operator resume example with 14 years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

Accomplished Boilermaker with more than 3 years handling refractory repair and boiler manhole installations. Certified by the National Center for Construction Education and Research. History of effectively overseeing construction workers in high-volume production settings. Effective in the operation of heavy equipment. Years of welding experience with one full year of operating own welding truck. Eagerly seeking position with strong company to finish out my career with.

  • Heavy equipment maintenance
  • Backhoe operation
  • Mud Pit Cleaning
  • Borehole Sampling
  • Repair
  • Drilling Operations
  • Heavy Equipment operation
  • Equipment monitoring
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Safety management
  • Crew leadership
  • Teamwork
Cushing High School Cushing, TX, Expected in 05/1997 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • NCCER Boilermaker, - 3+ years
  • TDLR Licensed Driller/ pump installer - 4 years. Expired NOV. 2020
Work History
Flex-N-Gate Corp - Operator
Kansas City, KS, 06/2020 - 04/2021
  • Extended life of equipment and maintained consistent performance with regular cleaning, lubrication and basic maintenance.
  • Performed maintenance tasks and adjustments to preserve production efficiency.
  • Loaded and operated assigned excavator, off-road dumbstruck, bulldozer, and skidsteer machines to produce degassing systems in landfills..
  • Balanced power production, operating costs and safety concerns through continuous system regulation.
  • Completed diligent equipment inspections, repairs and maintenance actions to prolong life of each piece of machinery.
  • Communicated with ground team members and fellow operators to prevent safety hazards and keep materials moving.
  • Maintained fueled and fully operational equipment to jump on any project requirement and keep teams on tight schedules
  • Synchronized resources on job sites by effectively communicating with forman and supervisor via handheld mobile devices.
  • Maximized equipment and personnel protection by identifying and avoiding hazards such as utility lines.
  • Supported construction and installation activities through careful and consistent operation of excavator and skidsteer equipment.
  • Communicated issues that needed to be immediately addressed with supervision for quick resolution.
  • Strictly adhered to company safety procedures, including jsa and equipment logs.
  • Observed all safety protocols and procedures to avoid injuries and accidents during each shift.
  • Assisted construction personnel with specific job tasks such as fitting and fusing piping and installing valves.
  • Performed thorough pre-shift and post-shift inspections and accurately completed all equipment logs and reports.
  • Operated excavator, bulldozer, off-road dumbstruck and skidsteer on regular basis with advanced skill.
  • Adhered to all heavy equipment safety and operation protocols, resulting in minimal complaints or incidents.
  • Moved materials around construction sites to work locations.
  • Placed tools and job site machinery in locked areas and secured location at end of each shift.
Coastal Waterwell Drilling Inc. - Supervisor/Well Driller
City, STATE, 08/2011 - 03/2020
  • Determined accurate angles and depths before drilling or giving instructions.
  • Operated and overseen the operation of any and all equipment used in drilling waterwells such as drilling rig, excavators, backhoes, and pumps.
  • Managed rig personnel, including sub-contractors, to maintain safe and efficient operations of rig equipment.
  • Managed initial move and rig-up, rig commissioning and commencement of 2 rig drilling operations.
  • Led, managed and supervised drilling contractors and service company personnel in daily drilling operations, including well construction and well test operations.
  • Monitored drilling operations and machines.
Self-employeed - Welder/Metal Fabricator
City, STATE, 07/2010 - 08/2011
  • Bolted, clamped and tack-welded parts to secure components prior to welding.
  • Repaired manufactured products by dismantling, straitening, reshaping and reassembling parts.
  • Clamped, held, tack-welded, heat-bent and bolted component parts to achieve required configurations and positions.
  • Welded in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions.
  • Removed and repaired unacceptable welds with air arc and grinder to meet quality guidelines.
  • Fabricated structural forms, including handrails, containment barriers, flow piping, shaker slides, and equipment storage.
  • Welded and pressure tested wellheads to meet proper specifications.
Altair Strickland Inc. - Boilermaker Journeyman
City, STATE, 01/2007 - 08/2010
  • Removed boiler casings, grades, handrails, manhole and hole covers to facilitate access to boilers or other vessels for repair.
  • Utilized welding equipment and hand tools to safely complete predetermined operations .
  • Inspected equipment and structures to determine scope of work (SOW), including lifting and rigging requirements.
  • Operated several types of heavy machinery, including forklifts, bobcats and track hoes.
  • Measured old structural parts or assemblies to determine dimensional requirements of replacements parts.
  • Dismantled equipment or devices to gain access and remove defective parts or components.
  • Attached piping and valve components, directing and guiding movement of materials, equipment, and assemblies into position.
  • Interpreted blueprints, sketches and specifications for each job.
  • Maintained compliance with all safety procedures from both client and employer.
  • Used hand signals to notify crane operator to lift components to specific positions.
  • Obtained NCCER

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School Attended

  • Cushing High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Operator
  • Supervisor/Well Driller
  • Welder/Metal Fabricator
  • Boilermaker Journeyman


  • High School Diploma

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