Model Maker Resume Samples

A Model Maker is responsible for setting up and operating machines such as milling, lathes, and engraving machines and jig borers for making working models of metal or plastic objects. A well-drafted Model Maker Resume indicates the following duties – aligning and fitting and joining parts, using bolts and screws or by welding or gluing; cutting and shaping and forming metal parts using lathes, snips, power brakes, files, and mallets; inspecting and testing products to verify conformance to specifications; setting up and operating machine; studying drawings and blueprints, and devising and constructing tools and modifying existing tools.

Model Makers are expected to possess distinct attributes, they have to be realistic, independent, genuine, practical, thrifty, and persistent. They have to possess mechanical aptitude and be sensitive, articulate, and expressive. Formal education beyond a high school diploma is not mandatory for this role.

Model Maker Resume example

Model Maker Resume

Summary : As a Model Maker, responsible for Utilizing distinguished experience in product manufacture, drafting, machine operations, and strong interpersonal skills to secure an employment opportunity with a growing company.

Skills : Good Drawing and IT Skills, CAD.

Description :

  • Smoothed soldered joints and rough spots using hand files and emery paper and polish smoothed areas with polishing wheels or buffing wire.
  • Positioned stones and metal pieces, set, mount, and secured items in place using setting and hand tools.
  • Created jewelry from materials such as gold, silver, platinum, and precious or semiprecious stones.
  • Cleaned and polished metal items and jewelry pieces using jewelers' tools, polishing wheels, and chemical baths.
  • Selected and acquired metals and gems for designs.
  • Marked and drilled holes in jewelry mountings in order to center stones according to design specifications.
  • Poured molten metal alloys or other materials into molds in order to cast models of jewelry.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Model Maker Resume

Headline : Over 4+ years of experience setting up and operating computer numerical controlled machines. Experienced in programming in a 3D CAD/CAM environment.

Skills : Attention to Detail, Problem-solving Skills.

Description :

  • Oversaw the development of machines as well as the production of bicycle frames.
  • Assisted in the development of hydraulic assemble fixtures.
  • Constructed preliminary models of wax, metal, clay, or plaster and formed sample castings in molds.
  • Experienced using horizontal and vertical saws, manual mills, and lathes.
  • Cut, shaped, and formed parts using lathes, power saws, snips, power brakes and shears, files, and mallets.
  • Drilled, countersink and ream holes in parts and assemblies for bolts, screws, and other fasteners, using power tools.
  • Inspected and tested products to verify conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments or circuit testers.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Vocational In Education


Model Maker Resume

Summary : Model Maker with 2+ years of experience in using prints, drawings, specifications, or other means to create a model to customer specifications.

Skills : CAD/CAM, Creativity, Attention to Detail.

Description :

  • Developed a process for the manufacture of parts.
  • Decided how much material, what tools, and how long the job will take.
  • Improved the quality and efficiency of my work with practice.
  • Received above average quarterly reviews.
  • Operated a lathe, mill, drill, bandsaw, table saw, planer, pantograph.
  • Worked with all machine tools, welding, precision sheet metal, and casting beryllium copper molds.
  • Maintained in-house shop equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
GED

Model Maker Resume

Summary : To acquire a Model Maker position within a growing organization that will offer a challenge and an opportunity for personal growth.

Skills : Good Hand Skills, Drawing, and IT Skills, Good Communication Skills.

Description :

  • Worked closely with business owners and coworkers to crate and produce numerous designs.
  • Conferred with customers and engineers to design and build tooling and/or parts to their specifications.
  • Maintained and repaired all locally produced and developed training aids, to include mechanical and electrical units.
  • Ensured adherence to safety standards, policies, and practices as well as company standards and quality control procedures.
  • Provided customer assistance and advice in a proficient and professional manner.
  • Performed cross leveling tasks as necessary to enhance mission accomplishment and personal growth.
  • Performed housekeeping duties as required to maintain the work area in good and clean working conditions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Graduate

Model Maker Resume

Summary : Seeking a highly-motivated architecture school graduate for a full-time position as a model maker. Accredited degree in architecture and possess excellent skills in making, craftsmanship, and strong attention to detail.

Skills : Excellent Designing Skills and Communication Skills.

