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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Amicable General Utility Worker offering proven history of maintaining clean and organized grounds and facilities. Excellent communication skills to document operational activities and convey important updates to supervisor.

Skilled Utility Worker experienced at restocking materials, collecting waste and working with speed and accuracy to support production needs. Responsible and punctual with strong oral and written communication abilities.

I seek a position in warehouse or production that will utilize my training, skills and experience in fulfilling their operational mission. I am vaccinated. I am a Veteran

Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

Skills
  • Facility maintenance
  • Flooring upkeep
  • Basic repair skills
  • Waste disposal
  • Good work ethic
  • Maintenance & repair
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Data management
  • Computer skills
  • Cleaning and sanitizing
  • Safety protocols
  • Lifts 50 pounds
  • Supply ordering
  • General plumbing
  • Dishwashing abilities
  • Loading and unloading procedures
  • Able to multitasking
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Can adapt to needs of position
  • Read and understand intricate subjects
  • Read and understand schematics and blueprints
  • Self motivated
  • Self starter
  • Takes initiative
  • Will work overtime
  • Works collaboratively
  • Can work independently
Experience
11/2021 to Current General Laborer/Utility Worker Iron Mountain Incorporated | Morrisville, NC,
  • Followed daily maintenance lists to keep work areas productive and operational.
  • Gathered and removed trash, debris and liquid waste.
  • Performed quality control to promote completeness and accuracy of work.
  • Operated hydraulic compactors to dispose of trash from public areas.
  • Wore appropriate clothing, erected barricades and signage and used proper equipment and tools.
07/2021 to 10/2021 Warehouse Associate/Production Worker Ventamatic Via KP STAFFING | City, STATE,
  • Used pallet jacks to move items to and from warehouse locations.
  • Recognized defective material and reported issues to management.
  • Moved large and bulky items manually or with pallet jacks or forklifts.
  • Operated forklifts and pallet jacks to securely move boxes and packages from inventory to delivery area.
  • Kept shelves, workstations and pallet areas neat and tidy to maintain safe work environment.
  • Involved on fabrication and construction of 24" and 30" industrial fans which included packaging
07/2013 to 07/2015 Semi Auto Sewing Machine Operator Texas Dept Of Criminal Justice | City, STATE,
  • Threaded sewing machines and changed needles while maintaining optimal safety procedures to prevent accidents and delays.
  • Promoted maximum efficiency by keeping work spaces clean and well-organized.
  • Measured pieces and completed accurate cuts to prevent materials waste.
  • Documented production data in [System] logs and completed related paperwork.
  • Worked with calibrated tools to perform precise work and meet exact order specifications.
  • Assembled wide range of products each day and fully adapted machine configurations to match demands of each job.
  • Inspected and evaluated work as part of strong quality control and assurance procedures.
  • Used industrial machinery, tools and templates to complete high-quality sewing work.
  • Followed quality control guidelines and inspected garments to verify pristine condition before final delivery to customer boosting revenue by 35%.
  • Monitored machines, diagnosed problems and performed basic corrections to keep equipment operational during shifts.
  • Monitored machines during production runs to make adjustments and keep operations within desired tolerances.
  • Lubricated parts and performed minor maintenance to improve machine function.
  • Detected work-piece defects and machine malfunctions, maintaining apparatus to prevent future issues.
06/2009 to 08/2011 Drying Machine Operator Texas Dept Of Criminal Justice | City, STATE,
  • Maintained assigned equipment and performed daily inspections to increase equipment longevity and cut costs.
  • Completed written reports of problems and necessary repairs to forward to management and maintenance personnel.
  • Documented daily production data and submitted accurate time logs to keep management up-to-date.
  • Set up machines for various jobs to maintain compliance with manufacturing thresholds and waste reduction initiatives.
  • Proper drying of machine washed clothing. Cool down and placement in processing areas for folding and storage.
  • Assisted clothing crews in pickup of soiled clothing and delivery of clean clothes.
  • Monitored clothing issued to insure proper quantities dispensed.
03/2006 to 07/2009 250/50 Lb Washing Machine Operator Texas Dept Of Criminal Justice | City, STATE,
  • Set up machines for various jobs to maintain compliance with manufacturing thresholds and waste reduction initiatives.
  • Lubricated parts and performed minor maintenance to improve machine function.
  • Documented daily production data and submitted accurate time logs to keep management up-to-date.
  • Manipulated controls to set, activate and adjust mechanisms on machinery.
  • Maintained assigned equipment and performed daily inspections to increase equipment longevity and cut costs.
  • Completed written reports of problems and necessary repairs to forward to management and maintenance personnel.
  • Verified production orders prior to starting set-up.
  • Conducted preventable maintenance on process line and quickly resolved production problems to minimize downtime.
  • Sorting, weighing, loading and washing of soiled employee and offender clothing.
  • Weighing of chemicals, prep for use and loading of chemicals in machines.
  • Familiarity and compliance with MSDS Directives regarding used washing chemicals
  • Upkeep of assigned areas.
  • Assisted clothing issuers each morning in issue of clothing to offenders and returned soiled clothing to laundry for washing, drying. Folding and placement in storage until needed.
05/2005 to 07/2007 Head Cook/Cook Shift Leader Texas Dept Of Criminal Justice | City, STATE,
  • Communicated with kitchen employees, answered questions and offered insight into food preparations.
  • Kept kitchen, cooking utensils and storeroom clean and neat.
  • Sanitized counters and utensils used for preparation of raw meat, poultry, fish and eggs.
  • Followed "first in, first out" rule with every food and beverage item, tossing outdated and expired food products.
  • Checked freezer and refrigerator each day to verify proper functioning.
  • Trained kitchen workers on culinary techniques.
  • Assessed inventory levels and placed orders to replenish goods before supplies depleted.
  • Placed orders for food and supplies used for creating meals for 1500 people.
  • Served as lead cook, guiding and assisting training of less experienced cooks.
  • Operated variety of kitchen equipment to measure and mix ingredients.
  • Tested new recipes and menu items, following taste-test evaluation and procedural criteria.
  • Followed recipes and procedures to prepare, season and cook food products.
  • Cleaned and sanitized work stations and equipment, complying with regulatory procedures.
  • Improved performance of team members resulting in high-quality meals produced daily.
  • Modified existing recipes and created new recipes to meet changing nutritional content needs.
  • Cut, chopped and sliced meat and produce to prepare for cooking.
  • Placed orders for food and supplies used for creating meals for 1500 people.
07/1997 to 11/1997 Warehouse Associate/Production Worker Frito Lay | City, STATE,
  • Monitored work areas for cleanliness and functionality and removed obstacles for safety.
  • Used pallet jacks to move items to and from warehouse locations.
  • Received deliveries, scanned packages and updated orders in internal database.
  • Recognized defective material and reported issues to management.
  • Staged and sorted multiple types of products for loading.
  • Moved large and bulky items manually or with pallet jacks or forklifts.
  • Operated forklifts and pallet jacks to securely move boxes and packages from inventory to delivery area.
  • Preserved safe work environment by maintaining clean workstations and pallet area.
  • Updated inventory and production information using warehouse management systems and scanner guns.
  • Operated forklifts to fill or empty overhead spaces.
  • Kept shelves, workstations and pallet areas neat and tidy to maintain safe work environment.
  • Increased line efficiency and reduced accidents through 5S program implementation.
  • Maintainance and upkeep of standup forklift batteries on Sundays.
  • Mon thru Thurs worked in Kitchen moving pallets of finished chips to holding areas for pickup. Experienced with use of RF Scanners.
  • Very physical work
05/1997 to 07/1997 Warehouse Associate American Eurocopter Via Manpower Temps | City, STATE,
