Name : Stephanie Phelps
Industry Type : Engineers
City & State : Watauga, TX
Job Title Metalurgical/Welding Engineer
Relocation Preferences : Will not relocate. Staying in the DFW area.
Objective : Metallurgical Engineer, Laboratory Metallurgist, Materials Testing Engineer, Metallurgical Materials Engineer.
Resume :  

Welding-Metallurgical Engineer                                   Stephanie Phelps

Proven ability to successfully manage a highly technical lab – 2 years

Dedicated & Determined      Respected & Trusted      Motivated       Strong Communicator

CB&I                                                                                                   2013 – 2014

Note:  Continually promoted to positions of increasing responsibility and authority

                 Manager/ Head Metallurgical Lab Technician    

  • Prepped samples (grinding, polishing & etching) by hand for Tests such as:

  1. ASTM E23 Charpy

  2. ASTM E10 Brinell

  3. ASTM E18 Rockwell

  4. ASTM E384 Vickers

  • Ordered all supplies including HAZMAT and it’s removal & disposal

  • Calibrated & Standardized machines and researched costs of new equipment

  • Trained new Engineers on safe use of lab equipment

  • Operated the portable Mass Spectrometer and the Oxford Arc-Met 8000

  • Conducted multiple failure analysis investigations and wrote reports on findings

  • Fixed computers and took care of the SQL Server


                                 Chemical Hygiene Officer           

  • Responsible for lab to meet OSHA standards on Chemical Storage & Safety Equipment

  • Made regular inspections, checked calibration dates & electrical equipment

                                     Welding Engineer                 

  • Wrote Procedure Qualification Records & PTPs and Work Orders in compliance with

    1. ASME  Section 9 code on pressure vessels

    2. AWS (American Welding Society) and NACE codes


John Deere                             Manufacturing- Engineering  Intern                         Summer 2011

  • Worked with Fanuc Welding Robots

  • Fine-tuned existing programs & programmed Vision Software for Crash Prevention

  • Wrote training manuals on creating a new Vision program & troubleshooting a faulty one

  • Installed a corrective patch for a bug on all Lincoln Welding Machines

See Addendum for details on Equipment & Software proficiency & Education details

B.S. Material Joining Engineering    LeTourneau University                GPA 3.48                 2013

  • Welding Engineering                Minor – Mathematics and Applied Science

  • Heritage Scholarship Recipient; Full Four Year Tuition

  • Dean’s List          National Merit Scholar Commendation

Head of Metallography – Sr. Design    2012 – 2013

  • Used Minitab to generate Design of Experiments for Welding tests

  • Cut, etched & photographed weld samples

  • Analyzed weld profiles for sidewall fusion & penetration

Lab Tech for Independent Consultant, Professor Robert Warke -  2013

  • Met with clients to discuss failure samples and carried out tests such as:

  1. Performed fractography analysis, photographed and cleaned fractured surfaces

  2. Sectioned, polished, etched & took Macro & microscopic photography of specimens 

  3. Wrote & documented reports of the microstructure examinations

Graduate                                                 Home Schooled                       GPA 3.9                     2009

  • Accumulated 45 hours of college credit through AP and CLEP Testing and online courses



Happily married, willing to travel, excellent health, outstanding professional appearance

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