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cdl truck driver resume example with 18+ years of experience

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

Conscientious and experienced truck driver knowledgeable about DOT safety regulations and route planning with great skills in relationship building, communication and mechanical maintenance. Works quickly to meet and accomplish performance targets with expert loading, unloading and transportation consistently while maintaining a clean, professional vehicle. Has the ability to adapt quickly to changing situations to overcome problems and maintain performance. Highly-motivated and hardworking employee with desire to take on new challenges with exceptional customer service skills, multitasking and time management abilities.

Skills
  • Delivery and Shipment Records
  • Vehicle Safety, Maintenance, & Inspection
  • Problem-Solving & Critical Thinking Skills
  • Freight Loading, Unloading, & Handling Cargo
  • Route Planning & GPS Navigation
  • Dependable, Reliable, & Honest
  • Forklift & Liftgate Operation
  • Cash Handling, Payment Collection & Bills of Lading
  • Warehouse Operations
  • Two-Way Radio Operation
  • Bilingual: English & Spanish
Experience
03/2017 to 12/2022 CDL Truck Driver Goodwill Seattle | Seattle, WA,
  • Operated heavy-duty trucks and trailers to complete long distance deliveries of products.
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips while keeping vehicles in good operating condition with basic maintenance.
  • Hooked and unhooked trailers from tractor and converter dollies.
  • Established positive long-term relationships with customers by satisfying their needs and resolving issues that may come up.
  • Used equipment to assist with loading and unloading vehicles and safely securing items for long road trips with ropes and blocks.
  • Read and interpreted maps or GPS software to determine vehicle routes for optimal delivery.
  • Coordinated shipping papers, customer documents and daily logs to maintain accurate records.
08/2016 to 03/2017 CDL Truck Driver Goodwill Seattle | Everett, WA,
  • Provided top product shipment delivery quality control, eliminating downtime and maximizing revenue.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections before and after every trip and performed minor repairs to keep truck functional.
  • Utilized pallet jacks and forklifts to load and unload materials off trucks.
  • Hooked and unhooked trailers from tractor and converter dollies.
  • Established long-term relationships with customers by promoting great service, engagement skills, and quickly resolving issues through the use of interpersonal, active listening and inquiry response skills.
  • Drove tractor-trailer combinations to transport and deliver products, livestock or other materials as well as logged driving hours and fuel usage data on time to keep reports current.
  • Maintained shipping papers, customer documents and daily logs to maintain accurate records.
  • Loaded and unloaded freight, paying special attention to fragile items and carefully securing every load for optimal protection and balance.
  • Measured temperature of haul and refrigerated area of truck, keeping cold items fresh.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with dispatcher/supervisor to relay and receive information about route changes and delays, quickly adjusting plans to maintain schedules.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing road rules, planning routes in advance using personal knowledge or GPS to optimize strategies, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
07/2004 to 07/2016 Warehouse & Delivery Driver Fairway | City, STATE,
  • Operated large vehicles, forklifts and pallet jacks to securely move boxes and packages from inventory to delivery area and to transport multiple freight loads.
  • Counted number of boxes or units in loading docks to confirm proper completion of work orders.
  • Cleaned empty storage areas to achieve proper sanitation regulations and make area fit for future use.
  • Placed bracing, straps and other protective devices onto items in transit to prevent damage.
  • Established and maintained good relations with customers, vendors and transport companies.
  • Recognized defective material and reported issues to management.
  • Coordinated cargo unloading with other workers to achieve efficient and safe transportation.
  • Monitored work areas for cleanliness and functionality and removed obstacles for a safe work environment.
  • Updated inventory and production information using warehouse management systems and scanner guns.
  • Collected payments for goods delivered or unloaded.
  • Inspected vehicles before and after every trip for cleanliness and checked gas and oil levels prior to departure as well as performed pre-trip inspection checks and reported problems to supervisor.
  • Utilized GPS to save fuel, optimize routes and continuously meet estimated delivery times.
  • Coordinated with team members and remained flexible in work scheduling to meet service needs.
  • Verified loads against bill of lading to identify and correct discrepancies.
  • Documented daily mileage, gas and other data.
  • Reviewed work orders to perform freight movement and deliveries.
Education
Expected in 06/1995 to to High School Diploma | Bridge Academy, Springfield, MA, GPA:
Certifications
  • Certified Driver's License: Class A - 2017
  • Hazmat Endorsement - 2017
  • Tanker Endorsement - 2017
  • Fleet Safety Certification
  • Air Brake Certification

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Bridge Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • CDL Truck Driver
  • CDL Truck Driver
  • Warehouse & Delivery Driver

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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