trades generalist resume example with 15+ years of experience

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

Seasoned Trades Generalist ready to apply 4+ years of Group Camp experience to a permanent position with the PIPC. Industrious and dedicated team player who is knowledgeable about all aspects of Group Camp operations requirements. Organized and focused professional with strong communication skills, proficiency in multiple trades-as well as expertise in proactive problem solving. Punctual, dedicated and hard-working tradesman.

  • Advanced Plumbing
  • Reading blueprints and manuals
  • Carpentry
  • Safe use of power tools including Chainsaws.
  • Painting and staining
  • Electrical diagnostics and repair
  • Landscaping and hardscaping
  • Computer skills
  • Emphasis on workplace safety
  • Project planning
  • Installation and maintenance of gutters, leaders and skylights.
  • Flat/shingle roofing installation and repair
  • Small engine repair
  • Stockade and Hurricane fence repair and fabrication
  • Window glazing and screen fabrication/repair
04/XXX7 to Current Trades Generalist State Of New York | Corinth, NY,
  • Handled diverse functions in multiple Group Camp locations in a timely and professional manner.
  • Perform pipe fabrication and installation of copper, poly and PEX pipe fittings.
  • Repaired and/or replaced above-ground flexible water supply lines and assorted drain, valves and couplings.
  • Working on all aspects of potable, grey-water and sewage systems from start to finish in a timely and safe manner.
  • Maintain and repair sewage lift-stations.
  • Identifying, removing and replacing worn, damaged and antiquated plumbing fixtures (ie: toilets, sinks and showers) with modern/water-saving components.
  • Installation and maintenance of water filtration systems, water softeners and pressure augmenters.
  • Repair and maintenance of walk-in freezer ice-melt drains and exterior hose valves.
  • One and a half years of the above plumbing projects carried out under the direction of a master-plumber
  • Water heater repair, maintenance and replacement.
  • Winterization of cabins.
  • Built reputation for excellent handyman services by taking pride in craftsmanship and by an attention to detail.
  • Keeping interior and exterior of buildings clean, safe and welcoming.
  • Prioritizing handyman jobs by identifying urgent and important projects with concern for patron safety and security.
  • Performing preventive maintenance and repairs on buildings and docks/swim floats using structural/finish carpentry, glazing/screening, masonry, roofing, painting/staining and electrical skills to keep operational, attractive, and, and above all, safe.
  • Pruning trees and shrubs as well as felling hazard trees in a safe and expedient manner utilizing skills garnered from Game of Logging training ( I-III) Chipping of brush and removal of logs.
  • Estimate material and labor requirements to complete various projects.
  • Implement and enforce safety procedures and standards.
  • Assist park patrons as need.
  • Landscaping and Hardscaping.
  • Snowplowing.
  • Works in the field with minimal direction or oversight.
  • Perform monthly dam inspections.
06/XXX0 to 04/2021 Handy Man Circle K Stores, Inc. | Cleveland, TX,
  • Used professional grade tools and equipment to perform wide range of handyman services.
  • Installed serviced and maintained home-heating oil, waste oil and natural gas furnaces, as well as repairing and replacing electric, natural and propane gas water heaters in mobile homes and in multiple Gerber-owned buildings.
  • Restored, repaired and customized lavatory tiles, vanities, sinks, toilets, toilet enclosures urinals and tubs/showers in recreational vehicles and employer-owned properties.
  • Installed waste water lines, various traps, and sanitary clean-outs in accordance with city/health department codes
  • Installed water-softeners and pressure augmenter units in multiple buildings
  • Installed and maintained a high-pressure over-head sprinkler system in a multiple bay truck garage
  • Designed, fabricated and installed and maintained an elaborate compressed air network with PEX piping/fitting for air-tools.
  • Maintained equipment, materials and tool inventory to meet any repair or maintenance need with minimal delay.
  • Prioritized handyman jobs by identifying urgent and important projects with concern for customer safety and security.
  • Forklift and scissor lift operation.
  • Repaired and customized interiors of recreational vehicles.
  • Responded quickly to service calls, including replacing filters, smoke alarms and locks to ensure safety and well being of employees and customers.
10/1997 to 06/2002 Plumber's Helper American Residential Services | Fort Lauderdale, FL,
  • Trained in the following plumbing skills as an apprentice under a master plumber.
  • Learned how to complete semi-skilled work like laying new pipe and connecting fittings.
  • Assisted plumber with work such as kitchen and bath remodels and appliance installations.
  • Tested and checked systems to locate and correct leaks.
  • Performed pipe fabrication, installation and fitting according to proper specifications.
  • Identified and located required tools prior to starting each project.
  • Cut and beveled piping using cutting torches, saws and threading machines.
  • Installed and inspected new and existing plumbing lines up to 4 inches in diameter.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Carried and maneuvered heavy objects such as tubs, dishwashers and toilets at customer locations.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2001 to to Bachelor of Science | Biology Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ GPA:
Expected in 07/2005 to to Emergency Medical Technician | Bergen County Police, Fire And EMS Academy, Mahwah, NJ, GPA:
  • Game of Logging Certification (I-III) Winter XXX9, Forest Fire response training , PIPC sponsored courses in: advanced electrical, masonry and plumbing skills. Current CPR/AED certification. Hazardous waste operations training.
Additional Information

In closing, I would like to say that I have been pleased to be a part of the Harriman State Park Group Camp team. I look for forward to many more years with the park service-and would very much like to obtain permanent status with the PIPC. Thank you for your consideration. DMW

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School Attended

  • Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Bergen County Police, Fire And EMS Academy

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  • Trades Generalist
  • Handy Man
  • Plumber's Helper


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Emergency Medical Technician

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