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General Contractors are responsible for recruiting and coordinating workers taking part in a construction job. Based on our collection of resume samples, these employees perform activities like getting permits, inspecting construction sites, ensuring building code compliance, offering cost estimates, and sometimes performing hands-on labor. The most successful example resumes showcase qualifications such as strong communication and negotiation skills, organization, leadership, teamwork, and problem solving orientation. Most General Contractors hold a college degree in a relevant field such as construction science.

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General Contractor

Administered the redesign and implementation of the Timberline cost management system for the company's operations allowing for integrity of information from multiple locations.

  • Lead a team of 4 accounting professionals.
  • Maintained the integrity and timeliness of company financials in accordance with surety, joint venture and bank requirements thus providing working capital and bonding availability.
  • Reengineered the finance function, streamlined the internal control system and developed a company SOP manual reducing training time for incoming staff and efficient document control.
  • Monitored timely and accurate billings to the owner/bank representative.
  • Managed all financial activities according to GAAP, including income recognitions thus resulting in gaining the confidence of external auditors thus few or no audit journal entries.
  • Established an excellent cash management system to forecast cash needs, invested excess cash and reduce interest charges thus netting the company up to $80K yearly.
  • Provided timely and accurate reports which instilled confidence from joint venture partners for a relationship.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
AAS
Accounting
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Master of Arts
2

General Contractor

  • Functioned as Architect, Designer and Project Manager for a $120K personal residence remodel, which increased home value $300K.
  • Managed and executed strategic planning, scheduling, and budgeting of construction.
  • Negotiated contracts, coordinated outsourcing and oversaw all contract labor work.
  • Personally performed 50% of demo labor, 50% of framing and finish carpentry, low-volt wiring, excavation and concrete work, minor plumbing, minor electrical, drywall patching, caulking, and painting.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
MBA
Real Estate And Construction Management
3

General Contractor/part Owner

Quickly proved competency by progressing from general laborer to part owner after first year of employment

  • Coordinated and planned with project owners and subcontractors on a daily basis
  • Oversaw as many as ten different employees at several different job sites
  • Bid both residential and commercial work
  • Drafted home plans and additions building from the ground up
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
4

General Contractor

Responsible for on site quality control and direct customer relations.

  • Assisted in implementation of new work policies and procedures, which helped to produce more efficient and sustainable outcomes
  • Managed a very diverse team to meet high work demands and tight deadlines.
  • Maintained postive relations with customers to fully meet their expectaions.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
5

General Contractor

Prepared and managed budgets up to $1.5

  • Oversaw all aspects of design and renovation
  • Selection and supervision of contractors, architects and other service providers
  • Skilled in researching material to keep project costs within budget
  • Proven ability to lead all project phases including conceptualization, purchasing and color selections
  • Provided interior design services to include assisting with personal selections of flooring, appliances, counter-tops and other home options
  • Negotiated purchases and service contracts that resulted in greatly reduced costs
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Mathematics
6

General Contractor

Managed GC firm focused on residential remodeling, home improvement, TI, custom home construction, Medical TI, and government industrial construction

  • Subcontracted to Addison Construction for Department of Energy construction of three substation control structures in Arizona using wood frame, brick exteriors, elevated floors and metal roofs. Completed on time and within $500,000 budget in spite of challenging federal inspector. Contracted and managed team of 30+ subcontractors, vendors and vendor logistics for projects.
  • Subcontracted to Army Corps of Engineers for several prison construction projects including a Dental Clinic and a Tuberculosis Clinic within INS Prison compound. Successfully complied with all security and safety procedures. Managed 12+ team of subcontractors, vendors and vendor logistics. Completed projects on schedule and within budgets in excess of $125,000.
  • As prime contractor, completed two 3,000+ sq/ft custom home projects with budget of $1,000,000+. Wood frame, stucco exterior, granite counter-tops, in-home electronics, etc. Contracted and managed a team of 20+ subcontractors, vendors, and customers.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
15
years
at this job
7

General Contractor

Acquired multitasking skills by working multiple jobs at a time

  • Accomplished projects and exceeded expectations
  • Worked with, as well as trained a team, to cohesively accomplish tasks
  • Learned to adjust and be flexible to accommodate customers' needs
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BBA
Marketing
8

General Contractor and Mason

Design and construct foundations for new mobile home

  • Assemble and set up newly constructed mobile homes
  • Managed activities at several construction sites
  • Planned and ensured projects are completed within budget
  • Reviewed the progress of projects and instituted necessary changes for rapid completion
  • Checked the quality of materials issued before using for projects
  • Maintained stock and ordered materials as needed
  • Followed local building ordinances
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
9

General Contractor

Built new homes on selected lots

  • Purchased, remodeled, and resold selected real estate properties.
  • Purchased, maintained, and managed selected rental properties.
  • Experience in all aspects of new residential construction
Candidate Info
69
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
AAS
Ag Business Technology
BS
Agricultural Business
MA
Economics
10

General Contractor

Specialize in providing consumers with top of the line customer service and building desired high end products such as designer storage and swing sets. Building services provided for multiple organizations including Lowes, Home Depot and Costco. Provide marketing for brands and products during trade shows and promotional advertisements.

  • Ranked as Top Builder for Swing Sets in 2013
  • Exceed in survey results based on customer feedback
  • Obtain excellent audit results from Lowe's Home Improvement Inspection program
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job

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