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

Hardworking laborer with over 10 years of experience providing excellent service as member of professional construction team. Familiar with safety regulations and occupational hazards. Providing in-depth knowledge of concrete types and gravel, sand, water and concrete mixing techniques. Safely operates forklifts, trowels and paving machines. Talented skilled laborer with solid experience, teamwork abilities and understanding of safety. Competent helping complete work through effective materials handling, trash removal and equipment operation. Dependable and punctual construction team member bringing physical strength, superior work ethic and dedication to teamwork. Use both manual and heavy equipment methods to complete tasks. Eager to offer talents to new company in any area. Dependable laborer offering several years of experience in working with cement, bricks and stones to create functional and decorative structures. Sound knowledge of mixing cement, plaster and mortar in adequate proportion. Expertise in reading and understanding blueprints and schematics of structures.

  • Protective gear
  • Safe equipment operation
  • Drywalling
  • Painting
  • Materials Handling
  • Power Tools
  • Roofing
  • Commercial Construction
  • Safety and compliance
  • Measurement and Calculation Accuracy
  • Hazardous Chemical Handling
  • Lifting 300 pounds
  • Scaffold Erection
  • New Construction
  • Repair
  • Forklift Operation
  • Cleaning
  • Hand Tools
  • Framing
  • Debris removal
  • Preventive and Reparative Maintenance
  • Electrical Installation and Repair
Work History
Construction Laborer, 04/2008 to Current
Mdu Resources Group, Inc.Sacramento, CA,
  • Enhanced job site safety by vigilantly monitoring equipment and team members to prevent accidents.
  • Kept tools and equipment cleaned, well-maintained and properly stored to promote team efficiency.
  • Erected and removed temporary structures such as trench liners and scaffolding to meet team needs.
  • Gathered and disposed of work site debris to remove safety hazards and boost team productivity.
  • Cleaned, operated and maintained machinery for optimal team productivity.
  • Interpreted job site supervisor's orders and technical documentation to complete accurate work.
  • Interacted daily with various project managers, subcontractors and municipal inspectors to complete construction projects.
  • Boosted team efficiency and project requirements by correctly operating site equipment.
Bridge Worker, 01/2018 to 11/2019
County Of Sonoma, CaliforniaSanta Rosa, CA,
  • Checked bridges for vehicle and pedestrian clearance prior to opening and resuming surface traffic.
  • Inspected canal and bridge equipment and other areas for damage or defects, investigated faults and completed basic repairs.
  • Attached ropes or cable lines to bitts on lock decks or wharfs to secure vessels.
  • Turned valves to increase or decrease water levels in locks and operated local lighthouses to assist marine passage near shores and dangerous waters.
  • Wrote and submitted maintenance work requisitions for escalated repair needs.
  • Prepared accident reports and directed movement of vessels in bridge area, using hand signals, telecommunication equipment or loudspeakers to maintain area safety and prevent incidents.
  • Recorded names, types and destinations of various vessels passing through bridge openings for permanent records.
  • Managed quality assurance program, including on-site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys.
  • Drove operational improvements which resulted in savings and improved profit margins.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
Welder, 02/2011 to 02/2013
Hearth & Home TechnologiesGoshen, NY,
  • Inspected welds and checked whether critical measurements met specifications upon completion.
  • Effectively managed repair and maintenance scheduled to increase shop organization and equipment longevity.
  • Calibrated flow and pressure settings to build and maintain flames.
  • Clamped and tack-welded components to achieve desired configurations.
  • Clamped, held, tack-welded, heat-bent, ground and bolted component parts to achieve required configurations and positions.
  • Maintained correct length of arc and speed of movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead.
  • Removed rough spots from work pieces with portable grinders, hand files and scrapers.
  • Operated hoists, cranes and power tools to dismantle equipment to find and remove defective parts.
  • Repaired manufactured products by dismantling, straitening, reshaping and reassembling parts.
  • Welded in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions.
  • Salvaged and rebuilt parts whenever possible.
  • Chipped away debris and thick crusts of rust, slag and other materials to ready surfaces for welding.
  • Observed hydrostatic and dimension tolerance tests to evaluate weld quality and conformance to specifications.
  • Detected faulty operation of equipment and defective materials and promptly resolved issues.
  • Operated robotic cells machinery.
  • Minimized warping by using good fitting, burning and welding techniques.
  • Blew out machines, checked welding leads and wiring and changed filters for preventative maintenance.
  • Removed and repaired unacceptable welds with air arc and grinder to meet quality guidelines.
  • Skilled with gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc, shielded metal arc, resistance welding and submerged arc welding.
  • Interpreted verbal and written instructions from work orders and welding blue prints.
  • Fabricated shop parts directly from blueprints.
  • Assembled structural forms such as boiler parts and pressure vessels.
  • Used MIG gun arc to melt and deposit metal from electrode to workpieces.
  • Removed excess slag with arc-cutting, grinding and other equipment.
  • Set up and operated hand and power tools, including shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment.
  • Chipped off excess weld, slag, and spatter using hand tools.
  • Fabricated structural forms, including pressure vessels and boiler components.
  • Bolted, clamped and tack-welded parts to secure components prior to welding.
  • Examined structure and texture of parts to detect imperfections.
GED: , Expected in 04/2011
Fairview High school, Westwood, Ky - Westwood, Ky,

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