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Include These Construction Worker Skills
- Physical strength and agility
- Attention to safety
- Practical skills
- Problem-solving orientation
- Knowledge of construction techniques
- Being able to operate machinery
- Time management and deadline orientation
- Attention to details
- The ability to follow instructions
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Dear Mr. Kilgore:
When I heard of your need for a skilled Construction Worker to join your crew, I was eager to send you my resume for your consideration. If you are looking for a professional with a solid work ethic and a commitment to excellence, you are sure to find my background and skill set to be of significant benefit.
I offer more than 13 years of strong experience in performing construction site tasks to finish projects on time and on budget. From shoveling asphalt and pouring concrete and leveling surfaces and removing debris, I have gained comprehensive experience and knowledge in full-scale construction project oversight while complying with all regulations and safety precautions. Additionally, I have the dexterity, the physical stamina, and the time management strengths necessary to excel in this position.
Highlights of my qualifications include:
Playing a key role on the construction crew for John Mittiger & Sons for the past nine years, expanding and strengthening my skills in foundation laying, permits, drywall, carpentry, roofing, door/window installation, masonry, and demolition; excelling in previous position with the City of Baltimore’s road construction and service team.
Cleaning and preparing construction sites for building to meet regulatory standards and requirements.
Assisting with heavy equipment operations to ensure safe working environments.
Demonstrating outstanding communication skills and thriving in team-oriented environments; regularly recognized by both peers and managers as a top contributor and collaborator throughout construction projects.
Liaising effectively between electricians, plumbers, flooring installers, contractors, designers, city officials, and licensed engineers.
My skills in delivering overarching hands-on support to diverse construction projects are proven, and I am confident my strengths and experience will make me a strong asset to your team. Thank you for your consideration, and I look forward to speaking with you soon.
Michael E. Dunn