equipment operator resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

I am very highly motivated, take charge if needed person. I've worked construction all of my life, mostly in the pipe trade and mechanical field. I am a destinguished welder in any manor, mig tig, stick, very good at problem solving and can work alone or with any individual or team.

  • Materials transportation
  • Following project plans
  • Construction quality standards
  • Maintenance procedures
  • Team collaboration
  • Interpreting maps and instructions
  • Pre-operational equipment inspections
  • Materials movement
  • Safety procedures
  • Maintenance duties
  • Trench work
  • Heavy equipment operator
  • Effective communication skills
  • Safe equipment operation
  • Safety program understanding
  • Following directions
  • Construction background
  • Daily vehicle assessments
  • Ground disturbance oversight
  • Lever controls
08/2021 to 11/2021 Equipment Operator Bi-Mart Corporation | Emmett, ID,

Transported equipment while safely operating any and all machinery on job sites.

  • Checked equipment for defects before and after shift and submitted report indicating equipment condition.
  • Used equipment such as excavator, and backhoe, skid steer, road broom, track dump, and other equipment to complete jobs quickly and correctly.
  • Kept equipment fueled and ready for immediate use to support scheduling demands.
  • Learned about new equipment and related attachments while maintaining knowledge of items used daily to meet job requirements.
  • Inspected and repaired equipment to maintain durability and optimal performance.
  • Performed grading of site land and smoothed surfaces as part of projects or finish work.
  • Followed signals from ground crew and other operators to safely move materials and prevent dangerous interactions or missed cues.
  • Observed company safety protocols, including trench safety and perimeter establishment, to reduce job site accidents.
  • Operated excavator and skid steer, backhoe track dump and other equipment equipment to perform earthmoving in support of utility infrastructure build activities.
  • Maintained machinery by repairing and replacing broken and malfunctioning components.
  • Removed tools and machinery from job site and secured location at end of shift.
  • Relocated vehicles by driving to and from work sites and maintained clean driving record.
01/2021 to 08/2021 Operator, and Transport Trinity Health Corporation | Forest City, IA,
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Kept customers satisfied and loyal by completing timely and accurate deliveries.
  • Supervised loading and unloading of products.
  • Interpreted blueprints, schematics, and manuals.
  • Assigned tasks to employees and monitored productivity, performance and task completion.
  • Managed and supervised daily activities of 3-5 team members to verify fulfillment of customer orders and adherence to general warehouse operations.
  • Assigned individual work plans and reviewed jobs to accomplish tasks within expected parameters.
  • Worked well with dispatchers to communicate route and schedule changes.
  • Inspected vehicle and personally handled routine upkeep.
  • Followed regular schedule of pickups for individual customers and groups.
  • Handled vehicle upkeep on-time, including adding fluids, checking tires and keeping interior and exterior spotless.
  • Helped passengers feel comfortable by keeping pleasant temperatures and clean bus interiors.
  • Supervised equipment upgrades and modifications.
  • Met or exceeded target of 100% on-time customer shipments with motivational approach to team leadership.
  • Applied leadership skills and time saving and problem solving strategies to discover and fix root cause issues negatively impacting production performance.
  • Boosted productivity, efficiency, adaptability and receptivity when guiding 3-5 staff in implementing innovative solution.
03/2020 to 12/2020 Highway Road Crew Breckenridge Co Rd Department | City, STATE,
  • Operated heavy machinery with extreme care and caution, following specific employer guidelines for safety.
  • Assisted with roadway projects and highway repairs by controlling traffic patterns.
  • Cleared snow, ice and other debris from highways to maintain road safety.
  • Repaired roadway signs, fences and other structures.
  • Erected signs and cones to divert traffic in active work areas.
  • Flagged motorists to provide warning of obstacles and repair work.
  • Hauled and spread sand, gravel and clay to fill washouts and repair road shoulders.
  • Performed preventive maintenance on vehicles and heavy equipment.
  • Measured locations for installation of markers, utilizing tape, string or chalk.
  • Operated pneumatic tampers to repair joints and patch broken pavement with asphalt.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Motivated and encouraged team members to communicate more openly and constructively with each other.
  • Exceeded customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
