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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Performance-driven Vocational Instructor excellent with promoting the advancement of professional skills for employment and leadership development opportunities. Proven skills in teaching and Welding & Fabrication with excellent time management and organizational capabilities. Ready to apply these talents along with strong problem-solving abilities to a dynamic new position. With over 19 years of successful experience in Teaching and Welding & Fabrication. Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success in Welding industry. Strengths in Teaching and welding backed by training in Vocational trades and Industry experience.

Skills
  • Progress tracking
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Curriculum Development
  • Performance evaluation
  • Welding Fabrication vocational training
  • CNC/CAD software proficiency
  • Detail-oriented
  • Teamwork
  • Computer skills
  • AWS Certified Welder In SMAW, GMAW & FCAW
  • Proficient in GTAW
  • Proficient in OFC, PAC & ACAG
  • Proficient in CNC Plasma tables
Work History
Welding Instructor, 09/2009 - Current
Job Corps Imperial Beach, CA,
  • Increased student test scores by 70% through effective optimization of learning plans and close monitoring of student progress.
  • Trained 2,830 students on various welding tasks and used diverse instructional methods to increase identifying and long-term educational success.
  • Used various teaching methods to decrease learning gaps and increase student motivation for long-term educational success.
  • Implemented new curricula and continuously improved industry practices during day-to-day management.
  • Maximized student success by keeping up-to-date on course materials and modern curricula.
  • Performed instructional services for Reality Works and Virtual learning for vocational and occupational subjects.
  • Advised students on course selection, career decisions and other academic and vocational concerns.
  • Supervised and monitored students' use of tools and equipment.
  • Assisted program participants with achieving career and learning goals.
  • Observed and evaluated students' work to determine progress, provide feedback and make suggestions for improvement.
  • Provided instructional handouts, texts, audiovisual aids and other materials to facilitate learning.
  • Maintained documentation on educational services and tracked students' progress to gauge overall success of learning program.
  • Performed duties in accordance with all applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Improved MHS Welding & Fabrication program through consistent hard work and dedication to Partner with the Town Of Marana to create one of a kind public are sculptures and grow the welding department from 1 teacher to 3 1/2 fulltime welding teachers.
Lead Welder & Steel Connector, 03/2004 - 08/2009
Bloom Energy Los Angeles, CA,
  • Minimized warping by using good fitting, burning and welding techniques.
  • Used arc, gas-shielded arc, submerged arc and gas welding equipment to weld custom parts safely and efficiently.
  • Reviewed work plans and blueprints to ascertain all requirements for project.
  • Cut metal components to required lengths using various tools, including using metal shears, hacksaws and bar cutters.
  • Used appropriate safety measures and encouraged other team members to do same in effort to avoid job site injuries.
  • Supervised 5-10 employees in Steel connection, welding & roofing on job locations.
  • Complied with OSHA and company safety guidelines for height safety, lock out tag out, confined space and hazardous material handling.
  • Installed steel cables to reinforce structures before tightening and reinforcing.
  • Welded, cut and bent steel as necessary with torches, metal shears and welding equipment.
  • Adjusted plumb bobs, laser equipment, transits and levels to align structural steel members vertically and horizontally.
  • Fabricated steel frames, columns, beams and girders according to blueprints or instructions from site managers.
  • Aligned structural steel members to rivet, bolt and weld permanently into place.
Union Ironworker, 01/2003 - 10/2004
Sorensen Steel City, STATE,
  • Reviewed work plans and blueprints to ascertain all requirements for project.
  • Inspected projects, identified issues that occurred and implemented corrective measures.
  • Used appropriate safety measures and encouraged other team members to do same in effort to avoid job site injuries.
  • Cut metal components to required lengths using various tools, including using metal shears, hacksaws and bar cutters.
  • Determined size, shape, placement and material of supports based on blueprints and structural standards.
  • Complied with OSHA and company safety guidelines for height safety, lock out tag out, confined space and hazardous material handling.
  • Reinforced walls and structures while teaming with electricians and plumbers for routing of electrical, water and sewage lines.
  • Installed steel cables to reinforce structures before tightening and reinforcing.
  • Aligned structural steel members to rivet, bolt and weld permanently into place.
  • Fabricated steel frames, columns, beams and girders according to blueprints or instructions from site managers.
  • Followed safety guidelines to fasten structural steel members and hoisted cables, chains and rope.
  • Unloaded and positioned prefabricated steel and heavy equipment using hoisting equipment, such as cables, pulleys or hooks.
  • Adjusted plumb bobs, laser equipment, transits and levels to align structural steel members vertically and horizontally.
  • Followed blueprints and instructions from supervisors to erect columns, beams and girders.
  • Welded, cut and bent steel as necessary with torches, metal shears and welding equipment.
Apprentice Welder, 05/2002 - 07/2003
Alpine Steel LLC City, STATE,
  • Clamped and tack-welded components to achieve desired configurations.
  • Clamped, held, tack-welded, heat-bent, ground and bolted component parts to achieve required configurations and positions.
  • Removed and repaired unacceptable welds with air arc and grinder to meet quality guidelines.
  • Bolted, clamped and tack-welded parts to secure components prior to welding.
  • Maintained correct length of arc and speed of movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead.
  • Fabricated shop parts directly from blueprints.
  • Chipped away debris and thick crusts of rust, slag and other materials to ready surfaces for welding.
  • Removed excess slag with arc-cutting, grinding and other equipment.
  • Set up and operated hand and power tools, including shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment.
  • Chipped off excess weld, slag, and spatter using hand tools.
  • Welded in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2002
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Southern Nevada Vocational Tech Center ( VO-Tech) - Las Vegas, NV,
GPA:
Status -
Accomplishments
  • 2020-2021 U of A Amazing Teacher Of The Year Finalist.
  • 2017-2018 Reality Works CTE Champion Of The Year Award.
  • 2012-2018 Pima J-TED Welding Advisory Chair
  • Partnered with The Town Of Marana to work with students to create public art sculpture through out the community.
  • Supervised team of 3 staff members.
  • Collaborated with team of 8 in the development of Welding curriculum, Lesson plans, Assessments and Blueprints for Arizona CTE welding courses.
  • CTE Department PLC Lead.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Southern Nevada Vocational Tech Center ( VO-Tech)

Job Titles Held:

  • Welding Instructor
  • Lead Welder & Steel Connector
  • Union Ironworker
  • Apprentice Welder

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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