Lead Welder Resume Samples

A Lead Welder will take responsibility for leading the welding team and also undertake certain specialized welding tasks. The job description entails welding, cutting, soldering and brazing metal parts using remote-controlled or hand-held equipment. Other relevant duties are listed on the Lead Welder Resume as – filling holes, indentation or seams of metal products; studying blueprints, sketches, and specifications; calculating dimensions to be welded; inspecting materials or structures to be welded; igniting torches and starting power supplies; monitoring the welding process and maintaining equipment and machinery.

The most sought-after skills include the following – knowledge of applicable codes; familiarity with welding techniques; good understanding of non-destructive inspection techniques; skillful in fabricating, joining and repairing a variety of metal objects; and knowledge of heat treatment and thermal spraying. A trade diploma is a minimum education expected on resumes.

Lead Welder Resume example

Lead Welder Resume

Objective : 20 years of welding experience Knowledge of OSHA safety and regulations Highly motivated and able to work in a team environment.

Skills : Management, Organizing.

Description :

    1. Followed company policies and the process stated in the Employee Manual and SOP (Quality System).
    2. Driven continuous investigation and communication for improvement in safety, quality and productivity in the manufacturing process.
    3. Welded any parts assigned by Management using the recommended process per specifications of the Engineering Department.
    4. Collected material for job assignments per BOM and/or prints from inventory.
    5. Pulled tags for inventory, materials, parts and supplies for reordering in a timely manner.
    6. Kept area and equipment clean and safe for proper functionality per OSHA requirements and preventive machine maintenance schedules.
    7. Worked with Management on prototypes and jigs.
    8. Reported nonconforming parts or process to Department Manager for corrective action by Quality Board.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma


Sr. Lead Welder Resume

Summary : Lead Welder with 15 years of experience in a range of administrative and office operations, including coordinating schedules, preparing correspondence, generating reports, responding to inquiries, and handling telephone calls, making sales goals, daily cash balancing and deposits into bank.

Skills : Truck driver, forklift driver, welder.

Description :

    1. Welded and tack welded metal parts together, using spot welding gun and hand, electric, and gas welding equipment.
    2. Connected hoses from torch to tanks of oxygen and fuel gas, and turned valves to release mixture.
    3. Ignited torch and regulated flow of gas and air to obtain desired temperature, size, and color of flame.
    4. Preheats workpieces preparatory to welding and bending, using torch.
    5. Filled cavities and corrected malformation in lead parts and hammered out bulges and bent in metal workpieces.
    6. Examined workpiece for defects and measured workpiece with straightedge and template to ensure conformance with specifications.
    7. Dismantled metal assemblies and cut scrap metal, using thermal-cutting equipment such as flame-cutting torch and plasma-arc equipment.
    8. Positioned and secured workpiece, using hoist, crane, wire and banding machine, and hand tools.
    9. Selected, positioned, and secured torch, cutting tips, and welding rod, according to type, thickness, area, and desired temperature of metal.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Vocational


Jr. Lead Welder Resume

Objective : Positioning, aligning, fitting, and welding parts to form complete assemblies and sub-assemblies and quality checking all work completed by fabrication staff.

Skills : Management, Welding.

Description :

    1. Responsible for all aspects of welding within the company.
    2. Works closely with the engineers in the development and finalizing of all welding projects from start to finish.
    3. Tests new hires for welding ability based on company standards as well as training and supervision of new staff.
    4. Ability to work independently and interpret and apply specifications and reference materials, such as project plans, process studies, blueprints, modification instructions, etc.
    5. Plans work operations to be accomplished, sequences of operations to be followed, materials to be used, etc.
    6. Ability to use a variety of acetylene and electric arc welding equipment's and possess a high degree of skill and techniques in welding, brazing and cutting of ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certificate

Lead Welder I Resume

Objective : Proficiency in MIG, flux, TIG and stick welding, drill press, crane operation and metal fabrication. TIG and MIG welding specialist proficient in using torch, stick weld and forklifts. Very capable of reading and interpreting blueprints, drawings and diagrams with extensive knowledge of structural, mild and stainless steel and aluminum.

Skills : Quality Control, Fitter/welder.

