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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Seasoned Commercial Truck Driver adept at skillfully and efficiently managing diverse load types. Highly organized and hardworking with 30-year record of success in logistics. Experienced owner-operator with long-haul background, wide load certified and exceptional safety record. Seasoned CDL class A driver bringing advanced route planning and load management abilities developed over 30 years of transportation experience. Solid safety record with strong commitment to successful operations and customer satisfaction. Highly organized individual with defensive driving expertise. Capable class A transportation professional with solid background serving retail customers across New England-area. Proficient in loading and unloading materials, monitoring driving conditions and planning efficient routes. Service-oriented and reliable with adaptable nature and positive mentality. Conscientious Truck Driver knowledgeable about DOT safety regulations and route planning. Accident-free safe driver with clean MVR with no violations. Over 30 years of experience on road. Motivated truck driver proficient at driving broad range of commercial trucks. Resourceful and customer-focused transportation specialist with 30 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 driver offering load and time management abilities developed over 30 years of experience in trucking. Solid maintenance and repair skills focused on keeping equipment in top shape. Focused on meeting challenging timetables with efficient service. Knowledgeable transportation professional experienced with operating class A trucks and specializing in all types of freight. Proven problem-solver and skilled planner with self-motivated style. Current Class A tank license with clean driving record. 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.

Skills
  • Long Distance Driving
  • Managing Schedules
  • Safe Driving Operations
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Accurate Records and Reports
  • Vehicle Inspections
  • Truck and Equipment Monitoring
  • Vehicle Inspection
  • Vehicle Service Documentation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Work Logging
  • Cargo Security
  • Vehicle Defect or Damage Reporting
  • Truck Weighing
  • Problem Solving
  • State and Federal Regulations
  • Decision Making
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Safety and Emergency Equipment
  • Attention to Detail
  • Delivery Documentation
  • Accident Documentation
  • Trailer Coupling and Uncoupling
  • CB Radio Communication
  • Process Monitoring
  • Problem-Solving
  • Truck Cab Computer Operation
  • Truck Maneuvering
  • Time Management
  • Payment Collection
  • Map Reading
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Tractor-Trailer Operation
  • Delivery Instructions Verification
  • Equipment Inspections
  • Route Planning
  • Tractor Trailer Driving Experience
  • Safe Driving Skills
  • Maintaining Delivery Logs
  • Securing Materials
  • Pickups and Drop Offs
  • Checking Loads
  • Lifting Heavy Objects
  • Performing Inspections
  • Solving Customer Concerns
Experience
03/2008 to Current
Commercial Truck Driver Republic Services, Inc. Wayne, MI,
  • Kept vehicle clean and presentable to maintain solid company reputation.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Planned and followed efficient routes using physical maps and GPS applications.
  • Inspected vehicle prior to and after completing shifts, noting damage or issues in detailed logs.
  • Secured materials and equipment for transport to prevent damage to goods during transit.
  • Inspected vehicles regularly to identify issues quickly, reporting problems to company mechanics.
  • Inspected every load to check for damages and security.
  • Planned destinations and mapped out routes to maintain on-time deliveries.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods.
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Updated logs with timely and accurate information meet internal requirements and DOT recordkeeping demands.
  • Partnered with dispatch to stay on top of customer needs and adjust plans to accommodate last-minute changes.
  • Upheld strict deadlines and achieved consistent positive recommendations from customers.
  • Unloaded freight at customer locations and documented merchandise issues for supervisor review and handling.
  • Planned and optimized routes to enhance delivery efficiency and increase productivity.
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicles.
  • Inspected vehicles regularly for damage and wear and tear, providing reports to supervisor of findings.
  • Established long-term relationships with customers by promoting great service and engagement skills and quickly resolving issues.
  • Updated daily logs with information on mileage, damages and customer concerns.
  • Managed loading and unloading of personnel and cargo.
  • Secured cargo against inclement weather, pilferage and damage.
  • Logged driving hours and fuel usage data on time to keep reports current.
