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Mr John Gibbs.

johnniegibbs@live.co.uk
01420479948 (Daytime)
01420479948 (Evening)
07963421678 (Mobile)

I am a reliable and experienced time served craftsmen with many years of experience in a
Sheetmetal,Fabrication and Welding environment.

 Personal Details

Date of Birth:
Address:
14thNovember 1959
33 Mapleleaf Drive.
Bordon.Hampshire.
Status
Gu35 0ju.
Single.

 Skills

 Engineering - Manufacturing Sheetmetalworker/fabricator Welder


 Manufacturing / Production – Precision detail Sheetmetalwork and Welding/set and
operate CNC Sheetmetal machinery.

 Work Experience

Fine Limit detail sheetmetal worker


Britten Norman Aircraft Ltd Bembridge,Isle of Wight (Present employment)
Manufacturing detailed aircraft sheetmetal components.(Agency contract NuPark ltd)

SHEETMETAL TECHNICIAN
AIRBUS INDUSTRIES. in FILTON ,BRISTOL.
November 2008 to February 2009
Producing detailed sheetmetal aircraft components for the A380 Airbus.(Agency contract
Wynwith).

PIPE WELDER/FITTER
LINDE CRYOPLANTS LTD. in ALDERSHOT,HAMSHIRE.
September 2008 to October 2008
WELDING&FITTING PIPEWORK.THE COMPANY WERE MARKET LEADERS IN CRYOGENICS.THIS
POSITION REQUIRED THAT I HELD ASME 9- 6G WELD CERTS..THESE ARE AVAILABLE UPON
REQUEST.(AGENCY CONTRACT)

FABRICATOR/WELDER
SPX PROCESS EQUIPMENT LTD. in NEWBURY,BERKSHIRE.
April 2008 to August 2008
MANUFACTURE OF PRECISION HIGH PRESSURE FILTERS FOR THE OIL&GAS
INDUSTRIES.(AGENCY CONTRACT)

FABRICATOR WELDER
WELDERS INC. in CAMBERLEY ,SURREY.
March 2008 to April 2008
fabricating and welding various structural metalwork..

SHEETMETAL FABRICATOR/WELDER
STS DEFENCE.LTD. in GOSPORT,HAMPSHIRE
September 2007 to March 2008
MANUFACTURING SPECIALISED FABRICATED COMPONENTS FOR THE ROYAL NAVY.ALSO WE
COMPLETED A MAJOR PROJECT FOR BAE.(AGENCY CONTRACT)

FABRICATOR/WELDER
SPX PROCESS EQUIPMENT LTD. in NEWBURY,BERKSHIRE.
May 2007 to September 2007
MANUFACTURING SPECIALISED HIGH PRESSURE FILTERS FOR THE OIL&GAS
INDUSTRY.(AGENCY CONTRACT).

FINE LIMIT SHEETMETALWORKER/WELDER


STS DEFENCE LTD in GOSPORT,HAMPSHIRE
November 2006 to May 2007
PRODUCING PROTOTYPE BESPOKE FABRICATED COMPONENTS FOR THE MOD..CNC
PUNCHING,FOLDING&WELDING WERE MY CORE DUTIES (AGENCY CONTRACT)

DETAIL SHEETMETALWORKER.
AIM AVIATION LTD. in BYFLEET,SURREY.
May 2006 to November 2006
PRODUCING DETIALED SHEETMETALWORK&PIPING FOR AIRCRAFT INTERIORS.(AGENCY
CONTRACT).

DETAIL AIRCRAFT SMW/WELDER


MCARTHY AIRCRAFT INTERIORS LTD in SALFORDS,SURREY
March 2006 to May 2006
PRODUCING DETAILED SHEETMETAL PARTS FOR AIRCRAFT GALLEYS.(AGENCY CONTRACT)

FINE LIMIT SHEETMETALWORKER


PAG SHEETMETAL LTD in HANWELL,MIDDLESEX
January 2006 to March 2006
manufacturing detailed sheetmetal components for large well established blue chip
companies..
FREELANCE SHEETMETAL FABRICATOR&WELDER
GEA PROCESS EQUIPMENT in EASTLEIGH,HAMPSHIRE
August 2005 to January 2006
WORKING AS A FREELANCE SHEETMETAL FABRICATOR&WELDER MY DUTIES WERE TO
FABRICATE&WELD PIPEWORK&COMPONENTS FOR HIGH PRESSURE PHARMACEUTICAL
PRESSURE VESSELS.I WAS CODED ON PIPEWORK TO ASME 9-6G

FINE LIMIT SHEETMETALWORKER


PAG sheetmetal ltd in hanwell,middlesex.
June 2005 to September 2005
fabricating detailed sheetmetal components for various manufacturing industries..

