heavy machine operator resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Physically fit Skilled Laborer effective at completing projects and tasks on schedule. A jack of most who follows through with all orders and instructions. Works comfortably with heights, in close quarters, and any weather conditions. Works proficiently in a team setting to complete all job related duties, maintains safe working conditions and adheres to all regulations.

  • Valid Texas license
  • Valid TWIC card
  • Safety understanding
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Machine Operator (Sky boom forklift, 150' Manlift, Skid Steer, Track Hoe, D3 Bulldozer, Back Hoe, Forklift, end dump truck
  • Fabricating, tacking and welding skills
  • Repair and maintenance understanding
  • Materials loading and unloading
  • Hand, air, and power tools (tape measure, square, hammer, grinder, end grinder, air grinder, matabo, drill press, mac drill, hand drill, air drill, electric impact, air impact, bandsaw, chop saw, skill saw, hack saw, table saw, sawzall, chainsaw, oxy/ace torch, arc/mig
  • Cleaning skills
  • Forklift operation
  • Rigging understanding
  • Crew management
  • Pre-trip inspections
12/2019 to 10/2020 Heavy Machine Operator Jo-Ann Fabrics | Williamsport, PA,

Ascertained that all safety and precautionary measures were put into place before, during and after each project.
Performed pre- and post-trip vehicle and equipment inspections to check from maintenance and repair needs.
Set up equipment in a safe and secure manner to prevent injury or damage.
Kept work areas organized, clean and free of safety concerns.
Operated dozer and heavy equipment safely and appropriately.
Cleared work areas of brush, stumps and other debris.
Used dozer to level soil, move rock and debris and scoop soil.
Efficiently operated other heavy equipment such as a skid steer, track hoe, and end dump truck.
Used equipment such as forklifts and loaders in a safe and efficient manner.
Used tools, equipment and winches to lift, move and bunch logs.
Operated chainsaws and other power tools to complete production requirements.
Performed service maintenance and basic repairs to keep equipment in good working order.
Inspected and maintained inventory of all slings, chains, ropes, and shackles.
Performed Arc/Mig welding in a smooth and professional manner.

  • Followed related safety regulations, contract requirements, company policies and operating procedures.
  • Inspected materials to ensure correct and secure loading.
  • Completed daily work and maintenance logs.
  • Maintained efficiency in maintenance of all company assets and locations and verified adequacy of all supplies and equipment.
02/2016 to 10/2019 Structural Ironworker/Welder Zachry Industries | City, STATE,
  • Determined safety risks associated with projects and implemented precautions to address risks.
  • Wrote and submitted detailed project reports and evaluated completed work via visual inspection to confirm safety and quality of work.
  • Worked closely with structural ironworkers, ornamental Ironworkers, riggers and machinery movers, enabling clear and safe cross-functional operations.
  • Studied and understood blueprints and specifications before beginning work on projects.
  • Studied blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine the layout of work.
  • Collaborated with construction foreman to establish and confirm task sequences and reinforcing requirements.
  • Encouraged all workers to take precautions to prevent mishaps and injuries on job.
  • Led and mentored less-experienced ironworkers and assisted foremen in assigning work activities.
  • Managed and tracked materials and supplies needed for projects and expedited additional materials to avoid project delay.
  • Signaled crane operators in safe and accurate lifting and placing of reinforcing iron members and moved rebars manually into specific positions.
  • Positioned steel units, aligned holes and inserted temporary bolts while checking alignments and joining steel parts using simple torque tools.
  • Performed mod assembly, erected and connected structural steel and leveled and torqued connections after steel placement.
  • Safely used metal shears, hacksaws, bar cutters and other tools to cut metal components for installation.
  • Removed and replaced existing grating and structural steel with.
  • Observed all safety protocols and OSHA guidelines to reduce incidents and hazards.
  • Operated and maintained welding, soldering and brazing equipment to minimize downtime by optimizing equipment performance.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Performed fire and hole watch necessities.
  • Modified/fabricated iron beams, columns, gussets, channels, grating, platforms
05/2011 to 01/2015 Floorhand/Derrickman/Driller Alsay Inc. | City, STATE,
  • Obtained proper permits and completed job safety analysis (JSA) prior to beginning each new job.
  • Maintained clean and hazard-free work areas to attain operational safety and regulatory compliance.
  • Organized efficient daily work plans based on oral instructions and written directions to meet challenging objectives.
  • Assisted with setting up and taking down drilling rig and various equipment.
  • Protected company inventory by maintaining and organizing storage areas.
  • Transported, equipment and materials utilized for assembling drilling tool.
  • Tripped in and out drill stem mixed, weighed or measured, and monitored shaker and mud tank operations
  • Operated drilling rigs, forklifts, and company trucks
  • Volunteered to take on additional shifts during peak periods to keep projects with tight deadlines moving forward.
  • Assisted mechanics by using troubleshooting methods to return machines to full functionality.
  • Unloaded incoming products off trucks, sorted items in staging area and transported items to final storage locations.
  • Make/break pipe connections to assist in drilling progress
  • Maintain working order of floor tools (tonges, hammers, chain tonges, oxy/ace torch, welding equipment
  • Mup pump maitenance and repairs (valves, gearbox, liners, seats, swabs, and drive rods)
  • Centrifugal systems/tanks maitenance and repairs (cleanliness, centrifugal shafts/impellers and dodge couplings, stand pipes, mixing jets/systems)
10/2008 to 12/2010 Planogram Team Member Target | City, STATE,
  • Configured and arranged up-to-date advertising and marketing displays, creatively placed merchandise on counters or tables to promote visibility and sales.
  • Printed labels and tags for for-sale merchandise.
  • Displayed appropriate signage for products and sales promotions.
  • Upheld stock levels and pricing for multiple product lines.
  • Maximized potential for sales cycle success through effective promotion and product-display placement.
  • Updated seasonal displays such as windows and mannequins to highlight current product lines.
  • Established and maintained proper high-traffic displays, resulting in increased sales.
  • Arranged items in favorable positions and areas of store to attract customers and optimize sales.
  • Placed prices and descriptive signage to enhance displays and promote items.
  • Monitored stock to maintain sufficient quantity of featured product.
  • Followed prepared sketches and planograms to arrange consistent shelves, racks and bins.
  • Assisted in gathering and moving materials and equipment for assigned displays.
Education and Training
Expected in 03/2020 GED | SAISD, San Antonio, TX, GPA:

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Job Titles Held:

  • Heavy Machine Operator
  • Structural Ironworker/Welder
  • Floorhand/Derrickman/Driller
  • Planogram Team Member


  • GED

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