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

Dedicated Ranch Manager with a distinguished understanding of employee supervision and training. Adept at leading by example and streamlining processes for efficiency. Successful at monitoring ranch budgets and scheduling multiple events. Skilled agricultural manager with demonstrated operations, team and financial management abilities. Coordinate efficient activities at all levels to support business profits and maintain sustainable operations. Employee-focused and performance-oriented with good training and mentoring abilities. Manage production of all variant crops by closely monitoring operations and accounting for factors such as weather and market demands. Bringing 15+ years of ranch and farm management experience combined with top-notch project leadership, analytical problem-solving and tactical planning abilities. Industrious, forward-thinking and familiar with agricultural practices.

  • Ranch marketing
  • Ranch safety
  • Crop cultivation
  • Livestock management
  • Worker hiring
  • Contract negotiations
  • Business Management
  • Physical Strength
  • Basic Mechanical Skills
  • Animal Breeding
  • Scheduling
  • Equipment operation
  • Equipment monitoring
  • Forklift trained
  • Resource Allocation
  • Disease prevention
  • Schedule setting
  • Broodstock maintenance
  • Irrigation system
  • Crop Inspection
  • Animal Record Maintenance
  • Insecticides Application
  • Disease and pest management
  • Restocking abilities
Work History
10/2014 to 08/2021
Excavator Operator Arcosa, Inc. Euless, TX,
  • Drove construction equipment to excavate and grade land on road beds.
  • Calculated slopes and grades, performed ground surveys and used pipe lasers for pipe laying.
  • Performed repairs on excavator engines, throttles and pedals.
  • Performed thorough inspections and provided accurate written quotes for needed work.
  • Implemented strict safety measures on job sites, reducing accidents 75% within 6 months.
  • Loaded and unloaded heavy objects, dirt and other materials on-site.
  • Coordinated machine actions with other crew member activities by positioning and moving loads to necessary locations.
  • Dug ditches and trenches using trench rollers, rammers and shovels for small-scale excavations.
  • Performed equipment inspections before and after each shift, turning in equipment logs to Maintenance Personel.
  • Maintained pit with regular cleanings and removal of obstacles such as mud and rock.
  • Completed manual work such as shoveling at job sites to finish appearances and achieve precise specifications.
  • Followed markers, work instructions and hand signals to complete accurate work.
  • Adhered to strict safety requirements for digging, machine operation and personal behaviors.
  • Moved levers, pushed pedals or turned valves to control equipment.
  • Followed exact digging plans within capabilities and limitations of available machinery.
  • Coordinated machine actions with crew members using hand or audio signals.
02/2014 to 07/2021
Ranch Manager Grimmway Farms Lake Park, GA,
  • Purchased regular supplies and special equipment, livestock or tools as part of skilled management of $250,000 budget.
  • Herded livestock using horses or ranch ATVs.
  • Worked closely with employees to improve practices, techniques and safety choices, optimizing performance and minimizing waste.
  • Completed timely structural inspections to determine maintenance requirements and organize repairs.
  • Maximized operational profits by closely inspecting crops, assessing quality and identifying problems such as disease or insects.
  • Enforced strong safety and environmental protections to support habitats while preventing harm to employees or consumers.
  • Adjusted production strategies to account for changing factors such as market and weather conditions.
  • Spearheaded efficiency improvements targeted on optimizing crop production and exceeding financial targets.
  • Supervised safety procedures during horse rides and interactions to provide safe and enjoyable ranch stays for guests.
  • Drafted annual budget and monitored expenditures.
  • Completed invoices for bills of lading, sales receipts, and supplies.
  • Trained part-time help in livestock care and ranch operations.
  • Budgeted equipment purchases and regular repairs.
  • Inspected and repaired equipment for livestock and crop management.
  • Assisted in birth of new calves and assisted with lambing.
  • Tracked technical improvements to save on ranch overhead.
  • Kept detailed service records for farm machinery.
  • Expanded agricultural services to incorporate introduction of new time-saving drift control and quality yeild technology.
  • Inspected various type of Cattle/Horses animals for signs of sickness and overall herd health.
  • Hired new ranch hands and livestock handlers seasonally.
  • Supervised ranch hands and livestock handlers.
  • Performed repairs and preventive maintenance on equipment and property.
  • Maintained condition of up to 9 stock horses used to herd cattle.
  • Scheduled 150 trail rides and lessons daily for both guests and employees.
  • Maintained ranch records and documentation.
01/2007 to 01/2014
North American Pipeline Welder North American Power And Gas City, STATE,
  • Interpreted verbal and written instructions from work orders and welding blueprints.
  • Salvaged and rebuilt parts to achieve cost savings and reduce waste.
  • Blew out machines, checked welding leads and wiring and changed filters for preventive maintenance.
  • Chipped off excess weld, slag and spatter using hand tools.
  • Examined structure and texture of parts to detect imperfections.
  • Fabricated shop parts directly from blueprints.
  • Set up and operated shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment.
  • Inspected welds and checked critical measurements to meet specifications.
  • Operated hoists, cranes and power tools to dismantle equipment to find and remove defective parts.
  • Repaired manufactured products by dismantling, straitening, reshaping and reassembling parts.
  • Completed welding projects using gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc and shielded metal arc equipment.
  • Removed and repaired unacceptable welds with air arc and grinder to meet quality guidelines.
  • Assembled structural forms such as boiler parts and pressure vessels.
  • Used MIG gun arc to melt and deposit metal from electrode to workpieces.
  • Conducted special welds with extremely low tolerances for industrial operations.
  • Welded in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions.
  • Clamped, held, tack-welded, heat-bent and bolted component parts to achieve required configurations and positions.
  • Detected faulty operation of equipment and defective materials and promptly resolved issues.
  • Maintained correct arc length and movement speed to form specified fusion depth and bead.
  • Bolted, clamped and tack-welded parts to secure components prior to welding.
  • Removed rough spots from work pieces with portable grinders, hand files and scrapers.
  • Welded parts using arc, gas-shielded arc, submerged arc and gas equipment.
Expected in 10/2022
Associate of Science: Biblical Studies
Liberty University - Lynchburg, VA
Expected in 03/2017
Associate of Arts: Computer Networking Administration
Remington College - Fort Worth, TX

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