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Elijah Anderson
  • XX XXXXXXXXX XXXX, Princeton, NJ 08540
  • H: XXX XXXXXXXX
  • XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Professional Summary

Personable Construction Foreman with 27-year history overseeing construction projects with strict deadlines. Client-focused supervisor with experience managing multi-disciplinary work crews.

Experienced Machine Operator with 27+ years' experience in deadline-driven setting. Known for encouraging communication and collaboration among home owners.

Reliable Construction Professional with strong background in construction, repairs, and manufacturing. Adept at reading and interpreting complex machine manuals to quickly identify root cause of mechanical problems.

Team-focused supervisor well versed in both business and labor aspects of construction. Experience creating and implementing successful work plans to safely complete jobs ahead of schedule.

Flexible Facilities Technician with 27 years' experience designing and managing successful repair programs. Known for overseeing essential maintenance to reduce repair needs.

Highly trained Construction Worker with a history of steady employment. Adept at quickly understanding instructions and utilizing available materials to accomplish needed repairs. Bilingual in Italian and English.

Meticulous Quality Assurance specialist skilled at creating and instituting vital quality benchmarks to guarantee work consistency. Driven work ethic and mechanical training combine to produce reliable results.

Meticulous Quality Assurance specialist skilled at creating and instituting vital quality benchmarks to guarantee work consistency. Driven work ethic and mechanical training combine to produce reliable results.

Skilled Construction Professional proficient in  all equipment operation and maintenance. Troubleshooting specialist able to quickly identify and correct mechanical problems.

Capable Construction Manager with 27 years' experience producing high-quality results in a fast-paced work environment. Team-focused professional able to quickly adapt to new responsibilities.

