highway maintenance worker resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Wastewater Operator with working knowledge of treatment processes to manage wastewater operations and promote environmental responsibility. Maintains water quality standards by effectively operating equipment and resolving minor technical issues. Demonstrated mathematical competence, mechanical skills, problem-solving and good communication skills.

  • CWEA Collections Systems Grade 2
  • First Aid/CPR/AED Red Cross Certified
  • OSHA 132 hour Certified
  • California Class A CDL
  • SWRCB Wastewater Grade 1
Work History
Wastewater Plant Operator, 11/2020 - Current
Minnesota City Jobs , ,
  • Activate pumps, valves and processing equipment to move water through treatment processes and added chemicals.
  • Test water samples and made adjustments to remove harmful bacteria and organism to guarantee water safety and quality of taste and smell.
  • Conducted routine sampling of drinking water and public water following standard operating procedures.
  • Calibrated pH, DO and chlorine meters to support proper working order for daily inspections.
  • Diagnose and perform minor repairs on laboratory instrumentation and maintained lab and field equipment in safe, clean and efficient condition.
  • Daily plant inspections and maintenance.
  • Clean and maintain bar screens, muffin monster and daily reads in headwork's.
  • Use hand tools and power tools to maintain, repair and lubricate equipment.
  • Operated equipment such as front-end loaders and forklifts regularly.
  • Record operational data, personnel attendance or meter and gauge readings on specified forms.
  • Adhered to EPA and OSHA regulations.
  • Clean, maintain, and repair plant facilities.
  • Analyzed building control and HVAC system performance and recommended improvements.
  • Drafted reports and maintained logs on meter readings, tests, chemical and equipment usage as required by California.
  • Diagnosed and performed minor repairs on laboratory instrumentation and maintained lab and field equipment in safe, clean and efficient condition.
  • Maintained public water systems using hand tools to repair and adjust equipment and machines.
Highway Maintenance Worker, 08/2020 - 11/2020
City Of Edmond, Ok , ,
    • Safely controlled traffic in high-volume areas during roadwork projects and repairs.
    • Repaired and installed signs, fences and guardrails quickly to avoid accidents and mishaps.
    • Operated all heavy equipment properly according to employer safety specifications.
    • Cleaned and graded ditches, drainage structures, highway shoulders/medians and slopes.
    • Removed debris from state right of way.
    • Patched, repaired and maintained asphalt and concrete state roadways.
    • Weed abatement and tree trimming.
    • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
Operations/Safety Manager, 01/2010 - 03/2020
Darling Ingredients, Inc. , ,
  • Implemented policies and standard operating procedures for continuous improvement. Developed safety training procedures and documented into manuals for distribution to all staff members.
  • Worked in matrix management environment with oversight of operations, sales, finance, training, human resources, safety and compliance
  • Built and maintained relationships with clients, vendors, managed accounts to drive revenue and profit
  • Optimized organizational operations and facilitated decision-making by examining problem-solving concepts, including quantitative methods and techniques
  • Recognized, documented and advised on removal of hazards, led training courses for employees at all levels.
  • Organized and maintained vehicle fleet and equipment used daily to maximize work performance
  • Attained compliance with DOT regulations by maintaining driver qualifications files and equipment files.
  • Inspected facilities for adherence to fire, hazard and safety guidelines.
  • Conducted new employee interviews, orientation and training, and provided ongoing monitoring and evaluation.
  • Accounted for building usage and organizational needs when planning maintenance activities.
  • Supervised maintenance team and effectively delegated assignments to optimize processes.
  • Inspected vehicles and requested maintenance tasks be completed within specific timeframes.
  • Firefighter, 06/2006 - 12/2009
    CDF Fire , ,
      • Conducted thorough tests and inspections of gear, equipment and tools to stay ready for every type of fire.
      • Performed variety of fire suppression activities at fire scenes, including laying and connecting hose, holding nozzles and directing water streams, raising and climbing ladders and using pike poles and forcible entry tools.
      • Inspected alarms, hydrants, sprinkler systems and standpipe systems for operational use to minimize incidents.
      • Provided station tours, pre-incident surveys and provided fire education to public.
      • Led team in fighting fires and exercised considerable judgment in deciding best way to extinguish based on type of fuel and environment.
      • Responded to emergency medical calls to perform lifesaving procedures and other emergency medical services.
      • Maintained close contact with dispatch to receive and share information about current fires, equipment movements and incoming personnel.
      • Oversaw equipment and vehicle upkeep to maintain emergency readiness.
      • Supervised cleaning and maintenance of buildings, rooms, and equipment.
      • Led search and rescue teams to locate stranded visitors immediately to promote positive outcomes.
    Maintenance Worker 2, 04/1998 - 12/2006
    City Of Fontana , ,
    • Provided facility inspection and maintenance to ensure superior levels of cleanliness and upkeep.
    • Completed daily, weekly and monthly checklists of lift stations to maintain records of scheduled maintenance procedures.
    • Performed various phases of construction and maintenance of city owned collections systems.
    • Followed instructions, both orally and written from Maintenance. Supervisor regarding daily job tasks and duties.
    • Spread asphalt, gravel and other materials at work locations using variety of tools and equipment.
    • Wore correct clothing and protective equipment for jobs.
    • Employed wide variety of hand and power tools including hoists, drills, precision measuring instruments and electronic testing devices.
    • Traffic control, directed motorists towards detours and alternate routes.
    • Operated small and heavy equipment properly according to employer safety specifications.
    • Installed and maintained city owned street signs.
    • Worked outdoors in harsh conditions to complete utilities location requirements within expected timeframes.
    • Responded to calls during utility emergencies to protect integrity of equipment and public safety.
    • Supervised labor costs and departmental expenses to remain in line with budget.
    • Completed troubleshooting and diagnostic procedures to diagnose problems with equipment and systems.
    No Degree: Office of Water Programs, Expected in
    California State University, Sacramento - Sacramento, CA,
    Status -
    • Operations and Maintenance of Collection Systems (9 CEUs)
    • Water Treatment Plant Operation (9.0 CEUs)
    • Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants

    Safety, Beginning Treatment, and Lagoon Systems (4.0 CEUs)

    Secondary Treatment (3.6 CEUs)

    Disinfection, Laboratory Procedures, and Math (4.3 CEUs)

    • Water Distribution System Operation and Maintenance (9.0 CEUs)
    Certificate: 132 Hour Occupational Safety And Health Profession, Expected in 01/2021
    OSHAcademy - Beaverton, OR,
    Status -
    High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1993
    Yucaipa High School - Yucaipa, CA
    Status -

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    School Attended

    • California State University, Sacramento
    • OSHAcademy
    • Yucaipa High School

    Job Titles Held:

    • Wastewater Plant Operator
    • Highway Maintenance Worker
    • Operations/Safety Manager
    • Firefighter
    • Maintenance Worker 2


    • No Degree
    • Certificate
    • High School Diploma

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