Construction Worker Resume Example

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

Determined Construction Worker brings solid experience filling various roles on projects. Detail-oriented approach to meeting team and project needs on time. Knack for basic carpentry, roofing and materials management.

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.

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.

Outgoing student pursuing flexible part-time employment with weekend and evening shift options.

Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference.

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.

  • Hand tool operations
  • Traffic routing
  • Forklift driving
  • Materials handling
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Construction
  • Construction trade expertise
  • Flooring Installation
  • OSHA
  • Site preparation
  • Carpentry
  • Framing
  • Safety behaviors expertise
  • Standard operating procedures understanding
  • Relationship building
  • Recordkeeping abilities
  • Working collaboratively
  • Computer skills
  • Training & Development
Construction Worker, 01/1988 to Current
ThrasherLenexa, KS,
  • Used power tools, including drills and 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.
  • Maintained clean, safe working environment by removing waste from job site prior to shift completion.
  • Loaded trucks with materials and tools in preparation for transport to job locations.
  • Collected and removed debris from work sites to maintain team productivity and minimize safety hazards.
  • Sustained safety protocols to maintain secure, proper handling of equipment and materials.
  • Used picks and shovels to dig, spread and level dirt and gravel.
  • Completed carpentry work, including installing crown molding and wood flooring to meet customer preferences.
  • Assisted electrical, plumbing and carpentry teams by completing basic and semi-skilled work.
  • Met company and OSHA safety guidelines for work site operations to minimize worker risk.
  • Assembled and secured ladders and scaffolding on job sites.
  • Applied caulking materials to windows and doors to seal against water and air.
  • Completed general carpentry, electrical, mechanical, HVAC and plumbing installations and repairs.
  • Assisted roofers with repair work, including nailing insulation and shingles and pouring asphalt.
  • Assembled structural components, replacing parts to meet regulatory code standards.
  • Notified supervisors of faulty operations and defective materials.
  • Maintained oversight of all common areas and offices, ensuring cleanliness at all times by tidying and removing trash.
  • Addressed and resolved on-site problems to keep teams on-task and avoid development of larger concerns.
  • Identified safety issues and immediately notified foreman for remediation action.
  • Dug trenches using backhoes to prepare ground for construction projects.
  • Prepared sites for concrete work by breaking up damaged concrete and leveling or contouring ground.
  • Used trowels to spread and smooth freshly poured concrete for patios and sidewalks.
  • Operated overhead lifts to move heavy and bulky work materials.
  • Maintained baseline safety knowledge to identify areas requiring improvement to meet code.
  • Read and understood specifications, drawings and blueprints to complete accurate, high-quality work.
  • Directed traffic around construction areas and obstacles to keep road crews safe.
  • Erected scaffolding at job sites and secured equipment before use by team members.
  • Built and disassembled scaffolds, bracing and barricades to assist in vertical construction activities.
  • Coordinated communication between equipment operators via two-way radios and hand signals.
  • Logged inventory of materials used to maintain workplace access to supplies.
  • Provided industry insight to coworkers to assist work completion.
  • Reviewed blueprints and drawings to better understand project specifications before beginning.
  • Created and presented work plans for client review.
  • Supported worker safety by using lock out-tag out procedures on equipment prior to service work.
  • Assessed malfunctioning equipment and repaired parts to keep machinery operational.
  • Utilized electrical, plumbing and HVAC knowledge to support maintain project timeline adherence.
  • Directed traffic in work zones during road resurfacing and pothole patching to prevent accidents and worker injuries.
  • Assisted project planning by using laser measuring equipment and marking paint for project element placement.
  • Reduced wasteful spending by accurately cutting materials according to specifications.
  • Advised officials regarding traffic-control measures to protect work site integrity, crew safety and general public welfare.
  • Collaborated with craft teams to complete large-scale construction projects.
  • Repaired and equipment to keep machines operating efficiently.
