Structural Steel Checker / Detailer Engineering Technician
Strong knowledge in structural steel connections AISC/AWS and fabrication and erection practices. Proficient problem-solver who envisions business and technical perspectives to develop workable solutions in a safe and efficient manner. Capable of organizing and multiple manufacturing and logistical resources to achieve on-time, on-budget, and on-spec project completions. Built a reputation for uncompromising standards for quality and taking the initiative to get the job done.
•Works well under pressure.
•Accurate and intuitive
•Cad/Cam (NC programming)
•Strong technical detailing skill
•Engineering drafting tech.
•2D/3D drawings (Autocad)
•(Autodesk) Advance Steel
Structural Checker / Detail
Check structural fabrication and erection drawings, ensuring accuracy of information, and employing changes in compliance with client’s fabrication and erection needs as per contract.
Generated and distributed structural steel fabrication drawings and incorporated answers to RFIs by leveraging understanding of engineering and manufacturing techniques.
Generated Setting Plans, Bills of Material, and Shipping Lists of all components according to project specifications.
Consulted and supplied design alterations to connection engineer on difficult connections.
Reviewed information models, engineer prepared drawings and data imports.
Trained department staff on detailing procedures and related duties.
Effectively communicated and worked well with engineering, manufacturing, purchasing and other department teams and personnel.
Kept abreast of trends and current steel fabrication industry standards and made certain that the software in use was up to company specifications.
Manufactured attachments for construction equipment and special orders, made prototype attachments from original drawings, crated jigs, and fixtures for subsequent productions units,
Welded structures from low carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum using Mig and Tig welding techniques.
Major contracts included JCB North America Distributor, Caterpillar, Gail, Track, Case, and Ford.
•Supervision of staff, reading blueprints, assigning employees to work areas, and completing daily reports.
Structural Steel Checker / Detailer NOBLE-X, Amery, WI 2021 - 2022
Structural Steel Checker / Detailer Graef USA, Milwaukee, WI 2020 - 2021
Structural Steel Checker / Detailer McFarlane Mfg., Sauk City, WI 2018 - 2020
Structural Steel Checker / Detailer ERDMAN / BSG, Madison, WI 1999 - 2018
CNC Programmer and Machine Operator MW SHOPS, Union Grove, WI 1994 - 1995
Forman (Prototype Specialist) THE MAJOR EQUIPMENT CO, INC., Forest Hill, MD 1991-1992
Steel Erection Forman TRI-STATE STEEL ERECTORS, INC., Crofton, Maryland 1985 - 1990
Civil Engineering Technology - Gateway Technical College, Kenosha, WI