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Construction Carpenter Resume

The carpenter generally has a smaller tool inventory and may need direction from the supervisors regarding advanced projects. You must know all the safety and health regulations that are obligatory in the construction domain. You should have the knowledge of residential construction such as specific techniques, tools and equipment, materials and certain procedures. As a carpenter you will have to drill and set door hardware, set windows, make the layout of stairs or common rafters, read blueprints and of course to know math. You will be asked to measure and mark cutting lines on materials using a ruler, pencil or chalk. Moreover, you will have to shape and cut different materials respecting given measurements. As a carpenter, you will have to know which material you should use so that your customers will be satisfied with your work.


An example of a resume for the job of a construction carpenter is presented below with the intent of helping you in your job hunt.

Construction Carpenter Resume Sample

Personal Details

Name: Cole Burnett
Birth Date: 05.05. 1969
Nationality: American
Marital Status: Single
Driver's License: Yes


Construction Carpenters work in the construction field and contribute to the finishing of a building. They have to be able to read the plans for the construction and understand the requirement of the clients. They work with wood, as their primary material, and install doors, window frames or stairs.


My objective is to become a construction carpenter at your company and to have the chance to prove my skills and knowledge in this specific field. I am very well trained and I think I can obtain the best results for you and your company.


I am a hard working, trustworthy person that is always interested in making all the projects assigned very well. I am looking forward in developing and learning new techniques and getting involved in great projects.

Qualities and abilities

  • Experience in construction
  • Excellent physical condition
  • Ability to work long hours and extra hours
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Great communication with the other team members
  • Positive, friendly personality
  • Able to read blueprints.
  • Mathematical skills and analytical skills necessary to do material estimates
Work Experience

Construction Carpenter at McCoy Construction Company,

Duties and responsibilities

  • Followed verbal and written instructions and performed the tasks assigned
  • Took the necessary measurements and cut materials to fit the designated places
  • Discussed with clients and suggested types of wood to be used in the manufacturing of doors, presenting the advantages and disadvantages of each type
  • Created staircases for different buildings Education

    Michigan State High-School

    Construction Training Program at Michigan University


    • Proved skills and knowledge in the carpentry field
    • Obtained great results
    • Assigned in projects that were finished in time
    • Ability to organize assigned tasks
    • Ability to complete in a correct way all the paperwork
    Areas of interest
    • Building construction
    • Architecture
    • Geology

    Robert Twilight
    Chief Engineer
    McCoy Construction Company

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