Description :

    1. Laid out, fitted and fabricated metal components.
    2. Assisted with managing, supervising, and organizing welders, machinists, grinders, and press brake personnel and their work.
    3. Combined welding techniques, knowledge of metallurgy and engineering requirements to produce quality work.
    4. Inspected grooves, angles and gap allowances with micrometer, caliper and precision measuring instruments.
    5. Heated, formed and dressed metal parts with hand tools, torch and arc welding equipment.
    6. Precision cutting with power saws, hand shears, and pneumatic cutting wheels.
    7. Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments together.
    8. Monitored the fitting, burning and welding processes to avoid overheating parts, warping, shrinking, distortion and expansion of materials.
    9. Laid out, positioned, aligned and secured parts and assemblies with straightedges and combination square sand calipers.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certificate

Lead Welder II Resume

Headline : To obtain a responsible position as a welder where can utilize skills, knowledge, and experience for growth. To become a leader in today's fabrication and welding industry. An asset in the welding industry as hold to ASME and AWS welding standards.

Skills : Waterproofing, Welding, Heavy Equipment Operator.

Description :

    1. Operated and maintained 3 Welding rigs.
    2. Maintained Lincoln 250 diesel welding generators.
    3. Wrote and Engineered daily fabrication work orders.
    4. Took inventory of steel and welding supplies.
    5. Handled Service calls out of the south eastern Ohio district for Halliburton.
    6. Wrote and Filled all hot work permits, Confined space permits, and work orders.
    7. Supervised a crew of 3.
    8. Designed and built several different pieces of equipment for the Halliburton Frac division.
    9. Maintained Halliburton's Frac equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Lead Welder II Resume

Headline : Own welding business in addition to working for product based companies. Currently lead welder at P & A Supply in Victoria, Texas. Duties include designing, cutting, fitting and welding custom production equipment to fill our customer's needs.

Skills : Forklift Operator, Blueprint Reader, Production Shipping Welder.

Description :

    1. Laid out, fitted and fabricated metal components.
    2. Combined welding techniques, knowledge of metallurgy and engineering requirements to produce quality work.
    3. Combined welding techniques, knowledge of metallurgy and engineering requirements to produce quality work.
    4. Heated, formed and dressed metal parts with hand tools, torch and arc welding equipment.
    5. Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments together.
    6. Responded to service calls quickly and professionally.
    7. Followed all safety guidelines, including proper machine guarding and lockout and tagout procedures.
    8. Adjusted the weld machines to the correct settings prior to weld applications.
    9. Inspected chains, hammers and other tools for damage or wear to prevent injuries and accidents.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Lead Welder III Resume

Summary : Welder professional bringing valuable experience from large corporate construction sites, as well as residential home repair projects. Dynamic welding and forklift operation specialist who has successfully fabricated precision custom and executed technical welding of large scale metal sign manufacturing. Certified Welder accomplished in offline assembly production, material handling, and machine operation.

Skills : Forklift Operator, Overhead Crane., Blueprint Reading.

Description :

    1. Chipped off excess weld, slag, and spatter using hand tools.
    2. Removed rough spots from work pieces with portable grinders, hand files and scrapers.
    3. Clamped, held, tack-welded, heat-bent, ground and bolted component parts to achieve required configurations and positions.
    4. Detected faulty operation of equipment and defective materials and promptly resolved issues.
    5. Skilled with gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc, and shielded metal arc Operated hoists, cranes and power tools to dismantle equipment to find and remove defective parts.
    6. Fabricated shop parts directly from blueprints.
    7. Bolted, clamped and tack-welded parts to secure components prior to welding.
    8. Salvaged and rebuilt parts whenever possible.
    9. Interpreted verbal and written instructions from work orders and welding blue prints.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Asst. Lead Welder Resume

Objective : Responsible, punctual, self-starter welder skilled in MIG and SMAW using combined welding techniques and knowledge of metallurgy to produce quality work in an efficient and timely manner. Experience in structural welding and maintenance, custom fabrication, aluminum welding, and equipment repair.

