Heavy Duty Tow Truck Driver Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Motivated heavy duty truck driver with impeccable driving record and over 30 years of transportation industry expertise. Certified with a class A CDL. Experienced driver offering exceptional skills in route planning. Demonstrated record of safe and efficient vehicle operations combined with top-notch customer satisfaction scores. Trained in defensive driving techniques. Dedicated fire chief with great leadership, planning and scene management abilities. Talented in keeping crew members at peak performance with continuous training and expert motivational talents. Certified, entry-level Emergency Medical Technician with educational background adept at learning processes associated with assessing emergencies and delivering exceptional problem-solving and decision-making processes. Highly-skilled emergency services professional calmly and quickly assesses medical situations.

  • Dangerous Goods Transportation
  • Cargo Security
  • State and Federal Regulations

  • Payment Collection
  • Tractor-Trailer Operation
  • Work Logging
  • CB Radio Communication
  • Time Management
  • Process Monitoring
  • Truck Weighing
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Vehicle Inspection
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Trailer Coupling and Uncoupling
  • Attention to Detail
  • Truck Maneuvering
  • GPS Applications
  • Problem Solving
  • Safety and Emergency Equipment
  • Map Reading
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Decision Making
  • Critical Thinking
  • Flatbed Trailers
  • Cargo Trucks
  • Visual Inspection
  • Hydraulic and Manual Lifts
  • Emergency Roadside Repairs
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Medical Equipment Maintenance
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Medical Supply Replenishment
  • Basic Trauma Life Support
  • Emergency Vehicle Driving
  • Patient Condition Observation
  • Infectious Disease Reporting
  • Prehospital Care
  • Medical Procedure Prioritization
  • Communication Equipment Operation
  • First Aid
  • Emergency Diagnostics
  • Cardiac Defibrillation
Work History
03/2014 to Current
Heavy Duty Tow Truck Driver Knittles Towing Services City, STATE,
  • Dropped and hooked trailers and changed configuration of equipment.
  • Completed regular inspections and maintenance actions, as well as basic equipment repairs, to keep equipment operating at peak levels.
  • Communicated regularly with dispatcher to provide updates on delivery times.
  • Loaded and unloaded goods and freight from tractor trailers, heavy duty trucks and flatbed vehicles.
  • Reported vehicle and roadside issues in accordance with company policies to maintain route transparency.
  • Kept meticulous logs of correspondence with customers and freight recipients.
  • Delivered goods to customers both locally and long distance.
  • Maximized load safety by balancing, securing and weighing products.
  • Maintained daily, legible DOT log book and submitted corresponding documents.
  • Operated with safety and skill to avoid accidents and delays.
  • Minimized delays by planning and adjusting routes to account for changing weather and traffic conditions.
  • Completed preventive maintenance and mechanical repairs on vehicles.
  • Clearly communicated with dispatchers to give updated information on estimated times of arrival and latest road conditions.
  • Executed safety practices and inventory loading without customer complaints, accidents or lost-time.
  • Inspected trucks for malfunctions and reported vehicles to management for corrective action.
  • Towed various sized vehicles
  • Towed various size trucks and vans
  • Towed semi trucks
  • Demonstrated safe driving by following regulations and safety procedures, resulting in zero accidents.
04/2017 to 06/2018
NM DOT State Of New Mexic DOT City, STATE,
  • Safely loaded items into delivery vehicle to minimize damage while in transit.
  • Performed walk around on delivery vehicle before beginning shift to verify correct and safe operating order.
  • Developed strong interpersonal and communication skills from interacting professionally with dispatchers, upper management and peers.
  • Communicated route progress to DOT, noting traffic and construction issues to avoid delays for critical deliveries.
  • Drove safely at all times to avoid accidents and harm.
  • Operated vehicle safely in highly congested areas with no traffic violations.
  • Reported suspected mechanical issues quickly to supervisor for remediation.
  • Followed company policies and procedures during shift.
  • Maintained highway fences.
  • Maintained roads of trash.
  • Directed traffic in an emergency.
  • Paved and fixed roads.
02/1997 to 02/2014
Tow Truck Driver/Supervisor Dugger's Towing City, STATE,
  • Fastened chains, straps, covers and binders to secure load during transit.
  • Recovered vehicles, completed private tows and managed involuntary pick-ups on behalf of business and law enforcement professionals.
  • Inspected vehicle before and after trips and logged and reported mechanical problems to avoid unsafe hazards.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Invoiced, collected monies due and settled accounts with shippers each day.
  • Completed preventive maintenance checks and basic repairs to vehicles.
