Carpenter resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Dedicated Sales Associate offering 4 years of success in fostering quality shopping experiences through expert needs assessment and extensive product knowledge. Proven history of exceeding sales targets and meeting customer needs with effective product solutions. Skilled in training and mentoring new associates on customer service and sales best practices.

  • Cash handling accuracy
  • Merchandising knowledge
  • Relationship selling
  • Dispute mediation
  • Retail loss prevention
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Client account management
  • Sales expertise
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Hunter/farmer sales strategies
  • Results oriented
  • Negotiations
  • Documentation and recordkeeping
  • Superb time management
  • Listening skills
  • Market research and analysis
  • Customer service
  • Retail merchandising expertise
  • Excellent communication skills
  • POS system operation
  • Accurate money handling
  • Reading comprehension skills
  • Verbal/written communication
  • Energetic self-starter
  • Outgoing personality
  • Team player mentality
03/2019 to 12/2019
Carpenter Amentum Tucson, AZ,
  • Promoted team safety by keeping work areas free of hazards.
  • Removed tool marks and surface adhesives after installation to improve project quality.
  • Prepared, cut and installed flooring, ceiling fans, light fixtures, tile, etc.
  • Selected lumber based on particular species, characteristics, size, applications and applicable adhesives.
  • Examined buildings and project specifications to determine measurements and dimensions.
  • Repaired and maintained properties, including renovating flooring, walls and ceilings, installing fixtures and remodeling bathrooms and kitchens.
  • Applied paneling to ceilings or walls to complete decorations or absorb sound.
  • Built barns, houses, sheds, and warehouses on previously poured foundation.
  • Shaped materials to exact measurements for job requirements using hand tools and power equipment.
  • Installed building structures such as windows, trim and cabinetry alone or with assistants to meet job deadlines.
  • Anchored and braced forms and other structures in place to complete precise joining and high-quality work.
  • Organized assigned tasks for completion on individual and team levels.
  • Planned work based on blueprints and individual project specifications.
  • Managed work crews on construction of residential, commercial and industrial buildings.
  • Safely used band, circular, jig, reciprocating, chop and compound miter saws.
  • Framed new construction of single-family homes and townhomes.
  • Installed cabinets, base cabinets and crown molding.
  • Identified and requested any and all PPE necessary to perform tasks.
  • Constructed mechanical gates and fences.
  • Installed floor joists, trusses and rafters.
  • Consistently constructed square and level projects.
08/2018 to 01/2019
Bartender Lifestyle Communities, Ltd. Gahanna, OH,
  • Collected food, wine and appetizer orders from patrons and promoted upsell items.
  • Planned and updated menus to capitalize on changing trends in customer preferences.
  • Ordered and maintained inventory of bar products, including alcohol, soft drinks and supplies to drive high volume of sales.
  • Restocked beer and liquor on regular schedule and after special events to prepare for forecasted needs.
  • Multitasked to meet customer, business operations and server needs with minimal errors or delays.
  • Kept detailed inventories of bar supplies and kept work areas stocked to maintain workflow efficiently.
  • Prepared and served drinks per shift in high-volume 200-600 customer environment.
  • Checked identification of customers to verify age requirements needed for purchase of alcohol.
  • Optimized bar inventory and storage to effectively meet expected business levels with adequate stock of alcohol, soft drinks and other supplies.
  • Filled ice bins 3-4 times throughout shift and cleaned them twice daily.
  • Advertised, marketed and recommended drink options to guests to increase guest satisfaction.
  • Promoted products to customers to enhance bill totals with high-profit items.
  • Collected and organized more than $2,500 in gross revenue and tips on a 5 hour basis.
  • Lowered liquor costs 30% by leading training on precision pouring and waste reduction to team of 3 bartenders.
  • Prepared mixed drinks and poured wine, beer and nonalcoholic beverages for average of 60-100 patrons per average shift. On weekends and during special events held twice monthly the average number of customers per shift exceeded 600 at times.
