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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

Dependable, resourceful OTR Truck Driver with [Number] years of long-haul trucking in [Number] states. Personable operator of multiple truck types with intimate knowledge of OTR operations. Exceptionally patient and steady mechanical expert with proven success at addressing any unexpected challenges that surface during trucking.

Skills
  • Simi tractor trailer , flat bed , car hauling, oversize loads ,dry van trlr ,wide loads , heavy equipment operation, forklift operator,
Experience
01/2019 to 01/2020
OTR Truck Driver Renfro Corporation Fort Payne, AL,
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Handled the loading and unloading of goods and freight from tractor trailers, heavy duty trucks and flatbed vehicles.
  • Maintained accurate driving records to meet federal regulations and laws.
  • Updated logs with timely and accurate information meet internal requirements and DOT recordkeeping demands.
  • Charted upcoming routes using both GPS technology and maps.
  • Delivered products and freight to customers both locally and long distance.
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before and after trips and completed basic maintenance for optimal performance.
  • Coordinated shipping papers, customer documents and daily logs to maintain accurate records.
  • Observed all driving regulations and safety procedures, maintaining [Number]% safe driving record over [Timeframe].
  • Maintained accurate records of all correspondence with customers and freight recipients.
  • Used [Type] equipment to assist with loading and unloading vehicles and properly securing items for long road trips.
  • Notified customers of delayed deliveries due to [Type] and [Type] issues, decreasing calls to support lines by [Number]%.
  • Executed thorough truck inspection before each trip, each day of trip and after trip to verify safety and good mechanical condition.
  • Inspected the vehicle daily to make sure all parts were properly functioning.
  • Inspected vehicle prior to and after completing each shift, noting any damage or issues in detailed logs.
  • Practiced safe, courteous and defensive driving to avoid causing accidents and to maintain positive public image toward company named on truck.
  • Mastered trucking regulations, traffic laws and trucking standards resulting in safe on-time deliveries and satisfied customers.
  • Operated heavy-duty trucks and [Type] trailers to complete long distance deliveries of [Type] products.
  • Logged all pertinent shift information, including driving hours and [Type] data on time to keep reports current.
  • Documented and maintained daily logs, expense reports, trip reports and inspection reports.
  • Drove [Number] hours or day with average of [Number] miles to achieve consistent on-time delivery.
  • Communicated with dispatcher to relay and receive information about route changes and delays, quickly adjusting plans to maintain schedules.
  • Communicated with dispatcher and customer regarding schedule changes and with customer to confirm specific delivery location instructions.
  • Established long-term relationships with customers by promoting great service and engagement skills and quickly resolving issues.
  • Reported promptly to management any traffic accidents or mechanical breakdowns and coordinated with other fleet drivers on handling and delivery.
  • Contacted manager with critical issues to ensure effective problem-solving.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Loaded and unloaded truck contents and prepared and confirmed correct and complete freight paperwork.
  • Planned each route with up-to-date GPS support, accounting for weather or construction delays to enable on-time deliveries.
  • Planned routes using personal knowledge and GPS mapping software to optimize strategies.
  • Managed proper transportation of dangerous goods such as [Type] and [Type] with no incidents.
  • Secured freight within truck and verified delivery of goods on-time and in good condition.
  • Communicated effectively with dispatchers and [Job title]s to provide updated information on road conditions and potential hazards.
  • Hauled oversized cargo and transported hazardous materials only after verifying proper signage.
  • Completed efficient transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Performed thorough truck cleaning, oil and water changes and tire pressure checks and arranged for any service required.
  • Secured freight during breaks and stops to avoid theft.
  • Drove heavy-duty trucks across [Number] states, averaging [Number] miles driven per day.
  • Loaded and unloaded freight, paying special attention to fragile items and carefully security every load for optimal protection and balance.
  • Interacted with company dispatchers to alert of any issues or delays.
  • Kept vehicles in good operating condition with thorough inspections and basic maintenance.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods across [Location].
  • Ensured that each delivery was dropped off within its scheduled time.
08/2013 to 04/2018
Truck Driver Mcgrath Rentcorp Auburndale, FL,
  • Managed accurate recordkeeping by distributing invoices, collecting payments and updating logs.
