truck driver owner operator resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Ambitious, career-focused job seeker, anxious to obtain an entry-level machine operator position to help launch my career while achieving company goals. Organized and motivated as well as eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments while facilitating company growth.

  • Personnel Management
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Staff Training
  • Sound Judgment
  • Recruitment and Hiring
  • Daily Receipts Documentation
  • Decision Making
  • Basic Mathematics
  • Customer Relations
  • Forklift Operation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Time Management
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Problem-Solving
  • Attention to Detail
  • Tractor-Trailer Operation
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Dependable and Reliable
  • Planning Ability
11/2021 to Current Truck Driver/Owner/Operator Thyssenkrupp Elevator Corporation | Chicago, IL,
  • Conducted vehicle inspections before and after every trip and performed minor repairs to keep truck functional.
  • Utilized pallet jacks and forklifts to load and unload materials off trucks.
  • Observed driving regulations and safety procedures, maintaining excellent safe driving record.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Performed pre- and post-trip safety and maintenance checks to mitigate hazards.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Inspected vehicle and personally handled routine upkeep.
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicles.
  • Maintained vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations
  • Managed unexpected emergencies and route changes with calm and professionalism.
  • Established relationships with customers through use of interpersonal, active listening and inquiry response skills.
  • Recorded expenses and maintained receipts.
  • Worked well with dispatchers to communicate route and schedule changes.
  • Aided senior leadership during executive decision-making process, generating daily logistics and productivity records.
11/2020 to 11/2021 Truck Driver B G Foods | Saint Johnsbury, VT,
  • Inspected and maintained vehicle supplies and equipment to ensure vehicles remain in proper working condition.
  • Updated logs with timely and accurate information meet internal requirements and DOT recordkeeping demands.
  • Prepared detailed reports outlining trip, vehicle and passenger details.
  • Provided top product shipment delivery quality control, eliminating downtime and maximizing revenue.
  • Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to set checklist.
  • Managed unexpected emergencies and route changes with calm and professionalism.
02/2018 to 03/2020 Machine Operator Premier XD's | City, STATE,
  • Maintained assigned equipment and performed daily inspections to increase equipment longevity and cut costs.
  • Calibrated machines to adhere to quality standards and maintain required productivity levels.
  • Set up machines for various jobs to maintain compliance with manufacturing thresholds and waste reduction initiatives.
  • Verified production orders prior to starting set-up.
  • Prepared machine for production processes by equipping with required tools and parts.
  • Monitored and observed production line to watch for pile-ups and jams.
  • Looked through work orders to determine type and quantity of materials needed for each production batch.
  • Used daily system logs to document production information, discussing issues with management.
08/2004 to 03/2018 Company Owner Fed Ex Ground/ S & I Carries, Inc Partnership | City, STATE,
  • Coordinated and directed activities of businesses or departments concerning production, pricing and sales.
  • Created effective business plans to focus strategic decisions on long-term objectives.
  • Prepared weekly schedules to verify proper floor coverage within fiscal guidelines.
  • Delegated work to staff, setting priorities and goals.
  • Hired and trained new department managers to increase team oversight and productivity.
  • Led startup and creation of operational procedures and workflow planning.
  • Implemented successful business strategies to increase revenue and target new markets.
  • Used excellent verbal skills to engage customers in conversation and effectively determine needs and requirements.
  • Supported employee development of skills and abilities, enabling personnel to effectively fulfill current or future job roles and responsibilities.
  • Used strong issue resolution and communication skills to cultivate and strengthen lasting client relationships.
  • Kept records for production, inventory, income and expenses.
  • Reviewed financial statements and sales or activity reports to measure productivity or goal achievement.
Education and Training
Expected in to to Agriculture Business And Economic | Business And Economics Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA GPA:
Expected in to to Farming Certificate of Construction | Construction J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, Richmond, VA, GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Virginia State University
  • J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Truck Driver/Owner/Operator
  • Truck Driver
  • Machine Operator
  • Company Owner


  • Agriculture Business And Economic
  • Farming Certificate of Construction

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