welding contractor resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Retired Emergency Medical Technician with extensive training in emergency treatment and proven history of accuracy and fast-thinking in high-pressure times. Skilled at quickly solving problems and effectively communicating with medical professionals for top-notch patient care.

  • Welding abilities
  • Tig welding
  • Flux core welding
  • Emergency vehicle operation
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Pre-Hospital Care
  • Ambulance driving
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Communications
  • Welding and fabrication
  • Arc welding
  • Welding experience
  • Patient Management
  • Emergency Management
  • Patient Assessments
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Problem resolution
Work History
Welding Contractor, 06/2014 - Current
Self Employed City, STATE,

As an independent welding contractor, I procured different a variety of repair jobs for both individual as well as local government departments. In addition, I also fabricated new items/projects for both groups.

Assembler/Team Leader Manager, 11/2001 - 06/2013
  • Recognized and reported defective material and equipment to shift supervisor.
  • Planned and paced work efficiently in order to meet daily, weekly, project or production goals.
  • Correctly and safely used variety of hand tools, saws and cutting equipment to carry out job duties.
  • Followed outlined specifications to implement effective assembly plans.
  • Closely inspected parts for cleanliness and freedom from contaminants.
  • Removed rough spots to enhance parts alignment and improve finishes.
  • Completed durable assemblies and subassemblies with hand and power tools such as [Tool] and [Tool].
  • Executed entire assembly process by accurately interpreting set-up sheets, work orders, drawings or blueprints.
  • Repainted and precisely touched-up components and assemblies.
  • Received and processed both written and verbal instructions, prints and work orders.
  • Inspected and tested components, assemblies and power tools for proper functionality.
  • Observed all safety policies and procedures
  • Put hazardous materials in properly marked containers to avoid injuries or contamination.
  • Strictly followed all safety measures and protocols, enabling department to meet [Type] safety rating for [Number] [Timeframe] consecutively.
  • Identified machinery malfunctions by performing [Type] and [Type] troubleshooting tasks.
  • Inspected completed [Type] products for functionality and quality, alerting supervisors of repeat issues and seeking out root causes.
  • Kept work areas clean by removing trash and debris and organizing all tools in preparation for next shift.
Firefighter/EMT-B, 07/1991 - 10/2004
Sesser Fire Protection District City, STATE,
  • Completed [Timeframe] training to stay in peak physical fitness and handle challenging tasks.
  • Calmly and effectively directed evacuations during fires and emergencies to avoid fatalities, injuries and panic.
  • Operated pumping engine to direct water pressure in hose and nozzle for most efficient operation.
  • Checked all fire and life safety systems and equipment for proper placement at properties, including fire alarms, sprinkler systems and smoke detectors.
  • Effectively supported fire suppression by setting up and maintaining water supply lines.
  • Inspected apparatus, equipment, grounds and stations for proper order and condition on weekly basis.
  • Participated in weekly and monthly training exercises and in-class training to improve skill and various knowledge.
  • Responded to emergency medical calls to perform lifesaving procedures and other emergency medical services.
  • Conducted thorough tests and inspections of gear, equipment and tools to stay ready for every type of fire.
  • Filled firetrucks with water, sandbags and gas to maintain proper supply of materials in trucks.
  • Assessed active fires and consulted with chief and captain to devise optimal approach and containment strategies.
  • Removed individuals from dangerous situations and offered emergency assistance for minor and critical concerns.
  • Inspected alarms, hydrants, sprinkler systems and standpipe systems for operational use to minimize incidents.
  • Provided station tours, pre-incident surveys and installed smoke detectors to provide fire education to public.
  • Performed variety of fire suppression activities at fire scenes, including laying and connecting hose, holding nozzles and directing water streams, raising and climbing ladders and using pike poles, smoke ejectors, and forcible entry tools.
  • Evaluated situation at emergency sites to determine and execute most effective methods for saving life and property.
  • Drove and operated structural pumpers, tankers, ladders and service vehicles to aid in rescue operations.
  • Saved 2 lives in 1998 and 2001 by administering first aid and artificial respiration to those affected by trauma, smoke or burns.
  • Led team in fighting fires and exercised considerable judgment in deciding best way to extinguish based on type of fuel and environment.
  • Maintained close contact with dispatch to receive and share information about current fires, equipment movements and incoming personnel.
  • Evaluated areas after containing fires to identify and suppress hot spots.
  • Educated public and community members on fire safety and prevention methods to provide life-saving techniques.
  • Coordinated fire prevention inspections and pre-plan activities of department.
  • Inspected all equipment following each fire call to ascertain effective functionality of hoses, breathing masks and fire tools.
  • Cleaned and performed general maintenance of fire equipment and fire stations.
  • Prepared reports of fires, equipment and personnel.
  • Assisted in salvage operations and post fire operations.
  • Maintained strong knowledge of firefighting principles and suppression methods, which enabled proper decision making in emergency situations.
  • Performed maintenance on water tanks, fire hoses and other firefighting equipment.
  • Laid out and connected hoses to fire hydrants in order to fight fires.
  • Established water supplies, connected hoses, and directed water onto fires.
  • Administered first aid and medical treatment to those injured during fires and car accidents.
  • Patrolled burnt areas after fires to locate and eliminate hot spots that could flare or rekindle.
Replication Technician, 05/1994 - 08/1996
Universal City, STATE,
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Worked with [Type] customers to understand needs and provide [Type] service.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1989
Sesser Valier High School - Sesser, IL,
Status -
Associate of Science: Welding Technology, Expected in 05/2014
Rend Lake College - Ina, IL
Status -
Associate of Science: Industrial Electronics, Expected in 05/1993
Rend Lake College - Ina, IL
Status -
: Firefighter II, Expected in
University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign - Champaign, IL
Status -
: Emergency Medical Technology, Expected in 1993
Rend Lake College - Ina, IL
Status -

Received an award from Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich for life saving effort of a child in 2001. designed and fabricated the first set of ada compliant hand rails for the post office in Sesser, Illinois as well as the first drop box for the city of Sesser water Dept...

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School Attended

  • Sesser Valier High School
  • Rend Lake College
  • Rend Lake College
  • University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
  • Rend Lake College

Job Titles Held:

  • Welding Contractor
  • Assembler/Team Leader Manager
  • Firefighter/EMT-B
  • Replication Technician


  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science

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