Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Licensed General Contractor knowledgeable in construction protocols and standards. Offering more than 6 years of successfully landing projects that exceed client expectations and meet budgetary constraints. Considered a top notch professional with exceptional composure. Talented Contractor versed in budget administration, project management and team leadership. Familiar with local building codes and High standards, permitting processes and top subcontractors. Expert in Home Remodeling, Home Build & improvements construction. Knowledgeable individual skilled in multiple trades, including electrical, plumbing and carpentry. Successful General Contractor successful working with various personalities and meeting very tight deadlines on variety of commercial and residential projects. Reliable General Contractor with a commitment to safety and experienced in residential renovations. An energetic professional with more than 20 years' expertise leading subcontractors and observing tight deadlines. Ready to apply great carpentry and plumbing skills in a new role with a great company. Goal-driven General Contractor dedicated to providing high-quality construction services to discerning clients. Offering first-rate construction management and field supervision expertise. Skillful in working with architects, inspectors, designers and subcontractors to accomplish high-quality project work. Seasoned Construction professional with exceptional leadership and project management skills. Competent in team, budget and schedule oversight. Develops scopes, checks field activities and updates clients. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

  • Project safety
  • Construction site management
  • Labor oversight
  • Subcontractor management
  • Demolition
  • Renovation
  • Codes compliance
  • Carpentry and flooring skills
  • Price proposals
  • Project Scheduling
  • Design and planning
  • Heavy Equipment Operation
  • Inspection principles
  • Knowledgeable in construction safety
  • OSHA compliance
  • Building, demolition and renovation
  • Estimating
  • General contracting professional
  • Reading blueprints
  • Interior and exterior renovation
Work History
Licensed General Contractor, 02/2015 - Current
Swyft Houston, TX,
  • Maximized cost savings by assessing subcontractor bids before completing contract agreements.
  • Managed talented teams of electricians, carpenters, plumbers and other craftsmen on commercial and residential projects.
  • Hired and oversaw subcontractors to meet project needs.
  • Assessed engineering documentation to determine order of construction operations.
  • Improved operations and boosted profits by streamlining procedures, controlling waste and bringing in new clients.
  • Implemented changes requested by designers, owners or inspectors to conform to specifications or updated demands.
  • Maintained optimal cost controls by making affordable supplier purchases and negotiating lower prices.
  • Reviewed contractor invoices, approving payments on acceptable work.
  • Reviewed plans from architects and consulted with clients to gain deeper understanding of project plans, constraints and objectives.
  • Kept site work safe and in line with budget, schedule and applicable building codes.
  • Reduced costs by 40% by carefully managing resources.
  • Assessed Home Designs, along with RV & Mobile Home project plans, spoke with clients or designers and visited job site to better understand project scope and client desires.
  • Performed several inspections of job sites to verify staff and subcontractor observance of important safety protocols.
  • Monitored customer industry trends to determine best approaches and solutions.
  • Supervised labor, materials and equipment for large commercial projects with budgets in excess of $100,000.
  • Oversaw annual budget to handle supply, labor and maintenance needs.
  • Monitored supply levels and identified cost-effective materials to reduce project expenses.
  • Implemented systems to improve process efficiency and reduce project duration.
  • Reduced costs by streamlining contract bidding and procurement processes to assure best prices for materials and services.
  • Collaborated with construction administration consultants to schedule field observations.
  • Led weekly production and operations contractor meetings, facilitating stronger communication and helping to resolve critical issues.
  • Performed regular job site observations to provide direction for general contractor personnel and subcontractor laborers.
  • Obtained building and specialty permits from local jurisdictional agencies.
  • Managed hiring for certain roles and actively coordinated talent management and recruitment.
  • Conducted critical pre-installation conferences with general contractors, subcontractors, consultants and manufacturer's representatives.
  • Scheduled utility service providers according to project timelines.
  • Promoted compliant practices and established well coordinated strategies and procures to reduce risks.
Landscaping Professional, 03/2013 - 10/2018
Owner Operator Independent City, STATE,
  • Installed underground sprinkler systems to provide grass and gardens with adequate water supply.
