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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Motivated Class A Driver with impeccable driving record and over 10 years of transportation industry expertise. Offers focus and skills in route management and freight documentation. Adept at operating heavy equipment. Highly attentive to changing road and traffic conditions. Also Focused Foreman considered expert in planning, assigning and directing work tasks. Dedicated team player committed to maintaining safe, clean job sites. Pursuing role where hard work and dedication will be highly valued.

Skills
  • Commercial driving
  • Logistics planning
  • Route logs
  • GPS and route planning
  • Hazardous Materials Endorsement
  • Tanker endorsement
  • Construction management
  • Effective communication
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Power distribution
  • Customer assistance
  • Report writing
  • Construction safety
  • Quality control standards
  • Heavy lifting
  • Team instructions
  • Crew management
  • Planning projects
  • Equipment operation
  • Construction background
  • Crew leadership
  • Project Management
  • Scheduling jobs
  • Team Building
Work History
Class a CDL Truck Driver, 03/2019 to Current
Nation-Wide ExpressOwensboro, KY,
  • Met DOT requirements by maintaining current records and documenting reportable incidents.
  • Dropped and hooked trailers and changed configuration of equipment.
  • Completed regular inspections and maintenance actions, as well as basic equipment repairs, to keep equipment operating at peak levels.
  • Checked trailer hitch and secured attachments to tractor for optimal safety.
  • Minimized breakdowns and complex mechanical issues by inspecting trucks each day and completing routine maintenance.
  • Maintained current Class A CDL with Hazardous Materials and Doubles and Triples endorsements.
  • Handled load documentation, obtained signatures and provided copies to destination staff.
Foreman, 06/2014 to 03/2019
Western Construction GroupGreenville, SC,
  • Oversaw employee attendance record, handled payroll and ordered new materials for sites.
  • Checked equipment to determine if maintenance was required.
  • Established clear priorities and production quality standards.
  • Interacted with employees to demonstrate high standards and mitigate issues effectively.
  • Attended on-site meetings with subcontractors and clients per month.
  • Planned project resources by assigning funds, materials and staff throughout lifecycle of projects.
  • Verified completed projects met approved time, quality and cost estimates.
  • Maintained zero site accidents and lost work days for 5 years.
  • Handled issues with relative ease by implementing best practices and applying critical thinking skills to find best solutions.
  • Set and revised production schedules to meet changing demands.
  • Reviewed project details to specify correct materials and equipment for job sites.
  • Evaluated incoming materials for quality and amounts ordered.
  • Wrote production reports to help senior leadership make accurate operational plans and decisions.
  • Maximized resource utilization and achieved production targets by managing day-to-day usage of department resources.
  • Worked alongside team to accomplish work goals according to schedule.
  • Ordered necessary supplies and materials required for installation of new work and remodeling of existing systems.
  • Delivered project updates to superintendent and detailed issues that could halt work progress.
  • Assembled and secured pipes, tubes, fittings and related equipment according to project specifications.
Local Truck Driver, 01/2012 to 06/2014
Estes Express Lines, Inc.Kirkersville, OH,
  • Maintained consistent on-time delivery record with 100% of orders arriving ahead of schedule.
  • Secured vehicle to tow truck and checked all attachments for safe operation.
  • Inspected load security and checked for damages.
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before each trip to assess safety and identify maintenance concerns.
  • Mapped out destinations ahead of time to ascertain quickest and safest routes for delivery.
  • Spoke professionally with customers regarding complaints, gathering all necessary information to make educated decisions and address issues.
  • Complied with truck driving rules as well as company policies and procedures regarding safe vehicle operations.
  • Documented mileage, deliveries, pickups, customer issues and damages.
  • Checked shipping papers to determine nature of load and checked for presence of hazardous materials.
  • Communicated with dispatchers and other office personnel to handle two-way updates and adjust daily schedules.
  • Determined quickest and safest routes for delivery by using effective planning and organizational skills.
  • Completed daily inspections, basic maintenance and common repair actions to keep equipment operating at full capacity.
  • Fastened chains, straps, covers and binders to secure load during transit.
  • Managed efficient unloading of freight, inspected merchandise and documented customer concerns for supervisor.
  • Maintained organized, clean and professional vehicle to protect company reputation with customers.
  • Used strapping and bracing techniques combined with proper balancing to prevent load shifting.
  • Maneuvered forklift safely using appropriate load rates and maintaining clear visibility of work areas.
  • Wrapped pallets in plastic wrap and attached merchandise tags to prepare for shipping.
  • Unloaded trucks and rail cars and moved materials to staging area.
Education
GED: , Expected in 06/2000 to Huntington Park Senior High School - Huntington Park, CA
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Huntington Park Senior High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Class a CDL Truck Driver
  • Foreman
  • Local Truck Driver

Degrees

  • GED

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