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South Londonderry, Vermont, United States
March 31, 2019

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Joseph Checco

*** ** *** *** * Rawsonville, VT **155 802--548-7026

~Summary of Qualifications~

Results-oriented manager and skilled craftsman. Demonstrated history of logical problem solving with the ability to organize and complete complex projects both alone and within a team environment. OSHA 10 and forklift certified.

~Core Competencies~

Project Management Regulatory Compliance Workplace Safety Waste Stream Management Computer literacy Sales and Customer Service


Pace University - BA Environmental Studies Pleasantville, NY

~Professional Experience~

Vermont Barns - Cabinet Shop Manager 5/16 - 2/19

Jamaica, VT

Employed principals of Continuous Improvement (CI) to streamline operations

Use of LEAN manufacturing to increase productivity

Followed principals of SQDC to assure quality and efficiency

Installed spray booth and setup Lockout/Tagout program to increase shop safety

Designed, constructed & installed custom woodworking projects

Revised waste stream to maximize recycling and minimize landfill deposits

Machine setup, calibration and maintenance

Self-employed carpenter/home renovation contractor 7/04 - 5/16 South Londonderry, VT

Procured work, estimated projects, drew plans and wrote proposals

Selected and supervised work crews / coordinated sub-contractors

Engaged hands-on in carpentry, tile, electrical and plumbing

Managed paperwork, billing and customer relations Jamaica Cottage Shop - Sales Manager 2/02-7/04

South Londonderry, VT

Managed 640% increase in sales in 21 2 years

Answered customer inquiries, designed projects, prepared quotes and closed sales

Partnered with customer care and production in fulfillment of orders Freelance Carpenter and Student 10/94 -1/02

Westchester County, NY

Subcontractor for various homebuilding and renovation firms

Earned a BA in Environmental Studies


Culin/Colella - Project Manager & Woodworker 4/88-12/90 & 10/92-10/94 Mamaroneck, NY

Managed production and installation of interior woodwork on two new homes: 22,000 and 36,000 sq. ft.

Fabricated and installed various custom woodworking projects

Machine setup, calibration and maintenance

American Picture Frame - Facility Manager 12/90-10/92 Mount Vernon, NY

Implemented recycling program resulting in 42% reduction in waste disposal costs

Conversion of Pacific steam boiler from oil to gas for efficiency

Abated 54 pages OSHA violations in 77,000 sq ft manufacturing facility

Brought operations into compliance with county and state health codes

Represented company in court hearings and negotiated settlement terms

~Personal Highlights~

University of North Parana, Londrina, Brazil

Guest Speaker - Environmental Ethics and Economies of Scale

Sponsored by Lubin School of Business, Pace University

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