lead carpenter resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
I am seeking employment with a company in which I can display my strengths and continue to grow professionally. I have strong manufacturing and customer service skills, and believe I can be an asset to your business.  I am a quick learning, hardworking individual who will strive to surpass any company's goals.
Lead Carpenter, 06/2014 to Present
Veterans Health AdministrationPortland, ME,
  • Select and order material for new clients.
  • Deliver all the correct tools and material to correct job location.
  • Work with customers in picking materials (tiles, hardwood floors, paint, and roofs) then speak with customers about their budget to insure client is happy with their decisions.
  • Our clientele consists of residential personal private homes, schools, and other commercial businesses.
  • Precisely measure and cut material for each job (tiles, hardwood floors, shingles and strips of flashing for roofs) along with any other material we may use that day.
  • Assist in other business areas such as electrical and plumbing.
  • Dug trenches, backfilled holes and compacted earth to prepare for new projects.
  • Install chain link and wooden fences.
  • Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean environment.
  • Install structures and/or fixtures; such as windows, frames, flooring, trim, or hardware.
  • Inspect ceilings, floor tile, wall coverings, siding, glass, or woodwork to detect broken or damaged structures.
  • Then remove, repair, or replace damaged or defective sections.
  • Erect scaffolding or ladders for assembling structures above ground.
  • Make sure, at the end of the day, all crew members follow company procedures to maintain the work environment in a neat and orderly condition.
  • Cleaned and properly store all paint equipment and supplies.
  • Remove all debris, garbage and damaged or defective items from the premises.
  • All garbage and unstable material is disposed of at the correct facility or location.
  • Once our crew leaves for the day, our work site will look like we were never there.
  • Can provide a portfolio on request.
Waiter, 09/2011 to 01/2014
VacasaAnna Maria Island, FL,
  • Greeted guests, present menus and answer questions about menu items, making recommendations upon request.
  • Describe and recommend wines to guests.
  • Take orders from guests for food and/or beverages.
  • Write these orders on order slips, memorize orders, and enter orders into computers for transmittal to kitchen staff.
  • Check guests identification to make certain they meet age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Bring wine to guest table with appropriate glasses, present wine to guests, and pour the wine for them.
  • Personally return orders to guests, confirm there was nothing missed on the production line and verify each plate is hot, correct and visually stunning.
  • Made sure every guest table is clear of clutter and left with all finished plates and drinks.
  • Had no problem going above and beyond for guests to correct any issue or even being entertaining for a more enjoyable experience.
  • Closed out guests by offering to-go boxes; Bring guest's bill; Closing the bill by cash or credit card.
  • Also confirm each guest was impressed with service and everything was to their liking.
  • Closing Duties: Made certain tables for next day are ready by refilling condiments, setting out newly rolled silverware; Cleaned various machines used that day.
  • Helped set up for events, such as the annual New Year's Eve Beach Party.
  • On, was recognized as the number one server at the restaurant for outstanding service during my time there.
Grill Master, 04/2009 to 01/1
Monterey Bay CannersCity, STATE,
  • Daily preparation of food for lunch and dinner rushes, while following Food Safety and Sanitation laws for California.
  • In charge of all grill items being cooked to order.
  • Proper plating of food before it goes to customer.
  • Maintained proper cleaning and temperature control in all facets of the restaurant by following the strict guidelines set by Food Safety and Sanitation services per the state of California.
  • Took leadership role of kitchen to maintain constant communication between team members (including cooks and wait staff).
  • That way we could operate fluidly to guarantee food went out correctly and in a timely manner.
  • This insured each customer left with a smile.
Warehouse Engineer, 02/1998 to 11/2008
Whickes Furniture Vernon HillsCity, STATE,
  • Created shipping manifests for orders on outgoing trucks, received shipping manifests from incoming shipment trucks, and loaded and unloaded each truck.
  • Inventory control of warehouse and in store.
  • Customer Service.
  • Located customers purchases in warehouse and confirmed merchandise was loaded and secured safely and properly to customers vehicle.
  • Set-up show room floor by following diagrams sent from corporate.
  • Moved warehouse inventory by use of forklift.
  • Made sure every customer had a good experience and left with their purchase happy and satisfied.
  • Clean and maintain supplies, tools, equipment, and storage areas in order to insure compliance with safety regulations.
  • Examine and inspect inventory for wear or defects, reporting any damages to supervisors.
  • Dispose of damaged or defective items, or return them to vendor.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 1998
Naperville North High School - Naperville, IL

Strong math and critical thinking skills

Excellent with time management, and always meets deadlines

Intermediate computer knowledge

Provides outstanding customer service

Fast learner who always strives to surpass expectations, even my own

Fine motor skills with experience using a forklift and other machinery

Equipment maintenance

Can accurately read, understand, and carry out written instructions

Dedicated, dependable, reliable, energetic individual with a strong work ethic, who possesses strong problem solving skills, has high attention to detail, and works well in a fast paced work environment

Am comfortable with any job tasked to me.  No job is too big for me to take on

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School Attended

  • Naperville North High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Carpenter
  • Waiter
  • Grill Master
  • Warehouse Engineer


  • High School Diploma

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