Heavy Equipment Operator resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Dedicated Heavy Equipment Operator with experience supporting team members and job requirements with efficient and safe performance. Trained in D7R (Tractor Dozer) and LET (Light Equipment Transport) equipment. Collaborates closely with site team members to complete work on-time and without incidents.

  • Pre-operational equipment inspections
  • Safety procedures
  • Team collaboration
  • Maintenance procedures
  • Safe equipment operation
  • Materials movement
  • Daily vehicle assessments
  • Maintenance duties
  • Safety program understanding
  • Ground disturbance oversight
  • Trench work
  • Following directions
  • Effective communication skills
  • Lever controls
  • Heavy equipment operator
10/2017 to 10/2021
Heavy Equipment Operator Cmc Las Vegas, NV,
  • Operated excavators and other construction equipment to properly grade land.
  • Created holes and trenches for underground stormwater sewer infrastructure.
  • Performed pre-shift and post-shift equipment inspections and completed all reports accurately to support company policy.
  • Promoted company's strict safety protocols for operation of machinery to reduce accidents and injuries.
  • Operated front end loader to move dirt and different base materials.
  • Inspected and repaired equipment to maintain durability and optimal performance.
  • Learned about new equipment and related attachments while maintaining knowledge of items used daily to meet job requirements.
  • Maintained machinery by repairing and replacing broken and malfunctioning components.
  • Followed signals from ground crew and other operators to safely move materials and prevent dangerous interactions or missed cues.
  • Monitored and used handheld mobile devices to communicate with other operators and coordinate worksite resources.
  • Transported materials around construction sites to work locations.
  • Recorded amount of fuel used in front end loader on weekly reports to Operations Manager and Information Tracking Personnel.
  • Removed tools and machinery from job site and secured location at end of shift.
  • Kept equipment fueled and ready for immediate use to support scheduling demands.
  • Employed heavy equipment operation best practices resulting in minimal complaints or incidents.
  • Observed company safety protocols, including trench safety and perimeter establishment, to reduce job site accidents.
  • Checked equipment for defects before and after shift and submitted report indicating equipment condition.
  • Drove tractor-trailer trucks to move equipment efficiently between job sites.
  • Operated D7 dozers and graders to perform earthmoving in support of utility infrastructure build activities.
  • Operated D6 and D7 dozers, scrapers, graders, 20 ton and 10 ton dump trucks, skid steers, hydraulic excavators, and back hoe excavators.
  • I have operated large trucks, with 42 foot trailers carrying in excess of 110,000 lbs safely for the past 4 years, including internationally.
  • I have performed vehicle recovery operations at any time of day including at night.
  • I have coordinated with the environmental protection sector to remove robust oil spills and leaks safely and efficiently using an excavator
  • I have coordinated with range supervisors to recover land that has been destroyed due to excess traffic.
10/2016 to 10/2017
Cook Friendship Village Retirement Community Dayton, OH,
  • Interacted with waitstaff regarding special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of busy periods, including dinner rush.
  • Developed processes to streamline food-preparation and presentation tasks, recommending changes as necessary to boost food-cost savings.
  • Prepared hundreds of dishes every day in fast-paced work environment while maintaining high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with kitchen team to maximize efficiency.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to minimize risk of salmonella and other food-borne illnesses.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Collaborated closely with the Shift Manager to participate in staff meetings and resolve service, product and personnel issues.
  • Created approximately 5 to 10 orders simultaneously during busy periods.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Oversaw food product inventory, making recommendations to Shift Manager to streamline kitchen operations.
  • Trained, managed and guided kitchen staff to improve overall performance, service quality and productivity.
  • Learned multiple positions within the first month, to cover down for absent or sick co-workers.
09/2015 to 06/2016
Cashier Floor And Decor Atlanta, GA,
  • Operated cash register, collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers and maintain satisfaction levels.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum efficiency.
  • Processed all sales transactions accurately and promptly to prevent long customer wait times.
  • Maintained high productivity by efficiently processing cash, credit, debit and voucher program payments for customers.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer service.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2017
High School Diploma:
Clinton High School - Clinton MO,
Expected in 01/2018
Accident Avoidance Courses For Army Motor Vehicle Drivers:
Army Traffic Safety Program - Fort Leonard Wood, MO,
Expected in 04/2018
Survival Evasion Resistance And Escape Education And Training :
Joint Knowledge Online Division - Fort Leonard Wood, MO,
Expected in 04/2018
The Certificate of Completion For Travel Customs Outside of The Continental United States:
Military Travel Education Center - Fort Stewart, GA,
Expected in 06/2018
Certification of Maintenance Training For The Caterpillar Tractor Dozer-(D7R):
US Army Tank -Automotive And Armaments Command - Fort Stewart, GA,
Expected in 03/2018
12N Horizontal Construction Engineer Course Course #713-12N10:
Interservice Training Review Organization - Fort Leonard Wood, MO,
Activities and Honors

Army Achievement Medal #1 - PFC Claire performed excellently as the primary Heavy Equipment Operator, and Subject Matter Expert.

Executing precision operating maneuvers with zero incidents or damage, his actions alone restored 50% of the Brigades dig assets to the mission without missing a hit time. PFC Claire was the sole purpose 2ABCT's dig assets were delivered on time in order to defend against, block in, or turn and fix the enemy in close combat.

Army Achievement Medal #2 - SPC Claire was crucial to the success of the 9th Brigade Engineer Battalion during the Combined Resolve XIV rotation in Ziemsko, Poland. His efforts as a Heavy Equipment Operator were crucial to the missions success. Without his dedication and hard work the 9th brigade engineer Battalion would not have been able to support the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team in their 2 attack phases and subsequent defense phase over the span of 10 days.

Army Achievement Medal #3 - SPC Claire Devoted over 50 consecutive hours of operation time to the success of the Gila 2020 Wet Gap Crossing for Defender 2020. He constructed a 1.7km long Anti Tank Ditch, which was used as a counter mobility obstacle for the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team to breach, allow freedom of mobility and maneuver to the Wet Gap Crossing. He also used the D7R dozer to successfully spread over 1000 tons of aggregate totaling over 10km of improved avenues of approach and key embankments. In addition He worked with foreign contractors in an effort to create a spatially efficient stock pile logging in over 500 hours of stick time.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Clinton High School
  • Army Traffic Safety Program
  • Joint Knowledge Online Division
  • Military Travel Education Center
  • US Army Tank -Automotive And Armaments Command
  • Interservice Training Review Organization

Job Titles Held:

  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Cook
  • Cashier


  • High School Diploma
  • Accident Avoidance Courses For Army Motor Vehicle Drivers
  • Survival Evasion Resistance And Escape Education And Training
  • The Certificate of Completion For Travel Customs Outside of The Continental United States
  • Certification of Maintenance Training For The Caterpillar Tractor Dozer-(D7R)
  • 12N Horizontal Construction Engineer Course Course #713-12N10

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