construction skilled laborer resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth. Reliable Labor Worker comfortable handling physically demanding tasks across long shifts and through problematic weather conditions. Proven resourcefulness and handling of difficult labor projects. Juggles multiple tasks to keep assignment timelines on schedule. Established reputation for punctuality and dedicated work ethic. Hardworking [Job Title] well-versed in handling materials, operating machinery and supporting overall team and project needs. In-depth knowledge of compliance mandates governing site and worker safety. Focused on helping complete skilled work under deadlines.

  • Recordkeeping abilities
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Basic math
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Decision-making
  • Problem resolution
  • Organization
  • Active listening
  • People skills
  • Analytical
  • Reliable & trustworthy
  • Planning & organizing
  • Communication
03/2018 to 12/2021
Construction Skilled Laborer Community Action Program For Central Arkansas Ward, AR,
  • Handled assembly and installation of underground piping, fittings and valves for storm drains and water mains.
  • Repaired sanitary and storm water sewer structures and pipe systems.
  • Assessed pipes to ensure zero leakage and proper functionality.
  • Adhered to company equipment policies and safety procedures to avoid accidents and mishaps.
  • Backfilled excavated locations after completion of work to protect piping and prepare for final grading.
  • Graded and leveled trench bases using tamping machines and hand tools.
  • Located underground utilities in preparation for digging and marked locations to prevent damage.
  • Installed water, sewer and storm drain systems, laying as many as [Number] feet per day.
  • Operated rollers, front-end loaders and backhoes for site work.
  • Followed written instructions, schematics and blueprints to lay out pipe in correct arrangements.
  • Put in new fire hydrants, gate valves and fire lines to support city requirements.
  • Located existing pipes requiring repair or replacement using magnetic and radio indicators.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
03/2001 to 12/2021
General Construstion Laborer Indiana Local Laborer Union City, STATE,
  • Used drills and other power tools safely to complete 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.
  • Loaded trucks with materials and tools in preparation for transport to job locations.
  • Assembled and secured ladders and scaffolding on job sites.
  • Dug trenches using backhoes to prepare ground for construction projects.
  • Used trowels to spread and smooth freshly poured concrete for patios and sidewalks.
  • Directed traffic around construction areas and obstacles to keep road crews safe.
  • Reviewed blueprints and drawings to better understand project specifications before beginning new assignments.
  • Directed traffic in work zones during road resurfacing and pothole patching to prevent accidents and worker injuries.
  • Resolved equipment issues through basic troubleshooting and escalated critical problems to site manager.
  • Maintained clean, safe working environment by removing debris from job site prior to shift completion.
  • Used picks and shovels to dig, spread and level dirt and gravel.
  • Assisted electrical, plumbing and carpentry teams by completing basic and semi-skilled work.
  • Operated overhead lifts to move heavy and bulky work materials.
  • Read plans, instructions or specifications to determine work activities.
  • Utilized two-way radios and hand signals to coordinate communication between equipment operators.
  • Used laser measuring tools to calculate lengths, widths and heights.
  • Controlled traffic to protect work site integrity, crew safety and general public welfare.
07/1992 to 04/1996
Maintenance Worker Pfizer & Vogel City, STATE,
  • Operated hand and power tools to complete repairs.
  • Maintained clear and safe workspace areas to meet OSHA standards.
  • Installed new systems, replacement parts and components to maintain proper operation.
  • Completed basic carpentry tasks and installed shelves, hooks and closet rods to meet customer needs.
  • Conducted performance and safety inspections on equipment and machinery to maintain operational baseline.
  • Changed HVAC filters and cleaned condensation drains to perform preventive maintenance on HVAC systems.
  • Diagnosed problems with mechanical and electrical systems and equipment using advanced troubleshooting abilities.
  • Replaced wall sockets, ran lines and completed basic carpentry to finish installations.
  • Checked electrical components to identify defects and hazards and make necessary adjustments.
  • Used micrometers and calipers to inspect disassembled parts for wear.
  • Installed machinery and equipment according to blueprints and layout plans.
  • Disassembled appliances to diagnose problems and facilitate repairs.
  • Cleared clogged drains and replaced valves, faucets and fixtures.
  • Inspected alarm systems and monitors to comply with fire, carbon monoxide and other safety levels.
  • Designed, fabricated and installed upgrades to improve existing equipment.
  • Diagnosed equipment malfunctions and performed repairs to restore equipment and maintain uptime.
  • Read and interpreted equipment and work orders to properly perform required maintenance services.
  • Repainted walls, removing old paint or wallpaper and preparing surfaces for new applications.
  • Built reputation for excellent handyman services by taking pride in craftsmanship and attention to detail.
  • Used professional grade tools and equipment to perform wide range of handyman services.
  • Performed continuous evaluations of building systems and oversaw preventive maintenance.
  • Completed documents and work requests according to company standards.
  • Prioritized handyman jobs by identifying urgent and important projects with concern for customer safety and security.
  • Provided prospective customers with professional quotes detailing materials, labor and customization expenses for handyman jobs.
  • Performed preventive maintenance and repairs on buildings and equipment using plumbing and electrical skills to keep properties clean and safe.
  • Kept equipment in good working order and facilities clean, neat and organized.
  • Leveraged equipment to complete tests, maintenance, repairs and overhauls.
Education and Training
Expected in 01/1999
Associate: Automotive & Diesel Engineering Technology
Milwaukee Area Technical College - Milwaukee, WI
Expected in 05/1979
High School Diploma:
Jeaunu High School - Milwaukee, WI,

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School Attended

  • Milwaukee Area Technical College
  • Jeaunu High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Construction Skilled Laborer
  • General Construstion Laborer
  • Maintenance Worker


  • Associate
  • High School Diploma

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