journeyman carpenter resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Team-oriented individual highly skilled in blueprint reading and commercial carpentry. Desiring a Journeyman Carpenter position with a cabinetry company.

  • Finishing Techniques
  • Plaster and Seam Work
  • Hardware Installation
  • Site Inspection
  • Subflooring Installation
  • Problem Solving
  • Hazardous Materials Removal
  • Work Crew Coordination
  • Carpentry and Woodworking
  • Client Relations
  • Materials Selection
  • Precision and Accuracy
  • Hand and Power Tool Operation
  • Demolition and Cleanup
  • Residential and Commercial Renovations
  • Interpreting Blueprints
  • Structure Assembly
  • Minor Plumbing and Welding
  • Stud Framing
  • Deck Construction
Work History
Journeyman Carpenter, 08/2021 - 01/2022
Nana Regional Corporation Missoula, MT,
  • Read and interpreted blueprints, sketches and specifications to understand job.
  • Installed and repaired woodwork, millwork and cabinetry.
  • Checked measurements and completed accurate cuts to prevent materials waste and maintain cost controls.
  • Organized project work by reading blueprints and assessing job specifications to determine optimal plans.
Fire Chief, 12/2015 - 08/2019
Department Of Veterans Affairs Corpus Christi, TX,
  • Conducted periodic firefighter written performance evaluations and completed written recommendations on probationary firefighters.
  • Supervised firehouse operations, maintaining inventory and liaising with vendors to secure necessary supplies.
  • Optimized fire services management with introduction of new systems, policies, procedures, and tools.
  • Maintained and refurbished equipment to improve operational capability.
  • Inspected apparatus, equipment, grounds and stations for proper order and condition.
  • Oversaw proper implementation of best practices, policies, and procedures in alignment with regulations and operational needs.
  • Supervised cleaning and maintenance of buildings, rooms, and equipment.
  • Coordinated, scheduled, and maintained team resources to achieve top levels of operational readiness.
  • Directed work of 35 firefighters engaged in extinguishing fires.
  • Implemented comprehensive training operations, inspections, and performance evaluations.
  • Assessed scenes, coordinated responses and communicated critical details to superiors through two-way radios.
  • Evaluated team performance and implemented strategies to close gaps in skills or knowledge.
  • Maintained required maps and records.
  • Created fire prevention courses to educate general public.
  • Led team in fighting fires and exercised considerable judgment in deciding best way to extinguish based on type of fuel and environment.
  • Assigned firefighters to jobs at strategic locations to facilitate rescue of persons and maximize application of extinguishing agents.
  • Inspected buildings to determine fire risk and advise owners on prevention methods.
  • Oversaw scene operations and assigned firefighters to strategic locations.
  • Inspected stations, uniforms and vehicles regularly for signs of maintenance needs or general professionalism.
  • Trained, oversaw and corrected personnel fighting fires.
  • Arranged emergency medical services for victims of fires and other incidents.
  • Checked fire suppression equipment regularly and oversaw upkeep.
Petty Officer Second Class, 04/1989 - 11/2009
City Of Farmington Farmington, MN,
  • Mentored and supervised 30 personnel within unit, providing positive guidance for professional and personal development.
  • Operated electronic sensors and Top Secret computer systems to collect, analyze and disseminate electronic intelligence.
  • Supervised logistical functions to support battalion of the 7thFleet.
  • Drafted messages and reports to inform leadership of current situations using Crypto tech.
  • Trained Numerous junior officers to develop officers into future leaders.
  • Directed safe and secure operations of over Million dollars worth of government property, resulting in no loss of equipment or negative incidents.
Fire Fighter, 03/1986 - 03/1989
California Department Of Forestry City, STATE,
  • Maintained strong knowledge of firefighting principles and suppression methods, which enabled proper decision-making in emergency situations.
  • Educated public and community members on fire safety and prevention methods to provide life-saving techniques.
  • Drove and operated structural pumpers, tankers, ladders and service vehicles to aid in rescue operations.
  • Acted quickly to contain hazardous chemicals likely to catch fire, leak or spill.
  • Directed evacuations during fires and emergencies to avoid fatalities, injuries and panic.
  • Checked fire and life safety systems and equipment for proper placement at properties.
  • Inspected apparatus, equipment, grounds and stations for proper order and condition.
  • Patrolled burnt areas after fires to locate and eliminate hot spots that could flare or rekindle.
  • Inspected equipment following each fire call to ascertain effective functionality of hoses, breathing masks and fire tools.
  • Removed individuals from dangerous situations and offered emergency assistance for minor and critical concerns.
  • Initiated first aid measures to alleviate further injury and prepared victims for transport to medical facilities.
  • Operated pumping engine to direct water pressure in hose and nozzle for most efficient operation.
  • Evaluated situation at emergency sites to determine and execute most effective methods for saving life and property.
No Degree: Arson Investigation/ Certified Chief Fire Officer , Expected in
CCSP Training Centers - Sacramento, CA,
Status -
Bachelor of Science: , Expected in 03/1989
Mt San Antonio College - Walnut, CA
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1986
G Del Valle High - Livermore, CA,
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • CCSP Training Centers
  • Mt San Antonio College
  • G Del Valle High

Job Titles Held:

  • Journeyman Carpenter
  • Fire Chief
  • Petty Officer Second Class
  • Fire Fighter


  • No Degree
  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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