heavy equipment operator resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Dedicated Heavy Equipment Operator with experience supporting team members and job requirements with efficient and safe performance. Trained in track and rubber tired equipment. Collaborates closely with site team members to complete work on-time and without incidents. Skilled Heavy Equipment Operator proficient in operating backhoes, excavators, dump trucks, off-road trucks and skip loaders. Dependable and hardworking team leader and collaborator with 9 years of construction industry experience. Recognized for working safely and efficiently while supporting teams to meet deadlines. Dedicated Heavy Equipment Operator with experience supporting team members and job requirements with efficient and safe performance. Trained in track and rubber tire equipment. Collaborates closely with site team members to complete work on-time and without incidents. Dependable operator maintains alertness to hazards and safety issues to reduce accidents and injuries. Determined hard worker with general knowledge of construction and equipment safety and willing to train others. Skilled in properly operating and maintaining tools and equipment as required in highway construction environment.

  • Safe equipment operation
  • Safety procedures
  • Team collaboration
  • Pre-operational equipment inspections
  • Materials movement
  • Maintenance procedures
  • Interpreting maps and instructions
  • Heavy equipment operator
  • Safety program understanding
  • Construction background
  • Maintenance duties
  • Daily vehicle assessments
  • Following directions
  • Lever controls
  • Effective communication skills
02/2010 to 06/2016
Heavy Equipment Operator State Of Indiana Logansport, IN,
  • 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.
  • Transported materials around construction sites to work locations.
  • Followed signals from ground crew and other operators to safely move materials and prevent dangerous interactions or missed cues.
  • Operated front end loader to move dirt and different base materials.
  • Removed tools and machinery from job site and secured location at end of shift.
  • Operated excavators and other construction equipment to properly grade land.
  • Monitored and used handheld mobile devices to communicate with [Job title]s and coordinate worksite resources.
  • Promoted company's strict safety protocols for operation of machinery to reduce accidents and injuries.
  • Maintained machinery by repairing and replacing broken and malfunctioning components.
  • Recorded amount of fuel used in front end loader on weekly reports to [Job Title].
  • Performed pre-shift and post-shift equipment inspections and completed all reports accurately to support company policy.
  • Employed heavy equipment operation best practices resulting in minimal complaints or incidents.
  • Drove tractor-trailer trucks to move equipment efficiently between job sites.
  • Operated [Type] and [Type] equipment to perform earthmoving in support of utility infrastructure build activities.
  • 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.
  • Operated dozer and heavy equipment safely and appropriately.
  • Operated dozer controls to regulate height and angle of dozer blade.
  • Used dozer to level soil, move rock and debris and scoop soil.
  • Kept equipment fueled and ready for immediate use to support scheduling demands.
  • Efficiently operated other heavy equipment such as [Equipment] and [Equipment].
  • Checked filters and grease equipment and observed distribution of paving materials.
  • Installed and sanded [Material] with [Machine].
  • Notified supervisors of faulty operations and defective materials.
  • Monitored tools and machines and performed minor repairs.
  • Inspected material before installation and sanding.
  • Mentored junior team members, providing guidance on proper techniques and safety.
  • Achieved cost-savings by developing functional solutions to [type] problems.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Improved profit margins by streamlining operations and workflow.
  • Answered [number] calls per [timeframe] to assist with customer questions and concerns.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Exceeded customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
03/2006 to 06/2010
H-vac and Sheet Metal Fab Hobsons Metal Fabrication Shop City, STATE,
  • Inspected each completed fabrication project to verify adherence to blueprint and procedural specifications.
  • Utilized welding and soldering equipment to join sheet metal components in compliance with blueprints and job specifications.
  • Maintained and regularly inspected fabricating machines, hydraulic press brakes and [Type] equipment.
  • Operated hydraulic press brakes to transform sheet metal into predetermined shapes and components.
  • Followed Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations to promote safe work environment.
  • Mentored [Number] apprentices and inspected finished work to verify compliance with established requirements.
  • Referred to manuals, blueprints and drawings to obtain accurate information for sheet metal project completion.
  • Repaired sheet metal deficiencies in ducts, drainpipes and control boxes to improve components' structural integrity.
  • Cut, punched and threaded sheet metal using power saws, drill presses, hand and power shears, pan and box brakes and cleat benders and rollers.