  • Operated pallet jack and forklift to load and unload products at distribution centers and route locations.
  • Wrote receipts for loads picked up and collected payment for goods delivered and for delivery charges.
  • Completed efficient transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Exceeded specific team goals, partnering with staff to share and implement best practices.
  • Balanced materials, secured containers and verified weight limits of loads to avoid safety or compliance issues.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods across [Location].
  • Managed proper transportation of dangerous goods such as [Type] and [Type] with no incidents.
  • Promoted positive customer service by delivering on-time shipments and fully resolving issues.
  • Applied defensive driving and safety techniques to prevent accidents.
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Certified that waste, supplies and material handling equipment were secured prior to operating vehicle on public highways.
  • Coordinated with dispatch to receive updates, communicate efficient routes and convey delays.
  • Sustained safety protocol, ensuring proper, cost-effective and safe handling of equipment and material usage.
  • Coordinated daily delivery schedules based on customer schedules, peak delivery times and alternate routes.
  • Inspected, serviced and maintained equipment on daily basis to achieve long-lasting performance.
  • Updated logs with timely and accurate information meet internal requirements and DOT recordkeeping demands.
  • Hooked and unhooked trailers from tractor and converter dollies.
  • Implemented daily DOT pre-trip inspections to reduce risks or delivery delays.
  • Reacted decisively and quickly to protect spoilage.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Maintained neat and professional appearance during every shift to promote positive company presence.
  • Drove customer retention, accurately and efficiently delivering orders.
  • Conducted preventative maintenance, checking gages, readings and fluid changes while executing truck cleans and completing advanced mechanical repairs.
  • Obtained and maintained proper delivery authorization and pickup documentation.
  • Measured temperature of haul and refrigerated area of truck.
  • Reported [Type] and [Type] incidents to [Job title] for recommendations for assistance and resolution.
  • Employed best inventory packing and safety practices with zero complaints, hazards, incidents or lost-time accidents.
  • Connected air hoses and electrical lines, installed and removed tire chains and manually cranked dolly wheels.
  • Performed loading and offloading of trucks, utilizing pallet jacks and forklifts.
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicle at all times.
  • Used [Type] equipment to assist with loading and unloading vehicles and properly securing items for long road trips.
  • Logged all pertinent shift information, including driving hours and [Type] data on time to keep reports current.
  • Inspected vehicle prior to and after completing each shift, noting any damage or issues in detailed logs.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Established long-term relationships with customers by promoting great service and engagement skills and quickly resolving issues.
  • Ensured timely delivery by conducting pre-inspections and ensuring truck was maintained for reliable, safe operation.
  • Conducted emergency roadside repairs, including changing tires, replacing light bulbs and installing fuses and tire chains.
  • Balanced and handled expense accounts for each trip.
  • Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to set checklist.
  • Provided top product shipment delivery quality control, eliminating downtime to maximize revenue.
  • Notified customers of delayed deliveries due to [Type] and [Type] issues, decreasing calls to support lines by [Number]%.
  • Maintained comprehensive delivery records and facilitated management of customer accounts.
  • Operated tractor-trailer combination in urban, suburban and rural environments and in all types of weather conditions.
  • Submitted daily mileage log with trip sheet, fuel, maintenance and delivery documentation.
  • Aided senior leadership during executive decision-making process, generating daily logistics and productivity records.
  • Completed efficient transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Managed on-time, under-budget tow truck service execution across region while partnering with local authorities and USPS.
  • Ran tractor-trailer combination in [Type] and [Type] environments, including all weather conditions.
  • Submitted reports on condition of truck at end of each trip.
  • Maintained records required for compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections prior to and after every trip and performed minor repairs, including [Type] and [Type] to keep truck functional.
  • Supported management by reporting truck abnormalities for corrective action.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing all road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Delivered customer orders to homes and places of business within established time frames.
  • Fulfilled back haul orders and spotting trailers in loading yard.
  • Recorded expenses and maintained receipts.
  • Unloaded packages from [Type] trucks for delivery to customers, taking care to prevent damage to merchandise and goods.
