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jerry garza

2150 Meadow Drive, Ingleside, Texas, 78362, United States

(C) 361-229-2020,


My objective is to find long term employment with a well established company that focuses on safety, quality and productivity of its employees. I would like to use my skills in the industrial field to start and complete projects in a timely manner. I can use my skills as a pipefitter/fabricator to do mechanical quality control and material takeoffs having been in the industry for 29 years. I have 14 years supervisory experience in this field and would like to help a company fulfill its needs in completing projects with good, safe quality work so as to obtain further projects in the future. managing employees and personnel is my strongest point. I enjoy coaching and teaching (new to the trade) employees in this field.

Work Experience

PIPEFITTER FOREMAN (01/05/2011 – 07/01/2011)

Fitting piping and installing pipe in pipe racks on module. blinding, isolating systems for hydro testing and restoration of systems. Using heavy cranes to erect piping in racks.


Contact Person: LARRY MEANS 361-290-9810

Responsibilities: As a piping foreman, my responsibilities was to assure that all piping was properly blinded with correct bolts and gaskets. and that the correct test medium was used. ie; air or pneumatic. and also verified that correct test pressure was being applied per specs. After piping was under pressure and holding i would make contact with the qc department and third party inspector to sell test and piping to client.

Accomplishments: With 3 piping supervisors on the job, we had a deadline for completion. from top to bottom, we completed, loaded and shipped out 2 modules a week to send to their final location @ Sandridge Energy, Fort Stockton. We completed all modules on time and extremely under budget with no accidents, incidents or injuries.

Pipefitter Supervisor

industrial piping, vessels and valves. mechanical QC and systems punchout, hydrostatic testing, material take offs and ordering materials for job completion

Last Employer: Valiant Petroleum

Responsibilities: Demo old existing piping in unit at Citgo Refinery, C4SHP and Alky units. Run and install pre fabricated piping and valves onto piperacks and towers. Supervised a crew of 10 employees, fitters, welders helpers and boiler makers to complete this job, I had to make sure that, on another project over saw the fabrication and welding of process piping for Motiva project. worked side by side with quality control to verify proper fits and procedures on spools.

Accomplishments: Both projects were completed on time and in a safe, productive manner.

Pipe Fitter Supervisor

piping, installation, and mechanical maintenance, material and piping orders, reqs. install pipe supports

Last Employer: C.B.

Responsibilities: Supervise a crew of 12 employees. fitters, welders and helpers. conduct safety meetings daily. account time sheets daily and report with weld counts and progress reports to my superintendent. build a 3 week look ahead for client at Flint Hills building #3 SRU unit. Order pipe spools, valves, pipe supports and hardware through warehouse and lay down yard .Also ordered scaffolding to be erected to do daily tasks.

Accomplishments: erected big bore piping on Amine tower, big heavy lifts using cranes in a safe and productive manner. project was completed on a timely and safe manner and unit was turned over to Flint Hills for start up

pipe fitters supervisor

Industrial piping and fabrication in installation, erecting , demo, QC, hydro testing, and punch out systems. material take offs in ordering piping and hardware , mark and layout areas with surveyors where piping is to be installed underground.

Last Employer: Zachry Construction

Responsibilities: supervise a crew of 16 employees at peak, welders, fitters and helpers. fabricating piping spools. carbon steel, stainless steel, 9 chrome pipe and HDPE plastic pipe using fusion machines to fabricate. work hand in hand with surveyors using ortho drawings for coordinance and elevations for installaion of piping and valves. metallic piping had to be jeeped for painting for underground install, erecting of lube oil piping on generators required working with GE inspector for proper clean installation.

Accomplishments: Assist in building Nueces Bay Power Plant project for Topaz. The project was completed on time and very efficiently

Pipefitters supervisor

material take offs, pipe fitting, pipe fabrication, Quality Control (mechanical), hydro testing.

Last Employer: Turner Industries

Responsibilities: Install and erect new piping through out refinery at Citgo. Also worked on Coke drum turn around replacing coker drums, removing old piping and erecting new pipe spools,

Accomplishments: I was last supervisor for company to stay on job site after project was completed 4 months after. project was completed on time and in a safe and productive manner


Establishment: Ingleside High School

Education Period: 08/20/1979 - 05/28/1982

Details: Graduated


operate forklift, manlifts, scissor lifts, 15-30 ton pickers, bobcat loader, tandem dump truck, hydro static pumps,

Computer Skills: microsoft office, pimavera, construction builder trades.

Foreign Language Skills: spanish, read, understand and write excellent

Additional Information

I have 30 years construction experience. 25 years industrial experience, i own and can operate multiple hand and power tools and I am not affraid to get the job done. i am a team player and a born leader but never too wise to stop learning. I can expect and take constructive critisizm great especially if it is safety minded or ease of task.

Honors: passed 12 hours supervisory training course with C B & I.

Certifications or Licensures: NCCER Certified Piping, TWIC Certified


My interests are big for me, I love spending quality time with my wife and daughter, and coaching my daughter in sports. Every minute i have to spare I love spending it with my family at home.