  • Shaped and straightened twisted metal items to correct damage and restore ideal appearances.
  • Fastened seams and joints together to assemble components into sheet metal products.
  • Analyzed all required blueprints, drawings, work orders and sketches to correctly fabricate and install products and parts.
  • Examined materials during processing to verify cut accuracy and worker skill.
  • Positioned work piece against stops and properly aligned layout marks with die or blade.
  • Heated and shaped metal alloys to create high-quality works.
  • Operated drill presses, milling machines, rivet and hardware presses safely and correctly.
  • Lifted and moved items weighing over [number] pounds.
  • Cut, shaped, and bent metal plates, sheets, tubes and structures.
  • Unloaded and stored raw material deliveries.
  • Drilled holes and compared templates to promote quality production.
  • Observed safety practices and procedures to maintain safe and clean work environment.
  • Maintained strict quality requirements using scales, calipers and micrometers.
  • Met company standard times and individual productivity goals consistently.
01/1997 to 02/2002
Remodel Crew Member Idaho Construction Group City, STATE,
  • Read and interpreted [Number] design drawings and specifications to develop and exceed design objectives and goals.
  • Completed daily tasks to maintain strict timelines and finish [Number] projects before expected completion dates.
  • Applied superior [Skill], [Skill] and [Skill] abilities perform efficient and high-quality work for over [Number] projects.
  • Cut supply costs by [Number]% through effectively managing long-term relationships with suppliers.
  • Worked with clients to find appropriate material sources according to client budgets and specific project needs.
  • Managed completion of [Number] projects in progress simultaneously by frequently checking supply inventories and work orders.
  • Collaborated with various construction employees to complete [Number] projects.
  • Completed [Type] and [Type] tasks using up-to-date construction tools and machinery.
  • Built and disassembled scaffolds, bracing and barricades to assist in vertical construction activities.
  • Implemented waste management procedures for [Type] materials, cutting costs for over [Number] projects.
  • Read and understood specifications, drawings and blueprints to complete accurate, high-quality work.
  • Maintained clean, safe working environment by removing waste from job site prior to shift completion.
  • Met company and OSHA safety guidelines for work site operations to minimize worker risk.
  • Kept machinery clean, lubricated and well-maintained for optimum use.
  • Erected [Type] equipment for [Type] tasks, adjusting necessary setups based on changing weather and project needs.
  • Helped craft workers such as [Job title]s and [Job title]s by bringing materials, moving equipment and carrying out basic tasks.
  • Moved [Type] and [Type] materials using manual shovels and heavy equipment.
  • Dug ditches and trenches at target locations and backfilled excavations.
  • Constructed and removed support structures such as scaffolding, ramps and braces.
  • Used organizational skills to meet productivity requirements.
  • Trained in plumbing, carpentry, painting, plastering, machine servicing and installation.
  • Used established signals to help equipment operators align, move and adjust machinery.
  • Trained in how to complete skilled job tasks such as [Task] and [Task].
  • Cut [Type] materials into specified sizes for installation using tile cutters and power saws.
  • Coordinated communication between equipment operators via two-way radios and hand signals.
  • Set up [Type] and [Type] equipment to maintain worksite efficiency.
  • Collaborated with [Job title]s to complete large-scale [Type] projects, promoting team-oriented atmosphere.
  • Managed maintenance schedules of [Type] equipment to increase lifespan and cut overall spending by [Number]%.
  • Logged inventory of materials used to maintain workplace access to supplies.
  • Operated overhead lifts to move heavy and bulky work materials.
  • Compiled job costs to prepare accurate project estimates for management and clients using [Software].
  • Maintained baseline safety knowledge to identify areas requiring improvement to meet code.
  • Assisted distribution of tools, materials and equipment to skilled workers.
  • Decreased safety accidents by closely monitoring coworkers, [Type] tasks and construction areas.
  • Assisted project planning by measuring distances and marking locations using [Type] and [Type] tools.
  • Identified project issues, notifying [Job title] to fast-track assistance and remediation efforts.
  • Advised officials regarding traffic-control measures to protect work site integrity, crew safety, and general public welfare.
  • Efficiently operated [Tool] for [Task], monitoring equipment availability and conditions to manage safety.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2010 to to
High School Diploma:
Local 101 - Boise, ID,
  • Major in h-vac and wielding and fab
  • Completed professional development in hvac
  • Completed coursework in blue print, history and structural steel
  • [Are License - [Year]

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School Attended

  • Local 101

Job Titles Held:

  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • H-vac and Sheet Metal Fab
  • Remodel Crew Member


  • High School Diploma

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