Craftsman

Writing a great craftsman resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Delicia Cawthorn

delicia.cawthorn@gmail.com | (183) 348-8339 | 4651 West Park Drive

Summary


I am a highly experienced and successful craftsman with over 5 years in the field. I have an excellent eye for detail and take pride in my work, ensuring that every job is completed to the highest standard possible. My clients have always been happy with the final product, whether it be a piece of furniture or a custom-made item. I am confident working independently as well as part of a team, and can easily adapt to new environments and situations.

Experience


Lead Craftsman at Sears, MOApr 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of craftsmen in building a custom home from the ground up – completed within 6 months and under budget.
  • Trained new apprentices in carpentry, masonry, and plumbing techniques.
  • Acted as project manager on multiple construction projects including office buildings, schools, and hospitals.
  • Wrote proposals for new construction projects that were accepted by clients 100% of the time.
  • Created efficient workflows that increased productivity by 20% while reducing wastefulness by 10%.

Senior Craftsman at Ace Hardware, MOSep 2017 - Mar 2022

  • I increased production by 30% in the first 6 months of my tenure.
  • I decreased scrap rates from 12% to 4%.
  • I developed and implemented a new training program for new hires which resulted in a 50% reduction in turnover.
  • I led a team of 10 craftsman and achieved on-time delivery for 98% of our projects.
  • Implemented 5S throughout the shop floor which reduced WIP inventory by 25%.
  • Successfully completed over 500 projects with zero safety incidents.

Education


High School Diploma at Parkway West High School, Ballwin, MOSep 2012 - May 2017

I've learned how to effectively communicate with others, how to manage my time wisely, and how to think critically.

Skills


  • Woodworking
  • Metalworking
  • Glassblowing
  • Pottery
  • Weaving
  • Knitting
  • Crocheting

Jessyka Shetka

jessyka.shetka@gmail.com | (462) 191-0072 | Newark, NJ

Summary


I am a highly experienced and successful craftsman with over 5 years of experience in the field. I have an excellent eye for detail and take great pride in my work, which has resulted in me being extremely sought-after by clients. I have worked on a wide range of projects, both big and small, and always strive to exceed expectations. My strong work ethic and dedication to my craft means that I am always able to deliver high-quality results that leave my clients happy.

Experience


Lead Craftsman at Sears, NJMay 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of craftsman in building a 20-foot long, 12-foot high replica of the Eiffel Tower out of scrap metal.
  • Constructed a working model of Stonehenge using only locally sourced materials.
  • Built a life-size replica of Michelangelo's David out of marble chips and cement.
  • Assembled a functioning scale model of the Great Pyramid from limestone blocks.

Senior Craftsman at Kmart, NJJul 2017 - Apr 2022

  • In the past year, I increased my production by 30%.
  • In the past year, I completed 100% of my work on time.
  • In the past year, I had 0 safety incidents.
  • In the past 5 years, I have been promoted 3 times.

Education


High School Diploma at Rutgers Preparatory School, Somerset, NJAug 2012 - May 2017

I have learned time management, organizational, and study skills.

Skills


  • Woodworking
  • Metalworking
  • Glassblowing
  • Pottery
  • Weaving
  • Knitting
  • Crocheting

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