Owner Operator resume example with 8+ years of experience

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

Built operations from ground up with strategic and scalable approaches. Highly motivated professional with 8 years of entrepreneurial and management experience. Skillfully creates and maintains professional and loyal relationships with co-workers, staff and clients while managing employees. Comfortable working independently as manager and leader and as collaborative team member. Multi-tasking and self-motivated leader with expertise on expanding network connections, persuasively introducing products, implementing pricing models, inventory control and projections, turnaround management, territory development and revealing customer needs to deliver solutions.

  • Construction quality standards
  • Superb management skills overseeing 20+ employees
  • Commercial/Residential construction specialist -Small remodels to 30,000 sq ft commercial buildings
  • Subcontractor/Vendor relations
  • Job bidding/Quotes and estimates
  • Project oversight
  • Budget Management/Development
  • Building codes/Regulations/Permitting
  • Cost control
  • Blueprints
  • Project management
12/2018 to 08/2021 General Contractor - Owner/Operator Stella-Jones Inc. | Tacoma, WA,
  • Renovated and produced physical structures to meet timeline and budgetary constraints.
  • Visited job sites and reviewed renovation plans to ascertain projects.
  • Applied changes requested by designers, owners or inspectors to optimize work.
  • Aligned work with budget, schedule and applicable building codes to maintain site safety.
  • Established scopes of work, budgets and construction timelines to manage and plan projects.
  • Logged inventory of materials to maintain access to supplies.
  • Evaluated architectural plans and consulted with clients to understand project scope and objectives.
  • Managed projects with large labor, equipment and material budgets.
  • Hired and managed subcontractors for electrical and plumbing installations.
  • Estimated projects, procured materials and controlled costs.
12/2017 to 12/2018 Framer Lineage Logistics | Bath, PA,
  • Maintained high levels of cleanliness and organization, resulting in 365 days on job sites without safety incidents.
  • Accurately interpreted and read blueprints to determine supplies and timelines for over 20 projects.
  • Took accurate measurements to calculate size and amount of materials needed for project completion.
  • Worked independently on projects and tasks within carpentry team.
  • Maintained clean and organized workplace to optimize performance, efficiency and safety.
  • Communicated with teammates and supervisors frequently to understand requirements and complete projects on time.
  • Adhered to project blueprints and requirements to deliver quality work.
07/2013 to 12/2017 Owner/Operator Mid West Custom Carpentry | City, STATE,
  • Promoted business on social media platforms to maximize brand identity and generate revenue.
  • Oversaw staff hiring, initiating new training and scheduled processes to streamline operations.
  • Developed business and marketing plans and prepared monthly financial reports.
  • Set pricing structures according to market analytics and emerging trends.
  • Led startup and opening of business and provided business development, creation of operational procedures and workflow planning.
  • Trained teams on specific operations and requirements for each job site, including applicable procedures and techniques.
  • Supervised performance of workers with goals of improving productivity, efficiency and cost savings.
  • Secured long-term accounts, managing sales presentations to promote product and brand benefits.
  • Oversaw project execution, phase progress, workmanship and team performance to drive on-time completion of deliverables.
  • Hired and mentored core start-up team, working to outline initial company policies and procedures.
  • Negotiated with vendors to gain optimal pricing on products resulting in substantial increase in profit margin.
  • Hosted fundraising events for various charities to boost brand awareness and community engagement.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2004 High School Diploma | Brandon Valley High School, Brandon, SD GPA:
  • Obtained General Contracting License in 2019
  • Negotiated with vendors, saving the company $45,000+ annually.

Current General Contractor License

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School Attended

  • Brandon Valley High School

Job Titles Held:

  • General Contractor - Owner/Operator
  • Framer
  • Owner/Operator


  • High School Diploma

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