Seasoned Carpenter with 30+ years experience completing construction and remodeling projects of varying scales.
Self employed since 2003
Laid concrete, built batter boards, used excavators and placed reinforced steel. Framed new construction of single-family homes and townhomes. Examined buildings and project specifications to determine measurements and dimensions. Secured all required permit approvals prior to starting projects.Installed cabinets, base cabinets and crown molding. Built and stained oak casing and hardwood floors.Worked independently on projects and tasks within a carpentry team. Consistently constructed projects that were square and level. Safely used band, circular, jig, reciprocating, chop and compound miter saws. Constructed custom built-in bookshelves for residential home office areas. Operated a terrain telescoping forklift, backhoe, skid steer loader, bulldozer, track hoe, track loader, earth mover (pan scraper) and tractor. Cut and installed tile and linoleum flooring for residential and commercial buildings. Set windows and layouts for stairs and common rafters. Calculated accurate material estimates. Organized assigned tasks for completion on individual and team levels. Ordered materials and made material stock recommendations .Selected lumber based on the particular species, characteristics, size, applications and applicable adhesives. Operated power saws, planers, jointers, routers and pneumatic equipment. Repaired and maintained older properties, including renovating flooring, walls and ceilings, installing fixtures and remodeling bathrooms and kitchens. Installed floor joists, trusses and rafters. Cut and installed staircases .Cut timber, panels and other materials according to measured dimensions. Removed tool marks and surface adhesives after installation to improve project quality. Ordered materials and contacted sub-contractors when needed.
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