Sales Specialist or or Technician | Framing (Construction) | Museum

David C.

Stahl 101Fallon Street Staunton, Virginia 24401 Hm ph 540 414-7593, Cl 540 480-2642 Email: dcstahl@comcast.net OBJECTIVE -- I am seeking to focus my mechanical and space relations aptitude wi th my people skills and to further develop my knowledge and skills to provide cl ean, comfortable, and the most efficient space conditioning available for homes and businesses, so that our community can meet the environmental and energy chal lenges of this new century. PERSONAL PROFILE -- I have had a fairly wide experience in the construction indu stry, from commercial steel construction to reproduction of historic buildings a t a museum, but I am looking for the opportunity to develop my technical knowled ge and specialized experience in HVAC, most specifically in the best energy effi cient systems and systems using alternative energy sources. I believe my motivat ion, general experience and skills will be an asset to your business through: - Focusing on enthusiastic and efficient service beginning with clear realistic expectations, to completing projects within schedule and budget, and on maintain ing cordial relationships with all associates, - Constantly working to maintain effective communication with all coworkers and customers, quickly recognizing and addressing problems in daily operations, - Holding high expectations of personal performance and building a cohesive team as essential to the efficiency and success of the company, - Always looking to expand my skills and achieve my greatest potential, - Efficiently maintaining organized and accessible records and reference sources . - Well experienced in the practical responsibilities of maintaining real propert y for extended family and self as well as taking on temporary jobs with contract ors and homeowners. - Own an essential collection of hand and power tools and full size pick up with a 3 ball hitch. - Complemented by supervisor as a aquick studya in picking up skills. CONSTRUCTION AND HOME IMPROVEMENT EXPERIENCE Self-employed, Staunton/Augusta, Virginia 2006 a" present * Assist in custom residential wood frame construction * Insulation w/ loose fill, fiberglass & wrapping ductwork * Work w/ wood & styrofoam concrete forms * Installing pre-hung windows and doors Personal Real Estate Improvements Fallon St, Staunton, Virginia - purchased 2005; N Madison St, Staunton, Virginia a" purchased 1997, added value over eight years and sold 2005 Family Property Management a" Parkway Dr, Harrisonburg, Virginia a" 1992 a" 1995 High School and College Summer Jobs and Volunteer Work a" 1974 a" 1983 Variety of projects and tasks included but not limited to: * Demolition and salvage of frame lumber and trim * Repairing plaster, drywall and masonry * Laying tile * Installing asphalt roofing shingles * Replacing cedar siding * Constructing and finishing built-in shelving SALES EXPERIENCE Kitchen Cabinet Sales Specialist a" 2002 a" 2005 Flooring Sales Specialist a" 2005 a" Sept, 2006

Lowes Home Improvement Center, Staunton, Virginia, 2002 - 2006 General responsibilities to include: - Greeting walk-in customers and assessing needs: listening and providing custom ers with needed product knowledge to be able to select product and services to b est suit their needs and personal tastes. - Generate contracts for full installation service. - Follow up customer inquiries and complete job orders to satisfaction. - Maintain sales displays, inventory and stock shelves - Operate various power lift equipment for warehousing inventory - Present installation and design workshops to prospective customers. LIVING HISTORY MUSEUM EXPERIENCE Site Supervisor, Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia, Staunton, Virginia, 1990 a" 2002. Responsibilities from Historic Crafts Demonstrator to Site Supervisor steadily i ncreased with tenure to include: * Living History Crafts and Skills * Participating in reconstruction and preservation of 17th to 19th c. Buildings, * Wattle and Daub Wall Construction, * Woodworking w/ common and period hand tools, i.e. Shaving horse, drawknife, s pokeshave, T-auger, bark spud, twivel, froh and beatle * Livestock handling and care - from chickens to horses. Administrative duties: - Site supervision of a staff of up to 10, full time, part time, volunteer and j unior youth interpreters. - Staff hiring, scheduling and training in historic skills and interpretation. - On site public program development and implementation. - Generation of American Farmsite Plan to include: * Interpretation * Staffing * Historic training requirements * Public events programming and calendar * Buildings use and interpretation * Equipment & furnishings requirements - Purchasing and maintaining of farmsite budget. - Liaison between farmsite staff and major museum departments; also serve on Mus eum Advisory Council. - Press contact/spokesperson for farmsite. - Ensuring farmsite and museum safety standards. - Routine use of and familiarity with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Money. EDUCATION BA, History with an emphasis in Peace & Conflict Studies, 1983, University of Wa terloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

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