groundsman resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Reliable laborer ready for challenging work in outdoor environments. Works great in any weather and always shows up on time. Offers skills in landscaping and building basic outdoor features to meet clients' needs.

Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience.

Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

  • Constructing Patios
  • Managing Work Crews
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Facility Maintenance and Repair
  • Customer Service
  • Using Hand Tools
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Detail Oriented
  • Vehicle and Equipment Repair
  • Decision Making
  • Problem-Solving
  • Mentoring and Coaching
  • Hand and Power Tool Operation
  • Work Organization and Prioritization
08/2021 to 01/2022 Groundsman Hinkle Contracting Company | Morehead, KY,
  • Cleared pathways of overgrowth, debris and snow to reduce hazards.
  • Built pergolas, retaining walls, decks and large and small scale water features to enhance grounds.
  • Fertilized, cultivated and weeded soil to deliver steady supply of nutrients to plants.
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shape.
  • Troubleshot mechanical issues and completed basic repairs to keep equipment working at peak levels.
  • Read and followed landscaping plans to install plants and fixtures for residences and businesses.
  • Hung lights, wreaths and garlands to prepare for winter holidays.
  • Reviewed design plans and instructions and completed work according to specifications.
  • Used hand-held tools to maintain green spaces.
  • Removed and properly disposed of debris to maintain worksite safety.
  • Operated and maintained basic landscaping equipment and vehicles.
  • Installed block and stone décor according to plans and specifications.
  • Checked machinery and performed routine maintenance to prevent malfunction.
  • Trimmed shrubbery and trees to help plants produce more flowers and fruit to benefit wildlife.
  • Planted bulbs, bushes, trees and flowers to enhance environment.
03/2012 to 06/2016 Contractor Specialist Self | City, STATE,
  • Saved money by managing cost-effective supplier purchases.
  • Refined and improved company processes to increase productivity and efficiency.
  • Ordered supplies and controlled inventory to keep overhead low and maintain supply availability.
  • Performed inspections of properties and individual units, identifying issues and recommending actions.
  • Supervised highly skilled electricians, carpenters, plumbers and other tradesmen on job sites for commercial projects.
  • Recruited, supervised and directed outsourced qualified third-party contractors.
  • Reduced accidents on construction sites by adhering to health and safety regulations and reporting problems.
  • Reviewed invoices submitted by contractors and approved payments based on acceptable work products.
  • Monitored overall safety by regularly inspecting job sites and confirming observation of protocols and standards by workers.
  • Scheduled subcontractors to stagger work and streamline completion of project phases.
  • Established work, budgets and construction timelines to manage and plan projects.
03/2012 to 06/2012 Iron Erector Abc Builders | City, STATE,
  • Aligned and connected structural components to create safe, long-lasting results.
  • Supervised crew members in proper steel placement in [Type] locations.
  • Performed mod assembly, erected and connected structural steel and leveled and torqued connections after steel placement.
  • Positioned steel units, aligned holes and inserted temporary bolts while checking alignments and joining steel parts.
  • Studied blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine layout of work.
  • Removed and replaced existing grating and structural steel with [Type] materials.
  • Set up hoisting equipment to lift and place structural steel items.
  • Fabricated steel frames, columns, beams and girders according to blueprints or instructions from supervisors.
  • Promoted high customer satisfaction by resolving problems with knowledgeable and friendly service.
  • Approached customers and engaged in conversation through use of effective interpersonal and people skills.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
to CNC Plasma Operator Dragon Products Company | City, STATE,
  • Loaded and unloaded different tool parts from trucks and storage areas.
  • Read programming instructions and product blueprints to determine sequences and dimensional requirements.
  • Stopped machine operation to change tooling, setup, or workpiece placement according to required machining sequences.
  • Operated hoists, cranes and other material handling equipment to lift heavy work pieces or move loads.
  • Provided expert coaching and training for new team members.
  • Checked completed workpieces against specifications to assess conformance.
  • Completed accurate calculations of machine speed, feed ratios and cut parameters.
  • Set up and operated computer-controlled machines or robots to perform machine functions on metal or plastic workpieces.
  • Verified proper cooling and lubrication of workpieces during machine operation.
  • Observed company's strict safety rules during each shift to avoid job-related injuries.
  • Transfer commands from servers to CNC modules using computer network links.
  • Controlled machine operations to complete precise, high-quality work.
  • Kept parts within close tolerances of design standards to maintain optimal quality.
  • Changed out aging tools, fixtures and offsets.
  • Developed solutions to wide range of complex technical problems to meet organizational objectives and deadlines.
  • Followed optimum cleaning procedures to keep machines, tooling and parts free of build-up and avoid excess wear.
  • Performed routine maintenance on machines and monitored usage to reduce parts breakdown.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1997 High School Diploma | Dayton High School, Dayton, TX GPA:

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School Attended

  • Dayton High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Groundsman
  • Contractor Specialist
  • Iron Erector
  • CNC Plasma Operator


  • High School Diploma

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