Truck Driver Resume Sample

When writing a resume for a position as a Truck Driver, you should emphasize your driving experience and commitment to safety. You can do so by sharing specific examples that demonstrate that you have spent many hours on the road hauling different kinds of freight on a variety of routes. You can use this sample to help you write an effective Truck Driver resume.

Constance Frank



Libby, Montana(555) 983-1275 Constance.Frank@email.com

Professional Summary

An experienced Truck Driver with a commitment to safety and providing excellent customer service seeks a year-round position requiring excellent navigation skills on a variety of routes and under different weather conditions.

Skills

  • Defensive driving

  • Communication

  • Route planning

  • Scheduling

  • Reporting

Work History

  • Operate log trucks grossing over 40 short tons, driving them from logging sites to the mill across a 50-mile route (one way), requiring strategic and defensive driving skills to navigate safely due to winding roads and often icy conditions.

  • Maintain on-time pickup and delivery of each load, often completing three or more loads in a given workday.

  • Inspect vehicle before and after completion of each route to ensure that logs are secure and check for any maintenance issues that might hinder the safe transportation of the load.

  • Maintain accurate records about each load delivered, and estimate future schedules based on need and road conditions.

  • Performed upkeep of vehicle by completing daily safety checks and making certain that all maintenance tasks were completed promptly by documenting issues and proactively scheduling service checkups.

  • Planned and verified travel routes every day based on weather conditions, road construction, traffic and other factors so that the quickest and safest route was always chosen.

  • Detected and avoided safety hazards that routinely arose during cross-country travel, being certain to practice defensive driving techniques and to follow safety advisories at all times.

  • Assisted with loading and unloading different kinds of freight, including hazardous materials, at pickup and drop-off sites, using forklifts and other loading equipment as needed.

  • Accepted, loaded, transported and unloaded closed-truck deliveries across the states of Montana, Idaho, Washington and Oregon.

  • Communicated with fleet operators to ensure the timely delivery of goods across the region and collaborated with them to work through weather and construction delays that would affect original travel plans.

  • Worked to build excellent service relationships with more than 200 commercial recipients who were repeat clients of the Haxton brand.

  • Maintained accurate travel records and submitted delivery records on a daily and weekly basis based on route requirements.

  • Accepted, loaded, transported and unloaded closed-truck deliveries across the states of Montana, Idaho, Washington and Oregon.

  • Communicated with fleet operators to ensure the timely delivery of goods across the region and collaborated with them to work through weather and construction delays that would affect original travel plans.

  • Worked to build excellent service relationships with more than 200 commercial recipients who were repeat clients of the Haxton brand.

  • Maintained accurate travel records and submitted delivery records on a daily and weekly basis based on route requirements.

Education

Additional Information

  • Member of the American Truckers Association

  • Volunteer at Montana's Day Camp Program for Underprivileged Children