Writing an effective resume for carpenter position that gets you the desired and deserved results is not an easy task and job seekers often struggle over it.

Following are two tips that can help you make a resume that catches the employer’s eye:

• Using powerful and proactive words in your carpenter resume really helps. Write industry specific action words and strong adjectives and buzz up your resume.

• Begin your resume with a highly-focused and targeted summary or objective. This will grab the employer’s attention at the top of the page.

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Carpenter Resume Sample 1

 

Joshua Carter

782 Everest Lane • Los Angeles, CA 56332 • (004) 333–4444 • Joshua @ email . com


❖❖ CARPENTER ❖❖

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY: Methodical, accurate and dexterous carpentering professional having diverse experience in furniture building, construction carpentry and drywall installation. Safety minded individual with track record of understanding the customer’s preferences and delivering guaranteed satisfactory services. Strong analytical skills including proven ability to solve problems with multifaceted perspective

CORE CARPENTRY COMPETENCIES

● Frame Development● Window Installation● Roof Repairing
● Cost Estimation● Scaffolding● Weather Insulation
● Drywall Installation● Cabinet Installation● Refinishing/Renovation
● False Ceiling● Blueprint Reading● Lamination

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS
• Timely identified a structural flaw in an old buildings framework and repaired it, saving the building owner from a loss of up till $60K in terms of beam damage
• Successfully completed drywalls installation and roof renovation in a triple story building consisting of 12 rooms per floor in less than 2 months’ time
• Installed 500 cabinets made of lamination wood in a cost effective manner, using economical materials and techniques in 30% less cost than that estimated originally by the contractor

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ACTIVE WORKFORCE, Los Angeles, CA
Carpenter, June 2013 – Present
• Design and install wooden partitions, structure frames, windows and doors
• Fit false ceilings and dry walls based on blue prints
• Issue cost estimates for various projects based on floor plans
• Cut and build office and home furniture as per design and customer requirements
• Repair old furniture, interior and exterior wood work
• Build and install wall cabinets and built-in wooden shelves

MODERN BUILDERS, Los Angeles, CA
CarpentryAide, June 2011 – May 2013
• Carried out maintenance of installed doors and windows
• Built calculated structure frameworks for fittings
• Carried out scaffolding and dismantled the same for various buildings
• Implemented given blueprints accurately utilizing the identified material
• Repaired, renovated, polished and refinished interior wood work
• Assisted in planning and implementation of demolition projects

EDUCATION
AMERICAN VOCATIONAL INSTITUTE, Los Angeles, CA
Diploma in Carpentry May 2011

ST. MICHAEL’S CONVENT, Los Angeles, CA
High School Diploma, June 2010

ADDITIONAL STRENGTHS
• Bilingual: Fluent in English and Spanish
• Load lifting ability up till 60 lbs.
• Strong numeracy skills

 

Carpenter Resume Sample 2

 

DANIEL VICTOR

188 Commons Drive ■ Reston, VA 20191 ■ (993) 456–7200 ■ daniel @ email . com


CARPENTER

Eager to utilize creative approach, carpentry education, and hands-on experience to attain the highest level of client’s satisfaction and increase profits accordingly.

HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS

• Over 7 years’ extensive experience in carpentry field
• Proficient in crafting close tolerance fit and soundless structures
• Demonstrated ability to apply skilled methods, techniques, and advanced shop mathematics at work
• Fully trained in use of crafting tools and other equipment
• Comprehensive knowledge of reading blueprints

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
● Lamination Work● Stain-Grade Trimming● Doors Making
● Windows Designing● Cabinet Installations● Kitchen Wood Work
● Dry Walls● Framing (Wood & Steal)● Demolition Practice

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN CARPENTRY

• Trained a number of junior carpenters at General Contractor
• Received performance based bonuses and rewards
• Obtained vocational training on woodwork from the Craft Club Chicago
• Never received a single complain from any client


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Carpenter | Department of The Air Force – Beale AFB, CA | Sep 2010 — Sep 2012

• Constructed, installed, repaired and modified wooden and metal structures
• Adequately performed regular roofing repairs including asphalt, tiles, slate roll roofing, felts and shingles
• Maintained safety procedures & regulations with hygiene
• Prepared reports of completed and pending work

Contractor Carpenter | Tulane University – New Orleans, LA | Aug 2009 — Sep 2010

• Performed regular carpentry and maintenance work
• Completed an order of 500 wooden desks and chairs for classrooms
• Renovated campus twice a year which included polishing furniture and repair work

General Carpenter | ABC Company – Bridgeport, CT | Aug 2008 — Aug 2009

• Carried out all kinds of carpentry work ranging from renovations to new building construction projects
• Installed cabinets, flooring, windows, doors, roof supports etc.

Maintenance Carpenter | Katmai – Goodfellow, TX | May 2005 — Jul 2008

• Provided carpentry maintenance on training devices & Aerospace Ground Equipment at Garland Fire Training Academy
• Planned and worked on layout derived from from blueprints, drawings, models, or verbal instructions
• Used numerous carpenter hand tools, portable power tools & measuring instruments


EDUCATION
Grand City School, Windsor, VT | 2004
Associate of Applied Science in Carpentry
Major: Commercial Carpentry

EXCERPT FROM REFERENCE

Daniel is an independent worker who believe in quality instead of quantity of work …
– Mary Smith, Manager, ABC Company.