general contractor resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

-Have worked in construction field since early teens.

-Have experience with real estate and advance knowledge/experience with development and construction.

- Currently specialize in structural repairs, commercial/ residential roofing and exterior waterproofing.

  • Contract Preparation
  • Quality Control Programs
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Detail Focused
  • Labor Management
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking
  • Contract Terms Interpretation
  • Project Estimation
  • Permit and License Procurement
  • Plan Modifications and Takeoffs
  • Construction Scheduling
  • Job Planning
  • Problem Solving
  • Specification and Blueprint Interpretation
  • Multitasking and Prioritizing
  • Walk-down Coordination
  • Risk Assessment and Mitigation
  • Recruitment and Hiring
  • Equipment Operation
  • Value Engineering
  • Hardworking and Reliable
  • Contractor Oversight
  • Written Communication
  • Safety Auditing
  • Employee Training
  • Calm Under Pressure
  • Materials Delivery Coordination
  • Vendor Relationship Management
  • Construction Administration
  • Zoning Review
  • Approachable and Relatable
  • Site Management
  • Project Close-Out
  • Emergency Response
  • Rule Enforcement
  • Inspection Coordination
  • Status Reporting
  • Labor Requirements Determination
  • Layout Development
  • Codes Compliance
  • Energetic and Positive
Work History
General Contractor, 03/2010 to Current
Aegion CorpHouston, TX,
  • Managed talented teams of electricians, carpenters, plumbers and other craftsmen on commercial and residential projects.
  • Maximized cost savings by assessing subcontractor bids before completing contract agreements.
  • 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.
  • Hired and oversaw subcontractors to meet project needs.
  • Kept site work safe and in line with budget, schedule and applicable building codes.
  • Supervised labor, materials and equipment for large commercial projects with budgets in excess of $300,000.
  • Assessed engineering documentation to determine order of construction operations.
  • Monitored customer industry trends to determine best approaches and solutions.
  • Reduced costs by 25% by carefully managing resources.
  • Assessed roofing and exterior project plans, spoke with clients or designers and visited job site to better understand project scope and client desires.
  • Reviewed contractor invoices, approving payments on acceptable work.
  • Performed inspections of job sites to verify staff and subcontractor observance of important safety protocols.
  • Implemented changes requested by designers, owners or inspectors to conform to specifications or updated demands.
  • Reviewed plans from architects and consulted with clients to gain deeper understanding of project plans, constraints and objectives.
  • Monitored supply levels and identified cost-effective materials to reduce project expenses.
  • Collaborated with construction administration consultants to schedule field observations.
  • Led and directed team of 20 roofers on commercial roof project assignment in deadline-driven environment.
  • Conducted critical pre-installation conferences with general contractors, subcontractors, consultants and manufacturer's representatives.
  • Implemented systems to improve process efficiency and reduce project duration.
  • Promoted compliant practices and established well coordinated strategies and procures to reduce risks.
  • Reduced costs by streamlining contract bidding and procurement processes to assure best prices for materials and services.
  • Obtained building and specialty permits from local jurisdictional agencies.
  • Performed regular job site observations to provide direction for general contractor personnel and subcontractor laborers.
  • Led weekly production and operations contractor meetings, facilitating stronger communication and helping to resolve critical issues.
  • Coordinated with site personnel, clients and local government officials to achieve on-time project delivery.
  • Managed hiring for certain roles and actively coordinated talent management and recruitment.
Real Estate Agent, 01/2009 to 02/2013
Rector Hayden RealtorsWilmore, KY,
  • Managed contracts, negotiations and all aspects of sales to finalize purchases and exceed customer expectations.
  • Greeted and registered new clients to engage each in process and cultivate long-lasting relationships.
  • Assisted clients in financial planning for purchase.
  • Represented buyers and sellers of developed and undeveloped properties.
  • Reviewed market research data and changed sales plans accordingly.
  • Used NTREIS and other realtor databases to find properties for clients.
  • Communicated with clients to understand property needs and preferences.
  • Presented purchase offers to sellers for consideration.
  • Marketed and sold property for clients by hosting open houses and advertising online and in print.
  • Maintained connections with clients to encourage repeat business and referrals.
  • Negotiated, facilitated and managed real estate transactions.
  • Collected fees and documented payment processes for property transactions.
  • Followed up with prospective buyers regarding incentives from builder and new developments in surrounding area.
Survey Technician, 03/2004 to 10/2007
Department Of The InteriorGrand Coulee, WA,
  • Compiled, captured resource data from source maps using GIS applications.
  • Produced detailed maps showing locations of boundaries and topographical features.
  • Researched and monitored locations of utilities around project sites.
  • Performed boundary, topographic and traverse land surveys.
  • Assessed company cartography products company to evaluate ease of use and tested each for issues and effectiveness.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2005 to James M. Bennett High School - Salisbury, MD

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  • James M. Bennett High School

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  • Real Estate Agent
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