cdl a otr truck driver resume example with 1+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Alert Correctional Officer Sergeant with hands-on experience handling issues related to maintaining the peace in maximum security prisons. Trained in defensive tactics and firearms. Sound knowledge of visitation guidelines and seize and search protocols.

Highly communicative professional known for having mechanical aptitude and great integrity. A dependable Firefighter promoting exemplary talents in active listening, effective communication and quick emergency response.

Organized Truck Driver with proven track record of delivering within specified time frames. Customer-focused and strong communicator with ability to effectively interact with others. Quick learner with management potential.

  • Goal setting experience
  • Documentation skills
  • Supervision
  • Problem resolution
  • Team management
  • Route logs
  • Commercial driving
  • GPS and Route Planning
  • Repair
  • Commercial Driving Expertise
  • Tractor-trailer driving specialist
  • Dry van specialist
  • Safety and compliance
  • Vehicle inspections
  • Class A Commercial Driver's License
  • Materials transport
  • Operating hydraulics
  • Central and pod control
  • Safety and security enforcement
  • Correctional facility procedures
  • Inmate behavior modification tactics
  • Safety and Security
  • Inmate Management
  • Emergency Response
  • Weapons training
  • Self-defense techniques
  • Apparatus inspection
  • Conditions assessment
  • Hose Connections
  • Firefighting Activities
  • Fire Suppression Tools Operations
  • Fire Pump Operation
  • Fire Containment
  • Emergency Support
  • Facility and Equipment Maintenance
  • Fire alarm response
  • Equipment evaluation
  • Firefighting
  • Community Relations
  • Hazard prevention
  • Disaster management
  • Mass casualty events
  • Fire service
  • Emergency response procedures
  • Fire suppression
  • Fire prevention
  • Fire command center monitoring
  • Fire Safety
  • Fire response rescue direction
  • Fire department maintenance
  • Emergency communications
Work History
04/2020 to 08/2020
CDL "A" OTR Truck Driver Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. Walbridge, OH,
  • Inspected trucks for malfunctions and reported vehicles to management for corrective action.
  • Maintained safe driving record by observing all road rules, remaining cautious and alert in unfamiliar areas and keeping control of vehicle at all times.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by following all regulations and safety procedures, resulting in zero accidents over time with company.
  • Verified contents of inventory loads against shipping papers.
  • Communicated with dispatchers and other office personnel to handle two-way updates and adjust daily schedules.
  • Conducted efficient cargo transfers to maintain route schedules.
  • Operated with safety and skill to avoid accidents and delays.
  • Dropped and hooked trailers and changed configuration of equipment when necessary.
  • Finalized daily logs on schedule to update internal records and uphold DOT requirements.
  • Checked shipping papers to determine nature of load and checked for presence of hazardous materials.
  • Maneuvered trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew to properly position vehicle and loading equipment.
12/2019 to 07/2020
Firefighter Jackson County Independence, MO,
  • Inspected apparatus, equipment, grounds and stations for proper order and condition on quarterly basis.
  • Completed monthly training to stay in peak physical fitness and handle challenging tasks.
  • Conducted thorough tests and inspections of gear, equipment and tools to stay ready for every type of fire.
  • Removed individuals from dangerous situations and offered emergency assistance for minor and critical concerns.
  • Assessed active fires and consulted with Incident Command to devise optimal approach and containment strategies.
  • Operated pumping engine to direct water pressure in hose and nozzle for most efficient operation.
  • Maintained close contact with dispatch to receive and share information about current fires, equipment movements and incoming personnel.
  • Evaluated areas after containing fires to identify and suppress hot spots.
  • Calmly and effectively directed evacuations during fires and emergencies to avoid fatalities, injuries and panic.
  • Evaluated situation at emergency sites to determine and execute most effective methods for saving life and property.
  • Performed variety of fire suppression activities at fire scenes, including laying and connecting hose, holding nozzles and directing water streams, raising and climbing ladders and using pike poles, smoke ejectors, and forcible entry tools.
  • Effectively supported fire suppression by setting up and maintaining water supply lines.
  • Filled firetrucks with water, sandbags and gas to maintain proper supply of materials in trucks.
  • Responded to emergency medical calls to perform lifesaving procedures and other emergency medical services.
  • Drove and operated structural pumpers, tankers, ladders and service vehicles to aid in rescue operations.
  • Prepared reports of fires, equipment and personnel.
  • Oversaw equipment and vehicle upkeep to maintain emergency readiness.
  • Patrolled burnt areas after fires to locate and eliminate hot spots that could flare or rekindle.
  • Cleaned and performed general maintenance of fire equipment and fire stations.
  • Laid out and connected hoses to fire hydrants in order to fight fires.
  • Cut and cleared brush, as well as dug trenches to create fire lines using axes, chainsaws or shovels.
  • Established water supplies, connected hoses, and directed water onto fires.
  • Inspected all equipment following each fire call to ascertain effective functionality of hoses, breathing masks and fire tools.
01/2008 to 08/2008
Corrections Sergeant Louisiana State Penitentiary City, STATE,
  • Verified all prison visitors carried proper identification and had no contraband before entering institution.
  • Completed daily work report sheets and delegated tasks to employees.
  • Supervised dining hall, outdoor recreation area, vocational shop and inmate housing unit.
  • Coordinated responses to emergency situations arising in different prison locations.
  • Handled inmate counts and searches for missing inmates.
  • Inspected housing cells and directed teams completing in-depth searches for contraband or damage.
  • Oversaw control center, monitoring inmates, visitors and employees for signs of suspicious behavior.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
Expected in
Amite County High School - Liberty, MS

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School Attended

  • Amite County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • CDL "A" OTR Truck Driver
  • Firefighter
  • Corrections Sergeant


  • GED

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