Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Reliable Construction Specialist with eleven years of comprehensive experience leading teams of contractors and subcontractors. Outstanding blueprint and design interpretation and comprehension abilities with excellent communication, budgeting and project management talents. Extensive knowledge of all construction sub-trades, construction materials, and supplies.

  • AutoCAD, Sketch-up, Photoshop, ArchiCAD, Revit
  • MS Office Suite
  • Site investigation reports
  • Subcontractor management
  • Building, demolition and renovation
  • Freehand sketching & Drafts
  • Material application knowledge
  • Entitlement coordination
  • Structural engineering
  • Permitting and administration knowledge
  • Retail and commercial architecture
  • Blueprints and schematics
  • Project estimation, bidding and budgeting
  • Construction management
  • Schematic development
  • Interior and exterior renovation
Work History
12/2012 to Current Partner; Carpenter California Institute Of Technology | Pasadena, CA,
  • Completed independent or team installations of building structures, including all phases of construction
  • Developed and executed pre-construction milestones on project schedule
  • Managed construction schedules to achieve adequate labor coverage for all projects
  • Consulted with clients to define objectives and develop scopes
  • Resolved installation inefficiencies to reduce project lags and promote on-time deliverables
  • Held construction progress and regular status meetings with project team for both Commercial and Residential projects
  • Remained up-to-date on best housing and building practices and negotiated pricing and schedules
  • Interviewed, hired and trained new workers
  • Improved operations and boosted profits by streamlining procedures, controlling waste and bringing in new clients
  • Maintained optimal cost controls by making affordable supplier purchases and negotiating lower prices
  • Maximized cost savings by assessing subcontractor bids before completing contract agreements
  • Handled all scheduling of subcontractors to ensure that projects would be completed within required timeframes
12/2011 to Current Architect/ Designer GJK Design Group | City, STATE,
  • Analyzed project feasibility and costs to evaluate feasibility of goals, budget and client design demands for environmental controls and fire protection in consideration of other project parameters
  • Kept project on schedule and within budget while serving as project leader
  • Created new and innovative approaches to problems and discussed strategies with project managers
  • Devised overall strategy for documentation and identified design sets planned for each stage of work including as-built designs and final building information models (BIM)
  • Met with municipal building department and other governing agency officials to coordinate approvals
04/2017 to 02/2018 Electrician Local 3 IBEW | City, STATE,
  • Installed Fire Alarm Wire and Fire Suppression Systems with strict adherence to regulations and timelines
  • Planned processes and assignment utilizing schematic diagrams
  • Tested electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures using various testing devices
01/2011 to 02/2015 Professional Firefighter/ Paramedic City Of Long Beach | City, STATE,
  • Evaluated situation at emergency sites to determine and execute most effective methods for saving life and property
  • Inspected alarms, hydrants, sprinkler systems and standpipe systems for operational use to minimize incidents
  • Led team in fighting fires; Exercised considerable judgment in deciding best way to extinguish based on fuel and environment
  • Calmly and effectively directed evacuations during fires and emergencies to avoid fatalities, injuries and panic
  • Responded to emergency medical calls to perform lifesaving procedures and other emergency medical services
Expected in 05/2009 Bachelor of Science | Dual Degree: Architecture & Civil Engineering The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, GPA:
  • Senior Comprehensive Design Thesis: Sustainable Design 2nd Place
  • Course Highlights in Architecture & Engineering: Design Analysis & Thinking, Environmental Design, Digital Construction, Thermodynamics, Static and Solid Mechanics, Structural Steel Design, Construction Management
Expected in 06/2011 Professional Firefighter | Firefighting / Paramedic Westchester Career Fire Academy, Westchester, NY, GPA:
  • Awarded Top in Class for Physical Fitness; Awarded Fastest Time for CPAT Exam; Awarded Spirit Award for displaying best firefighter spirit
Expected in Bachelor of Science | Physics Hunter College of The City University of New York, New York, NY GPA:

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School Attended

  • The Catholic University of America
  • Westchester Career Fire Academy
  • Hunter College of The City University of New York

Job Titles Held:

  • Partner; Carpenter
  • Architect/ Designer
  • Electrician
  • Professional Firefighter/ Paramedic


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Professional Firefighter
  • Bachelor of Science

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