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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator/Heavy Truck Driver with 25 years of hands-on experience operating heavy equipment in various sectors. Expert at smoothly handling heavy equipment such 330 CAT Excavators, D6 CAT Dozer, Mini Excavators, Skid Steers, Backhoes and etc. as well as tools and attachments to complete work. Sound knowledge of safety regulations and practices. Team-oriented and reliable with patient and hardworking nature focused on completing work accurately and efficiently every time.

Skills
  • Expert in Heavy Equipment Operations
  • Grading Experience
  • Team Communication
  • Mechanical Maintenance
  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Equipment Repair
  • Safety Monitoring
  • Decision Making
  • Excavation and Backfilling
  • Following Project Plans
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • OSHA Compliance
  • Hand and Power Tool Operation
  • Equipment Transportation
  • Distance Measurement
  • CDL License
  • Testing and Troubleshooting
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Worksite Maintenance
  • Professional Operator Certification
  • Materials Transport
  • Crane Operator License
Experience
Equipment Operator/CDL Heavy Truck Driver, 08/2013 - 07/2022
The Heritage Group Abbotsford, WI,
  • Checked equipment for defects before and after shift and submitted report indicating equipment condition.
  • Used 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.
  • Assisted foreman and project manager to execute job layout plan.
  • Monitored equipment and resources daily for job site, performing scheduled preventive maintenance.
  • Verified material and supply accuracy to incorporate change orders when necessary.
  • Discussed emerging site problems with management to determine applicable solutions.
  • Viewed and checked job equipment to determine maintenance requirements.
  • Checked project details to verify job site materials and equipment.
  • Complied with federal and company regulations to maintain high level of job site safety.
Heavy Equipment Operator/Heavy Haul Truck Driver, 03/2009 - 08/2013
St Joe Express Ontario, CA,
  • Loaded and unloaded trucks manually following proper guidelines while safeguarding delivery materials.
  • Tied down truck bed materials properly, avoiding damage to goods during delivery.
  • Operated Semi trucks to efficiently deliver materials to specified locations.
  • Kept detailed log, adhering to Department of Transportation regulations, mileage, travel time and sleep hours.
  • Maneuvered truck in tight loading areas, heavy traffic and various speeds to conserve fuel.
  • Maximized truck performance by fulfilling regular engine maintenance, checking tire pressures and fluid levels and changing lights.
  • Obeyed traffic laws and safety guidelines while maintaining 100% clean driving record.
  • Monitored traffic, weather and road conditions for unexpected delays and prepared alternate routes.
  • Reported mechanical and equipment failures for immediate resolution.
  • Inspected equipment for defects and safe operating condition, following state and local specifications.
  • Operated cranes from within control cabs or via remove consoles.
  • Consulted with supervisors and dispatch personnel to assess situations, determine appropriate solutions and make decisions.
Heavy Equipment Operator/CDL Heavy Truck Driver, 03/2008 - 03/2009
Central Garden And Pet Phoenix, AZ,
  • Performed pre-shift and post-shift equipment inspections and accurately completed reports to support company policy.
  • Operated excavators and other construction equipment to properly grade land.
  • Employed heavy equipment operation best practices resulting in minimal complaints or incidents.
  • Kept equipment fueled and ready for immediate use to support scheduling demands.
  • Transported materials around construction sites to work locations.
  • Learned about new equipment and related attachments while maintaining knowledge of items used daily to meet job requirements.
  • Followed signals from ground crew and other operators to safely move materials and prevent dangerous interactions or missed cues.
  • Loaded both raw materials and finished components to support manufacturing and production processes.
  • Conducted periodical safety, maintenance or servicing checks to verify proper functioning of equipment.
  • Loaded and offloaded rocks, debris and other materials from heavy equipment.
  • Improved project completion time by multitasking on heavy equipment.
Equipment Operator/Laborer, 10/2007 - 03/2008
Central Garden And Pet Pottsville, PA,
  • Maintained clean, safe working environment by removing debris from job site prior to shift completion.
  • Used picks and shovels to dig, spread and level dirt and gravel.
  • Performed repetitive assembly tasks with hand and power tools and automated equipment.
  • Met company and OSHA safety guidelines for work site operations to minimize worker risk.
