Sign in


Arlington, Washington, United States
June 14, 2012

Contact this candidate


Randal K. Austad

425-***-**** Cell

360-***-**** Message

Summary of Qualifications

• Over fifteen years working as a Mig and Tig welder in the marine industry

• Quality craftsman and very detail oriented

• Experienced in all aspects of shop maintenance, utilizing square wave and syncrowave welding machines, pitchometer, pitch gauges, pitch blocks, anvils

• Fabricated purge blocks, pitching tables, pitching stands, painting stands and saddles, steel and aluminum welding and work tables

• Brake press operation experience


Electric Mirror Everett. WA

August 2011-May 2012

Tig Welder

• Used Tig and Mig process on 20 to 14 gauge mild steel and stainless sheet metal

• Operated brake press to manufacture sheet metal parts for chassis

• Experienced reading blueprints and production welding

• Utilized CAT computer system to determine proper location for sandblasting on mirrors

• Prepared finished product for crating and shipping

Hering Performance Propellers Marysville, WA

Tig Welder February 2005 - May 2011

• Tig welded ocean going racing propellers

• Straightened and repaired two types of stainless, cast and forged propellers

• Used hammers, anvil, Tig welding machine, hand held pneumatic and electric grinders, pitchometer, edge gauges, hydraulic broach press, operated hydraulic wax extrusion machine to fabricate propeller molds and assembled them to create porcelain casting molds for manufacture of stainless steel propellers

The Prop Shop Mukilteo, WA

Tig Welder February 1985 - February 20 2005

• Repaired large ocean going and pleasure boat propellers

• Tig welded stainless steel, bronze, aluminum and nickel aluminum bronze propellers

Randal K Austad

pg 2

Cascade Machine Arlington WA

Mig Welder January 2001 - December 2006

• Mig welded platforms for air compressors,

• Measurements from blueprints and shop drawings

• Cut steel parts with band saw and oxy-acetylene cutting torch

• Cut lumber with table saw

• Built packing crate and secured air compressor for shipping

Mystique Furniture Arlington, WA

Maintenance & Furniture Manufacturing March 2006 - April 2008

• Maintenance of wood furniture manufacturing equipment

• Routine janitorial duties,

• Hand and rotary sanders, assemble furniture via screw and glue with screw press, applied stain and spay lacquer finishes on wood furniture


AA Welding Technology Columbia Basin College Pasco, WA

• Certification earned E6010-1/8-5/32 Low Carbon Steel Three Position Bend Test

• Attended Everett Community College 2010-2011, recent classes in Metallurgy/Blue Print Reading

Military Service

US Navy Honorable Discharge

• SMAW welding, firefighter, plumber, shipboard maintenance

• Attained rank of E-5

Contact this candidate