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carpenter general handyman resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Highly-motivated Handyman with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

Skills
  • Exterior and interior painting
  • Roof maintenance
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Power tools
  • Sanitation and safety
  • Painting
  • Drywall
  • Plumbing
  • Reading blueprints and manuals
  • Physically agile
  • Masonry
  • Carpentry
  • Building maintenance
  • General plumbing
  • Safety protocols
  • Landscaping and groundskeeping
  • Cleaning and sanitizing
  • Supply ordering
Experience
01/2011 to Current Carpenter/General Handyman Department Of Veterans Affairs | Glendale, CO,
  • Examined buildings and project specifications to determine measurements and dimensions.
  • Installed building structures such as windows, trim and cabinetry alone or with assistants to meet job deadlines.
  • Shaped materials to exact measurements for job requirements using hand tools and power equipment.
  • Installed cabinets, base cabinets and crown molding.
  • Promoted team safety by keeping work areas free of hazards.
  • Framed new construction of single-family homes and townhomes.
  • Built custom homes structure on previously poured foundation.
  • Consistently constructed square and level projects.
  • Calculated accurate material estimates to create quotes for clients with 98% accuracy.
  • Safely used band, circular, jig, reciprocating, chop and compound miter saws.
  • Prepared, cut and installed custom cabinetry, built-in bookcases and staircases.
  • Cut timber, panels and other wooden materials according to measured dimensions.
  • Constructed custom wall storage units for residential home office areas with 100]% customer satisfaction.
  • Anchored and braced forms and other structures in place to complete precise joining and high-quality work.
  • Installed floor joists, trusses and rafters.
  • Ordered materials and made material stock recommendations.
  • Built and stained oak casing and hardwood floors for residential clients.
  • Contracted specialty sub-contractors for special trade jobs or installations.
  • Worked independently on projects and tasks within 4]-person carpentry team.
  • Selected lumber based on particular species, characteristics, size, applications and applicable adhesives.
  • Secured all required permit approvals prior to starting projects.
  • Constructed mechanical gates and fences.
  • Identified and requested any and all PPE necessary to perform tasks.
  • Removed tool marks and surface adhesives after installation to improve project quality.
  • Applied acoustic paneling to ceilings or walls to complete specified level of sound absorption and rebound.
  • Safely operated power saws, planers, jointers, routers and pneumatic equipment without accident.
  • Cut and installed tile and hardwood flooring for over 100 residential and commercial buildings.
  • Organized assigned tasks for completion on individual and team levels.
  • Planned work based on blueprints and individual project specifications.
  • Set windows and layouts for stairs and common rafters.
  • Protected flooring installations by covering subfloors with paper and plastic material to prevent moisture buildup.
  • Laid concrete, built batter boards, used excavators and placed reinforced steel accurately for over civil infrastructure projects.
  • Operated terrain telescoping forklift, backhoe, skid steer and tractor.
  • Maintained performance by cleaning and lubricating components.
  • Pulled damaged and old carpet and wood flooring to eliminate issues such as mold and remove outdated styles.
  • Used rulers and micrometers to inspect parts to determine changes in dimension requirements.
  • Prioritized handyman jobs by identifying urgent and important projects with concern for customer safety and security.
  • Consulted blueprints and repair manuals to complete high-quality repairs and restore optimal functionality.
  • Responded to personnel queries and troubleshooting requests to provide repair services to improve operations.
  • Provided prospective customers with professional quotes detailing materials, labor and customization expenses for handyman jobs.
  • Responded quickly to service calls, including replacing filters, smoke alarms and locks to ensure safety and well being of tenants.
  • Kept interior and exterior of buildings clean, safe and welcoming.
  • Landscaped grounds by plowing, watering lawns, mowing and maintaining shrubbery and flower beds.
  • Prepared units to ensure cleanliness and readiness for new tenants.
  • Repainted walls, removing old paint or wallpaper and preparing surfaces for new applications.
  • Maintained equipment, materials and tool inventory to meet any repair or maintenance need with minimal delay.
07/2005 to 03/2011 Owner /Carpenter Rwj Barnabas | New Brunswick, NJ,
