equipment operator resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Talented project and team leader offering 23 years of success in military and civilian environments. Strategic thinker with a background in logistics, tactics, emergency management, surface mine management,construction trades and telecommunications. Offers proven ability to build effective teams, assess opportunities and provide needed support during emerging critical situations. Committed to identifying and leveraging opportunities for growth. Certified in surface mine management, Emergency Medicine First Responder (EMR) Wyoming, Incident Commander,

  • Materials transportation
  • Mine Emergency Response Team: Red Hat Incident Command 11 years.
  • Expert in rubber tire dozer, grader, haul truck, blade and track dozer.
  • Grading experience greater than a decade of land restoration experience.
  • Construction quality standards expert. Miner's selected representative for MSHA in all matters.
  • Effective communication skills: Ability to assess and find an effective communication avenue with any trainee to facilitate the training process.
  • Team collaboration: military background enhanced collaborative skillset.
  • Safety procedures: train them, teach them, lead by example.
  • Telecommunications, electrical and construction. Trade skills a package.
Equipment Operator, 11/2001 to Current
Integrated Electrical Services, Inc.Englewood, CO,
  • Performed grading of site land and smoothed surfaces as part of projects or finish work.
  • Operated coal/dirt haul trucks up to 360 tons and blade, rubber tire and track dozers, and blades as well as other equipment to perform earthmoving in support of surface mining activities.
  • Learned about new equipment and related attachments while maintaining knowledge of items used daily to meet job requirements.
  • Certified trainer for heavy equipment.
  • Miner's representative to MSHA.
  • Mine forman tested and passed.
  • Checked equipment for defects before and after shift and submitted report indicating equipment condition as part of safety duties.
  • Reviewed and carefully followed all safety policies and procedures.
  • Member of Mine Emergency Response team for 10 years, 12 hours per day.
  • Inspected and repaired equipment to maintain durability and optimal performance.
  • EMR for state of Wyoming. Trained in rope, high and ice/water rescue. Wildland fire red card current. CPR advanced current.
  • Incident Command Leadership from 10/2009 to present.
  • Observed company safety protocols, for standards on a regular basis for reporting to safety.
  • Promoted company's strict safety protocols for operation of machinery to reduce accidents and injuries. Trained others to those standards.
  • Operated front end loader to move dirt and different base materials.
  • Employed heavy equipment operation best practices resulting in zero complaints or incidents.
  • Performed pre-shift and post-shift equipment inspections and completed all reports accurately to support company policy.
National Guard Construction Engineer, 05/1991 to 06/2011
CoxhealthWest Plains, MO,
  • Produced reports and statements detailing project completion plans and areas potentially affected by activities.
  • Reviewed system designs, site configurations and installation schedules achieve project goals.
  • Completed daily site visits to evaluate work quality and identify deficiencies.
  • Conducted engineering site audits to collect structural, electrical and related site information.
  • Utilized [Type] and [Type] technical expertise to proactively resolve site issues.
  • Conducted onsite inspections and prepared takeoffs for engineering project costing.
  • Surveyed project sites to establish reference points to guide construction.
  • Implemented safety and accident prevention programs prior to start of each project, conducting tailgate meetings daily.
  • Devised and initiated engineering solutions to variety of project and design issues.
  • Tracked project status through all steps and complied with safety regulations and design requirements.
  • Computed loads and material stresses to determine optimal design specifications for foundations and bridge spans.
  • Compiled and presented public reports and environmental impact statements to inform stakeholders, municipal officials and members of public about planned civil projects.
Telecommunications Specialist, 05/1994 to 09/2000
Ascension HealthWoodruff, WI,
  • Routed cables and trunk lines from entry points to specified equipment, following diagrams.
  • Modified existing software to meet specified needs and reduce costs.
  • Furnished advanced technical assistance to system users, troubleshooting telecommunications and related network system hardware, software and peripherals.
  • Tested circuits of malfunctioning telecommunication equipment to isolate malfunction sources.
  • Configured automated network services to maximize reliability.
  • Installed telecommunications and computer hardware, software, programs and applications to initiate functional operation.
  • Monitored and replenished telecommunications equipment inventory for facilities and networks.
  • Connected wires and cables to terminals and completed necessary paperwork for each work order.
