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

Talented laboratory professional offering advanced technical knowledge of dental appliances and production procedures. Methodical and well-organized with strong attention to detail and expertise in testing and enhancing devices to optimize fit. Open and clear communicator accustomed to handling high workload and meeting tight timetables. Bringing 20+ years of achievement as dental lab tech. in multiple settings. Analytical and quality-driven with flexible nature well-suited to completing unique, patient-specific orders. Trained in designing complete and partial dental appliances to meet patient needs. Dedicated driver with clean driving record and extensive familiarity with local communities, thoroughfares and streets. Delivered packages and appliances to recipients while safely performing job functions and meeting deadlines. Excellent planning and communications skills enabled desired results.

Skills
  • Prosthetic fabrication and repair
  • Cast mounting
  • Restoration fabrication
  • Acrylic repair
  • Impression fabrication
  • Buffing wheels
  • Denture repairs
  • Impressions
  • Finishing tools
  • Soldering
  • Critical thinking
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Collaboration
  • Good listening skills
  • Teamwork
  • Analytical skills
  • Customer service
  • Organization and Time management
  • Troubleshooting
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Hazardous Materials Endorsement
  • Route logs
  • Vehicle inspections
  • Defensive driver training
  • Class A Commercial Driver's License
  • Safe driver training
  • Familiarity with DOT regulations
  • Knowledge of state roads and highways
Work History
06/2017 to Current Dental Lab Technician Veterans Health Administration | Cda, ID,
  • Assisted functionality of completed models with help of apparatus mimicking human bite and adjusted devices to enhance performance.
  • Monitored supply inventory and ordered more ahead of schedule to prevent lost time.
  • Completed detailed models of patients' mouths to create accurate devices.
  • Read prescriptions and specifications and examined models and impressions in order to determine design of dental products to be constructed.
  • Created numerous sets of dentures following prescriptions and patient needs.
  • Polished completed molds and prosthesis using hand pieces and lathes , maintaining high standards of final products for best-in-class care.
  • Placed tooth models on apparatus mimicking bites and movement of patients' jaw to evaluate functionality of models.
  • Prepared wax bite-blocks and impression trays for use.
  • Completed repairs on various types of apparatus, monitoring work closely to maintain accuracy and meet patient needs.
09/1995 to 06/2017 Dental Lab Technician Veterans Health Administration | Charlottesville, VA,
  • Adhered to Rx specifications to craft well-fitting appliances.
  • Completed detailed models of patients' mouths to create accurate devices.
  • Assisted functionality of completed models with help of apparatus mimicking human bite and adjusted devices to enhance performance.
  • Read prescriptions or specifications and examined models or impressions to determine design of dental products to be constructed.
  • Trained or supervised other dental technicians or dental laboratory bench workers.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Worked with hundreds of dentists to understand needs and provide excellent service.
  • Identified issues, analyzed information and provided solutions to problems.
  • Performed duties in accordance with all applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Maintained and repaired facilities, equipment and tools to achieve operational readiness, safety and cleanliness.
02/1992 to 08/1995 Delivery Driver Xerox | Orange, TX,
  • Completed on-time deliveries by choosing best and most efficient routes.
  • Communicated customer complaints, requests and feedback to company management for swift resolution.
  • Inspected truck equipment and supplies and reported problems and safety hazards to supervisors following each shift.
  • Operated vehicle safely in highly congested areas with no traffic violations.
  • Loaded truck and properly secured items to prevent damage for over [Number] deliveries.
  • Completed rush deliveries on tight timetables to satisfy customer needs.
  • Contacted customers prior to delivery to confirm and coordinate delivery times.
  • Oversaw product loading to keep items balanced, work efficient and items secure for safe delivery.
  • Completed pre and post-trip safety inspections, recording and reporting any defects and malfunctions.
  • Fostered positive working relationships with customers by responding to questions and concerns.
Education
Expected in High School Diploma | West Mesa High School, Albuquerque, NM GPA:
Expected in No Degree | Criminal Justice Central New Mexico Community College, Albuquerque, NM GPA:
Expected in 09/2014 Truck Driving Certificate Class A CDL | Truck Driving Central New Mexico Community College, Albuquerque, NM GPA:
Certifications
  • Licensed Class A CDL with double/triples,passenger and tanker endorsements.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • West Mesa High School
  • Central New Mexico Community College
  • Central New Mexico Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Lab Technician
  • Dental Lab Technician
  • Delivery Driver

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • No Degree
  • Truck Driving Certificate Class A CDL

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