Top Restoration Technician Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Restoration Technician. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Restoration Technician resumes they appeared on. For example, 9.2% of Restoration Technician resumes contained Mold Removal as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Restoration Technician actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Restoration Technician resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Mold Removal

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Here's how Mold Removal is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Water damage restoration, fire damage restoration, lead cleanup and treatment and mold removal services.
  • Fire & Flood damages, mold removal and build out work.
  • Coordinate flood restoration, mold removal and mold prevention projects.
  • Mold removal, Dry out and Content Manipulation.
  • Soot, water, and mold removal.
  • Mold removal, Bio-Hazard, Rebuild and restoration
  • Performed Mold removal services and clean up.
  • Specialized in mold removal and treatment .
  • Set up containments and executed mold removal processes with 6 mil.
  • water damege, fire damage, mold removal and interior demolition
  • Waterproofed basements Fire restoration and construction Mold removal using state of the art chemical compounds

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2. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Communicate effectively with supervisor, co-workers, and customers to provide excellent customer service.
  • Provided excellent customer service for company specializing in restoring damaged electronics.
  • Provided customer service to anyone who requests assistance or information.
  • Provide customer services and thrive to provide superior customer satisfaction.
  • Provide superior customer service while performing multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Handled all initial water restoration customer service calls.
  • Certified lead technician on-location, customer service.
  • Contracted position providing first-rate customer service.
  • Handle customers with respectful customer service techniques
  • Invoiced documentations, customer service.
  • Keep a clean environment, lift equipment over 50 pounds, always be punctual, excellent customer service.
  • Interact with customer and provide the highest level of customer service by providing accurate information.
  • Performed high levels of customer service throughout the stressful time of a disaster ridden home.
  • Provided excellent customer service and offered additional services that would increase value for the customer.
  • Experienced in customer service, custom lighting design and complete restoration of fine antique lighting.
  • Display exemplary customer service by working directly with customers to help design desired layout.
  • Provide outstanding face-to-face customer service to customers inside of their own homes and businesses.
  • Follow established guidelines set forth by Company to provide Premier Customer Service.
  • Functioned in customer service capacity overseeing structure, duct and bio-hazard cleanup.
  • Provided customer service by handling phone calls and coordinating customer needs.

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3. Mold Remediation

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Here's how Mold Remediation is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Fire and water damage restoration certified and mold remediation certified.
  • Follow mold remediation protocol in accordance with state regulations.
  • Performed various procedures related to mold remediation
  • Managed mold remediation jobs by demoing all affected areas, cleaning, treating, and replacing when needed.
  • Water Damage Restoration; General Remediation, Mold Remediation, Content Cleaning, Containment Construction and Air Duct Cleaning
  • Skilled laborer, framing, dry wall repair carpentry, mold remediation and flood technician.
  • Mold remediation, drywall, carpet cleaning, cleaning soot from burnt housing spaces.
  • Water damages fire damages demo set containment mold remediation carpet cleaning floor care etc
  • Water restoration, Mold remediation, Repair estimates, On call response to emergencies
  • Crew member of demolition sites, mold remediation, fire and water damage restoration
  • Perform all duties of restoration including demolition, mold remediation, and extractions.
  • Crew leader on all Fire, Water, and Mold remediation projects.
  • Worked in mold remediation in homes that were tested by industrial hygienist.
  • Performed fire, water and mold remediation on buildings and contents.
  • Assist in water extraction, structural drying, and mold remediation.
  • Received training and exposure to mold remediation and smoke/fire damage cleanup.
  • Carpet cleaning, fire and flood restoration, mold remediation.
  • Performed mold remediation jobs (residential & commercial).
  • Water extraction, mold remediation and fire damage removal.
  • Water damage, sewage back ups, and mold remediation

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4. Emergency Response

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Here's how Emergency Response is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Lead emergency response technician for the fast response to emergency disaster claims and other restoration-related activities within the geographical territory.
  • Water damage emergency response and monitoring.
  • Placed great attention on the very different types of emergency response needs associated with each job and focused all efforts accordingly.
  • Assisted restoration crews in the emergency response and clean-up of damaged residential and commercial properties.
  • Work in an on call rotation emergency response service to customers.
  • Assisted with emergency response and workload, when needed.
  • Act as point of contact and emergency response to property damages 24 hrs/day, handle customer interactions and deve
  • Joined the relief efforts of an emergency response team during the period of time directlyfollowing the Raleigh/Holly Springs tornado disaster.

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5. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Followed safety procedures for using chemicals, restored ceilings.
  • Document daily project activity, follow safety procedures, take pictures and monitor equipment.
  • Utilized a box truck or van and followed all safety procedures.
  • Exercise use of safety procedures daily.
  • Complied with safety procedures including use of required safety equipment and identified unsafe practices or conditioned faults and resolved equipment issues.
  • Spearheaded the development of work instructions and safety procedures along with implementing cost cutting retrofits that improved safety, and efficiency.

