sawmill operator resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Meticulous Saw mill operator, with automotive technology degree that was proudly obtained in high/trade school and offering a lengthy history of safety and efficiency as well as obtaining thru OSHA, training and certificates too. Eager, intelligent and motivated to learn latest mechanical and engineering innovations. Sound knowledge of all types of machine parts and tools. Works effectively in busy and high-noise environments. Detail-oriented and mechanical inclined with dedicated work ethic and a track record of an extensive passion for the trade and many skills to back up the name made for myself as a female technician, whose serious about the respect earned from a male based occupation. Offers interpersonal skills and expertise in customer service, auto mechanics, and entry level wood working. Extensive yearning and learning from being raised in a junk yard and car lot ran and owned by family, as well as later living and working at a saw mill. Safely operates heavy equipment such as forklifts, bobcats, front and rear end loaders. High energy individual with over 10 years of experience overseeing job duties and tasks. Considered attentive and motivated as well as reliable. Resourceful Manager offering history of success coordinating, outstanding customer service and monitoring operations across various departments. Highly committed with hardworking mentality to maintain quality of services and products.

  • Supervised team of 12 staff members.
  • Promoted to manager upon turning 18 after 4 months with the company
  • Preventative machine maintenance
  • Hoist operations
  • Raw materials handling
  • Machinery setup
  • Blade installation
  • Equipment Maintenance
Work History
Sawmill Operator, 06/2017 - 05/2019
White Castle Covington, KY,
  • Maximized efficiency by removing safety hazards and debris from work areas such as the tracks, the conveyor, all pulleys, and the log ramps.
  • Documented counts and sorted finished cut lumber to promote easy access for transportation on orders or additional processing.
  • Troubleshot clamps,locks, levers and gear ratios that adjust cutting measurement specifications on the issues to keep machinery functioning precisely and properly during shifts.
  • Set controls to adjust the rpms, belt speed, feed rate, and blade rotation and tensions
  • Implemented pre and post cut measurements, maintain steady speed of the cart to reduce tapering issues and notified catch side immediately for assistance with escalating problems.
  • Monitored operating machinery to assess progress, adjust belt settings and maintain desired tension and speeds.
  • Inspected equipment before, during and after each use to inspect teeth for dullness or fuel levels, which could delay project.
  • Trained new hires on machine operations and shut off controls as well as explained all safety procedures to prevent injuries.
  • Kept equipment running by clearing all tracks from saw dust and debris.
  • Scribed reference lines on materials as guide for sawing operations.
  • Operated loading and transporting heavy machinery such as bobcats, backhoes, front and rear end loaders as well keeping up maintenance on each of them as well.
  • Practices proper safety protocols and followed OSHA guidelines by wearing the proper safety gear at all times and respecting all machinery for its proper use.
  • Receiving and correctly documenting all work orders; as well as keeping an up to date itinerary of expenses for each order , including labor times for each employee. Providing copies of signed receipts for every customer, and filling out invoices for the order of telephone poles we receive from Duke Energy.
Hitch Tech & Truck Rental, Inspections, & Mainten , 09/2016 - 11/2016
U-Haul International City, STATE,
  • Reviewed technical documentation to complete equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Completed daily, weekly and monthly checklists on building equipment to maintain records of scheduled maintenance procedures.
  • Used problem-solving skills to alleviate issues efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • Assessed operating conditions and adjusted settings to maximize performance and equipment longevity.
  • Followed all work orders and specifications to determine which machines and equipment required replacement, repair or maintenance.
  • Reduced opportunities for theft and trespassers by securing all entrances and exits and locking down the store with personalized code before closing
  • Us ed various equipment to remove snow and sprinkled rock salt on walkways to prevent falls and accessibility to the vehicles.
  • Completed partial or full dismantling of equipment to quickly repair or replace defective components and restore functionality.
  • Maintained equipment by troubleshooting breakdowns and performing preventive maintenance.
  • Quickly responded to internal service calls regarding malfunctioning equipment and completed repairs effectively, improving overall employee satisfaction.
  • Trained junior maintenance professionals on correct repair and cleaning procedures.
  • Helped customers locate products and checked store system for merchandise at other sites.
  • Evaluated inventory and delivery needs, optimizing strategies to meet customer demands.
  • Implemented up-selling strategies such as recommending accessories and complementary purchases to boost revenue.
  • Answered customer questions regarding sizing, accessories and proper care for merchandise.
  • Processed product returns and assisted customers with other selections.
  • Organized parking of each box truck or accessory to maintain store visual appeal, engage customers and promote specific merchandise.
  • Laid out materials and system components to prepare for installation.
  • Maintained schedule of appointments with eye for both quality and speed of service.
  • Worked with U-haul to schedule hitch and ball installations for the customers vehicle, without interrupting day-to-day happenings.
  • Inspected installations to check for functionality and maintain customer satisfaction.
  • Troubleshot and repaired broken hitch systems or installed updated ones for best-in-class service.
Crew Manager, 06/2012 - 10/2016
Penn Station Subs City, STATE,
  • Supervised food preparation stations to observe hygiene and taste quality of food served to customers.
  • Created and implemented policies to achieve customer satisfaction and maintain food service standards.
  • Reduced shortages and labor% by holding staff accountable for excessive food waste and conducting shift inventories.
  • Settled 12 crew member disputes by addressing problems quickly and providing successful mediation.
  • Maximized quality assurance by completing frequent checks of line.
  • Trained staff on proper cooking procedures as well as safety regulations and productivity strategies.
  • Maintained high standards of food quality by reviewing shipments, overseeing preparation and monitoring food safety.
  • Maintained kitchen cleanliness and sanitation through correct procedures and scheduled cleaning of surfaces and equipment.
  • Motivated staff to perform at peak efficiency and quality.
  • Set and enforced performance and service standards to keep consistent, high-quality environment devoted to customer satisfaction.
  • Organized and oversaw food service training to educate employees on various tasks, including resetting tables, relaying orders to cooks and upselling food and beverages.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2012
New Richmond High School - New Richmond, OH
Status -
Certifications Thru NATEF : Auto Technology, Expected in 05/2012
Grant Career Center - Bethel, OH
Status -
  • Awarded Certification of Pass & completion of all 8 Jr. ASE master courses and over 4000 hours of hands on training
  • Jr. ASE Certified through NATEF in automotive Technology and diagnostics
  • Completed coursework and certified in OSHA Training
  • Hazmat course completion and certification
  • Graduated with 3.5 GPA
  • Coursework in engine performance, steering and suspension, brakes, electric components,fuel and emissions, transmissions and dyno testing and diagnostics and repair [Subject]
  • Professional development completed in Auto mechanics
  • 2 college credits obtained from Sinclair Technical college in aerodynamics and wind turbulence and Electrical Hybrid training in safety and repair.

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School Attended

  • New Richmond High School
  • Grant Career Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Sawmill Operator
  • Hitch Tech & Truck Rental, Inspections, & Mainten
  • Crew Manager


  • High School Diploma
  • Certifications Thru NATEF

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