heavy equipment operator resume example with 3+ years of experience

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Heavy Equipment Operator proficient in operating backhoes, excavators, dump trucks, off-road trucks and skip loaders. Dependable and hardworking team leader and collaborator with 4 years of construction industry experience. Works safely while supporting teams to meet deadlines.

0311 Infantry Rifleman with 4 years of diverse team leadership knowledge of combat and humanitarian missions. Disciplined and calm tactical expert with a bit of knowledge with weapons and resourcefulness to tackle unexpected and dangerous challenges. Committed to maintaining peak all-around fitness and readiness to address emergencies and threats with confidence and precision. Detailed Foreman skilled in planning, assigning and directing work tasks. Team-oriented professional with strong commitment to maintaining safe, clean job sites. Dedicated to quality and clear communication.

  • Team Collaboration
  • Interpreting Maps and Instructions
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Equipment Logs
  • Pre-Operational Equipment Inspections
  • Decision Making
  • Materials Movement
  • Good Judgement
  • Safety Procedures
  • Hydraulic Lifts
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Heavy Equipment Operation
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Construction Equipment Operation
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Safety Policies and Procedures
  • Pre and Post-Trip Inspections
  • Repair and Maintenance
  • Maintenance Procedures
  • Attachment Installation
  • Safety Monitoring
  • Problem-Solving
  • Equipment Repair
  • Attention to Detail
  • Object Avoidance
  • Load Management
  • Excavation and Backfilling
  • Critical Thinking
  • Land Clearing
  • Refuse Handling
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Active Listening
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Key Tactics and Techniques
  • Troop Development
  • Mental Toughness
  • Drill Marching
  • Squad Leadership
  • Warrior Ethos
  • Weapons Systems
  • Automatic Weapons
  • Managing Safety Gear
  • Team Leadership
  • Physical Fitness
  • Tactical Operations
  • Teamwork and Loyalty
  • Coordinating Training
  • Small Arms Weaponry
  • Offensive and Defensive Combat Operations
  • Personnel Mentoring
  • Anti-armor Weaponry
  • Conducting Risk Assessments
  • Radio Communications
  • Wilderness Survival
  • OSHA Compliance
  • Construction Vehicles Operation
  • Construction Management
  • Daily Reporting
  • Work Planning and Prioritization
  • Job Planning
  • Site Inspection
  • Project Leadership
  • Time Management
  • Schedule Determination
  • Job Site Management
  • Safe Operating Procedures
  • Equipment Safety Verification
  • Risk Management
  • Equipment Operation
  • Hand and Power Tool Operation
  • Multitasking and Prioritization
Education and Training
Lee County High School Leesburg, GA Expected in 05/2019 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Mdu Resources Group, Inc. - Heavy Equipment Operator
Fayetteville, AR, 03/2020 - Current
  • Followed safety regulations while operating equipment to achieve safe conduct.
  • Operated excavators and other construction equipment to properly grade land.
  • Operated front end loader to move dirt and different base materials.
  • Loaded and offloaded rocks, debris and other materials from heavy equipment.
  • Transported materials around construction sites to work locations.
  • Performed pre-shift and post-shift equipment inspections and accurately completed reports to support company policy.
  • Operated digging and transporting equipment to efficiently fulfill project requirements.
  • Employed heavy equipment operation best practices resulting in minimal complaints or incidents.
  • Kept equipment fueled and ready for immediate use to support scheduling demands.
  • Followed signals from ground crew and other operators to safely move materials and prevent dangerous interactions or missed cues.
  • Learned about new equipment and related attachments while maintaining knowledge of items used daily to meet job requirements.
  • Identified hazardous materials on job sites and took action to mitigate and enhance safety.
  • Inspected faulty equipment to identify and address root causes.
  • Inspected and replaced worn vehicle parts to maintain safety and longevity.
  • Loaded both raw materials and finished components to support manufacturing and production processes.
  • Loaded and moved dirt, rocks, equipment and materials.
  • Maintained equipment on-site with regular maintenance and repairs.
  • Operated heavy equipment to demolish current structures, remove plants or trees and clear property of debris.
  • Drove and maneuvered equipment in successive passes over working areas to remove topsoil, vegetation or rocks.
  • Coordinated machine operations with other site personnel to keep materials moving smoothly and prevent accidents.
  • Positioned or moved loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew members.
  • Signaled operators to guide movement of tractor-drawn machines.
  • Checked fuel supplies at sites to verify adequate availability.
  • Communicated with clients and studied plans and diagrams to establish work requirements.
  • Adjusted handwheels and depressed pedals to control blades, buckets and scrapers.
  • Followed worker hand signals to align machines, cutterheads or depth gauge makers with reference stakes and guidelines.
  • Adjusted throttles, switches and pedals to operate bulldozers, trench excavators, road graders or backhoes.
  • Connected hydraulic hoses, belts and mechanical linkages to tractors.
  • Kept records of material or equipment usage and completed entries in production logs.
  • Operated equipment to remove debris, snow or other equipment from streets and work areas.
  • Operated compactors, scrapers or rollers to level and compact refuse at disposal grounds.
USMC Camp Lejuene - 0311 Rifleman
City, STATE, 03/2020 - Current
  • Trained diligently on gym equipment and exercise courses to achieve combat resilience and advance in both rank and skill level.
  • Instructed personnel on environmental hazard reduction and PPE use, driving standardized procedures and supporting team health and performance.
  • Maintained rifles, machine guns, mortars and hand grenades, verifying weapon locations and supporting magazine operations.
  • Monitored and authorized access to restricted areas by employees and visitors to guard against theft and incursion.
  • Operated and mounted night vision devices to zero in and engage targets.
  • Trained continuously on weaponry, tactics and maneuvers to maintain mission readiness.
  • Operated successfully under wide range of lighting, weather and stress conditions to complete missions.
  • Maintained peak physical condition to stay ready for challenging missions.
  • Accounted for multi-million dollar inventories of equipment and supplies with no losses.
  • Cleaned and maintained weaponry following official procedures for optimum reliability.
  • Conducted regular war games without live ammunition to practice scouting, attacks and counteroffensive movements.
  • Kept vehicles and critical equipment in peak operating condition with consistent upkeep.
  • Followed orders from fire team leader quickly and without question.
USMC Camp Lejuene - Lot Foreman
City, STATE, 03/2020 - Current
  • Supervised projects to uphold schedule requirements and quality demands.
  • Monitored job site parts and equipment.
  • Managed sites by focusing on safety, operations and productivity.
  • Established expectations and motivated crews to consistently meet or beat goals.
  • Planned and managed manpower and resource requirements to support project activities.
  • Viewed and checked job equipment to determine maintenance requirements.
  • Managed workers at various experience levels in construction and restoration projects.
  • Complied with federal and company regulations to maintain high level of job site safety.
  • Conferred with senior management, owners, contractors and design professionals to discuss project goals and problem solve.
  • Monitored processes for continuous improvement and implemented changes to promote quicker task completion.
  • Increased productivity by improving employee morale and cross-functional communications.
  • Planned material and equipment needs to drive on-time delivery in concert with project schedule.
  • Communicated with suppliers and coordinated delivery of supplies to job sites.
  • Monitored inventory to support budget and project goals.
  • Communicated with employees to demonstrate high standards and mitigate issues.
  • Checked project details to verify job site materials and equipment.

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School Attended

  • Lee County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • 0311 Rifleman
  • Lot Foreman


  • High School Diploma

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