Carpenter resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

10+ years experience in Masonry (brick/block/concrete), Custodian, Maintenance, Carpentry, Artist, and Electrical.

Successful Handyman bringing 10+ years of expertise in building construction, maintenance and remodeling to new position with challenging and rewarding employer. Knowledgeable and skilled in various construction techniques, procedures, carpentry tools and equipment. Team-oriented in communicating with others to complete excellent rough carpentry work and share information needed to complete finish carpentry tasks.

Efficient Carpenter equipped with tools necessary to complete tasks on time and with little guidance.

  • Log home construction
  • Welding and electrical knowledge
  • Flooring construction
  • General laborer
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Blueprint interpretation
  • Project management
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Valid Az driver's license
  • Basic electrical knowledge
  • Class A Journeyman Electrician
  • Construction background
  • Supply coordination
  • Technical drawing interpretation
  • Able to lift 200+ pounds
  • Safety oversight
Education and Training
Online School Phoenix, AZ Expected in 05/1996 GED : - GPA :
Eastern Arizona Institute of Technology Phoenix, AZ Expected in : Masonry - GPA :
Mesa Vo-tech Mesa, AZ Expected in : Basic Drafting- CAD - GPA :
Alterra Mountain Co - Carpenter
Stratton Mountain, VT, 03/2021 - Current
  • Shaped materials to exact measurements for job requirements with hand tools and power equipment.
  • Used band, circular, jig, reciprocating, chop and compound miter saws.
  • Cut timber, panels and other wooden materials according to measured dimensions.
  • Promoted team safety by keeping work areas free of hazards.
  • Installed cabinets, base cabinets and crown molding.
  • Planned work based on blueprints and individual project specifications.
  • Examined buildings and project specifications to determine measurements and dimensions.
  • Prepared, cut and installed custom cabinetry, built-in bookcases and staircases.
  • Anchored and braced forms and other structures in place to complete precise joining and high-quality work.
Michaels Stores - Tattooist-Self Employed
New Lenox, IL, 09/1994 - Current
  • Maintained areas neat and clean and equipment sanitized.
  • Provided clean, high-quality work at all times.
  • Developed custom tattoo designs for customers.
  • Received and processed customer payments.
  • Used photographs and sketches from customers to develop ideas.
  • Worked closely with other staff to increase customer satisfaction with design creation and services.
  • Showcased template design sheets for customers to review.
  • Covered tattoo areas with sterile dressings and provided instructions regarding new tattoo care.
  • Stenciled chosen designs onto skin before using tattoo gun.
  • Maintained complex schedules and arranged appointments.
  • Communicated client project requirements to vendors and contractors to ensure client satisfaction.
Morningstar - Framer
City, STATE, 01/2018 - 12/2020
  • Measured and marked cutting lines on wood and raw materials.
  • Checked wood and other materials to assess for damaged or defective items before starting projects to accurately determine projects scales and quotes.
  • Took accurate measurements to calculate size and amount of materials needed for project completion.
  • Consistently constructed square and level projects.
  • Worked independently on projects and tasks within carpentry team.
  • Laid concrete, built batter boards, used excavators and placed reinforced steel accurately for over civil infrastructure projects.
  • Measured and marked cutting lines on materials using rulers, pencils, chalk and marking gauges.
  • Anchored and braced forms and other structures in place using nails, bolts, anchor rods, steel cables, planks, wedges and timbers.
  • Installed pre-fabricated concrete blocks or poured and finished concrete to assemble sturdy structures.
  • Communicated with teammates and supervisors frequently to understand requirements and complete projects on time.
  • Removed damaged or defective parts or sections of structures and repaired or replaced using hand tools.
  • Adhered to project blueprints and requirements to deliver quality work.
  • Repaired and maintained properties, renovating flooring, walls and ceilings, installing fixtures and remodeling bathrooms and kitchens.
  • Maintained clean and organized workplace to optimize performance, efficiency and safety.
  • Utilized various tools, equipment, materials and forming systems to complete construction tasks.
  • Selected lumber based on particular species, characteristics, size, applications and applicable adhesives.
  • Reviewed and analyzed blueprints and other technical drawings to establish full understanding of project requirements.
  • Worked effectively with clients to establish project scope and requirements, drafting and amending blueprints to reflect specifications.
  • Carved and assembled furniture, cabinets and shelves and installed in designated areas.
Butler National Corp FAA Repair Station - Circuitboard Technician Specialist
City, STATE, 05/2015 - 12/2016
  • Reviewed support cases for technical and troubleshooting accuracy and identified needed process improvements.
  • Input customer service orders and tracked orders through to completion.
  • Set up new desktop systems and configured laptops for incoming employees and loaded required software and server permissions.
  • Updated software versions with patches and new installations to close security loopholes and protect users.
  • Reviewed current hardware and software configurations and recommended modifications to increase system speed.
  • Troubleshot hardware issues and worked with service providers to facilitate repairs for end users.
  • Delivered on-site technical support following software implementation and worked with managers to suggest product upgrades and changes.
  • Streamlined operational efficiencies by providing timely computer diagnosis and repair.
  • Implemented system security and data assurance software.
Company Name - Landscaper
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  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Maintained garden areas and landscaping greenery to enhance property appearance and plant health.
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shapes.
  • Trimmed shrubbery and trees to help plants produce more flowers and fruit to benefit wildlife.
  • Scheduled regular landscaping services to promote optimal growth and maintain attractive appearance of lawns and facility grounds.
  • Planted bulbs, bushes, trees and flowers to enhance environment.
  • Arranged shrubs and flowers to create landscape effects.
  • Installed block and stone décor according to plans and specifications.
  • Fertilized, cultivated and weeded soil to deliver steady supply of nutrients to plants.
  • Troubleshot mechanical issues and completed basic repairs to keep equipment working at peak levels.
  • Utilized thatcher to lift dead leaves and grass from between growing grass and soil.
  • Built pergolas, retaining walls, decks and large and small scale water features to enhance grounds.
  • Answered customer questions regarding care and general knowledge of landscape.
  • Planted trees, shrubs, bushes, and flowers in decorative planters and displays.
  • Oversaw watering schedules, equipment winterization, and other irrigation planning and maintenance.
  • Managed settings and maintained sprinkler systems for lawn and bed watering.
  • Maintained sidewalks, fountains, and planters.
  • Mixed and applied fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides to promote growth and mitigate pests.
  • Planned gardens and beds with seasonal displays.
  • Coordinated and delegated tasks for large-scale landscaping projects.

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School Attended

  • Online School
  • Eastern Arizona Institute of Technology
  • Mesa Vo-tech

Job Titles Held:

  • Carpenter
  • Tattooist-Self Employed
  • Framer
  • Circuitboard Technician Specialist
  • Landscaper


  • GED
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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