Welder CV

A welder’s career can be very satisfying if you have the necessary skills and experience. There is not much formal training but the projects you have worked on in the past will be a big plus. When writing a welder curriculum vitae make sure you clearly show the projects you have worked on in the past and the roles you played. A rich past experience is a sure way of increasing your chances of getting welding work.

Sample Welder CV Example, Format

Melvin Winch
479 Samson Ave.
Wingding, KA.
Home: (455) 3432-24242
Cell: (466) 545 867 677

Career Objective
A challenging, exciting and fulfilling position as a Production Welder with a firm where my huge knowledge and experience will be fully utilized to produce top quality welding works.

A vastly gifted welder with a strong background in using acetylene and electric arc welding tools to blend metal parts of equipment and technology.

Skills Summary

More than seven years experience

Excellent welding skills using all types of materials (steel, aluminum, stainless steel, copper).

Strong knowledge of mechanical systems, fabrication and welding

Deep knowledge of welding theory and principles

Exceptional knowledge of welding tools and codes

Ability to diagnose problems and determine appropriate action

Firm skills in use of hand and power tools

Experience in operation of lathe, drill press, milling, and threading machines

Knowledge of appropriate safety practices.

Ability to interpret and apply blueprints and schematic diagrams

Record keeping

Professional Experience
2003 – Present: Allied Technical Inc., Michigan


Welding of metal parts using brazing, gas, or arc welding equipment

Repair of broken or cracked parts using welding equipment.

Welding in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions

Cleaning or degreasing parts, using wire brush, portable grinder, or chemical bath.

Inspection of finished work for compliance to specifications

Chipping or grinding off excess weld, slag, or spatter, using hand scraper or power chipper, portable grinder, or arc-cutting equipment.

Ignite torch or start power supply and strike arc.

Reviewing layouts, blueprints, diagrams, and work orders in preparation for welding or cutting metal components.

2000 – 2003: Burn & Invent, Michigan

Welder Apprentice

Set-up and operation of acetylene or electric arc welding equipment to heat and shape metals

Welded metal parts, pipelines, machinery, equipment, and other metal items

Removed and replaced pipe cover insulation in order to weld.

Repaired equipment requiring the use of lathe, drill press, milling and threading machines, and related machine tools

Ordered for supplies, completed forms, maintained records of completed jobs.

Welded automotive and related equipment (i.e., brakes, hydraulic systems, transmissions, radiators, lights, etc.).

Performed related duties as required


Welding to BS4872 Certificate at the Auto Academy, Welding, 1999
Health & Safety Awareness Engineering Workshops , Hill City Polytechnic, Hill City
Pendant Crane Operation
Fork Lift Truck driving/handling
First Aid Course

Category: Construction CV

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