self employed general contractor resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Energetic Project Manager consistently involved in all facets of building construction. Specialty in commercial structures and residential homes. Proactive and experienced in managing a variety of construction teams and projects. Successful in creating effective communication with owners and subcontractors.

  • Baseline schedules creation
  • Building codes and regulations
  • Blueprint fluency
  • Commercial & residential
  • Construction/Demolition
  • Remodeling
  • Project Estimating & Cost Controls
  • Subcontractor Supervision
  • Natural leader
  • Unsurpassed work ethic
  • Results-oriented
  • Superb management skills
  • Organized and detail-oriented
10/2000 to Current
Self Employed General Contractor Channel Building Company Wilmington, MA,

As a self employed contractor, personally handled all aspects of commercial and residential construction from the ground up. Led the planning, budgeting and direction of all construction projects. Qualified competitive subcontractor bids prior to execution of contracts and assigned projects and tasks to subcontractors based on their specialties and competencies.Educated general contractor personnel on the quality standards throughout the construction process.Performed construction site pre-inspections and coordinated post-construction audits. Reviewed and investigated Proposed Change Order Requests (PCOR).Stayed consistent with project schedules and plans.Monitored the safety of all construction activities, making on-site personnel safety the top priority.

2009 to 07/2012
Restaurant Owner & Operator Team J Restaurant Group City, STATE,

Owned and operated a successful Mexican food restaurant. Handled all day to day operations, managed 15 employees, and completed all scheduling. Managed both front and back of house, which included all waitstaff, cooks and diswashers. Implemented quality control checks of all aspects. Handled all office duties, including payroll, inventory and accounts payable and recievables. Maintained high food quality and exceptional customer service in order to keep the restaurant successful. In addition, was responsible for the design and construction of the restaurant.

04/1998 to 10/2000
Construction Superintendent MHI Plantation/Coventry Homes City, STATE,

Supervised the building process for residential homes, scheduled contractors for all aspects of construction, and calculated subcontractor payroll while considering company budget amounts.

Expected in 1998
Bachelor of Science: Architectural Engineering
University of Texas at Austin - Austin, TX

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School Attended

  • University of Texas at Austin

Job Titles Held:

  • Self Employed General Contractor
  • Restaurant Owner & Operator
  • Construction Superintendent


  • Bachelor of Science

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