Skills
  • Project management
  • Contract management
  • Operations management
  • Multi-operations management
  • Quality control
  • Inventory control
  • Project analysis
  • Customer needs assessment
  • Conflict resolution
  • Customer relations
  • Performance tracking and evaluation
  • Process improvement
  • Strategic planning
  • Strategic planning
  • Tactical execution
  • Organizational design
  • New product introductions
  • Procedure development
  • Employee engagement
  • Leadership mentoring
  • Complex problem solving
  • Powerful negotiator
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Talented multitasker
  • Flexible thinker
  • Flexible thinker
  • Strong public speaker
  • Results-oriented
  • Persuasive
  • Visionary
Experience
Owner, 01/1987 to Present
sole proprietor Princeton, NJ
  • Cover surfaces with dropcloths or masking tape and paper to protect surfaces during painting.
  • Cover surfaces with dropcloths or masking tape and paper to protect surfaces during painting.
  • Fill cracks, holes, or joints with caulk, putty, plaster, or other fillers, using caulking guns or putty knives.
  • Fill cracks, holes, or joints with caulk, putty, plaster, or other fillers, using caulking guns or putty knives.
  • Apply primers or sealers to prepare new surfaces, such as bare wood or metal, for finish coats.
  • Apply paint, stain, varnish, enamel, or other finishes to equipment, buildings, bridges, or other structures, using brushes, spray guns, or rollers.
  • Apply paint, stain, varnish, enamel, or other finishes to equipment, buildings, bridges, or other structures, using brushes, spray guns, or rollers.
  • Calculate amounts of required materials and estimate costs, based on surface measurements or work orders.
  • Calculate amounts of required materials and estimate costs, based on surface measurements or work orders.
  • Read work orders or receive instructions from supervisors or homeowners to determine work requirements.
  • Read work orders or receive instructions from supervisors or homeowners to determine work requirements.
  • Erect scaffolding or swing gates, or set up ladders, to work above ground level.
  • Erect scaffolding or swing gates, or set up ladders, to work above ground level.
  • Remove fixtures such as pictures, door knobs, lamps, or electric switch covers prior to painting.
  • Wash and treat surfaces with oil, turpentine, mildew remover, or other preparations, and sand rough spots to ensure that finishes will adhere properly.
  • Mix and match colors of paint, stain, or varnish with oil or thinning and drying additives to obtain desired colors and consistencies.
  • Remove old finishes by stripping, sanding, wire brushing, burning, or using water or abrasive blasting.
  • Select and purchase tools or finishes for surfaces to be covered, considering durability, ease of handling, methods of application, and customers' wishes.
  • Mix and match colors of paint, stain, or varnish with oil or thinning and drying additives to obtain desired colors and consistencies.
  • Mix and match colors of paint, stain, or varnish with oil or thinning and drying additives to obtain desired colors and consistencies.
  • Smooth surfaces, using sandpaper, scrapers, brushes, steel wool, or sanding machines.
  • Polish final coats to specified finishes.
  • Waterproof buildings, using waterproofers or caulking.
  • Cut stencils and brush or spray lettering or decorations on surfaces.
Laborer, 02/1986 to 02/1987
LeProvost West Windsor, NJ
  • Selected to manage all material transports to and from construction sites, lumber supply stores, and equipment warehouses.
  • Demolished existing structures to prepare for new building construction.
  • Practiced safety in operating tractors, electric saws, and various tools.
  • Mixed cement for driveway repaving and resurfacing.
  • Sanded, polished, and painted home exteriors and wooden fences.
  • Maintained clean and organized construction areas to reduce risk of hazards.
  • Used adhesives to repair grouting and correct surface imperfections.
  • Repaired and tested fire alarm systems in residential homes.
  • Carefully applied caulk and sealants to windows, doors, and tiles.
  • Specialized in guiding laborers through all phases of rough and finish carpentry jobs.
  • Resolved any buyer concerns by redoing unsatisfactory work according to the home owner's desire and vision.
  • Obtained the appropriate building permits and adhered to state and local regulations regarding home additions.
  • Researched market values to correctly estimate time and material costs for projects.
  • Completely removed hazardous debris from construction sites.
  • Constructed and broke down scaffolds, bracing, and barricades.
  • Accurately surveyed and measured property before starting the building process, identifying any irregularities or potential construction obstacles.
  • Carefully cut lumber and housing materials to specified sizes.
  • Carefully cut lumber and housing materials to specified sizes.
  • Sterilized construction equipment, work surfaces, and tools with chemical solutions.
  • Ordered lumber and construction equipment for a large commercial project.
  • Ordered lumber and construction equipment for a large commercial project.
  • Oversaw heavy labor such as ditch digging, paving, and hauling while ensuring optimal safety of the worker team.
  • Oversaw heavy labor such as ditch digging, paving, and hauling while ensuring optimal safety of the worker team.
Food prep and line cook, 01/1985 to 01/1986
Merril Lynch Conference and training center Plainsboro, NJ
  • Prepared food according to menu descriptions, nutritional restrictions, and portion specifications.
  • Re-organized kitchen supplies and equipment to provide more room for the restaurant's line cooks and chefs.
  • Adhered to kitchen sanitation and food quality standards at all times.
  • Catered corporate meetings, parties, holiday meals, and weddings year-round.
  • Ensured optimal cleanliness of kitchen work areas and equipment.
  • Maintained proper temperatures for hot and cold foods.
  • Carefully prepared complicated desserts for special events including wedding cakes.
  • Drove on-time, accurate food preparation by effectively monitoring staff performance.
  • Drove on-time, accurate food preparation by effectively monitoring staff performance.
  • Collaborated with restaurant management to devise ways to improve production levels and service standards.
  • Experimented with a range of recipes and menus.
  • Prepared specialty food items such as sushi rolls and shrimp tempura.
  • Seasoned and prepared food according to menu specifications.
  • Oversaw all kitchen operations and provided support for banquet events, buffet lines, and room service orders.
  • Oversaw all kitchen operations and provided support for banquet events, buffet lines, and room service orders.
Kitchen Manager, 02/1984 to 02/1985
Wine Press Kingston , NJ
  • Partnered closely with chefs and cooks to plan menus for special occasions and catering jobs.
  • Partnered closely with chefs and cooks to plan menus for special occasions and catering jobs.
  • Supervised and mentored staff in meeting or exceeding restaurant goals.
  • Conducted audits of the kitchen and dining area to assure working conditions were safe and sanitary.
  • Attended leadership seminars to sharpen restaurant management skills and promote continued business success.
  • Enforced restaurant policies and business initiatives.
  • Monitored stock, replenishing food supply inventories as needed.
Food Services, 01/1983 to 01/1984
Marrita's Cantina Princeton, NJ
  • Prepared food according to menu descriptions, nutritional restrictions, and portion specifications.
  • Re-organized kitchen supplies and equipment to provide more room for the restaurant's line cooks and chefs.
  • Spearheaded training for 10 kitchen staff on safety regulations, proper set-up, and food preparation standards.
  • Directed back of house operations managing cooks, sous chefs, and kitchen maintenance staff.
  • Adhered to kitchen sanitation and food quality standards at all times.
  • Ensured optimal cleanliness of kitchen work areas and equipment.
  • Maintained proper temperatures for hot and cold foods.
  • Precisely weighed, measured, and combined ingredients according to recipes.
  • Reviewed performance of cooking staff with a focus on meal quality and presentation.
  • Collaborated with restaurant management to devise ways to improve production levels and service standards.
  • Monitored food supply inventories, ordering new items as needed.
  • Altered dishes to accommodate customer food allergies and dietary needs.
  • Experimented with a range of recipes and menus.
  • Experimented with a range of recipes and menus.
  • Prepared specialty food items such as sushi rolls and shrimp tempura.
  • Seasoned and prepared food according to menu specifications.
  • Guided and mentored cooks in improving food preparation, garnishing, and presentation standards for both simple and complex dishes.
Education
Associate of Arts: Architecture, Mercer County College - West Windsor , NJ
Languages
English, Italian
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This is a real resume for a Owner in Princeton, New Jersey with experience working for such companies as Sole Proprietor, Leprovost, Merril Lynch Conference And Training Center. This is one of the hundreds of Owner resumes available on our site for free. Use these resumes as templates to get help creating the best Owner resume.

Previous Companies:

  • sole proprietor
  • LeProvost
  • Merril Lynch Conference and training center

Previous Job Positions:

  • Owner
  • Laborer
  • Food prep and line cook
  • Kitchen Manager
  • Food Services

Schools:

  • Mercer County College

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Arts

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