lead carpenter resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Skilled carpenter bringing more than 29 years of Construction, Management, Maintenance and Prevention experience. Excellent organizational, planning and time management abilities with advanced skills in rough and finish carpentry. Effectively manage supplies and crews to keep worksites smooth, efficient and safe.

  • Project Management
  • Welding and Electrical Knowledge
  • Demolition
  • Commercial Construction
  • Blueprint Interpretation
  • Flooring Construction
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Project Planning
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Staff Management
  • Structural Repairs
  • OSHA Training
  • Lifts up to 79 Pounds
  • Contract Management
  • Equipment Management
  • Form Systems Knowledge
  • Construction Management
  • Strong Analytical and Communication Skills
  • Basic Electrical Knowledge
  • General Laborer
  • OSHA Regulations
  • Log Home Construction
Lead Carpenter, 04/2018 - 02/2023
Habitat For Humanity Bridgewater, NJ,
  • Planned work based on blueprints and individual project specifications.
  • Shaped materials to exact measurements for job requirements with hand tools and power equipment.
  • Performed various carpentry duties, including both rough and finish carpentry.
  • Prioritized work, keeping carpentry jobs on task and within budget.
  • Promoted team safety by keeping work areas free of hazards.
  • Studied blueprints, sketches or building plans to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and materials required.
  • Measured, cut and installed staircase spindles.
  • Procured and completed required permit approvals prior to starting projects.
  • Applied acoustic paneling to ceilings and walls to adjust sound absorption and rebound within rooms.
  • Laid and stained oak casings and hardwood floors.
  • Cut and installed tile and hardwood flooring for residential and commercial buildings.
  • Applied design-specific wood and composite trim according to architectural plans and neighborhood regulations.
  • Shaped or cut materials to proper measurements using hand tools, machines or power saws.
  • Installed cabinets, base cabinets and crown molding.
  • Cut timber, panels and other wooden materials according to measured dimensions.
  • Used band, circular and compound miter saws.
  • Positioned and installed floor joists, trusses and rafters.
  • Examined buildings and project specifications to determine measurements.
  • Repaired or replaced damaged or defective parts using power tools and equipment.
  • Conducted inspections, diagnosed problems, took measurements and made necessary adjustments to complete projects according to specifications.
  • Installed building windows, trim and cabinetry alone or with assistants to meet job deadlines.
  • Contracted and collaborated with specialty sub-contractors for special trade jobs or installations.
  • Used various carpenter's hand tools, portable power tools and standard measuring instruments.
  • Met with customers to help design custom entertainment centers, china cabinets, mantels and kitchen cabinets for residential homes.
  • Anchored and braced forms to complete precise joining.
  • Led apprentices and trainees in building construction and renovation.
Machine Operator, 01/2015 - 01/2018
Dixon Valve Salt Lake City, UT,
  • Documented daily production data and submitted accurate time logs to keep management up-to-date.
  • Prepared machine for production processes by equipping with required tools and parts.
  • Verified production orders prior to starting set-up.
  • Manipulated controls to set, activate and adjust mechanisms on machinery.
  • Set up machines for various jobs to maintain compliance with manufacturing thresholds and waste reduction initiatives.
  • Conducted preventable maintenance on process line and quickly resolved production problems to minimize downtime.
  • Lubricated parts and performed minor maintenance to improve machine function.
  • Maintained assigned equipment and performed daily inspections to increase equipment longevity and cut costs.
Head of Maintenance, 01/2015 - 01/2018
Mahle, Inc. Mcconnelsville, OH,
  • Delegated daily tasks to employees to manage resources and meet deadlines.
  • Performed continuous evaluations of building systems and oversaw preventive maintenance.
  • Put in place clear processes for repairs, system updates and building enhancements.
  • Supervised preventive maintenance projects, employee tasks and performance and adherence to safety standards.
  • Implemented improved training procedures to better develop new personnel.
  • Set and managed policies covering building systems operation and maintenance.
  • Managed safety and fire protection planning, preparation and employee drills.
  • Directed bidding and selection processes to find external contractors for specialized projects.
  • Managed team of employees, daily progress reports and overall project planning.
  • Monitored supply levels and requested new items to maintain completing daily cleaning tasks.
  • Communicated with maintenance team on damages to repair.
Education and Training
GED: , Expected in 06/1997
Pickaway-Ross Career And Technology Center - Chillicothe, OH
Status -
  • OSHA 10- 2016

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School Attended

  • Pickaway-Ross Career And Technology Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Carpenter
  • Machine Operator
  • Head of Maintenance


  • GED

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