Free lance welding service
1999 to 2012 (13 years)
Specializing in repair welding and fabrication of a variety of metal structures such as cracked or broken truck chassis, aluminum fuel tanks, stainless-steel assemblies, cast iron and aluminum engine blocks, transmission housings, etc. In addition to handling custom fabrication jobs for clients on demand such as truck racks, iron tables, fences, etc. I work with all metals and all welding and cutting processes (MIG, TIG, STICK, PLASMA, TORCH, CARBON ARC, etc.). Performed modifications and fabrication as needed per client request or design.
the metal and mechanical trades as instructor
1976 to 1991 (15 years)
The Academy of Welders", San Francisco, CA.
"Republic Steel Co.", Chicago, IL.
"Interlake Steel Corporation", Riverdale, IL.
"MOROCO Oil Refinery", Lyons, IL
"Boilermakers Union Local 6, Oakland, CA
TECHNICAL SUMMARY: I am qualified by over 20 years experience as a maintenance welder / millwright and machine fabricator. I have worked both in heavy and light industry mainly consisting of steel mill, oil refinery, ship building and precision machine fabrication. I am familiar with all shop equipment and rigging tools in addition to the use of materials required in the course of repairing or installing equipment. I can work from blue prints or sketches as the situation requires. In addition I am a good improviser, a needed trait in the maintenance field.