  • 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.
  • Examined buildings and project specifications to determine measurements and dimensions.
  • Safely operated power saws, planers, jointers, routers and pneumatic equipment for without accident.
  • Contracted specialty sub-contractors for special trade jobs or installations.
  • Worked independently on projects and tasks within 8/-person carpentry team.
  • Laid concrete, built batter boards, used excavators and placed reinforced steel accurately for over civil infrastructure projects.
  • Organized assigned tasks for completion on individual and team levels.
  • Built structure on previously poured foundation.
  • Prepared, cut and installed custom cabinetry, built-in bookcases and staircases.
  • Operated terrain telescoping forklift, backhoe, skid steer and tractor.
  • Secured all required permit approvals prior to starting projects.
  • Protected flooring installations by covering subfloors with paper and plastic material to prevent moisture buildup.
  • Installed cabinets, base cabinets and crown molding.
  • Framed new construction of single-family homes and townhomes.
  • Set windows and layouts for stairs and common rafters.
  • Removed tool marks and surface adhesives after installation to improve project quality.
  • Planned work based on blueprints and individual project specifications.
  • Applied acoustic paneling to ceilings or walls to complete specified level of sound absorption and rebound.
  • Consistently constructed square and level projects.
  • Constructed custom wall storage units for residential home office areas with 100% customer satisfaction.
  • Repaired and maintained properties, including renovating flooring, walls and ceilings, installing fixtures and remodeling bathrooms and kitchens.
  • Cut and installed tile and hardwood flooring for over150 residential and commercial buildings.
  • Cut timber, panels and other wooden materials according to measured dimensions.
  • Promoted team safety by keeping work areas free of hazards.
  • Anchored and braced forms and other structures in place to complete precise joining and high-quality work.
  • Selected lumber based on particular species, characteristics, size, applications and applicable adhesives.
  • Constructed mechanical gates and fences.
  • Ordered materials and made material stock recommendations.
  • Installed floor joists, trusses and rafters.
  • Identified and requested any and all PPE necessary to perform tasks.
  • Calculated accurate material estimates to create quotes for clients with 98% accuracy.
  • Built and stained oak casing and hardwood floors for residential clients.
07/2005 to 08/2008 Carpenter Hienkelman Construction | City, STATE,
  • Examined buildings and project specifications to determine measurements and dimensions.
  • Installed building structures such as windows, trim and cabinetry alone or with assistants to meet job deadlines.
  • Shaped materials to exact measurements for job requirements using hand tools and power equipment.
  • Installed cabinets, base cabinets and crown molding.
  • Promoted team safety by keeping work areas free of hazards.
  • Framed new construction of single-family homes and townhomes.
  • Built wooden structure on previously poured foundation.
  • Consistently constructed square and level projects.
  • Calculated accurate material estimates to create quotes for clients with 98]% accuracy.
  • Safely used band, circular, jig, reciprocating, chop and compound miter saws.
  • Prepared, cut and installed custom cabinetry, built-in bookcases and staircases.
  • Cut timber, panels and other wooden materials according to measured dimensions.
  • Constructed custom wall storage units for residential home office areas with 100% customer satisfaction.
  • Cut and installed tile and hardwood flooring for over 150 residential and commercial buildings.
  • Anchored and braced forms and other structures in place to complete precise joining and high-quality work.
  • Installed floor joists, trusses and rafters.
  • Ordered materials and made material stock recommendations.
  • Built and stained oak casing and hardwood floors for residential clients.
  • Contracted specialty sub-contractors for special trade jobs or installations.
  • Worked independently on projects and tasks within 4-person carpentry team.
  • Selected lumber based on particular species, characteristics, size, applications and applicable adhesives.
  • Secured all required permit approvals prior to starting projects.
  • Constructed mechanical gates and fences.
  • Identified and requested any and all PPE necessary to perform tasks.
  • Repaired and maintained properties, including renovating flooring, walls and ceilings, installing fixtures and remodeling bathrooms and kitchens.
  • Removed tool marks and surface adhesives after installation to improve project quality.
