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Power Drilling

Lake Charles, LA
March 14, 2020

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Derrick Brown

**** ****** ** *** ****, Lake Charles, LA 70605 - 601-***-**** - Focused on working safely and diligently to complete efficient work . A talented ironworker with a 5-year record in the field and organized approach to checking every part of the system. Offer skills in layouts, fabbing,bolting and parts fabrication. A hardworking and reliable boilermaker focused on going above and beyond to support the team and serve customers. Trained and offering top-notch abilities. Motivated to continue to learn and grow as a boilermaker professional.

A detail-oriented and systematic boilermaker trained in building, inspecting and repairing steam boilers and their associated structures. Skilled at aligning and assembling sections to create durable, well-performing systems. Abilities include testing, cleaning and maintaining all component parts.

Operate and repair equipment Inspect equipment and facilities nccer ironworker twic card

safety council

Boilermaker 04/2015 to 02/2020

McDermott International Inc. - Houston, TX

Inspected currently installed boilers, pressure vessels and vats to identify their defects and weak spots in need of repair.

Bolted or welded together the structures of pressured vessels and their parts. Attached the rigging to cranes and hoists, signaling the operators to safely lift heavy frames and plate sections into place.

Removed and repaired or replaced the defective parts found on different pressure vessels using equipment such as torches, power saws and welding equipment. Read and interpreted blueprints and other technical documentation to understand the dimensions and locations of parts.


Ironworker 02/2010 to 06/2015

McDermott International Inc. - Houston, TX

Reviewed blueprints and specifications to understand each job and plan the correct sequence, minimizing errors and avoiding wasted materials.

• Install beams, pork chops and bolt up and impact

•. Use power tools to cut grating or checker plate and fab to install toe plate ( kick plate)

•. Install handrails, ladders

Driller 03/2005 to 07/2010

Hercules Offshore - Houston, TX

Continuously monitored the team's drilling operations, frequently checking gauges and listening to the equipment to evaluate the current conditions and make proactive adjustments.

Positioned and aligned the drills based on verified positions and drilling orders. Selected and attached drill bits and rods, added more rods and changed out the worn bits to maintain the performance of the on-site machinery. Completed routine maintenance and more advanced upgrade work on the crew's machines and equipment, including replacing parts, building up drill bits and lubricating the high-friction components.

Poured or pumped water into wells to cool the drill bits and help with their safe removal. Derrickhand 08/2000 to 01/2005

Hercules Offshore - Houston, TX

• weight mud using a scale

• work on mud pumps

• Trip pipe in and out the well

• mix chemicals to keep mud weight

High School Diploma: 1998

Franklin county high school - Meadville, Ms

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