Blacksmith Resume Samples

A Blacksmith is a skilled craftsperson who works with metal to create, repair, and restore items such as tools, furniture, sculptures, and jewelry. Using a variety of tools, and techniques such as hammering, annealing, heat-treating, and welding, the Blacksmith shapes metal pieces into desired forms. The most common duties found on the Blacksmith Resume include – working with metals to craft items such as tools, weapons, and furniture, crafting, repairing, and modifying metal items using a variety of tools including hammers, and anvils; heating, hammering, and bending metals to create products.

Skills for a Blacksmith include knowledge of metallurgy, welding, and metalworking; as well as an understanding of safe working practices, strong knowledge of forging, and a good eye for detail. they must also be creative and have strong problem-solving skills. Education requirements typically include a high school diploma or GED and on-the-job training. In addition to technical skills and education, the ability to read and interpret blueprints, sketches, and drawings is vital for this role.

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Blacksmith Resume

Summary : To obtain a Blacksmith position in which a strong, dedication to the total development of the finished product and a high degree of enthusiasm can be fully utilized.

Skills : Welding, Painting, Fabrication, Grinding, Plumbing, And Maintenance.

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  1. Trained to line up and inspect forgings, to insure that they meet customer qualifications.
  2. Worked on upset and hammer units, these are our productions units.
  3. Produced a wide range of steel forgings for a wide array of customers.
  4. Involved lifting of 50 plus pounds and working in hot conditions.
  5. Became familiar with various instruments to complete job.
  6. Worked in our heat treat departments running the furnaces and shot blast machines as well using our industrial sized grinders.
  7. Performed auxiliary operations to ensure that orders are delivered to customers in the time and manner that is required.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma


Blacksmith Resume

Summary : As Blacksmith, measured the amounts of steel or other metals to be heated. Taken decisions on the amount of heat to be used, the duration of the heating, and other variables in the process based on the measurement.

Skills : MIG, TIG, SMAW, CNC Plasma, Pipe Welding.

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  1. Served apprenticeship under Master Farrier.
  2. Elevated to Journeyman Farrier under Master in 14 months.
  3. Went on to full partner with Master Farrier.
  4. Maintained separate successful client base for eight years.
  5. Operated successfully without injury for over ten years.
  6. Career Notables Consistently recognized by Universal Communications for exemplary performance and exceeding installation metrics.
  7. Selected to host Regional Tech.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma


Blacksmith Resume

Summary : To utilize the tools and blacksmith experience that I have acquired in my career in welding and fabrication to pursue a position in the welding industry.

Skills : Welding, Fabricating, Driving.

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  1. Included maintenance of 10 to 40 yard commercial refuse containers, dump trucks, tractors and trailers.
  2. Used oxygen-acetylene torch to cut out worn and damaged steel plates as well as other sections and parts of containers and trucks, then designed and fabricated replacement parts to be installed in their places.
  3. Fabricated steel fenders and welded them on trucks.
  4. Used port-a-power hydraulic jacks and cum-a-longs in conjunction with oxygen-acetylene torch to repair severely bent containers, container doors, truck beds, and sides.
  5. Replaced worn and damaged cables used to load and unload containers onto roll-off trucks.
  6. Company was also contractor for demolition and removal of commercial boilers.
  7. Commercial boilers would be cut into smaller pieces using torches, and then carried out to truck to later be disposed of.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Blacksmith Resume

Objective : To find a secure full time Blacksmith position were I can use and further my skills. Hammers stock into specified size and shape on blacksmiths anvil or positions stock on anvil of power hammer and depresses pedal to hammer stock with varying force and rapidity.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Welding, Risk Management, Risk Assessment, Peer Counseling, Editing, CAD.

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  1. Expanded experience and skill level in metalworking trade by expanding knowledge in old techniques and tools.
  2. Mastered craft of blacksmithing and demostrated/taught skill to individuals.
  3. Worked with various specialized hand tools, vises and forges.
  4. Learned specialized trade of gunsmithing and hand forging.
  5. Worked with steel, copper and brass.
  6. Fabricated swords and armour and worked decorative metal.
  7. Made the correct horseshoe for each horse using either forge and anvil, welder, grinder, or bandsaw.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Blacksmith Resume

Summary : Skilled blacksmith with 10+ years of experience in the trade. Expert at creating and repairing metal objects using traditional methods. Seeking a position in a custom metal fabrication shop.

Skills : Blacksmithing, Metalworking, Heat Treating, Forge Welding.

