Welder resume example with 9+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary
  • Highly skilled Machinist with an exceptional ability to produce and repair mechanical equipment with precision and strong attention to detail.
  • Experienced Production Team Lead adept at improving team performance in settings. Proficient in schedule management, process improvements and employee training. Ready to offer years of experience to a growth-oriented position.
  • Excellent machine operator with years experience operating state-of-the-art welding machines and other types of machinery.
  • Experienced Machine Attendant focused on keeping work areas clean and equipment running at peak efficiency. Dependable Machine Attendant able to read and adhere to standard operating procedures. Detail-oriented and industrious professional with strong problem-solving abilities. Prepared to bring years of experience to a challenging new position.
  • Hardworking, strong and physically agile manufacturing professional with proven skills.
  • Experienced with over years of experience in . Excellent reputation for resolving problems, improving customer satisfaction, and driving overall operational improvements. Consistently saved costs while increasing profits.
  • Multi-talented consistently rewarded for success in planning and operational improvements. Experience in policy development and staff management procedures positively impacting overall morale and productivity.
  • Pipe fitting
  • Expertise in wire feed machines
  • Structural welding
  • Maintenance and repair
  • Welding
  • Shaping and cutting
  • Available to work in remote locations for long periods of time
  • Flexible
  • Fast-learner
  • Fabrication
  • MIG welding professional
  • Blueprints and schematics
  • Adept in precision and measuring tools
Culver Community High School Culver, IN Expected in GED : - GPA :
Work History
Federal Signal Corporation - Welder
University Park, IL, 06/2018 - 06/2019
  • Clamped and tack-welded components to achieve desired configurations
  • Used arc, gas-shielded arc, submerged arc and gas welding equipment to weld parts safely and efficiently
  • Calibrated flow and pressure settings to build and maintain flames
  • Clamped, held, tack-welded, heat-bent, ground and bolted component parts to achieve required configurations and positions
  • Diagnosed and performed repairs for components
  • Inspected welds and checked whether critical measurements met specifications upon completion
  • Effectively managed repair and maintenance scheduled to increase shop organization and equipment longevity
  • Bolted, clamped and tack-welded parts to secure components prior to welding
  • Salvaged and rebuilt parts whenever possible
  • Welded in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions
  • Detected faulty operation of equipment and defective materials and promptly resolved issues
  • Maintained correct length of arc and speed of movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead
  • Skilled with gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc, shielded metal arc, resistance welding and submerged arc welding
  • Interpreted verbal and written instructions from work orders and welding blue prints
  • Chipped away debris and thick crusts of rust, slag and other materials to ready surfaces for welding
  • Removed excess slag with arc-cutting, grinding and other equipment
  • Chipped off excess weld, slag, and spatter using hand tools
  • Minimized warping by using good fitting, burning and welding techniques
  • Blew out machines, checked welding leads and wiring and changed filters for preventative maintenance
  • Removed rough spots from work pieces with portable grinders, hand files and scrapers
  • Repaired manufactured products by dismantling, straitening, reshaping and reassembling parts
  • Used MIG gun arc to melt and deposit metal from electrode to workpieces
  • Fabricated shop parts directly from blueprints
  • Examined structure and texture of parts to detect imperfections
  • Set up and operated hand and power tools, including shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment
  • Operated hoists, cranes and power tools to dismantle equipment to find and remove defective parts
  • Removed and repaired unacceptable welds with air arc and grinder to meet quality guidelines
  • Inspected grooves, angles and gap allowances with micrometer, caliper and precision measuring instruments
  • Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type
  • Inspected and repaired components to implement corrective action
Ametek, Inc. - Service Technician
Pineville, NC, 09/2016 - 05/2018
  • Efficiently troubleshot and repaired equipment to cut company costs and maximize productivity.
  • Installed new equipment and explained operation and routine maintenance protocols to customers.
  • Reviewed technical documentation to perform accurate repairs on diverse equipment.
  • Developed detailed maintenance schedules for equipment to maximize equipment lifetimes.
  • Thoroughly cleaned and lubricated parts to keep equipment operating at peak performance.
  • Streamlined repair processes to minimize day-to-day downtime and increase overall productivity.
  • Accurately and efficiently installed equipment, including and .
  • Facilitated maintenance team training procedures to align with company standards.
  • Demonstrated increased knowledge of company products and equipment.
  • Adhered to safety protocols and policies to reduce workplace hazards.
  • Diagnosed and troubleshot problems, repairing and restoring machines to peak performance.
  • Evaluated systems according to predetermined checklist and noted issues.
  • Adjusted original installation plan and reviewed installations for compliance with local codes and good operating practices.
  • Performed maintenance duties and safely handled chemicals and solutions.
  • Inspected equipment to diagnose operational issues.
  • Serviced equipment to ensure expedient repair and minimal downtime.
  • Gained knowledge of standard equipment, including manufacturer repair guidelines.
Johnson Controls, Inc. - Lead Installer
Salt Lake City, UT, 10/2011 - 07/2014
  • Loaded and unloaded building materials used for construction
  • Inventoried supplies and materials for installations and repairs, documented changes and requested new inventory to meet expected demand
  • Performed inspections on pipes and sensors to double-check for leaks and obtain sensor readings for review
  • Completed installations and inspections on both commercial and private buildings for over 9 monthly clients
  • Examined blueprints, technical documentation and customer facilities to determine appropriate locations for installations
  • Tested installed systems after connecting water heaters and storage tanks to verify functionality and performance against targets
  • Accurately read, understood, and carried out written instructions
  • Informed supervisors when machines needed major service
  • Unpacked and assembled all new merchandise using variety of power tools
  • Blended paints and correctly matched colors
  • Followed company procedures to maintain work environment in neat and orderly condition
  • Operated equipment such as Skylifts
  • Developed and executed layout and installation of electrical wiring and fixtures based on job terms and city regulations
  • Maintained documentation for areas such as orders, activities, schedules and employee performance
  • Read work orders to prepare for machine setup
  • Performed routine preventive maintenance to ensure that building systems operated efficiently
  • Communicated operational issues and changes to supervisor on regular basis
  • Installed, aligned, and balanced new equipment
  • Consistently assumed additional responsibilities and worked extended hours to meet project deadlines
  • Supported technicians in equipment maintenance and repair
  • Completed tear-down of existing structures and prepared for new construction
  • Repaired wiring, plumbing, equipment, and machinery
  • Used schematic diagrams to plan work
  • Met production goals by maintaining cost effective levels of spare parts inventory
  • Monitored inventory and reported items to be restocked for each job
  • Reviewed plans from architects and consulted with clients to gain deeper understanding of project plans, constraints and objectives
  • Picked orders from inventory locations
  • Set ladders, scaffolds and hoists in place for taking supplies to roofs
  • Operated wide variety of equipment including power saws, sanders, grinders, cranes drill press, forklift and basic hand tools
  • Aided crews in joining, wrapping and sealing sections of pipe
  • Accurately read blueprints to install Duct work and materials effectively
  • Used hand tools to change worn cutting tools
  • Oversaw inventory, equipment maintenance and bay cleaning
  • Accurately estimated time and materials costs for projects
  • Followed standards and procedures to maintain safe work environment
  • Responsible for wide variety of duties including, pipe fitting, painting, carpentry, electrical repair, installation, building repair
  • Maintained compliance with company standards to perform all maintenance activities
  • Prepared and cleaned construction sites by removing debris
  • Employed wide variety of hand and power tools including hoists, drills, precision measuring instruments and electronic testing devices
  • Applied caulk, sealants and other agents to installed surfaces
  • Provided accurate measurements and estimates for all projects
  • Welded metal parts with gas welding equipment as specified by layout, welding diagram, or work order
  • Provided outstanding customer service
  • Filled chipped, cracked and broken bricks and tiles with adhesives and grouting materials to correct surface imperfections
  • Trained with company experts to weld intricate parts
  • Kept site work safe and in line with budget, schedule and applicable building codes
  • Used precision measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures to measure dimensions of finished work pieces
  • Maintained positive relationships with all customers
Bath Fitter - Installer Helper
Indianapolis, IN, 05/2007 - 09/2011
  • Enthusiastically took on additional shifts during peak work periods to keep projects on schedule
  • Examined incoming materials and compared to documentation for accuracy and quality
  • Used hand trucks, forklifts and scissor lifts to complete tasks and transport items
  • Documented production information via daily system logs and discussed non-conformance issues with management
  • Unloaded incoming products worth up to $10,000 and moved boxes to staging areas, sorted items and transported to final storage locations
  • Maintained maximum organization and productivity by properly sorting project components on work tables
  • Conducted quality inspections of finished products and made minor repairs to meet project expectations

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School Attended

  • Culver Community High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Welder
  • Service Technician
  • Lead Installer
  • Installer Helper


  • GED

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