painting contractor resume example with 8+ years of experience

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

Experienced painter with 12 years applying paint and other finishes to houses. Sanded, filled and cleaned surfaces before priming and painting, incorporating custom designs and techniques to client request. Dedicated to excellence in providing picture-perfect finishes. Skillful House Painter with 12 years of experience finishing interior and exterior surfaces of residential dwellings. Sanded and prepared surfaces, applied primer and paint and implemented advanced finishing techniques and custom designs. Adept at using brushes, rollers, spray paint, sponges and broad variety of painting and finishing products. Attentive to detail in providing clients with exceptional painting service. Enthusiastic driver driven to provide high-quality work. Adept at working quickly without sacrificing results. Ready to bring 6 years of experience to new position with long-term potential. Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

  • Safety understanding
  • Overhead cranes and forklift operation
  • Industrial and commercial painting experience
  • Wall and surface repair
  • Project plans and reports
  • Power and hand tools
  • Respirator operation
  • Paint mixing
  • Sprayer use
  • Project planning
  • Organization
  • Training & Development
  • Flexible
  • Problem resolution
  • Critical thinking
02/2020 to Current Painting Contractor Aspen Square Management | Las Vegas, NV,
  • Applied paint, stain and varnish to wood, metal, plastic and drywall both inside and outside of residential dwellings using sprayers, brushes and rollers.
  • Sanded, stripped, brushed and power washed surfaces to clean and smooth, ensuring adherence of paint and primer.
  • Used plaster, putty and wood filler to fill cracks, holes and gaps in joints prior to painting to promote paint durability.
  • Protected exposed surfaces from harmful substances by setting up drop cloths, plastic or paper.
  • Primed and sealed unfinished wood, plastic and metal surfaces to prepare for additional coats of paint and other finishing substances.
  • Received work orders from supervisors and clients to determine scope of work, materials needed and other job requirements.
  • Set up scaffolding and ladders to access elevated surfaces safely, following OSHA and company guidelines for proper equipment usage.
  • Provided work order cost estimates based on anticipated type and quantity of materials needed and total project surface area.
  • Covered floors before prepping, priming and painting walls and ceilings to protect them from chemicals and paint.
  • Monitored paint supplies, placing orders whenever needed and properly and safely disposed of old paint.
  • Operated compressors, [Type] and [Type] equipment with caution to avoid injuries and maintain tools.
  • Collaborated closely with [Job title]s and clients on projects to stay on task.
  • Filled out work orders, records of service calls and work logs and submitted to [Job title] for project review.
  • Completed average of [Number] painting jobs per [Timeframe].
11/2015 to 03/2020 Profesional Driver Pt Expres | City, STATE,
  • Maintained safe driving history with no critical incidents over 5-year timeframe.
  • Planned and executed efficient routes to optimize time and fuel costs.
  • Documented customer service issues, expenses, mileage and other key information.
  • Collected [Description of loads] and correctly secured load in order to uphold safety standards and reduce damage.
  • Held [Description] endorsement without any issues.
  • Delivered goods and services to customers on time and in excellent condition.
  • Utilized GPS to optimize routes and continuously meet estimated delivery times.
  • Monitored traffic conditions and applied defensive strategies to avoid accidents.
  • Achieved consistently high customer scores due to exceptional service.
  • Documented daily mileage, gas and other data.
  • Consulted with customers to gain feedback and address product or service concerns.
  • Positioned lifting devices under or around loaded pallets and boxes to secure materials for transport.
  • Completed customer orders and collected payments to keep accounts current.
  • Saved on gas costs every month by planning more efficient routes.
  • Inspected vehicle before and after every trip to assess performance and maintenance requirements.
  • Checked vehicle after shift for damage.
  • Interacted with customers pleasantly to meet needs and drive satisfaction.
  • Performed activities on time while maintaining regular attendance and punctuality to support scheduling and work coverage.
  • Coordinated with team members and remained flexible in work scheduling to meet service needs.
  • Collected payments for goods delivered or unloaded.
  • Logged deliveries in [Type] system, including drop-off times and special conditions.
04/2013 to 11/2015 Painting Custom Painting (union) | City, STATE,
  • Used power and hand tools safely and effectively.
  • Painted walls and other surfaces using traditional and sprayer methods and worked efficiently to complete jobs within required timeframes.
  • Cleaned and smoothed all surfaces prior to painting.
  • Readied surfaces and surrounding areas for painting using sandpaper, tape and other materials.
  • Performed repairs to defects in walls by patching holes and scrapes prior at project start.
  • Coordinated and completed ongoing routine painting of exterior and interior of properties.
  • Mixed paints and solutions and monitored consistencies.
  • Smoothed and finished surfaces on walls, trim and cabinetry.
  • Operated airless spray equipment and motorized lifts.
  • Chose correct brushes and materials for jobs and purchased from vendors.
  • Prepared surfaces for remodeling in residential and commercial properties.
  • Completed and filed daily work slips to document progress and provide estimated completion time.
  • Determined appropriate color for new and replacement applications during consultation with customers.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2004 High School Diploma | Shadle Park High School, Spokane, WA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Shadle Park High School

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  • Painting Contractor
  • Profesional Driver
  • Painting


  • High School Diploma

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