welder resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Hardworking Welder skilled in MIG, flux and stick welding. Talented at operating drill press and crane. Strong background in welding and metal fabrication.

Efficient [Job Title] able to handle continuous physical work in different environments while exceeding standards. Careful to use correct techniques for different types of materials and fits. Expert with wide range of power tools and equipment.

Responsible and punctual Welder experienced in interpreting blueprints and drawings to perform tasks. Self-starter skilled in operating heavy equipment, supervising crews and maintaining safety standards. Expert at following procedures and protocols and safely working in enclosed spaces.

Enthusiastic Welder committed to exceeding project expectations. Expert in preparing surfaces for welding by removing unwanted materials or grime and setting up proper equipment. Trained in operation and maintenance of related tools.

Seasoned Welder with 35 years of hands-on experience setting up and operation welding equipment to assemble metal structures. Diligent individual focused on maintaining high productivity and safety targets. Dexterous team player comfortable working with little to no supervision.

  • TIG welding expert
  • ISO9001 trained
  • Flux core (FCAW) welding
  • Stick Welding
  • Mathematical Calculations
  • Gas Flow Adjustments
  • Flat Welding Position
  • Equipment Selection
  • Brakes and Shears Operation
  • Filler Rod Selection
  • Welding Techniques
  • Solder Application
  • Workpiece Measurements
  • Power Tools Operation
  • Straightedge Measurements
  • Surface Material Preparation
  • Aluminum Metal Welding
  • Vertical Welding
  • Cast Iron Metal Welding
  • Torch Selection
  • Torch Installation
  • Time Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Specification Conformance
  • Stainless Steel Metal Welding
  • Workpiece Examinations
  • Hand and Power Tool Operation
  • Decision Making
  • Attention to Detail
  • Edge Joining
  • Overhead Welding Position
  • Defective Material Identification
  • Flux Selection
  • Sheet Metal Fabrication
Welder, 04/1999 - Current
Parallel Employment Menomonee Falls, WI,

I am currently employed with the city of San Diego in the welder classification. I have preformed every type of assignment as a welder. My assignments have included. 12 years assigned to the outside Mobil welding truck. This assignment often required immediate response and completion to enhance public safety. This is an independent assignment that requires performing repairs in an expeditiously manner Often to avert public complaints and concerns. I have performed various diverse task in this assignment. Including fabricating and constructing structures utilized by the SDPD to secure evidence and impound vehicles. I have worked with the water department on multiple occasions repair and 48 inch main lines all the way down to 24 inch. I have worked at all water department facilities. I built and constructed 12 platforms that are 80 feet off the ground. I was tasked with the design installation and acquisition of all parts including safety parts and safety fall arrest for the ladders that we installed. Designed fabrication and installation of 700 feet of stainless steel handrail for the boardwalk in Pacific Beach. This project required coordination with Park and recreation department,engineeringdepartment, stormwater department as well as risk management. I was the lead contact for this project and coordinated all phases at times supervising as many as 12 employees. Typically these assignments require a complete design fabrication and installation material requisition to meet the customers needs. I have worked with nearly every department in the city of San Diego and my assignments range from minor repairs to major overhauls on most assets on and maintain by the city. Often these assignments are emergency calls to protect the public as well as employees from hazards. And required immediate independent decision to expedite timely repairs. Assignments often required interaction with the public to accommodate their concerns. I have received multiple accolades as a result of my interaction with the public as well as city employees. My duties require working with other departments coordinate and supervise others to complete repairs. I am often required to provide cost analyst for assignments and to complete repairs within the cost parameters and completion date. I am always ready to accept assignments often require an immediate response and our overtime to meet the needs of our customers. I’ve been called upon to provide input and advice on pending equipment outlay. Including cost analyst productivity and hazmat safety requirements and equipment cost. I have train subordinates including safe work practices and procedures as well as metal fabrication training that has resulted in several individual promotions. My current assignment is attached to the environmental services refuge collection department. I am responsible for the time and repairs to refuge equipment to ensure vehicles are available as required. This position has required extensive overtime due to the current personnel shortages. In this capacity I work Along side equipment mechanics and supervisors providing assistance cost estimates material requisitions and scheduling. As a current city of San Diego employee with 24 years of experience I am very adept with most computerPrograms utilized by fleet services. I am often asked to assist others with a use an implementation of these programs

Welder, 06/1990 - 04/1999
Powell Industries, Inc. Baton Rouge, LA,
  • Read blueprints and drawings and took measurements to plan layout and procedures.
  • Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type.
  • Used welding skills to help repair and maintain heavy-duty machinery.

After four years of working at Nassco I was promoted to lead supervisor on second shift. As a lead supervisor I was assigned to schedule work for up to 18 welders. As well as scheduling the well jobs I was also task to check for completion and quality control to make sure that the jobs are done correctly and will be able to move onto the next stage in a timely manner. I was also trained in the rigging department for six months. I was tasked with training new hires in our welding processes and procedures and safety.

Welder Helper, 07/1988 - 02/1990
Lynden Incorporated Chehalis, WA,
  • Brought supplies, equipment and tools to work locations.
  • Followed safety procedures with [Type] equipment to prevent injuries and accomplish tasks on time.
  • Heated, formed and dressed metal parts with hand tools, torch and arc welding equipment.
  • Set up and tended equipment with machine operators to complete runs.
  • Organized and maintained equipment to keep team of [Number] welders working at good pace.
  • Prevented distortion of parts by monitoring fitting, burning and welding processes.
  • Completed precision cuts with power saws, hand shears and chipping knives.
Education and Training
GED: , Expected in 06/1987
Job Crops - San Ysidro, CA,
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