I would like to obtain a position as a welder. Where I would be able to expand my knowledge, and be an asset to my employer.
Authorized to work in the US for any employer
Combo Pipe Welder
Various Contract Positions - United States
December 2014 to Present
Work on various shutdown and outages. I am able to weld as per b31.1. As a pipe welder on these contracts I was responsible for welding to xray quality various diameter and schedule pipe. From 1" to 24". And different schedules as well. I can utilize any process such as tig, stick, and not. I hold confined space entry, equipment operator's, and safety certifications. 6g certified. The jobs were usually in chemical or ethanol plants. I also spent almost 2 years welding sanitary pipe in a meat processing facility. I can weld different alloys such as stainless, inconel, copper nickel, and aluminum. I have boiler experience as well. I like to work long hours and I stay until the job is finiahed. WELDER
FABRICATOR FERROUS MANUFACTURING
May 2014 to December 2014
Read and interpret drawings and sketches to manufacture and fabricate full out turnkey oxygen compressors, lube packages. Duties included operating tow motors, overhead cranes, drill presses, ironworkers, mag drills and other various shop equipment. Responsible for pulling material and making cut lists from bill of materials. After cutting my material, I would lay out holes to be burned, or drilled, also tap when required. Coping and notching beams and channel. Layout, fit up, tack, check my work then do final welds.
FABRICATOR SHROCK METAL PRODUCTS
February 2014 to May 2014
WELDER/ FITTER EMPIRE SPECIALTY METALS
Read - Buffalo, NY
July 2013 to February 2014
and interpret drawings to build products as specified. Building products from sheet metal varying in thickness. Set up and adjust weld perimeters to achieve best profile and weld strength as possible. Hold tolerances within a 1/32" to 1/16". Weld carbon and different grades of stainless steel using the tig and/or mig processes. Use of fork truck, wet saw, and iron worker. Proficient in the use of various hand tools.
WELDER/ FITTER EMPIRE SPECIALTY METALS BUFFALO NY
7/13 - 2/14
Fabricate structural bases used in the assembly of lube skids. Fitting and fabrication of pressure and/ or process pipe systems. Read and interpret engineered using drawings. Set up weld perimeters and maintain equipment. Prep pipe ends with approximant 45 degree bevel to ensure proper fit up. Mig with pulse, spray, FCAW, and short circuit transfer. TIG open routes and run a stick filler and cap, in the 6G or 1G positions. Use of overhead cranes, tow motor, sheer press, punch press, and drill press. WELDER/ FITTER CATALANO'S WELDING AND CONSULTING NIAGARA FALLSNY June 2011 to July 2013
Fit and weld process and/or pressure pipe systems. Fit and weld pressure vessels such as heat exchangers and tanks made from rolled plate or pipe. Use of varying pipe schedules from 10 and up. Determine parts and fitting needed from bill of materials. Prep pipe ends with bevels and clean around weld zone. Lay out and drill or burn holes for outlets or inlets fitted with couplings. Set up weld perimeters, and either tig, stick, or mig depending on pipe size and validated process. Weld x-ray quality multiple pass welds. Use of back purge when welding alloys such as stainless. Use of overhead crane, tow motor, iron worker, tube benders, and various hand tools., Education
WELDING (8 years), STAINLESS STEEL (8 years), TIG WELDING (7 years), AWS (8 years), BOILER (4 years)
SKILLS & ABILITIES
I have current pipe certs for carbon and stainless steel. They are for mig and tig down to 1 2" sch 80. I have used various types of welding machines from old to new. Therefore I can set up and run any machine at my disposal, from lift start, pulse, rmd, stt, flux core, hard wire, stick.I am familiar with welding to asme and aws standards. I can pass xrays and I am very quality minded. I can work with a team and alone.
Completed a boiler shut down at Catalyst Paper Mill in Rumford Maine. Duties included: cutting out old boiler tubes, replacing with new. Cut out old shields and replace new. Job was a contract to do an overlay with New England Mechanical overlay. Tube welder. WELDER/FABRICATOR TRADEMEN INTERNATIONAL
Worked at various manufacturing facilities as a contract welder. Some of those places where IMA Life, where I was a pipe welder. All of the pipe was stainless sch 40 to 10. I worked at Tonawanda Coke, IWS, and covana.