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Dependable and hard-working laborer with more than 30 years in the construction industry. Thrives in a fast-paced environment and works to complete projects quickly and efficiently.
  • Residential construction
  • Demolition
  • Friendly and hardworking
  • OSHA Certified
  • Construction Workers Union Local 534
  • Power and hand tool operation
  • Organized and detail-oriented
Cement Finisher 08/2012 to 12/2016 GNC Concrete Haverhill, MA
  • Spread, level, and smooth concrete, using rake, shovel, hand or power trowel, hand or power screed, and float
  • Direct the casting of the concrete and supervise laborers who use shovels or special tools to spread it
  • Produce rough concrete surface, using broom
  • Mold expansion joints and edges, using edging tools, jointers, and straightedge
  • Clean chipped area, using wire brush, and feel and observe surface to determine if it is rough or uneven
  • Operate power vibrator to compact concrete
Cement Finisher 06/2002 to 07/2012 Continental Conrete Waltham, MA
  • Waterproofed or restored concrete surfaces, using appropriate compounds
  • Wet concrete surface, and rub with stone to smooth surface and obtain specified finish
  • Installed anchor bolts, steel plates, door sills and other fixtures in freshly poured concrete or pattern or stamp the surface to provide a decorative finish
  • Fabricated concrete beams, columns, and panels
  • Polished surface, using polishing or surfacing machine
  • Mix cement, sand, and water to produce concrete, grout, or slurry, using hoe, trowel, tamper, scraper, or concrete-mixing machine
  • Spread roofing paper on surface of foundation, and spread concrete onto roofing paper with trowel to form terrazzo base
Cement Mason 1998 Union Apprenticeship Allentown, PA
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Professional Summary
Construction Equipment Operator offering extensive experience operating heavy equipment. 
  • Power and hand tools
  • Safety procedures knowledge
  • Works well independently
  • Commercial structures
  • Valid Arizona  driver's license
  • Possesses a reliable vehicle
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Machine servicing
  • Site Maintenance
  • Finishing
  • Capable of heavy lifting
Work History
Operator High Grade Concrete & Execavation - Grand Juction Colorado 01/2010 - 11/2014

• Control nearby traffic by erecting traffic signals and diverting traffic by hand signals

• Dig trenches and level earth in accordance to specifications

• Erect, disassemble and repair scaffolding and temporary structures

• Mix ingredients for cleaning and covering surfaces

• Handle construction materials onsite and in storage

• Drive trucks to transport materials to and from construction sites

• Assist in loading and unloading delivery trucks

• Haul and hoist material to ensure appropriate delivery to construction site

Operator High Desert - Grand Junction Colorado 11/2009 - 12/2010

• Clear construction sites of debris and trash

• Comb construction area and remove hazardous materials

• Shovel asphalt onto the construction site

• Operate machinery to break up concrete

• Place cement in designated areas

• Position and align structural components in accordance to provided instructions

• Mix and pour concrete on the job site

• Smooth out newly poured concrete using a variety of finishing tools

• Apply caulking components by using caulking guns

Operator and Finisher B & G Concrete and Excavation - Grand Junction Colorado 12/2004 - 11/2009

• Haul and hoist material to ensure appropriate delivery to construction site

• Clean up spills and oil and grease hoists

• Operate pneumatic hammers and tampers

• Manage operation and maintenance of saws, drills

• Perform preventative and regular maintenance on tools and equipment

High School Diploma: San Luis Rio Colorado - Sonora Mexico 1998
High School Diploma
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Professional Summary

Detail-oriented Woodworker and Master Finisher with over 30 years of experience in the trade. Exceptionally trained and knowledgeable in most types of woods, veneers and finishing techniques including extensive experience with polyester, lacquer, urethane & oil based materials. Excels at providing solutions to complex wood designs and color/accent hues. Strong time and project management skills.

  • Color matching expert
  • Finish Sprayer
  • Faux finish expert
  • Attention to detail
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of finishing
  • Team player
  • Creative thinker
  • Stain and Dye professional
  • Highly skilled touch up abilities
  • Excellent mentor
  • Quality finish & workmanship
  • Experience with FAA Regulations and Requirements of finishes (RSM, QCM, Etc.)
  • Paint mixing expert
  • Exceptional time management skills

Work History
Finisher II , 03/2015 to Current
Jet Professionals LLC
  • Prepare, apply, and touch up finishes on aircraft furniture per first article and existing aircraft specifications.
  • Continuously provide process improvements by working within the department to develop new tools and systems which increase operational efficiency.
  • Assists lead by overseeing projects and providing guidance, assistance and direction to co-workers.  
  • Mentors and trains other Cabinet Finishers with complicated natural and faux finish processes. 
  • Understand and follow CPS guidelines and proper use of PPE (personal protective equipment).

Master Finisher, 01/2004 to 08/2014
R Woodworks Santa Fe Springs, CA
  • Solely responsible for all aspects of the business as acting Owner/Operator.
  • Professionally design, fabricate and finish custom cabinetry for homes and vehicles.
  • Expert in color matching and faux finish designs.
  • Ability to adapt and learn new materials and tools to successfully and professionally complete custom projects.
  • Highly skilled and competent in repeat production with a high level of quality and consistency.

Repair Dept Manager, 12/1986 to 12/2003
Esquire Piano La Mirada, CA
  • Solely responsible for the success of the piano repair department.
  • Initiated and strengthened key partnerships with major piano manufacturers.
  • Repaired finishes on pianos and other wooden musical instruments which included dings, dents, scratches and more.
  • Highly capable of working with polyester, lacquer, varnish and more.

Fleet Mechanic/Piano Mover, 03/1985 to 12/1986
3rd Encore Piano Moving La Mirada, CA
  • Conducted routine and scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrication and tune-ups.
  • Communicated effectively with management on future problems and repairs that might need to be addressed.
  • Implemented regularly scheduled inspection checklists and forms to help ensure longevity of vehicles.

Machinist/Operator, 01/1983 to 03/1985
Milford Rivet and Machine Co Fullerton, CA
  • Detected and reported malfunctions and out-of-tolerance machining.
  • Used CNC and manual equipment to perform rough and finishing machining.
  • Operated forklifts, hoists and other material handling equipment.
  • Worked directly from blueprints, patterns, sketches and specifications to prepare and setup machinery for operation.

Maintenance Welder/Fabricator, 04/1981 to 01/1983
Tuftex Carpet Santa Fe Springs, CA
  • Logged detailed and thorough records of maintenance performed.
  • Set up and operated hand and power tools, including shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment.
  • Fabricated shop parts on request from management and leads.
  • Bolted, clamped and tack-welded parts to secure components prior to complex welding projects.

High School Diploma: 1982
El Camino High School - La Mirada, CA

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Consistent, hardworking and worthy individual, who takes tremendous pride in workmanship.  Motivated to perform duties with great care and to complete them in a timely manner.  Very dependable with strong work ethic. 

CALPIA Laundry VSP August 2016 to January 2017 Dryer Operator
Chowchilla, CA
​Properly trained on the operations of industrial washing machines, dryers and flat irons.  See letter of recommendation.
Fresco Foods, Inc. July 2010 to October 2011 Delivery Driver
Los Angeles, CA
Penske Truck Leasing September 2006 to March 2009 Preventive Maintenance
Vernon, CA
Sharpe Interiors, Inc August 2004 to August 2006 Drywall Framer
Education and Training
Eagle Rock High School High School Diploma Los Angeles, CA