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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Seasoned Welder with twelve 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. Hardworking Welder skilled in MIG, flux and stick welding. Talented at operating drill press and crane. Strong background in welding and metal fabrication. Reliable, accomplished with different metalworking techniques, types of projects and environmental conditions. Works independently to accomplish project goals and consistently completes assignments on-time. Skills include brazing, welding and flame cutting.

Skills
  • ISO9001 Trained
  • Pipe Welding
  • Flux Core (FCAW) Welding
  • Stick Welding
  • TIG Welding Expert
  • Decision Making
  • Edge Joining
  • Attention to Detail
  • Torch Installation
  • Workpiece Measurements
  • Straightedge Measurements
  • Defective Material Identification
  • Vertical Welding
  • Critical Thinking
  • Mathematical Calculations
  • Flat Welding Position
  • Equipment Selection
  • Welding Techniques
  • Overhead Welding Position
  • Power Tools Operation
  • Time Management
  • Sheet Metal Fabrication
Experience
Welder, 04/2020 - Current
Mccarthy Building Companies, Inc. Pasadena, TX,
  • Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type.
  • Followed safety guidelines through proper machine guarding and lockout and tagout procedures.
  • Scraped off excess spatter using portable grinders and arc-cutting equipment.
  • Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments together.
  • Laid out, positioned, aligned and secured parts and assemblies with straightedges, squares and calipers.
  • Monitored fitting, burning and welding processes to avoid overheating parts, warping, shrinking, distortion and expansion of materials.
  • Prepared broken parts for welding by properly grooving and scarfing surfaces.
  • Adjusted gas flow and pressure to create and maintain desired flames.
  • Maximized shop organization and equipment lifespan by maintaining equipment.
  • Determined welding strategies using metallurgy knowledge, geometry and welding techniques.
  • Used welding skills to help repair and maintain heavy-duty machinery.
  • Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment in vertical, horizontal and overhead positions.
  • Repaired structures by dismantling, reshaping and reassembling metal components with cutting torches and hand tools.
  • Read blueprints and drawings and took measurements to plan layout and procedures.
  • Conducted x-ray, hydrostatic and tolerance tests on welded parts to verify weld quality and conformance to specification.
  • Heated and dissolved metal parts to obtain molten substance used in welding or extrusion.
  • Soldered together metal components using soldering iron to assemble or repair fabricated products on assembly line.
  • Produced work using appropriate welding techniques, metallurgy knowledge and engineering requirements.
  • Cleaned and inspected parts and assemblies at each production stage and documented production defects.
  • Positioned and clamped workpieces together and properly assembled in jigs and fixtures.
  • Interpreted assembly drawings and specifications and proceeded with proper soldering as prescribed.
  • Mastered complete soldering process for various metal types, resulting in consistently firm, long-lasting soldering.
  • Tested soldered and completed circuit boards using magnifying devices and various measuring instruments and verified full circuit board functionality.
  • Improved project completion time by managing multiple tasks using forklifts and other heavy equipment.
  • Cut, contoured and beveled metal and structural shapes to achieve accurate dimensions.
  • Welded fabrication materials, continuously checking for safety and quality.
  • Safely ignited torches and monitored surroundings to proactively identify hazards.
  • Prepared workpiece edges by grinding, cutting, buffing or bending to verify snug fit.
  • Created safety guards, angle iron and square tubing.
  • Adjusted functional parts of equipment and control instruments.
  • Strengthened workflow by accurately welding various connection types.
  • Enhanced operations with timely component changing.
Pipefitter, 05/2018 - 01/2020
Department Of Defense Huntsville, AL,
  • Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type.
  • Followed safety guidelines through proper machine guarding and lockout and tagout procedures.
  • Scraped off excess spatter using portable grinders and arc-cutting equipment.
  • Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments together.
  • Laid out, positioned, aligned and secured parts and assemblies with straightedges, squares and calipers.
  • Monitored fitting, burning and welding processes to avoid overheating parts, warping, shrinking, distortion and expansion of materials.
  • Completed minor torch ups with MIG welders.
  • Prepared broken parts for welding by properly grooving and scarfing surfaces.
  • Adjusted gas flow and pressure to create and maintain desired flames.
  • Maximized shop organization and equipment lifespan by maintaining equipment.
  • Determined welding strategies using metallurgy knowledge, geometry and welding techniques.
