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Construction High School

Wilmington, IL
January 31, 2014

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Braidwood, Illinois 60408

Cell: 773-***-****


A construction position using experience as Superintendent, Foreman or Carpenter


Superintendent: I have supervised all trades on a wide variety of jobs, both new

construction and renovation. I am able to complete jobs on time and under budget.

Foreman: Foreman on an 8 new apartment building. Foreman on 40 unit apartment

renovation. Foreman on a wide variety of jobs, new construction and renovation with

large and small crews. I was able to complete jobs on time.

Carpentry: Especially skilled in interior finish.

Highly Organized: Coordinate projects, meet deadlines, monitor budgets and labor, and

assume leadership responsibility.

Business Skills: Intuitive sense for securing cooperation, working with others and getting

things done. Familiar with all building Codes and requirements.


5/89 to 3/04 Batteast Construction Company

430 East LaSalle Avenue

South Bend, Indiana 46617

Ron Batteast, Vice President


Positions: Union Carpenter, Foreman, Superintendent

I started as a carpenter and worked my way up to Superintendent. I supervised

multi-million dollar projects, such as 4520 N. Malden, Chicago, Illinois, which was

a 2.5 million dollar renovation of a 52 unit Historic Hotel. We converted this Historic Hotel

into a 34 unit apartment building. I personally worked with the Historical Society in

Springfield and received a historical credit from the job.

We gutted the building, installed new walls, doors, windows, new plumbing, new

electric, repaired all masonry and made 2 apartments handicap accessible.

All work met historical requirements and code. I was in charge of all trades on the job.

I also was supervisor on a 2.7 million dollar construction of a new 25 unit senior housing

home located at 5445 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.

Also worked on renovation of an office building and other smaller projects. I held

weekly contractor coordination meetings, as well as weekly safety meetings resulting

in an accident free work history.


5/2007 to Present: 5T Construction Inc.

647 East 75th Street, 1st Floor

Chicago, Illinois 60619

Office: 773-***-****

C.E.O. Steve Thomas 312-***-****

Carpenter and Foreman, remodeling apartment buildings and renovation of 100 year old church.

10/2005-5/2007: Self-employed

Braidwood Construction Company

119 East Main Street

Braidwood, Illinois 60408

Contracting and subcontracting for carpentry and remodeling.

4/2004-10/2005: Kole Construction Company

1235 Naperville Drive

Romeoville, Illinois 60446

Phone: 630-***-****)

Union carpenter which resulted in commercial work and high rise work. I left due to

knee surgery from a non-work related injury. I was off work for 6 months of recovery.

When I tried to return to work, they were laying off people.

5/1989-3/2004 Beattest Construction Co. (See Major Experience)

3/1988-4/1989: Hartl Construction Company

3443 South Harvey

Berwyn, Illinois 60402


1/1987-3/1988: Deer Ridge Development

9002 Kedvale Avenue

Skokie, Illinois 60076

Carpenter helper until I was laid off due to lack of work.

1984-1987: Riverside Mobile Service

70 East Quincy Road

Riverside, Illinois 60544

Part time manager and mechanic. Left to do carpentry work.

1982-1983 The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad

PO Box 13367

Riverside, Illinois 60544

Worked on track repair. Left the Railroad due to merger with L.N. Family Lines

Railroad resulting in not enough seniority to work steady.

1981: Jakel Motors, Inc.

400 Broadway Avenue

Highland, Illinois 62249

While still in high school, I worked 5 hours daily and weekends building electrical motors.

I left there to work for the railroad.

EDUCATION: Graduate of Central High School, Breeze, Illinois

Three Rivers Safety Training, Joliet, Illinois:

Courses in drafting, building trades, and house wiring.


119 East Main Street

Braidwood, Illinois 60408

Cell: 773-***-****

Dear Hiring Executive:

I am exploring a construction position using my 25 years of experience in construction as

Superintendent, Foreman and Carpenter. I am highly skilled and serious about working and able

to get projects completed on time and within budget. I find construction exciting and


My employers have had me working in all the above positions depending on their need for a

particular project. All my employers have stated that I am dependable and conclude projects.

One client specifically asked me to supervise his next project after I completed one multi-million

dollar project for him.

I am available for an interview at your convenience. Please contact me to arrange a time to

discuss how I can contribute to your construction needs.

Thank you for your time and consideration.


Charles E. Brewer

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