welder resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:

Former Correctional Officer with 5 years of experience. Equipped with strong moral code and ethical value. Focuses on safety in all interactions with inmates and staff. Skilled in team leadership and development.

  • Pipe welding
  • Reading drawings, models and blueprints
  • Team building
  • Planning and coordination
  • Communications
  • Supervision
  • Observation
Welder, 09/2017 to 05/2020
City Of Jacksonville, FlJacksonville, FL,
  • Laid out, fitted and fabricated metal components.
  • Followed all safety guidelines, including proper machine guarding and lockout and tagout procedures.
  • Scraped off excess spatter and other materials using portable grinders and arc-cutting equipment.
  • Removed loose materials and thick scale, slag or rust to prepare material surfaces for welding.
  • Laid out, positioned, aligned and secured parts and assemblies with straightedges and combination square sand calipers.
  • Repaired and maintained heavy-duty and construction machinery.
  • Set up and operated welding equipment to complete all welding projects on-time.
  • Heated, formed and dressed metal parts with hand tools, torch and arc welding equipment.
Crusher Operator, 07/2012 to 09/2017
Fisher IndustriesTempe, AZ,
  • Serviced mining equipment, including repairing and replacing worn or malfunctioning parts.
  • Moved mine cars into position for loading and unloading, using pinch bars inserted under car wheels to position cars under loading spouts.
  • Drove loaded shuttle cars to ramps and moved controls in order to discharge loads into mine cars or onto conveyors.
  • Monitored loading processes in order to ensure that materials are loaded according to specifications.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
  • Performed site evaluations, and team audits.
Supervisor, 01/2006 to 07/2012
John DeereAmes, IA,
  • Maintained compliance with company policies, objectives and communication goals.
  • Monitored employee performance and conducted retraining to correct problems and optimize productivity.
  • Established and enforced clear goals to keep all employees on same level and working collaboratively.
  • Increased safety awareness among employees, resulting in zero injuries.
  • Monitored equipment efficiency, checked materials supplies and coordinated manpower requirements to meet expected demand.
  • Supervised successful team of 32 members by conveying project information consistently, quickly resolving issues and delivering constructive feedback.
  • Identified and corrected performance and personnel issues negatively impacting team and business operations.
  • Realigned workflows with changing business demands by evaluating processes and employee strengths.
  • Performed minor repair work on [Type] equipment to keep jobs on task, notifying maintenance department of major machinery failures.
  • Interviewed applicants, recommended individuals for hiring and evaluated staff performance.
  • Performed evaluations and reviews for 32 employees.
  • Interviewed, and trained new employees.
  • Established and maintained operating schedules to provide effective coverage for key areas.
Correctional Officer, 01/2000 to 05/2005
State Of IndianaMitchell, IN,
  • Transported inmates to and from medical and dental appointments, work details and court hearings.
  • Inspected cells and conducted random searches of common areas.
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with all facility areas to support efficient and safe operations.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and wrote incident reports for infractions.
  • Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being of inmates at all times.
  • Applied non-violent response tools and physical restraint during problematic situations.
  • Received property from incoming inmates, and inspected items for contraband.
  • Monitored daily activities to identify and manage suspicious behavior, improper conduct and signs of conflict.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Supervised inmates during meals, visits, recreation, telephone calls and shower time.
  • Conducted pre-trip and post-trip equipment inspections of transport vehicles and equipment.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Instructed inmates on work details and transported to work sites.
  • Supervised meal distributions and observed inmates during meals.
  • Supervised inmates during day-to-day activities.
  • Signed in all visitors and completed appropriate visitation log forms.
  • Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
  • Maintained correct physical head count at all times.
  • Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
  • Safely transported inmates to and from work sites.
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
Education and Training
: Criminal Justice, Expected in
Tarleton State University - Stephenville, TX

While in college I played football in the Lone Star Conference as a punter.

High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1997
Brady High School - Brady, TX

FCA member

4 year Letterman in Football, Baseball

2 X 1st Team All District in Football, Baseball

1st Team All West Texas Football, Baseball

1st Team All Super Team All West Texas Football

Honorable Mention All State Football

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School Attended

  • Tarleton State University
  • Brady High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Welder
  • Crusher Operator
  • Supervisor
  • Correctional Officer


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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