Talented handyman with 7+ years of experience, skilled in light carpentry, plumbing, and electrical. Seeking position with Blue Egg Property Management. At PRPQ Partners, maintained 11 buildings with 10+ apartment units each. Handled light carpentry, electrical, and plumbing work and resolved an average of 30 resident issues per week. Received positive comments from 95% of residents and managers.
Jan 2014–March 2019
Dealt with all light carpentry, plumbing, and electrical concerns. Escalated larger issues to contractors. Fixed issues 20% faster than predecessor.
Sourced contractors and vendors, saving the company $20,000 per year by picking higher-value options.
Received 30+ thank-you letters annually from residents.
Maintained building and grounds for 120 apartment units. Worked around resident schedules and needs.
Resolved conflicts between residents and management through active listening and problem solving skills.
Bardwell Charles Building Managers
Nov 2011–Jan 2014
Worked as handyman in 55-unit apartment complex.
Noticed and repaired 3 electrical hazards that were guaranteed to cause a structural fire within the next 10 months.
2006–2010 Ogelthorpe University
B.A. in Liberal Arts
Excelled in classes in construction management, carpentry, and electrical work.
Worked on a school project to build houses for Habitat for Humanity.
Soft skills: Collaboration, conflict resolution, time management, active listening
Hard skills: Carpentry, repair, roofing, electrical, plumbing, appliance installation
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