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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Diligent and hard-working candidate ready to contribute solid effort as team member. Thorough and highly organized with excellent communication skills. Reliable worker with strong work ethic. Qualified Tractor Operator with distinguished understanding of tractor maintenance and route completion. Followed directions and licensed to drive [CDL Class A] vehicles. Committed to comprehensive equipment maintenance and top efficiency. Skilled Forklift Driver adept at working quickly in fast-paced, demanding environments. Strong team player and problem-solver. Offering top communication and conflict resolution skills developed over several years in warehouse environments. Dedicated and professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand. To seek and maintain full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills. Exceptional Forklift Driver bringing more than 3 years of transportation and logistics experience. Hardworking multi-tasker with outstanding leadership, problem solving and communication skills. Background using multiple types of forklifts, man lifts and other material handling equipment.

Skills
  • Delivery Information Verification
  • Physical Strength and Stamina
  • Weight Documentation
  • Fast Reaction Time
  • Materials Movement
  • Hydraulic Fluid
  • Problem Anticipation and Resolution
  • Storage and Stacking
  • Staging and Sorting
  • Safe Moving Operations
  • Filling Requisition Orders
  • Customer Needs Assessments
  • Workplace Safety
Work History
04/2018 to Current
Forklift Driver Mattel Inc. Burlington, NC,
  • Located proper slots on storage racks and set pallets in place with forklift.
  • Handled multiple tasks simultaneously to maximize work efficiency.
  • Unloaded materials and goods at designated locations for best project availability.
  • Transported goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Unloaded trucks and rail cars and moved materials to staging area.
  • Inspected equipment for defects and performed repairs or maintenance tasks.
  • Used strapping and bracing techniques combined with proper balancing to prevent load shifting.
  • Coordinated team member movements based on current needs, avoiding safety concerns or delays.
  • Interact effectively as a crew member.
  • Understand and follow verbal and visual communications.
  • Recognize, avoid, and report potential hazards.
  • Quickly learn and perform job duties.
08/2013 to 02/2018
Car Hauler Bristol Auto Sales City, STATE,
  • Performed pre-shift safety inspections on equipment before operating.
  • Determined need for and added fuel, coolants, lubricants and ignition aids.
  • Operated with safety and skill to avoid accidents and delays.
  • Secured loads with proper strapping and bracing techniques to prevent damage to valuable assets across long-haul transports.
  • Minimized delays by planning and adjusting routes to account for changing weather and traffic conditions.
  • Maintained high customer satisfaction by working quickly and accurately.
  • Finalized daily logs on schedule to update internal records and uphold DOT requirements.
  • Completed regular inspections and maintenance actions, as well as basic equipment repairs, to keep equipment operating at peak levels.
  • Helped prepare and secure loads for delivery.
  • Fastened chains, straps, covers and binders to secure load during transit.
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before each trip to assess safety and identify maintenance concerns.
  • Maintained consistent on-time delivery record with 90% of orders arriving ahead of schedule.
09/2005 to 06/2013
Truck Driver/Owner D C Trucking City, STATE,
  • Completed regular inspections and maintenance actions, as well as basic equipment repairs, to keep equipment operating at peak levels.
  • Dropped and hooked trailers and changed configuration of equipment.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by following regulations and safety procedures, resulting in zero accidents.
  • Clearly communicated with dispatchers to give updated information on estimated times of arrival and latest road conditions.
  • Inspected trucks for malfunctions and reported vehicles to management for corrective action.
  • Maintained daily, legible DOT log book and submitted corresponding documents.
  • Minimized delays by planning and adjusting routes to account for changing weather and traffic conditions.
  • Maximized load safety by balancing, securing and weighing products.
  • Enhanced customer relations by consistently delivering shipments according to schedule and quickly addressing any concerns.
Education
Expected in 05/1981 to to
GED:
Grundy High School - Grundy, VA
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Grundy High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Forklift Driver
  • Car Hauler
  • Truck Driver/Owner

Degrees

  • GED

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