  • Improved project completion time, multi-tasking operations on heavy equipment and trucks.
  • Ensured correct orders were picked, pallet-wrapped and marked for shipping under tight time constraints.
  • Lifted freight and other objects of various shapes, sizes and weights up to [number] pounds.
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before and after trips and completed basic maintenance for optimal performance.
  • Established relationships with customers through use of interpersonal, active listening and inquiry response skills.
  • Increased inventory longevity, inspecting and repairing vehicles and emergency equipment to ensure effective mechanical and safety usage.
  • Observed all driving regulations and safety procedures, maintaining [Number]% safe driving record over [Timeframe].
  • Communicated effectively with dispatchers and [Job title]s to provide updated information on road conditions and potential hazards.
  • Obtained receipts or signatures for delivered goods, collecting payment for services when required.
  • Processed shipment documents neatly and efficiently for each load.
04/2018 to 11/2018
Otr Renfro Corporation Winston, FL,
  • Delivered products and freight to customers both locally and long distance.
  • Charted upcoming routes using both GPS technology and maps.
  • Completed efficient transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Coordinated shipping papers, customer documents and daily logs to maintain accurate records.
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before and after trips and completed basic maintenance for optimal performance.
  • Updated logs with timely and accurate information meet internal requirements and DOT recordkeeping demands.
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Handled the loading and unloading of goods and freight from tractor trailers, heavy duty trucks and flatbed vehicles.
  • Maintained accurate driving records to meet federal regulations and laws.
  • Planned each route with up-to-date GPS support, accounting for weather or construction delays to enable on-time deliveries.
  • Loaded and unloaded freight, paying special attention to fragile items and carefully security every load for optimal protection and balance.
  • Hauled oversized cargo and transported hazardous materials only after verifying proper signage.
  • Drove heavy-duty trucks across [Number] states, averaging [Number] miles driven per day.
  • Reported promptly to management any traffic accidents or mechanical breakdowns and coordinated with other fleet drivers on handling and delivery.
  • Secured freight within truck and verified delivery of goods on-time and in good condition.
  • Contacted manager with critical issues to ensure effective problem-solving.
  • Maintained accurate records of all correspondence with customers and freight recipients.
  • Communicated with dispatcher and customer regarding schedule changes and with customer to confirm specific delivery location instructions.
  • Executed thorough truck inspection before each trip, each day of trip and after trip to verify safety and good mechanical condition.
  • Notified customers of delayed deliveries due to [Type] and [Type] issues, decreasing calls to support lines by [Number]%.
  • Secured freight during breaks and stops to avoid theft.
  • Kept vehicles in good operating condition with thorough inspections and basic maintenance.
  • Planned routes using personal knowledge and GPS mapping software to optimize strategies.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Inspected the vehicle daily to make sure all parts were properly functioning.
  • Ensured that each delivery was dropped off within its scheduled time.
  • Observed all driving regulations and safety procedures, maintaining [Number]% safe driving record over [Timeframe].
  • Communicated effectively with dispatchers and [Job title]s to provide updated information on road conditions and potential hazards.
  • Documented and maintained daily logs, expense reports, trip reports and inspection reports.
  • Managed proper transportation of dangerous goods such as [Type] and [Type] with no incidents.
  • Drove [Number] hours or day with average of [Number] miles to achieve consistent on-time delivery.
  • Logged all pertinent shift information, including driving hours and [Type] data on time to keep reports current.
  • Interacted with company dispatchers to alert of any issues or delays.
  • Inspected vehicle prior to and after completing each shift, noting any damage or issues in detailed logs.
  • Performed thorough truck cleaning, oil and water changes and tire pressure checks and arranged for any service required.
  • Communicated with dispatcher to relay and receive information about route changes and delays, quickly adjusting plans to maintain schedules.
  • Mastered trucking regulations, traffic laws and trucking standards resulting in safe on-time deliveries and satisfied customers.
  • Established long-term relationships with customers by promoting great service and engagement skills and quickly resolving issues.
  • Operated heavy-duty trucks and [Type] trailers to complete long distance deliveries of [Type] products.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods across [Location].
