St. Marys, ON
Many years of exposure to several different fabrication methods.
Being the lead in many new jobs resulting in the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of fabricating,
Working closely with engineering for fixturing to methods to execution.
Problem solving with a strong attention to detail.
Strong work ethic and a value for honesty and integrity.
Motivated to produce clear and positive results in all areas of life.
Genuine, loyal and down to earth with a positive attitude and a great sense of humour.
May 2012 to Present
Welding and Fitting of medium to large weldments using GMAW (most common) GTAW and SMAW welding processes.
Watch over and conduct weld testing for the Ballistic program.
Inspection of all Ballistic weldments adhering to weld manual as per customer requirements.
Inspection involves visual check and monitoring welders to make sure they are using proper technique as per training as well as proper parameters are being met.
Train new candadaites fundementals and process for Ballistic welding.
Production Welder (contract)
March 2011 to March 2012
Custom fitting of grills and hatches to LAV's
Grinding, cutting, use of hand tools
Operate arc-air and plasma cutter
Use of jib and overhead cranes to make various moves
Repair LAV's to customer specifications
Single and multi-pass welding up to and including ¾" fillet
GMAW and SMAW processes most commonly used
2003 to 2008
Duties include: Fitting and welding large fabrications with and without the use of fixturing, layout and blueprint reading, imperial and metric reading as well as conversion, MIG welding(GMAW) of carbon steel using 035" to 052"hardwire and 045"to 052" metal cored wire, flux core welding(FCAW), stick welding (SMAW), and some tig welding(GTAW), stainless steel welding on pressure vessel for the Sabel Island Gas Project, use of torches, use of 10 to 25 tonne overhead cranes, lift truck licence and the use of positioners and rotators for welding large components.
Lead hand duties included: All items noted above as well as assisting co-workers in any way that I could with suggestions, insuring that workers completed jobs in a timely manner, assign work when the supervisor was absent.
During my years at Steelcraft, I have been involved with many leadership roles as well as involvement with Continuous Improvement programs for customers Timberjack, John Deere, Sandvik, and Caterpillar.
1994 to 1996
I worked at this job on an "as needed" basis
Duties include:fitting and welding custom projects, shearing, braking, Plasma cutting, and torch cutting
References are available upon request.
2013 to 2013
STD in SMAW
Have been a welder for the last 20yrs using SMAW, GMAW, GTAW processes and most recently received a T.S.S.A. 4G open root certificate!! Currently perfoming alot more sanitary welding for the dairy industry as well as more FCAW.I consider myself very well rounded in the industry and will generate positive result no matter the task!
Received spontaneousl recognition award ( 2x) for working extra hard to get a couple of units out at GD for end of the month.
T.S.S.A. 4G open root
April 2013 to April 2014
Journeyman Certificate April 2014
Back in 1994 I received tickets for SMAW,GTAW on carbon, and GTAW on stainless. These tickets were issued by MCCR and were high pressure pipe on 2.5" schedule 80