I'm a quality welder, fabricator with a personal pride in craftsmanship, and attitude with a willingness to work hard.
*I wish to apply my skill sets and experience as a welder fabricator with a reputable company.
*Experienced in heavy rigging, and welding in all positions, reading blue prints, and using precision tools.
*Proficient utilizing MIG/TIG/Stick welding as well as OXYFUEL/CARBON AIR ARC/PLASMA cutting techniques.
*Fabricated and welded at Greer Tank and Welding for two and a half years. Worked on many different projects such as hand rails, platforms, heavy equipment bucket repair, trailer repair, large and small tank fabrication, and structural welding on beams and other related projects
*Duties as welder/fabricator were to build and weld product according to customer's design or specifications in a timely manner, mainly 100-40,000 gallon
*Also have experience as an operator. I have operated several dump trucks, many different forklifts, a bit of experience with excavators and also several overhead cranes.
*Currently working in the mill at Fort Knox, alongside and being trained with the other mill operators. Worked as a wildland fire fighter after I graduated from high school.
*I have always wanted to pursue a career as a fire fighter since my father was a fire fighter my whole life. Some experience in GTAW (tig), extensive experience in GMAW (mig), and SMAW (stick), with all weldable metals in any position, on nearly any thickness of metals
*Can read blueprints effectively and make critical thinking decisions independently, while still not hesitating to ask for help when need be
*I take extreme pride in my work, and approach each project with professionalism. And strive to get closer and closer to perfection with each new task
*I possess a very hard work ethic, an enjoy working hard to produce an exceptional product
*I have extensive experience working overhead cranes, and also tack up rolls along with weld off rolls
*I have worked on many different successful projects ranging from tanks of varying sizes (100 gallon-40,000 gallons), and have been involved in many different projects such as hand rails, trailer fenders, platforms, skids to mount large tanks
*I learned about the mill operations duties in the carbon strip area operating the carbon spiral and providing assistance to the other operators in the mill on D crew.
*I have experience operating several different kinds of equipment. Including some dump truck work. I have experience in many different forklifts, and some experience with excavators and a bit with some front-end loaders.
*I have experience with a couple different overhead cranes, and fairly proficient with them
*I welcome any potential employers to contact my last foreman Dustin Bennett for information about me and my work (907)687-2612 Any employer may also contact my lead at my last job, Nicholas Calderon (907)888-2225
WelderOct 2016 to Current The Welding Shop － Alaska
Work on the production line at The Welding Shop fabricating many different kinds of steel pipe saddles and clamps for the oil fields of the Alaskan North Slope.
Mostly 1/16th dual shield wire used in this shop, but can still perform high quality work with many different welding wires and sticks.
TDL Staffing, worked at Fort Knox in the Mill; Mill Ops
Worked from June 2016-October 2016 as a temp worker.
Worked in carbon strip, and also in the detox circuit.
Learning basic operations in various parts of the mill.
I am already signed off on several pieces of equipment including three different forklifts, two dump trucks, the overhead crane in the carbon area, and also light duty vehicles.
Duties include running the carbon spiral, and providing assistance to other operators in the mill.
I am learning about various processes in the carbon strip area of the mill, and learn more every day.
Welder/FabricatorJun 2013 to May 2016 Greer Tank & Welding Fairbanks, Alaska
Worked on the fabrication floor on various projects including but not limited to 40,000 gallon tanks, auxiliary and slip tanks, skids for large tanks, handrails, platforms, beams and have also done small projects such as welding sprockets to fixed axles.
Have welded on mild steel, T1, and a fair amount of stainless.
Have done some aluminum welding as well.
Ran the small tank line proficiently by myself, as well as taught other individuals to do so, as to allow myself to be able to get back on the fabrication floor and be able to get more experience in various techniques.
Very experienced in various processes.
Can run any wire through a MIG whip, a stick stinger, teaching myself how to TIG as well.
Can also use spool gun with aluminum.
Very experienced with OXY/ACETYLENE torches, and plasma torches.
I have done cutting jobs both freehand, and also using track equipment.
Nenana Lumber Company Fairbanks, Alaska; Plumbing apprentice, Laborer.
Aug 2010 to Aug 2013
My job as an apprentice plumber consisted of me lifting heavy equipment such as tools, bundles of MC wire, and pipe.
Worked with Journeymen and experienced apprentices running heat mains into military housing projects, and also pulled baseboard heat into the second story of said buildings.
Have experience threading and cutting pipe, as well as experience soldering copper pipe of all sizes, can do so efficiently.
Began as a laborer, and worked my way into an apprenticeship as a plumber.
High School Diploma, General Studies2008Delta High School － Delta Junction, AlaskaGeneral Studies
2010University of Alaska Fairbanks － Fairbanks, AlaskaI planned on going on to study fire sciences, with ultimate intentions of becoming a firefighter in the end of my education. Rather than continuing to take loans, I decided to continue working and pay for school as I go.
I can provide any additional information needed upon request.