Construction Laborer resume example with 5+ years of experience

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

Capable Construction Laborer experienced in operating and maintaining equipment to support job site needs. Physically strong and fit with good time management abilities and dexterity to support skilled work. I am also a Hardworking and reliable construction professional with physical stamina and job knowledge to handle any site need. Completes manual jobs and operates heavy machines and powered hand tools and other equipment. Experienced in framing, concrete work, site preparation and trenching.

  • Hand tool operations
  • Forklift driving
  • Standard operating procedures understanding
  • Safety behaviors expertise
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Materials handling
  • Training & Development
  • Leadership
  • Critical thinking
  • Relationship building
  • Flexible
  • Troubleshooting
  • Decision-making
  • Time management
01/2017 to 11/2021 Construction Laborer Terrafirma | Roseburg, OR,
  • Maintained clean, safe working environment by removing waste from job site prior to shift completion.
  • Collected and removed debris from work sites to maintain team productivity and minimize safety hazards.
  • Used picks and shovels to dig, spread and level dirt and gravel.
  • Met company and OSHA safety guidelines for work site operations to minimize worker risk.
  • Prepared sites for concrete work by breaking up damaged concrete and leveling or contouring ground.
  • Operated overhead lifts to move heavy and bulky work materials.
  • Built and disassembled scaffolds, bracing and barricades to assist in vertical construction activities.
  • Supported worker safety by using lock out-tag out procedures on equipment prior to service work.
  • Reduced wasteful spending by accurately cutting materials according to specifications.
  • Used power tools, including drills and concrete saws safely to complete all job tasks.
  • Maintained orderly work environment by removing trash and sweeping up debris.
  • Loaded materials, equipment and tools onto trucks and secured for transport to job sites.
  • Used trowels to spread and smooth freshly poured concrete for patios and sidewalks.
12/2015 to 11/2021 Forklift Operator Ingersoll Rand | Evans, GA,
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Divided and sorted product shipments received using account information and shipping labels.
  • Logged weight and destination production data in detailed daily logs for management review.
  • Documented all tally sheets, slot changes, shuttle transfers and other paperwork.
  • Operated forklift to transport goods throughout warehouse.
  • Picked orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Inspected forklift daily before operating, corrected low fluid levels and followed operating procedures, guidelines and safety rules.
  • Using RF scanner
01/2021 to 06/2021 Construction Foreman Structural Preservation Systems, Inc. | Houston, TX,
  • Performed work safely and effectively in high and precarious places.
  • Managed daily work assignments by delegating tasks and monitoring progress.
  • Kept track of all inventory, including supplies and materials to prevent losses.
  • Reviewed documentation, including safety materials and implemented work site procedures that met compliance.
  • Worked with suppliers to keep materials flowing and meet demanding timelines.
  • Maintained quality standards and monitored work for corrective action.
  • Assigned projects and tasks to employees based on competencies and specialties.
  • Assessed usage of equipment by crews to prevent accidents, damage and safety violations.
  • Supervised aspects of construction projects, lending communication and hands-on assistance.
  • Oversaw plumbing, heating, ventilation and irrigation system projects, which included construction, maintenance and repair work.
  • Inspected, serviced and repaired equipment such as concrete saws and concrete mixers to maintain functionality and project timelines.
Aug to 12/2020 Distributor Coca-Cola | City, STATE,
  • Used scanners to track parcel information such as condition or receipt.
  • Protected items by wrapping in cling film, padded moving blankets and tape.
  • Secured items in truck by strapping over protective padding.
  • Examined incoming and outgoing shipments, rejected damaged items and appropriately recorded any discrepancies.
  • Juggled shift duties, prioritizing immediate tasks to streamline operations.
  • Exceeded specific team goal by partnering with staff to share and implement best practices.
  • Eliminated downtime to maximize revenue by providing top product and material delivery quality control.
  • Counted inventory stock periodically, reporting totals to team lead for auditing.
  • Culled knowledge of OSHA safety standards to communicate potential hazards and issues to [Job title].
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
Education and Training
Expected in 2005 High School Diploma | Middle Creek High School, Apex, NC GPA:

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School Attended

  • Middle Creek High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Construction Laborer
  • Forklift Operator
  • Construction Foreman
  • Distributor


  • High School Diploma

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