  • Checked all main equipment operations areas every day to verify truck safety and performance, completing basic repairs and reporting larger issues.
  • Used cranes , forklifts excavators , frontend loaders equipment to assist with loading and unloading vehicles and properly securing items for long road trips.
  • Operated vehicles and equipment over varied roadways to complete on-time deliveries.
  • Offered exemplary service to customers, responded to inquiries and escalated issues to Delivered mulch where they were measured by the yard customers were always questioning the total yards before laser readings .
  • Used road knowledge, traditional mapping and GPS applications to navigate.
  • Maintained consistent route of more than 40 plus lumberyards retail locations across the state of Maine from York to Fort Kent via route 1 area.
  • Contacted the boss / warehouse boss / customers to confer on issues causing delays or missed deliveries.
  • Utilized pallet jacks and forklifts to load and unload materials off trucks.
  • Completed transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Provided top product shipment delivery quality control, eliminating downtime and maximizing revenue.
  • Contacted manager and receiver to confer on issues causing delays or missed deliveries.
03/2005 to 04/2008
Driver/ Operator St. Jude's Ranch For Children Boulder City, NV,
  • 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.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Drove tractor-trailer combinations to transport and deliver products, livestock or other materials.
  • Delivered customer orders to homes and places of business within established time frames.
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicles.
  • Established relationships with customers through use of interpersonal, active listening and inquiry response skills.
  • Read and interpreted maps to determine vehicle routes.
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Used ropes and blocks to safely secure cargo for transport.
  • 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.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before and after trips and completed basic maintenance for optimal performance.
  • Inspected vehicle prior to and after completing shifts, noting damage or issues in detailed logs.
  • Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to set checklist.
  • Implemented daily DOT pre-trip inspections to reduce risks or delivery delays.
  • Applied defensive driving and safety techniques to prevent accidents.
  • Submitted daily mileage log with trip sheet, fuel, maintenance and delivery documentation.
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Maintained vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations
  • Coordinated with dispatch to receive updates, communicate efficient routes and convey delays.
  • Updated logs with timely and accurate information meet internal requirements and DOT recordkeeping demands.
  • Consulted with supervisors and dispatch personnel to assess situations, determine appropriate solutions and make decisions.
  • Inspected, serviced and maintained equipment on daily basis to achieve long-lasting performance.
  • Submitted reports on condition of truck at end of each trip.
  • Inspected and maintained vehicle supplies and equipment to ensure vehicles remain in proper working condition.
  • Observed driving regulations and safety procedures, maintaining excellent safe driving record.
  • Conducted preventive maintenance, checking gages, readings and fluid changes while executing truck cleans and completing advanced mechanical repairs.
  • Obtained and maintained proper delivery authorization and pickup documentation.
  • Balanced materials, secured containers and verified weight limits of loads to avoid safety or compliance issues.
  • Attached or loaded vehicles and reviewed all connections for security.
  • Processed shipment documents neatly and efficiently for each load.
  • Connected air hoses and electrical lines, installed and removed tire chains and manually cranked dolly wheels.
  • Unloaded packages from trucks for delivery to customers, taking care to prevent damage to merchandise and goods.
  • Recorded expenses and maintained receipts.
  • Lifted freight and other objects of various shapes, sizes and weights up to 250 pounds.
  • Ran tractor-trailer combination in snow, sleet freezing rain ice storms environments and various weather conditions.
  • Fulfilled back haul orders and spotting trailers in loading yard.
  • Responded quickly to customer complaints and gathered pertinent information to make educated decisions for remediation.
  • Maintained ongoing communications with foreman / boss / coworkers and customers in operations center to keep teammates informed.
  • Increased inventory longevity, inspecting and repairing vehicles and emergency equipment to promote effective mechanical and safety usage.
  • Balanced and handled expense accounts for each trip.
  • Performed preventative maintainance inspections and completed vehicle repairs.
