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Maintenance/ Porter/Janitor

New York, New York, United States
October 24, 2016

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James K. West

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Far Rockaway, NY 11691



Summary of Qualifications:

Over 10 years of experience performing general and preventative maintenance

Able to perform heavy lifting, light plumbing/electrical work and carpentry

Skilled at operating power tools such as drills, power saws and buffing machines

Great organizational, customer service and leadership skills

U.S. Army Veteran


First Quality Maintenance II, LLC New York, NY

Maintenance Worker/ Porter 05/2015-08/2016

Sweep, mop, and buff hallways and lobbies.

Clean and stock all restrooms, clean and remove trash from all offices.

Maintain sidewalks, curbs, and windows outside along with all trash.

Dust and polish all furniture, mirrors, elevators and countertops.

Also assist with deliveries

ResCare Workforce Services (Internship) Brooklyn, NY

Maintenance Worker 03/2015-04/2015

Sweep, mop, remove all trash, clean bathrooms, halls, steps, offices, classrooms, and help staff out when needed.

Active Temp Services New York, NY

Maintenance Worker 12/2010-12/2012

Stripped, waxed, buffed and polished floors by hand and using power tools

Maintained sidewalks and streets, picked up leaves and disposed of trash

Performed routine checks, light plumbing and electrical work; maintained sprinkler system

Assembled and dissembled furniture; set up rooms for community and staff meetings

Painted walls, patched holes and replaced lightbulbs; performed extermination and fumigation

Conway Department Stores Bronx, NY

Acting Department Manager 07/2004-12/2010

Scheduled employee work schedules on a weekly basis

Rearranged store set up to improve department sales

Ordered merchandise and maintained accurate records of inventory

Greeted customers, answered general questions and resolved grievances

Active Temp Services New York, NY

Laborer 11/2002-07/2004

Responsible for set-up of various events such as meetings, circuses and car shows

Performed snow removal and sanitation for Fresh Direct

Praxis Housing Initiative New York, NY

Maintenance Worker/Supervisor 08/1998-11/2002

Trained and managed eleven employees at three different facilities

Performed maintenance tasks such as cleaning, sweeping and mopping floors

Halmark Architectural Finishing Corp Brooklyn, NY

Laborer 10/1995-03/1997

Helped with intake of architectural parts; prepared parts for finishing and painting

Assisted with the shipping of orders and performed light cleaning

U-Haul Moving Center Inwood, NY

Preventive Maintenance Mechanic 08/1990-09/1995

Performed routine checks and minor repairs on trucks and trailers; transported vehicles to various locations

Rented storage rooms and received payment for orders


The HOPE Program Brooklyn, NY

Career Enhancement - 10 Week Training 01/2015-05/2015

Computer literacy: Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, and Internet

Courses in: Customer service, interpersonal communications, workload management, critical thinking, problem solving, written communication, and public speaking

OSHA safety training

Also includes a minimum 200 hours of on-the-job training

Far Rockaway High School Far Rockaway, NY

High School Diploma

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