farm hand resume example with 10+ years of experience

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

Hardworking Farm Hand with experience operating wide range of agricultural equipment, including rotary tillers, tractors and plows. Talented at handling day-to-day operations for smooth farm operations. Excellent technical skills and hand-eye coordination. Regularly lifted 150 pounds.

Experienced Truck Driver offering solid work ethic, safe driving history and stable background in diverse transportation roles. Knowledgeable about trucks and trailers, including loading, unloading and securing different types of products. Well-coordinated in handling all customer, documentation and business needs.

Honest and hard-working, with history of complying with deadlines and safety regulations. Proficient in factory line systems, CDL requirements, ironworks, carpentry, and plumbing. Physically dexterous, talented and possessing exceptional skills in building strong rapport with tenants.

  • Technical skills
  • Safe equipment use
  • Transplantation understanding
  • Greenhouse experience
  • Ability to maintain crops
  • Task prioritization
  • Heavy lifting
  • Crop planting and fertilization
  • Basic math
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Conflict resolution
  • Driving and transportation
  • Route management
  • Passenger support
  • Safe driving techniques
  • Schedule management
  • Vehicle maintenance
  • Safety protocols
  • Communication
  • Customer service
  • Multitasking
  • Systems maintenance
  • Blueprint reading
  • Installation and repair
  • Safety and compliance
  • Loading and unloading protocols
  • Equipment assembly
  • Organization
  • Critical thinking
  • Equipment operation
  • Problem resolution
  • Planning
  • Safety oversight
  • Scaffolding set up
  • Job site management
  • Materials estimating
  • Construction management
  • Fall protection
  • Supervision
  • Team building
  • Working collaboratively
  • Project planning
  • People skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Decision-making
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Reliable and trustworthy
Education and Training
Coffeeville High School Coffeeville, MS Expected in 05/2010 GED : - GPA :
Prime Inc. - Farm Hand
Chicago, IL, 09/2020 - Current
  • Plowed and tilled fields to prepare soil for crop planting.
  • Maintained and repaired farming equipment to provide consistent usability, prime operational condition and alleviate downtime.
  • Watered and fertilized crops consistently to promote healthy growth for later harvests.
  • Repaired buildings, fences and other pertinent structures to keep animals properly contained.
  • Cultivated soil on designated areas of land to refine and prepare for planting.
  • Checked fields for rocks or other obstacles to prepare land for tilling and physical preparation for spring planting.
  • Sprayed crops with pesticides to reduce damage and control insects and other pests.
  • Handled various field tasks, including planting, irrigation, fertilization and pest control.
  • Operated farm equipment, including pallet jacks, forklifts and farm boats.
  • Inspected, graded, stored and sorted post-harvest treatment of crops.
Nation-Wide Express - CDL a OTR Truck Driver
Rowlett, TX, 04/2018 - 09/2020
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing all 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.
  • Hooked and unhooked trailers from tractor and converter dollies.
  • Drove trucks with capacities greater than three tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver products, livestock or other materials.
  • Utilized pallet jacks and forklifts to load and unload materials off trucks.
  • Delivered customer orders to homes and places of business within established time frames.
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicle at all times.
  • 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.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections before and after every trip and performed minor repairs to keep truck functional.
  • Logged all pertinent shift information, including driving hours and fuel usage data on time to keep reports current.
  • Conducted emergency roadside repairs, including changing tires, replacing light bulbs and installing fuses and tire chains.
  • Eliminated downtime and maximized revenue by providing top product shipment delivery quality control.
  • Measured temperature of haul and refrigerated area of truck.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before and after trips and completed basic maintenance for optimal performance.
  • Inspected vehicle prior to and after completing each shift, noting any damage or issues in detailed logs.
  • Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to set checklist.
  • Implemented daily DOT pre-trip inspections to reduce risks or delivery delays.
  • Applied defensive driving and safety techniques to prevent accidents.
  • 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.
  • Maintained records such as vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations
  • Coordinated with dispatch to receive updates, communicate efficient routes and convey delays.
  • Updated logs with timely and accurate information meet internal requirements and DOT recordkeeping demands.
  • Consulted with supervisors and dispatch personnel to assess situations, determine appropriate solutions and make decisions.
  • Inspected, serviced and maintained equipment on daily basis to achieve long-lasting performance.
  • Inspected and maintained vehicle supplies and equipment such as gas, oil, water, tires, lights, and brakes to ensure vehicles remain in proper working condition
  • Submitted reports on condition of truck at end of each trip.
Fm Global - Adjuster
Bellevue, WA, 04/2017 - 04/2018
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Contributed to team-based environment to maintain line productivity and meet expected deadlines.
  • Used established assembly instructions to complete jobs.
  • Built and packaged products to comply with multiple work orders and deadlines.
  • Recognized defective material and reported issues to management.
  • Prevented jams or wasted materials by setting and verifying parts clearances.
  • Smoothed surfaces to enhance alignment of parts and finishes.
  • Removed physical refuse and debris and organized tools to maintain safe work environment.
  • Stored and disposed of hazardous materials to prevent environmental contamination and injury.
  • Completed component assembly with minimal supervision to meet deadlines.
  • Cut and reduced bullet she’ll casings down to spec. size.
Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation - Ironworker
York, PA, 09/2010 - 02/2017
  • Worked closely with structural ironworkers, ornamental Ironworkers, riggers and machinery movers, enabling clear and safe cross-functional operations.
  • Signaled crane operators in safe and accurate lifting and placing of reinforcing iron members and moved rebars manually into specific positions.
  • Studied blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine layout of work.
  • Received structural steel and moved it to modular locations.
  • Safely used metal shears, hacksaws, bar cutters and other tools to cut metal components for installation.
  • Performed mod assembly, erected and connected structural steel and leveled and torqued connections after steel placement.
  • Studied and understood blueprints and specifications before beginning work on projects.
  • Determined safety risks associated with projects and implemented precautions to address risks.
  • Positioned steel units, aligned holes and inserted temporary bolts while checking alignments and joining steel parts using simple torque and impact tools.
  • Collaborated with construction foreman to establish and confirm task sequences and reinforcing requirements.
  • Encouraged all workers to take precautions to prevent mishaps and injuries on job.
  • Led and mentored less-experienced ironworkers and assisted foremen in assigning work activities.
  • Assessed blueprints and specifications to determine all aspects of project before work started.
  • Identified problems that occurred on job and took cost-saving measures to provide resolution.
  • Managed and tracked materials and supplies needed for projects and expedited additional materials to avoid project delay.
  • Identified reinforcing rod quantities, sizes and locations from blueprints and informal instructions.
  • Operated cranes appropriately to hoist metal components into required areas.
  • Performed layout and set up blocking in mod footprint.
  • Reinforced concrete via cables and pre-and post-tensioning techniques on arenas and parking garages.
  • Trained four apprentices on-the-job in every aspect of reinforcing ironwork.

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School Attended

  • Coffeeville High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Farm Hand
  • CDL a OTR Truck Driver
  • Adjuster
  • Ironworker


  • GED

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