I have worked in a variety of diverse career fields, picking up new skills quickly and efficiently and have developed proficiency in the various fields in which I have been employed. I am a fast learner and quickly become adept at tasks I am given, often
quickly enough to train new employees in a very short amount of time. I've been commended many times on my work ethic, integrity, and commitment to accomplishing objectives with excellence.
Skills and Abilities
Operation of forklifts
Medical and CPR training
Vehicle and equipment maintenance
Proficiency with hand and power tools
Leadership and training skills
Excellent measurement and mathematical abilities
Use of office equipment
Strong mechanical aptitude
Trained in CPR and basic medical skills
Can function well in high stress/fast paced environments
Trained juniors in all previous job fields
Lifts 250 pounds
Willing to travel
Exceptional people skills
Retail/customer service experience
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Received TWIC and safety cards
Have obtained federal secret level security clearance.
In my youth I participated in the youth program "Young Marines" and achieved the rank of Corporal.
Have been promoted in several career fields for quality of work and leadership skills.
Volunteered in the renovation of a church after it had been damaged by a hurricane.
Have been a youth teacher at my local church.
Airman Basic01/2017 to 04/2017United States Air ForceLackland A F B, Texas
Assisted fellow trainees on Recruit Living area set up and and Marching. Effective decision-maker in high-pressure environments. Patrolled areas and allowed restricted area access for authorized personnel.Trained in ethics and courtesies. Can take orders and have respect for leadership and authority figures.
Masonry Apprentice06/2015 to 01/2017Vigo MasonryLake Charles, LouisianaBuilt and disassembled scaffolds, bracing and barricades. Maintained all construction areas to avoid hazards. Mixed mortar, plaster and grout according to standard formulas. Mentored junior team members, providing guidance on proper techniques and safety. Installed, repaired and rebuilt tile, brick and stone surfaces. Completed indoor and outdoor residential and commercial construction projects. Used grouting trowels to apply grout between joints of bricks and tiles.Arranged and stored materials, machines, tools and equipment. Cut materials to specified sizes for installation using power saws and tile cutters. Transported materials, tools and machines to installation sites. Assisted large crews in erecting, repairing and the wrecking of buildings and bridges. Used a pick and shovel to dig, spread and level dirt and gravel.
B Class Scaffold Builder02/2015 to 06/2015Turner Ind.Sulphur, LouisianaBuilt and disassembled scaffolds, bracing and barricades. Maintained all construction areas to avoid hazards. Mentored junior team members, providing guidance on proper techniques and safety. Completed indoor and outdoor residential and commercial construction projects. Continually cleaned work areas and equipment. Arranged and stored materials, machines, tools and equipment. Cut materials to specified sizes for installation using power saws and tile cutters. Transported materials, tools and machines to installation sites.
Retail Associate10/2013 to 02/2015Academy Sports & OutdoorsLake Charles, LouisianaDescribed merchandise and explain operation of merchandise to customers. Maintained knowledge of current promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices. Recommended merchandise based on customer needs. Guided customers in choosing items that reflected personal style. Explained information about the quality, value and style of products to Influence customer buying decisions. Replenished floor stock and processed shipments to ensure product availability for customers. Designed displays to make the store experience interactive and engaging. Organized and located inventory and updated store spreadsheets. Established and maintained proper high traffic displays, resulting in increased sales. Effectively communicated and coordinated execution of the planogram with store management.
Crew Member05/2013 to 10/2013Popeyes Chicken and BiscuitsHenderson, LouisianaOperated large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers and griddles. Correctly received orders, processed payments and responded appropriately to guest concerns.Communicated clearly and positively with co-workers and management. Up-sold additional menu items, beverages and desserts to increase restaurant profits. Quickly and efficiently processed payments and made accurate change. Closely followed standard procedures for safe food preparation, assembly and presentation to ensure customer satisfaction. Performed general maintenance duties, including mopping floors, washing dishes, wiping counter tops and emptying grease traps. Maintained a neat, well groomed appearance including impeccable personal hygiene, hair restraint and minimal jewelry that met company standards. Took initiative to find extra tasks when scheduled duties were completed.