  • Worked in Repairables Dept where returned and repairable helicopter parts were sent.
  • Used pallet jacks to move items to and from warehouse locations.
  • Assisted coworkers with special projects to learn new tasks while gaining additional responsibilities.
  • Received deliveries, scanned packages and updated orders in internal database.
  • Compiled, sorted and filed records of product orders, business transactions and other activities.
  • Reviewed inventory sheet against shipments received and alerted manager of discrepancies.
  • Stored items in orderly and accessible manner in warehouse tool rooms, supply rooms, or other areas.
  • Maintained records pertaining to inventory, personnel, orders, supplies or machine maintenance.
  • Received merchandise into warehouse, relocated products using forklifts and pallet jacks and processed orders for shipment.
  • Updated inventory and production information using warehouse management systems and scanner guns.
  • Operated forklifts to fill or empty overhead spaces.
  • Packed materials and items in designated crates and boxes and properly sealed and labeled crates.
  • Packed and labeled merchandise to prepare for loading and shipment to customers.
  • Moved boxes, containers and pallets with special-purpose equipment to meet demanding production targets.
  • Heavy research and coordination with Logistics and Customer Service.
  • Assignment ended due to company outsourced jobs to another temp service.
09/1989 to 05/1992 Warehouseman Grocery Cold Storage Albertsons Distribution Center | City, STATE,
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Reported safety and quality issues to management.
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Moved freight, stock and other materials to and from storage and production areas and loading docks.
  • Communicated with supervisor and other warehouse staff to coordinate work.
  • Troubleshot problems to resolve equipment issues.
  • Checked shipments for damaged or incorrect items.
  • Used handheld scanners for warehouse management system compliance.
  • Packaged, labeled and tagged goods before transfer.
  • Prepared finished stock for shipment by identifying, pulling and packing product.
  • Squared stacked displayed materials for safe and orderly conditions.
  • Operated power material handling equipment to accurately select and palletize loads.
  • Tracked materials moved for stocking purposes and to complete logs for management.
  • Worked in -10/-20 ammonia cooled freezers.
  • Shipping and recieving, replenishment and order pulling for store deliveries.
  • Also worked in other perishable departments on cold storage side of warehouse.
  • When opened, worked also in Dry Grocery performing similar duties.
07/1985 to 03/1988 Electronic Warfare Specialist/Journeyman Electrician United States Air Force, USAF | City, STATE,
  • Inspected and tested electronic systems to diagnose issues, using oscilloscopes and voltmeters.
  • Performed preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance to keep machinery running at optimal levels.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Conducted training to improve troops' abilities.
  • Managed unit documentation according to strict Air Force standards.
  • Improved behavior by enforcing consistent rules and implementing disciplinary measures.
  • Supported work of commissioned officers by implementing new directives and correcting front-line issues.
  • Responded immediately to routine and critical accidents, incidents and other emergencies.
  • Repaired and maintained radar evasion systems on B52 bomber.
  • Achieved Journeyman rating level 5 in this AFSC.
  • Secret clearance.
  • Personnel Reliability Program certified for nuclear weapons.
  • Honorably Discharged Veteran. DD-214 is available upon request.
  • Flightline and shop.
08/1982 to 07/1985 Missle Facilities Technician/Journeyman United States Air Force, USAF | City, STATE,
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Completed maintenance tasks to keep electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems operating at peak performance.
  • Responded to emergency issues quickly to maintain smooth business operations.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed building equipment and systems to find root causes.
  • Performed repairs on equipment to maintain optimal production levels.
  • Requisitioned supplies and equipment for cleaning and maintenance duties.
