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Ralph Carlson

3428 Willow Avenue, White Bear Lake, Minnesota, 55110, United States

(H) 651-748-0882, (C) 651-308-6014,


Seeking a position as a Constrution Supervisor/Foreman while I finish a degree in Construction Management. With many years as a foreman and team leader, position should include building and motivating teams, prioritizing work schedules, job site safety and good communication skills.

Work Experience

Commercial cabinet maker (09/17/2007 – 02/08/2008)

Motivated, self starter able to get the job finished with no supervision.

Last Employer: MN Superior Exteriors

Contact Person: Troy Olson/ 612-919-2183

Responsibilities: Design, build and install commercial cabinets, countertops and millwork. Complying with standard building practices and building codes and regulations. General carpentry work.

Accomplishments: Built all cabinets, countertops and millwork from architectural drawing. Recognized and made all necessary corrections to drawings to comply with ADA Requirements. Made changes to satisfy customer requests.

Commercial cabinet maker (05/07/2001 – 09/12/2008)

Team leader, training, scheduling communicating with employees, management and customers

Last Employer: Century Fixtures and Millwork

Responsibilities: Supervise team of six employees while building high end custom store fixtures. Train new employees. Schedule work on multiple projects at once when needed.

Accomplishments: Developed new methods for assembling complex fixtures, reducing production time by 10%. Built prototypes. Established inventory system for custom laminates.

Cabinet shop foreman (02/08/1993 – 05/04/2001)

Review contracts, supervise employees, maintain production schedule, evaluate employee performance.

Last Employer: Road Rescue, Inc

Responsibilities: Train new employees, review contracts, assign work details, maintain safety regulations, evaluate employee performance, interact directly with customers to remedy issues of concern. Departmental inventory control, annual inventory audits.

Accomplishments: Helped in developing several new products. Increased department productivity by 11%.


Establishment: Inver Hills Community College

Degree: Associates of Sceince

Average Grade: 3.85

Details: Construction Management Addition building inspection courses


Organization, leadership, team building, democratic management style, concensus builder.

Computer Skills: MS Office Suite


Interests include reading, econimics, environment, hiking and woodworking. Past president of Willow Court Townhome Owners Association for 10 years.