laborer resume example with 14+ years of experience

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

Forklift Operator focused on safety and quality service in shipping and receiving and forklift operation. Dedicated to upholding the highest standards of professionalism on the job. Current HAACP certification.

Experienced Certified Forklift Operator and Heavy Equipment Operator bringing well-rounded background in general warehouse operations, transportation and logistics.

Certified Pallet Jack Operator successful at delivering on-time shipments. Safely operates all types of heavy industrial equipment.

Results-oriented Forklift Driver skilled in operating a wide range of warehouse equipment in a safe and efficient manner.

Effective Material Handler displaying excellent leadership skills and an unfailing work ethic. Highly adept in all areas of warehouse operations, including shipping and receiving documentation.

Talented Forklift Driver successful at working quickly in fast-paced, demanding environments. Efficient team player and problem-solver. Possessing top communication and conflict resolution skills developed over 15 years in warehouse environments.

  • Cargo handling
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Over the road experience
  • Manufacturing and warehouse procedures
  • Materials movement
  • Stock allocation
  • Material sourcing and distribution
  • Equipment operations
  • Staging and sorting
  • Certified forklift operator
  • Certified Pallet Jack Operator
  • Material inventory
  • Palletizer
  • Loading and unloading
  • Warehouse Management
  • Warehouse best practices
  • Material handling
08/2019 to 11/2019 Laborer Albuquerque Public Schools | Albuquerque, NM,

help company meet daily budget by insureing that vehicles where completed in a timely manner while maintaining quality and safety

02/2014 to 06/2015 Bore Foreman Proampac | Hanover Park, IL,
  • Upheld schedule requirements and quality demands with hands-on project supervision.
  • Complied with federal and company regulations to ensure that all job sites maintained high level of safety.
  • Achieved operational excellence for development and rollout of pipe procedures.
04/2001 to 12/2012 Truck Driver and Loader Bestway Delvery | City, STATE,
  • Applied defensive driving and safety techniques to prevent accidents.
  • Completed efficient transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Promoted positive customer service by delivering on-time shipments and fully resolving issues.
  • Coordinated daily delivery schedules based on customer schedules, peak delivery times and alternate routes.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods across states.
  • Delivered customer orders to homes and places of business within established time frames.
  • Obtained receipts or signatures for delivered goods, collecting payment for services when required.
  • Provided top product shipment delivery quality control, eliminating downtime to maximize revenue.
  • Performed loading and offloading of trucks, utilizing pallet jacks and forklifts.
  • Submitted daily mileage log with trip sheet, fuel, maintenance and delivery documentation.
  • Ensured timely delivery by conducting pre-inspections and ensuring truck was maintained for reliable, safe operation.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Drove trucks with capacities greater than three tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver products, livestock, or other materials.
  • Implemented daily DOT pre-trip inspections to reduce risks or delivery delays.
  • Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to set checklist.
  • Obtained and maintained proper delivery authorization and pickup documentation.
  • Fulfilled back haul orders and spotting trailers in loading yard.
01/2000 to 12/2012 Forklift Operator Bestway | City, STATE,
  • Operated with zero safety violations and consistently met deadlines for loading trailers.
  • Transported materials to and from warehouses, production lines and packaging lines.
  • Removed incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Loaded items in optimal manner to maximize work efficiency.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Collaborated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Moved goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Operated forklifts and other transportation vehicles to move merchandise to and from target destinations.
  • Divided and sorted product shipments received using account information and shipping labels.
  • Picked up trash, swept floor and wiped down equipment at the end of each shift.
  • Removed empty pallets, cardboard packing and strapping and deposited items in proper receptacles.
  • Operated equipment with focus on safety and efficiency.
  • Checked inbound and outbound products, inspected for damage and recorded product code dates.
  • Documented movements using computer tracking systems.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Examined empty pallets for damage and moved pallets to proper storage areas.
  • Estimated weights, heights and centers of balance to make precise placements.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry best practices and company protocols.
  • Packed merchandise into boxes and containers to prepare for safe shipment.
  • Followed duties outlined in daily inbound and outbound schedules.
  • Accurately received, stored and shipped products safely and efficiently.
  • Transported goods from dock area to appropriate storage locations.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Interpreted receiving sheets, computer printouts and both written and verbal instructions.
  • Swept warehouse floors and stored equipment to maintain neat and organized workspace.
  • Managed warehouse staff to ensure top level productivity and shipment accuracy.
  • Monitored counts, weights and measures to verify accuracy.
  • Used equipment such as loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes safely.
  • Operated industrial vehicles and equipment to transport goods and materials, load and unload designated trailers and route trucks.
  • Acted as spotter to alert forklift driver if products were slipping or falling.
  • Checked all packed cartons for correct shipping labels to promote efficient delivery.
  • Pulled and prepared product for shipment to ensure exact quantity and type of product is loaded.
  • Ensured all loads were secured on pallets.
  • Recorded count and condition of all cargo received.
  • Cleaned and stored all equipment at end of each shift.
  • Weighed materials and recorded weights on tags, labels and production schedules.
  • Kept forklifts functional by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns and performing preventive maintenance.
  • Cleaned and removed debris from shipping and receiving sections to prevent accidents and keep areas clear.
  • Picked orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
Education and Training
Expected in 07/1981 GED | Jim Hill High School, Jackson, MS GPA:

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School Attended

  • Jim Hill High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Laborer
  • Bore Foreman
  • Truck Driver and Loader
  • Forklift Operator


  • GED

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