driver instructor resume example with 9+ years of experience

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

Patient Driver Trainer skilled in supporting students in skills development. Instructs drivers in regulations, operations and paperwork requirements. Knowledgeable about manual and assisted route planning, load security and customer relations. Dedicated to delivering skilled and confident drivers. Methodical Driver Trainer focused on improving the knowledge and abilities of students with a hands-on approach. Resourceful problem-solver with a strong attention to detail. Looking to leverage 31 years of experience and take on a growth-oriented position. Instructor with over 31 years of successful experience in Driving and Safety. Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success in Freight industry. Strengths in Patience and Backing backed by training in Instructing/Training.

  • Safety standards and protocols
  • Managing customer needs
  • Inspecting trucks
  • Developing training materials
  • Planning routes
  • Updating logs
  • DOT requirements
  • Backing procedures
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Testing and grading
  • Group and individual instruction
Work History
08/2020 to Current Driver Instructor Imc Companies | Long Beach, CA,
  • Conducted test screenings for driver candidates and tabulated results.
  • Taught drivers how to drive, shift and back up trucks.
  • Maintained regulatory compliance documentation to promote safety and compliance culture.
  • Coordinated all company and regulatory paperwork.
  • Coordinated training programs and curriculum to train drivers on Freight transportation.
  • Tracked daily driver logs to comply with regulatory standards.
  • Evaluated performance of assigned personnel and provided corrective actions of trainees during simulator training.
  • Instructed on important FMCA regulations and company policies.
  • Identified driver training needs to make recommendations to manager.
  • Conducted total of 200 miles of training with each driver.
  • Scheduled safety meetings and briefings with transportation supervisor.
  • Collaborated with supervisor of transportation to discuss department needs and goals.
  • Developed and implemented training materials and course updates.
  • Conducted new hire training on multiple routes with preferred work methods and safety.
  • Contributed to incident reviews and investigated field occurrences to report to supervisor.
  • Worked with Lead Instructor to devise and implement support plans to help new students excel.
  • Tested students on materials presented in workshops and classes to assess grasp of material.
  • Optimized learning plans, quantifying student progress through test administration.
  • Observed other instructors and lecturers, gathering valuable techniques to be implemented into future lectures and courses.
06/XXX7 to 08/2020 Driver/Training Nuverra Environmental Solutions | Masontown, PA,
  • Mentored new hires, resulting in stronger staff development and increased productivity.
  • Performed continuous evaluations of content and plans in order to enhance delivery and improve effectiveness.
  • Monitored participant workflow and behaviors throughout training process.
  • Assessed student needs to develop effective on time delivery training plans.
09/XXX1 to 06/XXX7 Truck Driver Schneider National | City, STATE,
  • Contacted Dispatch to report Any and All incidents and determine best methods for resolution.
  • Enhanced customer relations by consistently delivering shipments according to schedule and quickly addressing any concerns.
  • Pushed and pulled dollies into place and raised and lowered landing gear on semi-trailers.
  • Completed basic maintenance and minor repairs to keep vehicle neat and running properly.
  • Maneuvered trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew to properly position vehicle and loading equipment.
  • Checked shipping papers to determine nature of load and checked for presence of hazardous materials.
  • Conducted efficient cargo transfers to maintain route schedules.
  • Maintained safe driving record by observing all road rules, remaining cautious and alert in unfamiliar areas and keeping control of vehicle at all times.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by following all regulations and safety procedures, resulting in zero accidents over never.
  • Inspected trucks for malfunctions and reported vehicles to management for corrective action.
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Loaded and unloaded vehicles and secured items for long road trips by using pallet jack and equipment.
  • Operated with safety and skill to avoid accidents and delays.
  • Dropped and hooked trailers and changed configuration of equipment when necessary.
  • Minimized delays by planning and adjusting routes to account for changing weather and traffic conditions.
  • Verified contents of inventory loads against shipping papers.
  • Executed safety practices and inventory loading without customer complaints, accidents or lost-time.
  • Developed and nurtured lasting customer relationships by projecting professional corporate image and responding quickly to logistical and scheduling issues.
  • Communicated with dispatchers and other office personnel to handle two-way updates and adjust daily schedules.
  • Finalized daily logs on schedule to update internal records and uphold DOT requirements.
  • Loaded and unloaded products at warehouses and customer locations using hand trucks, pallet jacks and forklifts.
  • Clearly communicated with dispatchers and DBL, giving updated information, including estimated times of arrival and latest road conditions.
  • Maximized load safety by balancing, securing and weighing products.
  • Maintained daily, legible DOT log book and submitted corresponding documents.
  • Secured loads with proper strapping and bracing techniques to prevent damage to valuable assets across [Number]-mile transports.
Expected in 05/1983 to to High School Diploma | Citronelle High School, Citronelle, AL GPA:

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School Attended

  • Citronelle High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Driver Instructor
  • Driver/Training
  • Truck Driver


  • High School Diploma

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