Heavy Equipment Operator Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
  • Flooring construction
  • Welding and electrical knowledge
  • General laborer
  • Log home construction
03/2016 to Current Heavy Equipment Operator Acme Brick Tile & More | Malakoff, TX,
  • Kept equipment properly fueled and ready for immediate use to support scheduling demands.
  • 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.
  • Completed jobs operating [Tool], [Type] and [Type] equipment on regular basis with advanced skill.
  • Followed signals from ground crew and other operators to prevent dangerous interactions or missed cues for proper materials movement.
  • Protected equipment and personnel from safety concerns by noting and avoiding potential hazards like utility lines.
  • Operated construction equipment, including excavators to properly grade land.
  • Followed company policies by performing thorough equipment inspections prior to and after each shift.
  • Maintained [Type] and [Type] machinery by repairing and replacing broken and malfunctioning components.
  • Transported materials around construction sites to work locations.
  • Created holes and trenches in the ground.
  • Helped construction personnel with specific job tasks.
  • Performed grading and shaping land for building and finishing purposes.
  • Ensured that each trench had been properly graded according to specifications.
  • 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.
  • Used front end loader's levers to move and tilt the bucket and drive it into different materials.
  • Followed company policies by performing pre-shift and post-shift equipment inspections and completing all reports accurately.
  • Removed tools and machinery from job site and secured location at end of shift.
06/2010 to 03/2016 Forklift Operator Sierra Pacific Industries | Lincoln, CA,
  • Operated automatic [Type] and [Type] machines to process waste and prepare shipments.
  • Inspected lifts before usage to prevent damage to [Type] goods being lifted.
  • Moved goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Transported materials to and from warehouses, production lines and packaging lines.
  • Removed incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Collaborated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Operated with zero safety violations and consistently met deadlines for loading trailers.
  • Loaded items in optimal manner to maximize work efficiency.
  • Secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Organized warehouse inventory in effective and efficient manner.
  • Picked up trash, swept floor and wiped down equipment at the end of each shift.
  • Ensured all loads were secured on pallets.
  • Removed empty pallets, cardboard packing and strapping and deposited items in proper receptacles.
  • Cleaned and stored all equipment at end of each shift.
  • Cleaned and removed debris from shipping and receiving sections to prevent accidents and keep areas clear.
  • Operated equipment with focus on safety and efficiency.
  • Conducted inventory transactions using scanner gun.
  • Followed duties outlined in daily inbound and outbound schedules.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Used equipment such as loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes safely.
  • Rotated stock and cleared sales floor of debris.
  • Examined empty pallets for damage and moved pallets to proper storage areas.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry best practices and company protocols.
  • Accurately received, stored and shipped products safely and efficiently.
  • Kept forklifts functional by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns and performing preventive maintenance.
08/2004 to 06/2010 Machine Operator View | Olive Branch, MS,
  • Completed minor machine maintenance, including oiling parts and cleaning components.
  • Monitored machines in operation to detect malfunctions and identify product defects.
  • Received and correctly processed both written and verbal instructions, prints and work orders.
  • Set up machines for various jobs up to ensure high-quality manufacturing and waste reduction of [Type] parts.
  • Worked on team of 4 employees for over [Number] projects.
  • Operated equipment in accordance with company procedures and customer requirements.
  • Planned and laid out work to meet production and schedule requirements.
  • Reported all operational deficiencies to supervisor and maintenance personnel.
01/1990 to 06/2010 Carpenter Chenega Corporation | Franklin, TN,
  • Anchored and braced forms and other structures in place to complete precise joining and high-quality work.
  • Shaped materials to exact measurements for job requirements using hand tools and power equipment.
  • Promoted team safety by keeping work areas free of hazards.
  • Cut timber, panels and other wooden materials according to measured dimensions.
  • Managed work crews on construction of residential, commercial and industrial buildings.
  • Safely operated power saws, planers, jointers, routers and pneumatic equipment for days without accident.
  • Selected lumber based on particular species, characteristics, size, applications and applicable adhesives.
  • Installed building structures such as windows, trim and cabinetry alone or with assistants to meet job deadlines.
  • Organized assigned tasks for completion on individual and team levels.
  • Applied paneling to ceilings or walls to complete decorations or absorb sound.
  • Examined buildings and project specifications to determine measurements and dimensions.
  • Safely used band, circular, jig, reciprocating, chop and compound miter saws.
  • Installed cabinets, base cabinets and crown molding.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1987 High School Diploma | Spotswood High School, Penn Laird, VA GPA:

I have obtained numerous awards from my employer

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School Attended
  • Spotswood High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Forklift Operator
  • Machine Operator
  • Carpenter
  • High School Diploma

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