Backhoe Operator Resume Samples

A Backhoe Operator is a person who drives and manipulates the bucket of a backhoe that digs and moves dirt, sand, gravel, and other materials. The job description entails the operator using heavy earth-moving and construction equipment as part of the job. The most common work activities are listed on the Backhoe Operator Resume as follows – operating the machine after carefully examining the area, using stabilizers to prevent machine movement while digging, maintaining the equipment in working condition, and performing safety checks periodically.

As the job involves dealing with heavy equipment, specific skill sets are required and such include – a solid understanding of heavy-equipment operations, the ability to follow strict safety guidelines while using a backhoe, potential to identify stakes and signage, and the ability to control the backhoe. While formal education is not mandatory, some companies want skills and safety training certificates from their operators.

Backhoe Operator Resume example

Backhoe Operator Resume

Headline : A heavy equipment operator drives or controls construction equipment, including bulldozers, forklifts, backhoes, dump trucks, cargo trucks.

Skills : Machinery Operator, Welding, Solar Installer.

Description :

    1. Operated power construction equipment such as bulldozers, compressors, pumps, shovels, tractors, frontend loaders, and trenching machines.
    2. Performed equipment maintenance including fabrication, repairs, rebuilding, and servicing.
    3. Inspected and adjusted equipment during operations.
    4. Performed maintenance and repairs on DOT and non-jurisdictional pipelines.
    5. Gathered systems, pipeline pump stations, and crude trucking facilities.
    6. Trucked and facility crude oil spills, along with performing clean-up operations and remediation of spill sites. 
    7. Performed routine maintenance on all trucks, trailers, and equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Backhoe Operator III Resume

Summary : Operate this equipment to assist in the construction of structures, including bridges, roads, and buildings.

Skills : Tractor Operation, Farm Management.

Description :

    1. Installed over homes with sewer, water, and gas for new home builders like New Generation Homes.
    2. Determined the type and application of equipment to use in various construction, maintenance, and repair operations.
    3. Operated construction equipment to finish grade, level, slope, and compact construction materials.
    4. Inspected, lubricated, and performed operator maintenance on construction equipment.
    5. Remove hardened material from machines or machine parts, using abrasives, power and hand tools, jackhammers, sledgehammers.
    6. Started machines and observed mechanical operation.
    7. Collaborated with other workers to repair or move machines, machine parts, or equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma


Backhoe Operator II Resume

Headline : Handle loading and excavation machines. They use these machines to dig and lift sand, gravel, or earth.

Skills : Ability to run Heavy Equipment, Efficient Worker.

Description :

    1. Trucked with gooseneck trailer attached and hailed own machine to locations lined pits.
    2. Worked with several machines, and any jobs that needed to be done.
    3. Backhoe operator, lined pits, operator on several machinery, and did all duties assigned.
    4. Learned to run a front end loader and bobcat. Skills Used Hard work and willingness to learn to skills.
    5. Different responsibilities each day depended on the customer's need such as pulling stumps, digging trenches.
    6. Assessed the job site for safety, for the crew. 
    7. Ignited torches or start power supplies and strike arcs by
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
General Studies

Backhoe Operator/Representative Resume

Summary : Proficient in multi-tasking and maintaining a safe and efficient work area. Vast experience in all details, policies, and procedures involving farming as well as farm labor.

Skills : Property Maintenance, Construction jobs.

Description :

    1. Measured, marked, and recorded openings and distances to layout areas where construction work will be performed.
    2. Smoothed and finished freshly poured cement or concrete, using floats, trowels, screeds, or powered cement finishing tools.
    3. Installed sewer, water, and storm drain pipes, using pipe-laying machinery and laser guidance equipment.
    4. Placed, consolidated, and protected case-in-place concrete or masonry structures.
    5. Applied caulking compounds by hand or using caulking guns.
    6. Erected and disassembled scaffolding, shoring, braces, traffic barricades, ramps, and other temporary structures.
    7. Built and position forms for pouring concrete, and dismantle forms after use, using saws, hammers, nails, or bolts.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Backhoe Operator I Resume

Objective : Goal-oriented in welding and machine operating, dedicated to high levels of customer satisfaction and meeting aggressive business goals.

Skills : Equipment Operator, Trenching.

Description :

    1. Avoided potential hazards or obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, or falling objects.
    2. Located underground services, such as pipes or wires, prior to beginning work.
    3. Monitored operations to ensure that health and safety standards are met.
    4. Adjusted handwheels and depress pedals to control attachments, such as blades, buckets, scrapers, or swing booms.
    5. Started engines, move throttles, switches, or levers, or depress pedals to operate machines, such as bulldozers.
    6. Coordinated machine actions with other activities, positioning or moving loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew members.
    7. Loaded and moved dirt, rocks, equipment, or other materials, using trucks, crawler tractors, power cranes, shovels, graders.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED

Backhoe Operator III Resume

Summary : Ability to understand and follow verbal instructions to provide the company with quick and perfect services.

