platoon sergeant resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Results-oriented Welder focused on providing high-quality construction services to discerning clients. Highly effective at working with architects, inspectors, designers and subcontractors. Physically fit Laborer effective at completing difficult projects and tasks on schedule. Consistently follows through with all orders and instructions. Works well in a team setting.

  • Certified Welder City of Los Angeles. Licence #. P037803
  • AWS D1.1 - 2015 SMAW and FCAW Certified
  • AWS A5.10 Certified
  • AWS A5.12 Certified
  • Materials handling
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Managing large crews
  • Blueprint reading and interpretation
  • Good verbal/written communication skills
  • Building Construction Trades Certificate
  • OSHA regulatory compliance/ Weld and Metal Fabrication Safety Certificate
  • Pipe laying
  • Crisis management
  • Ethical standards of conduct
  • Non-violent intervention
  • Trained in defensive tactics
Platoon Sergeant, 06/2005 to 07/2013
Department Of Health And Human ServicesWinterhaven, CA,
  • Delivered training based on individual Marines and overall squad requirements to promote combat readiness
  • Trained, coached and mentored junior unit personnel
  • Accounted for the safe storage, use and maintenance of over $[2,500,000] in high-value equipment
  • Offered commanders vital advice on deployment planning and execution
  • Assisted subordinate NCOs with identifying and developing personal strengths to overcome weaknesses and improve leadership capabilities.
  • Delivered training based on individual soldier and overall squad requirements to promote combat readiness.
  • Offered commanders vital advice on deployment planning and execution.
  • Provided a vital connection between commanding officers and subordinates.
  • Administered all platoon paperwork, including inventory documentation and staff transfer documentation.
Laborer, 07/2013 to 09/2013
State Of MassachusettsQuincy, MA,
  • Communicated with team members to coordinate efficient, safe work and meet job schedules
  • Read and understood specifications, drawings and blueprints to complete accurate, high-quality work
  • Performed general labor functions by cleaning, end-sorting, operating machinery and completing paperwork for proper documentation while following all safety and quality procedures
  • Used organizational skills to meet productivity requirements
  • Supported for foreman in determining project planning goals to assist worker scheduling.
  • Monitored team member work and assisted with accomplishing objectives.
  • Prepared sites for concrete work by breaking up damaged concrete and leveling or contouring ground.
  • Coordinated communication between equipment operators via two-way radios and hand signals.
  • Met company and OSHA safety guidelines for work site operations to minimize worker risk.
  • Read and understood specifications, drawings and blueprints to complete accurate, high-quality work.
  • Collected and removed debris from work sites to maintain team productivity and minimize safety hazards.
  • Measured, cut and laid out materials based on individual job requirements.
  • Logged inventory of materials used to maintain workplace access to supplies.
  • Maintained baseline safety knowledge to identify areas requiring improvement to meet code.
  • Advised officials regarding traffic-control measures to protect work site integrity, crew safety, and general public welfare.
  • Communicated with team members to coordinate efficient, safe work and meet job schedules.
  • Maintained clean, safe working environment by removing waste from job site prior to shift completion.
  • Built temporary structures to hold back slopes or allow skilled workers to reach greater heights and complete job tasks.
  • Used picks and shovels to dig, spread and level dirt and gravel.
  • Monitored and supported site safety initiatives to protect team members and prevent accidents.
  • Used organizational skills to meet productivity requirements.
  • Performed heavy labor such as ditch digging, paving and hauling.
Correctional Officer, 09/2013 to 02/2015
Baillie LumberCandor, NY,
  • Promoted rehabilitation of offenders and maintained safety of staff and residents
  • Supervised inmates during meals visits, recreation, telephone calls and shower time
  • Inspected resident living quarters and conducted random searches of common areas to uncover contraband
  • Wrote daily reports outlining recommendations for further treatment strategies and diagnostic efforts
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities
  • Maintained records and logs of man hours, materials and equipment used.
  • Reviewed housing assignments and reassigned inmates to meet allocation and safety needs.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
  • Maintained communications with staff and inmate body to maintain safe, effective prison environment.
  • Conducted internal security checks to ascertain inmate safety.
  • Monitored daily activities to identify and manage suspicious behavior, improper conduct and signs of conflict.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with all facility areas to support efficient and safe operations.
  • Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
  • Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain safety and security of sterling correctional facility.
  • Instructed inmates on work detail and oversaw work-site transportation.
  • Maintained correct physical head count at all times.
  • Detected potential threats and quickly defused conflicts.
  • Applied non-violent response tools and physical restraint during problematic situations.
  • Observed and directed inmates during recreation, visits, telephone and shower time.
  • Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being over those detained.
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and drafted incident reports for infractions.
  • Supervised inmates during day-to-day activities.
  • Supervised residents during meal distribution and intake, recreation time and work-site performance.
Front End Loader Operator, 07/2020 to 03/2021
Forterra, Inc.Rapid City, SD,
  • Loaded and unloaded items to and from trucks.
  • Followed markings and hand signals when operating [Type] equipment.
  • Performed pre-shift and post-shift equipment inspections and completed all reports accurately to support company policy.
  • Operated front end loader to move dirt and different base materials.
  • Juggled shift duties, prioritizing immediate tasks to streamline operations.
  • Organized efficient daily work plans based on oral instructions and written directions to meet challenging objectives.
Welder/Fabricator, 03/2021 to Current
RS Companies IncCity, STATE,
  • Laid out, positioned, aligned and secured parts and assemblies with straightedges and combination square sand calipers.
  • Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments together.
  • Prepared broken parts for welding by properly grooving and scarfing surfaces.
  • Conducted precision cutting with power saws, hand shears and chipping knives.
  • Set up and operated welding equipment to complete all welding projects on-time.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: English, Expected in 2019
Cerritos College - Norwalk, CA

Associate of arts in: Arc welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Pipe welding, and Structural Fabrication and Layout.

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School Attended

  • Cerritos College

Job Titles Held:

  • Platoon Sergeant
  • Laborer
  • Correctional Officer
  • Front End Loader Operator
  • Welder/Fabricator


  • Associate of Arts

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