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Offered carpentry services to the commercial, industrial, and non-residential construction markets while following COVID Safety guidelines and procedures. Performed a variety of skilled carpentry work in the construction, installation, erection, maintenance, fabrication, and repair of wooden structures and fixtures such as architectural woodwork, millwork, trim, concrete forms, metal and wood framing, drywall, and acoustical ceilings.

  • Shaped and smoothed lumber and other materials according to measurements.
  • Reviewed blueprints to determine work requirements.
  • Collaborated with Journeymen on completing estimations and design ensuring projects met National Building Code standards.
  • Ensured assigned carpentry tasks are completed on time while maintaining high-quality workmanship.
  • Operated a variety of power/manual tools and equipment used in skilled carpentry.
  • Followed established safety rules and regulations and maintained a safe and clean environment.

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Utilized a variety of power and hand tools to cut and shape drywall, fiberglass, plastic, and wood. Constructed, installed, and repaired structures by fastening materials with adhesives, nails, screws, staples, and ties following building plans and blueprints to meet the varying needs of clients.

  • Oversaw new hires and took the opportunity to instruct them on a variety of basic carpentry issues throughout various daily projects.
  • Altered, maintained, troubleshooted, and repaired structures such as cabinets, ceilings, doors, floors, stairways, and windows.
  • Determined the accurate dimensions of wood structures and materials needed to complete projects.
  • Designed drawings and blueprints for structures and parts according to our clients’ intended plans whenever more clarity was required.
  • Kept accurate inventory records and negotiated with suppliers to lower costs for replacement parts and materials.

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Entry level

Portrayed a professional attitude and demonstrated great verbal, written, and interpersonal skills, while working on a variety of projects on residential and commercial sites. Established strong working relationships with team members and sought every opportunity to learn and grow on-the-job skills.

  • Installed wood-based structures including frames, joists, partitions, rafters, and studs for cabinets, shelves, and furniture.
  • Remodeled a variety of wood structures under the direction of the head carpenter and craft instructions.
  • Assigned to take inventory of parts and materials used on worksites to ensure quality and quantity for productivity.
  • Maintained a clean and safe workspace and reported possible health and safety risks to the immediate site supervisor.
  • Troubleshot problems with the equipment, tools, and wood structures to ensure they functioned properly.

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Managed end-to-end carpentry projects for residential homes while supervising 10 team members. Effectively communicated with inspectors, project managers, subcontractors, and crews ensured compliance with company policies and state and federal regulations. Estimated material needs and ordered materials from suppliers ensured material costs remained within budget.

  • Identified and resolved potential cost-overrun issues, maintained project schedule despite unexpected subcontractor delays.
  • Studied blueprints, sketches, building plans for information about the type of material required and recommended specified types of lumber or other material.
  • Prepared layouts using rulers, framing squares, transits, and level instruments; mark cutting lines and assembly lines on materials using chalk, pencils, and marking gages.
  • Assembled and shaped materials, and fastened them together with nails, dowel pins, glue/screws.
  • Built scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground level at heights up to 100 feet or below ground level at depths down to 50 feet.
  • Verified the trueness of structure with plumb bob and carpenter's level.
  • Constructed framework for structures and lays sub-flooring.

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Entry level

Utilized craftsmanship and creativity to expertly build numerous structures for live events, including auto shows, award shows, business openings, and trade shows for various brands and organizations. Safely operated numerous woodworking machines and equipment, as well as a variety of power tools.

  • Built, repaired, and maintained stages, podiums, cabinets, countertops, shelves, and partition walls according to our client's specific needs and requirements.
  • Attached parts and subassemblies together to form completed units of various sizes using clamps, dowels, nails, and screws.
  • Collaborated with subcontractors and in-house team to complete projects on time and within budget, while ensuring all structures were up to code and safety standards.
  • Took great care to fully comprehend and incorporate all labor and logistical challenges to build structures that could be easily transported and set up.
  • Assisted electricians, engineers, HVAC technicians, and plumbers to troubleshoot and service structures and equipment.

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Entry level

Demonstrated timely assessment of head carpenter’s expectations and took a hands-on approach to clarify responsibilities and resolve issues efficiently. Refurbished work areas to restore order to chaos and improve worker safety. Wrote detailed work logs and delivered them daily to the supervisor.

  • Worked to build and repair wooden structures including single and multi-family homes, apartments, and commercial buildings.
  • Assisted construction foreman with the material selecting and sourcing processes that included keeping accurate reports.
  • Took and reported measurements for the senior-level carpenter and made adjustments as directed.
  • Followed technical instructions, interpreted the head carpenter’s technical terms and blueprints, and discerned the quality of materials and parts.
  • Assigned to test finished products for defects and reported results to crew members and the foreman.

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Conducted formal and informal training for new employees to ensure safety and company regulations were followed. Reversed employee turnover and strengthened retention rates by communicating with company directors and encouraging the company owner to adopt performance incentives.

  • Calculated project quotes, met with clients, and created design plans for building and repairing for $200K+ projects.
  • Interpreted and verified blueprints, delegated tasks to junior work crew members, and communicated adjustments to architects.
  • Developed relationships with vendors, construction professionals, and architects to ensure cost-efficient project progress.
  • Reviewed all local building code ordinances and selected appropriate lumber sizes and strengths to suit each project.
  • Supervised the work outside contractors to guarantee all work was performed efficiently and effectively with regularly changing priorities.

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