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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Expert Structural Welder with 10 years of experience and strong fabrication and welding abilities. Diligent about protecting parts from warping while maintaining high productivity and safety targets. Reliable, organized and focused on meeting tight schedules.

Skills
  • Grinding work
  • Tig welding
  • Shaping and cutting
  • Tool repair and maintenance
  • Clamping understanding
  • Fabrication
  • Job site preparation
  • Erection drawing assessments
  • Safety measures
  • Blowtorches and equipment
  • Prefabricated steel unloading
  • Heavy lifting
  • Decision-making
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • PPE use
  • Organizational skills
Experience
04/2021 to Current Structural Welder Thompson Construction | Hartsville, SC,
  • Checked tools, equipment and safety gear for proper performance.
  • Worked on structural supports using techniques such as MIG and TIG welding.
  • Set up and operated welding equipment to complete welding projects on-time.
  • Kept complete set of tools and gear for use on each job, including hammers, stinger and socket set.
  • Used correct techniques for particular metal types, including aluminum and steel.
  • Removed loose materials and thick scale, slag or rust to prepare material surfaces for welding.
  • Prevented distortion of parts by monitoring fitting, burning and welding processes.
  • Determined welding strategies using metallurgy knowledge, geometry and welding techniques.
  • Studied blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine layout of work.
  • Safely used metal shears, hacksaws, bar cutters and other tools to cut metal components for installation.
  • Performed mod assembly, erected and connected structural steel and leveled and torqued connections after steel placement.
  • Encouraged all workers to take precautions to prevent mishaps and injuries on job.
  • Fabricated metal parts such as steel frames, columns, beams and girders according to blueprints or instructions from supervisors.
  • Identified problems that occurred on job and took cost-saving measures to provide resolution.
  • Operated cranes appropriately to hoist metal components into required areas.
01/2018 to 04/2020 Structural Welder/Fitter Turner Caterpillar | Arkansas, AR,
  • Adjusted tool positions and machine controls to desired timing, clearance and tolerance settings.
  • De-burred and cleaned parts after jobs and performed inspections to locate concerns.
  • Inspected equipment, identified malfunctions or maintenance needs and replaced dull, worn or defective parts.
  • Studied blueprints and layouts to determine material requirements and set up equipment to meet job specifications.
  • Computed dimensions and machine settings for each job, input programming and set up correct tool arrangements.
  • Mounted specific attachments to produce accurate grooves and lathing according to work orders.
  • Cranked machines to adjust tool positions and machine controls, maintaining proper cycles.
  • Entered instructions and reference points into machines, set up conditional switches and monitored operations during productions.
  • Computed dimensions and machine settings, following metal properties and shop mathematics.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
01/2016 to 11/2017 Structural Welder International Welding And Fabrication | City, STATE,
  • Maintained clean and tidy work area.
  • Checked tools, equipment and safety gear for proper performance.
  • Worked on structural supports using techniques such as MIG and TIG welding.
  • Kept complete set of tools and gear for use on each job, including hammers, stinger and socket set.
  • Used correct techniques for particular metal types, including aluminum and steel.
  • Removed loose materials and thick scale, slag or rust to prepare material surfaces for welding.
  • Scraped off excess spatter using portable grinders and arc-cutting equipment.
  • Obtained desired configurations by clamping and tack-welding components.
  • Adjusted gas flow and pressure to create and maintain desired flames.
  • Prevented distortion of parts by monitoring fitting, burning and welding processes.
  • Determined welding strategies using metallurgy knowledge, geometry and welding techniques.
  • Studied blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine layout of work.
  • Safely used metal shears, hacksaws, bar cutters and other tools to cut metal components for installation.
  • Performed mod assembly, erected and connected structural steel and leveled and torqued connections after steel placement.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2001 GED | East Central High School, Hurley, MS, GPA:
Additional Information

Served in the United States Army for 8 years actively serving from 2002-2010

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School Attended
  • East Central High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Structural Welder
  • Structural Welder/Fitter Turner
  • Structural Welder
Degrees
  • GED