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Jessica
Claire
resumesample@example.com
(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Experienced Truck Driver offering solid work ethic, safe driving history and stable background in diverse transportation roles. Knowledgeable about all trucks and van and flatbed trailers, including loading, unloading and securing different types of products. Well-coordinated in handling all customer, documentation and business needs.

Skills
  • Tanker and Hazmat Endorsements
  • Cargo handling
  • Route management
  • Clean MVR
Education and Training
Albemarle High School Charlottesville, VA Expected in 06/1974 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Certifications
  • Tractor trailer License - t61135146
Experience
Quanex Building Products Corporation - Truck Driver
Chatsworth, IL, 8/28/15 - Current
  • Lifted freight and other objects of various shapes, sizes and weights up to [number] pounds.
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before and after trips and completed basic maintenance for optimal performance.
  • Balanced materials, secured containers and verified weight limits of loads to avoid safety or compliance issues.
  • Obtained and maintained proper delivery authorization and pickup documentation.
  • Delivered customer orders to homes and places of business within established time frames.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing all road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Tracked daily logs to meet DOT regulations and financial paperwork to meet tax and other financial responsibilities.
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Coordinated with dispatch to receive updates, communicate efficient routes and convey delays.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods.
  • Used pallet jack and forklift to load and unload products at distribution centers and route locations.
  • Managed accurate recordkeeping by distributing invoices, collecting payments and updating logs.
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicle at all times.
  • Eliminated downtime to maximize revenue by providing top product shipment delivery quality control.
  • Hooked and unhooked trailers from tractor and converter dollies.
  • Conducted emergency roadside repairs, including changing tires, replacing light bulbs and installing fuses and tire chains.
  • Unloaded packages from [Type] trucks for delivery to customers, taking care to prevent damage to merchandise and goods.
  • Implemented daily DOT pre-trip inspections to reduce risks or delivery delays.
  • Conducted preventive maintenance, checking gages, readings and fluid changes while executing truck cleans and completing advanced mechanical repairs.
  • Exceeded specific team goals, partnering with staff to share and implement best practices.
  • Inspected, serviced and maintained equipment on daily basis to achieve long-lasting performance.
  • Performed loading and offloading of trucks, utilizing pallet jacks and forklifts.
  • Established long-term relationships with customers by promoting great service and engagement skills and quickly resolving issues.
  • Fulfilled back haul orders and spotting trailers in loading yard.
  • Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to set checklist.
  • Operated tractor-trailer combination in urban, suburban and rural environments and in all types of weather conditions.
  • Reported [Type] and [Type] incidents to [Job title] for recommendations for assistance and resolution.
  • Promoted positive customer service by delivering on-time shipments and fully resolving issues.
  • Established relationships with customers through use of interpersonal, active listening and inquiry response skills.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections prior to and after every trip and performed minor repairs, including [Type] and [Type] to keep truck functional.
  • Applied defensive driving and safety techniques to prevent accidents.
  • Connected air hoses and electrical lines, installed and removed tire chains and manually cranked dolly wheels.
  • Ran tractor-trailer combination in [Type] and [Type] environments, including all weather conditions.
  • Logged all pertinent shift information, including driving hours and [Type] data on time to keep reports current.
  • Conducting pre-inspections to keep trucks reliable and well-maintained.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Wrote receipts for loads picked up and collected payment for goods delivered and for delivery charges.
  • Drove trucks with capacities greater than three tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver products, livestock or other materials.
  • Recorded expenses and maintained receipts.
  • Completed efficient transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Processed shipment documents neatly and efficiently for each load.
  • Updated logs with timely and accurate information meet internal requirements and DOT recordkeeping demands.
  • Submitted reports on condition of truck at end of each trip.
  • Aided senior leadership during executive decision-making process, generating daily logistics and productivity records.
  • Submitted daily mileage log with trip sheet, fuel, maintenance and delivery documentation.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Supported management by reporting truck abnormalities for corrective action.
  • Managed proper transportation of dangerous goods such as hazmat and [Type] with no incidents.haz
Dart Container Of Michigan - Road Truck Driver
Thomaston, GA, 05/2015 - 06/2021
  • Tracked daily logs to meet DOT regulations and financial paperwork to meet tax and other financial responsibilities.
  • Connected air hoses and electrical lines, installed and removed tire chains and manually cranked dolly wheels.
  • Hooked and unhooked trailers from tractor and converter dollies.
  • Implemented daily DOT pre-trip inspections to reduce risks or delivery delays.
  • Maintained records such as vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Conducted preventive maintenance, checking gages, readings and fluid changes while executing truck cleans and completing advanced mechanical repairs.
  • Ran tractor-trailer combination in [Type] and [Type] environments, including all weather conditions.
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before and after trips and completed basic maintenance for optimal performance.
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing all road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to set checklist.
  • Observed all driving regulations and safety procedures, maintaining [Number]% safe driving record.
  • Inspected, serviced and maintained equipment on daily basis to achieve long-lasting performance.
  • Completed efficient transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Drove trucks with capacities greater than three tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver products, livestock or other materials.
  • Logged all pertinent shift information, including driving hours and [Type] data on time to keep reports current.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections prior to and after every trip and performed minor repairs, including [Type] and [Type] to keep truck functional.
  • Managed proper transportation of dangerous goods such as [Type] and [Type] with no incidents.
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicle at all times.
  • Conducting pre-inspections to keep trucks reliable and well-maintained.
  • Operated tractor-trailer combination in urban, suburban and rural environments and in all types of weather conditions.
  • Applied defensive driving and safety techniques to prevent accidents.
  • Updated logs with timely and accurate information meet internal requirements and DOT recordkeeping demands.
Lazerspot - Yard Jockey
City, STATE, 07/2015 - 08/2015
  • Inspected vehicles, equipment and trailers in addition to performing basic maintenance.

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Albemarle High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Truck Driver
  • Road Truck Driver
  • Yard Jockey
Degrees
  • High School Diploma

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