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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Hardworking and reliable worker with strong ability in decision making and customer service.I am organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

Skills
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Decision Making
  • Truck Maneuvering
  • Tractor-Trailer Operation
Experience
09/2018 to 08/2019 Over the Road Truck Driver Rdo Equipment Co. | Rochester, MN,
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing all 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.
  • Drove trucks with capacities greater than three tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver products, livestock or other materials.
  • 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.
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicle at all times.
  • 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 all pertinent shift information, including driving hours and fuel usage data on time to keep reports current.
  • Conducted emergency roadside repairs, including changing tires, replacing light bulbs and installing 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.
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before and after trips and completed basic maintenance for optimal performance.
  • Inspected vehicle prior to and after completing each shift, noting any damage or issues in detailed logs.
  • Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to set checklist.
  • Implemented daily DOT pre-trip inspections to reduce risks or delivery delays.
  • Applied defensive driving and safety techniques to prevent accidents.
  • Submitted daily mileage log with trip sheet, fuel, maintenance and delivery documentation.
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Maintained records such as vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations
  • Coordinated with dispatch to receive updates, communicate efficient routes and convey delays.
  • Updated logs with timely and accurate information meet internal requirements and DOT recordkeeping demands.
  • Consulted with supervisors and dispatch personnel to assess situations, determine appropriate solutions and make decisions.
  • Inspected, serviced and maintained equipment on daily basis to achieve long-lasting performance.
  • Observed all driving regulations and safety procedures, maintaining excellent safe driving record.
  • Inspected and maintained vehicle supplies and equipment such as gas, oil, water, tires, lights, and brakes to ensure vehicles remain in proper working condition
  • Submitted reports on condition of truck at end of each trip.
  • Conducted preventive 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.
  • Balanced materials, secured containers and verified weight limits of loads to avoid safety or compliance issues.
  • Attached or loaded vehicles and reviewed all connections for security.
  • Processed shipment documents neatly and efficiently for each load.
  • Used pallet jack and forklift to load and unload products at distribution centers and route locations.
  • Picked up clients or vehicles and drove property to specified receiving agency or location.
  • Connected air hoses and electrical lines, installed and removed tire chains and manually cranked dolly wheels.
  • Unloaded packages from trucks for delivery to customers, taking care to prevent damage to merchandise and goods.
  • Recorded expenses and maintained receipts.
  • Responded to roadside assistance requests to provide tows and other types of support.
  • Employed best inventory packing and safety practices with zero complaints, hazards, incidents or lost-time accidents.
  • Completed vehicle recoveries, private tows and involuntary retrievals in collaboration with businesses and police departments.
  • Fulfilled back haul orders and spotting trailers in loading yard.
  • Established relationships with agency representatives to complete towing jobs efficiently and according to procedures.
  • Responded quickly to customer complaints and gathered all pertinent information to make educated decisions for remediation.
  • Increased inventory longevity, inspecting and repairing vehicles and emergency equipment to promote effective mechanical and safety usage.
  • Balanced and handled expense accounts for each trip.
  • Reacted decisively and quickly to protect spoilage.
  • Aided senior leadership during executive decision-making process, generating daily logistics and productivity records.
  • Managed on-time, under-budget tow truck service execution across region while partnering with local authorities and USPS.
10/1998 to 04/2008 Merchandising Manager Reyes Holdings | Chesapeake, VA,
  • Communicated with vendors to negotiate deals, request samples and build relationships.
  • Designed floor layouts, product displays and shelving layouts to maximize sales and influence customer purchasing habits.
  • Placed prices and descriptive signage to enhance displays and promote items.
  • Monitored weekly, monthly and quarterly achievement goals.
  • Managed purchases, receipts and documentation of finished goods, materials, packaging and ingredients for submission in reports.
  • Maintained compliance with internal financial controls and protocols.
  • Expeditiously and effectively resolved purchasing claim issues.
  • Settled complex new and existing agreements or statements of work, including requests for information or requests for proposals.
  • Oversaw operations for our territory.
08/1997 to 11/1998 Pest and Termite Control Terminix | City, STATE,
  • Identified pest issues, placed traps and bait and removed dead pests after extermination.
  • Detailed every job in well-written report, pointing out sanitation and structural issues that could result in pest activity.
  • Suggested natural pesticides that would eliminate less harmful pests, including pantry moths, fruit flies and stink bugs.
  • Followed all company protocols when applying pesticides on the inside and outside of structures.
  • Maintained knowledge and adhered to state rules and regulations.
  • Met with customers at residences and places of business to check on pest and rodent situations.
  • Strictly adhered to all safety procedures when applying pesticides to reduce exposure to people and animals.
  • Mixed chemicals based on property and climate conditions to deliver optimal elimination and prevention efficiency.
  • Utilized appropriate protective gear and equipment during application.
  • Identified infestations and isolated sources with physical inspections of premises.
  • Set mechanical traps, baits and glue boards to remove pests from interior areas.
  • Determined which method of elimination would be the most effective depending upon the type of pest and degree of infestation.
  • Explained and reviewed service agreements with customers to cultivate understanding and customer satisfaction.
  • Inspected facilities to determine infestation source and appropriate treatment.
  • Recognized for consistent quality service and efficiency.
  • Attended workshops and seminars hosted by employer to keep current on methods regarding pest control.
  • Determined costs involved for treatment services and delivered estimates to customers.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1995 High School Diploma | Middletown High Scool, Middletown , Delaware GPA:
Expected in 09/2029 CDL Certified Course | CDL Delaware Technical And Community College - Owens, Georgetown, DE GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Middletown High Scool
  • Delaware Technical And Community College - Owens

Job Titles Held:

  • Over the Road Truck Driver
  • Merchandising Manager
  • Pest and Termite Control

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • CDL Certified Course

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