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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

I am a U.S. Marines veteran Desert shield / Desert Storm proudly served from 1988 to 1992. Experienced Truck Driver offering solid work ethic, safe driving history and stable background in diverse transportation roles. Knowledgeable about trucks and trailers, including loading, unloading and securing different types of products. Well-coordinated in handling all customer, documentation and business needs.

Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

Seasoned Truck Driver with expertise operating 18-wheelers and box trucks. Bringing clean driving record, CDL A and current HAZMAT endorsement. Customer-oriented and skilled at promoting customer retention, assisting with loading and unloading and completing precise logs and paperwork.

Skills
  • Tanker and Hazmat Endorsements
  • Refrigerated trailers operation
  • Customer-oriented
  • Cargo handling
  • Clean MVR
  • Route management
  • Air Brake Certification
  • Courteous and polite demeanor
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Trained in Co safety regulations
  • Doubles and Triples specialist
  • Class A license
Experience
Truck Driver, 05/2009 to Current
Wayne Farms, Inc.Danville, AR,
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing all road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Hooked and unhooked trailers from tractor and converter dollies.
  • Drove trucks with capacities greater than three tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver products, livestock or other materials.
  • Utilized pallet jacks and forklifts to load and unload materials off trucks.
  • Delivered customer orders to homes and places of business within established time frames.
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicle at all times.
  • Established relationships with customers through use of interpersonal, active listening and inquiry response skills.
  • Completed transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections before and after every trip and performed minor repairs to keep truck functional.
  • Logged all pertinent shift information, including driving hours and fuel usage data on time to keep reports current.
  • Conducted emergency roadside repairs, including changing tires, replacing light bulbs and installing fuses and tire chains.
  • Eliminated downtime and maximized revenue by providing top product shipment delivery quality control.
  • Measured temperature of haul and refrigerated area of truck.
  • Tracked daily logs to meet DOT regulations and financial paperwork to meet tax and other financial responsibilities.
  • Recorded miles driven, packages delivered and signatures accumulated to appropriately maintain daily logbook.
  • Reviewed transportation and shipping tags to verify accuracy of inventory counts.
  • Reported delays, accidents and other traffic and transportation situations to other drivers by using telephones and mobile two-way radios.
  • Secured material and products for transport by positioning load bar , straps and lifting devices under, over or around loaded pallets.
  • Planned and adjusted optimal routes based on traffic and weather conditions to reduce distribution time by 10%.
  • Used truck equipment, two wheel carts and hand jacks to maneuver large shipments.
  • Performed 30 deliveries 1300 cases daily throughout rifle and aspen areas 5 days per week.
  • Updated daily work log and tracked all deliveries using xrs and tc77 handheld computer.
Delivery Truck Driver/Warehouse Worker, 05/2001 to 05/2009
Orrison DistributingCity, STATE,
  • Grouped and routed deliveries according to designated areas to maintain efficient delivery times.
  • Delivered rush merchandise on tight schedules to meet customer targets.
  • Handled merchandise in accordance with product handling standards.
  • Handled customer service complaints with utmost professionalism and knowledgeable responses to maintain trust and company loyalty.
  • Answered customer questions regarding shipments.
  • Inspected and maintained gas, oil and water levels as well as tires, lights and brakes.
  • Notified customers of delays, decreasing calls to support.
  • Obtained signatures on all invoices and credits to stay on top of paperwork requirements.
  • Communicated frequently with dispatch to relay route changes and delays impacting customer delivery timetables.
  • Processed payments by accepting cash, checks and credit card payments.
  • Located and selected merchandise to verify against delivery sheet specifications.
  • Satisfied recordkeeping demands with accurate invoicing, shipping paperwork coordination and daily logs outlining field activities.
  • Operated and maintained heavy equipment safely, including forklifts, stair climbers and pallet jacks.
  • Directed efficient product loading and checked load balance to prevent on-the-road incidents.
  • Positioned blocks and ties around items to secure cargo during transit.
  • Delivered exceptional customer service in all interactions to promote satisfaction and maintain company loyalty.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Maneuvered shipments with carts, hands trucks and pallet jacks, loading and unloading vehicles to maintain tight timetables.
  • Educated new employees at orientation meetings.
  • Inspected vehicle prior to and after completing each shift, noting any damage or issues in detailed logs.
  • Verified order details at distribution center and customer locations to prevent errors.
  • Conducted test drives and demonstrations to share features, discuss capabilities and overcome objections.
  • Answered customer questions regarding products and resolved issues with order accuracy and quality.
  • Utilized pallet jacks and forklifts to load and unload materials off trucks.
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicle at all times.
  • Established relationships with customers through use of interpersonal, active listening and inquiry response skills.
  • Established long-term relationships with customers by promoting great service and engagement skills and quickly resolving issues.
  • Hired, trained and on-boarded over 30 new employees.
  • Logged all pertinent shift information, including driving hours and fuel usage data on time to keep reports current.
Landscaping Assistant, 07/1992 to 07/2001
Red Lion And Gypsum Land ScapingCity, STATE,
  • Operated and maintained basic landscaping equipment and vehicles.
  • Removed and properly disposed of debris to maintain worksite safety.
  • Maintained garden areas and landscaping greenery to enhance property appearance and plant health.
  • Trimmed shrubbery and trees to help plants produce more flowers and fruit to benefit wildlife.
  • Installed block and stone décor according to plans and specifications.
  • Assisted in scheduling weekly landscaping projects and tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Cleared pathways of overgrowth, debris and snow to reduce hazards.
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shapes.
  • Planted bulbs, bushes, trees and flowers to enhance environment.
  • Arranged shrubs and flowers to create landscape effects.
  • Fertilized, cultivated and weeded soil to deliver steady supply of nutrients to plants.
  • Installed sprinkler systems to provide grass, flowers and other landscaping adequate water to grow.
  • Dug irrigation trenches for play-area enclosures, gazebos and other small construction projects.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1988
Kettering Fairmont High School - Kettering, OH
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Kettering Fairmont High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Truck Driver
  • Delivery Truck Driver/Warehouse Worker
  • Landscaping Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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