Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Results-oriented [Job Title] with [Number] years of experience in [Type] welding for [Type] construction applications. Adaptable and dependable professional offering strong focus and dedication to teamwork and achievement of project goals. Meticulous and safety-oriented with familiarity in Tig and mig standards and regulations.

Certified Pipe Welder talented in flux core arc welding, gas tungsten and gas metal arc welding.

MIG welding specialist proficient in using torch, plasma, air sac, stick weld and forklifts. Capable of reading and interpreting blueprints, drawings and diagrams.

Dedicated Welder experienced in MIG and structure welding, as well as maintenance and repair and forklift operation.

  • TIG welding expert
  • Flux core (FCAW) welding
  • Reading drawings, models and blueprints
  • Brake press operation
  • Available to work extended hours
  • Available to work nights and weekends
  • AWS certified
  • Sheet metal fabrication
  • Metal working ability
  • Troubleshooting specialist
  • Strategic thinker
  • Initiative to work independently
  • Quality assurance authority
  • Business development experience
  • Quality inspection professional
  • Crane/hoist expert
  • 120, 240 and PLC wiring
  • Fabrication professional
  • Certified forklift operator
  • Sheet metal installations
  • Mathematical reasoning aptitude
  • Production scheduling familiarity
Welder, 10/2012 - 03/2020
Donaldson Companies Dixon, CA,
  • Inspected grooves, angles and gap allowances with micrometer, caliper and precision measuring instruments.
  • Set up and operated welding equipment to complete all welding projects on-time.
  • Maximized shop organization and equipment lifespan by maintaining equipment.
  • Sustained safety protocols and ensured proper, cost-effective and accurate handling of equipment and materials.
  • Created safety guards, angle iron and square tubing.
  • Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type.
  • Prevented distortion of parts by monitoring fitting, burning and welding processes.
  • Inspected and repaired components to implement corrective action.
  • Improved project completion time by multi-tasking on heavy equipment such as forklifts.
  • Inspected chains, hammers and other tools for damage or wear to prevent injuries and accidents.
  • Adjusted weld machines to correct settings prior to weld applications for precision and waste reduction.
  • Positioned and clamped workpieces together and properly assembled in jigs and fixtures.
  • Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments together.
  • Prepared broken parts for welding by properly grooving and scarfing surfaces.
  • Laid out, fitted and fabricated metal components.
  • Repaired and maintained heavy-duty and construction machinery.
  • Precision cutting with power saws, hand shears and chipping knives.
  • Combined welding techniques, knowledge of metallurgy and engineering requirements to produce quality work.
Maintenance , 10/2011 - 03/2020
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. East Syracuse, NY,
  • Operated hand and power tools to complete repairs.
  • Contributed to operational quality and efficiency via instrumental calibration, application of quality controls and implementation of maintenance functions.
  • Evaluated systems in use to uncover problems, complete maintenance and recommend solutions.
  • Performed simple carpentry tasks, including installing shelves, hooks and closet rods to meet customer needs.
  • Consulted blueprints and repair manuals to complete high-quality repairs and restore optimal functionality.
  • Inspected components of industrial equipment for accurate assembly and oversaw installations to prohibit defects, such as loose connections and frayed wires.
  • Diagnosed problems with mechanical and electrical systems and equipment using advanced troubleshooting abilities.
  • Used rulers and micrometers to inspect parts to determine changes in dimension requirements.
  • Designed, fabricated and installed [Type] upgrades to improve existing equipment.
  • Diagnosed equipment malfunctions and completed repairs to restore equipment and maintain uptime.
  • Read blueprints and specifications to determine best methods to approach [Type] and [Type] projects.
  • Inspected [Equipment] to ensure quality and supervised installations to prevent errors.
  • Repaired leaking faucets, clogged toilets and other equipment to keep bathrooms fully functional.
  • Interpreted work instructions and schematics to construct armored military vehicles.
  • Calibrated devices to optimize performance and maintain longevity of equipment.
  • Inspected electrical components to identify defects and hazards and to make necessary adjustments.
  • Maintained facility grounds by removing litter, mowing, trimming and treating grass areas.
  • Replaced wall sockets, ran lines and completed basic carpentry to finish installations.
  • Performed general maintenance on machinery and equipment to prevent malfunctions.
  • Trained [Number] new maintenance workers to perform repairs to lighting, heating and air conditioning units.
  • Routinely inspected equipment for preventive and emergency maintenance needs.
