Sanitation Operator Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:

Dependable employee with over 30 years of licensed commercial driving experience with recent focus on trash collection. Customer-focused, courteous and neat with speed, strength, energy and commitment to serve exceptional number of customers per day. Exemplary communicator with management and customers, with innate navigational and record-keeping skills. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success. Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

  • Minor repairs
  • Sanitization techniques
  • Snow removal
  • Facility maintenance
  • Floor waxing
  • Team management
  • Active listening
  • Organizational skills
  • Leadership
  • First Aid/CPR
Sanitation Operator, 02/1990 to Current
Dairy Farmers Of AmericaLubbock, TX,
  • Dumped containers completely, left customer's location clean and free of debris, securely closed containers and prevented containers from inhibiting traffic flow.
  • Lifted trash containers and climbed in and out of trucks without limitation and without injury or reduced effectiveness or speed.
  • Drove garbage trucks on specified routes, collected and loaded solid waste and recyclables and transported to appropriate disposal or recycling sites.
  • Performed standardized pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections and operated hydraulic hand controls to lift and load residential and commercial trash cans to dispose of trash.
  • Communicated customer requests to dispatcher or manager and identified and reported containers needing repair or replacement.
  • Notified management or dispatcher of service interruptions, including blocked containers, closed lots, streets or alleyways and potential safety hazards.
  • Worked closely with management to improve route efficiencies and identify best practices and reported incidents, accidents, injuries or property damage.
  • Dropped off and picked up roll-off containers, verified proper tie-downs and reported on needed truck maintenance.
  • Verified number of containers on route and at each location matched service level listed and reported discrepancies.
  • Mastered residential and commercial route navigation and serviced several customers per day using either front or rear end load lift attachment.
  • Completed and submitted customer tickets as required when excessive yardage required removal.
  • Trained new drivers on safe, efficient and courteous trash truck operation and route fulfillment in any weather condition.
  • Kept mechanical parts in ideal condition by cleaning, adjusting and lubricating using grease guns and hand tools.
  • Maintained machines, gauges, controls and components by monitoring and adjusting to meet specific production conditions.
  • Informed supervisors immediately about machine malfunctions to resolve quickly.
Equipment Operator, 10/2017 to 07/2020
County Of El Paso TxEl Paso, TX,
  • Checked equipment for defects before and after shift and submitted report indicating equipment condition.
  • Reviewed and carefully followed all safety policies and procedures.
  • Used equipment such as street sweepers, dump trucks, front loader, vacalls, forklift and other heavy equipment to complete jobs quickly and correctly.
  • Kept equipment fueled and ready for immediate use to support scheduling demands.
  • Learned about new equipment and related attachments while maintaining knowledge of items used daily to meet job requirements.
  • Inspected and repaired equipment to maintain durability and optimal performance.
  • Followed signals from ground crew and other operators to safely move materials and prevent dangerous interactions or missed cues.
  • Observed company safety protocols, including trench safety and perimeter establishment, to reduce job site accidents.
  • Operated dump trucks and front end loaders to perform earthmoving in support of utility infrastructure build activities.
  • Maintained machinery by repairing and replacing broken and malfunctioning components.
  • Removed tools and machinery from job site and secured location at end of shift.
  • Steered forklifts, hand trucks, scissor lifts and other equipment to move materials around work sites.
  • Relocated vehicles by driving to and from work sites and maintained clean driving record.
  • Transported equipment while safely operating machinery on job sites.
  • Drove tractor-trailer trucks to move equipment efficiently between job sites.
  • Monitored and used handheld mobile devices to communicate and coordinate worksite resources.
  • Operated front end loader to move dirt and different base materials.
  • Performed pre-shift and post-shift equipment inspections and completed all reports accurately to support company policy.
  • Employed heavy equipment operation best practices resulting in minimal complaints or incidents.
  • Promoted company's strict safety protocols for operation of machinery to reduce accidents and injuries.
Youth Sports Coach, 08/2006 to 10/2019
City Of Lakewood, CoLakewood, CO,
  • Ran drills and practices to help children to develop and improve sports skills.
  • Mentored and encouraged youth to develop strong work ethic by being positive role model and practicing skills regularly.
  • Showed athletes proper techniques to avoid injuries.
  • Encouraged team members to become stronger, more agile athletes and more successful competitors through focus, effective training and proper nutrition.
  • Developed training and exercise programs to meet individual requirements and team play strategies.
  • Monitored safety of training, individual exercises and equipment usage to avoid sports injuries and damage to facility.
  • Checked equipment and monitored common areas to maintain proper upkeep while remaining vigilant on safety.
  • Applied evaluation techniques and personal knowledge to assess abilities to assign players to correct positions on team.
  • Observed consistent program of stretching and proper conditioning in effort to reduce injuries.
  • Worked with boosters, parents and school administrators to handle support functions.
  • Readied team to compete in tournaments and other special events.
  • Organized players' nights and other special events to cultivate positive relations with players, families and local community members.
  • Observed culture of good sportsmanship, cooperation and responsibility among athletes and coaching staff.
  • Oversaw rigorous practice sessions to enhance individual skills and team gameplay.
  • Coordinated scheduling and field and facility use with activities office.
  • Managed travel arrangements for coaching staff and players.
  • Established and followed through with penalties for breaches of sportsmanship standards.
  • Drafted and distributed packets for student-athletes outlining rules and expectations.
  • Assisted with fundraising events to raise funds for team travel and other expenses.
Education and Training
: Physical Education Teaching And Coaching, Expected in
UW-Oshkosh - Oshkosh, WI,

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