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Welding Construction

Hampton, Virginia, United States
August 29, 2017

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Hampton, VA

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PURPOSE: Seeking a position in the welding industry PROFILE

17 years of professional industrial experience

17 years of welding experience

11 years of certified welding experience

7 years of supervisory and managing experience

Supervises 22 personnel and manages multiple jobs.

Extensive experience working for U.S. Government for Naval fleets

Repaired armor on military tactical vehicles

Comfortable working in closed spaces and at heights

Able to lift more than 30lbs, climb ladders, work in extreme temperatures, aboard ships, in shipyards and under industrial conditions, in confined spaces.

Able to perform duties which may involve high heat, humidity, noise, and dirty conditions, working aloft or over the sides of vessels and duties that require the use of a respirator.

Transportation Workers Identification Cardholder (TWIC)

Valid U.S. Passport

Willing to travel with the position if required


AWS Certified D1.1 3G and 4G SMAW

AWS Bend Certified

Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Level II Certified

SNT-TC-1A ASNT Certified for Magnetic Particle (MT) Level II SNT-TC-1A ASNT Certified for Liquid Penetrant (PT) Level II Fire Safety Director Z50 License, New York

Low PSI Oil Burner Operator P99 License, New York

Welding Workmanship Inspector (WWI)

Quality Control Inspector (QCI)


Thomas Nelson College Hampton, Virginia

WorkKeys Certification- 2011

-assessment measuring a person’s abilities in computations, reading, locating information and observation

Cornerstone Ministries Christian School Virginia Beach, VA High School Diploma -2008

Apex Technical School

New York City, New York – 2003

Combination Welding Technology

900 hour Certificate Program included:

-Basic shield metal

-Cutting and brazing

- Blueprint reading and fabrication

-Pipe welding

-Oxyacetylene welding



-ARC welding

-Advanced ARC Welding


Supervises 22 personnel and manages multiple jobs.

Responsible for interfacing with customers, managing subcontractors, providing direction to others and training less experienced welders

Performs quality assessments and non-destructive testing during all phases of the welding process to ensure conformity of assignment and jobs as related to the statement of work

Schedules reports and briefs customers and senior management.

Applies comprehensive understand of production, processes and time- management toward assignment completion.

Develops and uses technical documents including controlled work packages, formal work processes and produces, test documents, reports and task or trip reports.

Provides design input and recommends engineering design modification

Experienced in reading and following complex blueprints or work orders

Uses advanced welding techniques to weld and fabricate or repair products using any combination of arc welding processes, thermal cutting and grinding, repairing broken or cracked parts, fill holes and increase size of metal parts using appropriate equipment

Repaired armored vehicles for the U.S. military. Vehicles to include: HMMWV M- 1114 and M-1151, Tactical Support Vehicle Mine Resistant Husky and Buffalo, Mine Protected Personnel Carrier Vehicle RG31, and Joint Explosive Ordinance Disposal Rapid Response Vehicle (JERRV).

Performs a variety of complicated and non-routine tasks to include duties outside of specialty to complete installation or work assignment.

Experienced in the following processes: SMAW-SS, CS/FCAW-CS GTAW-P-14 Socket, Ship Fitting and OXY ACC GAS Cutting Touch.

Experienced in welding Horizontal, Overhead and Vertically.

Rigged, unloaded, carried, drayed and tied reinforcing steel for concrete placement, as well as, guided, aligned, placed, fastened, and welded structural steel members for steel skeletons.

Cleaned and prepared construction sites

Loaded and unloaded building materials

Built or took apart bracing, scaffolding, and other temporary structures.

Back-filled holes and compacted earth for construction preparation

Knowledgeable on proper use and wear of safety equipment, as well as, inspection criteria for safety equipment


May 2013 – Present AMSEC, LLC Newport News Shipyard, Newport News, VA Nov 2011 – Oct 2012 ManTech International, Kuwait City, Kuwait Sep 2010 – Nov 2011 Northrop Grumman/AMSEC Newport News Shipyard, Newport News, VA Aug 2010 – Sep 2010 Ameriforce (contractor) Fort Eustis, VA Jun 2010 – Aug 2010 East Coast Repairs (contractor), Virginia Beach, VA Mar 2010 – Apr 2010 Norfolk Naval Shipyard (contractor), Norfolk, VA Nov 2009 – Dec 2009 Precision Manpower (contractor), Columbia, SC Aug 2009 – Oct 2009 Global Rigging & Transport (contractor), Virginia Beach, VA May 2009 – Aug 2009 Metro Machine (contractor), Portsmouth, VA Feb 2009 – May 2009 BAE Systems (contractor), Portsmouth, VA Oct 2007 – Oct 2008 AKER Shipyard-Navy Vessel (contractor), Philadelphia, PA Jun 2006 – Aug 2007 Brooklyn Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY May 2005 – Jun 2006 Ultima Construction, New York City, NY Jan 2004 – May 2005 Anchor Locksmith and Iron Works, New York City, NY Feb 1999 – Jan 2004 Trulane General Construction, Charleston, SC AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

Recognized as the AMSEC Carrier Program management Office (PMO) Employee of the Month for August 2014 for support of the RCOH Elevator Support Unit (ESU) in USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN- 72) during her Refueling Complex Overhaul (RCOH). Commended for diligence, flexibility and problem-solving skills. As the ESU Hull Team Lead applied the initiative, knowledge and skills necessary to accomplish:

o Forward Hanger Bay Divisional Doors SCD 2454 and SCD 2452 weld installations o Aircraft Elevator SCD 2448 PLC Piping Thermostat boss and Sight Glass weld installation for all four Aircraft Elevators

o Aircraft Elevator #2 Platform Lock Bar Mechanical Linkage component weld repairs o Upper Stage Weapons Elevator #1 Flight Deck Hatch Gusset weld repairs o Upper Stage Weapons Elevator #1, SCD 3993 (PLC) and SCD 4008 (Proximity Switch Upgrade) weld installations

o Lower Stage Weapons Elvator #2, SCD 3993 (PLC) and SCD 4008 (Proximity Switch Upgrade) weld installations

o Lower Stage Weapons Elevator #2, weld installation for SCD 5836 (Ramp Wire Rope Sheave Foundation Mod.)

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