Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic individual experienced in resolving conflicts and issues with exceptional skill and poise. Offering engaging and pleasant personality with expertise ensuring projects meet safety regulations, policies and procedures.

Demonstrated success in leading crews, planning jobs and keeping projects on schedule. Steps in and works alongside team members to get job done quickly and safely. Well-versed in operating, carpentry, ironwork, rigging, pipe fitting, equipment setting, and management. Hardworking Construction Foreman bringing 15 years of progressive experience. Quality-focused and diligent with excellent communication, multitasking and time management skills.

  • Construction management
  • Project milestones
  • Works well in team environment
  • Effective communication
  • Team Oversight
  • Organization
  • Project organization
  • Team building
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Project estimation and bidding
  • MS Office
  • Blueprints and Schematics
  • Commercial construction
  • Residential construction
  • Refinery operations
  • Maintaining safe environment
  • Safety policies and procedure
  • Materials ordering
  • Piping and instrumentation drawings
  • Equipment set up
  • Machinery installation
  • Commercial Pipe Fitting
  • Heavy Equipment Operation
  • Carpentry
  • Time and material estimates
  • Framing
  • Cutting Torches
  • Door Installation
  • Heavy lifting
  • Pneumatic controls
  • Scaffolding Construction
  • Hand And Power Tools
  • New Construction And Renovation
  • Exceptional Finish Carpentry Skills
  • Trained In Auto CAD
Work History
Carpenter, 03/2020 to 09/2020
Arrow Exterminators , IncDickson, TN,
  • Offered valuable suggestions to clients' remodel needs.
  • Kept team members safe and job sites free of hazards by maintaining good organizational skills at all stages.
  • Read and interpreted blueprints and construction documents to determine project directives.
  • Led variety of projects from start to finish, including garages, residential homes and additions.
  • Organized project work by reading blueprints and assessing job specifications to determine optimal plans.
  • Effectively used all fasteners such as nails, screws, pneumatic nailing systems, concrete anchors, powder-actuated fasteners and framing connectors.
  • Installed drywall, ceilings, trim and fabricated replacement trim and moldings.
  • Monitored tool and equipment condition and arranged repairs as needed.
  • Properly poured, set and cured concrete.
  • Specialized in foundations, framing and finish carpentry.
Pipe Fitter , 09/2019 to 03/2020
Bae SystemsKingsport, TN,
  • Used grinders and band saw to cut and thread pipes to specifications.
  • Operated drill motors, grinders, chop saws, hack saws and burning torches to perform fitting and welding pipe.
  • Read and interpreted blueprints and schematics to determine locations, quantities and sizes of materials required.
  • Worked with subcontractors to understand needs and provide accurate service.
  • Resolved design problems, improved operations and provided exceptional client support.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Inspected and tested machinery and equipment to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Inspected and testing pipe systems through water and air to verify safety and reliability.
  • Cut and drilled holes in walls to permit passage of pipes.
  • Interacted with employees to demonstrate high standards and mitigate issues effectively.
General Foreman , 05/2014 to 03/2019
General DynamicsFairfax, VA,
  • Complied with all company regulations in terms of safety to prevent accidents on job sites.
  • Reviewed and approved employee time reporting.
  • Completed final walk throughs at job sites to close out projects.
  • Managed team of 8-20 employees erecting pipe racks,piping systems, and mechanical equipment.
  • Consistently assumed additional responsibilities and worked extended hours to meet project deadlines.
  • Kept teams properly supplied with materials, tools, plans and supplementary assistance to meet project deadlines.
  • Communicated effectively with team members, guiding crew in roof installations and repair work.
  • Complied with OSHA and company safety guidelines for height safety, lock out tag out, confined space and hazardous material handling.
  • Oversaw schedules and assignments for up to 20 employees.
  • Ordered necessary supplies and materials required for installation of new work and remodeling of existing systems.
  • Planned each job with appropriate safety measures, addressing weight limits and fall protection.
  • Obtained permits and organized supplies for each job.
  • Rigged for heavy lifts according to blueprint requirements.
  • Rigged cables and pipes in configurations to support loads and maintain crew safety.
  • Secured safety equipment and always used gear according to requirements.
  • Inspected all scaffold erections for condition and compliance with standards.
  • Reviewed blueprints, specifications and drawings to fully understand project scope ahead of time.
  • Shrunk knowledge gaps with ongoing training and close employee mentoring for new and less experienced team members.
  • Communicated with equipment operators to accomplish smooth and efficient transports.
  • Prepared and erected steel, torque and bolt-up connections.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Assigned tasks and monitored completion of all work to full satisfaction of company standards and customer requirements.
  • Helped plant engineers develop solutions to real-world problems.
  • Supervised maintenance and construction projects, which included plumbing, heating, ventilation and irrigation systems.
Heavy Equipment Operator/Carpenter, 04/2008 to 05/2014
AKA ConstructionCity, STATE,
  • Supported management decision-making by compiling operational and production data into daily logs.
  • Operated skid steers, front end loaders, and excavators on regular basis with advanced skill.
  • Communicated with ground team members and fellow operators to prevent safety hazards and keep materials moving.
  • Maintained fueled and fully operational equipment to jump on any project requirement and keep teams on tight schedules.
  • Moved materials around construction sites to work locations.
  • Installed rebar and molded expansion joints and edges for concrete projects.
  • Measured precise amounts of concrete and verified levelness to improve quality of finished product.
  • Set forming materials such as symon forms to prepare for pouring of concrete.
  • Leveled, smoothed and finished surfaces of poured concrete for construction projects.
  • Demolished and repaired old concrete surfaces.
  • Erected and dismantled scaffolding, braces, shoring walls and other temporary structures.
  • Dug holes, trenches and ditches at desired locations and backfilled completed excavations.
  • Cleaned, repaired and lubricated equipment on site-specific schedules to maintain performance.
  • Kept team members safe and job sites free of hazards by maintaining good organizational skills at all stages.
Associate of Science: Construction Management, Expected in 02/2021
SJVC - Fresno, Ca,

Having 15 years experience in the construction industry, I decided that I needed to make a career move. I have management experience but I did not have a degree to support my experience.

High School Diploma: , Expected in 2003
Richmond High School - Richmond, IN
  • Promoted to General Foreman after 3 years of employment.
  • Collaborated with a team of 50 individuals in the development of the Sulfur Recovery Unit with ATS Tail Gas Unit, Jupiter Sulphur / Phillips 66, Billings, Montana . The project was completed on time and under budget on a small footprint inside an operating chemical plant, despite severe winter weather hampering construction work in piping and electrical systems.
  • Supervised team of up to 20 staff members.
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
  • LOTO Certified
  • Confined Space Certified
  • Ariel Lift

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  • Richmond High School

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