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Westney - S/S Pipe Welder ASME 1X 6G - Manchester, UK

Kevin Westney

Manchester, UK


S/S Pipe Welder ASME 1X 6G


Tig Stainless ASME 1X 6G,
Mig Coded
MMA (stick) Coded,
Metal Smith.

Work History

Workshop Welder Fabricator

Manchester Airports Group

From April 2014

Hollygate Fabrications

December 2013 - March 2014

Fabrication & Production.
Working from 3D drawings fabrication and welding of 2mm > 150mm Carbon/Mild Steel RSJ Inspection Platforms for RollsRoyce.
Strict tollerances and quality maintained at all times as with all health & Safety being caried out throughout. Mag Flux Core 1.2mm Lloyd's EN 287-1:2004 used for this proccess.

Fabricator Welder

Hughs Safety Showers

August 2013 - November 2013

using Mag weld process working with Stainless Steel as well as Mig on Carbon. Working along side other welders manufacturing Safety Shower Units.
All work, quality, procedures and disciplines carried out to high standard. Any targets and works orders were achieved, finished product was that of an high standard.

Production Welder

Cascade Kenhar (U.K), Ltd

May 2010 - August 2013

My role as welder at Cascade Kenhar entails working as part of a team working from Work Orders and drawings for the production of forks and attachments, using MIG (Lloyd's EN 287-1:2004). All weld procedures (strictly) adhered too, as well as all workshop H & S discipline's.


Cartwright Group PLC

December 2009 - March 2010

During this period I was responsible for the production of bespoke HGV chassis, reading and working from drawings, measuring and marking out alignment and square. Cutting, preparation and all positional welding using MIG with various applications such as Dip, Globular and Spray Transfer. Enforcing a good clean safe working environment for myself and others, working with or around me. Use overhead cranes was essential for this work and all health and safety regulations as well as all workshop procedures were adhered to and carried out to very high standards.


LTB Fabrications Ltd

March 2009 - June 2009

This required working on various projects for the Ministry of Defence working with platers to fabricate and weld mild steel plates ranging from various sizes. Use of bare wire and flux core MIG were required, done to x-ray standards. All of the work was carried out meet Royal Sun Alliance requirements and inspections.


Cullum Detuners Ltd

January 1999 - December 2007

My duties entailed working onsite doing installation of pipelines for gas, oil, food and dairy production to ASME IX standards, working alongside Pipe Fitters. Team work communication and co-ordination were of paramount importance and assistance with all aspects of the installation process were required, plus mechanical fitting to fire safety regulations involving hot work permits and area segregation. I was privileged to work for such blue chip companies as: SNAM Petroleum, British Gas (Transco), BAE (British Aeronautical Engineering) and Rolls Royce.

Physical Training Instructor

The Armed Forces Army

August 1994 - December 1998

Aug 1994 Dec 1998
Metal smith.
During this period I worked as a Metal Smith within the Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers (REME) Corp and achieved a qualification as a Metal Smith. This involved being a Farrier (shoeing horses), Blacksmith and doing repairs to aluminium and Chobam Armour. During my time in the army I took the opportunity to train for my P.T.I (Physical Training Instructor) and also represented the REME boxing team.

Qualifications & Certifications

Adult Literacy Level 2

City & Guilds

Engineering Competence

City & Guilds

School of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering

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