Self Employed resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
  • Exterior and interior painting
  • Roof maintenance
  • Sanitation and safety
  • Electrical components
01/2004 to 02/2021 Self Employed Denbury | Baker, MT,
  • Operated hand and power tools to complete repairs.
  • Evaluated systems in use to uncover problems, complete maintenance and recommend solutions.
  • Consulted blueprints and repair manuals to complete high-quality repairs and restore optimal functionality.
  • Replaced wall sockets, ran lines and completed basic carpentry to finish installations.
  • Repainted walls, removing old paint or wallpaper and preparing surfaces for new applications.
  • Diagnosed equipment malfunctions and completed repairs to restore equipment and maintain uptime.
  • Used professional grade tools and equipment to perform wide range of handyman services.
  • Maintained buildings and grounds for [Number] units, working around residents' schedules in order to minimize disruption.
  • Responded to personnel queries and troubleshooting requests to provide repair services to improve operations.
  • Read blueprints and specifications to determine best methods to approach [Type] and [Type] projects.
  • Inspected units to identify problems with mechanical, plumbing and electrical issues and promptly executed repairs.
  • Repaired equipment and machinery, performing maintenance according to updated industry standards.
  • Maintained equipment, materials and tool inventory to meet any repair or maintenance need with minimal delay.
  • Performed HVAC repairs due to malfunctioning air conditioning, ventilation and heating systems.
  • Managed maintenance for [Number] rental properties.
  • Landscaped the building's [Number] square foot grounds by plowing, watering lawns, mowing and maintaining shrubbery and flower beds.
  • Fixed and managed electrical and plumbing problems quickly and effectively.
  • Prepared units to ensure cleanliness and readiness for new tenants.
  • Built reputation for excellent handyman services by taking pride in craftsmanship and attention to detail.
03/2018 to 01/2021 Flatbed Tow Truck Driver Sun City Towing /S&D Auto Wrecking | City, STATE,
  • Completed vehicle recoveries, private tows and involuntary retrievals in collaboration with businesses and police departments.
  • Observed all driving regulations and safety procedures, maintaining [Number]% safe driving record.
  • Notified customers of potential late deliveries, which resulted in [Number]% decrease in calls to company support line.
  • Inspected vehicle prior to and after completing each shift, noting any damage or issues in detailed logs.
  • Established relationships with agency representatives to complete towing jobs efficiently and according to procedures.
  • Maintained records such as vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations
  • Picked up clients or vehicles and drove property to specified receiving agency or location.
  • Consulted with supervisors and dispatch personnel to assess situations, determine appropriate solutions and make decisions.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Negotiated with [Type] vendors to purchase [Type] equipment at cost-effective prices.
  • Drove trucks with capacities greater than three tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver products, livestock or other materials.
  • Responded to roadside assistance requests to provide tows and other types of support.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections prior to and after every trip and performed minor repairs, including [Type] and [Type] to keep truck functional.
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Reviewed all vehicles in fleet on [Timeframe] basis to determine those requiring immediate repairs and maintenance work.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing all road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Conducted [Timespan] vehicle and equipment inspections to maintain safety and comply with laws.
  • Used [Type] equipment to assist with loading and unloading vehicles and properly securing items for long road trips.
  • Attached or loaded vehicles and reviewed all connections for security.
  • Used [Description] trucks to tow [Vehicle], [Vehicle] and [Vehicle].
  • Inspected and maintained vehicle supplies and equipment such as gas, oil, water, tires, lights, and brakes to ensure vehicles remain in proper working condition
01/2007 to 02/2012 Construction Foreman Go Green / Carescape Landscaping / Electrical/ Con | City, STATE,
  • Estimated materials and labor requirements to complete jobs within budgetary and timeline requirements.
  • Built residential and commercial buildings for projects with budgets in excess of $[Amount].
  • Determined optimal construction requirements and site plans.
  • Assigned work to employees based on project requirements and individual team member strengths.
  • Motivated and supported field workers completing work to increase work quality and efficiency.
  • Managed daily work assignments by delegating tasks and monitoring progress.
  • Volunteered to oversee additional job tasks when the [Job title] was on vacation or out of the office.
  • Conferred with other managers, technical personnel and team leaders to coordinate efficient site work and maintain tight schedules.
  • Inspected, serviced and repaired equipment such as [Type] and [Type] to maintain functionality and project timelines.
  • Coordinated schedules and day-to-day activities of crew to satisfy project needs.
  • Read and followed blueprints when planning and implementing construction phases.
  • Communicated effectively with customers and workers alike, answering inquiries and questions and responding to complaints.
  • Completed [Number] indoor and outdoor commercial and residential construction projects.
  • Maintained quality standards and monitored work for corrective action.
  • Oversaw plumbing, heating, ventilation and irrigation system projects, which included construction, maintenance and repair work.
  • Implemented onsite safety protocols and procedures and properly trained all team members on prevention measures, effectively reducing injuries [Number]%.
  • Checked crew timesheets and logs for accuracy and submitted on schedule.
Education and Training
Expected in 01/2007 GED | Willow Canyon High School, Surprise, AZ GPA:
Expected in | Maricopa Community Colleges - Rio Salado Community College, Kingman, AZ GPA:
Expected in 07/2014 | Buisness/ Money Managment Willow Canyon High School, , GPA:

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School Attended

  • Willow Canyon High School
  • Maricopa Community Colleges - Rio Salado Community College
  • Willow Canyon High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Self Employed
  • Flatbed Tow Truck Driver
  • Construction Foreman


  • GED

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