Construction Worker Resume Sample

Updated on: October 15, 2015

Do you have an all-purpose resume sitting somewhere on one of your drives? Let it go. It is so five minutes ago! You need a focused one if you want to impress a hiring manager. You cannot depend on a resume that has everything in it, yet says nothing much about you!

Imagine 20 people sending unfocused resumes to a hiring manager and only yours is a stand out one! The 20 others will be ditched and yours will be accepted. Why? Because it was the only one that had something worthwhile to say!

If you are looking for an example for a focused resume, you may look at the following resume for a construction worker position:


Construction Worker Resume Sample


Earl Warren

672 SE 35th Street ● Topeka ● KS 66367 ● (999) 999-9999 ● earlwarren @ email . com


Performance Profile: Physically dexterous, hardworking and enthusiastic individual with 14+ years’ construction work experience. Adept at preparing sites for construction work by removing debris and hazardous materials and managing traffic flow to ensure smoothness of operations. Well-versed in operating large powered machinery and equipment such as saws, drills, grinders and blowtorches.

• Qualified to build and take apart bracing, barricades, scaffolding and temporary structures
• Hands-on experience in performing regular and preventative maintenance on equipment used in construction projects
• Proficient in interpreting blueprints and construction designs to determine work spaces and specified duties


● Traffic Control ● Alignment Facilitation ● Scaffolding Erection
● Excavation ● Site Preparation ● Laser Equipment Use
● Concrete Mixing ● Safety Procedures ● Preventative Maintenance
● Salvaging & Pouring ● Roofing and Siding ● Crane Operations

• Suggested obtaining raw materials from a bulk supplier which saved 50% on materials obtainment
• Reined in a large construction project which was completed in record time of 6 months
• Trained 15 construction workers in using laser equipment and construction safety procedures
• Introduced the concept of preventative maintenance which saved $10,000 in equipment repair


HIGH CONCRETE GROUP LLC, Topeka, KS (6/2005 to Present)
Construction Worker
• Clear work sites of debris and other hazardous materials
• Read plans and instructions to determine the day’s activities
• Control traffic by erecting traffic cones and signs
• Assist equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement and adjustment of machinery and equipment
• Mix cement and / or concrete and smooth freshly poured cement or concrete by utilizing floats, trowels and screeds
• Operate and maintain air monitoring and sampling devices
• Install sewers, water or storm drain pipes by using laser guidance equipment
• Gather components required to be placed in form and layout as directed by journeyman
• Perform steel cutting and mesh bending activities and locate fingerplates, bulkheads and post-stressing components
• Perform general and preventative maintenance on construction equipment and machinery

ALPINE RESTORATION, Topeka, KS (1/2001 to 6/2005)
General Laborer
• Assisted in clearing up work sites by removing hazardous materials and debris
• Unloaded and stacked building materials and place tools and equipment in position
• Dug trenches and used hand tools and jackhammers to break up rock and concrete
• Mixed and poured spread concrete and ensure that it is leveled properly
• Assisted in dismantling small structures and strip materials to prepare for new constructions

Diploma: TOPEKA HIGH SCHOOL, Topeka, KS – 2000