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 : Responsible for maintaining clean and safe working areas. (This applies not just to the welder's primary area, but to any other area in which he may be working.)

Skills : Management Skills, Organizing. SKills.

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. Reported nonconforming parts or process to Department Manager for corrective action by Quality Board.
    5. Created a team environment by actively and effectively communicating with all team members, fostering ownership and accountability within the area of responsibility and throughout the facility while visibly demonstrating the core values of Wastequip.
    6. Promoted, monitored, and assured the safety of all team members by ensuring all safety policies/procedures are followed within the area of responsibility and throughout the facility.
    7. Mentored, trained and motivated team members on each job function ensuring individual and group productivity.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            0-2 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Entry Level
            Education
            Education
            Diploma


            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. Inspected chains, hammers and other tools for damage or wear to prevent injuries and accidents.
              2. Used inspection equipment and perform part inspection during production.
              3. Adequately and immediately followed direction from a competent climber at all times.
              4. Utilized basic hand tools, has a sound knowledge of ground work, and has the physical and mental ability required to be an authorized climber.
              5. Continually fostered and supported a continuous improvement environment. Immediately respond to problems within area of responsibility and take a lead role in problem solving activities to reduce or eliminate reoccurrence.
              6. Assured key performance indexes such as safety, quality and efficiency are achieved within the area of responsibility.
              7. Un-packed tools, materials and equipment and re-stock into warehouse.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            10+ Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Senior
            Education
            Education
            Vocational


            Lead Welder Resume

            Objective : Responsible for Obtaining the correct consumables and tools from Tool Room Attendant. Maintains all tools and consumables to extend their working life,Giving project manager or job lead feedback as to conditions or issues that will have an impact on the job.

            Skills : Management, Welding.

            Description :

              1. Worked closely with the engineers in the development and finalizing of all welding projects from start to finish.
              2. Tested new hires for welding ability based on company standards as well as training and supervision of new staff.
              3. Ability to work independently and interpret and apply specifications and reference materials, such as project plans, process studies, blueprints, modification instructions, etc.
              4. Planned work operations to be accomplished, sequences of operations to be followed, materials to be used, etc.
              5. 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.
              6. Designed and built several different pieces of equipment for the Halliburton Frac division.
              7. Maintained Halliburton's Frac equipment.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            2-5 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Junior
            Education
            Education
            Certificate

            Lead Welder Resume

            Headline : To obtain a responsible Lead Welder 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.
            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. Heated, formed and dressed metal parts with hand tools, torch and arc welding equipment.
              4. Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments together.
              5. Responded to service calls quickly and professionally.
              6. Followed all safety guidelines, including proper machine guarding and lockout and tagout procedures.
              7. Adjusted the weld machines to the correct settings prior to weld applications.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            5-7 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Executive
            Education
            Education
            Bachelor's

            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, COmmunication.

            Description :

              1. Constructed and erected signs to provide public information and safety.
              2. Operated and utilized assorted hand tools to perform daily duties.
              3. Performed logging operations including chain saw operation for cutting down dead trees to manageable size for removal.
              4. Cut firewood as needed for inns, cabins, villas, recreation lodges, campgrounds and park residences.
              5. Vacuumed and shampooed carpets to maintain park appearance and cleanliness.
              6. Operated and utilized a variety of heavy equipment such as back hoes, large tractors, bob cats, specialty attachments, and stump grinders.
              7. Utilized 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 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 :

              1. Responsible to lead the department or fill in as needed.
              2. Performed all levels of weld activity in the department.
              3. Shared the Team Leader responsibility to train and improve personnel in the department.
              4. Helped individual welders to learn to setup and inspect their jobs, spot check quality,
              5. Created fixtures or welding aides as needed, weld advanced fabrications, weld jobs as needed.
              6. Paid varies on experience. Should have experience using MIG and TIG welders primarily.
              7. Familiared with safety, operation, and daily maintenance of the equipment. Able to lift 50 lbs and willing to work overtime as needed.
            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, COmmunication.

            Description :

              1. Worked knowledge of fixturing and weld set up parameters (amps, volts, etc.).
              2. Processed inspection, certification, and documentation.
              3. Finished grinding applications using manual and power tools.
              4. Followed instruction and direction from lead/supervisor the first time without needing consistent follow-up.
              5. Completed work in a timely and efficient manner according to safety procedures.
              6. Maintained a clean job site: picks up all tools and equipment and secure job site each day in order to eliminate potential hazards.
              7. Led by example, assisting newer employees in completing tasks.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            10+ Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Senior
            Education
            Education
            Bachelor's

            Lead Welder Resume

            Objective : Hardworking, organized, Lead Welder professional with a proven background delivering sensible business technology solutions on time and under budget while working as a team member or team leader. 

            Skills : Planning Skills, Communication SKills, Multitasking.

            Description :

              1. Responsible for all aspects of welding within the company.
              2. Able to plan work operations to be accomplished, sequences of operations to be followed, materials to be used, etc.
              3. Maintained and promoted safe work environment.
              4. Mobilized prepare/pack tools, materials and equipment for transportation from warehouse.
              5. Set-up jobsite for work/Clean-up jobsite after job complete.
              6. Operated and oversaw the operation of hand tools, power tools and equipment to implement work plan.
              7. De-mobilized clean-up jobsite. Gather tools, materials and equipment and pack for transportation.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      0-2 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Entry Level
                      Education
                      Education
                      Certificate In Industrial Welding Technology

                      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. Removed rough spots from work pieces with portable grinders, hand files and scrapers.
                        2. Detected faulty operation of equipment and defective materials and promptly resolved issues.
                        3. 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.
                        4. Fabricated shop parts directly from blueprints.
                        5. Bolted, clamped and tack-welded parts to secure components prior to welding.
                        6. Salvaged and rebuilt parts whenever possible.
                        7. 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 : 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. Enforced all safety policies as well as shop rules.
                        3. Kept area and equipment clean and safe for proper functionality per OSHA requirements and preventive machine maintenance schedules.
                        4. Periodically reviewed his welding to ensure that adequate weld size and penetration is maintained.
                        5. Discussed any problems found with a lead person, project manager or QC department.
                        6. Performed correct setup and operation of all machinery to which he is assigned.
                        7. Performed any other assigned duties including, but not limited to, the following: grinding, fit-up, drilling, shearing, or assisting others.
                                    Years of Experience
                                    Experience
                                    0-2 Years
                                    Experience Level
                                    Level
                                    Entry Level
                                    Education
                                    Education
                                    AWS Welding Certificate In Welding Tech.

