structural welder resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Responsible and punctual FCAW welder skilled in stick welding, interpreting blueprints and drawings and operating forklifts. Knowledgeable self-starter capable of operating heavy equipment, supervising large crews and maintaining proper safety standards.

Natural leader and team motivator competent in keeping kitchen staff on task and efficient to handle high-volume work. Knowledgeable about sourcing ingredients, maintaining budgets and maximizing customer satisfaction.

  • Equipment usage
  • Safety management
  • Welding
  • Expertise in welding procedures
  • OSHA regulatory compliance
  • Team training
  • Cleaning and sanitizing methods
  • Flux core (FCAW) welding
  • Expert in stick welding
  • Reading drawings, models and blueprints
  • Available to work nights and weekends
  • AWS certified
  • Available to work extended hours
  • Welding safety precautions
  • Project Organization
  • Forklift Operation
  • Material prepping
  • Measurements
  • Job order prioritization
  • Overhead cranes
  • Fall protection
  • Grinding work
  • Clamping understanding
  • Fabrication
  • Safety measures
  • Prefabricated steel unloading
  • Blowtorches and equipment
  • Erection drawing assessments
  • Heavy lifting
  • Working collaboratively
  • People skills
  • Decision-making
  • Quality control
  • Project deadlines
  • Interpersonal and written communication
  • Safety oversight
  • PPE use
  • Troubleshooting
  • Problem resolution
  • OSHA standards
  • Crane inspection and maintenance
Structural Welder, 06/2021 - Current
Chart Industries La Crosse, WI,
  • Removed loose materials and thick scale, slag or rust to prepare material surfaces for welding.
  • Obtained desired configurations by clamping and tack-welding components.
  • Set up and operated welding equipment to complete all welding projects on-time.
  • Determined welding strategies using metallurgy knowledge, geometry and welding techniques.
  • Maintained clean and tidy work area.
  • Fabricated metal parts such as steel frames, columns, beams and girders according to blueprints or instructions from supervisors.
  • Positioned steel units, aligned holes and inserted temporary bolts while checking alignments and joining steel parts using simple torque and [Type] tools.
  • Operated cranes appropriately to hoist metal components into required areas.
  • Studied blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine layout of work.
Weld Foreman, 04/2020 - 06/2021
Erickson Living Catonsville, MD,
  • Weld using FCAW process
  • First class welder
  • Use carbon arc gouging method to get sufficient penetration on seam welds
  • Set up welding machine to proper heat to ensure the best quality welds possible
  • Daily Use overhead and jib cranes
  • Knowing and following the correct rigging methods and use of tag lines when operating cranes
  • Laid out, fitted and fabricated metal components.
  • Inspected chains, hammers and other tools for damage or wear to prevent injuries and accidents.
  • Scraped off excess spatter and other materials using portable grinders and arc-cutting equipment.
  • Obtained desired configurations by clamping and tack-welding components.
  • When working at heights, I use the proper fall protection for the task at hand
  • Usage of proper safety equipment when working in confined spaces
  • Managed department resources to maximize efficiency and achieve production targets.
  • Supervised projects to uphold schedule requirements and quality demands.
  • Monitored job site parts and equipment.
  • Created work crew schedules and delegated assignments.
Welder/Fitter, 01/2020 - 04/2020
Shale Tank Solutions City, STATE,
  • Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type.
  • Prevented distortion of parts by monitoring fitting, burning and welding processes.
  • Set up and operated welding equipment to complete all welding projects on-time.
  • Inspected grooves, angles and gap allowances with micrometer, caliper and precision measuring instruments.
  • Adjusted gas flow and pressure to create and maintain desired flames.
  • Laid out, positioned, aligned and secured parts and assemblies with straightedges and combination square sand calipers.
  • Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments together.
  • Monitored fitting, burning and welding processes to avoid overheating parts, warping, shrinking, distortion and expansion of materials.
  • Laid out, fitted and fabricated metal components.
  • Adjusted weld machines to correct settings prior to weld applications for precision and waste reduction.
  • Application of electrode and gun along weld line to create precision pieces.
  • Scraped off excess spatter and other materials using portable grinders and arc-cutting equipment.
  • Used pendant-operated, overhead and gantry cranes in compliance with safety standards and company guidelines.
  • Performed flux core welding in a smooth and professional manner.
  • Followed related safety regulations, contract requirements, company policies and operating procedures.
  • Maintained cranes by inspecting for defects or wear, lubricated ropes and winches,and replaced worn out cables.
Line Cook, 08/2017 - 03/2020
Red Lobster Hospitality LLC City, STATE,
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of food products resulting in consistently high scores on health inspections.
  • Maximized efficiency of kitchen operation by overseeing daily product inventory, purchasing and receiving.
  • Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports.
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Created nutritious, safe, visually appealing, innovative and properly prepared and flavored food.
  • Delivered soiled dishes and pots and pans to washing areas and assisted in cleaning and drying all items.
  • Marinated food items according to corporate-provided instructions and recipes.
  • Mentored and trained multiple cooks through preparring and cooking dishes, improving overall quality and performance.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2019
Laurel Highlands Senior High School - Uniontown, PA
Status -
Mutiple Weld Certifications And Osha 10: Welding Technology, Expected in 05/2019
Fayette County Career And Technical Institute - Uniontown, PA
Status -

Osha 10



Unlimited thickness weld test


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School Attended

  • Laurel Highlands Senior High School
  • Fayette County Career And Technical Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Structural Welder
  • Weld Foreman
  • Welder/Fitter
  • Line Cook


  • High School Diploma
  • Mutiple Weld Certifications And Osha 10

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