Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Project manager for a commercial flooring operation. General knowledge and operation of all heavy equipment and a truck driver with 20 years of experience and solid history of success. Built operations from ground up with strategic and scalable approaches. Well-oriented to quickly identify and capitalize on emerging opportunities.

  • Project organization and management
  • Customer relations
  • Team oversight
  • Labor relations
  • Quality Management
  • Strategic project planning
  • Grading experience
  • Materials transportation
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Problem resolution
  • Following project plans
  • Team management
  • Maintenance procedures
  • Pre-operational equipment inspections
  • Safe equipment operation
  • Safety procedures
  • Construction background
  • Following directions
  • Interpreting maps and instructions
09/2016 to Current Owner/Operator, Supervisor and Project Manager Cargill, Inc. | Gilman, IL,
  • Assessed, optimized and elevated operations to target current and expected demands.
  • Oversaw project execution, phase progress, workmanship and team performance to drive on-time completion of deliverables.
  • Enhanced operational performance by developing effective business strategies, systems and procedures.
  • Supervised performance of 10-15 workers with goals of improving productivity, efficiency and cost savings.
  • Trained teams on specific operations and requirements for each job site, including applicable procedures and techniques.
  • Oversaw staff hiring, initiating new training and scheduled processes to streamline operations.
  • Led startup and opening of commercial flooring business and provided business development, creation of operational procedures and workflow planning.
  • Supervised performance of 10 workers with goals of improving productivity, efficiency and cost savings.
  • Monitored supplier operations to verify quality, delivery schedule and conformance to contract specifications.
  • Analyzed commercial flooring client business needs and assisted in determining appropriate resources and strategies.
08/1994 to Current Equipment Operator Fort Transfer | Nicholasville, KY,
  • Followed signals from ground crew and other operators to safely move materials and prevent dangerous interactions or missed cues.
  • Drove tractor-trailer trucks to move equipment efficiently between job sites.
  • Performed grading of site land and smoothed surfaces as part of projects or finish work.
  • Reviewed and carefully followed all safety policies and procedures.
  • Operated excavator and bulldozer to perform earthmoving and demolition in support of infrastructure build activities.
  • Inspected and repaired equipment to maintain durability and optimal performance.
  • Put up and attached structural components, poured concrete and completed other construction-related tasks.
  • Used equipment such as payloaders and skid steer to complete jobs quickly and correctly.
09/2000 to 11/2019 Owner/Operator Truck Driver Allison Transmission | Indianapolis, IN,
  • Maintained ongoing communications with dispatch in operations center to keep teammates informed.
  • Observed all driving regulations and safety procedures, maintaining 98% safe driving record.
  • Attached or loaded vehicles and reviewed all connections for security.
  • Inspected vehicle prior to and after completing each shift, noting any damage or issues in detailed logs.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods.
  • Unloaded packages from flatbed trucks for delivery to customers, taking care to prevent damage to merchandise and goods.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing all road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Inspected and maintained vehicle supplies and equipment such as gas, oil, water, tires, lights, and brakes to ensure vehicles remain in proper working condition
  • Maintained records such as vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations
  • Reviewed all vehicles in fleet on weekly basis to determine those requiring immediate repairs and maintenance work.
  • Established long-term relationships with customers by promoting great service and engagement skills and quickly resolving issues.
  • Drove trucks with capacities greater than three tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, Low Boy, to transport and deliver products, livestock or other materials.
  • Completed efficient transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Managed proper transportation of dangerous goods such as weapons and ammunition with no incidents.
  • Hazmat certification 2020
09/2001 to 05/2004 Transportation Specialist Army National Guard | City, STATE,
  • Managed preparation, loading and securing of Ranger Camps, Infantry and ammunition deliveries.
  • Directed daily transportation of soldiers, weapons and ammunition cargo.
  • Reported maintenance and repair needs for transportation vehicles and equipment.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2001 High School Diploma | Elkton High School, Elkton, SD GPA:
Expected in | Automotive Mechanics Lake Area Technical Institute, Watertown, SD GPA:
Expected in | Construction Management South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD GPA:

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School Attended

  • Elkton High School
  • Lake Area Technical Institute
  • South Dakota State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Owner/Operator, Supervisor and Project Manager
  • Equipment Operator
  • Owner/Operator Truck Driver
  • Transportation Specialist


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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