Name : Jason West
Industry Type : Specialty Contractors
City & State : Geismar , LA
Job Title Superintendent
Relocation Preferences : N/A
Objective : Dedicated detailed oriented supervisor bringing 22 years of experience working in fast-paced high volume environments. Strong team leader with training capabilities in all aspects of safety, welding, mechanical crafts, turnaround management, maintenance, capital projects and cost control.

Resume :  
Jason Douglas West

12296 Old Mill Drive

Geismar, LA  70734

409-659-6243 (Mobile)



Career Focus: Dedicated detailed oriented supervisor bringing 22 years of experience working in fast-paced high volume environments. Strong team leader with training capabilities in all aspects of safety, welding, mechanical crafts, turnaround management, maintenance, capital projects and cost control.


Summary of Skills:

  • Training and development

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and web based reporting tools

  • SAP

  • Management/Supervisory experience

  • Turnaround Planning and job scopes

  • < >Petrochemical/Industrial/New Construction

  • < >Safety standards and regulations

  • Complex problem solving skills

  • Specialty welding and fabrication

  • High experience with reading blueprints, schematics and ISO’s.

  • Knowledge of manufacturing standards/regulations

  • < >Staff Management

  • Workforce development

  • Volunteer for several organizations to assist our future craftsman.

  • Volunteer teacher ABC







    Process Improvements:

  • Achieved revenue objectives by implementing cost cutting measures regarding overtime.

  • Assisted in implementing a process that utilized cost savings which measured out to be over 1.5 million dollars in annual savings on a project by utilizing manpower to its fullest potential.

  • Trained several helpers on the aspect of welding and fabrication.












    Professional Experience


    8/5/2019 – Present *Laid off as of 10/25/2019*   Turnaround Welding Services – TWS - Mechanical and Specialty Welding Superintendent - Gonzales, LA

  • Mechanical Superintendent at Placid Refinery in Port Allen, LA turnaround for 6 weeks - Aug – Sept.

  • Site Manager at the Phillips 66 Refinery in Sulphur, LA turnaround for 8 weeks - Sept – Nov.

  • Managed the mechanical and specialty welding crews for both sites of over 40 employees on nights working 7 – 12’s without incident.

  • Oversees costs, man-hours, schedule and provides daily/weekly reporting to the client

  • Work with the time keepers to ensure accurate billing and time management.




4/2019 – 7/2019 – Atasca Specialty Services – Operations Manager Turnaround group – LaPorte, Texas 

  • Set training standards and hiring procedures.

  • Ensure the organizational process is streamlined within the company.

  • Oversees and manages approximately 250 employees.

  • Develops budgets and forecasts on upcoming projects.

  • Started the MOC process

  • Implemented a new weld test facility and personally oversees each weld test.

  • Work at a field level if needed from a specialty welding standpoint to ensure the job is completed.


10/2018– 3/2019 – Excel Contractors – Maintenance/Turnaround/Project group – Site Leader – Baton Rouge, LA

•Analyze and walk down projects and requests for proposal to assess risks, develop pricing strategy, and support contract compliance efforts for each client.

•Manages a crew of over 40-75 employees.

•Identifies and negotiates change orders with clients.

•Implement the safety standard for Excel as well as follow the policies and procedures for each job site. •Oversees costs, man-hours, schedule and provides daily/weekly reporting to the client

•Work with the time keepers to ensure accurate billing and time management.

•Reviews Client Project Setup which includes pre job discussions/meetings, tool trailer delivery, materials, fabrication, specifications and expectations of each client.

•Provides support as requested in areas of contract review, negotiation, monitoring, and close-out


4/2017– 10/2018 – Sun Industrial Group - Superintendent – Beaumont, TX

  • Began as a general foreman on specialty welding projects for turnarounds in Exxon Baytown and Cameron LnG.

  • Working directly with the maintenance/turnaround and engineering groups on specifications and drawings.

  • Assisted in process and procedure development

  • Promoted to General Foreman/System owner – overseeing the turnaround projects and assisting when the drawings were not accurate.

  • Assisted in updating MOC’s.

  • Cost control reporting sent out to the client weekly.





3/2016- 4/2017– SMWP (SMW Projects) – Site leader – Westlake, LA

  • Managed a crew of over 200 mechanical crafts for the Indorma turnaround site project.

  • Handled the hiring, firing, developmental training, evaluations, vacation requests and sick time for my crew.

  • Overseeing the documentation and craft qualifications for each craftsman.

  • Maintained the job site to ensure it met all company and federal regulations in regards to safety.

  • Reviewed daily work assignments and delegated tasks

  • Completed final walkthroughs at job sites to close out projects.

  • Inspected work for compliance with applicable regulations and job specifications

  • Reviewed blueprints, specifications and drawings to fully understand the project scope.


  • Interpreted verbal and written instructions from work orders and welding blue prints.




2/2012-3/2016 – Performance Contractors – Combination/Specialty Welder/General Foreman/QC – Sulphur, LA

  • Utilized welding equipment and other hand tools in the safest, most effective manner.

  • Performed basic mathematical computations which accurately to measure surfaces andcalculate materials needed.

  • Created high-quality welds using SMAW/GTAW/SAW/OFW

  • Tracked income, labor and expenses via Excel spreadsheets, and generated weekly reports.

  • Performed daily department Layered Process Audits to ensure proactive control over the manufacturing process.

  • Welded metal parts with gas welding equipment as specified by layout, welding diagram or job scope.

  • Promoted to QC over the specialty welding division.

  • Promoted to general foreman over the specialty welding division – for maintenance, turnarounds and projects.

  • Turnaround lead on several industrial and refinery sites leading to a safe and successful turnarounds.






    10/2005- 2/2012 – Echo Maintenance – Combination/Specialty Welder/Foreman – Beaumont, TX. 

  • Specialty and combo welder for several petrochemical sites providing welding services for both maintenance and turnarounds.

  • Promoted to foreman which entailed supervision of a 6 man crew.

  • Promoted to planner and scheduler for turnaround in the specialty welding division.

  • Promoted to site leader and manager which entailed administrative tasks, time sheets, managing foreman, and several crews for different job sites.

  • Planned quarantine and QC.

  • Created high-quality welds using SMAW/GTAW/SAW/OFW




  • 1996 – Deweyville High School -Orange, TX – High School diploma

  • 1996-1998 – Certified Welding Apprenticeship Local 1958 Pipe Fitters– Nederland, TX

  • 1998-2000 – M Weeks Welding Laboratory Testing and School – Nederland, TX

  • AWS CWI – class and exam – Sept 2019

  • Management training classes

  • Cost control and estimating

  • Certified in the following for welding - Titanium, Hastelloy, Inconel, Nickel, Aluminum, Monel Steel, Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, Duplex, Chrome.

  • Shielded metal ARC Welding

  • Gas Tungsten ARC Welding

  • Oxyacetylene Welding

  • Flux Core ARC Welding

  • Gas Metal ARC Welding

  • Plasma ARC Cutting

  • Air Carbon ARC Cutting

  • Oxyfuel Cutting

  • ISO’s and blue print readings

  • JSA’s/Safety tailgates/audits

  • National Safety Council – online safety classes

  • Hazwoper (expired)


  • OSHA 30

  • TWIC


    Personal Affiliation:

  • In the process of obtaining my AWS CWI (June 2020)

  • GBRIA Workforce development member/volunteer

  • ABC Pelican Chapter volunteer welding teacher

  • Ascension parish school volunteer for welding instruction.

  • NCCER certified





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