  • Oversaw onsite safety compliance to safety regulations and OSHA standards.
  • Installed new systems, replacement parts and components to maintain proper operation.
  • Mentored junior maintenance professionals to provide instruction on correct repair procedures.
  • Executed daily operations of preventive maintenance on electrical panels, motor controls and switch gears.
  • Dismantled equipment to access, remove and replace defective parts to maintain operability.
  • Used electrical drawings to troubleshoot and repair electromechanical and various other systems.
  • Utilized drawings, blueprints and schematics of building and systems layout as well as machinery construction.
  • Performed routine inspection and maintenance of equipment.
  • Contacted vendors to ascertain and procure necessary equipment and tools needed to successfully complete jobs.
Fabricator, 05/1993 - 10/2011
Flsmidth Winfield, WV,
  • Transported machinery using forklifts, cranes and hoists.
  • Observed the approved process for assembly.
  • Set up and operated production equipment according to daily work orders and safety procedures.
  • Maintained workplace equipment and inspected it daily for damage.
  • Oversaw [Number] apprentices, answering questions and providing feedback on work.
  • Inspected each completed project to make sure that it met all blueprint specifications
  • Observed safe work practices and procedures as instituted by the company.
  • Operated equipment and welding tools safely by following manufacturer instructions.
  • Started machine operations by inserting control instructions into control units.
  • Supervised team of six skilled TIG and MIG welders, helping fabricate weldments to dimensional tolerances.
  • Drove team performance through effective training, coaching and motivation of line employees.
  • Adhered to all applicable regulations, policies and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance.
  • Actively suggested operational improvements to enhance quality, improve production times and reduce costs.
  • Developed production tracking and quality control systems, analyzing production, quality control, maintenance and other operational reports, to detect production problems.
  • Organized, scheduled and assigned production work across team members for task balance.
  • Adjusted machine feed and speed if machine malfunctioned.
  • Optimized machinery performance by calibrating according to prescribed standards and specific project needs.
  • Examined weld for bead size and other specifications.
  • Designed detailed schedules for preventive maintenance to enhance performance of tools.
  • Reviewed operations and conferred with technical or administrative staff to resolve production and processing problems.
  • Managed quality control and maintained high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Changed equipment over to new product.
  • Troubleshot and repaired machines to increase productivity and decrease spending.
  • Scheduled [Number] staff for optimal coverage to meet challenging daily production objectives.
  • Established comprehensive maintenance plans and oversaw repair work.
  • Started up and shut down processing equipment.
  • Worked with managers to implement company's policies and goals.
  • Helped achieve company goals by supporting production workers.
  • Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
  • Set minimum standards and providing technical guidance and support for design, installation, operation and maintenance of mechanical systems used in manufacturing process.
  • Planned and laid out work to meet production and schedule requirements.
  • Troubleshooted problems with equipment, devices or products.
Ironworker, 07/1986 - 03/1992
Wood Plc Chesapeake, VA,
  • Supervised crew members in proper steel placement in [Type] locations.
  • Performed mod assembly, erected and connected structural steel and leveled and torqued connections after steel placement.
  • Removed and replaced existing grating and structural steel with [Type] and [Type] materials.
  • Operated cranes appropriately to host metal components into required areas.
  • Encouraged all workers to take precautions to prevent mishaps and injuries on job.
  • Positioned steel units, aligned holes and inserted temporary bolts while checking alignments and joining steel parts using simple torque and [Type] tools.
  • Safely used metal shears, hacksaws, bar cutters and other tools to cut metal components for installation.
  • Collaborated with construction foreman to establish and confirm task sequences and reinforcing requirements.
  • Determined safety risks associated with projects and implemented precautions to address risks.
  • Studied and understood blueprints and specifications before beginning work on projects.
  • Led and mentored less-experienced ironworkers and assisted foremen in assigning work activities.
  • Signaled crane operators in safe and accurate lifting and placing of reinforcing iron members and moved rebars manually into specific positions.
  • Assessed blueprints and specifications to determine all aspects of the project before work started.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 04/1987
Baker High School - Baker, LA

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