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Forklift Operator Welding

Houston, Texas, United States
September 12, 2018

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Faustino Escareno (Tino)

Katy, TX *****

Cell: 281-***-****



I am seeking employment with a company where I can grow professionally.


Layout, read, assembles, fabricates through the interpretation of blueprint specifications, prep, cut and clean as necessary for fit up and weld. Utilize overhead crane to operate lifts and flips of material and structures, Teach and train helpers, building and repairing various metal components, structural and piping. Experienced with torch, track torch, pipe cutting torch, pipe bevellers, jigs gougers, grinders, portable machinery, band saws, sandblasting, Certified forklift Operator, welding with SMAW, FCAW, GMAW, T.I.G. Built containers, racks skids, frames, guide post, mud mats, trolleys, Gantry cranes, many different types of steel structures, vehicular and oilfield related. Other Experience includes building and repairing boats and barges, operating, shear press, drill press, install products, assemble, basic carpentry & maintenance, iron worker, vessel, bolt-up and pipe fitting. Certified in various welding procedures.


02/17 – Present Vital Link Sealy, TX

Fabricator Welder: Fabricate & Weld Military & Aero testing enclosures

08/11 – 10/16 National Oilwell Varco Houston, TX

Lead Fabricator: Fabricate, Welds pipeline skids, repair, modify, assemble various structural, tooling & equipment, certified in various welding procedures.

08/09 - 04/11 Pollution Systems Humble, TX

Lead Fabricator: Layout, fit, fabricate stainless piping, skids, vessels, ventilation & separation systems. Welds various types of welding procedures, GMAW, FCAW, SMAW

12/04 - 3/2009 Stewart & Stevenson Houston, TX

Fitter/ Welder: Fabricate, Weld, Various piping & structural oil & gas vehicular drilling systems, certified FCAW, GMAW & SMAW welding procedures, forklift & CPR certified

09/02-12/04 Varco/Shaffer Houston, TX

Fitter/Welder: Lead Fabricator, fit & weld skids, piping, inlay weld on flanges & valves, certified in various welding procedures GMAW, FCAW, SMAW, carbon, stainless, Inconel,. Operates pneumatic & electrical tooling, bandsaw, plasma and track torch, iron worker.

11/01-09/02 Schooner Petroleum Houston, TX

Fitter/Welder: Fit, fabricate, weld & repair various oilfield related equipment & tooling, skids, manifolds, shakers separators, etc., oilfield equipment & tooling and bolt up.

01/96-10/01 Oil States Subsea Ventures Houston, TX

Structural Fitter Welder: Lay out, fabricate various oilfield subsea equipment & machinery, assemble & bolt up structural & piping, weld procedures included SMAW, GMAW, and FCAW.


08/00 San Jacinto College Houston, Texas

Computer Literacy-Introduction to Computer applications in Business.

1996 American Weld Testing School, Pasadena, Texas

T.I.G. Welding and Blueprint reading.

1989 Gary Job Corps, San Marcos, Texas

Basic (Stick) Welding & GED, mechanical and maintenance.


Bilingual -Spanish (speaks & interprets) positive attitude, team player.

CPR Certified; have attended numerous First Aid, CPR and safety training Sessions throughout industrial employment.

1995 -Coach 4-12 year olds in baseball, basketball, and soccer youth sports.

1989 -Assisted trained and supervised dozen of helpers to achieve high, excel and prosper efficiently with the demands of the Fitting/Welding trade. Trained helpers in Fitting & Welding curriculum along with the safety rules and procedures to ensure their safety on and off the job.

1987-1988 American Red Cross Volunteer-maintenance

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