owner operator truck driver resume example with 16+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Organized Truck Driver with proven track record of delivering within specified time frames. Customer-focused and strong communicator with ability to effectively interact with others. Quick learner with management potential. Alert Correctional Officer Sergeant with hands-on experience handling issues related to maintaining the peace in maximum security prisons. Trained in defensive tactics and firearms. Sound knowledge of visitation guidelines and seize and search protocols. Meticulous Certified Surgical Tech excited to bring 10 plus-year background to growing organization. Knowledgeable in all aspects of surgery, including setting up operating rooms, preparing patients and assisting surgeons. Committed to maintaining highest standards of health and safety.

  • Commercial driving
  • GPS and route planning
  • Materials transport
  • Safety and compliance
  • Equipment operation
  • Defensive driver training
  • Vehicle inspections
  • Class A Commercial Driver's License
  • Tractor-trailer driving specialist
  • Pre-surgical preparation
  • Safety protocols expertise
  • Safe sharps disposal
  • Patient confidentiality
  • Passing surgical instruments
  • Biohazardous waste disposal
  • Setting up and operating equipment
  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Pre- and post-surgical counts
  • Specimen collection
  • Wound Dressing
  • Patient transportation
  • Problem resolution
  • Project organization
  • Supervision
  • Team management
  • Seize and search protocol
  • Knowledge of force techniques
  • Conflict resolution proficiency
  • Ability to carry weapons
  • Relationship development
  • Forklift Operation
  • OSHA-trained
  • General laborer
Temple High School Temple, TX Expected in 05/1987 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Temple College Temple, TX Expected in No Degree : Surgical Technology - GPA :
  • Graduated with 3.0 GPA
  • Coursework in micro biology, human anatomy and physiology, and pharmacology
Work History
John Christner Trucking - Owner/Operator Truck Driver
Bixby, OK, 10/2019 - 07/2020
  • Inspected vehicle and equipment before and after every trip to monitor routine wear and identify larger maintenance issues.
  • Spoke professionally with customers regarding complaints, gathering all necessary information to make educated decisions and address issues.
  • Operated with safety and skill to avoid accidents and delays.
  • Minimized delays by planning and adjusting routes to account for changing weather and traffic conditions.
  • Maintained daily, legible DOT log book and submitted corresponding documents.
  • Completed daily inspections, basic maintenance and common repair actions to keep equipment operating at full capacity.
  • Completed regular inspections and maintenance actions, as well as basic equipment repairs, to keep equipment operating at peak levels.
  • Completed basic maintenance and minor repairs to keep vehicle neat and running properly.
  • Enhanced customer relations by consistently delivering shipments according to schedule and quickly addressing any concerns.
  • Dropped and hooked trailers and changed configuration of equipment when necessary.
  • Invoiced, collected monies due and settled accounts with shippers each day.
St Mary's Health System - Correctional Officer Sergeant
Portland, ME, 12/2016 - 04/2019
  • Handled inmate counts and searches for missing inmates.
  • Verified all prison visitors carried proper identification and had no contraband before entering institution.
  • Supervised dining hall, outdoor recreation area, vocational shop and inmate housing unit.
  • Completed daily work report sheets and delegated tasks to employees.
  • Supervised 50 employees and performance of tasks and managed 1300 offenders.
  • Oversaw control center, monitoring inmates, visitors and employees for signs of suspicious behavior.
  • Inspected housing cells and directed teams completing in-depth searches for contraband or damage.
  • Coordinated responses to emergency situations arising in different prison locations.
  • Cultivated and maintained climate of mutual respect with freedom from harassment and intimidation, to provide safe environment for staff and offenders.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
Baylor Scott & White Health - Certified Surgical Technologist
City, STATE, 04/2007 - 12/2016
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Created and maintained unobstructed operative fields using diverse range of tools, including retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Provided scrubbing surgical assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecology, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurosurgery and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Introduced new staff members to training protocols regarding operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Anticipated surgeons needs and handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Collected, prepared, and disposed of medical specimens.
  • Created safe operating environments for invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Operated, adjusted, and monitored diagnostic equipment and other machines used during procedures.
  • Completed needle, instrument and sponge counts and recorded inventories.
Metal Sales - Mill Operator/Forklift Operator
City, STATE, 03/2001 - 08/2004
  • Protected team members and boosted performance by operating equipment safely and in accordance with company compliance measures.
  • Operated mill equipment safely and efficiently with team of 2 employees.
  • Successfully maintain clean, valid driver's license and access to reliable transportation.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Transported goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Used strapping and bracing techniques combined with proper balancing to prevent load shifting.
  • Operated all loaders, sitting and side loader equipment safely and efficiently to prevent damage to items and avoid injuries.
  • Coordinated with other lift truck drivers and production personnel to process orders efficiently.
  • Unloaded and stacked materials by raising and lowering lifting devices.
  • Unloaded materials and goods at designated locations for best project availability.
  • Checked items against documentation for accuracy.
  • Examined shipments for quality and accuracy.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Temple High School
  • Temple College

Job Titles Held:

  • Owner/Operator Truck Driver
  • Correctional Officer Sergeant
  • Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Mill Operator/Forklift Operator


  • High School Diploma
  • No Degree

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