truck driver resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Skilled truck driver with expertise in planning efficient routes, collecting payments and resolving customer service issues. Bringing advanced inspection skills and defensive driving abilities. Service-oriented with strong attention to detail and systematic approach to safety.

Dedicated Laborer ready to help crews succeed by working hard and fast to complete production and quality of work. Clearly understands and follows orders, reads technical manuals and uses hand and power tools. Excellent physical stamina with flexible schedule.

Results-oriented certified welder with 35+ years of experience in Stick and Mig welding for heavy construction applications. Adaptable and dependable professional offering strong focus and dedication to teamwork and achievement of project goals. Meticulous and safety-oriented with familiarity in OSHA-MOSHA standards and regulations.

Enthusiastic Welder with highly responsible nature and strong commitment to exceeding expectations for each job. Effectively prepare surfaces for quality actions by removing materials and setting up proper equipment. Strong air arc and plasma cutting experience.

  • Route management
  • Customer-oriented
  • Cargo handling
  • Courteous and polite demeanor
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Planning ability
  • Documentation skills
  • Assisting customers
  • Flatbed experience
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Maintenance and repair
  • Able to lift [Number] pounds
  • Hand and power tools
  • Production assistance
  • Maintenance understanding
  • Equipment operation
  • Loading and unloading procedures
  • Standard operating procedures understanding
  • Forklift driving
  • Basic welding skills
  • Hand tool operations
  • Materials handling
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Communications
  • Supervision
  • Planning and coordination
  • Team building
  • Team management
  • Certified Welder
  • Welder certificate
04/2019 to 06/2020 Truck Driver Martin Marietta | New Bern, NC,
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing all road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Unloaded packages from [Type] trucks for delivery to customers, taking care to prevent damage to merchandise and goods.
  • Conducted emergency roadside repairs, including changing tires, replacing light bulbs and installing fuses and tire chains.
  • Conducting pre-inspections to keep trucks reliable and well-maintained.
  • 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.
02/2018 to 03/2019 Laborer Koppers Inc. | Galesburg, IL,
  • Operated overhead lifts to move heavy and bulky work materials.
  • Loaded and unloaded daily [Type] shipments, keeping products organized and secure to prevent damage and optimize handling.
  • Maintained clean, safe working environment by removing waste from job site prior to shift completion.
  • Used picks and shovels to dig, spread and level dirt and gravel.
  • Collected and removed debris from work sites to maintain team productivity and minimize safety hazards.
05/2016 to 01/2018 Welder /Fabricator Caps Welding | City, STATE,
  • Repaired and maintained heavy-duty and construction machinery.
  • Inspected chains, hammers and other tools for damage or wear to prevent injuries and accidents.
  • Obtained desired configurations by clamping and tack-welding components.
  • Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type.
  • Improved project completion time by multi-tasking on heavy equipment such as forklifts.
  • Completed minor torch ups with MIG welders.
  • Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments together.
  • Maximized shop organization and equipment lifespan by maintaining equipment.
  • Followed all safety guidelines, including proper machine guarding and lockout and tagout procedures.
  • Monitored fitting, burning and welding processes to avoid overheating parts, warping, shrinking, distortion and expansion of materials.
  • Set up and operated welding equipment to complete all welding projects on-time.
  • Inspected and repaired components to implement corrective action.
  • Laid out, fitted and fabricated metal components.
  • Positioned and clamped workpieces together and properly assembled in jigs and fixtures.
  • Adjusted gas flow and pressure to create and maintain desired flames.
  • Applied knowledge of metallurgy, geometry and welding techniques to determine optimal welding strategies.
  • Laid out, positioned, aligned and secured parts and assemblies with straightedges and combination square sand calipers.
  • Scraped off excess spatter and other materials using portable grinders and arc-cutting equipment.
  • Created precision pieces using application of electrode and gun along weld line.
  • Adjusted weld machines to correct settings prior to weld applications for precision and waste reduction.
  • Inspected grooves, angles and gap allowances with micrometer, caliper and precision measuring instruments.
  • Created safety guards, angle iron and square tubing.
  • Prepared broken parts for welding by properly grooving and scarfing surfaces.
  • Heated, formed and dressed metal parts with hand tools, torch and arc welding equipment.
  • Removed loose materials and thick scale, slag or rust to prepare material surfaces for welding.
Education and Training
Expected in 09/1989 to to Welding Certification | Heavy Medal Fabrication U.S. Army Ordnance Center And Schools, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD GPA:
  • Completed coursework in Stick Welding , Mig Welding and Torch Cutting
  • Ranked in Top 5% of class
Expected in 06/1983 to to High School Diploma | Havre De Grace High School, Havre De Grace, MD GPA:
  • Completed education in general studies.
  • Honor Roll forth semester in graduating year 1983.
  • Completed coursework in 9th , 10th, 11th and 12th grade years.
Expected in 07/2017 to to Welding Certification | D1:5 Welding Test. Earlbeck Welding School, Baltimore, MD GPA:
  • Completed continuing education in Certification Welding. Must update every 2 years.

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School Attended

  • U.S. Army Ordnance Center And Schools
  • Havre De Grace High School
  • Earlbeck Welding School

Job Titles Held:

  • Truck Driver
  • Laborer
  • Welder /Fabricator


  • Welding Certification
  • High School Diploma
  • Welding Certification

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