Skills : Backhoe Operator, bobcat Operator, Forklift Operator.

Description :

    1. Controlled traffic passing near, in, or around work zones.
    2. Read plans, instructions, or specifications to determine work activities.
    3. Signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, or adjustment of machinery, equipment, or materials.
    4. Compacted and level earth to grade specifications, using picks, shovels, pneumatic tampers, or rakes.
    5. Position, joined, aligned, or seal structural components, such as concrete wall sections or pipes.
    6. Measured, marked, or recorded openings or distances to layout areas where construction work will be performed.
    7. Load, unload, or identified building materials, machinery, or tools, distributing them to the appropriate locations.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Backhoe Operator/Executive Resume

Headline : Able to maintain self control under pressure. Poised and competent with demonstrated ability to easily transcend cultural differences.

Skills : Backhoe Operator, Apartment Maintenance, Welding.

Description :

    1. Operated, inspected and maintains a variety of vehicles and heavy equipment.
    2. Operated, calibrated, troubleshoot, maintained and repaired a variety of electronics, computers, hand, electrical, pneumatic.
    3. Set up operated and maintained a variety of safety-related equipment according to Utility safety procedures and SOP's.
    4. Performed and maintained a variety of asset control and inventory activities reads and interprets maps, plans, drawings.
    5. Supported and/or lead crew members on job sites.
    6. Completed paperwork, forms and reports, investigates and inspects water distribution and wastewater collection systems.
    7. Installed, maintained, excavated, repaired, replaced, backfills and located water and wastewater infrastructure and appurtenances.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Associate Backhoe Operator Resume

Headline : To work for an employer that recognizes good work from an employee that wil work hard and be responsible.

Skills : Loader operator, Crane Rigging, Crushing.

Description :

    1. Operated power machinery, such as power shovels, stripping shovels, scraper loaders, or backhoes.
    2. Set up or inspect the equipment prior to operation.
    3. Familiar with digging plans, machine capabilities, and limitations, and with efficient.
    4. Observed hand signals, grade stakes, or other markings when operating machines so that work can be performed to specifications.
    5. Operated machinery to perform activities such as backfilling excavations, vibrating or breaking rock or concrete.
    6. Received written or oral instructions regarding material movement or excavation.
    7. Touch electrodes to metals being welded, completing electrical circuits.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Technology

Backhoe Operator/Technician Resume

Objective : To obtain a foreman or heavy equipment machine operator position where can apply knowledge and skills.

Skills : Welding Certifications, Operating Skills.

Description :

    1. Determined efficiency and to detected problems.
    2. Welded components in flat, vertical or overhead positions.
    3. Clamped, held, tack-welded, heat-bend, grind or bolt component parts.
    4. Responsible for maintaining them in DOT compliance. 
    5. Completed all job tasks in a manner that is consistent with Safety and Environmental policies.
    6. Experienced in performing predictive and preventive maintenance In-depth knowledge of 
    7. Examined and tested elements of electrical systems.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Lead Backhoe Operator Resume

Headline : Seeking to join a reputed company as a Certified Forklift Operator using excellent ability to operate hydraulic forklifts along with other skills.

Skills : Heavy Equipment Experience, Welding.

Description :

    1. Built the stone structure, such as piers, walls, and abutments, or lay sidewalks, curbstones.
    2. Spread mortar over stone and foundation with a trowel and sets a stone in place by hand or with aid of a crane.
    3. Stoned with a plumb line and finish joints and between stone with pointing trowel.
    4. Ensured that heavy equipment is in good running condition to avoid delays in projects.
    5. Transported and delivered construction materials from the warehouse to the site.
    6. Conducted routine inspections on heavy equipment.
    7. Obtained the required configurations and positions for welding.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Backhoe Operator Resume

Summary : Paving and surface equipment operators use machines to spread concrete and asphalt during the construction of roadways.

Skills : Management, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Coordinated excavation orders with drivers and operators.
    2. Recognized and assessed the work that needs to be performed, in order to complete the job and ensure the citizens have water.
    3. Reacted to emergency mechanical situations in and out of the shop.
    4. Preformed any mechanical maintenance and service of all equipment Accomplishments.
    5. Maintained operator logs and records in accordance with company policies.
    6. Detected faulty operation of equipment or defective materials and notify supervisors.
    7. Connected water or sewer mains for residential or commercial buildings.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma