general specialist 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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Knowledgeable Construction Company Owner offers 20+ years of troubleshooting and repair experience with advanced technical knowledge. Dependable and service-driven with strong safety record and excellent follow-through. Well-versed in consulting blueprints and schematics to assess repair needs.

  • Prioritization and Time Management
  • Estimating and Budgeting
  • Building Relationships
  • Woodworking
  • Print Reading
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving
  • Reliable and Punctual
  • Team Collaboration
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Multitasking and Prioritization
  • Creative Thinking
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Self-Motivated
General Specialist, 12/2009 - Current
Lineage Logistics Schnecksville, PA,
  • Operated hand and power tools to complete repairs.
  • Maintained clear and safe workspace areas to meet OSHA standards.
  • Installed new systems, replacement parts and components to maintain proper operation.
  • Performed basic carpentry tasks and installed shelves, hooks and closet rods to meet customer needs.
  • Performed performance and safety inspections on equipment and machinery to maintain operational baseline.
  • Diagnosed problems with mechanical and electrical systems and equipment using advanced troubleshooting abilities.
  • Responded to personnel queries and troubleshooting requests to provide repair services to improve operations.
  • Replaced wall sockets, ran lines and completed basic carpentry to finish installations.
  • Inspected electrical components to identify defects and hazards and make necessary adjustments.
  • Disassembled appliances to diagnose problems and facilitate repairs.
  • Cleared clogged drains and replaced valves, faucets and fixtures.
  • Updated documentation for recordkeeping and customer use.
  • Used rulers and micrometers to inspect parts and determine dimension requirements.
  • Identified problems during daily work inspections and addressed concerns.
  • Performed tasks to maintain on-site physical security, safety and efficiency.
  • Adjusted and calibrated machines as required.
  • Ran regular tests on machines and fixed early problems.
  • Notified management about necessary repairs or professional service needs for building operating systems.
  • Diagnosed equipment malfunctions and completed repairs to restore equipment and maintain uptime.
  • Inspected, repaired and maintained lighting and electrical systems, air conditioning equipment and plumbing system components.
  • Assessed system operations to identify potential areas requiring maintenance services.
  • Cleaned vents and replaced filters to verify proper air flow.
  • Read work orders or received instructions from supervisors or homeowners to determine work requirements.
  • Calculated required materials needed based on field measurements or work orders.
Owner/Operator, 01/2001 - 12/2016
Dattco Berlin, CT,
  • Collaborated with staff to maximize customer satisfaction, streamline procedures, and improve bottom-line profitability.
  • Kept records for production, inventory, income and expenses.
  • Devised business and marketing plans and prepared monthly financial reports.
  • Mentored newly hired employees to take on responsibilities and tasks with understanding.
  • Set pricing structures according to market analytics and emerging trends.
  • Trained teams on specific operations, applicable procedures and techniques for each job site.
  • Recruited and trained staff members to perform daily business functions.
  • Oversaw project execution, phase progress, workmanship and team performance to drive on-time completion of deliverables.
  • Managed sales presentations to promote product and brand benefits.
  • Negotiated with vendors to gain optimal pricing on products resulting in substantial increase in profit margin.
  • Analyzed client business needs and assisted in determining appropriate resources and strategies.
  • Prepared weekly schedules to verify proper floor coverage within fiscal guidelines.
  • Maintained written daily log of job site activities for permanent records.
  • Guided and directed third-party inspectors throughout project.
  • Supervised residential and commercial new construction and remodels.
  • Eliminated project lags by inspecting work-in-progress to maintain pace, compliance and top quality control.
  • Maintained project compliance, reviewed contractor scope, secured materials and negotiated pricing for competitive bidding with zero lost time due to accidents.
  • Maintained high-quality standards and educated general contractors on quality control requirements.
  • Directed development of project estimates, budgets and schedules.
  • Coordinated training of construction teams on site-specific project requirements, techniques and procedures to keep staff members informed of goals.
  • Tracked material usage and contractor hours to align projects with budgets.
  • Maintained high quality standards by educating general contractors on quality control.
  • Chaired weekly progress and commercial meetings and monitored daily reports from field staff.
  • Educated employees in proper use of personal protective equipment and enforced safety requirements to minimize workplace accidents.
  • Enhanced traceability by processing, reviewing and developing organization systems for tracking RFIs, permits and proposed change order requests (PCOR).
  • Managed $[Amount] construction budget for [Type] project.
  • Participated in value engineering sessions to achieve optimal pricing without sacrificing quality.
  • Delivered key support to task manager and senior field engineer by identifying resources and scheduling personnel for shifts.
  • Maintained construction security surveillance for job sites, material stores and equipment depots.
  • Planned, organized and managed crews and subcontractors through expert communication and handling of work orders and purchase orders.