06/2001 to 03/2005
Delivery Truck Driver NRF Distributors, Inc City, STATE,
  • Delivered exceptional customer service in all interactions to promote satisfaction and maintain company loyalty.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Maneuvered shipments with carts, hands trucks and pallet jacks, loading and unloading vehicles to maintain tight timetables.
  • Performed deliveries throughout greater New England ,New York area.
  • Inspected vehicle prior to and after completing shifts, noting damage or issues in detailed logs.
  • Verified order details at distribution center and customer locations to prevent errors.
  • Contacted customers prior to delivery to confirm and coordinate delivery times.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods.
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Updated logs with timely and accurate information meet internal requirements and DOT recordkeeping demands.
  • Ran routes of up to 11 hours of driving and 14 hours delivering up to 500 plus miles per day to efficiently deliver 30 to 55 stops for two days orders.
  • Operated tractor trailer truck to move lumber , logs pulp , mulch , flooring , windows and water products and materials across New England New York and Canada.
  • Maximized schedule efficiency and personal use of time by planning optimal routes.
  • Coordinated accurate paperwork and collected payments from customers to meet financial objectives.
  • Obtained receipts or signatures for delivered goods, collecting payment for services when required.
  • Utilized pallet jacks and forklifts to load and unload materials off trucks.
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicles.
  • Established relationships with customers through use of interpersonal, active listening and inquiry response skills.
  • Loaded products weighing up to weights unknown for windows ,logs and lumber , when unable to lift by hand I used machinery pounds onto trailers for delivery.
  • Notified customers of delays to decrease calls to support.
  • Established long-term relationships with customers by promoting great service and engagement skills and quickly resolving issues.
  • Completed transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • 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.
  • Provided top product shipment delivery quality control, eliminating downtime and maximizing revenue.
  • Used cranes, frontend loader , and forklifts equipment to assist with loading and unloading vehicles and properly securing items for long road trips.
  • Completed basic -hour OSHA training in forklift operations.
08/1991 to 06/2001
Heavy Equipment Operator/Truck Driver Bruce Haynes Trucking City, STATE,
  • Operated front end loader to move dirt and different base materials.
  • Operated excavators and other construction equipment to properly grade land.
  • Kept equipment fueled and ready for immediate use to support scheduling demands.
  • Transported materials around construction sites to work locations.
  • Learned about new equipment and related attachments while maintaining knowledge of items used daily to meet job requirements.
  • Followed signals from ground crew and other operators to safely move materials and prevent dangerous interactions or missed cues.
  • Inspected and replaced worn vehicle parts to maintain safety and longevity.
  • Conducted periodical safety, maintenance or servicing checks to verify proper functioning of equipment.
  • Loaded both raw materials and finished components to support manufacturing and production processes.
  • Maneuvered motorized heavy equipment to accurately remove and place materials.
  • Loaded and offloaded rocks, debris and other materials from heavy equipment.
  • Leveraged mobile devices to communicate and coordinate worksite resources.
  • Helped warehouse staff by unloading trucks and using heavy equipment to properly stock merchandise.
  • Inspected and repaired equipment to maintain durability and optimal performance.
  • Drove flatbed traIler to move equipment between job sites.
  • Improved project completion time by multitasking on heavy equipment.
  • Performed grading and shaping land for building and finishing purposes.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1990 to to
Certificate . Top 5 out of 35 in my class: Diesel Mechanics / Bumper To Bumper
Diesel Technology Institute - Enfield, CT,
GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Continuously maintained an accident and incident-free driving record for more than 14 years.
  • Delivered shipments to customers throughout Maine region averaging over 400 miles daily.
  • Maintained consistent and on-time delivery record with 95% of all orders arriving on-time or ahead of schedule.
  • Consistently maintained high customer satisfaction ratings.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Diesel Technology Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Commercial Truck Driver
  • Driver/ Operator
  • Delivery Truck Driver
  • Heavy Equipment Operator/Truck Driver

Degrees

  • Certificate . Top 5 out of 35 in my class

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