structural steel erector steel erector machine operator 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
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Professional Summary

Knowledgeable individual skilled in multiple trades, including electrical, plumbing and carpentry. Successful General Contractor successful working with various personalities and meeting very tight deadlines on variety of commercial and residential projects.

  • Job planning
  • Problem resolution
  • Project Safety
  • Quality control
  • Project Scheduling
  • Supervision
  • Relationship development
  • Construction Site Management
  • Subcontractor management
  • General contracting professional
Work History
Structural Steel Erector/Steel Erector Machine Operator, 01/2010 to Current
Department Of Veterans AffairsGreenville, NC,
  • Unloaded and positioned prefabricated steel and heavy equipment using hoisting equipment, such as cables, pulleys or hooks.
  • Aligned structural steel members to rivet, bolt and weld permanently into place.
  • Analyzed specifications and blueprints and suggested quantities, types and sizes of materials required per job allocation.
  • Dismantled structures and prepared equipment for travel or site movement.
  • Used appropriate safety measures and encouraged other team members to do same in effort to avoid job site injuries.
  • Followed blueprints and instructions from supervisors to erect columns, beams and girders.
  • Coordinated with crane or signaled equipment operators to lift and position structural steel members and hoist beams, girders and columns to correct positions.
  • Inspected projects, identified issues that occurred and implemented corrective measures.
  • Followed safety guidelines to fasten structural steel members and hoisted cables, chains and rope.
  • Reviewed work plans and blueprints to ascertain all requirements for project.
  • Cut metal components to required lengths using various tools, including using metal shears, hacksaws and bar cutters.
Owner/General Contractor, 02/2008 to Current
Dexel Custom BuildersCity, STATE,
  • Assessed project plans, spoke with clients or designers and visited job site to better understand project scope and client desires.
  • Maintained optimal cost controls by making affordable supplier purchases and negotiating lower prices.
  • Managed talented teams of electricians, carpenters, plumbers and other craftsmen on commercial and residential projects.
  • Maximized cost savings by assessing subcontractor bids before completing contract agreements.
  • Performed daily inspections of job sites to verify staff and subcontractor observance of important safety protocols.
  • Reviewed contractor invoices, approving payments on acceptable work.
  • Performed regular job site observations to provide direction for general contractor personnel and subcontractor laborers.
  • Contributed to construction planning process, including commercial and residential projects.
  • Determined project schedule, including sequencing all construction activities for optimal efficiency.
  • Structure, review, approval and archiving of all closeout documents.
  • Scheduled utility service providers according to project timelines.
  • Obtained building and specialty permits from local jurisdictional agencies.
  • Provided safety kits to all construction personnel, fully complying with job site safety protocols.
  • Kept sites compliant with OSHA, federal, state and local regulations to prevent unnecessary delays.
  • Monitored subcontractor operations and applied effective time, resource and money management strategies to delivery under-budget project completion.
  • Avoided construction delays by efficiently following through with all site inspections.
  • Coordinated with site personnel, clients and local government officials to achieve on-time project delivery.
  • Guided and directed third-party inspectors through project construction, commissioning and closeout.
  • Monitored supply levels and identified cost-effective materials to reduce project expenses.
  • Managed hiring for certain roles and actively coordinated talent management and recruitment.
  • Reduced process downtime by restructuring ongoing projects, ensuring quality and compliance.
Carpenter, 10/1989 to Current
Various General ContractorsCity, STATE,
  • Organized project work by reading blueprints and assessing job specifications to determine optimal plans.
  • Planned projects by identifying necessary equipment, tools, and required assistance.
  • Followed established job site safety regulations and maintained safe and clean work area.
  • Led projects from start to finish.
  • Constructed custom built designs according to specifications.
  • Proactively managed projects to obtain 100% customer satisfaction for all custom work.
  • Kept team members safe and job sites free of hazards by maintaining good organizational skills at all stages.
  • Monitored tool and equipment condition and arranged repairs as needed.
High School Diploma: , Expected in
Soquel High School - Soquel, CA
: General Education/ Earth Science , Expected in
Cabrillo College - Aptos, CA
: E.M.T-1, Expected in 01/1991
E.T.S. - Santa Cruz, CA,
: E.M.T- Paramedic , Expected in 05/2005
E.T.S. - Santa Cruz, CA,

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School Attended

  • Soquel High School
  • Cabrillo College
  • E.T.S.
  • E.T.S.

Job Titles Held:

  • Structural Steel Erector/Steel Erector Machine Operator
  • Owner/General Contractor
  • Carpenter


  • High School Diploma

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