house painter handyman resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
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.
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Work History
House Painter/ Handyman, 06/2001 to 05/2015
Archdiocese Of Chicago, Office Of Catholic SchoolsChicago, IL,
  • Used putty knives and caulking guns to fill cracks, holes and joints with plaster, putty and caulk.
  • Calculated amounts of required materials and approximate time to complete each project to estimate project costs.
  • Removed fixtures such as pictures, doorknobs, lamps and electric switch covers prior to painting.
  • Used sandpaper, scrapers, grinders and steel wool to smooth surfaces.
  • Used sandpaper to scrape walls and other surfaces to remove old paint.
  • Selected premixed paints or mixed required portions of pigment, oil and thinning and drying substances to prepare paint to match specified colors.
  • Covered surfaces and furnishings with cloth and plastic to protect from paint drops, including carpets, cabinetry, outlet covers and lighting fixtures.
  • Used brushes, spray guns and paint rollers to paint surfaces.
  • Met with Number clients per Timeframe to discuss color and finish options and other design details.
  • Cleaned and properly stored all Type equipment and supplies at end of each workday and removed trash and debris from work areas.
  • Minimized disruption of client space and thoroughly cleaned up after completion of each job.
  • Applied putty, wood filler, spackling and caulks to prep uneven surfaces and fill in holes.
  • Maintained thorough and accurate records of all disposed paint, paint tools and cleaning rags.
  • Cleaned exterior of buildings using motorized power washer.
  • Worked flexible schedule, including some holidays and weekends, depending on shifting needs of each project.
  • Moved painted items to drying racks and finished coated surfaces by baking painted items in oven.
  • Selected proper amount and type of thinners and accelerant to be used for each specific job.
  • Protected all surfaces from damage and spills by using drop cloths prior to and during painting.
  • Applied primer, paints, varnishes and lacquers to walls and surfaces using traditional and sprayer methods.
  • Obtained correct dimensions and specifications by properly measuring areas.
  • Applied paint with cloth, brush, sponge and fingers to create special effects.
  • Managed daily operations by scheduling and coordinating appointments, assisting customers in selecting and matching colors and preparing invoices and bank deposits.
  • Applied primers or sealers to prepare new surfaces such as bare wood or metal, for finish coats.
  • Climbed scaffolding, staging, ladders and planks to reach work area surfaces and observed safety protocols to prevent falls.
  • Prepared trim, walls and ceilings for painting by cleaning, smoothing and priming using Type and Type tools.
Painter 8hbxnd, 06/1996 to 05/2001
JJ Johnson Inc. - Painter ContractorCity, STATE,
  • Resolved Type problems, improved operations and provided exceptional client support.
  • Worked with Type customers to understand needs and provide Type service.
  • Drove operational improvements which resulted in savings and improved profit margins.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Saved $Amount by implementing cost-saving initiatives that addressed long-standing problems.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Handled Number calls per Timeframe to address customer inquiries and concerns.
  • Transported Product or Service to customer locations Timeframe.
  • Increased customer satisfaction by resolving Product or Service issues.
  • Monitored social media and online sources for industry trends.
  • Led Type team in delivery of Type project, resulting in Result.
  • Developed team communications and information for Type meetings.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Managed quality assurance program, including on-site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys.
Math -Science Teacher, 09/1972 to 06/1991
Pine Bush SchoolsCity, STATE,

Math and Science teacher grades 8 -11.

  • Maintained assignment grades and worked closely with students needing additional mentoring.
  • Planned, prepared and taught lesson plans, giving students individual support.
  • Arranged materials and instructional plans to implement immersive activities delving into Area of study concepts.
  • Communicated with students and parents regarding academic progress, assignments and behavior.
  • Demonstrated willingness to accept feedback and make corrections based on advice from peers, parents and principal.
  • Assessed submitted class assignments, determined grades and reviewed work with struggling students to boost success chance.
  • Understood critical development years for adolescent minds and structured lessons to meet cognitive abilities.
  • Assessed student comprehension through regular quizzes, tests and assignments.
  • Encouraged student interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and participation in middle and high school national science competitions.
  • Kept classroom environments consistent and focused on learning by establishing and enforcing clear objectives.
  • Collaborated with specialists to meet needs of Type and Type students requiring extra support.
  • Planned and escorted student field trips relevant to current science course work.
  • Leveraged diverse learning strategies to prepare students for higher-level education requirements.
  • Provided student academic support outside class time to improve learning and performance.
  • Offered clear and constructive student discipline, discouraging inappropriate behavior and bullying.
  • Coordinated and collaborated with other faculty members during lesson plan development.
  • Taught Type subject matter to Number students on information compiled from multiple sources, including textbooks, online sites and other educational materials.
  • Demonstrated positive and effective classroom management skills.
  • Diversified teaching techniques and learning tools help students with differing ability levels and varied learning modalities.
Bachelor of Arts: Boology, Expected in 06/1971
Southern Connecticut State University - New Haven, CT
Pilot License: Commercial Pilot, Expected in 07/1967
Ag Abiation - Reno Nv,

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School Attended

  • Southern Connecticut State University
  • Ag Abiation

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  • House Painter/ Handyman
  • Painter 8hbxnd
  • Math -Science Teacher


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Pilot License

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