independent contractor resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Talented communicator with proven skills in analyzing, synthesizing business intelligence and evaluating trends to enhance business results. Forward-thinking and enterprising in meeting expected demands with real-time data and strategic recommendations. Natural leader with resourceful and systematic approach.

Team oriented

  • Requirements gathering
  • Quoting and estimating
  • Time management
  • Project management
  • Materials handling
  • Hand tool operations
  • Safety behaviors expertise
  • Standard operating procedures understanding
  • Forklift driving
  • Team building
  • Troubleshooting
  • Coordination
  • Supervision
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Organizational skills
  • Communication
  • Project planning
  • Multitasking
01/2016 to 01/2020
Independent Contractor Rooms To Go Brentwood, TN,
  • Reviewed customer requests, resolved questions and defined specifications before completing Remodels.
  • Managed quality of Installation process and maintained high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Delivered high level of customer service and support by answering questions and meeting customers needs by following Installation Code.
  • Connected components and power sources to complete installations of Floor remodels.
  • Read and understood specifications, drawings and blueprints to complete accurate, high-quality work.
  • Reduced wasteful spending by accurately cutting Flooring and Trim materials according to specifications.
  • Identified and eliminated hazards with Hand drills and other tools to prevent many safety problems.
  • Prepared sites for concrete work and woodwork by leveling or contouring ground.
  • Operated overhead lifts to move heavy and bulky work materials.
  • Assessed installation locations to verify structural integrity necessary for flooring code
01/2014 to 01/2015
Furniture Assembler Servicemaster Restoration Services Eureka, CA,
  • Assembled machinery from component parts, following prescribed instructions to support correct configurations.
  • Assessed work for errors or compliance issues and made corrections and modifications when necessary.
  • Assembled building material components, including wall panels and roof and floor trusses.
  • Improved knowledge and productivity through continuous education and learning from foreman and senior assemblers.
  • Inserted and positioned materials and clamped, spliced and fitted parts using hand and power tools.
  • Retrieved correct materials from product inventory to perform various fabrication duties.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Kept team on track by assigning and supervising their activities and giving constructive feedback.
  • Delivered assembled products to customer locations on time.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
01/2013 to 12/2013
Carpet Cleaning Technician Universal Cleaning City, STATE,
  • Submitted and explained verbal and written estimates of cleaning services costs in advance.
  • Completed average of [Number] cleaning projects per day, with [Number]% excellent survey ratings and multiple repeat customers.
  • Expanded cleaning services to tile, grout and hardwood floors upon customer advance request.
  • Cleaned and sanitized carpets and upholstery using steam cleaners for [Number] residential and commercial customers.
  • Instructed customers on proper carpet and upholstery care and sold cleaning products for various surfaces.
  • Performed carpet and upholstery cleaning using chemicals and shampoo periodically, building expertise to compare alternative cleaning processes.
  • Equipped truck with applicable tools, equipment and cleaning materials before arriving at client site and verified full return to truck after cleaning.
  • Inspected carpets and upholstery before beginning and pinpointed specific cleaning needs and processes to apply.
  • Explained cleaning process to residential customers upon arrival at home and answered questions.
  • Confirmed customer satisfaction with cleaning and overall service before leaving home or business.
  • Moved furniture to allow thorough cleaning of designated carpet surfaces and returned to position, using protective padding if needed.
  • Maintained cleaning machines and tools and verified excellent condition before using at customer site.
  • Used special treatments to remove stains without damaging surfaces.
  • Maintained safe working environment at all times to avoid injury to workers, owners, children or pets.
  • Performed in-depth cleaning of home environments, including carpets, rugs, tile and grout, furniture and mattresses.
  • Assessed previously stained areas for complete removal and sprayed room freshener to complete cleaning process.
  • Provided every customer with top-notch service and satisfied each client's individual needs.
  • Maintained janitorial equipment and performed minor repairs to extend machine life and avoid malfunctions.
  • Stripped, sealed, finished and polished floors to maintain appearance and remove scratches.
  • Organized custodial closets to easily find equipment and supplies.
  • Handled, mixed and stored chemical cleaners in compliance with safety requirements and standard operating procedures.
  • Operated carpet extractors and floor buffers while adhering to all corporate safety measures.
  • Adhered to safety processes for manual and electric cleaning equipment to minimize risk.
  • Sorted and disposed of trash and recycling materials to keep common areas clean and organized.
  • Mopped and vacuumed floors and dusted furniture to maintain organized, professional appearance at all times.
  • Wiped down various surfaces using approved cleaning products to prevent growth of bacteria and viruses.
  • Used industrial cleaning equipment to quickly complete custodial tasks.
  • Identified major repair and maintenance needs and notified management of concerns.
  • Moved heavy furniture, equipment and supplies with hand trucks.
  • Checked inventory for required supplies and made lists for needed cleaning products.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2012
High School Diploma:
Needham Broughton High School - Raleigh, NC

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School Attended

  • Needham Broughton High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Independent Contractor
  • Furniture Assembler
  • Carpet Cleaning Technician


  • High School Diploma

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