cdl class a truck driver resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Conscientious Truck Driver knowledgeable about DOT safety regulations and route planning. Accident-free safe driver with clean MVR with no violations. 5 years of experience on road. Experienced Truck Driver 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. Responsible Truck Driver with expertise in planning routes, collecting payments and resolving customer service issues. Bringing 5 years of related experience, advanced inspection skills and defensive driving abilities. Service-oriented with strong attention to detail and systematic approach to safety. Motivated CDL Driver proficient at driving broad range of commercial trucks. Resourceful and customer-focused transportation specialist with 5 years of experience building client relations, supporting operations, managing logistics and handling distribution. Results-oriented in high-stress situations with talents in driving multiple types of trucks. Experienced Truck Driver with expertise operating 18-wheelers and box trucks. Brings clean driving record, CDL A license and current HAZMAT endorsement. Customer-oriented and skilled at promoting customer retention, assisting with loading and unloading and completing accurate logs and paperwork. CDL Driver experienced using GPS to determine efficient routes. Hardworking individual with more than 5 years of safe driving. Long-haul and regional driving background. Expert Driver comfortable lifting up to 50+ pounds, operating loading equipment and managing loads. Record of success in meeting delivery schedules and satisfying clients. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills. Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience. Committed job seeker with a history of meeting company needs with consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth. Responsible and motivated student ready to apply education in the workplace. Offers excellent technical abilities with software and applications, ability to handle challenging work, and excellent time management skills.

