General Contractor

Writing a great general contractor 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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Dyson Stockam | (666) 648-5033 | Reno, NV


I am a General Contractor with over 4 years of experience in the industry. I have worked on both residential and commercial construction projects, and have gained a wealth of knowledge in all aspects of the job. I am extremely detail-oriented, and take pride in my workmanship. I am also very safety conscious, and always put the safety of my crew first. My ultimate goal is to deliver a high quality product that meets or exceeds the expectations of my clients.


General Contractor at Big Blue Construction, NVApr 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated and secured a $1.5 million construction contract for the renovation of a historic hotel.
  • Completed construction on a new office building ahead of schedule and under budget by $500,000.
  • Managed a team of 50+ workers during the build-out of a shopping mall.
  • Successfully oversaw the installation of an elevator in an high-rise apartment building without any safety incidents or accidents.

Assistant General Contractor at Desert Rose Construction, NVSep 2018 - Mar 2022

  • Negotiated and secured a $5M construction contract for the renovation of an office building.
  • Led a team of 30 workers in the demolition, reconstruction, and finishing of a high-rise apartment complex.
  • Completed all work on schedule and under budget.
  • Managed the construction of a new shopping center, which included coordinating with architects, engineers, and subcontractors.
  • Successfully completed the build-out of 3 restaurants within 6 weeks.


High School Diploma at Reno High School, Reno, NVSep 2014 - May 2018

I've learned how to study for and take tests, how to do research, and how to write papers.


  • Construction
  • Management
  • Project management
  • Estimating
  • Scheduling
  • Contract administration

Pia Schwengler | (796) 753-8818 | Detroit, MI


I am a general contractor with over 4 years of experience in the construction industry. I have worked on both commercial and residential projects, ranging from small renovations to new builds. I am extremely detail-oriented and take pride in my workmanship. I always put the client’s needs first, ensuring that their vision is realized while also staying within budget and schedule constraints. My past clients have been highly satisfied with my work and have praised me for my professionalism, integrity, and quality of work.


General Contractor at Barton Malow Company, MIMay 2022 - Present

  • I oversaw the construction of a $5 million office building.
  • I managed a crew of 30 workers and completed the project on time and under budget.
  • I have experience in all aspects of commercial construction, from demolition to finish work.
  • In my most recent project, I saved the company 10% by negotiating better prices with vendors.
  • I am familiar with OSHA regulations and make sure that my projects are always up to code.
  • My crews always finish their projects on schedule, no matter how challenging the timeline may be.

Assistant General Contractor at The Christman Company, MIJul 2018 - Apr 2022

  • Led a team of 15 carpenters in the construction of a 20,000 square foot office building.
  • Completed the project on time and under budget.
  • Managed the scheduling and coordination of all subcontractors.
  • Negotiated favorable contract terms with vendors and suppliers.


High School Diploma at Detroit Public Schools, MISep 2014 - May 2018

Some skills I've learned are time management, organization, and how to study effectively.


  • Construction
  • Project management
  • Estimating
  • Scheduling
  • Blueprint reading
  • Safety
  • First aid