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owner operator truck driver resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Conscientious Truck Driver knowledgeable about DOT safety regulations and route planning. Accident-free safe driver with clean MVR with no violations. Over [Number] years of experience on road. Expert Driver comfortable lifting up to [Number] pounds, operating loading equipment and managing loads. Record of success in meeting delivery schedules and satisfying clients. Safety-focused [Job Title] with outstanding work ethic and more than [Number] days with zero accidents. Skilled in customer service and following DOT requirements and good safety practices. Licensed for [Type] operation. [Job Title] experienced using GPS to determine efficient routes. Hardworking individual with more than [Number] years of safe driving. Long-haul and regional driving background. Experienced Truck Driver with expertise operating 18-wheelers and box trucks. Brings clean driving record, CDL [Type] license and current HAZMAT endorsement. Customer-oriented and skilled at promoting customer retention, assisting with loading and unloading and completing accurate logs and paperwork.

Skills
  • Cargo Handling
  • Tanker and Hazmat Endorsements
  • Vehicle Service Documentation
  • Work Logging
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Attention to Detail
  • Vehicle Defect or Damage Reporting
  • Problem Solving
  • Time Management
  • Decision Making
  • Loading and Unloading
  • CB Radio Communication
  • Cargo Security
  • Trailer Coupling and Uncoupling
  • Accident Documentation
  • Truck Maneuvering
  • Truck Cab Computer Operation
  • Delivery Documentation
  • Delivery Instructions Verification
  • Tractor-Trailer Operation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Vehicle Inspection
  • Air Brake Certification
  • Planning Ability
  • Courteous and Polite Demeanor
Experience
01/2016 to 11/2022 Owner/Operator Truck Driver Fort Transfer | Prichard, AL,
  • Reacted decisively and quickly to protect spoilage.
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Provided top product shipment delivery quality control, eliminating downtime and maximizing revenue.
  • Used pallet jack and forklift to load and unload products at distribution centers and route locations.
  • Inspected and maintained vehicle supplies and equipment to ensure vehicles remain in proper working condition.
  • Established relationships with customers through use of interpersonal, active listening and inquiry response skills.
  • Added fluids, checked tires and kept interior and exterior spotless as part of vehicle upkeep.
  • Used ropes and blocks to safely secure cargo for transport.
  • Hooked and unhooked trailers from tractor and converter dollies.
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before and after trips and completed basic maintenance for optimal performance.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Conducted emergency roadside repairs, changed tires, replaced light bulbs and installed fuses and tire chains.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections before and after every trip and performed minor repairs to keep truck functional.
  • Notified customers of potential late deliveries, which resulted in [Number]% decrease in calls to company support line.
  • Followed regular schedule of pickups for individual customers and groups.
  • Worked well with dispatchers to communicate route and schedule changes.
  • Obtained signatures needed to complete and process paperwork.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Utilized pallet jacks and forklifts to load and unload materials off trucks.
09/2005 to 12/2015 Truck Driver Koch Industries, Inc. | Newbern, TN,
  • Inspected and maintained vehicle supplies and equipment to ensure vehicles remain in proper working condition.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods.
  • Obtained signatures needed to complete and process paperwork.
  • Completed transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Used ropes and blocks to safely secure cargo for transport.
  • Used pallet jack and forklift to load and unload products at distribution centers and route locations.
  • Notified customers of potential late deliveries, which resulted in [Number]% decrease in calls to company support line.
  • Hooked and unhooked trailers from tractor and converter dollies.
06/2000 to 08/2005 Dock Manager Global Aviation Services | Jamaica, NY,
  • Negotiated with carriers and warehouse operators for services and preferential rates.
  • Examined invoices and shipping manifests for conformity to tariff and customs regulations.
  • Oversaw loading and unloading for trailers and client pick-ups and identified damaged products.
  • Supervised activities of workers engaged in receiving, storing and shipping products or materials.
  • Handled departmental scheduling to maintain proper staffing for shifts.
  • Established priorities and assigned tasks to support dock operations.
  • Assisted in preparing dock, securing ships and unloading cargo with dock workers.
  • Created and enforced policies and procedures for entire logistics team.
  • Hired and trained personnel to perform job duties, execute safety practices and develop individual performance requirements.
  • Operated oil boom and forklift to move equipment and stage products for loading.
  • Managed employees, vendors and outside contractors to perform operational functions and proper handling of [Type] equipment.
Education and Training
Expected in 07/1994 to to High School Diploma | Etablissement Primaire Et Secondaire "du Pontet", Ecublens, Switzerland, GPA:
Languages
English:
Native/ Bilingual
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Spanish:
Native/ Bilingual
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French:
Native/ Bilingual
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Etablissement Primaire Et Secondaire "du Pontet"

Job Titles Held:

  • Owner/Operator Truck Driver
  • Truck Driver
  • Dock Manager

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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