performed daily inspections to increase equipment lifetimes and cut costs [Number]%.
  • Obtained appropriate tooling and fixtures to revise setups on calibrated test strands.
  • Fastened and adjusted jigs and stops on machine tables to facilitate positioning of materials.
  • Operated multiple fabricating machines, including cutoff saws, shears, rolls, brakes, presses and forming or spinning machines.
  • Rigged equipment, connected hoses and delivered product to various locations.
  • Completed product assembly according to standardized procedures.
  • Calibrated and adjusted equipment using tools such as calipers, micrometers, height gauges, protractors and ring gauges.
  • Recognized defective material and reported issues to management to facilitate prompt resolution.
  • Used company tracking system to locate and pick merchandise to fulfill daily customer orders.
  • Unloaded incoming products off trucks, sorted items in staging area and transported items to final storage locations.
  • Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
  • Set up and operated production equipment according to daily work orders and safety procedures.
  • Operated hand trucks, forklifts and scissor lifts.
  • Built and packaged products to comply with multiple work orders and deadlines.
Education and Training
Expected in 10/2018 to to GED | Mio Ausable, Mio, MI GPA:
Expected in to to Master of Arts | Welding Engineering Kirtland Community College, Roscommon, MI GPA:

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School Attended

  • Mio Ausable
  • Kirtland Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Metal Worker
  • Press Operator
  • Canoe Livery Driver
  • Machine Operator


  • GED
  • Master of Arts

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