Description :

  • Experienced with manufacturing including Test fixtures, tools, and dies, springs.
  • Ability to make tools to specifications.
  • Performed all stage concept prototyping.
  • Worked is close to the engineering department in producing prototypes projects.
  • Worked close to tolerances from prints specifications, verbal instructions, and sketches.
  • Maintained inventories of shop materials, hardware, and tools.
  • Layed and marked reference points and dimensions on materials, using measuring instruments and drawing or scribing tools.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.S In Computer Information System

Model Maker Resume

Objective : Model Maker with 2+ years of experience in fabricating and constructing basic components and systems in accordance with engineering specifications, procedures, and acceptable industry standards in support of senior technicians.

Skills : Good Drawing and IT Skills, CAD.

Description :

  • Worked in research and development as a machinist model maker.
  • Used vertical and horizontal mills, lathes, grinders, saws, and sheet metal equipment.
  • Maintained facility layout to promote safety, security, and productivity while leveraging available space.
  • Identified necessary tools and machinery for the Model Shop and general maintenance.
  • Assisted engineers by communicating design ideas and safety concerns.
  • Strictly adhered to very fine tolerances and measurements guaranteeing overall accuracy.
  • Aided in the process of tooling changes needed to go from the model to production, to finished sellable product Some mold work and fabrication of sheet.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Vocational In Education

Model Maker Resume

Summary : Versatile craftsman with over 10 years' experience fabricating, sculpting, and building. Proven problem-solver with a unique command of materials and processes, highly adaptable. Skilled in reverse-engineering, problem identification, and tooling repair.

Skills : Creativity, Attention to Detail, CAD/CAM.

Description :

  • Sculpted hundreds of original models for a wide range of industrial applications for companies such as Ford, Toyota, and General Electric.
  • Fabricated over 400 carbon fiber tools for use producing parts for UTC, Boeing, and Airbus.
  • Repaired damaged carbon fiber, fiberglass, epoxy, and urethane molds and parts.
  • Built hundreds of molds for part production using urethane, epoxy, silicone, fiberglass, and other various materials as required.
  • Welded custom carts, jigs, and fixtures.
  • Worked on several of the architectural scale models.
  • Responsible for reading and interpreting blueprints to produce functional prototype parts.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Model Maker Resume

Summary : As a Model Maker, responsible for working with designers, engineers, and other model makers in a team concept, while contributing to a creative environment.

Skills : Good Hand Skills, Good Communication Skills, Machine Operation.

Description :

  • Responsible for the manufacture, assembly, and adjustment of scale models designed for wind tunnel testing in support of the racing and auto.
  • Provided support during wind tunnel testing making adjustments to the model as required by the customer.
  • Served as a Model Maker, Machinist, and Mechanical assembler, Test technician in the building and machining, and testing of the precision tape drive.
  • Designed, machined, and built prototype dies and plastic injection molds with Unigraphics to provide prototype parts.
  • Used blueprints and worked from drawings as they relate to the design of sheet metal components and general component assembly.
  • Used design and manufacturing related computer-aided design (CAD) software to evaluate basic problems.
  • Operated, repaired, and maintained hand tools, welding, brazing, basic fabrication equipment to form basic components in keeping with accepted practices.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Certificate In Machine Shop Technology

Model Maker Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Model Maker with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Good Drawing and IT Skills, CAD, Leadership Skills.

Description :

  • Verified dimensions, alignments, and clearances with caution for tolerances using a digital micrometer.
  • Connected and assembled equipment and systems in accordance with engineering specifications or accepted practices.
  • Operated computer systems to document task records and reports, manage task documentation, fabrication equipment operation, and project status reporting.
  • Wrote reports covering project conditions, procedures, results, conclusions, and recommendations.
  • Managed electronic communications, assigned tasks, and task documentation in accordance with company policy.
  • Provided regular verbal and written reports summarizing project results and conclusions to project leaders.
  • Completed, assigned tasks, and participate in R&D design development teams according to defined requirements.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
GED

Model Maker Resume

Headline : To secure a position as a Model Maker, a Tool and Die Maker, or in Validation that will utilize my experience in prototyping, tool design, tool build, or PCD programming skills.

Skills : Product Design and Development, Process Design and Improvement, Machine Operation.

Description :

  • Repaired tooling as needed for production and space departments.
  • Operated manual mills and Lathes, surface grinders.
  • Built scale models, training aids, mock-ups, prototypes, and cutaway models for industrial use and training.
  • Utilized acrylics, aluminum, steel, wood, and other materials.
  • Earned the trust and respect of the product and process engineers and technicians which allowed me to become involved in many aspects of new product development as well as current product improvement projects.
  • Supervised robotic welding department and programmed robotic welders.
  • Built models from miscellaneous materials to represent engineering & design prototypes, real estate projects, proposed buildings, and court exhibits.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma