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self employed landscape and construction contracto resume example with 16+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

I am natural leader, who is lazor focused. I bring my. Drive and determination to the table. I have excellent communication, and people skills and am labor ready, and am really excited to work with a successful company, who can utilize all these abilities.

Skills
  • Sprinkler system maintenance
  • Landscape maintenance
  • Gardening knowledge
  • Planting procedures
Experience
05/2015 to 05/2021 Self Employed Landscape and Construction Contracto Valvoline Inc. | Bend, OR,
  • Installed ponds, rock gardens and irrigation systems.
  • Edged lawns and flowerbeds using gas-powered and rotary edging tools.
  • Operated and maintained basic landscaping equipment and vehicles.
  • Applied fertilizers and pesticides to lawns and grounds to control weeds, insect infestation and maintain soil fertility.
  • Reviewed design plans and instructions and completed work according to specifications.
  • Scheduled regular landscaping services to promote optimal growth and maintain attractive appearance of lawns and facility grounds.
  • Completed finishing work such as trimming around trees and bushes.
  • Trimmed shrubbery and trees to help plants produce more flowers and fruit to benefit wildlife.
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shapes.
  • Assisted in scheduling weekly landscaping projects and tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Used zero-turn, traditional riding lawn mowers and self-propelled mowers to mow residential and commercial lawns.
  • Responded quickly to customer inquiries and concerns to drive customer satisfaction and maximize retention.
  • Installed sprinkler systems.
  • Leveraged hand-held tools to maintain green spaces.
  • Eliminated undesirable weeds and pests by physically removing problems or applying chemicals.
  • Attended seminars and workshops to learn about natural pest control products with zero chemicals.
  • Liaised with management to support full-cycle landscaping processes, including quality assurance, paving, hauling, digging, concrete mixing and installation and bridge repair, wrecking and erection.
  • Drove customer feedback for process improvements.
  • Administered pesticides to mitigate and control pest damage.
  • Consulted with vendors to secure proper planting materials and reduce waste.
  • Troubleshot mechanical issues and completed basic repairs to keep equipment working at peak levels.
  • Cleared pathways of overgrowth, debris and snow to reduce hazards.
  • Resolved issues efficiently by [Action] to enhance customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Limited hazards by cleaning all construction areas with complete compliance.
  • Planned and cultivated designer lawns and gardens to enhance backyard lawns.
  • Planned and coordinated jobs for [Number] workers.
  • Installed sprinkler systems to provide grass, flowers and other landscaping adequate water to grow.
  • Installed irrigation systems, rock gardens and ponds to simplify watering needs.
  • Exceeded specific team goals while partnering with employees to share and implement best practices.
  • Dug irrigation trenches for play-area enclosures, gazebos and other small construction projects.
  • Arranged shrubs and flowers to create landscape effects.
  • Provided top service delivery quality control by eliminating downtime to maximize revenue.
  • Applied weed and pest control chemicals to protect customer lawns.
  • Removed and properly disposed of debris to maintain worksite safety.
  • Removed poison ivy and other harmful plants while wearing protective gear.
  • Checked machinery and performed routine maintenance to prevent malfunction.
  • Installed block and stone décor according to plans and specifications.
  • Planted flowers, bushes, shrubs, trees and grass.
  • Determined causes of lawn and garden issues and recommended effective solutions.
  • Strategized long-term business needs.
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Maintained garden areas and landscaping greenery to enhance property appearance and plant health.
  • Drove client retention, delivering speedy service execution with zero discrepancies.
03/2005 to 05/2015 Yoders Landscapes Scott Yoder | City, STATE,
  • Maintained garden areas and landscaping greenery to enhance property appearance and plant health.
  • Reviewed design plans and instructions and completed work according to specifications.
  • Applied fertilizers and pesticides to lawns and grounds to control weeds, insect infestation and maintain soil fertility.
  • Performed planting, watering, mulching, edging and other landscaping duties at [Number]-acre golf course.
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Fertilized, cultivated and weeded soil to deliver steady supply of nutrients to plants.
  • Calculated concrete quantities needed for jobs.
  • Positioned wire mesh and rebar to reinforce concrete.
  • Scheduled inspections, meetings, pours and workers for over [Number] jobs.
  • Trained and hired [Number] new employees on concrete processes, safety protocols and company expectations.
  • Compacted grade using jumping jack or plate compactor equipment.
  • Inspected and maintained tools and equipment.
  • Operated equipment and vehicles, including excavators and loaders to prepare site.
  • Removed debris and waste to clean site after completing work.
  • Prepared concrete by hand mixing sand and cement.
  • Dismantled forms using [Tool].
  • Finished surfaces by troweling, floating and brushing following project requirements and specifications.
  • Set up scaffolding, braces and other temporary structures to support crew during work.
  • Constructed forms to create various concrete structures.
  • Loaded and unloaded necessary tools, materials and machines from trucks and trailers.
  • Placed steel pins using sledgehammer.
  • Reviewed blueprints and other drawings to identify correct grades.
  • Worked with teammates to move steel forms.
  • Poured concrete into forms using pump hose and leveled.
  • Adapted concrete mixing techniques in terms of client wishes and atmosphere.
  • Read site layouts and developed plans for concrete pouring and mixing.
to Warehouse Packer Spherion | City, STATE,
  • Used pallet jacks to move items to and from different warehouse locations.
  • Marked and labeled containers with accurate shipping information to prevent delays.
  • Mentored new employees on daily warehouse procedures and answered task-related questions for quick job acclimation.
  • Used tools, sprayers and cleaning solutions to clean contaminants from work areas.
  • Volunteered for additional hours and shifts during peak periods to meet tight shipping deadlines.
  • Inspected outgoing shipments to maintain quality assurance standards.
  • Assembled cartons, crates and containers.
  • Received incoming product deliveries and relocated to storage shelves, coolers or bins.
  • Stocked and rotated products, supplies and paper goods to optimize freshness.
  • Operated forklift to elevate or place merchandise in appropriate areas.
  • Used RF scanner to pick items from bins and complete orders.
  • Packaged items with appropriate materials to prevent damage during shipping.
  • Organized storage of articles in bins, floor, shelves and assigned areas according to product categories.
  • Noticed damaged products and removed from received shipments to be processed for refund or replacement.
  • Palletized merchandise for easy movement to sales floor locations.
  • Restocked shelves with current merchandise in attractive displays to promote sales.
  • Handled all delegated tasks, including [Task] and [Task].
  • Defined strategies and created a plan to achieve ambitious operational objectives.
  • Maintained updated [Type] knowledge through [Task] and [Task].
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
Education and Training
Expected in to to | Buisness Kent State University, Kent, OH GPA:
Expected in to to | , Melbourne, FL GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Kent State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Self Employed Landscape and Construction Contracto
  • Yoders Landscapes
  • Warehouse Packer

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)

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