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6. Upholstery

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Here's how Upholstery is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Received upholstery and fabric cleaning certification from the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration.
  • Removed tacks/staples from defective upholstery and removed upholstery form frames.
  • Performed duct-cleaning, carpet/upholstery cleaning, stripping/waxing and buffing floors.
  • Perform duties such as Carpet Cleaning, Air Duct Cleaning, Tile and Grout Cleaning, Upholstery Cleaning, Water Restoration.
  • Serviced over twelve-hundred locations; Carpet Cleaner, Tile and Stone Cleaner, Upholstery, Area Rugs, and Draperies.
  • Cleaned carpets, upholstery, floors, walls, and ceilings to remove effects of smoke and water damage.
  • Perform assigned tasks that involve upholstery cleaning, smoke and water damage restoration, carpet repairs and installations.
  • Placed fans and dehumidifiers in strategic room locations to remove moisture from carpet, upholstery, and air.
  • Carpet and Upholstery - Mixed chemicals and spot treated, scrubbed and steamed extraction of carpet and upholstery.
  • Air duct cleaning, deep cleaning, tile cleaning, upholstery cleaning and tile and grout cleaning.
  • Know how upholstery clean couches, bed and any other fabric damaged in flood or fire.
  • Instruct and demonstrate to new hires proper cleaning techniques and equipment for carpet and upholstery cleaning.
  • Cleaned carpet, tile, grout and upholstery, specializing in grout stain removal.
  • Completed scheduled carpet and/or upholstery jobs, meeting and exceeding the clients expectations.
  • Examined furniture frames, upholstery, springs, and webbing to locate defects.
  • Carpet and upholstery cleaning, commercial, and oriental rugs.
  • Increase revenue by selling related services for upholstery cleaning.
  • Cleaned carpet, upholstery, duct & HVAC systems.
  • Carpet and upholstery cleaner, flood fire tech.
  • Performed upholstery, furniture, and drapery cleaning.

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7. Vacuum Cleaners

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Here's how Vacuum Cleaners is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Cleaned rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and/or draperies, using duct power vacuum cleaners and/or shampooers.
  • Drive vehicles required to perform or travel to cleaning work, including vans, industrial trucks, or industrial vacuum cleaners.
  • Used hand and power tools such as floor polishers, vacuum cleaners, mops, floor strippers.
  • Clean rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and draperies, using vacuum cleaners and shampooers.
  • Used hand and power tools such as vacuum cleaners, mops.

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8. Water Damage Restoration

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Here's how Water Damage Restoration is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Worked in a variety of fire and water damage restorations.
  • Water damage restoration, & demolition.
  • Carpet Cleaning and Water Damage Restoration.
  • Process insurance orders for Commercial and Residential water damage restoration Assess damage and consultations with customers.
  • Water damage restoration, removal of wet damaged material, using moisture meters, dehumidifiers and fans, data entry into drybooks
  • Fire & Water Damage Restoration Demolition and restoration of any fire or water damaged areas in homes.
  • Provided fire & smoke damage cleanup & restoration, water removal, dehumidification & water damage restoration.
  • Fire and water damage restoration Hazmat operations Demolition
  • Maintain equipment on daily basis.Daily customer interaction.Respond to emergency water damages in a timely manner.Registered Water Damage Restoration Technician

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9. Job Site

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Here's how Job Site is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Make daily phone calls to go over progress of the job site with the insurance company or person in charge.
  • Survey a job site, residential or commercial, to determine where and how bad a water/mold loss spread.
  • Worked closely with the mold mitigation department and provided cleanup where needed at each specific job site.
  • Moved residential and commercial items to storage then back to job site when job was complete.
  • Cleaned documents containing mold or water damage, restored job sites with fire or water damage.
  • Performed regular checks on drying equipment at job sites to ensure proper drying of structures.
  • Drive box trucks and trailers to deliver or pick up equipment from job sites.
  • Maintained excellent customer service when interacting with customers and the public at job sites.
  • Train new technicians on procedures and act as lead technician on job sites.
  • Move drying equipment and other items from job site to warehouse as needed.
  • Set up van at the job site using the proper set-up procedures.
  • Document job site details with accurate notes, pictures and diagrams.
  • Inventory items at job site for cleaning and disposal.
  • Surveyed residential and commercial job sites for insurance claims.
  • Sketch of job site showing placement of equipment.
  • Monitor job site conditions and record progress.
  • Travel as needed to national job sites.
  • Prepared job sites for demolition/tear out.
  • Conducted safety inspections at job sites.
  • Leave the job site clean at the end of the day.

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10. Iicrc

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Here's how Iicrc is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Lead Fire Restoration Technician used IICRC protocols cleaning homes damaged by fires to include all the contents within the structure.
  • Certified Water Damage Restoration Technician(WRT) and Applied Microbial Remediation Technician (AMRT) per IICRC.
  • Determine extent and type of water damage, establish a drying plan in accordance with IICRC S-500.
  • Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) Water Damage Restoration certification 161706.
  • Attained an IICRC (Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certificate).
  • Secure jobs and perform structural drying per the IICRC standards.
  • Mitigate damaged structural materials per the IICRC standards.
  • Water Restoration Technician Certified by the IICRC.
  • Followed all IICRC water restoration guidelines.
  • Certified in Water/Fire restoration through IICRC.
  • Mold treatment and cleanup ~Bio hazard cleanup and damage restoration -IICRC Certified Water Damage Restoration Technician -2+ years Lead Mitigation Technician
  • Received on the job training forInstitute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification(IICRC)
  • Apply IICRC guidelines to maintain daily logs for psychometrics and drying data.
  • Performed mitigations on water, mold and fire under the IICRC regulations.
  • Water extraction and Drying structures according to IICRC standards.
  • Completed dryout mitigation per IICRC standards.
  • Remediated water and mold catastrophes by following IICRC regulations Ensured customers were comfortable with the remediation process
  • Follow IICRC Standards S 500.
  • OfficeCertified IICRC Restoration Technician PhotoshopWRT - Water Restoration Technician Powerpoint

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11. Natural Disasters

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Here's how Natural Disasters is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Provided technical aid to communities experiencing damages due to natural disasters.
  • Clean homes and businesses effected by natural disasters, such as, fires, water losses or other related matters.
  • Conducted restoration cleanings and demolitions to homes after natural disasters, such as floods, smoke, and fires.
  • Executed a full salvage and non-salvage of any and all household goods affected by natural disasters.
  • Traveled out of state to perform construction clean up after natural disasters.
  • Cleaned up after natural disasters such as; Water, Fire, Puffbacks, Mold, etc.

