general contractor resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Smart leader well-trained to meet deadlines for commercial and residential projects. Energetic General Contractor with exceptional project management skills and subcontractor alliances. Detailed in codes compliance, safety, and budget management. Outstanding reputation for top-quality work on variety of project types. Dependable General Contractor promoting 18-year career renovating homes and building base of satisfied customers. Focused leader with eye on safety for all members of crew. Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

  • Job bidding
  • Project scope assessment
  • Subcontractor management
  • Safety procedures
  • Exemplary communication
  • Plumbing and electrical work
  • Project coordination
  • Renovations, building and demolition
  • Planning and design
  • Building codes and regulations
  • Project budgeting
  • Permit processing
  • Safe job site set-up
  • Construction equipment
01/2003 to Current
General Contractor Aegion Corp Orlando, FL,
  • Scheduled subcontractors to stagger work and streamline completion of project phases.
  • Visited job sites and reviewed renovation plans to ascertain projects.
  • Established scopes of work, budgets and construction timelines to manage and plan projects.
  • Saved money by managing cost-effective supplier purchases.
  • Reviewed invoices submitted by contractors and approved payments based on acceptable work products.
  • Acquired new residential customers, commercial clients and construction partners to boost revenue.
  • Coordinated phases of construction projects from inception to completion.
  • Inspected sites before and after construction projects.
  • Contracted and supervised workers for home remodeling jobs.
  • Resolved labor, design and tool issues during construction projects.
  • Monitored and supported site safety initiatives to protect team members and prevent accidents.
  • Provided tools and equipment to construction personnel.
01/2000 to 01/2021
Welder Foreman Fisher Industries Salt Lake City, UT,
  • Delegated duties to employees based on skillset.
  • Reported project progress, site problems and labor status to supervisors.
  • Kept production team moving forward for progress in daily site operations.
  • Implemented onsite safety protocols and procedures and properly trained team members on prevention measures.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
01/2001 to 01/2003
Machine Shop Foreman Wright Manufacturing City, STATE,
  • Directed workers in machine set-up and use.
  • Reviewed completed parts to assess compliance with blueprint specifications.
  • Evaluated quality of fabrications and performance of each team member daily.
  • Used cutting, punching, bending and shaping machines and personally set up and programmed each.
  • Documented production activities using Microsoft Excel.
  • Managed team of 3 personnel focused in the shop.
  • Focused on safety and efficiency when using tools, equipment and gauges.
  • Trained and mentored employees in procedures and performance improvement strategies.
  • Trained, coached and supported staff members to maximize productivity.
  • Operated variety of instruments, equipment and power tools to reduce accidents and malfunctions.
  • Coordinated materials for shop needs.
  • Scheduled maintenance and directed repairs on shop machinery and tools.
  • Delivered positive reinforcement and constructive criticism for employee work efforts.
  • Established and enforced clear safety policies to protect workers from injury.
  • Coordinated efficient maintenance schedules to keep systems running at peak levels.
01/1998 to 01/2000
Welder Air Technology Systems City, STATE,
  • Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type.
  • Scraped off excess spatter using portable grinders and arc-cutting equipment.
  • Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments together.
  • Laid out, positioned, aligned and secured parts and assemblies with straightedges, squares and calipers.
  • Monitored fitting, burning and welding processes to avoid overheating parts, warping, shrinking, distortion and expansion of materials.
  • Determined welding strategies using metallurgy knowledge, geometry and welding techniques.
  • Adjusted weld machines to correct settings for precision and waste reduction.
  • Produced work using appropriate welding techniques, metallurgy knowledge and engineering requirements.
  • Positioned and clamped workpieces together and properly assembled in jigs and fixtures.
  • Interpreted assembly drawings and specifications.
  • Mastered complete soldering process for various metal types, resulting in consistently firm, long-lasting soldering.
  • Improved project completion time by managing multiple tasks using forklifts and other heavy equipment.
  • Welded steel, aluminum and stainless steel materials using MIG and TIG machines, continuously checking for safety and quality.
  • Prepared workpiece edges by grinding, cutting, buffing or bending to verify snug fit.
  • Adjusted functional parts of equipment and control instruments.
Education and Training
Expected in 01/1990 to to
Certification: Non-destructive Testing of Metals
NDT Welding Inspector School - San Diego, CA,
Expected in 05/1985 to to
High School Diploma:
Skyline High School - Dallas, TX

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School Attended

  • NDT Welding Inspector School
  • Skyline High School

Job Titles Held:

  • General Contractor
  • Welder Foreman
  • Machine Shop Foreman
  • Welder


  • Certification
  • High School Diploma

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