SHEETMETAL FABRICATOR&WELDER
PRO-TECH PRECISION LTD in ASH VALE,SURREY.
March 2002 to January 2005
PRODUCING FINE LIMIT SHEETMETAL COMPONENTS FOR THE AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES.
ALSO I WAS PROGRAMMING&SETTING CNC BRAKE PRESSES AND LASER CUTTING
MACHINES.

FABRICATOR/WELDER
LOMA SYSTEMS LTD in FARNBOROUGH,HAMPSHIRE
November 2000 to March 2002
THE FABRICATION&WELDING OF XRAY&METAL DETECTION MACHINES FOR THE FOOD
PROCCESING INDUSTRY..THE COMPANY ALSO SENT ME ON A COURSE TO
PROGRAM&OPERATE THE 6 KILLOWATT AMADA ALPHA LASER CUTTING MACHINE.AT
AMADAS TRAINING FACILITY IN KIDDERMINSTER.

WELDER/FABRICATOR
JANKEL INTERNATIONAL(PANTHER CARS)LTD in WEYBRIDGE,SURREY.
October 1999 to October 2000
MAUFACTURING SPECIALISED ARMOURED VEHICLES FOR THE MOD.

SHEETMETAL TECHNICIAN
BRITAX RUMBOLD LTD in CAMBERLEY,SURREY
October 1995 to September 1999
INVOLVED IN THE MANUFACURE OF AIRCRAFT SEATING,GALLEYS&INSERT EQUIPMENT FOR
MOST MAJOR AIRLINES.

Fabricator Welder.
March Cars Ltd. in Colnbrook,Berkshire.
October 1992 to September 1995
Manufacturing fabricated components for the cars in the Indianapolis racing series and
also the F3000 series.

F1 .Fabricator/Welder.
Williams Grand prix Engineering Ltd. in Didcot,Oxfordshire.
April 1992 to October 1992
Producing fabricated components for the F1 Racing cars.

Sheetmetalworker/T.I.G.Welder
AIRLOG LTD in Aldershot,Hampshire.
March 1988 to April 1992
Manufacturing,specialised products for the Ministry of Defence.

Sheetmetalworker/Coachbuilder.
AC CARS LTD/AUTOCRAFT. in Brooklands,Weybridge,Surrey.
October 1984 to February 1988
I was involved in the manufacture of the AC Cobra mk 4,this was a handbuilt sports car
from the ground up.I was part of a small team of master craftsmen producing the chassis
and body components and assembling the final finished article..

AIRCRAFT COMPONENT DETAIL SHEETMETALWORKER


KENURE DEVELOPMENTS LTD in BLACKWATER,SURRY
March 1983 to September 1984
DUTIES WERE TO PRODUCE FINE LIMIT AIRCRAFT COMPONENTS FOR THE AEROSPACE
INDUSRY.MOST OF THE WORK WAS FOR THE RAF NIMROD,ALSO I PRODUCED COMPONENTS
FOR WESTLAND HELICOPTERS. I HAD MOD SECURITY CLEARANCE FOR THIS POSITION.

FABRICATOR/WELDER
CARDWELL MACHINES LTD in FARNBOROUGH,HAMPSHIRE
October 1981 to February 1983
EMPLOYED AS A FABRICATOR/WELDER.MY DUTIES WERE TO BUILD COMPONENTS TO AID IN
THE MANUFACTURE OF TOBBACO PROCESSING MACHINERY.THE COMPANY BUILT THE
MACHINERY FOR CUSTOMERS WORLDWIDE&OCCASIONALY I WOULD WORK ABROAD TO
ASSIST ON THE FINAL INSTALATION OF THE PLANT.

APPRENTICE SHEETMETAL WORKER


METAL FABRICATIONS(CAMBERLEY)LTD in FLEET,HAMPSHIRE
September 1976 to October 1981
I UNDERTOOK A 4 YEAR APPRENTICESHIP&WHILST UNDER THE DIRECT SUPERVISION OF
THE WORKS FOREMAN I STUDIED AND UNDERTOOK MOST ASPECTS OF
SHEETMETALWORK&WELDING.THE COMPANY ALSO SENT ME ON A DAY RELEASE CITY IN
GUILDS COURSE FOR APPRENTICES AT FARNBOROUGH TECHNICAL COLLEGE FOR 4 YEARS.

 Education History
COURTMOOR SECONDARY SCHOOL in FLEET,HAMPSHIRE.
September 1971 to July 1976

FARNBOROUGH TECHNICAL COLLEGE in FARNBOROUGH,HAMPSHIRE


September 1977 to July 1980

 Qualifications

Qualification Grade Achieved


CSE TECH/DRAW 2
CSE ART 2
CSE PHYSICS 3
CSE CHEMISTRY 3
GCE METALWORK B
GCE GEOGRAPHY C
GCE MATHS C
GCE ENG/LANGUAGE C

CITY IN GUILDS SHEETMETLWORK CREDIT


CITY IN GUILDS ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN COMPUTER AIDED
CREDIT
ENGINEERING
CITY IN GUILDS WELD/FAB DISTINCTION