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12. Insurance Companies

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Here's how Insurance Companies is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Provided on-site estimates and coordinated with customers insurance companies.
  • Scheduled appointments with customers and insurance companies.
  • Worked with insurance companies and homeowners, to mitigate, deconstruct, and restore their properties after fire and flood damage.
  • Maintain communication with insurance companies/adjusters via telephone, email, and internet software to keep them updated with job statuses.
  • Lead tech assisting with training technicians, supervision support, and communication with adjusters and insurance companies.
  • Communicate between insurance companies, home owner/clients and our staff with proper information.
  • Set up equipment and fill out paper work properly for insurance companies.
  • Communicate with customers, insurance companies, public adjusters and subcontractors.
  • Work with insurance companies to address any adjuster concerns or questions.
  • Talk to insurance companies and explain cost and if customers in.
  • Fill out paperwork and take pictures needed for insurance companies.
  • Write estimates with a computer program for the insurance companies.
  • Called insurance companies and started claims for customers.
  • List and appropriate items to insurance companies.
  • Processed client claims through insurance companies.
  • Worked with insurance companies on intense inventory documentation.Production Manager in the warehouse.
  • Work with homeowners and their insurance companies/adjusters to dry out and restore their homes or businesses in a timely fashion.
  • Trained new employees on multiple restoration techniques Verified and created claim numbers by communicating with various insurance companies.
  • Survey fire or water damage for self pay customers, or insurance companies.Inspect and demo all affected areas.
  • Conduct outgoing calls as necessary to clients, insurance companies,resident/property managers, and technicians.

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13. Water Extraction

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Here's how Water Extraction is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Performed on-site production services including water extraction/fire cleanup and Mold Mitigation, pack-outs and inventoried Customer Contents.
  • Completed water extraction and cleanup, demolition of various building materials, furniture/contents moving and handling.
  • Water extraction and removal of water damaged materials.
  • Water extraction and water damage restoration.
  • Perform soft cleaning, textile cleaning, structure cleaning, water extraction and some construction demolition and repairs.
  • Performed water extractions and packed out contents to be restored or refurbished.
  • Water Extraction and Fire Clean-Up, Removal of Mold and Asbestos.
  • Perform on-site production services, including water extraction and fire cleanup.
  • Work with water extractions from private and commercial building structures.
  • Perform water extraction and pack-out of contents that were damaged.
  • Perform water extraction, pack-out and transport customer contents.
  • Specialize in water extraction due to water damage.
  • Perform water extraction and pack-out of contents.
  • Water Extraction and mold experience.
  • Water extraction from carpets, floors, walls, basements and crawlspaces.Sub-pump replacement services, landscaping and content packing and shipping.
  • Use carpet cleaning chemicals to pretreat stained areas on carpet before hot water extraction.
  • Performed water extraction after fires and floods Operated many trade specific tools / equipment
  • Key Accountabilities: Water Extraction.

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14. Demo

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Here's how Demo is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Supervised the areas of demolition and renovation to ensure quality control was established and maintained above satisfactory level.
  • Set up containment walls to contain contaminated areas Demolition all contaminated areas of property.
  • Assisted in the demolition and proper disposal of contaminated materials.
  • Demolished residential and commercial establishments after water and fire damage
  • Take detailed demolition measurements for accurate billing purposes.
  • Controlled demolition of non salvageable building materials.
  • Performed detailed demolition and minor reconstruction task.
  • Demolished contaminated house interiors for renovation and reconstruction
  • Perform demolition if necessary to affected areas.
  • Demolish damaged areas for remodeling crews.
  • Performed demolition including removing damaged or wet building materials such as carpet, pad, baseboard, cabinets, and drywall.
  • Identified the source of the problem and scope of the water damage, and performed light construction demolition.
  • Perform repair duties such as framing, drywall, trim carpentry, painting, cleaning, and demolition.
  • Fire and water restoration, labor work, demolition, installation, worked diligently on long, tedious assignments
  • Detail demolition of wood floors dry wall, baseboards, carpet and pad, and tack strips.
  • Maintained and erected platforms to assist with the demolition / restoration of commercial and personal client properties.
  • Worked on crew involving demolition, pack out, storage, extraction, dry out, DE-humidification.
  • Supported removal and demolition of damaged walls, cabinetry, carpet, tile, and restroom fixtures.
  • Base work, drywall, demos & punch lists to complete the job to homeowners satisfaction.
  • Trained and supervised staff of ten employees to perform home restoration cleanings, packing and demolitions.

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15. Mold Damage

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Here's how Mold Damage is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Certificated in water and mold damage restoration.
  • Restored water/fire/mold damaged buildings to living/working conditions.
  • Cleaned and Restored houses and buildings damaged from water, fire, and mold damage to residential and commercial properties.
  • Clean contents and structure after fire, water, smoke, and mold damage at commercial and residential locations.
  • Worked at Slays Restoration cleaning up after fire, water, and mold damage jobs.
  • Cleaned up after flood and water damages, also cleaned after fires and mold damaged buildings
  • Have worked extensively in all types of water and mold damage assignments.
  • Lead in the repair of water, fire and mold damages.
  • Examined houses for water damage, mold damage and fire damage.
  • Execute daily operations of water and mold damages in homes.
  • Water, Fire, Mold damage control and Carpet Cleaning
  • Restored homes from water, fire and mold damages.
  • Water, fire, mold damage restoration.
  • Water, Fire, Smoke, and Mold damage repair.
  • clean carpet, cleaned up fire, water, and mold damage done to residents & companies.
  • water and mold damaged walls, ceilings, drywall and other materials and replacing them.
  • Water, fire, and mold damage restoration Demolition of houses interior and exterior.
  • Carpet cleaning Fire, Warer, Smoke, and Mold damage
  • Assist in water, fire and mold damages .
  • water damage flood damage mold damage strip floors wax floor , emergency services

