General Handyman resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Honest and hard-working Handyman with history of complying with deadlines and safety regulations. Proficient in carpentry, plumbing and electrical repair. Physically dexterous, talented and possessing exceptional skills in building strong rapport with tenants.

Agile and diligent seeking position where technical skills can be applied. Experienced in landscaping, exterior maintenance and interior repairs. Approachable, accommodating and able to perform meticulous work. Highly-motivated Handyman with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

  • Exterior and interior painting
  • Roof maintenance
  • Physically agile
  • Reading blueprints and manuals
General Handyman, 01/2000 - Current
Superior Contracting & Maintenance Nashville, TN,
  • Performed preventive maintenance and repairs on buildings and equipment using plumbing and electrical skills to keep all properties clean and safe.
  • Collaborated with landlords to diagnose long-term resolution, rectifying problems and fix troubleshooting issues.
  • Operated hand and power tools to complete repairs.
  • Responded quickly to service calls, including replacing filters, smoke alarms and locks to ensure safety and well being of tenants.
  • Ran machinery diagnostics rounds to meet performance thresholds.
  • Pulled damaged and old carpet and wood flooring to eliminate issues such as mold and remove outdated styles.
  • Designed, fabricated and installed new upgrades to improve existing equipment.
  • Repaired equipment and machinery, performing maintenance according to updated industry standards.
  • Prepared units to ensure cleanliness and readiness for new tenants.
  • Assessed system operations to identify potential areas requiring maintenance services.
  • Requisitioned supplies and equipment for cleaning and maintenance functions.
  • Landscaped all square foot grounds by plowing, watering lawns, mowing and maintaining shrubbery and flower beds.
  • Provided prospective customers with professional quotes detailing materials, labor and customization expenses for handyman jobs.
  • Inspected units to identify problems with mechanical, plumbing and electrical issues and promptly executed repairs.
  • Managed maintenance for all rental properties.
  • Built reputation for excellent handyman services by taking pride in craftsmanship and attention to detail.
  • Maintained buildings and grounds for units, working around residents' schedules in order to minimize disruption.
  • Maintained compliance with internal and regulatory safety standards, including OSHA.
  • Evaluated systems in use to uncover problems, complete maintenance and recommend solutions.
  • Prioritized handyman jobs by identifying urgent and important projects with concern for customer safety and security.
  • Performed preventative and restoration tasks weekly.
  • Kept interior and exterior of buildings clean, safe and welcoming.
  • Maintained equipment, materials and tool inventory to meet any repair or maintenance need with minimal delay.
  • Responded to personnel queries and troubleshooting requests to provide repair services to improve operations.
  • Inspected alarm systems and monitors to comply with fire, carbon monoxide and other safety levels.
  • Used professional grade tools and equipment to perform wide range of handyman services.
  • Repainted walls, removing old paint or wallpaper and preparing surfaces for new applications.
Professional Landscaper, 01/2000 - Current
Self Employed Web City, STATE,
  • Maintained garden areas and landscaping greenery to enhance property appearance and plant health.
  • Applied fertilizers and pesticides to lawns and grounds to control weeds, insect infestation and maintain soil fertility.
  • Determined causes of lawn and garden issues and recommended effective solutions.
  • Planned and cultivated designer lawns and gardens to enhance backyard lawns.
  • Deployed sprinkler systems to provide grass, flowers and other landscaping adequate water to grow.
  • Read and followed landscaping plans to install plants and fixtures for residences and businesses.
  • Assisted in scheduling weekly landscaping projects and tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Trimmed shrubbery and trees to help plants produce more flowers and fruit to benefit wildlife.
  • Planted bulbs, bushes, trees and flowers to enhance environment.
  • Checked machinery and performed routine maintenance to prevent malfunction.
  • Applied weed and pest control chemicals to protect customer lawns.
  • Removed poison ivy and other harmful plants while wearing protective gear.
  • Cleared pathways of overgrowth, debris and snow to reduce hazards.
  • Troubleshot mechanical issues and completed basic repairs to keep equipment working at peak levels.
  • Diagnosed plant-related problems and diseases and identified treatment to prevent further infestation.
  • Responded quickly to customer inquiries and concerns to drive customer satisfaction and maximize retention.
  • Planned and coordinated jobs for workers.
  • Fertilized, cultivated and weeded soil to deliver steady supply of nutrients to plants.
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Removed and properly disposed of debris to maintain worksite safety.
  • Administered pesticides to mitigate and control pest damage.
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shapes.
  • Leveraged hand-held tools to maintain green spaces.
  • Arranged shrubs and flowers to create landscape effects.
  • Prepared soil and gardens to plant with mulch and sod.
  • Scheduled regular landscaping services to promote optimal growth and maintain attractive appearance of lawns and facility grounds.
Laminate Department Team Leader /Supervisor Trainee, 09/2006 - 02/2021
Marathon Coach Inc. City, STATE,
  • Spearheaded production and various projects by delegating tasks to laminators, supervising cabinets and remedying issues quickly.
  • Complied with company policies, objectives and communication goals.
  • Recruited and hired top-level talent for various job positions.
  • Realigned workflows with changing business demands by evaluating processes and employee strengths.
  • Established and enforced clear goals to keep employees working collaboratively.
  • Identified and corrected performance and personnel issues to reduce impact to business operations.
  • Provided ongoing training to address staff needs.
  • Created training manual for all employees to use as reference guide.
  • Promoted employee safety awareness based on understanding of regulatory mandates and organizational best practices.
  • Interviewed applicants, recommended individuals for hiring and evaluated staff performance.
  • Established and maintained operating schedules to provide effective coverage for key areas and achieve objectives.
  • Developed position rotation to support continuous improvement and operator development.
  • Conducted evaluations and reviews for 10 employees.
  • Performed scheduled and surprise inspections of worksites to gauge technician skill and performance in field.
  • Coached and mentored 10 staff members through constructive feedback to develop long-term career goals.
  • Monitored equipment, checked supplies and coordinated manpower to meet expected demand.
  • Coordinated with internal departments to maximize operational efficiency across production and administrative areas.
  • Transformed work area by increasing production, reducing turnover, eliminating waste and enhancing quality.
  • Enhanced group productivity by developing and implementing new strategies.
  • Conveyed project information consistently and quickly to resolve issues and deliver constructive feedback.
  • Resolved customer complaints and adjusted policies to meet changing needs.
  • Inspected incoming supplies to conform with materials specifications and quality standards.
Education and Training
GED: , Expected in
Lane Community College - Eugene, OR

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  • Lane Community College

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  • Professional Landscaper
  • Laminate Department Team Leader /Supervisor Trainee


  • GED

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