Huntington Ingalls, Colonna's Shipyard, Steel America,
Jan 2012 – Current
Current qualifications in FCAW 1 inch plate 3 position unlimited,
SMAW 11018 carbon steel 6G pipe, GMAW pulse/spray transfer ¾ inch plate 3 position.
Experience includes new construction on Gerald Ford aircraft carrier, various shipboard repair and in shop fabrication.
L. P. I. Technical Services, Virginia Beach, VA
2011 – Jan 2011
January 2011 to
January 2012. Current qualifications are SMAW 11018 carbon steel 6G pipe, 309 stainless steel 6G
pipe. MIG carbon steel three position ¾ in plate, MIG aluminum three position ¾ in plate.
Experience in shop fabrication and shipboard welding.
Contracting / Skilled Trade Experience:
Decked Out, Virginia Beach, VA
Feb 2003 – Mar 2005
Start to finish construction of custom decks averaging 4400 square feet using a range of exotic woods. Experience includes tear-outs, re-builds, blueprints and project planning.
2004 – 2004
Technician, Shoreline Marine
Fabricator, Chicago, IL
Apr 1999 – Dec 2001
3 years experience in all aspects maintenance, fabrication, repair and overhaul of medium sized transportation vessels for a large fleet. Duties included major fiberglass removal and re-application to structures, hulls and components. Responsible for environmental and industrial safety, engine overhauls and power plant maintenance, hazmat handling and disposal, overhauls of civilian and military vessels, watertight integrity, quality assurance, winterization and dry-docking procedures and equipment readiness to comply with United States Coast Guard regulations.
Freeburger Custom Cabinets, Richmond, VA
Jun 1997 – Mar 1998
Responsible for cutting, sanding, staining, assembling, laminating, and installing
countertops and cabinets as well as stripping, sanding staining and refinishing
antique furniture and blueprint reading, layouts and logistics.
Concrete Foreman/In ground Pool Contractor Outer
Harold Hungerford, Banks, NC
Sep 1995 – Feb 1997
Complete design and construction of concrete in ground pools; including grading
Forms, rebar, plumbing, spraying, leveling concrete, plastering, tiling, land surveying, grounds
management, and equipment maintenance.
Carpenter /Helper Bob Hoagland -Framing Contractor
Outer, Banks, NC
May 1993 – Aug 1995
Engaged in all aspects of upscale residential construction including framing, intricate angle measurements, workplace safety, reading blueprints and quality control.