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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In summary I have a wide range of skill that i am proficient in. Machine operator to running a job site. I believe I can offer a wide range of benefits to most construction field companies.

I won't ask anyone to do something I myself won't do I am not afraid to admit when I screw up or just don't know something to only way to learn is to ask questions.

I am currently employed by SCSD1 In tongue river. I'm looking at a promotion starting June 1 but want to explore my options in the mean time. It all depends on love of job money of course and benefit package with retirement options

  • Parts Fabrication
  • Task Concentration
  • Handheld Computers
  • Grounds Maintenance
  • Pressure Washing
  • Hand and Power Tool Operation
  • Exterior and Interior Painting
  • Roof Maintenance
  • Heavy Object Lifting
  • Manual Dexterity
  • Subcontractor Management
  • Electrical Components
  • Piping Systems Maintenance
  • Digital Direct Control
  • Sanitation and Safety
  • Facilities Painting and Repair
  • Electrical Component Replacement
  • Physical Strength and Stamina
  • Relationship Building
  • Repair Work Planning
  • Clear Communication
  • Groundskeeping and Landscaping
  • Critical Thinking
  • Equipment Assembly
  • Workshop Crane Operation
  • Reading Blueprints and Manuals
  • Concrete Pouring and Finishing
  • Visual Inspection
  • Physically Agile
  • Power Tools
  • Control Precision
  • Cutting Torches
  • Supply and Parts Ordering
  • Wiring Installation and Repair
  • Mechanical Repair
  • Rigging Equipment
  • Wooden Structure Building and Repair
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Perceptual Speed
  • Decision Making
  • Problem Detection and Resolution
  • Equipment Dismantling
  • Willing to Learn
  • Parts Lubrication
  • Troubleshooting and Diagnostics
  • Accurate Estimation
  • Energy Efficiency Improvement
  • Building Insulation
  • Structural Reinforcement
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Personnel Training
  • OSHA Certification
  • Forklift and Pallet Jack Operation
  • Machine Operation
  • Material Handling
  • Quality Control
  • Machine Maintenance
  • Production Equipment Experience
  • Machinery Operation
General Handyman, 04/2002 - Current
Superior Contracting & Maintenance Spring, TX,
  • Fixed and managed electrical and plumbing problems quickly and effectively.
  • Maintained buildings and grounds for SCSD1 , working around teacher and student' schedules in order to minimize disruption.
  • Designed, fabricated and installed upgrades to improve existing equipment.
  • Prioritized handyman jobs by identifying urgent and important projects with concern for customer safety and security.
  • Inspected [Type] equipment to identify issues with potential to cause breakdowns.
  • Kept interior and exterior of buildings clean, safe and welcoming.
  • Employed part-time help for large repair and construction jobs, complying with employment laws and recordkeeping.
  • Performed preventive maintenance and repairs on buildings and equipment using plumbing and electrical skills to keep properties clean and safe.
  • Inspected units to identify problems with mechanical, plumbing and electrical issues and promptly executed repairs.
  • Built reputation for excellent handyman services by taking pride in craftsmanship and attention to detail.
  • Provided prospective customers with professional quotes detailing materials, labor and customization expenses for handyman jobs.
  • Diagnosed equipment malfunctions and completed repairs to restore equipment and maintain uptime.
  • Pulled damaged and old carpet and wood flooring to eliminate issues such as mold and remove outdated styles.
  • Reconditioned and renovated damaged furniture and ordered new pieces, if needed.
  • Reviewed blueprints and manuals to repair and restore optimal functionality.
  • Inspected alarm systems and monitors to comply with fire, carbon monoxide and other safety levels.
  • Evaluated systems in use to uncover problems, complete maintenance and recommend solutions.
  • Specialized in support systems, inspections and detailed repairs to achieve operational efficiency.
  • Performed HVAC repairs due to malfunctioning air conditioning, ventilation and heating systems.
  • Used professional grade tools and equipment to perform wide range of handyman services.
  • Maintained equipment performance by cleaning and lubricating components.
  • Assisted with installing and maintaining electrical and power systems during remodeling projects.
  • Operated hand and power tools to complete repairs.
  • Replaced wall sockets, ran lines and completed basic carpentry to finish installations.
  • Repainted walls, removing old paint or wallpaper and preparing surfaces for new applications.
  • Requisitioned supplies and equipment for cleaning and maintenance functions.
  • Read work orders or received instructions from supervisors or homeowners to determine work requirements.
  • Maintained equipment, materials and tool inventory to meet repair or maintenance needs with minimal delay.
  • Repaired equipment and machinery, performing maintenance according to updated industry standards.
  • Responded quickly to service calls, including replacing filters, smoke alarms and locks to ensure safety and well being of tenants.
  • Landscaped 18 acre grounds by plowing, watering lawns, mowing and maintaining shrubbery and flower beds.
Carpenter, 01/1997 - 01/2019
Amita Health Hanover Park, IL,
  • Framing siding doors to start moved into foreman/leadman 3 years in. I did all the drywall framing roofing siding etc.. I worked for Royce off and on from 1996 to present he is retired I took over all the work and went out on my own for the last 10 years as a side job.
  • Used band, circular and compound miter saws.
  • Installed building windows, trim and cabinetry alone or with assistants to meet job deadlines.
  • Shaped materials to exact measurements for job requirements with hand tools and power equipment.
  • Examined buildings and project specifications to determine measurements.
  • Measured, cut and installed staircase spindles.
  • Installed cabinets, base cabinets and crown molding.
  • Protected flooring installations from moisture by covering subfloors.
  • Prioritized tasks, keeping carpentry jobs on task and within budget.
  • Laid and stained oak casings and hardwood floors.
  • Contracted and collaborated with specialty sub-contractors for special trade jobs or installations.
  • Planned work based on blueprints and individual project specifications.
  • Cut and installed tile and hardwood flooring for residential and commercial buildings.
  • Calculated accurate material estimates to create quotes for clients .
  • Procured and completed required permit approvals prior to starting projects.
  • Promoted team safety by keeping work areas free of hazards.
  • Applied acoustic paneling to ceilings and walls to adjust sound absorption and rebound within rooms.
  • Anchored and braced forms to complete precise joining.
  • Framed new construction of single-family homes and townhomes.
  • Positioned and installed floor joists, trusses and rafters.
  • Cut timber, panels and other wooden materials according to measured dimensions.
Railroad Track Laborer, 06/1997 - 05/2009
Raising Cane's Harvey, LA,
  • Machine operator group 1-5 to include speed swing loaders backhoe skid steers and track machines, Completed maintenance and repairs on tracks and adjacent equipment.
  • Laid 1000's miles of new track in varying terrain each year.
  • Lubricated machines, changed oil and filled hydraulic reservoirs to specified levels.
  • Reshaped worn or damaged railroad switch points with portable power grinders.
  • Studied work schedules to plan and carry out timely and efficient repairs.
  • Verified leveling indicator arms to align tracks.
  • Adjusted previously laid track parts to promote long-term maintenance objectives and maintain safety targets.
  • Operated single- or multiple-head spike driving machines to drive spikes into ties and secure rails.
  • Inspected parts of tracks to identify areas needing repair or maintenance service.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Handled delegated tasks.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Maintained updated [Type] knowledge through continuing education and advanced training.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Open Credit, Expected in
Northern Wyoming Community College District - Sheridan College - Sheridan, WY
Status -
  • Decided college wasn't for me went in my 30's decided to stick with construction and maintenance

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  • Northern Wyoming Community College District - Sheridan College

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