painting contractor resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
  • Polishing and Buffing
  • Materials Calculation
  • Problem Solving
  • Cost Estimation
  • Wood Staining
  • Joint Caulking
  • Clear Communication
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Attention to Detail
  • Hand and Power Tool Operation
  • Customer Relations
  • Manual and Machine Sanding
  • Surface Preparation
  • Finish Removal
  • Project Management
  • Fixture Removal and Attachment
  • Crew Management
  • Drywall Installation and Taping
  • Supply Purchasing
01/2018 to Current Painting Contractor Aspen Square Management | Columbia, MO,
  • Used brushes, spray guns and paint rollers to paint exterior surfaces.
  • Applied primers or sealers to prepare new surfaces for finish coats.
  • Used putty knives and caulking guns to fill cracks, holes and joints with plaster, putty and caulk.
  • Set up scaffolding and ladders to access elevated surfaces safely, following OSHA and company guidelines for proper equipment usage.
  • Received work orders from supervisors and clients to determine scope of work, materials needed and other job requirements.
  • Scheduled and coordinated appointments and assisted customers in selecting and matching colors.
  • Primed and sealed unfinished wood, plastic and metal surfaces to prepare for additional coats of paint and other finishing substances.
  • Met with clients to discuss color and finish options and other design details.
  • Covered surfaces and furnishings with cloth and plastic to protect from paint drops.
  • Used sandpaper to scrape walls and other surfaces to remove old paint.
  • Protected exposed surfaces from harmful substances by setting up drop cloths, plastic or paper.
  • Calculated amounts of required materials and approximate time to complete each project to estimate project costs.
  • Applied paint, stain and varnish to wood, metal, plastic and drywall both inside and outside of residential dwellings using sprayers, brushes and rollers.
  • Waterproofed surfaces using felt paper, asphalt paper, tar, caulk and other components.
  • Removed fixtures and electric switch covers prior to painting.
  • Sanded, stripped, brushed and power washed surfaces to clean and smooth, ensuring adherence of paint and primer.
  • Selected premixed paints or mixed pigments and compounds to achieve correct color and consistency.
08/2018 to 07/2022 Freelance Handyman Self-employeed | City, STATE,
  • Replaced burned-out light bulbs and performed basic electrical repairs.
  • Performed preventive maintenance and repairs on buildings and equipment using plumbing and electrical skills to keep properties clean and safe.
  • Pulled damaged and old carpet and wood flooring to eliminate issues such as mold and remove outdated styles.
  • Prioritized handyman jobs by identifying urgent and important projects with concern for customer safety and security.
  • Operated hand and power tools to complete repairs.
  • Read work orders or received instructions from supervisors or homeowners to determine work requirements.
  • Repainted walls, removing old paint or wallpaper and preparing surfaces for new applications.
  • Provided prospective customers with professional quotes detailing materials, labor and customization expenses for handyman jobs.
  • Replaced wall sockets, ran lines and completed basic carpentry to finish installations.
  • Assisted with installing and maintaining electrical and power systems during remodeling projects.
11/2015 to 04/2019 Remodeling Crew Member Jae Duncan | City, STATE,
  • Ordered and restocked supplies to keep workplace operating smoothly.
  • Tended pumps, compressors or generators to provide power or heat or move materials.
  • Cleaned or prepared construction sites to eliminate hazards.
  • Inspected sites before and after construction projects.
  • Read and understood operating manuals, blueprints and technical drawings to achieve accurate and safe repairs.
  • Replaced and repaired necessary parts to confirm completion of daily work orders.
  • Understood how to operate and maintain job site equipment safely and for maximum productivity.
  • Learned and mastered skilled trade specialties under guidance of expert mentors.
  • Worked productively as lead or helping team member to drive customer satisfaction.
  • Consulted customers to explain suggested repairs and gain approval before beginning work.
  • Performed demanding physical work over extended periods and modeled positive attitude.
  • Loaded materials and tools into vehicles and unloaded upon arrival at jobsites.
  • Hired contractors and oversaw contracting team to achieve necessary project requirements.
  • Assisted with diverse construction challenges to help team and customer.
  • Supervised remodeling projects at client homes, keeping projects on track.
  • Operated equipment with strong focus on safety and ground communication.
  • Gained independent working skills and guided and mentored less experienced team members.
Education and Training
Expected in to to | Business Administration And Management Middlesex County College, Edison, NJ GPA:

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School Attended

  • Middlesex County College

Job Titles Held:

  • Painting Contractor
  • Freelance Handyman
  • Remodeling Crew Member


  • Some College (No Degree)

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