Welding/ Engineering Technician

Name : sebradham
Industry Type : Specialty Contractors
City & State : Joplin,MO
Job Title Welding/ Engineering Technician
Relocation Preferences : Missouri
Objective : Shannon Bradham
798 W Central
Oronogo, MO.64855
March 27, 2010




Please consider this resume for the Engineering position you have open. I have experience in the application of practical engineering principles as is related to hydraulic and mechanical systems, am proficient in interpretation and analysis of prints and drawings, can communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, can work with minimal guidance on projects as given to me by my supervisors, and am proficient in several CADD software packages,PRO-E, Autocad and Algor FEA software analysis applications and Microsoft Office Suite. I have worked with Thermodynamic, Fluid and Static properties of materials and can interface with employees at all levels of expertise. I am also an AWS Certified Welding Inspector, and am experienced with ASME SEC. IX and VIII and API code specifications. In addition to the BSET degree from Pittsburg State University, I have 20+ years of experience in Mechanical systems, piping, fabrication and welding, construction design, installation and component specification and identification.

I would truly enjoy an opportunity to offer my skills, experience and education to your company. I look forward to hearing from you should you need my help.

Sincerely,


Shannon Bradham
sebradham1957[at]gmail.com

Resume :  


Shannon Bradham

Objectives
A professional position in Schedule Engineering, Mechanical Design, Certified Welding Inspection or other responsibilities my experience, education, and work ethic merit being given an opportunity to engage in.
Education
Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas
Mechanical Engineering Technology program; BSET, TAC, ABET
Graduate GPA: 3.23

L.U. 598 Plumbers and Steamfitters Apprenticeship, Pasco, Washington
9/79-5/83 Journeyman Steamfitters Certificate
Experience
2/97-Present
Welding/Engineering Technician
LaBarge Inc., Joplin Missouri
Under general direction, with broad scope of responsibility, performed complex activities relating to the design, testing, and evaluation of mechanical and structural components and systems.
Studied and recommended production methods and techniques, process designs, equipment design, tooling design, and procedures which resulted in more efficient and effective production operations.
Worked closely with production management in continually improving systems of production control, standard operating procedures, safety, quality and employee training and development.
Developed and recommended design modifications including the analysis of lifting devices, transportation loads, static and dynamic loading using FEA modeling software and material properties.
Assisted Engineering with weld procedures and design of tooling to support welding and laser engraving programs.
Interfaced with technical representatives from vendors.
Worked as team member to develop work instructions and process procedures.

Experience (cont..)
8/85-1/97
Employed with various companies as a certified Welder and Fitter.
(Details and references available)

Fabricated and assembled Tube and Shell heat transfer equipment.
Certified welder under AWS Code and ASME Code, Sect. 8.
Supervising all plant production.
Worked directly with engineers and planers to schedule production and work flow.
Responsible for training and qualification of welders and fitters.
Dispatched to various contractors as a journeyman fitter and welder.
Inspecting all production for quality.
Operating a TIG seam-welder and other automated equipment.
Non-destructive Testing using Mag Particle, and Dye Penetrant procedures
Set up for radiological NDE, interpret films, made necessary repairs.

9/79-8/85
Steam-fitting Apprenticeship
L.U. 598 Plumbers and Steamfitters, Pasco Washington

On-the-job training as an apprentice on steam-fitting, welding, and plumbing.
Completed apprenticeship, worked as a journeyman steam-fitter.

1/76-12/78
Active Duty, USAF
Offutt AFB Nebraska

Computer operations specialist, rank-E-4.
Skills
AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI).
Proficient in CADD software including ProE, Solidworks, Inventor, Catia, and Autocad.
Proficient in Magmaflow Casting Simulation software.
Proficient in ProE Mechanica and Algor FEA analysis software.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
ASME Code Section VIII certified welder; SMA, FCAW, MIG, TIG, plate and pipe welding.
Licensed Journeyman Plumber.
References
Available on request





Shannon Bradham





Please consider this application for any open Engineering or related position my experience, education and work ethic merit. In addition to the BSET degree from Pittsburg State University, I have 20+ years of experience in Mechanical systems, piping, fabrication and welding. I look forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely,

Shannon Bradham



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