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Material Lister Resume

The construction field offers a large variety of job opportunities, some requiring more complex skills and knowledge than others. Material listers are such workers that handle the material segment of building construction projects and facilitate a more fluent and effective progress of projects by performing their job with professionalism. Material listers have the main responsibility of acquiring materials for building constructions, negotiating costs, scheduling material delivery and keeping records of the materials used. They have to be knowledgeable about the construction material market and get the best quality for the best price. They also need to have some technical knowledge in order to be able to read blueprints of construction projects and assess material needs and specifications.


The material lister resume has to underline the technical and vocational training in the field of construction, experience and knowledge in working with different type of materials, as well as the ability to determine project needs by analyzing blueprints. Engineering knowledge is required.

Material Lister Resume Sample

Personal Details

Name: Timothy Lane
Birth date: 01/09/1967
Address: 7253 Fay gate Lane
Horsham, West Sussex
Phone: (200)300 4000
Nationality: English
Marital Status: Married
Driver's license: Yes


As a successful and determined material lister, I would like to be able to demonstrate my acquired skills and knowledge in the field of construction materials and help your projects reach a high-quality and professional level. My goal is to work for a large construction company that can offer me the chance of promotion and professional satisfaction.


  • Engineering and construction knowledge
  • Experienced in the domain of constructions
  • Construction materials knowledge
  • Material lister abilities
  • Ability to read blueprints and determine material specifications
  • Ability to negotiate costs and identify convenient suppliers
  • People and communicational skills
  • Ability to work with deadlines and respect schedules
  • Ready for immediate employment
  • Computer knowledge: Windows, Microsoft Office

Work Experience

Material Lister, 1997–2010
Various building construction projects


  • Determining the amount, size, quality and type of materials needed by various building construction projects
  • Evaluating the construction materials market and contacting suppliers
  • Biding prices and arranging the delivery of materials acquired
  • Preparing material schedules for construction
  • Ensuring delivery on site
  • Communicate with supervisors or reporting manager to discuss progress made and discuss required changes
  • Made schedules for material movement
  • Conducted inspection of documents and materials and administered work proceeding to make sure that work is completed with accuracy and is according to the laid down standards and specifications
  • Made and reviewed various work related documents like schedules, staffing solutions to find out requirements of materials or personnel or material priorities
  • Audited blue prints and specifications to decide the amount, kind, grade and the delivery location of materials for building construction projects
  • Making changes in production schedules during unavoidable substances like design changes shortage of material or man power or to clear backlogs
  • Collaborating with management, marketing, sales, production, or engineering in order to increase construction rate and finish the project on time
  • Performed administrative work like making cost reports, maintenance record and various other bills
  • Made status reports by compiling information like production rates, material movement and material used and customer information
  • Made estimates about projects like amount of material to be used or no of labors required for the project, manufacturing cost by using pricing schedules, adding machine and computers
  • Keeping records of the material

Education and Training

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, West Sussex University
Master degree in Civil Engineering, West Sussex University


In the capacity of material lister, I gave my contribution to large construction projects in our community and to implementing modern engineering and quality standards.

Areas of interest

  • Technology
  • Mechanics
  • Science
  • Business
  • Driving
  • Adventure sports
  • Music
  • Green energy


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