08/2001 to 03/2020 Pipefitter Pipefitters/plumbers Local Union 502 | City, STATE,
  • Read and interpreted specifications, diagrams and blueprints for job.
  • Observed safe work rules and utilized fall protection and PPE.
  • Handled all responsibilities for piping systems, including fabricating, assembling, installing and maintaining.
  • Threaded and installed pipe using pipe wrench and dies.
  • Fabricated and positioned screw pipe, socket weld pipe and stainless steel tubing.
  • Threaded pipes using specified machinery.
  • Managed movement of materials and equipment to different job sites.
  • Performed hydrostatic pressure testing of boilers and pressure vessels.
  • Drilled and tapped holes for installation of studs.
  • Assembled and disassembled boilers, tanks, vats, pressure vessels, exchangers and heaters according to blueprint specifications.
  • Utilized welding and soldering equipment to join sheet metal components in compliance with blueprints and job specifications.
  • Identifying signs of potential problems with boilers and pressure vessels, such as tube leakage, scaling, pitting, metals discoloration and refractory failures.
  • Installed piping systems for plumbing for both domestic and HVAC lines.
  • Overseen multiple apprentices, answered questions and provided feedback on work.
  • Connected fire tubes to heads as well as water tubes to drums and headers of boilers.
  • Mounted casings of water tube boilers and attached davit heads, burners and furnace casing to fire tube boilers.
  • Installed and replaced water heaters, drain pipes and water supply lines.
  • Filled piping systems with water and air to test for leaks.
  • Installed and repaired gas lines and hot and cold water lines.
  • Cut openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings.
  • Installed pipe assemblies, fittings and valves to complete plumbing systems for factories, industrial and performed maintenance
  • Performed rigging and forklift operations to maneuver parts and machinery.
  • Inspected and tested installed systems to isolate and identify faults.
  • Inspected worksites to determine presence of obstructions, unsafe conditions and crew errors.
  • Communicated with customers regarding recommendations on repairs, replacements and upgrades of plumbing equipment.
  • Identified, removed and replaced worn components to maximize system functionality.
  • Cut and hammered pipes to meet design specifications for individual system installations.
  • Performed emergency on-call work hours during evening, weekends and some holidays.
  • Installed and inspected new and existing plumbing lines up to 14 inches in diameter.
  • Cut, threaded, beveled and prepared all types, stainless, carbon steel, copper and galvanized pipes with power machines, taps, dyes, grinders, and any tool, binding agent, including welding brazing, soldering, to prepare pipes for installation.
  • Bored holes into existing structures to install piping to meet new system specifications.
  • Verified and gathered new measurements with plumb bobs, laser transit, level, ect to determine proper sizing of piping.
  • Applied specialized skills such as welding and cementing to complete high-quality piping work.
  • Hoisted loads using slings, chains, shackles, hooks, cables and other rigging equipment.
  • Operated hot taps and welding machinery to repair leaks and make adjustments to pipes.
  • Modified piping systems with welding machinery and any and all hand and electric tools to perform preventive maintenance activities.
  • Operated motorized pumps to remove water from flooded manholes, basements and other facility floors.
  • Used soldering and welding equipment to assemble stainless steel, carbon steel, galvanized, copper, and aluminum, pipes.
  • Connected and calibrated appliances such as dishwashers and water heaters with optimal settings.
  • Ordered basic fittings and any other equipment, tools, and materials and created delivery schedules to coincide with project timelines.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/1999 to to High School Diploma | Meade County High School, Brandenburg, KY GPA:
Expected in 05/2006 to to Building Trades Journeyman Pipefitter | Welding, Mig, Tig, Arc (stick). Soldering, Brazing Pipefitters Local Union 502 Training Center, Louisville , KY GPA:

Throughout my training and school as an apprentice, I was taught a vast knowledge of all degree of the mechanical field. Everything from layout, rigging, setting equipment, pipeing, welding brazing soldering. Along with reading and understanding blueprints, and some drafting. Along the way I worked many repair jobs, and most were alongside facilitie maintenance

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School Attended

  • Meade County High School
  • Pipefitters Local Union 502 Training Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Equipment Operator
  • Operator, and Transport
  • Highway Road Crew
  • Pipefitter


  • High School Diploma
  • Building Trades Journeyman Pipefitter

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