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

Truck Driver offering 30 years of experience transporting and delivering freight throughout United States in various industries. Possessing strong work ethic, reliable and committed to getting to each location efficiently.

Skills
  • Logging paperwork
  • Logistics planning
  • GPS and route planning
  • Trained in safe driving techniques
  • Equipment monitoring
  • Materials transport
  • Tractor-trailer driving specialist
  • Comfortable with overnight runs
  • Excellent time management skills.
Education
Orange High School Orange, VA, Expected in 06/1988 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Central Garden And Pet - Truck Driver
Alexandria, VA, 01/2019 - Current
  • Secured loads with proper strapping and bracing techniques to prevent damage to valuable assets for transport
  • Maintained daily, legible DOT log book and submitted corresponding documents.
  • Enhanced customer relations by consistently delivering shipments according to schedule and quickly addressing any concerns.
  • Completed daily inspections, basic maintenance and common repair actions to keep equipment operating at full capacity.
  • Minimized delays by planning and adjusting routes to account for changing weather and traffic conditions.
  • Maintained accurate records with compliant invoicing, payment processing and daily logs.
  • Learned and applied safe driving techniques to avoid accidents.
  • Maneuvered trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew to properly position vehicle and loading equipment.
  • Checked shipping papers to determine nature of load and checked for presence of hazardous materials.
  • Communicated with dispatchers and other office personnel to handle two-way updates and adjust daily schedules.
  • Finalized daily logs on schedule to update internal records and uphold DOT requirements.
  • Maximized load safety by balancing, securing and weighing products.
  • Reported all accidents, damage and malfunctions involving company equipment to management.
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Inspected vehicle and immediately reported any defects to supervisor.
  • Attended and participated in all driver safety meetings.
  • Performed routine inspections of vehicles and reported any issues to managers immediately.
  • Verified contents of inventory loads against shipping papers.
  • Verified all dispatch instructions.
  • Operated with safety and skill to avoid accidents and delays.
  • Loaded and unloaded goods and freight from tractor trailers, heavy duty trucks and flatbed vehicles.
  • Kept meticulous logs of all correspondence with customers and freight recipients.
  • Managed efficient loading, unloading and security of customer freight, taking care with fragile items and diligently bracing loads, balancing weights and preventing shifting.
  • Optimized routes based on road knowledge, traffic updates and GPS data.
  • Made sure that deliveries were on time for scheduled appointments.
  • Delivered goods to customers both locally and long distance.
  • Maintained open communication with dispatching staff to stay on top of scheduling changes and keep customers well-informed.
  • Secured freight during stops and rest periods to prevent theft.
  • Recorded trip details on ELD to provide complete accounts of miles traveled, rest times, and expenses.
Central Garden And Pet - Truck Driver
Boise, ID, 04/2016 - 11/2018
  • Maintained daily, legible DOT log book and submitted corresponding documents.
  • Completed daily inspections, basic maintenance and common repair actions to keep equipment operating at full capacity.
  • Minimized delays by planning and adjusting routes to account for changing weather and traffic conditions.
  • Checked shipping papers to determine nature of load and checked for presence of hazardous materials.
  • Communicated with dispatchers and other office personnel to handle two-way updates and adjust daily schedules.
  • Finalized daily logs on schedule to update internal records and uphold DOT requirements.
  • Maximized load safety by balancing, securing and weighing products.
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections prior to and after completing each shift, documenting damage or issues in comprehensive reports.
  • Inspected vehicle and immediately reported any defects to supervisor.
  • Attended and participated in all driver safety meetings.
  • Performed routine inspections of vehicles and reported any issues to managers immediately.
  • Verified contents of inventory loads against shipping papers.
  • Verified all dispatch instructions.
  • Operated with safety and skill to avoid accidents and delays.
  • Maneuvered trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew to properly position vehicle and loading equipment.
Central Garden And Pet - Truck Driver
Chicago, IL, -
  • Maintained daily, legible DOT log book and submitted corresponding documents.
  • Completed basic maintenance and minor repairs to keep vehicle neat and running properly.
  • Enhanced customer relations by consistently delivering shipments according to schedule and quickly addressing any concerns.
  • Completed daily inspections, basic maintenance and common repair actions to keep equipment operating at full capacity.
  • Minimized delays by planning and adjusting routes to account for changing weather and traffic conditions.
  • Maneuvered trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew to properly position vehicle and loading equipment.
  • Checked shipping papers to determine nature of load and checked for presence of hazardous materials.
  • Communicated with dispatchers and other office personnel to handle two-way updates and adjust daily schedules.
  • Finalized daily logs on schedule to update internal records and uphold DOT requirements.
  • Maximized load safety by balancing, securing and weighing products.
  • Reported all accidents, damage and malfunctions involving company equipment to management.
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Inspected vehicle and immediately reported any defects to supervisor.
  • Attended and participated in all driver safety meetings.
  • Verified contents of inventory loads against shipping papers.
  • Completed daily trip inspections to prevent malfunctions and delivery delays.
  • Reduced downtime and optimized revenue through execution of effective product delivery quality control.
  • Verified all dispatch instructions.
  • Adhered to safety requirements while ensuring cost-effective and safe handling of materials and equipment.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Orange High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Truck Driver
  • Truck Driver
  • Truck Driver

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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