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Carpenters build and repair wooden objects used for buildings and other structures. Common work activities listed on a Carpenter resume example include consulting with clients, taking measurements, choosing the appropriate work materials, building and installing doors and windows, and joining parts. Those interested in a Carpenter position should highlight in their resumes qualifications such as excellent numerical skills, accuracy, stamina, customer service orientation, teamwork, and time management. Completing an apprenticeship is mandatory for this role.

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1

Carpenter Foreman

Supervised and coordinated activities of workers engaged in supplying materials to workers who construct, erect, install and repair wooden structures and fixtures.

  • Prepared plans and designs for roofs, remodels, decks.
  • Read and modified blueprints when necessary for code compliance and/or customer satisfaction.
  • Estimated, requisitioned and inspected materials.
  • Interpreted specifications, blueprints and job orders to workers and assigned duties.
  • Successfully managed a 6-8-person team framing, roofing siding, sheetrock, doors, windows, interior and exterior trim, commercial framing, hardware installation, skylights, laminates, building decks, kitchen and bathroom remodels.
  • Installed high quality ADA applications (disability adaptations) for homes and commercial clients.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
2

Carpenter/foreman

Responsibilities include layout, drywall, doors, windows, trim, ceiling, kitchens, metal studs, and installation of cabinets and countertops.

  • Supervised, at times, crews of up to 15 journeymen
  • Established and managed a residential construction company.
  • Performed renovations, restorations, and repair, including framing, sheathing, cornice, roofing, decks, additions, drywall, kitchens, baths, windows, doors and trim.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
3

Carpenter / Craftsman

Performed all phases of construction remodeling, including demolition for both residential and commercial properties for the Eglin and Hurlburt Field Air Force bases

  • Responsible for all phases of tile flooring, walls, and other tiled surfaces
  • Oversaw the remodeling of electrical and plumbing systems
  • Demonstrated quality of work as all completed projects are subject to pass rigorous government required specifications
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Architectural Drawing / Welding All Phases
4

Carpenter/foreman

Assisted foreman with training carpenters and delegating work to employees based on material and worker requirements of specific jobs

  • Coordinated and supervised activities of workers and construction needs for all phases
  • Explained floor plans and cabinet work to workers
  • Assisted in inspection of blueprints to determine various aspects of structures
  • Supervised and assisted 6 carpenters in constructing and installing wooden structures and fixtures; encompassing concrete forms; building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding and rafters, wooden stairways; windows and door frames; and hardwood floors
  • Examined and inspected work progress, equipment, and construction sites to verify safety and ensure specifications were met
  • Overseeing and aiding with installations of cabinets and hardwood floors, drywall, roll insulation
  • Performed all functions related to residential carpentry for builder that specialized custom framed houses
  • Completed work on time and within budget, provided superior customer service
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
GED
GED
5

Journeyman Carpenter

Installed aluminum deck railing and pipe railing, deck frames and deck boards

  • Fabricated all of the materials on site to maintain a high level of accuracy in installation
  • Acted as lead installer on sites and ensured that all projects were completed within deadlines
  • Trained apprentice carpenter on job sites and assisted in navigation of the Union system
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
6

Carpenter

Skilled in intricate trim work including chair rail, base board, crown moldings and window and door trims.

  • Qualified in other carpentry and wood working such as decking, cabinetry, built-ins, shelving and flooring.
  • Installed locks, knobs, hinges, closures and other fixtures to structures.
  • Examined buildings and project specifications to determine measurements and dimensions.
  • Selected lumber based on the particular size, characteristics and applications of each job.
  • Operates and performs preventive maintenance on hand and power saws, planers, drills sanders and a variety of hand tools.
  • Expedited project completion by implementing daily punch list and duties to be performed.
  • Took pride in completing projects on time and according to high company standards.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
7

Carpenter

Extensive capabilities in residential and commercial projects including fireproofing, installation, inspection, insulation, repair, and estimation of materials from metal framing to cement boards

  • Accurately calculating number of metal studs and tracks required for framing walls or ceilings prior to construction
  • Correctly deciphering blueprints to ensure areas are the exact measurements and in the appropriate position
  • Entrusted in training of carpenter apprentices
  • Adhering to laws and regulations to pass various types of inspections
  • Immense knowledge and use of tools such as chipping hammer, dry wall gun, impact gun, line/point laser, levels, square frames, hammer drill, metal snipes, sheet rock and utility knife, etc
  • Effectively working independently on various tasks to immaculate completion with minimal foreman supervision
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Electronics And Computers
8

Carpenter

Installed insulation, sheet rock and prep for plaster application.

  • Performed finish carpentry, prep and paint 3rd floor.
  • Purchased a ten unit garage row structure as an investment property. Oct 2009-Present
  • Acquired zoning approval as community parking structure.
  • Worked to retain original tenants during interior/exterior renovations.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
9

Carpenter/designer

Partner of design/build Company with a family member focusing on but not limited to the design and installation of custom kitchens and baths ensuring excellent customer relations, designs, and craftsmanship.

  • Worked directly with the customer to design and install the kitchen or bathroom of their dreams.
  • Installations included custom archways and columns, crown, base, light rail, and chair rail. Both steel and woodwork available.
  • Custom interior designs using AutoCAD and 20/20.
  • Worked on all phases of a project from the design and conceptual drawing phase to the completion of the install or remodel.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
AAS
Architectural Design
Architecture
10

Carpenter

Study specifications in blueprints, sketches, or building plans to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and materials required

  • Verify trueness of structure, using plumb bob and level
  • Install structures or fixtures, such as windows, frames, flooring, trim, or hardware using hand or power tools
  • Shape or cut materials to specified measurements, using hand tools, machines or power tools
  • Erect forms, framework, scaffolds, hoists, roof supports or chutes using hand tools, plumb rule and level
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AAS
Drafting And Design Technology

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