  • Collaborated with team members to complete assigned tasks and meet tight deadlines.
  • Performed physical activities requiring heavy lifting, walking and standing for long periods of time.
  • Completed variety of physical labor tasks.
  • Understood and followed oral and written directions.
  • Mixed, poured, and spread concrete, asphalt gravel and other materials.
  • Applied caulking compounds by hand or caulking guns to protect against entry of water or air.
  • Demonstrated experience with construction work.
  • Ensured safe working conditions and compliance with all safety regulations.
  • Cut materials into specified sizes for installation using tile cutters and power saws.
Grader Operator/Class a CDL Truck Driver, 09/2007 - 10/2007
Central Garden And Pet Boston, MA,
  • Road/Bridge Construction
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicles.
  • Utilized pallet jacks and forklifts to load and unload materials off trucks.
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Read and interpreted maps to determine vehicle routes.
  • Logged driving hours and fuel usage data on time to keep reports current.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Submitted daily mileage log with trip sheet, fuel, maintenance and delivery documentation.
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Consulted with supervisors and dispatch personnel to assess situations, determine appropriate solutions and make decisions.
CDL Class a Truck Driver, 02/2005 - 08/2007
Us Foods Holding Corp. City, STATE,
  • Kept vehicles in good operating condition with thorough inspections and basic maintenance.
  • Planned routes using personal knowledge and GPS mapping software to optimize strategies.
  • Communicated with dispatcher to relay and receive information about route changes and delays, quickly adjusting plans to maintain schedules.
  • Inspected vehicle prior to and after completing shifts, noting damage or issues in detailed logs.
  • Coordinated shipping papers, customer documents and daily logs to maintain accurate records.
  • Operated heavy-duty trucks and double/triple trailers to complete long distance deliveries of products.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Hooked and unhooked trailers from tractor and converter dollies.
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicles.
  • Provided top product shipment delivery quality control, eliminating downtime and maximizing revenue.
CDL Class a Driver, 05/2004 - 02/2005
WSKT INC City, STATE,
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Drove tractor-trailer combinations to transport and deliver products, livestock or other materials.
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicles.
  • Completed transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Read and interpreted maps to determine vehicle routes.
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections before and after every trip and performed minor repairs to keep truck functional.
  • Logged driving hours and fuel usage data on time to keep reports current.
  • Conducted emergency roadside repairs, changed tires, replaced light bulbs and installed fuses and tire chains.
  • Provided top product shipment delivery quality control, eliminating downtime and maximizing revenue.
  • Maneuvered equipment expertly and safely in areas with obstacles and limited space without injury or damage to equipment or products.
  • Loaded trailers properly to support government regulations for volume, weight and transportation safety.
CDL Class a Driver, 03/2003 - 05/2004
Food Liner INC City, STATE,
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Drove tractor-trailer combinations to transport and deliver products, livestock or other materials.
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicles.
  • Read and interpreted maps to determine vehicle routes.
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections before and after every trip and performed minor repairs to keep truck functional.
  • Logged driving hours and fuel usage data on time to keep reports current.
  • Conducted emergency roadside repairs, changed tires, replaced light bulbs and installed fuses and tire chains.
  • Provided top product shipment delivery quality control, eliminating downtime and maximizing revenue.
  • Performed pre- and post-trip vehicle inspections using knowledge of safe and effective loading and handling procedures in coordination with company checklist.
  • Maneuvered equipment expertly and safely in areas with obstacles and limited space without injury or damage to equipment or products.
  • Reviewed transportation and shipping papers to verify accuracy of freight for inventory counts.
  • Loaded trailers properly to support government regulations for volume, weight and transportation safety.
Grader Operator/Labor Worker/Truck Driver, 01/2002 - 03/2003
Wilson County HIghway Department City, STATE,
  • Rock Hauler, Telehandler
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicles.
  • Read and interpreted maps to determine vehicle routes.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections before and after every trip and performed minor repairs to keep truck functional.
  • Balanced materials, secured containers and verified weight limits of loads to avoid safety or compliance issues.
Rigger/Equipment Operator, 11/2001 - 12/2001
J. Ray McDermott City, STATE,
  • Checked equipment for defects before and after shift and submitted report indicating equipment condition.
  • Used equipment to complete jobs quickly and correctly.
