highway technician associate resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Self-motivated Highway Maintenance Worker with experience in road cleaning and repairs. Well-rounded individual with great eye for safety procedures and communication skills. Proven history in work ethic and adaptability. Collaborative individual experienced providing emergency response and traffic control for busy stretches of roadway. Driven and dedicated Highway Maintenance Worker promoting skills in repair work, safe machinery oversight and grading. Holds multiple training certifications. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

  • Quality Inspections
  • Heavy Labor
  • Shoulder Repairs
  • Complex Problem-Solving
  • Active Listening
  • Road Repairs
  • Safety Guidelines
  • Heavy Equipment Repair
  • Mechanical Tools
  • Traffic Control
  • Skid-Steer Loader
  • Highway Maintenance
  • Compliance Regulations
  • Visual Inspections
  • Training Junior Team Members
  • Inspection Records
  • Routine Inspections
  • Repair Work
  • Electrical Installations
  • Erosion Control
  • Heavy Machinery Operation
  • Road Safety
  • Snow Removal
  • Crack Sealing
  • OSHA Regulations
  • Equipment Logs
  • Bridge Repair
  • Equipment Installation
  • Truck Driving
Work History
Highway Technician Associate, 12/2017 to Current
State Of IowaCherokee, IA,
  • Operates heavy equipment properly according to employer safety specifications.
  • Removed snow, ice and debris from roadways after storms to clear major transportation routes.
  • Safely controlled traffic in high-volume areas during roadwork projects and repairs.
  • Repaired signs and fences quickly to avoid accidents and mishaps.
  • Cleaned and graded ditches, drainage structures, highway shoulders and slopes.
  • Patched broken pavement for safe travel by dumping, spreading and tamping asphalt.
  • Used flags to warn motorists about hazards, obstacles and workers ahead.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Carried out day-to-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Offered friendly and efficient service to customers, handled challenging situations with ease.
  • Used the high reach boom truck for replacing of lights in the district 6, various locations switching them from high pressure sodium lights to led lights
  • Drove the loader to push semis off of the interstate to open the interstate back up due to the semis blocking the lanes when the Derecho storm hit the state of Iowa
  • Assisted the city of Cedar Rapids and surrounding communities on clean up for several weeks after Derecho.
  • Demonstrated and trained employees on how to obtain and upgrade their cdl to a class A with combination and tanker endorsement
  • Able to replace or put back signs into service while using the sign boom truck / high reach boom truck per regulations and guidelines
  • Assisted in extensive bridge inspections and repairs
  • Emergency lane closures due to accidents on 2 lane 4 lane rural highways and interstates
  • Repairing and maintaining highway lighting system including lights, control cabinets and components and installing of new light poles
  • Assisting on training of sifting salt and the operation of the brine making procedure for winter operations

District Area Manager, 02/2011 to 05/2017
Smokin' JoesCity, STATE,
  • Defined revenue and sales targets and motivated staff to exceed expectations.
  • Monitored resource utilization, expenses and payroll to inform profitability management and decision-making.
  • Cultivated culture of open communication, collaboration and shared accountability for business success.
  • Managed multi-unit operations to develop teams and optimize workflows for maximum business results.
  • Supported site management to empower front-line associates with skills and knowledge to carry out day-to-day assignments.
  • Oversaw daily, weekly and monthly business reporting and leveraged information to optimize forecasting and future business plans.
  • Recognized and rewarded performance to motivate continued success.
  • Built relationships with customers and community to establish long-term business growth.
  • Resolved problems with high-profile customers to maintain relationships and increase return customer base.
  • Collaborated with upper management to implement continuous improvements and exceed team goals.
  • Increased profits through providing excellent customer service, following established guidelines and auditing sales reports.
  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge of competitor products and pricing in market served.
  • Built deep relationships with store managers, business owners and distribution partner sales teams by employing industry expertise and knowledge, retail strategies and sales tactics.
  • Implemented systems and procedures to increase sales.
  • Increased profit margins by effectively controlling budget and overhead and optimizing product turns.
Cast Shop Supervisor, 02/1994 to 01/2014
  • Supervised ongoing daily production phases.
  • Located and resolved problems with team production and performance to maintain consistent quality levels.
  • Collaborated with other leaders and executives to direct workflow and support operations.
  • Kept accurate and detailed records of personnel progress and productivity.
  • Monitored daily and weekly key performance indicators to maintain on-track status.
  • Implemented policies and standard operating procedures for continuous improvement.
  • Interpreted work order information and specifications to plan, schedule and complete jobs precisely.
  • Reviewed documentation such as invoices and shipping paperwork for accuracy and compliance.
  • Managed staff hiring, training, and supervision.
  • Cultivated professional working relationships with peers and supervisors.
  • Conducted performance reviews each quarter, offering praise and recommendations for improvement.
  • Maximized productivity by keeping detailed records of daily progress and identifying and rectifying areas for improvement.
  • Analyzed equipment breakdowns using various troubleshooting methods.
  • Implemented loading dock process and productivity improvements.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1988 to Thomas Jefferson High School - Cedar Rapids, IA
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School Attended

  • Thomas Jefferson High School

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  • Highway Technician Associate
  • District Area Manager
  • Cast Shop Supervisor


  • High School Diploma

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