Handymen perform maintenance and repair activities on different commercial and residential buildings. They may be involved in renovations and upgrades and even maintain property in terms of cleaning and yard management. Being a handyman is skilled work and needs precision and experience more than education – although some basic education is important to be able to read instructions and blueprints.

The following resume sample can help you land a job as a handyman. You can use it to write one of your own by following the information in it.


Handyman Resume Sample


Simon Saze

9022 Polls Creek Road, Smilax, KY 78888
Cell: (999) 999-9999, Email: simon @ email . com


Performance Summary: Hardworking and ambitious Handyman with 6+ years’ progressive experience in performing all kinds of repair, maintenance and housekeeping tasks. A good communicator who has a demonstrated ability to deal with varied inquiries in a timely manner. Friendly approach with a keen eye of detail. Thorough understanding of current health and safety guidelines. Known for working independently and performing maintenance tasks methodically.

• Handyman training – 2009
• Passion for DIY
• Well versed in brushing, sweeping and emptying waste bins
• Hands-on experience in repairing furniture, fixtures and managing plumbing tasks
• Familiar with modern tools and equipment used in repair and maintenance work
• Current driver’s license and a reliable vehicle


Handyman – COLE APPLETON, Smilax, KY | Mar 2010 – Present

• Perform repair and maintenance tasks on doors, furniture, fixtures and appliances in an effective and timely manner
• Investigate possible problems and propose solutions
• Carry out all kinds of electrical repair, HVAC, carpentry, painting and janitorial duties
• Perform preventative maintenance tasks on a regular basis
• Fix electrical fixtures and handle plumbing/leakage problems effectively
• Determine tools and equipment needed for individual repair or maintenance job
• Maintain and organize building walls, floors and ceilings
• Utilize computers, calculators and telephone to perform duties

Maintenance Porter – WAKEFIELD CO, Smilax, KY | Feb 2009 – Mar 2010

• Assisted in determining need of repair work
• Maintained, swept and sanitized assigned area utilizing automatic sweepers and scrubbers
• Removed dirt, debris and litter, and emptied trashcans
• Identified and replaced burned out bulbs
• Checked different systems for performance efficiency
• Cleaned tools and equipment used in maintenance and repair work
• Laid out wires and cables as instructed
• Reported violations and safety hazards to supervisor

G.E.D | SOME HIGH SCHOOL, Smilax, KY – 2005

• Knowledge of using a variety of maintenance tools and equipment
• Exceptional ability to read and interpret blueprints and manuals
• Track record of building rapport with users
• Physically dexterous and agile
• Efficient written and verbal communication skills