dedicated and hard-working welding professional with excellent technical, mechanical, and interpersonal skills with years of experience in the trade working in industrial, commercial, or residential projects. High level of expertise in industrial pipe fitting/ project layout procedures.
Multi process certified welder (smaw,gtaw,gmaw,fcaw).
Quality driven and able to meet all deadlines.
Possesses on tools, welding machines, welding trucks, and heavy duty machinery for most jobs
Rig Welder04/2015 to CurrentEstrada's Mobile WeldingOxnard, California
Fabricate and install exotic metal fabrications as required by the client using blueprint or schematics and any of the necessary welding processes
Perform x-ray quality welding & weld repairs and work with welding inspectors as needed.
Conduct weld / job repairs when existing work does not meet company standards
Arranged and stored materials, machines, tools and equipment.
Rig Welder / Pipefitter 03/2006 to 04/2015CD Lyon Construction Inc.Ventura, California
Carried out pipeline welding and compressor work for individual clients, demonstrating a proven ability to complete projects on time, within budget, and in accordance with client contract agreements.
Provided welding support for local industries such as paper and pulp, local military, power, Oil and gas, city and county, etc., to help maintain their facilities in very nice condition.
Worked on local offshore platforms, while shut down, performed hours of x-ray quality welding repairs on structure. Also performed pipefitting & pipe welding to replace any required piping system not meeting the required code
Performed welding operations on live sections of pipeline and acquired certifications in all company welding procedures including both rolled and fixed positions
Maintenance Welder / Pipefitter 11/2000 to 01/2006The Industrial Company (TIC) Ventura, California
Performed new installations, repairs, or modifications to oil well piping systems ( flow lines, injection lines, trunk lines, chemical lines,etc.,)
Pipefitted & welded (x-ray quality) piping systems for gas plant welding projects
Conducted field maintenance and welding repairs or replacement to all oil, gas, chemical, and water piping.
Attended four years of journeyman pipefitter/industrial welder training in Steamboat Springs Colorado
Shop/ Field Welder01/1999 to 11/2000B&C Welding Inc.,Port Hueneme, California
Assisted the crew and building all new metal structures of junior high gymnasiums, and perform quality fillet weld to structure while under supervision of county inspectors
Assisted large crews in erecting, repairing and the wrecking of buildings and bridges.
Fabricated miscellaneous metal items as required using the necessary welding process (stick,tig,mig, or/ and flux)
conduct weld repairs at the local paper/pulp plant when facility is shut down for maintenance.