welder fabricator resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Experienced Truck Driver with expertise operating 18-wheelers and box trucks. Brings clean driving record. Has flat-bed experience along with gooseneck. Customer-oriented and skilled at promoting customer retention, assisting with loading and unloading and completing accurate logs and paperwork.

  • Pickups and drop offs
  • Vehicle inspections
  • Accurate records and reports
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Experienced manual transmission driver
  • Skilled forklift operator
  • Tractor-trailer driving
  • Local Delivery
  • Pallet jack and hand truck operation
  • Responsible driver
  • Time management skills
06/2022 to Current Welder/Fabricator Wabash National Trailer Centers | Elroy, WI,
  • 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.
  • Scraped off excess spatter using portable grinders and arc-cutting equipment.
  • Laid out, positioned, aligned and secured parts and assemblies with straightedges, squares and calipers.
  • Prepared broken parts for welding by properly grooving and scarfing surfaces.
  • Completed minor torch ups with MIG welders.
  • Adjusted gas flow and pressure to create and maintain desired flames.
  • Heated and dissolved metal parts to obtain molten substance used in welding or extrusion.
  • Welded components in flat, vertical or overhead positions.
  • Prepared workpiece edges by grinding, cutting, buffing or bending to verify snug fit.
  • Connected and turned regulator valves to activate and adjust gas flow and pressure and obtain desired flames.
  • Selected and installed torches, filler rods and flux according to welding chart specifications.
  • Marked or tagged material with job number, piece marks and other identifying marks.
  • Safely ignited torches and monitored surroundings to proactively identify hazards.
  • Positioned and secured workpieces using hoists, wire and banding machines or hand tools.
  • Cleaned and inspected parts and assemblies at each production stage and documented production defects.
  • Recognized, set up and operated shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment.
  • Measured workpieces with straightedges or templates to conform with specifications.
  • Aligned and clamped workpieces using rules, squares or hand tools.
  • Positioned and clamped workpieces together and properly assembled in jigs and fixtures.
  • Adjusted weld machines to correct settings for precision and waste reduction.
  • Cut, contoured and beveled metal and structural shapes to achieve accurate dimensions.
  • Welded fabrication materials, continuously checking for safety and quality.
  • Prepared material surfaces for welding by removing scale, rust or other foreign matter.
  • Maximized shop organization and equipment lifespan by maintaining equipment.
  • Repaired structures by dismantling, reshaping and reassembling metal components with cutting torches and hand tools.
  • Monitored fitting, burning and welding processes to avoid overheating parts, warping, shrinking, distortion and expansion of materials.
  • Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment in vertical, horizontal and overhead positions.
  • Followed safety guidelines through proper machine guarding and lockout and tagout procedures.
01/2016 to 06/2020 Electrician Foreman Duke University | Morrisville, PA,
  • Installed conduit, wire and motor controls.
  • Connected wires to circuit breakers and transformers.
  • Traced and diagnosed electrical malfunctions using hand tools and test equipment.
  • Diagnosed issues in electrical circuits and equipment and took proper corrective or preventive measures for repair.
  • Installed cables, conductors and wire trays and completed necessary hook-ups for primary power lines.
  • Directed electricians on installation, maintenance and repair on electrical wiring and equipment.
  • Adhered to specifications and codes in installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures.
  • Interpreted schematics, blueprints and diagrams to complete projects on time.
  • Interpreted blueprints and technical drawings to correctly assemble panels and control boxes.
  • Planned and installed complicated circuit systems in both commercial and residential construction.
  • Assessed, tested and operated variety of electrical components and systems.
  • Tested entire electrical assembly for performance levels and safety concerns.
  • Worked extensively on three-phase, 277/480 volt power distribution systems.
  • Placed and installed safety systems and set up emergency lighting, uninterruptible power systems and battery systems.
  • Identified and addressed hazards, defects and repair requirements through inspection of electrical equipment.
  • Performed electrical utility services for industrial-based and new building projects.
  • Responded to emergency callbacks and provided onsite support.
  • Diagnosed malfunctioning systems, apparatus and components to locate cause of breakdowns and correct problems.
  • Evaluated electrical systems, equipment and components to identify and resolve defects and safety risks.
  • Contributed to various projects, providing value to department, company and client base.
  • Reviewed and assessed electrical, mechanical and architectural diagrams and specifications to accurately complete projects.
  • Developed accurate estimates and proposals to perform electrical installations and troubleshooting.
  • Oversaw project details and adhered to diagnosis, wiring and OSHA regulations.
  • Selected equipment and fixtures to draft wiring layouts and develop plans for installation according to project specifications.
  • Leveraged drawings and manuals to design and implement electrical systems for new installations.
  • Collaborated with architects and electrical and mechanical engineers on continuous improvement efforts to optimize reliability and value.
  • Trained facility engineering staff on proper machinery rebuild or repair techniques to minimize critical equipment downtime.
10/2012 to 11/2015 CDL Class A Truck Driver Autozone | Philadelphia, PA,
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Hooked and unhooked trailers from tractor and converter dollies.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods.
  • Logged driving hours and fuel usage data on time to keep reports current.
  • Read and interpreted maps to determine vehicle routes.
  • Delivered customer orders to homes and places of business within established time frames.
  • Completed transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Drove tractor-trailer combinations to transport and deliver products, livestock or other materials.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Provided top product shipment delivery quality control, eliminating downtime and maximizing revenue.
  • Utilized pallet jacks and forklifts to load and unload materials off trucks.
  • Worked well with dispatchers to communicate route and schedule changes.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Added fluids, checked tires and kept interior and exterior spotless as part of vehicle upkeep.
  • Maintained vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations
  • Obtained signatures needed to complete and process paperwork.
  • Fulfilled back haul orders and spotting trailers in loading yard.
  • Recorded expenses and maintained receipts.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/2012 to to Class A CDL | DC Training, Florence, SC, GPA:
Expected in to to Associate of Applied Science | Information Technology University of Phoenix, Tempe, AZ GPA:

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School Attended

  • DC Training
  • University of Phoenix

Job Titles Held:

  • Welder/Fabricator
  • Electrician Foreman
  • CDL Class A Truck Driver


  • Class A CDL
  • Associate of Applied Science

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