Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Seasoned Carpenter with 12 years experience completing construction and remodeling projects of varying scales. Skilled at fulfilling roles ranging from lead carpenter to project manager. Ready to provide vital support to work site teams. Lead carpenter provides high-quality carpentry through precise and detail-oriented approaches. Driven to exceed customer expectations while meeting all budget and schedule requirements. Regularly leads helpers and instructs less experienced professionals in basic and advanced techniques. Dedicated Carpenter delivering high-quality work on residential, commercial and industrial projects. Gifted in woodwork fabrication and installation with strong work ethic. Work effectively both independently and within construction teams.

  • Form systems knowledge
  • Welding and electrical knowledge
  • Flooring construction
  • General laborer
  • OSHA training
  • Basic electrical knowledge
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Valid Va driver's license
  • Blueprint interpretation
  • Project management
  • Construction background
  • Able to lift 100+ pounds
  • Safety oversight
01/2016 to Current
Lead Carpenter Mt. San Antonio College Walnut, CA,
  • Shaped materials to exact measurements for job requirements using hand tools and power equipment.
  • Promoted team safety by keeping work areas free of hazards.
  • Installed building structures such as windows, trim and cabinetry alone or with assistants to meet job deadlines.
  • Planned work based on blueprints and individual project specifications.
  • Met with customers to help design custom entertainment centers, china cabinets, mantels and kitchen cabinets for residential homes.
  • Used band, circular, jig, reciprocating, chop and compound miter saws.
  • Cut timber, panels and other wooden materials according to measured dimensions.
  • Installed floor joists, trusses and rafters.
  • Framed new construction of single-family homes and townhomes.
  • Operated terrain telescoping forklift, backhoe, skid steer and tractor.
  • Identified and requested PPE necessary to perform tasks.
  • Organized assigned tasks for completion on individual and team levels.
  • Set windows and layouts for stairs and common rafters.
  • Cut and installed tile and hardwood flooring for residential and commercial buildings.
  • Calculated accurate material estimates to create quotes for clients .
  • Contracted specialty sub-contractors for special trade jobs or installations.
  • Secured all required permit approvals prior to starting projects.
05/2014 to 10/2017
Stonemason United Rentals Amarillo, TX,
  • Cut, trimmed and shaped stone to achieve tight fits and attractive designs for each customer.
  • Removed excess materials and smoothed surfaces to achieve desired finishes.
  • Guided large stones onto foundation locations using truck cranes, hoists and skids.
  • Laid building materials such as ceramic tile, bricks, concrete blocks and glass blocks using mortar or other substances to join.
  • Communicated with customers before starting work to inform of noise, obstructions or interruptions.
  • Restored mortar joints by removing mortar to exact depth using [Tool] to replace with fresh mortar.
  • Built bracing systems, forms and supports for pouring foundations and construction.
  • Prepared concrete by mixing water with cement, sand and gravel.
  • Laid bricks or blocks in the proper configurations according to plans.
03/2013 to 12/2016
Scaffold Builder Huntington Ingalls Industries Ridgecrest, CA,
  • Safely constructed hung, tube and clip and modular scaffolding systems.
  • Safely and accurately built scaffolding in confined spaces like cooling towers.
  • Operated machinery in busy environments and maintained safety around equipment, people and other projects.
  • Removed and disassembled scaffolding and pieces weighing over [Number] pounds at end of each shift or project and loaded all materials into trucks.
  • Unloaded equipment and materials and moved supplies around on job sites in various weather conditions.
  • Took accurate measurements to calculate size and amount of materials needed for project completion.
  • Consistently constructed square and level projects.
  • Utilized various tools, equipment, materials and forming systems to complete construction tasks.
  • Removed damaged or defective parts or sections of structures and repaired or replaced using hand tools.
  • Reviewed and analyzed blueprints and other technical drawings to establish full understanding of project requirements.
03/2009 to 09/2011
General Foreman All Pro Landscape Services City, STATE,
  • Documented labor hours, crew attendance and individual performance.
  • Followed all rules and regulations to keep job sites safe for workers, contractors and visitors.
  • Performed final walkthroughs of each job and prepared reports.
  • Delegated duties to employees based on skillset.
  • Reported project progress, site problems and labor status to supervisors.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2009
High School Diploma:
Deep Creek High School - Chesapeake, VA

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