lead carpenter resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Perform detail-oriented and precise carpentry work with every job. Focused on outperforming customer expectations while accomplishing budget and timeline demands. Direct work of assistants while teaching common and advanced carpentry abilities.

Detail-oriented Carpenter with twelve years of experience working with clients to plan and execute construction projects. Talented in wood, metal, concrete fabrication and installation with expertise in reading blueprints, schematics and instructions constructing various building and equipment designs. Demonstrated success supervising teams of up to four helpers and/or sub contractors.

Reliable worker with strong mechanical aptitude and willingness to learn. Master Carpenter motivated to learn new trades and skills. Interested in growing career knowledge, experience and fostering leadership capabilities.

  • Exceptional finish carpentry skills
  • Scaffolding construction
  • Blueprints and schematics
  • Safety and compliance
  • Project estimation and bidding
  • Heavy equipment operation
  • Construction management
  • Shaping and cutting
  • Sales closing
  • Carpentry
  • Materials handling and transport
  • Work site preparation
  • Equipment setup and maintenance
  • Hazardous materials handling
  • Confidentiality
  • Customer service
Work History
01/2018 to Current
Lead Carpenter Habitat For Humanity Port Angeles, WA,
  • Cut and shaped materials to meet outlined measurements using equipment an.
  • Organized project work by reading blueprints and assessing job specifications to determine optimal plans.
  • Completed independent or team installations of building structures, including trim, flooring and cabinetry.
  • Completed precise joining and high-quality finish work by properly anchoring and bracing structures.
  • Kept team members safe and job sites free of hazards by maintaining good organizational skills at all stages.
  • Met with clients to set out project goals, scope and requirements and drafted blueprints for review and final approval.
  • Inspected job site location to evaluate for code violations and coordinated necessary maintenance or repairs.
  • Carefully read blueprints, sketches and technical drawings to inform comprehensive understanding of project scope and specifications.
  • Calculated dimensions and amount of needed materials by accurately measuring job site and structures.
  • Operated equipment such as front loader, forklift and excavator.
  • Supported technicians in equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Employed wide variety of hand and power tools including hoists, drills, precision measuring instruments and electronic testing devices.
  • Consistently assumed additional responsibilities and worked extended hours to meet project deadlines.
  • Maintained positive relationships with all customers.
  • Safely operated mowers, chain saws, electric clippers, sod cutters and pruning saws to clear construction sites, roadbeds and access roads.
  • Accurately read, understood, and carried out written instructions.
  • Operated wide variety of equipment including power saws, sanders, grinders, cranes drill press, forklift and basic hand tools.
03/2014 to 12/2017
Owner/Operator Lineage Logistics Corona, NY,
  • Operated buffers, steamers, hoses, vacuums and other equipment to meet service expectations.
  • Painted engine components and related parts by using spray gun or aerosol can and masking material.
  • Interacted face-to-face with customers to understand vehicle detailing needs and ensure quality satisfaction.
  • Cleaned engine and engine compartment with steam cleaning equipment and various cleaning agents to remove grease and grime.
  • Used cleaning, protective and restorative agents to maintain and enhance appearance of vehicles.
  • Mixed cleaning solutions, abrasive compositions and other compounds to clean interior and exterior of vehicle.
  • Developed exceptional attendance record with special attention to punctuality and preparation to work upon arrival.
  • Maintained regular contact with clients and identified opportunities to deliver added value to client relationships.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated agreements between parties in order to reach win-win solutions to disagreements and clarify misunderstandings.
  • Received incoming calls and messages and addressed or triaged phone requests.
  • Collaborated with owners and managers to identify ways to improve services for clients.
06/2012 to 12/2017
General Contractor Super Service Today Lawrence, MA,
  • Reviewed monthly requisitions for accuracy and completeness, reconciled transactions and determined payment approval statuses.
  • Analyzed financial information related to payroll, capital projects, operating expenses, professional service contracts and office supplies and equipment to examine budget needs.
  • Interacted with contractors, subcontractors and suppliers to guide cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Tracked customer shipment requirements to improve customer satisfaction while increasing service efficiencies.
  • Investigated and resolved customer complaints to foster satisfaction.
  • Generated new business leads through direct customer engagement, deploying inbound and outbound marketing tactics and developing and optimizing informative content.
  • Assessed construction project plans, spoke with clients or designers and visited job site to better understand project scope and client desires.
  • Obtained building and specialty permits from local jurisdictional agencies.
  • Installed new structures, updated systems and replaced worn components to bring buildings up to current codes.
  • Loaded, unloaded and moved material to and from storage and production areas.
  • Consulted with customers to understand desires and help each owner meet individual property objectives.
  • Scheduled utility service providers according to project timelines.
  • Determined project schedule, including sequencing all construction activities for optimal efficiency.
Expected in 06/2003 to to
High School Diploma : Woodworking, Mechanics And Computer Science
Tillamook High School - Tillamook, OR

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School Attended

  • Tillamook High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Carpenter
  • Owner/Operator
  • General Contractor


  • High School Diploma

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