Carpenter resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

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. Creative Carpenter talented at suggesting new and innovative ways to complete assigned tasks. Conscientious Carpenter focused on completing projects on time and exceeding client expectations. 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. 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. Accomplished carpentyer offering 30 years of expertise in building, remodeling and repairing structures to outstanding new position. Educated and practiced in wide range of construction methods, practices, equipment and tools. Communication-driven in working with crew and supervisors to provide quality rough carpentry projects and explain details helpful for finish carpentry workers. Confident Firefighter works effectively as part of cohesive team. Highly trained individual with great mechanical aptitude and background in medical response and fire suppression. Handles issues quickly and resolves conflicts successfully. Communicative Firefighter known for first-rate mechanical aptitude and great integrity. Dependable individual dedicated to enhancing quality of life for citizens and fellow firefighters through productive, safe services. Expertise in providing emergency rescue, performing fire suppression techniques and maintaining fire apparatus and equipment. Certified in OSHA standards paired with in-depth knowledge of multiple fire safety programs. Highly trained firefighter proficient in equipment, techniques and tools useful for optimizing structural firefighting. Coordinates safety-first approaches to every fire. Resourceful, hardworking and dependable professional. Brings 25 years of experience in fire fighting. Highly motivated Firefighter with in-depth knowledge of safely suppressing fires. Thinks quickly under pressure and remains calm in stressful situations. Offering 25 years of experience in efficiently responding to fire and EMS alarms. Proficient performing emergency diagnostic and treatment procedures.