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16. Air Ducts

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Here's how Air Ducts is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Clean and disinfect air ducts, vents, and furnace using special equipment, power tools, and hand tools.
  • Utilize specialized equipment to effectively clean carpet, furniture, tile, air ducts, and perform flood restoration.
  • Refurbish Air Ducts, Trunk Lines, and A/C Units at customer's request.
  • Conducted air ducts & HVAC cleaning.
  • Performed water, fire and mold restoration of homes and businesses Replaced flooring, carpeting and cleaned air ducts
  • Pack outs and move backs of contents and furnitures Clean carpets and air ducts Mold mitigation

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17. Fire Damage Restoration

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Here's how Fire Damage Restoration is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Performed fire damage restoration, including the removal of all fire damaged material.
  • Respond to 24/7 emergency calls for water or fire damage restoration.
  • Assist in water, smoke and fire damage restorations.
  • Carpet Cleaning, Water & Fire Damage Restoration Tech
  • Water Damage/Fire Damage Restoration Demolition of Effected Areas
  • Served as Project Leader on some Disaster claims Handle water and fire damage restoration projects from beginning to end of project.
  • specialized in water restoration, mold restoration, and fire damage restoration.
  • Oversee all phase of water mold and fire damage restoration.AccomplishmentsI am the only full time employee.
  • Cleaned Schools Water damage restoration Fire Damage Restoration Industrial cleaning Service
  • Water damage restoration and dehumidification Fire damage restoration Mold Mitigation Remediation
  • water damage restorationfire damage restorationmold remediationair duct cleaningcarpet cleaningpost construction cleaning

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18. Company Vehicle

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Here's how Company Vehicle is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Drive company vehicle to office/warehouse and unload equipment.
  • Worked as a crew chief to supervise and transport other members of my work crew in a company vehicle.
  • Drive various company vehicles to transport crew and supplies to and from job site.
  • Exercise proper use and care of company vehicle(s) and equipment.
  • Drive company vehicles, including water trucks and other machinery.
  • Assigned a company vehicle as needed.
  • Drive company vehicle as needed.
  • Maintain Company vehicles and equipment.
  • Drive company vehicles to appointments.
  • Performed carpet and upholstery cleaning duties and water restoration of commercial and residential facilities Maintained company vehicles and equipment
  • Repaired and maintained company vehicles Repaired and modified miscellaneous equipment, vintage vehicles and projects
  • General Duties: Coordinating crew members; operating company vehicle; inventory, purchase and stocking supplies; training new employees
  • Fire, smoke, water damage restoration Mold Removal Content cleaning Company vehicle driver - Box truck, truck, and car

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19. Restoration Services

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Here's how Restoration Services is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Performed restoration services on water/fire damaged office buildings and homes.
  • Received pay increase by demonstrating competent skills in restoration services.
  • Contracted by EWU for restoration services * Repaired and installed 'Eagle' Chairs * Completed work on site to reduce costs
  • Performed water, fire, smoke and mold restoration services for the Hurricane Andrew crisis in Florida for 8 months.
  • Provide restoration services for people whose homes or businesses have been damaged by water, fire, and mold.
  • Provide restoration services for structures that have been damaged by fire, mold, water, and weather.
  • Provided restoration services to homes that were damaged by fire, flood, and other disasters.
  • Supply commercial and residential restoration services for fire, water, and mold damage.
  • Perform emergency board up / restoration services to residential and commercial clients.
  • Performed cleaning and restoration services for clients including demolition and building drying.
  • Water and mold restoration services throughout St. Louis areas.
  • Complete water and fire damage restoration services.
  • Fire, water and mold restoration services.
  • Lead Technician in the restoration services.
  • Fire and disaster textile restoration services.
  • Trained, scheduled, and supervised personnel for an organization which provides renovation and restoration services throughout the tri-state area.
  • Fire,water,mold, and bio-hazard mitigation and restoration services.
  • Specialize in high rise "Green" restoration services Safety Manager/rescue specialist

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20. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Installed or replaced both mechanical/electrical/electronic components using hand tools.
  • Dismantled devices to gain access to and remove defective parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools and power tools.
  • Mount compressor, condenser, and other components in specified locations on frames, using hand tools and acetylene welding equipment.
  • Lay out and connect electrical wiring between controls and equipment, according to wiring diagrams, using electrician's hand tools.
  • Use of sealants, adhesives, and respirators * Use various hand tools to repair RV's * Estimating various jobs.
  • Fabricate and assemble structural and functional components of refrigeration system, using hand tools, power tools, and welding equipment.

