Building And Ground Service resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Early retired skilled leader and problem-solver with over 25 twenty five combined-years, record of success overseeing custodial and janitorial work as a Building Service Foreman for the State of Illinois and as a Custodial Supervisor for the Chicago Public School system is seeking opportunities of employment. Im resourceful in coordinating supplies and personnel to meet any need as well as skilled in preventive maintenance and repair protocols.

  • Team Management and Supervision
  • MS Office
  • Task delegation and organizational
  • Certifiable in OSHA Industrial Standards
  • Conflict resolution
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Team building
  • Project planning
  • Problem resolution
  • Knowledgeable in the SDS
  • Customer skills
  • Safety behaviors expertise
  • Mechanical and Power tools operator
  • Forklift driving
  • Materials handling
  • Schedule coordination
  • Subcontractor leadership
  • Labor Supervisor
  • Carpentry skills
12/2018 to 04/2021 BUILDING aND GROUND SERVICE Evans Distribution Company | Romulus, MI,
  • Removed debris and trash from interior and surrounding areas while disposing of recyclable materials properly.
  • Used equipment such as Motor vehicle; power tools, ladder and scaffolding, painting, pool as well as custodial and sanitizer equipment to complete jobs quickly and correctly.
  • Responded to emergency repairs and cleaning requests to meet client expectations.
  • Maintained safety protocols through safe handling of equipment and chemicals.
  • Promoted building security, locking doors and checking electrical appliances for safety hazards.
  • Performed and documented routine inspection and maintenance activities to meet client expectations.
12/2018 to 11/2020 Owner Operator Mastec | Itasca, IL,
  • Established Cleaning and Floor Maintenance business and carried out daily business activities operations, record and inventory filing, financial management all while building a solid rapport with customers.
  • Cleaned floors and surfaces by sweeping, mopping, dusting and polishing.
  • Sanitized and deep cleaned bathroom floors and surfaces.
  • Stored, used and disposed of cleaning chemicals and supplies.
  • Operated industrial cleaning equipment to quickly complete custodial tasks.
  • Stripped, sealed, finished and polished floors to maintain appearance and remove scratches.
  • Maintained janitorial equipment and performed minor repairs to extend machine life and avoid malfunctions.
  • Completed in-depth restroom cleanings, including partitions, decoration, toilets, urinals, sinks, counters, and mirrors.
  • Handled, mixed and stored chemical cleaners in compliance with safety requirements and standard operating procedures.
  • Maintained inventory of cleaning supplies and documented items requiring reorder.
12/2015 to 05/2017 Warehouse Specialist Glendale Schools | City, STATE,
  • Packed and labeled merchandise to prepare for loading and shipment to customers.
  • Loaded and unloaded shipments and moved products to assigned warehouse locations manually or used forklift or pallet jack and focused on easy retrievability for customer orders.
  • Prepared products for shipment by packaging and labeling finished products in cardboard boxes or containers.
  • Organized warehouse design to maximize space for stock while allowing for high volume traffic zones.
  • Received pick-ups and delivered to warehouse locations.
  • Lifted materials of varied weights on regular basis.
  • Monitored work areas for cleanliness and functionality and removed obstacles for safety.
  • Packaged finished products for shipping by shrink-wrapping, boxing and labeling.
  • Assisted coworkers with special projects to learn new tasks while gaining additional responsibilities.
  • Received deliveries, scanned packages and updated orders in internal database.
  • Managed warehouse stock and equipment inventory, kept levels up to meet customer needs and tracked and recorded inventory spending and product flow.
  • Restocked packaging items, including boxes, tape and fill materials from inventory.
  • Prepared inventory for shipment by attaching tags and labels.
  • Arranged items on store racks and shelves, checking correct location and prices.
  • Generated shipping documents, including packing lists and invoices.
  • Moved large and bulky items manually or with equipment such as pallet jacks or forklifts.
  • Monitored equipment for signs of mechanical issues and organized repairs to maintain functionality.
  • Adhered to quality control procedures and documented quality checks.
  • Palletized boxes to streamline movement and shipment.
  • Identified and moved empty and broken pallets to proper areas.
12/2000 to 04/2015 Building and Ground Foreman Southern Illinois University | City, STATE,
  • Maintained optimal supply levels to meet expected demands without overreaching budget targets.
  • Prioritized and organized multiple projects and tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated leadership by implementing improvements to work processes and procedures while helping to train others.
  • Scheduled, assignments for work activities, based on priority, quantity of equipment and personnel availability.
  • Inspected completed work to assess quality and identify skill or ability issues.
  • Delivered positive reinforcement and constructive criticism for employee work efforts and notated those actions during quarterly evaluations.
  • Investigated and maintain reports of all accidents and injuries occurred on my watch.
  • Duties also included: making sure all my teams members thoroughly cleaned work areas, bathrooms, common areas, food service and kitchens, offices, exterior exits/ entrances, reachable windows,
  • Monitored all teams during deep cleaning and special projects, eg;(Floor restoration, Carpet extractions, painting projects, indoor and outdoor special event set ups.
  • Assembled basic furniture and supplies for for all areas.
  • Adhered to safety processes for manual and electric cleaning equipment to minimize risk.
Education and Training
Expected in | Applied Psychology Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL GPA:

Additional 34 credit hours

  • Major in Applied Psychology/ Organizational Behavior
Expected in Associate of Applied Science | Business Accounting Harry S Truman College, North Chicago, IL, GPA:
  • Major in Business Accounting
  • Minor in Sociology
  • Dean's List Honoree
  • Honor Roll
  • My education and past work experience have greatly influenced my leadership and communication skills.
  • My experiences also include mechanical and power equipment operator; as well as, being physically able and willing to adapt to most work task situations.

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School Attended

  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  • Harry S Truman College

Job Titles Held:

  • Owner Operator
  • Warehouse Specialist
  • Building and Ground Foreman


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Associate of Applied Science

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