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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Talented truck driver with good route planning, payment handling and customer service skills. Offering five years of experience and profound maintenance knowledge, as well as performance-driven and detail-oriented with methodical approach to following through on every need.

Skills
  • Route logs
  • Order picking and processing
  • GPS and route planning
  • Commercial driving
  • Logistics planning
  • Equipment operation
  • Lift up to 100 pounds
  • Materials transport
  • Class A Commercial Driver's License
  • Defensive driver training
  • Safety and compliance
  • Heavy haul expert
  • Auto delivery
  • Shipping and packaging
  • Tractor-trailer driving specialist
  • Vehicle maintenance and repair
Work History
01/2021 to 03/2021 Grapple Truck Operator Genesee & Wyoming Inc. | Columbus, MS,
  • Maneuvered trucks to correct locations for material drops, working with large equipment operators to correctly position loads for best distribution.
  • Minimized delays by planning and adjusting routes to account for changing weather and traffic conditions.
  • Secured loads with proper strapping and bracing techniques to prevent damage to valuable assets across long-haul transports.
  • Inspected truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, and water.
  • Conducted efficient cargo transfers to maintain route schedules.
  • Inspected vehicle before and after trips and logged and reported mechanical problems to avoid unsafe hazards.
  • Used GPS system to plan travel routes in accordance with bulk cargo transportation laws.
  • Completed preventive maintenance checks and basic repairs to vehicles.
  • Fastened chains, straps, covers and binders to secure load during transit.
  • Spoke professionally with customers regarding complaints, gathering all necessary information to make educated decisions and address issues.
  • Mapped out destinations ahead of time to ascertain quickest and safest routes for delivery.
  • Trimmed greenery, shrubs and hedges to maintain uniform appearance.
  • Used shears, pruners and chainsaws to prune and trim hedges and shrubs.
  • Removed dead and excess branches from trees.
  • Operated shredding and chipping equipment and fed limbs and brush into machines.
  • Chopped and trimmed trees and operated chipping equipment for limbs.
  • Successfully maintain clean, valid driver's license and access to reliable transportation.
  • Participated in continuous improvement by generating suggestions, engaging in problem-solving activities to support teamwork.
  • Surveyed cutting areas for potentially unsafe surroundings and cleared out plants, machinery and shrubs presenting safety concerns.
  • Inspected and repaired equipment such as wedges, machinery, lifts, saws and saw blades before and after use.
  • Appraised trees for characteristics, such as twist, rot and heavy limb growth to control fall direction with least damage amount.
  • Moved logs onto trucks or crane hoists for movement to processing destinations based on factors such as size, cut and usability of cut pieces.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Developed and maintained courteous and effective working relationships.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
01/2019 to 01/2020 Truck Driver Lehigh Hanson | Morris, IL,
  • Maintained safe driving record by observing all road rules, remaining cautious and alert in unfamiliar areas and keeping control of vehicle at all times.
  • Minimized delays by planning and adjusting routes to account for changing weather and traffic conditions.
  • Loaded and unloaded goods and freight from tractor trailers, heavy duty trucks and flatbed vehicles.
  • Contacted dispatch to report delivery incidents and determine best methods for resolution.
  • Kept meticulous logs of correspondence with customers and freight recipients.
  • Conducted efficient cargo transfers to maintain route schedules.
  • Made sure that deliveries were on time for scheduled appointments.
  • Communicated with company dispatchers to alert of any issues or delays.
  • Finalized daily logs on schedule to update internal records and uphold DOT requirements.
  • Maintained accurate driving records in accordance with federal laws and regulations.
  • Delivered goods to customers both locally and long distance.
  • Completed regular inspections and maintenance actions, as well as basic equipment repairs, to keep equipment operating at peak levels.
  • Secured loads with proper strapping and bracing techniques to prevent damage to valuable assets across long-haul transports.
  • Loaded and unloaded products at warehouses and customer locations using hand trucks, pallet jacks and forklifts
  • Dropped and hooked trailers and changed configuration of equipment
  • Maintained daily, legible DOT log book and submitted corresponding documents
01/2016 to 01/2019 Truck Driver Lehigh Hanson | New Martinsville, WV,
  • Completed regular inspections and maintenance actions, as well as basic equipment repairs, to keep equipment operating at peak levels.
  • Loaded and unloaded products at warehouses and customer locations using hand trucks, pallet jacks and forklifts.
  • Dropped and hooked trailers and changed configuration of equipment.
  • Verified contents of inventory loads against Bills of Lading.
  • Maximized load safety by balancing, securing and weighing products.
  • Inspected trucks for malfunctions and reported vehicles to management for corrective action.
  • Executed safety practices and inventory loading without customer complaints, accidents or lost-time.
  • Operated with safety and skill to avoid accidents and delays.
  • Contacted customers to report delayed delivery times.
  • Clearly communicated with dispatchers, giving updated information, including estimated times of arrival and latest road conditions.
  • 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.
  • Enhanced customer relations by consistently delivering shipments according to schedule and quickly addressing any concerns.
  • Completed preventive maintenance and mechanical repairs on vehicles.
  • Invoiced, collected monies due and settled accounts with shippers each day.
Education
Expected in High School Diploma | Hardaway High School, Columbus, GA GPA:
Expected in 01/2016 Associate of Arts | Truck Driving Georgia Driving Academy, Columbus, GA, GPA:
Expected in Associate of Arts | Drone Aviation Dronepilotgroundschool.com, Online, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Hardaway High School
  • Georgia Driving Academy
  • Dronepilotgroundschool.com

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  • Grapple Truck Operator
  • Truck Driver
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