  • Established relationships with construction manager and contractors to align priorities, goals and objectives.
  • Completed projects on time and within allocated budget.
  • Built relationships with engineering staff and coordinated with vendors and contractors to align timelines, phases and work to be performed across projects or shutdowns.
  • Estimated construction costs accurately, achieving consistent business profits.
  • Negotiated pricing and delivery schedules with vendors, drawing on thorough knowledge of housing industry and building practices.
  • Maintained safe work environment with zero accidents or lost work days.
  • Interpreted blueprints and plans and relayed information to team of workers.
  • Maintained daily communication with subcontractors and inspectors to drive forward progress of project.
  • Managed submittals and processing of Requests for Information between general contractor, owner and owner's consultants.
  • Enhanced customer satisfaction ratings by resolving issues effectively and efficiently.
  • Organized and participated in monthly on-site meetings with clientele and subcontractors.
  • Prepared and submitted daily work-site reports, weekly invoices, payroll and overtime requirements.
  • Managed and led team of workers in large-scale civil projects.
  • Implemented quality assurance and safety standards and maintained compliance with construction contract documents and contractor safety program.
  • Mitigated risk, coordinated plans and updated specifications to maintain safety and OSHA compliance.
  • Interviewed and hired top contractor talent to promote on-time and under-budget project completion.
  • Performed lock-out-tag-out procedures on equipment prior to service work to promote workplace safety.
  • Reduced employee and subcontractor turnover rate.
  • Oversaw staff hiring, initiating new training and scheduled processes to streamline operations.
  • Led startup and opening of business and provided business development, creation of operational procedures and workflow planning.
  • Supervised performance of workers with goals of improving productivity, efficiency and cost savings.
Construction Worker, 03/1998 - 08/2019
Field Crest Construction City, STATE,
  • Maintained clean, safe working environment by removing waste from job site prior to shift completion.
  • Sustained safety protocols to maintain secure, proper handling of equipment and materials.
  • Completed carpentry work and installed crown molding and wood flooring to meet customer preferences.
  • Met company and OSHA safety guidelines for work site operations to minimize worker risk.
  • Completed general carpentry, electrical, mechanical, HVAC and plumbing installations and repairs.
  • Assembled structural components, replacing parts to meet regulatory code standards.
  • Addressed and resolved on-site problems to keep teams on-task and avoid development of larger concerns.
  • Maintained baseline safety knowledge to improve deficient areas and meet code.
  • Utilized two-way radios and hand signals to coordinate communication between equipment operators.
  • Logged inventory to track supply counts, organize equipment, and gather important materials.
  • Performed lock-out-tag-out procedures on equipment prior to service work to promote workplace safety.
  • Used laser measuring tools to calculate lengths, widths and heights.
  • Built and disassembled scaffolds, bracing and barricades to assist in vertical construction activities.
  • Used picks and shovels to dig, spread and level dirt and gravel.
  • Applied caulking compounds by hand or caulking guns to protect against entry of water or air.
  • Operated overhead lifts to move heavy and bulky work materials.
  • Read plans, instructions or specifications to determine work activities.
  • Performed work safely and effectively in high and precarious places.
  • Read and followed blueprints when planning and implementing construction phases.
  • Managed daily work assignments by delegating tasks and monitoring progress.
  • Communicated effectively with customers and workers alike, answering inquiries and questions and responding to complaints.
  • Kept track of supplies and materials to prevent inventory losses.
  • Reviewed documentation and safety materials and implemented work site procedures in accordance with regulations.
  • Worked with suppliers to keep materials flowing and meet demanding timelines.
  • Maintained quality standards and monitored work for corrective action.
  • Assigned projects and tasks to employees based on competencies and specialties.
  • Checked crew timesheets and logs for accuracy and submitted on schedule.
  • Assessed usage of equipment by crews to prevent accidents, damage and safety violations.
  • Supervised subcontractor progress and coordinated project meetings to discuss milestones and timelines.
  • Tracked material usage and contractor hours to align projects with budgets.
  • Estimated time, employee expenses and material costs for projects.
  • Supervised aspects of construction projects, lending communication and hands-on assistance.
  • Built residential and commercial buildings for projects with budgets in excess of $[Amount].
  • Oversaw plumbing, heating, ventilation and irrigation system projects, which included construction, maintenance and repair work.
  • Inspected, serviced and repaired equipment to maintain functionality and project timelines.
  • Efficiently recorded and rejected incorrect deliveries of material to site.
  • Facilitated construction team training on site-specific project specifications.
  • Obtained building and specialty permits from local jurisdictional agencies.
  • Obtained building permits from local jurisdictional agencies.
  • Created weekly schedules and daily workflows to support adequate project coverage.
Education and Training
GED: , Expected in 1995
Victor High School - Victor, NY
Status -

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  • Victor High School

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  • Owner/Operator
  • Construction Worker


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