petroleum transport driver resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Safety-conscious Petroleum Driver proudly offering over 6 years experience logging information in observance of federal regulations and following safe driving practices. A go-getter known for maintaining trucking vehicles to comply with Department of Transportation policies. Knowledgeable in preventive equipment maintenance and considered a very dedicated worker.

  • Vehicle Inspection
  • Safety and Emergency Equipment
  • Problem Solving
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Delivery Instructions Verification
  • Time Management
  • State and Federal Regulations
  • Dangerous Goods Transportation
  • Truck Maneuvering
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Critical Thinking
  • Trailer Coupling and Uncoupling
  • Truck Weighing
  • Work Logging
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Following Detailed Instructions
  • Basic Math Skills
  • Accurate Recordkeeping
  • Safe Driving Skills
  • Pre- and Post-Trip Inspections
  • Forklift Operation
  • Electric Hand Trucks
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Goods Wrapping and Security
  • Collaborative Teamwork
  • Warehouse Management Systems
  • PPE Compliance
  • Incident Reporting
  • OSHA Compliance
  • Scale Operation
  • Emergency Procedures
10/2017 to 07/2022
Petroleum Transport Driver Marten Transport San Bernardino, CA,
  • Maneuvered trucks into tight areas, maintaining proper positioning for loading and unloading.
  • Identified truck and equipment problems requiring repair work by performing inspections prior to and after all trips.
  • Connected hoses and operated equipment to move liquid materials into and out of storage tanks on vessels.
  • Submitted daily mileage log with trip sheet, fuel, maintenance and delivery documentation.
  • 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
  • Coordinated with dispatch to receive updates, communicate efficient routes and convey delays.
  • Consulted with supervisors and dispatch personnel to assess situations, determine appropriate solutions and make decisions.
  • Observed driving regulations and safety procedures, maintaining excellent safe driving record.
  • Balanced materials, secured containers and verified weight limits of loads to avoid safety or compliance issues.
  • Attached or loaded vehicles and reviewed all connections for security.
  • Ran tractor-trailer combination in all weather conditions.
  • Transferred liquid products from terminals to various delivery locations.
  • Connected air hoses and electrical lines and manually cranked dolly wheels.
07/2016 to 10/2017
Class a Dry Van Driver Roehl City, STATE,
  • Documented and maintained daily logs, expense reports, trip reports and inspection reports.
  • Navigated and planned each route with up-to-date GPS support, accounting for weather or construction delays to prevent costly and avoidable delays.
  • Achieved clean driving record for [Number] years with no points, moving violations or preventable accidents.
  • Coupled and uncoupled trailers, connected and disconnected air and electrical lines and maintained and positioned fifth wheels.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Mastered state, local and federal traffic laws and regulations, resulting in safe on-time deliveries and satisfied customers.
  • Executed thorough truck and trailer inspection before each trip, each day of trip and after trip to verify safety and good mechanical condition.
  • Secured freight within dry vans and verified load stability periodically during trip.
  • Performed minor troubleshooting and repairs on trucks and trailers and gained expertise at spotting potential problems early.
  • Drove dry van and other commercial trucks over-the-road across [Number] states, averaging [Number] miles driven per day.
  • Drove tractor-trailer combinations to transport and deliver products, livestock or other materials.
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Logged driving hours and fuel usage data on time to keep reports current.
02/2011 to 07/2016
Perishable Orderfiller/Back-up Yard Driver/ Wal-Mart Distribution Center City, STATE,
  • Operated warehouse equipment with caution and according to manufacturer instructions to reduce risk of accidents and malfunctions.
  • Used RF scanner to pick items from bins and complete orders.
  • Packaged items with appropriate materials to prevent damage during shipping.
  • Prepared products for packaging and shipping according to company specifications.
  • Used handheld scanners to key in data for packages.
  • Attended company safety meetings to maintain knowledge of new and important information.
  • Mentored newly hired employees on warehouse safety procedures and demonstrated proper operation of tools to avoid mishaps.
  • Fulfilled orders quickly to accomplish challenging daily objectives.
  • Picked products from designated locations using various tools and transferred to appropriate areas for further processing.
  • Picked up heavy objects using proper lifting techniques to avoid personal injuries.
  • Selected products and items from shelves and pallets for customer orders.
  • Labeled boxes and placed in outbound collection areas.
  • Limited damage to products and orders by using care when choosing items.
  • Cleaned and organized aisles, work stations and floors to promote operational productivity.
  • Achieved productivity and accuracy standards to meet company guidelines.
  • Initiated yard checks to maintain inbound and outbound dock and staging areas.
  • Operated truck to transport trailers to and from DC docks for loading, unloading and storage purposes.
  • Executed dock operations by switching trailers and equipment to and from docks.
  • Followed corporate, departmental and regulatory operations and safety standards to minimize accidents and vehicle damage.
  • Utilized yard management computer systems to input shift data.
  • Loaded material onto trucks and secured for transport.
  • Operated powered industrial trucks such as forklifts, cherry pickers to move product around distribution center.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2006 to to
High School Diploma:
Onalaska High School - Onalaska, WI

Class A CDL Holder

Hazmat Endorsement

Tanker Endorsement

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School Attended

  • Onalaska High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Petroleum Transport Driver
  • Class a Dry Van Driver
  • Perishable Orderfiller/Back-up Yard Driver/


  • High School Diploma

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