heavy equipment operator resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Talented Heavy Equipment Operator bringing 8 years of construction experience. Knowledgeable in a wide range of equipment, including trenchers, backhoes and diggers.

Dedicated to supporting team members and job requirements with efficient and safe heavy equipment operation. Trained in different types of equipment, including forklift and front end loader Collaborated 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, skip loaders and other equipment. Dependable and hardworking team leader and collaborator, with 8 years of construction industry experience. Recognized for working safely and efficiently while supporting teams to meet deadlines.

Diligent Excavator Operator highly observant to all safety protocols and procedures. Bilingual individual committed to efficient operation of construction equipment. Ready to tackle new challenges with a terrific company.

Dependable employee alert to hazards and safety issues which could result in injuries. Determined Front End Loader Operator always willing to lend a hand in training others and offering knowledge regarding ground disturbance issues.

Safety-minded Heavy Equipment Operator proficient in operating backhoes, excavators, dump trucks, off-road trucks, skip loaders and other equipment. Focused and hardworking team leader and collaborator promoting 8 years of construction industry expertise. Recognized for complying with safety requirements while supporting teams to meet deadlines.

Hardworking Front End Loader Operator known for observing all safety protocols and procedures during each shift. Bilingual individual committed to daily inspections of equipment and vehicles. Ready to tackle new challenges with a terrific company.

Reliable employee dedicated to safety and promoting proper measures using Calculations and Knowledge]. experienced in heavy equipment .

Motivated to apply education and further abilities to enhance good operations. Eager to learn new skills and advance knowledge with hands-on experience.

Hardworking and reliable operator with strong ability to take on any job in my way.

  • Interpreting maps and instructions
  • Safety procedures
  • Safe equipment operation
  • Maintenance procedures
  • Materials movement
  • Heavy equipment operator
  • Trench work
  • Following directions
  • Pre-operational equipment inspections
  • Team collaboration
  • Maintenance duties
  • Communications
  • Team management
  • Operational improvement
  • Planning and coordination
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Organization
  • Team building
07/2018 to Current Heavy Equipment Operator Charah Solutions, Inc. | Chester, VA,
  • Followed signals from ground crew and other operators to prevent dangerous interactions or missed cues for proper materials movement.
  • Transported materials around construction sites to work locations.
  • Kept equipment properly fueled and ready for immediate use to support scheduling demands.
  • Used front end loader's levers to move and tilt the bucket and drive it into different materials.
  • Employed best heavy equipment operation safety practices with minimal complaints or incidents.
  • Followed the company's strict safety protocols for machinery operation and encouraged other employees to do the same.
  • Followed company policies by performing pre-shift and post-shift equipment inspections and completing all reports accurately.
  • Followed company policies by performing thorough equipment inspections prior to and after each shift.
  • Confirmed that all safety protocols were adhered to and that team members followed such measures to avoid accidents and injuries.
01/2017 to Current Welder Bwxt | Charlotte, NC,
  • Strengthened workflow by accurately welding metals
  • Followed all safety guidelines, including proper machine guarding and lockout and tagout procedures.
  • Obtained desired configurations by clamping and tack-welding components.
  • Monitored fitting, burning and welding processes to avoid overheating parts, warping, shrinking, distortion and expansion of materials.
  • Assembled boiler parts and pressure vessels for structural use.
  • Sustained safety protocols and promoted proper, cost-effective and accurate handling of equipment and materials.
  • Cleaned and degreased weld joints and workpieces efficiently.
  • Created safety guards, angle iron and square tubing.
  • Completed minor torch ups with MIG welders.
  • Adjusted gas flow and pressure to create and maintain desired flames.
  • Combined welding techniques, knowledge of metallurgy and engineering requirements to produce quality work.
  • Precision cutting with power saws, hand shears and chipping knives.
  • Adjusted functional parts of equipment and control instruments.
  • Improved project completion time by multitasking on heavy equipment such as forklifts.
  • Maximized shop organization and equipment lifespan by maintaining equipment.
  • Inspected chains, hammers and other tools for damage or wear to prevent injuries and accidents.
  • Heated, formed and dressed metal parts with hand tools, torch and arc welding equipment.
  • Prevented distortion of parts by monitoring fitting, burning and welding processes.
  • Laid out, fitted and fabricated metal components.
  • Responded to service calls quickly and professionally.
  • Repaired and maintained heavy-duty and construction machinery.
  • Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type.
  • Applied knowledge of metallurgy, geometry and welding techniques to determine optimal welding strategies.
  • Positioned and clamped workpieces together and properly assembled in jigs and fixtures.
  • Set up and operated welding equipment to complete all welding projects on-time.
  • Maximized shop organization and equipment length by efficiently cleaning floor and machinery.
  • Inspected and repaired components to implement corrective action.
  • Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments together.
  • Installed fabricated metal components in processing plant
  • Scraped off excess spatter and other materials using portable grinders and arc-cutting equipment.
  • Adjusted weld machines to correct settings prior to weld applications for precision and waste reduction.
  • Set up and operated stress relief oven adhering to welding procedure parameters.
  • Laid out, positioned, aligned and secured parts and assemblies with straightedges and combination square sand calipers.
  • Dismantled and assembled wellhead equipment.
  • Prepared broken parts for welding by properly grooving and scarfing surfaces.
  • Removed loose materials and thick scale, slag or rust to prepare material surfaces for welding.
  • Elevated operational efficiencies
10/2019 to 07/2020 Forklift Operator Graphic Packaging Holding Co | Mitchell, SD,
  • Monitored counts, weights and measures to verify accuracy.
  • Examined empty pallets for damage and moved pallets to proper storage areas.
  • Pulled and prepared product for shipment to guarantee loads of exact quantity and product type.
  • Complied with OSHA regulations, company policies and protocols to maintain safe and efficient operations.
  • Operated equipment with focus on safety and efficiency.
  • Kept forklifts functional by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns and performing preventive maintenance.
  • Inspected lifts before usage to prevent damage to goods being lifted.
  • Loaded items in optimal manner to maximize work efficiency.
  • Received and assembled new equipment according to manufacturer instructions.
  • Contributed to profitability by training new employees on safe, efficient use of forklift equipment and through troubleshooting machines to maintain optimal performance and limit overtime cost.
  • Used equipment such as loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes safely.
  • Transported goods from dock area to appropriate storage locations.
  • Documented weight and destination production data in detailed daily logs for management review.
  • Filled out inspection logs at beginning of each shift.
  • Monitored warehouse for debris, deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2011 to to High School Diploma | Roy Miller High School, Corpus Christi, TX GPA:

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School Attended

  • Roy Miller High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Welder
  • Forklift Operator


  • High School Diploma

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