  • Hand and Power Tool Operation
  • Hardware Installation
  • Demolition and Cleanup
  • Structural Assessment
  • Residential and Commercial Renovations
  • Plaster and Seam Work
  • Carpentry and Woodworking
  • Interpreting Blueprints
  • Site Maintenance
  • Project Estimation
  • Precision and Accuracy
  • Subflooring Installation
  • Bathroom Remodeling
  • Structure Assembly
  • Interior Trimming
  • Flooring Construction
  • Infrastructure Projects
  • Carpenter's Levels
  • Materials Estimating
  • Drywall Finishing
  • Power Saws
  • OSHA Safety Guidelines
  • Minor Plumbing and Welding
  • Contractual Obligations
  • Stud Framing
  • Local Codes Compliance
  • Exterior Painting
  • Project Layout
  • Insulation Installation
  • Speed Square
  • Deck Construction
  • Wood Staining
  • Siding and Trim
  • State Contractor License
  • Reading and Interpreting Blueprints
  • Window and Door Installation
  • Scaffold Erection
  • Roofing Replacement
  • Material Needs Determination
  • Residential Understanding
  • Fire Suppression Techniques
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Building Access Strategies
  • Smoke Suppression and Removal
  • Property Protection and Salvage
  • Station and Equipment Cleaning
  • Ladder Truck Operation
  • Pump and Hose Management
  • Victim Rescue
  • Drills and Demonstrations
  • Safety Equipment Inspection
  • Ladder Positioning and Operation
  • Waterproof Salvage Covers
  • Burning Building Entry Tactics
  • Hose Connections
  • Basic Life Support
  • Human and Animal Evacuations
  • Water and Chemical Streams
  • Fire Pump Operation
  • Fire Containment
  • Firefighting Activities
  • Rescue Equipment Mastery
  • Cooperative Relationships
  • Apparatus Maintenance
  • Public Assistance and Support
  • Extinguisher Operation and Maintenance
  • Smoke Alarms
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Operating Hydraulics
  • Artificial Respiration
  • Search and Rescue
  • Infrared Thermometer
  • K12 Saw Operation
  • Physical Fitness
  • Tools and Equipment
Work History
Carpenter, 09/2016 to 03/2020
Chugach Alaska CorporationTroutdale, OR,
  • Checked measurements and completed accurate cuts to prevent materials waste and maintain cost controls.
  • Completed installations of building structures, trim, flooring and cabinetry.
  • Planned and executed work with proper tools and materials to maximize productivity.
  • Followed established job site safety regulations and maintained safe and clean work area.
  • Completed precise joining and high-quality finish work by properly anchoring and bracing structures.
  • Monitored tool and equipment condition and arranged repairs.
  • Organized project work by reading blueprints and assessing job specifications to determine optimal plans.
  • Placed building paper over subflooring to protect final flooring material from water damage.
  • Installed paneling on walls to deaden sound, complete decorations or absorb shock based on individual customer requirements.
  • Shaped or cut materials to specified measurements using hand tools, machines and power saws.
  • Installed drywall, ceilings, trim and fabricated replacement trim and moldings.
  • Built and hung custom doors and frames.
  • Effectively used nails, screws, pneumatic nailing systems, concrete anchors, powder-actuated fasteners and framing connectors.
  • Safely operated electric cordless and hammer drills and cutting torches.
  • Completed tasks according to technical document requirements and specifications to work with accuracy.
  • Followed protocols and stayed organized to provide personal and teammate safety.
  • Measured and marked cutting lines on materials using pencil or chalk and marking gauge.
  • Repaired roofs and flooring and remodeled bathrooms and kitchens to complete 5 projects in 90 days.
  • Cut and installed insulation for residential and commercial buildings.
  • Facilitated harmonious working relationships with crew members to prevent problems and conflicts.
  • Carefully read blueprints, sketches and technical drawings to inform comprehensive understanding of project scope and specifications.
Energy Auditor, 06/2006 to 09/2008
Community Action CenterEnid, OK,
  • Determined energy usage and identified potential areas for energy savings through evaluation and monitoring of energy systems, such as heating, A/C and ventilation.
  • Taught customers how to reduce energy usage and directly cut costs with proactive strategies.
  • Gathered and analyzed field information to assess current costs, problems and potential for energy savings.
  • Prepared audit reports containing energy analysis results or recommendations for energy cost saving
  • Performed blower door tests to identify areas lacking proper seals.
  • Compiled list of recommended updates, appliance upgrades, and improvements to building envelope.
  • Checked all areas of building to identify deficiencies such as ineffective insulation, incorrect filter usage and older appliances.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
Firefighter, 12/1981 to 02/2005
City Of Enid, OkCity, State,
  • Responded to emergency medical calls to perform lifesaving procedures and other emergency medical services.
  • Oversaw equipment and vehicle upkeep to maintain emergency readiness.
  • Initiated first aid measures to alleviate further injury and prepared victims for transport to medical facilities.
  • Carried, placed and extended ladders in training and in emergencies.
  • Educated public and community members on fire safety and prevention methods to provide life-saving techniques.
  • Stabilized and lifted patients with backboard and cot.
  • Responded to confined space incidents, EMS and hazardous material incidents.
  • Removed individuals from dangerous situations and offered emergency assistance for minor and critical concerns.
  • Drove and operated structural pumpers, tankers, ladders and service vehicles to aid in rescue operations.
  • Inspected buildings for pre-fire plans, fire hazards and compliance with fire prevention ordinances.
  • Operated pumping engine to direct water pressure in hose and nozzle for most efficient operation.
  • Set up and operated master streams and aerial ladder pipes.
  • Carried hose bundle of approximately 50 pounds to upper floors of businesses, apartments and hotels during emergencies.
  • Effectively supported fire suppression by setting up and maintaining water supply lines.
  • Laid and connected hoses, held nozzles and directed water streams as part of fire suppression activities at active scenes.
  • Conducted thorough tests and inspections of gear, equipment and tools to stay ready for every type of fire.
  • Performed maintenance on water tanks, fire hoses and other firefighting equipment.
  • Inspected apparatus, equipment, grounds and stations for proper order and condition on daily basis.
  • Filled firetrucks with water, sandbags and gas to maintain proper supply of materials in trucks.
  • Participated in OSHA training exercises and in-class training to improve firematic knowledge.
  • Inspected fire and life safety systems and equipment for proper placement at properties.
No Degree: Building Performance Analyst, Expected in
Hudson Valley Community College - Troy, NY
  • Awarded BPI Certification of Building Performance Analyst
  • Certified to conduct blower door test
  • Certified to conduct combustion test on gas appliances
  • Certified to make recommendations for energy efficient upgrades
Bachelor of Arts: Theology, Expected in 06/2001
Newburgh Bible Institute - Newburgh NY,

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School Attended

  • Hudson Valley Community College
  • Newburgh Bible Institute

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  • Carpenter
  • Energy Auditor
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  • Bachelor of Arts

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