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21. Restoration Projects

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Here's how Restoration Projects is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Worked together with other agency staff and/or volunteers to conduct integrated weed management and restoration projects.
  • Engaged in seed collection and dispersal to establish greater biodiversity in ongoing prairie restoration projects.
  • Managed multiple fire and water restoration projects following established guidelines and procedures.
  • Worked as a commercial pesticide operator for environmental restoration projects.
  • Operated various machinery required for daily restoration projects.
  • Assisted in completing several large municipal restoration projects.
  • Assisted with multiple habitat restoration projects to rehabilitate land along the MilwaukeeRiver throughout the course of the semester.
  • Participated in restoration projects including soil preparation, shrub and seed plantings, and post planting care.
  • Worked with private landowners to identify and solve issues in regard to restoration projects on their land.
  • Assisted in completing several large municipal restoration projects for Richmond and most Hampton roads area.
  • Worked in Northern Virginia on stream restoration projects, planting/stream maintenance, and construction.
  • Implemented stream restoration projects in rural and urban streams in King County, Washington.
  • Coordinated and supervised volunteers out in the field during various restoration projects.
  • Direct a crew of six on fire and water restoration projects.
  • Managed on average 3 to 4 major restoration projects per month.
  • Worked on various restoration projects, remodels and paint jobs.
  • Supervised and directed three crew members on restoration projects.
  • Plan, manage, and implement restoration projects.
  • Led crews on various remodeling and restoration projects.
  • Planned and followed through on restoration projects.

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22. Trauma

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Here's how Trauma is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Clean up / re-mediate a structure that was affected by a trauma, mold, and sewer losses.
  • Fire, Water, Mold damage restoration, trauma/catastrophe clean-up, air duct and carpet cleaning.
  • Experience in trauma clean-ups, fire damage restoration and was also certified in water damage restoration.
  • Responded to emergency and non-emergency disasters as a result of fire, water, and trauma.
  • Conduct trauma clean-up activities to include proper disposal of toxic, hazardous, and infectious wastes.
  • Carpet cleaning, Restored damage from smoke, fire, water and traumas, Demolition
  • Conducted trauma clean ups while wearing full PPE(Personal Protective Equipment).
  • Clean up and decontaminate after traumas such as murder, suicides or accidents.
  • Restore homes damaged by water, fire, mold, or trauma scenes.
  • Respond to water, fire, and trauma cleanup emergencies.
  • Provided Crime Scene Trauma Cleaning.
  • Complete fire/smoke clean up, mold remediation or biohazard/trauma scene cleanup, equipment cleaning/decontamination and maintenance.
  • Mold mediation, carpet cleaning, residential/commercial cleaning, trauma clean-up Monitor over junior restoration technicians
  • Mold, Fire, Meth-lab, and Trauma Remediation.
  • Experience with hurricane/crime& trauma scene clean up.
  • Mold, Fire, Meth-lab, and Trauma Clean Up.
  • restore all water, fire, trauma, etc.
  • Work with a diverse team performing fire, flood and trauma mitigation Keep daily mitigation records Teach Osha Safety meetings
  • Restored homes and businesses that have incurred damage from water ,fire, mold ,hail ,or trauma.

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23. Smoke Damage

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Here's how Smoke Damage is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Fire Restoration - Structural cleanup & Decontaminate smoke damaged property.
  • Cleaned smoke damaged items, packed and organized home owners belongings into a safe secure vault after items are cleaned.
  • Experience with dehumidifying, setting up fans, scrubbing for smoke damage, containment, etc.
  • Water, fire and smoke damage technician specializing in home and commercial building restoration.
  • Restored Homes back to Original Form after Fire, Water, or Smoke Damage.
  • Removed water of any kind from anywhere, cleaned water mold and smoke damage.
  • Perform and sometimes supervise a Fire and Smoke damage project.
  • Restore warehoused property from soot or smoke damage.
  • Restored homes that had fire or smoke damage.
  • Restored pi beta school for smoke damage.
  • Water damaged and smoke damaged.
  • Inspect water, fire, smoke damages to house.
  • Prepared and organized materials for each job Restored and repaired water and smoke damaged properties Delegated assignments to new employees
  • Assist with dry-outs of watre damages, restoration of fire and smoke damages, amd servicing and of the restorative/cleaning jobs.

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24. Native Plants

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Here's how Native Plants is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Co-led construction crew of 8-10 through installation of 140K native plants and 10K trees.
  • Collect, process, store and sow seed from native plants !

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25. Water Mitigation

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Here's how Water Mitigation is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Performed water mitigation and mold remediation under direction of the owner and general contractor.
  • Performed emergency response water mitigation removal services on a daily basis.
  • Follow proper procedures for efficient water mitigation and mold remediation.
  • Performed water mitigation on residential and commercial buildings.
  • Lead water restoration Technician doing water mitigation.
  • Respond to emergency water floods around DFW, water mitigation, mold remediation, Oder control, clean ups.
  • Clean up fire damage, wind damage, water mitigation, and property assessment and mold cleaning.
  • Performed dry track operations, under senior restoration technician guidance, to ensure proper water mitigation.
  • Managed water mitigation crews of 1-6 people, having at times, and several crews.
  • Water mitigation and general home restoration after water, fire, vandalism or wind disasters.
  • Perform roof inspections, water mitigation, and lite home reconstruction.
  • Maintained above 60% profit margin on water mitigation jobs.
  • Water mitigation, 365 trained start to finish.
  • Preform water mitigation duties and supervise crew members through out entire process.
  • Performed water mitigation in regards to containment, demolition, and sanitization of contaminated areas.
  • Water Mitigation Mold Remediation Biohazard Clean-Up
  • Water mitigation Mold Remediation Bio hazard clean up Fire damage
  • Paper work Cleaned maintain vehicle Performed all water mitigation work Created estimates Created scoop of work Managed small crew

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26. Air Movers

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Here's how Air Movers is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Performed efficient water removal across walls, carpets, pads, and furniture with portable extraction units and high-speed air movers.
  • Worked with H-Vac's, Soot machines, carpet extraction machines, air movers, power tools, etc.
  • Created drying environments using air movers, dehumidifiers, and indoor/outdoor air.
  • Set up air movers and/or dehumidifiers and monitor daily.
  • Use of industrial style Dehumidifiers and air movers, as well as advanced mold remediation.
  • Install drying system using air movers, dehumidifiers and heating applications.

