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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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General Foreman bringing 12 years of experience in the Construction industry as a Union Carpenter. Looking for a permanent General Foreman or Assistant Superintendent role with the ability to eventually progress to Superintendent. Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills along with a firm grasp of construction processes, procedures, sequencing, schedule, building/code requirements and safety requirements. Dedicated to accurate, high quality work with avid attention to detail and integrity. Leadership with exhortation, accountability, responsibility and camaraderie.

  • Blueprint Reading and Comprehension
  • Construction processes and procedures for ground-up new construction, and tenant improvement/retrofit/remodeling
  • Strict adherence to drawings and specifications
  • Builders Level and Theodolite experience
  • Traditional layout using batter boards, hubs, etc.
  • Computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Projects, Microsoft Office, Plangrid, CMIC and Bluebeam
  • OSHA 30 certificate
  • Forklift/Gradall, skid steer, scissor lift and boom lift operation experienced
  • Underground Utilities and Excavations
  • Comprehensive MEP coordination & sequence
  • Foundations and Structural Concrete
  • Concrete formwork and placement
  • Structural Steel erection
  • Pre-fab Construction
  • Rough Carpentry
  • Finish Carpentry, Interior and Exterior
  • Metal Stud Framing & Drywall
  • Commercial Doors and Hardware
  • Comprehensive oversight and successful coordination of Roofing Systems such as Commercial flat/MBM, Metal, Architectural, Asphalt comp., Tile, etc.; Glass and Glazing; Lath and Plaster/Stucco; Fire Alarm and Fire Protection Systems; Acoustical Ceilings Systems; Tape and Texture; Paint; Window treatment; and Finishes Installation
General Foreman, 05/2008 to Current
Metra Rail Chicago, IL,
  • General Contractor specializing in high-end commercial construction, construction management, and school construction.
  • Study and review blueprints and specifications prior to starting job to fully understand project scope and help determine construction procedures, sequence, and schedule.
  • Diagnose design faults and help compose RFI's, developing correction plans on the fly when necessary.
  • Communicate precisely and effectively with Architects, Engineers and Inspectors
  • Complete inspections and daily reports of job sites assessing project progress, adherence to design plans and compliance with building codes and safety regulations also documenting labor hours, crew attendance and individual performance.
  • Assist in providing job schedule and 3 week look ahead updates weekly.
  • Interpret drawings and answer questions directing work for multiple construction and sub-contractor crews, providing layout when necessary.
  • Promote effective communication with workers, providing direction on construction and means and methods of installations.
  • Work closely with fellow team members, promoting open and frequent communication in a comfortable and collaborative team environment.
  • Train crew members how to perform high-quality work with safety and efficiency in mind.
  • Track change order work.
  • Review RFIs and submittals.
  • Put on tool bags and get the job done if needed.
  • Notable Projects: FUHSD Education Options Buildings (General Foreman), OGSD Santa teresa Elementary Streetscapes and Roofing, FA, HVAC Upgrade (General Foreman), Apple Campus Custom Glass Commercial Door Systems, Menlo-Atherton High School Performing Arts Center, UC Santa Cruz Student Housing.
Lead Carpenter/Foreman, 10/2014 to 11/2015
Mortenson Early, IA,
  • General Contractor specializing in custom and high end home remodels, additions, and new construction.
  • Showcased problem solving skills and honed management abilities directing sub-contractor's work and in-house work.
  • Responsible for planning & materials lists needed for upcoming work based on blueprints and individual project specifications while working in the field.
Carpenter, 06/2012 to 04/2014
Conco Cement City, STATE,
  • Commercial concrete contractor.
  • Responsible for concrete forms and block out construction, setting bolts and templates, imbeds, layout, and placing concrete to plans or as directed.
  • Notable Projects: Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara (49ers stadium), 1 S. Market St. San Jose, CA (structural concrete 23 story high-rise).
Education and Training
Journeyman Carpenter Certificate: Carpentry/Construction, Expected in 06/2014
Carpenters Union Apprenticeship Training - Morgan Hill, CA,
  • Morgan Hill, CA Journeyman Certificate
  • Formal classes in: Worker Safety & Tool Skills, Fall Protection & Scaffold User Safety, Foundations & Floors, Residential Blueprint Reading, Structural Framing, Form Detailing & Construction, Exterior Finish, Commercial Blueprint Reading, Structural Concrete-Bridge Building, Interior Finish, Layout & Leveling Instruments, Engineered Structural Systems, Interior Systems, Stair Building, Roof Framing.
  • Graduated with straight A's.
  • Greg KleinSmid - Owner - Alltrue Builders - (408) 687-3373
  • John Mathias - General Superintendent - Blach Construction - (408) 206-5606
  • Mitch Rhodes - Project Executive - Webcor - (408) 595-2916

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