business manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Proficient Business Manager successful at overseeing all aspects of business operation. Goal-driven leader, change manager and strategic problem solver. Knowledgeable about human resources, financial administration and inventory management.

  • Supervision and training
  • Sound judgment
  • Cross-functional team management
  • Schedule management
  • Recruiting and hiring
Education and Training
St. Paul Catholic High School Pocahontas, AR, Expected in 05/1967 High School Diploma : - GPA :
U A Local Union 431 Apprenticeship Jonesboro, AR, Expected in 05/1972 Journeyman Pipefitter & Plumber : Pipefitting And Plumbing - GPA :
Ga Telesis - Business Manager
Miami, FL, 01/2004 - 12/2012

As Business Manager of United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters & Steamfitters Local Union 155 I oversaw the daily running of the local union office including but not exclusive to the following:

  • Providing manpower from an 800 member force to various mechanical contractors throughout the U. S.
  • Oversaw the Local Union apprenticeship program
  • Met with various state and national Representatives and Senators regarding workers rights
  • Oversaw the Local Union's Health Insurance program
  • President of the Arkansas Building Trades Association
  • President of the South Central Pipe Trades Association
  • Served on the Central Arkansas Workforce Investment Board 2010 - 2012
Tdindustries, Ltd. - Piping Superintendent
Forney, TX, 01/2000 - 07/2003
  • Studied project specifications to plan sequence and schedule for pipe installations.
  • Measured and marked pipes for cutting and threading.
  • Inspected worksites to survey for potential hazards or safety concerns.
  • Enhanced traceability by processing, reviewing and developed organization systems for project documentation.
  • Monitored and supported site safety initiatives to protect team members and prevent accidents.
  • Established and maintained relationships with vendors and liaised with appropriate personnel to access facilities for inspection.
  • Obtained notices of completion and compliance certifications from construction administration consultants.
  • Eliminated project lags by organizing works-in-progress and delegating tasks.
  • Liaised with company safety representatives to promote awareness and understanding of safety protocols.
  • Saved money by overseeing cost-effective material sourcing and effective work orders.
  • Prepared cost and inventory reports and maintained accurate records using company work order reporting system.
  • Coordinated all phases of construction projects from inception to completion.
  • Resolved labor, design and tool issues during all phases of construction projects.
  • Facilitated processing of RFI's, submittals and samples among general contractor, owner and owner's consultants.
  • Sustained safety protocols and provided proper, cost-effective and safe handling of equipment and materials.
Amentum - Construction Superintendent
Washington, DC, 03/1992 - 01/2000
  • Estimated materials and labor requirements to complete jobs within budgetary and timeline requirements.
  • Maintained written daily log of job site activities for permanent records.
  • Coordinated schedules and day-to-day activities of crew to satisfy project needs.
  • Directed development of project scope, including estimates, budgets and schedules.
  • Guided and directed third-party inspectors throughout project.
  • Implemented onsite safety protocols and procedures and properly trained all team members on prevention measures.
  • Enhanced traceability by processing, reviewing and developing organization systems for tracking RFIs, permits and proposed change order requests (PCOR).
  • Chaired weekly progress and commercial meetings and monitored daily reports from field staff.
  • Maintained construction security surveillance for job sites, material stores and equipment depots.
  • Coordinated training of construction teams on site-specific project requirements, techniques and procedures to keep all staff members informed of goals.
Plumbers & Pipefitters U A Local Union No 155 - Building Trades Journeyman Pipefitter & Welder
City, STATE, 01/1967 - 03/1992
  • Read and interpreted specifications, diagrams and blueprints for job.
  • Fabricated and positioned screw pipe, socket weld pipe and stainless steel tubing.
  • Threaded pipes using specified machinery.
  • Utilized welding and soldering equipment to join sheet metal components in compliance with blueprints and job specifications.
  • Bent, fitted and brazed pipes according to specifications.
  • Performed pipe fabrication, installation and fitting according to proper specifications.
  • Cut and beveled piping using cutting torches, saws and threading machines.
  • Performed hydrostatic pressure testing of boilers and pressure vessels.
  • Oversaw apprentices, answered questions and provided feedback on work.
  • Handled all responsibilities for piping systems, including fabricating, assembling, installing and maintaining.

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School Attended

  • St. Paul Catholic High School
  • U A Local Union 431 Apprenticeship

Job Titles Held:

  • Business Manager
  • Piping Superintendent
  • Construction Superintendent
  • Building Trades Journeyman Pipefitter & Welder


  • High School Diploma
  • Journeyman Pipefitter & Plumber

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