Skilled Laborer effective at completing difficult projects and tasks on schedule. Consistently follows through with all orders and instructions. Works well in a team setting. Thrives independently or as a team member. Proactive in creating a safe and productive environment.
Accurate measurements and estimates
Strong communication skills
Friendly and hardworking
Construction machinery operation
Exceptional problem solver
06/2015 to Current
RooferBubba Bass Roofing － Hampton, VATrained and oversaw individuals in roofing system installations. Mopped and poured hot asphalt and tar onto roof base while applying asphalt and tar and gravel to roof. Overlapped successive layers of roofing material, determining distance of overlap using chalkline, gauge on shingling hatchet and lines on shingles. Cut roofing paper to size and nailed and stapled paper to roof in overlapping strips to form base for roofing materials. Cleaned and maintained roofing systems. Repaired and replaced all types of roof membrane, sub roofing, sheathing and base materials. Maintained and repaired roofing tools and equipment. Worked safely and effectively at heights, with toxic materials and fumes, on slippery and uneven surfaces and in extreme weather conditions. Motivated field crew to uphold the highest levels of productivity, safety and quality.
05/2013 to Current
General LabourDaves Home Improvement Plus － Hampton, VAAssisted skilled workers with construction projects in all phases of rough and finish carpentry. Cleaned all construction areas to avoid hazards. Used grouting trowels to apply grout between joints of bricks and tiles. Continually cleaned work areas and equipment. Applied paint to unfinished edges of plastic panels using a hand roller. Cut materials to specified sizes for installation using power saws and tile cutters. Worked with tools such as pruning saws, hedge and brush trimmers and axes. Assisted in caulking pipe joints to properly seal them.
03/2004 to Current
Foreman/LeadAtlantic Home Improvement － Hampton, VABuilt and disassembled scaffolds, bracing and barricades. Extensively trained in plumbing, carpentry, painting, plastering, machine servicing and installation. Cleaned all construction areas to avoid hazards. Mentored junior team members, providing guidance on proper techniques and safety. Installed, repaired and rebuilt tile, brick and stone surfaces. Completed indoor and outdoor residential and commercial construction projects. Transported materials, tools and machines to installation sites. Painted walls, exteriors and interiors of buildings and furniture using brushes, rollers and spray guns.
09/2001 to Current
Head Cook/Kitchen ManagerCounty Grill & Smokehouse － Hampton, VAReduced food costs by [number] percent by expertly estimating purchasing needs and buying through approved suppliers. Systematically tasted and smelled all prepared dishes, and observed color, texture and garnishes. Expertly estimated staffing needs and adjusted hourly schedules in accordance with demand patterns, budget and local labor laws. Collaborated closely with the Food and Beverage Director to conduct staff meetings and resolve service, product and personnel issues. Implemented and supported company initiatives and programs. Effectively managed and assisted kitchen staff in producing food for banquets, catered events and member dining areas. Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports. Regularly developed new recipes in accordance with consumer tastes, nutritional needs, and budgetary considerations. Diligently enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent the spoiling or contamination of foods. Identified opportunities to increase revenue, decrease kitchen expenses and maximize departmental productivity without compromising guest satisfaction.