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

Industrious and talented Tradesmen bringing solid background performing skilled fabrication and fitting work. Accurately cut and fabricate components to complete high-quality installations. Decisive and knowledgeable with top-notch technical abilities and project management skills gained during 10-year multi trade career.

  • Emergency Services
  • Safety Protocols
  • Detail Oriented
  • Conflict Resolution
Work History
Pipefitter, 01/2015 to 08/2021
Precision Castparts CorporationGardena, Irvine,
  • Fabricated piping pieces and components in line with design specifications for each system.
  • Measured, threaded and cut materials to correct angles.
  • Drilled holed into parts of existing structures to complete piping meeting applicable [Type] and [Type] codes.
  • Conducted thorough inspects and tests of previously installed systems to locate and correct faults.
  • Located and repaired or replaced worn and broken components to enhance system functionality and durability.
  • Filled pipe systems with water and air to determine location of leaks.
  • Fabricated and installed screw pipe, socket weld pipe and stainless steel tubing.
  • Threaded pipes using piping machines.
  • Supervised 6 apprentices and offered specific recommendations to improve work quality.
  • Utilized welding equipment in mig, tig and stick tools to safely complete predetermined operations .
  • Prepared locomotive and train machinery for use and verified presence of sufficient parts to complete operations.
  • Inspected work sites to determine presence of obstructions and determined where to cut pipes for structural integrity.
  • Expanded trade knowledge by networking with colleagues and participating in courses and seminars.
  • Used clamps and brackets to attach pipes to walls, structures and fixtures.
  • Requisitioned tools and equipment to select type and size of pipes needed for projects.
  • Cut and drilled holes in walls to permit passage of pipes.
  • Eliminated risks by correctly identifying potential safety hazards.
  • Used pipethreading and other fabrication tools to cut and thread pipes to specifications.
  • Appropriately fitted pipes by identifying dimensions, sizes and shapes needed to replace faulty pipes.
  • Inspected and testing pipe systems through FRA and Metra to verify safety and reliability.
  • Read and interpreted blueprints and schematics to determine locations, quantities and sizes of materials required.
  • Tested and operated hydraulic and pneumatic equipment for heating and cooling systems on all locomotives for Western avenue diesel house.
Painter Foremen, 06/2013 to 01/2015
TopbuildManassas, VA,
  • Painted surfaces using brushes, spray guns and paint rollers.
  • Climbed scaffolding, staging, ladders and planks to reach work area surfaces and observed safety protocols to prevent falls.
  • Consulted with clients to discuss commission ideas and style preferences to create mutually agreeable project parameters.
  • Applied primer, paints, varnishes and lacquers to walls and surfaces using traditional and sprayer methods.
  • Prepared surfaces and surrounding areas for painting using sandpaper, tape and other materials.
  • Moved painted items to drying racks and finished coated surfaces by baking painted items in oven.
  • Painted indoor areas such as hallways, bathrooms and lobbies.
  • Obtained correct dimensions and specifications by properly measuring areas.
  • Applied putty, wood filler, spackling and caulks to prep uneven surfaces and fill in holes.
  • Protected all surfaces from damage and spills by using drop cloths prior to and during painting.
  • Bid on projects, prepped sites and completed projects in line with customer specifications and requirements.
  • Worked holidays and weekends depending on shifting needs of project.
  • Repaired defects in walls including holes and scrapes.
  • Mixed and matched paints according to customer specifications.
  • Corrected surface imperfections by filling cracks, holes and joints.
  • Primed and sealed surfaces to best support paint coats.
  • Conducted final work check to assess quality and make corrections if necessary.
  • Performed regular preventive maintenance on tools and equipment to support best quality of work.
  • Applied paint with cloth, brush, sponge and fingers to create special effects.
  • Applied caulk, putty and plaster to walls using correct techniques to achieve professional finishes.
  • Interacted with clients to report progress and verify timetable for completed work.
  • Trained new staff on initial setup routines and continual work monitoring procedures.
  • Achieved optimal adherence by washing, treating and sanding surfaces.
  • Calculated accurate amounts of materials and estimated time for planned jobs.
Gutter Installer, 06/2009 to 06/2013
Cedar Fair Entertainment CompanySanta Clara, CA,
  • Erected scaffolding and ladders to reach gutter heights.
  • Loaded materials onto trucks and logged usage.
  • Installed downspouts, elbows and materials in existing and new construction homes.
  • Maintained good housekeeping on job site and company truck and kept accurate tool inventory.
  • Precisely cut felt, shingles and strips of flashing to fit angles formed by walls, vents and intersecting roof surfaces.
  • Coordinated with other craft employees to maximize project efficiency.
  • Safely used all tools and equipment to prevent worksite injuries.
  • Removed snow, water and debris from roofs prior to applying roofing materials.
  • Scheduled and attended pre-planning sessions with general contractors.
  • Conducted regular inspections and troubleshot building roofing systems for commercial and residential customers.
Carpenter, 06/2006 to 06/2008
Wise Old Owl WoodworksCity, STATE,
  • Checked measurements and completed accurate cuts to prevent materials waste and maintain cost controls.
  • Monitored tool and equipment condition and arranged repairs as needed.
  • Planned and executed work with proper tools and materials to maximize productivity.
  • Completed precise joining and high-quality finish work by properly anchoring and bracing structures.
  • Followed established job site safety regulations and maintained safe and clean work area.
  • Completed installations of building structures, trim, flooring and cabinetry.
  • Placed building paper over subflooring to protect final flooring material from water damage.
  • Led garages, residential homes and addition projects to completion.
  • Followed protocols and stayed organized to provide personal and teammate safety.
  • Measured and marked cutting lines on materials using pencil or chalk and marking gauge.
  • Cut and installed insulation for residential and commercial buildings.
  • Installed interior doors and hardware, accessories, cubicle curtain tracks and TV brackets.
  • Proactively managed projects to obtain 100% customer satisfaction for all custom work.
  • Fabricated custom furniture, shelving and cabinets and installed in specified locations.
  • Calculated dimensions and amount of needed materials by accurately measuring job site and structures.
  • Constructed numerous custom built designs according to specifications.
  • Effectively used all fasteners such as nails, screws, pneumatic nailing systems, concrete anchors, powder-actuated fasteners and framing connectors.
  • Completed all tasks according to technical document requirements and specifications to work with accuracy.
  • Developed proficiency in stain-grade trim work, hanging doors and drilling and setting door hardware.
  • Kept team members safe and job sites free of hazards by maintaining good organizational skills at all stages.
  • Shaped or cut materials to specified measurements using hand tools, machines and power saws.
  • Met with clients to set out project goals, scope and requirements and drafted blueprints for review and final approval.
  • Installed drywall, ceilings, trim and fabricated replacement trim and moldings.
  • Facilitated harmonious working relationships with crew members to prevent problems and conflicts.
  • Repaired and remodeled wood, iron, chain link and vinyl fencing.
  • Safely operated electric cordless and hammer drills and cutting torches.
  • Specialized in foundations, framing and finish carpentry.
  • Aligned and squared frames and forms for installation.
  • Built and hung custom doors and frames.
Associate of Arts: , Expected in 06/2011
College of Dupage - Glen Ellyn,
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2007
Lake Park Highschool - Roselle, IL,

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