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Wayne Preston 100 Broadway Lane New Cityland, CA, 91010 Cell: (555) 987-1234


Experienced Rig Welder with deep knowledge of manufacturing processes and the use of related machine tools. Physically capable of standing for long periods of time to complete complex tasks in varying positions. Ability to work flexible shifts, including evenings and weekends plus any overtime that may be required.


  • Electrical and mechanical abilities
  • Knowledge of industry safety rules
  • Experience with copper, carbon steel and stainless steel piping
  • Blueprint/diagram interpretation
  • Pipe fabrication capabilities
  • Skid layout functions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

    Work Experience

    January 2014 to Present Oceanside Energy Group–New Cityland, CA Rig Welder
  • Operate electric arc welding and MIG equipment.
  • Conduct regular maintenance inspections and safety checks.
  • Inspect welds for any signs of defects.
  • Weld parts in various positions.
  • Measure workpieces to establish proper dimensions.
  • Correctly align workpieces prior to welding. September 2006 to November 2013 Industrial Tech Solutions–New Cityland, CA Rig Welder
  • Monitored welding activities to prevent overheating.
  • Inspected completed workpieces to check for flaws.
  • Signed off on quality assurance check sheets after workpieces passed inspection.
  • Identified shift supervisor when issues with project specifications were discovered.
  • Performed rig repairs, including solo repair work and as part of a team for more extensive repair work. May 2004 to August 2006 ABC Energy–New Cityland, CA Rig Welder
  • Performed the required metal part detachments and attachments as per specifications or work orders.
  • Interpreted blueprints and made necessary adjustments to diagrams.
  • Fabricated pipes ranging in size from 1/4 inch to 6 inches as per project requirements.
  • Determined the proper welding tools to be use based on the type of material being welded.
  • Adhered to all applicable safety guidelines and reported any work site issues.


    2004 Tesla Technical College, New Cityland, CA Associate’s Degree, Welding Engineering
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