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Jullien Miranda No:. 281 260 0393 Houston Texas WORK EXPERIENCE 2006 – 2009: Weatherford International Jar Technician / Lead Responsibilities include tearing down and assembling jars to company standards while maintaining good quality as well as quantity. Responsible for testing dirty jars upon arrival from the field; draining jars, dissembling jars and tagging parts. Responsible for carrying out visual inspection of Jars and parts and performing mag particle inspection. Trained in maintaining constant alertness for any flaw in parts, recognizing defective parts and reporting any such findings to shop foreman or service manager. Responsible for steam cleaning and wire brushing all parts; setting torque springs; filling parts with oil; pressure testing and assembling Jars; testing complete/assembled jars; painting jars and putting jars in stock. Responsible for maintaining an organized work area throughout the shift and for replacing any hand tools to their proper locations at the end of shift. Responsible for operation of stationary overhead crane to lift, move, and position loads, such as machinery, equipment, products, and solid or bulk materials and parts using hoisting attachments. 2004 – 2006: Volume Millworks Welding Apprentice / Assistant Trained in welding machines including Tig (AC and DC) and Mig welder. Ability to weld milled steel, aluminum and stainless steel. Operated 4.5 and 7 inch angle grinder, manual vertical band saw, pedestal grinder, manual milling machine and various clamps and fixtures. Assisted TIG and MIG Welders in welding, brazing; and thermal and arc cutting. Cleaned work pieces to remove impurities such as slag, rust and grease using wire brush, portable grinder, hand scraper and/or chemical solutions. Responsible for properly connecting hoses from hand torch to oxygen and fuel gas cylinders, and cables from power source to electrode holder and work-pieces or fixtures. Moved work pieces, tools and supplies, manually or byhandtruck. Lifted, moved, positioned, held and/or clamped work pieces and components to table, jigs or other positions by using hoist, electric crane, jacks, shims, pry bars, wrenches, hammer and/or wedges. Placed work pieces into furnace to preheat for specified time. Operated gasoline engine to activate electric generators. Assembled and tack-welded steel frames and other component parts of machinery and equipment in preparation for final welding. Measured and marked locations for metal components on assembly table. Verified position of metal components in assembly using straightedge, combination square, calipers, and ruler. Removed rough spots from castings with portable grinder and hand file. Removed, tagged and marked finished work. Attached grappling equipment to objects in preparation of movement. Moved assembly to storage area using a gas or electric powered forklift. 2003 - 2004 Time Warner Receiving Clerk / Order Filler Using both a barcode-reading scanner and manual data entry on computer, kept records of all goods received. Accepted deliveries, sorted packages and prepared receipts for customers or delivery personnel. Noted time of incoming delivery and condition of content/product. Transferred data to appropriate departments and moved / routed damaged goods to the proper office. 2003 - 2004 Stewart & Stevenson Shop Hand Operated gas and electric forklifts to stock materials. Loaded transport vehicles. Kept record of daily operations. Kept work area clean. Other duties as requested. EDUCATION Certificate – Forklift Operator/Driver Trained and certified to drive/operate forklifts (including diesel, electric, gas or petrol powered trucks equipped with fork attachments) in order to shift/stack bales, cartons, containers, crates and pallets of goods in areas such as warehouses or docks; move raw materials and finished goods to processing or dispatch areas of factories; storing goods in correct area of a warehouse; loading transport vehicles making sure loads are evenly and securely placed; servicing/making minor adjustments to the forklift; keeping a record of daily operations. 2005 American CPR Training Certificate – Safety Oriented First Aid and CPR Trained and certified to recognize first stages of victim unresponsiveness and to perform initial assessment, resuscitation and chest compressions (CPR), as well as to deal with minor emergencies such as cuts, abrasions, burns and hypothermia. 2006 Eisenhower High School Diploma – General Studies General 12th grade curriculum such as Social Studies (principles of Government, Democratic Ideal, Urbanization, Tax and Finance); Science (Physics, light & optics, relativity/force); Language Arts (English & world literature, mass communication, radio & television); Math (Calculus, Algebra, Probability and Statistics).

Asked By: Jull - 1/13/2010
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Too chatty and over-detailed in some ways, while still lacking pertinent information. If I were you, I would start afresh. Here's what sections I would include if I were you and what to put in them... More
Answered By: dargonsilver - 1/13/2010
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my bf is also a welder and he is having a hard time finding work because of the economy... More
Answered By: Ms.J - 1/13/2010
first of all your resume looks like it Was copied straight out of a job service office, use the word responsibilities or responsible once, not multiple times, list achievements as much as duties, because the way I read it you are a semi skilled worker, if you welded than you must have some certs or xrays to show a... More
Answered By: rwa000 - 1/13/2010
You are hiding your accomplishments and skills in paragraphs. Consider using bullet points to highlight your core skills and accomplishments, and not using sentences. Recruiters read resumes like this... More
Answered By: jobbend - 1/13/2010
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