  • Used welding skills to help repair and maintain heavy-duty machinery.
  • Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment in vertical, horizontal and overhead positions.
  • Repaired structures by dismantling, reshaping and reassembling metal components with cutting torches and hand tools.
  • Read blueprints and drawings and took measurements to plan layout and procedures.
  • Conducted x-ray, hydrostatic and tolerance tests on welded parts to verify weld quality and conformance to specification.
  • Heated and dissolved metal parts to obtain molten substance used in welding or extrusion.
  • Soldered together metal components using soldering iron to assemble or repair fabricated products on assembly line.
  • Adjusted weld machines to correct settings for precision and waste reduction.
  • Produced work using appropriate welding techniques, metallurgy knowledge and engineering requirements.
  • Cleaned and inspected parts and assemblies at each production stage and documented production defects.
  • Positioned and clamped workpieces together and properly assembled in jigs and fixtures.
  • Interpreted assembly drawings and specifications and proceeded with proper soldering as prescribed.
  • Mastered complete soldering process for various metal types, resulting in consistently firm, long-lasting soldering.
  • Tested soldered and completed circuit boards using magnifying devices and various measuring instruments and verified full circuit board functionality.
  • Improved project completion time by managing multiple tasks using forklifts and other heavy equipment.
  • Quoted projects to clients with [Number]% accuracy, taking into account materials needed, available supplies and necessary tools.
  • Developed plans for each project from start to finish, cutting timelines down by [Number]% and providing exceptional services.
  • Read and interpreted specifications, diagrams and blueprints for job.
  • Observed safe work rules and utilized fall protection and PPE.
  • Handled all responsibilities for piping systems, including fabricating, assembling, installing and maintaining.
  • Threaded and installed pipe using pipe wrench and dies.
  • Fabricated and positioned screw pipe, socket weld pipe and stainless steel tubing.
  • Threaded pipes using specified machinery.
  • Managed movement of materials and equipment to different job sites.
  • Performed hydrostatic pressure testing of boilers and pressure vessels.
  • Drilled and tapped holes for installation of studs.
  • Measured and marked pipes for cutting and threading.
  • Assembled and disassembled boilers, tanks, vats, pressure vessels, exchangers and heaters according to blueprint specifications.
  • Used welding and soldering equipment to join sheet metal components following blueprints and job specifications.
  • Operated motorized pumps to remove water from flooded manholes, basements or facility floors.
  • Used valve keys and wrenches to turn valves and shut off water from pipe sections.
  • Identifying signs of potential problems with boilers and pressure vessels, such as tube leakage, scaling, pitting, metals discoloration and refractory failures.
  • Installed piping systems for plumbing for both domestic and HVAC lines.
  • Connected fire tubes to heads as well as water tubes to drums and headers of boilers.
  • Mounted casings of water tube boilers and attached davit heads, burners and furnace casing to fire tube boilers.
  • Installed and replaced water heaters, drain pipes and water supply lines.
  • Filled piping systems with water and air to test for leaks.
  • Installed and repaired gas lines and hot and cold water lines.
  • Cut openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings.
  • Performed rigging and forklift operations to maneuver parts and machinery.
  • Inspected and tested installed systems to isolate and identify faults.
  • Inspected worksites to determine presence of obstructions, unsafe conditions and crew errors.
  • Identified, removed and replaced worn components to maximize system functionality.
  • Cut and hammered pipes to meet design specifications for individual system installations.
  • Performed emergency on-call work hours during evening, weekends and some holidays.
  • Installed and inspected new and existing plumbing lines up to 0.5-24.0 inches in diameter.
  • Cut diverse pipe sizes and lengths to prepare for installation.
  • Bored holes into existing structures to install piping to meet new system specifications.
  • Verified and gathered measurements to determine proper piping sizes.
  • Applied specialized skills such as welding and cementing to complete high-quality piping work.
  • Inspected installations to repair leaks and make adjustments to pipes.
  • Modified piping systems with task-specific tools to complete preventive maintenance.
  • Operated motorized pumps to remove water from flooded manholes, basements and other facility floors.
  • Connected and calibrated appliances such as dishwashers and water heaters with optimal settings.
Mechanical Fitter, 08/2015 - 03/2018
Bradken Saint Joseph, MO,
  • Troubleshot, diagnosed and corrected faults in machines and equipment.
  • Recorded job details and work completed in work orders.
  • Informed supervisor about hazards, incidents and defects immediately for management and resolution.
  • Assembled and disassembled mechanical components.
  • Followed company safety procedures in regards to operation of heavy machinery and hand tools to prevent accidents.
  • Performed troubleshooting and diagnostics of mechanical equipment to determine necessary repairs.
  • Made sure that mechanical parts were properly fit and assembled while observing tight project deadlines.
  • Notified supervisors about project issues to find most effective solutions.
  • Assembled and installed precise instruments that measure, transmit, record and control.
  • Provided onsite maintenance and repairs for clients.
  • Cut pipes based on specific blueprint layout and bent pipes to fit layout.
  • Observed equipment upon project completion to ensure proper fit and assembly.
  • Tested equipment after installation to check for issues and correct.
  • Provided onsite maintenance and repair work for clients.
  • Installed industrial instruments and equipment.
  • Interpreted blueprints, schematics and technical specifications to assemble new machinery and plant equipment handled across wide range of industries.
  • Installed, tested, calibrated and repaired wide range of industrial machines and systems.
  • Enforced and maintained facility health, safety and environmental requirements and associated regulations.
  • Consulted with engineers to resolve quality, production and efficiency problems.
  • Continuously recommended operational improvements to enhance quality, improve production times and reduce costs.
  • Marked mechanical equipment before dismantling to match pieces and documented on drawings.
  • Welded components to create or restore solid joints.
  • Checked performance using testing and measuring instruments.
  • Reviewed engineering drawings to determine specifications and for visual reference.
  • Enforced and maintained plant health, safety and environmental requirements and associated regulations.
  • Oversaw projects to meet deadlines and achieve on-time delivery.
  • Interpreted blueprints, schematics and technical specifications to assemble new machinery and plant equipment used in bulk materials handling across wide range of industries.
  • Oversaw startup and shut-down of processing equipment and created strategic production plans to meet output and schedule requirements.
  • Assessed blueprints for each project and worked closely with supervisors to fulfill requirements.
  • Repaired pressure vessels, bulk bag loading and unloading systems, vacuum lifting and conveyors and belt conveyors.
  • Repaired pressure vessels, bulk bag loading and unloading systems, vacuum lifting and conveyors, belt conveyors, robot palletizers, AMC rope conveyors, weigh stations, batching, soft wall feeders and complete factory systems.
  • Leveled industrial equipment using optical level and aligned using theodolite.
  • Established product bulk densities, flow rates and pressure vessels and conducted pressure testing.
  • Created floor markings for production line projects.
Millwright Technician, 10/2013 - 12/2015
Samsung Electronics America Inc Bellevue, WA,
  • Maintained clean and environmentally safe work area.
  • Repaired and lubricated machines and equipment and assembled and installed equipment using hand tools and power tools.
  • Read diagrams and schematic drawings to determine work procedures.
  • Signaled crane operator to lower basic assembly units to bedplate and aligned unit to centerline.
  • Dismantled machines, categorized parts by carefully documenting components and moved equipment into storage.
  • Completed routine preventive maintenance on heavy equipment, minimizing machinery downtime.
  • Reviewed equipment and daily job specifications, drawings and blueprints to properly and safely assemble machinery.
  • Used and maintained shop equipment to prevent downtime and reduce safety hazards.
  • Assembled machines and bolted, welded or riveted components to foundation or other structures using hand tools and power tools.
  • Observed required safety measures when using blowtorches, wrenches and forklifts to maintain high standards.
  • Inspected operating safety devices for proper functionality after repairs, installations, modifications and installations.
  • Adjusted machinery and repaired or replaced defective parts to save company on repair fees.
  • Managed layout and placement of equipment and machinery in factories to minimize downtime.
  • Assembled moving parts and sub-assemblies and adjusted, leveled and tensioned machines and components.
  • Read blueprints and sketches to fabricate equipment, make modifications and establish work procedures.
  • Inspected and completed troubleshooting to repair machinery.
  • Installed machines in industrial and construction settings and tested to confirm proper working condition.
  • Installed stationary industrial machinery and mechanical equipment according to layout plans 98% accuracy.
Education and Training
: Welding, Expected in
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Bladen Community College - Dublin, NC
GPA:
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Bladen Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Welder
  • Pipefitter
  • Mechanical Fitter
  • Millwright Technician

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)

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