  • Conducted site surveys to determine best positioning of equipment for strongest signal reception.
  • Read blueprints and repair manuals to identify mechanical problems and fix each in accurate manner.
  • Reviewed project drawings to perform installation activities according to specifications.
  • Supported end-users with network and device troubleshooting and diagnosis.
  • Analyzed system performance, including network capacity and security, and capacity.
  • Communicated with end-user to address device problems and implement technical or procedural solutions.
  • Coordinated hardware and software installations.
  • Developed telecommunications disaster recovery plans to mitigate downtime.
  • Troubleshooted electrical and mechanical defects for residential, commercial and industrial sites.
  • Collaborated with technical staff, engineering personnel and vendors to coordinate system improvements.
  • Worked overtime, including evenings and weekends, to respond to emergencies and fix unsafe conditions.
  • Performed regular tests on systems to ensure all components were running well.
  • Assisted in designing and administering multiple large installation projects over several year period.
  • Responsible for large fund collection and drop of public phones.
  • Maintained public phones over a 900 mile radius and three states, as well as two reservations.
  • Documented hardware and software installation procedures.
  • Evaluated client telecommunications needs and recommended targeted solutions.
  • Planned, installed and maintained systems and performed repair on malfunctioning systems.
Communications Specialist, 06/1985 to 04/1991
California National GuardCity, STATE,
  • Maintained professionality and efficiency while working closely with leadership.
  • Read and interpreted technical documentation in order to accurately configure equipment.
  • Installed, set up and repaired devices and system components.
  • Established and modified networks and computers at businesses, schools, government buildings, medical facilities and homes.
  • Anticipated and analyzed common connectivity workflow problems.
  • Handled multiple simultaneous deployment projects against strict deadlines.
  • Laid out cabling plans and ran through buildings to desired locations.
  • Collaborated with staff to maximize customer satisfaction, streamline procedures and improve bottom-line profitability.
  • Replenished inventory to maintain par levels and completed quarterly inventory audits, counted and updated inventory reports upon receipt of new shipments.
  • Read and interpreted work order specifications and information to plan, schedule and carry out jobs effectively.
  • Collaborated with 3-person team to improve tracking and work issue logging.
  • Inspected incoming supplies to conform with materials specifications and quality standards.
  • Strengthened operational efficiencies by developing organizational filing systems for invoices, customer orders and contract records.
  • Aided senior leadership during executive decision-making process by generating daily reports to recommend corrective actions and improvements.
  • Developed incident management strategy, including troubleshooting, root cause analysis and timely resolution.
  • Performed minor equipment repairs to keep jobs on task and notified maintenance department of major machinery failures.
  • Examined problem-solving concepts, including quantitative methods and techniques and approaches to optimize organizational operations and facilitate decision-making.
  • Identified source of equipment malfunctions by using various troubleshooting methods.
Education and Training
: Wildlife Biology, Expected in to California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo - San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Major in Ecology and Systematic Biology
Associate of Science: Biology, Expected in 06/1988 to Cuesta College - San Luis Obispo, CA
Associate of Science: Criminal Justice, Expected in 06/1989 to Cuesta College - San Luis Obispo, CA
Associate of Arts: General Studies, Expected in 06/1986 to Cuesta College - San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Emergency Medical Responder for Arch Coal 2004 to present.
  • Red Hat Incident commander and co-captain 2009 to present.
  • Wyoming Certified EMR 2005-present.
  • American Heart Association- CPR/BLS 2005-present.
  • Red card-Wildland fire.
  • Structure fire trained.
  • Vehicle extraction trained
  • High and low angle rope rescue.
  • Confined space rescue.
  • Miners representative to MSHA 10 years.
  • Nominated Soldier of the year California National Guard 1998,1999.
  • Operation Enduring Freedom.
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Certified Safety Professional
  • Wyoming EMR license # 14954
  • US Dept of Labor: Mine Safety & Health Administration. Methane/Oxygen Deficiency Detection Certified: M76805690
  • US Dept of Labor: Mine Safety & Health Administration. Instructor Code: IS QAL: 10/2006. UNLIMITED

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  • California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
  • Cuesta College
  • Cuesta College
  • Cuesta College

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