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27. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Finalized OSHA documentation in an accurate timely manner.
  • Performed and documented OSHA safety inspections.
  • Served on the company's Safety Committee, which ensured compliance to OSHA rules and regulations.
  • Identify types of mold, methods to remove, and OSHA requirements
  • Maintained building codes and OSHA standards.
  • maintained safety standards with OSHA as well as company standards.
  • Maintained and operated worksites according to OSHA guidelines.

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28. Insurance Adjusters

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Here's how Insurance Adjusters is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Fire and water clean-up, worked with insurance adjusters, filing, daily monitoring of all jobs, and scheduling
  • Talked with insurance adjusters to determine insurance coverage issues and request extended time lines if required.
  • Prepare mitigation reports for clients and Insurance adjusters as well as cost estimates.
  • Informed insurance adjusters on all the damages and costs.
  • Worked closely with the homeowners and insurance adjusters.
  • Experience working with owners and insurance adjusters.
  • Prepare mitigation and rebuild estimates using Exactimate for submission to insurance adjusters.
  • Sorted salvageable material and forwarded write-off recommendations to insurance adjusters.
  • Coordinate with insurance adjusters and other contractors on time frames and work needing to be finished.
  • Submitted all paperwork to Insurance adjusters Assisted with Mold Remediation Projects.
  • Interact with insurance adjusters.Estimate job cost via Xactimate Accurately inventory, organize, separate total loss contents and saved contents.

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29. Hazardous Materials

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Here's how Hazardous Materials is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Utilized, applied, and properly disposed of hazardous materials according to standard operating procedures.
  • Clear debris, trash and hazardous materials from assigned site and prepared it for renovation.
  • Tear out and cleaning of hazardous materials and damaged parts of houses.
  • Oversee the accurate documentation of shipping manifest and hazardous materials.
  • Constructed negative pressure enclosure for abatement or encapsulation of various hazardous materials.
  • Supervised the removal of asbestos and other hazardous materials from various buildings.

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30. Hvac

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Here's how Hvac is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Completed HVAC training program (2012) & assisted owner with heating and air conditioning repair and replacement.
  • Assisted with night/graveyard shift crew working in HVAC duct, vent cleaning/painting.
  • Inspected the HVAC units in residential and commercial buildings.
  • Clean and restore Commercial HVAC units.
  • Complete rebuilds of all steering, suspension, drive line, fuel, brakes, HVAC and electrical components.
  • Work under supervision with heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC
  • Stand alone computer systems and aftermarket HVAC systems.

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31. Water Loss

low Demand
Here's how Water Loss is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Job duties vary from demolition to remodeling of properties with fire and or water loss damage.
  • Perform mitigation and cleaning duties on water losses, fire losses, and mold projects.
  • Remove and dispose of any non-salvageable flooring that was affected by the water loss.
  • Extract water from families' homes that have suffered a water loss.
  • Fire boar ups, water losses, smoke damage, mold removal.
  • Complete paperwork when a new water loss is reported.
  • Water loss drying and demolition Fire loss demolition Mold remediation

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32. Emergency Services

low Demand
Here's how Emergency Services is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Perform disaster response/crisis management activities concerning emergency services for water damage to assure customer satisfaction.
  • Performed disaster response and crisis management activities concerning emergency services.
  • Perform emergency services in homes and businesses that are damaged due to fire, water, mold & wind.
  • Flood and Fire restoration technician - Emergency services throughout the Chicagoland area in homes and businesses.
  • General Duties: Being available for routine on call emergency services and after-hours work.

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33. Residential Properties

low Demand
Here's how Residential Properties is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Complete restoration renovation and remodeling of commercial and residential properties.
  • Direct and coordinate specific tasks during jobs resulting in flood, fire and/or mold damage to commercial and residential properties.
  • Clean up, mitigation, demolition and repairs of floods, fires and mold to commercial and residential properties.
  • Respond to emergency calls at commercial and/or residential properties, directing the work of up to 8 subordinates.
  • Restore commercial and residential properties with fire, flood or mold damage, carpet and duct cleaning.
  • Prepared damaged property for transport from residential properties to a POD storage.
  • Inspected commercial and residential properties for mold, asbestos, and led.
  • Performed duties ranging from demolition to new construction on commercial and residential properties.Degree Related Employment:

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34. Moisture Readings

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Here's how Moisture Readings is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Take photos and thoroughly document moisture readings; work safely in a team environment.
  • Provided accurate drawings, moisture readings, and job scope per insurance requirements.
  • Completed mapping of structure, registered moisture readings and marked all affected areas.
  • Take moisture readings, measurements, set up commercial drying equipment.
  • Monitor moisture readings and equipment effectiveness daily to ensure completion.
  • Performed daily moisture readings in corporate and residential settings.

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35. Restoration Process

low Demand
Here's how Restoration Process is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Operated water extraction, dehumidifying & desiccant equipment to complete the restoration process.
  • Performed initial client assessment and analysis to begin mitigation and restoration processes.
  • Utilize industrial equipment to assist in restoration process.
  • Explained restoration process to customers.
  • Remove contents from building for restoration process; reconstruct damaged areas as needed per insurance provider's.
  • Pack out and pack in content from damaged structures in order to conduct or conclude restoration process.
  • Trained contents employees in inventory, restoration process, company protocol, and proprietary software.
  • Trained new employees in restoration processes and procedures.
  • Engage with customers throughout restoration process.
  • Collaborate with onsite design engineers translating repair and upgrade design specs into efficient restoration processes.
  • Lead a team of 3 (sometimes as many as 5) in the water restoration process.

