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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Reliable General Laborer offering consistent work history of quality in projects. Strong teamwork skills to complete tasks within deadlines. Well-versed in safely using power tools, loading and unloading materials.

Skills
  • Forklift driving
  • Standard operating procedures understanding
  • Safety behaviors expertise
  • Hand tool operations
  • Materials handling
  • Equipment operation
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • PPE use
  • Time management
  • Flexible
  • Working collaboratively
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Decision-making
  • Critical thinking
  • Work ethic
  • Team management
  • Analytical
  • Relationship building
Experience
01/2016 to Current Laborer Cranford Construction | Bryant, AR,
  • Maintained clean, safe working environment by removing waste from job site prior to shift completion.
  • Logged inventory of materials to maintain access to supplies.
  • Performed heavy labor such as ditch digging, paving and hauling.
  • Operated air, electric and pneumatic drills to perform light fabrication for product sub-assembly.
  • Operated overhead lifts to move heavy and bulky work materials.
  • Participated in company training sessions to improve skills and boost process knowledge.
  • Coordinated communication between equipment operators via two-way radios and hand signals.
  • Cut materials into specified sizes for installation using tile cutters and power saws.
  • Loaded and unloaded daily material shipments, keeping products organized and secure to prevent damage and optimize handling.
  • Used picks and shovels to dig, spread and level dirt and gravel.
  • Reported safety violations to supervisor to reduce risks and accidents.
  • Collaborated with craft teams to complete large-scale construction projects.
  • Troubleshot tool malfunctions and executed swift repairs to reduce downtime.
  • Adhered to all OSHA operating and safety standards and company policies, rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Operated pallet jacks and forklifts to load and unload supplies and materials.
  • Collaborated with team members to complete assigned tasks and meet tight deadlines.
  • Monitored team member work and assisted with accomplishing objectives.
  • Printed shipping labels for boxes and packages.
  • Built temporary structures to hold back slopes or allow skilled workers to reach greater heights and complete job tasks.
  • Assisted project planning by using laser measuring equipment and marking paint for project element placement.
  • Performed repetitive assembly tasks with hand and power tools and automated equipment.
  • Prepared surfaces for special finishing applications with use of chemical solutions or by physically removing imperfections.
  • Read and understood specifications, drawings and blueprints to complete accurate, high-quality work.
  • Met company and OSHA safety guidelines for work site operations to minimize worker risk.
  • Operated palletizer machinery to stack finished product on pallets.
  • Reduced wasteful spending by accurately cutting materials according to specifications.
  • Installed bracing, padding or strapping to prevent shifting or damage to items being transported.
  • Built and disassembled scaffolds, bracing and barricades to assist in vertical construction activities.
  • Sorted and placed materials or items on racks, shelves or in bins to keep warehouse organized.
  • Trained in plumbing, carpentry, painting, plastering, machine servicing and installation.
01/2002 to 07/2015 Carpenter Apprentice Cleveland Construction-Interiors | Cleveland, OH,
  • Installed, assembled and repaired woodwork, millwork, cabinetry and trim under supervision of master carpenter.
  • Encouraged feedback from foreman and trade workers on site to incorporate suggestions into later work.
  • Read and interpreted specifications and construction drawings to determine best techniques to complete each job.
  • Cut materials on job site to prepare for installation.
  • Installed drywall, ceilings, and trim and fabricated replacement trim and moldings.
  • Obtained strong understanding of residential and commercial building codes.
  • Uncovered product defects and addressed with job foreman.
  • Cleaned job site after work completion and disposed of debris in proper containers.
  • Followed OSHA and corporate safety regulations and procedures.
  • Installed cabinets, base cabinets and crown molding.
  • Shaped materials to exact measurements for job requirements using hand tools and power equipment.
  • Installed building structures such as windows, trim and cabinetry alone or with assistants to meet job deadlines.
  • Identified and requested any and all PPE necessary to perform tasks.
  • Planned work based on blueprints and individual project specifications.
  • Used band, circular, jig, reciprocating, chop and compound miter saws.
  • Cut and installed tile and hardwood flooring for residential and commercial buildings.
  • Installed floor joists, trusses and rafters.
  • Anchored and braced forms and other structures in place to complete precise joining and high-quality work.
  • Cut timber, panels and other wooden materials according to measured dimensions.
  • Prepared, cut and installed custom cabinetry, built-in bookcases and staircases.
  • Applied acoustic paneling to ceilings or walls to complete specified level of sound absorption and rebound.
  • Protected flooring installations by covering subfloors to prevent moisture buildup.
  • Organized assigned tasks for completion on individual and team levels.
  • Built and stained oak casing and hardwood floors for residential clients.
  • Set windows and layouts for stairs and common rafters.
  • Examined buildings and project specifications to determine measurements and dimensions.
  • Contracted specialty sub-contractors for special trade jobs or installations.
  • Helped with movement of materials and equipment to different job sites.
  • Promoted team safety by keeping work areas free of hazards.
  • Operated terrain telescoping forklift, backhoe, skid steer and tractor.
  • Framed new construction of single-family homes and townhomes.
07/1998 to 07/1998 General Laborer The Andersons, Inc. | Saddle Brook, NJ,

On and off temp work for many years.

  • Operated pallet jacks and forklifts to load and unload supplies and materials.
  • Troubleshot tool malfunctions and executed swift repairs to reduce downtime.
  • Performed repetitive assembly tasks with hand and power tools and automated equipment.
  • Participated in company training sessions to improve skills and boost process knowledge.
  • Collaborated with team members to complete assigned tasks and meet tight deadlines.
  • Operated palletizer machinery to stack finished product on pallets.
  • Sorted and placed materials or items on racks, shelves or in bins to keep warehouse organized.
  • Installed bracing, padding or strapping to prevent shifting or damage to items being transported.
  • Operated air, electric and pneumatic drills to perform light fabrication for product sub-assembly.
  • Adhered to all OSHA operating and safety standards and company policies, rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Reported safety violations to supervisor to reduce risks and accidents.
  • Maintained clean, safe working environment by removing waste from job site prior to shift completion.
  • Cut materials into specified sizes for installation using tile cutters and power saws.
  • Built temporary structures to hold back slopes or allow skilled workers to reach greater heights and complete job tasks.
  • Met company and OSHA safety guidelines for work site operations to minimize worker risk.
  • Read and understood specifications, drawings and blueprints to complete accurate, high-quality work.
  • Trained in plumbing, carpentry, painting, plastering, machine servicing and installation.
  • Prepared surfaces for special finishing applications with use of chemical solutions or by physically removing imperfections.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1997 to to High School Diploma | New Bedford High School, New Bedford, MA GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • New Bedford High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Laborer
  • Carpenter Apprentice
  • General Laborer

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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