general laborer resume example with 7+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

Hardworking General Laborer with 20 years of experience and training in repairs . Skilled at project management and solutions-oriented problem solving with superior multitasking and prioritization skills. Collaborative with proven carpentry skills and ability to stick to strict deadlines. General worker with experience performing variety of technical and manual tasks. Maintains cleanliness of work area and counts materials, merchandise and supplies in stock. Experienced in training new employees on responsibilities and company work ethics. Background in general maintenance, light construction, repair and custodial work.

  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Repair
  • Plumbing
  • Tool and Equipment Maintenance
  • Roofing
  • Hand Tools
  • Commercial Construction
  • General Tool Knowledge
Jefferson High School Rockford Illinois, Expected in GED : - GPA :
Work History
Sonoco - General Laborer
Madison Heights, VA, -
  • Performed general housekeeping and cleaning tasks, including, sweeping, pulling weeds, painting and power washing.
  • Measured dimensions of finished workpieces for conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments, templates and fixtures.
  • Assisted team members with tasks that require group effort.
  • Read work orders or received oral instructions to determine work assignments and equipment and materials needed.
  • Operated forklift to load and unload materials and equipment on trucks.
  • Helped with construction of hospitals, schools, and commercial office buildings.
  • Accurately read blueprints and job specifications to plan completion of each job.
Brookfield Properties - Multifamily - Lead Maintenance Technician
San Diego, CA, 03/2020 - 12/2020
  • Performed minor wall repair to maintain walls, including installing drywall and repairing and applying wallpaper.
  • Used problem-solving skills to alleviate issues efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • Performed locksmithing tasks by installing new locks, door handles and door closers with [Tool] and [Tool].
  • Examined alarm systems and monitors to meet carbon monoxide and fire standards and safeguard personnel.
  • Worked frequently with mechanical and plumbing systems to complete knowledgeable inspections and skilled repairs.
Prairie Wind Farm - lead Farm hand
City, STATE, 09/2017 - 02/2019
  • Operated farm equipment such as tractors and trucks with extreme care and precision.
  • Assisted farmers with feeding and watering livestock, including cows, sheep, goats and pigs.
  • Hired, trained, and supervised seasonal workers engaged in cultivation and harvest.
  • Replaced animal's hay and water regularly while watching animals for changes in behavior or demeanor.
  • Planted [Type] crops in fields, helping farmers distribute seeds and plan harvesting schedules.
  • Monitored inventories of animal feed, planting supplies and farm tools to maintain smooth farm operations.
  • Watered [Type] plants during growing seasons and closely monitored crops for growth progress or issues.
  • Determined pest and weed issues and applied pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers.
  • Repaired farm vehicles, including tillers, tractors and trucks to maintain proper working order.
  • Checked farmland for issues in need of attention, such as fences to mend and broken pipes to fix.
  • Repaired [Type] farm equipment, completing both emergency and preventive maintenance quickly and accurately.
  • Sprayed plants with [Type] pesticides to combat [Type] pests while maintaining human and animal safety.
  • Cleared away animal waste by hosing out operational areas.
  • Operated tractors and self-propelled machinery to plow and fertilize soil.
Catt Farms (Jerry Catt) - Farm Manager
City, State, 10/2008 - 03/2014
  • Hired, trained, and supervised seasonal workers engaged in cultivation and harvest.
  • Worked on cultivation plans for crop production operations.
  • Worked closely with employees to improve practices, techniques and safety choices, optimizing performance and minimizing waste.
  • Checked farmland for issues in need of attention, such as fences to mend and broken pipes to fix.
  • Planned schedule for crop rotation, plantings and harvest.
  • Developed advanced understanding of [Type] farm operations, including purchasing needs and labor requirements.
  • Led team of 10 skilled and unskilled farm personnel.
  • Purchased supplies such as seed, pesticides and fertilizer.
  • Enforced strong safety and environmental protections to support habitats while preventing harm to employees or consumers.
  • Explained and demonstrated working techniques, practices and safety measures for permanent and migrant agricultural workers.
  • Purchased regular supplies and special equipment, livestock or tools as part of skilled management of $[Amount] budget.
  • Analyzed soil to measure pH, minerals, and organics to judge best fertilizer and amendments for maximum crop production.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Jefferson High School

Job Titles Held:

  • General Laborer
  • Lead Maintenance Technician
  • lead Farm hand
  • Farm Manager


  • GED

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