Summary of QualificationsA position in a professional environment where motivation is desired.
A highly talented Carpenter with huge experience in constructing, installing, finishing and repairing of wooden structures and fixtures on residential buildings.
More than thirty five years experience.
Sound knowledge of residential construction and remodeling trades, practices, procedures, techniques, tools and equipment, materials, specifications, safety.
Proficient at the following tasks: stain-grade trim work, hang doors and set door hardware, set windows, layout for stairs and common rafters, read blueprints, utilize appropriate math skills
Great interpersonal and communications skills
Exceptional ability to understand verbal and written directions
Ability establishing relationships with all parties involved in the construction process that facilitate harmonious working relationships during project
Strong ability to organize assigned tasks, for completion alone or with help
Operate all types of woodworking equipment to include:
Install hang doors, install windows
Perform finish carpentry work, moldings, trim work, cabinets, etc.
Hang drywall as required and perform drywall finishing.
Install drop ceilings when necessary
Respond in an timely manner to all work requests regarding carpentry expertise.
Assist in loading and unloading building materials from delivery trucks.
Filled cracks, seams, depressions, and nailed holes with filler.
Measured cut materials to determine conformance to specifications, using tape measure.
Realigned windows and screens to fit casements
Measured and marked location of studs, leaders, and receptacle openings, using tape measure, template, and marker.
Cut sidings and moldings, sections of weatherboard, and lumber, using hand tools and power tools.
Laid out and aligned materials on worktable or in assembly jig according to specified instructions.
Removed surface defects, using knife, scraper, wet sponge, electric iron, and sanding tools.
Trimmed overlapping edges of wood, weatherboard, using portable router or power saw, and hand tools.
Installed prefabricated windows and doors, insulation, wall, ceiling and floor panels or siding, using adhesives, hoists, hand tools, and power tools.
Aligned and fastened materials together, using hand tools and power tools, to form building or bracing.
Repaired or replaced defective locks, hinges, cranks, and pieces of wood, using glue, hand tools, and power tools.
Applied stain, paint or crayons to defects and filter to touch up the repaired area.
1988-June-2010 Benvenuti & Stein Design, LLC Evanston, IL
Design Build Solutions/Handcrafted Cabinetry
1983-1988 Glen Davis Construction & Siding Arlington Hts
1974-1983 Davis Construction Arlington Hts
EducationHigh School diploma (1973)
Reading, fishing, enjoying my family
ReferencesAvailable upon request