Weld Lead Man Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

I am an experienced welder with over 19 years of experience in the welding industry. Excellent reputation for resolving problems, improving customer satisfaction, and driving overall operational improvements. Consistently saved costs while increasing profits. I have an uncompromising attitude towards safety and company policy. I am a team player, and always keep a positive attitude towards my work.

  • Commanding leadership style
  • Sales lead pipeline management
  • Lead management
  • Leading performances
  • Structural welding
  • Expertise in wire feed machines
  • Shaping and cutting
  • Blueprints and schematics
  • Fabrication of all steels
  • Welding
  • Certified Welder
  • Flexible
  • Tool repair and maintenance
  • Fast-learner
  • MIG welding professional
  • Fabrication
  • Project management

Aluminum spool gun Mig in the flat position

Mild steel Mig all positions

6G 6" carbon steel pipe 6010 root pass 7018 fill and cap

Modesto Junior College Modesto, CA Expected in 03/2004 Associate of Science : Welding/Fabrication - GPA :
Work History
Florida East Coast Railway - Weld Lead Man
Miami, FL, 06/2015 - 11/2020
  • Responsible for 6 employees on swing shift
  • Inspected projects, identified issues that occurred and implemented corrective measures
  • Hoisted metal components into place, safely operating cranes during process
  • Cut metal components to required lengths using various tools, including using metal shears, hacksaws and bar cutters
  • Used appropriate safety measures and encouraged other team members to do same in effort to avoid job site injuries
  • Reviewed work plans and blueprints to ascertain all requirements for project
Northern Tool - Welder
Hampton, VA, 02/2013 - 06/2015
  • Used arc, gas-shielded arc, submerged arc and gas welding equipment to weld fencing panels safely and efficiently
  • Clamped, held, tack-welded, heat-bent, ground and bolted component parts to achieve required configurations and positions
  • Prepared welding equipment to perform advanced gates and fencing work
  • Effectively managed repair and maintenance scheduled to increase shop organization and equipment longevity
  • Inspected welds and checked whether critical measurements met specifications upon completion
  • Calibrated flow and pressure settings to build and maintain flames
  • Clamped and tack-welded components to achieve desired configurations
  • Maintained correct length of arc and speed of movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead
  • Operated hoists, cranes and power tools to dismantle equipment to find and remove defective parts
  • Examined structure and texture of parts to detect imperfections
  • Set up and operated hand and power tools, including shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment
  • Welded in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions
  • Chipped away debris and thick crusts of rust, slag and other materials to ready surfaces for welding
  • Chipped off excess weld, slag, and spatter using hand tools
  • Removed excess slag with arc-cutting, grinding and other equipment
  • Combined welding techniques, knowledge of metallurgy and engineering requirements to produce quality work
Flory Industries - Welding Supervisor
City, STATE, 10/2003 - 01/2013

Responsible for 12 welders

  • Uncompromising attitude toward safety and company policy
  • Documented daily work on production logs and work orders and discussed activities with management to optimize future production
  • Pulled non-conforming materials from production queue and reported to supervisor for single or production-wide corrections
  • Utilized work order and diagrams to identify and apply job requirements and quality standards to effective production planning
  • Verified quality of finished products against company standards, determined grades and identified defective items
  • Complied with OSHA regulations and company safety standards to promote worksite safety, protect team members and prevent equipment damage
  • Maintained and recorded inventory transactions to reflect items used in each job and accounted for any discrepancies
  • Conducted training and change management processes to improve operations
  • Investigated and resolved customer complaints to foster satisfaction
  • Provided observations, took measurements and performed tests at various stages according to quality control plan
  • Offered data-driven recommendations aligned with overall company strategies and prioritized process improvement initiatives
  • Managed quality assurance program including on site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys
  • Possessed expert knowledge of competitive and third party products and translated knowledge into business strategy
  • Collected requirements from end-customers and business partners for product upgrades, added features and new product development
  • Managed and archived quality documentation and participated in internal and external quality audits
  • Updated quality control standards, methods and procedures to meet compliance requirements
  • Supervised team of 12 staff members.
  • Received outstanding quality award for technical expertise in welding.
  • Fabricated precision custom products and completed technical welding at a large-scale metal sign manufacturing company.
  • Machine Set Up - Gave directions to other workers regarding machine set-up and use.
  • Production - Consistently met production and schedule levels.
  • Troubleshooting - Adjusted controls or stopped machines and opened holding devices to correct problems.
  • Safety Audit - Led monthly safety audits to monitor employee behavior and ensure safe compliance with company policies and safety regulations.

I have studied Blacksmithing for 3 years. My hands on training and experience began 1 year ago. It began when I started building my own custom forges to last longer and work better that the ones on the market. From there I started training myself.

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  • Welder
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