heavy equipment mechanic resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

  • Scheduled maintenance
  • Pistons and parts cleaning
  • Wiring systems
  • Issue assessments
  • Proper parts storage
  • Machinery testing
  • Repair work
  • Parts replacement
  • Equipment commissioning
  • Safety processes
  • Reporting and documentation
  • Diagnostic procedures
  • Hand and power tools
  • Computer skills
  • Troubleshooting
  • Active listening
  • Team building
  • Communication
  • Materials Transportation
  • Equipment Repair
  • Attention to Detail
  • Decision Making
  • Problem-Solving
  • Excavation and Backfilling
  • Mechanical Maintenance
  • Team Communication
  • Land Clearing
  • Load Management
  • Attachment Installation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Object Avoidance
  • Following Project Plans
  • Distance Measurement
  • Performance Optimization
  • Crane Rigging Management
  • Dependable and Punctual
  • Equipment Cleaning
  • Component Replacement
  • Vehicle Inspection
  • PPE Compliance
  • Weight Balancing
  • Testing and Troubleshooting
  • Maintenance Documentation
  • Parts Welding
  • Grease and Lubricant Application
  • CDL License
  • Hand and Foot Coordination
  • OSHA Compliance
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Fuel Supply Management
  • Quality Control
10/2004 to Current Heavy Equipment Mechanic Blythe Construction Inc | Charlotte, NC,

Job duties include: full engine overhauls, transmission overhauls, differentials, brakes- hydraulic and air, heavy structural welding practices, electrical both DC and AC including high voltage. Pipe welding, hydro pump installation as well as pipe line construction and maintenance. Spent 2 yrs on the construction of the new Sawmill setting equipment and fabrication of the structure. NCCCO certified crane operator for 15 yrs. Relief operator in the log yard. Currently I am loader operator of a Komatsu WA600 and 568 Cat shovel responsible for feeding logs in Sawmill at production level as well as putting logs away for storage depending on species and grade.

  • Read and interpreted technical details such as schematics, manuals and drawings.
  • Assessed equipment to determine cause of issue or malfunction and identified appropriate repairs.
  • Kept accurate records of all machine and equipment repair work that had been performed.
  • Disassembled equipment using hand tools and hoists to begin repair work.
  • Utilized various methods to perform routine and preventive maintenance tasks on excavators and dozers.
  • Inspected cranes, bulldozers and other heavy equipment to drive proper performance.
  • Performed preventative maintenance on wide variety of automotive, road construction and other heavy equipment.
  • Performed gas electrical welding to repair heavy equipment in field.
  • Dismantled heavy equipment to locate and accurately diagnose mechanical defects.
  • Overhauled hydraulic lifts and steered assemblies on motor graders and tractors.
  • Confirmed safe operation, inspection and preventive maintenance of heavy machinery on job site.
  • Operated equipment safely and efficiently at all times.
  • Serviced and maintained vehicles and heavy equipment.
  • Operated and maintained forklift truck safely and efficiently.
  • Documented daily equipment inspections and submitted daily inspection forms to supervisor.
  • Inspected cranes and rigging equipment.
  • Monitored various gauges during vehicle operation and investigated and repaired abnormalities.
  • Operated crane to lift and move materials and large objects.
  • Listened to warning alarms and responded accordingly.
08/1996 to 10/2004 Equipment Operator/Shop Mechanic Chick-Fil-A | Cockeysville, MD,
  • Checked equipment for defects before and after shift and submitted report indicating equipment condition.
  • Used equipment to complete jobs quickly and correctly.
  • Kept equipment fueled and ready for immediate use to support scheduling demands.
  • Learned about new equipment and related attachments while maintaining knowledge of items used daily to meet job requirements.
  • Inspected and repaired equipment to maintain durability and optimal performance.
  • Followed signals from ground crew and other operators to safely move materials and prevent dangerous interactions or missed cues.
  • Maintained machinery by repairing and replacing broken and malfunctioning components.
  • Removed tools and machinery from job site to secure at end of shift.
  • Steered forklifts, hand trucks, scissor lifts and other equipment to move materials around work sites.
  • Maintained clean driving record to drive construction vehicles to and from work site.
  • Operated machinery on job sites to reduce accidents or injury.
  • Drove flatbed traIler to move equipment between job sites.
  • Kept records of material or equipment usage and completed entries in production logs.
  • Adjusted throttles, switches and pedals to operate bulldozers, trench excavators, road graders or backhoes.
  • Operated heavy equipment to demolish current structures, remove plants or trees and clear property of debris.
  • Coordinated machine operations with other site personnel to keep materials moving smoothly and prevent accidents.
  • Loaded and moved dirt, rocks, equipment and materials.
  • Maintained equipment on-site with regular maintenance and repairs.
  • Operated equipment to remove debris, snow or other equipment from streets and work areas.
  • Maintained equipment and made emergency or scheduled adjustments.
04/1993 to 08/1997 Ranch Hand Bosworth Ranch | City, STATE,
  • Followed safety protocols when operating tools and equipment.
  • Worked with owner to determine ranch needs.
  • Maintained equipment with preventive maintenance and repairs.
  • Cared for livestock and monitored health and living spaces.
  • Operated ranch equipment for animal care and transport or field irrigation.
  • Monitored livestock health and informed ranch manager of issues.
  • Reported malfunctioning equipment to support worker engagement and efficient remediation.
01/1994 to 09/1994 Fast Food Manager McDonalds | City, STATE,
  • Communicated well and used strong interpersonal skills to establish positive relationships with guests and employees.
  • Scheduled and directed staff in daily work assignments to maximize productivity.
  • Trained workers in food preparation, money handling and cleaning roles to facilitate restaurant operations.
  • Coached team members on food safety and sanitation processes, customer service, menu education and up-selling techniques to drive revenue.
  • Optimized profits by controlling food, beverage and labor costs.
  • Completed thorough opening, closing and shift change functions to maintain operational standards each day.
  • Counseled and disciplined staff to address issues promptly and provide constructive feedback.
  • Directed and coordinated restaurant activities to obtain optimum customer service and strong employee development.
  • Maintained safe working and guest environment to reduce risk of injury and accidents.
  • Enforced sanitary practices for food handling, general cleanliness and maintenance of dining and kitchen areas.
  • Resolved and investigated complaints regarding service, food quality and accommodations.
  • Complied with health, sanitation and liquor regulations by clearly communicating and reinforcing standards and procedures to employees.
  • Consistently maintained high levels of cleanliness, organization, storage and sanitation of food and beverage products to ensure quality.
  • Resolved problems or concerns to satisfaction of involved parties.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1994 to to High School Diploma | Burney Junior-Senior High School, Burney, CA GPA:
Expected in to to | Agricultural Business Technology Shasta College, Redding, CA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Burney Junior-Senior High School
  • Shasta College

Job Titles Held:

  • Heavy Equipment Mechanic
  • Equipment Operator/Shop Mechanic
  • Ranch Hand
  • Fast Food Manager


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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