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Seek the challenging and exciting position of Welder with a firm where my huge knowledge and experience will be fully utilized to produce top quality welding jobs
A highly gifted Welder with strong background in using acetylene and electric arc welding equipment to fuse metal parts of equipment and machinery; making simple metal articles and repairing metal parts of machines and equipment.
Summary of Qualifications
More than seven years experience.
Excellent skills in welding all types of materials (e.g., steel, aluminum, stainless steel).
Strong knowledge of mechanical systems, fabrication, and welding.
Profound knowledge of welding theory and principles.
Exceptional knowledge of welding tools and welding codes.
Remarkable ability to diagnose problems and determine appropriate action.
Solid skills in use of hand and power tools.
Great skills in operation of lathe, drill press, milling, and threading machines.
Profound knowledge of appropriate safety practices.
Uncommon ability to demonstrate physical dexterity and lift 100 pounds.
Strong ability to perform basic mathematics (e.g., add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, decimals, and fractions, and to calculate percentages).
Uncommon ability to read (e.g., technical manuals, work orders), write (e.g., materials requests), and accurately follow oral, written, and graphic instructions.
Exceptional ability to interpret and apply blueprints and schematic diagrams.
Sound ability to maintain accurate records.
Strong ability to work in high places and in tunnels.
Technical Works Inc., Tarrytown, NY 2002 - Present
Weld metal parts or components together, using brazing, gas, or arc welding equipment.
Repair broken or cracked parts, fill holes and increase size of metal parts, using welding equipment.
Weld in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead position.
Clean or degrease parts, using wire brush, portable grinder, or chemical bath.
Inspect finished workpiece for conformance to specifications.
Chip or grind off excess weld, slag, or spatter, using hand scraper or power chipper, portable grinder, or arc-cutting equipment.
Position workpieces and clamps together or assemble in jigs or fixtures.
Preheat workpiece, using hand torch or heating furnace.
Ignite torch or start power supply and strike arc.
Review layouts, blueprints, diagrams, or work orders in preparation for welding or cutting metal components.
Technical Works Inc., Tarrytown, NY 1998 - 2002
Welder Apprentice (under supervision of experienced welder)
Set-up and operated acetylene or electric arc welding equipment to heat and shape metals; lays out, cut and fitted materials for welds.
Welded metal parts, pipelines, machinery, equipment, and other metal items.
Removed and replaced pipe cover insulation in order to weld.
Sharpened and tempered tools.
Repaired equipment requiring the use of lathe, drill press, milling and threading machines, and related machine tools.
Ordered supplies, completed forms, maintained records of completed jobs.
Welded automotive and related equipment (i.e., brakes, hydraulic systems, transmissions, radiators, lights, etc.).
Drove vehicle to pick up and deliver personnel and materials.