Journeyman Mason

Name : Michael L. Squire
Industry Type : Specialty Contractors
City & State : Saratoga Springs,UT
Job Title Journeyman Mason
Relocation Preferences : none
Objective : To become an integral part utilizing my skills, experience and commitment to help facilitate the growth and development of a company that is searching for long term employees.
Resume :  

OSHA Certified-Safety Management
Training in High Risk Workplace Issues
Employee Confrontations & BWC
Drug Free Workplace
Daily Time & Project Management
Material Purchasing
Blueprint Reading Analysis Trained Apprentices
Mediated Employee disputes
Monitor Quality & Productivity
Inventory Control
General Spanish Speaking
Construction Site Layout
Team Building LeadershipJourneyman Mason -27 years
Master Stone Mason, Block, & Brick
Commercial & Residential Work
Chimneys & Standard Fireplaces
Certified Rumford Fireplace Specialist
Pre-cast Custom Projects
Forklift & Gradall Equipment


Energetic leader, with integrity, known for ability to envision and create successful outcomes, having a proven track record of exceptional performance evidenced by progressive advancement, assumption of greater responsibilities and continued long-term employment with employers. Vice President and Supervisor for a masonry company for 20 years, with management training in a Drug Free Workplace, High Risk Workplace Issues & Employee confrontations. Detailed conscience, with certified OSHA safety training, monitor job-site conditions looking for potential hazards to prevent accidents, injuries or delays. Assisted in the development of the corporation since its inception to becoming one of the most successful light commercial /residential masonry companies, netting $6 million per year.

Result-oriented, hands on construction and development professional specialized in turning around poor performing employees and difficult projects with successful delivery for sensitive clients. Trained apprentices teaching correct methods ensuring consistency and quality of workmanship. Able to adapt quickly on job site to solve potential problems. reassessing procedures avoiding demolition work resulting in earlier time completion and under budget. Staying on projects to guarantee schedule deadlines are met.

General Contractor for custom homes, responsible for the daily coordination and direction of all sub-contractors, securing job-site safety, projects stayed within budget and on schedule. Possessing high quality standards guaranteed satisfaction for customers. Procured all permits and licenses working with city and county agencies. Polished communication skills, developed partnerships building positive rapport with architects, local building officials, vendors and clients. Versed in contract negotiations, project estimating, impending design problems, document preparation, building codes and regulations, material purchasing, site management through certification of occupancy.

Industrial work at LTV Steel through BMI, Inc., performing preventative reconstruction, relining ladles, firebrick work and other foundry related responsibilities.


R.J. Enterprises, Inc.2008-2009Bob Hammond, Supervisor435-671-1488
Squire Masonry, Inc.1981-2008D. James Squire, President330-350-0169
Squire Homes1984-2004 limitedSelf Employed801-885-8298
BMI Inc.1984-1989 night shiftJim Wells440-926-3677


Cuyahoga Community College; Brigham Young University; Ricks College, Total 57 credits; N. Olmsted H.S. graduated
Received substantial Performance Bonuses for work excellence - repeatedly


Ecclesiastical Service for two years in Madrid Spain; Boy Scouts of America Scout Master-10 years;
High School Band Parent Volunteer, School Chaperon and numerous other community service activities.
References upon Request

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