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Welder Welding

Seattle, Washington, United States
December 08, 2018

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Damon L. Scholl

**** * ******* ***


Kent, Wash



Objective: A Career in Fabrication, Fitting and Welding


Welder Fitter

*-**** / 9-2017

Various repair and new installation of pipe, deck plate, seachests, and inserts.

Capable of working alone as a Welder and fitter.

Dave means was my supervisor and he is now retired. But his replacement may remember me.


Welder Fitter

8-2015 / 4-2017

Worked on the construction of the new fireboats for California. Set plate, welded plate installed chain locker. Etc….

Supervisor was Gene Dowing in the steel shop

Vigor Marine

Welder / Fitter

8-2011 / 11-2011

Boilermakers local 104, union shipfitters and welders - various steel plate and pipe installations on new constructed vessels and repair. reading prints working unsupervised and expected to get the job done right.

Lake union Drydock Co.

Boilermaker / WELDER/ FITTER

12-2011 - 5-2012

Same ship repair in the drydock, heavy duty steel fabrication, reading prints cutting out old and putting in new, inserts, bulkheads, frames, etc



2010 -2011

Structural steel fabrication, reading prints doing layout for QC and welding the job up.

Unionbay fabrication

Welder- Fitter

2-10- 4-10

Welding and fitting, Ship repair, pipe, bulkheads, stainless bulkhead installations

Lower 48 Contractors

Painter 8-09- 1-10

Painting, various enamel and latex exterior work.

Wrecking Ball Demolition

Demolition Worker 6-09 –8-09

Demolition of steel concrete structures, and the removal of asbestos. Have certification for asbestos roof removal.

Seaport Steel

Steelworker 4-09 – 6-09

Cutting and shipping and receiving steel mostly plate all sizes. Running CNC plasma cutting table, cutting various parts per order, also operating overhead cranes.

Tri-State Metal Fab

Ironworker, Welder, Fitter 6/07 to 1/08

Structural steel fabrication of large beams, staircases and handrails on Clark Fork River Dam in

Idaho; Reading prints and passing onsight ultrasound and visual weld inspection.

Greenberry Industries Corvallis, OR

Ironworker, Welder, Fitter 4/04 to 10/05

Heavy structural steel erection of cheese plant’s 400 ton expansion project. Welding and fitting structural steel. Stick and dual shield. Operate heavy equipment and cranes.

American Tradition Homes Spokane, WA

Scaffolding and Sider 2001-2004

Supervised crew to set up and dismantle scaffolding for siders. Papered buildings for siders.

Installed vinyl siding and light blocs.

Andersen Litfin Inc. Turlock, CA

Ironworker, Welder, Fitter (Structural Steel) 1999-2000

Independent work on cheese plant expansion project at Hilmar Cheese (Tillamook). Structural steel construction, fitting and welding. Read blue prints, welding (dual shield and stick).

PSI, Inc. Moses Lake, WA

Pipe Welder, Fitter 1997-1999

Stick welding pipe, some fitting. Installation of gate valves.

Ephrata Steel Ephrata, WA

Ironworker, Structural Steel, Shop 1995-1997

Fab of heavy steel beams, reading prints, operating all machinery, cranes, etc. Dual shield

welding with onsight inspection; Ultrasound and visual. All work under quality control.

Anaconda Welding and Fab Moses Lake, WA

Welder, Fitter, Structural Steel 1/95 to 8/95

Welding and fitting structural steel, grain silo bases. Operation of cranes and heavy equipment.

Cutting and demo.

Spokane Stainless Spokane, WA

Welder, Leadman 1992-1994

Welding and fabrication of stainless steel exhaust hoods and triple compartment sinks, cabinets,

tables, etc. Leadman on night crew (supervisor).

Western Systems and Fabrication Spokane, WA

Welder, Fitter, Painter, Sandblaster 11/91 to 1992

Weld and fab of large rolloff containers and compactors, city garbage containers. Some painting.

Dorian Metal Fab Seattle, WA

Welder 1990-1991

MIG production welding on heavy round bar.

Pacific Sheetmetal and Roofing Seattle, WA

Sheetmetal worker, Roofer 1987-1988

Repaired and installed rain gutters and roofs.

Marine Power and Equipment Seattle, WA

Welder, Sandblaster 1985-1986

Helped repair, sandblast ships in dry dock

Tacoma Boatbuilding Co. Tacoma, WA

Pipefitter 1983-1984

Fitting SCH 80 pipe for fire main and saltwater bilge systems in the Apollo Coast Guard Cutters.

Install massive gate valves and fittings. Read blueprints. Leadman.

Education: Franklin Pierce High School Puyallup, WA

Spokane Falls Community College Spokane, WA

Olympic College Bremerton, WA,

Renton Voc-Tech, 2009 WABO cert.


References: John Filkens 253-***-****

Tracy Pennell 253-***-****

George Eccard 845-***-****

Buisness References from Last 3 employers:

Stu (Steel shop foreman)- Lake Union Drydock Company 206-***-****.

Dave means, or James Keller (Steel shop foreman) Pacific Fisherman Shipyard 206-***-****, 206-***-****.

Gene Dowing Steel shop foreman, Foss shipyard, 206-***-****

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