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36. Xactimate

low Demand
Here's how Xactimate is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Created construction documents for residential remodeling and restoration projects using CAD, Xactimate and developed strategies to win competitive bids.
  • Limited experience on Xactimate estimation software and familiar with MICA mitigation software.
  • Used Xactimate software to create proposal and was the point of contact for the customer and insurance agent throughout the project.
  • Estimate loss cost using Xactimate and maintain file coherence using paper and digital formats.
  • Used Xactimate, JPP daily.
  • Perform onsite job estimates including utilizing Exactimate.
  • Help schedule jobs, and Xactimate estimating Execute daily operations of water and mold damages in homes.
  • Documented the estimate onsite, and reported to insurance companies for repair quote using Xactimate.
  • Used xactimate and microsoft office.
  • Changed the company over from Bidmaster to Xactimate, through Xactimate 24, and now thru Xactimate 27.5.

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37. Excess Water

low Demand
Here's how Excess Water is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Advised on all water damage jobs with extraction of excess water, carpet removal, and drywall removal.
  • Extract excess water from homes.Removal of wet materials.Responsible for logging and maintaining records daily.

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38. WRT

low Demand
Here's how WRT is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Received WRT and MRT certifications.
  • Acquired FSRT OCT UFT WRT and Journeyman Fire Reatorer certifications.

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39. Truck Mount

low Demand
Here's how Truck Mount is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Experience using a truck mount and portable extractor to clean carpet and floor.
  • Operate truck mounted systems equipment, set up and monitoring.
  • Cleaned carpets with truck mount carpet cleaner.
  • Maintained truck mounted water extraction machines.
  • Operated truck mounted cleaning equipment, electro-thermo energy systems and test equipment for drying structures.
  • Experience with "Truck Mount" Cleaning/Water Extraction Vehicle.

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40. Invasive Species

low Demand
Here's how Invasive Species is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Improved stability of the ecosystem by establishing native plants and eliminating invasive species.
  • Required extensive knowledge and identification skills for native and invasive species.
  • Established native habitat by removing invasive species and installing native plants
  • Experience leading and supporting over 30 corporate and high school volunteer events in the FPCC where participants removed invasive species.
  • Implemented restoration of salmon habitat by removal of invasive species and planting native trees and shrubs
  • Created vegetation maps to account for invasive species along the eastern tributary of Strawberry Creek.
  • Identify native and invasive species and apply herbicide to targeted species per job itinerary.
  • Contract work with cities and town-home associations working on invasive species removal and treatment.
  • Worked closely with woody plants, purple loose strife and other invasive species.
  • Applied BMP's to eliminate terrestrial invasive species and restore native ecosystems.
  • Assisted crew leader in identifying important and invasive species within the landscape.
  • Utilized several invasive species control, irrigation, and riparian planting techniques.
  • Executed collection of native seeds and clipping of invasive species seed heads.
  • Helped to control invasive species primarily abating the Chinese Tallow tree.
  • Performed invasive species surveys & planted community gardens in New Orleans.
  • Improved the time in locating invasive species to be removed.
  • Trained in ecological concepts for control of invasive species.
  • Targeted invasive species by mechanical and chemical means.
  • Performed invasive species management activities on a weekly basis such as weed pulling,smothering and deadheading.
  • Implement invasive species controls throughout northern and central Illinois Restore and maintain prairies and wetlands Assist with controlled burns

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41. Plant Identification

low Demand
Here's how Plant Identification is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Learned and applied plant identification techniques to locate target species and distinguish them from natives.
  • Plant identification used daily on natives and invasives.
  • Restored lagoons in Madison, WI with native fauna Native plant Identification Implemented erosion control methods prior to restoration
  • Plant identification Trail maintenance Habitat Restoration Trail Mapping Invasive species removal Herbicide spraying Grant Writing training

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42. Debris Removal

low Demand
Here's how Debris Removal is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Clean up debris removal of drywall, cabinetry, and flooring that may be damaged.
  • Performed mold, dirt, and debris removal.
  • Water extraction Structural cleaning Debris removal Vandalism restoration Demolition Mold remediation - drywall/tape/match textures/paint -basic Plumbing - commercial building upkeep

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43. PPE

low Demand
Here's how PPE is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Ensured assigned vehicle was properly cleaned and stocked to complete any assigned or emergency mitigation tasks while maintaining a professional appearance.
  • Prepped and maintained all equipment for upcoming nationwide disaster events.
  • Inspect repaired equipment for proper functioning, completion of work, dimensional accuracy and overall appearance of paint job.
  • Wear PPE such as oxygen masks, respirators, and coveralls to avoid getting wet, or getting harmed.
  • Restored broken, cracked or chipped, porcelain, ceramics, acrylics, glass, and crystal art.
  • Assessed, mapped, surveyed and treated invasive species of plants using GPS and Arc View mapping program.
  • Contain the affected area, crawl into tight crawlspaces w/ PPE and large heavy equipment.
  • Follow up with customer after delivery to insure no problems have appeared after delivery.
  • Delivered result and made it happen (rugs, fans, and treatments).
  • Prepped fire units by making fire lines, hazard tree removal, mechanical thinning.
  • Worked with dehumidifiers ripped up a lot of ruined carpet in my time.
  • Marble oxidizes and needs periodic maintenance, to preserve appearance and functionality.
  • Maintain a clean and organized vehicle and clean equipment appearance.
  • Cleaned, masked and prepped surfaces for paint.
  • Prepped the areas for cleaning and polishing.
  • Mapped and documented infestations and treatments using detailed recordkeeping methods.
  • Cleaned a lot of sooty items from fires and ripped and cleaned walls subfloors wherever the mold went.
  • Remove non-native and evasive species using various hand/power tools such as weed-whips, loppers, etc.
  • Certified requirements PPE, Respiratory fit testing,fork lift certification and CPR Training.
  • Clean up and restoration of customers homes and contents.ppe required at all times.

