12498 se 87th Ter. Belleview, FL 34420 - 785-259-9396 - edwkra3[at]aol.com
Career Goal: Construction/Carpenter Lead Foreman
Reliable, quality-focused construction Skilled Carpenter seeking a full-time position in the industry. Offer hands-on building and remodeling skills gained through experience as a lead carpenter as well as foreman. Strong knowledge of residential construction and remodeling techniques, tools, equipment and materials.
Framing Wood & Metal
Finish Carpentry & Trim
Siding Hardy & Vinyl
Flooring Carpet & Vinyl Roofing Flat, Shingle, Metal
Patio & Decks
Tile & trim work Windows & doors installation
Cabinets & appliances installation
TAS ENVIROMENTAL LLC. Lady Lake, FL (Authorized GE Distributer)
Installation Technician (part-time) 1/09 to Present
Installation and service, delivery services and inventory tracking. Interact extensively with customers, answering questions and recommending products that meet their needs.
Completed extensive training in sales and customer service, as well as specialized training in multiple product areas including tools, electrical, plumbing, hardware .
Developed a solid knowledge of an extensive array of tools, hardware and materials.
E&M Handyman Belleview, FL. (Residential construction and remodeling firm)
Remodeler/ Owner 5/06 to Present
Residential remodeling projects, including carpentry, roofing, plumbing, and tile work, flooring carpet & tile. Ensure optimal work quality and customer service:
Completion of home remodeling project. Projects ranged from installing simple fixtures to doubling the square footage of a home.
Gained practical, hands-on knowledge of all aspects of home remodeling verses residential building.
Earned a reputation as a trusted business-owner
Varco Construction Inc. Weirsdale, FL (Residential Custom home builder)
Completion of Projects in the low $50k to $1million
Custom high end residential builder
Primary duties included ordering materials in stages, scheduling trades, cost control, overseeing, quality production, putting my bags on at anytime additional help was needed.
Mansur Framing Inc. Summerfield, FL( Residential & Commercial Builder)
Carpenter-3/02-7/04, Foreman-7/04-7/05, Sub-contractor-7/05-5/06
Frame carpenter, responsible for reading blue prints, proper layout, building walls, setting trusses, sheeting roofs, completed numerous residential projects in the Villages, FL. a retirement community.
Crew Foreman, at this stage I am required to maintain production from 2-6 crews varying of 6-10 man crews, maintaining quality production. My biggest accomplishment at this stage of employment through this company was the erection of a 3-story Hampton Inn, designed of aerated concrete panels, each level designed of panels placed by crane and erected by crews. Project estimated at $3.5 million, completed at $3 million as well as 3 weeks ahead of schedule.
Sub-contractor, after the completion of the Hampton I took my hands on knowledge of the trade and developed my own building crews for residential as well as commercial buildings in central Florida. Erecting structures form wood and metal, some only to frame stage others to completion at all stages
High school equivalent -1994
FORKLIFT CERTIFICATION AT SUNBELT - 2004
Certified WELDER NORTH GEORGIA TECHNICAL COLLEGE- 2008