General Hand Resume Sample

Updated November 21, 2016


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General Hand Resume Sample


Bruce Campbell

662 Brightwood Avenue | Stratford, CT 14441 | (000) 254-6399 | brucecamp @ email . com


Eager to advance, excel, and succeed in the repair and maintenance arena.

Professional Summary
Physically dexterous, hardworking and well-organized individual with a special interest in working on an amalgamation of physical projects in construction and maintenance. Good communication and interpersonal skills along with a great ability to get along with people from diverse backgrounds.


– Repair and Maintenance – Equipment Operation – Workplace Safety
– Cleaning Standards – Incident Reporting – Risk Management
– Emergency Procedures – Priority Setting – Conflict Management
– Quality Checks – Flaw Inspections – Defects Correction

• Suggested preventative maintenance on a then recently vacated commercial building, thereby decreasing the need for extensive maintenance and repair at letting time
• Successfully repaired the HVAC system, during a routine building maintenance, with a 10 minute downtime
• Singlehandedly performed preventative maintenance on a large residential building, just in time for its relaunch into the estate market
• Implemented safety protocols for all general laborers / hands, resulting in a 50% decrease in on-site accidents


General Hand
Midmark Corporation, Stratford, CT | 3/2013 – Present

• Read and comprehend instructions for repair and maintenance work handed over by the supervisor
• Devise plans to gather resources for each assigned task and ensure that all equipment and tools are ready
• Clear work areas of any debris or trash in a bid to make work processes easier
• Perform general and preventative maintenance work on buildings and systems such as plumbing and HVAC
• Collect trash from bins and ashtrays and ensure that they are properly disposed of
• Move and rearrange furniture according to specified instructions, while ensuring its safety
• Operate work-related equipment in a safe and efficient manner and in accordance with all relevant legislation and procedures
• Operate basic hand tools and equipment such as saws, shovels, rakes, lawn mowers and brush cutters

Maintenance Worker
Maxwell Inc., Stratford, CT | 6/2010 – 3/2013

• Assisted in cleaning and clearing grounds to assist groundskeepers in performing maintenance activities
• Ascertained that all tools and equipment were properly stored and maintained on a regular basis
• Disposed of trash and debris according to set procedures and trash disposal policies and procedures
• Performed cleaning activities by sweeping and mopping floors and dusting and sanitizing surfaces
• Assisted general hands in performing repair and maintenance work on HVAC and plumbing systems, and other building and grounds work

High School Diploma – 2009
Stratford High School, Stratford, CT