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Welding Operator

Superior, WI
September 24, 2020

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Nathan Skoglund

Superior, WI *****


Work Experience

Chief Operator


May 2017 to Present

I ultrasonic test railroad tracks, doing daily maintenance on our truck. Hand test rail for defects.Finding the defects and sizing them accordingly. Knowing the limits on the rail with track authorities. I have been working on the CN since i started in May I have On Track Safety class. Doing roll by's. Iron Worker

Union Ironworker Local 512

November 2005 to December 2017

Ironworkers Local 512 Hermantown Mn.

Connecting iron, decking, stair installation, handrail detailing. Reinforcing rebar. Hook on man. Operating all terrain Lull forklifts aerial boom lifts, scissor platform lift. Heavy manual lifting. Very fine attention to detail. Quick problem solving skills Welding structural iron, plug welding metal deck to the bar joists or beams. Using a oxygen and acetylene cutting torch. Plasma cutter. Cut off gas powered saw.

carman apprentice

Canadian National Railway - Proctor, MN

December 2014 to May 2015


Repair rail cars in the shop out on the rip track. Doing field repairs in the road truck. Roll by inspections on railcars. Inspecting cars for bad order B.O. Paying close attention to detail. Skills Used

Welding cutting very fine detail oriented. Oxygen acetylene torch, oxygen propane torch, air arc, plasma cutter. Overhead crane operating.

Tig Welder

Northstar Aerospace - Duluth, MN

September 2005 to November 2005

Tig welding together seat backs and tow bars. Reading blue prints, using jigs to perform tack and welding on aircraft seatbacks and tow bars.


W.I.T.C. in welding

Superior, WI

2004 to 2005


Northwestern High School - Maple, WI

2000 to 2004


• Welding, Trades math, Welding Symbols, Blue print reading Additional Information

Welding, Cutting, Torching, Structural Reinforcing, Connecting, Decking, and Sheeting metal building and roofs. Reading blueprints and laying out for materials to be erected and installed. Running 4-6 man crews.

The past five years I have been building jails and prisons doing all the detail work. Glass, Locks, Doors, Grab bars, Closures, and Thresholds. Also heavy lifting of cell Bunks, and Tables. Running power tools to complete the install of these jobs. Also have experience in running the (lull) All Terrain Fork truck. I was the Foreman for the last 5 years and also the field safety for WDSI.INC which was a detention specialty company for jail work.

C.I.T.Y. trained. Car Inspection Train Yard familiar with fra rules and guidelines. Changing wheels along with brake shoes, doing air tests on rails cars and equipment. General maintenance on rail cars. Not only am I a foreman I also have new apprentice work along side of me, I teach them how to weld, set up torches, cut, and I teach them the skills that I have learned threw out the years. I get along with others very well I can lead employees and I can also take orders very well. OSHA 10

OSHA 10+





Certified SMAW -a1 1" 3G&4G

C.I.T.Y. Car Inspection Train Yard

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