Heavy Equipment Operator Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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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 twenty-seven years of construction industry experience. Recognized for working safely while supporting teams to meet deadlines.

  • Pre-operational equipment inspections
  • Maintenance procedures
  • Team collaboration
  • Interpreting maps and instructions
Heavy Equipment Operator, 2019 to Current
Wood PlcGarden City, TX,
  • Operated front end loader to move dirt and different base materials.
  • Performed pre-shift and post-shift equipment inspections and completed all reports accurately to support company policy.
  • Operated excavators and other construction equipment to properly grade land.
  • Employed heavy equipment operation best practices resulting in minimal complaints or incidents.
  • Promoted company's strict safety protocols for operation of machinery to reduce accidents and injuries.
  • Kept equipment fueled and ready for immediate use to support scheduling demands.
  • Transported materials around construction sites to work locations.
  • Learned about new equipment and related attachments while maintaining knowledge of items used daily to meet job requirements.
  • Followed signals from ground crew and other operators to safely move materials and prevent dangerous interactions or missed cues.
  • Maintained machinery by repairing and replacing broken and malfunctioning components.
  • Created holes and trenches for underground stormwater sewer infrastructure.
  • Helped warehouse staff by unloading trucks and using heavy equipment to properly stock merchandise.
  • Inspected and repaired equipment to maintain durability and optimal performance.
  • Completed jobs operating track hoe, bull dozer, scraper, mini excavator, back hoe, forklift, boom lift, and semi truck/trailer equipment on regular basis with advanced skill.
  • Improved project completion time by multitasking on heavy equipment.
  • Drove tractor-trailer trucks to move equipment efficiently between job sites.
  • Performed grading and shaping land for building and finishing purposes.
  • 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.
  • Coordinated machine operations with other site personnel to keep materials moving smoothly and prevent accidents.
Owner/Operator, 1998 to 2019
Lineage LogisticsTar Heel, NC,
  • Oversaw staff hiring, initiating new training and scheduled processes to streamline operations.
  • Developed business and marketing plans and prepared monthly financial reports.
  • Led startup and opening of business and provided business development, creation of operational procedures and workflow planning.
  • Trained teams on specific operations and requirements for each job site, including applicable procedures and techniques.
  • Supervised performance of workers with goals of improving productivity, efficiency and cost savings.
  • Enhanced operational performance by developing effective business strategies, systems and procedures.
  • Monitored supplier operations to verify quality, delivery schedule and conformance to contract specifications.
  • Oversaw project execution, phase progress, workmanship and team performance to drive on-time completion of deliverables.
  • Assessed, optimized and elevated operations to target current and expected demands.
  • Hired and mentored core start-up team, working to outline initial company policies and procedures.
  • Negotiated with vendors to gain optimal pricing on products resulting in substantial increase in profit margin.
  • Analyzed client business needs and assisted in determining appropriate resources and strategies.
  • Directed hiring and training of new department managers to drive organizational improvements.
Blow Mold Operator/Lead Manager, 1994 to 1998
PactivDavisville, WV,
  • Operated blow mold and bottle quality verification equipment accurately while quickly addressing machine malfunctions.
  • Monitored production quantities for preform change, mold change and product completion.
  • Performed operator-based preventive maintenance on mechanical systems, including disassembly, cleaning and reassembly.
  • Managed blow molders, bottle conveyors, air-conveyors, tippers, chillers and air compressors successfully to produce milk jugs products.
  • Adhered to cGMPs while maintaining safe and organized work area.
  • Removed cured products from molds and inspected each to identify defects and assign grades.
  • Adjusted daily work procedures to meet schedules and maintain product quality standards.
  • Performed routine preventive maintenance and upkeep of all production equipment to maximize efficiency and minimize downtime.
  • Read specifications for each assignment to properly setup machines, determine appropriate times and prepare correct temperature settings.
  • Operated plastic molding and casting machines according to manufacturer instructions to produce various types of milk containers.
  • Checked casting equipment at beginning of each shift to verify proper machine functionality and resolve any identified malfunctions.
  • Observed meters and gauges to verify and record temperatures, pressures and press-cycle times.
  • Inventoried and recorded quantities of materials and finished products, requisitioning additional supplies.
  • Identified and documented complex repair issues with casting equipment and reported needs to supervisor for timely resolution.
  • Turned valves and dials of machines to regulate pressure, temperature and speed and feed rates.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
Maintenance Mechanic, 1990 to 1994
KwiksetCity, STATE,
  • Installed, repaired and maintained equipment.
  • Operated hand and power tools to complete repairs.
  • Repaired and replaced worn and defective parts.
  • Performed routine checks on machines and identified any possible problems.
  • Tested machine malfunctions and performed repairs.
  • Inspected machines before and after use to ensure performance.
  • Adjusted and calibrated machines as required.
  • Studied repair and use manuals to ensure correct maintenance.
  • Ran regular tests on machines and fixed early problems.
  • Employed best maintenance and safety practices with minimal complaints, incidents or lost-time accidents.
  • Inventoried machine parts and equipment.
  • Provided top quality control to eliminate maintenance downtime.
  • Diagnosed equipment malfunctions and completed repairs to restore equipment and maintain uptime.
  • Maintained compliance with internal and regulatory safety standards.
  • Diagnosed and repaired mechanical issues according to industry standards.
  • Responded to personnel queries and troubleshooting requests to provide repair services to improve operations.
  • Repaired equipment and machinery, performing maintenance according to updated industry standards.
  • Replaced wall sockets, ran lines and completed basic carpentry to finish installations.
  • Inspected, repaired and maintained lighting and electrical systems, air conditioning equipment and plumbing system components.
  • Assessed system operations to identify potential areas requiring maintenance services.
  • Orchestrated tooling changeovers, setups and repairs to minimize downtime and improve productivity.
  • Maintained equipment performance by cleaning and lubricating components.
  • Used electrical drawings to troubleshoot and repair electro-mechanical and other systems.
  • Used rulers and micrometers to inspect parts to determine changes in dimension requirements.
  • Double-checked blueprints during machine malfunctions.
  • Designed, fabricated and installed upgrades to improve existing equipment.
  • Ran machinery diagnostics rounds to meet performance thresholds.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1989
Central Vo-Tech - Drumright, OK,
  • Major in Carpentry & Welding
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  • Heavy Equipment Operator
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