Skills : Heavy Equipment Operator, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Repaired and maintained rail cars (covered hoppers, open-top gondolas, and various other cars).
    2. Daily reviewed of job orders to prioritize and comprehend assigned welding work.
    3. Responsible for Layout and position of parts and supplies in accordance to job requirements.
    4. Performed structural repairs to close gaps, cracks and provide reinforcement along with repair and replacement of gates and locks.
    5. Repaired existing pieces by dismantling, reshaping, straightening and reassembling parts.
    6. Fabricated parts as needed.
    7. Assisted with quality control support when needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Associate Lead Welder Resume

Headline : Twenty years' experience in the welding industry. Have a forklift certification from a former employer experienced in installing insulation to commercial and residential buildings.

Skills : Forklift, Repairing.

Description :

  • Constructs and erects signs to provide public information and safety.
  • Operates and utilizes assorted hand tools to perform daily duties.
  • Performs logging operations including chain saw operation for cutting down dead trees to manageable size for removal.
  • Cuts firewood as needed for inns, cabins, villas, recreation lodges, campgrounds and park residences.
  • Vacuums and shampoos carpets to maintain park appearance and cleanliness.
  • Operates and utilizes a variety of heavy equipment such as back hoes, large tractors, bob cats, specialty attachments, and stump grinders.
  • Utilizes back hoes and dump trucks to move heavy loads of mulch and top soil for large landscaping jobs.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
AWS

Lead Welder/Supervisor Resume

Objective : Lead Welder is responsible for semi-skilled and skilled maintenance work of considerable difficulty which includes leading others in work, and performs related work as required.

Skills : Management, Organizing.

Description :

  • Responsible to lead the department or fill in as needed.
  • Performs all levels of weld activity in the department.
  • Shares the Team Leader responsibility to train and improve personnel in the department.
  • Helps individual welders to learn to setup and inspect their jobs, spot check quality,
  • Creates fixtures or welding aides as needed, weld advanced fabrications, weld jobs as needed.
  • Pays varies on experience. Should have experience using MIG and TIG welders primarily.
  • Familiars with safety, operation, and daily maintenance of the equipment. Able to lift 50 lbs and willing to work overtime as needed.
  • Uses inspection equipment and perform part inspection during production.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma

Lead Welder Resume

Summary : Responsible for various types of weld preparation, welding and weld finishing operations to manufacture product to customer drawings, specifications, or other forms of instruction.

Skills : Management, Organizing.

Description :

  • Works knowledge of fixturing and weld set up parameters (amps, volts, etc.)
  • Processes inspection, certification, and documentation
  • Welds equipment maintenance
  • Finishes grinding applications using manual and power tools
  • Follows instruction and direction from lead/supervisor the first time without needing consistent follow-up
  • Completes work in a timely and efficient manner according to safety procedures
  • Maintains a clean job site: picks up all tools and equipment and secure job site each day in order to eliminate potential hazards
  • Leads by example, assisting newer employees in completing tasks
  • Adequately and immediately follow direction from a competent climber at all times
  • Utilizes basic hand tools, has a sound knowledge of ground work, and has the physical and mental ability required to be an authorized climber
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Lead Welder/ Resume

Objective : Seeking a welding position in which I can apply my experience.

Skills : PROFESSIONAL WELD CERTIFICATES Kellogg Community College,.

Description :

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    3. ; may contact supervisor.
    4. Am responsible for all aspects of welding within the company.
    5. Work closely with the engineers in the development and finalizing of all welding projects from start to finish.
    6. Also test new hires for welding ability based on company standards as well as training and supervision of new staff.
    7. Ability to work independently and interpret and apply specifications and reference materials, such as project plans, process studies, blueprints, modification instructions, etc.
    8. Able to plan work operations to be accomplished, sequences of operations to be followed, materials to be used, etc.
    9. Ability to use a variety of acetylene and electric arc welding equipment's and possess a high degree of skill and techniques in welding, brazing and cutting of ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Certificate In Industrial Welding Technology

Lead Welder Resume

Objective : Proficiency in MIG, flux, TIG and stick welding, drill press, crane operation and metal fabrication. TIG and MIG welding specialist proficient in using torch, stick weld and forklifts. Very capable of reading and interpreting blueprints, drawings and diagrams with extensive knowledge of structural, mild and stainless steel and aluminum.

Skills : Quality Control, Fitter/welder.