  • Cargo handling
  • Air Brake Certification
  • Refrigerated trailers operation
  • Route management
  • Efficient trip planner
  • Clean MVR
  • Customer-oriented
  • Planning ability
  • Courteous and polite demeanor
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Class A license
  • Documentation skills
  • Assisting customers
  • Managed incidents
CDL Class A Truck Driver, 10/2017 to 03/2023
Centerline DriversClaycomo, MO,
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections before and after every trip and performed minor repairs to keep truck functional.
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Logged driving hours and fuel usage data on time to keep reports current.
  • Read and interpreted maps to determine vehicle routes.
  • Hooked and unhooked trailers from tractor and converter dollies.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Established relationships with customers through use of interpersonal, active listening and inquiry response skills.
  • Delivered customer orders to places of business within established time frames.
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicles.
  • Provided top product shipment delivery quality control, eliminating downtime and maximizing revenue.
  • Used ropes and blocks to safely secure cargo for transport.
  • Completed transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Measured temperature of haul and refrigerated area of truck, keeping cold items fresh.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Observed driving regulations and safety procedures, maintaining excellent safe driving record.
  • Worked well with dispatchers to communicate route and schedule changes.
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before and after trips and completed basic maintenance for optimal performance.
  • Promoted positive customer service by delivering on-time shipments and fully resolving issues.
  • Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to set checklist.
  • Performed pre- and post-trip safety and maintenance checks to mitigate hazards.
  • Maintained vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations
  • Obtained signatures needed to complete and process paperwork.
  • Added fluids, checked tires and kept interior and exterior spotless as part of vehicle upkeep.
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Inspected and maintained vehicle supplies and equipment to ensure vehicles remain in proper working condition.
  • Managed unexpected emergencies and route changes with calm and professionalism.
  • Updated logs with timely and accurate information meet internal requirements and DOT recordkeeping demands.
  • Implemented daily DOT pre-trip inspections to reduce risks or delivery delays.
  • Coordinated with dispatch to receive updates, communicate efficient routes and convey delays.
  • Inspected vehicle and personally handled routine upkeep.
  • Followed regular schedule of pickups for individual customers and groups.
  • Maintained strict compliance with safety rules for passenger and driver protection.
  • Recorded expenses and maintained receipts.
  • Processed shipment documents neatly and efficiently for each load.
  • Responded quickly to customer complaints and gathered pertinent information to make educated decisions for remediation.
  • Fulfilled back haul orders and spotting trailers in loading yard.
  • Prepared detailed reports outlining trip, vehicle and passenger details.
  • Aided senior leadership during executive decision-making process, generating daily logistics and productivity records.
  • Notified customers of potential late deliveries.
Assembly Line Worker, 01/2017 to 10/2017
H P Hood LlcBarre, VT,
  • Completed accurate assembly work by positioning and aligning components.
  • Contributed to team-based environment to maintain line productivity and meet expected deadlines.
  • Completed component assembly with minimal supervision to meet deadlines.
  • Boxed, labeled and moved items to keep production lines moving swiftly.
  • Assembled components by examining connections for correct fit, fastening parts and subassemblies.
  • Used established assembly instructions to complete jobs.
  • Assembled component parts of items and completed hand-finishing of final products.
  • Recognized defective material and reported issues to management.
  • Sorted and placed materials or items on racks, shelves or in bins according to predetermined sequence.
  • Built and packaged products to comply with multiple work orders and deadlines.
  • Removed physical refuse and debris and organized tools to maintain safe work environment.
  • Inspected and tested final products to verify conformance to established tolerances.
  • Worked through each required task and step in production processes.
  • Maintained assembly and production equipment to meet operational goals.
  • Packed finished products and prepared for shipment.
  • Packaged products and double-checked package labels for accuracy.
  • Performed quality checks on products and documented discrepancies.
  • Packaged finished products and prepared boxes, containers and pallets for shipment to distribution centers.
  • Determined work assignments and assembly procedures to maximize efficiency and productivity.
  • Operated machinery, forklifts and other heavy equipment.
Professional Mover, 01/2010 to 12/2016
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Walked through customer sites with checklists to verify job completion.
  • Moved over customer boxes weighing up 50+ lbs to and from trucks, working quickly to maintain schedules.
  • Managed proper transportation of dangerous goods with no incidents.
  • Planned safe and practical routes based on traffic patterns, weather conditions and company policies.
  • Provided knowledgeable, speedy service and responded promptly to over 3+ daily customer requests.
  • Loaded and unloaded company trucks with tools, equipment and furniture.
  • Followed customer instructions about placement of items and special considerations for handling.
  • Communicated with customers regarding moving needs and deadlines.
  • Labeled packages and boxes to keep track of client items.
  • Coordinated pick-ups and deliveries with clients.
  • Organized efficient daily work plans based on oral instructions and written directions to meet challenging objectives.
  • Transported materials and pallets between areas.
  • Loaded completed orders on pallets according to delivery numbers.
  • Protected company inventory by maintaining and organizing storage areas.
  • Braced, padded and supported items in packages to prevent shifting and damages.
  • Protected items by wrapping in cling film, padded moving blankets and tape.
  • Handled customer transactions for services rendered and helped clients fill out appropriate paperwork.
  • Palletized boxes to increase movement and shipment efficiency.
  • Sorted cargo for accurate shipment to target locations, preventing unnecessary delays and promoting productivity.
  • Secured items in truck by strapping over protective padding.
  • Tracked parcel movement using hand-held scanners and daily production sheets to keep records accurate.
Odd Jobs, 06/2005 to 12/2010
  • Performed minor maintenance services, including gasket replacements, coolant flushes and tune-ups.
  • Completed repairs and maintenance to major vehicle models to meet safety specifications.
  • Removed, replaced, balanced and rotated new or used tires to maintain on-road safety
  • Conducted routine servicing on fuel, electrical and cooling systems.
  • Monitored shop equipment to maintain safe working condition.
  • Kept detailed records of repairs, labor involved and parts used.
  • Searched within service and maintenance manuals to perform repairs and diagnosis.
  • Maintained garage safety protocols to meet regulatory and company expectations.
  • Repaired engines and transmissions, providing labor and parts cost breakdowns for work performed.
  • Developed in-depth understanding of automotive systems and components to complete fast and accurate repairs.
  • Examined and inspected damaged vehicles, estimating repair costs prior to performing service.
  • Evaluated, repaired and aligned vehicle suspensions.
  • Cooperated with other technicians from different disciplines to achieve optimal integration.
  • Conveyed troubleshooting diagnosis to customer and outlined proposed repair plan and associated costs.
  • Utilized infrared engine analyzers, compression gauges and computerized diagnostic devices to test vehicle components and systems.
  • Maintained certifications and completed training on systems and components.
  • Tested engine, safety and combustion control standards to comply with state vehicle requirements.
  • Inventoried stock, placed orders and verified receipt to keep supplies ready.
  • Interpreted drawings and schematics to pinpoint sources of mechanical issues.
  • Kept team in compliance with shop and manufacturer specifications for repairs and maintenance services.
  • Filed records with state as part of performing vehicle safety inspections.
  • Protected customers' items from damage with proper padding and bracing.
  • Met strict deadlines by working quickly to pack, load and transport belongings.
  • Upheld company standards for professionalism by maintaining neat appearance and keeping vehicle clean.
  • Helped clients completing stressful moves by being professional, supportive and efficient.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2005 to Ferris High School - Ferris, TX

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  • Ferris High School

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  • CDL Class A Truck Driver
  • Assembly Line Worker
  • Professional Mover
  • Odd Jobs


  • High School Diploma

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