tower forman resume example with 17+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Energetic Team Leader with experience directing workers to complete daily tasks. Gifted at resolving issues with dynamic skills and poise. Courteous and experienced in following safety regulations, policies and procedures. Proficient Foreman with good problem-solving and group management skills. Successful at keeping employees on-task and achieving quality objectives. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success. Detailed Foreman skilled in planning, assigning and directing work tasks. Team-oriented professional with strong commitment to maintaining safe, clean job sites. Dedicated to quality and clear communication. Reliable Foreman with more than 12 years of construction site experience. Superb project oversight, team management and blueprint interpretation skills. Also successful in meeting tight job deadlines. Communicative Foreman skilled in placing material orders, providing safety briefings and coordinating health and safety inspections. Performance-oriented and proactive in reviewing forecasts and work orders. Outstanding expense tracking, inventory management and resource coordination abilities. Detail-oriented Technician that brings extensive construction background and specialized experience on challenging projects. Smoothly leads team members to meet goals, maximize performance and maintain important safety standards. Knowledgeable about applicable codes and industry best practices. Trustworthy professional offering over 8 years as Foreman. Focused and skilled in coordinating personnel, materials and equipment. Decisive when responding to urgent issues and resolving problems. Knowledgeable leader with record of accomplishment on diverse construction projects. Translates directives of architects, constructions managers and clients into actionable on-site directives to consistently meet project demands. Expert in tackling problems head-on and maintaining strict standards. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