Description :

    1. Laid out, fitted and fabricated metal components.
    2. Assisted with managing, supervising, and organizing welders, machinists, grinders, and press brake personnel and their work.
    3. Combined welding techniques, knowledge of metallurgy and engineering requirements to produce quality work.
    4. Inspected grooves, angles and gap allowances with micrometer, caliper and precision measuring instruments.
    5. Heated, formed and dressed metal parts with hand tools, torch and arc welding equipment.
    6. Precision cutting with power saws, hand shears, and pneumatic cutting wheels.
    7. Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments together.
    8. Monitored the fitting, burning and welding processes to avoid overheating parts, warping, shrinking, distortion and expansion of materials.
    9. Laid out, positioned, aligned and secured parts and assemblies with straightedges and combination square sand calipers.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certificate In Combination Welding

Lead Welder Resume

Objective : To obtain a responsible position as a welder where I can utilize my skills, knowledge and experience for growth. To become a leader in today's fabrication and welding industry. I am an asset in the welding industry as i hold myself to ASME and AWS welding standards.

Skills : Waterproofing, Welding, Heavy Equipment Operator.

Description :

    1. Foreman Position - Operated and maintained 3 Welding rigs.
    2. Maintained Lincoln 250 diesel welding generators.
    3. Wrote and Engineered daily fabrication work orders.
    4. Took inventory of steel and welding supplies.
    5. Handled Service calls out of southern eastern Ohio district for Halliburton.
    6. Wrote and Filled all hot work permits, Confined space permits, and work orders.
    7. Supervised a Crew of 3.
    8. Designed and built several different pieces of equipment for Halliburton Frac division.
    9. Maintained Halliburton's Frac equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education

Lead Welder Resume

Summary : I have worked in the oil and gas industry for 33 years. The majority of this time I owned my own welding business in addition to working for production based companies. I am currently lead welder at P & A Supply in Victoria, Texas. My duties include designing, cutting, fitting and welding custom production equipment to fill our customer's needs. I am relocating to the Granbury area Feb. 29, 2016.

Skills : Forklift Operator Blueprint Reader Production Shipping Welder Fabricator Machine Operator T-shirt Printer, Welder.

Description :

    1. 77901 (361) [] Laid out, fitted and fabricated metal components.
    2. Combined welding techniques, knowledge of metallurgy and engineering requirements to produce quality work.
    3. Combined welding techniques, knowledge of metallurgy and engineering requirements to produce quality work.
    4. Heated, formed and dressed metal parts with hand tools, torch and arc welding equipment.
    5. Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments together.
    6. Responded to service calls quickly and professionally.
    7. Followed all safety guidelines, including proper machine guarding and lockout and tagout procedures.
    8. Adjusted the weld machines to the correct settings prior to weld applications.
    9. Inspected chains, hammers and other tools for damage or wear to prevent injuries and accidents.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Vocational In Accomplishments And Education

Lead Welder Resume

Objective : Construction professional bringing valuable experience from large corporate construction sites, as well as residential home repair projects. Dynamic welding and forklift operation specialist who has successfully fabricated precision custom and executed technical welding of large scale metal sign manufacturing. Certified Welder accomplished in offline assembly production, material handling and machine operation.I have been fortunate enough to pursue my knowledge in Structural Welding Techniques.

Skills : Mig, Tig And Stick Welding. All Positions. Mild Steel, Aluminum, Stainless Steel., Forklift Operator, Overhead Crane., Blueprint Reading.

Description :

    1. Chipped off excess weld, slag, and spatter using hand tools.
    2. Removed rough spots from work pieces with portable grinders, hand files and scrapers.
    3. Clamped, held, tack-welded, heat-bent, ground and bolted component parts to achieve required configurations and positions.
    4. Detected faulty operation of equipment and defective materials and promptly resolved issues.
    5. Skilled with gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc, and shielded metal arc Operated hoists, cranes and power tools to dismantle equipment to find and remove defective parts.
    6. Fabricated shop parts directly from blueprints.
    7. Bolted, clamped and tack-welded parts to secure components prior to welding.
    8. Salvaged and rebuilt parts whenever possible.
    9. Interpreted verbal and written instructions from work orders and welding blue prints.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma In Letters

Lead Welder Resume

Objective : Responsible, punctual, self-starter welder skilled in MIG and SMAW using combined welding techniques and knowledge of metallurgy to produce quality work in an efficient and timely manner. Experience in structural welding and maintenance, custom fabrication, aluminum welding, and equipment repair.