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44. Servpro

low Demand
Here's how Servpro is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Follow the SERVPRO uniform policy.

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45. GPS

low Demand
Here's how GPS is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Supervised 4 technicians/site schedules.-Restored LMU E911 in AT&T sites by replacing LMU's/connectors/GPS antennas.-Supervised over 2000 LMU installations/maintenance.
  • Document restoration treatments using GPS, GIS and Microsoft Access database software !
  • Used GIS, GPS, and Microsoft Access.
  • Used GIS, and GPS, Trimble Units.
  • Install communication equipment as necessary for systems to receive GPS information.
  • Performed electrical system inventory for computer and GPS recordings.

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46. Emergency Situations

low Demand
Here's how Emergency Situations is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Worked in emergency situations to help salvage some contents that would have otherwise been ruined.
  • Provide water remediation service to customers in emergency situations.
  • Respond to emergency situations in homes and businesses caused by water, fire, flood, or mold.
  • Front line and first responder for customers in emergency situations.

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47. Storm Damage

low Demand
Here's how Storm Damage is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Clean and restore water and fire damage-Repair/clean/restore storm damage
  • Storm damage restoration, mold remediation, electronics restoration, and all other cleaning services.
  • Remove & Replace Fire, Smoke, Water, & Storm damage on commercial and residential structures, operating heavy equip.
  • Responded to customers experiencing water, fire, smoke, & storm damage - Assessed damage.
  • clean after fires, floods, storm damage, sewer backups.
  • Water Damage Restoration Fire Damage Restoration Mold Remediation Storm Damage Restoration Cleaning Services Building Services

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48. Heavy Equipment

low Demand
Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Learned how to operate multiple tools such as stump grinders, brush mowers and other heavy equipment safely.
  • Used heavy equipment and standard machinery as well as construction tools on a daily basis.
  • Use heavy equipment when necessary to meet project deadline.
  • Operated heavy equipment, removed and repaired damaged material, and drew basic blueprints of the home for billing.
  • Worked hands on with heavy equipment to remediate home damages.
  • Complete restoration of classic automobiles and trucks.Use of various heavy equipment to maintain facilities.Maintained equipment in good working order.
  • Operate heavy equipment including skidsteers, forklifts, lulls, Woodmizer mill.

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49. Strategic Room Locations

low Demand
Here's how Strategic Room Locations is used in Restoration Technician jobs:
  • Place our industrial fans and dehumidifiers in strategic room locations to remove moisture.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Restoration Technician

Mold Removal12.2%
Customer Service9.9%
Mold Remediation8.5%
Emergency Response7.5%
Safety Procedures6.2%
Upholstery5.7%
Vacuum Cleaners4.7%
Water Damage Restoration4.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Restoration Technician

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Mold Removal
Mold Removal
9.2%
9.2%
2
2
Customer Service
Customer Service
7.5%
7.5%
3
3
Mold Remediation
Mold Remediation
6.4%
6.4%
4
4
Emergency Response
Emergency Response
5.6%
5.6%
5
5
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
4.7%
4.7%
6
6
Upholstery
Upholstery
4.3%
4.3%
7
7
Vacuum Cleaners
Vacuum Cleaners
3.6%
3.6%
8
8
Water Damage Restoration
Water Damage Restoration
3.6%
3.6%
9
9
Job Site
Job Site
3.4%
3.4%
10
10
Iicrc
Iicrc
3.3%
3.3%
11
11
Natural Disasters
Natural Disasters
3.2%
3.2%
12
12
Insurance Companies
Insurance Companies
3.2%
3.2%
13
13
Water Extraction
Water Extraction
2.9%
2.9%
14
14
Demo
Demo
2.7%
2.7%
15
15
Mold Damage
Mold Damage
2.3%
2.3%
16
16
Air Ducts
Air Ducts
2.3%
2.3%
17
17
Fire Damage Restoration
Fire Damage Restoration
2.2%
2.2%
18
18
Company Vehicle
Company Vehicle
2%
2%
19
19
Restoration Services
Restoration Services
1.7%
1.7%
20
20
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
1.6%
1.6%
21
21
Restoration Projects
Restoration Projects
1.6%
1.6%
22
22
Trauma
Trauma
1.5%
1.5%
23
23
Smoke Damage
Smoke Damage
1.4%
1.4%
24
24
Native Plants
Native Plants
1.4%
1.4%
25
25
Water Mitigation
Water Mitigation
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
Air Movers
Air Movers
1.2%
1.2%
27
27
Osha
Osha
1.1%
1.1%
28
28
Insurance Adjusters
Insurance Adjusters
1.1%
1.1%
29
29
Hazardous Materials
Hazardous Materials
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Hvac
Hvac
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
Water Loss
Water Loss
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Emergency Services
Emergency Services
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Residential Properties
Residential Properties
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Moisture Readings
Moisture Readings
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
Restoration Process
Restoration Process
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
Xactimate
Xactimate
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Excess Water
Excess Water
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
WRT
WRT
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
Truck Mount
Truck Mount
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Invasive Species
Invasive Species
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Plant Identification
Plant Identification
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Debris Removal
Debris Removal
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
PPE
PPE
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Servpro
Servpro
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
GPS
GPS
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Emergency Situations
Emergency Situations
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Storm Damage
Storm Damage
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Strategic Room Locations
Strategic Room Locations
0.5%
0.5%

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