trades helper resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills. Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience. 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.

  • Team Building
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Good Work Ethic
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Customer Service
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Problem Resolution
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Relationship Building
  • Organizational Skills
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • Supervision & Leadership
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • People Skills
  • PPE Use
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Basic Math
  • Training & Development
  • Team Management
09/2019 to Current Trades Helper Asrc Federal Holding Company | Fort Hood, TX,
  • Cut materials on job site to prepare for installation.
  • Organized and cleaned work area and tools.
  • Read plans, instructions or specifications to determine work activities.
  • Operated equipment with strong focus on safety and ground communication.
  • Operated hand tools, saws, routers and sanding equipment to prepare materials and finish project surfaces.
  • Loaded or unloaded building materials to distribute machinery or tools.
  • Demonstrated best safety practices working at heights and lifting various objects.
  • Learned and mastered skilled trade specialties under guidance of expert mentors.
  • Transported supplies to work sites, removed from trucks and organized for crew use.
  • Assisted with diverse construction challenges to help team and customer.
  • Promoted team efficiency by consistently picking up excess materials and tools.
  • Cleaned job site after work completion and disposed of debris in proper containers.
  • Controlled traffic passing near, in or around work zones.
  • Erected and broke down scaffolding, ladders and other support structures for installations.
03/2015 to 09/2020 First Aid Trainer Umass Memorial Health Care | Worcestrer, MA,
  • Inspected job sites for hazardous conditions, excessive noise and PPE use.
  • Managed OSHA-mandated recordkeeping and accident analysis paperwork.
  • Assisted companies with rectifying safety and hazard issues.
  • Assisted with customer requests and answered questions to improve satisfaction.
  • Displayed strong telephone etiquette, effectively handling difficult calls.
  • Identified needs of customers promptly and efficiently.
  • Worked effectively with multiple contractors at various sites providing safety training for employees.
06/2014 to 08/2015 Spanish Interpreter Silgan Containers Corporation | Edison, NJ,
  • Interpreted conference calls and other workplace communications in real-time.
  • Provided appropriate contextual information to increase clients understanding of translations.
  • Maintained confidentiality of data during interpreting sessions due to sensitive nature of discussions.
  • Supplied thorough, accurate and ethical interpreter services for individuals with limited English speaking skills.
  • Served as resource for staff on language assistance matters, utilizing telephonic and video interpreting equipment.
  • Utilized word processing software and prepared translations in correct format with less than [Number]% error rate.
  • Upheld original emotion, tone, context and content of original messages.
  • Delivered real-time, accurate oral translations and interpretations for clients.
  • Adhered to ethical codes protecting information confidentiality.
  • Promoted translation accuracy by referring to reference dictionaries, lexicons or computerized terminology banks.
11/1997 to 02/2015 Press Operator Varbroscorp | City, STATE,
  • Troubleshot press when product defects occurred and immediately remedied issues.
  • Promoted safety within department and followed protocols to maximize safety and prevent risk.
  • Set up and operated progressive presses to produce materials to customer specifications.
  • Cleaned and lubricated presses and components using oil, solvents and rags.
  • Verified dimensions of work piece and made adjustments if necessary.
  • Operated equipment at required speed to drive proper alignment and registration.
  • Reviewed daily production to identify continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Used care in loading molds to keep materials properly positioned.
  • Installed, adjusted, dismantled, reassembled and removed parts and equipment such as rollers, dies, printing plates and blankets.
  • Used air hoses and swabs to clean compression chambers, arbors and molds.
  • Updated job knowledge by participating in educational and training opportunities.
  • Collaborated with technicians to diagnose equipment breakdowns and address quality issues.
  • Inspected printed products for clarity, color accuracy and conformance to provided specifications.
  • Removed printed materials from presses for transport to storage or finishing areas.
  • Leveraged preventive maintenance techniques to maintain or adjust equipment.
  • Kept machines running at peak efficiency to meet demanding production targets.
  • Examined completed pieces to check for defects and sorted items according to identified flaws.
  • Followed work orders to select proper materials, make accurate cuts and complete precise finished products.
  • Adhered to company and OSHA safety procedures to protect team members, products and equipment.
  • Read work orders or production schedules to determine materials, locations of cutting lines or dimensions and tolerances.
  • Took measurements with calipers and gauge readers to assess line performance.
  • Measured completed workpieces to verify conformance to specifications with micrometers, gauges, calipers and templates.
  • Ground out burrs or sharp edges with portable grinders, speed lathes or polishing jacks.
  • Cleaned, lubricated and repaired machinery for optimal performance.
  • Operated cranes, hi-los and other equipment safely to move materials around work areas.
  • Turned controls to set cutting speeds, feed rates or table angles for specified operations.
  • Accurately set-up fold, adjusting roll mechanisms, tension and guide devices.
  • Positioned, aligned and secured workpieces against fixtures or stops on machine beds.
  • Maintained adequate productivity by setting and enforcing deadlines.
  • Properly handled hazardous waste materials to uphold safety regulations.
  • Threaded ends of metal coils from reels through slitters to secure ends on recoilers.
Education and Training
Expected in Bachelor of Science | Nursing Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, OH GPA:
Native/ Bilingual

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School Attended

  • Cuyahoga Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Trades Helper
  • First Aid Trainer
  • Spanish Interpreter
  • Press Operator


  • Bachelor of Science

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