Dedicated carpenter, foreman, and project manager with 25 years experience in commercial construction, residential buildings, steel buildings, renovations and property
management. Capable of managing projects from conception to completion. Highly effective at taking on multiple
projects at once.
Heavy equipment operation
Crane rigging, signaling & oiling
Landscape design & installation
Abnormal Operating Procedures
CPR & First Aid
Excavating & grading
Carpenter's Union Local 1934
OSHA & MSHA
Conduit bending & installation
Boom & scissor lifts
Powder actuated tools
Fall protection & PPE
03/1998 to Current
Journeyman CarpenterUnited Brotherhood of Carpenters – St. Paul, MN
Prepared and followed through on all required punch lists.
Provided safety kits to all construction personnel, which complied with safety protocols for the job site.
Guided and directed third-party inspectors through project construction.
Implemented systems to improve process efficiency and reduce project duration.
Scheduled all contractors and materials deliveries.
Installed concrete forms and assisted in pouring foundations, walls, floors, bridges, girders, piers, retaining walls and dams.
Installed wood and metal framing, trusses, drywall, doors, base, case, acoustical ceilings, backer board, counters, cabinets and windows in residential and commercial buildings.
Constructed residential decks, carports, garages and sunrooms.
Constructed safety provisions, including scaffolding, gang ladders, perimeter railings, fall protection and temporary covers.
Repaired and remodeled wood, iron, chain link and vinyl fencing.
Followed established job site safety regulations and maintained a safe and clean work area.
Planned and executed work with the proper tools and materials to maximize efficiency.
Read and interpreted blueprints and construction documents to determine project directives.
Built cooling towers in chemical plants and power plants.
Installed commercial office furniture and access floor systems.
Projects include hospitals, schools, power plants, chemical plants, airports, highways, bridges, shopping malls, multi-story buildings, cooling towers, dams, pipelines, tank farms and within confined spaces.
Effectively used all fasteners such as nails, screws, pneumatic nailing systems, concrete anchors, powder-actuated fasteners and framing connectors.
Properly poured, set and cured concrete.
08/1998 to Current
Owner of Property Management CompanyR.L. Lewis Company – Boy River, MN
Operate a property management company.
Obtain blueprints, sketches and verbal instructions.
Minimized disruption of client space and thoroughly cleaned up after the completion of each job.
Maintain thorough and accurate records.
Develope and execute layout and installation of electrical wiring, plumbing and fixtures based on job terms and city regulations.
Provide outstanding customer service.
Prepare and administer preventative maintenance work orders.
Develope, review and submit property operating and capital budgets.
Introduce and monitor effective lease renewal programs.
Analyze and evaluate monthly and quarterly financial statements.
Maximize rental income while minimizing expenses through effective planning and control.
Prepare specifications, solicite bids and approve subcontracts for building services.
Communicate effectively with owners, residents and on-site associates.
Maintain a sufficient number of units so that they are market-ready at all times.
Monitor the timely receipt and reconciliation of rent collections in accordance with landlord and resident statutes.
Schedule contractors and subcontractors.
Generate professional networks by engaging in professional, industry and government organizations.
Managed a community of over 100 apartment homes on a 10 acre complex.
Completed annual rent calculations using housing database software.
Developed and executed plan to achieve and maintain 90% or better rate of occupancy.
Coordinated with janitorial and engineering staff on maintenance and upkeep.
Maintain all landscaping and parking areas.
Installed all new plumbing, electrical, kitchens and baths.
Operated heavy equipment, including 50 ton dump trucks, 40 ton articulating dump trucks, front loaders, forklifts, bulldozers, backhoes, excavators, rollers and tractors.
Building Inspections, safety inspections, building appraising, concrete and blacktop density testing using a nuclear density gauge.
Directed all phases of commercial and residential projects, from ground breaking till turn over.
03/2014 to 10/2014
Heavy Equipment OperatorOhio Operating Engineers – Columbus, OH.
Maintained equipment in good working order by checking fluid levels and greasing and fueling machines.
Worked on bridges, roads, in active quarries and mines.
Operated heavy equipment, including front loaders, backhoes, tractors, excavators, 40 ton articulating dump trucks, 50 ton dump trucks and skid loaders.
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