foreman resume example with 11+ years of experience

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

Accomplished Carpenter and Foreman with more than 9 years of experience in both new construction and remodeling for commercial, multi-family and residential applications with over 5 years of supervising others.

  • Supervision
  • Problem Resolution
  • Carpentry skills
  • Carpentry expertise
  • Ability to create concrete forms
  • Hand tool operations
  • Forklift driving
  • Standard operating procedures understanding
  • Safety protocol expertise
  • Recordkeeping abilities
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Construction quality assurance
  • Construction project coordination
  • Residential and commercial construction
  • Construction best practices
  • BIM
  • Interpreting blueprints
  • OSHA safety requirements
  • Building codes and regulations
  • Manual dexterity
  • Building site supervision
  • Blueprints
  • Construction legal issues
  • Microsoft proficiency
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Fast typing skills
  • Professional business writing
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fast learning
  • Perform well in high-demand, fast-paced environments
  • Quick decision-making abilities
  • Team-oriented
  • Team relationships
02/2018 to Current
Foreman Applied Research Associates, Inc. Orlando, FL,
  • Estimated time, employee needs and material costs for projects.
  • Planned and delegated work for multiple construction crews.
  • Analyzed job sites daily to mitigate risks for workers and visitors.
  • Managed team member schedules and individual assignments for work crew.
  • Worked with suppliers to maintain material flow during all project phases.
  • Reported to supervisors weekly regarding project progress, site problems and labor status.
  • Diagnosed and corrected malfunctions with equipment and machinery.
  • Assigned duties to each employee based upon his or her skills set and monitored progress daily.
  • Trained construction teams on site-specific requirements, techniques and procedures.
  • Motivated and supported field workers completing work to increase work quality and efficiency.
  • Enhanced production methods and improved employee motivation to maximize team productivity.
  • Built residential and commercial buildings for projects with budgets in excess of $5,000,000.
  • Determined optimal construction requirements and site plans.
07/2015 to 02/2018
Journeyman Carpenter Rentokil Initial Freehold, NJ,
  • Mentored 5 apprentices daily and inspected finished work to verify compliance with established requirements.
  • Read and interpreted specifications, diagrams and blueprints to determine the best techniques for the job.
  • Obtained strong understanding of residential and commercial building codes.
  • Followed OSHA and corporate safety regulations and procedures.
  • Planned work based on blueprints and individual project specifications.
  • Worked effectively with clients to establish project scope and requirements, drafting and amending blueprints to reflect specifications.
  • Took accurate measurements to calculate size and amount of materials needed for project completion.
  • Installed building structures such as windows, trim and cabinetry alone or with assistants to meet job deadlines.
  • Promoted team safety by keeping work areas free of hazards.
  • Shaped materials to exact measurements for job requirements using hand tools and power equipment.
05/2012 to 07/2015
Window Installer Desert Lumber And Truss North Las Vegas, NV,
  • Fitted windows of varying glazing materials and transparencies.
  • Erected scaffolding and ladders to assemble structures high above ground level.
  • Drafted and reviewed construction plans to properly and securely place windows.
  • Installed energy-efficient windows on patio doors and entryways.
  • Removed old windows and frames to enable installment of modern glass.
  • Identified damaged or deficient window components and performed window adjustments.
  • Manipulated rough openings to optimally install windows while preserving structure integrity.
  • Measured window clearing area to meet state and local legislation.
  • Completed high-quality work by installing new foam dams on pinchwelds and rubber-channeling strips around edges of glass or frames.
  • Checked for wetness or contamination in damaged areas and dried out moisture prior to making repairs.
  • Maximized efficiency by selecting appropriate tools, safety equipment and parts according to each job's requirements.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
03/2010 to 06/2012
Carpenters Apprentice Empire Construction City, STATE,
  • Framing, Seismic upgrades, Installed drywall, tape/mud, texture, Interior paint, Installing doors, windows, trim, concrete cutting, concrete forms, concrete finishing, deck building. Learning to use the tools of the trade.
Education and Training
Expected in
Portland Community College - Portland, OR

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School Attended

  • Portland Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Foreman
  • Journeyman Carpenter
  • Window Installer
  • Carpenters Apprentice


  • GED

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