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MIG/TIG aluminum welder

United States
14 dollars an hour
November 18, 2009

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Zachary Schroeder

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Granger, IN 46530 574-***-****


Technical Skills: Skilled in operating a shop saw, table saw, band saw, built saw, router, sander, nail gun, drill, drill press, planer, and welding equipment (MIG and TIG). I can set up the MIG welder change wire and some maintenance on the welder. I am capable of designing, engineering, and building; pit, battery cart, and practice field. Designed, engineered, and built 50 inch boat out of solid oak (for construction class), installed two motors and wired with remote control. This boat is capable of traveling 100 feet in the Penn pool without sinking (for integrated engineering class at Penn High School, my junior year).

Communication Skills: Able to talk to people of all ages, anticipate customer needs and respond appropriately. Able to tactfully train co-workers in performing technical work.

Work Experience:

Modineer, Niles, Michigan

MIG and TIG aluminum welder– January 14, 2008 – November 13, 2009

• TIG welding 1/16 to 1/4 thickness

• Set up and take down of fixtures

• MIG welding 1/8 to 1/4 thickness

U.S. Army National Guard, Plymouth, Indiana

Mechanic for 2 ½ tons and up-March 11, 2008 - present

• work on all types of vehicles

Bonefish Grill, Mishawaka, Indiana

Busser- June 2007 - September 2007

• stock the silverware

• clean the table off and replace the paper on the top of the table

• stack clean glasses for the bar

• get the bar ice

• take the dirty disheses to the back for the bar

Tri- Tech LLC, Mishawaka, Indiana

Manager in training/ manufacturing technician – July 2007- November 2007

• Set up machines

• Take down machines

• Trained employees for technical work on the job

• Maintenance of machines

• Problem solving

McDonalds, Granger, Indiana

General help August 2005- August 2006

• Took orders and gave correct change

• Cooked, prepared sandwiches, put orders together

• Provided help with dishes and clean up

• Operated cash register


Technical Award Penn High School June 2007


Southwestern Michigan College, Niles Michigan

In Maintenance technology and welding

One semester done

Penn High School, Mishawaka, Indiana

Core 40 graduate June, 2007

IVY Tech College, South Bend Indiana

Built routed wood shelf in 2003



• Teaching welding to 2008, 2009, and 2010 robotics team

• Giving suggestions/ problem solving for robot

• Helping with fund raising


• Participated in Robotics build 2007

• Helped in fund raisers

• Contacted businesses for materials, time and money

• Assisted in designing the web page

• Assisted in designing and building pit, practice field and battery cart

• Helped in building the robot , was main welder on the robot

• Contributed to problem solving

• Participated in the three Robotics competitions


• Mowed lawn for neighbor

• Snow blow neighbors driveways and sidewalks

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