(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Skilled Shop Foreman familiar with strategies for keeping team members working well and shop operations moving smoothly to achieve demanding targets. Well-versed in employee training, coaching and motivating techniques. Bringing 15 years of related experience. Hardworking shop leader leads teams, uses diverse equipment and coordinates materials in support of shop and job site operations. Manages project processes and technician assignments. Keeps accurate records for payroll and accounts payable. Adept at keeping the shop environment safe and organized. Effective at welding, fabrication and equipment maintenance. Strengths include budget administration and schedule management. Experienced Shop Worker skilled in maximizing team productivity and efficiency with proactive decision-making abilities. Focused on providing discipline and leadership to shop personnel through good planning, communication and problem-solving skills. Talented Combination Pipe Welder exceptionally well-versed in determining proper welds to use based on the type of materials available and situations in which pipes are to be used. Demonstrated expertise in securing pipes to structures and setting up and troubleshooting welding machines. Capable of efficiently operating hand and power tools common to the trade, including grinders and tig rigs. Talented Pipe Welder experienced in welding in all positions. Sets up jobs accurately based on skilled reading of work orders and expert knowledge of materials and techniques. Offers strong safety record and history of completing quality work. Knowledgeable self-starter with experience operating heavy equipment, supervising large crews and maintaining proper safety standards. OSHA certified for fall protection and enclosed spaces. Vast knowledge of Safety Policies and Procedures (Shop was crew of the month, every month for over two years).

  • Team training
  • Fabrications expertise
  • Materials coordination
  • Equipment usage
  • Safety management
  • Workforce training
  • Business process re-engineering
  • Incidents management
  • Productivity improvement specialist
  • Performance reporting
  • Staff retention
  • Solutions development
  • Multidisciplinary collaboration
  • Multi-unit operations management
  • Quality assurance controls
  • Systems implementation
  • Contract review and recommendations
  • Continuous improvements
  • Mergers and acquisitions knowledge
  • Process improvement strategies
Education and Training
Taylor Technical Institute Perry, FL Expected in 05/2012 Welding Certificate of Training : Welding - GPA :
Mdu Resources Group, Inc. - Shop Foreman
Mount Vernon, WA, 06/2019 - Current
  • Coordinated materials for shop needs and field operations at work sites.
  • Trained and mentored employees in procedures and performance improvement strategies.
  • Trained, coached and supported staff members to maximize productivity.
  • Directed all documentation, implementation, regulatory compliance, systems maintenance and resource and material procurement activities.
  • Safely and properly operated variety of instruments, equipment and power tools, including grinders and small tool training to reduce accidents and malfunctions.
  • Scheduled maintenance and directed repairs on shop machinery and tools.
  • Focused on safety and efficiency when using tools, equipment and gauges.
  • Managed teams up to 38 personnel focused in the shop and the field.
  • Read and interpreted work order specifications and information to plan, schedule and carry out jobs effectively.
  • Delegated tasks to multiple employees while maintaining efficient workplace.
  • Reviewed production orders, schedules, delivery dates and inventory levels to determine product availability.
  • Resolved team member concerns and problems while facilitating solutions and forwarding complex matters to higher authorities.
  • Conveyed project information consistently and quickly to resolve issues and deliver constructive feedback.
  • Designed performance metrics to provide traceability through organization and advance tactical and strategic business goals.
  • Developed pricing schedules, costing for materials, and compliance statements.
  • Kept areas clean, neat and inspection-ready at all times to comply with product guidelines.
  • Achieved and surpassed production targets through effective staff management, task allocation and materials coordination.
  • Coordinating planning and scheduling for multiple jobs at one time. Updating schedules as the job progresses.
  • Hiring and laying-off of employees, due to work avaliblity. Reviewing resumes and job employment and job experiences.
  • Order tools and consumables for new and current jobs.
  • In charge of delivery or new spools and disposable of old spools.
  • Good communication skills with employees including business managers over various units and departments, such as block gate keeper, planners, construction engineers, project managers, turn-a-round cooridnators
Zachry Industrial - Welding General Foreman
City, STATE, 01/2014 - 06/2019
  • Obtained specifications and directed work for multiple construction crews.
  • Created team member schedules and delegated individual assignments for work crew.
  • Estimated time, material and labor costs used in project plans.
  • Directed fabrication of components needed for specific jobs.
  • Led worksite preparation and project planning for smoothly run jobs.
  • Followed all rules and regulations to keep job sites safe for workers, contractors and visitors.
  • Studied project specifications to plan sequence and schedule for pipe installations.
  • Organized efficient job schedules and prepared all bids.
  • Delegated work to team members and checked for completion in compliance with company guidelines and customer needs.
  • Reviewed blueprints and specifications prior to starting job to fully understand project scope.
  • Reported to supervisors weekly regarding project progress, site problems and labor status.
  • Analyzed job sites daily to mitigate risks for workers and visitors.
  • Documented labor hours, crew attendance and individual performance.
  • Delegated duties to each employee based upon his or her skills set and monitored progress daily.
  • Completed inspections of job sites to assess compliance with codes and design plans.
  • Performed final walkthroughs of each job and prepared reports.
JVIC A Zachry - Combination Pipe Welder
City, STATE, 10/2011 - 12/2013
  • Secured pipes to structures with clamps, brackets, and hangers using hand tools.
  • Produced consistently smooth, durable welds and quality-controlled finish work.
  • Welded regularly in all positions and worked with metals such as stainless steel and various alloys.
  • Avoided errors by carefully reading blueprints and specifications to correctly lay out parts and plan welding processes.
  • Assembled and installed variety of metal pipes and pipe fittings for both carbon steel and stainless projects.
  • Prevented breakdowns by keeping equipment clean and well-maintained for upcoming jobs.
  • Measured pipe routings and fabricated to fit existing in-line piping systems.
  • Cleaned, prepared and installed pipes with various fittings and weld joints according to standardized protocols.
  • Removed loose materials and thick scale, slag or rust to prepare material surfaces for welding.
  • Assembled boiler parts and pressure vessels for structural use.
  • Created safety guards, angle iron and square tubing.
  • Scraped off excess spatter and other materials using portable grinders and arc-cutting equipment.
  • Sustained safety protocols and promoted proper, cost-effective and accurate handling of equipment and materials.
  • Maximized shop organization and equipment lifespan by maintaining equipment.
  • Prevented distortion of parts by monitoring fitting, burning and welding processes.
  • Positioned and clamped workpieces together and properly assembled in jigs and fixtures.
  • Combined welding techniques, knowledge of metallurgy and engineering requirements to produce quality work.
  • Inspected grooves, angles and gap allowances with micrometer, caliper and precision measuring instruments.
  • Used matabo to cut, contour and bevel metal and structural shapes to accurate dimensions.
  • Monitored fitting, burning and welding processes to avoid overheating parts, warping, shrinking, distortion and expansion of materials.
  • Improved project completion time by multi-tasking on heavy equipment such as forklifts.
  • Inspected and repaired components to implement corrective action.
  • Obtained desired configurations by clamping and tack-welding components.
  • Applied knowledge of metallurgy, geometry and welding techniques to determine optimal welding strategies.
  • Set up and operated welding equipment to complete all welding projects on-time.
  • Adjusted gas flow and pressure to create and maintain desired flames.

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