  • Completed regular inspections and maintenance actions, as well as basic equipment repairs, to keep equipment operating at peak levels.
  • Finalized daily logs on schedule to update internal records and uphold DOT requirements.
  • Answered roadside assistance calls for tows and other vehicle support.
  • Secured vehicle to tow truck and checked all attachments for safe operation.
  • Completed basic maintenance and minor repairs to keep vehicle neat and running properly.
  • Delivered exceptional tow truck service across region and liaised with local authorities.
  • 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.
  • Operated with safety and skill to avoid accidents and delays.
  • Conferred with dispatch to relay delays, receive route and adjust plans to meet daily targets.
  • Mapped out destinations ahead of time to ascertain quickest and safest routes for delivery.
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Completed routine maintenance on truck to keep in working order.
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before each trip to assess safety and identify maintenance concerns.
  • Communicated with dispatchers and other office personnel to handle two-way updates and adjust daily schedules.
  • Determined quickest and safest routes for delivery by using effective planning and organizational skills.
  • Spoke professionally with customers regarding complaints, gathering all necessary information to make educated decisions and address issues.
  • Maintained organized, clean and professional vehicle to protect company reputation with customers.
  • Documented mileage, deliveries, pickups, customer issues and damages.
  • Completed daily inspections, basic maintenance and common repair actions to keep equipment operating at full capacity.
  • Inspected load security and checked for damages.
  • Used GPS system to plan travel routes in accordance with bulk cargo transportation laws.
  • Complied with truck driving rules as well as company policies and procedures regarding safe vehicle operations.
01/1990 to 01/1997
88M Truck Driver/Combat Medic US Army City, STATE,
  • Transported hazardous materials and oversized shipments without incident.
  • Regularly prescribed ibuprofen and other anti-inflammatory medications for variety of conditions and complaints according to military medical protocols.
  • Administered medications, vaccines and tests such as electrocardiograms and field neurological tests.
  • Responded to emergencies with speed, efficiency and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Performed crucial lifesaving interventions in combat situations.
  • Researched targets developed by various modes of intelligence to determine relevance to mission objectives and usefulness in field operations.
  • Taught personnel to mitigate environmental hazards and properly use personal protective equipment such as chem gear for battle scenarios.
  • Collected patient medical information and details about current conditions, symptoms and complaints.
  • Patrolled designated coverage areas and evaluated terrain for defensive use.
  • Developed and deployed triage skills and delivered optimal emergency care in combat environments.
  • Recognized and treated medical conditions with proven techniques, equipment and knowledge of medical and military protocols.
  • Completed patient care reports and checklists of daily duties per established military practices, guidelines and regulations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of pharmacological agents and safely administered medications in stressful field settings.
  • Acted as team leader and took responsibility for scene and unit management to maximize integrated support of patients.
  • Assessed needs and conditions of assigned patients and gathered critical patient health information.
  • Delivered emergency medical treatment at point of wounding on combat battlefields.
  • Perfected careful handling, lifting and moving of patients from point of incident to stretcher, ambulance or helicopter.
  • Worked as crisis team member and clearly communicated with other health care members to best care for patients with diverse military wounds.
  • Kept combat zone work environments as clean and organized as possible and maintained unit in constant state of readiness.
  • 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.
  • Maintained daily, legible DOT log book and submitted corresponding documents.
  • Participated in community events representing U.S. military and recruited interested parties.
  • Displayed exemplary personal and professional appearance, attracting local populace to inquire about military experience and opportunities.
  • Worked alongside global business leader to deploy new training strategies.
Expected in 11/2017
Emergency Medical Technician : EMT-B
New Mexico State University - Dona Ana Community College - Las Cruces, NM
Expected in 05/1988
High School Diploma:
Bethal High School - Ohio, IL,
  • Class A CDL
  • First Aid
  • CPR
  • EMT-B

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School Attended
  • New Mexico State University - Dona Ana Community College
  • Bethal High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Heavy Duty Tow Truck Driver
  • NM DOT
  • Tow Truck Driver/Supervisor
  • 88M Truck Driver/Combat Medic
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • High School Diploma

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