  • Applied acoustic paneling to ceilings or walls to complete specified level of sound absorption and rebound.
  • Safely operated power saws, planers, jointers, routers and pneumatic equipment without accident.
  • Organized assigned tasks for completion on individual and team levels.
  • Planned work based on blueprints and individual project specifications.
  • Set windows and layouts for stairs and common rafters.
  • Protected flooring installations by covering subfloors with paper and plastic material to prevent moisture buildup.
  • Laid concrete, built batter boards, used excavators and placed reinforced steel accurately for over civil infrastructure projects.
  • Operated terrain telescoping forklift, backhoe, skid steer and tractor.
05/2000 to 08/2005 Manager Speedway | City, STATE,
  • Collaborated with staff to maximize customer satisfaction, streamline procedures and improve bottom-line profitability.
  • Evaluated operational trends and made proactive strategy adjustments to maintain alignment between performance and objectives.
  • Monitored supplier operations to verify quality, delivery schedule and conformance to contract specifications.
  • Facilitated exceptional sales and performance results by focusing on continuous improvement approaches and capitalizing on emerging market opportunities.
  • Drove financial performance of assigned areas by verifying achieved sales and profit goals and implementing plans to correct deficiencies.
  • Trained employees on additional job positions to maintain coverage of roles at all times.
  • Greeted and encouraged feedback from customers to implement in-store operational changes.
  • Recruited and hired qualified candidates to fill open positions.
  • Established and created training programs to enhance employee knowledge of best practices, resulting in improved customer satisfaction.
  • Conducted inventory counts by assessing current state of inventory integrity against target accuracy levels and tracking variances.
  • Promoted employee safety awareness based on understanding of regulatory mandates and organizational best practices.
  • Maintained ongoing system for development, recruitment, recognition and retention of store crew and management.
  • Reduced shrink by developing culture of loss prevention, improving return processes and upgrading store layout.
  • Evaluated store performance by receiving, analyzing and incorporating feedback from store inspections to implement action plans for improvements.
  • Assigned tasks to associates to fit skill levels and maximize team performance.
  • Automated office operations, managed client correspondence and tracked records.
  • Addressed internal and customer-related issues each day and affected strategic resolutions.
  • Established ambitious goals for employees to promote achievement and surpass business targets.
  • Completed thorough opening, closing and shift change functions to maintain operational standards each day.
  • Analyzed operations and market data to assess areas in need of improvement and capitalize on changing conditions.
  • Supervised and trained customer service team members to provide exceptional service, driving retention and satisfaction.
  • Handled over $18.000 in funds each day in fast-paced environment.
  • Executed strategies to foster better customer service and promote positive and engaging environment for all.
  • Studied existing procedures and policies to offer optimal leadership to employees and operations when standing in for absent managers.
  • Extended existing customer relationships through extensive communication and tried-and-true marketing strategies.
  • Leveraged market knowledge and leadership ability to help drive profit increases.
  • Spearheaded training initiatives to improve employee performance and bottom-line business results.
  • Recruited, hired and trained new employees, including monitoring and review of individual performance.
  • Optimized productivity, streamlined program efficiency, and boosted profitability.
  • Mitigated risk by ensuring regulatory compliance for required licensing.
  • Assessed, optimized and elevated operations to target current and expected demands.
  • Cross-trained in every store role to maximize operational knowledge.
  • Remained calm and professional in stressful circumstances and when dealing with unhappy customers, effectively diffusing situations.
  • Increased customer base and market share by promoting product through diverse channels.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1986 to to GED | Lakeland Sr High , Lakeland, FL, GPA:
Expected in 03/1990 to to | Truck Driving Class A CDL Ridge Votech, Haines City, FL, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Lakeland Sr High
  • Ridge Votech

Job Titles Held:

  • Carpenter/General Handyman
  • Owner /Carpenter
  • Carpenter
  • Manager

Degrees

  • GED

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