                                    Lead Welder Resume

                                    Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Lead Welder professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

                                    Skills : MS Office, Planning Skills, Welding SKills.

                                    Description :

                                      1. Followed company policies and process stated in the Employee Manual and SOP (Quality System).
                                      2. Drived 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. Abided 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.
                                      7. Worked with Management on prototypes and jigs.
                                    Years of Experience
                                    Experience
                                    0-2 Years
                                    Experience Level
                                    Level
                                    Entry Level
                                    Education
                                    Education
                                    Diploma

                                    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 the bank.

                                    Skills : Forklift, Multitasking, Communication SKills.

                                    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.
                                    Years of Experience
                                    Experience
                                    10+ Years
                                    Experience Level
                                    Level
                                    Senior
                                    Education
                                    Education
                                    Vocational

                                    Lead Welder Resume

                                    Summary : Responsible for Using spot welding gun or hand, electric, or gas welding equipment to weld or tack-weld pieces together, and also Uniting pipes from torch to tanks of oxygen and fuel gas and turns valves to release the mixture.

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

                                    Description :

                                      1. Examined workpieces for defects and measure workpieces with straightedges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications.
                                      2. Recognized, set up, and operated hand and power tools common to the welding trade, such as shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment.
                                      3. Repaired manufactured products by dismantling, straitening, reshaping, and reassembling parts.
                                      4. Finished the welding.
                                      5. Added accessories, including tailgate, ladder, pneumatic latches.
                                      6. Positioned and secured workpiece, using hoist, crane, wire and banding machine, and hand tools.
                                      7. 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 In Accomplishments And Education

                                    Lead Welder Resume

                                    Summary : Responsible for Using thermal-cutting equipment such as a flame-cutting torch or plasma-arc equipment to dismount metal assemblies or cut scrap metal, and also Using hoist, crane, wire and banding machine, or hand tools to place and protect work pieces.

                                    Skills : Monitoring SKills, Communication SKills, Multitasking.

                                    Description :

                                      1. Operated safety equipment and use safe work habits.
                                      2. Welded components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
                                      3. Ignited torches or start power supplies and strike arcs by touching electrodes to metals being welded, completing electrical circuits.
                                      4. Clamped, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolt component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding.
                                      5. Detected faulty operation of equipment or defective materials and notify supervisors.
                                      6. Operated manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments, using processes such as gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc, and shielded metal arc.
                                      7. Monitored the fitting, burning, and welding processes to avoid overheating of parts or warping, shrinking, distortion, or expansion of material.
                                    Years of Experience
                                    Experience
                                    7-10 Years
                                    Experience Level
                                    Level
                                    Management
                                    Education
                                    Education
                                    Medical Program

                                    Lead Welder Resume

                                    Objective : Lead Welder with 3 years of experience in all phases of welding, working with a variety of materials, in industrial and commercial environments. An enthusiastic welder who successfully applies vast knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures. Focused Tig Welder with extensive experience welding client-specific parts. Experience welding steel, stainless steel, bronze alloys, and aluminum.

                                    Skills : Heavy Equipment Operator/Mechanic, Forklift Operator, Hazmat / Hazwoper 40 Hour Training, Electrical Services.

                                    Description :

                                      1. Clamped, held, tack-welded, heat-bent, ground and bolted component parts to achieve required configurations and positions.
                                      2. Removed rough spots from work pieces with portable grinders, hand files, and scrapers.
                                      3. Set up and operated hand power tools, including shielded metal arc and gas metal arc, resistance welding and submerged arc welding.
                                      4. Welded in flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions.
                                      5. Maintained correct length of arc and speed of movement to form specific depth of fusion and bead.
                                      6. Examined the structure and texture of parts to detect imperfections.
                                      7. Chipped off excess weld, slag, and spatter using hand tools.
                                    Years of Experience
                                    Experience
                                    0-2 Years
                                    Experience Level
                                    Level
                                    Entry Level
                                    Education
                                    Education
                                    General In Top

                                    Lead Welder Resume

                                    Objective : Two major welding jobs and they were very different. At All Steel Construction, I was primarily a welder, but at Hilbilt, I had more responsibility. I was a lead welder and fitter. I read blueprints gave instructions to a crew.

                                    Skills : Robotics Programing-Motoman, Kawasaki, PLC's, Fluid Power, Motor Controls.

                                    Description :

                                      1. Led man on the dump build line.
                                      2. Read blueprints to determine course of action.
                                      3. Gathered parts on basis of blueprint.
                                      4. Instructed team-members in how to build dump bed & trailers.
                                      5. Cut parts using plasma cutter & cutting torch.
                                      6. Fit all the parts together.
                                      7. Double-checked all measurements.
                                    Years of Experience
                                    Experience
                                    0-2 Years
                                    Experience Level
                                    Level
                                    Entry Level
                                    Education
                                    Education
                                    High School Diploma