retail installation merchandising resume example with 8 years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

Hardworking Stagehand with growing knowledge in technical setup and set and stage construction. Exemplary physical stamina and lift capacity of up to 100 pounds. Team player with excellent listening and communication skills. Driven and excellent at following directions and remaining focused before, during, and after performances. Enthusiastic and eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in the production and event industry. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

  • Strong Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Installation planning
  • Troubleshooting
  • Blueprints and schematics
  • Project Management
  • Worksite Safety and Maintenance
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Physical Strength and Stamina
  • Demolition and Destruction
  • Situational Awareness
  • Punctual and Dependable
  • Problem Solving
  • Safety-First Mentality
  • Mechanical Troubleshooting
  • Installation and Finishing
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Computer skills
Southside High School Muncie, IN, Expected in 05/2005 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • OSHA 10 Certification
Work History
Johnson County Community College - Retail Installation & Merchandising
Overland Park, KS, 09/2020 - Current
  • Coordinated restocking of sales floor with current merchandise and accurate signage for current promotions.
  • Replenished sales floor merchandise and organized shelves, racks and bins for optimal appearance.
  • Tracked down hard-to-find merchandise at diverse locations.
  • Organized store merchandise racks and displays to promote and maintain visually appealing environments.
  • Stocked merchandise, clearly labeling items, and arranging according to size or color.
  • Arranged consistent shelves, bins and racks at locations by following established planograms.
  • Created interior displays to promote products in alignment with corporate sales objectives.
  • Monitored and replenished display inventory and restructured according to available stock.
  • Maintained high level of safety when using hand and power equipment for hoisting, measuring, testing and drilling of various types of installations.
  • Installed new telephone systems, managed configuration and delivered end user training.
  • Completed timely project management within budget constraints on multi-faceted problems for executive leadership, while fostering meaningful relationships with contractors.
  • Evaluated equipment to determine if it needed to be repaired or replaced.
  • Completed new connects, reconnects, disconnects and service changes for residential and commercial customers.
  • Repaired and updated equipment to conform to company-wide standards.
  • Collaborated with other workers and customers to resolve issues of deficient communications connections.
  • Assembled communication equipment such as wiring, switching equipment and power apparatus.
  • Connected components to exterior cable systems and tested connections for adequate power and functional links.
  • Operated equipment, vehicles and tools with optimal safety procedures to prevent injuries.
  • Installed and configured new devices and system components.
  • Set up networks and computers for business and residential customers.
  • Planned layouts and ran cable into buildings and through walls, attics and crawl spaces.
  • Read blueprints and schematics to correctly place equipment.
Self-Employed - Stagehand
City, STATE, 06/2016 - Current
  • Worked with stage technicians set up and calibrate all lighting, microphones and recording equipment.
  • Stored, loaded and unloaded set pieces and technical equipment for daily performances.
  • Assisted in all technical and practical effect setup for musician/concert performances and broke down all equipment at close of each show.
  • Constructed and decorated set pieces and props per venue & musician's specifications.
  • Maintained schedules, managed deadlines and interfaced with teammates to support production activities.
  • Stayed alert, active and ready to respond to any request at any time using variety of available resources.
  • Reviewed activities for production team to complete tasks on time.
  • Assisted crews with set building and pointed out problems that could be potential safety issues.
  • Operated control consoles.
  • Resolved issues quickly to maintain productivity goals.
  • Took on additional shifts during peak work periods to keep projects on schedule.
  • Supported current production needs by moving items between equipment, conveyors and staging areas.
  • Reviewed job specifications to determine appropriate setups for production runs.
  • Maintained maximum organization and productivity by properly sorting project components on work tables.
  • Examined incoming materials and compared to documentation for accuracy and quality.
  • Organized work to meet demanding production goals.
  • Unloaded incoming products and moved boxes to staging areas, sorted items and transported to final storage locations.
  • Used hand trucks, forklifts and scissor lifts to complete tasks and transport items.
  • Conducted quality inspections of finished products and made minor repairs to meet project expectations.
  • Demonstrated proper use of equipment to newly hired employees to avoid workplace injuries.
  • Delegated assignments based on plans, project needs and knowledge of individual team members.
  • Read and understood plans and technical documentation for each job.
  • Learned diverse construction trades skills, including basic carpentry, painting and plastering.
  • Contributed to team results in fast-paced stagehand & production environments.
  • Worked in team environment to maintain high levels of productivity.
