Photo Engraver Resume

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Paul Hendey

5821 S Mayfield Ave

Chicago, IL 60652

(555)-555-5555

[email]

Summary

A highly trained individual who is well experienced in engraving duties; has good communication skills; has accurate and responsible work habit; and meet goals and deadlines.

Professional Experience:

Photo Engraver January 2007 – Present

F&S Engraving, Chicago, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Copied, developed negatives, and prepared photosensitized metal plates, such as copper, zinc, aluminum, and magnesium for use in printing.
  • Used photography and developed equipment and engravers’ hand tools:
  • Positioned sample copies on copy board of darkroom camera and exposes film to copy.
  • Fastened scoured metal plate to whirling machine table or suspension hooks, pours photosensitizing solution on plate, and starts machine which rotates plate.
  • Distributed and dried solution evenly over plate surface.

Assistant Photo Engraver May 2004 – December 2006

MILLER BROS Engraving Company, Chicago IL

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted engraves by cleaning chips from metal.
  • Used air hose for cleaning/ dusting metal plates.
  • Examined engraves for any burrs or rough spot.

Hand Engraver February 1999 – May 2004

MILLER BROS Engraving Company, Chicago IL

Responsibilities:

  • Copied, developed negatives, and prepared photosensitized metal plates, such as copper, zinc, aluminum, and magnesium for use in printing.
  • Used photography and developed equipment and engravers’ hand tools:
  • Positioned sample copies on copy board of darkroom camera and exposes film to copy.
  • Fastened scoured metal plate to whirling machine table or suspension hooks, pours photosensitizing solution on plate, and starts machine which rotates plate.
  • Distributed and dried solution evenly over plate surface.

Assistant Photo Engraver May 2004 – December 2006

MILLER BROS Engraving Company, Chicago IL

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Engraving Arts

Rice University, TX, 1999

Skills:

  • Good knowledge and experience with Corel, Adobe
  • Experience with C++ Object Oriented Programming
  • Basic knowledge of visual Basic and MicroStation Development Language (MDL)
  • Knowledge in Microsoft and Borland Computers and integrated Developments Environments
  • Knowledge in image processing and manipulation
  • Good oral and written English skills

Awards and Affiliations

Member, All-Safe Engravers

Best Engraver of the Year Award, MILLER BROS Engraving Company, Chicago IL, 2004


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