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Professional Experience Construction

Location:
Milton, ON, Canada
Posted:
March 15, 2018

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Objective

To obtain a position in a team environment where I can integrate my current construction skills as well as develop and refine new ones to reach and exceed the overall goals of the company

Qualifications

Self starting professional with a great work ethic and an understanding of lean cost effective operations.

An unparalleled focus on quality and advancement of my construction and concrete finishing, forming and stamping abilities

Understanding of the core fundamentals of concrete construction technologies specializing in patterned or decorative

Ability to communicate and perform under a team setting while under pressures of time constraints

Proficient in transffering grades and levels across long distances using laser transits

Ability to anticipate problems within a project and problem solve to overcome or circumvent such issues

Continuous focus on safety practises within a construction environment

Adoption of a ‘Continuous Improvement’ philosophy

Professional Experience

Cement Headz - Owner/Operator 2006 - 2016

●Created, developed and managed the business as a sole proprietor

●Formed, poured, levelled, finished and stamped concrete

●Used various marketing techniques including social media geared towards educating clients on the industry

●Worked with clients to design and create outdoor landscapes using various materials

●Created full concrete landscapes using proper techniques with vision and foresight

●Focus on constant advancement of new design ideas within projects

●Ability to integrate new grades within existing landscapes to ensure proper drainage, longevity and durability

Nu Image - Site Supervisor 2013 - 2016 Winter

●Managed 8 commercial sites within the Milton area

●Supervised and directed 5 labourers at individual sites

●Responsible for time management of labourers, the safe removal of snow and the effective placement of ice melter

●Responsible for all paperwork for these 8 sites, including job logs, time sheets and change order forms

Patterned Concrete - Foreman 2002-2005

●Supervisor of 6-8 labourers and multiple job sites in unison

●Interpret and layout detailed drawings of concrete hardscapes to scale and ensure all work was done to specifications

●Created complex structures: curved and bullnose stairs, raised pads and small scale re-enforced walls

●Developed concrete finishing and stamping skills as well as a deeper understanding of concrete properties within a franchised and regulated company

Wellington Pool and Patio - Concrete Finisher/Landscaper 1994-2001

●Worked within a team setting to fully construct large scale inground pools

●Designed and constructed full landscapes with various materials including interlock, armour stone, concrete, block wall stone, and soft landscaping

●Developed problem solving skills, worked within tight deadlines and under pressure

●Developed a recognition of grades and their importance within the environment in which structures are built

●Developed concrete finishing skills

Education

OSSD, College Heights Secondary School 1989

Professional Activities and Accomplishments

WHMIS 2017

Working at Heights-Level 1 2017

Advanced Skills in Concrete Countertop Construction

-Concrete Countertop Institute of Canada 2015

Professional Seminar on colour hardener, water base staining, chemical applications

-Brickform (Solomon Colours) 2014

Professional Seminar on Concrete Stamping Applications, overlays

-Proline Stamping Systems 2013

Personal Interests

German Shepherd Dogs training/showing, hockey, welding, building, landscaping, reading

References

Ryan Myer - Patterned Concrete Guelph 226-***-****

Mark Mathews - Nu Image - Manager 519-***-****

Mike Seger - Nu- Image - Owner 519-***-****

Steve Liebig - (Character Reference) 519-***-****



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