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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Seasoned Welder with 5 years of hands-on experience setting up and operating welding equipment to assemble metal structures. Versed in operating cutting torches to dismantle and shape pieces. Knowledge of safe welding practices. Expert with wide range of power tools and equipment. Diligent individual focused on maintaining high productivity and safety targets. Dexterous team player comfortable working with little to no supervision. Outgoing, proactive leader with a strong motivation for success.

Skills
  • Stick Welding
  • MIG Welding
  • TIG Welding
  • Pipe Welding
  • Design Interpretation
  • Mathematical Calculations
  • Welding Techniques
  • Micrometers and Calipers
  • Surface Material Preparation
  • Aluminum Metal Welding
  • Critical Thinking
  • Torch Selection
  • Hand and Power Tool Operation
  • Equipment Operation
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Time Management
  • Decision Making
  • Workpiece Examinations
  • Attention to Detail
  • Specification Conformance
  • Workpiece Measurements
  • Gas Flow Adjustments
  • Shop Drawings
  • Welding Procedure Verification
  • Organizational Skills
  • Work Ethic
  • Problem Resolution
  • People Skills
  • Reliable and Trustworthy
  • PPE Use
  • Computer Skills
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
Experience
05/2020 to Current
Welder Laforce Inc Madison, WI,
  • Welded parts together on metals such as carbon steel, stainless steel and alloys.
  • Interpreted and applied information from work orders, specifications and blueprints for job application.
  • Clamped, tack-weld, heat-bent, ground and bolted component parts prior to welding.
  • Demonstrated safe usage of hand and power tools to repair operational components.
  • Selected and safely utilized manlifts, forklifts and company trucks to transport materials and equipment.
  • Removed rough spots from work pieces using portable grinders and scrapers.
  • Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Read blueprints and drawings and took measurements to plan layout and procedures.
  • Inspected and maintained equipment and associated parts to prevent advanced safety or performance issues.
  • Prepared and planned worksites to help jobs run smoothly.
  • Inspected and repaired components to determine and complete needed corrections.
  • Inspected chains, hammers and other tools for damage or wear to prevent injuries and accidents.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
07/2017 to 12/2020
Welder Helper Federal Signal Corporation Houston, TX,
  • Heated, formed and dressed metal parts with hand tools, torch and arc welding equipment.
  • Prevented distortion of parts by monitoring fitting, burning and welding processes.
  • Followed safety procedures with [Type] equipment to prevent injuries and accomplish tasks on time.
  • 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.
  • Prepared broken parts for welding by properly grooving and scarfing surfaces.
  • Conducted x-ray, hydrostatic, and tolerance tests on welded parts to verify weld quality and conformance to specification.
  • Completed skilled welds on pressure-tested pipe in [Type] installations.
  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge of inspection techniques, codes, ordinances and regulations.
  • Rigged cables to heavy equipment on steep terrain to safely dig and drill through rock beds.
  • Connected pump hoses and pipelines to transfer material.
  • Monitored gauges and flowmeters to inspect equipment and reported abnormalities.
  • Responded to emergency situations with calm, professionalism and skill to address and resolve issues and return pump function to ideal levels.
  • Examined pipelines using pressure gauges and hydrostatic testing.
  • Cut, contoured and beveled metal and structural shapes to achieve accurate dimensions.
  • Safely ignited torches and monitored surroundings to proactively identify hazards.
  • Prepared workpiece edges by grinding, cutting, buffing or bending to verify snug fit.
03/2016 to 07/2017
Welder Laforce Inc Warren, MI,
  • Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type.
  • 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.
  • Read blueprints and drawings and took measurements to plan layout and procedures.
  • Adjusted weld machines to correct settings for precision and waste reduction.
  • Produced work using appropriate welding techniques, metallurgy knowledge and engineering requirements.
  • Positioned and clamped workpieces together and properly assembled in jigs and fixtures.
  • Developed plans for each project from start to finish, cutting timelines down and providing exceptional services.
  • Cut, contoured and beveled metal and structural shapes to achieve accurate dimensions.
  • Examined [Type] equipment for defects and compared findings to blueprints, deciding on courses of best action for safety and cost.
  • Improved project completion time by managing multiple tasks using forklifts and other heavy equipment.
  • Welded fabrication materials, continuously checking for safety and quality.
  • Created safety guards, angle iron and square tubing.
03/2015 to 03/2016
CNC Machinist Apt Manufacturing Solutions City, State,
  • Set up, adjusted or operated basic or specialized machine tools to support precision machining operations.
  • Changed out aging tools, fixtures and offsets.
  • Adjusted offsets daily based on work orders and changing production needs.
  • Observed machines for proper functioning and made adjustments to meet specifications and complete work orders on-time and under budget.
  • Monitored and adjusted processes or equipment to improve quality and productivity.
  • Performed routine maintenance on machines and monitored usage to reduce parts breakdown.
  • Fabricated various parts using multiple machines at once.
  • Adhered closely to equipment safety practices to reduce accidents.
  • Loaded and unloaded machines to prevent expensive equipment issues.
  • Conducted equipment tests and inspections and made adjustments to maintain safety and functionality.
  • Loaded and unloaded different tool parts from trucks and storage areas.
  • Measured and Jessicaed dimensions and reference points to meet precise specifications.
  • Selected appropriate speeds and feeds according to metal type and finish specifications.
  • Measured, Jessicaed and indicated dimensions and reference points on materials.
  • Monitored feed and speed of machines during machining process to report problems and required repairs.
  • Gauged and maintained tolerances on grinding diameters, depths, squareness and parallelism.
  • Operated forklift to place finished products on skids and transport to warehouse.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2017
Welding: Welding Technology
North Georgia Technical College - Clarkesville, GA
GPA:
Expected in 05/2014
Marine Engine Technology: Marine Maintenance And Repair
North Georgia Technical College - Clarkesville, GA
GPA:
Expected in 08/2011
:
Emmanuel College - Franklin Springs, GA
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • North Georgia Technical College
  • North Georgia Technical College
  • Emmanuel College

Job Titles Held:

  • Welder
  • Welder Helper
  • Welder
  • CNC Machinist

Degrees

  • Welding
  • Marine Engine Technology
  • Some College (No Degree)

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