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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

Skills
  • Construction Equipment Operation
  • Load Management
  • Stump and Rock Removal
  • Repair and Maintenance
  • Materials Movement
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Hydraulic Lifts
  • Interpreting Maps and Instructions
  • Heavy Equipment Operation
  • Safety Procedures
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Equipment Logs
  • Safety Policies and Procedures
  • Decision Making
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Team Collaboration
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Pre-Operational Equipment Inspections
  • Pre and Post-Trip Inspections
  • Good Judgement
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Maintenance Procedures
  • Attachment Installation
  • Problem-Solving
  • Attention to Detail
  • Accident Prevention
  • Problem Solving
  • Mechanical Maintenance
  • Object Avoidance
  • Equipment Repair
  • Safety Monitoring
  • Critical Thinking
  • Land Clearing
  • Excavation and Backfilling
  • Team Communication
Experience
Heavy Equipment Operator, 11/2022 - Current
Waste Industries Thomaston, GA,
  • Performed pre-shift and post-shift equipment inspections and accurately completed reports to support company policy.
  • Adjusted throttles, switches and pedals to operate bulldozers, trench excavators, road graders or backhoes.
  • Operated excavators and other construction equipment to properly grade land.
  • Operated compactors, scrapers or rollers to level and compact refuse at disposal grounds.
  • Turned valves to control air or water output of compressors or pumps.
  • Loaded and offloaded rocks, debris and other materials from heavy equipment.
  • Kept records of material or equipment usage and completed entries in production logs.
  • Loaded both raw materials and finished components to support manufacturing and production processes.
  • Inspected faulty equipment to identify and address root causes.
  • Inspected and replaced worn vehicle parts to maintain safety and longevity.
  • Loaded and moved dirt, rocks, equipment and materials.
  • Communicated with clients and studied plans and diagrams to establish work requirements.
  • Adjusted handwheels and depressed pedals to control blades, buckets and scrapers.
  • Operated heavy equipment to demolish current structures, remove plants or trees and clear property of debris.
  • Connected hydraulic hoses, belts and mechanical linkages to tractors.
  • Operated equipment to remove debris, snow or other equipment from streets and work areas.
  • Positioned or moved loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew members.
  • Followed worker hand signals to align machines, cutterheads or depth gauge makers with reference stakes and guidelines.
  • Operated digging and transporting equipment to efficiently fulfill project requirements.
  • Operated front end loader to move dirt and different base materials.
  • Coordinated machine operations with other site personnel to keep materials moving smoothly and prevent accidents.
  • Drove and maneuvered equipment in successive passes over working areas to remove topsoil, vegetation or rocks.
  • Checked fuel supplies at sites to verify adequate availability.
  • Learned about new equipment and related attachments while maintaining knowledge of items used daily to meet job requirements.
  • Employed heavy equipment operation best practices resulting in minimal complaints or incidents.
  • Maintained equipment on-site with regular maintenance and repairs.
  • Used hitches to select and fasten bulldozer blades or other attachments to tractors.
  • Transported materials around construction sites to work locations.
  • Followed signals from ground crew and other operators to safely move materials and prevent dangerous interactions or missed cues.
  • Followed safety regulations while operating equipment to achieve safe conduct.
  • Kept equipment fueled and ready for immediate use to support scheduling demands.
Heavy Equipment Operator, 03/2020 - 09/2022
Waste Industries Travelers Rest, SC,
  • Performed pre-shift and post-shift equipment inspections and accurately completed reports to support company policy.
  • Adjusted throttles, switches and pedals to operate bulldozers, trench excavators, road graders or backhoes.
  • Tested atmosphere for adequate oxygen or explosive conditions while working in confined spaces.
  • Operated compactors, scrapers or rollers to level and compact refuse at disposal grounds.
  • Operated excavators and other construction equipment to properly grade land.
  • Turned valves to control air or water output of compressors or pumps.
  • Loaded and offloaded rocks, debris and other materials from heavy equipment.
  • Kept records of material or equipment usage and completed entries in production logs.
  • Loaded both raw materials and finished components to support manufacturing and production processes.
  • Inspected faulty equipment to identify and address root causes.
  • Inspected and replaced worn vehicle parts to maintain safety and longevity.
  • Communicated with clients and studied plans and diagrams to establish work requirements.
  • Loaded and moved dirt, rocks, equipment and materials.
  • Compiled job cost estimates by determining detailed scope of projects and estimating material and labor costs.
  • Adjusted handwheels and depressed pedals to control blades, buckets and scrapers.
  • Operated heavy equipment to demolish current structures, remove plants or trees and clear property of debris.
  • Connected hydraulic hoses, belts and mechanical linkages to tractors.
  • Operated equipment to remove debris, snow or other equipment from streets and work areas.
  • Signaled operators to guide movement of tractor-drawn machines.
  • Positioned or moved loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew members.
  • Followed worker hand signals to align machines, cutterheads or depth gauge makers with reference stakes and guidelines.
  • Operated digging and transporting equipment to efficiently fulfill project requirements.
  • Operated front end loader to move dirt and different base materials.
  • Coordinated machine operations with other site personnel to keep materials moving smoothly and prevent accidents.
  • Drove and maneuvered equipment in successive passes over working areas to remove topsoil, vegetation or rocks.
  • Learned about new equipment and related attachments while maintaining knowledge of items used daily to meet job requirements.
  • Employed heavy equipment operation best practices resulting in minimal complaints or incidents.
  • Maintained equipment on-site with regular maintenance and repairs.
  • Used hitches to select and fasten bulldozer blades or other attachments to tractors.
  • Transported materials around construction sites to work locations.
