handyman resume example with 8+ years of experience

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

A well rounded tradesmen from demolition, professional painting, drywall, tile/stone, flooring, concrete, landscaping, basic plumbing, basic electrical, basic framing, Very hardworker, likes to get the job done and get it right the first time, attention to detail, fast but professional, works alone but can be a dependable team player, space for growth and learning, determine to do my best in whatever I do mindset, sees failure as opportunities to grow. Just trying to find a company that will take care of me as much as I want to dedicate my career to.

  • Tile, Hardwood, Carpet, LVT, Sheet Vinyl and Laminate
  • Exterior and interior painting
  • Marble and Tile Cutting
  • General plumbing
  • Sanitation and safety
  • Physically agile
  • Electrical components
  • Drywall
  • Masonry
  • Carpentry
  • Supply ordering
  • Landscaping and groundskeeping
  • Lifts 100+ pounds
  • Cleaning and sanitizing
  • Power tools
  • Grounds maintenance
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • Problem Resolution
  • Critical Thinking
  • Planning & Organizing
  • People Skills
  • Waterproofing Knowledge
  • Attentive to Detail
  • Confident and Positive Attitude
  • Organizational Skills
  • Supervision & Leadership
Education and Training
College of The Canyons Valencia, CA Expected in : Psychology - GPA :
  • Certificate for EMS
  • Know basic life saving skills like CPR adult and baby, turning kit, treat the wound, identifying wounds and what type and possibly how, clear airways, work with people with disabilities.
Cushman & Wakefield - Handyman
Santa Clara, CA, 04/2014 - Current
  • Get to job site and figure out the situation by problem solving. Once problem is found and has a solution. Fix it.
  • Demolition area that will be remodeled; pools, living rooms, laundry rooms, bathrooms, kitchens, backyard, front yard, second floor, apartment turnover.
  • Know how to tile/stone, backsplash, countertops, outdoor tile. Buff tile/stone to give a glossy look and smooth out corners/sharp edges. Make circles with a grinder and of course how to use a wet saw is a must. Straight lines, custom lines, buffering.
  • Knows how to install flooring from vinyl sheets to laminate flooring. Install baseboards, install vanity, install toilets, light fixtures, tubs.
  • Knows how to paint interior/exterior homes, wood, metal, floors professionally. Worked with epoxy. Knows how to spray cabinets, homes, garage doors, foot doors, etc.
  • Knows how to stucco patch big and small holes. A whole wall. Install drywall, drywall patching, drywall textures, backer board, waterproofing. Make previous cracks and holes disappear where you wouldn’t even know it was there.
  • Knows how to landscape, remodeled front and back yards. Knows how to use a jumping jack, dig 12ft down, add water sprinkler system, underlayment for rocks, dirt, stones, tile, plants. Cut and/or trim trees, plants. Cut concrete. Plant plants. Maintain yard.
  • Knows basic mechanics like airflow, gaskets, oil change, brake change, spark plug change, ignition system, some electrical, alternators, valve covers, fuel system.
  • Knows basic plumbing; knows cleanouts, repiping, soddering, water heaters, faucets, install valves, mainlines, hydrojetting, vents, crawlspace, worked with stainless steel, cast iron, pex pipes, asb pipes, pvc pipes, copper pipes, brass.
  • Knows how to pour concrete and give finish looks.
  • Framed laundry rooms, extra back rooms. Turned 2 rooms into one using a beam in the middle.
  • Knows basic electrical. How to change out lights, rewire, change outlets.
The University Of Oklahoma - Tile Setter
Norman, OK, 06/2022 - 08/2022
  • Measure area where tile/stone or flooring will be applied to get the area of the room.
  • Determine how many pieces you need according the area of the room. Ex. (3x5 room is 15 sqft) get 8 pieces of 18x18 stone to cover area. Only need 6 but get extra just in case of cracks, chips, breaks.
  • Mask off area to prevent any unnecessary damage with proper material for job.
  • Demo the area where tile will be lay down with proper demo tools. Don’t damage anything that won’t be getting fix, so BE CAREFUL. Use self leveling if needed.
  • Layout tile to see measurements of cuts. Better to hide the cuts on the back wall where vanity and toilet will be installed or tub. Full pieces in the front give your finish a better look. For flooring, your pattern lines must be 8inches away from each other minimum to prevent unnecessary water damage.
  • Once layout is complete, prep the floor from debris with a damped sponge and shellback if needed. Laydown your underlinement for flooring. Tile is backer board. Use correct adhesive if necessary.
  • Laydown your mud using the correct notch and back butter you tile/stone. Set your tile/stone with self leveling clips and/or spacers. Flooring use correct adhesive if necessary and make sure floorboards are tight using proper floor kit tools; roller, mallet, etc.
  • Once the mud has set for 24 hours you may grout your tile/stone with correct grout color using a floater followed by a damped sponge.
  • Once grout is dry, may apply sealer to tile to give longer life and waterproof grout (mainly for bathroom, kitchen, outdoor, laundry). Flooring use correct color silicone to fill gaps to keep its flexible use.
  • Place baseboards back and door sweep to give it its final look. Touch up any area if needed. Make sure floors are still leveled. Install toilet, vanity, tub to complete look.
Ed Napleton Automotive Group - Painter
Arlington Heights, IL, 10/2020 - 06/2022
  • Prep the area that is going to be painted. (Exterior) Power wash the area off from debris. (Interior) wipe off walls or surface area that will be painted with a damped cloth (if needed: use deglosser, degreaser, paint thinner, etc)
  • Mask off all the surrounding area where paint will be applied to prevent spill damage, overspray damage, etc., with drops(runners, 10x12, mats), masking tape (interior:blue, purple frog tape) (exterior: orange tape), masking paper, plastic, ram board, etc.
  • Sand down area if need to, as well as patch area. (Exterior) use chicken wire and waterproof sheet for big holes on stucco patch, give correct stucco pattern to blend in for no flashing, (interior) use a piece of drywall board if hole is too big for patch (waterproof if in laundry room, bathroom, kitchen, outside; green drywall boards), apply orange peel if necessary, use wood fill in any wood that’ll be painted for restoration. Use caulking if necessary. Whip off excess for no bleed throughs or shines.
  • (1-2 coats) Use proper primer for a 1st coat once area is ready for paint.
  • Lay down your paint once primer is applied, dried, and no bleed throughs. Use correct tips sizes for sprayer. Brush and roller for backroll, touch ups, or no sprayer. Sprayer gives a more glossy finish. Be aware of roller marks, brush marks.
  • Once paint is layout evenly, remove masking and apply touch ups where needed. Leaves mats on floor to catch any paint. Remove last to keep area clean throughout the whole process.

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School Attended

  • College of The Canyons

Job Titles Held:

  • Handyman
  • Tile Setter
  • Painter


  • Some College (No Degree)

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