general laborer resume example with 12+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

I have worked as a laborer for a number of companies and organizations. I know how to work hard and provide satisfactory service to all my employers. I have learned to be observant to be able to learn how best to accomplish tasks in a satisfactory and time efficient way.

  • Project scheduling
  • Time management
  • Worksite safety
  • Greeting and seating
  • High efficiency
  • Cleaning procedures
  • Hazardous chemical handling
  • Health code requirements
Education and Training
BYU-I Rexburg, ID, Expected in : Psychology Teacher Education - GPA :
Waste Industries - General Laborer
Millsboro, DE, 11/2019 - Current
  • Sustained safety protocols by observing proper and safe usage of equipment and materials.
  • Ensured safety protocols were followed by promoting appropriate utilization of materials.
  • Removed debris and swept areas to maintain safe, clean work environment.
  • Provided top project quality control to eliminate downtime and maximize revenue.
  • Improved project completion time, multi-tasking on heavy equipment, including forklifts.
Munger Mountain - Frame Builder
City, STATE, 07/2019 - 10/2019
  • Completed framing of 2 homes over 3 months.
  • Used a variety of tools to accurately measure and mark cutting lines on wood and other materials.
  • Checked wood and other materials to assess for damaged or defective items before starting projects to accurately determine projects scales and quotes.
  • Assisted in the framing of 2 homes and assisted in the roof repair of 2 homes
Aspen Room - Dishwasher/Head Waiter
City, STATE, 04/2019 - 10/2019
  • Sprayed all racked items with hot water to loosen and remove food residue.
  • Kept dishware, glasses and utensils ready for all customer needs by quickly scraping, washing and restacking items.
  • Completed all assigned prep work ranging from purchasing food to delivering food to the customer .
  • Washed pots, pans and trays by hand and using industrial washing machine.
  • Replenished stations throughout restaurant, including cupboards, serving areas and salad bars to meet employee and customer demands.
  • Cleaned dishes with detergent, rinsing and sanitizing chemicals in 3-compartment sink.
  • Restocked main kitchen areas with items from shelves, coolers and freezers to help food preparation staff stay focused on customer orders.
  • Cleaned, sanitized and organized food speed racks, bins and dry storage racks to keep food storage areas neat and prevent food-borne illness.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized kitchen areas to promote efficiency.
  • Washed work area tables, walls, refrigerator equipment, cooking equipment and floors to keep sanitized kitchen.
  • Unboxed, stored and organized incoming kitchen supplies with every delivery.
  • Scraped and pre-rinsed food from dirty dishes and placed items in dishwashing machine.
  • Wiped down and sanitized food preparation areas using dishcloths, hot water and cleaning products.
  • Washed buffet, restaurant and banquet items, including silverware, dishes, cooking utensils, equipment and displays.
  • Unloaded trucks to move food and supplies from delivery trucks to storage areas.
  • Handled glassware, crystal and other fragile items with exceptional care to prevent breakage.
  • Sanitized counters and wiped down surfaces following food preparation to prevent cross-contamination from raw meats.
  • Operated and maintained cleaning equipment and tools, including dishwasher, hand wash stations, pot-scrubbing station and trash compactor.
  • Provided servers with clean utensils by washing and placing in storage bins.
  • Developed great team spirit with other personnel by pitching in and helping with task completion.
  • Cleaned and sanitized various kitchen surfaces using specific cleaning supplies.
  • Cleaned and stacked dishes, glassware and utensils to wash and organize enough dishes to serve guests, even during busiest hours.
  • Served and waited on customers to provide an enjoyable experience for those coming into the restaurant
Dave's Lawn And Garden - Landscaper Laborer
City, STATE, 11/2007 - 12/2017
  • Guided lawn service team members in proper application of lawn fertilizers and insecticides.
  • Defined and monitored personnel and project schedules to ensure on-time project completion.
  • Delegated and assisted with tasks related to landscaping, lawn cultivation and tree pruning.
  • Sourced landscape and plant materials from local vendors to minimize delays or downtime.
  • Created landscape designs to be presented to clients.
  • Oversaw supply and tool inventory and replenished supplies, liaising with vendors to obtain cost-effective pricing.
  • Inspected completed work to maintain high-standards of finished projects.
  • Reviewed contracts and project requirements to determine service, equipment and personnel needs.
  • Implemented regular landscaping schedule to promote optimal growth and maintain attractive appearance of lawns and facility grounds.
  • Kept detailed progress records to hit strict deadlines and adjust plans.
  • Installed irrigation systems, rock gardens and ponds according to customer specifications to simplify watering needs.
  • Planned and executed multiple landscaping projects, tree removals, and routine maintenance on customers homes.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • BYU-I

Job Titles Held:

  • General Laborer
  • Frame Builder
  • Dishwasher/Head Waiter
  • Landscaper Laborer


  • Some College (No Degree)

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