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Carpet Cutter Resume

The name of this job says a lot about it. In fact, it pretty much says almost everything that you will need to know about the details of the job. However, every job has its own intricate art involved with it. So do not be of the view that you can infer everything that you need to know from the name of the job. There are several roles and responsibilities that one needs to perform on this job. Some of them are mentioned below:

  • The main duty of a Carpet Cutter is to measure and cut the carpet from a stock roll according to the dimensions needed or according to the diagrammed instructions.


  • He or she will perform the job with the help of a tape measure, chalk line, triangle, and a hand-cutting tool.
  • To do the job, there is a need to unroll the carpeting on the floor, take the measures of the carpet with the help of the triangle and tape measure, make the guidelines for the cutting with the help of a chalk line, and in the end, cut the carpet.

To get this job you should include in your carpet cutter resume, the prior work experience that you have in a similar field. Make sure that your resume has a professional outlook and refer to the sample given below to prepare a draft of your own resume.

Carpet Cutter Resume Sample

Personal Details

Name: Scott Jenkins
Address: 745 Browning Lane, Oxford, NY 13830, USA
Birth Date: 1 February 1980
Nationality: American
Driver's License: Yes


The most important thing that a Carpet Cutter needs is precision and accuracy. In this job, every millimeter counts and in case the carpet is not properly cut, it will not be of any good and you will have to start over. In addition, there are some technical skills needed in order to take the right measures and to make guidelines. There is also a need to use the cutting tool properly.


My current aim is to obtain the job of a Carpet Cutter at your company. It is my personal objective to improve my skills at the job and to improve the performances of the company through speeding up the process of cutting carpets. Another objective is to be promoted in the job sometime in the future.


I am a highly skilled and experienced Carpet Cutter looking for immediate employment, with good technical skills and sound knowledge regarding the processes used in the fields, also with the ability to develop good working relationships and with good communication skills.

Skills and Competences

  • Good communication skills
  • Technical skills
  • Knowledge regarding the processes used in the field
  • Physical strength
  • Knowledge regarding the use of tools in this field
  • Ability to develop good working relationships
Work Experience

Carpet Cutter, 2006 –present
Kenworthy Carpet Company, 1213 Viking Drive, Warsaw, OH 43844, USA

Job Duties:

  • Measuring, marking and cutting the carpeting, linoleum in order to optimize the number of usable pieces working with standard sized rolls
  • Creating records of the activities performed

Apprentice Carpet Cutter, 2004 – 2006
CA Carpet Company 441 Quiet Valley Lane, Sunland, CA 91040, USA

Job Duties

  • Learning the processes from the experienced cutters based on the floor dimensions that have been provided by the customers
  • Interacting with customers to find out about their needs and expectations


High School Diploma
New York City High School, New York City, New York, USA


  • Speeding up the process of cutting carpets
  • Optimizing the cutting of carpets in order to achieve the most pieces of useable material
  • Offering guidance and training to the new employees of the company

Areas of Interest

  • Interior design
  • Carpets and other materials
  • Fabric and materials

Maggie Mae
General Director
Kenworthy Carpet Company, 1213 Viking Drive, Warsaw, OH 43844, USA

Samuel B. Knoll
General Manager
CA Carpet Company 441 Quiet Valley Lane, Sunland, CA 91040, USA

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