construction worker resume example with 12+ years of experience

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

Reliable employee offering twenty years experience in various types of construction and mechanical type work. Previous business owner knowledgeable in organization, foreword thinking, and helping teams work together to complete a common goal.

  • OSHA certified
  • CPR certified
  • Worksite Safety and Maintenance
  • General Housekeeping
  • Situational Awareness
  • Hand and Power Tool Operation
  • Physical Agility and Coordination
  • Team Player
  • Safety-First Mentality
  • Measurement and Calculation Accuracy
  • Basic Equipment Operation
  • Basic Electrical Knowledge
  • Basic Plumbing Knowledge
  • Carpentry, Paint, Drywall, Various Flooring
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Demolition and Destruction
  • Superior Work Ethic
  • Physical Strength and Stamina
  • Training Junior Team Members
Work History
01/2022 to 06/2022 Construction Worker Dattco | Westport, CT,
  • Loaded, unloaded and moved material to and from storage and production areas.
  • Brought materials and tools from trucks and storage facilities to work site locations and organized for expected needs.
  • Assisted with successful, time-sensitive renovations of various structures.
  • Gathered and disposed of worksite debris to remove safety hazards.
  • Installed new structures, updated systems and replaced worn components to bring buildings up to current codes.
  • Carpentry work such as installing wooden floors and crown molding, doors, baseboards, framing, floor joists, cabinets and counter tops.
  • Installation, tape / mud, and paint drywall.
  • Observed safety regulations on job sites to minimize accidents.
  • Measured dimensions of finished pieces for conformance to specifications.
  • Recognized and reported potential project challenges and assisted with solutions.
  • Erected and removed temporary structures such as trench liners and scaffolding to meet team needs.
  • Utilized hammers, saws, squares, levels and fastening devices to complete projects.
  • Worked independently in fast-paced environment while meeting productivity and quality expectations.
  • Demonstrated safe and proper operation of equipment and tools to prevent harm to team members.
  • Determined materials needed for daily shift and loaded vehicles with equipment and supplies.
  • Collected measurements and marked locations as part of project preparations.
  • Operated equipment such as fork trucks and skidders.
  • Prepared job sites for work plans by measuring and marking different distances.
  • 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.
  • Operated power equipment to move materials and promote job efficiency.
07/2021 to 12/2021 Construction Worker Dattco | Windsor, CT,
  • Checked measurements and completed accurate cuts to prevent materials waste and maintain cost controls.
  • Completed installations of building structures, trim, flooring and cabinetry.
  • Planned and executed work with proper tools and materials to maximize productivity.
  • Followed established job site safety regulations and maintained safe and clean work area.
  • Planned projects by identifying necessary equipment, tools, and required assistance.
  • Completed precise joining and high-quality finish work by properly anchoring and bracing structures.
  • Led garages, residential homes and addition projects to completion.
  • Placed building paper over subflooring to protect final flooring material from water damage.
  • Shaped or cut materials to specified measurements using hand tools, machines and power saws.
  • Installed drywall, ceilings, trim and fabricated replacement trim and moldings.
  • Effectively used nails, screws, pneumatic nailing systems, concrete anchors, powder-actuated fasteners and framing connectors.
  • Calculated dimensions and amount of needed materials by accurately measuring job site and structures.
  • Installed interior doors and hardware, accessories, cubicle curtain tracks and TV brackets.
  • Completed tasks according to technical document requirements and specifications to work with accuracy.
  • Measured and marked cutting lines on materials using pencil or chalk and marking gauge.
  • Aligned and squared frames and forms for installation.
  • Repaired roofs and flooring and remodeled bathrooms and kitchens to complete.
  • Developed proficiency in stain-grade trim work, hanging doors and drilling and setting door hardware.
  • Fabricated custom furniture, shelving and cabinets and installed in specified locations.
01/2010 to 07/2020 Mechanic / Small Business Owner Hunter Engineering Company | San Leandro, CA,
  • Replaced damaged, missing or defective parts with new and refurbished components.
  • Performed diagnostic and troubleshooting procedures to find and identify root causes of mechanical issues.
  • Completed full vehicle inspections to check for leaks, damage or other issues of concern.
  • Inspected and tested vehicles and completed preventive maintenance such as engine tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotations, wheel balancing and filter replacement.
  • Kept equipment in good working order by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns and maintaining supplies.
  • Inspected and tested equipment to locate worn and damaged parts.
  • Serviced vehicles according to OEM recommended maintenance schedules for oil changes, engine tune-ups and fluid changes.
  • Analyzed and located malfunctions in brakes, motors, switches and control systems.
  • Ordered repair parts quickly to prevent delays in projects and repair work.
  • Consulted manuals, technical documentation and repair tree charts for further information prior to conducting fixes.
  • Maintained accurate records of time and materials required to perform repairs and service.
  • Followed established safety procedures and techniques when working under lifted vehicles.
  • Utilized diagnostic equipment to evaluate mechanical problems in vehicles.
  • Promoted business via social media to generate leads and maximize brand identity.
  • Provided elite customer service by resolving escalated problems and calmly responding to shifting priorities.
  • Devised processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels.
  • Oversaw business budget planning and administration, accounting functions, purchasing and bi-weekly payroll to handle financial needs.
  • Studied market to determine optimal pricing of goods and services and to capitalize on emerging opportunities.
  • Used business software packages to maintain files and administrative records.
  • Managed purchasing, sales, marketing and customer account operations efficiently.
  • Drafted invoices for completed work.
  • Negotiated price and service with customers and vendors to decrease expenses and increase profit.
  • Handled problematic customers and clients to assist lower-level employees and maintain excellent customer service.
  • Maintained cleanliness and organization of [Type] workspace, working closely with employees to systemize tasks.
08/2008 to 07/2010 Mechanical Technician Garden Isle Auto Repair | City, STATE,
  • Repaired engine failures and mechanical and electrical systems malfunctions and replaced parts and components to maintain vehicle functional condition.
  • Performed routine maintenance and repair of vehicles, trailers and other motorized and educational program equipment.
  • Examined components and general state of vehicle engine to diagnose issues accurately.
  • Maintained vehicle records by recording service and repairs.
  • Verified vehicle serviceability by conducting test drives and adjusting controls and systems.
  • Followed operating instructions, troubleshot breakdowns and maintained supplies to keep shop equipment operating .
  • Purchased parts and supplies to manage inventorying stock.
  • Updated job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and reading technical publications.
  • Offered recommendations for purchase of new vehicles and disposal of old vehicles to help sales team meet goals.
  • Contained costs by using warranty and evaluating service and parts options.
  • Performed diagnostic and troubleshooting procedures to find and identify root causes of mechanical issues.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed faults with vehicle systems and components using OEM-specific code readers, diagnostic trees and online knowledge bases.
  • Completed full vehicle inspections to check for leaks, damage or other issues of concern.
  • Replaced damaged, missing or defective parts with new and refurbished components.
  • Changed, rotated and balanced tires on different types of vehicles.
  • Analyzed and located malfunctions in brakes, motors, switches and control systems.
Expected in 06/2012 to to Associate of Arts | General Aide/ Prenursing Kauai Community College, Lihue, HI, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Kauai Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Construction Worker
  • Construction Worker
  • Mechanic / Small Business Owner
  • Mechanical Technician


  • Associate of Arts

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