Welder/fabricator seeking Fabshop Position

Posting ID : A1068510321
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Resumes Job Wanted

Anthony Langston Sr

Po Box 125
Corapeake, NC 27926


Talented welder/fabricator with 28 years experience fabricating and welding structural metal products, including frameworks or shells for machinery in the mining industry, tanks and metal parts for buildings and the railroad.I got my start at Newport News shipbuilding and drydock company in 1987.For the last 5 years I have been fabricating industial gear box housings and baseplates for them and the electric motors that run them at Sumitomo Drive Technologies. Before that I was at Suffolk Iron Works in Suffolk,Va where I ran the Iron Horse engineering shop,where I built all the components for light rail and subway systems around the world. The biggest project of which was all the components to get the subway system back up and running in New York to New Jersey from the World trade center site, and then the light rail systems used during any of the Olympics from 1999 through 2008 around the world.


Fabrication professional
Certified Forklift Operator
Welding safety precautions
Crane/hoist expert
Initiative to work independently
Metal working ability
Quality inspection professional
Proficient with computers

Stick certified
mig certified
fluxcore certified
proficient in blueprint reading


Trained all new CNC Plasma Table Operators on safe and efficient handling of machine
Trained new hires on CNC press brake.
Set up welding procedures and certifications at Sumitomo Drive Technologies.
Administered preemployment welding test at Sumitomo and Suffolk Iron works.
Machine Operation
Entered operating instructions into computers to start and adjust welding machines.
Machine Troubleshooting
Performed effective troubleshooting of Problem Diagnosis
Used operational knowledge of systems, parts and components to solve problems that arose during assembly.
machines/systems a couple times per week.


November 2009 to August 2015
Sumitomo Drive Technologies Chesapeake, VA
Welding/Fabrication shop leadman

Maintained proper stock levels on a line.
Started machine operations by inserting control instructions into control units.
Supervised team of 2 skilled MIG welders, helping them fabricate weldments to dimensional tolerances.
Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
Adhered to all applicable regulations, policies and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance.
Set up and operated production equipment in accordance with current good manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures.
Examined weld for bead size and other specifications.
Adjusted machine feed and speed if machine malfunctioned.
Actively suggested operational improvements to enhance quality, improve production times and reduce costs.


1986 Forest Glen H.S Suffolk, VA
High School Diploma General

Paul D.Camp Community College,Suffolk,Va.--Drafting 1-engineering drawing,
Newport News shipbuilding Apprentice School

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