Casper, Wyoming 82604
A highly gifted and professional welder with over 35 years experience. Efficient and safety conscious with a strong ability to work as a team and complete projects with strict deadlines.
Experienced B31.03 high-pressure vessel welder
35 plus years experience with plumbing and pipefitting fundamentals.
Advanced Gas and Arc Welder.
Familiarity with all types of welding materials including but not limited to steel, aluminum, and stainless steel.
Strong knowledge of advanced mechanical systems and fabrication.
Exceptional expertise of welding codes and welding tools.
Profound knowledge of appropriate safety practices.
Ability to interpret and apply blueprints and schematic diagrams.
Great physical strength and dexterity.
Capable of working in any environment.
Solid skills in the use of hand and power tools.
Strong Mechanical background.
Experience with heavy machine operation including but not limited to forklifts and hydro cranes.
Strong communication skills with ability to work with difficult clientele.
PROFICIENCY IN THE FOLLOWING TECHNICAL SKILLS:
One of two welders in state of Wyoming exclusively certified to weld mannitowoc and grove crane equipment.
Plumbing and Pipefitting Fundamentals
AWS SMAW 3/8” Butt Weld
7018 AWS Structural
Flat and Vertical, Inside Corner Filler
Vertical, T-Butt Weld Vertical
Gas Metal, Arc Welding Advanced
Flat, 3/8” Dia. Plug Weld
Vertical Outside Corner
75-Fillet Vertical and Outside Corner Positions
Brigham Young University
Certified Orbital Computer Programmer 1991-1991
Welder Apprenticeship (under direct supervision of experienced welder) 1975-1978
Attained Journeyman status
Casper College 1974-1978
BA Construction Technology
Natrona County High School 1969-1974 High School Diploma
Weldco, Owner and Operator 2002-Present
Worked as contract welder with portable welding machine to complete projects for various city and corporate organizations.
Honnen Equipment 2005-Current(as needed)
Contract Welder, Weldco
Worked as heavy equipment welder.
Repaired bulldozers, front end loaders, and cranes.
City of Casper 2009-2009
Contract Welder, Weldo
Retrofitted jet vac for the City of Casper.
Designed and implemented plan for vac to sustain a larger capacity appropriate for the city’s needs.
City of Casper 2009-2009
Contract Welder, Welco
Repaired wood shredder for Casper’s landfill and waste management program.
Contract Welder, Weldco 2007-2008
Traveled with portable welding truck across Wyoming to rebuild and recertify all of Nabors’s derricks.
Natrona County Airport 2007-2007
Contract Welder, Weldco and Eaton Metals
Upgraded existing jet fuel systems to allow more jet fuel for the fuel depot.
Installed new vessels and connected necessary piping.
Delta Junction Military Facility 2002-2003
Pipe and Structural Welder/Pipefitter, Delta Junction, Alaska
Purpose of facility was classified.
Constructed new facility for US Government.
Fort Wainright Air Force Base 2002-2003
Welder/Pipefitter and Mechanic, Fairbanks, Alaska
Replaced all process piping for all mechanical systems.
American Dojan Fish Processing Plant 2000-2003
Welder/Pipefitter, Dutch Harbor, Alaska
Worked on an addition to existing facilities.
Alaska Pipeline Termination 2001-2002
Tank Welder/Pipefitter, Valdez Alaska
Replaced all vessel floors due to rust and leakage in eleven of the world’s largest oil storage vessels.
Polar Star Fish Processing Plant 2000-2001
Welder, Kodiak Island, Alaska
Constructed new fish processing plant.
Welder on all steam and pressure vessels.
Fabrication Technologies 2000-2001
Fabricated piping for skidded modules.
Glenrock Coal Company 1997-2001
Worked as welder and mechanic repairing operation equipment