Heavy Equipment Operator resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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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 30 years of construction industry experience. Recognized for working safely and efficiently while supporting teams to meet deadlines. Dedicated Heavy Equipment Operator with experience supporting team members and job requirements with efficient and safe performance. Trained in blade and laydown equipment. Collaborates closely with site team members to complete work on-time and without incidents. Hardworking equipment oparater known for observing all safety protocols and procedures during shift. Bilingual individual committed to daily inspections of equipment and vehicles. Meets and exceeds productivity standards and quickly adapts to changes in work environment. Reliable Equipment Operator with 30 years of experience operating front end loaders, bulldozers and excavators. Efficiently loads and moves dirt, rocks, concrete, equipment and materials while taking action to avoid potential hazards and obstructions. Continuously monitors condition of equipment to remain operationally ready at all times and minimize downtime.

  • Team collaboration
  • Materials movement
  • Safety procedures
  • Interpreting maps and instructions
Heavy Equipment Operator, 12/2013 - Current
Lehigh Hanson Nedrow, NY,
  • Operated front end loader to move dirt and different base materials.
  • Operated excavators and other construction equipment to properly grade land.
  • Employed heavy equipment operation best practices resulting in minimal complaints or incidents.
  • Monitored and used handheld mobile devices to communicate with others and coordinate worksite resources.
  • Maintained machinery by repairing and replacing broken and malfunctioning components.
  • 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.
  • Checked equipment for defects before and after shift and submitted report indicating equipment condition.
Equipment Technician, 02/2010 - 10/2013
Energy Transfer Holdenville, OK,
  • Performed troubleshooting duties to determine cause of equipment failures.
  • Noted and filed any new installations, repair procedures and maintenance procedures completed.
  • Inspected equipment and made repairs and replacements.
  • Kept accurate and detailed records of equipment repairs, maintenance schedules, inventory used and labor hours required for each job.
  • Overhauled and repaired equipment such as tractors and harvesters to maintain efficient farm operations.
  • Tracked repairs made, labor time and parts used to calculate bill.
  • Tested equipment to determine root causes of problems and determine repair needs.
  • Demonstrated and employed excellent mastery of hand tools, power tools and diagnostics equipment to carry out daily maintenance and repair tasks.
  • Referenced repair documentation and manufacturer recommendations to learn equipment history and understand optimal repair procedures.
  • Performed troubleshooting on malfunctioning equipment, identified faults and repaired, replaced or refurbished components to restore full functionality.
Owner/Operator, 02/2002 - 01/2013
Lineage Logistics Lyndhurst, NJ,
  • Oversaw project execution, phase progress, workmanship and team performance to drive on-time completion of deliverables.
  • Enhanced operational performance by developing effective business strategies, systems and procedures.
  • Directed hiring and training of new department managers to drive organizational improvements.
  • Secured long-term accounts, managing sales presentations to promote product and brand benefits.
  • Identified client business and operational needs and introduced services to provide solutions.
  • Ran Backhoes dump tucks welders
Heavy Equipment Operator,lead Chipseal, 04/1992 - 10/2002
City Of Hobbs City, STATE,
  • Delegated daily tasks to team members to optimize group productivity.
  • Completed ongoing quality checks on heavy equipment products, closely following strict quality assurance guidelines.
  • Offered constructive criticism regarding quality assurance on collections team phone calls.
  • Organized and prioritized incoming work orders, optimizing team workflows and resources to handle dynamic demands.
  • Transported materials around construction sites to work locations.
  • Coordinated with internal departments to maximize operational efficiency across production and administrative areas.
  • Promoted to leadership position in recognition of strong work ethic and demonstrated ability to provide exceptional customer service.
  • Performed pre-shift and post-shift equipment inspections and completed all reports accurately to support company policy.
  • Identified areas of applications for regression testing following software updates, system changes or functionality changes to avoid unnecessary downtime and recoding.
  • Moved supplies, finished products and heavy machinery with help of forklifts and overhead cranes.
  • Supervised team of 25 employees working with heavy equipment, maintaining safety and cultivating productive atmosphere.
  • Maintained machinery by repairing and replacing broken and malfunctioning components.
  • Promoted product quality by closely inspecting items and working with team members to correct deficiencies.
  • Removed tools and machinery from job site and secured location at end of shift.
  • Followed signals from ground crew and other operators to safely move materials and prevent dangerous interactions or missed cues.
  • Kept equipment fueled and ready for immediate use to support scheduling demands.
  • Developed and implemented policies, procedures and process improvement initiatives to improve retention rates and increase customer satisfaction.
  • Promoted company's strict safety protocols for operation of machinery to reduce accidents and injuries.
Education and Training
GED: , Expected in 05/1994
Hobbs High School - Hobbs, NM

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School Attended

  • Hobbs High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Equipment Technician
  • Owner/Operator
  • Heavy Equipment Operator,lead Chipseal


  • GED

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