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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Knowledgeable individual skilled in multiple trades, including Tree Services, Plumbing and Stone Drain. A multitasking Contractor capable of working with various personalities and meeting very tight deadlines on a variety of commercial and residential projects.

  • Plumbing
  • Roofing
  • Safety knowledge
  • Subcontractor oversight
  • Blueprints and schematics
  • Budget administration
  • Safety and compliance
  • Drywalling
  • Heavy equipment operation
  • Residential construction
  • Commercial construction
  • Troubleshooting
  • Storm drain piping
  • Loading and unloading piping
  • Pipe laying
  • Manhole setting
  • Tree trimming and cutting branches
  • Debris removal
  • Delimbing trees
  • Concrete experience
  • Concrete mixing
  • Concrete finisher
Work History
Contractor, 08/2017 to Current
CarestreamWhite City, OR,
  • Inspected roofs and identified deficiencies for repair cost estimation.
  • Removed old roofing material and properly disposed of all debris to maintain clean, organized work sites.
  • Precisely cut felt, shingles and strips of flashing to fit angles formed by walls, vents and intersecting roof surfaces.
  • Followed standards and procedures to maintain safe work environment.
  • Used precision measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures to measure dimensions of finished work pieces.
  • Kept site work safe and in line with budget, schedule and applicable building codes.
  • Interpreted blueprints and building specifications to map layout for pipes, drainage systems, and other plumbing materials
  • Installed pipes and fixtures, such as sinks and toilets for water
  • Installed supports for pipes, equipment, and fixtures prior to installation
  • Assembled fittings and valves for installation
  • Modified length of pipes, fixtures, and other plumbing materials as needed for a building
  • Used saws and pipe cutters as necessary
  • Tested plumbing systems for leaks and other problems
  • Chose plumbing materials based on budget, location, and intended uses of building
  • Followed health and safety standards and complies with building codes
  • Performed inspections of plumbing systems to identify and replace worn parts
  • Prepares bids and schedules and oversees other workers, such as apprentices and helper

Bobcat Operator

  • Measured the amount of dirt to be excavated and how deep.
  • Land excavation using Bobcat: backfilling, digging, loam/gravel spreading, sloping, banking, trenching, and grading
  • Drilled and loaded land, cement or stones and unloads or transfers to the excavated area.
  • Operated the equipment smoothly, safely and with attachments
  • Completed of daily equipment inspections and general maintenance
Stone Drain Pipe Layer , 07/2015 to Current
CarestreamMumbai, IN,
  • Assembled and installed underground pipe, fittings and valves of various sizes.
  • Checked and tested pipes to ensure proper functionality.
  • Used hand signals to direct equipment operators and alert to hazards.
  • Observed all safety measures and company equipment policies to prevent job site accidents.
  • Covered completed pipes with earth or materials and prepared sites for grading.
  • Read and understood drawings, written instructions and blueprints to plan work and layout pipe.
  • Reviewed schematics and measured pipes to make accurate cuts.
  • Followed plans to locate existing utilities prior to digging and flagged locations for operators.
  • Accessed existing pipes, repaired issues and put in new components for S D &C systems.
  • Employed wide variety of hand and power tools including hoists, drills, precision measuring instruments and electronic testing devices.
  • Kept site work safe and in line with budget, schedule and applicable building codes.
  • Inspected machine parts for conformance to product specifications.
  • Followed standards and procedures to maintain safe work environment.
Contractor, 02/2007 to Current
A R Utility ConstructionCity, STATE,


  • Prepared trim, walls and ceilings for painting by cleaning, smoothing and priming
  • Applied paint with cloth, brush, sponge and fingers to create special effects.
  • Cleaned exterior of buildings using motorized power washer.
  • Applied primer, paints, varnishes and lacquers to walls and surfaces using traditional and sprayer methods.
  • Painted surfaces using brushes, spray guns and paint rollers.
  • Performed flat glass repairs and minor structural repairs to concrete and wood decks, window trim, windows and door casings.
  • Performed smoothing and finishing work on walls, trim and cabinetry.
  • Painted indoor areas such as hallways, bathrooms and lobbies.
  • Mixed and matched paints according to customer specifications.
  • Taped around windows and fixtures prior to painting walls.

Fence Installer

  • Installed metal and wooden fences and privacy borders.
  • Used hand tools and instruments to take measurements.
  • Operated tools, equipment and machinery according to safety standards.
  • Calculated materials and time needed for each job.
  • Filled post holes with concrete to maintain proper stability and longevity of fencing installations.
  • Used power-driven auger to hollow out postholes with efficiency and manual digging methods for less complex work.
  • Gathered location measurements and fence requirements to determine project scopes and establish action plans.
  • Complied with all safety and quality requirements, including tool operation and utility location, to protect personnel, customers and property structures.
  • Tiling
  • Followed all general safety measures to ensure that tools and machinery were used properly and to avoid mishaps.
  • Placed marble and tiles into place using spacers to achieve proper spacing for grout application.
  • Used power wet saws and tile cutters to cut tiles to specifications for projects.
  • Used schematic diagrams to plan work.
Bachelor of Science: Business Management, Expected in 2003 to Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick, NJ

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  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

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