  • Planted bulbs, trees, bushes and flowers for residential and commercial clients.
  • Applied weed and pest control chemicals to lawns, protecting grass growth and improving appearance.
  • Installed and maintained landscapes at homes, offices and parks.
  • Participated in seminars to better understand natural pest control products.
  • Educated employees and members of public on plant biology and health.
  • Handled hedge, bush and shrub trimming.
  • Diagnosed problems with equipment and performed regular maintenance for long-term functionality.
  • Transferred materials to designated areas using hand trucks, electric carts and wheelbarrows.
  • Removed weeds, hazards and debris from common pathways to improve usability.
  • Designed and drafted planting plans for formal gardens and perennial flowerbeds.
  • Opened containers with steel cutters, claw hammers and other hand tools.
  • Applied mulch to garden beds for protection against weeds and unwanted growth.
  • Inspected machinery to spot damage and note needed maintenance repairs.
  • Identified and removed invasive plants and noxious weeds for garden aesthetics and ecosystem health.
  • Trimmed greenery, shrubs and hedges to maintain uniform appearance.
  • Used shears, pruners and chainsaws to prune and trim hedges and shrubs.
  • Maintained grounds by trimming, weeding and general clean-up.
  • Maximized water conservation, checking sprinkler spray angles and testing digital controller performance.
  • Cultivated soil and added fertilizer, compost and amendments.
  • Provided expert lawn care, mulching, aerating and trimming around walks, walls and flower beds.
  • Arranged winter decorations, holiday lights, wreaths and garlands.
  • Identified plant diseases and researched methods for mitigation.
  • Reviewed plans and designs to verify completeness of grounds work.
  • Developed lasting customer relationships and grew network over time.
  • Diagnosed lawn and garden issues and recommended targeted solutions.
  • Completed timesheets and project reports on time to maintain client files for future reference.
  • Installed stonework according to landscape design plan and client specifications.
  • Performed planting, watering, mulching and edging of lawns.
  • Assessed pest damage and safely used appropriate pesticides for mitigation and control.
  • Designed programs for landscape maintenance, pest management, composting and other related topics.
  • Worked with customers to develop designer landscaping plans for various budgets.
  • Mixed and sprayed fertilizers, herbicides and insecticides onto shrubs, trees and grass.
  • Assisted with weekly project planning and crew scheduling.
  • Enhanced visibility and improved tree and bush shape through intentional pruning.
  • Removed and disposed of plant debris from work sites to keep areas safe and well-organized.
  • Maintained routine landscaping schedules to boost lawn health.
  • Answered questions and addressed customer concerns according to rigorous timetables, supporting diverse lawn health and landscape development requests.
  • Rearranged planting beds and flower gardens seasonally.
  • Used trimmers and chainsaws for grounds maintenance, brush clearing and tree removal and thinning.
  • Operated skid steers, wheel loaders, forklifts and yard goats.
  • Followed planned landscaping designs to determine placement of sod, sown grass, flowers and foliage.
  • Operated landscaping equipment with focus on safety and machine longevity.
  • Monitored weekly and daily scheduled tasks to achieve desired workflow speed.
  • Created striking landscape designs, applying years of diverse industry knowledge.
  • Mulched gardens, placed sod and adjusted soils to provide optimal growth potential.
Lead Crew Forman, 03/2008 - 03/2013
McCarthy Custom Homes City, STATE,
  • Helped manage project budgets by tracking time and expenses.
  • Troubleshot equipment problems and completed repairs and maintenance actions.
  • Discussed daily work requirements with crew and assigned skills-based tasks to enable completion of work.
  • Trained employees in time management and proper ways to complete job duties.
  • Reached out to suppliers to resolve materials issues and maintain schedules.
  • Led team of 4 - 10 people focused on building homes.
  • Supervised end-of-day cleanup activities to remove debris and unnecessary supplies from customer premises.
  • Instructed crew members in safe work practices and methods to reduce work-related injuries.
  • Monitored overall team and individual employee performance and compiled data into project reports for supervisor.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2001
Valley High School - Sandy Utah,

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