Forklift Operator Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
  • I am Hardworking, easy going, and easy learning person. Very open minded just eager to learn what is in store for me. Will do everything it takes to be successful. I have the know how to be successful in any kind of hands on mechanical work.
  • Forklift driver with advanced mechanical aptitude and problem solving skills. Efficient and organized worker with strong work ethic and drive to exceed goals.
  • Capable Auto Mechanic with 2 years history of repairing and maintaining vehicles. Troubleshoots and fixes vehicle issues to maintain maximum reliability and functionality. Well-versed in complex mechanical and electronic systems with excellent problem-solving abilities and good eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity.
  • Hardworking Master Automotive Technician successful at correcting problems, completing maintenance and enhancing vehicle operations. Skillful applying specialized experience and technical knowledge to all makes and models of vans, light trucks and SUVs. Excellent leadership and mentoring abilities for apprentice mechanics.
  • Forklift Operation
  • Repair
  • Materials Handling
  • Order Picking and Processing
  • Inventory Staging
  • Material Inventory
  • Safety awareness
  • Estimate preparation
  • Installing equipment
  • Replacing parts
  • System repairs
  • Inspecting vehicles
  • Managing parts
  • Calibrating systems
  • Vehicle Alignment
  • Brake Systems Understanding
  • Inspection skills
  • Operating air compressors
  • Hand and power tools
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Electrical experience
  • Optimizing engine performance
  • Preventive maintenance services
  • Quality assurance inspections
  • Preparing work orders
  • Auto and Engine Repair
  • Repairs Knowledge
  • Vehicle test drives
  • Diagnostics
  • Troubleshooting
  • Systems troubleshooting
Work History
01/2019 to 05/2020 Forklift Operator Shipmonk | San Bernardino, CA,
  • Coordinated team member movements based on current needs, avoiding safety concerns or delays.
  • Boosted team efficiency by moving materials with forklifts, cranes and other equipment.
  • Used equipment such as Reach Trucks and Order Picker to process excess materials and support recycling efforts.
  • Maneuvered forklift safely in congested and confined areas using [Skill] and [Technique].
  • Loaded transfer truck with front end loader.
  • Reported damage to racks, faulty equipment and other safety hazards to Team Leads for remediation.
  • Cleaned warehouse areas to maintain safety and efficiency.
  • Managed warehouse operations and verified proper shipment procedures.
  • Located proper slots on storage racks and set pallets in place with forklift.
  • Worked in team environment to maintain high levels of productivity.
  • Received cargo by removing it from trucks by hand.
  • Unloaded and stacked materials by raising and lowering lifting devices.
  • Demonstrated and applied product knowledge of all company items.
  • Loaded, transported and stacked materials.
01/2018 to 11/2018 Automotive Lube Technician Bronco Motors | Boise, ID,
  • Applied lubricants to moving parts of vehicle engines to prevent premature engine wear.
  • Used Tire Mounter dismount and mount tires to perform air checks, rotations and rebalance.
  • Checked fluids, tires, brakes and other systems as part of 4-point inspection.
  • Conducted safety checks for leaks to repair damage on undercarriage of vehicles.
  • Topped off all fluids in vehicle engines to lubricate, protect and cool engine.
  • Inspected vehicles to determine need for changing oils and filters and provided feedback to customers.
  • Utilized OBD-II Scanner and Tire Sensor Checker electronic tools to locate and correct malfunctions such as wheel bearings issues and ignition problems.
  • Kept shop areas neat, clean and free of safety hazards.
  • Greeted customers and answered questions about oil changes and other services.
  • Worked on an assortment of vehicles to repair engines, transmissions and electrical systems.
  • Broke down complex mechanical information into simpler parts for individuals with little or no understanding of system operations.
  • Repaired brake, exhaust, electrical and other systems for domestic automotive brands.
  • Maintained fleet vehicles in good working order by following preventive and corrective maintenance schedules according to OEM.
05/2017 to 12/2017 Automotive Service Technician Mercedes Benz | Grand Prairie, TX,
  • Corrected faults and maximized performance by rebuilding systems and individual components.
  • Located and removed defective parts for skilled adjustment, repair or replacement.
  • Completed thorough inspections of vehicles to evaluate damages and develop repair plans.
  • Aligned systems with manufacturer specifications through skilled calibration.
  • Changed Serpentine belts, Brakes and other major maintenance vehicle needs.
  • Broke down complex mechanical information into simpler parts for individuals with little or no understanding of system operations.
  • Repaired brake, exhaust, electrical and other systems for domestic automotive brands.
  • Serviced air conditioning systems, changed and topped off fluids and completed maintenance inspections.
  • Maintained cleanliness, safety and efficiency of garage.
  • Changed, rotated and balanced tires.
  • Used specialized tools to detect leaks in gas and refrigerant systems.
Expected in 05/2016 High School Diploma | Griffin High School, Griffin, GA GPA:
Expected in Associate Degree | Automotive Technology Southern Crescent Technical College, Griffin, GA GPA:
  • I have yet to complete this degree, but I am still in the works.

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School Attended
  • Griffin High School
  • Southern Crescent Technical College
Job Titles Held:
  • Forklift Operator
  • Automotive Lube Technician
  • Automotive Service Technician
  • High School Diploma
  • Associate Degree