PAUL COOKE - Over 20 years as a Steel Fabricator/Welder and 4 years in carpentry

Steel Fabricator/Welder at C.P.T CONSTUCTION

Nationality

Irish

Current location

Ireland

Work category

Construction

Education

Certificate

E-mail paulcooke890@gmail.com
phone mob 0857679907
Profile
Steel Fabricator/Welder
Highly motivated individual that is trained in steel fabrication/welder for over 20 years.
With 4 years working as 1st and 2nd fixing assisting carpenters,
Experience of working in an engineering environment to a high standard,
I have the ability to work effectively both as part of a team or on own initiative.

PAUL COOKE's Professional Experience

2009 - Present

C.P.T CONSTUCTION - Steel Fabricator/Welder

Steel Fabricator/Welder & Carpentry in 1st and 2nd fixing.
Making fire escapes stairs and handraings, balconies, gates, mezzaling floors,
small and large structural steel fabrication workshop and on site. .

Key Skills
carpentry fabrication Welder welding
2005 - 2009

WEST STEEL ENGINEERING - STEEL FABRICATOR/WELDER

2005 – 2010 Workshop Foreman Steel Fabricator/Welder
West Steel Engineering, Galway
As workshop foreman I was responsible for overseeing all steel fabrication work being carried out to a high standard. Ensuring all Health & Safety standards were being met, and protective safety clothing and equipment was being used by all employees. Carrying out steel work, from small to large structural steel fabrication. Mild Steel Stainless Steel,Ensuring that work carried out when finished meet exact specification to details.

Key Skills
Arc Mig & Tig Welding. Architectural design Balustrade Stairs Fork Lift and Cherry Picker Press Break, Guillotine, Lathe, Milling Machine, Radial Drills, MIG Arc Tig Welding, Plasma & Gas Cutting Equipment, Plate Rolling, Punch Machine, Pipe Bending machine
2003 - 2005

Sloyd Development - CARPENTER

2003 - 2005 Carpenter
Sloyd Development Carpentry
Completing 1st & 2nd fixings within housing estates and commercial units,
·Installing frames, doors, skirting and architrave,
·Fitting timber stairs and hand railings,
Measuring, preparing and laying wooden floors

Key Skills
1st & 2nd fixing Carpenter carpenter carpentry Mitre Saw, Band Saw, Cross Saw Bench Drill, and many Hand Tools
1998 - 2003

Cookes Autocad Drawings - Freelance Steel Fabricator

1998 – 2003 Freelance Steel Fabricator

Working for Leahy Engineering – Maddens Forge & Burke Gates
·Measuring and preparing drawings for fabrication to meet exact specification,
·Making and installing fabricated gates, railings, hand railing, fire escapes,
balconies, steel erecting, canopies, small bridges (walk ways) frames.
light to heavy structural steel.

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Key Skills
Architectural design Balustrade Stairs AutoCAD 2D engineering fabrication steel erecting
1984 - 1998

RYNN ENGINNERING - STEEL FARICATOR/WELDER

1984 – 1988 Apprentice Steel Fabricator
1990 – 1998: Pat Rynn Engineering, Galway

·Steel fabricator apprentice while attending GMIT doing trade exams
Carried out work in workshop and on site,
·Worked with senior management and co workers
·Gained experience in all aspects of Small and Large Structural Steel Fabrication.
Example Steel Erecting, Fire Escapes, Stairs, Handrailings, Balconies,Railings, Gates,
Barriers, Doors, Canopies & Frames .

Key Skills
Arc and Mig Welding. Architectural design Balustrade Stairs Press Break, Guillotine, Lathe, Milling Machine, Radial Drills, MIG Arc Tig Welding, Plasma & Gas Cutting Equipment, Plate Rolling, Punch Machine, Pipe Bending machine, Band Saw's Polishing Equipment and most Engineering Hand Tools (grinders drills etc)

PAUL COOKE's Education and Qualifications

2008

Certificate - AUTOCAD

FAS (city and guilds Level 3)

TRAINING & QUALIFICATIONS

2008 AUTOCAD Level 3, City & Guilds 75 79-03
· Awarded 3D CAD, Solids Modelling and Surfaces

2002 AUTOCAD , City & Guilds Level 3
· Award in 2D Computer Aided Design

1984-1988 Welder Fiter Fabricator – Junior & Senior Certificate
FAS, Galway and Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT)

·During my apprenticeship I attended 3 months in college for each year
completing my Junior and Senior Trades Certificate in Steel Fabricator.

1984 Junior Certificate
Fr. Griffin Technical College
· Passed with 7 Honours

PAUL COOKE's Additional Information

Interests

All sports

Awards

Fitter steel Fabricator -Junior & Senior Trade and Craft Certificate
Safe Pass -- Valid until 2015
Manual Handling and Abrasive wheels
Counterbalance Fork Lift Truck Driving Certificate (FETAC Level 5)
Full Clean Driving Licence

Experienced in the use of the following machinery:
Press Break, Guillotine, Lathe, Milling Machine, Radial Drills, MIG Arc Tig Welding,
Plasma & Gas Cutting Equipment, Plate Rolling, Punch Machine, Pipe Bending machine, Band Saw's
Polishing Equipment and most Engineering Hand Tools (grinders drills etc)