heavy equipment operator resume example with 13+ years of experience

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

Deadline-driven Heavy Equipment Operator familiar with safety regulations, construction practices and optimal operation of construction equipment. Expert in maintenance and day-to-day upkeep of loaders, excavators, dump trucks and more. Strong focus on communication and site coordination.

  • Excavation and Backfilling
  • Mechanical Maintenance
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Commercial construction
  • Project estimation and bidding
  • Safety knowledge
  • Residential construction
  • OSHA Standards
  • Anchoring
  • Advanced firefighting
  • Navigation
  • Training and Development
Work History
02/2020 to 03/2021 Heavy Equipment Operator Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. | Augusta, GA,
  • Operated range of heavy equipment on regular basis with advanced skill.
  • Operated machining equipment safely with team of operators.
  • Adhered to heavy equipment safety and operation protocols, resulting in minimal complaints or incidents.
  • Met project demands consistently through careful and consistent operation of heavy equipment.
  • Performed thorough pre-shift and post-shift inspections and accurately completed equipment logs and reports.
  • Strictly adhered to company safety procedures, noticeably decreasing job site accidents.
  • Completed diligent equipment inspections, repairs and maintenance actions to prolong life of each piece of machinery.
  • Resolved most mechanical issues independently and worked with supervisors and senior personnel to resolve complicated problems.
  • Determined and marked locations of underground pipes and wires to plan optimal digging locations.
  • Controlled simultaneous machine operations by communicating with and directing individual operations.
  • Avoided hazards such as hanging or buried utility lines when operating equipment.
  • Ripped out existing asphalt and concrete to prepare for site changes and new construction.
  • Performed preventive maintenance to prolong life of equipment.
02/2013 to 12/2019 Able Bodied Seaman Hornblower | Port Royal, SC,
  • Performed lowering, raising and cleaning of ship's anchor.
  • Cleaned lifesaving equipment to keep it in active service and ready for emergency and crisis situations.
  • Reviewed mission requirements and identified appropriate equipment to achieve goals.
  • Manned small boats and winches and performed minor repairs and maintenance work to keep vessels in service.
  • Scanned seas while navigating ship to quickly spy obstacles that could endanger vessel.
  • Repaired external structure of vessel to maintain proper working order and minimize downtime.
  • Communicated instructions for ship assist clearly and concisely to promote comprehension.
  • Assisted in boatman overboard recovery using modern lifesaving equipment, remaining calm and composed.
  • Organized and loaded ship storage and cargo using cranes and supply boat.
  • Instructed and monitored students and new employees in deckhand training.
  • Identified, reported, and completed necessary lifesaving equipment repairs.
  • Enforced regimental regulations established by United States Coastguard, and maritime industries both foreign and domestic.
  • Operated and maintained tug boat equipment and deckhand gear.
  • Completed routine cleaning and sanitization of vessel and equipment.
  • Inspected and tested fire fighting and lifesaving equipment stored on vessels.
  • Assisted vessel leadership in developing drills and procedures for on-board emergencies and implementing training procedures for crew members.
  • Professionally represented Crescent Towing/ Cooper T. Smith by respecting locals and customs at each port.
07/2007 to 02/2013 Business Owner/Operator BMC Marine Construction | City, STATE,
  • Oversaw end-to-end business processes to maintain proficiency and profitability.
  • Served as primary point-of-contact with suppliers and contractors to achieve inventory expectations.
  • Implemented changes requested by designers, owners or inspectors to conform to specifications or updated demands.
  • Kept site work safe and in line with budget, schedule and applicable building codes.
  • Reviewed plans from architects and consulted with clients to gain deeper understanding of project plans, constraints and objectives.
  • Maintained optimal cost controls by making affordable supplier purchases and negotiating lower prices.
  • Consulted with customers to assess needs and propose optimal solutions.
  • Delivered outstanding service to customers to maintain and extend relationships for future business opportunities.
  • Trained and motivated employees to perform daily business functions.
  • Put together realistic budgets based upon costs and fees for successfully operating business.
Expected in to to | Advanced Fire Fighting / CPR / Able Bodied Seaman Griffs Marine Training, La Fourche Parish, GPA:
Expected in 05/2015 to to Mates of Towing Unlimited | Maritime Studies Sea School , Bayou La Batre, AL, GPA:
Expected in 06/2005 to to High School Diploma | Fort Walton Beach High School, Fort Walton Beach, FL GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Griffs Marine Training
  • Sea School
  • Fort Walton Beach High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Able Bodied Seaman
  • Business Owner/Operator


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Mates of Towing Unlimited
  • High School Diploma

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