motor transport operator 88m resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Hardworking and resourceful veteran with combined 8 years of logistics and transportation experience.

  • Four year experience in heavy vehicle operations, including planning, driving, loading and unloading, and convoy operations.
  • Previously certified on multiple lift machines and forklifts, licensed on military forklifts up to 10,000 lb working load.
  • Management experience as a team leader in the military, proven in combat operations.
  • Current Secret level security clearance.
  • Heavy vehicle driving experience in two overseas countries.
  • Able to plan and carry out training events, well versed in mentoring new workers and soldiers.
  • Logistical planning experience, both in civilian deliveries and with military tactical convoys.
  • Military haz-mat certified; certified to transport ammo and class 1.1 explosives.

Recognized by several officers for outstanding service to my units. Received three Army Achievement Medals and one Army Commendation Medal.

Never had a negative mark on Army service record; earned the Army Good Conduct Medal during third year of service.

Safely operated military vehicles, earned enough miles and driving time to obtain the Army Driver's Badge.

Successfully completed one of the Army's toughest and most physically and mentally challenging courses by graduating from Air Assault school in Fort Drum, NY.

Selected out of over a thousand candidates to become part of my brigade's UAV team, and operated two different UAVs in both America and Afghanistan.

Maintained accountability of over a million dollars of personally assigned equipment while in service.

Managed high value customers and planned and executed deliveries to important construction companies.

Professional Experience
Motor Transport Operator (88M), 10/2009 to 01/2013
U.S. Army, ,

Duty Stations: Basic and advanced individual training in Fort Leonardwood, MO. Stationed in South Korea and Fort Drum, NY. Combat deployment to Ghazni City, Afghanistan.

Job Description: Operation, maintenance-support, and accountability of heavy equipment and military vehicles.

Service Roles: Served in various roles and duties that changed with duty stations and environments. While in Camp Stanley, South Korea, was primarily a heavy vehicle operator assigned to load and deliver patriot missiles and other class 1.1 explosive ammunitions across the country as a part of tactical convoy operations.

Transferred to Fort Drum, New York in Spring of 2011. During garrison operations I was responsible for the operation and maintenance of military vehicles as my primary job. Also specialized in operating heavy loading equipment including 10,000 lb extending-boom diesel forklifts and small unmanned aerial vehicles. Signed for and held accountable for over a million dollars of equipment and gear. Trained and lead junior soldiers within the unit, passing on my experience to them. Held responsible for management of 5-10 soldiers.

Attended and completed multiple military schools while at Fort Drum, becoming a subject matter expert in helicopter sling load operations, small unmanned aerial vehicle operations, and convoy tactics and procedures.

Placed in charge of construction projects for my battalion and brigade during combat operations in Ghazni City, Afghanistan. Primary role as a machine gunner in a convoy security element during Operation Enduring Freedom, protecting large convoys of thirty or more local national trucks and to oversee the loading and safety of high value military equipment and personnel. Assigned to a platoon that orchestrated security and logistical support in over 100 combat missions during a 9 month tour.

Delivery Will Call Coordinator / Lift operator, 09/2005 to 09/2009
The Home DepotCity, STATE,

267 Alwington Blvd

Warrenton, Virginia 20186

Phone: XXX-878-2236

Overview: Positions included overnight lift operator followed by delivery / will call coordinator.

Job Description: Utilized heavy lift equipment to load and unload transport trucks. Responsible for stocking and reorganizing inventory and accounting for inventory shortages and quantities. Worked with high value customers to recommend and sell products. Used various computer systems to compile and pull delivery orders with emphasis on precision and speed. Coordinated with transportation company, dispatchers, and drivers to ensure timely and safe deliveries.

Maintained lift equipment, store trucks and personal office area. Worked with various electronic stocking and inventory systems, collaborated with workers and management from other locations to ensure all operations ran efficiently and customers were being taken care of. Attended quarterly business meetings with representatives from other locations to assess and improve delivery and customer service strategies.

Trained other team members as a subject matter expert in various fields, including building materials, construction techniques, and proper truck loading procedures. Instructed employees on proper use of lift equipment. Ensured OSHA standards for safety and local laws pertaining to vehicle loading were followed strictly.

Advanced Individual Training: 88M Course, Expected in 2010
U.S. Army Motor Transportation School - Fort Leonardwood, MO
High School Diploma: General, Expected in 2006
Liberty High School - Warrenton, VA

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School Attended

  • U.S. Army Motor Transportation School
  • Liberty High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Motor Transport Operator (88M)
  • Delivery Will Call Coordinator / Lift operator


  • Advanced Individual Training
  • High School Diploma

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