  • Managed bar area, including cocktail design and menu, inventory, regulation compliance and customer relationships.
  • Trained 3 new bartenders in 2 months to increase knowledge of drink preparation and upselling techniques.
  • Managed up to 100 customers per shift while simultaneously assisting 7 restaurant servers.
  • Supported servers by preparing specialty drinks for patrons in all areas of establishment.
  • Monitored patrons to keep alcohol consumption in designated areas.
  • Produced and balanced daily and weekly sales reports to assess and coordinate staff.
  • Recognized VIP customers immediately and provided special treatment, including preferred tables.
  • Created list of signature items to increase overall revenue.
  • Reduced inventory losses by creating new drink menu items to move older products.
  • Engaged in small talk with over 30 patrons per day to build rapport and earn repeat business.
  • Upsold customers from shelf to premium brands and high-margin signature recipes, driving average sales increases of 150%.
  • Promoted customer safety by maintaining current list of available ride services for inebriated customers.
  • Balanced daily registers and generated sales reports to support financial and administrative objectives.
  • Worked with management to plan and implement special events to boost customer numbers and profits.
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
  • Collected and polished glassware, keeping adequate stock for expected customer loads.
01/2014 to 10/2017
Sales Associate Concentrix Austin, TX,
  • Answered incoming telephone calls to provide information about products, services, store hours, policies and promotions.
  • Retained product, service and company policy knowledge to serve as resource for both coworkers and customers.
  • Maintained knowledge of current promotions, exchange guidelines, payment policies and security practices.
  • Arranged new merchandise with signage and appealing displays to encourage customer sales and move overstock items.
  • Kept apprised of emerging trends and provided informative customer service to assist in product selection.
  • Helped average of 30 customers per day by responding to inquiries and locating products.
  • Mentored team members in mastering sales techniques to consistently exceed objectives.
  • Negotiated and closed deals with minimal oversight.
  • Won store sales competition for highest sales numbers, resulting in winning contests for number of units sold as well as dollar amount sold.
  • Offered product and service consultations and employed upselling techniques.
  • Prepared cash deposits up to $15,000 with zero discrepancies.
  • Sold various products by explaining unique features and educating customers on proper application.
  • Trained all new sales employees on effective sales, service and operational strategies to maximize team performance.
  • Built and maintained effective relationships with peers and upper management to drive team success toward common sales, service and operational goals.
  • Processed orders through system and coordinated product deliveries.
  • Coached team members on security risks and loss prevention to aid in mitigating store theft.
  • Unboxed new merchandise and restocked shelves in appealing and organized arrangements to promote items.
  • Met or exceeded upselling, donation and credit card sign-up targets on consistent basis by leveraging excellent communication and interpersonal strengths.
  • Observed customer behaviors to identify security threats and escalate concerns to supervisors.
  • Recommended merchandise to customers based on needs and preferences.
  • Applied finishing techniques, including polishing and varnishing, to keep instruments looking professional and well-maintained.
  • Built over 3-4 new instruments per month, including guitars, basses, and banjos.
  • Restored and produced period instruments, including vintage Gibson, Martin, and Fender guitars, basses, and ukuleles.
  • Consulted clients on accurately playing, maintaining and storing instruments for optimal performance and durability.
  • Recommended brands of instruments to meet specific customer needs, desires and budget limitations.
  • Worked quickly to memorize new pieces for group performances and concert tours.
  • Tuned guitars and replaced worn strings on a frequent basis.
  • Maintained a diverse selection of picks for specific purposes.
  • Learned standard pieces frequently played at concerts.
  • Alternated practice between different guitars and practiced chords and scales on a regular basis.
  • Performed music in genres such as various metal sub-genres, jazz, blues, country, and classical.
  • Traveled, sometimes great distances, to perform at venues and rehearsed to prepare for performances.
  • Played variety of music with broad stylistic range and improvisatorial flexibility.
  • Identified mistakes made by other musicians and corrected problems.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2010
High School Diploma:
Mansfield High School - Mansfield, AR

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