Groendyk Construction Ltd., Sarnia, ON                                                           05/04 – 12/11


  • General carpentry
  • Capable of performing every framing task from strapping the basement to framing in the roof
  • Proficient with blueprint reading and lay-out
  • Acquired excellent understanding of construction on a whole
  • Obtained knowledge of other trades such as plumbing, HVAC, and electrical

Jayworks Enterprises, Mooretown, ON                                                               11/03 - 03/05

Part-owner, Operator

  • Home renovation/restoration business
  • Houses completely stripped and re-done, work done to both exteriors and interiors
  • Helped with extensive work done to the plumbing, heating, insulation, and electrical systems
  • Gained experience with demolition, painting, dry-walling, flooring, and ceilings

Markson Construction, Corunna, ON                                                                   05/02 - 09/04

General Labourer

  • Summer job, 4 months a year
  • Worked on a number of construction projects, including the construction of the Senior Citizens home in Petrolia and a storage vessel re-commissioned in Courtright
  • Cleaning
  • Maintenance of equipment such as generators and compressors
  • Painting at Markson shop, Enbridge, and British Petroleum
  • Organized the Markson shop
Scaffolding on numerous occasions