handyman resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
  • Exterior and Interior Painting
  • Decision Making
  • Supply and Parts Ordering
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Repair Work Planning
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Wiring Installation and Repair
  • Piping Systems Maintenance
  • Heavy Object Lifting
  • Hand and Power Tool Operation
  • Physical Strength and Stamina
  • Equipment Dismantling
  • Mechanical Repair
  • Problem Detection and Resolution
  • Facilities Painting and Repair
  • Troubleshooting and Diagnostics
  • Electrical Component Replacement
  • Cutting Torches
  • Electrical Components
  • Power Tools
  • Reading Blueprints and Manuals
  • Sanitation and Safety
  • Grounds Maintenance
  • Pressure Washing
  • Personnel Training
  • Willing to Learn
  • Handheld Computers
  • Visual Inspection
  • Groundskeeping and Landscaping
  • Safety Monitoring and Compliance
01/1995 to 12/2022
Handyman Jones Lange Lasalle Inc. Birmingham, AL,
  • Repainted walls, removing old paint or wallpaper and preparing surfaces for new applications.
  • Responded quickly to service calls, including replacing filters, smoke alarms and locks to ensure safety and well being of tenants.
  • Pulled damaged and old carpet and wood flooring to eliminate issues such as mold and remove outdated styles.
  • Prioritized handyman jobs by identifying urgent and important projects with concern for customer safety and security.
  • Kept interior and exterior of buildings clean, safe and welcoming.
  • Performed preventive maintenance and repairs on buildings and equipment using plumbing and electrical skills to keep properties clean and safe.
  • Operated hand and power tools to complete repairs.
  • Fixed and managed electrical and plumbing problems.
  • Maintained equipment, materials and tool inventory to meet repair or maintenance needs with minimal delay.
  • Replaced burned-out light bulbs and performed basic electrical repairs.
  • Reconditioned and renovated damaged furniture and ordered new pieces if needed.
  • Assisted with installing and maintaining electrical and power systems during remodeling projects.
  • Maintained compliance with internal and regulatory safety standards.
  • Repaired outlets, circuit breakers and lights to restore electrical systems to functionality.
  • Used rulers and micrometers to inspect parts and determine dimension requirements.
  • Replaced wall sockets, ran lines and completed basic carpentry to finish installations.
  • Read work orders or received instructions from supervisors or homeowners to determine work requirements.
03/1987 to 12/2022
Auto Detailer Gettacar Philadelphia, PA,
  • Waxed exterior of vehicles, removed compound with soft cloth and buffed to brilliant shine.
  • Cleaned cars both externally and internally by hand or with use of automated equipment.
  • Used steam cleaning equipment to remove dirt from engine and engine compartment.
  • Served clients with on-site detailing services at businesses and homes.
  • Washed wide range of vehicles each day.
  • Checked vehicles prior to service and immediately afterward to identify damages.
  • Vacuumed car interiors to remove dirt and debris.
  • Identified issues affecting safety and brought up to shift supervisor for resolution.
  • Ordered and restocked supplies to keep workplace operating smoothly.
  • Cleaned upholstery, rugs and other surfaces with cleaning agents to remove dirt and debris.
  • Used cleaning, protective and restorative agents to maintain and enhance appearance of vehicles.
  • Vacuumed vehicle interiors to remove loose dirt and debris.
  • Performed preventative maintenance to maintain proper functioning of service tools and equipment.
  • Inspected vehicle to verify pristine appearance for customer.
  • Swept, shoveled or vacuumed debris or salvageable scrap into containers and removed from work areas.
  • Rinsed objects and placed on drying racks or used cloths, squeegees or air compressors to dry surfaces.
  • Monitored operation of cleaning machines and stopped machines or notified supervisors when malfunctions occurred.
  • Mixed cleaning solutions, abrasive compositions, or other compounds according to formulas.
  • Inspected parts, equipment or vehicles for cleanliness and damage.
  • Disassembled and reassembled machines or equipment or removed and reattached vehicle parts or trim.
  • Turned valves or disconnected hoses to eliminate water, cleaning solutions or vapors from machinery or tanks.
  • Pressed buttons to activate cleaning equipment or machines.
  • Transported materials, equipment or supplies to or from work areas.