  • Resolved issues using skills and escalated critical problems to supervisor.
  • Installed green structural components to make buildings more energy-efficient.
Roofer, 08/2018 to 01/2021
TeslaBakersfield, CA,
  • Repaired and replaced all types of roof membrane, sub roofing, sheathing and base materials.
  • Collected and removed debris and roofing materials to disposal areas at end of every shift to maintain clean work area.
  • Maintained and repaired roofing tools and equipment.
  • Cut roofing paper to size and nailed and stapled paper to roof in overlapping strips to form base for roofing materials.
  • Repaired and maintained surface materials to make building exteriors weatherproof and waterproof.
  • Participated in all phases and types of commercial roofing.
  • Overlapped successive layers of roofing material, determining distance of overlap using chalk line, gauge on shingling hatchet and lines on shingles.
  • Cemented and nailed flashing strips of over joints to achieve watertight seals.
  • Resolved both technical and contractual issues in constructive, positive manner.
  • Maintained knowledge of single ply and built-up service and repair.
  • Maintained change order status log, informing accounts receivable of all pending and approved change orders.
  • Trained and oversaw individuals in roofing system installations.
  • Planned, organized and oversaw daily activities of multiple production crews.
  • Increased skill base by pursuing continuing education activities regularly.
  • Mopped and poured hot asphalt and tar onto roof base while applying asphalt and tar and gravel to roof.
  • Maintained job site records, daily reports, delay requests and weather reports.
  • Motivated seven to ten-person field crew to uphold highest levels of productivity, safety and quality.
  • Punched holes in slate, tile, terra cotta and wooden shingles, using punch and hammer.
  • Completed and submitted accurate work orders to office staff promptly to avoid lags in commencing projects.
  • Conducted pre-roofing conferences to establish effective communication among construction team.
  • Finished 75% of projects early and on estimate.
  • Produced time and cost estimates for change orders.
  • Consistently produced results below estimated costs.
  • Reviewed and approved shop drawings and submittals.
Concrete Laborer, 01/2005 to 01/2007
The Southern CompanyYorkville, IL,
  • Finished surfaces by troweling, floating and brushing following project requirements and specifications.
  • Arranged concrete forms and spread concrete in uniform and level fashion.
  • Positioned wire mesh and rebar to reinforce concrete.
  • Loaded and unloaded necessary tools, materials and machines from trucks and trailers.
  • Constructed forms to create various concrete structures.
  • Poured concrete into forms using pump hose and leveled.
  • Removed debris and waste to clean site after completing work.
  • Inspected and maintained tools and equipment.
  • Operated all tools and equipment within manufacturer's regulation guidelines.
  • Worked with teammates to move steel forms.
  • Maintained exceptional attendance and punctuality throughout duration of employment.
  • Placed steel pins using sledgehammer.
  • Removed rough or defective spots from concrete surfaces, using power grinder or chisel and hammer.
  • Maintained safe and efficient workplace by implementing additional safety management training.
  • Compacted grade using jumping jack or plate compactor equipment.
  • Prepared concrete by hand mixing sand and cement.
  • Operated equipment and vehicles, including excavators and loaders to prepare site.
  • Completed numerous jobs throughout course of employment.
  • Calculated concrete quantities needed for jobs.
  • Dismantled forms using basic and advanced tools.
  • Set up scaffolding, braces and other temporary structures to support crew during work.
  • Monitored quality and adherence to plan specifications, including smoothing out concrete in segments to deliver level pour.
  • Communicated with other team members and vendors such as guiding concrete deliveries to facilitate concrete pouring.
  • Reviewed blueprints and other drawings to identify correct grades.
  • Planned work based on verbal instructions, blueprints and written specifications.
  • Trained ten team members to meet project quality and efficiency standards.
  • Contributed to increase in acquired projects by providing accurate and fair estimates and building client rapport.
  • Repaired concrete areas, including unsafe curbs, gutters, sidewalks, driveways and roadways.
Education and Training
GED: , Expected in 05/1984
Scoot Higj School - Toledo, OH

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School Attended
  • Scoot Higj School
Job Titles Held:
  • Construction Worker
  • Roofer
  • Concrete Laborer
  • GED

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