Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Goal-oriented Small Business Owner and Creative Carpenter, talented at suggesting new and innovative ways to complete assigned tasks. Focused on completing projects on time and exceeding client expectations. Ambitious and professional at taking on multiple projects at once. Experienced in home construction, as well as remodels and renovations. A motivated person who thrives independently or as a team member. Proactive in creating a safe and productive environment. Looking for a full-time position in an environment that will allow the advancement and utilization of my skills, offers a great challenge, increased benefits, and gives me the opportunity to help the company advance efficiently and productively.

  • Planning and Execution
  • Team Leadership
  • Independently motivated
  • Invoicing and Change Orders
  • Employee Training
  • Project Planning
  • Remolding and Repairing
  • New Construction and Renovation
  • Exceptional Finish Carpentry Skills
  • Drywalling and Framing
  • Painting
  • Concrete Finishing and Forming
  • Knowledge of measuring devices like tape measures, squares and scales
  • Hand and power tools
  • Scaffolding construction
  • Lifts up to 100+ pounds
  • Heavy Equipment Operation
  • Safety and compliance
  • Residential construction
  • Basic plumbing knowledge
  • Scheduling
  • Measurement and Calculation Accuracy
  • Hand and power tool operation
  • Materials coordination
  • Construction knowledge
  • Debris removal
  • New Construction
  • Hand tool operation
  • Bull floats
  • Jointers and edgers
  • Site preparation
  • Trowel machinery
  • Truck chute operation
  • Power saws
  • Concrete finishing
  • Edging techniques
  • Concrete forms
  • Preventive and Reparative Maintenance
  • Decorative Stone Installation
  • Project Estimation and Bidding
  • Landscape Equipment Operation
  • Grounds maintenance
Work History
12/2020 to Current Small Business Owner/Operator - Carpenter Mt. San Antonio College | Walnut, CA,
  • Set, enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain responsiveness to demands.
  • Studied market to determine optimal pricing of goods and services and to capitalize on emerging opportunities.
  • Used business software packages to maintain files and administrative records.
  • Maintained up-to-date administrative records to monitor operational conditions.
  • Determined best courses of action for company based on regional market trends and demands.
  • Fulfilled customer shipping needs by completing all purchase orders and customer invoices.
  • Reduced financial inconsistencies while assessing and verifying billing invoices and expense reports.
  • Implemented business strategies, increasing revenue and effectively targeting new markets.
  • Provided exceptional customer service to customers.
  • Planned projects by identifying necessary equipment, tools, and required assistance.
  • Followed established job site safety regulations and maintained safe and clean work area.
  • Specialized in foundations, framing and finish carpentry.
01/2017 to 09/2020 Lead Carpenter Rogers Group Inc | Vega, TX,
  • Completed precise joining and high-quality finish work by properly anchoring and bracing structures.
  • Placed building paper over subflooring to protect final flooring material from water damage.
  • Completed installations of building structures, trim, flooring and cabinetry.
  • Kept team members safe and job sites free of hazards by maintaining good organizational skills.
  • Engaged customers to help design custom entertainment centers, china cabinets, mantels and kitchen cabinets for residences.
  • Installed paneling on walls to deaden sound, complete decorations or absorb shock based on individual customer requirements.
  • Checked measurements and completed accurate cuts to prevent materials waste and maintain cost controls.
  • Led garages, residential homes and addition projects to completion.
  • Planned projects by identifying necessary equipment, tools, and required assistance.
  • Planned and executed work with proper tools and materials to maximize productivity.
  • Followed established job site safety regulations and maintained safe and clean work area.
  • Assembled durable, high-quality structures by working with forming systems, hand tools and range of equipment.
  • Safely operated electric cordless and hammer drills and cutting torches.
  • Cut and shaped materials to meet outlined measurements.
  • Installed drywall, ceilings, trim and fabricated replacement trim and moldings.
  • Measured and marked cutting lines on materials using pencil or chalk and marking gauge.
  • Met with clients to set out project goals, scope and requirements and drafted blueprints for review and final approval.
  • Built and hung custom doors and frames.
  • Repaired and remodeled wood, iron, chain link and vinyl fencing.
  • Properly poured, set and cured concrete.
  • Developed proficiency in stain-grade trim work, hanging doors and drilling and setting door hardware.
  • Selected and ordered lumber or other required materials to keep inventory at sufficient levels.
  • Aligned and squared frames and forms for installation.
  • Completed tasks according to technical document requirements and specifications to work with accuracy.
  • Inspected job site location to evaluate for code violations and coordinated necessary maintenance or repairs.
  • Offered valuable suggestions to clients' remodel needs.
  • Effectively used nails, screws, pneumatic nailing systems, concrete anchors, powder-actuated fasteners and framing connectors.
  • Calculated dimensions and amount of needed materials by accurately measuring job site and structures.
  • Built structures using precast concrete and hand-poured concrete forms.
  • Reduced materials waste by taking accurate measurements.
  • Specialized in foundations, framing and finish carpentry.
  • Repaired roofs and flooring and remodeled bathrooms and kitchens to complete projects.
  • Monitored tool and equipment condition and arranged repairs.
  • Shaped or cut materials to specified measurements using hand tools, machines and power saws.

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  • Installed access controls for mechanical gates.
01/2014 to 12/2017 Concrete Finisher Le'Dukes Concrete | City, STATE,
  • Created specific finishes on poured concrete.
  • Demolished and repaired old concrete surfaces.
  • Applied concrete fabrication techniques to achieve desired project specifications, quality and code standards.
  • Monitored inventory of key tools and materials used at each project site to provide consistent availability.
  • Adhered to safety and reporting procedures.
  • Observed manufacturer's safety procedures and corporate standards for pouring and finishing.
  • Installed rebar and molded expansion joints and edges for concrete projects.
  • Measured precise amounts of concrete and verified levelness to improve quality of finished product.
  • Maintained clean, safe worksite for team safety and to help keep projects on-track.
  • Reviewed all project documentation and blueprints to prioritize and schedule job tasks.
  • Set wood and other forming materials to prepare for concrete pours.
  • Assisted crew members with positioning trucks and moved discharge chute to guide concrete into forms.
  • Engaged with customers and subcontractors and provided timelines for project completion.
  • Operated equipment such as forklifts safely to efficiently complete site work.
  • Shoveled materials such as dirt, gravel and asphalt.
  • Completed physically demanding tasks such as lifting up to 100+ pounds to move job materials.
Expected in 09/2019 G.E.D | General Studies Everett Community College, Everett, WA GPA:

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