  • Loaded and unloaded truck contents and prepared and confirmed correct and complete freight paperwork.
  • Used [Type] equipment to assist with loading and unloading vehicles and properly securing items for long road trips.
  • Practiced safe, courteous and defensive driving to avoid causing accidents and to maintain positive public image toward company named on truck.
03/2003 to 08/2012
OTR Truck Driver Wiley Sanders Truck Lines Inc. City, STATE,
  • Executed thorough truck inspection before each trip, each day of trip and after trip to verify safety and good mechanical condition.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Contacted manager with critical issues to ensure effective problem-solving.
  • Inspected vehicle prior to and after completing each shift, noting any damage or issues in detailed logs.
  • Maintained accurate records of all correspondence with customers and freight recipients.
  • Updated logs with timely and accurate information meet internal requirements and DOT recordkeeping demands.
  • Observed all driving regulations and safety procedures, maintaining [Number]% safe driving record over [Timeframe].
  • Secured freight within truck and verified delivery of goods on-time and in good condition.
  • Completed efficient transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Communicated with dispatcher to relay and receive information about route changes and delays, quickly adjusting plans to maintain schedules.
  • Performed thorough truck cleaning, oil and water changes and tire pressure checks and arranged for any service required.
  • Documented and maintained daily logs, expense reports, trip reports and inspection reports.
  • Interacted with company dispatchers to alert of any issues or delays.
  • Drove heavy-duty trucks across [Number] states, averaging [Number] miles driven per day.
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before and after trips and completed basic maintenance for optimal performance.
  • Loaded and unloaded freight, paying special attention to fragile items and carefully security every load for optimal protection and balance.
  • Ensured that each delivery was dropped off within its scheduled time.
  • Logged all pertinent shift information, including driving hours and [Type] data on time to keep reports current.
  • Handled the loading and unloading of goods and freight from tractor trailers, heavy duty trucks and flatbed vehicles.
  • Delivered products and freight to customers both locally and long distance.
  • Planned routes using personal knowledge and GPS mapping software to optimize strategies.
  • Reported promptly to management any traffic accidents or mechanical breakdowns and coordinated with other fleet drivers on handling and delivery.
  • Maintained accurate driving records to meet federal regulations and laws.
  • Secured freight during breaks and stops to avoid theft.
  • Practiced safe, courteous and defensive driving to avoid causing accidents and to maintain positive public image toward company named on truck.
  • Coordinated shipping papers, customer documents and daily logs to maintain accurate records.
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Communicated effectively with dispatchers and [Job title]s to provide updated information on road conditions and potential hazards.
  • Mastered trucking regulations, traffic laws and trucking standards resulting in safe on-time deliveries and satisfied customers.
  • Loaded and unloaded truck contents and prepared and confirmed correct and complete freight paperwork.
  • Notified customers of delayed deliveries due to [Type] and [Type] issues, decreasing calls to support lines by [Number]%.
  • Hauled oversized cargo and transported hazardous materials only after verifying proper signage.
  • Planned each route with up-to-date GPS support, accounting for weather or construction delays to enable on-time deliveries.
  • Inspected the vehicle daily to make sure all parts were properly functioning.
  • Charted upcoming routes using both GPS technology and maps.
  • Used [Type] equipment to assist with loading and unloading vehicles and properly securing items for long road trips.
  • Operated heavy-duty trucks and [Type] trailers to complete long distance deliveries of [Type] products.
  • Managed proper transportation of dangerous goods such as [Type] and [Type] with no incidents.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods across [Location].
  • Kept vehicles in good operating condition with thorough inspections and basic maintenance.
  • Communicated with dispatcher and customer regarding schedule changes and with customer to confirm specific delivery location instructions.
  • Drove [Number] hours or day with average of [Number] miles to achieve consistent on-time delivery.
  • Established long-term relationships with customers by promoting great service and engagement skills and quickly resolving issues.
Education and Training
Expected in
High School Diploma:
Martin Jr High Shool - Crossville, TN
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Martin Jr High Shool

Job Titles Held:

  • OTR Truck Driver
  • Truck Driver
  • Otr
  • OTR Truck Driver

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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