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

Professional Construction Laborer with excellent interpersonal skills. Works in timely and efficient manner to see tough jobs through to completion.

  • Labor oversight
  • Project safety
  • Quality control
  • Construction site management
  • Carpentry and flooring skills
  • Interior and exterior renovation
  • OSHA compliance
  • Building, demolition and renovation
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Equipment setup and maintenance
  • Farm equipment operation
  • Forklift trained
Work History
05/2015 to 01/2018
General Contractor Aegion Corp Knoxville, TN,
  • Supervised labor, materials and equipment for large commercial projects with budgets in excess of $[100,000].
  • Monitored supply levels and identified cost-effective materials to reduce project expenses.
  • Determined project schedule, including sequencing all construction activities for optimal efficiency.
  • Obtained building and specialty permits from local jurisdictional agencies.
  • Coordinated with site personnel, clients and local government officials to ensure on-time project delivery.
  • Avoided construction delays by efficiently following through with all site inspections.
  • Guided and directed third-party inspectors through project construction, commissioning and closeout.
  • Scheduled utility service providers according to project timelines.
  • Improved process efficiency and workflow by implementing productivity initiatives and proactively identifying and resolving problems.
  • Conducted critical pre-installation conferences with general contractors, subcontractors, consultants and manufacturer's representatives.
  • Reduced process downtime by restructuring ongoing projects, ensuring quality and compliance.
  • Provided safety kits to all construction personnel, fully complying with job site safety protocols.
  • Performed regular job site observations to provide direction for general contractor personnel and subcontractor laborers.
  • Conducted routine quality audits to verify progression against specifications and initiated corrective actions to remedy concerns.
  • Kept sites compliant with OSHA, federal, state and local regulations to prevent unnecessary delays.
  • Monitored, coached and supervised team of 3-5 employees from 2015-2018.
05/2014 to 11/2014
Mason Yale University West Haven, CT,
  • Mixed mortar to lay bricks, stones and concrete sidewalks.
  • Installed anchor bolts, steel plates and door sills in freshly poured concrete to provide decorative finish.
  • Applied hardening and sealing compounds to cure surface of concrete and waterproof or restore surfaces.
  • Operated drills, paving breakers and powered abrasive saws to cut or demolish bricks and concrete.
  • Followed blueprints or drawings to lay blocks and bricks in correct arrangement.
  • Molded expansion joints and edges using correct tools.
  • Used rakes and shovels to spread, level and smooth concrete.
  • Removed excess mortar and finished joints for uniform surface.
  • Prepared surfaces for work by smoothing imperfections on ground or with close structures.
  • Shoveled materials such as dirt, gravel and asphalt.
  • Wore correct clothing and protective equipment for jobs.
01/2011 to 01/2014
Handyman 1-800-Sweeper/800Sweeper, Llc Wilsonville, OR,
  • Performed minor wall repair to maintain walls, including installing drywall and repairing and applying wallpaper.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed problems with mechanical and electrical systems and equipment.
  • Provided facility inspection and maintenance to ensure superior levels of cleanliness and upkeep.
  • Performed basic electrical work and plumbing repairs such as installing new toilets, removing electrical wires, unclogging drains and maintaining gutters.
  • Troubleshot and repaired faulty heating, air conditioning and ventilation systems.
  • Reduced opportunities for theft and trespassers by securing all entrances and exits.
  • Sanitized restrooms using such chemicals as ammonia to reduce spread of germs.
  • Tossed all outdoor debris, including yard clippings into receptacles to properly maintain grounds.
  • Finalized work on building systems by completing basic carpentry and other finish work.
  • Prepared for new painting by removing previous materials with seam-cleaning, sandblasting, scraping and sanding.
  • Cleaned and maintained both interior and exterior of building.
  • Maintained inventory of supplies to complete various repairs on plumbing, lighting or other systems.
  • Removed and repaired carpet and wood flooring.
  • Used various equipment to remove snow and sprinkled rock salt on walkways to prevent falls.
  • Assessed operating conditions and adjusted settings to maximize performance and equipment longevity.
  • Properly refurbished furniture and ordered new pieces when needed.
  • Followed all work orders and specifications to determine which machines and equipment required replacement, repair or maintenance.
06/1990 to 01/2011
Auto Mechanic Seaworld Parks Chula Vista, CA,
  • Expertly utilized diagnostic equipment to evaluate mechanical problems in vehicles.
  • Maintained accurate records of time and materials required to perform repairs and service.
  • Produced comprehensive service records of all maintenance and repair tasks for customers.
  • Diagnosed and repaired mechanical issues on diesel.
  • Assembled machines and mechanics according to instructions.
  • Serviced vehicles according to OEM recommended maintenance schedules for oil changes, engine tune-ups and fluid changes.
  • Analyzed and located malfunctions in brakes, motors, switches, and control systems.
  • Maintained functionality and reliability of engines, machines and systems through regular diagnostic checks.
  • Replaced damaged, missing or defective parts with new and refurbished components.
  • Cleaned and maintained proper lubrication for machinery.
  • Ordered repair parts quickly to prevent delays in projects and repair work.
  • Kept equipment in good working order by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies, performing preventive maintenance and calling for repairs.
  • Examined new and replacement parts to uncover defects.
  • Performed diagnostic and troubleshooting procedures to find and identify root causes of mechanical issues.
  • Inspected and tested vehicles and completed preventive maintenance such as engine tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotations, wheel balancing and filter replacement.
  • Performed routine maintenance and repairs using hand and power tools to maximize reliability.
  • Completed full vehicle inspections to check for leaks, damage or other issues of concern.
  • Consulted manuals, technical documentation and repair tree charts for further information prior to conducting fixes.
  • Repaired brake, exhaust, electrical and other systems to optimal specifications.
  • Serviced air conditioning systems, changed and topped off fluids and completed maintenance inspections.
  • Maintained fleet vehicles in good working order with preventive and corrective maintenance expertise.
  • Dug trenches, backfilled holes and compacted earth to prepare for new construction.
  • Repaired wiring, plumbing, equipment, and machinery.
  • Cleared drains and downspouts and cleaned gutters.
  • Manually carried roofing materials up ladders.
  • Completed tear-down of existing structures and prepared for new construction.
  • Used hand tools to change worn cutting tools.
  • Applied caulk, sealants and other agents to installed surfaces.
Expected in 06/1981
High School Diploma:
Boonton High School - Boonton, NJ

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School Attended
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  • Mason
  • Handyman
  • Auto Mechanic
  • High School Diploma

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