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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Productive Grounds Maintenance Worker with wide-ranging skills in landscaping and maintenance work. Helps keep lawns and other landscaping looking great with regular care. Safe equipment operator focused on helping team members and completing quality work. Energetic individual offers 10+ years of experience as Groundskeeper. Willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions and unafraid of working hard. Skilled in planting, field aeration and pruning. Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference. 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
  • Tree pruning
  • Property maintenance
  • Equipment operation
  • Landscaping installation
  • Lawn mowing
  • Plant irrigation
  • Structural repair
  • Trimming and edging flower beds
  • Sowing grass seed
  • Cultivating soil
  • Monitoring health of plants
  • Safe handling of pesticides
  • Using hand tools
  • Constructing patios
  • Landscaping and gardening
  • Managing work crews
  • Mulching gardens
  • Facility maintenance and repair
  • Shoveling snow from walkways
  • Installing lawn furniture
  • Gardening tools
  • Hand tools proficiency
  • Able to lift 85+ pounds
  • Repairs and maintenance
  • Planting
  • Project management
  • Safety-oriented
  • Project design
  • Heavy lifting
  • Maintaining equipment
Experience
07/2016 to Current
Grounds Maintenance Worker Virginia Community College System Alleghany, VA,
  • Kept outdoor spaces looking clean and inviting with regular removal of leaves, sticks and other debris.
  • Operated vehicles and equipment safely to minimize risks to people and property.
  • Mowed and trimmed yards every weekly in line with maintenance standards.
  • Pruned trees and bushes regularly for optimal shaping and better growth in upcoming seasons.
  • Added new landscaping seasonally, including plants and grass seed.
  • Enhanced commercial and residential properties by repairing fencing, equipment and sidewalks.
  • Installed and maintained automatic irrigation systems for optimal care of lawns and bedding plants.
  • Used equipment, including mowers and trimmers safely to prevent accidents.
  • Removed debris and trash from surrounding areas and disposed of recyclable materials properly.
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Cleared pathways of overgrowth, debris and snow to reduce hazards.
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shapes.
  • Checked machinery and performed routine maintenance to prevent malfunction.
  • Used hand-held tools to maintain green spaces.
  • Arranged shrubs and flowers to create landscape effects.
  • Removed poison ivy and other harmful plants while wearing protective gear.
  • Swapped out plant containers and flowerbeds each spring, summer and fall.
  • Employed knowledge of masonry and carpentry techniques to repair damaged exterior walls and structures.
03/2011 to 06/2016
Boilermaker Helper Hawthorne Residential Partners Southern Pines, NC,
  • Signaled to crane operator to lift components to specific positions.
  • Identified issues and brought to attention of foreman.
  • Followed safety procedures and protocols to minimize equipment mishaps.
  • Studied blueprints to determine locations, relationships and dimensions of parts.
  • Used hoist to load structural parts of boilers, pressure vessels and tanks on pallets.
  • Inspected and assembled vessels and individual components, including tubes, fittings, valves, controls and auxiliary mechanisms to locate any defects.
  • Managed movement of materials and equipment to different job sites.
  • Examined boilers, pressure vessels, tanks and vats to locate defects, including leaks, weak spots and defective sections.
  • Analyzed specifications, diagrams and blueprints for each job.
  • Cleaned pressure vessel equipment by using scrapers, wire brushes and cleaning solvents.
  • Installed manholes, handholes, taps, tubes, valves, gauges and feedwater connections in drums of water tube boilers.
  • Verified pressure vessels were opened, cleaned and repaired.
  • Assembled and checked each boiler for defects.
  • Utilized welding and soldering equipment to join sheet metal components in compliance with blueprints and job specifications.
  • Requisitioned tools and equipment and selected type and size of pipes for transport to worksite.
  • Shaped seams, joints and irregular edges of pressure vessel sections and structural parts in order to attain specified fit of parts.
  • Designed, installed and repaired boilers used to heat water for generating electric power or providing heat in residential and factory environments.
  • Marked all reference points for columns and plates on foundations using master straightedge.
01/2009 to 02/2016
Groundskeeper City Of Augusta Parks And Recreation City, STATE,
  • Used equipment, including mowers and trimmers safely to prevent accidents.
  • Removed debris and trash from surrounding areas and disposed of recyclable materials properly.
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Cleared pathways of overgrowth, debris and snow to reduce hazards.
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shapes.
  • Used hand-held tools to maintain green spaces.
  • Arranged shrubs and flowers to create landscape effects.
  • Kept outdoor spaces looking clean and inviting with regular removal of leaves, sticks and other debris.
  • Removed and properly disposed of debris to maintain worksite safety.
  • Maintained garden areas and landscaping greenery to enhance property appearance and plant health.
  • Trimmed shrubbery and trees to help plants produce more flowers and fruit to benefit wildlife.
  • Mowed and trimmed yards every weekly in line with maintenance standards.
  • Pruned trees and bushes regularly for optimal shaping and better growth in upcoming seasons.
  • Prepared soil and gardens for planting and laid down mulch and sod.
  • Planted bulbs, bushes, trees and flowers to enhance environment.
  • Installed block and stone décor according to plans and specifications.
  • Added new landscaping seasonally, including plants and grass seed.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2005
High School Diploma:
George P. Butler High School - Augusta, GA,
GPA:
Expected in
Fire Science: Fire Science
Augusta Technical College - Augusta, GA
GPA:
Expected in 01/2009
Emergency Medical Technician: Emergency Medical Technician
Augusta Technical College - Augusta, GA
GPA:

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School Attended

  • George P. Butler High School
  • Augusta Technical College
  • Augusta Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Grounds Maintenance Worker
  • Boilermaker Helper
  • Groundskeeper

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Fire Science
  • Emergency Medical Technician

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