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Stephanie Phelps

Metalurgical/Welding Engineer

Watauga, United States
Industry Category: Engineers
Relocation Preferences: Will not relocate. Staying in the DFW area.
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Metallurgical Engineer, Laboratory Metallurgist, Materials Testing Engineer, Metallurgical Materials Engineer.

Stephanie Phelps'S Overview

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                                                            www.cbi.com                                                 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
Related keyword: Engineer, Metallurgy, Lab Technician, Welding, Materials, Testing, Metallurgist

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