welder resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Reliable employee seeking full time position. Offering excellent communication and good judgment. Skilled in welding, fabrication, safe machinery operations and time management. Motivated team player.

  • Project Management
  • Repair and maintenance
  • Welding/Fabrication
  • Collaboration
  • Safe machinery operation
  • Debris removal
Work History
07/2019 to Current
Welder Carrier Corporation Beverly, MA,
  • Repaired manufactured products by dismantling, straitening, reshaping and reassembling parts.
  • Welded in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions.
  • Set up and operated shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment.
  • Salvaged and rebuilt parts to reduce waste and achieve cost savings of over 40K/year.
  • Chipped off excess weld, slag and spatter using hand tools.
  • Prepared welding equipment to perform advanced welding work.
  • Inspected welds and checked critical measurements to meet specifications.
  • Operated hoists, cranes and power tools to dismantle equipment to find and remove defective parts.
  • Managed repair and maintenance schedule to organize shop and maintain equipment.
  • Maintained correct arc length and movement speed to form specified fusion depth and bead.
  • Completed welding projects using gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc and shielded metal arc equipment.
  • Minimized warping using good fitting, burning and welding techniques.
  • Removed and repaired unacceptable welds with air arc and grinder to meet quality guidelines.
  • Performed diagnostic and troubleshooting procedures to find and identify root causes of mechanical issues.
  • Replaced damaged, missing or defective parts with new and refurbished components.
  • Ordered repair parts quickly to prevent delays in projects and repair work.
  • Corrected unsafe conditions in work areas and immediately reported correctable conditions to supervisor.
  • Maintained accurate records of time and materials required to perform repairs and service.
  • Kept equipment in good working order by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns and maintaining supplies.
11/2018 to 06/2019
FEMA Trailer Setter Kubota Tractor Corporation Houston, TX,
  • Navigated straightest route to reduce mileage on company trucks and speed up delivery.
  • Prevented load shifting or damage by using bracing and strapping techniques.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Delivered FEMA Trailers to customer locations within specific timeframes.
  • Served customers in a friendly, efficient manner following outlined steps of service.
  • Worked closely with my supervisor to maintain optimum levels of communication to effectively and efficiently complete projects.
  • Carried out daily duties accurately and efficiently, increasing productivity by 50%.
  • Successfully maintain clean, valid driver's license and access to reliable transportation.
  • Prepared a variety of different written communications, reports and documents to ensure smooth operations
01/2017 to 10/2018
Equipment Operator State Of Indiana Richmond, IN,
  • Cleaned, maintained and inspected chainsaws on daily basis before each shift.
  • Measured logs and checked logs for defects.
  • Felled trees that were diseased or had been affected by storms.
  • Trained newly hired loggers in safety techniques and protective measures for equipment handling.
  • Incorporated safety procedures into every shift so that all workers were protected from accidents, resulting in zero accident days.
  • Worked closely with other loggers to drag timber to loading deck.
  • Inspected equipment, completed basic repairs and adhered to preventive maintenance schedules to keep equipment safe and functional, increasing productivity and the bottom line.
  • Constructed logging roads, removed debris and repairs surfaces to give crews easy paths in and out of logging areas.
07/2014 to 01/2017
Heavy Equipment Operator Odom Hill LLC City, STATE,
  • Completed diligent equipment inspections, repairs and maintenance actions to prolong life of each piece of machinery.
  • Kept machinery in proper working order by repairing and replacing malfunctioning parts.
  • Maximized equipment and personnel protection by identifying and avoiding hazards.
  • Synchronized resources on job sites by smoothly communicating with and directing team members.
  • Trained in diverse pieces of equipment and useful attachments.
  • Met productivity demands consistently through careful and consistent operation of heavy equipment.
  • Strictly adhered to company safety procedures, noticeably decreasing job site accidents.
  • Resolved most mechanical issues independently and worked with supervisors to resolve complicated problems.
  • Operated range of heavy equipment on regular basis with advanced skill.
  • Maintained fueled and fully operational equipment to jump on project requirements and keep teams on tight schedules.
  • Performed thorough pre-shift and post-shift inspections and accurately completed equipment logs and reports.
  • Operated machining equipment safely with team of operators.
  • Performed preventive maintenance to prolong life of equipment.
Expected in 05/2014 to to
High School Diploma:
Leon County High School - Tallahassee, FL ,

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School Attended

  • Leon County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Welder
  • FEMA Trailer Setter
  • Equipment Operator
  • Heavy Equipment Operator


  • High School Diploma

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