highway maintenance worker resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Team-driven individual boasting a career spent managing the control of traffic and handling emergency response. A communicative Highway Maintenance Worker known for mentoring and training fellow employees.

Effective Highway Maintenance Worker proudly offering over seven years' experience in various types of road projects, including snow and ice removal, shoulder repairs and sign replacement. A hard worker and efficient employee working in all types of weather conditions with relative ease. Offering skills in team collaboration, communication and leadership.

  • Safety procedures
  • Snow and ice removal
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • People skills
  • PPE use
  • Maintenance & repair
  • Organizational skills
11/2015 to Current Highway Maintenance Worker State Of South Dakota | Chamberlain, SD,
  • Assisted with roadway projects and highway repairs by controlling traffic patterns.
  • Cleared snow, ice and other debris from highways to maintain road safety.
  • Repaired roadway signs, fences and other structures.
  • Flagged motorists to provide warning of obstacles and repair work.
  • Hauled and spread sand, gravel and clay to fill washouts and repair road shoulders.
  • Performed preventive maintenance on vehicles and heavy equipment.
  • Promoted high customer satisfaction by resolving problems with knowledgeable and friendly service.
  • Operated pneumatic tampers to repair joints and patch broken pavement with asphalt.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Operated heavy machinery with extreme care and caution, following specific employer guidelines for safety.
01/2015 to 11/2015 841 Operating Engineers Able Services | Burlington, MA,
  • Inspected and repaired equipment to maintain durability and optimal performance.
  • Performed grading and shaping land for building and finishing purposes.
  • Oversaw field installations and guided projects to meet deadlines.
  • Operated front end loader to move dirt and different base materials.
  • Performed pre-shift and post-shift equipment inspections and accurately completed reports 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.
  • Kept equipment fueled and ready for immediate use to support scheduling demands.
  • 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.
  • Inspected and replaced worn vehicle parts to maintain safety and longevity.
  • Maneuvered motorized heavy equipment to accurately remove and place materials.
  • Loaded and offloaded rocks, debris and other materials from heavy equipment.
03/2009 to 02/2015 1197 Laborer 1197 Union Hall | City, STATE,
  • Maintained clean, safe working environment by removing debris from job site prior to shift completion.
  • Used picks and shovels to dig, spread and level dirt and gravel.
  • Performed repetitive assembly tasks with hand and power tools and automated equipment.
  • Sorted and placed materials or items on racks, shelves or in bins to keep warehouse organized.
  • Met company and OSHA safety guidelines for work site operations to minimize worker risk.
  • Collaborated with team members to complete assigned tasks and meet tight deadlines.
  • Mixed, poured, and spread concrete, asphalt gravel and other materials.
  • Operated and maintained a variety of equipment including hand and power tools.
  • Applied caulking compounds by hand or caulking guns to protect against entry of water or air.
  • Ensured safe working conditions and compliance with all safety regulations.
  • Performed physical activities requiring heavy lifting, walking and standing for long periods of time.
  • Controlled traffic in and around work zones.
  • Completed variety of physical labor tasks.
  • Performed all landscape maintenance duties such as lawn mowing, weed-whacking and snow removal.
  • Maintained good driving record and Commercial Driver's License (CDL).
  • Read plans, instructions or specifications to determine work activities.
  • Utilized two-way radios and hand signals to coordinate communication between equipment operators.
  • Cut materials into specified sizes for installation using tile cutters and power saws.
05/2004 to 06/2008 Operating Engineer US Army | City, STATE,
  • Drove flatbed traIler to move equipment between job sites.
  • Was a team leader and as a team leader I made sure all the guys under me where taken care of
  • I also listen to there ideas on projects to see if they had any better ideas to accomplish a job in a timely manner or an easier way
  • Performed grading and shaping land for building and finishing purposes.
Education and Training
Expected in 04/2011 to to | 1197 Union Laborer, Marion Il, GPA:
Expected in 05/2004 to to High School Diploma | Dieterich High School, Dieterich, IL, GPA:

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School Attended

  • 1197 Union Laborer
  • Dieterich High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Highway Maintenance Worker
  • 841 Operating Engineers
  • 1197 Laborer
  • Operating Engineer


  • High School Diploma

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