  • Worker Supervision
  • Hiring and Onboarding
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Daily Reporting
  • Work Planning and Prioritization
  • Construction Vehicles Operation
  • Decision Making
  • Documentation and Recordkeeping
  • Site Inspection
  • Dependable and Hardworking
  • Equipment Safety Verification
  • Time Management
  • Work Monitoring
  • Procedure Planning
  • OSHA Compliance
  • Equipment Operation
  • Hand and Power Tool Operation
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration
  • Multi-Project Coordination
  • Multitasking and Prioritization
  • Team Leadership
  • Hiring Determinations
  • Problem-Solving
  • Schematics and Blueprints
  • Commercial and Residential Projects
  • Crew Scheduling
  • Job Site Management
  • Production Optimization
  • Specifications Conformance
  • Problem Solving
  • Materials Estimation
  • Workplace Safety
  • Employee Training
  • Risk Management
  • Project Leadership
  • Construction Management
  • Assignment Delegation
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Job Planning
  • Schedule Determination
  • Materials Estimating
  • Fall Protection
  • Scaffolding Set up
  • Safe Operating Procedures
  • Site Measuring and Marking
  • Understanding Schematics
  • Power and Hand Tool Use
  • Troubleshooting Strength
  • Clear Communication
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Physical Strength and Stamina
  • Cutting Torches
  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Reporting and Documentation
Education and Training
Kaufman High School Kaufman, TX Expected in 05/2004 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Veterans Administration - Tower Forman
Green Bay, WI, 01/2013 - 05/2022
  • Viewed and checked job equipment to determine maintenance requirements.
  • Managed sites by focusing on safety, operations and productivity.
  • Complied with federal and company regulations to maintain high level of job site safety.
  • Supervised projects to uphold schedule requirements and quality demands.
  • Communicated with employees to demonstrate high standards and mitigate issues.
  • Tracked and monitored progress of project orders and maintained logistics-related data and reporting trends to senior transportation and operations professionals.
  • Relayed information between drivers and recipients regarding ETA and potential delays.
  • Analyzed operational performance and implemented plans to achieve organizational and financial goals.
  • Strengthened integrity, developing organization systems for records, reports and agendas.
  • Exceeded specific team goals, partnering with staff to share and implement best practices.
  • Reduced accidents in workplace by implementing safety policies and procedures.
  • Onboarded and trained more than 10 new employees per year.
  • Executed strong negotiation skills to see both sides and worked to reach agreements to satisfy both parties.
  • Partnered with management to establish workplace safety curriculum for training and education purposes.
  • Mentored team members to succeed and advance within department and company.
  • Trained newly hired top talent to fill key positions and maximize productivity.
  • Developed and coordinated trainings to help individuals learn company policies and procedures and job tasks.
  • Implemented and facilitated successful training programs to increase employee engagement, retention and productivity.
  • Managed learning experience consistent with company philosophy and company-wide strategies.
  • Explained goals and expectations required of trainees.
  • Evaluated client processes, employee performance and training progress to determine additional training needs.
  • Replaced defective equipment
  • components and securely connected new items to existing structures.
  • Assessed blueprints, schematics and repair manuals to assess malfunctions and perform repairs.
  • Troubleshot malfunctions and diagnosed issues to service equipment quickly and fully.
  • Inspected Safety
  • items for issues impacting safety or performance.
  • Adjusted, connected, or disconnected wiring, piping and tubing to complete repairs and installations.
  • Applied knowledge of carpentry and general construction to finish work.
  • Resolved interpersonal conflicts by listening, finding common ground and building relationships.
  • Performed site evaluations, customer surveys and team audits.
  • Filled out work orders, repair logs and maintenance plans to document work completed.
  • Cleaned and lubricated machinery according to preventive maintenance schedules.
  • Completed scheduled appointments on time to drive quality service.
  • Performed peer reviews of technical projects, providing feedback to production staff and senior personnel.
  • Collaborated with engineers to produce timelines, production roadmaps and scenario plans.
  • Directed 4-person team of personnel specializing in executing planned technical updates.
  • Kept resources current, organized and maintained in optimal condition.
  • Troubleshot and resolved problems with programs and systems.
  • Participated in designing diagnostics and quality assurance frameworks to analyze completed solutions.
  • Managed expense tracking, schedule coordination and performance assessments.
  • Communicated effectively with clientele to maintain customer satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Used bolts, rivets and screws to fasten parts.
  • Followed safety practices to safeguard against injury and damage to property.
  • Managed workflow and productivity of lower-level technicians to keep projects on task.
  • Cleaned, maintained and properly stocked company vehicle to prepare for required duties.
  • Operated various diagnostic tools to determine repair plans.
  • Delivered on-the-job training and development initiatives to new hires and contractors.
  • Participated in training to maintain technical expertise and proficiency on applicable equipment.
  • Communicated directly with equipment vendors for defective parts return.
  • Installed new components or replaced defective parts to restore functionality.
  • Trained customers on proper operation, maintenance and safety of newly installed equipment.
Carlisle Companies Incorporated - Pipefitter
Arvada, CO, 08/2007 - 01/2013
  • Used welding and soldering equipment to join sheet metal components following blueprints and job specifications.
  • Installed piping systems for plumbing for both domestic and HVAC lines.
  • Fabricated and positioned screw pipe, socket weld pipe and stainless steel tubing.
  • Mounted casings of water tube boilers and attached davit heads, burners and furnace casing to fire tube boilers.
  • Connected fire tubes to heads as well as water tubes to drums and headers of boilers.
  • Read and interpreted specifications, diagrams and blueprints for job.
  • Observed safe work rules and utilized fall protection and PPE.
  • Performed hydrostatic pressure testing of boilers and pressure vessels.
  • Managed movement of materials and equipment to different job sites.
  • Handled all responsibilities for piping systems, including fabricating, assembling, installing and maintaining.
  • Threaded and installed pipe using pipe wrench and dies.
  • Drilled and tapped holes for installation of studs.
  • Threaded pipes using specified machinery.
  • Oversaw 2 apprentices, answered questions and provided feedback on work.
  • Applied specialized skills such as welding and cementing to complete high-quality piping work.
  • Inspected and tested installed systems to isolate and identify faults.
  • Bored holes into existing structures to install piping to meet new system specifications.
  • Cut and hammered pipes to meet design specifications for individual system installations.
  • Inspected worksites to determine presence of obstructions, unsafe conditions and crew errors.
  • Operated motorized pumps to remove water from flooded manholes, basements and other facility floors.
  • Performed rigging and forklift operations to maneuver parts and machinery.
  • Inspected installations to repair leaks and make adjustments to pipes.
  • Modified piping systems with task-specific tools to complete preventive maintenance.
  • Cut openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings.
  • Verified and gathered measurements to determine proper piping sizes.
  • Cut diverse pipe sizes and lengths to prepare for installation.
  • Filled piping systems with water and air to test for leaks.
Advanced Tabco - Maintenance Technician
City, STATE, 02/2005 - 07/2007
  • Disassembled appliances to diagnose problems and facilitate repairs.
  • Diagnosed problems with mechanical and electrical systems and equipment using advanced troubleshooting abilities.
  • Responded to personnel queries and troubleshooting requests to provide repair services to improve operations.
  • Maintained clear and safe workspace areas to meet OSHA standards.
  • Cleared clogged drains and replaced valves, faucets and fixtures.
  • Installed new systems, replacement parts and components to maintain proper operation.
  • Performed basic carpentry tasks and installed shelves, hooks and closet rods to meet customer needs.
  • Performed performance and safety inspections on equipment and machinery to maintain operational baseline.
  • Collaborated with building managers to assess ongoing needs and plan preventive maintenance schedules.
  • Diagnosed equipment malfunctions and performed repairs to restore equipment and maintain uptime.
  • Inspected electrical components to identify defects and hazards and make necessary adjustments.
  • Changed HVAC filters and cleaned condensation drains to perform preventive maintenance on HVAC systems.
  • Operated hand and power tools to complete repairs.
  • Replaced wall sockets, ran lines and completed basic carpentry to finish installations.
  • Double checked supply inventories to ensure project specific correctness and optimize work readiness.
  • Followed instructions regarding duties and assignments for facility and machinery maintenance.
  • Implemented preventive maintenance practices and upheld equipment guidelines to avoid failures.
  • Implemented new component, fixture and motor systems to increase power flow abilities.
  • Inspected and maintained facilities to maximize cleanliness and support upkeep targets.
  • Completed assignments on-time and under budget.
  • Organized and implemented new assignments based on schematic diagrams.
  • Routinely inspected equipment for preventive and emergency maintenance needs.
  • Consistently maintained high customer satisfaction ratings.

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School Attended

  • Kaufman High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Tower Forman
  • Pipefitter
  • Maintenance Technician


  • High School Diploma

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