lumber grader resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Result-oriented professional with 15.5+ years of experience and a proven knowledge of equipment management, occupational health and safety, and multi-site operations. Aiming to leverage my skills to successfully fill the a role at your company.

Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference.

  • Production processes observation
  • Workforce utilization
  • Preventive maintenance planning
  • Manufacturing and warehouse procedures
  • Employee training
  • Organization
  • Basic math
  • Team management
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Training & Development
  • Time management
  • Computer Skills
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Troubleshooting
  • People skills
  • Conflict resolution
  • Communication
  • Planning
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Customer service
  • PPE use
  • Work ethic
  • Analytical
  • Equipment operations
  • Loading and unloading
  • Material sourcing and distribution
  • Process management
  • Project management and process analysis
  • Supply chain and inventory management
  • RF scanner
  • Inventory reporting
  • Stock allocation
  • Production deadline management
  • Staging and sorting
  • Shipping operations
  • BOL knowledge
  • Basic math aptitude
  • Materials movement
  • OSHA training
  • Safety awareness
  • Communication and presentation
  • Physically fit and agile
  • Installations
  • Staff supervision
  • Equipment repairs
  • Preventative maintenance
Lumber Grader, 08/2009 - Current
Canfor Darlington, SC,
  • Certified and Accredited Lumber Grader.
  • Maneuvered heavy loads around lumberyard and job sites with materials handling equipment and forklifts.
  • Learned lumber products and manufacturer differences to give customers sound advice on building materials.
  • Handled customer purchases, processed paperwork, collected payments and organized deliveries.
  • Operated saws, forklifts and wood splitters.
  • Sorted and stacked lumber based on size and type according to company and regulatory policies.
  • Oversaw lumber yard cleanliness and maintenance and organized stacks of wood within correct spots.
  • Documented log scale and grade information by entering into computer system.
Line Support , 01/2011 - Current
Cementation Canada, Inc. Superior, AZ,
  • Contributed to product design and prototype development.
  • Tested final products to ensure quality.
  • Administered equipment maintenance, effectively troubleshooting faulty, damaged or inoperative components and systems.
  • Liaised between executives, manufacturing teams and warehouse staff.
  • Addressed and resolved technical concerns to comply with internal standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Conducted annual inspection of workplace to assure safe working conditions for employees.
  • Conducted maintenance and repair on production equipment.
  • Recommended new outsourcing strategies and equipment to save company over time.
  • Check safety requirements at the begging of every shift and maintain throughout work day.
  • Provide support between all manufacturing lines to accomplish a productive day.
Forklift Loader Operator, 08/2009 - Current
Somerset Wood Products City, STATE,
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Reported safety and quality issues to management.
  • Consistently met deadlines for loading trailers to meet departure deadlines.
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Examined empty pallets for damage and moved pallets to proper storage areas.
  • Drove industrial vehicles and equipment to transport goods and materials, load and unload designated trailers and route trucks.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Divided and sorted product shipments received using account information and shipping labels.
  • Estimated weights, heights and centers of balance to make precise placements.
  • Noted and recorded receipt of materials on drivers' paperwork.
Operator Truck Driver, 07/2006 - 08/2009
Landair City, STATE,
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Hooked and unhooked trailers from tractor and converter dollies.
  • Utilized pallet jacks and forklifts to load and unload materials off trucks.
  • Delivered customer orders to homes and places of business within established time frames.
  • Established relationships with customers through use of interpersonal, active listening and inquiry response skills.
  • Completed transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections before and after every trip and performed minor repairs to keep truck functional.
  • Logged driving hours and fuel usage data on time to keep reports current.
  • Conducted emergency roadside repairs, changed tires, replaced light bulbs and installed fuses and tire chains.
  • Eliminated downtime and maximized revenue by providing top product shipment delivery quality control.
  • Measured temperature of haul and refrigerated area of truck.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Consulted with supervisors and dispatch personnel to assess situations, determine appropriate solutions and make decisions.
Education and Training
Certified: Lumber Grading, Expected in 12/2011
National Hardwood Lumber Association - Memphis, TN,
Status -
CDL: CDL/ Instructor/ Trainer, Expected in 04/2005
Clark State Community College - Springfield, OH
Status -

GPA: 4.04

Certified/ Licensed: Truck Driving CDL, Expected in 02/2002
Schneider Truck Driving School - Green Bay, WI,
Status -
CAD Drafting: CAD, Expected in
Clark State Community College - Springfield, OH
Status -
Interpreting Art: Art, Expected in
Clark State Community College - Springfield, OH
Status -
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1993
Status - GPA: 3.23, GPA: 23.23.2

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • National Hardwood Lumber Association
  • Clark State Community College
  • Schneider Truck Driving School
  • Clark State Community College
  • Clark State Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Lumber Grader
  • Line Support
  • Forklift Loader Operator
  • Operator Truck Driver


  • Certified
  • CDL
  • Certified/ Licensed
  • CAD Drafting
  • Interpreting Art
  • High School Diploma

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