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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

I'm a General Contractor with experience in foreclosed homes, new home construction and residential home renovations. I'm a energetic professional with more than 32 year's expertise leading subcontractors, employees, office staff and observing tight deadlines. I pride myself in budget administration, project management and team leadership. I'm very familiar with local building codes, permitting processes and meeting with building inspectors from over 12 different cities/counties. I inspect and walk the home with sub contractors prior to calling for inspections and walk the properties with inspectors too. I'm a Successful general Contractor with experience specializing in new home construction and residential home remodels. I oversee subcontractors and work effectively with architects/design teams to accomplish projects on-time and according to budget. As a hands on working General Contractor with experience ensuring work is in compliance with all relevant building codes and specifications that pertain to the city/county where the work is being performed. Licensed General Contractor knowledgeable in construction protocols and standards. Offering more than 32 years of successfully landing projects that exceed client expectations and meet budgetary constraints. Considered a top notch professional with exceptional composure. Goal-driven general contractor dedicated to providing high-quality construction services to discerning clients. Offering first-rate construction management and field supervision expertise. Skillful in working with architects, inspectors, designers and subcontractors to accomplish high-quality project work.

Skills
  • Quality control
  • Construction site management
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Equipment and materials
  • Project safety
  • Carpentry and flooring skills

Effective at multi-tasking

  • Works well independently & fast learner

Basic computer skills

  • Self-motivated

Start to finish new home construction skills

  • Efficient with all painting tools
  • Engineering drawings/standards
  • Proficiency at reading blueprints
  • Subcontractor oversight

Customer relationship building

  • Supervisory experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Extensive experience with running a business
  • Plumbing
  • Project foreman

Complaint resolution

  • Good communication skills
  • Safety procedures knowledge
  • Valid California driver's license
  • Construction practices
  • Project management
  • Code validation skills
  • Conflict resolution
  • Materials preparation
  • Data entry
Education
Porterville College Porterville, CA Expected in : Construction Terminology & Plan Reading - GPA :

Attended college and received a job as a apprentice carpenter.

Porterville High School Porterville, CA Expected in High School Diploma : - GPA :
Certifications

General Contractor - B License #723678 (Active) State of California expires on 6/30/2024


General Contractor - B License #630227 (Inactive) State of California expires on 10/31/2025


Roofing C39 License


OHSA 10 Certification


EPA Lead Renovator Certification



Work History
Super Service Today - General Contractor
Lowell, MA, 10/1995 - Current
  • Continuously inspected job sites to ensure that all safety protocols were strictly observed by staff and subcontractors.
  • Handled all scheduling of subcontractors to ensure that projects would be completed within required time frames.
  • Work with own tools on renovation project plans and visited the job site to better understand the client’s requirements.
  • Managed talented teams of electricians, carpenters, plumbers and other craftsmen on residential projects.
  • Followed company procedures to maintain work environment in a neat and orderly condition.
  • Maintained documentation for areas such as contracts, work orders, permits, schedules and employee performance.
  • Kept site work safe and in line with budget, scheduled inspections and applied building codes to all phases of residential construction.

