TRINITY RAIL INDUSTRIES
2011 – Current
Inspected grooves, angles and gap allowances with micrometer, caliper and precision measuring instruments. Aligned and secured parts and assemblies with straightedges and combination square sand calipers. Set up and operated stress relief oven adhering to welding procedure parameters. Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type. Adjusted the weld machines to the correct settings prior to weld applications. Laid out, fitted and fabricated metal components. Prepared broken parts for welding by properly grooving and scarfing surfaces. Positioned and clamped work pieces together and properly assembled them in jigs and fixtures.
CUMMINGS ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS
2006 – 2010
Responsible for providing proper tools and equipment to all construction personnel. Led the planning, budgeting and direction of all worksite tools and equipment. Acted as the liaison between equipment and tool representatives and the general contractors. Properly maintained all worksite equipment and vehicles and recommended corrective actions to minimize rate of product defects. Assigned projects and tasks to employees based on their competencies and specialties.
Welding Shop Foreman/Assistant Fleet Manager
MILLS ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS
2001 – 2006
Completed layout design, development and construction of new tools. Combined welding techniques, knowledge of metallurgy and engineering requirements to produce quality work. Monitored the fitting, burning and welding processes to avoid overheating parts, warping, shrinking, distortion and expansion of materials. Assistant fleet manager of 80 vehicles. Directed repair, service and maintenance of company trucks and equipment.