phone mob 0857679907
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
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. .
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.
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
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.
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 .
PAUL COOKE's Education and Qualifications
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
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)
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