  • Organized materials, tools and equipment to supply team members.
  • Erected and dismantled scaffolding, braces, shoring walls and other temporary structures.
  • Coordinated florists, photographers, videographers, musicians, officiants and ceremony participants during rehearsals and pre-ceremony, ceremony and reception events.
  • Interfaced with clients to understand event objectives.
  • Solicited feedback from clients to assess event success and uncover opportunities for improvement.
  • Worked closely with couples to meet wedding goals, maintain deadlines and resolve complaints or service issues.
  • Determined root causes of problems with systematic approach and developed new ideas to overcome obstacles.
  • Fulfilled contractual obligations, including communications, vendor coordination, schedule creation, budget administration and rehearsal and day of event coordination.
  • Performed post-event tasks such as breaking down areas, removing trash and cleaning facilities.
  • Performed event coordination for larger parties and gatherings.
  • Confirmed proper balance of cash boxes following ticket sales, maintaining top accuracy.
  • Directed team to set up and keep banquet space clean and presentable for guests.
  • Greeted and directed guests at private events and explained seating arrangements to keep tables organized.
  • Processed payments, checked tickets and directed guests to locations.
  • Set up event facilities and equipment, cleaned areas and organized supplies.
  • Provided general cleaning of venue spaces before, during and after events.
  • Responded quickly to emergency situations to assess and deflect issues.
  • Patrolled and monitored premises in company vehicle, on bicycle and by foot.
  • Checked identification of all persons entering and exiting facility to eliminate unauthorized visitors.
  • Operated handheld metal detector and other surveillance devices to screen individuals entering facility.
  • Acted as deterrent to prevent criminal actions, vandalism and misconduct to allow business to conduct operations in safe environment.
  • Rendered aid to injured and ill individuals and alerted paramedics for advanced support.
  • Enforced security policies and removed violators and unauthorized individuals from premises to maintain safe environment.
  • Worked independently and collaboratively to resolve urgent issues to protect lives and property.
  • Performed cash drops while maintaining security and control of drop box at all times.
  • Secured premises and personnel by patrolling property and monitoring surveillance equipment.
  • Greeted guests professionally and courteously to cultivate welcoming atmosphere while making safety top priority.
  • Leveraged physical or verbal techniques to investigate suspicious activities and resolve concerns.
  • Adhered to established procedures and posted orders to enforce company rules, policies and regulations to general public.
Proficient Housekeeping & Painting - Business Owner
City, STATE, 08/2013 - Current
  • Put together realistic budgets based upon costs and fees for successfully operating business.
  • Devised and deployed sales and marketing tactics to drive strategic growth and support achievement of revenue goals.
  • Optimized team hiring, training and performance.
  • Studied market to determine optimal pricing of goods and services and to capitalize on emerging opportunities.
  • Removed bed sheets and towels from rooms and pre-treated stains to maintain and restore linen condition.
  • Engaged with guests on room requirements and amenities to promote overall satisfaction.
  • Restocked room supplies such as facial tissues for personal touch with every job.
  • Completed laundry services with special attention to care instructions, including hand-washing and dry cleaning.
  • Created and deployed best practices to improve efficiency and reduce defects.
  • Communicated with production team members about quality issues.
  • Monitored production processes to gain understanding of problematic steps and rectify issues.
  • Noted trends in product quality and functionality to determine problem areas and plan for improvements to processes.
  • Mentored new employees while supporting complex dedicated suite of products and services.
  • Established and monitored customer service standards by employing recognized and comprehensive benchmarks.
  • Strengthened customer relationships and authored strategies to provide positive experience for customers.
  • Guided team members with clear directions, timelines, and feedback.
  • Developed employee skills development guidelines to deliver best-in-class customer experience.
  • Removed soiled sheets, washcloths and towels.
  • Prepared rooms with top-notch standards every time.
  • Supplied clean linens and picked up and delivered soiled linens from residential areas to laundry.
  • Dusted and polished surfaces to achieve attractive shine.
  • Assisted housekeeping department with cleaning activities such as sweeping, mopping, dusting and polishing.
  • Adhered to optimal standards for cleanliness, appearance and service.
  • Cleaned carpets by vacuuming, shampooing, deodorizing and disinfecting.
  • Trained other staff members by physically demonstrating complex tasks.
  • Cleaned floors with sweeping, dusting, damp or wet mopping and disinfecting.
  • Reported equipment malfunctions or breakdowns to your supervisor .
  • Transported soiled linens to laundry facilities.
  • Ordered and stocked supplies to avoid shortages and excess inventory.
  • Met requests for guests for extra towels, ice buckets, pillows and blankets.
  • Inspected condition of all vacant rooms at beginning of shift.
  • Handled guest complaints about housekeeping services and referred problems to management.
  • Responded to cleaning emergencies on behalf of guests with speed, ease and confidentiality..
