Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Knowledgeable individual skilled in multiple trades, including electrical, plumbing and carpentry. Successful General Contractor successful working with various personalities and meeting very tight deadlines on variety of commercial and residential projects.

  • Project Safety
  • Labor Oversight
  • Construction Site Management
  • Scheduling
  • Repair
  • Plumbing
  • Price Proposals
  • Carpentry and Flooring Skills
  • Construction Management
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Equipment and materials
  • Permitting
  • Renovation
  • Quality control
  • Codes compliance
  • Historical restoration
  • Demolition
  • Subcontractor management
  • Blueprints and schematics
  • Forklift trained
  • Safety and compliance
  • Heavy Equipment Operation
  • Hand and power tool operation
  • Construction knowledge
  • Loading and unloading proficiency
  • Materials coordination
  • Painting
Work History
01/2000 to Current General Contractor Aegion Corp | Medina, OH,
  • Devised, deployed and monitored processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels.
  • Managed day-to-day business operations, including accounting, finance, HR, marketing and public relations.
  • Established, optimized and enforced business policies to maintain consistency and high-quality standards across Industry operations.
  • Reduced budgetary expenditures by effectively negotiating contracts for more advantageous terms.
  • Applied human resources expertise to optimize hiring, training and performance.
  • Developed key operational initiatives to drive and maintain substantial business growth.
  • Applied performance data to evaluate and improve operations, target current business conditions and forecast needs.
  • Set, enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain efficiency and responsiveness to demands.
  • Maintained up-to-date administrative records to monitor operational conditions.
  • Recruited, hired and trained initial personnel, working to establish key internal functions and outline scope of positions for new organization.
  • Evaluated suppliers by assessing quality, timeliness and compliance of deliveries to maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational efficiency.
  • Maintained optimal cost controls by making affordable supplier purchases and negotiating lower prices.
  • Improved operations and boosted profits by streamlining procedures, controlling waste and bringing in new clients.
  • Managed talented teams of electricians, carpenters, plumbers and other craftsmen on commercial and residential projects.
  • Monitored customer industry trends to determine best approaches and solutions.
  • Maximized cost savings by assessing subcontractor bids before completing contract agreements.
  • Reviewed contractor invoices, approving payments on acceptable work.
  • Reviewed blueprints and job specifications to plan completion and estimate project costs.
  • Signaled equipment operators to complete proper alignments, movements and adjustments.
  • Used radios and hand signals to coordinate communication between equipment operators and ground workers.
  • Efficiently prepared job sites by removing debris and setting up materials and tools.
  • Maintained team safety by controlling traffic around and within site.
  • Recognized and reported potential project challenges and assisted with solutions.
  • Determined materials needed for daily shift and loaded vehicles with equipment and supplies.
  • Gathered waste and trash from job sites for placement in refuse containers to keep job sites clean and organized.
  • Used shovels or heavy equipment to move different materials based on job needs.
  • Brought materials and tools from trucks and storage facilities to work site locations and organized for expected needs.
  • Read and understood plans and technical documentation for each job.
  • Organized materials, tools and equipment to supply team members.
  • Gathered and disposed of work site debris to remove safety hazards and boost team productivity.
  • Dug holes, trenches and ditches at desired locations and backfilled completed excavations.
01/1999 to 01/2000 Head Forester Golden Gate National Rec Area Ert | Berwyn Heights, MD,
  • Timber Harvest Plans. Removal of existing military buildings and propagate and replant with native species. Took care of the Ravens manzanita and Lessinga, both endangered species. I cloned the Ravens Manzanita and planted through-out the Presidio. Also cloned most native plants, including oaks, and ran re-vegetation projects with volunteers from the community to remove exotic plants and replant with native species. GIS areas of disturbed land , exotic plants, and created databases of areas. Then I would implement repair and removal of plants and disturbed areas and bring them back to native habitat.
06/1997 to 09/1999 Fisheries Biologist California Fish And Game | City, STATE,
  • Anadromous fish watersheds
  • Habitat typing,
  • Electro fishing,
  • Working at the hatchery spawning coho salmon. Worked in the raceways in all stages of growth.
  • Created watershed maps of areas that need restoration and created plans to implement the restoration.

  • Handled specimens and conducted tests according to established protocols, keeping efficient records on all experiments.
  • Presented talks to public and school groups to encourage interest in STEM topics.
  • Completed all paperwork, recognizing any discrepancies and addressing them in a timely fashion.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Led projects and analyzed data to identify opportunities for improvement.

Expected in 06/1994 Bachelor Of Science | Restoration And Conservation Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA GPA:
  • Licensed Owner - Timeframe

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