• Brad k
  • Carpenter & Cabinetmaker
  • Last/current workplace: Schwartz Family Co
  • 42 years old from Springvale, NSW


To whom it may concern, I am interested in the carpenter job advertised on jobseeker. I meet all the requirements that programme integrated workforce requests and believe I can bring my experience, knowledge and skills to complement this role. With over 20 years experience in the commercial and residential building industry, i consider myself an ideal employee to your company. I work well with all trades, have strong attention to detail and believe I am a suitable candidate because of my skill set which my resume reflects. I look forward to hearing from you soon. Warm regards Brad elly

Employment History

  • Schwartz Family Co

    • Jun 2011 - Current
    Schwartz Family Co- June 2011 - Current Position: Project / Site Manager Duties: • liaising with clients and reporting progress, professional staff (such as architects, surveyors & engineers) and the public • supervising contracted staff • meeting subcontractors • making safety inspections and ensuring construction and site safety • maintaining quality control procedures • motivating the workforce • problem solving • Using specialist construction management computer applications. • checking and preparing site reports, designs and drawings Key Skills: • excellent interpersonal skills • excellent communication skills • team building skills • analytical and problem solving skills • decision making skills • stress management skills Projects I have completed during this time: -Rydges Hotel, World Square. (Project Value + $2.5 Mil) Duration: 12 Months Significant Hotel renovation including: • Construction of new conference rooms and new offices to rooftop area. • Upgrade of lobby area and business centre • Refurbishment of hotel bar and restaurant
  • Todays Homes & Lifestyles Canberra Act

    • Mar 2010 - Jun 2011
    • Todays Homes & Lifestyles Canberra Act- March 2010 - June 2011 Position: Foreman Duties: • Lead the planning and implementation of domestic housing projects • facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables • define project tasks and resource requirements • develop full scale project plans • assemble and coordinate project staff • manage project budget • manage project resource allocation • plan and schedule project timelines • track project deliverables using appropriate tools • provide direction and support to project team • quality assurance • constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders • present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions • implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs • project evaluations and assessment of results Key Skills: • critical thinking and problem solving skills • Ability to plan and organize time well • Excellent communication skills • Ability to influence and lead customers and contractors • Ability to negotiate with customers and contractors • Good conflict management • Ability to tolerate stress and meet deadlines
  • Matraville Medical Centre

    • Jan 2010 - Dec 2010
    -Matraville Medical Centre (Project Value + $900,000) Duration: 10 months • 3rd Storey extension -Rydges Hotel, Surry Hills/formally Citigate Surry Hills (Project value + $1.8 Mil) Duration 7 Months. • Refurbishment of 250 hotel rooms, including bathrooms • Conversion of old office space into new function and conference rooms
  • NSW Police Force

    • Jan 2006 - Mar 2008
    NSW Police Force January th March 2008 Position: General Duties Police Officer Duties: Providing a service to the local area through law enforcement. This included detailed briefs of evidence with the ability to stand up in the court of law.
  • Mathews Glass & Carpentry

    • Apr 2000 - Dec 2005
    Mathews Glass & Carpentry April 2000 - December 2005 Position: Project Management / Site Supervisor on Commercial job sites. Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide. Duties: Prepare project estimates, site set out, management of site and contractors, prepare and implement site inspections, prepare and implement site meetings, involvement in final handover and defect sign off. Key Skills: • Monitor the performance of contractors to ensure client's needs are met. • Ability to communicate with people from varied backgrounds. • Identification and prioritisation of works and property assets upgrades and Major and Minor capital works that reflect the developing needs of internal and external clients. • Preparation of draft reports, correspondence, submissions and scopes of works. • Capacity to operate independently and as a member of a team. • Flexibility to cope with changes in priorities and procedures. • Negotiation and conflict resolution skills.


  • Labour
  • Carpentry
  • Staff Management and Supervising


  • White Card / OHS
  • Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery

Education History

  • Goulburn Police College

    • Ended Jan 2006
    Education/Certificates/Qualifications Diploma in Policing Practise- 2006 Goulburn Police College
  • St. Edmonds College Canberra

    • Ended Jan 1994
    Year 10 School Certificate- St. Edmonds College Canberra ACT (1994)
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    Canberra Institute of Technology

    • Ended Jan 1999
    Certificate 3 in Construction & Carpentry- Canberra Institute of Technology. (1999)