  • Maintained standard procedures for cleaning and developed new methods, to increase efficiency.
  • Restocked room supplies such as drinking glasses, soaps, shampoos, writing supplies and minibars.
  • Replenished guest room toiletries such as soap, shampoo and paper products.
  • Completed required daily cleaning duties for assigned rooms while maintaining strong lines of communication with front desk staff regarding potential changes or challenges.
  • Made beds quickly to maximize team efficiency.
  • Participated in required and optional safety training events to gain innovative edge in industry and maintain highest quality of safety standards.
  • Inspected lobbies, rooms, halls and offices to determine levels of cleanliness.
  • Assigned housekeeping staff to specific shifts and room blocks based on abilities and daily requirements.
  • Trained and mentored all new personnel to maximize quality of service and performance.
  • Utilized chemicals and cleaning equipment in accordance with safety protocols and proper operating standards.
  • Communicated repair needs to maintenance staff.
  • Maintained controls over expenses and inventory for optimal budget tracking.
  • Worked with front desk to respond promptly to all guest requests.
  • Finished and trimmed drywall with professional-level quality.
  • Completed installation of drywall sheets on commercial and residential properties.
  • Measured and marked cutting lines on drywall for lengths, heights and penetrations.
  • Scribed cutting lines on drywall and breaks board along cut lines.
  • Inspected surfaces to evaluate quality and applied extra attention to fill in holes and rectify errors.
  • Received consistent excellent feedback on work quality and customer service.
  • Applied tape to seal joints by embedding into sealing compound.
  • Prepared surfaces for coating applications.
  • Prepared work area and materials for each day, including power cords, tools and equipment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of local building codes and requirements on each project.
  • Applied sealing compound over cracks, holes and nail heads using trowels, broad-knives or spatulas.
  • Read and interpreted schematics and blueprints to lay tiles and drywall in correct places.
  • Screwed metal and wooden studs into frames.
  • Cut and installed decorative framing and trim.
  • Painted surfaces using brushes, spray guns and paint rollers.
  • Operated power sprayers and hand tools to prepare and paint large areas.
  • Bid on projects, prepped sites and completed projects in line with customer specifications and requirements.
  • Prepared trim, walls and ceilings for painting by cleaning, smoothing and priming.
  • Prepared surfaces and surrounding areas for painting using sandpaper, tape and other materials.
  • Worked holidays and weekends depending on shifting needs of project.
  • Applied primer, paints, varnishes and lacquers to walls and surfaces using traditional and sprayer methods.
  • Protected all surfaces from damage and spills by using drop cloths prior to and during painting.
  • Applied putty, wood filler, spackling and caulks to prep uneven surfaces and fill in holes.
  • Painted indoor areas such as hallways, bathrooms and lobbies.
  • Climbed scaffolding, staging, ladders and planks to reach work area surfaces and observed safety protocols to prevent falls.
  • Achieved optimal adherence by washing, treating and sanding surfaces.
  • Applied caulk, putty and plaster to walls using correct techniques to achieve professional finishes.
  • Performed regular preventive maintenance on tools and equipment to support best quality of work.
  • Interacted with clients to report progress and verify timetable for completed work.
  • Corrected surface imperfections by filling cracks, holes and joints.
  • Conducted final work check to assess quality and make corrections if necessary.
  • Applied paint with cloth, brush, sponge and fingers to create special effects.
  • Followed strict adherence to safety protocols from job start to final clean up to prevent accidents and mishaps.
  • Dismantled and demolished areas prior to repairs and installment of new materials.
  • Built shelves, doors, windows and counters to correct scale and dimensions according to blueprints and building plans.
  • Used power tools and hand tools to install fixtures, floorings, trim and hardware, cutting materials to specified measurements.
  • Installed cabinets and doors and hauled away all waste, disposing of it properly
  • Studied specifications in building plans to determine dimensions and materials required.
  • Scheduled delivery of materials, parts and equipment to job sites.
  • Collaborated with other carpenters, journeymen and supervisors to complete projects.
  • Cut and shaped materials to meet outlined measurements using table saw, hand saw, as well as other power and hand tools.
  • Measured and marked cutting lines on materials using pencil or chalk and marking gauge.
  • Operated trowels and sponges to apply grout between joints of tiles and bricks.
  • Completed initial site preparation and maintained neat work areas for duration of job.
  • Utilized hammers, saws, squares, levels and fastening devices to complete projects.
  • Prepared and cleaned surfaces for rebuilding purposes by removing damaged tiles, bricks and mortar.
  • Reviewed finished installations to find and correct surface flaws.
  • Mixed mortar, plastic and grout according to standard formulas.
  • Mixed mortar to lay bricks, stones and concrete sidewalks.
  • Used chainsaws, hooks, handsaws, shears and clippers.
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School Attended

  • Southside High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Retail Installation & Merchandising
  • Stagehand
  • Business Owner


  • High School Diploma

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