contractor resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Extensive knowledge in customer service, construction, maintenance, welding and iron working industries. - Excellent work ethic & physical stamina; perform repetitive or difficult tasks in harsh working conditions. - Outstanding ability to work well independently or as part of a team.


• Experience with: Precision Measuring Instruments,

General Maintenance Tools, Power Tools and Heavy Equipment

• Energetic and eager to learn

• Communicate effectively with Foreman, Site Superintendent, co-workers and customers

• Able to use basic computer functions and experience with inventory control

• Able to lift to 100lbs. as needed and stand for long periods of time

• General Mechanical Knowledge, have taken Electricity 1 and 2, and Basic Wiring

• Able to critical think and apply sound judgement while approaching unforeseen or difficult work challenges

• Punctual, dependable, and good attendance

• Willing to travel and work out of town for extended periods of time and flexible hours and overtime

• Able to prioritize projects, meet time constraints and maintain productivity

• Experience in general construction, carpentry, flooring, electrical, vehicle and plumbing maintenance and troubleshooting

• Have manual dexterity in hands, fingers, and wrists and value accuracy and precision

• Familiar with and the ability to follow OSHA and safety guidelines while working efficiently

• Use close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception when required

• Independent but also work well with a team

Contractor, 10/2018 - Current
Carestream Windsor, CO,
  • Knowledge of analyzing lawn condition and effective measures that can be taken to improve situation
  • Troubleshoot plumbing, electrical, and mechanical problems to diagnose and repair
  • Keep work area hazard-free and clean and abide by safety protocols
  • Maintain accurate installation, service, and inventory records
  • Relay lawn diagnostic reports in coordination with supervisors and customers
  • Educate customers by conveying verbal information clearly and concisely
  • Obtain a thorough understanding of advanced lawn care techniques, tree and shrub care, products, and equipment from service manuals
  • Operate a variety of equipment to include: zero turns, edgers, weed trimmers, snow blowers, snowplows, and other snow removal equipment
  • Evaluate status of lawn conditions and met directly with the customer to create lawn care program specific to their needs
  • Complete all required reports and forms required with projects as required
  • Refer to and interpret schematics, manuals, and manufacturer’s instructions
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, repair, replace and upgrade electronic or electrical components as needed
  • Meet or exceed productivity standards by prioritizing tasks and working efficiently
  • Experience with construction, electrical, painting, plumbing, flooring, lawn, and vehicle maintenance projects
  • Account for all time and all material used in performing assigned duties
  • Mechanical knowledge and ability to perform basic repairs and required maintenance using special tools and equipment following Technical Manual procedures on lawn mowers, blowers, string trimmers, hedge trimmers, etc
  • Project supply needs, place orders for supplies, replenish supplies and stock items
  • Responsible for removal of litter, emptying trash receptacles, snow removal, sweeping and mopping, pressure washing and power sweeping
  • Read production schedules, customer orders or site work orders to determine items to be moved, gathered, distributed, or serviced
  • Retention of customers through rapport, communication, and meeting expectations
Construction Worker, 11/2016 - 03/2018
Farmtek Dyersville, IA,
  • Planned work using blueprints, drawings, space measurements and layouts
  • Climbed poles with proper safety equipment (belts, straps and climbers), ladders or other structures as needed
  • Upheld and reinforced and reported any violations of safety rules and regulations and maintained a clean and safe working environment
  • Knowledge of basic measurement procedures including metric and SAE standard systems
  • General mechanical knowledge of use and the ability to troubleshoot maintenance problems with tools, including power tools and hydraulic power tools and heavy equipment
  • Maintained proper inventory of materials, equipment, and other supplies on hand to complete scheduled jobs
  • Cleaned and prepared construction sites as needed, removing, and properly disposing of debris and waste material
  • Erected and broke down scaffolding, etc
  • Experienced in mixing and pouring construction materials (concrete, sand, grout, etc.)
  • Experienced with excavating, forming, and pouring tower foundation spread footings
  • Traveled out of town to work on remote job sites as needed
  • Experienced in plumbing, electrical, general maintenance, flooring maintenance and installation, carpentry, and construction skills
  • Replaced damages roofs with new roofing materials
  • Worked in all different types of weather (heat and cold), excessive noise levels and have agility with various heights
  • Lilted, moved, and maneuvered 50-100 lbs
  • As required and climbed ladders more than 40-50 ft high
Permit Hand/Welders Helper, 02/2008 - 07/2010
Col Care Columbia, MO,
  • Aligned, leveled, and anchored machinery
  • Attached loads to rigging to provide support or prepared them for moving, using and power tools
