construction worker resume example with 2 years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Talented Project Executive with a demonstrated history of achievement and three years of progressive experience. Focused on effective project, budget and strategy management. Ready to apply experience and expertise to challenging new position with room for long-term growth and career advancements.

  • Solid independent worker
  • Demolition
  • Materials handling
  • Insulation systems
  • High school diploma
  • Accurate measurements and estimates
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Hand tool operations
  • Good at following instructions
  • Team player
  • Customer service experience
  • Basic math skills
  • Safety understanding
  • Good verbal/written communication skills
  • Manual labor skills
  • Food safety understanding
  • Safe food handling
  • Customer service-focused
  • Organized
  • Leaf blowing
  • Coin counting
  • Cash counting machine operations
  • Customer order recording
  • Customer greeting
  • Customer assistance
  • Credit and cash transactions
  • Cash register operation
  • Merchandise restocking
06/2019 to 08/2019 Construction Worker Lamar Advertising Company | East Providence, RI,
  • Swept and cleaned roofs to prepare for application of new roofing materials.
  • Retrieved materials, tools and equipment from trucks and delivered to skilled workers.
  • Erected and dismantled temporary bracing, shoring and scaffolding to support crew needs.
  • Built new structural components and replaced worn parts with updated pieces meeting current code standards.
  • Completed routine carpentry work, including installing crown molding and wood flooring to meet customer preferences.
  • Built and disassembled scaffolds, bracing and barricades.
  • Notified supervisors of faulty operations and defective materials.
  • Collected and removed debris from work sites to maintain team productivity and minimize safety hazards.
  • Attended all safety trainings offered by employer to improve overall knowledge of safety measures and recognize areas requiring improvement.
  • Loaded and unloaded vehicles with supplies needed on job sites and kept accurate daily counts of all materials used.
  • Removed waste and trash from job sites before, during and after shift completion to keep work areas clean and organized.
12/2018 to 06/2019 Waiter Department Of Defense | Fort Rucker, AL,
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Maximized beverage sales by suggesting appropriate food and drink pairings to suit unique customer preferences.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts to boost performance of serving staff.
  • Completed thorough and accurate opening and closing duties to facilitate smooth restaurant operations.
  • Attended to new customers quickly to inquire about drinks and start off dining experience with prompt beverage service.
  • Assisted in preparing for special functions and banquets by setting up and taking down tables and chairs and decorating.
  • Washed buffet, restaurant and banquet items, including silverware, dishes, cooking utensils, equipment and displays.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Frequently communicated with kitchen staff to stay up to date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • Checked menus to verify current selection availability and cleanliness.
  • Carried three plates at one time without dropping or spilling, decreasing overall customer wait time.
  • Maintained indoor and outdoor dining areas by removing trash, wiping down tables and restocking napkin dispensers.
  • Maintained knowledge of current menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods.
  • Prepared and maintained buffet and salad bar by checking temperatures, restocking food and monitoring potential avenues of contamination.
  • Communicated effectively with kitchen staff regarding customer allergies, dietary needs and other special requests.
  • Prepared banquet room for next function by resetting room, cleaning surfaces and replenishing supplies.
  • Kept tables neat, cleared away dirty dishes, wiped down surfaces and refreshed glasses.
  • Prepared banquet rooms for use, adjusting lights, sound volumes and room temperature to provide comfortable experiences for guests.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and smile, offering to bring beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
  • Wiped down and sanitized food preparation areas using dishcloths, hot water and cleaning products.
  • Maintained table settings by removing courses, replacing utensils and refilling beverages promptly.
  • Cleaned, sanitized and organized food speed racks, bins and dry storage racks to keep food storage areas neat and prevent food-borne illness.
  • Sprayed all racked items with hot water to loosen and remove food residue.
  • Transported all dirty glassware and utensils from dining room to dishwashing area for proper cleaning.
  • Operated and maintained cleaning equipment and tools, including dishwasher, hand wash stations, pot-scrubbing station and trash compactor.
  • Communicated with event coordinators to verify appropriate and adequate accommodations for larger parties.
  • Completed opening and closing checklists, including emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Discussed alternative selections with chef for guests with food allergies or gluten-free requests.
  • Managed closing duties, including restocking items and reconciling cash drawer.
  • Recorded orders and partnered with team members to efficiently serve food and beverages.
  • Assisted kitchen staff with food counts by determining number of items required for complete service.
07/2018 to 01/2019 Janitor City Of Seattle, Wa | Seattle, WA,
  • Maintained a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and adhere to OSHA standards of safe working practices.
  • Responds to emergency cleaning requests hourly.
  • Handled, used and stored hazardous chemical cleaners correctly to prevent injury or illness.
  • Utilizes digital timekeeping system to document hours worked per day.
  • Mopped and vacuumed floors and dusted furniture to maintain organized, professional appearance at all times.
  • Cleaned break rooms, including sinks, counter tops, microwaves, coffeemakers, refrigerators, tables and chairs.
  • Emptied all trash cans and replaced liners, disposing of all refuse in proper receptacles for garbage and recycling collections.
  • Responded to requests promptly to clean and sanitize areas after accidents.
  • Performed daily cleaning, including vacuuming, mopping and disinfecting of facility with multiple rooms.
  • Immediately cleaned up spills and wet areas on floors resulting from ceiling leaks to prevent customer and personnel falls.
  • Safely operated equipment such as vacuum cleaners, floor buffers and carpet machines and trained other Janitors in proper usage.
  • Operated janitorial equipment properly and safely.
  • Vacuumed carpets, mopped floors and washed blinds, using company-approved cleaning products.
  • Swept and mopped floors with proper signage to prevent customer injury.
  • Gathered and emptied trash and recycling bins.
  • Assessed functionality of cleaning equipment and performed repairs when needed.
  • Notified building managers about needed repairs and replacement equipment immediately to reduce machinery downtime.
  • Sorted and disposed of trash and recycling materials to keep common areas clean and organized.
  • Cleaned public restrooms, including scrubbing sinks, toilets, countertops and mirrors to mitigate germs and risk of illness.
  • Completed hourly custodial rounds, including floor sweeping and vacuuming, glass entryway cleaning and trash collection.
  • Inspected previously washed dishes to check for cleanliness.
07/2017 to 06/2018 Cashier Buehler's Grocery | Massillon, OH,
  • Assisted customers with account updates, new service additions and promotional offers.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answering questions and offering advice.
  • Troubleshot and resolved issues with cash registers, card scanners and printers.
  • Maintained high productivity by efficiently processing cash, credit, debit and voucher program payments for customers.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer service.
  • Inspected items for damage and reported issues to supervisor to return unsalable merchandise and obtain replacements for customers.
  • Wiped down counters and conveyor belt to remove debris and maintain cleanliness.
  • Welcomed customers, offering assistance to help find necessary store items.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum efficiency.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2019 High School Diploma | Lincoln High School, Manitowoc, WI, GPA:
Expected in | Music Education University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI GPA:

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School Attended

  • Lincoln High School
  • University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

Job Titles Held:

  • Construction Worker
  • Waiter
  • Janitor
  • Cashier


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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