  • Followed signals from ground crew and other operators to safely move materials and prevent dangerous interactions or missed cues.
  • Followed safety regulations while operating equipment to achieve safe conduct.
  • Kept equipment fueled and ready for immediate use to support scheduling demands.
Truck Driver, 04/2013 - 07/2020
Cars Transport Merrillville, IN,
  • Delivered customer orders to homes and places of business within established time frames.
  • Completed transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Added fluids, checked tires and kept interior and exterior spotless as part of vehicle upkeep.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Maintained strict compliance with safety rules for passenger and driver protection.
  • Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to set checklist.
  • Processed shipment documents neatly and efficiently for each load.
  • Increased inventory longevity, inspecting and repairing vehicles and emergency equipment to promote effective mechanical and safety usage.
  • Utilized pallet jacks and forklifts to load and unload materials off trucks.
  • Used ropes and blocks to safely secure cargo for transport.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections before and after every trip and performed minor repairs to keep truck functional.
  • Performed [Timeframe] inspections and completed vehicle repairs.
  • Responded quickly to customer complaints and gathered pertinent information to make educated decisions for remediation.
  • Updated logs with timely and accurate information meet internal requirements and DOT recordkeeping demands.
  • Prepared detailed reports outlining trip, vehicle and passenger details.
  • Used pallet jack and forklift to load and unload products at distribution centers and route locations.
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Obtained signatures needed to complete and process paperwork.
  • Logged driving hours and fuel usage data on time to keep reports current.
  • Established relationships with agency representatives to complete towing jobs efficiently and according to procedures.
  • Maintained vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Aided senior leadership during executive decision-making process, generating daily logistics and productivity records.
  • Recorded expenses and maintained receipts.
  • Drove tractor-trailer combinations to transport and deliver products, livestock or other materials.
  • Performed pre- and post-trip safety and maintenance checks to mitigate hazards.
  • Fulfilled back haul orders and spotting trailers in loading yard.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Provided top product shipment delivery quality control, eliminating downtime and maximizing revenue.
  • Notified customers of potential late deliveries, which resulted in [Number]% decrease in calls to company support line.
  • Read and interpreted maps to determine vehicle routes.
  • Observed driving regulations and safety procedures, maintaining excellent safe driving record.
  • Reacted decisively and quickly to protect spoilage.
  • Established relationships with customers through use of interpersonal, active listening and inquiry response skills.
  • Conducted emergency roadside repairs, changed tires, replaced light bulbs and installed fuses and tire chains.
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicles.
  • Promoted positive customer service by delivering on-time shipments and fully resolving issues.
  • Followed regular schedule of pickups for individual customers and groups.
  • Worked well with dispatchers to communicate route and schedule changes.
  • Managed unexpected emergencies and route changes with calm and professionalism.
  • Implemented daily DOT pre-trip inspections to reduce risks or delivery delays.
  • Inspected vehicle and personally handled routine upkeep.
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before and after trips and completed basic maintenance for optimal performance.
  • Hooked and unhooked trailers from tractor and converter dollies.
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods.
  • Inspected and maintained vehicle supplies and equipment to ensure vehicles remain in proper working condition.
  • Maintained ongoing communications with [Job title] in operations center to keep teammates informed.
  • Coordinated with dispatch to receive updates, communicate efficient routes and convey delays.
88M Motor Transport Operator, 05/2006 - 07/2009
US Army-Active Duty City, STATE,
  • Identified and troubleshot logistical issues and delays, communicating issues to managers and customers.
  • Organized delivery schedules and provided customers with timely updates.
  • Planned potential asset capacity based on package volume data.
  • Monitored fuel consumption and communicated issues and trends to managers at reorder points.
  • Kept transportation operations in compliance with company, legal and safety requirements.
  • Verified and documented breakage and unsalable products, identifying overall trends.
  • Analyzed network distribution and performed optimization studies to recommend changes for reducing cost.
  • Coordinated product shipments from point of origin to destination.
  • Estimated and calculated potential delays and costs of different schedules.
  • Communicated with drivers during transit, clearly conveying route updates.
  • Confirmed driver documents, including bills of lading, trailer placards and current HAZMAT guide.
  • Reported maintenance and repair needs for transportation vehicles and equipment.
  • Reviewed invoice discrepancies to determine items warranting sign-off.
  • Coordinated driver loads and managed dispatch tasks.
  • Monitored daily routes and delivery schedules, tracking dispatches in real-time.
  • Worked with providers such as freight carriers to resolve delivery problems and make schedule adjustments.
  • Created daily and weekly delivery window reports utilizing transport data.
  • Managed preparation, loading and securing of [Type] deliveries.
  • Directed daily transportation of [Type] cargo.
  • Trained drivers on safety, route knowledge and courier procedures through check rides and mentorship.
  • Communicated delays and early arrivals to management.
  • Collaborated with other departments to carry out claims process and loss mitigation from accidents.
  • Carried out complex pricing studies and analyzed potential carriers.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2006
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Gurdon High School - Gurdon, AR
GPA:
Status -

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Gurdon High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Truck Driver
  • 88M Motor Transport Operator

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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