Journeyman shipfitter with 12 years fabricating, welding and fitting ship components and assemblies to complete ship construction. Remarkable knowledge of shipbuilding practices, steel fabrication work,welding processes such as penetration and fusion welds and welding techniques like MIG and TIG methods. Profound knowledge of OSHA regulations related to shipbuilding. Proficient in using power tools and pneumatic tools.
Blueprint reading and interpretation
Shielded metal arc welding
Gas metal arc welding
OSHA regulatory compliance
Completed 10 hours of advanced OSHA training in maritime shipyard. Met company standard times and individual productivity goals. Worked with CNC cutting and milling machines.Promoted two pay grades within 2 years. Mentored new employees.
11/2013 to 12/2016
ShipfitterHL Welding － National City, CA
Read and interpreted blueprints.
Processed work orders and prioritized jobs.
Worked with different types of metals.
Verified that machine setups conformed to specs.
Used processes including gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc, shielded metal arc and resistance welding.
Used measuring instruments to inspect and install parts.
Reduced downtime during production by maintaining equipment and reducing unnecessary maintenance.
Reviewed work orders and communicated with prior shift to assess work needs for the day.
Led small groups of workers to perform and complete specific jobs.
06/2012 to 05/2013
ShipfitterBAE Systems － San Diego, CA
09/2010 to 03/2012
Carpet installerCarpet Club － Escondido, CA
Worked with different types of carpet and laminate materials
Managed work with little supervision.
09/2003 to 08/2010
shipfitter, machine operatorGeneral Dynamics Nassco － San Diego, CA
South West High School
ESAB Systems: CNC Avenger 4, CNC Avenger 2.
Sound Engineering: microphones, amplifiers,mixers effect systems and speakers.
Recording Software: Steinberg Cubase Artist 7, Reaper 5.
People skills: Great bedside manner, enthusiastic people person, advanced problem-solving and great organizational skills