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  1. Worked with a variety of metals, including iron, steel and copper; maintained an inventory of necessary materials for each project.
  2. Repaired tools and machinery as needed in order to complete projects on time and within budget constraints.
  3. Ensured that all work was completed safely by following safety procedures and using proper equipment.
  4. Maintained a clean working environment at the shop by sweeping up debris after completing projects.
  5. Operated forge equipment such as hammers, tongs, pokers and bellows to heat metal before shaping it.
  6. Assisted the blacksmith in the forge, helping to heat metal and shaping it as needed.
  7. Learned how to use a variety of blacksmithing tools, including hammers, tongs, and anvils.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      10+ Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      High School Diploma

      Blacksmith Resume

      Objective : As an Blacksmith, works environment is physically demanding, involving the heavy lifting of metal objects and working in noisy conditions. Also have to wear protective clothing such as safety eye wear, ear defenders, aprons, and boots.

      Skills : Forge Machining, Forge Fabrication, Forge Design, Forge Safety.

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      Description :

      1. Operated a manual or CNC press brake to bend and cut metal using hand tools such as hammers, chisels, punches.
      2. Set up dies in the machine to produce parts according to specifications provided by supervisor.
      3. Inspected finished products for defects and corrected any problems found before shipping out of shop.
      4. Maintained equipment in good working order and repaired when necessary following proper safety procedures.
      5. Followed all company policies and procedures regarding health & safety practices at work place and maintained cleanliness of workplace throughout shift.
      6. Observed the blacksmith at work and assisted with tasks as needed, such as holding metal in place or passing tools.
      7. Scraped and grinded metals to remove defects such as dents or scratches.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Junior
          Education
          Education
          High School Diploma

          Blacksmith Resume

          Summary : Blacksmiths work in foundries, forges, or shops, and they may be exposed to fumes, heat, and noise. Works long hours, and their work may be repetitive. However, blacksmiths find their work to be challenging and satisfying.

          Skills : Communication, Leadership, Problem Solving.

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          Description :

          1. Hammered heated metal to shape it, using pneumatic hammers, hand hammers, or power hammers.
          2. Heated and shaping metal to create tools and other products.
          3. Cleaned and preparing raw materials such as iron or steel for use in manufacturing.
          4. Operated a forge to melt metals and shape them into new products.
          5. Welded materials together using an arc welder.
          6. Constructed and installed large metal and wood elements.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          10+ Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          Bachelors of Science

          Blacksmith Resume

          Objective : Blacksmith includes instruction on the use of specialized equipment, such as forges and hammers, and may also include instruction on the use of certain tools, such as chisels and files.

          Skills : Teamwork, Self-Motivation, Time Management.

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          Description :

          1. Inspected work orders to ensure they are accurate and complete.
          2. Repaired damaged equipment with methods such as welding or soldering.
          3. Heated and shaped metal to create tools and other products.
          4. Cleaned and prepared raw materials such as iron or steel for use in manufacturing.
          5. Maintained a well-equipped studio environment for undergraduate students to access.
          6. Handled fabrication of window grills, rendered ornamental iron and the like.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          0-2 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Entry Level
          Education
          Education
          Bachelors of Science

          Blacksmith Resume

          Objective : Blacksmith performed during work shift to maintain daily activity report and records. Also cut, assemble, and weld metal parts, using arc or acetylene welding equipment. May also repair farm machinery and be designated Blacksmith, Farm (agricultural services industry).

          Skills : Open-die forging, Automatic hot forging, Cogging.

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          Description :

          1. Forges, shapes and repairs items made of different metals like hooks, rods, chisels, wrenches, tongs, chains, equipment and machine components in a blacksmiths furnace.
          2. Used a wide range of tools like hand tools, air chisels, trip hammers, drills, brackets and clamps to weld and temper metal articles.
          3. Maintained detailed records of all financial transactions and the type of repair or fabrication of tools or machine parts.
          4. Calculated an approximation of the tensile strength and fracture as well as the strain on a material for any cold repair method.
          5. Coordinated with companies or private clients on specific job requirements.
          6. Operated machinery such as a furnace or forge to melt and shape metals.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Junior
              Education
              Education
              High School Diploma

              Blacksmith Resume

              Summary : Blacksmith operates welding equipment in a safe manner; use welding techniques such as shielded metal arc welding or flux-cored arc welding. Operates or tend furnaces, such as gas, oil, coal, electric-arc or electric induction, open-hearth, or oxygen furnaces, to melt and refine.

              Skills : Being friendly, Cleaning, Basic math, Hammering, positive attitude, Basic crafting.

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              Description :

              1. Swept floors in morning, unlocked doors, got dressed in work attire.
              2. Grabbed cash drawer from boss, used cash register, made little Reindeer shoes.
              3. Cashed out register at end of day, swept floors again at end of day, got redressed in normal clothes, locked up both doors, and dropped of cash box.
              4. Made very many people very happy to work with me and visit my shop.
              5. Forge steel into leaf springs, operation of equipment and power tools, quality checks.
              6. Valuable asset to the small team, acquired $1.50 raise within 2 months of starting.
              7. Used Mathematical calculations, Precise inspection, manual labor, team cooperation.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              7-10 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Senior
              Education
              Education
              High School Diploma