  • Kept equipment fueled and ready for immediate use to support scheduling demands.
  • Followed signals from ground crew and other operators to safely move materials and prevent dangerous interactions or missed cues.
  • Removed tools and machinery from job site to secure at end of shift.
  • Steered forklifts, hand trucks, scissor lifts and other equipment to move materials around work sites.
  • Maintained clean driving record to drive construction vehicles to and from work site.
  • Operated machinery on job sites to reduce accidents or injury.
Utility Worker/Heavy Equipment Operator, 10/1997 - 10/2001
Lafarge Cement City, STATE,
  • Maintained clean, organized and fully stocked work areas for maximum efficiency.
  • Followed daily maintenance lists to keep work areas productive and operational.
  • Wore appropriate clothing, erected barricades and signage and used proper equipment and tools.
  • Organized tools, equipment and supplies necessary to complete assignments.
  • Gathered and removed trash, debris and liquid waste.
  • Performed routine inspections of assigned areas, detecting necessary repairs or hazardous conditions.
  • Coordinated daily utility repair activities with teammates and supervisor.
  • Completed detailed inspections on equipment to check safety and functionality.
  • Routinely inspected equipment for preventive and emergency maintenance needs.
  • Completed assignments on-time and under budget.
  • Operated front end loader to move dirt and different base materials.
  • Kept equipment fueled and ready for immediate use to support scheduling demands.
  • Loaded and offloaded rocks, debris and other materials from heavy equipment.
  • Maneuvered motorized heavy equipment to accurately remove and place materials.
CDL Class a Driver, 05/1994 - 10/1997
CX Transportation City, STATE,
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Drove tractor-trailer combinations to transport and deliver products, livestock or other materials.
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicles.
  • Established relationships with customers through use of interpersonal, active listening and inquiry response skills.
  • Completed transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Read and interpreted maps to determine vehicle routes.
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections before and after every trip and performed minor repairs to keep truck functional.
  • Logged driving hours and fuel usage data on time to keep reports current.
  • Performed pre- and post-trip vehicle inspections using knowledge of safe and effective loading and handling procedures in coordination with company checklist.
  • Maneuvered equipment expertly and safely in areas with obstacles and limited space without injury or damage to equipment or products.
  • Maintained accurate logs to document mileage and delivery information.
  • Drove commercial vehicles over-the-road across numerous states and mastered state, local and federal traffic laws and regulations, resulting in safe on-time deliveries and satisfied customers.
  • Loaded trailers properly to support government regulations for volume, weight and transportation safety.
Class a CDL Truck Driver, 01/1993 - 05/1994
Starbuck Trucking City, State,
  • Performed pre- and post-trip vehicle inspections using knowledge of safe and effective loading and handling procedures in coordination with company checklist.
  • Maneuvered equipment expertly and safely in areas with obstacles and limited space without injury or damage to equipment or products.
  • Delivered and unloaded products at designated location at customer site using tractor-trailers, ramps, lift gates, pallet jacks and load bars.
  • Reviewed paperwork for completeness and accuracy, checked orders for correct number of boxes and corrected addresses and support documentation.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Drove tractor-trailer combinations to transport and deliver products, livestock or other materials.
  • Read and interpreted maps to determine vehicle routes.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections before and after every trip and performed minor repairs to keep truck functional.
  • Provided top product shipment delivery quality control, eliminating downtime and maximizing revenue.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1991
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Fredonia High School - Fredonia, KS,
GPA:
Status -
Certifications
  • Certified Truck Driver, - 1993
  • National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) -2018
  • Work Zone Temp Traffic Control Technician - 2019
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Fredonia High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Equipment Operator/CDL Heavy Truck Driver
  • Heavy Equipment Operator/Heavy Haul Truck Driver
  • Heavy Equipment Operator/CDL Heavy Truck Driver
  • Equipment Operator/Laborer
  • Grader Operator/Class a CDL Truck Driver
  • CDL Class a Truck Driver
  • CDL Class a Driver
  • CDL Class a Driver
  • Grader Operator/Labor Worker/Truck Driver
  • Rigger/Equipment Operator
  • Utility Worker/Heavy Equipment Operator
  • CDL Class a Driver
  • Class a CDL Truck Driver

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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