carpenter resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Ambitious Carpenter skilled at taking on multiple projects at once. Experience with complete home construction, remodels and renovations. Successful at providing clients with both technical skill and creative insight. Quality-focused Carpenter committed to following safety code regulations. Timely and efficient working style takes difficult jobs through to completion within budget. Experienced in both residential and commercial construction. Dedicated Carpenter with 5 years of experience in carpentry and construction. Excels at analyzing and solving problems. Dedicated to completing construction projects on time or ahead of schedule. Talented Carpenter offering over 5 years of experience in severe environments. Well-organized planner with good multitasking and time management skills. Knowledgeable about both rough and finish carpentry techniques. Successful at managing supplies and site crews to lead safe and efficient projects. Knowledgeable professional offering experience and abilities in completing frameworks for structural construction jobs. Bright and detail-oriented in calculating accurate measurements. Focused on safety by keeping work areas neat, following protocols, using equipment and tools appropriately and warning teammates of potential hazards. Perform detail-oriented and precise carpentry work with every job. Focused on outperforming customer expectations while accomplishing budget and timeline demands. Direct work of assistants while teaching common and advanced carpentry abilities. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

  • Project Management
  • Learning Strategies
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Form Systems Knowledge
  • Project Estimation and Bidding
  • Staff Management
  • Structural Support Fabrication
  • Roofing Expertise
  • Exceptional Finish Carpentry Skills
  • Flooring Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Study Layout Diagrams
  • Completed construction of 100's of homes in projected time frame.
  • Promoted to Lead Carpenter after 2 1/2 years of employment.
  • Completed more than 100's kitchens and custom built-ins, decks and patios.
  • Framed all new construction of a large single-family home development.
  • Collaborated with team of 12 in the development of New Construction as lead forman.
  • Resolved product issue through consumer testing.
04/2018 to 11/2022
Carpenter John Knox Village Lee's Summit, MO,
  • Planned projects by identifying necessary equipment, tools, and required assistance.
  • Checked measurements and completed accurate cuts to prevent materials waste and maintain cost controls.
  • Planned and executed work with proper tools and materials to maximize productivity.
  • Completed installations of building structures, trim, flooring, and cabinetry.
  • Followed established job site safety regulations and maintained safe and clean work area.
  • Inspected job sites to identify potential hazards and establish protection and safety standards.
  • Read and interpreted blueprints to follow specifications of projects.
  • Cut, shaped and installed siding, roofing and framing to protect interior of properties from harsh weather conditions.
  • Discarded debris and disposed waste to maintain cleanliness and quality standards.
  • Developed and implemented new processes and procedures to improve productivity and workflow.
  • Measured materials to determine sizes and quantity required for construction project.
  • Measured, drilled and sawed materials to perform successful home improvements.
  • Demonstrated close attention to detail to verify quality and accuracy of work.
  • Assisted in training new carpenters to demonstrate techniques, apply best practices and comply with protocols and regulations.
  • Collaborated with other construction workers to coordinate projects and streamline process.
  • Built and hung custom doors and frames.
  • Effectively used nails, screws, pneumatic nailing systems, concrete anchors, powder-actuated fasteners and framing connectors.
  • Managed inventory of tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Facilitated harmonious working relationships with crew members to prevent problems and conflicts.
  • Measured, cut and installed drywall, paneling and other materials.
  • Cut and shaped materials to meet outlined measurements.
  • Installed insulation, trim and other finishing touches.
  • Inspected buildings to identify repair needs.
  • Shaped or cut materials to specified measurements using hand tools, machines and power saws.
  • Specialized in roofing, siding, framing and finish carpentry.
  • Assembled and installed furniture and cabinetry.
  • Followed protocols and stayed organized to provide personal and teammate safety.
