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Pipe fitter/ supervisor

Location:
Phoenix, AZ
Salary:
30.00
Posted:
March 15, 2020

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TRAVIS BALLARD

HONEST, HARDWORKING and DEDICATED

Phoenix, AZ 85013 adcbdm@r.postjobfree.com 218-***-****

Willing to relocate: Anywhere

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

WORK EXPERIENCE

Site Supervisor

Ammonia Refrigeration inc. - South Sioux City, NE September 2017 to Present

•Ensured projects were completed according to approved time, quality and cost estimates.

•Read plans and blueprints and communicated to workers.

•Implemented safety procedures and verified workers wore proper safety attire to limit injuries and prevent accidents.

•Oversaw employee attendance record, handled payroll and ordered new materials for sites.

•Coordinated crew and subcontractor work activities and materials acquisition and maintenance.

•Handled all issues with relative ease by implementing best practices and applying critical thinking skills to find best solutions.

Piping General Foreman

Casey Industrial April2017 November2017

•Followed instructions, both orally and written from superintendent regarding daily job tasks and duties.

•Implemented preventive maintenance practices and upheld equipment guidelines to reduce downtime.

•Reviewed technical documentation to complete equipment maintenance and repair.

•Reviewed blueprints and specifications to identify most effective ways to approach difficult tasks industrial projects.

•Successfully alleviated issues by using troubleshooting method.

•Positively engaged with customers and maintained professional appearance at all times as company representative.

•Followed safety procedures to avoid injuries in field.

•Used problem-solving skills to alleviate issues efficiently with minimal supervision and contacted Superintendent of problems requiring A resolution.

•Maintained and repaired facilities, equipment and tools to ensure operational readiness, safety and cleanliness.

•Reported issues to superintendent so that effective resolutions could be immediately put into place.

Fab Shop Lead Pipefitter/combo Welder

Dilling Group - Logansport, IN

July 2017 to September 2017

Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.

•Analyzed current business plan, identified inefficiencies in existing processes, and tracked performance following implementation of improvements.

•Improved quality processes for increased efficiency and effectiveness.

•Inspected inbound and outbound products for compliance with established industry standards, company policies and procedures.

•Followed quality standards and procedures to minimize errors and maximize customer satisfaction.

•Updated quality control standards, methods and procedures to meet compliance requirements.

•Provided observations, took measurements and performed tests at various stages according to quality control plan.

•Evaluated quality problems and performed observations to identify and resolve issues.

Nccer Master Pipefitter

BECTHEL GROUP - Baytown, TX

April 2017 to July 2017

•Adhered to established policies, procedures and compliance for satisfactory audit rating.

•Offered data-driven recommendations aligned with overall company strategies and prioritized process improvement initiatives.

•Fabricated red line drawings for revised prefab onsite following desired specifications and paying attention to detail, retrieving necessary field measurement

•Assuring that red line spools after fabrication and necessary NDT testing was, taken to the correct area and the correct foreman signed for said spools.

•Doing these things and implementing certain efficiencies saved the project and the client thousands of dollars over the course of just a couple short months.

Combo Pipe Welder

L&M COMPANIES - Fort Dodge, IA July 2016 to November 2016

•Removed excess slag with arc-cutting, grinding and other equipment.

•Welded various types of connections using specialized welding techniques to complete tasks on-time and with high-quality final results.

•Skilled with gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc, shielded metal arc, resistance welding and submerged arc welding.

•Removed and repaired unacceptable welds with air arc and grinder to meet quality guidelines.

•Detected faulty operation of equipment and defective materials and promptly resolved issues.

•Set up and operated hand and power tools, including shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment.

•Observed hydrostatic and dimension tolerance tests to evaluate weld quality and conformance to specifications.

•Inspected welds and checked whether critical measurements met specifications upon completion.

•Bolted, clamped and tack-welded parts to secure components prior to welding.

•Used arc, gas-shielded arc, submerged arc and gas welding equipment to weld safely and efficiently.

Piping Foreman

GREENLEE, CO

September 2015 to July 2016

•Supervised layout, assembly and installation of various sizes and types of drainage pipes.

•Analyzed job cost reports ensuring that productions were within budget.

•Liaised between field engineers and trade workers to ensure construction projects complied with drawings and specifications.

•Reviewed and approved employee time reporting.

•Assembled and secured pipes, tubes, fittings and related equipment according to project specification

•Read and interpreted blueprints and schematics to determine locations, quantities and sizes of materials required.

•Accurately read, understood, and carried out written instructions.

•Maintained positive relationships with all customers.

•Picked orders from inventory locations.

•Used schematic diagrams to plan work.

•Consistently assumed additional responsibilities and worked extended hours to meet project deadlines.

•Followed standards and procedures to maintain safe work environment.

•Maintained documentation for areas such as orders, activities, schedules and employee performance.

•Inspected and testing pipe systems through to verify safety and reliability.

Piping Superintendent

LUNDIN CONSTRUCTION - Hanley Falls, MN February 2013 to June 2015

Reduced process downtime by restructuring ongoing projects, ensuring quality and compliance.

•Implemented systems to improve process efficiency and reduce project duration.

•Led weekly production and operations contractor meetings, facilitating stronger communication and helping to resolve critical issues.

•Monitored subcontractor operations and applied effective time, resource and money management strategies to delivery under-budget project completion.

•Determined project schedule, including sequencing all construction activities for optimal efficiency.

•Monitored supply levels and identified cost-effective materials to reduce project expenses.

•Enforced compliance across project personnel and operations, limiting lost time incidents

•Conducted routine quality audits to verify progression against specifications and initiated corrective actions to remedy concerns.

•Kept sites compliant with OSHA, federal, state and local regulations to prevent unnecessary delays.

•Guided and directed third-party inspectors through project construction, commissioning and closeout.

•Avoided construction delays by efficiently following through with all site inspections.

Pipe Fitter/fabricator / General Foreman / Foreman / Welder

VARIOUS EMPLOYERS June 1988 to February 2013

Typical duties preformed in above mentioned job descriptions

EDUCATION

High school or equivalent

McNeese St. UNIVERSITY - Lake Charles, LA 1989

Some college. Plumbers and steamfitters apprenticeship

ABC School of Welding - Baton Rouge, LA

1988

SKILLS

•NCCER master fabricator. operate various pcs. equipment Safety certifications and certificates. Advanced rigging training

•Level 2 sexual harassment training. human resource.60 hour certificate

•Employee motivation training. First Aid and CPR Osha10, Msha, Tappi safe, • OSHA compliance and. Fluently Reading blueprints, P&ID'S, SCHEMATICS

•OSHA security passport.

•First Aid

•CPR Certification

•CPR Certification

•OSHA 30

•OSHA 30

•On-Site

•On-Site

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES

NCCER master pipefitter

April 2009 to Present



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