welder resume example with 11+ years of experience

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

Results driven welder with over 5 years in shipbuilding. Looking to take my skills to the management level. 

  • Expertise in wire feed machines
  • Certified Welder
  • Adept in precision and measuring tools
  • Manual dexterity
  • Fast-learner
  • Available to work both remotely and at home
  • SMAW (STICK), GTAW (Tig), GMAW (Mig), FCAW (Flux core), Pulse Mig arc welding.
  • Fantastic Negotiator
  • Great communication skills
  • Complaint resolution
  • Computer proficient
  • Strong team player
  • Familiarity with weld inspection process
Work History
02/2011 to Current Welder Calista | Anchorage, AK,
  • Attended monthly safety meetings to ensure machine and work place operation safety.
  • Communicated operational issues and changes to supervisor on regular basis.
  • Promoted shop safety by working in a safe manner.
  • Trained with company experts to weld intricate parts.
  • Welded metal parts with gas welding equipment as specified by layout, welding diagram, or work order.
  • Collaborated with x18/x10 departments to ensure smooth work flow and efficient organization operations.
  • Assembled structural forms such as boiler parts and pressure vessels.
  • Skilled with gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc, shielded metal arc, resistance welding and submerged arc welding.
05/2010 to 2011 Welder fabricator (contract) Olgoonik Logistics LLC | City, STATE,

  • Removed rough spots from work pieces with portable grinders, hand files and scrapers.
  • Clamped, held, tack-welded, heat-bent, ground and bolted component parts to achieve required configurations and positions.
  • Detected faulty operation of equipment and defective materials and promptly resolved issues.
  • Set up and operated hand and power tools, including shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment.
  • Fabricated shop parts directly from blueprints.
  • Blew out machines, checked welding leads and wiring and changed filters for preventative maintenance.
  • Salvaged and rebuilt parts whenever possible.
2010 to 05/2010 Aluminum Welder and Machine Operator (contract) Hydro Aluminum | City, STATE,
  • Followed company procedures to maintain work environment in a neat and orderly condition.
  • Inspected machine parts for conformance to product specifications.
  • Supported technicians in equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Maintained compliance with company standards to perform all maintenance activities.
  • Performed basic machine set up.
Expected in March 2018 Bachelor of Science | Business Operations Management University Of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ GPA:
  • Top 10% of class
  • Continuing education in Operations Management
Expected in March, 2010 Master welder Certificate | Welding Tulsa Welding School, Jacksonville, FL GPA:

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School Attended

  • University Of Phoenix
  • Tulsa Welding School

Job Titles Held:

  • Welder
  • Welder fabricator (contract)
  • Aluminum Welder and Machine Operator (contract)


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master welder Certificate

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