sheet metal worker resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Hardworking [Job Title] certified in [Area of Certification]. Safety-minded worker with [Number]-year background in following blueprints to construct metal buildings, roofs and ventilation systems. Proficient in [Software]. Metal Worker with extensive background in planning and estimating job requirements and fabricating metal components. Skilled [Type] production worker well-versed in forming [Type] metals to produce high-quality work. Creative and hardworking with expertise in both aesthetic and technical areas. Skillfully read and follow technical documentation to complete accurate work. Self-motivated Metal Worker adept at installing assemblies, including flashing, pipe tubes, heating and air conditioning ducts and furnace casings. Metal Worker experienced in soldering and riveting sheet metal. Results-driven and willing to work overtime to meet deadlines. Friendly student available for weekend, evening and holiday shifts. Considered hardworking, punctual and driven. Reliable employee seeking [Job Title] position. Offering excellent communication and good judgment. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

  • Pipe thermostats and switches
  • Drill press use
  • Stainless steel and aluminum properties
  • Expert in pumps, fans and ducts
  • Fabrication and installation expert
  • Grinding machine operation
  • Field measurements
  • Sheet metal layout
  • Welding
  • Repair
  • Power Tools
  • Sheet Metal Fabrication
  • HVAC
  • Building Codes
  • Hand Tools
  • Heating and refrigeration systems expertise
  • Safety-minded worker
  • Testing and air balancing (T.A.B.) technician
  • Shop fabrication expert
  • Sheet metal installation expert
  • Mild steel worker
  • Motor installer
  • Prior foreman training
  • Blueprint Interpretation
  • Equipment setup and operation
  • Power tool safety
  • MIG welding
Work History
Sheet Metal Worker, 09/2013 - 03/2021
Los Angeles County Los Angeles, CA,
  • Selected gauges and types of sheet metal or non-metallic material to meet product specifications.
  • Nailed and welded pieces into place by securing paneled edges and machine-made molding to structures.
  • Worked with twisted and damaged metal items to restore appearance by correcting damages.
  • Ordered new materials and equipment and recorded progress of deliveries using [Software] and [Software].
  • Fastened joints and seams together to assemble components into sheet metal products.
  • Observed safety practices and procedures to maintain safe and clean working environment.
  • Used rulers, squares and scribes to measure and mark dimensions and reference lines on materials.
  • Operated [Type] and [Type] equipment to maneuver completed units into position for installation.
  • Performed quality finishes by trimming and deburring to create smooth surfaces and joints of assembled parts.
  • Used [Type] and [Type] machine tools to shape metal material over blocks and other structures.
  • Planned and laid out work from sketches, drawings, specifications and work orders.
  • Planned and coordinated tasks and determined correct amount of material required to complete assignments.
  • Fabricated and altered parts at construction sites using shears, hammers, punches and drills.
  • Tended cutoff saws, presses and forming machines.
  • Developed and laid out patterns that used materials most efficiently.
  • Determined machine adjustments and material requirements for high quality production.
  • Painted and applied protective coatings to various parts.
  • Finished parts with hacksaws and hand, rotary and squaring shears.
  • Followed safety protocols when using [Type] and [Type] equipment to hot bend materials, reducing worksite accidents by [Number]%.
  • Operated hand and power tools and heavy machinery safely.
  • Removed burrs, sharp edges, rust and scale from work pieces to prevent malfunction.
  • Inspected individual parts, assemblies and installations for adherence to specifications and building codes.
  • Cut, ground and deburred frames and profiles.
  • Coordinated and assembled ducts, hoods and other sheet metal products.
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination for manual dexterity.
  • Conducted operational checks of ducts and other sheet metal installations to determine product quality.
  • Drilled and punched holes in metal for screws, bolts, and rivets quickly and efficiently.
  • Read job specifications to determine machine adjustments and material requirements.
  • Maneuvered, installed and anchored completed units into proper positions.
  • Set appropriate stops and guides to specified lengths as indicated by scale, rule or template.
  • Worked with tin, sheet iron and sheet copper.
Pipefitter, 04/1998 - 10/2008
Mb Haynes Corp. Waynesville, NC,
  • Followed safe work practices, which included fall protection and personal protective equipment.
  • Interpreted blueprints to determine locations, quantities and sizes of materials required.
  • Fabricated piping pieces and components in line with design specifications for each system.
  • Measured, threaded and cut materials to correct angles.
  • Located and repaired or replaced worn and broken components to enhance system functionality and durability.
  • Filled pipe systems with water and air to determine location of leaks.
  • Cut openings in structures to accommodate pipes and pipe fittings.
  • Installed piping for plumbing systems for domestic and HVAC lines.
  • Coordinated movement of materials and equipment to job sites.
  • Inspected and testing pipe systems to verify safety and reliability.
  • Loaded and unloaded building materials weighing up to [Number] pounds to prepare materials for construction.
  • Used clamps and brackets to attach pipes to walls, structures and fixtures.
  • Used [Type] tools to fit valves, couplings and assemblies to tanks and pumps.
  • Operated drill motors, grinders, chop saws, hack saws and burning torches to perform tasks.
  • Cut and drilled holes in walls to permit passage of pipes.
  • Laid out full-scale drawings of pipe systems, supports and related equipment according to blueprints.
  • Planned pipe system layout, installation and repair according to specifications.
Machine Operator, 04/1981 - 04/1986
Party City Austin, TX,
  • Calibrated, tested, and adjusted machine settings or controls in preparation for production operations.
  • Manually set up machinery, lathes and grinders.
  • Monitored machines during operation to detect sounds of malfunction or excessive vibration and adjusted machines to eliminate problems.
  • Followed tooling instructions and product specifications to determine and implement operational sequences.
  • Complied with company and OSHA safety rules and regulations.
  • Operated machining equipment safely with team of operators.
  • Assessed equipment after each production run and performed preventive maintenance to keep machines running smoothly.
  • Kept detailed production records and identified hold-ups.
  • Set appropriate stops and guides to specified lengths as indicated by scale, rule or template.
  • Read and interpreted blueprints and schematics for production runs.
  • Updated daily production logs and informed management of production incidents or non-conformance issues.
  • Identified malfunctions or failures by routinely monitoring and analyzing equipment operations.
Status -
GED: , Expected in 04/1978
Huffman High School - Birmingham, AL
Status -
  • [Area of certification], [Company Name] - [Timeframe]

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School Attended

  • Huffman High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Pipefitter
  • Machine Operator


  • GED

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