over the road truck driver resume example with 8+ years of experience

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

Well-qualified Motor Transport Operator with 4 years of experience in the U.S. Marine Corps. Proficient in managing the movement of equipment, supplies and personnel through convoys. Successful leader and problem-solver with an organized and diligent approach. I strive to be the best possible in any given task or responsibility placed upon me. I also do not find stepping outside of my comfort zone in order to complete something that I have no prior experience dealing with to be difficult.

  • Process Monitoring
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem-Solving
  • Time Management
  • Dependable and Cooperative
  • Customer Relations
  • Critical Thinking
  • Dedicated and Driven
  • Tactful and Diplomatic
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Supervision & Leadership
09/2021 to 12/2023 Over the Road Truck Driver Rdo Equipment Co. | Ada, MN,
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections before and after every trip and performed minor repairs to keep truck functional.
  • Logged driving hours and fuel usage data on time to keep reports current.
  • Read and interpreted maps to determine vehicle routes.
  • Hooked and unhooked trailers from tractor and converter dollies.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Delivered customer orders to homes and places of business within established time frames.
  • Established relationships with customers through use of interpersonal, active listening and inquiry response skills.
  • Drove tractor-trailer combinations to transport and deliver products, livestock or other materials.
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicles.
  • Provided top product shipment delivery quality control, eliminating downtime and maximizing revenue.
  • Measured temperature of haul and refrigerated area of truck, keeping cold items fresh.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
02/2022 to 08/2023 Pest Control Technician Rentokil Initial | Center Hill, FL,
  • Explained and reviewed service agreements with customers to cultivate understanding and customer satisfaction.
  • Detailed every job in well-written report, pointing out sanitation and structural issues that could result in pest activity.
  • Followed all company protocols when applying pesticides on the inside and outside of structures.
  • Met with customers at residences and places of business to check on pest and rodent situations.
  • Applied pesticides and other control strategies to manage pests.
  • Mixed chemicals based on property and climate conditions to deliver optimal elimination and prevention efficiency.
  • Set mechanical traps, baits and glue boards to remove pests from interior areas.
  • Adhered to safety procedures when applying pesticides to reduce exposure to people and animals.
  • Recognized for consistent quality service and efficiency.
  • Identified pest issues, placed traps and bait and removed dead pests after extermination.
  • Inspected buildings and facilities to determine appropriate pest control measures.
  • Maintained knowledge and adhered to state rules and regulations.
  • Determined which method of elimination would be the most effective depending upon the type of pest and degree of infestation.
  • Inspected facilities to determine infestation source and appropriate treatment.
  • Suggested natural pesticides to eliminate pantry moths, fruit flies and stink bugs.
  • Fostered customer safety by cleaning and removing pesticides after application.
08/2017 to 09/2021 Motor Transport Operator Amerigas Propane, Inc. | South Hill, VA,
  • Supervised, lead and trained more the 80 marines in daily activities: job related tasks, military protocol, and overall life advise.
  • Honorably discharged at grade/rank of E-4/Corporal
  • Performed daily vehicle maintenance by checking fluid levels, tire wear and brake integrity.
  • Oversaw and checked proper loading and unloading of cargo on vehicles and trailers.
  • Operated all-wheel vehicles and equipment over variety of terrain and roadways for support of combat operations.
  • Maintained safety and security of cargo, personnel and equipment in convoy.
  • Notified supervisors of defects, vehicle damage or traffic violations.
  • Planned routes based on local laws, weather conditions, time constraints and terrain.
  • Completed routine inspections and daily preventive maintenance services.
  • Managed loading, transportation and unloading of over $3,000,000 of cargo while deployed Okinawa, Japan.
  • Secured cargo against inclement weather, pilferage and possible damage.
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before and after trips and completed basic maintenance for optimal performance.
06/2015 to 06/2017 Cashier Revzilla | Costa Mesa, CA,
  • Operated cash register or POS system to receive payment by cash, check and credit card.
  • Answered customer questions and provided store information.
  • Collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Accepted cash and credit card payments, issued receipts and provided change.
  • Delivered high level of customer service to patrons using active listening and engagement skills.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered product advice.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer services.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2021 to to CDL Class A | Roadmaster, Tampa, FL, GPA:
Expected in 05/2017 to to High School Diploma | Lakewood Community, Saint Petersburg, FL GPA:
  • Became head of training within my unit within my time spent with the USMC, planning and overseeing more then 50 separate certification and licensing events for others.
  • Brown belt in Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP)
  • Attended 3 leadership seminars each lasting one month and put into practical training on a day to day basis leadership and communication skills for 2 years.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Roadmaster
  • Lakewood Community

Job Titles Held:

  • Over the Road Truck Driver
  • Pest Control Technician
  • Motor Transport Operator
  • Cashier


  • CDL Class A
  • High School Diploma

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