  • Repaired damaged doors, windows and other structures.
02/2019 to 06/2021
Wildland Firefighter Viejas Enterprises Alpine, CA,
  • Oversaw equipment and vehicle upkeep to maintain emergency readiness.
  • Acted quickly to contain hazardous chemicals likely to catch fire, leak or spill.
  • Evaluated situation at emergency sites to determine and execute most effective methods for saving life and property.
  • Patrolled burnt areas after fires to locate and eliminate hot spots that could flare or rekindle.
  • Operated pumping engine to direct water pressure in hose and nozzle for most efficient operation.
  • Established water supplies, connected hoses and directed water onto fires.
  • Cut and cleared brush and dug trenches to create fire lines using axes, chainsaws or shovels.
  • Effectively supported fire suppression by setting up and maintaining water supply lines.
  • Performed maintenance on water tanks, fire hoses and other firefighting equipment.
  • Conducted fire drills and trained new recruits in use of firefighting equipment.
  • Maintained close contact with dispatch to receive and share information about current fires, equipment movements, and incoming personnel.
  • Completed training to stay in peak physical fitness and handle challenging tasks.
  • Evaluated areas after containing fires to identify and suppress hot spots.
  • Conducted thorough tests and inspections of gear, equipment and tools to stay ready for every type of fire.
  • Inspected fire and life safety systems and equipment for proper placement at properties.
  • Carried out fire inspections to identify fire hazards and recommend corrective measures.
  • Assisted with regular maintenance of firefighting equipment.
02/2016 to 07/2018
Roofer Pacific Coast Building Products, Inc. Las Vegas, NV,
  • Installed high-quality roofing systems, paying careful attention to hazards and other safety concerns.
  • Managed inventory of roofing supplies and materials.
  • Inspected roofs and identified deficiencies for repair cost estimation.
  • Inspected problem roofs to determine best repair procedures.
  • Precisely cut felt, shingles and strips of flashing to fit angles formed by walls, vents, and intersecting roof surfaces.
  • Installed, repaired, and replaced single-ply roofing systems.
  • Expanded knowledge of roofing materials, techniques, and cost effectiveness.
  • Assisted in removal of old roofing materials and debris to prepare for application of new roofing.
  • Inspected buildings to inspect for water damage, worn out flashing and other signs of roof damage.
  • Fastened composition shingles and sheets to roof with asphalt, cement and nails.
  • Performed patching and resealing of roofs to provide maintenance, repairs and protection.
  • Installed chimney flashing, gutters and other roof components to direct smoke away and offer protection from elements.
  • Followed manufacturer instructions and specifications to perform proper installation.
  • Installed asphalt shingles, tile and metal roofing systems to manage exterior construction projects of residential, commercial and industrial buildings.
  • Attended professional development classes to keep up with new roofing technology.
  • Operated variety of tools and equipment to safely and efficiently perform tasks.
  • Scheduled and attended pre-planning sessions with general contractors.
  • Cleaned up work areas upon completion of projects.
  • Installed roof insulation to reduce energy costs.
  • Coordinated with other craft employees to maximize project efficiency.
  • Trained and oversaw employees in roofing system installations.
  • Applied roof coatings to protect roof and extend lifespan.
  • Assisted in installation of skylights, solar panels and other roof accessories.
  • Removed gravel and pebbles over top layer, using rake, and stiff-bristled broom.
  • Consistently stayed under budget by monitoring job progress and controlling costs.
  • Repaired chimneys and other roof protrusions.
  • Corrected improper drainage and ventilation problems.
  • Assisted with installation of gutters and downspouts.
  • Adjusted roof flashing to maximize drainage.
  • Assessed roofs for signs of damage or wear and tear after storms.
  • Supervised apprentices and helpers, offering feedback and boosting skills.
Education and Training
Expected in 03/2024 to to
Associate of Science: A&P License
Columbia Gorge Community College - The Dalles, OR
Expected in 06/2013 to to
Columbia Gorge Community College - The Dalles, OR

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School Attended

  • Columbia Gorge Community College
  • Columbia Gorge Community College

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  • Carpenter
  • Wildland Firefighter
  • Roofer


  • Associate of Science
  • GED

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