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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

Worked on custom homes remodels ranging over $100K - 1M+

  • Worked with home owners to build, design specifications and budgets on various types of remodels
  • Managed relationships with suppliers insuring the best prices were always available
  • Acquired various approvals and permits required for the job
  • Design and build custom cabinets and furniture
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
12

General Contractor

Partnered with another contractor to clean and restore the brass metal of the rotunda on the Traveler's Building in downtown Hartford, CT.

  • In charge of organizing and maintaining cleaning and restoration products.
  • Transporting employees to work sites in downtown Hartford, CT.
  • Assisted in the building of the scaffolding needed to reach the heights of the metal being restored by myself and my partner.
  • Handled public complaints of the job and in charge of blocking off the area currently being worked on, for the safety of the Traveler's employees.
Candidate Info
4
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Economics
13

General Contractor

Office Manager/Bookkeeper

  • Handled all Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable in Peachtree Accounting Software System. Prepared customer invoices, statements and monitored collections. Responsible for all vendor inquiries, reconciled bank statements and issued checks.
  • Responsible for daily posting of sales and cost of sales entries to maintain job
  • Maintained and reconciled bank accounts and petty cash. Recorded general ledger entries. Prepared periodic financial reports.
  • Performed all Office Management and Administrative duties. Prepared, edited and finalized proposals, sub contractor agreements and other business documents. Maintained manual and computerized filing system, ordered and maintained inventory of office supplies.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
Accounting
14

Realtor / Landlord / General Contractor

  • Orchestrated the purchase, lease, and sale of multi-unit and single-family rental properties.
  • Successfully served as General Contractor of excavation and remodeling projects.
  • Oversaw multiple financial and budgetary processes, including accounts received/accounts payable and general business/tax bookkeeping.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
AS
Civil Engineering Technology
BS
Business Leadership And Management
15

Construction Manager II / Licensed General Contractor

  • Onsite and offsite project management
  • Directed and supervised technicians and support personnel
  • Interpreted and explained plans and contract items to staff and clients
  • Managed submittals and deliverables
  • Materials Logistics
  • Audited sites for quality assurance
  • Provided invoicing with customer sign off - Acquired General contractor license in NC, SC, GA, FL, OR
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
16

Independent General Contractor

Aggressive learner and self-started, taking initiative on various projects; earned recognition of managers becoming part of the leadership team; managing all aspects of the business including general office administration, finance and budgeting, supervision of personnel, bid and negotiate on work contracts.

  • Accomplished general contractor - gained valuable knowledge from positions that included equipment operator, maintenance technician, foreman, and field engineer.
  • Verifiable reputation for consistently completing all projects on time and within budget - personally managed necessary manpower, materials and equipment, and provided daily supervision of progress.
  • Operated in a fast pace construction environment independently driving exceptional service and results for major commercial projects.
Candidate Info
35
years in
workforce
20
years
at this job
17

Owner/general Contractor

Owner/Chief Manager of residential home building company

  • Licensed General Contractor for company
  • Hired and paid all subcontractors
  • Interfaced with the City of Eagle Lake MN for all company related business
  • Helped develop and approved plans for residential homes
  • Developed and managed budget for each home built
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Electronics Technology
18

Project Manager/ General Contractor

Served as general contractor/foreman responsible for overseeing crews for flooring, electrical, and fixture construction in broad scope multi-week big box retailer remodeling projects.

  • Identify, implement, and provide detailed reports on total scope of project, including daily progress and issue reports.
  • Communicate directly with customer to ensure project is being completed to their satisfaction and see if other work is necessary outside of specific project scope.
  • Assess skill level, train, inspect work for quality with a new crew for every project
  • Solve material, service, and quality issues to maintain customer loyalty and satisfaction
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Business Management
19

Project Manager/general Contractor

  • Responsible for all daily operations including coordinating with subcontractors, pulling permits, material releases, scheduling and working with city officials.
  • Responsibilities include gaining new business through various marketing tools, negotiating new bids, servicing customer needs, maintaining properties and training new contractors.
  • Responsible for resolving customer issues and maintaining customer satisfaction.
  • Managed and operated various projects within the wireless industry for all carriers.
  • Developed and maintained a staff of four employees to fulfill their job description from laborers to upper level management.
  • Special projects leader for Metro PCS supervising their equipment replacement change out. Managing all sub contractors, resolving all disputes and team training.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Social Science
20

Senior Project Manager, Project Manager, General Contractor

Manage/Supervise subcontractors to avoid schedule conflicts and excessive cost.

  • Interpreted and enforced building codes or regulations related to the projects needs to maximize the efficiency of the crews.
  • Interview potential employees/subcontractors to reduce the risk of negative impacts on cost and schedule
  • Manage/Supervise subcontractors
  • Ensure Project Cycle completion
  • Schedule vendors and resources for maximizing use of resources and minimizing cost enabling the timely completion of the projects.
  • Monitor quality at all levels of the project to insure the deliverance of a high quality product and reduce cost in the process.
  • Keeping communication channels open between the Organization's management and clients
  • Completed more than 200 construction projects on time or ahead of time enabling the organization to engage early in other critical projects.
Candidate Info
38
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
BBA
Bachelor of Business Administration
MA
Master of Arts
Education

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