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Welding High School

Kingston, Jamaica
October 06, 2016

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Kirk Love

Llandilo Housing Scheme

Savanna-la-mar P.O


Cell: 414-0755/791-2066


Objective: To work assiduously and apply my skills to their optimum potential to the organization to which I am employed thus making myself an asset and the organization a global name.

Date of Birth: July 27, 1987

Education and Qualifications:

Vocational Training and Development Institute (VTDI) September 2008- October 2015

Diploma in Industrial Technology

National Tools and Engineering Institute (NTEI) (Workshop) December 19, 2012

Vocational Training and Development Institute (VTDI) and National Tools and Engineering Institute (NTEI) Certificate of Competence in Welding.

New Port Vocational Training Centre (Workshop) November 10-13, 2009

New Port Vocational Training Centre Certificate of Participation in Welding and Fabrication.

Black River Vocational Training Centre September 2004- March 2006

Heart Trust level 1 & 2 welding certificate.

Black River Training Centre Certificate of Excellence for Most Outstanding Trainee.

Five Caribbean Secondary Education Council (CSEC) passes

Institution Range Year

Black River High School 2004

Integrated Science 2

Electrical Installation 2

Technical Drawing 3

Little London Evening Institute 2009

English Language 3

School of Excellence (Santa Cruz) 2013

Mathematics 1


Use tools of the trade- surveyors level, ball pein hammer, wrench, ratchet handles and sockets, hacksaws, steel cutters, chop saw, framing and combination squares, hand grinders, Hilti hammer drills, chisels, compressors.

Weld pressure pipes for gas and air

Trouble shoot piping system and correct faults

Manage time properly so as to meet deadlines

Work with different nature of metals such as aluminum, mild steel, cast iron etc

Assemble oxyacetylene welding equipment correctly and apply the correct amount of gas and oxygen need to carry out a oxyacetylene welding or oxyacetylene cutting operations

Carrying out welding operations such as MIG, TIG, SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, FCAW and SAW

Finish metal surfaces by chipping, grinding and brushing

Weld material of different thicknesses from 1/16 to above

Apply coating such as primer and finishing color to surfaces

When and where to use a particular hand or power tool

Carry out welding in different positions (flat, overhead, horizontal and vertical)

Cooperate and work as a team

Measure accurately to cut and fit correctly

Fabricate work by welding and bolting

Communicate with machine operators by signing

Work with shaft, tunnel, hollow sections, sheet metal, pipe, expanded metal (mesh), flat iron, solid steel bars and other metal form system

Identify and eliminate weld defects

Observe and obey safety signs

Maintain a safe work environment


Frome Technical High School (2007 – present)

Teach Industrial Education to students from grades 7 – 9. Prepare students in grades ten and eleven for CSEC examination in Mechanical Technology and Welding

Farquharson’s Welding Company LTD Black River St. Elizabeth (September 2007- 2014)

Tasks include: Oxyacetylene Welding and Cutting Processes, Lathe operations, Shielded Metal Arc Welding Processes (SMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Process (GTAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding Process (GMAW) and Bench work. Desk and chairs repairs among other maintenance duties. Pressure pipe repairs which includes troubleshooting and correction. Erect piping system for kerosene oil plant.

Barnaby’s “A” Class Welding (January 2007- August 2007)

Tasks include: Oxyacetylene Welding and Cutting Processes, Shielded Metal Arc Welding Processes (SMAW) Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Process (GTAW) and Bench work. Correcting pressure pipes formation and distortion which includes removing bend and defective parts and replacing them. Building metal frames with hollow sections and pipe.

John Williams’ Welding Shop, Cave District, Westmoreland (September 2004- January 2007)

Tasks performed include: Aluminum and Mild Steel MIG Welding Processes, Oxyacetylene Welding and Cutting Processes, Heating and Forming Processes, Shielded Metal Arc Welding Processes (SMAW), TIG Welding Processes and Bench work. Muffler repairs, truck body repairs and stretching, making of burglar bars (grills), GTAW Gas Tungsten Arc Welding process.

Entrepreneurial Enterprise – Provide work for private customers

Task Include: oxyacetylene welding, cutting, heating and bending

SMAW Shielded Metal Arc Welding, building metal frame from hollow sections and pipe metal for bus stops and tents, burglar bars for houses and other commercial buildings, correcting exhaust problems on vehicles and erecting chimney component using pipe on small factories.

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