Sample resume for a welder supervisor

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Sample resume for a welder supervisor

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Jobs for welders are projected to grow by 3% (or 14,500 jobs) from 2018 through 2028, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In fact, according to one study, skilled trades top the list of in-demand jobs. You'll find the highest level of employment for this job in the following states: TexasCaliforniaOhioPennsylvania, and Wisconsin; and in the following metropolitan areas: HoustonDallasLos AngelesNew York City, and Chicago

As a welder, you can expect to earn a median wage of $41,380, or $19.80 per hour, according to the BLS.

Additionally, you can search for welder jobs and similar jobs like toolmaker jobs on Monster.

Welder sample resume

John Smith
1202 West 23rd Street  ·  Baltimore, Maryland 21218  ·  410-555-2002  ·  cell 410-555-2008

Welder Supervisor

Talented and precision-focused with more than 10 years’ experience in welding, tool and machine fabrication, inspection, and supervision. Excel at improving productivity and maintaining exceptional safety standards. Success conducting thorough inspections and ensuring adherence to superior quality controls. Outstanding design, blueprint reading, and mathematical abilities. Continually follow advances in welding industry to maximize efficiency.

Areas of Expertise
  • Structural & Steel Welding Capability
  • Rotational Capacity Testing
  • AASHTO/FHWA Specifications
  • Team Training & Competence Building
  • Team Collaboration Expertise
  • Qualification Testing
  • Quarterly Machine Calibration
  • Bolt Pretension Testing

Career Experience

Ramo & Sons, Baltimore, Maryland, 6/2014 – Present

Welding Supervisor

Oversee and coordinate efforts of eight welders engaged in fabrication of heavy metal products and mechanical tools and machinery. Participate in design of customized tools and interpret blueprints to effectively instruct welders in advanced fabrication techniques. Perform welding of critical and high-value components. Inspect all fabricated materials after assembly for adherence to blueprint specifications and quality standards. Contribute to staff management to include hiring, shift scheduling, training, and team building.

Key Contributions:

  • Boosted productivity and reduced shop downtime by continually researching and implementing the latest tools, equipment, and techniques.
  • Reduced turnaround times and saved $2,000/month through steadfast development of standardized procedures.
  • Substantially improved existing procedures and enhanced the QA process while establishing open lines of communication with management.

Reddick Welding, Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 3/2012 – 6/2014

Welding Inspector

Inspected welded steel parts for large-scale tool and machine organization, performing visual (VT) and liquid penetrant (PT) inspections to assess quality of fabrications; ensured compliance with customer specifications and internal QA guidelines. Checked parts against blueprints and inspection reports to determine accuracy. Discussed modifications with welders and addressed schedule variances with shipping department. Repaired and welded machine parts and plant equipment; performed sheet metal fabrications.

Key Contributions:

  • Developed specialized tracking method to monitor and improve welding department accuracy and productivity.
  • Identified and corrected quality issue with major welding project, preventing potentially thousands of dollars in future repair and damage costs.

D-West Mechanical, Baltimore, Maryland, 9/2007 – 2/2012

Welder / Toolmaker

Applied expertise with MIG / TIG / Stick / MAG and Fluxcore welding to assemble fabricated metal products. Operated plasma cutter and acetylene torches. Fabricated tools in accordance with blueprints; installed, dismantled, and moved machinery / heavy equipment according to written plans and drawings. Set up, assembled, and tack welded parts. Provided maintenance and repair of welding equipment. Maintained welding station to include changing wire reels, feeders, guns, tips, cups and sleeves.

Key Contributions:

  • Proactively assisted team members, interacting positively to ensure timely, quality completion of critical projects within deadline.
  • Assumed shop supervisor responsibilities in absence of manager.

Education and Credentials

Basic and Advanced Stick Welding ~ MIG Welding ~ TIG Welding

Delta School of Trades – Baltimore, Maryland

American Welding Society (AWS) Certification

CWI – Certification of Welding Inspectors

CWS – Certification of Welding Supervisors

Professional Affiliations

Member – American Welding Society