  • Consulted with managers to discuss major repairs to building operating systems.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Repaired and maintained support systems of Titan II missle silos. This comprised HVAC systems, electrical, plumbing, pneumatics, hydraulics, civil engineering, electrical power production with 6 cyl White diesel and assisting other depts in support of Titan II MISSLES.
  • My primary dept was HVAC.
  • Achieved Journeyman level 5 rating in this AFSC.
  • Secret clearance.
  • Personnel Reliability Program certified for nuclear weapons.
  • Honorably Discharged Veteran. DD-214 is available upon request.
Education and Training
Expected in 09/2019 Certificate | OSHA, Cognitive Intervention, Changes Windham School District , Texas Dept Of Criminal Justice , GPA:
  • Completed coursework in OSHA, Cognitive Intervention(Anger management) and Changes.
  • Understanding and certification in OSHA SAFETY PROGRAMS.
Expected in 05/2002 Certificate | Computer And Information Sciences Amarillo College, Amarillo, TX GPA:
  • Completed continuing education in Computer data processing.
  • We utilized the various Microsoft and Windows programs.
  • Graduated top of class.
  • Took Computer Science in High school.
  • High school course was before existence of internet
  • High school course was taught on TRS80 computers with mini floppy drives.
  • This was a continuation if interests in computer IT.
  • Many jobs I have had involved data entry as well as windows.
Expected in 05/2000 Certificate | Computer Graphics Amarillo College, Amarillo, TX GPA:
  • Completed continuing education in computer aided drafting using CadCam 14 software.
  • Refresher in basic drafting skills and drawing of various shapes.
  • Took General Drafting in High school.
Expected in 02/1986 Certificate/ Journeyman | Electronic Warfare Community College of The Air Force, Montgomery, AL GPA:
  • Completed professional development in electronic warfare systems-evasion if radar signals through manipulation of RF SIGNALS AND methods with systems used to acomplish.
  • Achieved Journeyman level 5 rating o. Unit of assignment through OJT and written courses.
Expected in 02/1986 Certificate And Rank of E4 Sergeant | Non Commission Officer Prep Course Community College of The Air Force, Montgomery, AL GPA:
Expected in 02/1983 Certificate/Journeyman | Missle Facilities Technician Titan II Community College of The Air Force, Montgomery, AL GPA:
  • Completed professional development in Missle Facilities Specialist. Trained in working on support systems of Titan II missle silos. This comprised HVAC. Plumbing, pneumatics, electrical, electric power production. Hydraulics, civil engineering, managing water storage systems, security and related areas.
  • Achieved Journeyman level 5 rating on units of assignment through OJT AND written coursework.
Expected in 05/1982 High School Diploma | Grand Prairie High School, Grand Prairie, TX GPA:
  • Completed coursework in general academics, Drafting and Computer Science.
  • Member and President of School Key Club.
  • Participated in school spirit organization Gopher Mania.
  • Was in school Conert Chior and Chorale involved in several theatrical productions including Oklahoma.
Expected in | Math, English, Psychology, Art Appreciation, History Trinity Valley Community College, Athens, TX, GPA:

Completed coursework in various academics including math, English, history, social studies, psychology, art appreciation and philosophy.

Also completed coursework in Windows software available at that time.
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Windham School District
  • Amarillo College
  • Amarillo College
  • Community College of The Air Force
  • Community College of The Air Force
  • Community College of The Air Force
  • Grand Prairie High School
  • Trinity Valley Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • General Laborer/Utility Worker
  • Warehouse Associate/Production Worker
  • Semi Auto Sewing Machine Operator
  • Drying Machine Operator
  • 250/50 Lb Washing Machine Operator
  • Head Cook/Cook Shift Leader
  • Warehouse Associate/Production Worker
  • Warehouse Associate
  • Warehouseman Grocery Cold Storage
  • Electronic Warfare Specialist/Journeyman Electrician
  • Missle Facilities Technician/Journeyman

Degrees

  • Certificate
  • Certificate
  • Certificate
  • Certificate/ Journeyman
  • Certificate And Rank of E4 Sergeant
  • Certificate/Journeyman
  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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