operator resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Resourceful Operator, lends interpersonal communications skills to any environment. Highly observant, well-organized and proficient in operating many types of heavy machinery and standard knowledge on how to diagnose any equipment issues. Detail-oriented approach to accurately meeting all deadlines and expectations. Competent with demonstrated skills maintaining equipment and coordinating operations. Good technical and repair knowledge combined with superior work ethic and team-oriented approach. Dedicated employee known for punctuality, good customer service and positive attitude that will make a difference. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success offering 15 years of related experience.

  • OSHA
  • Loading and unloading protocols
  • Maintenance Services
  • Safety Protocols
  • Power and hand tools
  • Equipment operation
  • Hand and power tools
  • Equipment assembly
  • Tool repairs
  • Quality assurance standards
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Basic welding
  • Decision-making
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Traffic control
  • Safe machinery operation
  • Measurements
  • Basic math
  • Multitasking
  • Maintaining equipment
03/2016 to 01/2021 Operator Inline Plastics | Salt Lake City, UT,
  • Cleaned and lubricated equipment on regular schedules to maintain life of machinery and achieve consistent operations.
  • Created and maintained daily activity log.
  • Identified machinery issues and repaired parts to keep equipment up and running.
  • Practiced safe lockout-tagout procedures to prevent injury to personnel during maintenance procedures.
  • Maintained work environments safe and efficient at all times.
  • Carefully operated other equipment, including industrial forklifts, man lifts, and skid steer loaders.
  • Completed lubrication of all grease points on crane and grapples.
  • Lifted, swung and bunched sheared trees with hydraulic tractors to meet production targets.
  • Cleared brush, pulled stumps and moved materials to maintain productivity levels.
  • Cleared pathways of overgrowth, debris and snow to reduce hazards.
  • Dug irrigation trenches for play-area enclosures, gazebos and other small construction projects.
  • Operated heavy machinery with extreme care and caution, following specific employer guidelines for safety.
  • Repaired roadway signs, fences and other structures.
  • Erected signs and cones to divert traffic in active work areas.
  • Operated pneumatic tampers to repair joints and patch broken pavement with asphalt.
  • Hauled and spread sand, gravel and clay to fill washouts and repair road shoulders.
  • Prepared site areas for day's asphalt load.
  • Used range of hands tools, power tools and construction equipment to spread materials such as gravel and asphalt.
06/2013 to 03/2016 Construction Worker Master Builders Of Iowa | Decorah, IA,
  • Notified supervisors of faulty operations and defective materials.
  • Coordinated communication between equipment operators via two-way radios and hand signals.
  • Met company and OSHA safety guidelines for work site operations to minimize worker risk.
  • Maintained baseline safety knowledge to identify areas requiring improvement to meet code.
  • Supported worker safety by using lock out-tag out procedures on equipment prior to service work.
  • Operated overhead lifts to move heavy and bulky work materials.
  • Completed general carpentry, electrical, mechanical, HVAC and plumbing installations and repairs.
  • Used picks and shovels to dig, spread and level dirt and gravel.
  • Prepared sites for concrete work by breaking up damaged concrete and leveling or contouring ground.
  • Sustained safety protocols to maintain secure, proper handling of equipment and materials.
07/2003 to 06/2013 Steel Buildings Erector A1 Crane | City, STATE,
  • Unloaded and positioned prefabricated steel units for hoisting.
  • Joined steel units and welded into place, checking every portion of unit to maintain accuracy.
  • Followed strict procedures in regards to heavy machinery operation to prevent accidents and mishaps.
  • Controlled traffic movements near, in and around work zones.
  • Used established signals to help equipment operators align, move and adjust machinery.
  • Dug ditches and trenches at target locations and backfilled excavations.
  • Kept machinery clean, lubricated and well-maintained for optimum use.
  • Read written instructions carefully and communicated with team members clearly to promote workplace safety.
  • Measured, cut and laid out materials based on individual job requirements.
  • Constructed and removed support structures such as scaffolding, ramps and braces.
  • Organized and maintained tools and equipment to enhance work efficiency.
  • Signaled equipment operators to help align machinery movements and smoothly transfer materials.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2001 High School Diploma | Poplarville High School, Poplarville, MS GPA:

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School Attended

  • Poplarville High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Operator
  • Construction Worker
  • Steel Buildings Erector


  • High School Diploma

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