equipment operator resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Hardworking Equipment Operator bringing expertise in oil field and construction. Versed in safety regulations and possess cdl a tanker w/ hazmat license with a clean driving record. Skilled Equipment Operator highly effective at excavation, installations and equipment maintenance. Adept at completing repairs and operating machinery in safely to complete projects according to schedule. Steadfast employee with eye on safety. Experienced Equipment Operator specializing in underground work. Successful at reading and following plans, operating equipment and using tools to complete required tasks.

  • Rig up
  • Rig down
  • On-site operations
  • Flowback operations
  • Pre-trip and post-trip inspections
  • Onsite fluids
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Equipment hoisting
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Customer service
  • Commercial driving
  • Materials transport
  • Class A licensed
  • Forklift Operation
  • Equipment Operation
  • Safety and compliance
Piedmont Virginia Community College Charlottesville, VA Expected in 06/1994 Associate of Science : Construction Management - GPA :

state of Colorado master plumber

universal HVAC license

CDL A with tanker and hazmat

rough terrain man lifts

rough terrain fork lifts


respirator fit tested

former certifications include

water treatment(non current)

water distribution(non current)

welding(non current)

Work History
Bi-Mart Corporation - Equipment Operator
Lincoln City, OR, 07/2014 - 03/2020
  • Operated commercial vehicle to transport equipment and job-specific machinery to and from job sites.
  • Moved equipment between job locations using semi truck and trailer.
  • Operated cranes, pumps, nitrogen converter, coil unit, and support vehicles to complete safe and efficient work.
  • Used forklifts, hand trucks, scissor lifts and other equipment to move materials around work sites and organized according to need.
  • Kept all machinery in proper working order by repairing and replacing malfunctioning parts
  • Maintained and cleaned equipment after each job and inspected.
  • Conducted routine field safety audits to enforce pre- and post-trip standards.
  • Maintained supplies inventory by frequently checking stock to determine inventory levels and placing and expediting orders for needed supplies.
  • Lifted, installed and removed equipment in extreme weather conditions and temperature
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
Westrock Company - Maintenance Mechanic
Columbus, IN, 04/2013 - 07/2014
  • Investigated and corrected mechanical problems with machinery such as beet pilers and motive equipment.
  • Managed available parts, tools and materials inventory to maintain prompt response capability.
  • Fabricated and modified unsafe beet handling equipment through welding and fabrication.
  • Assessed operating conditions and adjusted settings to maximize performance and equipment longevity.
  • Cleaned and lubricated parts to keep piling equipment operating at peak performance.
  • Provided top quality control to eliminate maintenance downtime.
  • Performed preventative and regular maintenance on systems.
  • Made routine adjustments to machines depending on use and season.
  • Inspected structures, machinery, and equipment to determine failure and causes for concern.
Common Spirit - Correctional Supervisor
Kearney, NE, 05/1999 - 06/2013
  • Modernized and improved operational procedures to increase efficiency and profitability while tightly controlling costs such as labor and preventing waste.
  • Directed group of 20 inmates associates handling daily and complex requirements of plumbing department.
  • Evaluated employee performance on monthly basis and conveyed constructive feedback to improve skills.
  • Evaluated suppliers by assessing quality, timeliness and compliance of deliveries to maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational efficiency.
  • Entered data into state system, implementing tight safeguards to secure financial and personal information.
  • Supported initiatives to prepare incarcerated individuals for life outside of institution upon release.
  • Managed internal and external security of facility through frequent observations and discussions with other correctional officers.
  • Enforced rules, procedures and policies to assist with management of incarcerated population.
  • Developed programs to support inmates while incarcerated.
  • Coordinated activities by scheduling work assignments and setting priorities.
Vail Resorts - Maintenance Engineer
City, STATE, 07/1995 - 01/1999
  • Finalized work on building systems by completing basic carpentry and other finish work.
  • Performed general building upkeep on daily basis including painting, drywall repair, and normal machine maintenance.
  • Completed partial or full dismantling of equipment to quickly repair or replace defective components and restore functionality.
  • Performed troubleshooting and repair for complex electrical equipment, including fire, elevator, food service and heating equipment.
  • Performed pre-construction, quality and safety management, as well as constructability review, start-up and commissioning.
  • Organized and directed maintenance shutdowns and startups.
  • Investigated and corrected mechanical problems with machinery such as boilers and hvac.

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School Attended

  • Piedmont Virginia Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Equipment Operator
  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Correctional Supervisor
  • Maintenance Engineer


  • Associate of Science

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