Truck Driver resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Bringing hardworking nature, clean driving record and solid work history in transportation positions. Proficient in operating semi trucks, lift trucks and semi van trailers, as well as loading, securing and unloading products with maximum efficiency. Well-organized and knowledgeable in meeting customer needs, coordinating paperwork and meeting company objectives. Productive certified forklift operator offering 16 years of demonstrated experience in warehouse operations. Committed to safety and cleanliness in workplace. Dedicated to learning new skills and accepting tasks of increased responsibility. Logical small engine and automotive technician with over 20 years of experience in reviewing engine issues to plan repair work. Hardworking in completing tests to diagnose and restore engine elements and components. Precise in delivering accurate service and checking engine functions to produce quality work. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in the ever-changing automotive industry.


• Class A Commercial Driver's License
• Hazardous Materials Endorsement
• Defensive driver training
• Route planning
• Safety and compliance
• Equipment monitoring
• Vehicle inspections
• Safe driver in adverse conditions
• Excellent time management skills.
• Certified Forklift Operator
• Operating hydraulics
• Order Picking and Processing
• Safety standards and protocols
• Warehouse operations
• Logistics planning
• Team Player
• Judgment and Decision Making
• Engine diagnostics
• Engine Repair (Automotive, Small Engine and Agricultural)
• Equipment repair skills
• Hand/power tools
• Basic computer skills
• Schematic diagram interpretation
• Machine Operation
• Customer Relations

Work History
Truck Driver, 03/2004 to Current
Wanzek Construction- HeadquartersPhoenix, AZ,
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Learned and applied safe driving techniques to avoid accidents.
  • Dropped and hooked trailers and changed configuration of equipment when necessary.
  • Minimized delays by planning and adjusting routes to account for changing weather and traffic conditions.
  • Transported herbicide and pesticide goods, including hazardous materials, without incident across state lines.
  • Maintained accurate records with compliant invoicing, payment processing and daily logs.
  • Completed daily inspections, basic maintenance and common repair actions to keep equipment operating at full capacity.
  • Loaded and unloaded products at warehouses and customer locations using hand trucks, pallet jacks and forklifts.
  • Maneuvered trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew to properly position vehicle and loading equipment.
  • Transported goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
Certified Forklift Operator, 03/2004 to Current
Cornerstone Building BrandsSharpsburg, GA,
  • Updated AS400 tracking systems to document movements and determine proper area for storage.
  • Unloaded materials and goods at designated locations for best project availability.
  • Removed orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Prevented waste when transferring materials between transport containers and processing equipment.
  • Used strapping and bracing techniques combined with proper balancing to prevent load shifting.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnosed mechanical issues, completed basic repairs and conducted preventive maintenance actions to keep equipment functional.
  • Completed inventory cycle counts and documented all information on forklift mounted computers for warehouse inventory reports.
  • Used equipment such as the portable container chipper to process excess materials and support recycling efforts.
  • Checked inbound items against shipping documentation for accuracy.
  • Worked in team environment to maintain high levels of productivity.
  • Operated transport vehicles and auxiliary equipment including; pallet jacks and rear mounted truck liftgates to move materials safely to and from target areas.
  • Managed product inventory using barcode scanning equipment, tracked progression through facility and recorded production data.
  • Drove equipment from one site to another to deliver tools and complete jobs.
  • Promoted operational efficiency by maximizing loads on each transfer.
Mechanical Technician, 06/2006 to 08/2018
Calgon Carbon CorporationGila Bend, AZ,
  • Inspected and tested equipment, machinery and components to diagnose issues, recognize defects and determine appropriate repairs.
  • Performed troubleshooting, diagnosis and repair of small engine, lawncare and automotive equipment.
  • Implemented preventive maintenance measures to decrease emergent issues.
  • Repaired surface damage utilizing wide range of systems and methodologies, including body repair, utilizing manual dolly, air sanders, air grinders, buffers, etc.
  • Performed basic machine set up.
  • Installed, aligned, and balanced new equipment.
  • Employed wide variety of hand and power tools including hoists, drills, precision measuring instruments and electronic testing devices.
  • Used precision measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures to measure dimensions of components.
  • Used schematic diagrams to plan work.
  • Contributed to construction projects through applying skills in painting, carpentry, electrical repair, installation, building repair.
  • Used hoists and cranes to lift work pieces to machine.
  • Ensured top levels of car safety prior to release, completing road tests to ensure proper operation of systems.
  • Provided outstanding customer service.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1999
Olympia High School - Stanford, IL,
2 Year Small Engine Mechanical Diploma: Small Engine Mechanics And Repair Technology, Expected in 05/1999
Bloomington Area Vocational Center - Bloomington, IL ,

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School Attended

  • Olympia High School
  • Bloomington Area Vocational Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Truck Driver
  • Certified Forklift Operator
  • Mechanical Technician


  • High School Diploma
  • 2 Year Small Engine Mechanical Diploma

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