home improvement specialist resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Experienced Construction professional with exceptional leadership and project management skills, offering expertise gained over 31-year career in the New Home Construction industry. Competent in team, budget and schedule oversight. Develops scopes, checks field activities and updates clients. Efficiently supervise and enhance work of field teams performing work according to challenging schedules. Dedicated to boosting work quality while maintaining compliance with municipal codes and meeting budget demands. Skilled in fostering coordination and communication among site and design personnel, contractors, regulatory officials, suppliers and clients. Experienced in managing numerous Change Orders for each project. Hard-working and reliable, takes pride in workmanship and presentation of each project.

  • Change order management
  • Materials management
  • Materials coordination
  • Blueprints and schematics
  • Loading and unloading proficiency
  • Building structure
  • Demolition
  • Scope control
  • Construction knowledge
  • Hand and power tool operation
  • Safety and compliance
  • Cost Control
  • Subcontractor management
  • Codes compliance
Queen Anne's County High School Centreville, MD Expected in 06/1985 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Select Energy, Inc - Home Improvement Specialist
Douglas, AZ, 12/2019 - Current
  • Performed various carpentry tasks, including cabinet installation, door hanging and room framing.
  • Completed remodeling of residential bathrooms, kitchens, foyers, hallways and basements, including tear down, framing, installation and finished carpentry.
  • Operated various tools to install structures and fixtures such as windows, frames, floorings and trim.
  • Handled prep work for remodeling projects by spackling, sanding and finishing.
  • Demolished and dismantled residential and light commercial structures to prepare for remodel.
  • Measured and marked cutting lines on materials, using rulers, pencils, chalk and marking gauge.
  • Assembled and fastened materials to make framework or props, using glue, dowel pins, power and hand tools.
  • Gathered waste and trash from job sites for placement in refuse containers to keep job sites clean and organized.
  • Learned diverse construction trades skills, including basic carpentry, painting, installation of composite and pressure treated decking, vinyl rail system, exterior and interior trim installation, Concrete Siding installation
  • Used shovels or heavy equipment to move different materials based on job needs.
  • Brought materials and tools from trucks and storage facilities to work site locations and organized for expected needs.
  • Collected measurements and marked locations as part of project preparations.
  • Worked with speed and accuracy to consistently meet production standards
Self Employed - Home Builder -New Construction Supervisor/Owner
City, STATE, 02/1990 - 11/2020
  • Managed New Home Construction operations, building approx. 18-28 new homes annually, since 1990. Oversee all aspects of Field Operations.
  • Maintained an impressive record of providing high level of customer service, with direct Builder-to-Client communication. Extensive knowledge of all phases of Construction.
  • Provided the ability to trouble shoot situations to provide a favorable outcome, which allowed for a referral rate from existing customer of over 38%
  • Managed and estimated for the ordering of materials such as roofing shingles, stone, steel, lumber, decking, etc.
  • Delegated assignments based on Custom and Stock house plans, project needs and knowledge of individual team members.
  • Maintained safe practices and operated within budget constraints by training construction workers on best practices and established protocols.
  • Reduced excess spending by effectively utilizing given resources.
  • Eliminated project lags by daily inspections of work-in-progress, tracking lead times and testing work to achieve quality control specifications.
  • Sustained safety protocols, ensuring proper, cost-effective and safe handling and usage of equipment and materials.
  • Organized and optimized daily operations of field crew consisting of Punch out technician, carpenter and laborers, in with consistent on-time delivery for all aspects within my control.
  • Analyzed project blueprints and specifications to identify exact number of material quantities needed to complete job.
  • Evaluated team member strengths and assigned tasks based upon expertise and background. Maintained a pleasant working environment for my employees, with frequent positive reinforcement
  • Supported New Construction field crews to maximize quality and work efficiency.
  • Coordinated construction planning, material resources and scheduling of subcontractors and material deliveries to achieve on-time, under-budget completion for 18-28 profitable projects annually valued at $5,000,000-12,000,000 in total.
  • Asserted control over material usage and contractor man-hours to keep projects in line with budgetary restrictions.
  • Supervised job site employees and subcontractors across 20-30 trades.
  • Personalized customer service provided to each client, through telephone communication, including discussion progress of home and other various aspects of construction to avoid any potential problematic issues
  • Scheduled and conducted several On site Inspections with Clients including Framing, Mechanical, Pre-Construction and Post -Construction, as well as availability to Clients through each step of Construction to ensure the Client's satisfaction
  • Attended Continuing Education Seminars as offered by Queen Anne's County, Md. Dept of Permits.
  • Maintained exceptional long-standing working relationship with County and Town inspectors and personnel
  • Managed New Home Construction operations in Queen Anne's County, Talbot County, Caroline County, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, Harford County and Baltimore City in Maryland from 1990 through 2020.
Fry Stuccoing Co. - Field Technician
City, STATE, 01/1988 - 11/1990
  • Enacted successful repairs by applying technical skills and operations knowledge.
  • Performed all duties required to make repairs to foundations
  • Performed general labor and clean up as required for job site specifications

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School Attended

  • Queen Anne's County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Home Improvement Specialist
  • Home Builder -New Construction Supervisor/Owner
  • Field Technician


  • High School Diploma

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