  • Consistently assumed additional responsibilities and worked extended hours to meet project deadlines.
  • Reviewed plans from architects and consulted with clients to gain a deep understanding of project plan and objectives.
  • Provided outstanding customer service.
  • Ensured proper installations through accurate reading of blueprints and clients requests for work to be completed.
  • Loaded and unloaded building materials used for construction.
  • Provided accurate measurements and estimates for all projects.
  • Hired and oversaw subcontractors covering residential construction such as electrical, roofing, painting, drywall, HVAC, flooring, pest repairs, concrete, framing, interior finish carpentry, insulation, windows and plumbing installation.
  • Maintained positive relationships with all customers.
  • Tracked income, labor and expenses via Excel spreadsheets, and generated weekly reports.
  • Collaborated with staff, sub contractors to ensure smooth work flow and efficient organization operations.
  • Accurately read, understood, and carried out written instructions.
  • Accurately estimated time and materials costs for projects.
  • Managed team of 8 personnel focused on providing expert detailing services to new construction and residential home remodel customers.
  • Completed tear-down of existing structures and prepared for new construction from the ground to finish home.
  • Employed wide variety of hand and power tools including skill saw, miter saw, drills, figuring square footage, lineal feet measuring instruments and electrical circuit testing devices.
  • Coordinated and monitored vendor maintenance for large repairs.
  • Applied caulk, sealants and other agents to installed surfaces.
  • Responsible for wide variety of duties including, framing, painting, carpentry, electrical repair, window install, building repair, city/county building inspections.
  • Developed and executed layout and installation of electrical wiring and fixtures based on job requirements and city regulations.
  • Repaired and maintained older properties - including renovating walls, ceilings, floors, remodeling bathrooms and kitchens.
  • Set windows and layouts for stairs and common rafters.
  • Secured all permits prior to starting projects.
  • Installed and repaired siding and exterior trim work.
  • Framed new construction and remodels.
Super Service Today - General Contractor
Lawrence, MA, 10/1991 - 12/1995
  • Decision person for budgeting, bidding and award of subcontractors.
  • Coordinated homeowner desires and specifications.
  • In charge of obtaining permits and approval of any revisions.
  • Scheduled subcontractors, consultants, and vendors to ensure timely completion of projects.
  • Coordinated required inspections with local building inspectors.
  • Reviewed plans from architects and consulted with clients to gain deep understanding of project plan and objectives.
  • Hired and oversaw subcontractors covering required work such as electrical, roofing, painting, drywall, HVAC and plumbing installation.
  • Accurately estimated time and materials costs for projects.
  • Followed standards and procedures to maintain safe work environment.
  • Developed and executed layout and installation of electrical wiring, fixtures and plumbing based on job requirements and city /county building codes.
  • Prepared and cleaned construction sites by removing debris.
  • Maintained positive relationships with all customers.
  • Implemented changes requested by designers, owners or inspectors.
  • Accurately completed service reports and warranty forms.
  • Loaded and unloaded building materials used for construction.
  • Provided outstanding customer service.
  • Tracked income, labor and expenses via Excel spreadsheets, and generated weekly reports.
  • Kept site work safe and in line with budget, schedule and applicable building codes.
Dupage High School District 88 - Superintendent
Addison, IL, 03/1987 - 10/1991
  • Followed local and national building codes in all areas of construction.
  • Maintained safety of work site and upheld all OSHA regulations.
  • Managed complete construction process to maximize quality, cost-controls and efficiency.
  • Kept work moving smoothly by coordinating materials, inspections and sub contractor actions.
  • Reviewed plans and inspected ongoing construction to keep work in line with project goals.
  • Built productive relationships at all levels for new home construction.
  • Followed company procedures to maintain work environment in neat and orderly condition.
  • Applied caulk, sealants and other agents to installed surfaces.
  • Read work orders to prepare for sub contractor scheduling.
  • Prepared and cleaned construction sites by removing debris.
  • Accurately read, understood, and carried out written instructions for daily progress on new construction of homes with Sub Contractors and other employees.
  • Maintained documentation for areas such as orders, sub contractors, schedules and work progress reports.
  • Accurately completed service reports and warranty forms.
  • Kept site work safe and in line with budget, schedule and applicable building codes.
  • Ensured proper installations through accurate reading of blueprints and meetings with Sub Contractors.
  • Reviewed plans from architects and consulted with home builder, design team, future homeowners to gain deep understanding of project plan and objectives with change orders.
  • Consistently assumed additional responsibilities and worked extended hours to meet project deadlines.
  • Implemented changes requested by designers, owners or inspectors.
  • Provided outstanding customer service.
  • Loaded and unloaded building materials used for construction.
  • Followed standards and procedures to maintain safe work environment.
  • Maintained positive relationships with all sub contractors, building inspectors, home builder and customers.

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School Attended

  • Porterville College
  • Porterville High School

Job Titles Held:

  • General Contractor
  • General Contractor
  • Superintendent

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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