Carpenter Assistant Resume Sample

Updated on: March 22, 2018

Resume writing has become a bit complex over the years.

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Here is a resume sample to help you with this:



Carpenter Assistant Resume Example



Mark Miller
24 Green Road, Dayton, OH 27645
(000) 999-5214
markmiller@email .com


Skilled carpenter assistant with 11 years’ progressively responsible experience providing support services to carpentry projects. Skilled in working on complex carpentry projects, with a special focus on the quality of the end product.


• Site Clearing • Equipment Setup • Reference Points Marking
• Foundation Layouts • Lines Building • Installation Assistance
• Power Tools Use • Safety Precautions • Scaffolding Building
• Timber Cutting • Positioning Support • Preventative Maintenance

• Introduced the concept of preventative maintenance, increasing the life of carpentry equipment.
• Singlehanded finished a carpentry project on time, in the absence of the lead carpenter (due to an illness).
• Implemented a series of safety precautions to be used while using power tools, reducing incidents and injuries by 55%.
• Devised a novel site clearing system, which proved to be 65% more efficient than the one already in place.


Carpenter Assistant
Works Inc., Dayton, OH | 2009 – Present
• Follow instructions to clear and clean work sites, to make them ready for projects.
• Obtain/acquire tools and equipment required for each project, and ensure that they are calibrated properly.
• Assist carpenters in cutting timbers, lumber, and paneling to specified dimensions.
• Provide support by holding plumb bobs, sighting rods, and other equipment, to ensure that reference points are properly established.
• Align, and straighten forms for installation, and cut and install insulating or sound-absorbing materials.
• Glue and clamp edges or joints of assembled parts, by ensuring that proper adhesives are applied.
• Perform preventative and regular maintenance of carpentry tools and equipment.
• Oversee supplies and tools stock, ensuring that low stock situations are communicated to the lead carpenter.

Carpenter Apprentice
Woodworks, Dayton, OH | 2007 – 2009
• Assisted carpenters by clearing worksites of debris and hazardous materials.
• Selected tools and equipment required for each project, by following instructions.
• Measured materials such as paneling, wood planks, and timbers, and assisted in cutting them to desired lengths and widths.
• Aligned and straightened square forms for installation purposes.
• Ascertained that all tools, equipment, and extra materials were gathered at the end of the shift, and stored in a safe area.

Dayton High School, Dayton, OH
High School Diploma