Skills : Heavy Equipment Operator, Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, And Access.

Description :

    1. Repair and maintain rail cars (covered hoppers, open-top gondolas, and various other cars).
    2. Daily review of job orders to prioritize and comprehend assigned welding work.
    3. Welding work.
    4. Layout and position of parts and supplies in accordance to job requirements.
    5. Structural Work.
    6. Perform structural repairs to close gaps, cracks and provide reinforcement along with repair and replacement of gates and locks.
    7. Repair existing pieces by dismantling, reshaping, straightening and reassembling parts.
    8. Fabricate parts as needed.
    9. Assist with quality control support when needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Lead Welder Resume

Objective : I have just relocated to the Mobile area and seeking immediate employment with a successful company. I have about twenty years' experience in the welding industry. I have a forklift certification from my former employer I am experienced in installing insulation to commercial and residential buildings.

Skills : Level II AWS Adavanced Welding Certificate- SMAW-6G, 5G ROOT BEND/FACE BEND 2ea.SMAW-1G, 2G, 3G, 4G, W/BACK.

Description :

    1. Coordinated with supervisor, project manager, welders, helpers, and other staff.
    2. In order to build 32", 46", 82", pressure vessels & gas separators in accordance with asme code.
    3. In a timely manner that satisfies customer.
    4. but not limited to overseeing all welding projects such as pipe spools 2", 4", 6" all 100% X-ray, all vessel internals, firetubes etc.
    5. Q.C and inspect welding projects ( undercut, internal undercut, lack of fusion etc.) whenever necessary.
    6. Enforce all safety policies as well as shop rules.
    7. Weld according to asme, b.31 code, with different processes such as gmaw root, fcaw all the way out or 5p+ root, 7018 all the way out.
    8. On occasion gtaw whenever necessary.
    9. Other duties sub-arc round.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
AWS Welding Certificate In Welding Tech.

Lead Welder Resume

Objective : Speak both English and Spanish. I also have more than 20 years of welding experience Knowledge of OSHA safety and regulations Highly motivated and able to work in a team environment.

Skills : Current Bureau Of Security And Investigation Services Guard Card Through 5/31/2018.

Description :

    1. Followed company policies and process stated in the Employee Manual and SOP (Quality System).
    2. Drive continuous investigation and communication for improvement in safety, quality and productivity in the manufacturing process.
    3. Welded any parts assigned by Management using recommended process per specifications of the Engineering Department.
    4. Collected material for job assignments per BOM and/or prints from inventory.
    5. Pulled tags for inventory, materials, parts and supplies for reordering in a timely manner.
    6. Kept area and equipment clean and safe for proper functionality per OSHA requirements and preventive machine maintenance schedules.
    7. Abide by the recommended personal protective equipment (PP/E) Prepared parts for paint by removing any particulates, non-conforming welds and/or spatter by recommended process.
    8. Worked with Management on prototypes and jigs.
    9. Reported nonconforming parts or process to Department Manager for corrective action by Quality Board.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma

Lead Welder Resume

Summary : Office/Warehouse manager with 15 years of experience in a range of administrative and office operations, including coordinating schedules, preparing correspondence, generating reports, responding to inquiries, and handling telephone calls, making sales goals, daily cash balancing and deposits into bank.

Skills : truck driver. forklift driver.welder.assembler.good with an abundant of tools.

Description :

    1. Welded and tack welded metal parts together, using spot welding gun and hand, electric, and gas welding equipment.
    2. Connected hoses from torch to tanks of oxygen and fuel gas, and turned valves to release mixture.
    3. Ignited torch and regulated flow of gas and air to obtain desired temperature, size, and color of flame.
    4. Preheats workpieces preparatory to welding and bending, using torch.
    5. Filled cavities and corrected malformation in lead parts and hammered out bulges and bent in metal workpieces.
    6. Examined workpiece for defects and measured workpiece with straightedge and template to ensure conformance with specifications.
    7. Dismantled metal assemblies and cut scrap metal, using thermal-cutting equipment such as flame-cutting torch and plasma-arc equipment.
    8. Positioned and secured workpiece, using hoist, crane, wire and banding machine, and hand tools.
    9. Selected, positioned, and secured torch, cutting tips, and welding rod, according to type, thickness, area, and desired temperature of metal.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Vocational