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carpenter apprentice resume example with 10+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Enthusiastic Apprentice Carpenter offering 10+ years of experience and a pleasant demeanor and excellent time management skills. Knowledgeable in safe use of power and hand tools. Sharp and highly trained with a desire to work for a construction organization

Meticulous Apprentice Carpenter seeking the chance to work with other carpenters and gain valuable experience. Educated in safety processes and wood trim installation.

Dedicated Carpenter delivering high-quality work on any and all projects. Strong work ethic. Work effectively both independently and within construction teams.

Skills
  • Repair work
  • Building code regulations
  • Safety policy and procedure knowledge
  • Hauling debris
  • Door and window installation
  • Stairs and railings
  • Cabinet installation
  • Safe and and power tool operation
  • Special projects
  • Heavy lifting
  • Collaboration
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Conflict resolution
  • Planning
  • Work ethic
  • Project planning
  • Construction
  • Carpentry
  • Flooring Installation
  • Framing
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Materials handling
  • Standard operating procedures understanding
  • Basic welding skills
  • Safety behaviors expertise
  • Recordkeeping abilities
  • Customer service
  • Communication
  • Hand tool operations
  • Forklift driving
  • Traffic routing
  • Site preparation
  • OSHA
Experience
08/2017 to 03/2019 Carpenter Apprentice Adolfson & Peterson Construction | Amarillo, TX,

Cut, shaped and smoothed lumber and other materials using hand and power tools.

  • Cleaned job site after work completion and disposed of debris in proper containers.
  • Helped with movement of materials and equipment to different job sites.
  • Read and interpreted specifications and construction drawings to determine best techniques to complete each job.
  • Installed, assembled and repaired woodwork, millwork, cabinetry and trim under supervision of master carpenter.
  • Cut materials on job site to prepare for installation.
  • Installed drywall, ceilings, and trim and fabricated replacement trim and moldings.
  • Followed OSHA and corporate safety regulations and procedures.
  • Anchored and braced forms and other structures in place to complete precise joining and high-quality work.
  • Shaped materials to exact measurements for job requirements using hand tools and power equipment.
  • Planned work based on blueprints and individual project specifications.
  • Conducted thorough inspections of project locations to identify code issues and initiate needed repairs or maintenance.
  • Promoted team safety by keeping work areas free of hazards.
  • Carved and assembled furniture, cabinets and shelves and installed in designated areas.
  • Took accurate measurements to calculate size and amount of materials needed for project completion.
  • Reviewed and analyzed blueprints and other technical drawings to establish full understanding of project requirements.
  • Installed building structures such as windows, trim and cabinetry alone or with assistants to meet job deadlines.
  • Assisted master carpenters with custom installations for residential and comcmercial customers.
01/2017 to 03/2019 Fence Builder Department Of Veterans Affairs | Lubbock, TX,
  • Constructed metal, chain link and wooden fences and borders.
  • Completed work in different weather conditions and on diverse ground types.
  • Followed safety guidelines for using tools, equipment and heavy machinery to avoid accidents and injury.
  • Used estimation skills to determine materials and labor hours required for a job.
  • Created postholes with appropriate equipment, including spades and posthole diggers, and backfilled holes with dirt or concrete to secure fencing.
  • Mixed and applied concrete in proper ratios to fill post holes for [Type] and [Type] fencing.
  • Identified and measured fence location to determine optimal locations to meet project requirements.
  • Measured and aligned posts using levels and bobs to verify alignment and achieve professional finished looks.
  • Verified location of water lines and utilities with local officials prior to commencing any digging.
  • Verified vertical alignment of posts, utilizing plumb bobs and spirit levels.
  • Attached rails and tension wire along bottoms of posts to form fencing frames.
  • Marked and laid out fence lines and pole locations in accordance with work order and project specifications.
02/1995 to 09/2002 Vice President of Sales and Delivery Silver Creek Log Homes | City, STATE,
  • Represented company at various community and business events to promote awareness, network with potential clients and penetrate new markets.
  • Negotiated contracts and proposed discounted offerings to help sales staff close competitive deals.
  • Overhauled internal operating budget consisting of sales and marketing expenditures, identifying wasteful spending.
  • Sold lumber and service line across Blue Ridge Mountain region.
  • Penetrated new markets by investigating competitor products, services and trends.
  • Increased repeat customer base by maintaining relationships with high-profile clients and effectively managing service issues.
  • Created presentation materials for sales, customer relations, and management purposes.
  • Contacted customers via phone and email to explore connections, offer services and cement relationships.
  • Optimized sales and marketing directives by closely monitoring employee progress, reviewing regional and local markets and effectively managing inventories.
04/1994 to 02/1995 Carpenter Birchfield Log Homes | City, STATE,
  • Built log home structure on previously poured foundation.
  • Shaped materials to exact measurements for job requirements using hand tools and power equipment.
  • Examined buildings and project specifications to determine measurements and dimensions.
  • Safely operated power saws, planers, jointers, routers and pneumatic equipment for xxx days without accident.
  • Selected lumber based on particular species, characteristics, size, applications and applicable adhesives.
  • Cut timber, panels and other wooden materials according to measured dimensions.
  • Laid concrete, built batter boards, used excavators and placed reinforced steel accurately for over civil infrastructure projects.
  • 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.
  • Framed new construction of single-family homes and townhomes.
  • Safely used band, circular, jig, reciprocating, chop and compound miter saws.
  • Installed floor joists, trusses and rafters.
  • Constructed mechanical gates and fences.
  • Consistently constructed square and level projects.
  • Operated terrain telescoping forklift, backhoe, skid steer and tractor.
  • Set windows and layouts for stairs and common rafters.
  • Installed cabinets, base cabinets and crown molding.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/2009 Diploma 1yr | Food Service A-B Technical Community College , Asheville, NC GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • A-B Technical Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Carpenter Apprentice
  • Fence Builder
  • Vice President of Sales and Delivery
  • Carpenter

Degrees

  • Diploma 1yr

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