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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Hardworking Transportation professional capable of towing cars, vans and trucks of all sizes using different hauling vehicles. Knowledgeable about roadside assistance procedures and experienced in working with law enforcement professionals. Experienced Tow Truck Driver/Forklift Operator offering exceptional skills in route planning gained during 20+ years in transportation. Demonstrated record of safe and efficient vehicle operations combined with top-notch customer satisfaction scores. Trained in defensive driving techniques.

Skills
  • Lockout remedies
  • Hydraulics
  • Vehicle maintenance and repair
  • Flatbed truck expertise
  • AAA experience
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Team Player
  • Certified in forklift operation
  • Logging paperwork
  • Safety standards and protocols
  • Safe driver
  • Forklift operation
  • DOT requirements
  • Backing procedures
  • Planning routes
Work History
Tow Truck Driver, 06/2011 to Current
U Pull And PayHouston, TX,
  • Inspected vehicle before and after trips and logged and reported mechanical problems to avoid unsafe hazards.
  • Completed preventive maintenance checks and basic repairs to vehicles.
  • Fastened chains, straps, covers and binders to secure load during transit.
  • Finalized daily logs on schedule to update internal records and uphold DOT requirements.
  • 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 safe driving record by observing all road rules, remaining cautious and alert in unfamiliar areas and keeping control of vehicle at all times.
  • Spoke professionally with customers regarding complaints, gathering all necessary information to make educated decisions and address issues.
  • Developed and cultivated strong customer relationships through interpersonal, active listening and leadership skills.
  • Loaded and unloaded Portable Storage units and secured items
  • Boosted team efficiency by moving materials with forklifts
  • Coordinated team member movements based on current needs, avoiding safety concerns or delays.
  • Loaded transfer truck with Portable Storage containers
  • Transported inventory items to appropriate locations.
  • Handled multiple tasks simultaneously to maximize work efficiency.
  • Completed daily forklift safety checklists.
  • Conducted new hire training on multiple routes with preferred work methods and safety.
  • Tracked daily driver logs to comply with regulatory standards.
  • Taught drivers how to drive and operate tow trucks
  • Maintained regulatory compliance documentation to promote safety and compliance culture.
  • Collaborated with supervisor of transportation to discuss department needs and goals.
  • Contributed to incident reviews and investigated field occurrences to report to supervisor.
  • Conducted test screenings for driver candidates and tabulated results.
  • Assisted management with fleet maintenance including scheduling of repairs, fleet levels monitoring, driver assignments and preventive maintenance.
  • Scheduled safety meetings and briefings with transportation supervisor.
  • Developed and implemented training materials and course updates.
  • Coordinated all company and regulatory paperwork.
  • Identified driver training needs to make recommendations to manager.
  • Provided detailed instruction and role modeling for acceptable social and work-related behaviors.
Baker, 11/2019 to 12/2019
University Of CaliforniaSanta Barbara, CA,
  • Determined quantity of product to prepare for next day operation by maintaining detailed production schedule.
  • Cleaned and maintained kitchen equipment and oven.
  • Replenished and rotated food items, following correct food cooling and storage procedures.
  • Resolved customer concerns with positive approach and constructive strategies.
  • Packaged and labeled baked goods with accurate descriptions and ingredients.
  • Cut, peeled and prepped seasonal fruit for pie fillings.
  • Complied with all health and safety codes.
Tow Truck Operator, 08/1998 to 10/2011
County Of El Paso TxEl Paso, TX,
  • Used strapping and bracing techniques combined with proper balancing to prevent load shifting.
  • Completed preventive maintenance checks and basic repairs to vehicles.
  • Recovered vehicles, completed private tows and managed involuntary pick-ups on behalf of business and law enforcement professionals.
  • Invoiced, collected monies due and settled accounts with shippers each day.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Answered roadside assistance calls for tows and other vehicle support.
  • Inspected vehicle before and after trips and logged and reported mechanical problems to avoid unsafe hazards.
  • Fastened chains, straps, covers and binders to secure load during transit.
  • Routinely assessed equipment for damage, wear, battery life and fluid levels.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1984
Sunnyside High School - Tucson, AZ
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Sunnyside High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Tow Truck Driver
  • Baker
  • Tow Truck Operator

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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