log truck driver resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Experienced Commercial Truck Driver handles different types of loads with skill and efficiency. Well-organized and resourceful with superior work ethic and 20+ years in logistics. Hauling everything from general freight, forest products, heavy equipment, oil field and wind turbine parts and equipment.

Grew up on family owned and operated farm, continue to raise cattle, crops. Operate and maintain equipment, buildings, and properties.

Volunteer fire fighter/EMT and assistant enginer with the Bootjack Fire and Rescue squad since 1996.

  • Vehicle Inspection
  • Truck Maneuvering
  • Delivery Documentation
  • Safety and Emergency Equipment
  • Time Management
  • Vehicle Service Documentation
  • Truck Weighing
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Truck Cab Computer Operation
  • Cargo Security
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Trailer Coupling and Uncoupling
  • Critical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • State and Federal Regulations
  • Problem Solving
  • Visual Inspection
  • Emergency Roadside Repairs
University of Northwestern Ohio Lima, OH Expected in 06/1999 Technical Diplomas : AG, Heavy Equipment, Diesel Technician - GPA :
Lake Linden Hubbell High School Lake Linden, MI, Expected in 05/1997 High School Diploma : - GPA :

CDL class A with air brakes, tanker, double triple trailers endorsements.

Fier Fighter I, II and Hazmat I, II

EMT B License

chain saw safety

3 G welding certification

Michigan Center for Truck Safety skid Pad

Work History
Longyear Harvesting And Transportation - Log Truck Driver
City, STATE, 11/2017 - Current
  • Inspected load security and checked for damages.
  • Used well-honed negotiation skills to garner cost-effective pricing for maintenance of equipment.
  • Refilled truck after completing deliveries to return in ready-to-use condition.
  • Fastened chains, straps, covers and binders to secure load during transit.
  • Completed regular inspections and maintenance actions, as well as basic equipment repairs, to keep equipment operating at peak levels.
  • Completed routine maintenance on truck to keep in working order.
  • Coordinated efficient routes for optimal delivery scheduling and maximum daily performance.
  • Managed daily transportation of materials, freight and goods using trucks with capacities of more than 50 tons.
Rheault Farms - Farmer
City, STATE, 05/1979 - Current
  • Selected and purchased supplies and equipment such as seed, farm machinery and livestock.
  • Created farm strategies to maximize production and convert farm operations to commercial standards.
  • Spearheaded efficiency improvements targeted on optimizing crop production and exceeding financial targets.
  • Purchased regular supplies and special equipment
  • Herded livestock using horses or ranch ATVs.
  • Adjusted production strategies to account for changing factors such as market and weather conditions.
  • Enforced strong safety and environmental protections to support habitats while preventing harm to employees or consumers.
  • Maximized operational profits by closely inspecting crops, assessing quality and identifying problems such as disease or insects.
  • Worked closely with employees to improve practices, techniques and safety choices, optimizing performance and minimizing waste.
  • Performed repairs and preventive maintenance on equipment and property.
  • Inspected and repaired equipment for livestock and crop management.
  • Expanded agricultural services to incorporate introduction of new time-saving equipment and technology.
  • Kept detailed service records for farm machinery.
  • Inspect animals for signs of sickness and overall herd health.
  • Drafted annual budget and monitored expenditures.
  • Budgeted equipment purchases and regular repairs.
  • Assisted in birth of new calves and assisted with lambing.
  • Completed invoices for bills of lading, sales receipts, and supplies.
J.S. Forest Products - OTR Commercial Truck Driver
City, STATE, 06/2000 - 11/2017
  • Maintained safe driving record by observing road rules, remaining cautious and alert in unfamiliar areas and keeping control of vehicle.
  • Secured loads with proper strapping and bracing techniques to prevent damage to valuable assets across long-haul transports.
  • Completed regular inspections and maintenance actions, as well as basic equipment repairs, to keep equipment operating at peak levels.
  • Transported freight via trucks between cities on weekly cycle.
  • Inspected vehicle on daily basis, reporting any damage or issues to maintenance for immediate resolution.
  • Maintained accurate driving records in accordance with federal laws and regulations.
  • Secured freight during stops and rest periods to prevent theft.
  • Loaded and unloaded goods and freight from tractor trailers, heavy duty trucks and flatbed vehicles.
  • Communicated with company dispatchers to alert of any issues or delays.
  • Made sure that deliveries were on time for scheduled appointments.
  • Finalized daily logs on schedule to update internal records and uphold DOT requirements.
  • Inspected vehicle before and after every trip and conducted minor repairs.
  • Charted out upcoming routes with GPS technology and maps.
  • Managed efficient loading, unloading and security of customer freight, taking care with fragile items and diligently bracing loads, balancing weights and preventing shifting.
  • Delivered goods to customers both locally and long distance.
  • Operated with safety and skill to avoid accidents and delays.
  • Minimized delays by planning and adjusting routes to account for changing weather and traffic conditions.

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School Attended

  • University of Northwestern Ohio
  • Lake Linden Hubbell High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Log Truck Driver
  • Farmer
  • OTR Commercial Truck Driver


  • Technical Diplomas
  • High School Diploma

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