  • Cleaned and polished vehicle windows.
  • Cleaned plastic work inside cars using paintbrushes.
  • Rotated handles on equipment to regulate pressure or flow of water, air, steam or abrasives from sprayer nozzles.
  • Drove vehicles to or from workshops or customer workplaces or homes.
  • Maintained inventories of cleaning supplies.
03/1995 to 09/2022
Irrigation Technician Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Williamsburg, VA,
  • Verified proper installation of irrigation systems for residential and commercial customers.
  • Installed and programmed clocks, timers and rain sensors to maintain proper irrigation levels and reduce water waste. parts.
  • Provided in-depth irrigation system demonstrations so that customers were aware of all features.
  • Utilized active listening and effective interpersonal skills to cultivate customer relationships that lasted years.
  • Supervised and guided repair and installation projects in collaboration with management.
  • Completed weeding, mowing and planting for assigned landscape projects.
  • Repaired and maintained valves on diverse irrigation system models.
  • Checked work of other technicians and tactfully pointed out issues requiring resolution.
  • Installed irrigation systems and tested components to demonstrate proper functionality.
  • Followed safe practices to mix and apply chemicals.
  • Operated portable pipes and ditch systems to irrigate soil.
  • Guided products on conveyors to regulate machine flow and discarded diseased or rotten products.
12/2020 to 08/2021
Warehouse Worker Monro Muffler Brake & Service Bettendorf, IA,
  • Sorted and placed materials or items on racks, shelves or in bins to keep warehouse organized.
  • Collaborated with team members to complete assigned tasks and meet tight deadlines.
  • Performed repetitive assembly tasks with hand and power tools and automated equipment.
  • Operated pallet jacks and forklifts to load and unload supplies and materials.
  • Prepared items for transportation installing bracing, padding and strapping to prevent damage.
10/2016 to 03/2019
Commercial Truck Driver Farmers Cooperative Swanton, NE,
  • Secured materials and equipment for transport to prevent damage to goods during transit.
  • Completed logs and reports for every trip detailing fuel delivery times, mileage covered and amount of fuel consumed.
  • Logged driving hours and fuel usage data on time to keep reports current.
  • Completed transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
01/2002 to 03/2003
Housekeeper Signature Healthcare Hialeah, FL,
  • Used cleaning chemicals following proper guidelines.
  • Emptied wastebaskets and disposed of soiled linens in guest rooms to reduce spread of germs and enhance freshness.
  • Vacuumed floors and dusted furniture to maintain organized, professional appearance.
  • Removed finger marks and smudges from doors, frames and glass partitions to enhance shine.
  • Reported maintenance concerns or repairs to appropriate supervisor for prompt remediation.
  • Cleaned building floors by sweeping, mopping and scrubbing.
  • Moved beds, sofas and small furniture to wipe down baseboards and remove dust and dirt from hard-to-reach areas.
  • Sanitized and cleaned sinks, mirrors, toilets and showers.
  • Checked inventory for required supplies and made lists for needed cleaning products.
  • Reported damage or theft of hotel property to management.
  • Waxed and polished wood furnishings to restore faded appearance.
  • Dusted and polished fixtures and cabinet hardware to maintain sparkling appearance.
  • Maintained clean floors throughout property by sweeping, scrubbing and waxing.
  • Swept and damp-mopped private stairways and hallways.
  • Adhered to daily cleaning schedules and updated as needed based on demand.
  • Communicated with customers about requests for additional supplies or cleaning services.
  • Supplied extra towels and toiletries when requested to optimize guest comfort.
  • Monitored cleanliness of lobby, swimming pool and other common areas.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/2016 to to
  • [Award] Recipient
Expected in 02/1988 to to
  • [Semester, Year] - Honor Roll
Expected in 06/1982 to to
Malverne Senior High School - Malverne, NY

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School Attended

  • Malverne Senior High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Handyman
  • Auto Detailer
  • Irrigation Technician
  • Warehouse Worker
  • Commercial Truck Driver
  • Housekeeper


  • CDL A
  • GED

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