PHILIP E. KEATON
220 Golden Eagle Dr.
Kathleen, GA 31047
A position where thorough knowledge in construction, carpentry, and journeyman skills would be a value.
Proven ability to supervise residential remodeling and new construction projects from excavation to customer ownership. Work effectively with engineers, developers, bankers, contractors, sub-contractors, inspectors, government officials, decorators, agents and home buyers/owners. Skill and in-depth knowledge in operating tractors, forklifts, moving equipment, backhoes, bulldozers, front-end loaders, industrial tractors, finish carpentry, painting, drywall, and ceramic tile installation. Knowledgeable in woodworking equipment with a precise fit that is acceptable to the homeowner. Thorough knowledge in framing, carpentry, roofing and masonry, and possess a general knowledge of plumbing, HVAC and electrical systems.
CPR (Certified Professional Restorations) 2008-present
Provide maintenance/repairs and/or residential remodeling on existing residences and painting and finish carpentry on new constructions. If necessary, use backhoe to remove fallen tree limbs, bushes, dig ditches to allow water runoff. Homeowner repairs have included building and replacement of interior and exterior windows, and doorframes, and landscaping. Skilled in the construction of staircases, (including curved), flooring, exterior sidings, roof replacement. Installation of ceramic tile, flooring and kitchen backsplashes, drywall installation and/or repairs, painting, custom built-in shelves, (natural and/or painted finish), bookcases and fireplace mantles.
Woodmaster Construction 2000-2008
Valdosta, GA; Warner Robins, GA
As superintendent worked independently in scheduling, monitoring and inspecting work of subcontractors and work teams on custom built homes and/or speculative homes in newly developed subdivisions, from beginning of project until issuance of Certificate of Occupancy. Thorough knowledge of operation and safety of heavy construction equipment such as the use of forklifts to transport pallets of sod, backhoes, tractors, heavy excavation equipment, bulldozers and graders on the job site. Skilled knowledge in the interpretation of blueprints and building codes for completion of the project. Supervised one major commercial project, a 108-unit apartment complex. (This project consisted of the completion of 56 units that was begun by another contractor but did not meet the customers satisfaction, and the ground-up construction of an additional 52 units.)
Obtained quotes from subcontractors and suppliers to prepare successful bids and workable budgets. Obtained required permits and coordinated inspections as required with government officials in accordance with codes. Acquired working knowledge of water/sewer systems, parking lots, retaining walls, retention ponds, detention ponds.
Quality Painting Company 1993-2000
Responsible for residential and commercial painting projects from submitting successful bid for the project to the result at the customers satisfaction. This included proper surface preparation, product selection and application. As company owner, hired, managed crew necessary for completion of projects. (Twenty-three at full capacity.)
Residential contracts included homes from 1200 square feet to 6500 square feet. Commercial contracts Included Moody Air Force Base (required hydro blasting hangars before painting), Valdosta State University, Pepsi-Cola, First State Bank, Goodyear Service Center, and many more.
High school diploma; several college level courses including studies in architectural drafting, and in the reading and interpreting of blueprints and schematics; Certified Home Inspector; Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission Level IA Certified (Erosion Control).
As member of Friendship Baptist Church, Warner Robins, GA., participated with Mens Ministry in repairing homes for needy families; participated in Christmas in April projects sponsored by Houston County Chamber of Commerce.