heavy equipment operator resume example with 12+ years of experience

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

Dependable construction team member with 5 years of labor experience. Able to handle physically-demanding tasks over long shifts in different weather conditions. Knowledgeable about plumbing, electrical, flooring and skilled at taking on new tasks. Basic construction abilities.

Skilled in operating and maintaining equipment to support job site needs. Capable worker experienced in demolition and remodeling projects. Physically strong and fit with good time management abilities and dexterity to support skilled work.

  • Equipment maintenance
  • Materials handling
  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Residential construction
  • Accurate measurements and estimates
  • Solid communication skills
  • Construction quality standards
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Good at following instructions
  • Friendly and hardworking
  • Safety understanding
  • Consistent work history
  • Plumbing
  • Exceptional problem solver
  • Dependable independent worker
  • Excellent plan comprehension
  • Strong communication skills
  • Tiling
  • Power tools
  • Manual labor skills
  • Demolition
  • Pipe laying
  • Hydraulic activity skills
  • Proficiency with mechanical and electric tools
Heavy Equipment Operator, 04/2014 to 01/2020
Charah Solutions, Inc.Redfield, AR,

Communicated with supervisor to make work transition more smoothly.

  • Completed jobs operating log equipment on regular basis with advanced skill.
  • Protected equipment and personnel from safety concerns by noting and avoiding potential hazards like utility lines.
  • Kept equipment properly fueled and ready for immediate use to support scheduling demands.
  • Followed signals from ground crew and other operators to prevent dangerous interactions or missed cues for proper materials movement.
  • Located and marked underground services such as pipes and wires to determine accurate digging locations.
  • Inspected, repaired and maintained equipment for durability and optimal performance.
  • Maintained proficiency in different types of equipment and related attachments to meet job site requirements.
  • Maintained up keep on machinery by repairing and replacing broken and malfunctioning components.
  • Removed tools and machinery from job site and secured location at end of shift.
  • Observed company safety protocols, including equipment safety and employee incidents, reducing job site accidents .
  • Transported materials around construction sites to work locations.
  • Created holes and trenches in the ground. For road access.
  • 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.
  • Ensured that each trench had been properly graded according to specifications.
  • Followed company policies by performing thorough equipment inspections prior to and after each shift.
Sanitation Lead, 09/2009 to 03/2014
Conagra Brands, Inc.Modesto, CA,
  • Sampled chemicals for cleaning and performed tests to ensure quality.
  • Followed company regulations to maintain proper storage of chemicals.
  • Trained team members in proper cleaning and sanitizing procedures.
  • Oversaw and guided team of 8 sanitation employees.
  • Delegated work to personnel and checked performance against company guidelines.
  • Collaborated with staff to maximize USDA satisfaction.
  • Improved processes by identifying slow-downs and collaborating with other team leaders to resolve.
  • Monitored employee performance and safety, conducting retraining to correct problems and optimize productivity.
  • Kept areas clean, neat and inspection-ready at all times, maintaining strict compliance with USDA guidelines.
  • Delegated tasks to multiple employees while maintaining efficient workplace.
  • Supervised, trained and evaluated over a dozen employees in the sanitation industry.
Construction Laborer, 06/2007 to 03/2012
Rummel ConstructionTucson, AZ,
  • Signaled equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery, equipment, and materials.
  • Assisted electrical, plumbing and carpentry teams by completing basic and semi-skilled work.
  • Protected crew and general public by keeping traffic away from dangerous locations.
  • Signaled equipment operators to help align machinery movements and smoothly transfer materials.
  • Relayed communication to equipment operators and helped attach special pieces.
  • Cleaned and maintained tools and equipment to promote team performance.
  • Used picks and shovels to dig, spread and level dirt and gravel.
  • Collected and removed debris from work sites to maintain team productivity and minimize safety hazards.
  • Reduced wasteful spending by accurately cutting lumber and plumbing materials according to specifications.
  • Used various construction tools and machinery, including power and air tools to complete task.
  • Removed waste and trash from job sites before, during and after shift completion to keep work areas clean and organized.
  • Determined individual with hands on experience in plumbing, demolition and some electrical apprenticeship
  • Effective worker willing to work any available shift and demonstrating good work ethic.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2007 to Lakewood High School - Sumter, SC
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2007 to Lakewood High School - Sumter, South Carolina

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School Attended

  • Lakewood High School
  • Lakewood High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Sanitation Lead
  • Construction Laborer


  • High School Diploma
  • High School Diploma

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