tree service groundsman resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Dependable team member trained in register operations and customer service. Contributes to smooth front-end operations and goes beyond requirements to handle customer needs. Reliable, team-oriented, and efficiently completes assignments. Dedicated Machinist well-versed in managing machine tools with exceptional demonstration in achieving continuous improvement goals and objectives. Expert in disassembling and rebuilding industrial machinery. Extensively trained in safe manufacturing practices and accepting new responsibilities in changing work environment.

  • Gardening knowledge
  • Landscape equipment knowledge
  • Work site cleaning and organization
  • Debris collection
11/2017 to Current
Tree Service Groundsman Savatree Hopkins, MN,
  • Removed and properly disposed of debris to maintain worksite safety.
  • Maintained garden areas and landscaping greenery to enhance property appearance and plant health.
  • Identified tree species and inspected for health and safety.
  • Cared for trees through watering, branch removal and pruning.
  • Trimmed shrubbery and trees to help plants produce more flowers and fruit to benefit wildlife.
  • Checked machinery and performed routine maintenance to prevent malfunction.
  • Mixed and prepared various chemicals for application to crops, trees, lawns and shrubs.
  • Performed gardening work, propagation, transplanting, cultivating, trimming, fertilization and pruning.
  • Inspected trees for diseases, fungal growth and other underlying issues.
  • Cleared job site following project completion by loading branches and debris into work trucks.
  • Utilized hooks, belts and ladders to climb up trees and prune tall branches.
  • Reviewed design plans and instructions and completed work according to specifications.
  • Marked timber for stand improvement, general thinning and economic purposes.
  • Inspected equipment before and after use to increase longevity and maximize safety.
  • Tended to irrigation systems and verified proper fertilizer and nutrient levels.
  • Trimmed dead and excess branches from trees and cleared branches around power lines.
  • Filled out job or shift report forms for supervisors.
  • Installed braces, cables and stakes to support tree growth.
  • Collected debris from trimmed and pruned trees to clean up work sites.
  • Pruned and trimmed trees and hedges with shears, pruners, or chain saws.
  • Operated loaders, boom trucks and tractors to complete tree trimming work.
  • Maintained hand and power tools through proper operation, cleaning and maintenance.
  • Installed lightning protection on trees to prevent damage and reduce fire risk.
09/2021 to 08/2022
Machinist Carlisle Companies Inc. Franklin, WI,
  • Measured and marked dimensions and reference points to meet precise specifications.
  • Selected appropriate speeds and feeds according to metal type and finish specifications.
  • Measured, marked and indicated dimensions and reference points on materials.
  • Monitored and adjusted processes or equipment to improve quality and productivity.
  • Monitored feed and speed of machines during machining process to report problems and required repairs.
  • Gauged and maintained tolerances on grinding diameters, depths, squareness and parallelism.
  • Trained, directed and instructed apprentices and helpers to increase production levels and meet established goals.
  • Maintained logs, lists and files and promptly completed necessary paperwork.
  • Operated hand tools, drill presses, riveting machines and tap burners to safely produce projects.
  • Calibrated machinery to optimize performance according to prescribed standards and specific project needs.
  • Sustained lockout and tag-out safety protocols by properly using equipment and materials.
  • Constructed appropriate offset corrections for tool wear, broken tools and casting variations.
  • Sharpened, replaced and tracked cutting tools to adhere to strict quality control and usage schedules.
  • Fabricated tools, jigs and fixtures to meet manufacturing and engineering needs.
  • Dismantled and inspected components to complete necessary adjustments and repairs.
  • Troubleshot and repaired machines to increase productivity and decrease spending.
  • Followed written instructions to set up and operate manual equipment and computer-controlled production machines.
  • Incorporated new preventive and corrective maintenance processes to increase equipment lifespan.
  • Operated forklift to place finished products on skids and transport to warehouse.
  • Welded, heat treated and repaired worn and damaged equipment to optimize performance.
09/2013 to 06/2018
Welder Morton Buildings, Inc. Yorkville, IL,
  • Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type.
  • Scraped off excess spatter using portable grinders and arc-cutting equipment.
  • Followed safety guidelines through proper machine guarding and lockout and tagout procedures.
  • Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments together.
  • Laid out, positioned, aligned and secured parts and assemblies with straightedges, squares and calipers.
  • Monitored fitting, burning and welding processes to avoid overheating parts, warping, shrinking, distortion and expansion of materials.
  • Completed minor torch ups with MIG welders.
  • Prepared broken parts for welding by properly grooving and scarfing surfaces.
  • Used welding skills to help repair and maintain heavy-duty machinery.
  • Repaired structures by dismantling, reshaping and reassembling metal components with cutting torches and hand tools.
  • Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment in vertical, horizontal and overhead positions.
  • Read blueprints and drawings and took measurements to plan layout and procedures.
  • Heated and dissolved metal parts to obtain molten substance used in welding or extrusion.
  • Adjusted weld machines to correct settings for precision and waste reduction.
  • Produced work using appropriate welding techniques, metallurgy knowledge and engineering requirements.
  • Cleaned and inspected parts and assemblies at each production stage and documented production defects.
  • Positioned and clamped workpieces together and properly assembled in jigs and fixtures.
  • Aligned and clamped workpieces using rules, squares or hand tools.
  • Marked or tagged material with job number, piece marks and other identifying marks.
  • Welded components in flat, vertical or overhead positions.
  • Welded fabrication materials, continuously checking for safety and quality.
  • Detected faulty operation of equipment or defective materials and notified supervisors.
  • Melted and applied solder along adjoining edges of workpieces to solder joints.
  • Determined equipment and welding methods, applying knowledge of metallurgy, geometry and welding techniques.
  • Recognized, set up and operated shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment.
  • Prepared workpiece edges by grinding, cutting, buffing or bending to verify snug fit.
09/2009 to 09/2013
Fabrication Welder Chromalox Houston, TX,
  • Set up and operated production equipment according to daily work orders and safety procedures.
  • Used welding and soldering equipment to join sheet metal components following blueprints and job specifications.
  • Disposed of faulty, broken and dirty products and reported losses to supervisors.
  • Marked cutting lines and measurements on materials.
  • Designed and utilized templates to measure and efficiently shape products.
  • Operated, calibrated and performed preventative maintenance on fabrication machines.
  • Fitted and aligned parts to fit properly on products.
  • Gathered required parts for product assembly and ordered new materials to prevent shortages.
  • Used hand tools to position, align and secure product components.
  • Performed quality assurance tests on products to adhere to production standards.
  • Adhered to production schedules to meet company goals.
  • Interpreted product assembly instructions from blueprints and manuals.
  • Fabricated and altered parts with metal hammers, punches, drills and shears.
  • Used power tools to grind, sand and polish metals, plastics and wood products.
  • Verified product quality by checking products for accuracy and completing necessary adjustments.
  • Repaired workplace equipment when needed and inspected it for damage after every shift.
  • Interpreted blueprints and schematics to determine duct placement.
  • Operated heavy machinery to prepare metal products according to customer specifications.
  • Performed finishes by trimming and deburring to create smooth surfaces and joints of assembled parts.
  • Followed lean manufacturing principles at all times.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2006 to to
High School Diploma:
Lord Botetourt High School - Daleville, VA

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School Attended

  • Lord Botetourt High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Tree Service Groundsman
  • Machinist
  • Welder
  • Fabrication Welder


  • High School Diploma

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