Drywall Finisher resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Dedicated Industry professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

To seek and maintain a full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills.

Ambitious, career-focused job seeker, anxious to obtain an entry-level Job Title position to help launch career while achieving company goals.

  • Problem-Solving
  • Construction best practices
  • Safety protocol knowledge
  • Measuring and material layout
  • Leadership
  • Time Management
Work History
Drywall Finisher, 05/2018 to 06/2021
Cleveland Construction-InteriorsColumbus, OH,
  • Measured and marked cutting lines on drywall for lengths, heights and penetrations.
  • Applied sealing compound over cracks, holes and nail heads using trowels, broad-knives or spatulas.
  • Prepared work area, tools and equipment for job site.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of local building codes and requirements on each project.
  • Completed Number jobs each quarter with superior quality and efficiency.
  • Inspected surfaces to evaluate quality and applied extra attention to fill in holes and rectify errors.
  • Received consistent excellent feedback on work quality and customer service.
  • Removed damaged drywall and wallpaper to prepare for new installations.
  • Completed installation of drywall sheets on commercial and residential properties.
  • Applied tape to seal joints by embedding into sealing compound.
  • Screwed metal and wooden studs into frames.
  • Delivered exceptional level of service to each customer by listening to concerns and answering questions.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Adhered to social distancing protocols and wore mask or face shield.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Participated in continuous improvement by generating suggestions, engaging in problem-solving activities to support teamwork.
  • Delivered product or service to customer locations within specific timeframes.
Mason Apprentice, 03/2010 to 11/2017
W.W. Grainger, Inc.Annapolis Junction, MD,
  • Applied colored marble or stone chips, and powdered steel over surfaces to produce prescribed finishes.
  • Operated drills, paving breakers and powered abrasive saws to cut or demolish bricks and concrete.
  • Read work orders and design drawings to determine work requirements and sequence of tasks.
  • Used rakes and shovels to spread, level and smooth concrete.
  • Applied hardening and sealing compounds to cure surface of concrete and waterproof or restore surfaces.
  • Followed blueprints or drawings to lay blocks and bricks in correct arrangement.
  • Prepared surfaces for work by smoothing imperfections on ground or with close structures.
  • Used straightedges and jointers to mold expansion joints and edges.
  • Applied sealants or other protective coatings to waterproof or restore concrete surfaces.
  • Signaled truck drivers to position truck to facilitate pouring concrete into constrained locations.
  • Operated equipment such as forklifts to move bricks and supplies.
  • Molded expansion joints and edges using correct tools.
  • Mixed mortar to lay bricks, stones and concrete sidewalks.
  • Removed excess mortar and finished joints for uniform surface.
  • Operated power vibrator to compact materials and create level bases.
  • Used polishing and surfacing machines to polish surfaces.
  • Installed anchor bolts, steel plates and door sills in freshly poured concrete to provide decorative finish.
  • Identified potential safety hazards and reported incidents and hazards to management.
  • Completed Number jobs with quality and efficiency within Number months of employment.
  • Measured distance from reference points and marked guidelines to lay out work using plumb bobs and levels.
  • Operated heavy equipment such as forklifts safely and efficiently to move materials.
  • Cut bricks and concrete using approved tools such as powered abrasive saws, paving breakers, drills and hand tools.
  • Laid brick for block walls and adhered to local codes and project restrictions.
  • Performed basic masonry tasks such as tuckpointing, caulking, grinding and other required duties.
Pump Operator, 04/2000 to 09/2012
Couger Concrete PumpingCity, STATE,
  • Conducted daily inspections of surface equipment and pumps to identify and address seal leaks, improper priming and other minor operational inefficiencies.
  • Recommended changes to work flows or on-site procedures with eye towards increasing profitability of leases.
  • Inspected facilities routinely for operational safety and environmental compliance.
  • Corrected unsafe conditions or practices immediately upon recognition to eliminate workplace accidents.
  • Surveilled leases on properties within assigned area to verify maximal production of wells and pumping equipment.
  • Troubleshot and repaired day-to-day operational issues to keep productivity levels high and prevent safety hazards.
  • Cultivated habit of continually assessing outputs resulting from current production methods to identify and implement improvements to productivity.
  • Reviewed repair procedures and methods during course of repairs to minimize safety hazards and negative environmental impact while restoring company equipment to working order.
  • Monitored gauges and flowmeters and inspected equipment to verify tank levels, temperatures and pressures remained at specified levels, reporting abnormalities as necessary.
  • Stayed calm and focused in emergency situations to provide efficient fixes for diverse mechanical problems.
  • Kept shop workspaces and various fieldwork locations clean and organized for maximum productivity.
  • Adapted daily tasks to match staff skill levels and weather conditions, consistently maintaining safety and efficiency standards.
  • Operated and lubricated tools using Tool to protect durability and functionality.
  • Communicated with other workers using signals, radios or telephones to start and stop flows of materials or substances.
  • Completed detailed tool and equipment inspections both in field and in shops to identify and address malfunctions and performance concerns.
  • Trained new workers on safety procedures and protocols and enforced implementation throughout workdays to prevent injuries or downtime incidents.
  • Maintained safe and accurate pump levels throughout Task and Task and closely watched pump gauges.
  • Recorded operating data such as products and quantities pumped, stocks used and operating times.
Diploma: General Education, Expected in 06/1995
Independence High School - Elko, NV,

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School Attended

  • Independence High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Drywall Finisher
  • Mason Apprentice
  • Pump Operator


  • Diploma

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