truck driver resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Skilled truck driver with expertise in planning efficient routes, collecting payments and resolving customer service issues. Bringing 30 years of related experience, advanced inspection skills and defensive driving abilities. Service-oriented with strong attention to detail and systematic approach to safety.

Skilled Truck Driver with 30 years transporting product accident-free, for various industries. Skilled in operation of tow motors and hand jacks. Background hauling produce, packaged dairy and other refrigerated cargoes.

Seasoned driving expert with attention to detail and safety. Comfortable lifting up to 70 pounds, operating loading equipment and known for having excellent driving and forklift. Holder of CDL license with HazMat and oversized loads endorsements.

  • Cargo handling
  • Clean MVR
  • Refrigerated trailers operation
  • Route management
  • Tanker and Hazmat Endorsements
  • Customer-oriented
  • XATA operation proficiency
  • Planning ability
  • Efficient trip planner
  • Courteous and polite demeanor
  • Trained in [State] safety regulations
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Air Brake Certification
  • Flatbed experience
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Class A license
  • Assisting customers
  • Documentation skills
Truck Driver, 10/2020 - Current
Leggett & Platt, Incorporated Spring Hill, FL,
  • Performed loading and offloading of trucks, utilizing pallet jacks and forklifts.
  • Delivered customer orders to homes and places of business within established time frames.
  • Logged all pertinent shift information, including driving hours and [Type] data on time to keep reports current.
  • Balanced materials, secured containers and verified weight limits of loads to avoid safety or compliance issues.
  • Processed shipment documents neatly and efficiently for each load.
  • Established relationships with customers through use of interpersonal, active listening and inquiry response skills.
  • Inspected, serviced and maintained equipment on daily basis to achieve long-lasting performance.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods.
  • Coordinated with dispatch to receive updates, communicate efficient routes and convey delays.
  • Fulfilled back haul orders and spotting trailers in loading yard.
  • Used pallet jack and forklift to load and unload products at distribution centers and route locations.
  • Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to set checklist.
  • Drove trucks with capacities greater than three tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver products, livestock or other materials.
EMT, 02/2012 - 01/2018
Hackensack University Medical Center Hazlet, NJ,
  • Evaluated patients' medical status and monitored vital signs during transit.
  • Rendered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and determining course of action based on triage.
  • Remained level-headed and proactive during emergency situations.
  • Managed care in field and in-transit, including performing standard testing and administering necessary medication.
  • Observed and assessed incident scenes upon arrival to determine level of safety for all first responders.
  • Evaluated patients for injuries at accident scenes , industrial locations and [Type].
  • Delivered emergency care to individuals involved in motor vehicle accidents, falls and [Type] incidents.
  • Performed CPR and used cardiac defibrillator to revive patients in cardiac arrest or arrythmia.
  • Explained to conscious patients steps involved for medical evaluations and need for possible hospital transport.
  • Demonstrated dedication to providing quality care through continued training and education.
  • Asked patients questions regarding ingestion or intake of over-the-counter medications, prescriptions and illicit drugs.
  • Assessed emergency situations and prioritized medical care for patients.
  • Transported patients from accident scenes to hospitals in emergency vehicles.
Forklift Operator, 01/1990 - 01/2001
Trex Company, Inc Dallas, TX,
  • Weighed materials and recorded weights on tags, labels and production schedules.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Transferred materials to and from warehouses, production lines and packaging lines.
  • Pulled and prepared product for shipment to guarantee loads of exact quantity and product type.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Secured loads on pallets to minimize damage and worker injuries.
  • Identified and troubleshot issues with equipment and completed basic repairs to restore functionality.
  • Filled out inspection logs at beginning of each shift.
  • Contributed to profitability by training new employees on safe, efficient use of forklift equipment and through troubleshooting machines to maintain optimal performance and limit overtime cost.
  • Used equipment such as loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes safely.
  • Relocated goods from dock area to appropriate storage locations.
  • Rotated stock and cleared sales floor of debris.
  • Noted and recorded receipt of materials on drivers' paperwork.
  • Documented all tally sheets, slot changes, shuttle transfers and other paperwork.
  • Consistently met deadlines for loading trailers to meet departure deadlines.
  • Divided and sorted product shipments received using account information and shipping labels.
  • Complied with OSHA regulations, company policies and protocols to maintain safe and efficient operations.
  • Immediately reported any safety and quality issues to management.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Sustained forklift functionality by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns and performing preventive maintenance.
  • Drove industrial vehicles and equipment to transport goods and materials, load and unload designated trailers and route trucks.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: EMT, Expected in 07/2009
ICC - Tupelo , MS
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  • EMT
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