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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Motivated Truck Driver proficient at driving broad range of commercial trucks. Resourceful and customer-focused transportation specialist with 22 years of experience building client relations, supporting operations, managing logistics and handling distribution. Results-oriented in high-stress situations with talents in driving multiple types of trucks.

Skills
  • Cargo Handling
  • Route Management
  • State and Federal Regulations
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem-Solving
  • Cargo Security
  • Vehicle Service Documentation
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Time Management
  • Delivery Documentation
  • Decision Making
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Vehicle Inspection
  • Work Logging
  • Tractor-Trailer Operation
  • Efficient Trip Planner
  • Courteous and Polite Demeanor
Experience
05/2008 to Current
Owner/Operator Truck Driver Fort Transfer Clarksburg, WV,
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicles.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Provided top product shipment delivery quality control, eliminating downtime and maximizing revenue.
  • 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.
  • Implemented daily DOT pre-trip inspections to reduce risks or delivery delays.
  • Applied defensive driving and safety techniques to prevent accidents.
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Maintained vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations
  • Inspected, serviced and maintained equipment on daily basis to achieve long-lasting performance.
  • Observed driving regulations and safety procedures, maintaining excellent safe driving record.
  • Inspected and maintained vehicle supplies and equipment to ensure vehicles remain in proper working condition.
  • Obtained and maintained proper delivery authorization and pickup documentation.
  • Processed shipment documents neatly and efficiently for each load.
  • Recorded expenses and maintained receipts.
06/1995 to 09/2007
Truck Driver Wesco Waukesha, WI,
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing 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.
  • 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 vehicles.
  • Established relationships with customers through use of interpersonal, active listening and inquiry response skills.
  • 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.
  • Conducted emergency roadside repairs, changed tires, replaced light bulbs and installed fuses and tire chains.
  • Recorded miles driven, packages delivered and signatures accumulated to appropriately maintain daily logbook.
06/1979 to 08/1995
Machine Operator Cardinal Health Albany, NY,
  • Set up machines for various jobs to maintain compliance with manufacturing thresholds and waste reduction initiatives.
  • Detected work-piece defects and machine malfunctions, maintaining apparatus to prevent future issues.
  • Lubricated parts and performed minor maintenance to improve machine function.
  • Documented daily production data and submitted accurate time logs to keep management up-to-date.
  • Established and adjusted feed rates and cutting parameters to keep operations in line with production demands.
  • Verified production orders prior to starting set-up.
  • Read and understood blueprints, product specifications and tooling instructions to plan correct operational sequences and prevent materials waste.
  • Operated multiple fabricating machines, cutoff saws, shears and forming or spinning machines.
  • Completed written reports of problems and necessary repairs to forward to management and maintenance personnel.
  • Maintained assigned equipment and performed daily inspections to increase equipment longevity and cut costs.
  • Organized pallets and secured materials with plastic wrap to prepare for movement to skids.
  • Monitored and observed production line to watch for pile-ups and jams.
  • Operated forklift to place finished products on skids and transport to warehouse.
  • Utilized fastening equipment to fasten, package and stack materials and products.
  • Manipulated controls to set, activate and adjust mechanisms on machinery.
  • Calibrated machinery to optimize performance according to prescribed standards and specific project needs.
  • Troubleshot and repaired machines to increase productivity and decrease spending.
  • Designed detailed preventive maintenance schedules to enhance tool performance.
  • Controlled material usage to keep costs low, proactively investigating and resolving discrepancies to minimize waste.
  • Boosted productivity and efficiency for staff in solution implementation.
05/1979 to 05/1985
Team Leader Good Shepherd Hospice Norman, OK,
  • Kept work areas clean, neat and free of safety hazards to maximize efficiency.
  • Delegated daily tasks to team members to optimize group productivity.
  • Promoted to leadership position in recognition of strong work ethic and provided exceptional customer service.
  • Fostered positive employee relationships through communication, training and development coaching.
  • Allocated resources and organized processes within assigned area of responsibility to drive efficiency and productivity.
  • Reviewed completed work to verify consistency, quality and conformance.
  • Utilized coaching and leadership principles to enhance internal and external team dynamics.
  • Assigned projects and distributed tasks to team members as per area of expertise.
  • Conferred with other supervisors to coordinate operations and activities within or between departments.
  • Monitored team progress and enforced deadlines.
  • Counted inventory, resolved discrepancies and completed paperwork to keep system accurate and current.
  • Collaborated with management team to implement new work procedures or policies.
  • Conducted thorough quality checks to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Implemented performance, quality and efficiency measures to achieve aggressive production goals.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1979 to to
High School Diploma:
Mifflinburg Area Senior High School - Mifflinburg, PA
GPA:
Expected in 06/1979 to to
: Construction/Carpentry
SUN Area Career And Technology Center - New Berlin, PA
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Mifflinburg Area Senior High School
  • SUN Area Career And Technology Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Owner/Operator Truck Driver
  • Truck Driver
  • Machine Operator
  • Team Leader

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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