Trim Carpenter resume example with 8+ years of experience

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

Experienced Trim Carpenter with over 12 years' expertise tackling complex residential projects. Looking for a good reputable company to work with as I've been primarily a sub-contractor for most of my work history

  • Structure Assembly
  • Decision Making and Prioritization
  • Client Relations
  • Attention to Detail
  • Project Planning
  • Crew Management
  • Site Inspection
  • Safety Compliance
  • Interpreting Blueprints
  • Time Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Finishing Techniques
  • Hand and Power Tool Operation
  • General Maintenance
  • Apprentice Supervision
  • Reliable and Punctual
  • Multitasking and Prioritization
  • Interior Trimming
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • OSHA Compliance
03/2020 to 04/2022 Trim Carpenter Chris Manning Communities | Myrtle Beach, SC,
  • Prepared wood for finishing by shaping and trimming components with hand and power tools.
  • Anchored and braced forms and other structures in place using nails, bolts, anchor rods, steel cables, planks, wedges and timbers.
  • Promoted compliance with applicable federal, state and OSHA laws and regulations.
  • Demonstrated proper usage of tools and machinery to newly hired employees and apprentice carpenters.
  • Installed and finished wood trim, doors and cabinets for new construction and renovation projects.
  • Inspected tiles, wall coverings or woodwork for breakage or damage.
  • Kept worksites organized and tidy to reduce hazards.
  • Consistently constructed square and level projects.
  • Erected scaffolding to assemble above-ground structures.
  • Delivered all equipment and materials to job site ahead of project start.
  • Utilized various tools, equipment, materials and forming systems to complete construction tasks.
  • Communicated with teammates and supervisors frequently to understand requirements and complete projects on time.
  • Produced high-quality work in full compliance with project standards and good carpentry practices.
  • Studied blueprints or building plans to prepare layout and materials required.
  • Completed custom woodwork for customers based on specifications.
  • Adhered to project blueprints and requirements to deliver quality work.
  • Verified trueness of construction using plumb and level.
  • Maintained high standards of workmanship with accurate, detail-oriented finishing work.
  • Took accurate measurements to calculate size and amount of materials needed for project completion.
02/2018 to 01/2020 FEMA Disaster Housing Inspector Champion Windows | Toledo, OH,
  • Managed contracts with vendors and suppliers by assigning tasks and communicating expected deliverables.
  • Generated and tracked change orders and other contractual modifications affecting budget and schedule.
  • Created team objectives and roles with specific goals outlined for each individual.
  • Focused on project monitoring and management by developing forecasts and tracking expenses.
  • Led meetings with internal team members, consultants and contractors.
  • Reviewed project risks and devised proactive strategies to avoid potential roadblocks.
  • Identified needs and coordinated resource allocation to deliver quality standards on time and within budget.
  • Determined project staffing needs and led resource management.
  • Forecasted, scheduled and monitored project timelines, personnel performance and cost efficiency.
  • Drafted project construction schedule and updated as job progressed.
  • Developed solutions to project risks and issues, meeting quality and timeline goals and objectives.
  • Built and established strong partnerships with teams, vendors and contractors.
  • Created project plans with established timelines, assigned to appropriate teams and managed workflow throughout construction.
08/2013 to 12/2019 Construction Worker HENDRICKS CONTRACTORS | City, STATE,
  • Used laser measuring tools to calculate lengths, widths and heights.
  • Sustained safety protocols to maintain secure, proper handling of equipment and materials.
  • Controlled traffic to protect work site integrity, crew safety and general public welfare.
  • Met company and OSHA safety guidelines for work site operations to minimize worker risk.
  • Completed carpentry work and installed crown molding and wood flooring to meet customer preferences.
  • Utilized two-way radios and hand signals to coordinate communication between equipment operators.
  • Completed general carpentry, electrical, mechanical, HVAC and plumbing installations and repairs.
  • Assisted electrical, plumbing and carpentry teams by completing basic and semi-skilled work.
  • Maintained baseline safety knowledge to improve deficient areas and meet code.
  • Operated overhead lifts to move heavy and bulky work materials.
  • Read plans, instructions or specifications to determine work activities.
  • Built and disassembled scaffolds, bracing and barricades to assist in vertical construction activities.
  • Notified supervisors of faulty operations and defective materials to improve production.
  • Signaled operators of construction equipment to facilitate alignment, movement and adjustment of machinery.
  • Logged inventory to track supply counts, organize equipment and gather important materials.
  • Maintained clean, safe working environment by removing debris from job site prior to shift completion.
  • Installed structures or fixtures using hand or power tools per plan drawings.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2010 High School Diploma | Northern High School, Durham, NC GPA:

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School Attended

  • Northern High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Trim Carpenter
  • FEMA Disaster Housing Inspector
  • Construction Worker


  • High School Diploma

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