  • Attached pulleys and blocks to fixed overhead structures such as beams, ceilings, and gin pole booms, using bolts and clamps
  • Controlled movement of heavy equipment through narrow openings or confined spaces, using chain falls, gin poles, gallows frames, and other equipment
  • Dismantled and stored rigging equipment after use
  • Fabricated, set up, and repaired rigging, supported structures, hoists, and pulling gear to move or support materials such as heavy equipment, ships, or industrial sets
  • Selected gear such as cables, pulleys, and winches, according to load weights and sizes, facilities, and work schedules
  • Signaled and verbally directed workers engaged in hoisting and moving loads, to ensure safety of workers and materials
  • Experienced in tilting, dipping, and turning suspended loads to maneuver over, under, and/or around obstacles, using multi-point suspension techniques
  • Kept tools in field ready condition-repaired, tested, tore down, cleaned, and painted
  • Responsible for safely operating the equipment along with inspecting and monitoring the equipment ‘s upkeep
  • Utilized all yard operating equipment including: forklifts, wheel loaders, stationary balers and stationary shears
  • Accustomed to wearing all necessary PPE while working in required areas
  • Verified and reported suspected malfunctions and variances to supervisor or designee and take corrective actions
  • Repaired, maintained, and troubleshot plant machinery and equipment, including high-speed packaging equipment, conveying equipment and product delivery systems
  • Agile and versatile in a multitude of work environments, to include: heights exceeding 100-200 ft in the refinery environment, low and confined spaces, and even underground work projects as needed
Inventory Specialist, 06/2003 - 08/2004
Apple City City, STATE,
  • Responsible for organized, stacked, stocked, took inventory, placed orders, replenished stock, performed, and tracked cost analysis of supplies and tracked status of supplies in computer database
  • Used various types of forklifts to include: warehouse, counterbalance, industrial, both sit down and stand-up forklifts
  • Skilled in the use of forklifts to move loads weighing 2500 pounds from heights of 304 inches to various locations throughout the facility onto trailers
  • Performed tasks involving physical labor for industrial projects
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe working environment by performing custodial duties
  • Always strictly adhered to the established best practices and safety by OSHA and company regulations
  • Lifted and loaded stock appliance commodities, hardware, household furniture pieces in private and retail customer cars, trucks, semis, and trailers
  • Used safe lifting techniques, efficiently sorting, handling, loading, and unloading freight off shuttle trucks/outside carriers
  • Reported faulty equipment, damage to company property including racks and other safety hazards to appropriate personnel
  • Assembled, repaired, replaced, and replenished broken, damaged, or missing parts to furniture and appliance commodities before resale to customers
  • Maneuvered motorized heavy equipment to ensure the accurate removal, placement and storing of materials
  • Used close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception while performing warehouse functions
  • Ensured appropriate and accurate measurements and dimensions of appliance and furniture commodity orders were met
  • Loaded and unloaded delivery trucks with care in order to ensure none of the product were damaged
  • Executed basic math functions such as addition, subtraction, and division to pick and stage the correct products needed for each delivery
  • Performed basic forklift maintenance by inspecting the forklift before operating it, checking its tire pressure, and keeping the forklift clean to prevent the buildup of materials like lint that can cause warehouse or construction site fires
  • Loaded, moved and stored a variety of supplies and products on forklifts to include: landscape timbers and blocks, pallets, steel, trusses, job site materials and various irregular boxes of warehouse supplies
  • Preserved a clean and orderly work environment, organized and re-labeled products as necessary
  • Used pallet jacks and forklifts in the loading and unloading of freight including shipments of Hazmat Materials freight
  • Controlled movement of heavy equipment through narrow openings or confined spaces, used chain falls, gin poles, gallows frames and other equipment
Education and Training
JLG/Manlift Certification (forklifts): , Expected in 01/2010
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OSHA-10 Certification: , Expected in 01/2009
Boil Maker Local 363 - ,
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9-week course: , Expected in 01/2009
Alton High - ,
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FITT Test Qualified: , Expected in 01/2009
Boil Maker Local 363 - ,
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Diploma: , Expected in 05/1994
Jerseyville High School - ,
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School Attended

  • Boil Maker Local 363
  • Alton High
  • Boil Maker Local 363
  • Jerseyville High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Contractor
  • Construction Worker
  • Permit Hand/Welders Helper
  • Inventory Specialist


  • JLG/Manlift Certification (forklifts)
  • OSHA-10 Certification
  • 9-week course
  • FITT Test Qualified
  • Diploma

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