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cdl class a driver resume example with 15+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Experienced Truck Driver, with a clean driving record, offering solid work ethic, safe driving history and stable background in diverse transportation roles. Knowledgeable about trucks and trailers, including loading, unloading and securing different types of products. Well-coordinated in handling all customer, documentation and business needs. Motivated by giving the task at hand and willing to learn new skills. Detail-orientated, self starter, team player that is skilled and familiar with all DOT regulations. Dedicated to providing quality materials in a timely manner. Driver seeking positions to be part of a team with opportunities for professional growth and development. Motivated to provide prompt, friendly and professional service at all times. Hardworking delivery driver with 10 years of experience in warehouse shipping and receiving, including forklift operations, merchandise loading and maintaining ontime deliveries. Highly organized, very energetic and a versatile leader committed to make continuous improvements in motivating coworkers to work together to achieve targets and company goals.

Skills
  • Route Management
  • Clean MVR
  • Refrigerated Trailers Operation
  • Cargo Handling
  • GPS Applications
  • Vehicle Inspection
  • Vehicle Service Documentation
  • Delivery Instructions Verification
  • Problem Solving
  • Time Management
  • Truck Maneuvering
  • Cargo Security
  • Attention to Detail
  • State and Federal Regulations
  • Problem-Solving
  • Work Logging
  • Vehicle Defect or Damage Reporting
  • Tractor-Trailer Operation
  • Trailer Coupling and Uncoupling
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Safety and Emergency Equipment
  • Delivery Documentation
  • CB Radio Communication
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Process Monitoring
  • Decision Making
  • Critical Thinking
  • Air Brake Certification
  • Dependable and Reliable
  • Planning Ability
  • Courteous and Polite Demeanor
  • Trained in Florida Safety Regulations
Experience
10/2021 to Current Service Hiker Carter Lumber Inc | Portland, OR,
  • Inspected and maintained vehicle supplies and equipment to ensure vehicles remain in proper working condition.
  • Obtained and maintained proper delivery authorization and pickup documentation.
  • Navigated and operated box trucks to deliver products and materials.
  • Obtained part orders for all service technicians.
  • Organized and properly maneuvered semi trucks and tractor trailers in the service yard for better fluency.
06/2014 to Current CDL Class a Driver Lowe's Companies, Inc. | Kingwood, TX,
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods.
  • Hooked and unhooked trailers from tractor and converter dollies.
  • Drove tractor-trailer combinations to transport and deliver products, livestock or other materials.
  • Utilized pallet jacks and forklifts to load and unload materials off trucks.
  • Delivered customer orders to homes and places of business within established time frames.
  • Completed transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Used ropes and blocks to safely secure cargo for transport.
  • Read and interpreted maps to determine vehicle routes.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections before and after every trip and performed minor repairs to keep truck functional.
  • Logged driving hours and fuel usage data on time to keep reports current.
  • Conducted emergency roadside repairs, changed tires, replaced light bulbs and installed fuses and tire chains.
  • Provided top product shipment delivery quality control, eliminating downtime and maximizing revenue.
  • Performed pre- and post-trip vehicle inspections using knowledge of safe and effective loading and handling procedures in coordination with company checklist.
  • Maneuvered equipment expertly and safely in areas with obstacles and limited space without injury or damage to equipment or products.
  • Delivered and unloaded products at designated location at customer site using tractor-trailers, ramps, lift gates, pallet jacks and load bars.
  • Navigated and planned each route with up-to-date GPS support, accounting for weather or construction issues, to prevent costly and avoidable delays.
  • Reviewed transportation and shipping papers to verify accuracy of freight for inventory counts.
  • Loaded trailers properly to support government regulations for volume, weight and transportation safety.
  • Addressed and resolved customer concerns, problems and questions professionally and courteously and developed positive long-range working relationships with repeat customers.
12/2014 to 04/2016 CDL Driver Avalon Health Care Group | Kent, WA,
  • Loaded and unloaded freight, paying special attention to fragile items and carefully security every load for optimal protection and balance.
  • Coordinated shipping papers, customer documents and daily logs to maintain accurate records.
  • Updated logs with timely and accurate information meet internal requirements and DOT recordkeeping demands.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections before and after every trip and performed minor repairs to keep truck functional.
  • Planned routes using personal knowledge and GPS mapping software to optimize strategies.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods.
05/2012 to 06/2014 CDL Driver Avalon Health Care Group | Brigham City, UT,
  • Kept vehicles in good operating condition with thorough inspections and basic maintenance.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Planned routes using personal knowledge and GPS mapping software to optimize strategies.
  • Communicated with dispatcher to relay and receive information about route changes and delays, quickly adjusting plans to maintain schedules.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods.
  • Coordinated shipping papers, customer documents and daily logs to maintain accurate records.
  • Established relationships with customers through use of interpersonal, active listening and inquiry response skills.
  • Logged driving hours and fuel usage data on time to keep reports current.
01/2010 to 05/2012 Driver Company Name | City, State,
  • Delivered goods and services to customers on time and in excellent condition.
  • Drove trucks to and from job sites to deliver supplies.
  • Verified loads against bill of lading to identify and correct discrepancies.
  • Delivered customer orders and collected payments to keep accounts current.
  • Performed activities on time while maintaining regular attendance and punctuality to support scheduling and work coverage.
06/2007 to 01/2010 Driver Company Name | City, State,
  • Achieved consistently high customer scores due to exceptional service.
  • Operated standard warehouse equipment to assist with loading and unloading of deliveries.
  • Reviewed work orders to perform freight movement and deliveries.
  • Secured merchandise, avoiding damage during transportation.
  • Drove trucks to and from job sites to deliver supplies.
  • Loaded and unloaded merchandise efficiently to meet demanding route targets.
  • Coordinated with team members and remained flexible in work scheduling to meet service needs.
  • Collected payments for goods delivered or unloaded.
Education and Training
Expected in 2012 to to GED | Orlando Technical College - Mid Florida Tech, Orlando, FL GPA:
Certifications
  • Articular Boom Crane Training - 2018

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Orlando Technical College - Mid Florida Tech

Job Titles Held:

  • Service Hiker
  • CDL Class a Driver
  • CDL Driver
  • CDL Driver
  • Driver
  • Driver

Degrees

  • GED

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